09.25.2016 | 22 Elul, 5776
‘Aksa Preacher’ gets 8 months in prison for calling to slaughter Jews
Hamas arsenal has multiplied since 2014 Gaza war, says outgoing chief
Abbas: Netanyahu's invitation to the Knesset is a 'scheme' to avoid talks
Netanyahu: We’re looking for a creative solution for Amona
New IDF rule would let religious soldiers request absence from ceremonies
Netanyahu meets with Trump in New York
The women coaches leading Israel's male baseball team to victory
Newcomer shatters Israeli marathon record in Berlin
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Dance Review: Slug
Israel Museum turns annual gala into ‘Arti-Shuk’
Lights, camera, Haifa!
Beitar humiliated by Hapoel Haifa; Maccabi hosts Hapoel in TA derby
Israel advances to WBC qualifier final
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Hebrew U team finds first biological link between stress and obesity
‘Nagging kids about food adds to family strife’
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Custodian of the holy
Mr. President: The Israeli settlements are legal
Urban renewal the only solution
Letters to the Editor: Gifting etiquette
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
Former Chief Rabbi of France, Joseph Sitruk, passes away
London mayor vows to 'root out antisemitism' in Labour after Corbyn re-election
WATCH: A culinary tour of Paris's Jewish quarter
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
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Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
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IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
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Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The operatives were recruited by Hezbollah members through Facebook, according to the Shin Bet.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,DANIELLE ZIRI
Shin Bet, NGO fight over whether confessions coerced.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In 2016, security forces stop 11 suicide bombings, 10 kidnappings and over 60 attempted shootings, most planned by Hamas; ISIS challenging Hamas in Gaza.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Two Palestinian Authority intelligence personnel among group of four nabbed in the West Bank, the Shin Bet announced Monday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Shin Bet has gained valuable new information on tunnels dug under residential buildings and mosques.
Investigation revealed 'many new details' on Hamas's use of fishing vessels to hide its activities, Shin Bet said.
Shin Bet says teen suspect involved in tunnel-digging arrested, divulges information on the group's efforts.
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
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.
Rioters smash window and setting off fire alarms, during a speech by Ami Ayalon at King's College.
By SAM SOKOL
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
‘There was no conspiracy – there was just a single man who managed to get close to Rabin and kill him,’ says MK Shai
Coalition chairman Bitan: 'Meir Dagan was an extreme right-winger and left the Mossad the opposite. I believe this is a transformation that people in this position undergo.'
By LAHAV HARKOV,ASHER WEBER
Yoram Cohen’s statements indicated that the Shin Bet’s abilities to decipher who cyber attacks Israel are more advanced than has been previously known.
Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) filed a petition in 2013 to fight what it viewed as attempts to oppress free speech and political action.
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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a new nickname – Arella.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
The US made major changes to its laws following the events of 9/11 and the consolidation of the homeland security concept, but Europe’s security and legislation bodies have yet to catch up.
By LIOR AKERMAN
How is it that the Shin Bet manages time and again to in identify the individuals and organizations involved in terrorist attacks so quickly?
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.
Almost everyone present had experienced some kind of personal connection with Lady J, which was the affectionate sobriquet by which she was known.
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.