05.30.2016 | 22 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah deputy: No war this summer 'unless Israel chooses'
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
IDF to institute changes in placing slain soldiers’ siblings in combat units
Analysis: First lady in a jumpsuit? Don’t count on it
Coalition crisis over as Netanyahu and Bennett reach compromise
Fighting for Israel on another front Reservists on Duty group counters BDS
Bill tries to improve food at afternoon childcare programs
Slovakia, Lithuania open pro- Israel parliamentary caucuses
Republicans join Democrats in anger at AIPAC
Standing the test of time
Birthright LGBT group departs to Israel, attend pride parade
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Iranian woman diguised as a man sneaks into soccer match
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
As layoffs loom, Intel doubles down on Israeli fintech
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
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An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
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From chaos to creation
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
Investigation revealed 'many new details' on Hamas's use of fishing vessels to hide its activities, Shin Bet said.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Shin Bet says teen suspect involved in tunnel-digging arrested, divulges information on the group's efforts.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Mahmoud Atauna was arrested in mid-April after infiltrating Israel from Gaza with knives on a murder mission; Gazan tunnel networks includes showers and dining tables.
Purpose of cell was to “spread fear and panic among Palestinians”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Members of cell allegedly tried to torch Palestinian home with family inside.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The men were arrested as part of a raid that also netted the alleged 15-year-old perpetrators of a March stabbing attack against soldiers in Har Bracha.
The security establishment believes that the terror wave is ebbing despite Monday's blast, but such an attack could still potentially reignite the street.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The cell was formed to avenge the death of a man from their village who was killed while perpetrating a terror attack in Beit Horon, Shin Bet says.
Separately, three relatives with no past security offenses carried out gun attacks with automatic firearms in Samaria, investigation finds.
Yuval Diskin made the remarks during an appearance on Channel 2's weekly Friday night news magazine.
Shin Bet cites recent examples from recent terror wave.
By BEN HARTMAN
Israeli security forces arrested Saadi Ali Abu Hammad on Sunday for the vicious attack on Tzika Cohen, who is fighting for his life.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Investigators found “pictures of ISIS members taken in locations around the world” on phone belonging to perpetrator of February 7 stabbing.
Shin Bet announces arrest of approximately 17-year-old male from Yatta.
"We can’t ascertain who initiated interrogation," says report by B’Tselem and Hamoked; State: Authors distorted reality
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Israel Security Agency says that the majority of the attacks in the current terror wave took place in the West Bank.
It is the first time since July that the number of attacks dropped below the 171 mark observed in August, according to Shin Bet’s figures.
Both men were from the Jabalya refugee camp located in the northern Gaza Strip.
By ZACK PYZER,DANIEL J. ROTH
The IDF and Shin Bet fear that without negotiations with the PA, violence could escalate out of control.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Measure implemented for first time since terror wave engulfed capital in October.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Ya’alon: Teenager taught since infancy by PA’s education system to hate and to sanctify death.
The Shin Bet will continue to have to release arch terrorists without a major change to the laws of evidence in terror cases.
Attacks described as not being linked to any terror organization, adding that IDF units were also targeted by the suspects around the village.
Since 2013, a fanatical underground movement of dozens of activists has been working to "rebuild the Temple" through terrorism.
Hearing on fate of additional suspects to be held Wednesday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
More than 40 prominent rabbis issued a declaration on Friday condemning hatred in general and giving their backing to the work of the Shin Bet and other security services.
By JEREMY SHARON
The moderate physical pressure concept is a uniquely Israeli creation, essentially permitting aggressive interrogation in “ticking bomb” scenarios.
Supporters of Jewish terrorist suspects cry foul over alleged inhumane Shin Bet interrogations. Yet when the Left has opposed agency methods against Palestinians, the Right has accused it of treason.
Hamas in Gaza behind "increased attempt to orchestrate mass casualty attacks in Israel, West Bank" that would have led to a security escalation.
The defense minister says that the acts of 'Jewish extremist terrorists' puts the innocent residents of Judea and Samaria at risk.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Knesset panel this week unanimously voted in favor of country’s controversial emergency law with its unusual limitations on detainee rights.
37-year-old Palestinian identified as Hamas member admits to carrying out attack that wounded four IDF soldiers, according to Shin Bet.
Sixth-grader from east Jerusalem’s Shuafat neighborhood, was released from hospital on Tuesday after convalescing there for over three weeks following the November 11 attack.
Rabbi Ohad Krakover: Grave acts can be carried out by law enforcement against ordinary citizens.
"It’s a shame the public can’t know what’s going on."
Convicted man had been asked to spy on security forces at Ben-Gurion Airport.
Operation is part of a series of overnight arrests in which security forces nabbed 44 suspects and seized weapons.
Additional arrests made in Hebron and two surrounding villages.
One of the Hamas cell members hid the firearm in his store in Nablus.
Yagil Henkin tells Army Radio how police failed to properly inform him of the murder of his brother and sister-in-law, saying he found out in a text message from a friend.
By MAARIV ONLINE
PFLP men from Awarta, near Nablus, sought 'revenge' for deadly arson attack on Duma home, investigation finds.
"In this investigation we have seen again very clearly that there is high motivation of operatives in Gaza to push and direct terror in the West Bank," a Shin Bet source says.
Following an intensive investigation in coordination with Jerusalem Police, the suspects were arrested two weeks ago by the Shin Bet.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YONAH JEREMY BOB
A similar smuggling attempt was foiled a week earlier, according to the Shin Bet, when smugglers attempted to import fiberglass hidden in a shipment containing school supplies.
Former Shin Bet chief Avi Dichter speaks to 'The Jerusalem Post' about recent wave of terror attacks, hunger strikers and Jewish extremists.
By GIDEON GOREN
Shin Bet arrests 21-year-old from Rafah with knowledge of terrorist group's plans.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon reportedly approved further arrests of Israelis accused of committing acts of terror against Palestinians.
Muhammad Abu Shahin, a Fatah Tanzim operative and resident of Qalandia Refugee Camp, is in custody for the murder of 25-year-old Danny Gonen.
The Israeli Arab community must step up and stop the phenomenon of youths falling pray to ISIS indoctrination.
Israel Security Agency reveals is has busted a cell of ISIS supporters in Negev.
By BEN HARTMAN,HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Altogether around 40 suspects have been arrested in the operation, including senior Hamas members and former security prisoners.
The Shin Bet stopped 130 terrorist cells in 2014 and 60 in 2015 so far, most of which were part of Hamas.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Shin Bet is taking the reins in the investigation for suspects in the terror attack in Dolev that killed Danny Gonen on Friday.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
Leaders of Christian institutions tell Catholic News Service that anti-Christian attacks are not a new phenomenon in Israel.
Rioters smash window and setting off fire alarms, during a speech by Ami Ayalon at King's College.
By SAM SOKOL
Shin Bet believes the pursuit after the suspected Jewish terrorists – their arrest, interrogations, detentions, indictments and detentions – set a major blow to the organization.
The challenges Cohen leaves to his successor, Nadav Argaman, remain the same as the ones he inherited.
The Shin Bet, he said, also thwarted numerous attempts to spy on Israel, including in the cyber sphere.
By HERB KEINON
Shin Bet says reexamining process for giving Palestinians permits to enter Israel, after mass revocation of permits.
Security forces are in a race against time to track down the cell behind the Jerusalem bus bombing, and figure out if the attackers are part of larger armed faction.
Gag order issued by police as joint investigation with Shin Bet continues; several of 21 victims remain hospitalized, 1 in critical condition.
The circumstances behind the incident are being investigated by the Shin Bet.
Hanegbi also said he plans to ask Knesset Legal Advisor Eyal Yinon for permission to administer polygraph tests to the committee’s members to find out who leaked the information.
Shin Bet says investigation uncovers Hamas-run terror recruitment program, and Libyan weapons trafficking route.
