02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Pro-Palestinian protesters depict Netanyahu as Hitler in Sydney rally
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Baring her soul
Erdan, under fire, defends his handling of Umm al-Hiran affair
Shouting match over kashrut dispute erupts in Knesset
Netanyahu says he backs pardon for Hebron shooter Elor Azaria
Erdan: Apology needed if Beduin village incident found not terror attack
Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Interview: Russia and Israel cooperation on counterterrorism
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
American society headed toward a breaking point
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Settler leader takes Anne Frank Center to task over antisemitism
DNC candidate Ellison slams 'smear' he is antisemitic
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Grapevine: Celebrating women
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 24, 2017
This week in 60 seconds: Good missile defense gets better
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
A new house for female lone soldiers
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
Any cut in the number of aircraft the US Navy purchases might mean an increase in the cost for Israel.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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
Defense minister says the Likud won't agree to a prime ministerial rotation.
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.
“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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
"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."
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
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.
Yaakov Katz and Amir Bohbot explore the incredible
advances Israel has made to the modern battlefield.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Combat Intelligence provides advance warning of threats and can be rapidly deployed to neutralize them.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
An excerpt from
and Amir Bohbot’s
Became a High-
By YAAKOV KATZ,AMIR BOHBOT
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