01.16.2017 | 18 Tevet, 5777
Germany: Israeli settlements must not undermine Mideast peace
Shin Bet foils Hamas cell trying to undermine PA rule in West Bank
Israeli MK unveils plan: A Palestinian autonomous region in West Bank
Israelis and PA to talk water after six-year freeze
Herzog and Edelstein agree: Not all criticism of Israel is antisemitism
Israeli zoo goes bananas: Monkey escapes Ramat Gan Safari
Police question 'Yediot' publisher for third time in Netanyahu graft case
Netanyahu has been repeatedly 'fired up' during our talks, says Obama
Israeli settler leaders to go to Washington for Trump inauguration
Analysis: Who benefits from the leaks?
Music, the country way
Archaeologists unearth jewelry likely removed from Nazi gas chamber victims
Classical Review: Mendi Rodan Orchestra
American rockers Grandaddy to make Israel debut
Hapoel TA continues winning form under coach Hadar
Maccabi massive favorite in Tel Aviv derby
Soccer: Beersheba extends gap at the top once more
Basketball: Maccabi Tel Aviv loses again, falls to Real Madrid
Israel, Jordan begin building free trade zone
Health Ministry asks NII to establish breast-milk bank
Religious woman ousted from hospital for ‘spiritual counseling’
Government approves plan to boost manpower in hi-tech sector
Emergency room visits decrease in 2015
A unique, one-stop shop for helpless youngsters
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Obama’s Middle East legacy: Tragic failure
The interregnum and first 100 days
Right from wrong: The cyber bikini intifada
January 16, 2017: School discipline
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Qatar pledges $12m. to assist Gaza in electricity crisis
Iran says it will not renegotiate nuclear deal
Jordan's King Abdullah reshuffles cabinet amid growing challenges
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israelis to travel abroad to honor fallen lone soldiers in hometowns
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Trump: Jared Kushner will 'broker Mideast peace' for the White House
Trump offers to end some Russian sanctions for nuclear arms cut
After Nazi comparison, CIA chief warns Trump to watch what he says
Report: Trump to meet with Putin in first foreign trip as president
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
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‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
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The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
Trump ally moves to remove reference to two-states from House resolution text.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Hier reportedly will offer readings, recite an original prayer and give Trump and incoming Vice President Mike Pence each a benediction at the Jan. 20 ceremony.
"We would have vetoed any resolution that sought to impose parameters or stated a view on final status issues."
US envoy to the UN Samantha Power addresses abstention by the US on UN Security Council Resolution 2334.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
President-elect Donald Trump said on Twitter that things would change after he takes office next month, and House Speaker Paul Ryan called the vote an "absolutely shameful" blow to peace.
According to SANA, the complaint accused Israel, among other countries, of planning the "terrorist war" in Syria.
By ASHER WEBER
Should the promise of a two-state solution survive Trump’s presidency, Obama hopes that Resolution 2334 will stand the test of time and remind his successors of a once-strong international consensus.
Israel lost a significant battle on Friday. But the war over the ICC is still in play.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Cairo had expected the anti-settlements UN Security Council resolution to be vetoed.
By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
The Israeli and Palestinian leaderships have not met for peace talks since the collapse of US sponsored negotiations in May 2014.
By ADAM RASGON
"An abstention is not good enough. The administration must veto this resolution."
A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes to pass.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump had both called for the United States to veto the draft resolution.
New Zealand also floats text on two-state solution.
By HERB KEINON
"You can't legalize a crime,"says Raji Sourani, director of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
By BEN LYNFIELD
“If adopted, it will have far reaching legal consequences for Israel, across the occupied West Bank and will greatly diminish the prospect of Arab-Israeli peace,” says Nickolay Mladenov.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Out of the UN’s 193 member states, 147 voted in favor, seven voted against and eight abstained.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,TOVAH LAZAROFF
“The Palestinians reject every Israeli offer and every plan and respond with waves of violence and terrorism.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
"Resolution 2334 will fuel boycott Israel movement, spread false history."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Jewish human rights organization releases its 2016 ranking.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The move came after the Oct. 21 appointment of the superhero to fight for gender equality sparked heavy criticism, with nearly 45,000 people signing an online petition.
Sur le départ, le secrétaire général de l’ONU fait son mea culpa concernant Israël
By MICHELE MAZEL
In the wake of a Palestinian win at the UN will the PA president continue to confront Israel in international bodies, or reenter bilateral negotiations in a stronger negotiating position?
In an exit memo, UN envoy also promoted the importance of the UN in ensuring the success of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
"It is unreasonable for Israel to fund bodies that operate against us at the UN,” Israel’s Ambassador to the UN said in a statement.
House Speaker Paul Ryan called on the entire House to support the resolution.
The conviction of Azaria is the strongest move Israel has made to date which could get the ICC to back off.
Former US ambassador reportedly says that the US should cut funding to Malaysia and Venezuela in particular.
Security Council also changes composition, now slightly more positively inclined toward Israel.
President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, led by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, has been pushing for Netanyahu to attend the January 20th festivities.
The comments came less than a week after the UK voted in favor of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 condemning Israel for settlement activity.
By LAHAV HARKOV
In a statement issued to Germany’s largest circulation daily, Bild, after the UN resolution, the Foreign Ministry claimed that “a democratic Israel is only achievable through a two-state-solution.”
