09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
General Zachai in Hebron shooter trial: Azaria’s cool-headedness proves no murderous intent
'Netanyahu’s government will fall if settler homes are destroyed'
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
As High Holidays approach, police urge safety and caution among Israeli drivers
Top Fatah official: UN resolution on Israeli settlements won't change anything
French aliya declines in 2016, think tank recommends job assistance to reverse trend
Police lift security alert in Jerusalem, return to regular patrol
Netanyahu suing own office to keep from airing dirty laundry
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
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The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
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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
Abbas addressed the General Assembly at its 71st session
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The UN Statement by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said he was “disturbed” by the sudden spike in violence.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,TOVAH LAZAROFF
According to Danon, Israeli intelligence has found a new trend in Hamas exploiting humanitarian groups.
By LAURA SIGAL
Announced plan comes day after Israel’s Higher Planing Council for Judea and Samaria debated plans with regard to 463 settler housing units.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Portion of money given to create empowerment plan for Palestinian women intended to be spent on internationalized activities to fight Israel’s “occupation” of the West Bank.
Danon: "Immunity is not given to terrorists working to harm Israeli citizens."
By ARIANE MANDELL,HERB KEINON
France has led an effort in recent months to outline international parameters for a two-state solution. Israel opposes the initiative as an imposition of terms.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
“Our operations in Gaza have not been subject to any coercion that has interfered with our in-conflict and humanitarian operations,” says NRC spokesperson.
By ADAM RASGON
The suspect was named as 38-year-old Wahid Abdullah Burash of Jabalia in Gaza, an employee of the United Nations Development Program.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
Many of the Palestinians living in Area C have inadequate housing, shelters do not protect the residents from the heat, communities that were previously prosperous have become reliant on food aid.
The report has been a number of months in the making and is expected to both spell out what the Quartet believes are the reasons for the current diplomatic impasse and how it can be broken.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The Palestinian people have a right “to self-determination and to a State on the basis of the borders of June 4, 1967, with east Jerusalem as its capital,” says African Group.
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.
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.
Ten Israeli companies and startups are scheduled to introduce their latest innovations and technologies at the interactive event.
"No church or humanitarian organization should send a single cent to Gaza as long as it is run by a band of murderous terrorist bandits."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Obama's brief mention of the conflict in his UN address offered few hints of his plans.
By MICHAEL WILNER
US: Don’t call legitimate criticism of Israel ‘anti-’Jewish
Wasserman Schultz is an active member of the Israel advocacy community in Washington, and as chair of the DNC, served as one of the most senior Jewish members in Congress.
Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations launches initiative that involved over 50 Jewish groups.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation attempted to include a section in the 15-page resolution stating that “self-determination and national liberation does not constitute terrorism.”
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.
Le regard biaisé de la presse occidentale sur le Moyen-Orient
By MICHELLE MAZEL
Netanyahu to speak on third day of UN General Assembly debate.
Ban Ki-moon, Obama, Erdogan to speak as the United Nations opens the general debate of the 71st session of its General Assembly.
Two UN human rights experts criticized the country's war on drugs.
Founding ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo talks about war crimes trials and trying to deter genocide: past, present and future.
PA President Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that the Palestinian leadership plans to submit a resolution to the UNSC.
On the tail end of his recent US visit, the PM took time away from politics to attend a cultural event - the hit musical Hamilton.
Earlier this summer, the Prime Minister went on a historical visit to Africa, the first by a sitting Israeli Prime minister in 29 years.
Netanyahu addressed the General Assembly at its 71st session.
In a speech in which he used no props, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of optimism.
PM invites Abbas to address Knesset, slams "moral farce" of UN at speech to United Nations General Assembly; says "road to peace runs through Jerusalem and Ramallah, not New York."
The visit by the special rapporteur on violence against women was the first in 11 years to Israel and the Palestinian territories by someone holding that post.
