Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
Knesset Aliya committee criticizes conditions at Mevaseret absorption center
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Rivlin tells Arab journalists: We must be Israelis not Jews or Arabs
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WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
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Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
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PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
Israel was faced with a choice: either a watered-down resolution without any real operative significance that the EU countries would support, or a much tougher resolution.
By HERB KEINON
Text of UNHRC resolution backs last week’s report by the fact-finding mission of the Gaza Conflict Commission of Inquiry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
United Nations body calls on Israel, Palestinians to prosecute Gaza war crimes.
Yesh Atid leader sends letter condemning report on last summer's war to diplomats from 30 countries.
By GIL HOFFMAN
At Geneva UN protest, World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer says members on the council "point fingers at Israel to deflect attention from their own disturbing human rights record back home."
By SAM SOKOL
Opponents of the report, including the State of Israel, are upset that it appears to equate the IDF with the Hamas terrorist group.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The Foreign Ministry says UN Gaza report commissioned by a "notoriously-biased institution, given an obviously-biased mandate, and initially headed by a grossly-biased chairperson, William Schabas."
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
The Foreign Ministry says the report “was commissioned by a notoriously-biased institution, given an obviously-biased mandate, and initially headed by a grossly-biased chairperson, William Schabas.”
Bensouda recognized “Palestine” as a state in January and has opened a preliminary examination of alleged war crimes against the IDF and the Palestinians during the 2014 Gaza war.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Eviatar Manor spoke in advance of the upcoming report on last summer's war with Hamas, in which Israel is expected to be charged with war crimes.
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein: "It is my hope the [UNHRC Gaza] report will pave the way for justice to be done to all civilians who fell victim to the fighting last year."
Foreign Ministry’s robust report on the 2014 Gaza war was meant to strike hard and deep at the United Nations Human Rights Council report.
Israel remains the only country for which a special investigator is permanently assigned.
Report also heavily criticizes NGOs that have filed reports and statements alleging the IDF committed war crimes during July-August war.
United Nations secretary-general criticizes Israel over impact on children of last summer's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
By REUTERS,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Whether to include Israel on list is a politically charged issue for Israel and the United States.
United Nations secretary-general says failure to reconstruct Gaza will "surely light the fuse" for another conflict.
Report lists countries where serious violations against children's rights have occurred.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
In visit to Jerusalem, US Republican presidential hopeful tells Netanyahu a nuclear agreement with Tehran must be verifiable.
The international interference could end up backfiring and encouraging Palestinians to stay away from the negotiating table.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
UN chief Ban says will seek "realistic options" for Mideast peace process after new Israel government is sworn in.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Nickolay Mladenov, who replaced Robert Serry as UN peace envoy in February, laments failure to implement Palestinian unity deal.
The defining issue in the case is whether the UN report will view the IDF’s targeting principles and investigations of its own soldiers as reasonable.
Risk created by the hiding of weapons at UN premises being used as emergency shelters.
"War has never been the choice of the state of Israel. Our choice is, as it always was, the path of peace."
“I strongly urge the incoming government to reaffirm Israel's commitment to the two-state solution,” UN chief says.
No injuries were reported and it was not immediately clear what caused the explosion.
PA president angry that Israel took out a third of the funds to pay for services rendered to the Palestinian population by Israel, including electricity, water, and hospital services.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In documentary presented to the UN, Hamas appears to acknowledge that it is breaking international law by training and indoctrinating child soldiers.
US was the only country to stand with Israel and to vote against four resolutions that dealt with the Palestinian territories and the Golan Heights.
Upon leaving job, outgoing UN Middle East envoy Robert Serry says he feels disheartened.
US Jewish leader says valid to criticize American Jewry, comes out against ‘character assassination’ of Oren.
By HERB KEINON,JASON SHALTIEL
The panel was called The Alarming Rise of Global anti-Semitism: A Rapidly Gathering Storm, using a term coined by the late British prime minister Winston Churchill for the rise of Nazi Germany
Organizers, representing a range of Jewish groups, named June 1 as International Farhud Day.
One of the Israeli inventions being featured is the Respimometor, from RespiDx, for early diagnosis of pneumonia.
By STEPHANIE GRANOT
White House reportedly considering a suspension of sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile work.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PRC statement says Israeli allegations have no credence; are solely based on Israeli intelligence and other sources from within Israel.
Official UN status as an NGO gives groups access to UN premises and opportunities to attend or observe many events and conferences at United Nations sites around the world.
A UN expert group said this week there were at least 25,000 foreigners from more than 100 countries fighting in various organizations tied to al-Qaida globally.
US representatives say country should do better in police treatment of minorities.
Israel has stayed away from gatherings of NPT signatories since 1995 in protest at resolutions it regarded as biased against it.
Names considered inappropriate knocked off official list of hurricane names on rotation every six years.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is investigating allegations of explosives tests and other activity by Iran.
American ambassador to UN says US disappointed “that this council does not acknowledge the violent attacks [by Palestinian armed groups] against Israel.”
PM says United Nations body "is not really interested in facts and human rights."
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Leading opposition MKs joined Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in intensive efforts to lobby the world's “reasonable countries” against supporting an anti-Israel resolution.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
Army Radio reports that prime minister told Liberman that Israel mulling a halt in cooperation with UN body following release of Gaza report.
MK Ariel undeterred, vows to regulate the matter.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
"We challenge the very mechanism which created it,” State Department spokesman says.
Defense minister blasts UNHRC as "biased and hypocritical body"; slams report on 2014 Gaza war as "distorted."
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Education minister blasts inquiry report on last summer's conflict between Israel and Hamas.
By LAHAV HARKOV
UNHRC commision of inquiry chair says IDF should have changed the way it conducted the war after understanding the level of civilian casualties that were occurring.
Israel UN Ambassador says report biased against Israel, denies Israel violations of international law.
Netanyahu: 'Some who want to impose terms on Israel pretend that the dangers we face are not real dangers at all.'
Uruguay has broken out of the bloc of countries that automatically vote against Israel, and has supported Israel in recent votes in international and regional bodies.
Israel is both seen and heard at 8th Annual UN Commission for the Rights of People with Disabilities
Western diplomatic sources say that EU may levy sanctions against Israel unless an initiative is presented to break the stagnation in the peace process.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
Israeli envoy to UN addresses Jerusalem Post Annual Conference.
Israel’s neighbor demands a halt to “Israeli violations” of its sovereignty.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Official statements are critical of Egypt’s hard-line paper, INSS program head tells ‘Post’.
Likud women call for PM to balance out the mostly-male government with more female ministers.
While Ban condemned the deaths in harsh terms and laid responsibility at Israel’s feet, the report did not accuse Israel of war crimes.
Lassina Zerbo: I hope to demonstrate that the CTBT is a sound framework to foster international and regional security cooperation.
By YOSSI MELMAN
According to UNICEF’s annual report, 2014 was a “devastating” year for millions of children worldwide.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
For several hours, country after country protested Israeli violations of human rights in the Palestinian territories, including Algeria which went so far as to accuse Israel of genocide.
The step is unprecedented at the 47-member state forum where Washington unfailingly defends Israel.
Detailed analyses of Protective Edge published by the Israel government, as well as a number of independent groups, hope to counter a biased UNHRC report.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
One man goes against the flow and challenges the majority view of Israel’s role in the Middle East.
By PAUL ALSTER
The US and the EU must induce negotiations on the basis of a new UN Resolution.
By ILAN BARUCH
In the past week UN chief Ban Ki-moon, 71 UN states and some 80 aid and human rights groups have urged the Security Council to act on the killing of civilians.
In her initial draft report, Leila Zerrougui had put Israel on an annex black list of the worst abusers of child rights that included ISIS and Boko Haram.
Syria's civil war, now in its fifth year, has killed more than 220,000 people.
According to report, IAEA is concerned about possible existence of undisclosed military dimensions to Tehran's past nuclear work.
Iran's deputy FM reiterates that Tehran will not permit inspectors access to the country's nuclear scientists, according to local media report.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty members fail to overcome points of contention on mid-east atomic weapons ban amid Iran nuclear talks.
Zainab Bangura urges Security Council to integrate protection of women into counter-terrorism agenda.
Negotiators pushing for "snapback" feature in deal to allow reinstatement of sanctions should Iran fail to comply with terms of deal.
Israel hospital treating peacekeeping forces injured from apparent stray fire from Syrian civil war.
Other key world powers would also be consulted, but not the militant groups Islamic State or Nusra Front, which are classified as "terrorist organizations."
When asked about Jolie's planned briefing, Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari responded: "She is beautiful."
The fighting had destroyed, damaged or disrupted at least five hospitals, 15 schools, Yemen's three main airports, two bridges, two factories and four mosques.
The UN secretary general says "The Saudis have assured me that they understand that there must be a political process. I call on all Yemenis to participate in good faith."
The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons.
Report warms of medium-term threat from new generation of foreign fighters through "plug and play social networks for future attack planning."
Israel's ambassador to the United Nations says "calamity" facing minorities in region cannot be ignored; highlights Israel as only place in Mideast minorities are free.
Palestinians seek a state in Gaza, the West Bank and east Jerusalem, lands Israel captured in 1967.
Instead of being part of the solution, sadly the United Nations is part of the problem.
By LIAT COLLINS
We live in a world where we strive to protect the minority from the tyranny of the majority.
By DORIAN ARBER-KORNOWSKI
Any attempt to impose the creation of a Palestinian state might well constitute an ultra vires act in violation of the UN Charter and international law.
By SHLOMO SLONIM
It’s an old story with a predictable punch line: Israel is no better than Hamas and other “armed groups” in Gaza.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Gilbert is a full-time propagandist from Norway who exploits medicine to promote hate.
Already, a strong report issued by NGO Monitor explores some of the many war crimes perpetrated by Hamas, which caused most of the civilian deaths in Gaza.
By JOEL H. GOLOVENSKY
There’s no other UN organ in which so many layers of unabashed hypocrisy overlap and contribute so cynically to the perpetuation of misery instead of assisting the cause of peace and prosperity.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Coalition agreements can be a lot like ‘Louie Louie,’ an early-1960s American hit that caught the attention of the FBI.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN