01.20.2017 | 22 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
W.Bank mayor attempts to push annexation bill ahead of Trump inauguration
Shaked assesses bill to protect prime ministers from standing trial
Trump to son-in-law Kushner: 'If you can't produce peace in the Mideast, nobody can'
Poll: Erdan top PM pick in Likud, Lapid most popular overall
State still has no solution for Amona families
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
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
Editor's Notes: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
Jewish groups mobilize for march on Washington
An insider’s view: Eight years watching the first Jewish US president
ADL urges US Jewish institutions to be alert following bomb threats
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Thousands protest in New York on eve of Trump inauguration
American-Israelis to rally in Tel Aviv in solidarity with DC Women’s March
LGBTQ activists stage dance protest outside Mike Pence's DC home
Watch: Invoking Netanyahu and Putin, Indian right-wing group hails Trump
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
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
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
The two F-35 fighter jets are expected to land in Israel on Monday afternoon.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV
‘Unfortunately, more and more people in major cities are calling us now and saying they need added security,’ says head of Israel Dog Unit.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Former US intelligence officer Bruce Bechtol sheds light on North Korea’s pervasive
involvement in the military buildups of Iran, Syria, Hezbollah and Hamas.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
One battalion is always training for dealing with a rocket or missile impact zone.
The state expects to complete the sale by the end of 2015.
By NIV ELIS
TERRA radar system unveiled for early-warning and tracking of very long-range targets.
Obtaining intelligence is especially challenging in volatile regions with limited US access, home to well-established militants.
Soumar, as the program is called, was manufactured domestically.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
93 senators voted in favor of Carter and five voted against. Carter will serve as the US President Barack Obama's fourth defense secretary.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Defense minister says the Likud won't agree to a prime ministerial rotation.
Yoav Galant, Avigdor Liberman, and Naftali Bennett all have their eyes on the plum position.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Despite all its flaws, the F-35 will give Israel the ability to maintain air superiority over all its neighbors and further afield, and allow it to attack where it has never attacked before.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
“This is a great opportunity to strengthen our friendship for the sake of security, prosperity and peace,” Netanyahu said.
The planes, which cost around $100 million each, are being purchased as part of the military aid agreement between the United States and Israel.
MKs plan to discuss Russia’s increased involvement in the Mideast and the need for the IDF and Russian forces in Syria to coordinate closely.
"We should all welcome it and express our appreciation to the United States,” PM says of $38 billion military aid package singed last week between the two nations.
By HERB KEINON
As part of the deal's terms, Israeli defense industries will largely be left out in the cold.
Inspired by existing social media and the need to coordinate forces, the IDF is introducing encrypted cellphones for data transfer.
Defense minister slams "chatter" and press reports about his stance on retrieving bodies of soldiers from Gaza Strip.
Israel's leaders remember Ben-Eliezer.
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer was not born a crook, neither was he born a hero.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Representatives from India's Border Security Force are reportedly due to visit Israel later in August as part of the acquisition of the detection system.
New financial prizes awarded to low-paid soldiers and prestigious courses for hi-tech personnel are tools IDF is using to fight back.
Ministry blames media for "misunderstanding" earlier statement, denied it was comparing Iran deal to Munich pact.
Yesh Atid leader: The Americans tend not to forget such insults.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHAEL WILNER
IDF breaking up terrorist cells on regular basis; Overnight raids focus on busting illegal gun workshops.
Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter: I'm not exaggerating in saying the central threat of the early 21st century is cyber threats.
Bar-Yosef’s appointment was held up for months amid various conflict of interest allegations.
Otzma’s David Djaoui talks about how civilians can keep safe by being proactive.
By MARION FISCHEL
Steps to advance political future include fund-raising, meetings with potential allies, and possible formation of a new party.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Visiting Israel, Maj.-Gen. Glenn Bramhall says he sees new need to complement his corps' mid-range Patriot and THAAD interceptors with a thrifty system for less powerful missile threats.
Moshe Patel, Director of Israel Missile Defense Organization: Iron Dome will also be used to shoot down enemy drones.
The Congressional requested $455 million was an historic quadrupling of the administration's stated proposal request.
Negotiations over military aid package ongoing in Washington over level, whether part can be spent in Israel.
Hazan reelected as Deputy Speaker despite never running a plenum meeting; opposition rejects proposed new committees.
The program will provide Israel with "better data and technology for the US to use in its own national security programs."
Zehava Gal-On endorsed Anat Berko for the chairmanship of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Defense Ministry officials hope that after the two years of relative stagnation in weapons sales, the figures will rise in 2016.
By YOSSI MELMAN
One senior Israeli official says a decade-long 'Memorandum of Understanding' could be completed in a matter of weeks.
Col. (res.) Moshe Elazar will take up the position and will become a senior deputy director-general in the company, Rafael said.
“The Namer with the Trophy system will form the highest level of protection for IDF soldiers and provide them with defense and a significant advantage on the battlefield.”
The drill, held since 2001 and now conducted every two years, is taking place for the eight time.
Neither Elbit nor the Defense Ministry would comment on whether Israel plans to acquire the latest platform.
US Missile Defense Agency's fiscal 2017 budget request includes $103.8 m. for Israeli cooperative programs, down from $267.6 m. in fiscal 2016, plus $42 m. for Iron Dome, down from $55 m.
