Largest Israeli religious youth movement invites members to build illegal settlement for holiday
Netanyahu expresses sympathies to Japan after apparent ISIS hostage killing
Histarut threatens Monday Egged bus strike
Lapid seeks NIS 700 pay boost for soldiers
Hebrew U. scientists map brains of the blind
‘Policing children’s Web surfing may backfire’
*Why some parents suddenly refuse to vaccinate their children*
*Hungry for a new life*
Israel seeks solutions for 20 million tons of salt set to pile up annually
Israeli innovators receive grants to aid developing world
Tel Aviv-bound United Airlines passengers demand NIS 1.2m. for consecutive canceled flights
Genetic markers in olive breeding to bring cheaper, higher quality oil to consumers
Undercover cop reveals huge cocaine ring in south Tel Aviv
Nir Bergman’s journey to bring ‘Yona’ to the screen
Emma Watson launches second phase of famous gender equality campaign in Davos
Grapevine: In tragedy and triumph
Sela remains upbeat despite being overpowered by Nadal
Yellow-and-blue machine continues to roll on
Mac TA moves top; Beersheba falls in Haifa
Eilat gearing up for Israman competition
Beit Shemesh court: Remove signs warning women to dress modestly
Environmentalist Yael Cohen Paran chosen for 24th spot on Labor-Hatnua list
Khalon calls for expanded benefits, credit for small businesses
Yishai and Ben-Ari ‘in unification talks’
Gal-On petitions to ban broadcast of Netanyahu speech to Congress
Labor activist: Bayit Yehudi acts against Jewish values, name is misleading
Hezbollah in first response since Syria strike: Zionists will fail in attempts to set new rules
Rivlin blasts attack against Druse guard who served in President’s Residence
'Hezbollah promised not to avenge Israeli attack from Lebanese soil'
Report: Iranian general was killed in Israeli strike because he didn't turn off his phone
What was behind Israel’s strike in Syria that killed an Iranian general?
Ukrainian Jews look to evacuate city as Jewish woman reportedly killed by shelling
New report on anti-Semitism finds France is most dangerous country for Jews
Kiev to appoint special envoy to combat anti-Semitism
Kippah-wearing Swedish reporter assaulted in Malmo
The invitation to Netanyahu to address US Congress was unknown to democratic leadership
15 protesters killed on anniversary of Egyptian uprising against Mubarak
Zarif and Kerry get a little too friendly for Iranian regime
Rivlin praises Abdullah for bringing stability to region
Ex-Obama aide takes president to task for 'not being tough enough' with Iran
Obama, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences following king's death
New Israel-Gaza war in the cards?
A message from American Jewry: BDS is a real threat, not paranoia
Palestinian boycott of Israel is misguided
Letters to the Editor: January 25
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Two revolutions, two outcomes
Oil spill fallout
Arrivals: Securing his own freedom in Israel
Book Review: The lady doth protest too much
Book Review: Translating Patrick Modiano
Hot off the Arab press
Grapevine: A man of many talents
A not so tight budget
This Week in Jerusalem
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Happily Eva After: Ushering in 2015 the Eva way
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Red in the South
Anti-Semitism and the battle against Jihad
US, Britain and France will be next if ICC indicts Israel
Combating terror: The tough battle ahead
Lebanon reaches the limit
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
18 recommendations that could determine Israel’s fate before the ICC
La liste de Herzog
Le parti national religieux a un nouveau nom
Promesses et programmes de campagne
Les mots valent mieux que la violence
Coexistence festive à Haïfa
Festival du film juif de Jérusalem, que la lumière soit !
Un autre regard sur l’Ethiopie
Une démocratie tronquée
Hautement qualifiés, fortement motivés
2014, un excellent cru pour l'aliya
Loin de la campagne
Unis contre la terreur islamique
Le califat : rêve ou cauchemar pour l’islam ?
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Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
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Un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine
L'aveuglement de l'Occident
Birth control ban doesn't mean breed 'like rabbits,' Pope says
Pakistani Christians protest Charles Hebdo
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Anti-Christian prejudice: The last acceptable form of bigotry
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The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
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Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
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WMC 2015 Opening Reception at Beit Hatfutsot
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
01.25.2015 | 5 Shevat, 5775
Former president says the international community needs to decide whether it is ready for a terrorist state in the Gaza Strip.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Peres in meeting with the UN's Ban said Qatar has no right to spend millions of petrol dollars for Hamas rockets and tunnels.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Standing for last time in official capacity with Quartet Special Envoy Tony Blair, president welcoms potential of ceasefire.
Ruth Dayan, Stef Wertheimer among those getting Presidential Medals
“A moral crisis is worse than a political crisis,” Peres added, emphasizing that it was an educational issue more than a political one.
Mayor of southern town of Sderot, Alon Davidi, advocates another military operation against Palestinian enclave.
The nation’s policymakers came out in force this week to celebrate the life of President Shimon Peres, and the efforts that define him – a man cast here repeatedly as Israel personified.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Whether Pollard will be able to return with the president, is seen in Israel as the sternest test of Peres’s friendship with Obama.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Outgoing head of state praises PA President Mahmoud Abbas as ‘the best partner Israel ever had.’
The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice is named in memory of the late California Congressman and Holocaust survivor Tom Lantos.
Agent's wife meets outgoing president before his DC trip.
Trip to include Congressional Gold Medal, meeting in New York with UN secretary-general.
The two-hour meeting was the first in more than a year between the two men, and came a day after Rivlin won the presidency.
The prime minister sought to prevent Rivlin's victory and unsuccessfully tried to persuade several public figures to run until moments before a midnight deadline for joining the race two weeks ago.
Haredi parties, united at the last minute, became king-makers again as they didn't vote for Sheetrit because he "co-sponsored many anti-religious laws," says Shas MK.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Peres counseled Rivlin: “Your role is not to rule but to serve. There is nothing more rewarding than serving the nation”.
Following his prayer meeting with Abbas and Pope Francis at the Vatican, president gives keynote address at prestigious conference.
The unprecedented prayer meeting among Jews, Christians and Muslims marks the the first time the two presidents have met in public in over a year.
By ERIC J. LYMAN,REUTERS
President arrives to take part in Pope Francis’ historic interfaith prayer session with Abbas.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Peres will head an interfaith delegation and will call upon leaders of all faiths to work together towards inter-religious dialogue.
President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas will pray for peace together following a surprise invitation made by Francis during his visit to the Holy Land last month.
Outgoing Israeli president speaks with Egyptian president-elect; stresses Israel's commitment to strengthening bilateral ties with Cairo
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Since becoming pope in March 2013, Francis has not shied away from tackling prickly issues, including the church’s history of sexual abuse.
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Peres and Palestinian Authority President Abbas will not be traveling to Rome together, as the PA president is due to arrive from Egypt.
Ricardo Martinelli whose five year term winds up on July 1 came as one outgoing president to farewell another.
Peres hosted Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I.
"We are with you in the effort to... thwart murder and replace it with peace," president tells pontiff.
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
Netanyahu’s declaration of support for a two-state solution with the Palestinians must be backed up with action, says former president.
300 ambassadeurs, 100 médias locaux et internationaux et les principaux leaders de la scène israélienne se sont réunis le 11 décembre pour la conférence annuelle du Jerusalem Post
Un ambassadeur des Temps modernes : Patrick Maisonnave semble bien décidé à apporter sa pierre à la relation franco-israélienne nouvellement retrouvée
By NATHALIE BLAU
Maintes fois décoré, titré, récompensé, le président israélien s’est vu décerner ce qui sera certainement la dernière distinction de sa carrière.
Although Peres has no intention of taking it easy in the next phase of his life, he will not be working with the same intensity he did as president.
More often than not, dignitaries who visit Beit Hatfutsot are presented with some kind of souvenir of their visit which is a very emotional experience for them.
On learning of Maron’s death, Peres said "The stage was her whole life. We have lost a great artist."
A conference seeks to use comedy as a social tool.
By EITAN AROM
President meets with UN’s Ban, appears with Charley Rose.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Erdan says coming "election will be between those who want to give up land...and those who are willing to take risks only for a lasting peace with those who recognize a Jewish state."
Former president said that the results of the upcoming election would determine whether or not the moribund peace process could break out of its stalemate.
By NIV ELIS
Peres: Prime Minister Netanyahu can’t feed the poor with declarations.
UN Security Council pressure on Israel to quit territories would play into the hands of Netanyahu and Bennett, Livni and Peres reportedly told Kerry.
Speaking at JPost Diplomatic Conference, Peres praises Herzog-Livni union.
The former president called on men to rally to the cause to prevent violence saying repeatedly that domestic violence and abuse was a society wide issue.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
At memorial for first prime minister, Peres and Rivlin slam legislation as Netanyahu defends it
By HERB KEINON,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Regev "was negligent in publicizing Gili Golan's address on her Facebook page, which turned his life into a nightmare," the lawsuit, submitted to the Haifa Magistrate's Court, reads.
In satirical video former president of Israel is seen pumping gas, working as cashier.
Now no longer the country's president, Shimon Peres is more free to criticize Netanyahu.
For 100-year-old activist Ralph Goldman,it’s one party after another – hosted by family members, the Joint Distribution Committee and the Israel Cultural Foundation.
Francis had ‘interest, encouragement’ for idea, papal spokesman says.
Bacall was the sultry actress with the heavy-lidded eyes and husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen.
President met with a 30 member delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
The seven years in which I’ve accompanied President Shimon Peres in an official capacity as his adviser have, for lack of a better word, whizzed by.
