Court sentences 3 terrorists to 13 years in jail for planning to kill Jews praying on Temple Mount
'Israel sees no sign that terror wave subsiding, IDF prepared for escalation'
Clashes break out in east Jerusalem, West Bank; Palestinians report teen shot
Swedish-Lebanese Hezbollah spy gets 18 month sentence for involvement in espionage against Israel
Nepalese woman stabbed in Jerusalem attack: 'Nobody was around to help me'
EU says it will continue Mideast peace role despite Israel move
Netanyahu, Abbas break ice and shake hands at climate change conference
Environmental Protection Minister banned from testifying against gas plan
MK Yinon Magal resigns from Knesset in light of sexual harassment allegations
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Comedy for Koby paves way for Seinfeld
Fleeing BDS, Belgian stage director brings a taste of Sex and the City to TA
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
Maccabi Tel Aviv steamrolls back into first
Basketball: Late run secures Jerusalem's dramatic win at Hapoel Tel Aviv
Soccer: Beersheba back on track with easy win
Real estate company advertises housing project free of non-Ashkenazi Jews
South African mohel banned for life for botching bris
Fugitive Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland may have surfaced once again in South Africa
The ‘Kate Middleton effect’ reaches synagogue fashion
The international Shabbat Project involved more than a million Jews in 84 countries
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Paris attacks ignite resurgence in nationalism not seen since WWII
EU to begin accession talks with Turkey, offers cash to ease flow of migrants to Europe
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Health Scan: When donor gets a good sleep, stem-cell transplant goes better
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
'Gas deal maintains regional stability and peace with Jordan and Egypt'
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
British Jewish students attempt to silence my mention of Israel
Religious pluralism, Jewish peoplehood and the Chief Rabbinate
New winds from the south
November 30: Black Friday
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Will Iran win the technology war?
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
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מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
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Going with the Romanian flow
Should Your Child Go To A College Whose Faculty
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Law, Tradition, and "Stare Decisis"
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Stop Solving Problems “Behind the Scenes” – Let’s Make Some Noise!
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
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LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
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On its webpage the Palestinian Red Crescent Society denied all the accusations against it.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Human right's organization criticizes New Zealand's call for the Palestinian Authority to pause efforts to bring Israel to trial at the Hague, as part of draft UNSC resolution.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Chief Palestinian delegate at the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, described what he said was the alleged harvesting of body parts of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
“Israeli citizens are exposed to daily terrorism, incitement and disinformation on the part of the Palestinians,” says Justice Ministry director-general Emi Palmor.
In speech to UNHRC, Abbas reiterates vow that the Palestinians will not be unilaterally bound by the Oslo Accords.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Exercise ‘maximum restraint’
After ignoring past reports, the UN finally took action against its own employees inciting violence against Israel on social media.
"All options are on the table," says a diplomat.
The rally was held across the street from the Consulate General of Israel.
Fatah denies it is part of a new group called General Command Of The Third.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
British hi-tech in the Holy Land.
By MICHAL GALANTI
The Palestinian draft resolution says that the flags of non-member observer states shall be raised at the United Nations Headquarters.
All 18 Jewish Democrats and one Jewish Republican in the US House of Representatives signed a statement criticism the UN's cultural arm.
The Permanent Mission of Israel will be hosting the event in partnership with the Forum for Cultural Diplomacy.
More than 150 world leaders arrived at United Nations climate change talks in Paris armed with promises and accompanied by high expectations.
India was one of the 26 countries that voted for the motion that solely condemned Israel’s aggression on the Temple Mount and declared certain Jewish holy sites as "integral parts of Palestine."
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.
Danny Danon addressed the UN General Assembly as it marked International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Chaim Herzog’s words still resonate 40 years later.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“For us, the Jewish people, this is no more than a piece of paper and we shall treat it as such.”
The full text of Chaim Herzog's historic speech to the United Nations in 1975.
By CHAIM HERZOG
Israeli soldiers could still be closer to the embarrassment and delegitimization process of major war crimes trials than ever before.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"We must build bridges between Israel and the UN and show Israel's true face to the world as a whole."
The decision was made with 117 votes in favor to one vote against from Namibia.
"Our candidacy and our country has been subject to tremendous pressure, a campaign of disinformation, of infamy, of lies," says ambassador Rafael Dario Ramirez.
Venezuela – ‘Iran’s biggest ally’ – to join Human Rights Council.
Teens are working together ‘to achieve a better future’ for Jewish state.
Tragically, since the establishment of the State of Israel, every Israeli in every generation has been touched by war and by terror.
By DANNY DANON
Israel's new envoy also told the Security Council that Palestinian children have been “receiving lessons in hatred from their leaders, in their schools and on children's television programs."
58-member body pulls controversial text on Kotel.
“I am dismayed, as we all should be, when I see young people, children, picking up weapons and seeking to kill,” UN secretary-general said.
Japan, Uruguay to join 15-member body as Chad, Jordan exit.
“Everyone is considered a walking target,” Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations says.
“Israelis are being attacked and murdered in the streets, in their vehicles, and even in their homes, and the UN stands by in silence."
At the top of the list is to eradicate poverty in all its forms everywhere, end hunger, promote gender equality and combat climate change by 2030.
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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
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 see a country that is healthy, happy, fairly optimistic, resilient and doing quite well, thank you.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
At the UNGA Sustainable Development Summit, a skeptic finds new meaning in an old saying: It’s not what’s on the table that matters, It’s who’s on the chairs.
By STEPHANIE GRANOT
Resolution calls "upon member states that have the capacity to do so to take all necessary measures on the territory under the control of ISIS."
According to IAEA report, Iran's stockpile of low-enriched uranium has increased in the past 3 months; senior diplomat says increase is normal fluctuation.
World powers hope to negotiate a ceasefire between Assad and Western-backed rebel groups.
“The human rights situation in the country remains dire,” says Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN’s special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
“We have seen Iran almost serially violate the international community’s concerns about their ballistic missile program," says White House press secretary.
"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
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
A roundup of news from across the country.
Even in the midst of terror attacks, Israel has many friends beyond its borders.
Forty years after the infamous "Zionism is racism" resolution, a look back on some of Israel's key moments falling in the month of November.
By YITZHAK ELDAN AND SASKIA PANTELL
"Obama’s instinctive tendencies tilt toward precisely the sort of idealism that his favorite thinker, Reinhold Niebuhr, scorned."
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
The “collateral damage” inflicted by US and NATO forces in Afghanistan and Iraq far exceeds the damage inflicted on intended targets, but one doesn’t hear calls for an ICC investigation.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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.
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