05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Authorities to drill massive rocket attack this week
Abbas asks for NATO to replace IDF in West Bank as part of peace deal
Report: Hezbollah digging tunnels, placing rockets on border for next conflict with Israel
Funeral held for terrorist killed in Hebron shooting
'We are building the Democratic Camp'
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
‘Post’ investigation finds German city’s facilities used to wage BDS
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone fired from radio show following Hitler comments
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
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."
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
“Unmonitored use of herbs for patients undergoing chemotherapy endangers them.”
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.
Shortening time that regulators take approving trials on experimental drugs will advance Israeli medical experimentation.
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.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
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.
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
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."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“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."
"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