02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
Two rockets from Sinai explode in southern Israel; none hurt
Report: ISIS claims Israeli drone attack killed 4 terrorists in Sinai
Shin Bet arrests Palestinians for West Bank shooting attacks
Two J’lem Arab families forced to raze illegal homes
21 Injured in apartment fire in southern Israel
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Singapore keen on keeping Netanyahu visit relatively low profile
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
High Court opposes prosecution interventions with forensic experts
IDF meeting with Hebron shooter’s father likely won’t lighten sentence
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Beersheba’s road woes continue with deadlock at Hap Haifa
Maccabi TA rolls on, Jerusalem loses again
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Terra Incognita: The Gambia’s defense of democracy is a lesson for us all
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of times
Right From Wrong: A bear hug for all the mullahs to see
February 20, 2017: Seeking a solution
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Saudi Arabia hosts its first-ever Comic Con
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
'Blind sheik' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in US prison
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why Trump can't keep his promise of no nuclear Iran 'ever'
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
Report: Trump transition team attempted to block UN settlement resolution
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
Retaliation "created significant deterrence," says former Military Intelligence Amos Yadlin.
By HERB KEINON
Former MI chief says Hamas might not want to admit to Muhammad Deif's death, concerned about the impact this would have on their fighters' morale.
The most intriguing element of the composition are the 10 dancers, wrapped in colorful hand-knitted and sculptured outfits,
By ORA BRAFMAN
Local choreographers share their approach, practices and gripes at the Suzanne Dellal Center.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
One of the often overlooked aspects of buying an apartment anywhere in the world, but especially in historical areas where properties can be 50 years old or more, is the engineer’s inspection.
By RAPHI BLOCH
Former MI chief Yadlin says potential US strike on Syria will deter those contemplating use of unconventional weapons against Israel; argues it is vital for Israel that "Tehran-Damascus-Hezbollah axis" not win in Syria.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Yadlin, former military intelligence chief speaks to the 'Post' about Israel's security situation.
INSS director to 'Washington Post': Israel will act on transfers from Syria to Lebanon; cautions each strike raises escalation risk.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Former IDF chief of staff says Israel must keep military option on table for Iran, cannot cut defense budget.
By YAAKOV KATZ
After stepping down as head of Military Intelligence, Yadlin joined the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
Amos Yadlin says Israeli 'Plan B' to failed peace talks should be "coordinated unilateral withdrawal" from West Bank from "a position of strength" on its own terms.
Turki bin Faisal Al Saud calls Yadlin's invite an appeal to emotion that distracts from issue of reaching peace based on Arab Peace Initiative.
Former MI chief warns of "diplomatic intifada" and describes fallback plan for Israel in the event of talks with PA failing.
Israel’s decision to partner with Cyprus on gas exploration could further strain tense relations, expert tells 'Post'.
By SHARON UDASIN
Former Pentagon official Kahl: Iran's response to Israeli attack would be far-reaching, include rockets on US embassies.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Despite Damascus unrest, former head of IDF intelligence notes there might be change for the better in Syria, as well as other Arab countries.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
Former head of military intelligence says Iran is still greatest existential threat to Israel; regime change could be positive.
Wikileaks: Former MI chief tried to convince Congressman of danger posed by Islamic Regime's nuclear aspirations.
"Move will hurt quality of life for all of us: in housing, in transportation, in energy, in agriculture, in forests, in open spaces and in nature reserves," SPNI says.
With the Iranian nuclear program in full steam, the IDF may face its greatest challenge yet, but will Ashkenazi be there to lead it?
Ashkenazi took charge of a bruised army three years ago, and is seen to have restored its deterrent capability. With the Iranian nuclear program in full steam, the IDF may face its greatest challenge yet, but will Ashkenazi be there to lead it?
“The last 50 days [of Operation Protective Edge] have changed us all, and you could see it at Contact Point: almost 5,000 people came, but the atmosphere was one of reserve, of restraint.”
By PEGGY CIDOR
FM describes as "kangaroo court" Ankara's trial in absentia of IDF officers involved in 2010 'Mavi Marmara' killing of 9 Turks.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB, TOVAH LAZAROFF, REUTERS
By JPOST.COM STAFF, TOVAH LAZAROFF AND REUTERS
Ashkenazi, other former army commanders put on trial for the death of 9 Turks on the ship; foreign ministry: This is a "show trial."
US State Dept. documents say Erdogan has "little understanding of politics beyond Ankara"; Saudis on Iran: "Cut off the head of the snake."
By HERB KEINON AND YAAKOV KATZ
Diplomatic cables show Israeli focus on Iran since 2005, advocating regime change; officials try to maintain Israel's "qualitative military edge" in the ME.
Home Front Command to meet Chinese officials
INSS chief credits Netanyahu with improvements on previous proposal draft, calls on gov't to stop talking to US through media.
Amos Yadlin warns Iran is pursuing parallel track to a nuclear bomb, a feat that may be feasible without being detected.
The timetable for the planned start-up of the Arak heavy-weather research facility is being closely watched by Israel and the West.
Former MI chief Yadlin says Iran hasn't backtracked on enrichment, unlike previous assessments by top Israeli and int'l figures.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Yadlin: Not time for military action on Iran; must first implement diplomatic, economic measures; any attack on Iran would only render 5-year delay of acquisition of bomb.
By SAM SOKOL AND Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN, JERUSALEM POST CORRE
Former military intelligence head: Tehran needs to make decision about nuclear program following Iranian presidential elections.
Iranian president voices aspirations to visit Gaza, Jerusalem; ex-Intelligence chief says diplomatic solution better than military.
Ex-Intelligence chief says diplomatic solution better than military, adds Syria's weakened state benefits Israel's strategic standing.
Former head of IDF intelligence presents INSS strategic assessment for 2013, says Tehran has yet to reach point of no return and urges Israel to pursue diplomacy; calls to deepen US-Israel strategic cooperation.
Former MI head asks US president to publicly display US commitment to stopping Iran's nuclear program.
Former MI head takes shot at Dagan, Diskin: "When we're regular citizens, we shouldn't come out with explosive statements.”
The Labor Party holds its first-ever Ideological Conference with over 1,000 members in attendance.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Former IDF intel chief Yadlin writes in 'NY Times' that if Obama doesn't reassure Israel he'll stop Iran, Israel might.
Ex-IDF intel chief Yadlin says once Tehran makes decision to build a nuclear bomb it'll take 12-18 months.
Outgoing Military Intelligence head Yadlin says current quiet should not lull Israel into complacency, adds that Iran is number one threat.
By YAAKOV KATZ AND HERB KEINON
Changing of guard at IDF, Mossad, Shin Bet and Military Intelligence to come all at once, at a particularly sensitive juncture.
UN head hears of Iran smuggling routes, Hizbullah rearmament; meets Peres.
Joint List spokesman compares ISIS to Zionism; Zionist Union candidate boycotts panel due to participation of Kahanist Knesset candidate Baruch Marzel.
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
"We must develop a parallel agreement in which we, along with the Americans, establish a course of action to be taken if the Iranians violate the agreement and return to the nuclear threshold."
Zionist Union's candidate for defense tells 'Post' Election Arena that Netanyahu's Congress address is counterproductive.
Mofaz rejected, Yadlin won’t be Knesset candidate either.
Mofaz turns down Labor offer; Yadlin to be party's candidate for defense minister.
Israel wants $4b. to $4.5b. in aid in a new agreement to replace the current memorandum of understanding, or MOU, which expires in 2018.
Yadlin told Channel 2 that he arrived in London this past Tuesday as part of a delegation that included a number of retired defense officials.
Israel's security leaders gather at the INSS to discuss the Iran question.
By CAMERON S. BROWN
Former prime minister Saad Hariri, who leads the Future Movement, is aligned regionally with Saudi Arabia against the Iran-Hezbollah-Syria axis.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Petraeus says that while Americans are wary of military interventions abroad, US is willing to use force to protect its interests.
By BEN HARTMAN
Former military intelligence chief predicts Egypt's homogenous population that supports the army will prevent civil war.
New York conference to feature panel talks on 2-state solution, security threats facing Israel, energy.
By MICHAEL WILNER JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Former IDF intelligence chief says "potential exists for regional development without Israeli intervention."
International community has given Assad a ‘license to kill,’ says former head of IDF intel Yadlin.
By OREN KESSLER
“This is their ideology, what they believe in, their resistance,” the former military intelligence head said.
Working together is the only ray of hope that Jews and Arabs can truly live and prosper together.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
War is hell, and everyone should realize that we are in a hell of a war!
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Like almost all Israelis, I want my children and grandchildren to marry Jews. The establishment of independent conversion courts is one way to help make that happen.
By CHUCK DAVIDSON
To the families, I offer my open support, prayers and sympathy. If that makes me part of a conspiracy, so be it. Rather that than to be part of a conspiracy of silence.
By LIAT COLLINS
Behind it are deep and elusive ideas relating to the mitzvot that seem logical to you, and even more so in regard to the ones that do not.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Israel faces a tough reality, both because of the technological revolution and due to our unique circumstances.
By NACHMAN SHAI
The police personnel involved should be charged with criminal negligence. In the general handling crime and many other situations, police should be taught the importance and responsibility that their job entails.
If these barbarians have the capacity to behave so cruelly toward their own kinsmen, one can only shudder at what they would do to Jews if they had the opportunity.
By ISI LEIBLER
The perception still exists that a bike is a just plaything, useful for no more than a whimsical weekend ride.
By RAFFI WINEBURG
Israeli governments should adopt the strategic thinking of the employment of Arabs in general, and Arab women in particular.
By ISLAM HAJ YAHYA
I wholly agree with Fouad Twal, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, who claims that the “price-tag” activists are poisoning the air in Jerusalem.
The president of the state need not be directly involved in the deliberations, but he or she must believe this function to be important enough to warrant serious effort and investment of time.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
I have been proud to work with the Feuerstein Institute, which was founded by Professor Feuerstein, on a program which advocates for and counsels young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities toward marriage.
By JAY RUDERMAN
By RUTH CORMAN
This is the legacy of the greatest genocide history has ever known. To be humane and never forget.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Will the ‘Third Generation’ carry forward the story of the Shoah?
By JUDY MONTAGU
The improved transportation links will strengthen the image of the country as being no more than a single small city state, with everything focused on Tel Aviv.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Had the Arabs accepted the UN partition plan, there would have been no war and no refugees.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Convincing the Iranians that they face military action if they continue to march toward nuclear weapons capability actually increases the chances that diplomacy will work.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
While we cannot promise clear-cut conclusions, we can promise a stimulating and well-informed discussion of the issues.