02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome defense system gets an upgrade
Erdan: Apology needed if Beduin village incident found not terror attack
Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Interview: Russia and Israel cooperation on counterterrorism
Parents of slain Israeli soldier meet US envoy at UN
The 100-year-old battle that keeps popping up during PM’s visit down under
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
American society headed toward a breaking point
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
DNC candidate Ellison slams 'smear' he is antisemitic
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
Airplane like those used for covert Iraqi aliya arrives in Israel
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
Actress Lindsay Lohan claims to have been racially profiled at airport
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
The resolution passed on December 23, 2016, when 14 out of the 15 voting members of the Council voted in favor of the resolution.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The South Carolina Governor, who expressed her explicit support of Israel in the past, was backed by a majority of 96 senators.
By JOY BERNARD
"I will not go to New York and abstain when the UN seeks to create an international environment that encourages boycotts of Israel."
By MICHAEL WILNER
Trump ally moves to remove reference to two-states from House resolution text.
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.
The call came just days after Israel initiated bureaucratic proceedings to demolish an entire herding village, al-Khan al-Ahmar.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"There is no alternative solution for the situation between the Palestinians and Israelis, other than the solution of establishing two states and we should do all that can be done to maintain this."
Guterres selected Fayyad to take over as Libya envoy from Martin Kobler, a German diplomat who has served as the UN representative since November 2015.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Antonio Guterres also reportedly says that he has no intention of pushing for a peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
By ADAM RASGON
The 15-member UNSC held an open dialogue on the Middle East Tuesday, the bulk of which focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and last month's approval of UNSC resolution 2334.
The Security Council passed a resolution last month demanding an end to settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
"You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. We did a lot of leading to a lot of water, but people decided they weren't ready for one reason or another to move," Kerry stated.
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
"Resolution 2334 will fuel boycott Israel movement, spread false history."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
The bill, called the Safeguard Israel Act, aims to cut off funding to the United Nations until the president certifies to Congress that the controversial UNSCR 2334 has been repealed.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
"The WIZO UN delegation serves their role as Israel's ambassadors," World WIZO chairwoman Prof. Rivka Lazovsky says.
Guterres, who has served as prime minister of Portugal, spoke with regret about his home country’s past actions against Jews, which he said Portugal is working to repair.
Woodmont was founded by DC-area Jews in 1913 because Jews were banned from joining other clubs.
Jewish human rights organization releases its 2016 ranking.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Sur le départ, le secrétaire général de l’ONU fait son mea culpa concernant Israël
By MICHELE MAZEL
Vitaly Churkin died one day before his 65th birthday.
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.
The UN Secretary-General reportedly spoke to Livni over the weekend and suggested to nominate her for a senior position. Livni has declined to comment.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The UN human rights office had been due to present its first report on the politically charged issue at a session that opens on Feb. 27.
New US Ambassador to the United Nations meets with Israeli counterpart Danny Danon in New York.
Ukraine was one of 14 countries that voted for the resolutions, which slammed the settlements as a major obstacle to peace and as lacking “legal validity."
By HERB KEINON
The move, first reported in the New York Times, would create a committee tasked with reviewing US aid to the international bodies and programs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
"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.
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.
The Paris Peace Conference should build on the momentum
of Resolution 2334 and the Kerry speech.
By ALON LIEL
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
Abbas and Fayyad have had a tense relationship since the latter resigned as PA prime minister in 2013 over sharp disputes with the PA president.
Iran said test did not breach Islamic Republic's nuclear agreement with world powers or a UN Security Council resolution endorsing the pact, but the test drew a tough response from the US.
Power: "Israel reported to the UN that Iran uses commercial flights to supply arms to Hezbollah. According to the Secretary General's report, Iran did not even deny these allegations."
News briefs from around the nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Haley’s courage and moral vision come to the UN at a time when Israel’s standing in the world is changing.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The day that the Palestinians can admit that there were Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem millennia ago, there will be peace.
By LIAT COLLINS
Was the US prejudiced in its opposition to the appointment of Salam Fayyad to be the UN's envoy to Libya, when even Israel did not raise a firm objection?
By IRWIN COTLER
The only way to get the UN to think twice before it attacks Israel is for Israel to stop acting like a chump.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
It is rare that Palestinian politics produces a leader who is truly moderate and a force for good.
The long-standing Senegal-Israel relationship can be used as a model to nurture closer ties with other West African nations.
By JIM TEICHER
The Likud is holding its Likudyada in Eilat today. As yet, it is not known whether or not the prime minister, who is also the foreign minister, will participate.
Per square meter, home prices in Israel are among the highest in the world, and home ownership is the biggest factor in inequality in Israel.
By GIDON BEN-ZVI
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.
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.
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
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!"