05.24.2016 | 16 Iyar, 5776
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
On this day: Israel withdraws from Lebanon, ending 18-year ordeal
'First signs of new cold war emerging in Syria,' former senior IDF commander warns
Israel resumes Gaza cement shipments after ban over Hamas theft
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
UK professor yields to BDS, turns down prize from Israeli university
Bennie Begin: Capital punishment for terrorists is ‘unfit, even moronic'
Knesset passes law against human cloning for next 4 years
Netanyahu calls to hold direct talks in France with Palestinians
Concert Review: Deep Purple
A walk on the Wild side
Israeli films win at Cannes
Award-winning US chef to pen Israeli cookbook
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
How they sold us the Iran deal
Isi Leibler: Wrong on all counts
Pope Innocent III: Theology vs. reality
No holds barred: The loneliness of the desert
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike
ISIS calls for attacks on West during Ramadan
Watch: EgyptAir debris found at sea, cause of crash still unknown
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Report: ISIS franchise in the Philippines carries out its first attack
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
'F**k Israel, long live the Intifada' angry mob screams at Jewish UC student
Marseille: The elegant Europort of the South
Venezuelan parliament recognizes Cotler for political-prisoner advocacy
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Exclusive: Israel’s cronyism drags on economy, study suggests
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Sharpen your medical mind
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Cabinet approves Levianthan gas deal
Gas deal may soon be back on track after partners reportedly agree to update
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
This week in 60 seconds: Iron Dome takes to the high seas
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
The nation of Israel lives
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
What Do Jews in Judea and Samaria think of their Arab Neighbors - Part Two
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
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.”
By HERB KEINON
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.
In recent years, Israel has installed multiple layers of defenses around its offshore platforms.
Changes also due in command level of IDF’s main training centers.
The new three-tiered detection system is mounted onto the front of armored vehicles and possibly eliminates the greatest threat ground forces have faced in recent years.
By DOV LIEBER
RT’s balloons gather intelligence for the army but can do a whole lot more.
Naval units ready to switch to offensive missions and strike targets at any time.
Israel’s fourth submarine, the INS Tanin docked at the Haifa Naval Base after leaving the German shipyard where it was built earlier this month.
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.
The Magshimim program is equipping high- school students with the tools to battle on the front lines of the next cyber-war.
By YOAV SCHWARTZ,ASAF FINKELSTEIN
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