02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome defense system gets an upgrade
Netanyahu says he favors pardon for Hebron shooter Elor Azaria
Erdan: Apology needed if Beduin village incident found not terror attack
Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Interview: Russia and Israel cooperation on counterterrorism
The 100-year-old battle that keeps popping up during PM’s visit down under
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
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
American society headed toward a breaking point
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
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
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
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
DNC candidate Ellison slams 'smear' he is antisemitic
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
Airplane like those used for covert Iraqi aliya arrives in Israel
‘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
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
Actress Lindsay Lohan claims to have been racially profiled at airport
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
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
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
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
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
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
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
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
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
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot says he doesn't see Hezbollah initiating any actions against Israel.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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
No injuries or damage were reported in the attack.
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
From New York to London, Jews plan to rally for Aleppo.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
While some European Jews have repeated the analogy, others have been careful to avoid it amid the arrival to Europe of 1.5 million immigrants since 2015 from the war-torn Middle East and Africa.
"We are witnessing events that match the behavior of the Nazi regime in Guernica in Spain."
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.”
By HERB KEINON
“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
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.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"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.
The attack targeted Turkey-backed rebels who have for days been besieging the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab, according to Turkish media.
Seven year old Bana Alabed put the video onto her Twitter page along with other stills of her life in the devastated Syrian city.
Figure represents a major increase in the reported death toll from just four months ago.
Slowly but surely, ISIS’s empire of terrorism, rape and murder is being liberated.
Lebanese athlete was killed Thursday near Aleppo after leaving the soccer field for the battle field.
Lebanon’s new, pro-Hezbollah president has vowed to ‘release what is left of our lands from Israeli occupation.’
The London-based Palestinian Return Center came under fire last week for holding a meeting at the House of Lords in which a speaker indicated that the Jews were to blame for the Holocaust.
Sakhnin couple arrested in September following long-winded return from Iraq with their three children, the Shin Bet announces Thursday.
Speaking in English to Russia's state-backed Rossiya 24 channel, Asma Assad, a London-born former investment banker, did not say who made the offers.
An Islamic prophesy names Dabiq as the site of a battle between Muslims and infidels that will presage doomsday, a message used extensively in Islamic State's propaganda.
The party, sponsored by the government’s Voice of the Youth station and the Damascus Laugh 18 Facebook page is planned as a massive disco bash in a main square of Damascus.
Human rights organization argues attacks on hospitals constitute crime against humanity.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
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.
By KENNETH BANDLER
We need a balance between independence and friendships; deterrence and diplomacy; wings and prayers.
By LIAT COLLINS
Power made her reputation in the world of human rights by following in Elie’s footsteps and criticizing bystanders to genocide in places such as Rwanda.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
While some regions in the world witnessed a significant increase in the number of foreign fighters, some other regions witnessed a relative stagnation.
By HAKIM KHATIB
It doesn’t take a genius to recognize that the US had a plan to win the battle against Saddam Hussein in Iraq and no plan to win the peace.
By LARRY SNIDER
The opposition hopes a Clinton presidency “will bring about change in the negative and irresolute position of Washington towards the Syrian tragedy."
Clinton has called for the establishment of a no-fly zone and "safe zones" on the ground in Syria to protect non-combatants.
In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.