05.24.2016 | 16 Iyar, 5776
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
On this day: Israel withdraws from Lebanon, ending 18-year ordeal
'First signs of new cold war emerging in Syria,' former senior IDF commander warns
Israel resumes Gaza cement shipments after ban over Hamas theft
From Bimah to Bandstand
Special report blasts Netanyahu for 'Bibi Tours Affair'
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
UK professor yields to BDS, turns down prize from Israeli university
Bennie Begin: Capital punishment for terrorists is ‘unfit, even moronic'
Knesset passes law against human cloning for next 4 years
Concert Review: Deep Purple
A walk on the Wild side
Israeli films win at Cannes
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
How they sold us the Iran deal
Isi Leibler: Wrong on all counts
Pope Innocent III: Theology vs. reality
No holds barred: The loneliness of the desert
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, secret document reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
WATCH: From paying tuition to 'funding Hamas'?
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
'F**k Israel, long live the Intifada' angry mob screams at Jewish UC student
Marseille: The elegant Europort of the South
Israel, South Korea announce free trade talks
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Sharpen your medical mind
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Cabinet approves Levianthan gas deal
Gas deal may soon be back on track after partners reportedly agree to update
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
This week in 60 seconds: Iron Dome takes to the high seas
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
His lawyer, Lea Tsemel, vowed an appeal, saying that the minor, himself, had not actually stabbed anyone and just wanted to scare the Jews.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Sgt. Elor Azaria stands charged with manslaughter and conduct unbecoming of a noncommissioned officer.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Of the 115 attacks documented, 91 involved firebombs.
The return of the body on Tuesday contradicted a policy Netanyahu instituted in late March, when he directed Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon to stop returning the bodies of terrorists after attacks.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Security forces arrived at the home of Zid Ziad Jamil Amarab in Nablus early on Tuesday and destroyed the structure.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The question of Saudi Arabia’s involvement in 9/11 will remain in the arena of speculation and conspiracy theories.
Austrian bank enabled Arab-Austrian NGO to fund terror event.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Palestinians tried to disrupt the demolition by throwing rocks, petrol bombs and IEDs at the forces, resulting in two soldiers being lightly wounded.
Jenin residents killed Border Police Cpl. Hadar Cohen, 19, outside Old City’s Damascus Gate, seriously wounded second female officer before shot dead.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Prosecutors request suspect remain in custody until law proceedings are finalized.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
An investigation has been launched into how the body was returned contrary to government directives.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Court clears for publication the arrest of two minors and three adults for nationalistic crimes.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,BEN HARTMAN
Feeling among Palestinian population and prospective lone-wolf attackers that the escalation serves no purpose, official claims.
By HERB KEINON
According to Palestinian sources, the three suspects were on their way to carry out a shooting attack against unspecified Israeli targets.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
‘He represented the best of America,’ says US Embassy representative.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Abbas warned against “settler assaults” on holy sites in Jerusalem, saying this could lead to a religious conflict.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Hadar Cohen, a 19-year-old border policewoman was killed and another female officer critically wounded in the attack carried out by three Arab terrorists wielding machine guns, pipe bombs and knives.
March saw an overall number of 6 terrorism incidents (including shootings, stabbings, and vehicle rammings), compared to 56 in February, 45 in January, and 40 in December.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
HOW SHOULD we cope with the current wave of terror in Israel?
By BOAZ GANOR
Israel believes these funerals fuel additional violence.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The sentence, part of a plea bargain also included a fine of NIS 40,000 against Tarua.
Former senior defense officials explain the differences between past events and what is happening today, talk about moves which could bring calm, and on the difficulty to remain optimistic.
By OZ ROSENBERG/MAARIV
Palestinian medical sources say 10-year-old boy, 6-year-old sister killed in IAF strike; Hamas member to Israel: Don't test our patience.
"Stay in your homes, the story is not over...there is more to come," read the ominous text.
Meanwhile, 31 security suspects, including 6 Hamas members in Hebron, arrested in overnight sweeps.
Until now, the only blood-stopping solutions for wounds caused by violent stabbings have been either too weak or so strong that they cause deadly blood clots.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Israel's Ambassador to the UN hopes a personal perspective will "make clear that there is no difference between terror attacks in France and Belgium and terrorism against Israelis."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
By CORAL BRAUN
The Turkish Jewish community has reportedly contacted government authorities in the wake of a report on an "imminent" attack by the terrorist group.
By SAM SOKOL
Dina Lisnyansky: France is profiling without talking about it.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The Jewish Crisis Management Team of Antwerp urged the community to comply with these rules and declared the next three days to be days of mourning with celebrations and public feasting forbidden.
The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expressed shock and revulsion at the attacks, calling them “shots at the heart of Europe,” which must countered.
By JEREMY SHARON
After noticing Menzi scribbling strange symbols on a notepad, a woman, attempting to save the passengers from danger, alerted a stewardess.
By ROSIE PERPER
"He is the perfect example of the 'Grand Theft Auto' generation who thinks he lives in a video game,” Mary said.
The French Interior Ministry denies knowledge of report.
“Any gap in our response represents an opportunity for criminals and terrorists to purchase, smuggle or deploy the materials needed for a weapon of mass destruction."
President Rivlin meets with Greek counterpart in Israel for three-day official visit.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The gunmen were not identified and it was unclear if they were affiliated with any militant group. Security forces were called to the scene.
"Please convey our deepest appreciation to the Israeli people and government who have been so compassionate and thoughtful during the worst moment of our lives," the letter read.
Why doesn’t Apple want to help law enforcement in any way it can to track down the terrorists who may still be at large connected with the horrific December San Bernadino attack?
“The challenge is to choose life, and for this my children and I try to wake up every morning, even when we don’t want to – to choose life."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“French authorities liked it, but the official came back and said there was a higher-level instruction not to buy Israeli technology,” Israeli security source tells Fox News.
Leaders expected to issue a joint-statement on the need for mutual respect and tolerance among the different religious sectors in Israel.
“Young Palestinians are victims of the occupation whose basic rights are negated and whose lives have been made miserable for five decades,” said Joint List MK Yussef Jabareen, defending Bahloul.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu attributes decrease in the wave of terror, stretching back to October 2015, to an “aggressive, responsible, and systematic policy that the government has led."
Grieving mother Sherri Mandell helps others learn the true meaning of resilience.
By JOSH HASTEN
Israel's former airport security chief offers advise for tightening security at travel hubs; says governments must take steps quickly before another attack.
"Instead, we must work to create global comprehensive forces to fight radical Islam," mayor says at AIPAC convention.
"If anyone in the world knows what the people of (Brussles) are going through its Israel and the Israeli citizens, who have stood valiantly and courageously in the face of terror for many years."
Intelligence Minister Israel Katz on joins the ranks of Israeli politicians accusing Belgian of security negligence.
It is unrealistic to expect that Tuesday’s terrorist atrocities in Belgium will in any significant way alter how either Belgium or the European Union view Israel.
Addressing lawmakers from 150 countries, MK Nachman Shai (Zionist Union) listed the names of the three Israelis killed in the Istanbul bombing.
Micah Avni on Monday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to condemn the murder of his father, Richard Lakin who was killed in an October terror attack in Jerusalem.
Turkish authorities identified the suicide bomber behind Saturday's attack in Istanbul as a member of Islamic State.
By MAARIV ONLINE
PM makes remarks in cabinet meeting a day after the suicide bombing in Istanbul that killed four people, including three Israelis.
Turkish authorities confirmed on Saturday that one of the Israelis wounded in the suicide bombing in a bustling tourist district of Istanbul died in the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YUVAL BAGNO/MAARIV
The family’s lawyers argued that the parents should not be penalized for the actions of their son when they would have tried to stop him had they known what he was planning to do.
The prime minister condemned the attack which left at least 34 dead and dozens more injured.
A central component of our power as a nation is our capacity to meet threats while retaining our humanity and our Jewishness.
By YEDIDIA Z. STERN
Israel fights the Palestinian insurgency solely by military means, but it could act to douse the flames by political means.
By ILAN BARUCH
Suicide belt-clad children threaten of terror attack in chilling new video published by extremist group.
The proposed US law could hold the Saudi kingdom responsible for any role in the Sept 11, 2001 attacks.
The radical terrorist group has now apparently turned to the tropical white sands and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean to enlist new operatives.
Despite improved US-Iran relations, the US Supreme Court this month gave a historic $2 billion victory to the families of Americans killed in attacks blamed on Iran.
Grand jury in federal court in Massachusetts added conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries to the charges.
Organization of Islamic Cooperation issue a communique saying it "deplores" Iran's interference in internal affairs of regional players.
PA president’s decision came in response to the PFLP’s recent criticism of Abbas’s policies, especially with regards to security coordination with Israel, Palestinian sources say.
A conflicting report published earlier by Cypriot state media said that the motives of the hijacker appeared personal and he had asked to contact his ex-wife, who lives in Cyprus.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
The four suspects were indicted for collecting money for attacks to be carried out in Israel, as well as for attempting to leave Israel illegally to join ISIS.
The group seems to have been knitted together by time serving in Belgian prisons and fighting in Syria.
Users took to the social media platforms to share their conspiracy theories regarding the attacks that left 34 people dead with multiple Twitter users placing the blame squarely on Israel.
Recent ISIS publication calls for attacking “Jews and their allies wherever they find them.”
‘I can’t see how there can be an end to violence in the country’
Hezbollah was one of the earliest designated terrorist organizations to use social media, primarily for its Al-Manar television network, which is at the center of its propaganda effort.
Gulf Arab states imposed sanctions on Hezbollah members in 2013 in retaliation for the group's intervention in Syria's civil war in support of President Bashar Assad.
The explosion occurred less than a month after a car bomb attack in central Ankara killed 29 people. Kurdish militants claimed responsibility for the previous attack.
Our responses can raise deep ethical questions.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
Last month, Lakin’s son, Micah Avni – still mourning his father’s brutal murder at Alyan’s hands – addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
By RUTHIE BLUM
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The leaders of Latin America must coordinate their vigilance and counter-measures.
By SHIMON SAMUELS,ARIEL GELBLUNG
Every human being has the right “to sit under their vine or fig-tree with none to make them afraid.”
By RAYMOND APPLE
Apart from calling for unity and solidarity, leaders need to be strong enough to defend their values.
By LIAT COLLINS
IDF soldier's shooting of an immobilized terrorist garners strong reactions.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
It will probably take European leaders many more years, at a cost of additional fatalities, to even accept that the simple first step to reduce terrorist attacks is profiling.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
The entire world is being held hostage to violence by a lunatic organization intent upon world domination.
At issue is whether we allow ourselves to be intimidated by the very things that we naturally fear the most.
By BARBARA DIAMOND
Influenced by the relentless campaign of incitement that has fostered genocidal hatred toward Jews in generations of Palestinians, all he cared about was stabbing as many civilians as possible.
By TED CRUZ
Israel needed to give honor to Taylor, regardless of the tragic circumstances of his passing.
By DOV LIPMAN