05.31.2016 | 23 Iyar, 5776
PayPal terminates anti-Israel BDS France account
Moroccan BDS calls on Muslims to boycott Israeli dates during Ramadan
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
78% of Israelis support unilateral annexation of Ma'ale Adumim, poll finds
Former PM residence employee gets NIS 97,500 in abuse claim against Sara Netanyahu
Analysis: Netanyahu’s call for a revised Saudi initiative may be too little too late
Netanyahu convenes re-constituted cabinet for first time
'Those who worked to oust Ya'alon are part of the stupid Right'
Analysis: Despite Israel's cabinet compromise, nothing will really change
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Standing the test of time
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Our World: The old generals’ old plan
King Agrippa I: The last Maccabee
WATCH: Gaza's 'Spiderman' boy shows off acrobatic skills
Hamas executes three convicted Palestinians in Gaza
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
A third of all Americans believe boycott of Israel justified, poll shows
Holocaust memorial projects clash in Munich
New York Jews sing, dance with locals in Morocco and Tunisia
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Still a ways to go on Israel with Ryan’s call for ‘unity’ with Trump
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
'Orange is the New Black' actress visits Israel to participate in Pride Week
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
The jihadist civil war
What the hell is this?
Welcome to Swedenistan…and have a lousy day
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
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.