03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
FIFA submits draft report on settler soccer teams
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
IDF chief: Hamas tunnels are not a strategic or existential threat
Palestinian killed, two others wounded by IDF fire near Gaza border
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
PM: China holds Israel’s innovation in high esteem
Israel stands with UK against terrorism
Furor over Israel Prize panel’s decision not to honor left-wing artist
A chorus line
Concert review: Granddaddy
Cafe 65 on Rothschild boulevard starts the morning off just right
Berlin launches first ever Jewish food week
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
MKs blast Litzman for allegedly protecting tobacco giant Philip Morris
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Europe’s Jews becoming collateral damage in Europe’s civilizational clash
Letters to the Editor: This ‘mishugas’
Truth is not a political position
Peace when Jews and Arabs educate their children together
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
Watch: The latest trend Egyptians are using to vent fury
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Saudi Prince: Trump a 'strong president' in fight against dangerous Iran
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
Experts warn that Trump budget for foreign aid cripples antisemitism fight
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
Israelis to be awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for the first time
‘If antisemitic parties rise to power, we will call on European Jews to flee’
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
VOTE NOW: Is Israel headed to the polls?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Roseanne Barr fires back at anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Riding the bullet
Ask The Rabbi: Does Halacha permit demolition of terrorists’ homes?
New insight into a legendary leader
An outsider’s view of Israel
Hot off the Arab press
Peace according to Halacha
This week in Jerusalem
Empowered women: A site to see
Campus and the city
The sky and the spirit
An eyeful of music
Two acts for dance lovers
סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Ghattas also said Israeli authorities “crossed a series of red lines,” and blamed “racist incitement” for the reason his parliamentary immunity was stripped.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Nimrodi, the former owner of “Ma’ariv”, is suspected of trying to bribe Chief Inspector Eran Malka in order to receive information about white collar investigations.
By BEN HARTMAN
Report criticizes government for “recognizing” socio-economic rights theoretically, but undermining rights with policies, red-tape in practice.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,NIV ELIS,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Sgt. Villanueva was charged for accepting cash bribes to expedite and approve gun licenses for Alex Lichtenstein, a member of a Shomrim Jewish volunteer safety patrol.
Alors que les enquêtes visant le Premier ministre se succèdent, le spectre de sa démission rend de plus en plus probable la tenue d’une élection anticipée aux résultats imprévisibles
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Le quatrième pouvoir ne connaît pas ses limites
By MICHELE MAZEL
Two arrested and ten detained on suspicion of corruption, fraud, and breach of trust.
Among the suspects, whose names remain under gag-order, one is a well-known former IDF official.
Israeli movie mogul Arnon Milchan said to walk back previous testimony in setback for police investigators.
The testimony adds to the long list of interrogations that have taken place in the last few months.
As the investigation quiets down, will it reveal that the premier was in the right when he repeatedly claimed that "there will be nothing, because there is nothing"?
Former chief rabbi Yonah Metzger's jail sentence was extended by a year due to the severity of his crimes and in light of his significant public role.
By JEREMY SHARON
Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi will hold the communications portfolio on an interim basis.
By UDI SHAHAM,GIL HOFFMAN
The bankrupt former business magnate appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to a Channel 2 report on Tuesday, Netanyahu told police that his wife is an independent person and thus he does not keep track of any alleged transactions between her and Milchan.
Itamar Shimoni accused of obtaining hush money to cover for sex crimes.
Brig.-Gen. Buchris was demoted to the rank of colonel on Thursday after a trial that has sparked controversy countrywide.
The conviction brings to a climax likely the most serious corruption conviction since Ehud Olmert's convictions. Metzger had previously denied all charges.
New developments regarding the alleged presents the prime minister received have been revealed, further complicating the affair police have called 'Case 1000.'
By JOY BERNARD,UDI SHAHAM
Herzog demands from the Supreme Court to suspend PM from communications ministry.
