Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'Enough:' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
Jerusalemites torn over Herzog's proposal to give up Arab neighborhoods
'Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements imperil two-state solution'
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli
Dutch Zionist store owners highlight settlement goods to protest EU
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Assad vows to 'fight terrorism' and reconquer all of Syria
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
Strategy, not ideology, differentiates ISIS from al-Qaida
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.13.2016 | 4 Adar I, 5776
"It is not much consolation, we would have preferred [the] death [penalty] or life-sentencing," says mother of attack victim Adele Biton.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ben-Uliel apparently confessed to the Shin Bet, but retracted before the police.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hearing on fate of additional suspects to be held Wednesday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Knesset panel this week unanimously voted in favor of country’s controversial emergency law with its unusual limitations on detainee rights.
Palestinians had filed numerous complaints of a group of violent Jewish settlers of allegedly beating Palestinians in the area without having been provoked.
Salman Jiribia is accused of passing on military information to an unknown third party that could have major security implications.
The state has until July 30 to take down the structures located on private Palestinian property.
Court order remand extension for Khalida Jarrar until end of trial on various offenses related to membership in Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine group.
Detainees claim being singled out for solitary confinement for 23 hours per day and sleep deprivation because of their religion or ethnicity.
Cross claims he was motivated to kill Jews because they have too much power and are destroying the white gentile race.
Judge Lisa Gorcyca has ruled the children, aged 9, 10 and 14, to remain in a juvenile detention center until they are 18.
50-year-old American said Spanish-owned company favored employees who were Christian, Spanish and heterosexual.
Likud’s proposed bills wouldn’t harm judicial independence, only the court’s excess powers.
By EVELYN GORDON
US authorities have pursued, in all 50 states, a number of "lone wolf" plotters who were inspired by Islamic State's propaganda.
The men are accused of making plans to kill the organizer of a Mohammed cartoon exhibit that took place in Texas in May, and later to target Massachusetts police.
In official statement, federal prosecutor says his decision is "equivalent to a definitive sentence."
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.
There are women Qadis in Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates and even the Palestinian Authority.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
No PM has ever appeared before the High Court to defend one of his policies, because that would have delayed and encumbered the process, legal expert says.
To try to talk the court down from the suspended sentence, she had told the court on January 21, “My struggle is not against people, though the harm was to people.”
Zionist Union, Meretz stage last stand against comprehensive deal aimed at settling disagreements between gas developers and the government.
Olmert is already set to become the first prime minister in the country’s history to go to jail, on February 15.
In the plea bargain that Olmert agreed to on January 18, he admitted to obstruction of justice with Zaken in both the Talansky Affair and the Holyland Affair.
Olmert faces 18 months in prison from the Holyland Affair, a potential additional 8 months from the Talansky Affair and more time from the Rishon Tours and Investment Affairs.
Mavoi Satum director: HCJ finally ruled that women are of equal value
By JEREMY SHARON
Soldier aided price tag activists in thwarting attempts by security forces to stop attacks on Palestinian civilians.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Pinto was sentenced to his one-year prison sentence as part of a plea bargain in May along with a NIS 1 million fine.
“A man who did so many great things for Israel should be pardoned,” Olmert’s brother says.
By GIL HOFFMAN
When the Holyland trial started around three-and-a- half years ago, the former prime minister still saw himself as the king of the world and as possibly returning to the prime minister’s chair.
In surprise delivery by Supreme Court, Lupolianski get 6-month community service sentence; Dankner gets 2 years instead of 3.
Lupolianski, Dankner, other verdicts also to be announced.
Critics will likely argue that this vote is an invalid attempt to normalize the West Bank Courts which handle Palestinian crimes, despite their status as an arm of “the occupation.”
Controversy over case leads to public battle royale in Justice Ministry.
Minor-defendant charged with criminal violation of privacy and sexual harassment.
Justices postpone decision on issue for seven months.
Police say Alsheich and Ritman agreed to the extension in order to give Justice Ministry investigators more time to finish probing the allegations against Ritman.
By BEN HARTMAN
Mixed verdict for Eitan Haya includes convictions on several counts of extortion, money-laundering and other economic crimes.
Funds which were earmarked for better support of victims were improperly used for other purposes.
Officer who questioned Raed Khalil said the terrorist expressed remorse for murdering two Jews in stabbing attack, expected to die and become a shahid.
The life sentences came after Brill's insanity plea was unsuccessful.
“This was a battle against the monopoly of the state courts, a monopoly which they abuse and in so doing harm women, the rights of women and do injury to the equal status of women.”
Judge rules confessions of minors were forced in illegal interrogations.
The ruling was issued on November 18, but was only announced by the court spokesman on Monday.
“I hope that the Supreme Court will reverse the conviction of Sheikh Salah and free him,” said MK Yousef Jabareen, arguing that Salah’s activity should be protected under freedom of speech laws.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Prime minister's wife is being sued by former employee who claims he was abused.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
The Rabbinical Judges Appointments Committee convened in September and appointed 22 new judges to the 12 regional rabbinical courts.
Artist who documented the historic trial through drawings recalls "the man who killed Rabin, laughing."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
There are currently seven empty seats on the Supreme Rabbinical Court which has a massive backlog of cases due to the death of rabbinical judges on the court.
