07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Elkin-Katz bond holding up cabinet reshuffle
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Beersheba set for next continental challenge
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Ebay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Anti Israelis protestors in Philadelphia call out "long live intifada"
In a first for women, Clinton to accept presidential nomination
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
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Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
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Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
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
Sha'aban al-Sayed, whose son Hisham disappeared in Gaza in 2015, dismisses recent protests held over the Israel-Turkey deal as unhelpful.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Anonymous Hamas official said that an important meeting between Hamas delegation and the Turkish intelligence regarding a possible prisoner deal took place several weeks ago.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
A senior diplomatic source said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will announce the agreement, and explain its elements, at a press conference at noon in Rome.
By HERB KEINON
Zionist Union lawmaker: It has been a long time since an MK appeared officially in Turkey
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Turkey denies that it has dropped the demand that Israel lift the blockade of Gaza.
Hamas official mistakenly identifies MK Eichler as non-existent rabbi who called to poison Palestinian water supply.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri is said to have played a role in the kidnapping and murder of American-Israeli Naftali Fraenkel and Israelis Eyal Yifrah and Gil-Ad Shaer.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
"The pope is on no crusade. He is not trying to organize wars or build walls but he wants to build bridges," spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told reporters.
Hundred of Christians, Muslims and Jews gather to celebrate coexistence.
"I am one of the first political leaders officially declaring that anti-Semitism is a crime," he said.
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
Report cites information allegedly obtained by intelligence officials from arrested ISIS operatives regarding "an imminent" attack.
The bloodshed shocked the nation of almost 80 million, where the army last used force to stage a successful coup more than 30 years ago.
Ninety people were killed, including many civilians after a faction of the armed forces tried to seize power using tanks and attack helicopters
Riot police break up a rally for transgender people in Istanbul, where authorities have banned gay and transgender pride marches during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Turkish Jewish Journalist to ‘Post’: Despite the flaws of the current government, a military intervention is not and cannot be the answer.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The upheaval has lead to a massive drop in hotel prices around Turkey, which has seen a hit to its tourism industry due to a slew of deadly terror attacks, the latest on June 28.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The Turkish parliament was scheduled to deal with its part of the arrangement this week, and one unanswered question now is whether this will take place as scheduled.
“We must disconnect current interests from the past; we cannot remain apathetic,” Edelstein says.
By LAHAV HARKOV,LOGAN NEWMAN
"It’s too dangerous there, and they don’t like us," says one Israeli.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
MKs swarm Knesset podium yelling condemnations of Joint List lawmaker Haneen Zoabi and attempt to remove her from the stand.
Three ministers still undecided, PM holds tiebreaking vote.
By HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz welcomed the agreement, saying it was a sign the two countries had chosen “the way of peace.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Tourism plummeted, business boomed, Israel's relations with Cyprus and Greece took off and more.
The families said the agreement abandons their sons, because it does not include forcing Hamas to return the bodies.
Turkish PM says reconciliation deal with Israel will be signed Tuesday; Ankara to send first Gaza aid shipment next week.
Approving the agreement would put at long last an end to the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, and lead to the normalization of ties between the two countries.
An "educational video" titled, Cambrian Fossils and the Creation of Species, has this year been made available to educators as part of a Youngstown, Ohio teachers curriculum.
Kidnappers reportedly threatened to sell the 2 students - who were originally from the Beduin town of Rahat - to ISIS if their families failed to pay ransom.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
While Israel is demanding Turkey stop housing Hamas, Turkey has for years demanded that Israel lift its maritime blockade of Gaza, something Jerusalem has made clear it will not do.
State announces it will recognize victims as people targeted by a hostile action.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Erdogan makes remarks at Brookings institution in Washington.
By REUTERS,HERB KEINON
Advisory replaces one issued a day after the Istanbul attacks, in place since August 2014, that advised Israelis to refrain only from unnecessary travel to Turkey.
Erdogan, whose country continues to support and house Hamas, talks to Israeli president by phone after Istanbul attack that killed three Israelis.
Netanyahu's comments followed reports Monday in the Turkish media indicating that the bomber shadowed the Israeli tour group after they left their hotel.
Turkish authorities identified the suicide bomber behind Saturday's attack in Istanbul as a member of Islamic State.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Gold met with his counterpart, Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu.
The routine of war: 24 hours on the front line against ISIS.
By LAURA KELLY
Dismissals at the national carrier occurred after it was determined the employees were linked to a religious movement President Erdogan has said attempted to overthrow the government.
This fight to the bitter end has alarmed the West and unsettled the country of 80 million, which borders the chaos in Iraq and Syria and is a Western ally against Islamic State.
Erdogan accuses Fethullah Gulen, a charismatic US-based cleric, of masterminding the plot against him, which crumbled early on Saturday
Ex-Pentagon official: Erdogan liquidating his ‘suspected or imagined enemies’
Erdogan last month floated anew plans to build a replica of the barracks, site of a failed Islamist uprising in the early 20th century.
"No country can become an EU member state if it introduces the death penalty," says EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini amid concern over coup leaders' execution.
Revolution could have led to the end of Turkish aid for Gaza.
By ADAM RASGON,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"At least two F-16s harassed Erdogan's plane while it was in the air and en route to Istanbul. They locked their radars on his plane and on two other F-16s protecting him."
"This coup was obviously planned quite well but using a playbook from the 1970s," said Gareth Jenkins, a researcher and writer on military affairs based in Istanbul.
Among those detained were top military commanders, including the head of the Second Army which protects the country's borders with Syria, Iraq and Iran, according to local media reports.
See how the historic events in Tuekey unfolded.
Obama and Kerry announce their support of Erdogan amid coup in Turkey.
By MICHAEL WILNER
In the coming hours, narrative ownership will be critical, as both sides claim to be fighting to protect democracy and the rule of law in Turkey.
Follow the latest updated on the attempted coup in Turkey.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
More than 160 people were killed in violence that erupted late on Friday after a faction of the armed forces attempted to seize power using tanks and attack helicopter.
Turkish pragmatism overtakes Islamism – not Islamist but Erdoganist.
The rapprochement with Israel is part of a broader retreat from the neo-Ottomanism that until recently guided Turkish foreign policy.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The 'Lady Leyla' vessel is the first aid ship sent by Turkey since Ankara and Jerusalem signed a deal last week reconciling a six-year rift in diplomatic ties.
By MAARIV ONLINE,JPOST.COM STAFF
Amir Mousavi, a former advisor to Iran's defense minister, wrote on Facebook that as long as Turkey continues to support terror in Syria, it will suffer the repercussions.
The IHH denounced the agreement for the restoration of diplomatic ties between Ankara and Jerusalem as amounting to the acceptance of Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip
A June warning message reportedly mentioned the names of potential targets, including Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Two senior Hamas official brushed off a Turkish report according to which Hamas gave its blessing for the Israeli-Turkish deal after Turkey's president updated Hamas's chief about the deal.
Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu signs accord for the Turkish side in Ankara.
"A serious security problem occurred in the Middle East after the so-called Arab Spring," says Turkish Foreign Ministry official Mesut Ozcan.
Presidential sources say Erdogan and Meshaal discussed efforts to ease disagreements among Palestinians and aid provided by Turkey.
"We will multiply our descendants. They talk about population planning, birth control. No Muslim family can have such an approach."
Binali Yildirim, a close ally of Erdogan for around two decades, will be the sole candidate for the AKP leadership at a special party congress on Sunday.
Davutoglu’s attitude toward Israel and the Jews was not seen as much different or better than Erdogan’s.
‘Erdogan is the most powerful leader in Turkish history,’ former lawmaker tells ‘Post.'
Former Pentagon official: Erdogan is trying to Islamize Europe quickly. That is what open borders would mean.
Commemorative events will be held throughout the world this year under the shadow of the ongoing violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
By UDI SHAHAM
Ankara walking a tightrope amid ongoing crises.
Organization of Islamic Cooperation issue a communique saying it "deplores" Iran's interference in internal affairs of regional players.
Merkel, who needs Erdogan to deal with migrant crisis, stresses importance of artistic freedom.
By MICHELLE MARTIN AND MADELINE CHAMBERS/REUTERS
The ISIS-affiliated news agency, Amaq, reported Monday that "a security detachment that belongs to ISIS shot yesterday the journalist Zaher al-Shurqat, who anchors anti-ISIS TV programs."
Talks of reconciliation have continued on and off for months, with frequent reports in the Turkish media of an impending breakthrough.
Ambassador Vitaly Churkin says plundered antiquities were largely smuggled through Turkish territory.
By LOUIS CHARBONNEAU/REUTERS
Two Turkish-flagged passenger boats carrying 131 migrants set sail from Lesbos to Turkey.
Turkey summoned the German ambassador to Ankara over the satirical broadcast, according to 'Spiegel' magazine.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan condemned the attacks in Brussels that killed at least 30 people on Tuesday and said there was no difference between terror organizations.
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’
Turkish interior minister names Mehmet Ozturk, born in 1992 in Gaziantep, as Saturday's suicide bomber.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
Founder of omnipresent social media platform responds to recent deadly attacks in Istanbul, Brussels, and Lahore.
What message does the Turkish judiciary and government convey to both the Turkish public and to the world by acquitting a jihadi terrorist who proudly praised his shooting of a Russian pilot?
By ROBERT JONES
Gülen is emerging as a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and we should care.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
Sending a delegation of Knesset members to Armenia was an important step in the right direction. Let us hope that Israel chooses values over our interests in international relations.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Turkish citizens (or those of any nationality) can file a complaint and request to initiate criminal proceedings against alleged violations in relation to the incident.
By AMICHAI COHEN AND TAL MIMRAN
The IDF released the video. It clearly showed how the soldiers had been attacked. The problem was that it was too late.
By YAAKOV KATZ
What we might be witnessing in the future therefore is not the proverbial clash of civilizations between the Christian and the Muslim worlds.
By OFRA BENGIO
Isn’t Turkey responsible for the security of the people on its territory?
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Simcha Damri, a retired kindergarten teacher from Dimona, was in Istanbul with her husband, Avi, taking part in a culinary tour along with other Israelis.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"Folks, there is something going on that is really really bad. It's bad," Republican presidential hopeful says.