05.06.2016 | 28 Nisan, 5776
Shin Bet gleans vast tunnel data from Hamas member
IAF strikes Hamas targets after mortar fire from Gaza
IDF uncovers new Hamas attack tunnel
Write this down: I am an Israeli-Arab
Allegations of ‘cronyism’ in Bayit Yehudi over rabbinical appointment process
Erdan: ‘We have a broad government program to fight boycotts’
Antiquities Authority refutes NGO’s Rockefeller Museum transfer accusations
Grapevine: Coincidence and memory
Anti-Semitism goes unchallenged by some on 'pro-Palestine left', UK editor says
Germany has no plans to change Israel policy, Merkel reassures Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Return to rowing gives Israel newcomer Lyat Olympic hopes
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
The POSTman Knocks Twice: National unity? Holocaust Day thoughts
Bar and the new Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem
Israeliness is the answer
The political algorithms of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Israel denies it detained Turkish right-wing leadership
Report: Saudi Arabia busts ISIS cell on the outskirts of Mecca
Hamas claims to foil plot by Abbas rival Dahlan to stage coup in Gaza Strip
Group slams Europe-Iran economic confab in Zurich
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
German mayor embroiled in row over anti-Semitic bank account
Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Courage was my only option, Holocaust survivor says
Against orders, some diplomats saved Jews during Holocaust
Israeli Carpool app Via raises $100m
April deficit ticks up, though target still in sight
Manufacturers: Obama aid package will be ‘mortal blow’ to Israeli industry
BGU researchers present guidelines for treating postnatal depression
Expert says three dairy servings daily is 'vital for bones’
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Poll: Sanders voters more sympathetic to Palestinians than to Israel
Trump proves Jewish supremacy diminishing in GOP, says David Duke
Analysis: US set for ‘celebrity’ presidential election
Trump triumphs: Republican Kasich to suspend presidential campaign
Understanding UK anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day
This week in 60 seconds: Tightrope walking in Jerusalem
Just a Thought: On Holocaust education
Parshat Kedoshim: Respect your elders
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
What can you see in this red circle?
Books: Hunting monsters
The journey home
In Jesus’s last footsteps
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Arrivals: Connecting Israel and the world
Books: Drone mom
Books: Disintegration and demise
To your holistic well-being
This week in Jerusalem
Child sexual abuse in a medical context
Old City’s Khalidi Library reopens after nearly a half century
One step at a time
Choosing the right treatment for our youth
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
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A WWII vacation that saved two Jewish brothers' lives
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
How Maayan met Gil
Obama Seeking Legacy at the Expense of Israel
The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah
Hoppe Hoppe Reiter
Cholera or typhoid outbreak due to Gaza's lack of sewage treatment infrastructure could contaminate region's drinking water, expert says.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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 plan calls for processing Leviathan’s gas offshore before bringing it in for domestic use.
Report shows serious advances, yet Haifa ammonia factory’s promised relocation in dispute.
Environmental Ministry official: Government has maintained complete transparency.
Three speakers shared personal stories behind their ventures, and offered behind-the-scenes tips on starting a green business.
Energy, Infrastructure and Water Resources Minister and Noble Energy Inc.'s Israel country manager discussed possible ways to satisfy the High Court's demands.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,REUTERS
Law passes almost two years after initiative introduced
Move brings the bill closer to becoming a law, almost two years after former Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz first introduced the initiative.
Groups said legislation would allow for “uncontrolled construction” and hamper efforts to carry out proper ecological and archeological assessments.
Israeli fish breeders with get a one-time compensation of NIS 23 million for 2016.
Statements from the ministry last week indicated that the European Union expressed interest in receiving Israeli natural gas as well.
Through this initiative, public bus companies will receive subsidies to buy electric buses.
The Mediterranean Sea has a history of tsunamis, with 25 percent of all those ever recorded occurring in this area, the ministry said.
Vipers are full of venom and the most dangerous in this area.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
"To grow a forest in an area with annual rainfall of 270 mm. is magic," he said. "It's really a miracle."
Environment minister rounds off a week full of meetings with high-level officials said to be interested in Israel’s natural gas resources, as well as those with stakes in the off-shore reservoirs.
Event featured number of speakers and exhibits that attempted to show ways in which historic buildings can be properly restored and maintained.
Forecaster from IMS says that pollution warning is expected to stay in effect for the central and southern regions of the country through Tuesday.
The new regulation, presented by Transportation and Intelligence Minister Israel Katz, will require all electric cyclists and scooter riders to be at least 16 years of age.
The ministry’s Haifa director, Shlomo Katz, said that the two new units were intentionally placed to compare the amount of pollution from petrochemical facilities to the amount from vehicles.
The monitoring station, which was installed in 2001 and updated over the years, measures water quality 24 hours a day based on a number of parameters.
Government to spend NIS 1 billion for better recycling, waste services.
The company that wins tender will be in charge of designing, constructing and operating the photovoltaic power plant in the western Negev community of Ashalim for a period of 25 years.
Currently, only 2.6 percent of Israel's electricity is produced from renewable sources.
The scientists reconstructed the Mediterranean’s drought history by studying tree rings as part of an effort to understand the region's climate and what shifts water to or from the area.
Devices record 600,000 violations annually but courts can only process 90,000 of them, Knesset panel hears.
The program, according to Gabbay, will focus on lowering air pollution caused by factors such as factories and transportation.
Leviathan Energy Renewables’ technologies boost power of wind turbines.
Hula Valley turns into bird watcher’s paradise but funds needed to keep visiting cranes away from crops.
The latest version of the legislation debated by the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee would require a 10-agorot fee per disposable plastic bag.
As part of the Electronic Waste Law, the overall goal for 2015 was for 20 percent of the total weight of electronic equipment sold annually by manufacturers and importers in Israel to be recycled.
The Finance Committee held the meeting at the request of the Ministry's which wants changes made to fishing regulations in an attempt to prevent fish depletion.
Following a permit discrepancy and backlash from environmental groups, drilling will continue to see if commercially-viable liquid oil is underneath the Golan Heights.
Ministry says such steps are necessary, because low oil price worldwide is making natural gas a more expensive option, despite environmental advantages.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
The $23.7 million field, located about 60 km. from Kigali in Rwanda's Rwamagana district, supplies about 6 percent of the country's power and is expected to harness the sun's light for 25 years.
By SHARON UDASIN
CEO of Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council says Australian livestock exporters take several steps to make the trips comfortable for animals.
The bill proposes more regulations and licensing for exterminators, as well as heavy fines and potential jail time for violators.
A virtual rendition of the path is now available to nature lovers near and far.
Agriculture Ministry launches website and app to tell the story behind thousands of Israeli trees.
Among the charges being brought against the defendants are severe circumstances of water pollution, hazardous waste dumping and littering in a public domain.
Due to the heavy pollution levels, the Environmental Protection Ministry advised that sensitive population members, including those with heart and lung conditions, the elderly, children and pregnant
An effort is now underway to upgrade the existing system in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Ministry.
On Sunday, the Central District Committee finalized the agreement with its approval, officially canceling the resort plans and green-lighting the national park's establishment.
Mayor Ron Huldai praised the plan for “specifically laying out which and how many sites will be preserved for the future and for the city’s residents.
Ministry officials gathered in the northern coastal city to present the first quarterly report of the National Action Plan for the Haifa Bay Area.
The river is receiving 1.1 million cubic meters of standard drinking water annually to boost its flow.
The issue recently became a hot-button matter when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's dog Kaiya spent time in municipal quarantine.
By restructuring the municipality's transportation flow, the city hopes to achieve an 84% reduction in nitrogen oxides and 83% drop in PM2.5 emissions.
The area, which is largely under the ownership of KKL-JNF, contains ecologically sensitive and serves as a green lung for the region.
The decision impacts the country's two power plants that still operate predominantly on coal.
Hope is that expected weekend storm will boost the basin above the lower red line.
"This is a crucial decision for the park," CEO says.
