03.28.2017 | 1 Nisan, 5777
IDF arrests top Hamas official in the West Bank
Only 12% of Israelis believe full withdrawal would end conflict
B’Tselem: IDF temporarily evicts 10 Palestinian families
Hamas: If Israel changes the rules of the game… we accept the challenge
Netanyahu, Kahlon work on merger to end coalition crisis
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
NGO petitions High Court to strike Biometric Database Law
Sara Netanyahu petitions to reverse court’s Naftali ruling
West Bank and Trump: Two birds, one AIPAC protest
MK submits bill to restrict Supreme Court
Netanyahu: Trump has already turned words of support for Israel into actions
President Rivlin rejects former PM Olmert's request for clemency
Festival Review: Spring Festival
Israel Opera celebrates 33 years with new season
Pet Shop Boys to return to Israel for TLV Pride
Steps on the Silk Road
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Netanyahu goes to China: Three questions
On My Mind: Don’t forget Syria
Why Indonesia is a good partner for Israel
Combating BDS conference focuses on early education
Who killed up to 100 civilians in Iraq and the tragedy's lessons for Israel
‘Israel should support Kurds’ struggle against despotic Iranian regime
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Left rushed to judgment over JCC threats, says White House
Herzog calls for using Arab Peace initiative
'Ties between US Jews and Israel could reach breaking point in 2017'
Jewish group calls to 'reject occupation' in protest at AIPAC conference
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
Report: Senate panel to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians
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
VIDEO: Toning her comedy act down for the rabbi
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The State Department said on Friday that fewer than 60,000 visas previously issued to citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen had been invalidated as a result of the order.
Kerry has repeatedly defended Obama's decision not to proceed with strikes against Bashar Assad in Syria.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Damascus threatened to launch Scud missiles at Israel if IAF carries out any further strikes.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
“The military aggression by Israel inside Syrian land on the 17th of March is a proof of the support Israel provides to terrorist groups,” ambassador charges.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There were conflicting reports about the identity of the man killed, with some labeling him a "terrorist" and others describing him as a civilian.
"Israel’s security is paramount and above everything else. There will be no compromise.”
Israeli defense expert lauds anti-missile tech use, cautions against future use
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot says he doesn't see Hezbollah initiating any actions against Israel.
The Israel Air Force has reportedly struck a Hezbollah weapons shipment in Syria overnight.
No injuries or damage were reported in the incident.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
While Assad has vowed revenge for the alleged Israeli attacks, his patron, Russia, has thus far remained silent.
By YOSSI MELMAN
US court ruling made on grounds that Tehran and Damascus provide financial backing to the Palestinian terrorist group, to which the attacker belonged.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Liberman's comments come after Syria earlier in the day accused Israel of striking targets near Damascus.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
The IDF has neither confirmed nor denied the reports, as is their policy regarding foreign reports on purported Israeli strikes.
PM, defense minister speak of ISIS on the Syria-Israel border following attempted attack on IDF soldier on the Golan Heights.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Hospital director Dr. Salman Zarka thanks all those Israelis who have already contributed and volunteered, as well as the medical staff who are treating the patients.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
"We are asking that the Israeli government does not abandon us, but helps us get out of here to another country... All my love and loyalty is to this religion [Judaism]."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
From New York to London, Jews plan to rally for Aleppo.
Israël a alerté la Russie sur les possibles implications d’une présence permanente
de l’Iran en Syri
By HERB KEINON
The Israeli spy agency's effort to turn agents reportedly came during a joint operation against Syria's chemical weapons program.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Israel's Arrow missile defense system neutralized threat of 200 kilo warhead fired by Syria.
Some 9,000 hectares suspected of being mined throughout Israel.
PM to discuss Syrian civil war developments in meeting with Putin in Moscow on Thursday.
HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed, Dror Israel and the Combat Genocide Association collected about 3,000 boxes of winter clothing and supplies as part of Operation Human Warmth.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Israeli ambassador to Russia: "We welcome Moscow’s activities in Syria"
Danny Yatom talks to the ‘Post’ about the Temple Mount, why the Mossad needs more women and what it’s like working with the CIA.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The reported move would signify the first time Israel opens its doors to refugees from neighboring Syria, with which it is still technically at war.
IDF’s Combat Engineering Corps Battalion 603 watches over boundary with Syria from Mount Hermon.
After reports on Friday claimed an explosion was witnessed at the Mezzah military airport in Syria's capital, the Syrian military blames Israel for the reported attack.
Lapid said that if his late Holocaust survivor father "could have heard that we were quiet at this moment, he would not have forgiven us.”
“This is the least we, the citizens of Israel, can do in the face of this human horror.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Liberman was referring to previous comments he made after a suspected Israeli strike on the Mezzeh airbase near Damascus.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Labor MP Joan Ryan used the stage she was provided with at a parliamentary debate on Iranian influence in the Middle East to warn of Iran's mounting threats against the Jewish state.
Syrian Preisdent Bashar al-Assad said Monday that he expected to see Moscow play a crucial role in preventing a future conflict with Israel, days after Syria targeted Israel with a ballistic missile.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JOY BERNARD
Maria Maalouf, a controversial and outspoken Lebanese television reporter, tweeted that Israel should rid the world of Hassan Nasrallah and urged the country to execute an aerial attack targeting Hezbollah's leader.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Russian President Vladimir Putin is especially keen on exerting his country's influence on conflict-worn Libya.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"The depth of suffering is unprecedented. Millions of children in Syria come under attack on a daily basis."
Remarks come after Netanyahu said that Israel hopes to reach “specific understandings” with Russia to prevent Tehran from permanently setting up a base of operations in Syria against Israel.
The jihadist rebel alliance Tahrir al-Sham said in a social networking post that five suicide bombers had carried out the attack but it stopped short of explicitly claiming responsibility.