Only five of 16 judges sworn in are women.
Suggestion is a rare compromise idea which could ease official concerns by only letting a government-approved lawyer review all classified information.
The lawsuit came after Segal reported in June that Hazan managed a casino in Borgas, Bulgaria, and would hire prostitutes and buy crystal meth for its Israeli patrons.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Amir Mulner ordered to be kept in custody for five days on suspicion of money laundering and tax crimes.
The district court ruling affirming Meir Ettinger’s detention until at least February did little to clarify the confusing legal melee.
In the testimony, former employees of the Netanyahu residence allege that the Prime Minister's wife often drank excessive amounts of alcohol and verbally abused employees.
Tadmor and the members of the LGBT community stand accused of being the stimulus for wars in Israel.
By ALLON HACHMON
The scam involved charging clients a fee to learn how to fool state psychologists into judging them mentally ill.
Labor MK beats Likud for rabbinical court committee.
Lawyer: IDF MAG fooled by recording.
Plaintiffs claim city endangering pedestrians through lax safety measures.
By SHARON UDASIN
The minister recently initiated legislation to expand legal aid for victims, as part of a view that sexual assault is not just a one-time event, but a trauma that lasts long after the attack.
The court appeared to have downplayed the importance of deterring others like Magamseh from joining IS in the future.
Naveh unseats the association’s incumbent president Doron Barzilai to become the leader of the country’s 59,000 lawyers.
Number of state witnesses in case now at least 6; lawyer for underworld figures ask police in court about meetings where mob hits allegedly planned.
Relations with courts, structure of law councils in balance; 'Post' speaks to the candidates.
Among the party’s goals are haredim – both men and women – serving as judges, eventually even on the Supreme Court.
Tel Aviv District Court also serves former Tel Aviv suburb mayor a NIS 1.5 million fine due for payment by October 10.
The investigation has been overseen by the LAHAV 433 unit and the special YAMAR investigative branch of the Tel Aviv police.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Farmers are demanding that the government act upon its December 2013 decision and issue additional licenses without delay.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked approves three new appointments, Rabbis Yaakov Zamir, Eliezer Igra, and Ahron Katz.
State disappointed with decision as it had requested that Yitzhak Rochberger receive prison time.
Jail time could be added on to six year sentence from Holyland bribery conviction.
Prosecutor seeking up to 18 months behind bars – on top of six-year term resulting from Holyland affair.
Rishon Lezion District Court judge orders man remanded for 15 days for allegedly killing Elzam in prison cell the night before he was scheduled to testify against underworld figure.
Orthodox feminist leader discusses recalcitrant husbands and how to free their wives
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
At Eilat conference of Bar Association, Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein expresses shock at ex-prosecutor’s involvement in Ronel Fisher saga.
Court rejects cabinet secretary's petition to change A-G's decision regarding the likely grounds for dropping of charges.
Ruth David as head of the prosecution’s Tel Aviv office was one of the most powerful prosecutor’s in the country,
The decision, which also carried a one million shekel fine, was a major blow to Pinto who had fought all out for community service and no jail time.
Prime minister's wife testifies against Mani Naftali in former house manager's case of alleged poor treatment.
District court notes that part of decision to cancel conviction relates to around 10 years having passed since incident and the fact that Barakeh no longer serves in Knesset.
Israel’s top prosecutor comments on announcement of Ruth David’s arrest on charges of obstruction of justice in a wide-reaching corruption case.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
49-year-old Aziz Awisat was also accused of aiding the enemy in wartime.
It has been reported that Weinstein will close all charges against Mandelblit on grounds of insufficient evidence for a conviction.
Seminary being investigated for multiple crimes, ranging from financial fraud to health violations.
President Rivlin said he agreed with Barak on a number of issues.
Court rejects any submission of evidence by police commander Ephraim Bracha.
The suspects could potentially face charges of forgery, fraud, money laundering, and extortion.
48-year-old faces sentence on breach of public trust and fraud.
Gafsou can return to office despite convictions.
The report was filed despite a boycott of the report and its investigators by rank and file prosecutors, with only top prosecutorial division heads cooperation and responding in detail.
It might appear that former Ramat Hasharon mayor Yitzhak Rochberger got off lightly, but the mark of moral turpitude is a bitter pill to swallow for the longtime public servant.
By NIR ISAKOV
Mubarak, who ruled Egypt with an iron first, has already spent at least three years in prison for other cases.
Egypt's former president sentenced, along with sons, to prison time without parole in a retrial of corruption charges.
Morsi, who was held on charges of inciting the murders of Egyptian protesters, faced a possible death sentence.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Nestle, the parent company of Nespresso, has reportedly called on Espresso Club to pull the advertisement and pay $50,000.
Court case comes as Persian Gulf state tries to curb people sending middle finger emojis on messaging platforms.
The advantages of mediation are manifest.
By HADASSAH FIDLER
It’s time we started cracking down on the abhorrent, ugly or merely stupid behavior infecting this country from top to bottom.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Another disturbing question posed by this case is how the police in a major metropolitan city, with some of the world’s best detectives, could have found no clues.
By ELI VERSCHLEISER