01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Comment: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
Donald Trump is president
Trump hears sermon on biblical protection of Jerusalem before swearing-in
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
Earlier at the convention, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah had attacked Israel, claiming that the country is polluting and causing damage to the Palestinian environment.
By SHARON UDASIN
Although a new power line would likely be a reliable source of electricity, there is still concern that the power could be diverted by Hamas, Ben-Dahan said.
Civil Administration: Environmental improvements on the horizon in the West Bank.
"They don't have the same language, so they can't communicate,” urban farming consultant Lavi Kushelevich told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. “But they can communicate through food.”
The Galilion is a logical lodging place for those making a trip up North especially for the Hula Valley.
By BEN FISHER
An investment of NIS 30 million, financed by Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund, will enable the subsidized purchase of 1,500 hybrid taxis.
Although the yellow-tailed woolly monkey is critically endangered, the population of this species is actually on the rise in the area that TiME aims to purchase and protect.
“We expect to harness Ecoppia’s revolutionary cleaning system to dramatically raise output and lower costs,” said Gaurav Sood, managing director of Solairedirect India.
A statement from the ministry stressed that the office "stands by the goal of reducing public exposure to pollutants and preventing danger to residents in all of its activities."
Gigawatt Global Wind partners Yosef Abramowitz and Ilan Goldstein eye project in Africa.
As part of the operation, officials seized tools, equipment and 160 tons of wood, which is used for charcoal production, a statement from COGAT said.
Pollution also cost the economy up to $1.75 billion, or 0.59% of the Gross National Product.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
"A year and a half ago when I entered my position, the gas was stuck, the sea was closed and the sector was strangled,” Steinitz said, at a Jerusalem press conference. “We are changing this picture."
Trump threatened in May that as president he would cancel the agreement, describing the accord as "bad for US business" and previously calling climate change a "hoax."
“In the next decade, at least in the Israeli case, hopefully [alternative fuels] are going to play a much more important and key role in our transportation system."
The new power is being authorized to ensure that Israel achieves its goals of making 10% of the country’s electricity supply renewable by 2020.
The operation, led by ministry director-general Yisrael Dancziger and deputy minister Yaron Mazuz last Thursday, aimed to determine the environmental soundness of Haifa Bay area chimneys,
"Mr. Rony Malka’s 40-year career with the INPA, the country’s wildlife protection agency, has been exceptional," a statement from the Animal Welfare Institute said.
Peter Tirosh, founder of Stockton Group, honored for his work to safeguard crops.
150 Australian volunteers clean up the shores of Lake Kinneret.
Latest find and ongoing projects accelerating development in the entire region.
The Vienna-based Four Paws International, which has long described the Khan Younis Zoo as the worst in the world, rescued the animals from desolate conditions last Wednesday.
Only 47.4 percent of Israel’s beaches were deemed “clean” to “very clean” in the latest Clean Coast Index, a collection of measurements issued periodically by the Environmental Protection Ministry.
While apologizing for any inconvenience, the city emphasized its efforts over the past week to keep residents updated through fliers, social media and municipal patrol cars.
Many Vietnamese workers are dependent on the dairy sector, yet continue to rely on methods that date 80-years back.
On Thursday, the ministry stressed that "the responsibility for cleaning up beaches is in the hands of the local authorities."
In Mitzpe Ramon, special events will take place in the Spice Route Quarter of the city with telescopes and guided explanations as the city lights are turned off for the best viewing experience.
The units, which began operating in the 1980s, are "the oldest, least efficient and most polluting coal-fired units in Israel's electricity system," according to the Environment Ministry report.
The legislation aims to encourage individual investment in the renewable energy sector, as an alternative to using power generated by polluting power plants.
In statements welcoming Elkin's selection, environmental groups emphasized the importance of the role and the power that he will have.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
NGO's attempt to stop beach side construction.
New NGO Ohev Orev seeks to defend, protect a much-maligned bird seen just about everywhere
Anyone who wants to reclaim their right to free beach-side relaxation should follow Zalul’s list carefully.
Currently, the process of breaking down building materials takes a crew of about 30 people and lasts weeks to process the materials.
Insurance company and pension fund manager Harel partnered with infrastructure investment firm IIF for the agreement.
Between April and June, the ministry gave itself a pat on the back for making efforts to cut emissions from factories and vehicles.
Fears spiked even more in February when Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah threatened to target the site with rockets and cause mass destruction in the region.
On Monday, two people drowned within the span of one hour, while a third person was left in serious condition after nearly drowning.
Fears abound as well that many of the additional hotels will be built along the country's beaches and prime coastal real estate.
E-Waste Law falling short of recycling goals set for coming years.
Every day Dead Sea area residents witness the lake level subside through evaporation in the torrid summer heat; the Sea is dropping by 1.2 meters annually.
The Rafi Smith Institute asked 500 about their dairy purchasing habits and how much they spend on average per month.
Sde Dov had 735,887 passengers in 2012, down from 879,922 in 2001.
With a budget of NIS 2.3 million, the program aims to get rid of garbage at beaches bordering the Mediterranean Sea and in Eilat.
Shai Abad, the Ministry of Finance's director-general, said that the Israeli government was looking forward to "broadening the Israeli horizon" regarding eco-technology.
Report lead by State Comptroller Joseph Shapira ssays aid that there are about 250-300 hazardous material incidents each year that affect the environment.
PMO Director-General Eli Groner said “excess regulation” prevents farmers from using the “most modern and safe agricultural methods.”
Netafim Head of APAC Division and China Chairman Stephan Titze said that the palnt will be a "solid foundation" for future activities in the country as well.
Thousands visited the park throughout the day, with families barbecuing and enjoying quality time during Hol Hamoed.
The organization OR Movement is stepping up efforts to build up the Negev and Galilee so they will be sustainable in terms of population, infrastructure and jobs.
In an attempt to help out the domestic market, government will more than double the size of grants given to companies to convert their factories to natural gas power.
An emergency team from the Environmental Protection Ministry was called to the scene and carried out an inspection of the area.
In a statement released on Sunday, the YRA said that though it was reluctant to use pesticide, the spraying had become necessary due to sewage leaks.
The strong smell and increased mosquito population afflict permanent residents as well as visiting tourists.
By MIMI KAPLAN / MILKEN INNOVATION CENTER JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH
Kaima Farm catches teens before they fall out of the educational framework.
By SHARON AHARONI
Showcasing interfaith eco poetry for a more sustainable, thriving and spiritually aware society.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Muslala’s terrace project brings art and environmentalism to downtown Jerusalem.
By YAEL BRYGEL
The Gazelle Park was originally conceived of and fought for through one of the city’s most successful and inspiring struggles of residents.
The more members in the organization, the more initiatives that can be undertaken.
By KEREN PREISKEL
“Food rescue is clearly preferable compared to the alternative of attempting to bridge this food insecurity gap by means of allocations, donations, subsidies or support for the needy.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Joining 200 European cities, Haifa City Council members voted last Tuesday night to approve a bylaw to delineate "an area of reduced polluting emissions from transportation."
Environment Ministry sees legislation as a first step towards eliminating such waste.
Asked by The Jerusalem Post how the government intends to enforce the new law, the ministry said that officials plan to take several courses of action to ensure its effectiveness.
A new law goes into effect shortly, yet there is little evidence that we are ready for it.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
Rains are expected to largely clear on Thursday and Friday.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Police say that they are treating 29 out of 39 of the most serious fires that started over 2 weeks ago as arson or suspected arson.
Blaze spreads northwestward due to high winds and dry weather conditions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Israel is a particularly good market for electric vehicles because the entire country is smaller than New Jersey.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Since 2008, the Chief Rabbinate has spoken out against the shackle and hoist practice, encouraging the use of the rotating pens instead.
Light rainfall also arrives in Tel Aviv for the first time this fall season.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel and Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh discussed a variety of existing and future cooperative opportunities.
15 men and women shed their clothes to shed light on the deterioration of the salty basin for renowned US artist Spencer Tunick's new installation.
The Environmental Protection Ministry deployed 15 inspection teams throughout the country’s seaside hot-spots, as part of the 2016 Clean Coast program.
Koren said the bill would represent a huge savings to the state if passed into law.
Amid operations to remove old pipelines, a maintenance ship rammed into one of the pipes and burst it open.
Some 35 teams of fire fighters and eight fire-extinguishing planes worked to quell the flames and prevent them from reaching offices.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Residents are told that they can return to homes in the northern neighborhoods of Ramot and Romema.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Residents exposed to material reported being plagued by vomiting and a burning sensation in the eyes.
Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID sending teams to support relief operations on the ground in the two countries.
Aside from giving out fines, enforcement officers might discipline violators by removing air from tires.
“If we can live a lifestyle of sharing space and goods, then we will reduce the amount of material items we use,” Brachya told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.
Leaders from almost 200 countries have adopted a universal climate agreement to minimizing global warming by curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
An Israeli start-up is enabling Beduin families with no agricultural training to grow their own fresh vegetables in the harsh, arid conditions of the Negev desert.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Educator Elan Margulies says the environmental movement can create healthier and more sustainable Jewish organizations and communities.
By DAVID STROMBERG
The Med is considered one of the most contaminated seas on Earth; What are we going to do about it?
Urban lifestyle is causing the extinction of our ability to experience nature; Is it possible to create cities that are good for us and good for nature?
By SHIKMA ZAARUR / ZAVIT
Why is it so difficult for us to grasp the threat of climate change? Maybe it’s because climate change doesn’t have a mustache.
By SHIKMA ZAARUR
One of the species that fights back against the loss of its habitat is the bright yellow Sternbergia (called helmonit in Hebrew).
By ITSIK MAROM
Throwing out food is wasting it.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Learning self-sufficient agriculture in Israel.
The Sustainability Lab merges Beduin tradition with modern technology.
With the disappearing water habitats, the wonderful creatures that live in and around them are also vanishing.
An activist is trying to compel the powers that be to address Haifa’s ongoing industrial pollution – and rehabilitate the city.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Work began in 2007 to change garbage into a ‘green lung.’
By STEWART WEISS
The root of the problem, however, is the mindset of both Palestinians and Israelis who stubbornly refuse to cooperate freely on everyday issues such as sewage treatment.
By JPOST EDITORIAL