06.27.2016 | 21 Sivan, 5776
Israel and Turkey set to announce normalized relations Monday
Israel blames Palestinians for West Bank water shortage
Shin Bet: East Jerusalem dentists arrested for bombing attack that wounded IDF officer
Herzog implies Israel should hold vote on two-state solution
Build inside settlement blocs, not beyond – Ross
Yeroham mayor: Schools may strike if government fails to keep ‘equality’ pledge
Culture minister blasts future Public Broadcasting Corporation
What do Israelis think about the prospect of longer weekends?
Herzog, Yacimovich unable to compromise on race date
Bayit Yehudi to start English events
‘Chariots of Fire’ conductor Harry Rabinowitz dies at 100
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
Heart of the city discovered at Tel Aviv’s InterContinental David
Seeing Russia through new eyes
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Cisco Executive Chairman signs R&D MOU with Israel
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
The moral obligation to give charity
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
RIGHT FROM WRONG: How dare Europe applaud a blood-libeler?
THINK ABOUT IT: Shas vs the Reform Movement
Iraqi forces declare defeat of Islamic State in Falluja
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Is airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouding neighborly ties?
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
As Israel becomes more nationalistic, liberal US Jews become more distant
Most French Jewish students want to leave, JAFI emissary says
SA organization pulls out of Hebrew U conference following BDS pressure
Sharansky to French Jews mulling aliya: Do it!
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Tussle over Israel language in Democrats’ platform largely settled
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
IFCJ funds flights for olim, seeks to attract 2,000 from 15 countries this summer
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
Learning to Conquer My Fears in a Sprinkler Park in Israel
The Israel guide to an EU Exit
The Donald and The Greatest
On The Fringes of Tolerance
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
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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.