07.30.2016 | 24 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
South African NGO brings together Palestinian factions for unity talks
Nasrallah: Israeli-Saudi relations worst development in Arab sphere
Rabbi Eliezer Berland indicted for sex offenses
Edelstein turned down Netanyahu’s offer to be foreign minister
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Don’t know much about history: The battle over educating Israel's ultra-Orthodox
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
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
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
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
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
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
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
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
Both men were handed over to police Monday at a West Bank checkpoint, along with investigative material collected over the past month by Palestinian police.
By BEN HARTMAN
Jewish author and creator Shalom Auslander says "he was a beautiful person in a hideous world."
Teva’s brand of the pill will be the only non-prescription, over-the-counter version of the drug available.
By NIV ELIS
“Unmonitored use of herbs for patients undergoing chemotherapy endangers them.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Health Ministry approves pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program for high-risk groups, making Israel one of a handful of countries to use the daily pill prevention regimen.
Impairment in Alzheimer’s identified; start-up to research drugs to delay onset of disease.
Proposal aims to make prescription drugs equally accessible to whole population, as zero VAT will make it easier for patients to pay for them.
According to a questionnaire results, physicians recommend medical cannabis to some of the patients who asked for a prescription but not to all.
The Customs Authority’s drug unit identified 42 packages all coming from the same address in Bulgaria.
Israel adopting stricter limitations in light of recommendation by European Medicines Agency.
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 Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Labor leader says past interview in which she claimed not to have smoked pot was "a mistake."
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.
That was the beginning of my relationship with an extremely talented boy who was drowning in his addiction.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
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.
Police have found evidence that Italian organized crime, which has long controlled most of the country's illegal drug supply, and "suspected terrorists" in North Africa are trafficking hash together.
Only when we are ready to look the issue in the face, admit there is a serious problem and join our kids in surrendering to the truth and being honest with them and about them, can change take place.
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.
The committee will include representatives of the Public Security Ministry, Justice Ministry, Anti-Drug Authority, as well as Haskel, and is expected to present recommendations within two months.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Along with the banned substances, authorities also seized hundreds of rounds of ammunition and four vehicles linked to the suspects.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Cannabis use would remain illegal, and doing so in public or when under age 21 or owning more than the permitted amount would carry a fine.
Couple caught with over two pounds of marijuana.
The undercover agent was able to purchase stolen cars, weapons and drugs, including marijuana, hashish, ecstasy and Cocaine in the ultra-Orthodox communities.
By JEREMY SHARON
Vast majority of students support decriminalization of the drug.
Police estimate the street value of the cocaine to be as high as NIS 30 million.
Hendel claimed that Zandberg is in favor of “smoking all kinds of drugs.”
Indictments for drug use make up 66 percent of all military indictments filed in 2014.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Survey shows youth don't view the cannabis as dangerous
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Boaz Wachtel of the Green Leaf Party said 13,000 people are arrested for using cannabis each year.
MK Zandberg: Gov’t must adapt to changing public opinion
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.
After decades as the Jewish community’s foremost voice on immigration, HIAS is making formal its shift to refugee care and resettlement overseas.
Has the time come for a serious appraisal of the medical benefits of marijuana?
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN
Mike Gondelman took a lot of hits but he turned his angst into a powerful and inspiring story of rehabilitation and healing.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
A school in the community of Dolev is more than just a home for disadvantaged youth.
By JOSH HASTEN
It’s not about the kids, it’s about our ability to set rules, set boundaries and stick with them, while letting our kids know we believe in them.
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.
Iranian police reportedly pay little heed to the vast use of marijuana, which is vaguely mentioned in the country's harsh Islamic penal code.
Arrests indicate dangerous global connection between drug trafficking and terrorism.
By ROSIE PERPER
Hacktivists from Anonymous off-shoot that targets Islamic extremist groups reportedly took over the Isdarat website after it appeared on the so-called "dark web."
“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.
"The house was lovely but we were stunned to see the Nazi stuff. It was all over the house. At one point Stephen put on a cap and did the Nazi salute," one source told The Sun.
This was an incredible stroke of luck for two Iranian-Jewish brothers in Los Angeles.
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