Watchdog warns Netanyahu against appointing another minister to cabinet
Liberman: There will be a 2016 election
National-religious rabbis issue letter of support for administrative detainees
MKs to grill Herzog on reports of political tricks
IN PHOTOS: A movement of color at Bat Yam street fair
An abundance at Acre
A beautiful dance
Jerusalem once again celebrates sacred music
Tackle football: Israel overcomes Spain in 1st competitive game
Maccabi TA edges Beersheba thanks to Zahavi
Judo: Israel ends World Championships with just one medal
Israelis fall short of finals at Beijing
In New York, Edelstein invites his Arab counterparts to meet him in Jerusalem
Report: Hezbollah enlisting West Bank youth to carry out terror attacks against Israel
Father of Palestinian boy at heart of clash with IDF: Our children are doing their duty
Abbas moving to boot political opponents and tighten grip on power, critics claim
Drive-by shooting victim: Living in Samaria is a game of Russian roulette
Lost Nazi train is merely a sliver of theft ‘beyond imagination,’ says historian
‘He saw beyond the illnesses into the souls of his patients’
Matisyahu: Anti-Semitism at Spanish festival was something I never experienced before
Cemetery controversy ‘Much Ado about Nothing,’ say Lithuanian Jewish leaders
Drunk Illinois man knocks down Chabad Menorah, claims it was gift to Jewish friend
Iran prepares fateful verdict on Jason Rezaian
Iranian court hands 10 year sentence to pair accused of spying for Israel, US
Former Intel chief: US, Israel should reach parallel Iran agreement
'Iran won't recognize Zionist usurper regime,' senior Khamenei aide vows
ISIS partly destroys another ancient Roman temple in Palmyra, monitor says
Report: ISIS beheads 39 of its own members
Worth their weight in gold: ISIS reveals new coins to replace 'satanic conception of banks'
US confirms Islamic State computer expert killed in air strike
Egypt quietly warms relations with Syria in fight against ISIS
Italy's Eni makes mega gas discovery off Egyptian coast
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Allergy experts urge taking kids with symptoms for evaluation to avoid problems as school start
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
NIS 4 million budgeted for Tel Aviv businesses affected by light rail construction
Israel Housing Forecast: Prices on the rise
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
A fitting way to remember the fallen
Grapevine: Good intentions gone awry
Grapevine: Toasting the New Year
Culture, religion and Israel’s economy
Young people in the Middle East must embrace peace
The Iran deal
Think About It: Parliamentary oversight of foreign policy
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Letters to a Lost Soldier - World War II is Finally Over in September, 1945!
The unwanted who keep coming
False Gods & Foreign Mindsets
Adherence to Anti-Israeli narrative is a sure sign of confusion
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
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Sa nomination fait grincer les dents. La nouvelle ministre de la Justice va devoir prouver qu’elle est autre chose qu’une belle plante
By SARAH HONIG
Si le public israélien a réagi avec retenue à la publication du rapport du contrôleur de l’Etat sur les dépenses du couple Netanyahou, celui sur la crise du logement pourrait avoir plus de succès
By GIL HOFFMAN,SYLVIE BERGER
Des photos de lui taguées de la croix gammée. Des pancartes : « Ygal Amir vote Bennett ». Désormais accompagné de gardes du corps, il ne change pas pour autant de trajectoire
By LAHAV HARKOV
Le recrutement d’une légende du football israélien dans les rangs de HaBayit HaYehoudi a avorté, laissant Naftali Bennett blessé à vif
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Naftali Bennett rêvait d’une liste jeune et laïque pour attirer un électorat moins pratiquant. Mais les électeurs en ont décidé autrement...
Certains encouragent sa démarche. D’autres l’accusent de cultiver le communautarisme à des fins personnelles. L’entrée en politique d’Avraham Azoulay divise. Entretien.
By EVE HAKIMI
After religious Zionists handed him victory, he spat in their faces – proving they really do need a party of their own.
By EVELYN GORDON
A question that has plagued Bayit Yehudi MKs for the past two years: What does being a religious-Zionist mean?
The ministry was for a long time under Shas control, and since 1998 has rarely been out of the party’s authority.
By JEREMY SHARON
Speaking about the alleged voter fraud that Yahad has claimed prevented the party from entering the Knesset, Yishai said that he was considering an appeal to the courts.
Bennett and Lapid rise and fall in tandem, even when they're not working together anymore.
Bayit Yehudi licks its wounds after dropping from 12 to eight seats; MKs say religious-Zionist vote shifted to Likud.
