05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Abbas asks for NATO to replace IDF in West Bank as part of peace deal
Report: Hezbollah digging tunnels, placing rockets on border for next conflict with Israel
Funeral held for terrorist killed in Hebron shooting
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Fugitive wanted for double murder shot dead by district police commander
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
German city’s facilities used to wage anti-Semitic BDS campaign
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone fired from radio show following Hitler comments
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
Intercepted consignment consists of hundreds of pipes that can be used for producing mortars and dozens of electric motors that can be used for building terrorist infrastructure.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
“Direct negotiations with Mr. Netanyahu in the past have proven to be fruitless; why repeat the same mistakes?" a spokesperson for the Palestinian prime minister said.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Left-wing organization Jewish Voice for Peace releases video featuring activists and Palestinians, urging tourists to steer clear of West Bank rentals.
By CORAL BRAUN
Border Police officer at the scene shoot and neutralize suspected terrorist.
By BEN HARTMAN
When asked about the compromise suggestion at a conference held by the Palestine-Israel Journal in Jerusalem, he called it “playing around with” an inherently invalid legal system.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A spokesperson for Magen David Adom said that one of the Israelis was seriously wounded.
Representatives of the state are expected to address some of the issues before the committee on Tuesday.
Livni says justice minister's proposal would create a binational state.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
Henin says Palestinian home demolitions is “sophisticated” ethnic cleansing; “Israel is the only place Muslims flourish,” Likud’s Boker responds.
By LAHAV HARKOV,RO YEGER
Security forces shoot and subdue one attacker; the second fled the scene but was eventually apprehended.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Knife-wielding Arab female assailant approached security forces at checkpoint, police report; no injuries reported among Israeli forces.
Only 330 people lived in the in isolated northern Samaria community, some 8 km. over the pre-1967 line, in 2014, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Neither Left nor Right lives in the real world.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
“We have to connect Judea and Samaria to the State of Israel. We have returned to our land, so that we will never again have to leave it,” says Bayit Yehudi MK.
Terrorist’s absence of identification delayed investigation.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Mohammad Abu Srour is the father of Abdel-Hamid Abu Srour. The pro-Hamas Palestinian Information Center said the younger Abu Srour was a member of the Kassam brigades.
The Hamas statement was made even as Israeli authorities have yet to confirm that the explosion was indeed a terrorist attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
An investigation has been launched into how the body was returned contrary to government directives.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
PMO issues disclaimer: Contrary to reports, we have not approved new construction.
Two minors caught with knives in Old City of Jerusalem and man shot running toward IDF forces at Al-Aroub refugee camp.
Settler leader calls on Netanyahu to normalize construction in Judea and Samaria and to allow it to build according to the needs of its population.
After the initial investigation the soldiers' commander was suspended from his role and sent to military jail for 20 days.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Coordinator of Israel's activities in the territories says his office works according to the decisions and policy laid out by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and the IDF chief of staff.
IEC officials, a team of senior PA officials and Hadash MK Ayman Odeh worked out the current “temporary arrangement.”
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Separately, three relatives with no past security offenses carried out gun attacks with automatic firearms in Samaria, investigation finds.
Twenty-year-old evacuated to hospital with minor injury.
9 Palestinians illegally in Israel arrested on Monday morning.
Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz, director of the Israeli government’s Conversion Authority, made the statement earlier this week, according to NRG.
The report also pointed out that the Palestinian operators remain at a competitive disadvantage because Israeli operators have 3G and 4G capabilities and are able to attract higher- value customers.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The IDF had removed the prayer books and the ark with the Torah scroll before they took down the building.
Gush Etzion residents work to impact long-term political normalization.
By JOSH HASTEN
Sami Nisman and Naim Abu Ful, previously served as officers in the PA security forces in the Gaza Strip.
During the closure, only approved humanitarian and medical-linked travel for Palestinians will be permitted between the West Bank and Israel.
Police doubt settlers responsible for fire that leveled home of witness to fatal 2015 attack
By BEN HARTMAN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
A Palestinian armed with a knife was shot and killed by an IDF soldier and an Israeli civilian during what authorities are describing as an attempted stabbing in the West Bank.
PA security official's remarks come amid recent reports that Israel and the PA have been holding secret talks about the security situation in the West Bank.
Three suspects were arrested and multiple weapons were seized from the scene.
Settler march intentionally went along a stretch of road where many attacks have occurred in the last five months, says Gush Etzion Regional Council head.
Israel’s reclassification of the property does not change existing use, but it does pave the way for Israel to develop the mostly empty desert terrain.
Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot makes appearance on Tuesday before the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Senior PLO official Erekat: Palestinians would lose most if French peace push failed.
Deep problems in Palestinian society are the undercurrent to the unending attacks; West Bank armed factions and even Gaza could be dragged in if nothing is done to calm the atmosphere
MEMRI Report author to Post: We believe that Western funding organizations must examine the agendas of their target bodies, and make sure that their support is used for the purposes intended.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Three IDF soldiers lightly wounded in two separate attacks near the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Airbnb has not issued a response to the petition. However, in January, it said in a press statement: “We follow laws and regulations on where we can do business.”
Meanwhile, 31 security suspects, including 6 Hamas members in Hebron, arrested in overnight sweeps.
IDF releases footage of forces conducting searches in the village from where the 22-year-old Palestinian terrorist left from before Tuesday's brutal attack.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Senior officer tells Elaph that Israel warned Hezbollah through a third party country to think twice before attacking.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The suspect admitted that she intended to carry out a terror attack against security forces under initial investigation.
PMO says it has not received any communication from the Palestinian Authority regarding the matter.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The houses mapped belong to the terrorists responsible for an attack outside a private home in the Eli settlement and an attack in a shopping mall in Ma'aleh Adumim.
14-year-old girl stabs police in Jordan Valley terrorist attack.
"Using territories under military occupation is permitted only for imperative military purposes and is the exception to the obligation of upholding the right to property."
Birnbaum says government decision to let dozens of work permits expire sends children to hunger, gives ammunition to BDS.
By NIV ELIS
Man escaped from Israeli custody over 25 years ago after being convicted of murdering an Israeli yeshiva student in 1986.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Paramedics and emergency services treated the victim, 48, who was found unconscious, before rushing him to a hospital in Jerusalem.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DAVID BRINN
Family mourns Capt. (res.) Eliav Gelman, 30, who was killed Wednesday by friendly fire in the midst of a terror attack at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.
The Fatah leader is serving a sentence of five life-terms for his role in terror attacks against Israelis during the Second Intifada.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said that increased Israeli settlement building is not helping to ease tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
Shin Bet announces arrest of approximately 17-year-old male from Yatta.
“The residents of Ariel deserve the same protection as the residents of Tel Aviv,” says opposition leader during visit to Ariel.
The two terrorists carried out separate attacks on the same day on November 19, 2015.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,DANIEL J. ROTH
16-year-old from West Bank village of Beit Amra indicted for deadly attack that killed the 38-year-old nurse and mother of six.
Security forces arrest Palestinian teen girl planning attack; 14-year-old Palestinian with knife arrested near Hebron; assailant at Habitot junction shot dead.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Mohammad al-Qiq is accused of being a member of Islamist group Hamas.
Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday morning at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem for Tuvia Yanai Weissman's funeral.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
“You were a true hero,” Yael Weissman says of her husband Tuvia Yanai Weissman, 21, who tried to stop Palestinian stabbers in Thursday's West Bank attack.
Israelis cannot typically visit the graves, except for on special occasions in the middle of the night when the IDF shuts down a section of the village to allow for their safe passage.
Three soldiers from the Kfir Brigade were wounded, one seriously, in a car-ramming attack in the Binyamin region of the West Bank on Tuesday evening.
The three detainees have been transferred to the custody of the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) for further questioning.
According to Sanders, two neighborhoods in Baltimore have worse infant mortality rates than in the West Bank.
By RON KAMPEAS,JTA
According to international law, the status of the Golan Heights and the West Bank are essentially identical.
How likely is it that the US will bring forward a proposal to the UN Security Council? It depends who you ask.
By DANA SOMBERG
"The message that my father related back then at the UN is still relevant today, perhaps more than ever before," Mike Herzog said.
By RINA BASSIST
Arab Electricity Company head acknowledges that his company has not paid all its debts to the Israel Electricity Company.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The move came less than six months after the European Union published new guidelines for labeling products made in Israeli settlements.
Between the years 1997-2013, according to the report, the Civil Administration found 20,086 instances of illegal construction in Area C.
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 dares Likud to freeze isolated settlements, build in blocs.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Oketz K-9 unit platoon commander and sentenced him to a week in military prison.
Nothing has been confirmed yet – court’s office.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,MAAYAN GROISMAN
Obama said the administration will not fight efforts to boycott, divest and sanction the state over its occupation of the West Bank.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Source: We are willing to look at evidence and testimonies from anyone
Will the government’s 13.8 billion shekel plan to improve conditions in the Arab sector be implemented?
By ALLYN FISHER-ILAN
Flouting convention – and the law – one artist finds inspiration across the Green Line.
By MAX SCHINDLER
The transfer of the latest lioness marks the 5th transfer in eighteenth months of the large-cat breed from Gaza to the West Bank.
“It’s obvious that Christian legacy and human beings are being targeted in our region,” cleric charges.
Syriac Orthodox Church Archbishop Swerios Malki Murad is the most senior Christian clergyman to be arrested by the PA since its inception in 1994.
Ahmad Dawabshe, 5, arrived at the Real Madrid soccer club headquarters in Madrid Thursday accompanied by his grandfather.
Our partners to the solution are the Americans and other friendly nations, and not the Palestinians who are masters of deception.
By GILAD SHARON
When Judea and Samaria are unable to grow and prosper, both Palestinians and Israelis end up suffering from the lack of growth.
By DAN ILLOUZ
Through its illegal settlements policy, the EU is conducting a stealth war against Israel.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
It’s a call for Israel’s demise. In this case, therefore, the messenger is the message.
By MOSHE DANN
During this particular visit, one of our neighbors expressed an opinion that shocked the management of “Our Way.”
By ODED REVIVI