01.23.2017 | 25 Tevet, 5777
Amona families threaten resistance if Knesset fails to pass settlement bill
Hamas official says Trump is an ignoramus
Building materials approved for 1,500 Gazan homes damaged in 2014 war
Trump advisor: ‘We look forward to new ties with Judea and Samaria’
Panel to ask if gov’t is hiding report on granting migrants refugee status
Yellow-and-blue closes in on Beersheba
Trump invites Netanyahu to come to White House in February
A feast for the senses
Netanyahu says he remains concerned for settlements ahead of Trump call
Defense minister: No possibility of bilateral agreement with Palestinians
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
The call of the wild
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Gigawatt Global breaks ground on its second East African solar field
Government approves NIS 250m. plan to promote smart transportation
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
4,000 Israelis die annually due to lack of magnesium
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
Antisemitism in the US
Think about it: Affair 2000
Right from wrong: Inaugural tears of joy
January 23, 2017: Trump inauguration
Syria's warring sides gather for new attempt to break deadlock
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
Spanish courts deal double blow to BDS movement
US Senator blasts German institute for hosting pro-Hezbollah speaker
Melbourne Jewish day schools: PM is ‘dissing us during visit next month’
Community mourns death of Jewish girl, 10, killed in Australia car attack
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Joshua Kushner, brother of Trump son-in-law, spotted at Women’s March
Abbas, foreign leaders respond to Trump taking office
Analysis: The Trump presidency - a time of instability
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
Kerry has repeatedly defended Obama's decision not to proceed with strikes against Bashar Assad in Syria.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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.
By 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
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.
Alors qu’Alep ploie sous les bombardements, l’Occident démontre une fois de plus son impuissance
By MICHELLE MAZEL
"We are witnessing events that match the behavior of the Nazi regime in Guernica in Spain."
"Around 200 people in Australia are being investigated for providing support to individuals and groups in the Syria-Iraq conflict."
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.
Washington and the West have looked on as pro-Assad ground troops have begun amassing in the thousands around Aleppo.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The cease-fire agreed upon by the US and Russia is unlikely to bring Syria’s civil war to an end.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
"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.
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.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
'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
The president is reportedly concerned over whether the US has international legal standing to strike Assad, whose government is still represented at the United Nations.
The announcement came as Syrian government supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power pounded the rebel-held area of Aleppo.
Why is Moscow putting itself on the wrong side of history, because who can doubt that history will record Assad as a monstrous tyrant and Russia as his sinister ally?
By JOHN LLOYD/REUTERS
"I think you're looking at three people, four people in the administration who have all argued for use of force, and I lost the argument."
A dissident group has leaked documents claiming Iranian support to be much larger than previously thought in the Syrian civil war.
French FM calls on Moscow, Tehran to desist from prolonging the civil war in Syria.
Despite the abrupt collapse of its latest cease-fire, the Syrian war’s aftermath is beginning to take shape.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, says the pilot of the MIG Syrian warplane was killed.
Islamic State controls parts of Iraq and Syria and has broadcast its beheadings of journalists and aid workers over the past few years.
US said Syrian insurgents would face "dire consequences" if they cooperated with Jabhet Fateh al-Sham who has not commented on the Syrian deal.
Agreement includes cease-fire, aid, plan against Islamists • Hours after announcement, Russian bombs kill at least 25 in attack on Idlib.
The two are set to speak at Stop the War coalition conference marking 15 years of the 'War on Terror.'
By DANIEL J. ROTH,LAURA SIGAL
In light of security threats aimed at Islamic State commanders, the terror group has banned the full-face cover in sensitive areas of Mosul, Iraq.
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.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
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
Israel has treated around 2,500 Syrians in a field hospital on the border as well as at regular hospitals throughout the country.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Would things have turned out for the better had you taken a pinprick strike when the chemical weapons issue came out? Would a no-fly zone have helped?
By ILAN EVYATAR
The Kurdish experience in Iraq demonstrates what Kurds can achieve in cooperation with the international community and adhering to contemporary, liberal democratic norms.
By DELOVAN BARWARI
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.