By UDI SHAHAM
‘Israel Hayom,’ ‘Yediot Aharonot’ editors are grilled • Police also looking at ties between Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and Australian billionaire James Packer
Health minister Ya'acov Litzman in hot seat in wake of undercover news report indicating possible irregularities over e-cigarettes
Yair Netanyahu is expected to give testimony regarding an ongoing investigation into allegations that his father and family illegally received lavish gifts from wealthy businessmen.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Likud minister says investigations into prime ministers serve as “proof the country does not give discounts to its leaders.”
By HERB KEINON
The premier lamented the fact that because the investigation was ongoing he was not allowed to share his version of events with the public.
By ARIEL WHITMAN
His defenders argue that the officer’s actions are typical within the army and that he has been unfairly singled out by competitors for promotion.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,YONAH JEREMY BOB
“There's no way that this newspaper would have survived this earthquake,” editor-in-chief says over reportedly leaked conversation in suspected corruption case.
PM slams weekend reports as "campaign of leaks designed to mislead the public."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
As a report reveals a transcript of a conversation between the prime minister and media mogual Noni Mozes, MKs slam the PM and express concern over police probe.
By ARIK BENDER,JOY BERNARD
Police say they lean toward indicting Netanyahu in both Case 1000 and Case 2000.
Sara Netanyhau's testimony was said to involve details on gifts she had received, reportedly including large amounts of pink champagne.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,UDI SHAHAM
Police questioned Netanyahu under caution by police for a total of eight hours in two sessions last week regarding both cases.
Police provide scant details contending possible obstruction in the investigation.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Authorities previously questioned the premier under caution for more than three hours at his residence on Monday.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
Earlier, the PM said: "Long years of persecution turned out to be nothing."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Justice Ministry said an announcement would be made "in due course."
"We say again, as we have said always, nothing will come out of this - because there is nothing to be found."
The Israeli mogul is suspected of bribing Guinean public officials in the African country’s capital of Conakry to further his business interests.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,REUTERS
The suspect, Amnon Cohen, was an MK from 1999 to 2015. At the time, the MK denied the allegations.
The official, whose name is under gag order, is suspected of bribery, fraud, money laundering, and breach of trust.
Police say no connection between investigation into Ari Harow to an already ongoing Netanyahu probe.
Monday’s indictments indicate that this corruption probe is different from all the others.
By GIL HOFFMAN
A-G to give the former public officials a last chance to plead their case at a special pre-indictment hearing.
13 more suspects taken into custody in campaign finance case; Police: MKs not being investigated.
By BEN LYNFIELD,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
There currently are no term limits for mayors, and each term is five years long.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Police said Sunday the corruption investigation termed “Case 255” is “extensive” and concerns bribery, fraud, tax offenses and money laundering.
Many national officials who may peek at the cookie jar from time to time may be deterred from corruption, as they feel they are always being watched and are likely to get caught.
Police Fraud Investigation Unit has summoned Feirberg-Ikar for questioning under caution on suspicion that she was involved in accepting bribes.
The allegations focused on the November 2013 Labor leadership primary, in which Herzog defeated incumbent party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,GIL HOFFMAN
The campaign, a clever play on words that can mean both “Alsheich worries me” and “Alsheich is harassing me,” is seeking to raise NIS 400,000 to combat sexual assault.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert was just as confident when the first allegations against him came out.
Ari Harow questioned again by police; Likud pressure on party leader builds.
"No secret documents will be prepared in the future without oversight by my office."
Before Netanyahu will be questioned, multiple former staffers of the prime minister will face questioning in an attempt to strengthen the case against him.
MK says Uzi Landau appointment "smells bad."
Margalit stated that Netanyahu receives funds via "corrupt methods."
By LAHAV HARKOV,ASHER WEBER
The allegations in the investigation include fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, police say.
Already the Justice Ministry confirmed on Sunday night that Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit had ordered a review of possibly non-reported millions in funds transferred from Mimran to Netanyahu.
If Sara Netanyahu cannot be the country’s first prime minister’s wife on trial, will she at least be the second? The short answer – unlikely.
Katz and an associate suspected of earning NIS 290,000 in profits by using insider information.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
In late March, Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit initiated an initial probe into alleged campaign fund-raising violations by Herzog.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,BEN HARTMAN
Former defense minister charged with bribery, money-laundering, fraud.
Report compliments the country over prosecution of ministers, MKs, notes room for improvement.
Katsav, who began serving a 7-year prison sentence for rape in December 2011, reportedly empathizes with former PM, who began jail sentence on Monday.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Whether Olmert serves 18 months or 27 months depends on two other sentences.
Netanyahu appears to mock his predecessor: ‘I came to court voluntarily.’
Times have changed for Israeli companies playing on the international stage trying to cope with tougher legal requirements for weeding out corruption.
Sentence means that former PM must now serve 19 months in jail total when adding in his prior 18 month Holyland Affair sentence for bribery.
The poll found that 43 percent of Israelis do not want him to enter politics and only 31% want him to begin a political career. The remaining 23% had no opinion or declined to answer.
According to Jewish Agency and ILA officials, the land has been privately owned for a long time and the right to sell the land dates back to 2005.
Maj. Yosef Zeid received 250,000 shekels in exchange for issuing 200 Israeli work permits for Palestinian laborers from the West Bank.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Law would encourage public servants to expose corruption in the workplace.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The Supreme Court just made it harder to obtain convictions of public figures involved in bribery.
First PM in history to get jail sentence; will serve 18 months rather than 6 years.
Gafsou still trying to reverse separate bribery conviction.
The charges – which span 5 different cases - include bribery, money laundering, fraud, breach of trust, and tax crimes.
Ex-MKs Meseznikov, Kirschenbaum likely face indictment.
Bar filed an appeal last week and in parallel filed a motion to stay his sentence pending the decision on the appeal.
Beersheba court: Ilan Ben-Sheetrit ran gambling ring, received illegal funds, ordered or perpetrated attacks.
Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev was allegedly heard on tape coordinating a story over giving NIS 2.5 m. contract to advertiser she knew.
Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel claims court panel invented a new more lenient legal precedent for convicted public servant’s to return to being ministers.
Friend of staff says center-left parties have tried to woo former IDF chief; Yesh Atid’s Stern: I talked to him about joining us.
In 2000, Deri was convicted of bribery, fraud and violation of trust and sentenced to three years in prison.
None of the four are mayors or local council heads, but nonetheless police suspect that they conspired to skim money from payments of state funds to local councils and other public bodies.
Almost a third of Israeli Jews fast on Tisha B’Av.
Olmert also requests that the start of his eight-month sentence be delayed, pending the appeal.
Former police central cmdr. Revealed as new suspect; Ashdod Port Head close to indictment.
Tel Aviv District Court also serves former Tel Aviv suburb mayor a NIS 1.5 million fine due for payment by October 10.
Ben-Eliezer likely to face charges of fraud, bribery, breach of trust and money laundering.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
"We will fight for this legislation, because it is the right thing to do if we want a civilized country, with equal opportunities."
The case against Netanyahu hinges on whether he attempted as a ‘businessman’ to prevent or minimize competition in the communications market.
By SHANI BROWN
Eliezer Fishman faces the largest ever bankruptcy of an Israeli businessman. How did the banks allow things to go so far?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
In a return of our "Only in Israel" segment, legal affairs correspondent Yonah Jeremy Bob gives us the ins and outs of the Olmert case.
Political corruption. Drought. Fires. Jewish-Arab tensions; intra-religious tensions; religious-secular tensions; Ashkenazi-Sephardi tensions.
By ZIONA GREENWALD
The Israeli public lacks the essential tools to oppose the troubling current developments that increasingly marginalizes these principles.
By MARC NEUGROSCHEL
The state will do all it can to avoid the necessity of giving financial assistance irrespective of a lifetime of contribution to the National Insurance Institute.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Others in the Knesset and elsewhere, though not corrupt, have forgotten the Jabotinsky-Begin teaching that democracy is more than the majority ramming its ideas down others’ throats.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
It’s not enough to demand a seven-year hiatus before an ex-con can return to politics – it shouldn’t be allowed to happen at all.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN