Bennett gives up on Foreign Ministry for Education portfolio
'EU concerned over Likud proposals to weaken Israel's judiciary'
Liberman lashes out at South Africa after Israel denies visa to Communist minister
Coalition deals waiting for Kahlon approval
Universality shown in visual search by fish and humans
Voice of the people
Avoid preventable accidents during festivities
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
Most Israeli recipes
Out & About: top 10 things to do
Suspect in Saturday terror attack captured, confirmed as Palestinian man, 32, from Shuafat
The weird and wonderful world of Aya Ben-Ron
Maccabi Tel Aviv crisis deepens with humbling defeat at Gilboa
Acre continues resurgence with win
Soccer: More excitement at bottom of table than top
Remembering Hoch’le: Fallen Israeli war hero/hoops star
Global agenda: Financial services
Citi competition attracts 21 financial start-ups to Jerusalem
French Hill terror attack survivor regains consciousness, in stable condition
Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company beach property to be returned to the public
IAF kills 4 terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted bombs
Ya'alon: Iran is currently seeking to smuggle advanced arms to Hezbollah
Report finds even in high-tech, travel restrictions slow Gazan business
Report: Israeli strike in Syria was aimed at thwarting attack on strategic targets in Golan
PLO’s Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday to redefine relations with Israel
Anti-Semitism rising again, Jewish leader warns 70 years after death camp's liberation
Frankfurt butchers convicted in kosher meat fraud
British council candidate says she will never support 'the Jew' Ed Miliband for PM
Senior Russian rabbi: Putin ouster would endanger Jews
John Galliano to speak at London Jewish event, four years post anti-Semitic tirade
Hamas claims victory as Islamist affiliate beats out Fatah rival in campus election
Analysis: A new redline on Iran?
Egypt to extend state of emergency three more months in northern Sinai
Pentagon: Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen
Saudi Arabia foils ISIS-backed plot on its grounds
Letters to the editor - April 27
The Holocaust did not end at liberation
Reality Check: The irony of Lord Janner’s escape from trial
Terra incognita: The myth and madness of the ‘white tribe’
A defining moment for Europe
Listening for Tamar’s scream
The Begin phenomenon
Book Review: Anywhere but Zion
Book Review: Russian compound interest
Hot off the Arab press
Catching the wave
The Armenian imperative
Take a walk
A culture of survivors
Grapevine: Coalition against pollution
Egypt’s fight against terror
Saving Democracy from Itself
The sorry state of Yemen
The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
מִי לָקַח אֶת הַגְבִינָה שֶלִי?
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Armenian Archibishop chides Rivlin for referring to genocide as 'mass killings'
Israelis commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, drawing comparisons to Holocaust
Al-Qaida suspects may have been targeting Vatican, Italian prosecutor says
France detains armed suspect allegedly planning church attack
IN PHOTOS: Ethiopians struggle to come to terms with beheadings of Christians in Libya
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
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William Schabas heads commission due to present inquiry findings to UN Human Rights Council in March.
By HERB KEINON
Adnan Abu Uda, the King's previous chief of office, says attack on synagogue was "natural reaction," and of no connection to Jordan.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Jordan recalled Walid Obeidat for consultations earlier this month to protest Israeli actions on the Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Prime Minister, in special meeting with defense minister, says that if Hamas rockets will see heavy response from IDF; no breakthrough in talks reported.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
Netanyahu's comments came during an unannounced visit to Sderot youth ahead of cease-fire expiration.
“As long as Hamas controls Gaza, and is popular in Judea and Samaria, a diplomatic process is simply impossible,” FM says.
“Flying a flag here in Vilnius carries a special significance. This is a country which is a cornerstone in Jewish heritage, where some of the great Jewish thinkers came from”
Edelstein: The right never made excuses for Kahane, why are you making them for Zoabi?
By LAHAV HARKOV
Hours after rejecting terms for a longer cease-fire, Netanyahu told Kerry that Israel will begin a 12-hour pause in hostilities starting at 8 a.m. Israeli time on Saturday, a US official said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
US secretary of state reportedly proposes week long halt in fighting starting Sunday, allows IDF troops to stay in Gaza; gov't discusses plan.
During anti-war demonstration in Haifa MK was apprehended by officers who did not recognize her.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Foreign Ministry recalls diplomats' families and staff, due to current political climate regarding Gaza operation.
“Is Sisi a party (to a ceasefire)? Sisi is a tyrant himself,” Erdogan told reporters. “He is not different from the others.”
By HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
‘Now is a good time for Israeli companies to invest in the US. There are also investment opportunities in Israel, particularly in the technology and energy sectors.
By DANIEL SHAPIRO
Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker, an outspoken Zionist, is unafraid to speak his mind.
By SAM SOKOL
Wives of Australian, UK and Chilean envoys discuss life in Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Ahead of The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, the Post's Greer Fay Cashman is meeting some of the leading foreign ambassadors currently serving in Israel.
Mardi 30 décembre, l’Autorité palestinienne n’est pas parvenue à faire passer sa résolution. Pourquoi la France a-t-elle soutenu le texte ? Qui sont aujourd’hui les alliés d’Israël ?
Washington et Ramallah ne cessent de répéter qu’elles ne souhaitent pas interférer dans les élections israéliennes, et pourtant, sur le terrain, chacun a déjà choisi son camp
Quatre décisions anti-israéliennes en une journée au sein de l’Union européenne
By SYLVIE BERGER
300 ambassadeurs, 100 médias locaux et internationaux et les principaux leaders de la scène israélienne se sont réunis le 11 décembre pour la conférence annuelle du Jerusalem Post
Le Jerusalem Post révèle les coulisses du refus d’une mise en liberté conditionnelle que l’agent israélien Jonathan Pollard attend depuis si longtemps…
Le dernier round de négociations représentait la meilleure chance qu’avait l’Occident de parvenir à un accord. La prolongation des discussions en revanche pourrait ne mener à rien…
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
La date butoir est arrivée. Mais les puissances occidentales et l’Iran ne sont pas parvenus à un accord sur le nucléaire iranien. Rendez-vous dans six mois, même heure, même endroit
Le dimanche 7 septembre à Nice se tenait un colloque inédit en France. Organisé par l’association Siona Côte d’Azur, cet événement majeur a réuni plus de 550 personnes au Centre universitaire méditer
By ORIANE COHEN
Un ambassadeur des Temps modernes : Patrick Maisonnave semble bien décidé à apporter sa pierre à la relation franco-israélienne nouvellement retrouvée
By NATHALIE BLAU
Les efforts d'Israël pour communiquer sa politique à l'international portent leurs fruits mais les efforts individuels ne sont pas à négliger.
How will Israel deal with the latest developments in the Gaza Strip, and what are its plans for the day after fighting ends?
Despite reports of tension with Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office, Baird paid warm tribute to the premiere.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
With the election campaign now officially under way, the state of US-Israel relations
will be a major issue.
German media claims that German intelligence spied on phone calls of the two US diplomats by "accident."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Mogherini reminds PM that EU “staunchly supports a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
Israeli envoy to the United States makes remarks at Israel Bonds event in Chicago.
Initiative marks advancement of Israel-China trade relations.
By SHARON UDASIN
Rivlin's visit to the Southeast Asian state is the first by an Israeli president since that of Chaim Herzog in 1987.
Aristotle Tziampiris says while ‘atmospherics’ may not be as good, Greece’s new prime minister is pragmatic.
Despite Kosovo’s open admiration for Israel, Palestinian unilateralism and ties with Russia and Serbia make recognition of the Balkan state difficult for Jerusalem.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ILAN EVYATAR
Visit to be first by a Japanese prime minister since Junichiro Koizumi visited in the summer of 2006, just prior to the Second Lebanon War.
At awards ceremony, president says that while competing on global markets, Israel’s companies have to answer for its policies.
Netanyahu proposes 0 VAT for food staples, despite rejecting the policy in the past.
By NIV ELIS
Former Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon refrained from officially announcing his candidacy for expected elections, but made clear signals he would.
Yesh Atid MK says more focus needs to be placed on foreign affairs.
Disagreements between the leaders of Israel, US do not translate into an actual crisis in relations between the two states.
Massachusetts senator has been mentioned as a possible challenger to Hillary Clinton for the democratic nomination.
Ahead of the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, the Post's Greer Fay Cashman is meeting some of the leading foreign ambassadors currently serving in Israel.
Five-day festival organized by Israel’s embassy opens Saturday at the National Cinema Center in Hanoi.
Israel is losing a good friend on the council with the exit of Australia.
Sweden – along with Ireland, Malta and Finland – are generally high up on the list of the EU countries who give Israel the toughest time inside various European institutions.
UAL-Ta’al doesn’t want to close door on Balad, which has problematic relations with Hadash.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Surprisingly buoyant, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sits down with ‘the Post’ and extols policy-making based on looking at the region as it truly is, without wishful thinking.
Move comes in protest against what the ministry's worker's committee says is the Treasury's foot-dragging on signing a collective collective agreement with the workers.
Foreign Ministry hopes to send Eynat Shlein as ambassador to Jordan in the summer of 2015.
