Indirect Israel-Hamas talks to restart next week in Cairo
UN: Israel must uphold human rights law in its treatment of Palestinians
Abbas adds 'hard labor' to punishment for Palestinians who sell land to hostile countries
WATCH: IDF detains Palestinian boy that rights group says is disabled
Iran FM meets Palestinian Jihad leader, voices support for Palestinian 'resistance'
Netanyahu instructs Likud MKs to push through Lapid's flagship housing plan
Netanyahu's opponents seek to thwart his attempts to advance Likud leadership race
Report: Israeli officials fear Obama will try to avoid bringing Iran nuclear deal before Congress
Three in four Israeli Jews oppose a Palestinian state if it means dividing Jerusalem
Israel Cancer Association to kick off 'Knock on the Door fundraising campaign'
After dying of brain tumor, IDF soldier's organs save 6 lives
*Scientists use cocktail to reprogram adult stem cells*
*When the anecdotal goes viral*
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
Sa'ar remains defiant: Migrant holding facility won't close, it'll expand
IDF’s reliance on aerostats is up
Generating biogas from Umm Batin to the Dominican Republic
Leading Jewish, Arab Israeli artists to perform in Daniel Pearl memorial concert
Amy Winehouse guitarist to play at Zappa Tel Aviv
Art inside and out
Review: Acre Festival
Blue-and-white rowers take on the Charles
Israeli driver Nissany gets invite from F1 team
Jerusalem nips Hapoel Tel Aviv in down-to-the-wire contest
Pivotal clash between Maccabi Tel Aviv, Maccabi Haifa
State committee recommends softer approach to natural resource surtax
Will this Shabbat be the one that Jews around the world observe?
US social security payments to Nazi war criminals scandalize Jewish world
Argentine far-left leader jailed for threatening Jewish rally at Iranian Embassy
Frankfurt kosher butchers accused of selling unkosher meat
British MP escapes prosecution for controversial remarks made during Gaza operation
Turkey grants passage for Iraqi Kurds to fight Islamic State in Syria
Iran takes action to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers, IAEA says
Women attacked with acid in Iran targeted because of 'bad hijab,' some fear
US resupplies Kurds in Kobani, seeking to bleed ISIS
Are EU sanctions against Iran beginning to evaporate?
October 21: Changing approach
Who is fit to be chief rabbi of Jerusalem?
A Palestinian state can only emerge from negotiations
Our World: Obama, the virtuoso manager
Let Zoabi talk
Guarantor of the natural world
The fierce estuary of memory
Crossroad to nowhere
US-led air strikes slow advance of Islamic State near Syrian border town
Arrivals: Archeologist uncovers motivation behind aliya
Book Review: Unfettered ambition
Book Review: Mandatory reading?
Grapevine: An age-old problem
The tribal route
Not lost in translation
Happy Eva After: Tom, get thee to the land of limits
A scroll for soldiers
Exiled – to Kfar Saba
How the media helps perpetuate a high cost of living
The vote on Palestine: A very British compromise
Letting the thugs rule, on and off the Mount
Some ally, Turkey!
A song for TISHREI: 'A good word'
סִימָנִים עַל הַחוֹל
פֶסְטִיבַל שֶקְסְפִּיר הַבֵּינְלְאוּמִי
Just a nice Jewish girl
The spirit moved them
Giving Schulhoff an airing
The Travel Adviser: An unstoppable force
Maritime voyage: Halifax to Prince Edward Island
Surgery complications caused Joan Rivers' sudden death
Frontlines Podcast: London's vote for Palestine
Richard Gere to star in Joseph Cedar’s new movie
L’incendiaire de la mosquée al-Aqsa
Quand le dauphin se fait crocodile
L’aliya de France a son mentor
« J’assiste personnellement à la Résurrection des morts ! »
Emmanuel Ruben : un résident temporaire
Gil Shohat : portrait d’un artiste atypique
Oh les filles, oh les filles…
Revisiter le sionisme
Israël au pied du mur
Retour sur l’opération Bordure protectrice : décryptage de la situation moyen-orientale
Les petites phrases d’Yigal Palmor
Malgré quelques revers, l’Etat islamique se porte bien
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Il était une fois en Israël
Et tu choisiras la vie
Les rêves déçus de Gabi
Coup de théâtre de fin d’année
Boucler la boucle
Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
Christian Pastor warns Ebola is God's Punishment for Obama dividing Jerusalem
Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east
Vatican promotes military force in to protect Christians from Islamic Extremism
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
Celebrating the New Year in KKL-JNF Parks and Forests
International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
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Der Wienerwald in Israel - The Vienna Woods in Israel
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European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
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PA president's decision came following reports that Palestinians have sold houses in Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood to Jews.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Rights group says 11-year-old boy suspected of throwing stones in West Bank city of Hebron is disabled.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"We are fine, our tunnels are fine, and our weapons, as well," one of the diggers tells a Hamas affiliated news site.
Police sappers determine that device is not explosive after suicide bomber scare.
Abbas called on Palestinians on Friday to prevent Jewish “settlers” from entering the Temple Mount.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,JPOST.COM STAFF
“We should all remain present at the Noble Sanctuary [Temple Mount],” Palestinian Authority president tells activists in Ramallah.
Resolution would call on Israel to pull back to the pre-1967 lines.
IDF confirms reports that they opened fire in West Bank town
Truckloads of cement and steal roll into coastal enclave for the first time in a year.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"What we want is not something symbolic, but something that is useful for peace," foreign minister says.
Another measure being considered is to draw up a list of Israeli settlers who have been convicted of crimes and ban them from entering the EU, one official said.
The visit would seem to mark the victory of PA president's Fatah movement over the Islamist Hamas faction, which has controlled Gaza since 2007.
By ABDULLAH H. ERAKAT/THE MEDIA LINE
Mayor of Akraba says locals are “shocked and frustrated by this incident,” which he blamed on “settlers who entered the village from the southwest.”
By BEN HARTMAN
David Burrowes is on a three-day trip of Israel and the West Bank organized by the Israel Allies Caucus.
Ban arrives in area for a two-day visit during which he will meet with Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
Yesh Din followed the investigation of 246 police files involving the uprooting, burning or damaging of trees in the West Bank between the years 2005 and 2014.
The PA president addressed the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the Norway's foreign minister, Børge Brende.
The Palhod Company has operated in a dizzying number of arenas in the last 100 days.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
New ban on dairy products is the result of a small technicality in EU legislation with regard to inspection.
Foreign Minister writes op-ed in mass-circulation Dagens Nyheter paper in response to Swedish PM's announcement that Sweden will recognize "Palestine."
By HERB KEINON
Should UNSC bid fail, PLO plan would move into phase two, which involves signing international treaties, Palestinian source says.
From peace talks to dismantling Iran’s nuclear program, Prime Minister Binyamin
Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama remain worlds apart.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Liberman charges that Abbas is playing to internal politics at the expense of the peace process.
Palestinians living in the West Bank would be allowed unlimited travel to Israel for sightseeing and family visits over the holiday.
Fatah activist: Arabs who sold these properties should die; rock-thrower wounds policeman.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,REUTERS
Nonetheless, Hamas and Haniyeh are still more popular than Fatah and Abbas, and a majority of Palestinians remain in favor of rocket attacks against Israel "if the siege is not lifted."
By ARIEL ZILBER
Israelis from the Left and the Right as well as the United States objected to Abbas’ speech. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu plans to refute it when he addresses the UNGA on Monday.
On Friday, Mahmoud Abbas said that without a “firm timetable” in place to end the Israeli presence in Gaza and the West Bank, there’s no value in continuing peace talks.
The special police counter-terrorist unit raided a building in the West Bank town of Hebron before dawn on Tuesday.
IDF's goal is to preserve its right to build the barrier in the area in the future, official tells the Post.
Barghouti, 55, remains a leading figure in the secular Fatah movement.
According to authorities, the arrest took place near the Palestinian village of Beit Jala.
The poll found that 57% of respondents expected the eruption of a third intifada in the West Bank. Only 32% said they did not expect such a thing to happen.
Hundreds of Palestinians attend funeral of man who was struck by IDF fire after hurling explosive device at Israeli soldiers.
By REUTERS,YAAKOV LAPPIN
An IDF unit sent to arrest a Hamas member in Ramallah encountered violent disturbances when approximately 50 Palestinians hurled rocks, firebombs, and burning tires, the army said.
Regional Council says it believes the five buildings can be retroactively legalized even though they are on private Palestinian property.
Lands Authority first published tenders for the new homes West Bank settlement of Elkana in November of 2013.
"The world has yet to come to grips with the immensity of the crime" in Gaza, executive committee member says.
By ANNA HIATT
EU releases statement slamming Israel for choosing "this delicate moment" to make announcement, says it won't recognize "any changes to pre-1967 borders."
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Security personnel open fire at vehicle at the Eyal checkpoint near Kalkilya after driver refuses to stop; two Palestinian and Israeli sustain light injuries.
Details of the Palestinian leader's peace plan was revealed on Tuesday by the former religious endowments minister, Mahmoud al-Habash.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
After security forces conducted sweeps of Kfar Yona region near Netanya, suspect arrested in his car in Taibe.
Before a meeting with US congressmen, Netanyahu stressed the need for US-Israeli cooperation in facing radical Islam.
Survey also showed that more than 70% of the Palestinians are worried about the possibility of another military confrontation with Israel.
Bayit Yehudi leader visits Gush Etzion yeshiva at which slain Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel and Gil-Ad Shaer studied; says decision to appropriate 4,000 Gush Etzion dunams is display of Zionism.
State Department official says Israel's announcement will harm peace negotiations with the Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to "Asharq al-Awsat," the Egyptian-mediated talks are expected to conclude within the month with a new agreement on a range of issues.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Army source says Hamas's attempt to rally Palestinians in the W. Bank to launch a third intifada was met with a "very, very partial response."
George Galloway declared his constituency an "Israeli free zone" to protest Israel's offensive.
By JERRY LEWIS
ZOA writes to Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent to protest against the repeated blocking of Israeli vessels by pro-Palestinian protesters in the California port city.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
"Putting forward a solar vision for the Palestinians is consistent with the stated Likud-government’s policy of two states for two peoples," says CEO in solar sector.
By SHARON UDASIN
Beset by domestic problems it can’t solve, Sweden’s young minority government fled to a distant conflict it is in no position to affect.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The White House used extremely tough language to slam Israeli building advances in Silwan and Givat Hamatos. But Netanyahu didn’t recoil from a very public spat. Why?
The PLO ambassador to the US Maen Rashid Areikat, calls for the involvement of the UN and the international community, in order to arrive at a formula that would be supported by the entire world.
US officials reject that rebuke was intentional snub of Netanyahu.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Abbas is expected to appeal to the world body to draw up a specific timetable for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ANNA HIATT
By ANNA HIATT,JPOST.COM STAFF
While removed almost immediately, Jewish visitors to the holy site managed to photograph Sunday’s graffiti and circulate images of the scrawl on social media.
By SAM SOKOL
Police investigating incident that comes following FM's condemnation of Abbas for remarks on preventing Jews from visiting contested holy site.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Construction and Housing Minister Uri Ariel accuses PM of giving terrorists a prize by limiting construction for Jews over pre-1967 armistice line.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The incident occurred at Rahelim junction, which lies just south of the Palestinian village of Yasuf.
Israel summons Swedish ambassador, Carl Magnus Nesser, to protest the remarks of the newly elected Social Democratic prime minister made in his inaugural address to parliament.
Housing Minister Uri Ariel is determined to continue building in West Bank despite international pressure and says economic incentives will help the Palestinians much more than construction freezes.
“The event described is an extreme manifestation of hypocrisy and absurdity," statement from West Bank university reads.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the step would also send a "troubling message" if the Israeli government proceeded with tenders and construction.
Trio performed as part of the annual Global Citizen Festival.
By DAVID BRINN
Netanyahu promises to return the issue to government before implantation of any construction plan for the Battir section of the barrier.
The government is being forced to make a public stand on a contentious diplomatic issue that has been mostly dormant in the last few years: the West Bank security barrier.
Security camera footage shows thieves steal car with 8-year-old son of owner inside; perpetrators drop boy off before escaping to Kalkilya.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon takes step on West Bank settlement yeshiva after initially commandeering building in April.
The controversy stems from a letter signed by 43 reservists in the vaunted Unit 8200, an intelligence outfit that has often been likened to the US National Security Agency.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
EU ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen says sanctions against Israel were not on the agenda now.
Husam Kawasme obtained funding from his brother in Gaza for the kidnapping, hid the bodies of the murdered Israelis, and tried to flee to Jordan before being caught and arrested, Shin Bet says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
It is safe to assume that Netanyahu understands that declaring 400 hectares in Gush Etzion as state land is not exactly going to win Israel any points abroad.
New deadline for ban, which was to have gone into effect on September 1, has yet to be determined but is expected to be set soon.
Last month, a Foreign Ministry official warned that EU legislation could lead to a wholesale refusal to accept any Israeli exports produced in the West Bank, Golan Heights, and east Jerusalem.
"The seizure of such a large swathe of land risks paving the way for further settlement activity, which – as the United Nations has reiterated on many occasions – is illegal," UN chief says.
Central Bureau of Statistics says work began on 1,807 settler homes through June 2013, compared with 507 in same period this year.
Palestinian Authority condemns decision; Israel says move does not prevent reaching two-state solution.
Police sappers were at the scene at two locations near Nablus; Jewish man lightly injured after firebomb thrown at his east Jerusalem home.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership is being tested as never before, both at home and abroad
By LESLIE SUSSER
Solar power may hold the key to regional stability
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Naftali Bennett has broadened his party’s appeal from the national religious settler heartland to the urban secular right and the young.
Can the prime minister’s quarrelsome coalition endure, given the sharp differences between its right and the center left?
Spokesperson of Israeli human rights organization responds to criticism leveled at the group on the heels of Operation Protective Edge.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Abbas vowed last month to join the International Criminal Court at The Hague in the event that his efforts at the UN Security Council failed.
Israel grants officials permits to cross through the Erez terminal in northern Gaza, Ma'an reports.
Abbas appealed to the world body to draw up a specific timetable for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo says failure to end ongoing Fatah-Hamas dispute increases possibility of division among Palestinians.
Hamas's popularity in the West Bank is at an all-time high following the 50-day long military confrontation with Israel.
The entire issue of Palestinian statehood, and the Palestinian narrative on which it is based, are nothing but a giant hoax so transparent it is inconceivable that anyone even feigns credence to it.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Sweden’s surprise announcement that it will recognize a “Palestinian state” contradicts basic tenants of its foreign policy.
By EUGENE KONTOROVICH
Was Netanyahu right to criticize the White House’s position on the proposed building in Givat Hamatos and the purchase of homes in Silwan or was the prime minister out of line with his statements?
By MATT SOLOMON
A group of four Northern Irish visited Israel two weeks ago and shared their impressions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
43 signatories disparage "main function of 8200 in the territories, which is to control another nation.”
By JPost Editorial
By LELA GILBERT
Any Israeli who reads the newspapers has at least a rough idea of what’s going on in Hebron, yet somehow seeing it firsthand is a hugely different experience.
By BARRY LEFF
Peace Now purposely misrepresented this step – which was simply the formal completion of a well-known process – as expropriation of land, and another example of “occupation, expulsion and theft.”
By ARI BRIGGS
To truly understand the status of this territory we have to first differentiate between the personal and the national.
By ODED REVIVI