Supporters upbeat as Bayit Yehudi loses four seats.
By SAM SOKOL
Without a large Bayit Yehudi, there will be a Netanyahu-Herzog-Livni government, party leader warns after visit to Machane Yehuda market.
Bennett to Kahlon: You don't have to divide Jerusalem to bring social reform.
Activist Daniella Weiss said hundreds of buses are set to bring demonstrators "united for the Land of Israel" to Tel Aviv.
Lapid says Bayit Yehudi ads are not just factually wrong, they're low.
The Likud released a video Saturday night that showed Netanyahu unwilling to give up Jerusalem in a game of monopoly.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Report says settlements are legal under international law, calls on government to allow construction of outposts.
Bayit Yehudi leader says he supports equal rights for gays, but not marriage • Protesters disrupt speech to Anglos • Bennett to speak at AIPAC conference in DC
"Every person can be abnormal in his house," but "he can't make demands from me, as the state," says 8th on Bayit Yehudi list.
Bayit Yehudi chairman and Yahad party candidate exchange verbal blows while vying over strongest opposition to land concessions to Palestinians.
"This is the front line between the free and civilized world," Bennett says atop a hill in Samaria, pointing out the proximity of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
"It is unfortunate that the ideological Right is fooled by his campaign," Shaked says of Likud campaign.
Bayit Yehudi is the most-searched party, followed by Likud, Meretz, Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, Shas, Yisrael Beytenu and Koolanu.
Bennett takes a break from trying to be the coolest dude in politics after Ohana-induced nosedive in polls and crisis of confidence.
The Central Election Committee chairman Justice Salim Joubran issued a temporary injunction.
A letter obtained by The Jerusalem Post showed that the invitation to speak at the conference was signed only by Ha'aretz's editor and CEO, and no indication of NIF's involvement.
According to Election Law: Campaign Methods, the IDF may not be used in an election advertisement.
"I did not expect the public outcry that arose from my joining politics," Ohana says.
Eli Ohana, a former Betar Jerusalem star and coach of the Israel National Under-19 Team, will be in the party's top 10.
Bennett unsuccessfully tries to assuage his base's anger by appointing Peace Now activist-turned-right-winger; Shas accuses Shaked of racism for saying Ohana is needed because he is Sephardic.
Petition comes after Bayit Yehudi candidate had petitioned Central Election Committee to disqualify Labor-Hatnua from using its Hebrew name "The Zionist Camp."
The issue of women serving in the army has become a point of contention within the national religious community that Bayit Yehudi represents.
Move to come following complaints by candidates of discrepancies.
Shimon Riklin petitioned the court for a recount Monday due to discrepancies.
Bennett calls new list "excellent," says he is proud of it and everyone on it.
Both Labor and Bayit Yehudi received boosts from their primaries this week.
Despite Bennett's best efforts, the Bayit Yehudi's new list is one in which legendary party leader and education minister Zevulun Hammer wouldn't feel uncomfortable.
Fifty seven percent of Bayit Yehudi’s members participated in the party’s primary on Wednesday.
Voter turnout rate for the primary was fifty seven percent.
Polls open after temporary injunction to delay vote over transparency issues is revoked; 41 candidates running for nine realistic spots.
"Hit lists" abound in party interest groups; 41 candidates running for nine realistic spots.
Bayit Yehudi chief says Labor has colluded with agricultural sector to keep food prices high by limiting competition.
There are about 5,000 Anglos out of Bayit Yehudi’s 77,000 members.
The least effective Bayit Yehudi MKs for the Right, according to the study, were Deputy education minister Avi Wortzman and Pensioners Affairs Minister Uri Orbach.
Left outraged by video showing Bayit Yehudi candidates speak out against same-sex marriage; Bennett says his party should lead Israel.
Concerned about voter defection to national religious party, haredi leaders mull fighting against Bayit Yehudi's political encroachment.
The final slate of people running for a spot on the list includes 11 women, two Druse and one Arab candidate, as well as at least three who do not identify as religious.
Mavoi Satum Director Batya Kahana-Dror faced a week of disparagement and snubs from party officials and fellow candidates, but says she represents the religious-Zionist mainstream.
Over 50 primary candidates are vying for eight or nine realistic open slots.
Shimon Riklin hopes to be Bayit Yehudi MK, but for him, free markets come before settlements.
Bennett: We are straight talkers; 20,000 join party over two-week membership drive.
Smotrich says healthy and normal people want a traditional family; Bennett rejects his MK’s use of “abomination” to describe LGBT people.
Bennett's Facebook page has been inundated with threatening messages that allegedly encourage violence against the minister as well as other right-wing politicians.
Erdan, who is strong in Likud, joined Shas and Bayit Yehudi ministers in opposing the budget.
The High Court of Justice had ordered the state to demolish the buildings by July 30, but the order will now be challenged by Beit El municipal authorities.
According to Smotrich, Jews are the ones who are deprived, because “they don’t get free land in the Negev,” a reference to Beduin.
He will face off in a July 28 election in the Bayit Yehudi central committee against fellow party activists Yonatan Dubov and Ya'acov Stern.
Shaked defends Bayit Yehudi’s actions, critics accuse party of thwarting legislative efforts on issue.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
"The terrorist organizations must receive the message that the blood of Israeli citizens, especially residents of Judea and Samaria, is not worthless," says Uri Ariel.
Legislation states that company must state limitations in advance- if it does not notify a customer ahead of time, it will be required to pay NIS 10,000 fine without proof of damages.
According to the proposal, NGOs funded by foreign governments will have to write that they do so on any publication or public statement or event.
Still licking its wounds from losing a third of its Knesset seats in this year’s election, Bayit Yehudi began the process of evaluating what went wrong.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised to give the division those funds as part of his coalition agreement with Bayit Yehudi, which was voted on last week.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Faction argues two sections of Likud-Bayit Yehudi coalition deal are illegal.
Faction steps back from responsibility for religion and state issues.
Bennett: “We will look out for the common good”; Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan to serve as deputy defense minister.
Netanyahu is expected to tackle the issue at the request of the Bayit Yehudi Party, which was the last of the Likud’s four coalition partners to finalize a deal to enter the government.
Bayit Yehudi MK, 39, is not a lawyer and the same steadfastness of purpose which has made her popular on the Right have earned her jeers on the Left.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The party also gained the chairmanship of the important Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee which MK Nissan Slomiansky is poised to receive.
Faction leader Naftali Bennett's demand comes ahead of Wednesday's midnight deadline to form a new government.
Former diplomat Alon Liel spearheaded a petition last October calling for parliaments to recognize a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 lines.
"Every party received offers that answer to their needs, including Bayit Yehudi," said Elkin, who also serves as party whip.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Activist denies rebellion against party head.
Bayit Yehudi’s Smotrich wants Israel to talk about Jewish rights to the land, instead of concessions.
If the bill passes, election campaign ads would be allowed to air more than 60 days before election day.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
"Palestinian state is a dangerous left-wing delusion," Magal says.
Bennett had suggested that Bayit Yehudi could potentially sit in the opposition.
In Facebook comment that was later removed, Bennett said ahead of coalition negotiations that Beyit Yehudi could serve the people from the opposition.
The religious-Zionist leader will seek specific language in government guidelines prior to his party's entry into the coalition.
Number 14 on party's list warns: "This is what we'll get if we don't have a big Bayit Yehudi."
Bayit Yehudi chief calls out Zionist Union co-chairman Issac Herzog, whom he says can calm spirits if he wants to.
"Uri was a trailblazer. He was our north star," Bennett says, commemorating Orbach.
Pensioners Affairs Minister, 54, died of a chronic blood disease.
Bayit Yehudi's Ben-Dahan takes offense at US president's comments that kosher deli shooting was "random."
Expecting his masterful skills on the pitch to translate to the Knesset is unfair and unrealistic.
By ALLON SINAI
Conservative movement says “extensive surgical operation” needed for religious establishment to satisfy requirements of general public.
Bayit Yehudi leader says latest controversy stems from his criticism of probes against IDF soldiers who fought in Operation Protective Edge.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ARIEL ZILBER
Bennett’s actions as a commanding officer during a ground incursion in southern Lebanon were the focus of an article in the widespread circulation tabloid Yedioth Ahronoth earlier this week.
Naftali Bennett has come short in his attempt to transform modern Orthodoxy’s role from supporting actor to director.
Does the PM really want a small shaky government or would he prefer a large stable administration ostensibly committed to a two-state solution?
By LESLIE SUSSER
Education Minister Naftali Bennett sees a clear connection tying the UN report on the last conflict with Gaza to the Dreyfus Affair, and BDS to the Amalekites’ efforts to dehumanize the Israelites.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER,LAHAV HARKOV
The famous hymn describes the Jewish people's longing to return to Jerusalem.
By ELIA BERGER
What is the Bayit Yehudi MK proud of and what is she sorry about?
Education Minister Naftali Bennett spent Wednesday morning on the phone with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By BEN CASPIT/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS