IDF shoots Palestinian in Gaza in first fatality since war, Palestinians say
State charges border policeman with manslaughter in death of Palestinian minor
Erdan revokes resident status from man who aided terrorist in 2001 Dolphinarium attack
Palestinians say settlers set fire to house near Ramallah
Danon pushes bill to stop Israel from returning bodies of terrorists
Cabinet approves 'Jewish state bill'
Netanyahu: 'Jewish State bill' reflects values I support
Cabinet set to vote on controversial 'Jewish State bill'
Israeli official: Erdogan rhetoric befits Tehran or Damascus, not a NATO capital
Health Scan: BGU course makes med students more empathetic
The toilet taboo
Pro-public health advocates battle against private-medicine lobbying and ad campaign
Doctors, nurses more than twice as likely to get flu shots than general population
'Leviathan gas reservoir to begin flowing by early 2018'
New kid's Israeli archaeology game launched for iPhone
Green Knesset advances as MKs replace paper with iPads
Zion Tech: Our Israeli start-up of the week aims to revolutionize therapy access
A taste Of Poland
Still keeping his ear to the ground
James Blunt is coming to get ‘high’ in Tel Aviv
Rishon’s credentials to come under scrutiny vs J’lem
Vermut clinches dramatic win for Hapoel TA
Beitar-Sakhnin match to draw tight security amid rising Jewish-Arab tensions
Yellow-and-blue survives scare to beat Limoges
Illegal Palestinian laborers taking shelter inside graves at Herzliya cemetery
Hollywood turns its lonely eyes to Mike Nichols
Possible Nazi art transfer riles Jewish groups
‘Brussels museum attack could have been prevented’
UK soccer club owner ready to resign after anti-Semitic comments
Turkish official rejects angry governor’s wish to turn synagogue into museum
Egypt would send troops to future Palestinian state if all parties agree, Sisi says
Day before deadline, Netanyahu says bad nuclear deal with Iran will endanger entire world
Iran: Nuclear deal with major powers 'impossible' by deadline
Guantanamo Bay inmate released to Saudi Arabia
Iran nuclear talks: The narcissism of minor differences between the EU and US
Pro-ISIS graffiti found on monument to fallen Druse soldiers
No chicken on Shabbat?
Letters: November 23
Rabbi Aryeh Stern – a model of humility
Assessing the GDP
Into the Fray: The Arabs’ war against the Jews and what must be done
Cinema of reconciliation
On the volcano’s edge
Knowledge, power and abuse
Q&A with a Colombian lone soldier
European Press: Dividing line
Veterans: Keeping an ear out for change
Book Review: Written from his heart
This Week in Jerusalem
Who is your God?
Grapevine: Amazing place
A voice from India
Happily Eva After: When the going gets tough...
Grapevine: Reclaiming our heritage
Upscale dining in Neveh Tzedek
Recognizing Palestine – anomalies and ambiguities
Dacca fighting New Delhi’s war too
A war for the soul of Israel’s Arab community
Iran and the West – how big a gap?
A song for Cheshvan: 'The Eucalyptus Grove'
הָאַרְכִיוֹן שֶל רוֹמַן וִישְנִיָאק
Har Nof in flames
Q&A made with Julio Orellana, a combat soldier in Kfir, from Guatemala:
Meet the Ambassador: No longer a conference diplomat
‘Post’ leads the way with new podcast
Grapevine: The highest accolade of all
The secret of Jewish survival
Tempête au sein de la coalition
Crise de confiance
Qui prendra la relève de Mahmoud Abbas ?
Arafat, Abbas, même combat ?
Daniel Oren, maestro d’Israël, d’Italie et d’ailleurs !
Nos plus belles années ?
De Berlin à New York, 1920-1975
Le pogrome de Constantine
Le pot de chocolat liégeois par qui le scandale arrive
Le dernier kibboutz
La course aux étoiles
Les mordus du français
On n’invite pas un pyromane à éteindre un incendie
Tuer l’EI dans l’œuf
Le mont du Temple et la guerre sainte de l’islam
Les attentats du lundi 10 novembre vus par la presse française
L’Europe, nouvelle alliée d’Abbas ?
