Lapid: Government betrayed Soviet Union immigrants and Jewry through repeal of conversion reforms
Netanyahu to Greek FM: Your visit during crisis, shows will to strengthen Israel ties
Lapid: Netanyahu should quit if bad Iran nuclear deal signed
Analysis: Religious choice at threat as haredi parties reassert control over Jewish life
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run at Wimbledon
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Progress in finding solutions for improved quality of life for Bedouin Communities
School teachers working in Israeli schools supported ISIS, Shin Bet says
Al-Quds Brigade builds watch tower directly across IDF structure on Gaza border
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
Mazel tov: Kabbalists Kutcher and Kunis tie the knot
Philadelphia museum celebrates Jewish role in promoting gay rights
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Iranian official: US will remain our enemy despite emerging nuclear deal
After attack on ISIS, Iraqi jet mistakenly drops bomb on Baghdad, killing 5
Iran's Zarif says differences remain in nuclear talks with major powers
Analysis: Egypt, Hamas, ISIS and Israel after the latest rocket attack
Report: Jordan arrests Iranian backed terrorist who was planning attack
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
TAU collaborates with IATA on aviation technology and security
Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Did disillusionment with Sunnis lead to Persian ascendancy at US State Department?
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
Taking on BDS
Boycott takes center stage
Preempting ‘Goldstone II’
Israel, doctor’s orders
A historian, writing in first person
A lover of life
Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together
Cochavit Netzach Dolev takes a stand
Food for thought
Taking back control for the good of our kids
This week in Jerusalem
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Opening the women’s wrestling floodgates
Distancing Israeli Arab moderates instead of drawing them closer
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
An obsession with Israel that even trumps national self-interest
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
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The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
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Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia?
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
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
An Olah Reports From Nepal
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
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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Thanks to Aliyah video
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
KKL-JNF’s world chairman tells ‘Post’ how the Jewish state’s largest green organization is working for future generations.
By STEVE LINDE
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
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.
By SHARON UDASIN
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.
Cross-border study finds presence of endocrine disrupting chemicals minimal in Israeli, Palestinian treated wastewater.
Gilo says he is convinced that convinced government outline will not bring competition to sector.
Developed by Israeli researcher Yaron Zinger at Monash University in Australia, successful tests of the Biofilter have been completed already in Kfar Saba in 2010.
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Environmental Protection Ministry recommends residents take precautions: reduce standing water, use insect repellants, install window screens.
South African government must increase enforcement against rhino poachers, Malherbe says.
Countries must work together to counter onset of global warming, says visiting ambassador.
Sources: Enabling int'l gas sales from Tamar prior to Leviathan’s connection would permit companies to advance deals with neighboring countries.
Mayor Yona Yahav orders special bus to shuttle activists from Haifa to Jerusalem to protest in capital's municipal plaza on Sunday.
While hydrocarbons were identified, comprehensive scientific evaluations are required to determine whether the presence of such materials indicates oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Comprehensive scientific evaluations required to determine whether the hydrocarbons indicate oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Joseph Shapira criticized the office for failing to both update regulations on the subject and finish classifying factories according to potential damage level.
Food loss has social, environmental and economic consequences, such as an inability to use such food for the purpose of feeding the needy according to the comptroller.
About 600,000 premature deaths and diseases linked to air pollution takes an economic toll, equivalent to nearly one-tenth of the 2013 gross domestic product of the entire European Union.
Ministry alleges that site has been unloading goods illegally and thereby violating law.
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
Reducing meat consumption could help avert a global disaster, according to Jewish vegetarian activist Richard Schwartz
By GAVRIEL FISKE
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.
"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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Israel wakes up to fog of air pollution after customary holiday blazes set across the country Wednesday night for Jewish holiday.
The government first announced its intentions to open the beach to the public in the weeks following a massive December 3 oil spill.
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.
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.
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
Beauty and utility lurk in discarded wood pallets.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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.
The city’s northwest will be dedicated to environmentally friendly construction.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
News briefs from around the nation.
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
ICRC recommends improved coordination with local authorities to rehabilitate urban services.
The exclusion of the environmental protection minister from this cabinet is indeed a cause for concern.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR