09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
Tension between police, Lod’s Arab community magnified by murder
3 more arrested for murder of Israeli-Arab mother
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Chief rabbis divided on recognition of US conversions
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
Former top Yisrael Beytenu leaders likely to face corruption indictments
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
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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
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
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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
'Russia and US tensions over Syria dangerous for Israel'
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
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Clinton calls for "direct" negotiations after Netanyahu meeting
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London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
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The IDF has been engaged in a series of large arms raids in the West Bank in recent months in an effort to stop guns from ending up in the hands of lone terrorists or small attack cells.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Security forces shoot Palestinian girl, 13, in leg after she failed to heed to calls to stop approaching checkpoint.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Police report that one officer was lightly wounded in the incident.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
See full text below of farewell letter written by the assailant in Friday's ramming attack that was obtained by the 'Post.'
By ADAM RASGON
“It’s not just and it’s not right,” Bennie Begin says in response to efforts regarding new legislation allowing building on Palestinian land.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There were no reports of injuries.
IDF lead asked Israel police bomb expert Haim Kapach “do you agree that the army is the sovereign in Judea and Samaria?” Kapach responded “sovereign of what?"
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Settlers have called on the IDF to protect the Samaria Regional park after a Palestinian flag was placed on the site.
The soldier was taken to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva where he was listed in stable condition. The circumstances of the shooting were being investigated.
Dura resident Abd Al-Majid Amaira, 38, allegedly acted as the driver in the deadly drive-by terrorist shooting in July.
Mladenov focused in particular on Israeli activities in Area C of the West Bank, particularly settlement building and the IDF’s continued demolition of illegal Palestinian structures.
A witness in the Hebron shooting incident described how the body should not have been moved without being checked by a bomb expert, proper procedures were not followed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Security forces shot and subdued the suspected assailant at the scene.
The Samaria Regional Council together with the IDF organizes an overnight event once a month in which thousands of worshipers can pray at the tomb.
This operation was the largest to take place in the last year in the West Bank, the IDF stated.
The plan would be easier to accept if Jewish building was included.
By GIL HOFFMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Ottoman law continues to influence court decisions, as the state neglects to act on land disputes.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Throughout the night, IDF forces arrested five wanted Palestinians across the West Bank, one of whom is suspected of involvement in terrorism, mass disturbances and violence towards civilians.
The Civil Administration is working on a plan to relocate the communities and offer them alternative housing sites, but is far from completing the process.
Defense minister's plan includes avenues to speak directly with Palestinians other than Abbas and the PA.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Netanyahu has until the end of October to review the matter and decide whether or not to take action against the Palestinian village.
The IDF, in cooperation with the Shin Bet, arrested Sheikh Hussein Abu Kuweik, Hamas’s representative to the Central Elections Commission, in the al-Amari refugee camp in Ramallah.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,ADAM RASGON
Only 4,300 arrests per year, no budget to finish wall; 44% terror attacks from infiltrators.
The operatives were recruited by Hezbollah members through Facebook, according to the Shin Bet.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,DANIELLE ZIRI
Gush Etzion Regional Council head Davidi Perl recalled a time during his childhood when the area was considered so remote that there wasn’t even an Israeli public transportation system.
At issue is the unauthorized placement of homes on land zoned for agriculture use. But those talks were halted, pending an opinion from Liberman.
The “Go and see” trips will be offered to synagogue congregations and other Jewish groups as part of their Israel trip itineraries.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The project has upset both Palestinians and settlers, who have joined together to stop construction.
Three of the five unauthorized structures razed in the Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank were backed by the European Union.
Security source: ‘Our goal is to disrupt the movement of shooting cells’; IDF stepping up activity in area.
Sharbafs are sleeping in a tent under the trees on the edge of settlement.
Said Arikat, a reporter for the Jerusalem based Al-Quds daily brought up the incident, which occurred two weeks ago in Hebron.
Four days into the electricity crisis in Tulkarem, local leaders of Fatah are resigning from their official posts in protest of the arrest of a number of their members.
The petition was filed by the residents of Sussiya together with the Israeli nongovernmental group Rabbis for Human Rights in 2014.
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to rule on the matter by the end of the month.
Rawabi was created by Palestinian businessman Bashar Masri. It is designed for a population of 40,000. The first batch of families, over 350, moved in this summer.
Separately, PA security forces member arrested in Nablus for manufacturing and dealing in weapons.
Meanwhile near Beersheba police lift previous warning of security situation near Beersheba.
Exactly a year ago this Sunday, suspected Jewish terrorists firebombed the Dawabsha family’s modest one-story home in the middle of the night.
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.
Peace Now: ‘Neighborhoods suffering from lack of basic services’
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Security forces shoot and wound the assailant at the scene on Route 60.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,ADAM RASGON
Members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee were present at a parlor meeting of settlers and politicians on Thursday.
Two Palestinian Authority intelligence personnel among group of four nabbed in the West Bank, the Shin Bet announced Monday.
Attacks carried out on vehicles travelling Highway 1, between Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim in West Bank.
High Court of Justice rejects appeal to raze home of West Bank man accused of assisting terrorists in February attack that killed Border Police officer Hadar Cohen.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
The demolition of the West Bank houses came months after the two Palestinians executed the stabbing attack near Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's Old City that left two Israeli men dead.
Palestinian attacker shot and killed at scene of West Bank attack.
Journalist reportedly among the Israelis that traveled to Ramallah in hopes of participating in a breaking of the fast event for Ramadan; none injured.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Defense Minister says military should act with "firm hand" in areas from which many terror attacks originate.
The minor received administrative restraining orders to stay out of Judea and Samaria for six months and break contact with various other activists from IDF Central Command.
It is the third time in a decade that their house has been razed, Nawarjja said, and the family planned to camp out on the site.
By MAX SCHINDLER
Due to the Ramadan holiday, Israel has increased the water flow to Palestinians at night, when the usage is particularly high after the fast.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
While the small village outside Hebron has produced four people who have attacked and murdered Israelis, a surprising Jewish connection is also found.
In January, Adis, 16, stabbed Dafna Meir, 38, to death in front of her teenage daughter inside their home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The military has opened an investigation into the event.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
According to initial reports, the female assailant was shot and wounded by security forces at the scene.
The threat of annexation, is the kind of playing card any Israeli leader would need to hold close to his chest and use only when most needed to counter dangerous unilateral moves from the other side.
Despite obstacles, the region is trying to boost tourism with boutique wineries, cafés, biblical history and rolling hills.
Natan Sharanksy has yet to reveal whether or not he intends to step down.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“The idea of carrots and sticks is right and good,” MK Yoav Kisch (Likud) said, “but it cannot be that the carrots harm rule of law and its authority.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Efrat, which is the second largest settlement in the Gush Etzion bloc, could quickly grow to the size of a city in the next decade.
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has suggested that the 40 families could be relocated to plots of land adjacent to the outpost.
Ex-Defense Minister Ya'alon also accuses Israel's leadership of engaging in "petty politics" and being interested purely in its own political survival.
According to Peace Now, in the first half of 2016, plans have been advanced to retroactively legalize 314 settler homes.
Soldier witnesses from scene of March shooting testify, say IDF commanders should not have attacked Hebron shooter before probe.
Azaria's family said they started the fundraising campaign due to the difficulties in financing legal fees for their son.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The cabinet is due to approve a NIS 50 million to the two Jewish communities in the West Bank.
By HERB KEINON
June Peace Index survey finds more than a third believe in annexing, without granting rights to Palestinians living there.
By JACK BROOK
Family members recount their arrival at the tragic scene of the attack on Route 60 where Palestinian gunmen killed Rabbi 'Miki' Mark.
PM says cabinet next week would discuss a program to strengthen Kiryat Arba after attack that left 13-year-old murdered.
IDF: standoff resolved over evicting 15-year-old right-wing activist from W. Bank parents’ house for alleged violence, disturbances.
Ettinger is seen as one of the leading extreme right figures in Israel.
By BEN HARTMAN
Right-wing MKs draft bill to apply sovereignty in West Bank city the day after PM expresses support for Saudi peace plan; Gush Etzion calls to be included in annexation effort.
A new documentary, ‘The Settlers,’ recently released on the 49th anniversary of the Six Day War shows the irreversible nature of Israel’s West Bank occupation.
While the small village has gained a lot of international attention, the activists hope that their distinctly Jewish voices will help the Palestinian village in its quest to avoid demolition.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Life as a Jewish minority in Beit Hanina.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
International aid to the PA has declined more than 60% over the last six years.
The 2012 municipal elections, which Hamas boycotted, took place only in the West Bank. Voter turnout stood at 54 percent, much lower than the 75 percent in the 2006 parliamentary elections.
Absurdities of life in territories give me new material every day, Amer Zahr says
By ADAM RASGON,UDI SHAHAM
“We want to have a proactive, on-the-ground impact in terms of providing the means to help Palestinians understand the problems of climate change.”
Voting takes place only if multiple lists are submitted, meaning that there might be no voting at all in the majority of locales.
"This is not about politics this is not religious, this is pure human ethics.”
Abbas, 81, and in his 11th year in office, has avoided naming a successor, setting the stage for a free-for-all competition between a field of candidates.
By BEN LYNFIELD/THE MEDIA LINE
Ahmad Dawabsha was hospitalized at the Tel HaShomer Medical Center in Tel Aviv this week following a deterioration in his health.
Residents are taking to the street in protests, calling on Israeli and Palestinian authorities to take immediate action to restore electricity to the northern West Bank city.
The PA and Iran's last spat came in February when Iran announced it would send money to families, whose children carry out attacks against Israelis.
Illegal cars in the West Bank all come from Israel and take two forms. Some of the cars are used, which Israelis sell to Palestinians, while other cars are stolen from Israel and then sold to Palestinians.
Initial police investigations reportedly indicate that the incident was not nationalistically motivated; no injuries.
By ADAM RASGON,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
There are those frustrated with the growing nationalism and extremism within Israeli society who pin their hopes on the involvement of the international community.
By JESSICA MONTELL
European and UN delegations that visit Israel normally take the opportunity to criticize the attempts to protect itself from terrorist threats.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
To provide US taxpayer money to Abbas and his government so that they can treat terrorists as heroes or glorious martyrs is morally unacceptable.
By DAN COATS
High Court decisions regarding Amona have been flaunted since the court issued the first demolition order in 1997, just two years after the outpost was illegally established
We must be thankful for everything that we have received from the Almighty, but we must continue to broaden and deepen the foundations of sovereignty in all areas of the Land.
By YEHUDIT KATSOVER
A consensus of experts: Conflict management is currently the least-worst option.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
By JOSH HASTEN
Arafat has been dead for almost 12 years now, but his legacy is very much alive. So long as it is, the dream of peace will remain a distant illusion.
By AVIVA KLOMPAS
The contrast between the funeral of Irving Moskowitz, the wealthy American doctor and the funeral of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, the girl murdered by Palestinian jihadist, was stark.
By YISHAI FLEISHER