01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
Israel gives Pal. Authority limited water autonomy in West Bank
Palestinian ex-hunger striker rearrested for alleged incitement
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Swiss government hosts $85,000 event aiming to unify Hamas and Fatah
Netanyahu: Campaign to topple government is outrageous
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
Report: Netanyahu discussed reducing Yisrael Hayom distribution by 1/3
Lapid: NSC doesn’t work, because Netanyahu doesn’t want it to work
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Israeli motorcycle king
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Children of new olim feel healthier than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
Health minister promises action to reduce smoking
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Challenged by Trump
Our world: Trump, the pistol and holy branch
Polish President Duda: If not now, when?
Letters to the editor: January 17, 2017
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Report: Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinian Authority official welcomes Kushner as envoy
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
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
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.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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
PFLP men from Awarta, near Nablus, sought 'revenge' for deadly arson attack on Duma home, investigation finds.
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.