Bennett says he's ready to go to opposition, and then withdraws comment
Kahlon cancels coalition meetings with Likud
Meet the new MK: Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin
Rivlin in dig at Netanyahu: Those afraid of high voter turnout will see stones thrown in the street
Elusive answer to length of Saturn’s day reached with TAU, Weizmann team
Yad Sarah prints large-font Haggada
Science, Technology and Space Ministry names Arab chemical engineer its deputy chief scientist
BGU and University of California researchers discover new mechanism in Lou Gehrig’s disease
Cyber Chief: 8% of ministry budgets should go to cyber security
Foreign Affairs Ministry names teens in national cyber education initiative 'Cyber Ambassadors'
Tech Talk: Student code contest
Brains will overflow at Nobel Prize laureate conference in Jerusalem this summer
Texas artists exhibit in Israel
The man behind ‘The Missing Picture’
Concert Review: Mark Lanegan
The blizzard is over
Similar starting lineup expected for Israel
Ga’ash teams up with Cigar for 9-hole event
Tennis: New Drive-In Arena set to host crucial Davis Cup tie
Sinai Says: Gutman’s act wearing thin with players despite Israel’s perfect record
Supreme Court overturns Isawiya resident’s shooting conviction
Terror attack thwarted after bomb found near Hebron's Cave of the Patriarchs
Amnesty International charges Palestinians with war crimes during Gaza conflict
French company quits Jerusalem cable car project
German party’s petition to recognize Palestinian state ‘won’t pass’
Official EU paper urges Israel, PA to restart talks
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein urges Jews to kick anti-Semites ‘in the ass’
Reporter's Notebook: In Mariupol, a war only minutes away
Lauder criticizes US efforts against ‘new anti-Semitism’ in Europe
Turkey unveils Great Synagogue as Jewish population fades
Jewish establishment sounds alarm as White House rhetoric intensifies
Regional tensions: Iran demands immediate halt to Saudi airstrikes in Yemen
Saudi Arabia, allies, launch air campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters
Palestinian children protest arrival of PA Prime Minister Hamdallah in Gaza
Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi militia poised to take president's Aden base
Turkish caricaturists fined for implying Erdogan is gay
Kippot against hate
The myth of the ‘Wandering Jew’
Olim are the key to the future
Following the defeat of Islamic State in Iraq: Growing Iranian dominance
The blood libel Haggada
The turning point
Travel tech start-ups
On wings of carbon
To build and rebuild a life in Israel
The language of literature
Book Review: Commemorating the ‘kinder’
Searching for the Orwell of the Arab world
The state of Jerusalem
New rap crew keeps it ‘old school to the future’
Conference on Conversos
Berliners in the Land of Milky and Honey
A World Heritage Site to see
Palestine – words matter but their meaning matters more
A nuclear deal with Iran – would it stick?
When words matter and when they don't
Countering Iran and IS – Muslims take action
’מְלָגוֹת ‘צוּק אֵיתָן
כּוּלָם רוֹצִים לִחְיוֹת
יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמַבָּט פָּנוֹרָמִי
Getting a young start
A culinary festival starring the women next door
Global girl power
Apartheid South Africa: Israel edition
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
Unconvincing ISIS video shows Assyrian captive converting to Islam
'Those who hate Jews hate Christians': A closer look at US Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz
WATCH: Pope Francis receives a pizz-a Naples cuisine
Top 10 must do experiences over Easter and Passover in the Holy Land
The hidden anti-Semitism in European church art
Green Leadership Conference in Hamalachim-Shahariya Forest
Scenic Lookout in Memory of Lt-Gen. Amnon Lipkin Shahak
Following in the Footsteps of Meir Har-Zion
Celebrating the 100th Birthday Anniversary of Sculptor Ahiam Shoshany
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
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
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
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
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Running Through Color
Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem
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
Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv
03.26.2015 | 6 Nisan, 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.
"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
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.
'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.
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.
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.
A trek on the Israel National Trail toward Ein Mata is a wonderful introduction to nature after the cold winter.
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
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.
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.