Netanyahu’s Congress speech did not help Likud, 'Post' poll finds
PM on Purim to BBC's Persian service: Iranian regime carrying on in Haman's tradition
US challenges Israel to sharpen alternative path on Iranian nuclear negotiations
Daily Show's Jon Stewart skewers everyone involved in 'Speech-gate'
For your own good, mean it when you wish customers 'have a nice day'
**Is it all in the family?**
Shaking hands evolved as method to check out each other’s odors
Environment until age one, not only genes, play key role in babies’ eventual adult height
IDF uses Google Glass-like technology for real-time warfare
Hebrew University receives USAID grant to boost crop yields
Akron, Ohio to partner with Israeli wastewater treatment firms
Norwegian firm seeks Israeli partnership in wastewater treatment, desalination barges
Recovering US veterans meet IDF counterparts
Egged Taavura bus driver strikes leave passengers stranded around the country
Men of the hour
Sarti strikes back
Sela anchors green Israel team in Davis Cup tie at Romania
Beersheba eyes great chance to gain ground
Israeli soccer’s coaching carousel continues to spin wildly
Yellow-and-blue can’t afford slip-up at last-place Belgrade
Purim festivities continue in capital despite terror attack
Watch: Israel celebrates Purim
It’s tough to be green: Parties outline their platforms
Yahad’s Chetboun promotes unity for Purim, speaks out against reform of religious life
Yachad fined NIS 4,000 for campaign violations
Don't bet against Bibi: International gambling sites giving Netanyahu good odds
Ya'alon: Likud hasn't ruled out coalition with Zionist Union
Did torture report give US government a free pass and dump too much on CIA?
5 injured in car ramming attack in Jerusalem
Israel says security cooperation with PA continues as normal
IDF temporarily stops use of dogs after video shows attack on Palestinian youth
PLO leaders recommend that Palestinian Authority halt security coordination with Israel
Forensics show Argentine prosecutor Nisman was murdered, family says
BBC reporter defends tweet that Netanyahu played 'the Holocaust card'
Report: Man selling Nazi-made soap made of Jewish Holocaust victims' remains
Watch: Israeli ambassador to Germany reads embassy hate mail
Students, staff at UK university vote to ban contact with Israeli institutions
FIFA president calls on Iran to allow women into soccer stadiums
Analysis: US, Sunni states talk about regional ‘nuclear umbrella’
'Israel’s decision to double water supplies to Gaza is an improvement but still inadequate'
'Post' poll: Only 11 percent say Obama can stop Iranian threat
Iran hints it might not reject 10-year partial freeze of nuclear work
My Word: For crying out loud - Arms control and self-control
Into the Fray: My saddest column ever - Selling surrender as strategy
Parting Shot: Bibi’s gamble
Column One: Life under the US umbrella
Who is Amalek?
Slamming poetry at Flatbush
A museum as an icon
One foot in the grave, one on a motorcycle
Going off-road in the Negev
Finding the light side of being blind
Wading through widowhood: Memories
A stage for life
Sounds of the Old City Festival
Dealing with ADD/ADHD in the home
Up close and personal
A feeling about filming
Street style: By design
Assad or IS? No need to choose
Empowering Jewish extremists and disempowering Arab moderates
America: Netanyahu flying in on a wing and a prayer
Israel defense planning: Will Iran's leaders be rational, irrational or mad?
’מְלָגוֹת ‘צוּק אֵיתָן
כּוּלָם רוֹצִים לִחְיוֹת
יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמַבָּט פָּנוֹרָמִי
The mother of all festivals
FIELDWORK: Dashed hopes
Ready, set, go
First century house unearthed in Nazareth could be Jesus’ childhood home
Christians United for Israel calls Netanyahu's speech a 'Churchill moment'
Catholics and Jews pan film defending wartime Pope Pius XII
Former Hamas successor to AIPAC: Christ taught me to love your enemy
Vatican on alert for Islamic State attacks against Pope Francis
A Gathering Place for Lone Soldiers in Raanana
KKL-JNF at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market 2015
The Tastes in the Valleys Festival
Topaz Even-Hen Klein Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
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
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
JNF KKL Scotland Musical Fundraising Event a Success
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
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
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
The Burstein Brothers: 3 Oleh Siblings in the IDF
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
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
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
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Running Through Color
Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem
Change Makers: How Young Olim are Giving Back
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
Impact Israel: How 7 Young Professional Olim Fulfilled Their Dreams in Israel
A Look Back at the Winners of the Bonei Zion Prize
Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv
03.06.2015 | 15 Adar, 5775
“I’ve come away with a feeling that scientific collaboration and cooperation is a way of building bridges,” Lord John krebs said of his visit to Israel.
By SHARON UDASIN
Talks on reorganizing the system for water acquisition and price fall short as inter-ministerial meeting fails to settle on final recommendations.
By NIV ELIS
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund uses modern tools to maintain the spirit of the founding fathers of Zionism
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
L’édulcorant traditionnel le plus naturel se fait de plus en plus rare. D’où la flambée des prix sur cette denrée précieuse, reine de la table de notre nouvel an
By MIRIAM KRESH
The University of Haifa’s Green Roof Ecology Center explores creating natural habitats atop urban buildings.
The traditional sweetener is becoming more scarce and costly.
"Putting forward a solar vision for the Palestinians is consistent with the stated Likud-government’s policy of two states for two peoples," says CEO in solar sector.
UN will intends to call on heads of state to commit to a legally binding agreement addressing climate change
By ANNA HIATT
'The Jerusalem Post' looks at how the major political parties perceive their physical environment.
It remains unclear whether the indictment will have any effect on Levi’s standing in the Likud list.
In 2007, Cohen Paran established the Israel Energy Forum, where she still serves as CEO today.
Researchers find that a handshake alone is sufficient for the transfer of several odors known to serve as meaningful chemical signals in mammals.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Conveyance of the sewage by means of the new pipeline was part of a NIS 40m. scheme.
"We must save the ecological system of the Mediterranean Sea from collapse – 100,000 protected animals die every year in the sea, as a result of uncontrolled fishing," a statement from SPNI said.
Environmentally, the plans would interrupt the ecological continuum in the Jerusalem Hills west of the city, which is a unique habitat for animals, trees and other plants unique to Israel, the groups added.
Worms brought in as measure to eradicate pest threatening palm trees throughout the country.
Israel braces for winter storm; Jerusalem schools cancelled Friday; highways into and out of Jerusalem intermittently close due to inclement weather.
By SHARON UDASIN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Environmental Protection Ministry emphasizes that most of its operations are continuing as normal.
Israel to help Islands with about $150,000 worth of support in water-related technology.
During the first year of the Electronic Waste Law's enforcement in Israel, one of the major collection companies received some 5,000 tons of "e-waste" – surpassing the company's targets for the year.
Composter will treat up to 20 tons of organic waste, monthly.
When an EAPC pipeline burst on December 3, some 5 million liters of crude oil gushed into the Arava Desert, causing particularly damaging impact on the Evrona Nature Reserve in the area.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
Stormy weather forecast to continue for the remainder of the week.
By SHARON UDASIN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Beer Yaakov sewage infrastructure has long been suffering repeated malfunctions, which have led to the "massive discharge of sewage to the city of Ness Ziona."
"It's not clear why these eagles are passing through here so early this year, because the plains of Asia will start to thaw only in a few weeks."
For years sand mining has been a major source of income for organized crime figures.
By BEN HARTMAN
Of the orchards planted, there was a decline of 85% from the previous year for nectarines and peaches, a 79% decline for pears, and a 14% decline for citrus fruits.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Tu B'Shvat booklet available on the Agriculture Ministry's website, free of charge, the ministry said.
Israeli Agriculture Ministry meet with Palestinian counterparts for information exchange regarding ongoing avian flu cases.
Antitrust Authority, gas companies meet behind closed doors; S&P: Regulatory uncertainty could ultimately hurt country’s credit rating.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Section of highway to close due to sinkholes.
In 10 of the wells around the perimeter of the area, investigators identified "volatile and highly toxic, some even carcinogenic materials," head of Water Authority said.
Agriculture Ministry teams says area quarantined around Kibbutz Magal, which houses about 40,000 birds.
Government is urging members of the public to propose alternative solutions for the massive amounts of sodium chloride.
Renowned economist and Labor party candidate says supervision needed to ensure benefits of resource reach the public.
Both nanoparticles and UFPs can be inhaled and trigger negative biological effects, yet until this study, their effect on the development of atherosclerosis has been largely unknown.
Oil spill site completely free of liquid petroleum; investigation into circumstances of spill still underway.
4 social organizations already benefiting from Ketura Sun profits: Innovation: Africa, Bustan, The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Red Mountain Therapeutic Riding Center.
If agreement evolves into full-fledged deal, parties intend for about 9 million cubic meters of gas to flow daily to Jordan, over land.
Building plans would have deprived Israelis from free-access to one of "the most beautiful and special beaches in Israel," Deputy Environmental Protection Minister says.
The contract aims to bring total number of air-crafts to 14, doubling the airborne effort's number of flight hours.
The program will serve to treat the soils contaminated by the spill as well as help restore the wildlife populations damaged over the course of the event.
As part of plan, special team would be established to check environmental impact of Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company activities both on dry land and on beaches.
Nearly one week following the oil spill in the Arava, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the afflicted area.
By HERB KEINON,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Air quality in the region is now within accepted standards, removal of the contaminated earth from the large pools is nearly complete.
By JEREMY SHARON
In 2014, renewable energy use in Israel is expected to rise to 1.5-2%, still far from the 10% goal set for 2020.
Rains forecast for Tuesday have put environmentalists on edge, as it will affect fragile local ecosystem.
Thousands of cubic meters of oil spill near Kibbutz Ketura; representative of Ministry of the Environment says will take months if not years to rehabilitate the area.
By BEN HARTMAN,REUTERS
Following the resignation of Amir Peretz from his post as environmental protection minister two weeks ago, green groups advocate for an immediate replacement.
