Abbas to seek statehood recognition from France during Paris visit
Palestinian autopsy: Teen shot in head with police sponge bullet
Hamas confirms official wounded in Gaza operation
Former Unit 8200 commander lashes out at reservists' public criticism
Gaza landlords refusing to rent to Hamas, official says
Netanyahu, Lapid step up confrontation over budget
Dov Hanin pens letter to Sheshinski, imploring committee not to cave into ICL pressure
Ministerial Committee approves proposal for reduced regulatory burden
Tzohar hits back against chief rabbinate, other critics in conversion imbroglio
Implanted cardiac tissues from pig and horse save life of combat soldier
Proposed state legislation to prohibit e-cigs released by Health Ministry
Authoritative website on dangers to health of non-ionizing radiation to be established Tuesday
*Minuscule cubes get into a twist*
'Beersheba is the new cyber Silicon Valley'
BGU first Israeli university to become member of US National Academy of Inventors
Social media after death
Israeli-Indian agricultural cooperation springs forward
Paul Anka reschedules war-canceled shows
Lady Gaga's manic sci-fi artRAVE wakes Tel Aviv from its war-induced slumber
Watch: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett team up at Tel Aviv concert
The fantastic films of fall
Jerusalem Arena all ready for tip off
Yellow-and-blue up and running with easy win
Israeli hopes crushed on final day of Davis Cup
Israel within win of surprise return to World Group
Watch: Israelis dip apples in honey for Rosh Hashana in adventurous locations
IDF: Rocket alert siren in Ashkelon Coast Regional Council likely a false alarm
Supreme Court rules Olmert can stay out of jail until Holyland appeal is heard
19 weddings and a refugee crisis
Analysis: In Germany a gap between 'Never Again-Jew-Hatred' and real action?
Merkel: Our Jewish friends are at home in Germany
Brussels Jewish Museum reopens four months after shooting that killed four
More Hollywood heavyweights join pro-Israel ad campaign
New study: Islamic State overtaking al-Qaida in social media
Kuwaiti FM makes historic visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem
Hamas denies Mashaal being expelled from Qatar, seeking shelter elsewhere
Analysis: Turkey balks at helping West, prefers Sunni jihadists
Arab countries offer to strike Islamic State, say US officials
Illinois – a university with principles
Why the global tech sector should follow Israel’s lead
Terra Incognita: Jewish self-flagellation and Islamic denial
A sad anniversary
Judgment by numbers
Do it today
LAWFARE AGAINST IRAN
From Gaza to comprehensive peace
Hot off the Arab press
Chicken BBQ, American style
Matrimony made easier
As sweet as honey
Grapevine: Brain-drain warning
Painted street dividers get failing grade
This week in Jerusalem
The ambassadorial treatment
Someck so good
CITY NOTES: Australian street artist showcases work at Haifa art festival
Ramallah’s own ‘Krabby patty’
Does moderate Islam exist?
Will the minority Pundits return home?
To end anti-Arab violence, stop freeing terrorists
The battle for Western values
A song for ELUL: 'The song of the land
סִדְרַת סְטֶנְד-אַפְּ חֲדָשָה: קוֹמֶדִי בִּיט
גִיבּוֹרֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל מְקַבְּלֵי עִיטוּר הַגְבוּרָה
For the love of debauchery
Paris in Jerusalem
Love in the time of plenty
Religious strife … AGAIN?
Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in London, commemorating late singer's birthday
Watch: Israeli artist's mash-up of amateur Youtubers goes viral
WATCH: Egyptian academic demands Jews give back gold stolen during the Exodus
Woman gives dying father gift of seeing her married
Frontlines Podcast: Riots in the Holy City
Le stade flambant neuf de la capitale, nouveau fief de l’Hapoel Jerusalem
Quand Roméo et Juliette s’appellent Reouven et Djamila
Jeunes, braves et valeureux : la nouvelle génération des soldats de Tsahal
Tout un programme…
Oh les filles, oh les filles…
Revisiter le sionisme
Préserver l’héritage des Juifs de Tunisie
Ton peuple sera mon peuple
Malgré quelques revers, l’Etat islamique se porte bien
Israël et la « coalition virtuelle » contre le Hamas
Sous la coupe de l’Etat islamique en Syrie
Les ,ésaventures de Sainsbury
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Il était une fois en Israël
Boucler la boucle
Sondage : la victoire de Tsahal à Gaza
L’épreuve de la dissuasion
Sale temps sur les routes israéliennes
Les Juifs aux USA
Canadian Young Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel
JNF USA Solidarity Mission Visits Southern Israel
Turning Tanks into Pine Cones
Under Hamas Fire, KKL-JNF Paves a Security Road for Kibbutz Sufa
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
KKL-JNF at United Nations Committee of Forestry Conference
Argentine Province of Misiones Minister for Agriculture Visits the Negev with KKL-JNF
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
Mexican Parliamentarians Visit the Biofilter for Urban Runoff in Kfar Saba
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
The KKL-JNF Europe Young Leadership Conference
KKL-JNF Office Opens in New Zealand
KKL-JNF Leaders at ELC meet with the EU Parliament
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
Ma’alot 360 Scholarship Recipients from Australia Tour Israel
09.15.2014 | 20 Elul, 5774
Sara and Myra might have up to 184 billion cubic meters of gas and potentially up to 150.7 million barrels of oil.
By SHARON UDASIN
Sellers are holding firm and prices are not coming down.
By RAPHI BLOCH
US-born green energy entrepreneur and CEO of Energiya Global Capital aims to improve Israel’s international standing.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Project was aiming to prove usability of approximately 40 billion barrels of oil found in te shale rock layer of the Shfela basin in south-central Israel.
Panel members recommend setting a uniform royalty rate on all natural resources of 5%, to remain consistent with global standards.
Electric bikes will be permitted a maximum power level of 250 watts and travel speed not exceeding 25 kph, the transportation ministry says.
Many tunnels have already reached Israeli land, and systems that could have been deployed to detect the digging of tunnels into Israel are no longer helpful.
An initial law banning driving on beaches, passed in 1997, enables courts to convict those guilty of driving on beaches, as well as revoke their licenses for a period not exceeding 120 days.
Public Utility Authority prepping for an emergency natural gas shortage situation.
Leviathan, located about 130 kilometers west of Haifa, expected to come online in 2017; reservoir's stakeholders reviewing export options.
The shepherds have joined the cooperative with the goal of lowering their collective costs and increasing their profits.
With the growing number of high-rise condos in Israel, more and more builders are legally not including solar water heaters in their construction processes.
Lawmakers against drilling in Golan Heights while energy and water officials contend it won't cause environmental damage.
Decades of illegally dumped waste has accumulated, and near the head of the stream, channels have long been blocked.
Chief foresters from Turkey, Israel and the United States agree on ecological cooperation going forward.
Funds to help with maintaining purity of undeclared beaches and open spaces along the Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea shores.
Charcoal from biomass could reduce greenhouse gases, improve plant health.
The Environment Ministry expressly blamed Water Authority Commissioner Alexander Kushnir for delaying the project.
Through an automated mechanical process, the plant generates soil-free and waste-free compost that recycles 100 percent of the sludge.
Adam Teva V’Din: Environmental regulations on drilling projects are still insufficient.
The Environmental Protection Ministry received reports from Atlit area residents earlier this month of harsh chemical odors.
BreezoMeter, accesses data in from 300 air pollution monitoring stations around the country.
In a $15 million transaction, Givat Shmuel-based Phoenix Holdings Company Ltd. has bought out the shares of Siemens Project Ventures GmbH.
The BIRD Foundation was established in 1977 by the US and Israelto develop, fund R and D partnerships among companies from both countries.
"The trend of lowering the water rate continues," said Water Authority director and chairman, Alexander Kushnir.
Knesset Environment Day focuses on environmental, social justice.
Interested birding amateurs and other volunteers can log in to a portal on SPNI’s Israeli Ornithological Center’s website.
If passed, bill would require all yet-to-be built construction plans approved more than eight years ago undergo an additional review.
The Green Globe is awarded by Life and Environment, the umbrella group for all of Israel's environmental organizations.
Small, medium local authorities out-perform large cities in waste separation.
Airport-city based firm Solargreen has won a tender to install system, as part of the parliament's overall plan to become a "Green Knesset."
Authorities have yet to clarify who will be responsible for restoring resource in the neighborhoods of Ras Hamis, Ras Shahada, Dahyat a-Salam and the Shuafat refugee camp.
By SHARON UDASIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Environmental organizations were glad to see their return to representation, but fail ure to reinstate all their delegates.
Micah Toll has created a colorful manual of more than 100 pages, to enable bikers to assemble the bikes at a low cost.
Environmentalist says although a third of the springs are dried up, they are important to showing the area's 3,000-year-old history.
Fragmentation of communities, losses of habitat are posing threats to otters in Israel.
“We shouldn’t miss the opportunities to improve the chances for peace among the three countries.”
The project has focused on improving technical and administrative skills in select Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian and Spanish towns since 2011.
Desalitech, a Massachusetts-based Israeli firm, will be constructing the reverse osmosis system in Ra'anana.
If law passes, plastic bag would cost 60 agorot each; customers would receive free reusable baskets.
The population density and proximity to sources of pollution is exposing members of the public to poor quality and endangering their health, Lahavi argues.
Since 2006, regional environmental organization Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) has been working with the area's stakeholders on creating a transboundary Jordan River Peace Park.
Residents report feeling light tremors in areas spanning from Ashdod to Eilat; no injuries reported.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
By offering Knesset members legal texts through electronic platforms, the c'tee will be reducing Knesset paper printing by about 30,000 documents annually.
Annual revenues from natural resource royalties are expected to climb to $2.1b. annually in 2020, four times as much as those in 2013.
Beersheba, Givatayim and South Tel Aviv’s Hatikva neighborhood show highest rise in respirable particles during the two days of celebration.
Public’s share of annual profits – arising from its own resources – among lowest in world, forum finds.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Various army bases still lack appropriate sewage treatment facilities, and have been polluting soil with wastewater.
Up until now, no formal cooperation on environmental issues existed between the Israeli and Austrian environment ministries.
Ministers to sign an agreement that will foster cooperation, with a focus on preventing pollution in the sea from natural gas drilling and economic activity.
The Horizon 2020 Mediterranean Report presented in Athens is part of initiative aiming to de-pollute the Mediterranean by 2020.
The WHO's Ambient (Outdoor) Air Pollution in Cities Database examines respirable particle levels for around 1,600 cities in 91 countries.
Project will provide a safe, well-lit place for residents on the move to charge their waning batteries, company says.
Fires occurring at the Retamim landfill are continuing to release toxic gases into the air, endangering lives of local residents.
While earthquakes stronger than 7.5-magnitude have the potential to cause tsunamis, they can also be caused by underwater landslides.
Agreement will allow Teva to save millions of dollars each year by switching from expensive, polluting fuel oil and LPG to natural gas.
Scientists decide to take action to curb cactus eating parasites from spreading by enlisting the help of predatory ladybugs in northern Israel.
"They have heat – they do nothing with it right now,” says CEO of Rehovot-based New CO2 Fuels.
The number of beaches to receive Blue Flags this year is more than double those to receive the recognition in 2013.
As head of a new Knesset subcommittee to investigate environmental and planning issues, Henin led other MKs on a tour of the Haifa port area.
Due to the increasing popularity of camping, the Tourism Ministry to publish directive offering grants to entrepreneurs interested in establishing campsites.
ELA Recycling Corporation chairwoman says Israel surpassed the US and Europe in meeting its plastic recycling goals this year.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
IDE Tecnologies wins award for its Sorek facilty from Global Water Intelligence at the Global Water Summit.
Earth Day events still went on in municipalities around Israel and Jerusalem released its yearly recycling and trash rates.
Residents are concerned about the planned project's potential effects on the environment, health and regional tourism.
The tender calls for the supply of between 0.7 to 0.95 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually to the Cypriot market.
Defendants will be responsible for installing air pollution monitoring systems, and continuously tracking presence of a number of respirable particles.
India's Defense Minister Arun Jetley and Home Minister Rajnath Singh are said to be very appreciative of the need for better ties with Israel in the areas of security and intelligence.
By JAGDISH N SINGH
Is it safe to take the shingles vaccine?
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir's proposal would regulate drainage nationwide and prevent damages in cases of flooding.
If legislation gets government approval, the bill mandates that every disposable plastic bag would cost customers 40 agorot.
Israel’s recommendation to supplement the infant diet is based on the relatively low iron content of Israeli diets.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Shapira says impact of vehicle air pollution particularly severe because pollution emitted at ground level, near people, animals and plants.
The traditional sweetener is becoming more scarce and costly.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Netanyahu speaks with Serbian counterpart Alexander Vučić; says Israel has already sent 1.5 million tons of medical, humanitarian aid to Serbia.
By JTA,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Environmental Protection Minister: "The use of plastic bags has turned into an addiction, which has become a dangerous and polluting dependence."
Jerusalem District Committee for Planning and Building to reconvene to determine program's future.
In conjunction with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Netafim has long been studying rice crops in India.
In addition to its majestic beauty, it is edible, producing healthy oil, tasty crunchy fruits and can absorb toxic waste.
By ITSIK MAROM
Despite the barrage of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Sderot on the last day of Passover, Mimouna celebrations went ahead as planned.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
News from around the country.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
More than 6,500 farmers in Israel are receiving guidance, advice and assistance for choosing one of the options available to them during the shmita year.
By JEREMY SHARON
Environmentalists congratulate decision to establish facilities for gas supplies, at sea
The organization 15 Minutes finds an unacceptable gap in Israel in favor of traveling by private car.
Local authorities deploy to towns near Lahav Forest after blazes rage through some 300 acres close to nearby kibbutz; no injuries reported.
"This is acute abuse of animals, publicly financed by tens of millions of shekels," a statement from Anonymous for Animal Rights said.
Gazans have lost about 20% of their power supply; electric workers instructed not to make repairs until shooting ceases.
Israel has yet to become participant in new World Trade Organization negotiations on green goods.
By JAMES BACCHUS
There is much that is praiseworthy about these lobbies, but also much that is disruptive in a country that still operates in development mode.
By JPost Editorial