AG’s office to rule on funding new settler visitor center during elections
Peres: Netanyahu can't feed the poor with declarations
Liberman to S. Korean colleague: Seoul knows what it is like to have bad neighbors
Finance Committee approves funding for settlements despite objections by leftist politicians
Chronic exposure to terror threat increases risk of natural death, says Hebrew U study
Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities add five new researchers to its prestigious ranks
Parents refusal of routine vitamin K injection after baby’s birth leads to neurosurgery
Planting seeds for peace and health
David's Sling 'can intercept warheads over enemy territory,' Rafael official tells 'Post'
WATCH: Israeli company develops smartphone for disabled
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Theater Review: Gorodish
Music with a spring
Audience participation required
Dreidel challenge puts new spin on breaking a Guinness World Record
Yellow-and-blue makes it seven straight
Mac TA cruises past Mac PT to cut gap from first place
Israel women’s basketball icon Liron Cohen retires
Glushko and Sela triumph for second straight year
Israeli who joined ISIS may have citizenship revoked
Fleeing civil war, thousands of Ukrainians take refuge in Israel
MK Stern: Defection of nat-relig rabbis to Yishai could increase hardline rabbinical influence
Primary candidates court Bayit Yehudi Anglos – 5-7% of the party
Feiglin to meet with gay activists
Herzog-Livni joint list leading Likud, Knesset Channel poll finds
Arab parties now close to a united list, MK says
8 Arab east Jerusalem residents indicted for using Facebook to incite terrorism
Construction of first Gazan Coca-Cola plant begins
Palestinian voices show dissent over statehood resolution at UN
'New Delhi considering changing policy of automatic support for Palestinians at UN'
Erekat: Kerry didn't ask us to hold off UN bid until after Israeli election
Anger simmers as EU Parliament shoots down anti-Semitism task-force
Czech Jews protest invitation of Putin to Holocaust memorial
Jewish Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son assaulted and robbed
A journey to Saskatchewan’s Jewish past
The Jewish roots of podcast sensation 'Serial'
Egyptian operations against terrorism redoubles as attacks continue
Turkey's Erdogan says birth control 'treason' against Turkish lineage
‘Yazidi women dragged by their hair, sold into sex slavery by ISIS for $25’
WATCH: Palestinian cleric says husbands must know password for wives' Facebook accounts
Latest report on Mossad’s ‘Hezbollah spy’ says he gave up details of Burgas bombing
The Lupolianski case – a test for Israeli society
Israel against the forces of sentimental appeal
December 22: Shame, Shame
Dotting I’s and crossing T’s while negotiating possible employment
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
Papal visit generated significant rise in Christian tourism in first half of 2014
WATCH: Santa distributes Christmas trees to Jerusalem residents
WATCH: Jerusalem Latin Patriarch leads mass in Gaza ahead of Christmas
Christmas in the Holy Land: Pilgrims and the Virgin Mary
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.23.2014 | 1 Tevet, 5775
Shin Bet uncovers Hamas cell in West Bank with ties to Turkey, replacing Syria as its new center for overseas operations.
By HERB KEINON
Israel's leaders must stop their attacks on the city, Davutoglu warns.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu calls Israeli actions "nothing but barbarity to the core."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Foreign Ministry issues statement that a second group of 17 Palestinians wounded in the recent fighting will be flown to Turkey, each patient to be accompanied by family member.
Magen David Adom cooperated with the Foreign Ministry and the Turkish Red Crescent to transfer wounded to a hospital in Ankara.
"You just can't say that, just as you can't say that all Christians are fundamentalists. We have our share of them (fundamentalists). All religions have these little groups," Pope Francis said.
Abraham Foxman, who runs the ADL, calls move offensive, threatening.
Edirne governor: When those bandits blow winds of war inside al-Aksa and slay Muslims, we build their synagogues.
Jewish academics, media figures and authors argue that they have no obligation to comment on “Israel’s latest attack on Gaza.”
By SAM SOKOL
Report says companies won’t implement projects without Erdogan’s consent.
By SHARON UDASIN
From the point of view of the West, Turkey’s antagonism towards Syria’s President Bashar Assad outweighs any opposition it may have to IS.
By NEVILLE TELLER
The Western powers can perfectly well see what game Turkey is playing – standing by while IS slowly but surely crushes its traditional Kurdish enemies.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first plane crash in Israel and the centenary since the outbreak of WWI.
By GIL ZOHAR
“We are concerned when civil society or political leaders call on the Jewish community to denounce Israel,” says State Department’s special envoy for combating anti-Semitism.
Turkish Cypriot official delivers surprise talk at Tel Aviv energy conference.
Woman, who told police she was an atheist, posted photo to her Twitter account and angered the Ankara mayor.
40 countries involved in the coalition have acquiesced to the requests of the Obama administration.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Turkish president demanded apology after Biden said Erdogan admitted Turkey was wrong for allowing foreign fighters to cross border into Syria.
“The world is bigger than five,” says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
By ANNA HIATT
'Der Spiegel' reported that the US National Security Agency and Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency had carried out "wide-scale spying against Turkey."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits 15 Palestinians injured in Gaza who were flown into Ankara for medical treatment as Turkey seeks to expand regional role.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
77-year-old man and his 69-year-old wife were found in their Istanbul home; police investigating, suspect couple's caretaker.
A lengthy conflict on the Sinai border would increase regional instability and be exploited by terrorists; however, should Israel significantly weaken Hamas and its jihadi allies, it would reduce the threat level on Egypt.
By ZVI MAZEL
ICC's ruling says that the incident did not rise to the level of severity of broad-based war crimes allegations which the ICC is empowered to deal with.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A plot for the ANZAC museum already has been allocated and an architect commissioned.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
MDA teams transport 18 people wounded in Gaza to Tel Aviv where they boarded Turkish aircraft that flew them to Ankara for treatment.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
At 94, Hagana veteran Tamar Eshel looks back on a life of impressive and extraordinary achievements.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
The oft-repeated Erdogan quote that analysts cite again and again bears repeating – that democracy is a train that you get off once you reach your destination.
Since the rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, human rights activists have criticized the government for its treatment of dissent in the press.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Expert on Gulf affairs to ‘Post’: US should consider removing its military base from Arab country, "Qatar and Turkey are in Congress’s sights."
"Turkey will continue to fight against Israel's anti-humanitarian and outrageous actions," Turkish president says.
Almost a million students are enrolled in "imam hatip" schools this year, up from just 65,000 in 2002, when Erdogan's party first came to power.
Turkish Shi'ite cleric: By forming and supporting the Islamic State Takfiri group, the Zionists are now employing that as an instrument, and pursuing their objectives in this way
The basis for such a case is that Qatar and Turkey have each supported Hamas in some way.
Erdogan: Foreigners love oil, gold, diamonds, and cheap labor of Islamic world. They like the quarrels of the Middle East. Believe me, they don’t like us.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: The governor made a mistake; We condemn the atrocities against the al-Aksa Mosque, but we cannot look at the Jews here with an evil eye.
"You cannot place a mother breastfeeding her baby on an equal footing with men."
"Muslim sailors had arrived in the shores of America in 1178," Turkish president says.
Former Pentagon official: Even if Erdogan swore allegiance to al-Qaida, NATO could not expel Turkey
The US embassy described the video, apparently filmed by one of the gang, as "appalling" and condemned the attack.
Turkish President Erdogan calls on the UN Security Council to take action amid upheaval in Jerusalem tensions.
The military has been instructed to cease watching the show as part of its new “protection of students” regulations.
Prosecutors found "reasonable basis" to believe IDF troops committed war crimes, although crimes in question were not of sufficient gravity to fall under court's jurisdiction, according to document.
As the war on Islamic State reaches Turkey’s border, its victims include Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s vision of a Turkish-led Sunni world.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Washington based Turkish expert to ‘Post’: “Though Turkey's conservative AKP government would rather have KRG dominate among the Syrian Kurds, it may be a tall order for Ankara's Kurdish policy."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Turkey is “throwing a bone to try to get the US to commit itself against [Syrian President Bashar] Assad,” says Israeli expert.
Announcement marks a significant policy shift by Ankara -a government that has long been hostile to Kurdish nationalists
Incident raisea security fears at Istanbul's Ataturk airport as no security camera footage captured those responsible for mysterious blessings.
Turkish president says new embodiments of famous British intelligence officer are "disguised as journalists, religious men, writers and terrorists.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
"We have not asked for the Turks to send ground forces of their own into Syria," US National Security Advisor Susan Rice says.
Turkey passed a mandate for cross-border military operations in Syria and Iraq but has so far refused to join the military coalition against Islamic State.
American team to arrive in Ankara next week to continue planning, State Department announces.
Monitoring group says extremist fighters have overtaken at least 40% of Kobani.
Turkey wants a no-fly zone and a safe zone in northeastern Syria, to host bases to be used to attack the Islamic State terrorist network.
The Tawhid-Salam group is suspected of conducting illegal surveillance in Turkey.
Turkish deputy prime minister calls for integrated ‘EU’ of Middle East at World Economic Forum in Istanbul.
Jordanian authorities continued their campaign against supporters of Islamic State, arresting 87 Salafi Islamic State supporters.
Lifting the blockade on Gaza and creating a Palestinian state is a “moral necessity,” Erdoğan says.
Turkish paper reports suspected Islamic State member being treated in the country’s Mehmet Akif Inan State Hospital.
Diplomats, soldiers, children abducted three months ago in Iraq are back home.
Turkish deputy PM defends country from criticism for not joining military campaign against Islamic State, points to 49 Turkish hostages by group as reason.
Turkey has also been reported as a possible destination for Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal.
Arab media reported that the Doha-based Mashaal was considering relocating to Tunisia, Turkey or Malaysia after Muslim Brotherhood leaders expelled from emirate.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Erdogan who supports the Muslim Brotherhood regionally, seeks Syria’s downfall at the hands of the Islamists.
Ankara is one of Washington's main allies in the region but has so far conspicuously avoided committing to the new military campaign.
In open letter ADL chief says to Erdogan that he is “deeply pained by your unfair and one dimensional characterization of the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas.”
Ahmet Davutoglu offered no suggestion of any change of emphasize in policies pursued with greater or lesser vigor over the last 11 years by Tayyip Erdogan.
Doha and Ankara have been supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups throughout the Middle East.
Aid campaign initiated by Turkish PM and president-elect has garnered nearly $21 million for Palestinians.
Pentagon broadens air campaign on the Islamic State; car bombs kill twelve in Baghdad; UN, Vatican call for greater mobilization against terrorist group.
Activist says no date has been set for the flotilla to depart but said the group wanted to set off before the end of the year.
Despite series of high-profile statements by PM Erdogan blasting Israel, demanding Turkish Jews denounce Jewish state’s actions in Gaza, local community has largely been silent.
“This is a victory for Jerusalem, Gaza and Ramallah. All Palestine welcomes this victory," Izzat al-Risheq says.
The same organization that launched the 'Mavi Marmara' in 2010 says it will make second attempt to break Israeli blockade on the Strip.
President-elect vows reconciliation after Turkish win; supporters laud Turkey's economic transformation.
Erdogan’s vision is one that fits alongside that of the Arab Muslim Brotherhood movement throughout the region.
Opponents of Turkish PM say his victory would lead to increasingly authoritarian, polarized nation.
Opposition MP in Ankara: Both our governments are missing out on economic, peace opportunities.
In a country where the voters are Muslim, those with the more anti-Semitic “insights” get ahead, says deputy foreign minister.
MEMRI report on interview of jihadi: 'We will build the Islamic state in the territories from Tigris to Jordan and Palestine and to Lebanon. Sunni Law will rule.'
Turkish ambassador to US calls on US Jews to condemn Israel's policies in Gaza.
This Turkish film is gorgeous but soporific
By HANNAH BROWN
Wounded Gaza residents transferred to Israel and flown to Turkey as newly elected Turkish President Erdogan seeks to evacuate thousands more.
Turkey is eager to re-establish itself as a powerhouse in a rapidly changing Middle East.
Turkish leader: Israel is upset with Turkey because “we are trying to stop this genocide.”
Proposed resolution warns of anti-Semitism in Europe in reaction to Gaza campaign.
Customs agents at the Ashdod port were surprised to find a suspicious package of ball bearings in an industrial chocolate mixer from Turkey.
By NIV ELIS
Report claims Obama also said he believes that 'quiet would be met with quiet' if Israel immediately stops all military activity in Gaza.
Turkey is a proud republic, the foreign policy of which was founded on the motto of “peace at home, peace in the world.” Its foreign policy is nothing else but an extension of that motto.
By DOGAN ISIK
“The owners put the biggest burdens on my children because they are Syrians” says a Syrian activist, refusing to continue the interview.
By MOHAMMED RUZGAR
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
The time has come for Washington to reconsider who its real regional allies are.
By JPost Editorial
An interview with Jonathan Schanzer, vice-president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an expert on terrorist financing.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
The only ones fighting Islamic State inside Turkey seem to be the Kurds.
president-elect Erdogan’s election strategy offers no solution for structural contradiction between meeting rising Kurdish expectations, maintaining Turkish right-wing nationalist support.
By MICHA’EL TANCHUM
The increasingly autocratic Erdogan has carved out a reputation as one of the most virulently anti-Israel and anti-Semitic world leaders today.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.
Israel must put a decisive end to Operation Protective Edge by dismantling the military capabilities of Hamas – by diplomatic or military means.
By OPHIR FALK,MICHAEL SEGALL
The damage done by Erdogan has helped to unleash anti-Jewish invective by Turkish imams in Germany and The Netherlands.
By ABRAHAM COOPER
Twelve hours earlier we were all on a plane from Istanbul, Turkey, headed for Ben-Gurion International Airport.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF