04.28.2017 | 2 Iyar, 5777
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
US Senate unanimously signs letter asking UN to address anti-Israel bias
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German FM's belittling of Holocaust
US Holocaust Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya
Wisconsin students blame Israel for violence against African-Americans
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
According to Palestinian media the clashes began immediately after Friday morning prayers.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
15 years after Operation Defensive Shield, the situation on the ground is quiet, thanks to security cooperation with the PA, improved intelligence and almost nightly raids.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
"Almost all of us have family members in prison," says teacher. Fatah calls for Friday “day of rage.”
By ADAM RASGON
Would-be assailant shot, wounded at the scene near Huwara; no injury to Israeli side in second such incident in the area in two days.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Left-wing organization Yesh Din said that on Saturday afternoon several dozen Israelis had thrown stones at homes and vehicles in the Palestinian villages of Urif and Huwara.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
IDF forces in the area shot and neutralized the Palestinian attacker.
An age-old phenomenon, the lone wolf terrorist has emerged as the new face of terror.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
According to Hajj, 215 trees belonging to four different families had been totally or partially axed.
Ahmed Atun was arrested at his home in the city of al-Bireh, north of Jerusalem.
Hundreds join family in mourning loss of Elchai Teharlev, killed in a terror attack on Thursday.
Security forces interrogated his family Thursday afternoon, freezing their work permits.
The 20-year-old was posthumously promoted to sergeant and laid to rest at the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem.
The order was issued after Ofra residents had called for the Palestinian assailant's home to be demolished and for action to be taken against his village.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,UDI SHAHAM
Israel says the demolitions are necessary because the building was carried out without a permit in an area of the West Bank where Israel retains full control.
The IDF maintains that it limits the movement of Palestinians in the West Bank for security purposes, such as preventing attacks against Israelis.
This text marks the first time that the Arab states have asked a UNESCO board to reject Israeli sovereignty over western Jerusalem
The EU provides the PA with some 300 million euros annually.
Failure to move the bill forward at this moment would mean that no movement on the matter could take place until the Knesset is back in session on May 8.
Shin Bet announces a number of arrests of Hamas operatives planning activities in the West Bank.
The closure, which began on Thursday night, will now extend until Monday at midnight.
On Tuesday, settlers held a small demonstration on the new paved turn-off to the road,
Israeli authorities on Sunday issued demolition orders against 44 illegal structures in the Palestinian and Beduin village of al-Khan al-Ahmar
The hotel is not Banksy's first statement on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Head of IDF Military Intelligence briefs Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, reportedly says tunnels are not an existential threat, but warns of volatile potential in the territories.
By ARIK BENDER
The call came just days after Israel initiated bureaucratic proceedings to demolish an entire herding village, al-Khan al-Ahmar.
Education and diaspora affairs minister says the resulting effects of the establishment of a Palestinian state would be "a huge mistake."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
An unnamed, middle-aged Palestinian woman set herself ablaze in protest of the confiscation of her family members’ commercial carts by the Palestinian Authority.
Senior IDF official says 89 shooting attacks occurred in the West Bank in 2016.
NGOs filed petition to Israel's High Court of Justice on behalf of 17 Palestinian municipalities.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The two major international courts which could deal with settlements are the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice.
The evacuation of Amona does nothing to change the fact that the notion of a Palestinian state is evaporating and the settlements are irreversible.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The groups announced their plans to turn to the court almost immediately after the Knesset authorized the legislation in a historic 60-52 vote.
The legislation retroactively legalizes 4,000 homes in the West Bank built on private Palestinian property and pledges to compensate Palestinian landowners.
Lawmakers decided to accelerate the completion of the section of the barrier following several infiltrations that led to deadly terror attacks inside Israel.
“Israeli colonial settlement construction is destroying the peace process, undermining the two two-state option, and amounts to a war crime.”
Outgoing chief West Bank prosecutor Maurice Hirsch reveals his views on an expected Hamas
takeover in the West Bank, war and peace, his audacious lawyering and British soccer.
A female terrorist came to the entrance of the settlement of Adam and hit a police vehicle.
Saeb Erekat says that evacuating 40 homes while approving "3,000 housing settlement units" is "political blindness."
The order comes in the midst of a High Court of Justice debate on a deal under which the families had agreed to peacefully leave the outpost by February 8.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
There were no reported injuries in the incident,
2015 Rosh Hashana attack killed 64-year-old Armon Hanatziv resident, seriously wounded his 2 daughters.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“We have no choice but to renew our public battle with full force and to call on thousands of supporters to come to Amona.”
Security forces increase alertness and prepare to tighten security measures, expressing concern that President-elect Trump's inauguration ceremony will exacerbate an already tense situation.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV,JOY BERNARD
Thirty-nine percent of territory would be given away, but no one would be evacuated, in Likud MK’s proposal.
By JEREMY SHARON
The attempted attack took place near Huwara in the northern West Bank. No fatalities have been reported and the assailant was neutralized at the scene.
Shin Bet says Palestinian mother of nine wanted to commit suicide over a domestic dispute
The well known activist now heads an interfaith organization called Haqel–Jews and Arabs in Defense of Human Rights.
Security forces arrested several Palestinians suspected of participating in local terror activities in the overnight raid.
It is unclear how the closure will affect Palestinian Christians who celebrate Easter, which coincides with the last days of Passover.
Netanyahu had promised the 40 Amona families that he would formally authorize a new settlement for them by March 31.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The exercise was largest ever conducted in the area in the last five years.
Shmuel Rabinovitch, Rabbi of the Western Wall, led a team equipped with long wooden sticks and plastic bags to collect the thousands of paper notes hidden in between the cracks in the Old City site.
“For us, the fact that this year marks the first year of Trump’s presidency and the 50th year of occupation forces the Jewish community to ask itself: which side are we on?"
By MICHAEL WILNER
"It would have a strong detrimental impact on our relations," Mark Gallagher, the Charge D'Affaires for the EU embassy in Israel, cautioned on Tuesday.
Out of the 41 resolutions before the UNHRC, 12 deal with human rights situations in individual countries. Five of those resolutions are focused on Israeli actions.
Yitzhak Chai Zaga, who is set to race against Naftali Bennett for the position of Bayit Yehudi chairman, says he would like to implement a full annexation of the West Bank.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The ministerial debate regarding the possible and controversial annexation of the West Bank settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim.
'Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict' said successful lobbying by US and Israel kept it off the list in 2015.
The Azaria trial didn’t really tear apart the country, it just exposed the already-deep divisions among its citizens.
By DAVID BRINN
German officials suggest the meeting was nixed as the two governments felt they were too far apart on the issue of Mideast peace to make such a convening worthwhile
David Friedman chairs an American nonprofit organization which is funding a newly-approved apartment building in the West Bank.
If Israel annexed the West Bank, the entire old framework and prior High Court rulings might become obsolete.
The Samaria Regional Council said that the homes could be relocated to other property lots within the outpost.
Nickolay Mladenov says the move "undermines substantially the two-state solution."
UK, Turkey also condemn approval of Israeli legislation that retroactively legalizes 4,000 settler homes on private Palestinian property.
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin slams Israel's High Court after the Knesset approved legislation legalizing thousands of West Bank settler homes.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Right-wing lawmakers call praise the settlement legislation while left-wing MKs slam the bill.
By UDI SHAHAM
The legislation marks the first time that the Knesset has sought to impose Israeli law in Area C of the West Bank, which is under Israeli military and civilian rule.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,UDI SHAHAM,GIL HOFFMAN
The legislation is set to retroactively legalize 4,000 settler homes on private Palestinian land and offers to compensate its land owners.
By GIL HOFFMAN,UDI SHAHAM,TOVAH LAZAROFF
High Court delays demolition by one month; Ofra settlers originally asked for a three-month delay in order to prevent the need to relocate twice.
Thirteen protesters were arrested during the evacuation of the Amona outpost and charged with disturbing the peace.
PM to meet with UK counterpart on Monday in London.
"From the ruins of Amona we will build a new settlement," education minister tells Knesset plenum.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Liberman announced on Tuesday their agreement to allow the construction of an additional 3,000 housing units in the West Bank.
Israel sometimes lives in West Bank world and sometimes in Judea and Samaria world.
From the installation of security cameras across the West Bank to the monitoring of social media activity, the IDF provides insight into how it has learned from 2016's lethal terror wave.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JOY BERNARD
In the first incident, a suspect attempted to ram a vehicle into soldiers; Hours later, a different attacker fired at an IDF guard post.
Most new building to take place in large settlement bloc; new Palestinian industrial park also to be built.
The communities were demolished in 2005.
The unmanned aerial vehicle was reportedly scouring the skies in an operation over the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus when the IDF lost communication with it.
PM says he greatly appreciated Trump's “deep friendship” for Israel, as well as his “declared willingness to fight against radical Islamic terror with full force.”
By HERB KEINON
"Obama's policy of not one brick is gone," Ma'aleh Adumim mayor Kashriel said regarding the annexation bill, which includes E1.
The students, who attend New York's Yeshiva University, came to Israel to help rebuild the West Bank settlement of Halamish after it was burned down in November.
It was not immediately clear how the mobile observation device disconnected from the West Bank post where it was employed.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV
A mission to sample Kentucky Fried Chicken
leads our intrepid reporters to Bethlehem.
By BEN FISHER,SARAH LEVI
Speaking to Arab ambassadors in Bahrain, Abbas expressed shock at Hamas’s decision to form an administrative committee to run affairs in Gaza.
The Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine explained that it would abstain from taking part in the elections as protest over the PA's violent crackdown on a recent Ramallah demonstration.
The PA, which dominates the West Bank, failed to convince Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, to hold elections in the coastal enclave.
A source with knowledge of the matter said that the two sides had discussed "politics, security and the future of the peace process."
By ADAM RASGON,JPOST.COM STAFF
The new date for the elections comes four months after the PA postponed elections following disputes between the rival Fatah and Hamas parties over the legitimacy of courts in Gaza.
Boycotting products of Israeli settlements supports the eviction of Jews from all settlements and the establishment of a Palestinian state instead.
By MOSHE DANN
Blueprints for the establishment of a legal town to be called Ramat Nueimah near Jericho were drawn up, but that plan has been shelved for the time being.
By JOSH HASTEN
One reason that the idea of Palestinian statehood is fading is the probable succession crisis in the post-Mahmoud Abbas era.
By LIAT COLLINS