07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Rocket strikes public building in Sderot
Trump takes to Facebook to condemn terror in Israel
Israel to deduct Palestinian terror funding from tax fees it hands to the PA
Quartet report blames Palestinians, Israel equally for impasse
Netanyahu visits family of slain teen terror victim: 'It's shocking to see her bloodstains'
'Quartet' draft report: Israeli settlements eroding viability of 2 state solution
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Analysis: Jihad is contagious and one attack leads to another
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
What happens next?
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.
Firing firecrackers at soldiers from a distance of 25-30 meters could constitute a life-threatening situation.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
Intégrer l’unité de reconnaissance des blindés de Tsahal n’est pas chose aisée. Pour devenir les yeux et les oreilles de l’armée, seuls les meilleurs seront sélectionnés
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Eisenkot sera le 21e chef d’état-major israélien. Il remplacera Benny Gantz en février
Le traité israélo-jordanien met surtout l’accent sur la coopération en matière de sécurité. Malgré les espoirs initiaux, le grand rêve de paix ne s’est jamais réalisé.
By YOSSI MELMAN
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
Video of successful test flight to soon be released.
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
Liberman says Yisrael Beytenu will not enter into any coalition without demands being met.
By Gil Stern Stern 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.
By HERB KEINON
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.
Defense Ministry officials hope that after the two years of relative stagnation in weapons sales, the figures will rise in 2016.
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.
Manufacturing the first wing is a milestone in a challenging industrial process, aimed at upgrading and adjusting the original T-38 platform, first developed in the 1950s.
Aircraft made by US defense giant Lockheed Martin came into service in Israel some 40 years ago, and are currently coming up to the end of their operational lifespan.
"Number of models have been tested, with quite a few successes."
RT's balloons were used heavily by the IDF during the conflict with Hamas in Gaza.
New national maintenance center will look after on board avoionics for the next 11 years.
To win wars, forces must be able to talk to one another, senior C4i Branch officer tells ‘Post.’
Amid heightened tensions, IDF to deploy anti-rocket batteries.
Commander: More and more missions going from manned flight to the unmanned world.
Air defense system is entering the production stage and will have initial operational capability in 2016.
The president said Carter "brings a unique blend of strategic perspective and technical know-how" to the job.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Amid a sea of growing threats, Maj.-Gen. Eisenkot will bring a coolheaded professionalism to the job.
The new defense system, built to intercept short-range to medium-range rockets and missiles, has three times the coverage range of the Iron Dome.
J-MUSIC system designed to protect large military and commercial aircraft against attacks by ground to air heat seeking man-portable missiles (MANPADS).
Sources close to Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon say promotion of Gadi Eizenkot to IDF chief of staff is near.
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.
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.
Saudi authorities say Chris Cramer committed suicide, but family insists he was murdered.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
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