Temple Mount: Common ground between Jews and Christians
Pope Francis condemns Palestinian violence
Last Christian shop-owners in Old City: 'Tourists afraid of the politics'
Kurdish refugees struggle to survive as they outrun Assad's army and ISIS
Discover Ramla from a Christian persepective
KKL Belgium Donates Portable Bomb Shelter to Kiryat Gat
KKL-JNF Awards 2014 Blumberg Prize
Exploring the Ilanot Botanical Garden and the Vickar Observation Point
Cornerstone Laid for Sports Rehab Park at Meir Hospital
Mexican Politician and Business Leader Miguel Aleman Velasco Visits KKL-JNF in Jerusalem
International Conference in Sde Boker: Combating Desertification Together
Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan: Bringing the River Back to Life
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
KKL-JNF's Eyes in the Forest - The Horshim Forest Green Patrol
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Start-up Israel: KKL Italy November Mission Learns about Israel's Past and Future
KKL-JNF and Desert Agriculture Latin American Diplomats visit the Negev
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
11.23.2014 | 1 Kislev, 5775
Bayit Yehudi minister says Abbas "has become Arafat's successor, just in different clothes. He's a terrorist in a suit and he must be treated that way."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Bayit Yehudi lawmaker says she has a responsibility to visit holy site as often as possible and fight for Jews' right to pray there.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Economy minister tells 'Post': "I represent a stance shared by millions of people and no one will silence me."
Legislation would allow judges to sentence murderers and terrorists to life in prison without the option of a pardon from the president.
“The attempt to pass a constitution under pressure is unnecessary and improper before we work on a merger,” says Ariel.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Uri Orbach made the remark during a committee hearing convened by the two most high-profile female ministers in the Israeli cabinet.
Party leader says faction must decide how to select MKs for next Knesset in case government falls apart and elections are advanced to next spring.
Shaked says bill limiting presidential pardon for terrorists is relevant as ever; Yisrael Beytenu ministers to oppose all future prisoner releases.
Proposal meant to limit prisoner releases moves forward in Knesset; legislature passes preliminary reading 36-20.
Party source says PM "gave into pressure from the Left and attorney-general" to set back general ministerial vote on legislature limiting presidential pardons.
Endorsement comes after Bennett announces backing for Rivlin; Yisrael Beytenu not bound by Netanyahu endorsement of Rivlin, source says.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
Bayit Yehudi leader praises the candidate's "Zionism, values and good heart;" most of the religious-Zionist party expected to back Likud MK.
MK Yoni Chetboun pointed out that in recent years, Jerusalem Day became more of a holiday for religious Zionists and less one for the general population.
Fewer than 10 ministers greeted Pope Francis, much fewer than US president Barack Obama in 2013.
The two coalition parties are fighting an escalating war of appeals to Ministerial Committee for Legislation votes.
Shaked: Left having tough time because its partner for peace ran
away; Herzog calls for Livni, Lapid to leave government
The Bayit Yehudi MK weighs in on subjects ranging from peace talks to empowering Jews in neighborhoods with an influx of African migrants.
Majority of Bayit Yehudi MKs reportedly think party should leave coalition if 400 Palestinian prisoners freed, despite release of Pollard.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JPOST.COM STAFF
Political squabble continues in coalition as factions abstains from vote of confidence in Netanyahu following final approval of legislation.
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
Bill’s author, proponents from Hatnua are concerned that Bayit Yehudi is trying to earn time in order to stymie legislation.
Coalition leaders committed to supporting bills on electoral reform, haredi conscription and the referendum bill. The question is whether their commitments are worth the paper on which they're written.
Don't take Likud hawks, Bayit Yehudi seriously, opposition leader Isaac Herzog tells US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Chetboun holds conference of foreign diplomats to discuss funding of agency.
"Liberman is afraid of Bennett after seeing drop in poll numbers among right-wing voters," a Bayit Yehudi source told Army Radio.
Yesh Atid chief backs High Court order to cut funds for yeshiva students; Peri: Coalition in danger if draft-dodgers not criminally penalized.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Yogev responds to Ambassador Shapiro request for an apology: "America and Europe want to evict the Jewish People from its land. Kerry is anti-Israel."
First-term Bayit Yehudi MK Motti Yogev claims the secretary of state "wants to decrease the Jewish presence in the Land of Israel."
New poll shows pro-settler party reaching 17 seats if elections were held today.
By LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Ayelet Shaked told i24 News in December that she sees no reason why Jewish settlers can't stay in the Palestinian state.
First-term MK Motti Yogev claims the secretary of state "wants to decrease the Jewish presence in the Land of Israel."
The move follows recommendations by a Justice Ministry committee from 2008, which were not put into place due to protestations from local rabbis.
Benny Katzover who heads the Samaria Citizen’s Committee, has no plans to participate in the public ceremony in Jerusalem.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The state currently subsidizes 66 percent of all university tuition, but new bill argues it should not do so for those evading military service.
Livni calls MK Struck's comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: "I'm glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed."
Bayit Yehudi leader says ongoing peace talks "have only brought us terror"; says won't accept deal with PA based on pre-1967 lines.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, TOVAH LAZAROFF, GIL HOFFMAN
Not Israel, the Palestinian Authority, or the Americans are considering this proposal during the negotiations, MK Ahmed Tibi said.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“Nobody will be expelled from their homes or dispossessed of his possessions,” foreign minister says.
By HERB KEINON
Interior minister leads delegation of lawmakers on symbolic tour of swath of West Bank that Israel views as vital for its strategic depth.
Bayit Yehudi leader say faction will leave coalition if government adopts US diplomatic proposals that cede Jordan Valley to Palestinians; source says "he will not present red lines publicly but those who need to know know."
Legislation would allow court to stop president from pardoning murderers with nationalist motivation.
Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid in mutual recriminations whether a deal was agree to dilute the bill in committee.
By JEREMY SHARON
"Every party or movement that does not put women at the top and use their power is made up of suckers," Bennett says at faction's Women's Forum.
"We the tax payers are funding organizations that try to harm IDF soldiers," says economy minister.
Bill meant to "limit foreign entities' ability to influence Israeli democracy through donations to NGOs."
Political fight between Bayit Yehudi, Yesh Atid delayed transfer of NIS 80.5 million to West Bank settlements.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF, LAHAV HARKOV
Finance minister vows to push peace process forward, "even if it necessitate a coalition realignment of one kind or another."
By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
MK Horowitz slams minister’s ‘homophobic comments’, ministers split on bill banning discrimination against gays.
Economy and trade minister says Israel diverting funds to open trade missions in China, India, Hong Kong.
Bayit Yehudi reinstated its veto of Yesh Atid-initiated legislation giving equal tax benefits to gay and straight parents.
Shaked of Bayit Yehudi says bill "defies religious status quo"; Horowitz of Meretz says move reveals Bennett's "dark worldview."
MK Orit Struck wrote a letter to Weinstein in the name of her party, extensively quoting speeches by Arab lawmakers.
Law would not apply to the W. Bank, but would apply to peace treaty involving land swaps or giving up parts of J'lem.
Deputy minister attacks Kerry's comments that failure of peace talks will push Palestinians to third intifada.
Livni complained that Bayit Yehudi was advancing settlement construction to prevent the formation of a Palestinian state.
Issue of Jewish visitation rights to holy site has gained traction in recent days.
“There is no Temple Mount,” shouts MK Zahalka at proposal to find solution to allow Jews to enter compound.
Secular, religious MKs argue over funding of new Jewish Identity Administration in Knesset Finance Committee.
"PM told me of prisoner release when it was a fait accompli."
Tensions within coalition rise as Netanyahu rebukes Bennett for speaking out against release of 26 Palestinian prisoners.
Anti-settlement organization says Bayit Yehudi responsible for freeing violent prisoners.
IPS to publish names of 26 pre-Oslo prisoners later Sunday night after bereaved families are notified; public has 48 hours to appeal release; after heated row, ministers nix bill seeking to ban future releases.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND LAHAV HARKOV
Bayit Yehudi plans to appeal Legislative Ministerial Committee vote as separate panel prepares to approve release of second group of Palestinian prisoners as goodwill measure for peace talks.
La chance semble sourire à Naftali Bennett, l’étoile montante des récents sondages. Le leader de HaBayit HaYehoudi a réussi à élargir l’assise de son parti
By LESLIE SUSSER
Rififi entre HaBayit HaYehoudi et Yesh Atid, qui s’affrontent cette fois-ci sur les droits de la communauté gay et lesbienne.