Traffic police and emergency teams taking precautions to deal with effects of severe weather conditions; forecast predicts more rain, high winds and some flooding.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Scientists involved in project, which is part of the Kishon River rehabilitation program, had been facing difficulties cultivating a fitting bacterial culture due to high salinity of the waterway.
MK Braverman vows to bring bill to Knesset; industry stakeholders hail rejection.
Labor’s Avishay Braverman says natural gas price supervision would reduce the cost of living and boost industrial growth.
"The seashore is a resource that should be sustainable even in the winter," Zandberg said.
Just three weeks ago, the Knesset plenary approved in its first reading a bill that would eliminate the distribution of free plastic bags at supermarkets.
Methane is an important natural gas, but it is also a highly effective greenhouse gas, whose major natural reservoir is marine sediments.
"We have to fight against those who rob us from our rights to our national treasures," says Labor MK.
Organization’s board of directors says move will create a competitive market and lower housing prices.
Comptroller criticizes National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Ministry for significant failings in implementing a portion of government’s decisions and laws associated with energy saving.
The bill was approved late Monday night with 39 members voting in favor and four abstaining, and will now be advanced to the Knesset House Committee for a second and third reading.
First approved by the Interior Ministry’s National Infrastructure Committee in July 2011, Route 16 is planned to link Route 1 (the main highway to Tel Aviv) with the Menachem Begin Highway.
The park's site is identified by researchers as Sha'arayim, mentioned in the story of David and Goliath.
Playgrounds, a cafe, an amphitheater, bike paths and various other recreational facilities planned in the northern portion park.
Anticipated droughts and floods in Africa will likely leave many seeking refuge in nearby Israel, says BGU professor.
The recently opened Biblical Museum of Natural History represents years of work by a controversial thinker known popularly as the “Zoo Rabbi.”
By SAM SOKOL
Swiss, American duo developing cheap and efficient processes based on solar cells receive $1 m. prize from PM.
Umm Batin residents recently recieved machines that convert kitchen waste and animal manure into usable cooking gas and liquid fertilizer.
With traffic ceasing almost completely all areas saw steep drops in nitrogen oxide levels.
Leonardo DiCaprio charges world leaders to act decisively to save global ecosystems.
By ANNA HIATT,SHARON UDASIN
"This is significant news, will influence the lives of residents and contribute to savings in energy and savings in expenses," said National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom.
Members of Farmers Federation of Israel slam Defense Ministry, IDF for plans to import produce during upcoming schmita year.
When the first rains arrive each winter season, large quantities of waste flow from municipal drainage systems to country's beaches.
Thousands of volunteers expected to take to the country's beaches this week, collecting waste that piles up as a result of garbage dumping, heedless vacationers.
Peretz says government plan would be disastrous for environment
Next step is to establish unit for basic epidemiological research, risk assessment.
Smartphone application to expedite entrance of carpoolers onto Road 1 fast lane to Tel Aviv, eliminating need to pass through burdensome checkpoints.
Mmendment rejected by National Council members would have allowed for expansion of up to 2%
for already designated development areas.
Ban on free disposable bags was approved in July; Bennett says while law is important, consumers should not be hurt.
Pilot rejected because fundamentally flawed; no answers to uncertainties that required improved knowledge, understanding.
IEI estimates that approximately 40 billion barrels of oil lie between 200 and 400 meters below the Ela Valley's surface.
Connecting the internal systems of the factories to gas is expected to lead to halve their energy costs and reduce air pollution.
By MEITAL SHARABI
Participants can touch, handle, and even pick and eat the many fruits and vegetables they encounter during the tour.
An excerpt from a new book on the country’s woodlands in honor of Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year for the Trees.
By ALON TAL
A ‘veritable terrestrial coral reef,’ the diversity of plant and wildlife in the Evrona Nature Reserve is threatened by five million liters of crude oil seeping into its soil
The South offers more than wildflowers in the cooler weather – a tour of the northern Negev also spotlights strange creatures, recreational sites, monuments and a defunct reservoir.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
In addition to global warming, excess CO2 is also responsible for breathing difficulties, pollution and nutritionally poor grains.
University of Haifa’s ecology lab says rare tadpole may be result of pollution.
Campaign picked up over 400,000 views online.
As the Land of Israel enjoys a shmita year of rest, Simhat Torah allows us to take a critical look at how we might be able to positively affect ever-encroaching climate change.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Amir Peretz overcame naysayers who mocked the Iron Dome, and now he hopes to do the same with his plans for ‘environmental justice.’
By GIL HOFFMAN,SHARON UDASIN
Why the sight of a beetle drowning in spilled oil should sadden and worry us all.
By LIAT COLLINS
To ignore the most pressing issue facing the planet and the next generation is a retreat to the sidelines of history.
Desalination is great – but it’s taking away some of the magic that our winters once had
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Environmentalists say that searching for fossil fuels, such as the recently nixed oil-shale drilling project in the Elah Valley area, belongs to the past.
Israelis love to barbecue outdoors – and then leave the burnt remains on the ground next to where they fed themselves.
By GERSHON BASKIN
This Jewish New Year is different than all past ones, for it is the last observance of shmita – the sabbatical year for the environment.