Ben Uliel was indicted on January 3 for murder as the central figure allegedly behind the July Duma terror attack, along with a minor whose name remains under gag order.
Netanyahu: I am certain that under his leadership the Shin Bet will continue to strengthen its operational and technological domains and continue to ensure Israel’s security.
Alsheich expected to shake up the organization
His release was delayed, however, after the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) appealed the order. A second hearing on the matter will be held Tuesday.
Has the Shin Bet used pressure when a threat existed, but was general or far off in the future, or to solve a past crime, but not to prevent a future crime?
Intelligence agency: Claims by fanatical detainees of torture are baseless, aimed at distracting from their acts.
"Just as I trust the Shin Bet to chase murderers of Jews, I trust them in this case - not without checking and not without questioning, and I am doing just that," writes Bennett.
“One of the minors detained and tortured by the Shin Bet attempted suicide by slitting his wrists as a result of the physical and emotional pressure,” Honenu told the media.
Domestic spy organization was moved to respond to allegations of torture made by lawyers for suspected far-rightists.
Justices postpone decision on issue for seven months.
"This is something that will have a big effect on my career," says Zubari.
By ALLON SINAI
Shin Bet says it did not manage to reach agreement with local security forces in Persian Gulf state and therefore wouldn't permit windsurfing delegation’s visit to the country.
The deputy, named only as “R” due to confidentiality.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Avi Dichter, who is currently a Likud member of Knesset, said that "in a normal country, a person like this would be rotting in jail, and in other countries he would be rotting in a grave."
The threats from Palestinians began after Dichter made controversial comments about terrorism on Facebook and on the radio last week.
A security source said Ettinger is suspected of being part of an 'extremist infrastructure.'
The latest arrest was of Avitar Salonim, who has had a banning order preventing him from traveling to the West Bank and Jerusalem.
The arrest came as the government approved harsher measures against Jewish extremists following a firebomb attack that killed a Palestinian baby in the West Bank village of Duma on Friday.
Public Security Minister Erdan tells Israel Radio that controversial "tiltul" method which has been used on Palestinian terror suspects should also be used on Jewish terror suspects.
The alleged harassment started in 2013 and continued through this year.
Diskin became active on social media in recent years, using twitter and Facebook to criticize the government and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Admiral (res.) Ami Ayalon says the deal will slow down Iran's fast track to creating a nuclear bomb.
THE PROSPECTS of the Jewish state employing torture undoubtedly jolt any student of Jewish history who lacks knowledge of the tactics used by gentiles throughout two millennia of exile.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
As the new spy agency chief prepares to step into his predecessor's shoes, take this JPost quiz to find out how much you know about the Mossad's history.
This is an ideal opportunity to put things in order and discuss the relationship between the Shin Bet and the political officials that it answers to.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Almost everyone present had experienced some kind of personal connection with Lady J, which was the affectionate sobriquet by which she was known.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The attempt to equate Arab terrorism against Jews with Jewish “terror” against Arabs is playing right into the hands of Israel’s most vehement detractors.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
“You have a right to remain silent. However, if you choose to talk after we freeze you and keep you awake for days at a time in uncomfortable positions, without allowing you to speak to an attorney."
By BARRY LEFF
These hilltop youth call themselves a “rebel group.”
To draw any equivalence between Arab, Jewish “terror” is like claiming that a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and a rubber dinghy are equivalent because they can both be classed "sailing vessels."
If we desire to live, before we are required to make crucial decisions concerning our enemies and neighbors, we must put our trust in our state bodies and give them the tools and authority to succeed
By ODED REVIVI
By falsely accusing the state of committing torture, right-wing terrorism apologists are advancing the cause of terrorists just as Breaking the Silence advances the cause of Palestinian terrorists.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The Temple Mount, which the Jewish religion’s holiest site has been surrendered to the Muslims because Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to confront our enemies and would rather placate them.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Alsheich’s appointment as police commissioner has reopened the question of who is the best person to replace Shin Bet current chief Cohen.
State will continue to struggle to contain threat if light sentences are handed out when nobody is injured.