10.01.2016 | 28 Elul, 5776
Report: Stabbing at Kalandia Crossing, IDF soldier injured
Abbas and Riviln speak of future meetings at Peres funeral
Watch: Netanyahu and Abbas shake hands at Peres funeral
Report: Gazan terror tunnel collapses, kills 3
Analysis: Conflicting messages from the Peres funeral
Reporter's Notebook: A funeral that would have meant the world to Peres
Obama at Peres funeral: Abbas's presence reminds us of the unfinished business of peace
Clinton: Peres was a dreamer who never gave up
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
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The sound of (vocal) music
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Hapoel Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem both in need of wins
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The group also called for the exclusion of settlements from US trade benefits and tax exemptions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“Free, free Palestine,” yelled out the Palestinian residents of Sussiya. “The Jewish people live - Am Yisrael Chai,” the Israeli activists shouted back.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JEREMY SHARON
While the rest of the country saw a decrease in the starting of new housing settlements saw an increase.
MK Hotovely said bluntly that those who say that there are legal issues with the bill are “lying.”
By ADAM RASGON
At issue is the unauthorized placement of homes on land zoned for agriculture use. But those talks were halted, pending an opinion from Liberman.
Peace Now has warned that the construction project “would have a devastating impact on the two-state solution.”
Sharbafs are sleeping in a tent under the trees on the edge of settlement.
The United Nations and the European Union also condemned the new settlement activity.
The threat of annexation, is the kind of playing card any Israeli leader would need to hold close to his chest and use only when most needed to counter dangerous unilateral moves from the other side.
European bloc issued it’s warning at a closed door meeting last week between EU officials in Israel and representatives from Israel's COGAT.
Livni says justice minister's proposal would create a binational state.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
Only 330 people lived in the in isolated northern Samaria community, some 8 km. over the pre-1967 line, in 2014, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Of these, 14 structures, nine of which were residential, were demolished in Beduin encampments in the area of E1, which is within the boundaries of the Ma’aleh Adumim settlement.
The IDF had removed the prayer books and the ark with the Torah scroll before they took down the building.
The parties will discuss several issues relating to the preliminary examination of whether the settlements constitute a war crime.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Settler march intentionally went along a stretch of road where many attacks have occurred in the last five months, says Gush Etzion Regional Council head.
Three IDF soldiers lightly wounded in two separate attacks near the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Airbnb has not issued a response to the petition. However, in January, it said in a press statement: “We follow laws and regulations on where we can do business.”
The document by Erekat, which summarized his meeting with John Kerry in Amman, claimed that Kerry vowed to veto any UN Security Council resolution relating to settlements or Palestinian statehood.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
British PM underlines that he is a staunch ally of Israel's, noting that the UK does not support what he called "illegal settlements."
“The residents of Ariel deserve the same protection as the residents of Tel Aviv,” says opposition leader during visit to Ariel.
While there have been other legal fights over whether to evict Beduin villages in the South in recent years, this case heard late Tuesday is unique.
The Palestinian Authority has asked Airbnb to remove from its site Israeli listings over the Green Line, in Jewish neighborhoods, east Jerusalem and West Bank settlements.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The three indicted settlers could theoretically face up to 20 years in prison.
According to Bayit Yehudi MK, the lack of policy in Judea and Samaria has allowed for a situation of lawlessness
Critics say the Duma murders marked an escalation from vandalism and assaults previously attributed to the militants, and were inevitable given Israel's murky policing of citizens in the settlements.
Jewish families from Hebron had purchased half of the structure, which they called Beit Hamachpela, and moved into it at the end of March 2012.
Though the exact charges and the names of the suspects are under a gag order, both are expected to be indicted in the next few days for their roles in the arson attack on the Dawabsha family.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Rep. Hank Johnson spoke Monday at a Philadelphia event organized by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Every time Israel has ceded land it the past it has brought violence not peace, Education Minister Naftali Bennett said.
Earlier this month Palestinians claimed ownership of 24 of the lots. The new objections leave only six property lots on which to create a new community for the 40 families that live in Amona.
The largely Republican town of over 750,000 has stood strongly for Israel and against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
He told the thousands of people that he imagined how in a few short years he would be able to state: “We promised the imposition of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria – and we kept our promise."
“We’ve said repeatedly such moves are not consistent with Israel’s stated desire to achieve a two-state solution,” US State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters.
Efrat, which is the second largest settlement in the Gush Etzion bloc, could quickly grow to the size of a city in the next decade.
While each statement was prompted by a reporter’s question, Thursday’s comments were prepared in advance.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has in the past opposed such legislative drives to deal with unauthorized settler homes and is expected to do so in this instance as well.
