07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
Going with the flow
Online hatred against Israeli LGBT community rises dramatically
Bill to cancel non-religious studies in haredi schools moves forward
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 24
Hebron shooter testifies: IDF major hit me after I shot Palestinian attacker
The prosecution rests, Hebron shooter takes the stand
The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
WATCH: Gal Gadot's epic debut in first Wonder Woman trailer
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
A blind spot of Diaspora Jews on Israel
Hamas and Erdogan’s funny definition of democracy
The Knesset’s new expulsion law
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Syrian refugee kills one, wounds two with machete in Germany
'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
In turmoil over leak, Democrats point finger at Russia
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A new proposal for peace
A long way off
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
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
‘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.
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
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
Liberman says Yisrael Beytenu will not enter into any coalition without demands being met.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Bar-Yosef’s appointment was held up for months amid various conflict of interest allegations.
By HERB KEINON
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.
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.
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).
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.
Otzma’s David Djaoui talks to ‘Metro’ about how civilians can keep safe by being proactive.
By MARION FISCHEL
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