Bennett gives up on Foreign Minister for Education portfolio
'EU concerned over Likud proposals to weaken Israel's judiciary'
Liberman lashes out at South Africa after Israel denies visa to Communist minister
Coalition deals waiting for Kahlon approval
Avoid preventable accidents during festivities
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
First aid services being prepared for Remembrance Day ceremonies
*Autoimmunity plays major role in triggering narcolepsy process*
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
The weird and wonderful world of Aya Ben-Ron
He’s a believer
This Week on TV: 'Mad Men,' 'Bloodline' and more
Movie Review: 'Self Made'
Soccer: More excitement at bottom of table than top
Remembering Hoch’le: Fallen Israeli war hero/hoops star
Crushed Maccabi looks ahead to next year
UEFA boss Platini comes out in support of Israel over Palestinians
ANZAC Day centennial commemorated in Jerusalem
Three hurt in suspect vehicular terror attack in Jerusalem
Three siblings ages 8-15 wounded in Eilat drive-by shooting
Terrorist shot dead after stabbing Border Policeman in Hebron
'IAF struck missile bases in Syria,' Al-Jazeera report says
Border police officers shoot, kill knife wielding Palestinian near Jerusalem checkpoint
100 Palestinian doctors authorized to work in Israeli hospitals, reversing intifada ban
Ongoing tensions over Temple Mount stoked by Jordanian-funded carpet
John Galliano to speak at London Jewish event, four years post anti-Semitic tirade
German lawmakers defy Turkey, call massacre of Armenians 'genocide'
MKs take part in ceremony marking 100 years since Armenian genocide
Uplifting end to the 2015 March of the Living
Canadian lone soldier receives presidential citation
Egypt to extend state of emergency three more months in northern Sinai
Pentagon: Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen
Saudi Arabia foils ISIS-backed plot on its grounds
United Nations to begin talks with Syrian groups in hopes to end conflict
'Hezbollah built airstrip for Iranian-made drones in Lebanon'
Jpost editorial: The two-year budget
Why should we, Palestinians, learn about the Holocaust?
Letters to the editor: Props on a stage
Brothers in arms
Listening for Tamar’s scream
The Begin phenomenon
Book Review: Anywhere but Zion
Book Review: Russian compound interest
Hot off the Arab press
Catching the wave
The Armenian imperative
Take a walk
A culture of survivors
Grapevine: Coalition against pollution
Egypt’s fight against terror
Saving Democracy from Itself
The sorry state of Yemen
The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
מִי לָקַח אֶת הַגְבִינָה שֶלִי?
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Al-Qaida suspects may have been targeting Vatican, Italian prosecutor says
France detains armed suspect allegedly planning church attack
IN PHOTOS: Ethiopians struggle to come to terms with beheadings of Christians in Libya
ISIS destroys ancient Christian cemeteries in Iraq
After second incident of ISIS murdering Christians in Libya, foreign minister 'appalled'
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
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
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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
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
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
04.26.2015 | 7 Iyar, 5775
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
Reducing meat consumption could help avert a global disaster, according to Jewish vegetarian activist Richard Schwartz
By GAVRIEL FISKE
The University of Haifa’s Green Roof Ecology Center explores creating natural habitats atop urban buildings.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Some of Israel's biggest environmental champions lost their seats in the Knesset in Tuesday's elections, while other new, green editions made it through.
By SHARON UDASIN
'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.
Haifa mayor withdraws factory closure orders, but demands answers.
Atlit residents blockade Carmel Resins site, demanding factory closure.
Over 10 years about 780 of the 4,860 cancer cases - including lung and bladder cancer - found in the region likely resulted from air pollution exposure
“We are now in an era of expanding competition in electricity generation,” says IEC chairman.
Expert analyses have demonstrated that the main causes of the erosion are waves battering the cliffs.
Caves become Israel's eighth site to join the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Airport authorities set to return reptiles, which can be sold for up to NIS 2,000, to their country of origin.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lake's water level stood at 211.81 meters below sea level as of Monday morning.
Some 550 tons collected in Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund sites alone.
Some 300,000 people braved the heat to visit Israel’s nature reserves, national parks and forests for the intermediate days of Passover.
Some 200,000 take to country's national parks, nature reserves and forests to enjoy time in nature on first day of chol hamoed.
Environmental Protection Ministry tests revealed that the reserve, located in the Arava Desert, is now free of air pollution.
Ministry issues warning ahead of Passover holiday.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Electronic Waste Law went into force in March, 2014.
Launched in January 2014, the Green Knesset Project aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building.
Park hosts conference on the use of native plants to rehabilitate landscapes.
By NATHAN WISE
The owners of the five restaurants must destroy and evacuate their facilities by April 20, the Rishon Lezion Magistrates Court ruled.
The research is being led by University of Haifa professors and involves the participation of 20 research teams from nine different institutions – including Harvard University.
Gazelle Valley Urban Wildlife Park to feature streams, ponds, man-made island, walking and bike paths, exotic birds and roaming gazelles.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Stadium to be first of kind in Israel, save 400,000 NIS yearly in electricity costs.
EMG lawyer says costs of such an agreement would be ‘unrealistic.’
Researchers find that a handshake alone is sufficient for the transfer of several odors known to serve as meaningful chemical signals in mammals.
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.
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.
Besides the beautiful and unique flora, there is an amazing view of Tel Arad and the Judean Desert from Har Amas.
By MEITAL SHARABI
In an effort to attract visitors to the beautiful Ramot Menashe Biosphere Reserve, the council decided to hold a Sounds of Nature music festival.
A trek on the Israel National Trail toward Ein Mata is a wonderful introduction to nature after the cold winter.
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 city’s northwest will be dedicated to environmentally friendly construction.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
News briefs from around the nation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Are you thinking about the environment when disposing of your holiday trash?
With new legislation, Israel’s ‘nylon’ carrier bags will become scarcer and, ultimately, obsolete.
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.
ICRC recommends improved coordination with local authorities to rehabilitate urban services.
University of Haifa’s ecology lab says rare tadpole may be result of pollution.
Campaign picked up over 400,000 views online.
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.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