The High Court of Justice has ordered the homes razed by the end of December because they were built without permits on private Palestinian property.
According to Peace Now, in the first half of 2016, plans have been advanced to retroactively legalize 314 settler homes.
"The way to peace is through negotiations, we are willing to have direct negotiations, they are not willing to. That is preventing peace not a few houses in Jerusalem and Ma'ale Adumim."
By HERB KEINON
Family members recount their arrival at the tragic scene of the attack on Route 60 where Palestinian gunmen killed Rabbi 'Miki' Mark.
Report condemns continued buildup of arms by Hamas in Gaza, and the failure of the Palestinian Authority to exert control over the strip.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Zohar proposal would delay demolition orders for seven years.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Herzog's spokesman Ofer Newman wrote the Facebook post on Friday, after seeing the controversial documentary film The Settlers.
Zionist Union MK Amir Peretz criticized the allocation, saying that he wishes the communities in the country's periphery would get similar funds.
According to the explanation in the resolution, the worsening security situation had an influence on life in the settlements in a number of areas.
Left wing lawmakers warn legislation is part of “creeping annexation."
Should the bill become law, it would save Amona, a small West Bank community near Ofra slated for demolition at the end of the year.
“Young Palestinians are victims of the occupation whose basic rights are negated and whose lives have been made miserable for five decades,” said Joint List MK Yussef Jabareen, defending Bahloul.
Netanyahu: Such a move would delay negotiations.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
Although suspected Jewish militant Meir Ettinger was denied leave from prison to be at his son’s brit milah, the celebrations at the event were nonetheless raucous and the mood upbeat.
By JEREMY SHARON
The synagogue was constructed in memory of Naftali Fraenkel, 16, Gil-Ad Shaer, 16, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, whom Hamas terrorists kidnapped and murdered on June 12, 2014
Netanyahu asks Right to restrain from push for construction.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Lapid dares Likud to freeze isolated settlements, build in blocs.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Jordan Valley Regional Council Head penned an angry letter to the German Ambassador Clemens von Goetze in which he said that the request was “discriminatory” and “politically motivated.”
EU is reportedly willing to provide Israel compensation in order to resume suspended involvement in diplomatic dialogue on peace efforts with the Palestinians.
The Hebron Jewish community purchased two stone apartment buildings located near the Cave of the Patriarchs from the Palestinian owners.
Sa'ar warns against passivity on diplomatic front.
Lapid said he was glad that the European Union statement said it “strongly opposes” boycotts of Israel.
The European Union has been fairly public in the last few years about its financial support for illegal Palestinian construction in Area C, including the placement of its logo on those structures.
“This is a part of the connection between the command head and the heads of settlement communities. It is a standard meeting held once every few months, and it reinforces the connection between us.”
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The proposal is a response to the EU’s directive for member states to label products from the West Bank, Golan Heights and east Jerusalem.
“Let’s unfreeze the places we can unfreeze,” Yesh Atid leader said.
Panel chairman Nissan Slomiansky (Bayit Yehudi) says bill is accomplishing something that should have been done when the State of Israel was established.
Israel’s ambassador in Washington Ron Dermer says boycott movement is promoted by “fanatics and fools” who are “promoting a new anti-Semitism.”
final version of the bill, proposed by Bayit Yehudi MK Bezalel Smotrich, enshrines in law the existing role of the WZO Settlement Division, which helps found and develop rural settlements.
It is not feasible for the US Jewish leadership to continue to ignore settlement expansion in territory that inevitably will become part of a future Palestinian state.
By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
Talia Sasson’s revisiting of her scathing exposé on the establishment of unauthorized West Bank outposts seems eminently relevant today.
By ALLYN FISHER-ILAN
The contrast between the funeral of Irving Moskowitz, the wealthy American doctor and the funeral of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, the girl murdered by Palestinian jihadist, was stark.
By YISHAI FLEISHER
Building housing is not a form of punishment, nor is it a tactic for blocking the creation of a Palestinian state. It is an expression of Israel’s unique connection to this land and a reflection of Israeli society’s remarkable health and vitality.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Rawabi is the Palestinian Modi’in lookalike city that is under construction near Ramallah and Masri is the Palestinian entrepreneur who has sunk hundreds of millions of dollars into the project.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Since Israel is going to be attacked no matter what it does, we might as well do things that advance our interests.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
At ZAKA, we provide professional psychological counseling for both the volunteers and their wives.
By YEHUDA MESHI-ZAHAV
If the EU is to be a fair and credible interlocutor as part of the Middeast Quartet, it needs to regain Israeli trust by adopting a fair and impartial approach to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
By DAN DIKER