04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
Coexistence groups face scrutiny after Tel Aviv stabbing
Top Palestinian official to Germany: Pressure Israel to make peace
WATCH: Palestinian video war against Israel?
Palestinians: UK refuses request for apology over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Former Hugo Boss model enlists in the IDF
ANZAC Day Commemoration held on Mount Scopus
13 local officials arrested amidst corruption scandals
Arab-Jewish love triangle behind Jerusalem stabbing of pregnant woman
Netanyahu nixes meeting with German FM over NGO critical of IDF
Israeli Sharia court system appoints first-ever female judge
Death at 96 silences another witness to the Holocaust
Netanyahu to German FM: If you meet with Breaking the Silence, you won't meet me
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Tips for accident prevention during Independence Day festivities
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
Mideast states to bear the brunt of Trump's draconian aid cuts
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump urged to press Iran on releasing jailed Americans accused of spying
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Trump speaks at Days of Remembrance Ceremony
Jewish students protest outside accused Nazi war criminal's Queens home
Princeton campus plastered with antisemitic, racist fliers
Trump proclaims week of Holocaust remembrance
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump booed while speaking of father at Berlin summit
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
WATCH: Israeli tourists connect with Japanese Christians on Yom HaShoah
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Earlier at the convention, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah had attacked Israel, claiming that the country is polluting and causing damage to the Palestinian environment.
By SHARON UDASIN
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.
“Following a complex and professional cleanup conducted by the Environmental Protection Ministry, the northern coast has been returned to the public.”
Water Gen tech works in remote locations, and where pipes are no longer safe.
As one of the saltiest lakes on Earth in an arid region and the lowest point on Earth, the lake has recorded climate change in the region over geological periods.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Through their participation, teams from 14 different countries ultimately raised NIS 254,000 to save black storks and combat illegal bird-hunting in Turkey.
Officials launched a refuse derived fuel (RDF) plant at the Hiriya Recycling Park – a waste sorting and recycling plant that sits at the foot of the region's towering former garbage dump.
“It will be a beautiful pond with biological life that will clean the water.”
By ANAT LEVY
Migrating starlings create beautiful murmurations in the sky in southern Israel, where they are spending their winter.
Green groups and politicians have long seen the container, which stores all ammonia imported by Israel, as a “ticking time bomb.”
By SHARON UDASIN,UDI SHAHAM
The Caesarea-based firm is teaming up with partner TodayTomorrow Ventures Inc. in a $400,000 deal to construct a wastewater treatment facility at the EPRI 1 condominium complex in Addis Ababa.
"We want to reach as many people as possible, including non-Jewish people, so that more people will understand the culture and values that Israel operates under."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Civil Administration: Environmental improvements on the horizon in the West Bank.
"They don't have the same language, so they can't communicate,” urban farming consultant Lavi Kushelevich told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. “But they can communicate through food.”
The Med is considered one of the most contaminated seas on Earth; What are we going to do about it?
The Galilion is a logical lodging place for those making a trip up North especially for the Hula Valley.
By BEN FISHER
An investment of NIS 30 million, financed by Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund, will enable the subsidized purchase of 1,500 hybrid taxis.
Although the yellow-tailed woolly monkey is critically endangered, the population of this species is actually on the rise in the area that TiME aims to purchase and protect.
“We expect to harness Ecoppia’s revolutionary cleaning system to dramatically raise output and lower costs,” said Gaurav Sood, managing director of Solairedirect India.
A statement from the ministry stressed that the office "stands by the goal of reducing public exposure to pollutants and preventing danger to residents in all of its activities."
Gigawatt Global Wind partners Yosef Abramowitz and Ilan Goldstein eye project in Africa.
As part of the operation, officials seized tools, equipment and 160 tons of wood, which is used for charcoal production, a statement from COGAT said.
Pollution also cost the economy up to $1.75 billion, or 0.59% of the Gross National Product.
"A year and a half ago when I entered my position, the gas was stuck, the sea was closed and the sector was strangled,” Steinitz said, at a Jerusalem press conference. “We are changing this picture."
Trump threatened in May that as president he would cancel the agreement, describing the accord as "bad for US business" and previously calling climate change a "hoax."
“In the next decade, at least in the Israeli case, hopefully [alternative fuels] are going to play a much more important and key role in our transportation system."
The new power is being authorized to ensure that Israel achieves its goals of making 10% of the country’s electricity supply renewable by 2020.
The operation, led by ministry director-general Yisrael Dancziger and deputy minister Yaron Mazuz last Thursday, aimed to determine the environmental soundness of Haifa Bay area chimneys,
"Mr. Rony Malka’s 40-year career with the INPA, the country’s wildlife protection agency, has been exceptional," a statement from the Animal Welfare Institute said.
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.
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.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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.
The strong smell and increased mosquito population afflict permanent residents as well as visiting tourists.
By MIMI KAPLAN / MILKEN INNOVATION CENTER JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH
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
Israeli and China sign dairy export deal, advance economic collaborations.
Environmentalists and politicians alike have long seen the tank, which contains all the ammonia imported by Israel, as a threat to the region.
By SHARON UDASIN,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Dubbed the region's "ticking time bomb," the 12,000-ton facility has been the focus of a recent report detailing security risks it presents, including serving as a possible target for Hezbollah.
Some 150 bull and sandbar sharks have migrated to the Hadera River estuary, where the waters are heated by emission from a nearby power station.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“Food rescue is clearly preferable compared to the alternative of attempting to bridge this food insecurity gap by means of allocations, donations, subsidies or support for the needy.”
Joining 200 European cities, Haifa City Council members voted last Tuesday night to approve a bylaw to delineate "an area of reduced polluting emissions from transportation."
Environment Ministry sees legislation as a first step towards eliminating such waste.
Asked by The Jerusalem Post how the government intends to enforce the new law, the ministry said that officials plan to take several courses of action to ensure its effectiveness.
A new law goes into effect shortly, yet there is little evidence that we are ready for it.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
Rains are expected to largely clear on Thursday and Friday.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Police say that they are treating 29 out of 39 of the most serious fires that started over 2 weeks ago as arson or suspected arson.
Blaze spreads northwestward due to high winds and dry weather conditions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Israel is a particularly good market for electric vehicles because the entire country is smaller than New Jersey.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Since 2008, the Chief Rabbinate has spoken out against the shackle and hoist practice, encouraging the use of the rotating pens instead.
Light rainfall also arrives in Tel Aviv for the first time this fall season.
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
Paying for plastic bags
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
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
What is ‘slow fashion’? And how can we help save
the world by choosing more wisely our clotheswashing
habits and shopping preferences?
By JOEL ADAM GORDON / ZAVIT
Urban lifestyle is causing the extinction of our ability to experience nature; Is it possible to create cities that are good for us and good for nature?
By SHIKMA ZAARUR / ZAVIT
Why is it so difficult for us to grasp the threat of climate change? Maybe it’s because climate change doesn’t have a mustache.
By SHIKMA ZAARUR
One of the species that fights back against the loss of its habitat is the bright yellow Sternbergia (called helmonit in Hebrew).
By ITSIK MAROM
Throwing out food is wasting it.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Learning self-sufficient agriculture in Israel.
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.
Spreading the practice of a true day of rest every week could be the most powerful market force on the planet.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Water and wastewater management cannot and need not wait for a political settlement, and the public, must demand from our governments to act now.
By CLIVE LIPCHIN
Tu Bishvat is a time for a green audit of our lives. And the truth is that we, the Jewish people, suck.
Work began in 2007 to change garbage into a ‘green lung.’
By STEWART WEISS
The root of the problem, however, is the mindset of both Palestinians and Israelis who stubbornly refuse to cooperate freely on everyday issues such as sewage treatment.
By JPOST EDITORIAL