President Reuven Rivlin received the credentials of new envoys in Jerusalem for the first time on Thursday.
Representatives Ed Royce and Eliot Engel meet Foreign Minister Liberman, Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Israel’s outgoing head of parliamentary network says left-wing critics of Jewish state are furtively trying to block ratification of Open Skies deal.
Even Meretz and Hadash would ultimately try to break Hamas, Liberman says; comments come day after security cabinet ministers were very vocal in interviews, speeches.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
President takes step to prevent situation from deteriorating after Foreign Ministry spokesman lashed out at Brazil for recalling envoy over Gaza op.
During her time as ambassador, Tova Herzl had to face lingering anti- Semitism in Latvia and anti-Israel feelings in South Africa.
By DANIELLE MAX
From whispering into Shamir’s ear, to lobbying Papandreou on Israel’s behalf.
140 young community leaders from 35 countries will meet in Vienna for ‘elevating’
inter-religious dialogue, without an agenda.
By Laura Kelly
The Young Ambassadors program recruits high-school students to teach them communication skills and spread around a little good PR.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Diplocoffee, a multicultural, international meeting of diplomats from coffee-producing countries and local businesspeople, is Israel’s latest gastrodiplomacy enterprise.
Officials in Washington confirm mission will close due to unpredictable security situation in country where rebel group has seized control of the capital.
Recent Rabin memorials have strayed from the diplomatic issue and instead focused on national unity and preventing rifts inside Israeli society.
Iranian supreme leader says nuke talks with world powers to continue, though no point in holding negotiations with the US on other issues.
This week's events.
For a change, Shimon Peres, Israel’s elder statesman and its ninth president, was not the oldest person in the room.
Israel, going into truce with its eyes “wide open,” well aware of how Hamas and Islamic Jihad had broken numerous ceasefires, official says.
Egypt claims truce has been accepted by both sides, no confirmation from Hamas; rockets continue to be launched at Israel, officials vow no negotiations to take place "under fire".
Lawmakers from across the political spectrum weigh in on the appropriate response to renewed aggression by Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
As Israel's military campaign in Gaza is seemingly over, the ensuing diplomatic process will be grueling, extend for a longer period than four weeks, and be fought on various fronts.
First Muslim to serve in a British cabinet says she can "no longer support" her government's policy in the conflict between Israel, Hamas.
By JERRY LEWIS
Palestinian conditions said to include pullout of Israeli forces, ending blockade of Gaza, prisoner releases.
By REUTERS,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Seven soldiers were killed on Friday and Saturday in battles, before Hamas and Israel agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
A presidential duty to defend and even reconcile Islam.
By DAVID PARSONS
The president should not muse in public, only in private, as otherwise musing is transformed into policy.
By YOAV J. TENEMBAUM
Sadly, Kuwait is just one example of how Washington’s narrow economic interests seem to shunt aside basic issues such as freedom, decency and human dignity.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Israelis want Netanyahu and Ya’alon’s vigilance, not the unpredictability of Herzog and Livni.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
In recent years the debate over Israel’s efforts in public diplomacy, or hasbara, has been a recurring topic on the agenda of the Jewish state and its supporters around the globe.
By DAVID BRAHA
Friends and foes alike will be watching to see how Netanyahu responds to the outcome of this week’s US elections and what lessons both he and Obama learn from “chickenshit-gate.”
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Not every country is blessed to have Norway and Finland as neighbors, or to live without threat or fear of annihilation.
“Please give us apartheid!” – Arab Member of Knesset speaking in Finland.
By SANNA HAIKALA-REYES
From the Islamic State to Iran, to Pakistan and Ukraine – Israel can no longer claim to be the West’s front line against tyranny and chaos.
By SHAI FRANKLIN,MICAH HALPERN
The entire world agrees that there is a universal absolute, an external moral standard to which all people are accountable.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
Hamas has been hit hard. Harder than ever before. It nevertheless needs to be hit much harder, until it is dismantled by diplomatic or military means.
By OPHIR FALK
For Hamas, a “success” – long-range Hamas rockets falling on densely-populated Tel Aviv or Jerusalem – could radicalize Israel’s determination to pursue the conflict to the bitter end.
By FREDERICK KRANTZ
Gaza is different in many ways, but one lesson that should be learned from Iraq and is 100 percent relevant for Gaza is that you cannot resolve a political problem solely with military means.
By GERSHON BASKIN
For its support of Hamas, Qatar should receive a second yellow card.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Some perceive Shimon Peres as the Israeli Nelson Mandela.
By BARRY SHAW