By SARAH LALOU ET LAHAV HARKOV
Uri Ariel invites John Kerry to talk, even though the secretary of state’s warnings "look and sound like a threat."
“It’s a time of emergency so we need to have unity,” economy minister says.
Bayit Yehudi MK Wortzman tells 'Post' that halachic debate on issue is legitimate, but he does not accept attempts to tie terrorist attacks to the efforts of those seeking to visit the Temple Mount.
Yosef was speaking at the funeral of Shalom Aharon Ba’adani, who died of injuries sustained in the terror attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
Deputy Religious Services Minister Eli Ben-Dahan denies claims despite complaints by several heads of local authorities that Bayut Yehudi delegates were being forced upon them.
It is likely that instead of passing the bill into law which would still require a significant fight, the reforms will be passed as a government order instead.
Stern’s bill would allow chief municipal rabbis to established their own conversion courts in conjunction with another two rabbinical judges.
MK Shaked motivated by High Court annulling government's migrant policy; Meretz proposes legislation making such reversals practically impossible.
Sources in Bayit Yehudi have confirmed to 'The Jerusalem Post' that the rabbi has the party’s backing.
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, the Bayit Yehudi chairman, said that “those who are committed to war against Islamic State and Hamas can’t give them a state.”
Farmers complain they are not being compensated as Tax Authority and Agriculture Ministry not working together.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat fined NIS 406,087 for violating campaign finance laws.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Feiglin takes credit for Bennett’s rise; New religious party on the cards.
The constitution would give Bennett unprecedented power in the party's institutions and enable him to hand pick three candidates in realistic slots for the next Knesset.
MK Yoni Chetboun "is under heavy pressure to run from many, many people, including rabbis and central party activists," says spokesman.
“The Bayit Yehudi party continues to represent the most extreme positions in Judaism,” Hatnua MK Stern says following the move.
Currently there are only four conversion courts in the country in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Ashkelon and 31 rabbinical judges for conversion.
Struck: They’re like robbers who enter a bank in masks.
By BEN HARTMAN
The Sokolov Prize-winning journalist Uri Elitzur eulogized as "full of love for the Land of Israel" by Bayit Yehudi.
Study finds secular studies are greatly reduced and there is an emphasis on superficial learning by rote in such schools.
Relations between ultra-Orthodox parties and Bayit Yehudi have hit record lows in recent weeks over haredi conscription law.
The next Shmita year starts at the beginning of the next Jewish calendar year which will be in September 2014.
The Knesset Finance Committee approves tax benefits to donors of NGOs operating in a variety of fields, including welfare, education, and religion.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Gay celebrity Assi Azar says power is in Bennett's hands to "be brave and make the right decision, not the populist one for his voters."
Officials in Yesh Atid have said that the cancellation of some of the cuts will only come into effect if the government bill on drafting haredim into the army will be passed.
It is widely perceived that rabbinical courts favor men while the family courts favor women on issues of child custody, division of assets.
Bayit Yehudi blocks portion of bill for municipal rabbi reforms, claiming it's not well thought out and was not coordinated with the party.
Erdogan states Turkey-Israel ties will not be normalized as long as Israel continues to "kill innocent children and continue its operations in Gaza."
Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein’s legal objection was that presidential pardons by definition take into account later unexpected situations and the current bill appeared to ignore anything over the horizon.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Do you really want to continue getting your news reports about my country from writers who view the truth as little more than a needless inconvenience?
By AYELET SHAKED
Ironically, it is the very organizations that seek transparency and accountability from their own government that are being branded as traitors and foreign agents by the self-proclaimed guardians of Israeli democracy.
By DANYA COHEN
It is difficult to know what is more disturbing: Whether Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett really believes the delusional drivel he wrote in his op-ed this week, or whether he doesn’t, but wrote it anyway.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
In the balance between those two more realistic alternatives, most Israelis will probably support ending the occupation, if not in hope of the carrot then in reasonable fear of the stick.
By JOHNATHAN ROSEN
In the long run, to fulfill his ambition of becoming PM, Liberman will have to broaden his appeal.
By JONATHAN RYNHOLD
The conflict is not territorial in nature, but ideological.
By YONI CHETBOUN
I proudly live in Ma’aleh Adumim, a city with 40,000 residents located a few kilometers outside Jerusalem’s city limits
By JERUSALEM POST READERS