01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Grapevine: Bookmarks in history
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Letter from America: A speech Kerry could have delivered in Paris
January 22, 2017: The search goes on
Israel's Gaza expert: The IDF officer who had coffee with Arafat, Yassin and Hamas
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
Kushner role in Trump administration is kosher, says US Justice Dept.
Why three Jewish women are marching on Washington
Live: Women's march against Trump swamps Washington streets, subway
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
Yesh Atid leader sends letter condemning report on last summer's war to diplomats from 30 countries.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
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.
Lapid, Bitan clash over their legislation to kick out families of terrorists.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
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.
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 Stern Stern 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.
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.
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