UN’s Ban vows inquiry into weapons found at UN sites during Gaza war
Erekat threatens unilateral moves if US vetoes Palestinians' UN resolution
Jordan's King Abdullah warns against Islamic and Zionist extremism
Defense minster: Israel won't allow Gaza reconstruction if Hamas rebuilds infiltration tunnels
Indirect Israel-Hamas talks to restart next week in Cairo
At his birthday party Netanyahu says: Israel does not need new elections
Bayit Yehudi bill would allow Knesset to reverse High Court cancellation of bills
PM pulls support for conversion bill 'in deference to concern for haredi support' ahead of election
Report: Ehud Barak met with Labor Party activists, may be mulling comeback
Ministry uploads comparative data on health funds
MDA calls for blood donations after High Holidays shortage
Israel Cancer Association to kick off 'Knock on the Door fundraising campaign'
After dying of brain tumor, IDF soldier's organs save 6 lives
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
US agency gives $1 million to boost Israeli Arabs in hi-tech
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Show Review: Cirque Eloize - Cirkopolis
Leading Jewish, Arab Israeli artists to perform in Daniel Pearl memorial concert
Amy Winehouse guitarist to play at Zappa Tel Aviv
Commentary: Royal ‘purple cows’ come up against seasoned Giants
Landesberg leads Maccabi TA to victory over Eilat
Maccabi Tel Aviv back to winning ways against Haifa
Blue-and-white rowers take on the Charles
Analysis: Who’s afraid of Moshe Kahlon?
Ya'alon slams Turkey for harboring terrorism
IDF announces new brigade commanders
Man jailed in UK for ‘racist’ message to Jewish MP
Conference of European Rabbis look to centralize Ukraine aid
American Studies Association appears to backtrack on boycott of Israeli academics
New York protesters decry Met Opera's 'Death of Klinghoffer' as anti-Semitic
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Second extension of nuclear talks with Iran on the table
Syria bombardment from all sides: Seven from US, 200 from Assad
Iran: Suspected spies arrested near Bushehr nuclear plant
Jihadists stone man and woman to death for adultery in Syria
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London had no business hosting Iran forum while sanctions remain in place
The battle for the soul of Britain’s Conservative Party
Secretary of State Kerry simply doesn’t learn from his mistakes
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Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
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10.22.2014 | 28 Tishri, 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.
Three soldiers have been missing since 1982 and another, Ron Arad, has been missing since 1986.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Netanyahu set to hold a meeting with supporters of presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin before the deadline for candidates to enter the June 10 election.
Israel and China also expanded emergency cooperation measures on Monday.
By NIV ELIS
Netanyahu: When Israel further develops its offshore fields, it will likely export natural gas on a large scale to South East Europe.
Netanyahu to meet with Likud Minister Shalom on Wednesday to make a final decision on whether he will join race.
Candidates had previously received impression from Edelstein that elections would take place June 17 or 18.
Report: Presidential hopeful, Hatnua faction chairman Sheetrit made secret deal with housekeeper.
Pollard's wife is expected to meet with Israeli president ahead of his Washington trip to urge him to use close ties with Obama to have her husband freed.
In meeting with visiting Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Peres says in last year US-Israeli ties have reached "unprecedented heights."
Peres hinted that there may be something undemocratic in canceling the presidency.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
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."
President Peres attended the 100th-anniversary celebration of the Joint Distribution Committee that was held concurrently with the 100th-birthday celebration of Ralph Goldman.
President meets with UN’s Ban, appears with Charley Rose.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
As a big fan of Disney movies, especially the princesses, I was dazzled by the state dinner in honor of Peres; plus, the palace's sensitivity to kosher laws was impressive.
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
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.
B'nai Brith presents president with Lifetime Award of Merit; "Peres truly embodies the spirit of Ben-Gurion."
President Shimon Peres congratulates Maccabi Tel Aviv coach David Blatt: "All of Israel is yellow - you're the best!"
By JPost Editorial
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.
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.
By URI SAVIR
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.
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
All too many Israeli politicians brazenly seek to star in compulsive remakes of
Shimon Peres’s original London and Oslo escapades.
Let’s have some constructive suggestions on Bennett's proposal to annex Area C.