Coalition under heat after PM's non-Kosher nosh
Netanyahu decides not to bring natural gas plan to the Knesset
Turkish delegation arrives in Israel to discuss investment in Palestinian business project
Which Member of Knesset was part of a deadly love triangle?
Everything’s coming up roses for ‘Bumblefoot’
Bike sharing scheme coming to Jerusalem but Shabbat war looms
Hadassah follows US centers in implanting embryonic stem cells into eye to treat AMD
Mysterious 2,000-year-old podium found near Temple Mount in City of David
Analysis: The return of the legionnaires and the impact on Israeli soccer landscape
Blue-and-white braces for final stretch
Tackle football: Israel overcomes Spain in 1st competitive game
Maccabi TA edges Beersheba thanks to Zahavi
Beit Shemesh high school for both haredi, national-religious kids opens new campus
Edelstein gives speech at UN
Officer injured in fire-fight between security forces, Palestinians in Jenin
Supreme Court rejects former Balad MK appeal of 1 year jail sentence
'Threats and dangers changing shape and direction,' commander of key IDF West Bank brigade says
Israeli teacher under fire for participating in Nabi Saleh demonstrations
Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike to protest detention
Genesis Foundation launches fund to boost outreach to interfaith families
White supremacist aiming to kill Jews convicted in 3 Kansas murders
On the wings of ‘The Proud Bird’
Parents of Jewish journalist Sotloff open up to press one year after ISIS beheading
Soccer match in Germany ends in brawl amid anti-Semitic insults
Washington prepares for pivotal September vote in Congress on Iran nuclear deal
Merkel: Unacceptable how Iran continues to talk about Israel
Obama: US and Israel must improve Intel cooperation to stop Hezbollah from getting missiles
WATCH: Peres meets daughter of Iranian ayatollah in plea for peace
Brit fighting ISIS tells Jpost: My hassidic graffiti brings light to the darkness
ISIS partly destroys another ancient Roman temple in Palmyra, monitor says
Report: ISIS beheads 39 of its own members
Worth their weight in gold: ISIS reveals new coins to replace 'satanic conception of banks'
Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
Further export decline raises concern over economy
NIS 4 million budgeted for Tel Aviv businesses affected by light rail construction
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
A fitting way to remember the fallen
Letters to the Editor: Grateful to Van Leer
Self-scrutiny in the Selichot
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Back to school
Candidly Speaking: Disband the disgraceful state-endorsed rabbinical leadership
Borderline Views: The global migration crisis
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Soldier?
Parshat Ki Tavo: A Wandering Aramean
Letters to a Lost Soldier - World War II is Finally Over in September, 1945!
The unwanted who keep coming
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
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
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$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
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
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
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
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
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
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
09.01.2015 | 17 Elul, 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
By SHARON UDASIN
U2 frontman Bono pays a visit to American-owned Gigawatt Global facility in Rwanda.
Developing new sources critical to quenching region’s thirst, says Water Authority.
Jerusalem lags behind other major cities in recycling sector.
The portable, household "anaerobic digesters" can be taken along if people living in ramshackle huts or tent dwellers decide to move or relocate.
Beersheba campus installs solar charging stations for mobile devices as part of Green Campus initiative.
Many local authorities exploit the current circumstances and provide exorbitant property tax assessments for solar roof installations, say petitioners.
Ben Mordechai, whose Ashdod ORL refinery was among the first Israeli industrial plants to connect to natural gas in 2005.
Critics say the "flower war" marks a new low in relations with the West and is Moscow's retaliation for a Dutch investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner in July.
Gabbay: Haifa Bay residents have the right to breathe clean air.
The Israel Consumer Council likewise mandates that stores obligated to accept bottle deposits must do so during all hours of business operation, MK says.
Environmentalists responded with fury to the plans, which are slated to be discussed among planning institutions next week.
At the moment, the Municipal Association monitoring stations examine the presence of 22 pollutants, 17 of which appear on the Clean Air Law's list of 27 contaminants, the city said.
Arava Power Company CEO: In six days, a million-and-a-half kilowatt hours have been uploaded to the national grid
Votes on the outline in both the cabinet, and afterwards in the Knesset plenary, were expected to take place on Wednesday, prior to the legislature’s summer recess.
Committee members are reportedly supporting expedited development of the Leviathan reservoir.
Customers would be required to pay 30 agorot for bags, with the price dropping to 20 agorot after two years and then to 10 agorot after four years.
Move comes following pressure from Environmental Protection Ministry.
"If we don't win here, the sand that is currently saving the cliff will be thrown into the deep sea," says Environmental Protection Minister.
The two solar-thermal power stations, together with a future photovoltaic plant at the site, are slated to provide about 2 percent of Israel's total electricity supply.
"An economy geared to climate action and focusing on energy efficiency offers major opportunities for growth," visiting German environment minister says.
With the new licenses, the three power stations will be able to sell electricity not only to the Israel Electric Corporation but also to large industrial and commercial consumers, Steinitz says.
Aligning emissions reduction plans with individual national interests will be crucial towards achieving systemic change for environmental protection goals.
Uri Ariel: Zero tolerance regarding animal abuse.
Three Haifa Bay plants showed unacceptably high air pollution emissions levels.
Entrance to the bypass road is open in both directions, with travel limited to a 50-km. per hour speed and regulated by four traffic circles.
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.
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
Environmental Protection Ministry officials stressed that the container posed no threat to people in the area.
Accompanying the severe heat throughout the country was a surge in electricity usage – significant enough to break all-time consumption records.
Overfishing has had a particularly negative impact on the country's fish population, a problem that has been exacerbated by the presence of large fishing trawlers, the bill explains.
"The army does not carry out enforcement, and is even irritated by such enforcement,” says Environmental Protection deputy director for enforcement.
"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.
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.
Lush memorial gardens and a vast ecology project grace the Carmel.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Beauty and utility lurk in discarded wood pallets.
Hundreds of small springs support the various flora and fauna, here in the lowest point on earth.
By ITSIK MAROM
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?
ICRC recommends improved coordination with local authorities to rehabilitate urban services.
The argument over the cause of high cancer rates in polluted Haifa continues.
The exclusion of the environmental protection minister from this cabinet is indeed a cause for concern.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR