Iran vote delayed to avoid influencing Israel's election, senator says
Peres on Netanyahu speech: When the US president tells you not to come to US, you don't go
Rivlin addresses UN at Holocaust memorial
Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election 'inappropriate'
Wolf Prizes in the sciences and arts presented to nine North Americans
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Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a start-up
Presenting: A cross between a pomelo and an orange and other novel Israeli produce varieties
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A taste of Barcelona in Tel Aviv
Nini Hachi revisited
Kiryat Shmona held by Sakhnin, remains in 2nd place
Basketball: Impressive Maccabi Tel Aviv overcomes Real Madrid
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Rivlin pays condolences to families of IDF soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack
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26 parties submit final lists for election
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Netanyahu puts Bennie Begin back on Likud list
Yisrael Beytenu, Likud MKs petition to ban Zoabi from running in election
Nasrallah confirms Hezbollah, Iran bolstering presence along Golan border
Liberman: Israel's policy toward Hezbollah spurring terror from Lebanon, Syria
Erekat: Recognizing 'Palestine' as a state is best response to 450 new settlement homes
Senators pledge not to support Palestinian aid until US reviews ICC bid
Gazan youth graduate Hamas military training camp
BBC to investigate presenter’s Israel questions at Paris protest march
Lithuanian Jews, Zuroff spar over Holocaust research center
Portugal okays law of return for Sephardic Jews
Nightmare for Italian Jewish leader and TV crew after being locked inside Auschwitz
Israel Bonds dinner raises $250 million in investments
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01.31.2015 | 11 Shevat, 5775
PLO chief negotiator calls on international community to ban settlement products.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Ranking US senator calls the Palestinian move a "bastardizing of the role of the ICC."
Foreign Ministry explained to special rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, that there is no such country as Palestine.
"Israeli leaders will only be able to travel between Tel Aviv and Washington, because US is only country that does not apply decisions of the ICC," Palestinian official tells Al-Hayat.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"Israel has been extremely aggressive," says FM Wallstrom.
Defense ministry officials say 2015 budget lacks funds for this project, not a priority.
Angered by Palestinian steps to join the ICC, Israel seeking to prosecute Palestinians in a number of jurisdictions.
The PA President feels that international momentum against Israel is in his favor, and that if he keeps plugging away he can impose a solution on Israel from the outside.
By HERB KEINON
Resolution calls for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines within three years.
PA leadership was set to discuss response to death of minister Ziad Abu Ein.
Motion calls for a Palestinian state on the basis of the 1967 borders with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.
Defense Minister says investigation of death is under IDF investigation.
Israeli pathologists from the Abu Kabir Forensics Institute in Tel Aviv will join pathologists from Jordan to investigate the death.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Meretz leader: "Israeli government continues to destroy relations with the United States and Western world."
IDF confirms that it fired on and hit two demonstrators in Kafr Qaddum.
Leicester is the UK’s 10th largest city; other local councils in Britain may well follow suit.
By JERRY LEWIS
Vladimir Sloutsker says move opens the door for terrorists world wide to reach their own political targets.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The manslaughter charge is one of the most serious in recent memory against a soldier or border policeman.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to the B'Tselem Human Rights group, one woman lives in the house alone.
By BEN HARTMAN
Decision impedes attempts to reach two-state solution, State Department says.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Maher Hamdi Hashalamun had served five years in an Israeli prison.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Referring to tensions on the Temple Mount, PA President accused Israel of violating all international resolutions.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
UNRWA official says without political stability in the Strip ‘there will be another war.’
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Chief PLO negotiator's move comes in response to Israeli government’s decision to promote plan for construction of 500 new apartments in Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Gush Etzion Regional Council head Davidi Perl seeks to advance Gva'ot project on 4,000 dunams outside Alon Shvut which was reclassified as state land in August.
"The status quo cannot last," the Palestinians' chief peace negotiator tells members of the foreign press in Ramallah.
A European diplomatic official says the proposed formula reflects growing frustration in European capitals with Israel’s continued building beyond the pre-1967 lines.
Benny Kashriel responds to a report that the EU has included his city of 37,000 residents in a list of five redline areas, critical to the survival of a Palestinian state.
PA president's decision came following reports that Palestinians have sold houses in Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood to Jews.
Rights group says 11-year-old boy suspected of throwing stones in West Bank city of Hebron is disabled.
Resolution would call on Israel to pull back to the pre-1967 lines.
Another measure being considered is to draw up a list of Israeli settlers who have been convicted of crimes and ban them from entering the EU, one official said.
Mayor of Akraba says locals are “shocked and frustrated by this incident,” which he blamed on “settlers who entered the village from the southwest.”
David Burrowes is on a three-day trip of Israel and the West Bank organized by the Israel Allies Caucus.
Ban arrives in area for a two-day visit during which he will meet with Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
Yesh Din followed the investigation of 246 police files involving the uprooting, burning or damaging of trees in the West Bank between the years 2005 and 2014.
The Palhod Company has operated in a dizzying number of arenas in the last 100 days.
New ban on dairy products is the result of a small technicality in EU legislation with regard to inspection.
Foreign Minister writes op-ed in mass-circulation Dagens Nyheter paper in response to Swedish PM's announcement that Sweden will recognize "Palestine."
George Galloway declared his constituency an "Israeli free zone" to protest Israel's offensive.
Sanctions contre Israël, votes de soutien à la création d’un Etat palestinien… L’Europe souhaite la reprise du processus de paix et s’impatiente…
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
Rencontre avec Eitan Dana-Picard, le commandant de la brigade Etzion. Un homme au service de sa région
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
La Maison-Blanche n’a pas mâché ses mots dans sa critique des constructions de Guivat Hamatos et des installations de Juifs à Silwan. Et Netanyahou n’a pas hésité à riposter sous les feux de la rampe
Should dialogue fail to resolve the EU’s new Red Lines to its satisfaction, they could well turn into ultimata to Israel, with tightening of sanctions as the deterrent.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Gush Etzion’s residents grapple with future hopes and present realities.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Beset by domestic problems it can’t solve, Sweden’s young minority government fled to a distant conflict it is in no position to affect.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The White House used extremely tough language to slam Israeli building advances in Silwan and Givat Hamatos. But Netanyahu didn’t recoil from a very public spat. Why?
The tenders envisage construction in a number of locations, including near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, and several enclaves in the highly sensitive Jerusalem area.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
New tenders are for projects in the following West Bank settlements: 156 in Elkana, 114 homes in Geva Binyamin (Adam), 102 in Kiryat Araba and 78 in Alfei Menashe.
On Friday, the Secretary-General of Bnei Akiva in Israel Danny Hirschberg sent out an SMS in which he invited the movement’s youth to participate in building the illegal settlement of Evyatar.
By JEREMY SHARON
The nongovernmental group Honenu had defended the two men and, together with attorney Adi Kedar, had secured their freedom only after appealing the arrest to the High Court of Justice on Wednesday.
ISIS demands huge ransom for lives of two Japanese citizens, Abbas says abductions "violate moral and humane values."
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In wake of terror attack at kosher market in Paris, Housing Minister Uri Ariel took steps to prepare new housing for potential French immigrants.
Yehudit Shilat served as an adviser to the late National Religious Party head Zvulun Hammer.
“It’s unbelievable to see the Palestine national team in the first 16 teams in Asia,” says FIFA presidential candidate and Palestine FA advisor Jerome Champagne.
The court said the development firm Al-Watan, the company that had petitioned to save the structures, must pay NIS 30,000 to the Palestinian property owners.
Money will be used to relocate a Border Police base that currently occupies land on which the home project will be built.
Witnesses say incident occurred near the southern Samaria outpost of Adei Ad.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
“There is no doubt that carrying out these demolition orders will have painful consequences for the residents and their families,” wrote Supreme Court President Judge Asher Grunis.
