Shots fired from Gaza at IDF patrol, tanks return fire
British town council votes to ban all Israeli goods, in defiance of Labor policy
IDF official: 3 months after Gaza war Hamas still rehabilitating military hierarchy
EU Representative: Time running short on Gaza reconstruction
Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews' right to their own state
A graveside battle over Ben Gurion’s legacy
With government's fate uncertain, Netanyahu seeks commitment from haredim for next coalition
Widow of slain rabbi blames internal haredi discord for Jerusalem synagogue terror attack
Green groups demand environment minister
Slight reduction in HIV in Israel in 2013
*RX For Readers: Itchy-eyed in autumn*
Infant mortality rates higher in Arab population
Smartphones are keeping your children awake
Tech Talk: The best keyboard apps available for smartphones
Elbit Systems developing bus with supercapacitator fast-charging system
Zion Tech: Israeli start up Dogiz helps dogs and owners socialize
Zion Tech: Our Israeli start-up of the week aims to make air pollution visible
The Lion’s share
Get your gobble on: Thanksgiving in Tel Aviv
5th annual Hullegeb Festival celebrates Ethiopian culture
A man of leisure
Maccabi Tel Aviv on a roll as unbeaten CSKA comes to town
Another back-breaking loss for Jerusalem
Ga’ash, ESRA team up for golf tournament
Casspi making best of second stint as a King
Supreme Court Judge Salim Jabraun: There is no equality for Arabs in Israel
Housing Minister pushing to allow thousands of Gazans to work in Israel
Tel Aviv to launch 200-strong municipal policing force, citing 'special challenges'
Iranian Jews gather in Yazd for rituals
Orthodox leaders condemn US rabbi for anti-Arab rhetoric
US haredim seek to share kollels’ ‘burden’
Polish town plans to turn Jewish cemetery into apartment complex
Divided US Jews largely silent on ‘Jewish state bill’
Is the price of watermelons relevant to Iran’s nuclear crisis?
ISIS says its flag will wave over Jerusalem, even if the Jews don't like it
Iranian Police: 200,000 people in the country are alcoholics
WATCH: Syrian child preacher says stop chasing half-naked women, look to your 72 virgins
Pope: Don't close door on dialogue with Islamic State
Consider This: Living in terror’s long shadow
In Plain Language: In place of a Jewish state
The Human Spirit: Taking risks
This Normal Life: Resilience in the face of uncertainty
Out There: Bnei barbecue Akiva
Cinema of reconciliation
On the volcano’s edge
Knowledge, power and abuse
Arrivals: With a twinkle in her eye
Book Review: A gladiator in the study hall
Book Review: Disbelieving of his own survival
Hot off the Arab press
Grapevine: The history of Hansen Hospital
Less rioting, but more transportation delays
This week in Jerusalem
Wading Through Widowhood: A museum by moonlight
Grapevine: Tel Aviv baby boom
Obama: Helping terror go nuclear
On incitement, lots of talk but little action
To finally look behind the news
Recognizing Palestine – anomalies and ambiguities
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
An expanding city
Queen Esther's 'hijos'
YouTube recycling video goes viral in Israel
Tradition Today: The blessing of daughters
Parshat Vayetze: The power and pain of love
Like a breath of fresh air
Frontlines Podcast: The Iranian regime is ‘doomed’
Pourquoi une loi sur l’Etat-nation?
Pour ou contre des élections anticipées?
Une horreur injustifiable
Une brèche dans la démocratie
Une petite fille juive du nord de Londres
Rétrospective en noir et blanc pour la ville d’Or
L’unité : notre seule planche de salut
Daniel Oren, maestro d’Israël, d’Italie et d’ailleurs !
Arad n’a pas encore jeté l’éponge
Le pot de chocolat liégeois par qui le scandale arrive
Le dernier kibboutz
La course aux étoiles
De Maxime Hauchard à Abou Abdallah Al-Faransi, itinéraire d’un Français parti faire le Djihad
On n’invite pas un pyromane à éteindre un incendie
Tuer l’EI dans l’œuf
Le mont du Temple et la guerre sainte de l’islam
L’Occident et l’Iran jouent les prolongations
La liste des organisations terroristes qui dérange
Les « Israéliens » de Kampala
Les attentats du lundi 10 novembre vus par la presse française
Netanyahou s’adresse à la communauté francophone
Christian priest speaks out strongly in favor of Jewish state law
Hispanic Evangelicals among Israel's greatest supporters
Christians United for Israel Chairman John Hagee says Obama is anti-Semitic
Temple Mount: Common ground between Jews and Christians
Pope Francis condemns Palestinian violence
Exploring Our Heritage
Holocaust Survivors See the Negev with KKL-JNF
KKL Belgium Donates Portable Bomb Shelter to Kiryat Gat
KKL-JNF Awards 2014 Blumberg Prize
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
Mexican Politician and Business Leader Miguel Aleman Velasco Visits KKL-JNF in Jerusalem
International Conference in Sde Boker: Combating Desertification Together
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
KKL-JNF's Eyes in the Forest - The Horshim Forest Green Patrol
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Start-up Israel: KKL Italy November Mission Learns about Israel's Past and Future
KKL-JNF and Desert Agriculture Latin American Diplomats visit the Negev
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
11.27.2014 | 5 Kislev, 5775
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"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.