Homeowners who fail to prevent the spread of red palm weevils will face a NIS 730 fine, the cost for the city to take care of treatment
The bill, proposed by MK Eitan Broshi (Zionist Union), calls for setting national targets for producing electricity from renewable energy sources.
About 9,000 apartments have been marketed since the city’s construction began following an initial government decision five years ago, the PMO said.
White flakes cover peaks of northern mountain, Ramon Crater; yellow sands of Negev blanketed in white.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Naor Yerushalmi – CEO of Life and Environment says COP-21 is "a business opportunity that our government has missed."
"Over the past century, there has been a dramatic decline in various kinds of birds of prey in Israel," experts say.
With the vast majority of people not taking part in such activities, only 13% said they were engaged in environmental-social efforts, while 1% said they were uncertain.
Natural resource loss could spur violence, disease spread in the region, says INSS senior research fellow Dr. Oded Eran.
"Air pollution is not a matter of convenience and quality of life, but of health and life."
Former antitrust commissioner: Monopoly may be overpowering policymakers
Environmentalist argues that conveying brine to the Dead Sea could cause irreparable damage to the basin.
Adam Teva V'Din executive director Amit Bracha writes to French Foreign Affairs and International Development Minister Laurent Fabius.
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.
The Gazelle Park was originally conceived of and fought for through one of the city’s most successful and inspiring struggles of residents.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The more members in the organization, the more initiatives that can be undertaken.
By KEREN PREISKEL
The problem is by no means a new one in the capital, having been in existence since Ehud Olmert’s reign as mayor, if not before.
Construction threatens Jerusalem’s only protected woodland hill.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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.
The accident occurred when a cargo train collided with three cargo railcars that were standing on the tracks.
Those in the fish-breeding industry argue that reforms do nothing to actually lower the price consumers pay, and rather hurt the Israeli fish industry.
Government representatives said it is too early to tell if there is correlation between pollution and health problems in Haifa - everyone else criticized them for not doing enough over the years.
Cold temperatures are forecast throughout the country; rain storms also expected Tuesday night in areas ranging from central Israel to the Negev desert.
If bill passes Knesset approval, Israeli households will see a drop in water prices caused by VAT reductions.
According to the agreement, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority will be responsible for financially compensating the developer that had been slated to build the resort on the beach.
Report included a detailed study of food waste in Israel – the first comprehensive study of its kind.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“This is only the first stage in the general prohibition of truck movement and parking in Haifa, and an additional step in creating a greener Haifa," says Haifa mayor.
In September, the government approved a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030.
By HERB KEINON
Avi Gabbay must support the cabinet decision and not oppose it, Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein says
By LAHAV HARKOV
She is replacing Danny Atar, who resigned from the Knesset after being elected chairman of Keren Kayemet LeIsrael.
Nature is changing right before our eyes and the Volcani Center – under the direction of Yoram Kapulnik – is developing new ways to grow the food we need.
By BARRY DAVIS
HomeBiogas has developed a self-assembled backyard biogas system that turns kitchen waste and livestock manure into usable cooking gas and liquid fertilizer.
By YONATAN SREDNI
An activist is trying to compel the powers that be to address Haifa’s ongoing industrial pollution – and rehabilitate the city.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Pollution over Ma’aleh Adumim is forcing some residents to leave.
The prospective deal is important because it marks a move away from Egypt’s historical insistence on maintaining colonial-era agreements on water rights.
By MALCOLM DASH
In addition to planting trees and holding Tu Bishvat Seders, no day is more fitting then Tu Bishvat to deal with pressing environmental issues facing the State of Israel.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The campaign against the vacation village sends out a clear message in favor of civic responsibility and the empowerment of the “little guy” that is thee foundation of a healthy democracy.
The climate crisis is here and will only get worse if we do not implement changes in the way we consume energy.
By RACHEL AZARIA
Unsurprisingly, Israel was ranked number one last year in the Global Clean-Tech Innovation Index.
Israel and its neighbors are facing formidable challenges presented by climate change. And the solutions can be found only through cooperation and the sharing of resources.