05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Justice Ministry report reveals private contractors, not police, shot Palestinian would-be stabbers
MKs outraged at Joint List’s Henin claim Israel is ethnically cleansing Palestinians
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Analysis: What does US use of roof-knocking mean for ICC view of Israel's use of it?
Rivlin demurs again on rumors of imminent pardon for Katsav
Hadash party gives flowers to Palestinians at checkpoint for May Day
Police: Diamond industry scam artist stashed tens of millions abroad
Labor to decide date for key convention today
Deri ditches Mimouna
German official denies report on foreign policy shift toward Israel
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Letters to the Editor: Simone Zimmerman
Think about it: McDonald’s is not the problem
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Corbyn’s challenge
Raising responsible children: The relationship between allowances and chores
Islamic Jihad delegation visits Iran to 'discuss ways to strengthen intifada'
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
Proposal seeks to follow similar ideas suggested in France, US.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“Whoever is trying to kill us should be taken out,” Bayit Yehudi MK says.
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
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
After religious Zionists handed him victory, he spat in their faces – proving they really do need a party of their own.
By EVELYN GORDON
Rosenheim, who until recently was vice president of the religious Bnei Akiva youth movement, is known to be a man very close to Education Minister and Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett.
By PEGGY CIDOR
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.
Activists in the party want more power for themselves and to punish Bennett for leading the party from 12 seats to eight in last year's election.
Jeremy Saltan declares his candidacy for a spot on the seven-member Bayit Yehudi central committee presidential board.
The changes happened following demands from party activists that Bennett be punished for leading Bayit Yehudi from 12 seats to eight in last year's elections.
Several MKs and national-religious rabbis spoke out forcefully when the Association of Hesder Yeshivot made public the fact that it had received hundreds of complaints from religious soldiers.
Slomiansky changed the new proposal so that it does not require judges to refer to Jewish civil law before international precedents.
MKs Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, Nissan Slomiansky, Bezalel Smotrich and Mordhay Yogev have all signed the proposed legislation.
Usually, the Defense Minister and security cabinet decide who is an illegal organization – like they did with the Islamic Movement’s Northern Branch in November – and not the Knesset.
Ariel also called for building E1, where there are plans for 3,500 apartments.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Of the NIS 3000 price to attend the dinner, NIS 2300 will go to the party.
Earlier in the week, Shaked said she expected the police to investigate certain attacks on her.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Ariel wrote the letter following reports of gestures Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to make to the Palestinians to ease tensions.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NATHAN WISE
Despite an embarrassing week for the Knesset, misbehaving MKs are likely to stay put.
Intelligence Minister Katz: We are taking steps to stop incitement.
The Bayit Yehudi MK said he will remain a lawmaker "and act on the behalf of the People of Israel as I did this far, out of faith and commitment to my voters."
Bayit Yehudi lawmaker apologizes after female writers at Walla, where he was editor-in-chief, accuse him of inappropriate sexual conduct before he entered politics.
“Those attacks are motivated by one hatred seeking to hurt those who believe or pray differently."
"There is still building by private citizens throughout our country, but all public construction works have been frozen by the prime minister," MK Nissan Slomiansky said.
By ARIK BENDER
Bayit Yehudi opposes reported confidence building steps with Palestinians, citing wave of terrorism.
Bill fixes loophole in "Popcorn Law" to allow patrons to bring their own refreshments to the movies.
According to MK Gafni, adding the West Bank would cost NIS 600m. out of the amount allotted for the benefits, leaving less for periphery towns.
The legislation calls for making up for lost work hours from Sundays during the rest of the week.
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.
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.
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
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?
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Rather than giving in to prejudice and fear we should spread hope and tolerance.
By DANIEL GOLDMAN
Naftali Bennett’s dream to refashion religious Zionism as Israel’s political fulcrum
seems increasingly elusive, following his scandalized protégé Yinon Magal’s resignation.
Netanyahu and Ya’alon unite against Bennett and Shaked.
By BEN CASPIT
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