11-year-old girl, father wounded in attack that occurred near West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Shomron.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,LAHAV HARKOV
Yanon’s letter followed a stormy Knesset Finance Committee meeting on Sunday in which NIS 12.8 million was approved for a new visitor center in the Barkan Industrial Park.
Company spokeswoman responds to incident: “It was an error.”
Right wing politicians approve funding of project without ruling of Attorney General's office.
The Finance Ministry, which is now under the auspices of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, had requested the funds last week.
Bayit Yehudi leader: Don't give any of Land of Israel to Arabs; Steinitz calls to consider dismantling PA; Labor's Bar-Lev says Netanyahu to bring a binational state.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Likud MK, vying to oust Netanyahu was speaking at Bar Ilan University.
US policy towards West Bank settlements has been consistent for decades, spokeswoman Jen Psaki tells reporters.
Funding requests were put forward by Netanyahu, who is also the acting Finance Minister replacing Yesh Atid Party head Yair Lapid.
Balad head Jamal Zahalka and United Arab List-Ta’al head Ibrahim Sarsur say their parties seek joint list.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The victim's daughter wrote a Facebook post in which she said that her father was killed in a terror attack.
Settlers claim pending construction freeze beginning; Peace Now says building is still going on.
Knesset Finance Committee to hold discussion about pulling funding for institution.
By NIV ELIS
Police arrested seven men in their 20s and 30s staying at the site.
Committee grants private contractor approval to build 200 housing units on land purchased in Ramot.
Ariel: They want settlers to fight and die for the country but not have normal lives; Gal-On says bill will bring apartheid.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
"It looks like someone in the government wants to escalate the situation and provoke Obama," says east Jerusalem Portfolio head Meir Margalit.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Gal-On: Bill is a combination between annexation and apartheid.
PA also condemns advanced plans for 500 new housing units in Ramat Shlomo, a neighborhood in Jerusalem beyond the Green Line.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Announcement comes amid all-time low in US-Israeli diplomatic relations.
CEO: Economics, not politics reason for move
“The cost of these initiatives totals NIS 300 million,” Lapid said. “I support the paving of roadways to Kiryat Shmona, but not to the isolated settlements."
600 units to be constructed in Ramot Shlomo and another 660 to be built in Har Homa, says PMO official.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Channel 2 reports that an agreement on West Bank construction was under discussion so that Netanyahu could pacify the right-wing members of his coalition.
Construction and Housing Minister Uri Ariel accuses PM of giving terrorists a prize by limiting construction for Jews over pre-1967 armistice line.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Israeli citizens must vote for a center-left pro-peace government that will give us all a chance for a better life.
By ILAN BARUCH
Jerusalem City Councilor Aryeh King is bent on judaizing East Jerusalem.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
‘A small hilltop, in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of everywhere.’
By JANICE WEIZMAN
Gush Etzion residents are adamant that they will not allow terror attacks to dictate the way they live.
Prior to the kidnapping of Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel in Etzion there had been a rise in terror activity in the area.
The kibbutz overlooks Bethlehem – only four kilometers away – and has a stunning panorama of the Old City.
If Orwell’s principle were applied to today’s coverage of Israel, the list of useless terms might include settlements, West Bank, Green Line, East Jerusalem and militants.
By JPost Editorial
One of the most serious accusations against Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria is that Israel systematically steals or “seizes” private Palestinian land.
By MOSHE DANN
Amnesty International has become an apologist for terrorism and an enemy of democracy.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Whenever news of construction is announced, any goodwill accumulated by Israel evaporates faster than a drop of rain in the Negev.
By ELINADAV HEYMANN
The entire issue of Palestinian statehood, and the Palestinian narrative on which it is based, are nothing but a giant hoax so transparent it is inconceivable that anyone even feigns credence to it.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
The entry of settlers to Silwan was a highly political move, an attempt to change the status quo in Jerusalem by altering the character of the Arab neighborhood.
By ANAT BEN-NUN
Was Netanyahu right to criticize the White House’s position on the proposed building in Givat Hamatos and the purchase of homes in Silwan or was the prime minister out of line with his statements?
By MATT SOLOMON