Ex-justice: Oversight ‘czar’ should also critique attorney general
Report: Former IDF chief of staff Gantz can run for prime minister
Herzog calls on 'theater actor' Netanyahu to resign over Jerusalem violence
Four justice ministers duke it out over role of A-G
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Israel on brink of securing spot in Euro 2016 playoff
Oman cancels Israeli windsurfers' visas
Appreciation: The loss of a renaissance man
Kahlon, Ariel slash taxes on employing foreign farm workers
NGO accuses IDF of collateral damage in home demolitions
'This is not the third intifada yet'
US Jewish groups blame Abbas for wave of terror
Yigal Henkin slams US over his brother’s murder
Police to limit Temple Mount entry after day of 4 terrorist stabbings across Israel
Edelstein: Romania strong ally in fight against anti-Semitism
Jewish MP in Iran decries ‘destruction of mosques in the Muslim World’
Hebrew education – in Harlem
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome
Khamenei bans Iran from negotiations with US
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Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
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10.09.2015 | 26 Tishri, 5776
Ban Ki-moon says he is "profoundly alarmed by the growing number of deadly incidents in the West Bank, including east Jerusalem."
By DANIELLE ZIRI,JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas did not announce his resignation or the dismantlement of the Palestinian Authority, as many predicted he would do.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Palestinian leader's speech comes amid continued clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,TOVAH LAZAROFF
PM: Palestinians using Temple Mount violence to incite against Israel.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Abbas refrains from elaborating on what he plans to say at UN General Assembly, while some predict he will announce resignation or cancellation of Oslo Accords with Israel.
The United States and Israel were among eight countries that voted against the Palestinian-drafted resolution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Prosor after UN approves Palestinian request to fly its flag: No vote can turn “empty symbolic gestures into a state.”
By HERB KEINON
Israeli envoy to the UN Ron Prosor was scheduled to speak against the resolution in his last speech before being replaced by Danny Danon as UN envoy.
Abbas is scheduled to visit the UN in New York on September 30, in time for the United Nations to execute its decision.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
No major rehabilitation has been done since the end of Operation Protective Edge, says UNCTAD coordinator of assistance to the development of Palestinians.
By RO YEGER
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report charges that Operation Protective Edge and Israel's blockade of Gaza have debilitated Gaza's economy.
A vote will take place 10 days before the annual summit of 193 nations convenes at UN headquarters in New York.
“The strategic implications of these demolitions are clear. These demolitions are occurring in parallel with settlement expansion,” said coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities.
In the UN vote, 16 countries voted against a resolution that aimed to prevent the London-based Palestinian Return Center from being recognized.
Palestinian Chief Justice Farid al-Jallad was appointed by the PA leader to head the committee, which will investigate accusations along the lines of previous UN inquiries.
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.
Text of UNHRC resolution backs last week’s report by the fact-finding mission of the Gaza Conflict Commission of Inquiry.
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.
David Quarrey launches programs just nine days after assuming his post as ambassador.
By SHARON UDASIN
Under the accord reached in Vienna last week, Iran will be subjected to long-term curbs on its nuclear program in return for the lifting of US, European Union and UN sanctions.
Aligning emissions reduction plans with individual national interests will be crucial towards achieving systemic change for environmental protection goals.
The Palestinian draft resolution says that the flags of non-member observer states shall be raised at the United Nations Headquarters.
Ambassadors, diplomats, clergymen seek to introduce definition of anti-Semitism to UN and respective parliaments.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The Permanent Mission of Israel will be hosting the event in partnership with the Forum for Cultural Diplomacy.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
US Jewish leader says valid to criticize American Jewry, comes out against "character assassination" of Oren.
By HERB KEINON,JASON SHALTIEL
Obama: We’re prepared to work with any nation, including Russia and Iran.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,MICHAEL WILNER
Ban Ki-moon, King Abdullah, Putin and Rouhani among speakers on Monday.
The Palestinians can no longer count on an Indian vote for every UN resolution
they want passed against Israel, with New Delhi abstaining twice over the last few
weeks on these types of votes.
Earlier on Sunday, Ban Ki-Moon condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday night’s attack in the Old City of Jerusalem.
At their meeting, Netanyahu and Ban discussed the recent tensions in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
PM rails against the UN in his speech to the General Assembly, slamming support for the Iran deal and anti-Israel bias on Palestinian issue.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech next week at the UN General Assembly in New York will surely be strong and passionate, but what are the chances it will actually change anything?
Obama, Iran’s Rouhani, Cuba’s Castro to address world body on September 28; Netanyahu to have his say on October 1.
Butkevicius says ‘no equation’ between Holocaust and Soviet-era crimes and repression.
The plea from the Palestinians follows Israeli ambassador's statements on Tuesday calling the bid a “cynical misuse” of the UN to score hollow political points.
Prosor formally raised Israel’s objection to the proposal in a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and current president of the General Assembly, Sam Kutesa of Uganda.
The Speaker said that sustainable development goals can be achieved by working across borders, even with states that do not have diplomatic relations, and called for the IPU to facilitate such talks.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Edelstein was in New York for the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament at the UN. Speaker Ali Larijani of Iran is also expected to attend the conference.
Danon to be replaced in Knesset by Canadian-born Sharren Haskel.
The report was issued by a group of experts appointed by the United Nations Security Council to analyze the ongoing civil war in South Sudan.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“We respectfully demand that you take action immediately to remove the images, apply accountability to the highest levels of UNRWA, and apologize for inciting to racism,” said UN Watch director.
The change laid bare authorities' frustration at failing to curb Jewish ultra-nationalist attacks and followed the lethal torching of a Palestinian home.
Danon is off to the Big Apple, in part because he was not afraid to show Israelis and the world that he is not a little pisher.
If your basic assumption – one backed by years of evidence – is that the United Nations is stacked against you, then does it really matter who the ambassador is?
“I am writing to you, for the third time in three days, to call your attention to a terror attack against Israelis, and to urge you to speak out," wrote Ambassador Ron Prosor to the head of the UN Secretariat.
Sweden, Portugal break ranks from other EU states and abstain, rather than vote for Israel.
Former UNHRC committee chair William Schabas admits that Israel has disproportionately received more human rights condemnations than all other nations combined.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Steinitz, Shalom express support for gas pipeline from Israel to Greece
By HERB KEINON,SHARON UDASIN
In a historic first in UN votes on Israel, India did not vote for the Palestinians, but rather abstained, in an anti-Israel resolution in the UN Human rights Council on Friday.
The vote passed 41-1, with five abstentions, with only the US voting against.
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 see a country that is healthy, happy, fairly optimistic, resilient and doing quite well, thank you.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The McGowan Davis Report failed to objectively examine the problems of armed conflict in built-up areas.
By ROBBIE SABEL
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
"We must not forget that the roots of today's wars, destruction and terror, can be found in the occupation, invasion and military intervention of yesterday," Rouhani tells UN.
The Secretary General also mentioned the refugee crisis and called on nations to provide more assistance in finding a solution for the displaced.
"To move forward in this new era, we have to be able to acknowledge when what you're doing is not working," US president tells UN General Assembly.
The United States said this week it was pleased to hear of Saudi Arabia’s leadership role on a United Nations Human Rights Council advisory group.
As a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Saudi Arabia is forbidden to execute anyone arrested under the age of 18.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Syria accused UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura of bias after he condemned the government for attacks against civilians.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Prosor: A great prize has been awarded to world’s most dangerous country
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
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.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
Persisting with its declared willingness to establish a Palestinian state while being unable to make the perilous concessions this calls for, makes Israel looks disingenuous and devious.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
There is only one way to deal with this, and that is for all 70 democratic nations to withdraw their membership.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The open clash between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin over what to do in Syria has already eclipsed all other issues at the UN.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Don’t expect too much from the UN and you won’t be disappointed.
The UN never ceases to blow our minds although the organization’s barefaced bias shouldn’t surprise any reasonable Israeli.
These particular clowns came from Spain last week to protest Israeli policies next to what they describe as the Apartheid Wall near Jerusalem.
By LIAT COLLINS
As secretary general of the United Nations, Ban should be the prime guardian of universal values.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD,JAMIE BERK
The Vatican’s flag is likely to go up just as the pope descends onto the nations’ New York stage to say whatever it is he plans to pontificate.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
Danon’s appointment is very likely to create additional friction between Israel and the US government at a time when bilateral relations are at an unprecedented low and still sinking.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Thank God, Israel has been very successful at achieving military victories. But, unfortunately, we are on the verge of losing one of our most critical battles – the public diplomacy war.
By DOV LIPMAN
"Every society produces sinners; It is absurd to expect Israeli society to be criminal-free; This expectation reflects a reverse bigotry, putting Israel, Zionism and the Jewish people on probation."
By GIL TROY
The practice of the secretary general in condemning acts of terrorism and expressing condolence and calling for investigations would appear to have a standard pattern and format, and merits some consideration.
By ALAN BAKER
Hopefully Obama’s giant gamble pays this huge dividend.
By DAVID SINGER
US must cede operational control to trusted local experts who can vet so-called “rebels” to ensure support is given only to those that seek freedom, peace and democracy.
By ROBERT SKLAROFF AND SHERKOH ABBAS
It is not going to be easy to fill the boots of two people – Prosor and Taub – who possess all the key elements necessary for such critical diplomatic posts.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Britain can’t shrug off its responsibility here quite so easily.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
It is indeed revealing to read how the entire European Union voted to adopt the UN Human Rights Council resolution that equated Israel and Hamas in the recent war in Gaza.
If President Obama compels her to support this resolution, she must consider her position and her ability to continue as ambassador.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Instead of being part of the solution, sadly the United Nations is part of the problem.
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.