01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
'Israel looks to Trump to halt UN resolutions that encourage terror'
Former IDF official: Israel needs to immediately address PA terror payments with Trump
Palestinian stabbing attack thwarted against IDF soldiers in West Bank
Watch Live: UN debates Middle East and the Palestinian question
Poll: Majority of Israelis do not believe Netanyahu innocent in criminal probes
GRAPEVINE: And soon the movie...?
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Netanyahu investigation: PM's eldest son arrives for police questioning
Top cop heading Netanyahu investigation to retire in June
Kerry tells Netanyahu: 'You're affecting the ability to make peace'
Israel to get envoy to Brazil, after nearly 18 months
Jerusalem, Warsaw seek enhanced ties as Polish president visits Israel
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Israeli motorcycle king
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
Children of new olim feel sicker than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
An open letter to the prime minister
Stretch to be the best person and president you can be
Resolution 2334: End of Israel’s middle class?
US to help Egypt restore hundreds of pharaonic era coffins
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Obama appoints Ben Rhodes, Iran deal messenger, to Holocaust Memorial Council
Jewish Democratic mayor resigns from Maryland golf club over Obama membership debate
UK PM rejects Corbyn's call for Israeli embassy investigation
Rome to hold marathon marking Holocaust Memorial Day
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
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
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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.
Yesh Atid s’effondre dans les sondages. Mais Yaïr Lapid affirme avoir encore quelques tours dans son sac et refuse de s’imaginer dans l’opposition
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Why do corruption allegations unify Likudniks rather than repel them? And why do such charges not have enough of an impact on the general public to sway an election?
According to the plan, anyone convicted of a crime that includes moral turpitude will never be allowed to serve as a minister or member of Knesset again.
Tells Post he has not spoken to Olmert since his conviction.
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.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
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.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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.
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
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 “Yisrael Beytenu case” broke in late December of last year.
Case will now be passed to State Attorney's Office.
Prosecutors said Bar had ensured that development deals could only move forward in city if he was paid off.
Threats against Naftali included a man who approached Naftali at a store in Afula and threatened him to “leave Bibi [Netanyahu] alone or else.”
Attorney-General Weinstein likely to agree to Meni Naftali's request for immunity in "Bottlegate" and the "Lawn Furniture Affair."
PMO explains discrepancy on funds spent on alcohol.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON
The reports note a range of “severe” defects, including defective management, improper appointments of persons with personal connections to managers.
Two of the detainees, including a former Ben-Eliezer aide, are suspected of having given bribes so that a specific advertising company would be contracted for state-funded projects.
One never knows what judges are thinking until one reads their verdict.
Former MK of the National Religious Party Nahum Langenthal also questioned.
Eliezer Fishman faces the largest ever bankruptcy of an Israeli businessman. How did the banks allow things to go so far?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Newly elected Mayor Yossi Bachar fights off claims of corruption and shares insight into
his evolving city.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM
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.
The Bible itself recognized that ridding of corruption is central to our entitlement to live in the land.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
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
Churchill was a complex human being.
By YOAV J. TENEMBAUM
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The truly innocent should have no fear to talk unreservedly
By JPost Editorial