03.27.2017 | 29 Adar, 5777
Hamas partially reopens Erez crossing between Israel, Gaza
Pence: US seeks 'just solution' to conflict, president still seriously considering embassy move
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Jerusalem students uncover nearly 2,000-year-old relics from Bar Kokhba revolt
President Rivlin rejects former PM Olmert's request for clemency
Israelis warned of increased ISIS threat abroad ahead of Passover holiday
Israeli detained in Jordan over said false allegation of drug possession
MK Gafni: We have no problem with elections, we even might benefit from that
Bennett: Unpleasant to know Netanyahu requested articles against me
Bennett meets Trump envoy in Washington
Steps on the Silk Road
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Israeli-German study shows circular RNA can encode for proteins
Israel receives low marks for geriatric nursing coverage in OECD report
Free SMS program to help Arab men quit smoking begins
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Editorial: Britain's pro-Israel pivot
Reality Check: Netanyahu’s election calculations
Why pride and courage are the keys to the Jewish people’s future
March 27, 2017: Broadcast woes
Who killed up to 100 civilians in Iraq and the tragedy's lessons for Israel
‘Israel should support Kurds’ struggle against despotic Iranian regime
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Jewish group calls to 'reject occupation' in protest at AIPAC conference
Dallas JCC evacuated over threatening phone call after Israeli suspect arrested
Jewish Ugandans on MASA gather pieces of Israel to take back home
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Report: Senate panel to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians
Report: Kushner to head new office tasked with fixing government inefficiency
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
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
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
Yesh Atid leader: Netanyahu "seen as Israeli Republican."
By GIL HOFFMAN
Yesh Atid chairman at JPost Conference: Palestinians did not use the resources Israel left behind in Gaza, instead they voted in Hamas, who shot rockets at Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Yesh Atid faction members visit the Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The hyperbolic tone of Yair Lapid and Avigdor Liberman’s conference in the Knesset to "save" Israel’s standing abroad illustrates part of the problem.
By HERB KEINON
With no clear political alternative to King Bibi, 2015 saw a disorganized, lackluster and ultimately failed attempt by members of Knesset to topple the premier.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Since its creation in 2006, the UNHRC has been criticized by the US for its biased treatment of Israel, which it has condemned more than any other country.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Yair Lapid talks to the ‘Post’ about his vision for the country, his rise in the polls and how he plans to take down the prime minister
By YAAKOV KATZ
Lapid added that he believes that the next elections will happen this year.
By UDI SHAHAM
Lapid, Bitan clash over their legislation to kick out families of terrorists.
What was undisputed among the panelists was that most prime ministers have underused the NSC and the security cabinet.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Behind Lapid was Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett.
By JEREMY SHARON
Zionist Union leader Herzog shrugs off faction’s drop to eight Knesset seats: "I will replace Netanyahu."
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog spoke at a cultural event Saturday, bashing the prime minister, and Yair Lapid.
By LAURA SIGAL
Lapid said that if his late Holocaust survivor father "could have heard that we were quiet at this moment, he would not have forgiven us.”
Yesh Atid calls on Netanyahu to tell Foreign Affairs Committee how he plans to handle "international crisis."
"Separating from the Palestinians is existential for Israel's future, and if I am in a position to do it, I will because I am a patriot," Lapid said.
Netanyahu has succeeded in delaying the comptroller's report which in turn has caused the comptroller to think hard about his conclusions.
There is no freedom of religion for Jews in Israel, says Lapid.
Yesh Atid faction chairman Ofer Shelah said he's happy with the results and Lapid will be the next prime minister.
“We feel strongly that together we can act effectively to facilitate a better society and community.”
By HANNAH BROWN
Yesh Atid leader says going over president’s head to Congress not a good idea
Lapid: "Jeremy Corbyn [called] Hezbollah and Hamas his friends. These are terrorist organizations - for the EU, for international law - terrorists. He called them his friends."
“An underground infiltration with tunnels going under an international border is a violation of Israeli sovereignty that none of your countries would tolerate at home.”
“The resolution is shameful and meant to pressure Israel and try to erase the proven historic connection between the Jewish People and the Temple Mount and Western Wall.”
Lapid decried, however, a political system which he said does not deal with national problems at hand, citing the combustible ammonia tank in Haifa and the recent transportation debacle as examples.
Following weeks of tension regarding construction and shops opening on Shabbat, Netanyahu stalls report on findings from committee established to resolve the issue.
The poll found that for the first time, former finance minister Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party had passed Likud, 24 seats to 22.
Following Yesh Atid chairman's visit to Sweden to attend a pro-Israel rally, the Swedish Foreign Minister sent a message opposing the BDS movement.
Lapid did not endorse anyone in the American election, but he did make a surprising statement about the race for UN secretary-general.
Lapid, whose own wife Lihi is a journalist and a personality in her own right, realized the error of his ways and had the grace to apologize Friday.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Insults US on July 4: Baseball 'Not real sport'
The poll found that a party led by Sa’ar and Lapid would win 26 seats compared to 25 for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud.
Yesh Atid leader accuses international body of becoming a "collaborator of Islamic fundamentalism."
“What happened this week is a sellout of Israeli values. It is shameful and I am sure every Israeli citizen is ashamed for them."
With no designated foreign minister in sight, Yair Lapid decided to become a diplomat in his fight against the government from the opposition.
The ruling will be a sigh of relief for the prime minister after a November hearing in which he was hit with significant criticism by the High Court on the issue.
"The Americans are now saying, 'We don’t want to do business with the current Israeli government'," said Lapid.
The Zionist Union would win 15 seats, the Joint Arab List 13, Bayit Yehudi 12, Yisrael Beytenu eight, Shas and UTJ seven, and Kulanu and Meretz 6.
Lapid said on Tuesday that “the UNHRC lost its legitimacy long ago” and the demonstrators will protest its “hypocrisy and disproportionality.”
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
The women's branch within the party's Anglo division is another step in the Yesh Atid party's extensive effort to reach out to potential new voters and supporters.
Lapid, Liberman gang up to attack PM’s foreign policy, Netanyahu cites study saying
country is eighth most powerful in world.
Herzog: PM should come out against those slamming IDF chief; Stop politicizing the army, Lapid says
“We need to preserve our qualitative military edge, which requires coming to terms with the administration as fast as possible.”
The spokesman said the first extension was made two years ago. Another term was quietly added three months ago.
A Yesh Atid spokesman said in response that the change was made by the party's administration in an organized manner.
Party leaders appear at ‘Besheva’ newspaper conference in Jerusalem.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Yesh Atid leader wants ‘maximum Jews on maximum land.'
Lapid said he was glad that the European Union statement said it “strongly opposes” boycotts of Israel.
“Let’s unfreeze the places we can unfreeze,” Yesh Atid leader said.
Yesh Atid leader plans legislation to ban BDS groups from funding Israeli NGOs.
"Not everyone is against us. We simply must explain our side. In this war, we are all emissaries," said the opposition MK.
It is rare for a party to continue regular programming and host the party chairman when there is no general election in sight.
Haredi parties have made it clear to Netanyahu that they will not allow the 2016 budget to pass this month before the amendment to the 2014 law for haredi enlistment is approved.
By JEREMY SHARON,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
There is no Foreign Ministry because there is no foreign minister, says Lapid.
"The European Union is hiding behind legal jargon and trying to paint a picture that this is a legal matter," Lapid told DW News.
Goal of Lapid’s law was to increase haredi participation in the IDF and national service by 2017 by several thousand participants per year.
Lapid wrote about the need for national unity but not for a national unity government, which he currently opposes.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Yesh Atid leader says what he saw in the British media could not just be "sloppy," because mistakes were constantly being made that make Israel look bad.
Herzog dealt blow inside Labor; Shas gets education post
Akunis calls on PM to adopt Levy Report authorizing outposts.
Yair Lapid blasts Netanyahu for "turning Israel into a Republican satellite"
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,RO YEGER
Speaking at a cultural event in Beersheba, Lapid said the Knesset needed to examine how Israel reached the point in which which its national security had been harmed.
Yesh Atid leader meets with US Republican congressman Peter Roskam.
Call follows similar invitation from Yesh Atid head Lapid.
Friend of staff says center-left parties have tried to woo former IDF chief; Yesh Atid’s Stern: I talked to him about joining us.
List of proposed add-ons ‘will severely and significantly harm integrity of legislative process’ during allotted 35 days, says Eyal Yinon.
Lapid: the Left "is not capable of winning an election. They won't win for at least another 30 years."
Bayit Yehudi leader calls counterpart from Yesh Atid ‘small-minded politician’ for his criticism of Netanyahu, Deri: Put interests aside.
Yesh Atid leader slams Netanyahu over handling of Iran; Bennett calls on Lapid and other leaders to show responsibility, display unity; Netanyahu says deal brings prospect of Mideast war closer.
Yesh Atid leader calls for public inquiry commission on Netanyahu's handling of the Iran nuclear issue.
By DANA SOMBERG
Lapid starts a trend by calling the Iran deal a failure on Netanyahu’s part and calling on him to quit.
Yesh Atid leader says Netanyahu caused the White House to stop listening to Israel.
While Benjamin Netanyahu has preempted any serious challenge to his leadership, in the long-term Gideon Sa’ar could pose a threat and Yair Lapid is also surging in the polls.
By LESLIE SUSSER
Yesh Atid leader sends condolences to families of those killed in Turkish attack; Peres calls on world to join hands to destroy forces of terror.
Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid assails premier over Iran agreement, which he called 'Israel's greatest foreign policy failure'.
By ARIK BENDER
With all the attention Yair Lapid has been getting, you’d be forgiven for thinking Israel has two opposition leaders.
Think you have what it takes to distinguish between the two? Give it a shot.
"Israeli society is at a crossroads: hate and fear or love of Israel and solidarity."
News briefs from around the Jewish world.
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, together with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, is holding a conference at the Waldorf Astoria in advance of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.
Was there a criminal offense? It shouldn’t matter. High standards should be the baseline for our country’s leadership.
By DOV LIPMAN
Just as Jews can tell nasty jokes about Jews that, if repeated by a non-Jew, would be regarded as antisemitic, so Arabs can also write or say things about their own people that no one else can.
It was perhaps her excitement that caused Shaked to make a Freudian slip over and over.
B’Tselem will do what it always does and try to use this report to delegitimize Israel in the international community and strengthen those who wish to see Israel disappear.
By YAIR LAPID
"The idea that the Arab states like Saudi Arabia will embrace an Israel that builds a cage around Palestine is ignorant and deceitful."
By GERSHON BASKIN
I cannot say that I am sorry that Lapid is unlikely to emerge as Israel’ next prime minister.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Netanyahu only made things worse for himself by trying to exploit the situation to embarrass Transportation Minister Israel Katz.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Now is the time to present Israeli citizens with concrete steps that could enshrine our democratic character and Jewish majority, ameliorate our security and boost our international legitimacy.
By HILIK BAR
Tuesday’s attack took place not far from where US Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with former president Shimon Peres.
By ILAN EVYATAR
It’s time to stop focusing on Israel and start focusing on those who condemn us: Why do they do it?
There is little that infuriates me more that the arrogance and ignorance of Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid party, and the shameful myopia and shameless mendacity he exhibits.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
During this time of reflection and taking responsibility, this government and the opposition in Israel have a lot to atone for.
Does Lapid truly believe that Netanyahu should have taken a leaf out of Edvard Benes’s book, sat down dejectedly on the edge of his bed and sobbed his heart out?
By SARAH HONIG