08.26.2016 | 22 Av, 5776
Spanish court overturns regional Israel boycott
Danon denies UN prisoner release demands, stating 'Immunity is not given to terrorists'
Jerusalem Municipality refutes report that cable car will show ‘who really owns this city’
Shots fired at Israeli Navy during arrest of Palestinian fishermen
Israeli fans in France greeted with Palestinian flags, Israeli flags banned
Arabic-language campaign aims to make youth safer drivers
Druse and Circassian municipalities threaten to close schools over funding
Individualize quake alert apps, says Israeli researcher
Herzog blasts divisiveness and undermining in his party
Lapid to battle Swedish anti-Zionism at upcoming rally
NGOs release annual rankings of top MKs on economic and social issues
Netanyahu warns Haredim they must compromise on Western Wall
Jack Nicholson, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and the return of Carrie Mathison
Dining: Paraliya, a jewel in the Crowne Plaza
Dining: Kepasa, Spanish Mediterranean in the desert
Special guests come to Israel's Czech Film Week
Security bracing for clashes ahead of Israel soccer match in France
Beersheba almost pulls off miracle, but falls to Celtic
Chance to advance for Beitar and Mac TA
As summer draws to a close, beaches still plagued by garbage
Israel's annual jellyfish invasion and the full moon - what's the link?
How can you make your users fall in love with your digital product?
Did an Israeli scientist help discover the next Earth?
Ariel students tackle accessibility
After years of quiet progress, Israeli medical cannabis research is budding
Agriculture Ministry, Parents Forum team up for healthy eating campaign
Water scarce West Bank to receive short-term boost in supply
New Israeli venture hopes to revolutionize small dairy farms in Vietnam
Column One: Trump and the American Dream
The 'foreign minister' for Israel's settlers seeks to change the narrative
Snap Judgement: The road not being taken
Are Jews who refuse to renounce Israel excluded from ‘progressive’ groups?
'Saudi and Persian Gulf states share Israel's concerns about Iran hegemony'
'Egyptian police using gay dating apps to hunt members of LGBT community'
Iranian ex commander: New militia formed to destroy Israel in 23 years
Syrian regime, ISIS blamed for gas attacks in new report
Iran accuses Russia of 'betrayal of trust' over use of air base
Iran unveils its domestic answer to Russia's S-300 missile defense system
Turkey, US-led coalition launch large-scale border offensive against ISIS
Iran talks up Russia cooperation, predicts Islamic State's downfall
Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq
Germany denies 13,000 immigrants entry amid terror in Europe
Elie Wiesel photo exhibit opens in Moscow
No Nazi gold at the end of the tunnel for treasure hunters in Poland
Anti-Semitic attack in London: 'Go back to Isra-hell'
Did BDS activists get airline to nix Israeli snack?
Israeli start-up turns waste into cooking gas
Mobileye, Delphi partner to jump-start fully automated driving
New app allows volunteers to target traffic violators
Trump stokes 'anti-Semitic and racist' prejudice, Clinton says
Casino magnate Adelson still has not donated to Trump
Trump more consistent on Israel than Obama, Zeldin says
This year’s Hillary Clinton is last year’s Benjamin Netanyahu
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of August 26, 2016
Grapevine: All ablaze
Grapevine: Landmark in peril
Arrivals: A triple threat from Teaneck
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?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Norwegian politician rebuked for playing Pokemon Go during defense hearing
Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with an NFL date
Conspiracies run amok after Ivanka Trump spotted with rumored Putin girlfriend
Photos of cat making Nazi salute land Austrian man in jail
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Much more than a Holocaust survivor and memoirist
A line of Who
Books: A star (mole) is born
Hot off the Arab press
‘Port’ of history
L’haim! Dancing Camel Brewery celebrates 10th anniversary
Corridors Of Power: Prepare yourself for a surprise audit
This week in Jerusalem: Happy birthday to the light rail
Site-specific festival showcases Jerusalem
Exposure to loud noise can affect your hearing – and your life
Artist Rachel Timor: Tales of the White City and the Land of Israel
Consumers: Shaken – and restored – confidence in obtaining refunds
Tel Aviv Light Rail: What a difference a year makes
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Mideast Christian woman on ISIS: God’s plan is ‘working perfectly’
Ratifying the Jewish state
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
Olympiyaar Forest Olympics Conclude a Year of Volunteering
Kanim Trail in Adulam Park Dedicated in Memory of Alex Moïse
International Clean Up Day in Israel 2016
Ilanot School Accessible Playground makes Learning Fun
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
JNF USA Holds 5,000 Strong Water Summit in Washington D.C.
AMERICAN PROFESSORS TAKE PART IN FACULTY FELLOWSHIP SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,BEN HARTMAN
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.