Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
Knesset Aliya committee criticizes conditions at Mevaseret absorption center
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Rivlin tells Arab journalists: We must be Israelis not Jews or Arabs
Al-Quds Brigade builds watch tower directly across IDF structure on Gaza border
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
Kerry, Zarif meet on divisive issues as Iran nuclear deadline approaches
Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Greece Analysis: When No doesn't mean No (and Yes doesn't mean Yes)
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
The zero hour of Greece: Turning minus to plus
Taking on BDS
Boycott takes center stage
Preempting ‘Goldstone II’
Israel, doctor’s orders
A historian, writing in first person
A lover of life
Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together
Cochavit Netzach Dolev takes a stand
Food for thought
Taking back control for the good of our kids
This week in Jerusalem
Art is for everyone, everywhere
Extreme family fun
Opening the women’s wrestling floodgates
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
An obsession with Israel that even trumps national self-interest
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
Israel's core challenge - staying alive in an age of enemy 'martyrdom'
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Israel stands in the way and is an obstacle to full Muslim domination of the Middle East
Balance and Growth, Growth and Balance
Shifting the Blame
Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia?
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
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
An Olah Reports From Nepal
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
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
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
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
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
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VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
Jewish author and creator Shalom Auslander says "he was a beautiful person in a hideous world."
Pharmaceutical companies obligated to report on drugs' alterations after change in medication's formula caused serious side effects.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Teva’s brand of the pill will be the only non-prescription, over-the-counter version of the drug available.
By NIV ELIS
Price drop to start on June 15, Health Ministry announces.
A Bolivian minister said on Sunday that Francis had told government officials that he would like to chew coca leaves - the major ingredient of cocaine - when he visits.
The expression 'avoiding Mexicanisation' was used by the pope in a strictly private and informal email, yet the Pope still had to make a public apology for the gaff.
Orthodox Union ready to certify medical marijuana products as kosher.
By SAM SOKOL
Only left-wing MKs admit to have tried marijuana; majority of ministers, MKs on the Right deny trying pot.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Labor leader says past interview in which she claimed not to have smoked pot was "a mistake."
After two US states legalize marijuana for recreational use, some Israeli politicians advocate permitting its use.
By LAHAV HARKOV AND REUTERS
Les cas de victimes auraient droguées par leurs agresseurs avant d’être abusées sont de plus en plus nombreux en Israël.
By SASKIA BECAUD
Fumer faux ou vrai ? Telle est la question
By AVI SABBAH
Parkinsonian-like symptoms like involuntary movements around the mouth, tongue, limbs, as well as disquiet were some of the side effects.
Among 6th to 8th graders, fully 20 percent admitted to having smoked a water pipe at least once.
"This place saved my son’s life," says mother of patient treated at capital’s Lifta Detoxification Center, long plagued by budgetary shortfalls.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Health Ministry draft document to bar sale and use of "dangerous e-cigs" presented to the public.
Knessest committee ruling will not permit licensed Pharmacists to prescribe patients new drugs.
Chairman of IMA sends letter to Justice Minister Tzipi Livni expressing worry drug would end up in hands of recreational users.
Seventy years after graduating from medical school in London, Dr. Cyril Sherer is still practicing medicine.
The main problem with a so-called kiosk drug is that manufacturers keep changing its molecular structure just enough to call it by a new name.
Shortening time that regulators take approving trials on experimental drugs will advance Israeli medical experimentation.
Pharma-Israel: “serious shortage” of drugs expected when new Arabic and Russian language requirements take effect next month.
Dr. Eyal Schwartzberg hopes to innovate at the helm of the Health Ministry’s pharmaceutical division.
Ministry says EZbetic “is not natural and is liable to cause a speedy and dangerous drop in blood sugar."
First study of its kind, conducted by Afula, Haifa doctors, helps obstetricians choose right drug to prevent premature birth.
Juice’s pharmaceutical prowess stems from its ability to inhibit enzymes in the intestine that break down certain drugs.
By UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MEDICAL CENTER
‘V-Smart technology’ unique targeted drug delivery system could improve treatment of neurological diseases.
Finding suggests it may be possible to predict which patients likely to benefit from drug treatments for nicotine.
By WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
Hamartef’s experimental therapeutic initiative is staging change among at-risk youth.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The closing of the Lifta detoxification center is a low point for the city, say health professionals and parents of drug-addicted youth.
Israel-based pharmaceutical company is battling to protect key patent for $4-billion-a-year multiple sclerosis drug that is due to expire in September 2015.
Indictment says authorities recorded conversations Dino Bouterse had with US agent posing as Hezbollah member.
After Rahimi blames Jews for int'l drug trade, EU's Ashton reaffirms Europe's commitment to fighting "racism," "anti-Semitism."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
FM says Iranian regime composed of anti-Semitic fanatics after Iranian VP Rahimi blames Jews for int'l drug trade.
At int'l drug conference in Tehran, Rahimi says, "there are no drug addicts who are Zionists, which is proof of their involvement."
MK Zandberg: Gov’t must adapt to changing public opinion
By BEN HARTMAN
Litzman, a Gur hassid, is known to be closely associated with publications that publish smoking ads in a "religious" context.
The investigation has been overseen by the LAHAV 433 unit and the special YAMAR investigative branch of the Tel Aviv police.
National Police Chief Yochanan Danino made remark while speaking to high school students in Beit Shemesh.
According to police, the grow room housed 26 plants, and was rigged with grow lights and a ventilation system.
Police bust woman whose pot plant was visible from the street.
Nineteen of the suspects were detained for using only, and police said that the sums brought in by the dealers were in the hundreds of shekels.
Police found his resume inside a bag containing hundreds of packets of the recently outlawed synthetic drug known as “Mr. Nice Guy.”
Authorities investigating 17 restaurants, butchers and businesses for money laundering, fraud.
The products contain chemicals that comprise prescription-only Viagra and Cialis pills to treat impotence.
Cocaine hidden in chocolate sweets found at Ben Gurion Airport.
Bill was proposed by Meretz MK Ilan Gilon, who argues that many people have to choose between food and drugs for chronic diseases.
Scientists found that hormone that keeps us alert also suppresses metastasis.
Officers seize bullets and narcotics hidden in toys found in carry-on luggage and suitcase belonging to Israeli man, Uzbek woman flying to Uzbekistan
Importance of study is that it contributes to understanding of the positive effect cannabis has on PTSD, U. of Haifa researchers say.
Ongoing investigations into organized crime lead to a cache of drugs and weapons in southern and central Israel.
Authorities say Border Police K9 unit raided reinforced building used as neighborhood bomb shelter on moshav near Kiryat Gat.
Health Ministry and Jerusalem Municipality agree to keep Lifta Detoxification Center open until end of year, as ministry searches for new operator.
An idea to cooperate with drug dealers in enemy states has wrought unforeseen consequences for one Israeli intelligence unit.
By YOSSI MELMAN
After decades as the Jewish community’s foremost voice on immigration, HIAS is making formal its shift to refugee care and resettlement overseas.
A school in the community of Dolev is more than just a home for disadvantaged youth.
By JOSH HASTEN
The question of cannabis use by people under the age of 21 and its effect on the brain is still controversial, because the younger brain is not fully formed.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
The 12th annual Oud Festival at Tel Aviv’s Tzavta venue will take place next month, among other events around the country.
By BARRY DAVIS
When drugs are available, teens need to make choices. Drugs are not what they used to be. They are stronger and more affordable.
“A large part of the moral corruption in this country comes from the introduction of dirty money into politics”.
The amphetamine, "Captagon", enjoys popularity throughout the Arab world and has now reached the Palestinian territories.
Selling, buying and consuming alcohol in the Islamic Republic is strictly forbidden and can come with a penalty of 80 lashes.
By HAGAI LAP
"These days, the criminals and addicts do whatever they want, they've increased because of hunger, poverty and lack of work."
