02.26.2017 | 30 Shevat, 5777
Dershowitz calls on banks to close accounts that boycott Israel
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Casspi waived by New Orleans Pelicans after breaking thumb
Foreign Ministry likely to declare strike
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Dance review: One. One & One
Coldplay arrives in Israel to scout possible concert locations
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
The damage that could stem from lack of movement
New Worlds: Crystallization made crystal clear
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Fundamentally Freund: Operation Menashe 2017 is underway
February 26, 2017: Selecting judges
The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem
Shot in the foot
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Impact of BDS is worse than most people realize'
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
US Democrats pick Perez over Ellison to lead party
Pence's Twitter blunder: whose flag is it, anyway?
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
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Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
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Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
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‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
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The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Hamas funds were said to be used to carry out attacks against Israel.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Espionage requires fewer and fewer agents in order to obtain intelligence. Instead, the intelligence can be produced through Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and more.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Illicit materials were hidden inside TVs, washing machines and refrigerators.
The operative "supplied a good deal of information on the location of tunnels and their routes in northern Gaza, as well as Hamas' tunnel digging methods," the Shin Bet said in a statement.
Announcement comes day after another Hamas cell planning to attack another army base was uncovered in the West Bank.
As part of the investigation, authorities seized weapons and large quantities of ammunition, including two AK-47s, three pistols and a shotgun among others.
Indictment to be filed against suspects in coming days.
Shin Bet denies wrongdoing, emphasizes terror charges and appeal of release.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Shin Bet stated that the terror plot bears witness to Hamas's unceasing efforts to initiate terror attacks in Israel and the West Bank.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Cell made up of Israeli-Arabs had been planning to attack soldiers in retaliation for the banning of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement
Former Shin Bet chief and current head of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee speaks to the ‘Post’ about Trump’s victory, Russia’s presence in Syria, and the right way to fight terror
By YAAKOV KATZ
‘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 arrest of the minor from the Israeli-Arab town Jaljulia was made in light of intelligence information on his intention to leave for Syria.
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.