Rafael-produced system will enable troop transporter to move across battlefields rife with anti-tank and RPG threats.
According to Israel Military Industries, contract is worth $98 million.
The Arrow 3 missile defense system operates in space, traveling at twice the speed of a tank shell to leave the atmosphere. It is designed to seek and destroy Iranian Shihab 3 missiles.
The military is making "many efforts" since the end of Operation Protective Edge in 2014 to prolong the period of "quiet and normality, for as long as possible, in the area," Eisenkot says.
The primary brain behind one of most important law of war documents in decades talks about ‘human shields,’ law vs policy, and US-Israel dilemmas in fighting asymmetric terror adversaries.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Poland to receive live-fire training suites for combat soldiers, vehicles, simulation equipment, grenades, and suicide bomber kits to simulate engagements with terrorists.
Enlistment to the civilian service was a critical component of the 2014 law, and was expected to make up 40 percent of recruitment from the haredi sector.
By JEREMY SHARON
Defense minister spoke three days after international media reports claimed Israel struck targets in Syria, said Israel has zero tolerance for weapons trafficking to terrorists.
Dogs trained to pursue and overpower suspects, cornering them until police can arrive to arrest them.
By BEN HARTMAN
An Israeli military spokeswoman said Marine General Joseph Dunford, who took over as chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff this month, would arrive on Sunday.
Maj.-Gen. Eyal Zamir replaced Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgerman during a ceremony at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv.
Spanish Ministry of Defense awards IMI with 22.5 million Euro contract to supply 5.56 mm cartridges.
Vanunu gave an interview to Channel 2 on Friday, his first with a Hebrew-language Israeli media outlet since the start of his ordeal.
The poll found that among Jews, 26.5 percent of Israelis define the level of security-military danger to Israel as very high and 54.1% as moderately high.
A senior US defense official said that America's commitment to Israel’s security is something US defense officials “live on a daily basis.”
The boats are part of the co-ed Ma'agan (Anchorage) unit, based at Haifa naval base.
Israel welcomes new pilots in ceremony for prestigious flight academy course.
Loitering missile can stay in the air for up to 6 hours before crashing directly into target with 15 kg. of explosives.
Prime minister says defense assistance package is not a “quid pro quo” for the Iranian nuclear deal
Asia Pacific was region with most Israeli defense product purchases.
Source denies linkage between $1.87 billion weapons sale, including bunker busters, and emerging agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.
Orders for RT's Skystar 300 balloons come after their heavy usage during 2014 Gaza war.
IAF campaign planning reservist tells Post about his security formula for navigating a post Skyes-Picot Middle East.
Vehicle overturns, part of 5-day exercise in Jordan Valley and northern Israel.
Missile defense funding approved by House committee.
In a visit with US forces on a four-acre-long aircraft carrier off the coast of Italy, senior IDF officers observe how things operate on the USS Theodor Roosevelt.
Navy unveils details on how it defends Red Sea coast.
At the LAAD international exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, 18 Israeli defense companies will be present.
Defense minister gives overall assessment on the Middle East.
By YOSSI MELMAN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Programmers experimenting with military technology involving augmented reality and the 'Internet of things.'
Skystar 180 system is only long-distance aerial surveillance system to operate from as high as 600 meters.
In wake of Operation Protective Edge, Defense Ministry takes steps to protect Israel's youth.
Caps on US defense budget may keep Congress from granting Israel's request for additional missile system funding.
Some 200 factories produce parts for the Merkava and Namer across Israel, most of them located in peripheral areas, and employing around 10,000 employees.
Amid daily security incidents, Menashe territorial brigade tests responses to potential large-scale attacks.
C4i Corps Hoshen Unit has created a military-wide combat network, "faces new threats every morning," source says.
Defense minister praises bilateral defense cooperation; Warns of bad deal that will turn Iran into nuclear breakout state.
The IDF's new chief of staff faces formidable security challenges in a region that is falling apart.
Outgoing chief of staff Gantz: When time comes to face farther challenges, we should extend our hands to allies and ensure that our nation doesn't dwell alone.
The Locker Committee has presented a core existential dilemma: How much defense spending is appropriate? And who decides?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot will have to face the challenges posed by a disintegrating Mideast.
Combat Intelligence provides advance warning of threats and can be rapidly deployed to neutralize them.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Arab countries lead Israel in defense imports, but Israel tops in exports.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Nine ships feared to carry arms to Yemen steers northeast.
Israel’s moral compass is in no need of adjustment.
By RUTHIE BLUM
The timing of the US cuts is regrettable as the capability of missiles developed by both Iran and North Korea is advancing and their production numbers are increasing.
By JASON GEWIRTZ
If the state carries a stick and no carrots, the Arab-Jewish divide can only deepen.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Perhaps Israel is experiencing a rebalancing of priorities, a change in national character.
By THANE ROSENBAUM
The bombshell report by the Locker Commission on the defense budget has stirred debate and triggered possibly devastating effects.
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM
It is time to protect this country’s gas treasures – both from ruthless Iranian terrorists, and from rancorous Israeli bureaucrats and politicians.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Is Turkey a liability for NATO? It certainly looks that way, as Turkey appears to be striking out against NATO interests.
By AZRIEL BERMANT,GALLIA LINDENSTRAUSS, AZRIEL BERMANT