Yossi Dagan wins election to head Samaria Regional Counci
Erdan: Slamming political rivals won’t bring change
Deri deal clears path for budget
Deputy Minister calls to abolish Ethics Committee
Grapevine: A grim reminder
Jews and Arabs making music together
Putting on a show
The Yes Men are still fixing the world
Reichert’s trivial Tel Aviv flip-flop much ado about not much
Mac TA’s European survival on last breath
Israel national baseball team takes 3rd in Vienna
Ashdod's preseason soccer match in Bulgaria turns ugly
Kahane's grandson claims abuse while in Shin Bet custody
Gaza soccer team to host West Bank for first time in 15 years
South African BDS activists set sites on US pop superstar Pharrell
Christian French tourist beaten on Temple Mount for raising Israeli flag
Palestinian 'special committees' to defend villages against 'settler gangs'
Fatah official: Netanyahu is founding father of Jewish underground terrorists in W. Bank
Birthright Excel gives students a taste of Israeli hi-tech
London police commissioner criticizes Jewish volunteer security organization
Satmar hasidic school bans mothers from owning cellphones
Chabad rabbi becomes first bearded officer in US Air Force
Hundreds attend Limmud South Africa conference in Johannesburg
Iran stifling dissent over nuke deal, says
snap-back of sanctions not possible
Growing New York opposition to Iran deal pressures Schumer
White House accusing Iran deal critics of warmongering 'outrageous,' Netanyahu says
Steinitz fires back at US energy minister: If I were American, I would oppose the Iran deal
Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: 'US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now'
Nusra Front abducts US-backed rebel leader, blunts efforts against ISIS
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
Saudi king blamed Mossad for 9/11
Litzman: State will subsidize supplementary health insurance for poor
TAU research offers new hope for breakthrough in melanoma care
Hebron teen saved by Rambam’s ECMO machine after suffering crush injury
Proportion of contract workers in Israel similar to other developed countries, study shows
Environmental officials: Beach building proposal could endanger coast
Park and Ride lots approved to accompany Tel Aviv area light rail construction
Haifa to expand air quality monitoring program
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Tech talk: Haredim join the hi-tech world
Global hi-tech firm opens new office in Jerusalem with haredi staff
Mark Zuckerberg: Virtual reality is Facebook's next frontier
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Your taxes: Budget proposals target olim
Air France wipes Israel off of the map...literally
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Take two tablets!~
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This Week in Jerusalem
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Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
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Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
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The Shamir Drilling Project
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08.05.2015 | 20 Av, 5775
Yesh Atid leader sends letter condemning report on last summer's war to diplomats from 30 countries.
By GIL HOFFMAN
According to Israel Radio, the flotilla is due to arrive off the shore of Gaza sometime between Monday and Wednesday.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"The maximum we can offer is less than the minimum they can accept," Lapid says.
"We should turn to the Arab League to initiate a move that will lead to a regional agreement and separation from the Palestinians," Lapid says at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
OECD sees Israel's economy recovering.
By NIV ELIS
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
Cantonné à siéger anonymement dans les rangs d’une opposition dont il aurait aimé prendre la tête,le chef de file de Yesh Atid est bien décidé à se bâtir une réputation
Yesh Atid s’effondre dans les sondages. Mais Yaïr Lapid affirme avoir encore quelques tours dans son sac et refuse de s’imaginer dans l’opposition
Bennett and Lapid rise and fall in tandem, even when they're not working together anymore.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Party spokesperson radiates optimism, expresses doubt that Lapid would join Netanyahu coalition.
By BEN HARTMAN
"This is why Yesh Atid was founded, that is why we are here and that is why we are voting," Yesh Atid leader says.
Like in 2013, Lapid has been exhaustively hopping across the country with audiences and local meetings of varying sizes and revels in the experience.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Strategist Mark Mellman says Lapid wants to change politics, avoids negative campaigning.
Lapid has said that the bureaucratic fast-track "umbrella agreements" in certain places such as Kiryat Gat have led to thousands of housing starts that will eventually bring the price down.
Yesh Atid leader doesn’t promise to recommend Herzog to Rivlin; Peres said set to back Zionist Union.
Lapid says Bayit Yehudi ads are not just factually wrong, they're low.
Yesh Atid takes step to use new methods to attract English-speaking voters.
With comptroller's report on housing crisis pending, Lapid says goal is to make housing affordable for young couples.
Party head tells ‘Post’ election studio he’s unsure about returning to Finance Ministry, rejects democratic primary.
The party is calling for separation of the administrative bureaucracy and medical committees in an effort to reduce the long wait times at the NII.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Lapid would not explicitly comment on whether or not he thought the brewing deal was good or bad, saying there was no longer sufficient information sharing as a result of the speech.
Herzog says Netanyahu was powerless to stop Iranian nuclear ambitions and that "no speech to Congress will hide that fact."
By NOA AMOUYAL
Livni went on to say that ministers’ schedules should be public, as should records of their votes in all governmental committees.
Among the major points of the party’s plan, the Education Ministry would be responsible for the entire educational system through high school graduation.
Central Election Committee to vote on party, candidate bans on Thursday.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Tells Post he has not spoken to Olmert since his conviction.
"The problem as I see it is not what Mrs. Netanyahu does. The problem is Benjamin Netanyahu, her husband," Lapid says.
Lipman remains 17th; Orthodox Lesbian 19th.
Kahlon promises party won't be anti-religious.
Throughout event, group of protesters interrupt, yell, ridicule speakers, cutting them off and preventing them from speaking.
"We don't bring people to fit specific roles," Lapid says; Likud launches Anglo campaign team despite lack of US-born candidate.
Left slams Bayit Yehudi on opposing public transportation on Saturdays; Tekuma newcomer was arrested ahead of disengagement.
Meretz central committee reconfirms chairwoman's leadership.
"Give us our country back, corrupt people," Yesh Atid leader says, firing at political rivals on Right and Left.
On his Facebook page, Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz of the ruling Likud faction took a swipe at Yair Lapid for being vertically challenged.
"Survival, survival, survival" – is all Netanyahu cares about, charges Lapid; former finance minister is a failed politician, Likud says in response.
By GIL HOFFMAN,ELIA BERGER
“He will take money away from students and the middle class and give it to remote settlements,” Lapid warned.
"The reports are baseless," Yesh Atid said in an official response. "They are rumors that are far from the truth. The issue was not even raised between the two of them."
Yesh Atid leader slams Netanyahu for failing to bring security to Israel's citizens and stagnating on diplomatic front.
"I am a changed man," Lapid says in last day as finance minister.
Netanyahu's office denies PM's involvement in any attempt to split apart Yesh Atid.
Netanyahu has admitted Israel is heading to the polls only because of the behavior of its politicians.
The Knesset will begin the process of dispersing itself Wednesday with the support of the Likud.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
PM condemns internal criticism aimed at him for encouraging foreign criticism of Israel.
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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cannot keep four portfolios in addition to his main post, Yesh Atid said in a petition to the High Court of Justice filed Sunday.
Shaked defends Bayit Yehudi’s actions, critics accuse party of thwarting legislative efforts on issue.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Herzog says Netanyahu's decisions on religion and state are a declaration of war on Judaism in Israel.
Lapid indicated on Saturday night that that is not sufficient regulation for him to support the deal.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Leading opposition MKs joined Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in intensive efforts to lobby the world's “reasonable countries” against supporting an anti-Israel resolution.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely to get them the votes they need.
Two bill proposals in the Knesset are hoping to bring civil marriage to Israel and legalize gay marriage like in the US.
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation voted down Sunday a Yesh Atid proposal to ban perpetrators of crimes with moral turpitude from ever running for elected office.
Last week, Yesh Atid leader spent a week in the United States, where he tried to take away Herzog’s role as the de facto foreign minister of the opposition to Netanyahu.
Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, who just returned from a trip to the US, said that he was “enlisting in the war against the boycott because I’m an Israeli patriot.”
Jacob Lew defended by Sharansky and as a true friend of Israel.
Herzog says PM failed to fight boycott threat.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Lapid: Netanyahu offered me Foreign Ministry
Netanyahu invited Lapid to meet with him as part of a series of meetings with the heads of opposition factions.
Ministers approve pushing off date to pass budget to November 5; opposition MKs complain government is not letting Knesset work.
After witnessing the heckling during the Prime Minister's speech at the swearing in of the 34th government, Lapid decided not to speak but he certainly has what to say.
Yesh Atid founder said that Netanyahu’s gambit to add ministerial positions in order to accommodate his coalition partners amounts to “a betrayal of the public’s trust.”
The secularist-centrist Yesh Atid announced on Friday that it will ask the High Court to block Netanyahu’s plan to expand the number of government ministers in his new cabinet.
Lapid says the Likud party has in effect agreed to reverse all the reforms enacted during the last government to integrate haredi men into the military.
By JEREMY SHARON
After an election season in which parties questioned each other’s patriotic cred, politicians tell ‘The Jerusalem Post’ what the word means to them.
"We will fight for this legislation, because it is the right thing to do if we want a civilized country, with equal opportunities."
Lapid said he would submit a series of anti-corruption bills, starting with one that would prevent criminals convicted of crimes deemed as bearing moral turpitude from serving in government.
Of the poll participants, 39% chose Yesh Atid Leader Yair Lapid as the best-looking male politician, while Bayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked garnered 20% of the votes.
Everyone wants to be like Nelson Mandela but no one has the patience to learn the details, Lapid writes in The Guardian.
Yesh Atid leader slams premier for causing "real damage" with upcoming speech to US Congress.
In response to the Yesh Atid plan, KKL-JNF accused Lapid of trying to “gather votes and grab headlines" at the expense of KKL.
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN
Yesh Atid is believed to be first political party in Israel to host Super Bowl event.
Yesh Atid leader expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in France; says Israel ready to provide Paris any help needed.
Lapid has begun a campaign focusing on the need to eradicate political corruption.
Netanyahu replaces Yesh Atid cabinet members
Likud: Latet’s assessment was a sneaky way to move votes.
By EITAN AROM
“I do not think that yeshiva students studying Torah should go to prison. This was not to my liking,” PM says during press conference.
Herzog urges PM, "Just this one time instead of threatening – do something."
Sources close to Netanyahu say this is the last chance to determine whether there is enough common ground to keep the government together.
Netanyahu took steps over the weekend to make Lapid the scapegoat for the early elections he intends to initiate next month.
User uploads photos of MK's in SS uniform to Facebook in opposition to the "Jewish state bill."
Netanyahu blasted Lapid’s 2015 budget proposal and flagship zero-percent VAT plan; Lapid telling an audience that the prime minister and his associates had not spoken to him in the past month.
Finance minister says US-Israel relations at an all-time low.
Vote on controversial bill, which is opposed by both Livni and Lapid, delayed until next week; Livni tells 'Post' that no compromise has been reached and the fight goes on.
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Coalition crisis is temporarily averted as vote on bill approved by cabinet but opposed by Lapid and Livni pushed back until next Wednesday.
Livni does not commit to voting against bill, which means she may abstain and save her spot in the coalition.
By LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
News briefs from around the nation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid assails premier over Iran agreement, which he called 'Israel's greatest foreign policy failure'.
By ARIK BENDER
Yesh Atid leader responds to report of 16 European Union ministers publishing letter on labeling of West Bank settlement products.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Wings had 1,600 chicken wings ready for football fans as they watched the Seattle Seahawks battle the New England Patriots.
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
More housing units need to be built to keep up with a combination of high natural growth and low interest rates.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Why are we going to the polls? It’s personal; the politicians get up each other’s noses.
By LIAT COLLINS