Clashes break out in east Jerusalem, West Bank; Palestinians report teen shot
Swedish-Lebanese Hezbollah spy gets 18 month sentence for involvement in espionage against Israel
Nepalese woman stabbed in Jerusalem attack: 'Nobody was around to help me'
Palestinians stab two in separate Jerusalem attacks
Foreign Ministry creating new app
Shimon Peres honored with ‘Diplomacy Award’
NGOs lodge appeal over policy for migrants denied refugee status
Israel suspends EU contact over peace process
Netanyahu to push for absentee balloting, other electoral reforms
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Comedy for Koby paves way for Seinfeld
Fleeing BDS, Belgian stage director brings a taste of Sex and the City to TA
Maccabi Tel Aviv steamrolls back into first
Basketball: Late run secures Jerusalem's dramatic win at Hapoel Tel Aviv
Soccer: Beersheba back on track with easy win
Hapoel Beersheba looks to stop the bleeding
Rehabilitation of wounded IDF soldiers is ‘plagued by failures’
Court acquits two confessed murderers due to police abuse of their rights
Fugitive Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland may have surfaced once again in South Africa
The ‘Kate Middleton effect’ reaches synagogue fashion
The international Shabbat Project involved more than a million Jews in 84 countries
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
NYC to fund security guards for Jewish schools
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Paris attacks ignite resurgence in nationalism not seen since WWII
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
EU to begin accession talks with Turkey, offers cash to ease flow of migrants to Europe
'Russians in Syria don’t prevent Israel attacks,' expert says
For cash and EU membership talks, Turkey to help curb European migration
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Health Scan: When donor gets a good sleep, stem-cell transplant goes better
New Worlds: Information on dangers creates indifference
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
'Gas deal maintains regional stability and peace with Jordan and Egypt'
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Government approves NIS 100m. economic boost for Jerusalem
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
This week in 60 seconds: Who woke up the Russian bear?
British Jewish students attempt to silence my mention of Israel
Religious pluralism, Jewish peoplehood and the Chief Rabbinate
New winds from the south
November 30: Black Friday
Hints of Unilateralism
Viewpoint: NGOs and the economic war
Viewpoint: Where labels lead
Commentary: ISIS close to home
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Will the USA Fall As Rome 700 Years Earlier?
Turkey-Russia Spat: What goes around....
If the region was not already unstable enough . . .
Orthodoxy, Truth, and Half-Belief
A trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.30.2015 | 18 Kislev, 5776
A joint Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian initiative to save the Jordan River and upgrade the area of the Jordan River Valley on both sides of the river is unveiled.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Adam Teva V'Din executive director Amit Bracha writes to French Foreign Affairs and International Development Minister Laurent Fabius.
By SHARON UDASIN
From 2008 to 2013, landfilling prices rose at certain sites by as much as 100 percent – a phenomenon that the Environment Ministry attributed to the lack of competition among service providers.
Exhibition and conference organized in Tel Aviv for the third year in a row by the Fuel Choices Initiative in the Prime Minister's Office.
Eilat airport was temporarily closed Thursday morning.
Haze to gradually clear today and tomorrow; Experts concerned by weather patterns.
High winds, large concentrations of dust forecast for Wednesday.
Gabbay: ‘We must reduce emissions and ensure long-term energy stability.’
Weather conditions force Jordanian plane from Dubai to make emergency landing in Tel Aviv.
Kisii County governor pushes for increased cooperation between countries in meeting with Israeli ambassador to Kenya.
“This resolution will help ensure that KKL’s pro-environmental stance against fracking and in-situ retorting [oil extraction] will remain regardless of what politician is running the organization.”
Bird undergoing treatment at Israeli wildlife hospital.
Entrepreneur launches app connecting truckers, shippers to exploit unused cargo capacity.
Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that a chemical commonly contained in sunscreens and other cosmetics may be very bad for the environment.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
“The sewage discharge constituted a real danger to beachgoers and to the land and marine ecosystems,” ministry statement says.
Registration for the new allocations is open to all entrepreneurs interested in building photovoltaic power plants.
“Land contamination by hazardous substances has become in recent years one of the most severe environmental hazards in Israel," says green NGO.