By YORAM DORI
A look back at the career of Shimon Peres as he moves on from the presidency.
Irina Nevzlin Kogan takes up leadership of Beit Hatfutsot's all-embracing new museum, making the Jewish people’s history and future accessible to all.
By BARRY DAVIS
Eulogies for King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz praise him for contributing to Middle East stability and the peace process.
Livni urges Israel to initiate better ties with moderates in the Arab world amid threat of extremist terrorist groups operating in the region.
The president visits bereaved families of soldiers who fell in Gaza on his first day in new role.
Louise Mushikiwabo toured the Ashekolon Beach area with Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday.
President says that Israel must triumph over Hamas in order to prevent massacres in communities bordering Gaza.
President hosts ‘summer camp’ for kids from South.
One of the hallmarks of the president’s advocacy is equal opportunities for women in all fields of human endeavor.
President urges Sakhnin mayor to convey message of reassurance to all Arab mayors in Israel, urging them to help ease flared tensions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
President Peres, Justice Minister Livni and Supreme Court President Grunis all referred to kidnapping in speeches at ceremony for 23 judges.
Tuesday will be the last time outgoing President Shimon Peres gives the annual prize before he leaves office.
Prize awarded for a "unique contribution to mankind and friendly relations among peoples."
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The NBA forward visits Israel for first time time, leads a workshop for young Arab and Jewish basketball players.
For a change, Shimon Peres, Israel’s elder statesman and its ninth president, was not the oldest person in the room.
Rivlin chose not to celebrate his 75th birthday and instead congratulated the head of the Golani Brigade’s 12th “Barak" Battalion on his 36th birthday.
Former president made remarks to press after visiting wounded soldiers.
President visits the families of St.-Sgt. Moshe Malko, 20, and lone soldier St.-Sgt. Max Steinberg, 24.
Given the little time that he had at his disposal, what he tried to do was to make a fair selection from Israel’s demographic mosaic.
'Your son was a model of courage and dedication,’ president tells family of Tzafrir Baror.
Pope Francis expresses concern for innocents in phone call to the Israeli president, prays for peace and calls Peres a "man of peace."
He spoke in New York as thousands rallied with the families in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
‘The whole nation is united with you and is praying with you,’ says President.
In 2015, we will continue to live within this dichotomy, in an even more intensified way.
By URI SAVIR
Begin was a man who strove within himself and the system to behave with nobility; it is a standard worth using to measure a prime minister.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Rabin’s legacy was the “Oslo process” which shifted national momentum from Zionism and Jewish sovereignty to Palestinianism and the “two state” delusion.
By MOSHE DANN
Readers respond to the Jerusalem Post's latest articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
On October 5, 1984, I began a 30-year journey with one of the country’s great founders and one of the most fascinating statesmen in the world.
Three key speeches reveal a new strategic mindset that the world needs to assimilate.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Two months after completing his term as Israel’s ninth president, 91-year-old Shimon Peres was pounding stony pavement at the Vatican.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
We can only expect adherents of the Left to lament and denounce Reuven Rivlin’s promotion of right-wing policies that supposedly endanger their interpretation of “democracy.”
By CHARLES BYBELEZER
The London theater was willing to provide “alternative funding” in place of Israeli funding, but I feel that this is an attempt at a boycott.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
I have three sons and I couldn’t help but cry when I read about the bodies of the three abducted boys being found.
As the Islamic Republic becomes over-extended in Syria and Iraq, and continues to face sanctions, it might be more willing to make concessions on its nuclear program.
By JPost Editorial
A growing cacophony of voices blame religion for all the world’s woes, especially for its growing, raging river of violent bloodshed.
When more and more MKs reported the shrinking Rivlin ballot stack, the word from the microphones was that it might be a seesaw.
By SARAH HONIG
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
The last significant event attended by Peres in his 7-year stint as president was a ceremony celebrating peace.
On President Peres’ departure from office, Israel will salute him and miss him; the only one who will not miss the Peres presidency is Peres himself.
In the election for president, personal contact with each of the 120 members of Knesset is what makes or breaks an election.
Considering the alternatives, maybe we can re-legislate the succession laws and let the incumbent stay on.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
We should pray for Pope Francis to see that the conflict with Islamic fundamentalism is no less relevant to the Church than to us.
By ISI LEIBLER
What the president is or isn’t, what the president does or doesn’t, what the president is supposed to do or not do is a matter of law and the political experience of the past 66 years.
It is now clear, if it was not before, that the whole process of choosing the next president is simply a matter of political choice to ensure that existing parties will survive the process.
The upcoming Peres-is-a-Superhero festival will just be the latest of the narcissistic, tasteless celebrations of this man, always choreographed expertly by Peres and his retinue of media groupies.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK