'Livni, Peres urged Kerry to stall Palestinian bid for statehood at UN'
Israel scoffs at UN demand that it foot bill for oil spill from Lebanon war
Netanyahu could be disqualified from Likud leadership race
High Court of Justice says rabbinical court can annul conversions retroactively
Planting seeds for peace and health
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Polish Holocaust-themed film gets Oscar nomination, while Israeli entry misses cut
Cooking with a kosher soul
Remains of 8,000-year-old olive oil found in Lower Galilee
Grapevine: Being careful of what we wish for
Glushko and Sela triumph for second straight year
Kiryat Shmona battles back to winning ways
Big guns await Mac TA in Euroleague Top 16
FC Barcelona to cut ties with terror financier Qatar, Israeli TV reports
4 more members of Lehava Jewish extremist group arrested in connection to arson attack
Bennett praises Tekuma decision to stay on Bayit Yehudi’s Knesset list
The thought of Liberman as PM makes me sick, says Yacimovich
Deri accuses Yishai of leaving path of Rabbi Yosef
MK Elazar Stern leaves Hatnua over Labor merger
Tekuma central committee votes to stay on Bayit Yehudi’s Knesset list
MK Hanin Zoabi says office robbery in Nazareth was 'a political act'
Egyptian 'spy' charged for allegedly passing Israel intel on Iranian warships' movements
Analysis: Neither Israel nor Hamas wants an escalation, but the situation in Gaza is explosive
Child on Hamas TV: Jews are barbaric apes
Labor-Hatnua take credit for US stand against UN Security Council moves
Jewish Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son assaulted and robbed
A journey to Saskatchewan’s Jewish past
The Jewish roots of podcast sensation 'Serial'
PHOTO GALLERY: Jews, dignitaries worldwide mark third night of Hanukkah
For Cuban Jews in US, rapprochement with Castro regime cause for concern
Elevating US-Israel alliance, Obama hails his role
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop
Former head of Saudi religious police a bold feminist?
Iran honoring nuclear deal with Western powers, IAEA report shows
WATCH: Palestinians stage pro-Hamas rally on Temple Mount
December 21: Cuba and Pollard
Terra incognita: Jihadist Islamism: Our generation’s challenge
People with special needs are a natural resource
Pakistan’s open wound
Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
Jewish influence on Christmas music
Hijabs, kippot and Santa hats: The Haifa Festival of Festivals
Netanyahu commiserates with persecuted Christians
Iraqi Priest calls on Obama to step up fight against ISIS
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.21.2014 | 29 Kislev, 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
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
“We need to be much more cautious about the widespread use of these drugs,” says McMaster evolutionary biologist.
By MCMASTER UNIVERSITY
Women's health expert calls for further research on women from the "beginning of the drug discovery process.
By SOCIETY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH (SWHR)
Committee amended the list of recognized illegal drugs at the urgent request of the Health Ministry and the Israel Police
Given rise of bacteria resistant to such drugs, it is important to find out whether this treatment is effective.
Clinical trial will help determine if either the drugs amiodarone or lidocaine may help prevent death.
By UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO HEALTH SCIE
"Healthy adults can blow of 4-5 liters of air, marijuana smokers add 50 ccs or roughly fifth can of coke," study finds.
By UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
Finding marks first time specific endorphin release in response to alcohol consumption has been observed.
By UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO (UCSF)
Researchers find that several measures of lung health actually improved slightly as youngsters report using more marijuana.
Altman/Ta’am has claimed for years that food supplement Mega Gluflex heals, treats, relieves pain from painful condition.
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."
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.
By BEN HARTMAN
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
“Suddenly he wakes up in the morning, feels he is a giant world class company, and starts walking.”
By SHLOMO MAITAL
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.
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.
For months the Customs Authority, Health Ministry’s unit for pharmaceutical crime have being carrying out a secret investigation.
Police suspect that the crime ring had planned to carry out a major attack in the near future.
By MELANIE LIDMAN
Group asked for police license to smoke illegal drug at 'Cannabis Day' event in Rabin Square
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Israel Police say Marijuana Day rally where people publicly smoke cannabis will nor be tolerated in Tel Aviv.
Police seize 19.6 kg of cocaine, 43 kg of heroin valued at NIS 10 million, catch Beduin running contraband in Mazda 6 near Jordan.
Baby boy's father was released also reportedly has a history of drug use.
Diet, anti-impotency pills found in suitcases of Palestinian Authority resident, wrapped in jeans among other clothes.
Agents managed to purchase machine guns, rifles, explosives, dozens of kilos of various drugs in months-long undercover operation.
The army must internalize the need to formally empower its commanders against the gang-law threatening from the ranks.
By JONATHAN YUDELMAN
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.