09.25.2016 | 22 Elul, 5776
Abbas: Netanyahu's invitation to the Knesset is a 'scheme' to avoid talks
Netanyahu: We’re looking for a creative solution for Amona
'Syrian Army forces pour into area near Israel border, prepare operation'
Quartet calls Israel out for ongoing settlement activity
US Orthodox rabbinical association: Chief Rabbinate behavior ‘a disgrace’
Trial of former IDF soldiers for killing of Palestinian teen goes on as A-G rejects deal
Netanyahu to ask Clinton, Trump to oppose one-sided resolutions against Israel
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Netanyahu explains Russia's interest in cooperating with Israel
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Dance Review: Slug
Israel Museum turns annual gala into ‘Arti-Shuk’
Lights, camera, Haifa!
Beitar humiliated by Hapoel Haifa; Maccabi hosts Hapoel in TA derby
Israel advances to WBC qualifier final
Israel advances to qualifier final with nail-biting 1-0 win over Brazil
In the middle of a playoff race, fans momentarily shift their focus to baseball
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Hebrew U team finds first biological link between stress and obesity
‘Nagging kids about food adds to family strife’
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Custodian of the holy
Mr. President: The Israeli settlements are legal
Urban renewal the only solution
Letters to the Editor: Gifting etiquette
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Who won Jordan’s election? It’s in the eye of the beholder
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
London mayor vows to 'root out antisemitism' in Labour after Corbyn re-election
WATCH: A culinary tour of Paris's Jewish quarter
Death of man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally prompts Finnish racism protest
First Israeli New York assemblywoman will continue to fight boycotts and antisemitism
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
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Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
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Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
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Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
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IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
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Although a new power line would likely be a reliable source of electricity, there is still concern that the power could be diverted by Hamas, Ben-Dahan said.
By SHARON UDASIN
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
Peter Tirosh, founder of Stockton Group, honored for his work to safeguard crops.
150 Australian volunteers clean up the shores of Lake Kinneret.
Latest find and ongoing projects accelerating development in the entire region.
The Vienna-based Four Paws International, which has long described the Khan Younis Zoo as the worst in the world, rescued the animals from desolate conditions last Wednesday.
Only 47.4 percent of Israel’s beaches were deemed “clean” to “very clean” in the latest Clean Coast Index, a collection of measurements issued periodically by the Environmental Protection Ministry.
While apologizing for any inconvenience, the city emphasized its efforts over the past week to keep residents updated through fliers, social media and municipal patrol cars.
Many Vietnamese workers are dependent on the dairy sector, yet continue to rely on methods that date 80-years back.
On Thursday, the ministry stressed that "the responsibility for cleaning up beaches is in the hands of the local authorities."
In Mitzpe Ramon, special events will take place in the Spice Route Quarter of the city with telescopes and guided explanations as the city lights are turned off for the best viewing experience.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The units, which began operating in the 1980s, are "the oldest, least efficient and most polluting coal-fired units in Israel's electricity system," according to the Environment Ministry report.
The legislation aims to encourage individual investment in the renewable energy sector, as an alternative to using power generated by polluting power plants.
In statements welcoming Elkin's selection, environmental groups emphasized the importance of the role and the power that he will have.
NGO's attempt to stop beach side construction.
New NGO Ohev Orev seeks to defend, protect a much-maligned bird seen just about everywhere
Anyone who wants to reclaim their right to free beach-side relaxation should follow Zalul’s list carefully.
Currently, the process of breaking down building materials takes a crew of about 30 people and lasts weeks to process the materials.
Insurance company and pension fund manager Harel partnered with infrastructure investment firm IIF for the agreement.
Between April and June, the ministry gave itself a pat on the back for making efforts to cut emissions from factories and vehicles.
Fears spiked even more in February when Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah threatened to target the site with rockets and cause mass destruction in the region.
On Monday, two people drowned within the span of one hour, while a third person was left in serious condition after nearly drowning.
Fears abound as well that many of the additional hotels will be built along the country's beaches and prime coastal real estate.
E-Waste Law falling short of recycling goals set for coming years.
Every day Dead Sea area residents witness the lake level subside through evaporation in the torrid summer heat; the Sea is dropping by 1.2 meters annually.
The Rafi Smith Institute asked 500 about their dairy purchasing habits and how much they spend on average per month.
Sde Dov had 735,887 passengers in 2012, down from 879,922 in 2001.
With a budget of NIS 2.3 million, the program aims to get rid of garbage at beaches bordering the Mediterranean Sea and in Eilat.
Shai Abad, the Ministry of Finance's director-general, said that the Israeli government was looking forward to "broadening the Israeli horizon" regarding eco-technology.
Report lead by State Comptroller Joseph Shapira ssays aid that there are about 250-300 hazardous material incidents each year that affect the environment.
PMO Director-General Eli Groner said “excess regulation” prevents farmers from using the “most modern and safe agricultural methods.”
Netafim Head of APAC Division and China Chairman Stephan Titze said that the palnt will be a "solid foundation" for future activities in the country as well.
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.
"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.
Kaima Farm catches teens before they fall out of the educational framework.
By SHARON AHARONI
Showcasing interfaith eco poetry for a more sustainable, thriving and spiritually aware society.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Muslala’s terrace project brings art and environmentalism to downtown Jerusalem.
By YAEL BRYGEL
The Gazelle Park was originally conceived of and fought for through one of the city’s most successful and inspiring struggles of residents.
The more members in the organization, the more initiatives that can be undertaken.
By KEREN PREISKEL
Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel and Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh discussed a variety of existing and future cooperative opportunities.
15 men and women shed their clothes to shed light on the deterioration of the salty basin for renowned US artist Spencer Tunick's new installation.
The Environmental Protection Ministry deployed 15 inspection teams throughout the country’s seaside hot-spots, as part of the 2016 Clean Coast program.
Koren said the bill would represent a huge savings to the state if passed into law.
Amid operations to remove old pipelines, a maintenance ship rammed into one of the pipes and burst it open.
Some 35 teams of fire fighters and eight fire-extinguishing planes worked to quell the flames and prevent them from reaching offices.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Residents are told that they can return to homes in the northern neighborhoods of Ramot and Romema.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Residents exposed to material reported being plagued by vomiting and a burning sensation in the eyes.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
An Israeli start-up is enabling Beduin families with no agricultural training to grow their own fresh vegetables in the harsh, arid conditions of the Negev desert.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Educator Elan Margulies says the environmental movement can create healthier and more sustainable Jewish organizations and communities.
By DAVID STROMBERG
Learning self-sufficient agriculture in Israel.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The Sustainability Lab merges Beduin tradition with modern technology.
With the disappearing water habitats, the wonderful creatures that live in and around them are also vanishing.
By ITSIK MAROM
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