It is the 17th time the two leaders have met since 2009.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,HERB KEINON
PM: One standard needed to fight terror; Obama: Israel can’t "permanently settle" West Bank.
By HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
“Instead of focusing on Palestinian terror and incitement, and instead of compelling Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiating table, the Secretary General chose to criticize Israel once again."
"World must have only one standard in fight against terror, and support Israel as it uses that standard."
The international community should "avoid taking action that would harm the prospects for meaningful progress," according to a bi-partisan letter.
During his speech to the UN, Netanyahu is expected to discuss Iran’s destabilizing activity in the region, the regional upheaval and the Palestinian issue.
Ban Ki-moon: “Let me be absolutely clear: settlements are illegal under international law. The occupation, stifling and oppressive, must end.
It has been difficult for the Council’s special investigators to gain access to certain countries, even though they are tasked with fact finding, Hussein said.
If Netanyahu grants a request by the ICC Prosecutor to send representatives to meet with Israel and the PA in the coming weeks it could be a game-changer.
Following the briefing, Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour told media he believes it is the duty of the Security Council to act when it comes to settlements.
Her portfolio includes one of the more contentious postings for an Israeli diplomat.
As part of the visit, a selection of Hadar Goldin’s drawings will be displayed in one of the main exhibition areas of the UN headquarters during the General Assembly.
The UN and its agencies’ procurement in goods and services is worth more than 15 billion dollars a year. This includes a variety of things from paper cups to water desalination systems.
Israeli UN representative Danon said he believes his counterparts will "return home with a better understanding of [Israel’s] need to stand strong in the face of the threats to its security."
Israel successfully chipping away at upcoming UNESCO ballot.
On Monday morning, Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on the government to annex Area C of the West Bank.
Israel is one of the 67 UN Member States that have never been members of the Security Council.
Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden, Kazakhstan and one of Italy or the Netherlands are to be non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the 2017-2018 term.
MKs Oren and Bar-Lev called for the UN chief to tell his currently unnamed successor “to eliminate the bias and discrimination that has poisoned the relationship" between the UN and Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Tuesday’s election aims to replace Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain, and Venezuela, which will be vacating their seats at the end of 2016.
Agenda Item 7 mandates that the UNHRC debate Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinians during each of its sessions.
Yesh Atid leader accuses international body of becoming a "collaborator of Islamic fundamentalism."
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
The UN and NGOs that have been infiltrated by terror organizations must mend their ways or have their funding frozen.
By HILLEL NEUER
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 prime minister has become known for making use of props during his speeches to the UN.
While Ban made brief mention of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he managed to ignore the proverbial elephant in the General Assembly room: terrorism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Why is it that Arabs can build towns and villages, and Jews are always described as building settlements?
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
“The Israeli occupation...leave[s] [Palestinian] prisoners exposed to deadly diseases....The Israeli occupation is the world’s only entity in which doctors torture and blackmail prisoners.”
By ZIVA DAHL
America and other Western democracies turn a blind eye to this obscenity because the UN is a progressive shibboleth.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
In yet another misguided decision, the UNSC will hold a meeting to condemn Israel for settlement building.
The reality is the UN has never prevented genocide and crimes against humanity, it has merely kept the spotlight off what the genocidal regimes are doing.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The appointment of a new secretary-general and next month’s General Assembly meeting present an opportunity for a reevaluation of the UN’s treatment of Israel.
The AIFL expresses concern that the UN’s disproportionate condemnation and outright discrimination against Israel often reflects latent anti-Semitism.
By KENNETH J. BIALKIN
Foreign Ministry director-general Dore Gold accused UNESCO of being totally “disconnected from reality.
The UN has been taken hostage. It’s time to rescue it.
By YAIR LAPID
At the end of the day, the sad reality for peoples on both sides of the conflict is that the things which they hold most dear - statehood and security - are slipping further away.
By NICKOLAY MLADENOV
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?
We hope the addition of Yisrael Beytenu is not simply a tactic being used by Likud to improve its chances of political survival.
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.