Oleg Syromolotov made this statement in an exclusive interview with the 'Post,' and also said that he understood Israel's concern that Hezbollah will remain in Syria and pose a long-lasting threat.
"I think the aim of Trump is to prevent those people from coming." It was "not against the Syrian people", he said.
"So what if Trump comes?" he asked. "What's new?"
"In our view, Jerusalem is extremely important, our firm stance is that we reject any unilateral efforts that attempt to change the Arab, Muslim and Christian identity of the Holy city."
IS Trump's defiant pledge to crush Islamic State actually incentivizing the terror group to build up its forces in preparation for a major attack on the US?
By SAMIA NAKHOUL/ REUTERS
The case is being closely watched as Germany, a fierce critic of Facebook, is preparing legislation to force the social networking website to remove "hate speech" from its web pages within 24 hours.
State news agency SANA published photos of Assad in a meeting and quoted him as praising the industrialists' contributions to Syria's war-torn economy.
"Turkey is violating Syrian sovereignty so there is no Syrian-Turkish dialog."
Satellite imagery shows the Roman Theater largely destroyed, with only four of 16 columns still standing and the stone platform apparently covered in rubble.
Saudi Arabia cancelled military aid last February when Beirut failed to join other Arab states in condemning attacks by Iranian demonstrators on Saudi missions in Iran.
"We want peace with Israel and all the peoples around the world.”
By BEN LYNFIELD
Will Vladimir Putin back a de facto federal solution for Syria, or will he opt for total victory for the Assad regime – and how will Donald Trump respond?
By JONATHAN SPYER
Cairo and Riyadh retain mutual interests on Iran, but have clashed on Syria and relations with Russia.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
The rebels warned on Saturday they would abandon the truce if government truce violations persisted.
There has been confusion over which groups in the opposition are included in the ceasefire.
Halt in fighting excludes Islamic State and all groups linked to them.
Government may fund humanitarian agencies in Syria
By HERB KEINON,JEREMY SHARON
Some are now interpreting these live visuals as a testament to the fact that we are already in the throes of a third world war.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Russian Deputy Ambassador to Israel Alexy Drobinin speaks to Israeli TV station hours after an off-duty Turkish police officer shot and killed Moscow's envoy in Ankara.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
A new deal is being negotiated to complete the evacuation of rebel-held areas of Syria's east Aleppo which ground to a halt on Friday.
The initiative, led by Israelis from all sectors of the country, was launched Thursday night and aims to raise 600,000 NIS for the refugee children of Syria.
Will the Syrian rebels in the south share the same fate of the resistance groups in Aleppo? An in-depth look at the current and unsteady state of the southern front.
'Unification' of Aleppo, Syria is good for the region, Adel Amar says.
Before the rebellion began in 2011 against Bashar al-Assad, Aleppo was a center of Syrian culture and history.
This wrenching turning point in the six year civil war that has taken more than 400,000 lives is viewed and portrayed very differently by President Bashar Assad’s regime.
Opposition officials said they had expected a first group of wounded people to leave on Tuesday evening.
Syrian army is close to taking back full control of Aleppo, which was Syria's most populous city before the war and would be his greatest prize so far after nearly 6 years of conflict.
Heavy Russian air strikes had pushed back the militants from inside the city hours after they captured it last Saturday in a surprise multi-pronged offensive.
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.
The fall of Aleppo will be a huge blow to the rebels in a war that has taken the lives of more than 400,000 people.
“They turned away from defenseless men, women and children who died gasping for breath when Assad’s forces dropped their poisonous gas.”
By KENNETH BANDLER
Compared to the other conflicts and despite all suffering being unnecessary and tragic, the number of casualties is relatively low.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
It is a well-known method of the regime that it works to sabotage the process by always talking about the same subject, terrorism, throughout weeks of meetings.
By MUHAMMED RUZGAR
The rare light of compassion that Israeli doctors and nurses have shown without hesitation to helpless victims of war is now being eclipsed by the unthinking bureaucratic buck passing.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Can the Muslims meet the challenge? Will they respect the pluralism of Europe and America, which in principle favors no one religion or culture over another?
By STEWART WEISS
After a sustained siege of the city’s rebel- controlled quarters and virtually indiscriminate killing of citizens, the largest human evacuation of the Syrian war took place in Aleppo.
By SARIT ZEHAVI
The very act of mentioning bad behavior carried out by members of a specific group seems inherently bigoted.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Trump and Netanyahu must craft a strategy to combat the malign influence of the mullahs.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Saudi Arabia seems to be at its lowest point in the regional and sectarian conflict with its arch-enemy Iran, one of the main winners of the situation on the ground in Syria.
By ELY KARMON
“I attended school until 5th grade and then had to leave due to various obstacles, such as being breadwinner of the family. I want to continue my school and live a normal calm life.”
By RAMYAR HASSANI
While thousands are being massacred in Syria, the Security Council wasted valuable time and efforts condemning the democratic State of Israel for building homes in the historic Jewish homeland.
By DANNY DANON
The wheel of history turns in mysterious ways.
By ALEXANDER SPINRAD
Global callousness and double-standards, from Aleppo to Jerusalem.
As genocide unfolds on the streets of Aleppo, genocidal dictators are taking note and learning a very powerful lesson – that they CAN get away with mass murder.
By AREYAH KALTMANN
''The outgoing US president has spawned a callow, cowardly series of leadership miscarriages that bullied friends and empowered enemies.''
By GIL TROY
The world mostly ignores the plight of the Syrian people, and in Assad’s world of evil incarnate, that may be the ultimate punishment.
We need a balance between independence and friendships; deterrence and diplomacy; wings and prayers.
By LIAT COLLINS