“We pay less attention to the seasonal ticking – partly because we live in an artificial environment of ‘constant summers’ with steady temperatures and available lighting.
State assemblyman: We’re going "to do business with the State of Israel."
Mapal CEO: If we can reduce the energy cost of wastewater treatment, why are they not chasing after us?
NGO petitions High Court, noting that conservation would lead to dramatic economic, environmental benefits.
The final terms of the deal approved on Sunday, however, are considerably different from the most recently proposed version, particularly with regard to the NIS 190m. portion of the funds.
Forecasts show scattered rains continuing Wednesday, thunderstorms expected in Negev.
Residents identify source of sewage leak as the sewage treatment plant in the Rehovot Science Park.
While the bird migration season continues in the coming days, observers will be able to witness tens of thousands of migratory animals – like eagles, pelicans and hawks in Israel's skies.
A burst pipe leaks raw sewage into the southern-central Nahal Lachish resulting in the death of the areas fish in droves.
Similar to each year, as child bicyclists and pedestrians take over the country’s major arteries, the nation’s urban centers experienced much more breathable air for the duration of the holiday.
MK Tamar Zandberg (Meretz), chairwoman of the Knesset’s Social-Environmental Lobby, called the approved plan "no more than lip service."
Participant nations in COP- 21 are aiming to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement to ensure that global warming does not surpass 2°.
US Ambassador Dan Shapiro launches nationwide cleanup efforts on Thursday with embassy staff members.
One of the main Environmental Protection Ministry recommendations involves setting a target of 30-percent greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2030.
Why and how these sandstorms began at this time of year – and ultimately blew south from Syrian desert to Israel and its neighbors – has puzzled meteorologists.
The Basra reed warbler suffered destruction during the Gulf War.
The ministry, which published its findings in its 2014 Air Quality Report, found exceptionally high nitrogen dioxide levels near all central traffic arteries in the big cities.
Germany’s Franz Bairlein: There’s been a dramatic decrease in fowl heading to the trans-Saharan region.
Expert says it may be too early to truly know how the discovery of the Egyptian Zohr field will impact Israeli exports.
U2 frontman Bono pays a visit to American-owned Gigawatt Global facility in Rwanda.
Developing new sources critical to quenching region’s thirst, says Water Authority.
Jerusalem lags behind other major cities in recycling sector.
The portable, household "anaerobic digesters" can be taken along if people living in ramshackle huts or tent dwellers decide to move or relocate.
Beersheba campus installs solar charging stations for mobile devices as part of Green Campus initiative.
Many local authorities exploit the current circumstances and provide exorbitant property tax assessments for solar roof installations, say petitioners.
Ben Mordechai, whose Ashdod ORL refinery was among the first Israeli industrial plants to connect to natural gas in 2005.
Critics say the "flower war" marks a new low in relations with the West and is Moscow's retaliation for a Dutch investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner in July.
Gabbay: Haifa Bay residents have the right to breathe clean air.
The Israel Consumer Council likewise mandates that stores obligated to accept bottle deposits must do so during all hours of business operation, MK says.
Environmentalists responded with fury to the plans, which are slated to be discussed among planning institutions next week.
At the moment, the Municipal Association monitoring stations examine the presence of 22 pollutants, 17 of which appear on the Clean Air Law's list of 27 contaminants, the city said.
Arava Power Company CEO: In six days, a million-and-a-half kilowatt hours have been uploaded to the national grid
Votes on the outline in both the cabinet, and afterwards in the Knesset plenary, were expected to take place on Wednesday, prior to the legislature’s summer recess.
Committee members are reportedly supporting expedited development of the Leviathan reservoir.
Customers would be required to pay 30 agorot for bags, with the price dropping to 20 agorot after two years and then to 10 agorot after four years.
Move comes following pressure from Environmental Protection Ministry.
"If we don't win here, the sand that is currently saving the cliff will be thrown into the deep sea," says Environmental Protection Minister.
The two solar-thermal power stations, together with a future photovoltaic plant at the site, are slated to provide about 2 percent of Israel's total electricity supply.
"An economy geared to climate action and focusing on energy efficiency offers major opportunities for growth," visiting German environment minister says.
With the new licenses, the three power stations will be able to sell electricity not only to the Israel Electric Corporation but also to large industrial and commercial consumers, Steinitz says.
Aligning emissions reduction plans with individual national interests will be crucial towards achieving systemic change for environmental protection goals.
Uri Ariel: Zero tolerance regarding animal abuse.
Three Haifa Bay plants showed unacceptably high air pollution emissions levels.
Entrance to the bypass road is open in both directions, with travel limited to a 50-km. per hour speed and regulated by four traffic circles.
All positions filed must be concise, not exceeding 10 pages, but can include attached documents and appendices, and may be used to formulate final recommendations.
Compromise outline among government officials and the natural gas companies will be conveyed to the full cabinet for final government approval.
Although this jellyfish is not harmful to humans, its arrival serves as a warning that many much more dangerous creatures could be capable of invading Israel's waters as well, the researchers warned.
Israel must respond to climate change, by both adapting to transforming environmental conditions and by working to mitigate the impact of the circumstances.
If filed, such a lawsuit would relate to the ecological damages caused by the company and would be unprecedented.
Since its founding in 1975 by the late MK Yosef Tamir, movement has grown from a fledgling organization to a group that houses most of Israel's environmental NGOs.
As members choose the winning hotspots, the project’s leaders would direct the funds to local, on-the-ground environmental organizations, capable of actually cementing the land purchase
Green Globe winners, and loser, to be recognized tomorrow as part of Knesset Environment Day.
The Green Knesset project, a comprehensive plan that aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building, was launched in January 2014.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Environmental Protection Minister Avi Gabbay inaugurated the Greennet recycling plant on Tuesday afternoon.
Ministry publishes main principles of plan after environment ministers met over the weekend with city's mayor, members of task force appointed 2 weeks ago for formulating such a program.
The ministry drew its conclusions after examining the 2014 emissions of the heavy vehicle companies across the nation.
Over a 10-year period, about 780 of the 4,860 cancer cases found in the region likely resulted from air pollution.
In the past, the Samar sands area encompassed about 7 sq. km., of which only about 1.9 sq. km. remains today, the INPA said.
Martin Weyl, ancien directeur du Musée d’Israël, présente une nouvelle exposition photo qui explore les dangers du soleil
By BARRY DAVIS
Les débats qui font rage sur l’origine du nombre élevé de cancers dans la ville très polluée qu’est Haïfa n’ont pas fini de déchaîner les passions
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Construction threatens Jerusalem’s only protected woodland hill.
By MIRIAM KRESH
She is replacing Danny Atar, who resigned from the Knesset after being elected chairman of Keren Kayemet LeIsrael.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“I have trouble believing you would agree to be a central player in such a devious act,” Knesset Economics Committee chairman Eitan Cabel said.
Rivlin in Prague: Jerusalem is united – that’s a fact.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
At the top of the list is to eradicate poverty in all its forms everywhere, end hunger, promote gender equality and combat climate change by 2030.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Electricity demand breaks records, hundreds treated at hospitals, flights canceled.
Environmental Protection Ministry officials stressed that the container posed no threat to people in the area.
Accompanying the severe heat throughout the country was a surge in electricity usage – significant enough to break all-time consumption records.
Overfishing has had a particularly negative impact on the country's fish population, a problem that has been exacerbated by the presence of large fishing trawlers, the bill explains.
"The army does not carry out enforcement, and is even irritated by such enforcement,” says Environmental Protection deputy director for enforcement.
"Protecting the environment and animals is an integral part of our job," officer says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ministers approve bill for government to use more e-mail and less paper.
Dedicated conservationists battle to keep Israel’s sea turtles from extinction.
By PAUL ALSTER
Seth M. Siegel takes a comprehensive look at Israel’s role as a "water superpower."
A more dangerous trade has developed in Ma'aleh Adumim's neighboring Arab villages over the past 12 years: burning trash to extract metal for resale.
Lush memorial gardens and a vast ecology project grace the Carmel.
Beauty and utility lurk in discarded wood pallets.
Hundreds of small springs support the various flora and fauna, here in the lowest point on earth.
By ITSIK MAROM
The argument over the cause of high cancer rates in polluted Haifa continues.
How bleak is our future?
By BRIAN BLUM