06.25.2016 | 19 Sivan, 5776
Abbas retracts charge that rabbis called to poison Palestinian water
Reflections: My Gaza war
Democratic platform drafters align on Israeli-Palestinian stance
Netanyahu slams Abbas ‘blood libel’ as he flies to Rome in new diplomatic push
Israel grants first Darfuri refugee status, after year of legal battles
Simply the best
High school sweethearts
Dining: A bonanza for Bindella
British ambassador: UK's relationship with Israel won't change significantly
Why did the IDF release 61-year-old secret documents only now?
Rwanda looks to Israel as model of how to persevere after genocide
Security cabinet set to finalize agreement normalizing ties with Turkey next week
Dining: A popular hot spot
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Motti Zisser, international business wunderkind and generous philanthropist succumbs to cancer
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
Israeli Crohn’s disease group becomes full member of European federation
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Think Again: Suffering in silence no longer
Thoughts to Ponder: The Kotel - Have we gone mad?
In Plain Language: The song of the wandering Jew
The Human Spirit: Spotlight
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Is airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouding neighborly ties?
Erdogan meets Hamas leader in Istanbul as Turkey-Israel detente looms
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Israeli NGO threatens to sue Boeing over deal with Iran
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
Seeing it as it really is
Rabbi who converted Ivanka Trump slams Israeli rabbinate's 'cruel' rejection of US convert
From Jewish schools to churches, Brits vote on EU referendum
Led Zeppelin didn't steal ‘Stairway’ riff from Jewish rocker, jury rules
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Former NYC mayor to young people: Don’t let Donald Trump mislead you
Republican Jews targeting Democrats over Sanders' platform picks
The Tisch: Halla bookends
Parshat Shlah: Constructive criticism or defeatism?
Grapevine: With strings attached
This week in 60 seconds: The defense minister gets a new vehicle
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
‘The Last Witnesses’
Home is where the hearth is
What’s your pleasure?
Talking about transitioning
When is a chair not a chair?
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian Birthright educates millennials as voices for Israel
Presbyterians to hear anti-Israel onslaught at General Assembly
Up Close: The first renovation of the Church of the Nativity in modern times
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Outing a Charismatic Sexual Predator
Tze'enah U-Re'enah / צְאֶינָה וּרְאֶינָה
They Are Bought!........
YoungDiplomats.com : The New Generation of Israeli Diplomats
At JPost Conference, Danon says that "to stay silent is to legitimize" the anti-Israel rhetoric at the UN.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
World Jewish Congress president says Israel losing political battle without the existence of a two-state solution.
By JEREMY SHARON
The statements of condemnation came promptly following the attack, and shared a common harsh tone against the act of terror inflicted upon Israelis by terrorists.
By MICHAEL WILNER,DANIELLE ZIRI
Israel envoy to United Nations says Israel "quietly" campaigning already for Security Council seat in 2019.
By HERB KEINON
French diplomat Ladsous: Syria no longer "peacekeeping territory" but UNDOF still needed.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Natan Meir, husband of Dafna Meir who was stabbed to death in their home, sent an emotional plea to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
US President Barack Obama has blocked resolutions against Israel at the council since taking office in 2009.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
There are those with the Israeli security forces who fear that the mass funerals held for assailants, who the Palestinians revere as martyrs, fuels incitement against Israelis.
Representatives of the state are expected to address some of the issues before the committee on Tuesday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Palestinian efforts at the UNSC is part of drive to make sure that the international community does not ignore the plight of the Palestinians given the other issues in the Middle East.
PA officials explained the decision to postpone the Security Council bid was taken at the request of France, which wants to give all parties a chance in holding an international peace conference.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israeli envoy Danon repeats call for direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
Resolution refers to Temple Mount area solely as Al-Aksa Mosque/Al-Haram Al Sharif, except for two references to the Western Wall Plaza that were put in parenthesis.
Last week six senior US lawmakers urged Obama to veto one-side UN resolutions.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Erekat spoke in the aftermath of Civil Administration demolitions of seven illegally built Palestinians structures in Area C of the West Bank on Monday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
Senior PLO official makes remarks following meeting with UN special envoy to the Middle East peace process.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Israeli envoy says panel needs behavioral therapy to treat obsession with Israel.
High Court’s new approach to detainment side-steps forced-feeding law.
Danon explained in a letter to the UN Security Council that Palestinians have committed 317 attacks against Israelis at an average of 2.18 attacks every day.
Palestinian minister’s remarks are "pure anti-Semitism," says Danon.
Odeh said that “so long as Israel occupies another people it can’t be a true egalitarian democracy.”
"The truth is we must win, we have no other option, this is our time and this is our moment."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAURA SIGAL
Danon: Never before have so many people, from so many places, gathered here in the General Assembly to declare unanimous support for the State of Israel.
Israel's Ambassador to the UN hopes a personal perspective will "make clear that there is no difference between terror attacks in France and Belgium and terrorism against Israelis."
By CORAL BRAUN
The display on Zionism, which defined the concept as “the liberation movement of the Jewish people”, was the one that was ultimately approved.
Founding ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo talks about war crimes trials and trying to deter genocide: past, present and future.
Front runners emerge for UN chief from town halls with General Assembly.
By MICHELLE NICHOLS/REUTERS
UN figures show an estimated 800 million people live in extreme poverty and suffer from hunger, with fragile and conflict-torn states experiencing the highest poverty rates.
Israel’s Ambassador to the UN in New York said that passage of this particular resolution on the settlements was a moment of “record-breaking” hypocrisy for the UN.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIELLE ZIRI
Yesh Atid leader accuses international body of becoming a "collaborator of Islamic fundamentalism."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Envoy to UNHRC Eviatar Manor charges that the body “needs a moral compass” and that it “does not and will not contribute to peace in our region.”
The refusal stems from Israel deep conviction that the investigations are biased and akin to a “kangaroo” court whose negative judgment against Israel is already proscribed.
First Israeli ever to hold position.
Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon hosts conference for thousands of students in New York.
'It is gratifying to see Israel's friends standing by our side and wishing us a happy Independence Day,' Ambassador Danon said.
As he tackles the French peace initiative, Danny Danon says it's "absolutely fascinating to see the difference between public and private discourse" at the UN.
By DANA SOMBERG
Intelligence Services Minister tells ‘Post’ he is ready to be PM.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Among the 33 countries that voted for the resolution were a number of countries with whom Israel has close ties, such as China, Egypt, France, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Spain and Vietnam.
“The conditions under which those territories are ultimately returned should be decided through negotiations between the respective parties," said a State Department spokesman.
"I do not hate or support hatred. No amount of frustration justifies hurting another person. With a broken heart we come here today to ask for your help."
Mansour tells the Security Council: Let my people be free.
Lapid sends letter to UNESCO chief calling on her to act to cancel the resolution adopted by the body on Friday.
"I prefer to choose a General who will be strong and able to stand and face the pressure that will be put on them regarding Israel,” said Danon.
How likely is it that the US will bring forward a proposal to the UN Security Council? It depends who you ask.
Sitting down with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, an outspoken Israel advocate in an often unfriendly and biased environment, who has the eyes of the world upon him.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Report compliments the country over prosecution of ministers, MKs, notes room for improvement.
Netanyahu: Such a move would delay negotiations.
“The only way to promote negotiations starts by them condemning terrorism and stopping the incitement, and ends with direct negotiations between the two sides,” says Danon.
“OCHA rarely, if ever, cites relevant Israeli government information, including detailed statistics published by COGAT, the Israel Defense Forces, or the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.”
Three out of 13 displays put together for the exhibition were disqualified by the UN including one about Jerusalem, another about Israeli Arabs and a third about Zionism.
The move came less than six months after the European Union published new guidelines for labeling products made in Israeli settlements.
The two also discussed the PA effort to obtain a Security Council resolution calling for a cessation of settlement construction.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
It is expected that the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday will formally appoint Michael Lynk to the post to replace Indonesian diplomat Makarim Wibisono.
Micah Avni on Monday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to condemn the murder of his father, Richard Lakin who was killed in an October terror attack in Jerusalem.
Four of the resolutions, including one that calls on Israel to return the Golan Heights to Syria, have already been posted on the UNHRC website.
Lapid to call for end to council funding at Geneva rally
According to Ban’s office, during the meeting he stressed the need for both Israel and the Palestinians to “restore a political horizon toward a peaceful two-state solution.”
Russia, which holds veto power at the council however opposes taking measures against Iran.
The UN said that the Civil Administration, the Defense Ministry agency responsible for the West Bank, ordered the razing of 41 structures in the area.
Lapid said on Tuesday that “the UNHRC lost its legitimacy long ago” and the demonstrators will protest its “hypocrisy and disproportionality.”
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
According to UNWRA, "In times of financial and political uncertainty for Palestine refugees, Sweden’s constant support is critical."
UN envoy Mladenov tells ‘Post’ that very soon the two-state solution will not be realistic any more.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Nickolay Mladenov carries the title of special coordinator for the Middle East peace process and personal representative of the UN secretary-general to the PLO and the PA.
Samantha Power tells the women: "In your defiance, we take inspiration."
Power's remarks will focus on how young people can help the UN live up to its core principles, including by fighting bias and injustice.
Police suspect Palestinians from the village of Halhoul entered the synagogue late Friday night, gathered the prayer books into a pile and lit them.
Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon says that, in private, Arab counterparts express moderate views and concede that the problem is not Israel but radical Islam and global terrorism.
The United Nations estimates that 80 percent of the population is aid dependent, with unemployment rising to its current level from around 35 percent five years ago.
“The international community must take action and impose sanctions against the Iranian regime.”
Iran's recent ballistic tests involved missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and were "inconsistent with" and "in defiance of" council resolution 2231, says joint letter to UN officials.
“The time has come for the Security Council to respond firmly against Hezbollah’s repeated threats against the citizens of Israel and its ongoing military buildup,” writes Danny Danon to UNSC.
“This latest provocation makes it clear that the ‘smile campaign’ of the current regime is nothing more than a smokescreen to disguise the real intentions of the ayatollah regime,” Danon added.
Some major Western powers, not only Russia, have also been considering the possibility of a federal structure for Syria.
"Iran's missile program will not stop under any circumstances," say senior Revolutionary Guards commander.
Opposition to Assad accuses US of big concessions to Russia.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The 95-page report is based on interviews with 200 witnesses and victims and 900 individual complaints.
I am confident the Samantha Power I know will stand with Israel. Her legacy and the security of the Jewish state depends on it.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
On the surface, it often seems like the entire world is against Israel, but behind the scenes, relationships are established, deals are made and strategic alliances are forged.
Regarding the South China Sea, I’d still like to make it clear that China is committed to resolving the disputes in a peaceful manner through negotiations and consultations.
By ZHAN YONGXIN
If Eleanor Roosevelt and René Cassin were alive today, and beheld a body that legitimizes murderers, dictators and anti-Semites, would they not be revolted by what has become of their creation?
By HILLEL NEUER
We hope the addition of Yisrael Beytenu is not simply a tactic being used by Likud to improve its chances of political survival.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
I yearn for a day when Israel will appoint an ambassador to the UN who will use the international arena to advance Israel’s interests by promoting human rights.
By MICHAEL SFARD
Given the lies and distortions of Palestinian claims, what seems more credible: An offer to buy the Brooklyn Bridge or the Palestinian narrative?
By MARTIN SHERMAN
It is important to ask why so many countries have accepted as binding; concepts, borders and treaties whose origins are archaic and colonial.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
It is somehow not surprising that the UN should still be in some kind of doubt (denial?) regarding the nature of Zionism.
The UN is intensifying its campaign against Israel.
By ISI LEIBLER
Inexplicably, the international community continues to fail the world’s poor by not creating access to the legitimate education programs that would allow them to conquer poverty.
By BRAD L. BRASSEUR
One of the resolutions passed by the Council said “at the suffering of the Syrian citizens due to systematic and continuous violation of their fundamental and human rights by Israel.”
By AVIVA KLOMPAS
At some point, one hopes that the UNHRC and the countries and officials that enable its abuse of ethics and rules will decide that universal principles are more important than politicization.
By ANNE HERZBERG
According to The Jerusalem Post, Ban also said that “substantial policy changes on the ground” need to be made.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Sunday’s elections should not be confused with the true spirit of reform that characterized 2009.
Unfortunately, when designating IS terrorists the UN makes no effort to update the substance of its sanctions in order to address the threat posed by ISIS’s online recruitment.
By JULIE SHAIN