Authorities stopped a man at customs who had 3,400 anabolic steroid pills in his underpants; another was smuggling pills in a cake.
Police say lab results still can't determine if man actually did drug women, but still have at least three rape complaints against him.
27-year-old single mother, nicknamed "Nikita" by her handlers, worked undercover for past year mainly out of her hair salon in Petah Tikva.
Suspects arrested for involvement in drug trafficking, management of gambling, extortion, money laundering, gray market loans.
The organized crime figure is part of a notorious Israeli-Arab crime family based in Ramle and Lod.
By BEN HARTMAN,YASSER OKBI
Police find load in warehouse in southern city that doubled as manufacturing for the drug; suspects have not been apprehended yet.
By YASSER OKBI
The indictment said that the driver previously had his license revoked after driving while intoxicated.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Raids carried out to prevent youth violence, other offenses; 500 "hagigat" speed pills confiscated.
Police confiscate NIS 300,000 in cash, NIS 15,000 in hashish and marijuana from state-of-the art drug lab.
Extra officers will be sent to nightclub districts around Israel, and will enforce drunk driving regulations and carry out checks.
National Police Headquarters carry out raids at 430 convenient stores, booths seizing thousands of sacks of drugs.
21-year-old man suspected of befriending teenage boys and convincing them to take part in sexual acts with multiple partners.
Egypt border fence, turmoil on Israel's borders leading to more attempts of drug smuggling via Israel's ports of entry, officials say.
Former head of operations for the Gaza Division’s Southern Brigade gets 13-year sentence for sales of heroin, hashish seized from Sinai border.
Principal of Kiryat Gat school finds plants and marijuana growing equipment in basement bomb shelter.
Police raid drug distribution network's homes; ring produced, sold illegal substances via "Darknet."
Knesset committee eying new regulations that could doom legal ‘kiosk drugs.’
Volunteers will patrol J'lem streets to offer help to inebriated young girls who are "at risk of being abused by men who lure them away."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Suspect lured teenage girls using drugs and cigarettes to deserted parking garage at the mall where he raped them.
2 men arrested for abetting Muhammed Yassin's escape across border; was serving 20-year sentence for stabbing man to death.
"You just have to stick to your story," says undercover cop about experiences during 8-month operation.
Police say the easy accessibility and high popularity of injecting the drug may lead to a wave of HIV infections.
Officers arrest 5 men in northern Arab village suspected of involvement in violent crimes, drugs and firearms offenses.
Abdel-Kater family faces charges of extortion, drug dealing, gun running, tax evasion, money laundering and a series of other violent offenses.
Gavriel Barmi remanded into custody; plans to extradite him for alleged sexual, drug offenses committed against minors.
Bust worth NIS 1m. deals blow to Ecstasy, "Hagigat" trade; two suspects arrested, remand extended.
Policemen charge suspect with assault, although video shows officers kicking, tasing man who doesn't appear to pose threat.
According to indictment, Ariel policeman harassed woman found to possess drugs for personal use, failed to notify her case was closed.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Narcotics officers, backed by police intelligence searched home in Bet Jan, seize 200 kilograms of cannabis.
Undercover operation nabs soldiers, NCOs who allegedly passed information to smugglers across Egyptian border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND YAAKOV KATZ
Employee at Kiryat Gat production site charged with growing marijuana, distributing it to fellow employees.
Some claim that Captagon reduces the sensation of pain, neutralize inhibitions and create a feeling of ecstasy mixed with euphoria that causes extreme and wild behavior.
By BOAZ GANOR,MIRI HALPERIN WERNLI
Lenskiy broke Esther Roth-Shachamarov’s 42-year-old record in April, clocking a time of 11.42 seconds at Hadar Yosef Stadium in Tel Aviv.
By ALLON SINAI
Russian, Afghan, US special forces captured $110 million in narcotics, destroyed 4 drug labs, arrested 67 in Afghanistan.