09.26.2016 | 23 Elul, 5776
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
Over 70 American academics call for targeted boycott of Israeli settlements
Mashaal to step down as Hamas leader next year
US judge says Facebook has ‘moral obligation’ to contain terrorist rhetoric
Former top Yisrael Beytenu leaders likely to face corruption indictments
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Over half of religious-Zionist women want female halachic adviser
Netanyahu: No matter US election results, we'll have a friend in the White House
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Israel defeats Great Britain advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Maccabi TA crushes Hapoel 5-0 in derby
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
'Russia and US tensions over Syria dangerous for Israel'
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Clinton assures Netanyahu she will enforce Iran deal
‘Trump won’t jettison Judea and Samaria,’ advisor says
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
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Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
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All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
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IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
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Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
The terrorist was reported to be a 14-year-old Palestinian male who approached soldiers and brandished a knife.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The son of murder victim Richard Lakin, who was shot in the head and repeatedly stabbed by a terrorist on a bus in Jerusalem last October, is doing something about it, in his father’s name.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
It was with disappointment and disgust, that I read that the Palestinian Scout Association, a World Organization of the Scout Movement member, named its leadership- training course after a terrorist.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
Security forces shoot Palestinian girl, 13, in leg after she failed to heed to calls to stop approaching checkpoint.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Shin Bet to increase security measures after latest wave of attacks in Jerusalem, Hebron.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The would be attacker was reportedly related to the terrorist who killed an Israeli teen in her Kiryat Arba home in June.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The UN Statement by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said he was “disturbed” by the sudden spike in violence.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,TOVAH LAZAROFF
It was the third attack of the day, the second in Hebron.
Following a spate of eight attacks over the past four days in Jerusalem and the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for heightened security.
Both soldier and terrorist have been transported to a hospital.
The attacks over the weekend carry the characteristics of the current terrorism wave: “lone wolves,” young terrorists and weapons that can be found anywhere, such as a knife or cars.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The soldiers on scene returned fire, killing the terrorist; attack follows four incidents on Friday.
As long as there is even a small amount of Jewish terror, the issue will not go away from the public sphere and will continue to sharpen the criticism of Israel’s house demolition policy.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Likud Minister Gilad Erdan blamed the sudden spike on Palestinian incitement on social media during the holiday period, when an increased number of Jews visit the Old City and the Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON,DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YAAKOV LAPPIN
US Brig. Gen. (ret.) Russell Howard thinks the US can cope with ongoing terror threats, but expressed concerns over Europe.
A video of the shooting shows the officers firing on the vehicle after it stopped, conflicting with initial reports.
All the technical equipment and transmitters were confiscated. Five of the station's employees were arrested in the raid.
There were no reported injuries in either incident.
This operation was the largest to take place in the last year in the West Bank, the IDF stated.
Israeli authorities arrest east Jerusalem man on charges of suspected terror activity shortly after release from prison for attempting to poison Israelis in 2002.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
Muhammad Jamal al-Kalouti was killed by Border Police in March shootout • 6 terrorists’ bodies remain in state hands.
Throughout the night, IDF forces arrested five wanted Palestinians across the West Bank, one of whom is suspected of involvement in terrorism, mass disturbances and violence towards civilians.
Settler movements pressure government to implement its policy against illegal structures, claims the PA is behind the constructions to gain control in Area C.
Police searching for Arab assailant in A-Tur neighborhood.
According to the indictment he made up his mind to attack, kill Jews and become a martyr after seeing Jews on the Temple Mount.
A two-month investigation showed that Hamas redirected tens of millions of dollars – 60 percent – of the organization’s budget to its “military" wing.
The Tel Aviv based civil rights center Shurat Hadin notified the Australian government about the issue in 2012.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Police and security guards continue heightened security throughout capital and rail route following July’s failed suicide bombing.
According to the Israeli mission at the UN, during the current wave of violence 47 of the acts of terrorism against Israelis have been carried out by Palestinian youth.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
A senior diplomatic source said that Israel has no perfect solution to the tunnel problem, and neither does any other country.
Jewish institutions urged to keep up morale in the face of recent attacks in the US.
The FBI reported last year that 57 percent of reported anti-religious hate crimes had an anti-Jewish bias.
Jewish community center is bombarded with abusive messages after the venue hosted a debate between the the UK Labour leader and his party election rival, Own Smith.
New York City Councilman Brad Lander called the lecture “highly distressing.”
"Terrorism is one possibility being explored at this stage," police said in a statement.
The petition, signed by dozens of academics and celebrities, appeared Sunday in the Journal de Dimanche under the title “We, French-Muslims, are ready to assume our responsibilities.”
Malgré les attaques qui se succèdent sur son sol, l’Europe refuse d’admettre l’ampleur
de la gangrène terroriste
By ORIT ARFA
The incident came as New York City was on edge after a bomb planted by an alleged terrorist blew up wounding 29 people in the Chelsea neighborhood earlier this week.
A New York tale: Two men find bag, remove bomb, take bag
Resident: “It’s scary. But that’s New York! It’s life now. It’s unfortunate but this is the world we live in."
The man made references to Allah and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he assaulted them at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud.
"Around 200 people in Australia are being investigated for providing support to individuals and groups in the Syria-Iraq conflict."
"Why should the end result be different between how Saudi Arabia and the PA are treated if their goal was the same? Why are they viewed so differently?"
