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
Joint List MK calls to lift ban on politicians’ Temple Mount visits
Alsheich’s first 6 months – a broken leg, and two steps backward for police
How are you going pay for that? Gov't tests new financial accountability law
Medical Center on Ariel University campus receives $4.5 million boost
Dichter takes helm of Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
78% of Israelis support unilateral annexation of Ma'ale Adumim, poll finds
WATCH: Surf's up for Brian Wilson ahead of Israel visit
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
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
European Parliament lawmaker from Britain calls Israelis ‘a rash’
Justice Ministry to stop prosecuting Israeli brothels operated by 'working women'
A third of all Americans believe boycott of Israel justified, poll shows
Holocaust memorial projects clash in Munich
TA Sourasky Medical Center takes strict action against smoking
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
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
Kristol: Trump symbolizes 'depressing degradation of American discourse'
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
'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
Former MK Said Nafa (Balad) on Monday exhausted his last chance to avoid his one year jail sentence when a three justice panel of the Supreme Court rejected his appeal.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
President says it is time to take very real measures to establish a new Arab city in Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Court asks state not to use law dating from after War of Independence, but says it does not have the power to strike the law completely.
Police detain Isawiya man carrying knife near head of state’s official home.
Shin Bet, Border Police and Jerusalem officers seize suspects’ computers and mobile devices.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“Police units quickly arrived at the scene and apprehended the two suspects while they were riding their bikes toward east Jerusalem.”
3 Palestinians from West Bank charged with conspiracy to commit murder for devising assassination plan as response to Gaza war.
UAL-Ta'al MK Gnaim tells 'Post' that aide made comments in jest.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Palestinian suspect in serious condition after being shot by undercover Border Police officers.
A first-time director dives headfirst into the controversial yet little known trade of sex surrogacy.
By SARAH GRUEN
Geo-cartagraphia poll also finds that 51% of respondents said businesses that refused to fire employees who speak against the IDF should be boycotted.
The relevance of this issue is increasing as the economic situation takes its toll and children are having a hard time making ends meet.
By AARON KATSMAN
“We live next to the Start- Up Nation but are not part of it,” said Ala Sader, director of MasarUp.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
During anti-war demonstration in Haifa MK was apprehended by officers who did not recognize her.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Culture and Sport Minister Livnat retorts: Riots against Jews in Israel started long before establishment of the state.
Ediles, députés, journalistes ou simples citoyens. Que pensent les Arabes israéliens de la récente vague de violence ? Enquête au sein d’une société divisée
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
La municipalité de Jérusalem prend des mesures pour améliorer les services éducatifs
dans le secteur arabe et minimiser l’influence du Waqf dans les quartiers est de la capitale
By PEGGY CIDOR
The declaration by Netanyahu has already created a wave of speculation, concern and fear for the future among the some 100,000 Arabs living there.
The municipality is taking steps to improve educational services in the Arab sector, but the gaps are still wide, and in the meantime the vacuum is being filled by the Wakf.
Jewish and Arab teens spend a week in the US learning about music and each other.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
What motivates the violent right-wing reaction witnessed over the past 10 days in response to the discovery of the bodies of the Jewish teens?
By SAM SOKOL
Invoking racist stereotypes is just part and parcel of the political game, Maher argued.
By NOA AMOUYAL
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
Bennett seemed unfazed by the walkout and responded by saying that running away was a typical leftist response.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Zoabi responds: "No one is doing me or any Arab MK a favor by us being in the Knesset; it is our right in our homeland.
Now that each party has guaranteed seats in the next Knesset, it can be expected that ideological and personal differences will break it apart.
The court's ruling did not permanently uphold the law, as it left the door open to a post-election challenge to the law if the dire impact predicted by those opposing the law transpired.
MK Haneen Zoabi to Post: “There is a real will to form a united Arab list” and this “is a historical achievement
“This shows the great importance of a verdict carrying a clear message to employees who are discriminated against – that the doors of the labor courts are open to every one of them.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
One of Israel’s new foreign policy objectives is to improve its ties with African countries, Dore Gold tells 'Post.'
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Ministers, MKs and local authorities mark beginning of plan to strengthen Arab sector.
Bill seeks to “create social justice and fairness towards those who choose to serve.”
"The Court should be lauded for its decision that reflects the understanding of the magnitude of the threat that price tag attackers present to Israeli society," MK Shmuli says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Significance of Israeli minister’s visit to UAE debated.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
Indictment, connected to incident in which she spoke out against Israeli Arab police, filed as part of plea deal in which the lawmaker had more serious incitement charge against her dropped.
Social equality minister says her five-year plan is based "on the theme of mobility and education."
Joint List MK to ‘Post’: Liberman does not miss a chance to incite against the Arab community and its leaders.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
"Improvement of Hebrew among Arab students will result in their ability to more easily integrate into the Israeli workforce, and economy and society at large," he added.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Israel's Arab citizens face a variety of problems. Many have less access to good public transportation. Arab education lags behind, and language and cultural barriers pose an additional hurdle.
By NIV ELIS,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
According to Smotrich, Jews are the ones who are deprived, because “they don’t get free land in the Negev,” a reference to Beduin.
Demographic processes restructuring the shape of Israeli society, president says at Herzliya Conference.
"Knowing the language and being able to communicate with different people can increase our sense of security and serve as a bridge between people," Likud MK Hazan says.
Poll finds that a majority of Arabs are afraid to walk around in Jewish areas, and vice versa.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Liberman urges Zionist Union to support attempts in the Central Elections Committee to ban Israeli-Arab MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad) from the election.
Mayors of some 30 Arab towns voice grievances to President Rivlin at his official residence.
Seven youths from town of Fureidis, near Zichron Yaakov, arrested for allegedly intending to harm police officers for nationalistic reasons after police shooting of Arab man in North.
By BEN HARTMAN
The current chief of staff, Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz, is due to step down in February.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
MK Alex Miller: ‘We have to stop being suckers and stop funding those who want to destroy us’
By NIV ELIS
After complaints from 2 taxi drivers, police find and arrest 4 Yitzhar residents in possession of tear gas.
Arab MKs present at the meeting spoke of a desire for greater police work in their communities to fight firearms and greater cooperation with community leaders.
A total of 54 rioters have been arrested in the clashes that have broken out in the North since the fatal shooting of Hir Hamdan by police.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
Debate on whether sign of Palestinian nationalism is permissible in plenum overshadows accusation that Aharonovich incited to violence against Arabs.
Netanya resident whose car was stoned and set fire to at entrance to Taibe says he might have died if an Arab man had not pulled him out of his car and rescued him.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
What should have been an innocuous ceremony ahead of Saturday’s match caused a big uproar after Bnei Sakhnin paid tribute to fugitive former Balad MK Azmi Bishara.
By ALLON SINAI
Rivlin: Our capital cannot be a city in which the building is done in secret, or whereby moving into apartments is done in the dead of night.
In aftermath of revelation that falling death of Nathaniel Roi Arami may have been a nationalistically-motivated murder, Feiglin accuses Public Security Minister Aharonovitch of cover-up.
UAL-Ta’al doesn’t want to close door on Balad, which has problematic relations with Hadash.
Only 2% of Israel's Arabs who study technology find jobs with Jewish employers, and many become teachers instead.
The human rights groups claimed that the law allows Yishuvim to discriminate against Arabs, homosexuals and the disabled.
Yisrael Beytenu MK Alex Miller's bill takes aim at "extremist factors cynically taking advantage of Israeli democracy and academia."
The trip comes a couple weeks after the murder of Yussuf Haj Yahya, a principal at the Amal high school, by masked gunman who shot him in front of a horrified group of teachers.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Protesters singled out the unidentified educator over the lack of services offered to students at the all-boys school
Principal of high school in Taibe was rushed to the hospital after masked gunman shot him and fled, the victim died of his wounds.
There is a great deal of underused and underappreciated entrepreneurial energy among Israel’s Arab population.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
By MEDIA LINE
In his search for his identity, Denis Guenoun probes his memory
for remembrances of his larger-than-life father.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
Lawyers on behalf of Arab Bank argued that a US Supreme Court ruling later in 2013 meant the trial judge's ruling was based on precedent that was no longer "good law."
Former Pentagon official Harold Rhode says Arab Muslims often thrive when living in non-Muslim communities in the West, meaning the obstacle holding them back is not the people but the society.
Obama sought to Isolate Israel as lone voice against Iran deal, but Arabs quietly agree
“Stay with us...We want you here to live in order to build an open and strong society and not to die for a group that commits crimes.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Lebanese security forces and Hezbollah are bracing themselves for future suicide attacks by the Islamic State (IS), formerly named the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Following Khdeir’s murder in July by 3 Jewish nationalists, police were condemned for beating Tariq Abu Khdeir, a different American cousin.
The number of students failing to report for military service could be over 600, experts estimate.
By JEREMY SHARON
Nazareth man's pickup truck was nearly identical to the truck of person who two others were trying to kill by placing a car bomb.
Video of cousin of slain Palestinian being pummeled by arresting officers drew international condemnation.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,REUTERS
Arrests of Arab demonstrators continue; Negev District commander says police will not allow acts of violence.
MK Issawi Frej says that with vote Israel chose not to "strengthen the familiarity between different parts of Israeli society."
Move follows late announcement of NIS 2 million in budget cuts and pending dismissals of 80 faculty.
For Valentine's Day, Central Zionist Archives releases images from nuptial ceremonies ranging back to the late 19th Century, Mandate era and the early years after Israel’s independence.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
The strength of the naysayers in the Arab sector has always been their threat to ensure fire, hail and brimstone if the government actually enforced the law.
By ARI BRIGGS
It is really the government that should be developing tourism to Arab localities.
By RON GERLITZ
In the past week there were two news items which dealt with ministerial attempts to curtail the activities of two Arab theaters.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated this week.
By Mati WAGNER
Yes, we did deteriorate so much that our democracy is in danger. Israel is in danger.
By URI SAVIR
The curse "Go to Gaza" is an idiomatic phrase copied from Arabic and expresses the contempt with which their Arab brothers regard them.
By ODED RAVIVI
We cannot continue ignoring the fact that we live in the Middle East.
By YARIV LEVIN
Creation of a Palestinian state will ultimately take strong leadership. It will mean saying things that are right, even if they might not be popular.
By MICHAEL A. RATNEY
Seeding takes into account the performance of teams in European competitions during a three year period.