By HERB KEINON
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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."
In 2005, as part of the disengagement plan, Israel destroyed 21 settlements in Gaza and another four in the Samaria region of the West Bank.
Palestinians living in the West Bank would be allowed unlimited travel to Israel for sightseeing and family visits over the holiday.
IDF's goal is to preserve its right to build the barrier in the area in the future, official tells the Post.
Regional Council says it believes the five buildings can be retroactively legalized even though they are on private Palestinian property.
Jerusalem publishes tenders for 283 homes in Elkana settlement.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Lands Authority first published tenders for the new homes West Bank settlement of Elkana in November of 2013.
EU releases statement slamming Israel for choosing "this delicate moment" to make announcement, says it won't recognize "any changes to pre-1967 borders."
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Britian says move that opens door for settlers to advance plans to build a 5th city in the West Bank "will do serious damage to Israel's standing in the international community."
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Army says deceased was among group of three throwing firebombs, stones at cars near Hebron; says has ordered investigation of incident.
George Galloway declared his constituency an "Israeli free zone" to protest Israel's offensive.
ZOA writes to Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent to protest against the repeated blocking of Israeli vessels by pro-Palestinian protesters in the California port city.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
In all three cases, the councils placed modular homes on state land in what they hope will become neighborhoods of the three settlements.
France issues similar warning last week, and Germany, Britain and the Netherlands did so earlier.
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
That – not settlements or Jerusalem – is Palestinians’ top priority, a new poll shows.
By EVELYN GORDON
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 PLO ambassador to the US Maen Rashid Areikat, calls for the involvement of the UN and the international community, in order to arrive at a formula that would be supported by the entire world.
By ABDULLAH H. ERAKAT/THE MEDIA LINE
The recommendation has nothing to do with escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the Belgian Economics Ministry says.
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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
Israel summons Swedish ambassador, Carl Magnus Nesser, to protest the remarks of the newly elected Social Democratic prime minister made in his inaugural address to parliament.
Housing Minister Uri Ariel is determined to continue building in West Bank despite international pressure and says economic incentives will help the Palestinians much more than construction freezes.
“The event described is an extreme manifestation of hypocrisy and absurdity," statement from West Bank university reads.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Netanyahu promises to return the issue to government before implantation of any construction plan for the Battir section of the barrier.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon takes step on West Bank settlement yeshiva after initially commandeering building in April.
EU ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen says sanctions against Israel were not on the agenda now.
Adva Center study finds that settlement municipalities were recipients of higher government grants for services such as education and welfare from 1991-2012.
It is safe to assume that Netanyahu understands that declaring 400 hectares in Gush Etzion as state land is not exactly going to win Israel any points abroad.
New deadline for ban, which was to have gone into effect on September 1, has yet to be determined but is expected to be set soon.
Central Bureau of Statistics says work began on 1,807 settler homes through June 2013, compared with 507 in same period this year.
Palestinian Authority condemns decision; Israel says move does not prevent reaching two-state solution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Opposition claims Lapid, Slomiansky struck deal where money for settlements traded in exchange for Bayit Yehudi support for Zero VAT Bill.
Sharon’s disengagement plan was perhaps the most deceitful, manipulative and shameful move by any Israeli leader.
By ISRAEL HAREL
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.
Israel grants officials permits to cross through the Erez terminal in northern Gaza, Ma'an reports.
Man shot while standing at junction by terrorist in passing vehicle; in separate incident IDF kills rioting Palestinian.
Eye witness claims boy was forced into car in Givat Ze’ev, near capital; police said to have received multiple similar false reports over last 2 weeks.
Officer has been suspended for a minimum of 15 days pending a special hearing at which the ministry will make decision.
Boycotts have surfaced mainly in the humanities but there is concern that the phenomenon will spread to encompass the sciences.
Autopsy, carried out by Israeli doctors in Tel Aviv, finds that Muhammad Abu Khdeir's burns covered 90 percent of his body.
Chief Rabbi David Lau speaks out against calls for revenge, says it goes against Judaism in terms of morality, values, and Jewish law.
By JEREMY SHARON
Estates of the victims have not yet asked the state for voluntary damages from the state "beyond the requirement of the law."
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
A group of four Northern Irish visited Israel two weeks ago and shared their impressions.
Peace Now purposely misrepresented this step – which was simply the formal completion of a well-known process – as expropriation of land, and another example of “occupation, expulsion and theft.”
By ARI BRIGGS
It’s “back to normal” with a vengeance, as if everyone has erased the memory of what a Code Red siren sounds like.
By DAVID BRINN
The decision to build or not to build in the West Bank should not be motivated by a desire for revenge.
By JPost Editorial
There are board games and cards scattered around the perimeter of the room. A counselor on the opposite side of the room is passing around cookies, and I am holding a bag of toffees.
By TALIA LEFKOWITZ
Lapid, had some advice for his co-ministers: Speak like ministers in the government formulating policy, not “talkbackers” on the internet.