Fifteen years on from 9/11, threats are metastasizing in the dark.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Police spokeswoman says several people were involved in an argument, police received emergency calls with reports of the incident.
He emphasized that sharing information through INTERPOL’s global network is vital to better identifying and preventing suspected foreign terrorists from traveling.
How does Europe’s strongest country face the new threats of terrorism?
Two assailants who had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du -Rouvray near Rouen were killed in a police operation to end the assault.
There was no known motive for the shooting in Germany's third largest city, which went into lockdown with transport halted and highways sealed off immediately after the attack.
As the world lives under a growing shadow, the ICT marks its 20th anniversary with a simulation of a jihadi chemical attack on a European city
Following the cabinet meeting he held security consultations about the situation with Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and top police, Shin Bet, and IDF officials.
By HERB KEINON,YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
In July, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan charged that Facebook bore part of the blame for the terrorist murder of 13-year-old Hallel Ariel in Kiryat Arba.
By HERB KEINON
Speakers included embassy representatives as well as representatives from the Jewish National Fund and family members of Israeli victims of the attacks.
By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said it lacked jurisdiction over the Lebanese bank.
The Defense Ministry's view on returning bodies has changed with Liberman switching Ya'alon.
“As time passes, it becomes more and more obvious that the Palestinians learned from Israel that the return of the bodies causes the country to close ranks.”
Representatives from India's Border Security Force are reportedly due to visit Israel later in August as part of the acquisition of the detection system.
“After reviewing intelligence, undercover police units searched the area and arrested the suspect who carried out the attack and lives in A-Tur.”
Israeli UN representative Danon said he believes his counterparts will "return home with a better understanding of [Israel’s] need to stand strong in the face of the threats to its security."
At cabinet meeting, PM says preliminary check found support from European countries, including France, to a number of organizations that incite against and call for boycott of Israel.
The Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War helps people come to terms with the ‘transparent injury’ of PTSD that so many don‘t even realize they have.
By PAUL ALSTER
Journalist Ben Ehrenreich paints a portrait of the Tamimi family in Nabi Saleh and their struggles.
By BEN FISHER
“The council cannot rely on facts and evidence found in press articles and information from the internet,” European Court of Justice advocate-general charges.
Terrorism is first and foremost an idea, which, like a virus, spreads, thrives under certain conditions, and changes form.
Speaking in an interview with Bild newspaper, Thomas de Maiziere said there were currently at least 520 "potential attackers" in the country.
The son of a radical Imam in Belgium has confessed to recruiting extremists in order to carry out terror attacks.
The Daily Beast claims that it exclusively obtained the official ISIS-stamped files that provide examples of inner-turmoil afflicting various ranks of Islamic State's expansive operations.
The blast comes only six days after 50 people were killed and 69 wounded by an explosion at a Kurdish wedding.
At least 50 people were killed when the bomber detonated his explosives among people dancing on the street at a wedding party in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday.
More than a million people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere arrived in Germany last year.
Claims of potential breach risk at southern Turkey's Incirlik base are made in report issued by the Washington-based Stimson Center.
A string of threatening posts allegedly offered an online video tutorial on how to assemble a suicide belt.
nstead of urging supporters to travel to its self-proclaimed caliphate, it encouraged them to act locally using any means available.
The truth is, even the best intelligence in the world can’t spot and foil “lone wolf” terror plans.
A number of democracies have been forced to grapple with the moral dilemmas of waging a war with terrorism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
European and UN delegations that visit Israel normally take the opportunity to criticize the attempts to protect itself from terrorist threats.
An ocean separates Jerusalem and New York, but today we feel twinned – like the towers.
By BARBARA SOFER
The 9/11 attacks did not noticeably influence discourse abroad on the Israeli/Arab conflict, or generate any additional sense of identification with victims of terrorism here, for several reasons.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Israelis rely on their government to retaliate against terrorism with force. Americans, however, are generally mere spectators to Middle East violence.
By THANE ROSENBAUM
This is a religious war of radical Islamist groups in opposition to everyone else, including their moderate Muslim brethren.
By TZIPI LIVNI
Was the Koran behind such evil, or was it hijacked, like the planes-turned-bombs? Were all Muslims to be held accountable for the act of a few radicals, or would they join in the fight to root out their bad seeds?
By RUTHIE BLUM
The reluctance of the government to take all possible measures to prevent terrorism may pave the way for radical elements in the opposition to take power.
By BOAZ GANOR
Attrition is a double-edged sword; Al-Qaida power was finally eroded to such a degree as to
make the organization ineffective.
By DANNY ORBACH
In June, Kerry went as far as to say that refrigerators and air-conditioners are a threat on a par with mass murder.
Smart police work doesn’t involve castigating a whole community as suspicious, it involves educating police not to be naturally suspicious.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Israel, Hamas and the laws of war
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
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
The fight against international terrorism is a historical battle but also a moral battle.
By GILA GAMLIEL
The West currently treats Muslim “grievances” as rational. Thus the extremists seem to come from nowhere. They do not.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
For some time there has been unsubstantial rumors that Islamic State operatives were training in Cape Town.
By LIONEL SLIER
Iran 'dominant regional power' after nuclear deal, GOP nominee says.
Conservative Indiana governor says proposed temporary ban on immigrants from areas "compromised by terrorism" would apply to individuals of all religions.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD