'How Iran duped the West' - Israeli embassy produces mock 'New York Times' front page from future
US hails Israeli decision to connect Palestinian town to water grid
Italian parliament approves symbolic recognition of Palestine
Analysis: Netanyahu climbs a tree, Obama happy to see him fall
Tel Aviv marathon cancelled midway due to heat after 75 runners injured
A week before holiday, Purim accidents already sending kids to hospitals
Hebrew University develops ‘breakthough’ method to suppress malaria parasite’s harmful genes
First-ever Health Ministry survey shows patient treatment highly satisfactory across Israel
Israel, Jordan sign historic plan to save Dead Sea
Israeli, Jordanian officials signing historic agreement on water trade
Israeli scientists help you quit smoking while you sleep
The IDF is prepared for an 'alien invasion'
Opera review: Kalman
Leonard Nimoy, known as Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
Israel's contemporary art - quality work that's also a sound investment
Afghan Whigs conquer Tel Aviv
Sensational Smith secures Mac TA another BSL win
Yellow-and-blue extends gap at top
New worlds: Out of the blue
*A doctor on a mission*
Analysis: Winners and losers of the televised elections debate
Herzog, Livni met by calls of 'You have blood on your hands' at campaign event in Arab area
WATCH: Michael Oren channels President Frank Underwood in latest Kulanu campaign ad
Netanyahu: Congress speech is not illegitimate because American public supports Israel
Israel politics: Platforms for the politically perplexed
Israel turning UNICEF criticism into concrete progress
Candidates to have their say in ‘Post’ English debates
Senior Fatah official calls for using 'force' against Israeli 'occupation'
PLO offers qualified praise for Italian parliament vote on Palestine
With Gaza war in rear-view mirror, Southern residents brace for another round
Jewish groups line up to denounce Boteach ad on Susan Rice
Pastrami on rye on film
Jewish student's credibility questioned by UCLA student government due to her background
Katy Perry visits Auschwitz, says experience left her with 'heavy heart'
A kosher (medical) high
Iran dismisses Netanyahu attempts to prevent emerging Iran deal as 'fruitless'
Iraq says to track down antiquities after Islamic State museum rampage
Egypt court lists Hamas as terrorist organization, sentences Brotherhood leader to life
For $25, wannabe ISIS militants cross from Turkey into Syria
US official: Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Solving the crisis
What we should learn from Moses – the first Jewish fundraiser
The freedom to choose
March 1: Missed opportunities
Fundamentally Freund: Obama - More concerned about silencing Israel than protecting it
Transforming hate into love
The epitome of evil
A literary master
Veterans: Gentleman’s politics
Books: A pioneering Hebrew writer
Books: Killing Yair
Books: Campaign culture
TRIED AND TASTED: Cornering the market
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Israel defense planning: Will Iran's leaders be rational, irrational or mad?
Tony Blair’s flawed peace plan
The question the left refuses to face
Islamic State: Egypt wakes up – when will the US and Russia?
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
FIELDWORK: Dashed hopes
Ready, set, go
US air strikes hit area of Syria where Islamic State abducted Christians
Christian groups recognized for aiding Ukrainian Jews
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Video: Christian seminary torched in suspected hate crime in Jerusalem
Vatican apologizes for Pope's offensive comment about Mexicans
A Gathering Place for Lone Soldiers in Raanana
KKL-JNF at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market 2015
The Tastes in the Valleys Festival
Topaz Even-Hen Klein Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
JNF KKL Scotland Musical Fundraising Event a Success
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
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03.01.2015 | 10 Adar, 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.
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
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
La campagne électorale est lancée depuis une semaine à peine. Le bloc de centre droit apparaît divisé et de nouvelles alliances se profilent
By BEN CASPIT
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
A question that has plagued Bayit Yehudi MKs for the past two years: What does being a religious-Zionist mean?
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
"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.
No fewer than 17 former journalists and media professionals are running for the next Knesset; Magal faces criticism for allowing sexually explicit content on Walla! news.
Bennett called Bank “an ideologue who brings with him great political experience."
Zeev Schwartz led World Bnei Akiva, founded int’l kollel chain
Torah Mitzion, wants to bring religious-Zionist work to the Knesset
Bayit Yehudi values "the in-gathering of exiles."
The popular, active female MK tipped the scales toward Bennett and away from its rabbis.
The clip depicts Bennett in costume as a hipster, wearing a fake beard, glasses and a hat and walking a tiny dog in a sweater around Tel Aviv.
Talks on merger expected to end by weekend.
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
In the 2013 election, Tekuma, a hardline national-religious party, ran together with Bayit Yehudi and received 4 reserved spots on the joint list.
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.
Polling data suggest united list would draw more seats; rebel MK Yoni Chetboun announces he’ll run with ex-Shas leader Eli Yishai.
Liberman becomes fourth candidate for PM
Economy Minister Bennett, housing minister Ariel trade barbs.
“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
What is the Bayit Yehudi MK proud of and what is she sorry about?
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