Wascally Wabbit threatens coalition after PM's non-Kosher nosh
Netanyahu decides not to bring natural gas plan to the Knesset
Turkish delegation arrives in Israel to discuss investment in Palestinian business project
Which Member of Knesset was part of a deadly love triangle?
Everything’s coming up roses for ‘Bumblefoot’
Bike sharing scheme coming to Jerusalem but Shabbat war looms
Hadassah follows US centers in implanting embryonic stem cells into eye to treat AMD
Mysterious 2,000-year-old podium found near Temple Mount in City of David
Tackle football: Israel overcomes Spain in 1st competitive game
Maccabi TA edges Beersheba thanks to Zahavi
Judo: Israel ends World Championships with just one medal
Israelis fall short of finals at Beijing
2900 children of olim starting first year of school in Israel this week
Shaked hints at changes to judges’ selection to confront criticism of homogeneity
Supreme Court rejects former Balad MK appeal of 1 year jail sentence
'Threats and dangers changing shape and direction,' commander of key IDF West Bank brigade says
Israeli teacher under fire for participating in Nabi Saleh demonstrations
Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike to protest detention
In New York, Edelstein invites his Arab counterparts to meet him in Jerusalem
On the wings of ‘The Proud Bird’
Parents of Jewish journalist Sotloff open up to press one year after ISIS beheading
Soccer match in Germany ends in brawl amid anti-Semitic insults
Showers installed outside Auschwitz remind visitors of gas chambers
Lost Nazi train is merely a sliver of theft ‘beyond imagination,’ says historian
Merkel: Unacceptable how Iran continues to talk about Israel
Obama: US and Israel must improve Intel cooperation to stop Hezbollah from getting missiles
WATCH: Peres meets daughter of Iranian ayatollah in plea for peace
Cheney: Iran deal likely to lead to first use of nuclear weapon since WWII
ISIS partly destroys another ancient Roman temple in Palmyra, monitor says
Report: ISIS beheads 39 of its own members
Worth their weight in gold: ISIS reveals new coins to replace 'satanic conception of banks'
US confirms Islamic State computer expert killed in air strike
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Allergy experts urge taking kids with symptoms for evaluation to avoid problems as school start
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
Further export decline raises concern over economy
NIS 4 million budgeted for Tel Aviv businesses affected by light rail construction
Israel Housing Forecast: Prices on the rise
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
A fitting way to remember the fallen
Culture, religion and Israel’s economy
Young people in the Middle East must embrace peace
The Iran deal
Think About It: Parliamentary oversight of foreign policy
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Soldier?
Parshat Ki Tavo: A Wandering Aramean
Letters to a Lost Soldier - World War II is Finally Over in September, 1945!
The unwanted who keep coming
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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Exclusive: Salah Aruri was banned from Turkey after American pressure; Hamas wants him back as soon as possible.
By NOAM ROTENBERG
Rebuilding of Gaza after Operation Protective Edge also on the agenda.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Salah Aruri, a top Hamas operative who was released from an Israeli prison a few years ago, is in charge of rebuilding the Hamas infrastructure in the West Bank.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
In April, it was reported that only a quarter of the promised $3.5bn pledged to help rebuild Gaza after last summer's war between Hamas and Israel had been delivered.
Mehmet Görmez visits coastal enclave for first time; Haniyeh calls bond between Palestinians and Turkey, "reliable and sacred."
The visit comes at a nadir in Israeli-Turkish relations, amid vociferous and harsh rhetoric between their leaders.
By NIV ELIS
“Concealing or denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding without bandaging it!" Francis said.
By ARIEL COHEN
A five-year, $2.5 million government project has restored the synagogue's lead-clad domes and resplendent interior ahead of its Thursday re-opening.
When the final battle has been fought and won – or even in advance of that happy event – supporting the Kurds’ desire for an independent sovereign state would be a suitable gesture of appreciation.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Representatives of the community say three factors have given them hope this year: the pope’s support, the EU’s recognition of their genocide and Kim Kardashian’s visit to Jerusalem and Armenia
By Mati WAGNER,NOA AMOUYAL
Recent revelations indicate a laissez-faire attitude toward Islamic State oil-trading across the border, and to the transport of fighters across the border.
By JONATHAN SPYER
For many Armenians, the genocide of 1915 is not a thing of the past. Lebanon is now hosting a number of Syrian Armenian refugees who have been forced to flee fighting in neighboring Syria.
By ALEX YOUNG/THE MEDIA LINE
"I can't wait to explore our country and have some yummy food," the star wrote on social media after landing in Yerevan.
The Kurds may have kicked Islamic State out of Kobani, but 200,000 refugees remain in dire conditions on the Turkish side of the border.
The project, backed by Israeli, US, and the EU would allow for the export of goods duty free to the US; Foreign Ministry hosting delegation of Turkish reporters.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Top diplomat tells ‘Jerusalem Post’ that Israel is not holding negotiations with "unreformed" Hamas.
By HERB KEINON
Turkish choreographer Bedirhan Dehman presents his solo work for the first time in Israel
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
‘The phenomenon of Israeli Arabs leaving for Syria is a very dangerous one,’ says Shin Bet
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Comptroller had slammed poor briefings before ‘Marmara’ raid.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Turkey summons Israeli diplomat after 7 Turks denied entrance; Shin Bet said the 7 had links with Hamas
Alleged secret meeting comes just weeks after Turkish President Erdogan's AKP Party failed to win a majority in Turkish parliamentary elections.
Even though relations between Israel and Turkey are unlikely to improve, the election results could reverse Turkey's Islamization.
Two MKs will attend official centennial memorial ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, though Israel has not officially recognized the massacre of over a million Armenians as genocide.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Chabad representative in Nepal is calling the incident a Purim miracle after almost all passengers walk away unscathed.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz panned Ankara's decision to skip the Munich Security Conference.
The Munich Security Conference is an annual event that brings together some of the world's top policy makers in foreign and defense policy.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,REUTERS
The path to renewed cooperation with Ankara runs through Syria and the Palestinian track
By MOSHE MAOZ
Armenians remain traumatized not only because of the annihilation of their kin 100 years ago, but also by Turkey’s steadfast denial of the genocide.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
uthorities running refugee camps have allegedly introduced restrictions on freedom of movement following an attempt by a number of Yazidis to flee into Bulgaria.
By NICK ASHDOWN/THE MEDIA LINE
As elections near, Kurdish parties are gaining widespread support against Erdogan’s AK party – posing a serious threat to his autonomous hand.
By DIMITRI BETTONI
Also known as Thera, Santorini is part of the Cycladic group of islands and of interest to the casual vacationer, historian, archeologist, geologist, art enthusiast and nature lover.
By IRVING SPITZ
Before Passover, 10 students from Jerusalem’s Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies traveled to Turkey to take part in a unique community service trip; Both sides reflect.
By GABI BEHIRI,GEO POOR
The epicenter of rage is centered mostly in Turkey, mainly among the Kurdish population.
Diplomats say cutting Islamic State's access to the Turkish border, across which it has been able to bring foreign fighters and supplies, could be a game-changer.
“The current policy of Erdogan is not directed toward security, stability, peace and reconciliation in Turkey, but focused on the war and escalation.”
"He opened Turkey's airbases to crusaders and their jets to kill the Muslims in Islamic State," group charges.
Despite bilateral meeting in June, ideological differences will prove insurmountable barrier to peace.
Warring sides ceasefire in Zabadani, two villages; Iranian FM due in Damascus, to discuss peace plan.
BESA’s Inbar: It’s all domestic politics, with Turkish president rallying voters ‘around flag.’
At least 10 injured in police station bombing; 3 killed in subsequent gunfire; attacks in southeast kill four police, one soldier.
Turkish PM makes remarks in light of Ankara's strikes on Islamic State, Kurdish militants in drive for Syria "safe zone."
Turkish warplanes attacked IS targets in Syria for the first time Friday, joining a US-led coalition that has been bombing IS targets in Syria for the past 10 months.
Turkey has long been a reluctant partner in the US-led coalition against Islamic State.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a family member were allegedly involved in the complex graft operation.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Thousands of foreigners have crossed through Turkey, a NATO member, to join Islamic State over the past few years.
Under pressure from NATO members, Turkey has stepped up efforts to prevent foreign fighters crossing into neighboring Syria.
"New wave of refugees may emerge that would put EU face to face with more migrants."
As Kurdish forces gain ground in northern Syria, Ankara threatens intervention, fearing the formation of a contiguous de facto state.
This year the timing of the parade coincides with the holy month of Ramadan, something that could cause conservative Muslims to bristle.
The three sisters and their nine children left in May to make the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, but did not return home to Britain on June 11 as planned.
Erdogan’s hope of persuading parliament to change the constitution and grant himself Vladimir Putin-like unchecked powers has gone up in smoke.
Erdogan calls on quick formation of new government post Sunday's parliamentary elections.
Ruling AK Party expected to be largest party by far.
Turkish president ups criticism against foreign media with elections fast approaching.
US officials acknowledged ongoing discussions with Turkey about a range of options to step up the fight against Islamic State, but said no decisions had been made.
Weighing between nine and 14 tons, the Hurricane seats up to seven people who use it to engage in combat and reconnaissance missions.
Muhammed Fayyad was taking pictures at the Gazan Ministry of Endowments at the time of the assault.
Third mission for the "lifting of Gaza blockade" expected this summer; Organizers remain mum on details.
Turkish CEO "absolutely encourages" marriage amongst pilots to prevent depression, impulsive acts mid-flight similar to the plane-crash suicide induced by a Germanwings' pilot last month.
Turkish professor says that the Jews are destroying the entire world as they search for the ark containing the ten commandments.
Turkish president has accused Iran of attempting to dominate the region.
Both Twitter and video-sharing service YouTube were inaccessible for hours on Monday, after a Turkish court ordered the removal of images of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants.
Turkish president to meet with Rouhani, Khamenei, discuss bilateral relations, regional issues.
The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) had published a picture of the prosecutor with a gun to his head and said it would kill him unless its demands were met.
"If you still shake the hand of Assad, that handshake will be remembered throughout history."
Mevlut Cavusoglu says individual was caught who allegedly helped London schoolgirls who fled Britain to join Islamic State last month.
Crossing into Syria proves an easy feat for the aspiring Jihadi armed with a few dollars and with the help of a smuggler.
Court rules statement to be act of emotional violence, says emotionally wrecked wife must be compensated.
Former Pentagon official to ‘Post’: I think the big point is that it suggests Turkey has lost control of Islamic State; When you play with fire, you get burned.
“We understand that after arriving in Istanbul the girls met an Islamic State member who is charged with helping foreigners who want to join the group."
Fight reportedly broke out when members of ruling AK Party approached female member of pro-Kurdish party.
"Without any checks on my vehicle, which was loaded with arms, we were taken to the border with a military escort.”
Davutoğlu says government will not succumb to the Jewish lobby, the Armenian lobby or the lobby of the Turkish-Greek minority.
Turkey's Western allies have reacted with alarm to what they see as signs of erosion of the rule of law.
In a Reuters interview, Davutoglu said peace in the Middle East and the eradication of extremist groups would be virtually impossible without the establishment of a Palestinian state.
According to the Turkish daily 'Hurriyet', a university professor wrote an article in official state-sanctioned media warning of the rise of a Jedi movement among Christians.
“If water cannot be found for cleansing, other cleaning materials can be used," Diyanet declares.
For Ankara to have a strong role in the ever-changing region, it needs to reconcile with the Kurds. Anything less than that would backfire against Turkish interests across the Middle East.
By SIRWAN KAJJO
Even assuming that the Ottoman Empire duly gave the land away, it is not relevant to the current controversy.
By ARI BRIGGS
Turkey’s actions in the past few days have re-positioned the country to take a more muscular role in the Syria conflict.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Turkey has much to gain from the Kurds.
By DELOVAN BARWARI
It is always a welcome development when an autocrat- wannabe (even when he struts about in the guise of a democrat) is brought down a peg.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Turkey’s steady march of the past dozen years toward an authoritarian Islamist regime ran into a wall of voters who want a return to secular democracy.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Whatever the outcome is, the stakes are high for Erdogan.
By ABDUL BASIT ADEEL
In that interview published over a week ago, Obama said that the “venomous anti-Semitism” of the mullahs of Iran should not be a barrier to rational decision-making.
The fourth of May is a day of mourning for the Kurdish people.
By UZAY BULUT
For decades, Kurds in Turkey have systematically been constrained from speaking their mother tongue or uttering the name of their historic land.
Turkey and Saudi Arabia are watching developments in Syria closely.
By CAN KASAPOGLU
Samantha Power plays politics with the Armenian genocide.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The Armenian Genocide was more than just the attempted extermination of a people; it was the destruction of an ancient homeland.
By JANO BOGHOSSIAN
I find myself compelled to take strong public issue with a man I have known, respected, even admired, for almost four decades: Shabtai Shavit, the former director of the Mossad.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Turkish government has attempted to reduce tensions by removing a seismic exploration vessel and its escort ships from an area where the Republic of Cyprus has been drilling for offshore energy.
By MICHA’EL TANCHUM