Zionist Union criticizes UN vote on Israeli settlement, but lambasts PM for his "diplomatic typhoon" in response to the matter.
Sa'ar and Ya'alon are both senior Likud figures resigned from the cabinet and took a break from politics due in part to disputes with Netanyahu.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Biden's office said in response that, "this is not accurate, he hasn't made any calls."
By GIL HOFFMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Kiev fires back at Israel's decision to cancel a scheduled visit by Ukraine's prime minister.
"The language used against the president of the United States is itself unprecedented, and it really should not be a language an ally uses with an ally, however angry someone is."
By DANIEL J. ROTH
“Governments are changing their attitudes towards Israel because they know that Israel can help them protect their peoples, can help them feed them, can help them better their lives.”
The vote was able to pass the 15-member council on Friday because the United States broke with a long-standing approach of diplomatically shielding Israel and did not wield its veto power.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
Republican Senator from Texas takes to Twitter, saying he spoke to Netanyahu to send him Hanukka greetings along with the assurance of "strong support in Congress."
From calls to annex Ma'ale Adumim to accusations against Netanyahu, via broad criticism of the US, Israel's politicians speak up against the UN resolution.
Senegal's UN Ambassador Fode Seck has been outspoken in the past about the Palestinians, supporting increased aid and international support.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Netanyahu told the crowd that he was there to comfort everyone following the UN's decision.
Politicians respond to Friday nights UN Security Council vote.
"Now the world can see what we have been facing for the past eight years," the source continued.
Fourteen out of the 15 voting members of the Council voted in favor of the resolution, none voted against it, and the United States chose to abstain instead of casting its veto on the initiative.
It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in nearly eight years.
The Obama administration intended to let the resolution, spearheaded by Egypt, survive a vote in the chamber.
And the catalyst of change is US President-elect Donald Trump.
Trump opposes vote as Obama signals he’d let it pass.
By HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
French ambassador says resolution in line with France’s position.
Egypt circulated a copy of the resolution, calling on Israel to "immediately and completely cease all settlement activities."
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Lauder welcomed the “long-awaited and impactful” pronouncement by Ban, but criticized him for not calling out the bias over the course of his nearly 10-year term.
Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon discusses this and other – more likely – council scenarios in the final days of the Obama administration.
Israel’s army was the first in the world to introduce mandatory military service for both men and women in 1949.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Former US president urges Obama administration to push for a UN Security Council resolution "laying out the parameters for resolving the conflict."
The appointment of David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel will serve notice of a new style of thinking when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians.
By AMIEL UNGAR
This announcement marks the fifteenth consecutive year that OCHA and the PA have teamed up to make a funding appeal to the international community.
Report of increasing restlessness of young Arabs will surely be on the Israel security establishment’s radar screen.
Unfortunately, the damage has been done.
By JOSH KORNBLUM
Trump’s election creates new opportunities. Israel’s leaders are willing to take chances for peace when they feel they have the full backing of the US.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Now we need to be the light.
By JOHN MIRISCH
Spin, in politics, is the art of manipulating truth to convey a biased message.
By VIVIAN BERCOVICI
Trump’s attitude toward Israel still remains an issue of considerable conjecture.
By ISI LEIBLER
In essence, one creates a reality not based upon objectivity, but influenced by emotions, leading to irrational judgments.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Resolution 2334 asserts that Israel has no right to any of the lands it took control over during the Six-Day War.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
This will not be the first time that we overcame major challenges and emerged stronger than ever.
UN Security Council Resolution 2334 doesn’t define who we are. That’s our job.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Predictably, Obama is using his last weeks in office to accomplish his anti-Israel goals. But how should Israel respond?
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
The resolution “calls upon all States… to distinguish, in their relevant dealings, between the territory of the State of Israel and the territories occupied since 1967.”
By GERSHON BASKIN
While thousands are being massacred in Syria, the Security Council wasted valuable time and efforts condemning the democratic State of Israel for building homes in the historic Jewish homeland.
By DANNY DANON
Whether right or wrong, the international community perceives settlements as perilous to the viability of that two-state solution and as opposed to international law.
By MICHAL HATUEL RADOSHITZKY
Once President Obama had signaled his readiness to join in this ritual, there was no reason to expect the other 14 members of the UNSC to break with the traditional Israel- bashing.
By GERALD STEINBERG
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The UN move may be seen as an indication to the career of “Obama after Obama.”
By SHIMON SAMUELS
This lie whitewashes violence against Israeli Jews, and leads directly to the antisemitic delegitimization of Israel.
By ALAN CLEMMONS
It takes serious nerve for someone who has exhibited anti-Israel bias for years to bemoan the practice. But then, hypocrisy is what Ban and the UN are all about.
By RUTHIE BLUM
President Obama’s lame duck attempt to tie the hands of his successor is both counterproductive to peace and undemocratic in nature.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Global callousness and double-standards, from Aleppo to Jerusalem.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
It is time to take action when an institution’s activities range from ineffective to detrimental.
By BRENDA KATTEN
"It is time for the UN to focus on what is wrong in the world instead of condemning what is right. It is time to stop demonizing and delegitimizing Israel."
By RON PROSOR
While Nikki Haley has sparred with Trump on a host of issues, the two seem to be in line on how Israel should be treated at the United Nations.
"The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!"