07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 24
Israeli man gets two life sentences for murdering two ex-wives
Israeli culture minister to skip Olympic opening ceremonies due to Sabbath
Netanyahu: I’m not trying to control Israel's media market
Hebron shooter testifies: IDF major hit me after I shot Palestinian attacker
The prosecution rests, Hebron shooter takes the stand
The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues
WATCH: Gal Gadot's epic debut in first Wonder Woman trailer
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Joss Stone’s ‘Total World Tour’ lands in Tel Aviv
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Much more than terrorism
America, Turkey and a misguided foreign policy
De-Judaization and Palestine at UNESCO
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes
Qatar to pay salaries of Hamas public sector employees in Gaza
Analysis: Erdogan gains upper hand in Turkish power struggle
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A new proposal for peace
A long way off
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
House Democrats and Republicans agree to strategize an end to the program, which is sustained indirectly with US foreign aid.
By MICHAEL WILNER,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The Palestinian Authority’s payment of stipends to the families of convicted terrorists should make the international community rethink its donation policies, according to Hotovely.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Livni accuses "the Bennetts" of being dangerous to Zionism for opposing two states.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Hamas has threatened to punish journalists who record Hamas firing rockets.
The plant’s closure had elicited election-time condemnations from politicians.
By NIV ELIS
Israel’s Athlone investments buys 75% stake in Mozambique-based telecom during foreign minister's Africa tour.
The 20 Parliamentarians signed a foundation document reaffirming Israel as a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its capital.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Thomas Friedman, our sole journalist on the list, earned a front-row seat when he was the first to interview US President Barack Obama after the interim agreement with Iran was announced.
By LAURA KELLY
French FM to arrive Saturday night; Foreign Ministry considering whether to recall representatives in Turkey.
By HERB KEINON
Liberman in Nairobi suggests setting up joint framework, mechanisms to combat network of global jihadists; ‘Take destiny into your own hands.’
As the president said, US foreign policy – especially in the Middle East – must be governed not by how leaders wish to see the world, but by how the world actually operates.
By MICHAEL WILNER
FM shows off fusion of tough and personable traits; the result: a warm, cuddly bulldog.
Strike ends after a week and a half; deal signed with Histadrut Labor Federation based on four 'pillars.'
By HERB KEINON,NIV ELIS
Netanyahu is seeking more time to appoint a permanent replacement for position left empty by Lieberman in November.
Mediation between Foreign Ministry workers, Finance Ministry due to wrap up after strike called week and a half ago.
Workers deny Liberman's comments that as a result of the strike, Israelis who died abroad were unable to be flown back to Israel for burial.
Reports circulating that dispute in Israel Foreign Ministry causes Pope to cancel visit, rumors of British PM Cameron cancelling also spreading.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
Two foreign ministers meet in Rome, Liberman mum following meeting on whether Ukraine escalation was discussed.
Foreign Minister says "Those who want to set conditions should look for other partners."
Joint initiative encourages increased Israeli-Arab involvement in policy making dialogue, which could influence regional elements.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Henri Etoundi Essomba, ambassador of Cameroon and dean of the Diplomatic Corps, says Israelis ‘absolutely continue to fascinate’ him as he marks his 17th anniversary in the country.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A 93 ans, la lauréate du Prix d’Israël 2015 a conservé un esprit grinçant. L’ancienne diplomate a une dent contre les hommes politiques d’aujourd’hui. Entretien avec une dame de caractère
By YAAKOV BAR-ON
Israël n’a pas encore totalement gagné la bataille pour sa reconnaissance. Pourtant, sur la scène internationale, il a remporté plus de succès que ses premiers diplomates ne l’auraient jamais rêvé
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Pour enrayer l’avancée des radicaux, le ministre des Affaires étrangères préconise une coalition régionale de modérés
By AVIGDOR LIBERMAN
Après six ans au poste de porte-parole du ministère des Affaires étrangères, Yigal Palmor s’en va. « La surexposition aux médias », affirme-t-il, « n’est bonne pour personne »
Soumis à des conditions scandaleuses, le corps diplomatique est en grève. Au grand dam du Trésor qui n’a pas de mots assez durs pour condamner son action
By MICHELLE MAZEL
The long drawn mediation efforts carried out since the last labor dispute in June have gone precisely nowhere.
Bring opinion leaders here, provide data to friends abroad, and don’t put Foreign Ministry in charge.
By EVELYN GORDON
Each day that the labor dispute of Foreign Ministry employees continues, lessens the realization of the planned pilgrimage to the Holy Land by Pope Francis.
The week's roundup, including the new master chef, Israel Festival news, Hol Hamoed tours and a lecture by the AP bureau chief
A UN expert group said this week there were at least 25,000 foreigners from more than 100 countries fighting in various organizations tied to al-Qaida globally.
Approximately 100 Australians are estimated to be fighting in Iraq and Syria, backed by 150 Australia-based "facilitators."
"There are 3,000 Europeans in Iraq and Syria today. When you do a projection for the months to come, there could be 5,000 before summer and 10,000 before the end of the year."
The Islamic State has turned its eye to Central Asia, drawing more Uzbeks and Tajiks into its ranks.
After violent summer, the US expressed concern over security for Jewish population in France.
Three months before deadline for a political agreement, Iran may yet look to Cuba as a view into an alternative path.
Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin talks to the 'Post' about cooperation in the fields of medicine, military technology, high-tech and agriculture.
Israelis advised to stay away from protests, political events due to "sensitive and unpredictable" situation in popular vacation destination.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Following Guinea, ‘Post’ learns Chad next to renew ties with Jerusalem
By HERB KEINON,ADAM RASGON
Former top US mediator advises judging presidential candidates on how they see America’s position in the world.
The artifacts were originally found in east Jerusalem in 2012.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Top diplomat says that after France rejected Jewish connection to Temple Mount in UNESCO vote, Paris should not be surprised Israel rejects its diplomatic initiative.
One of Israel’s new foreign policy objectives is to improve its ties with African countries, Dore Gold tells 'Post.'
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Wallstrom called on Tuesday for an investigation to determine if Israel was guilty of extrajudicial killings of Palestinians during the recent wave of violence, local media reported.
Foreign Ministry announces intention to close five of its 106 missions abroad as a cost saving measure.
"It is important that ambassadors be able to deal with the challenge of the boycott of Israel and the delegitimization of our right to self-defense," says deputy FM.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
A mere 11% of Israelis are satisfied with the government’s performance in foreign relations, while 60% are not satisfied.
According to Chinese reports, the visiting Israeli medical clowns bring the "power of humor," which has been shown to boost endorphins and speed up patient's recovery.
Gold was once ambassador to the United Nations and currently the head of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
The Economy Ministry and population administration are not working together to ensure employment rights of foreign workers.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Report finds that 65 percent of diplomatic workers do not even have academic degrees.
During the 18-month program, each fellow will participate in individualized and cohort-based learning and create a plan to address a pressing challenge in his or her organization.
Under civil service regulations, civil servants are forbidden from publicly taking political positions.
Yesh Atid MK says more focus needs to be placed on foreign affairs.
FM still a much sought place to work: 8 cadets part of group of 28 that begins new course – 2,700 applied.
Yigal Palmor steps down after six years as Foreign Ministry spokesman. Media overexposure, he says, ‘is not good for anyone.’
With region in turmoil, the last thing Israel needs is a new election, foreign minister says; adds that Abbas has lost legitimacy since Palestinians have not held an election in over 9 years.
Has the Bank of Israel thrown in the towel in its war against the appreciation of the shekel?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
In honor of Tu Be’av, ‘Metro’ brings you tales of romance between new olim and native Israelis.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM
The Netanyahu government is diversifying its foreign ties and building new independent capabilities, but critics warn that giving up on the US could leave Israel seriously weakened.
By LESLIE SUSSER
Dore Gold expresses concerns over inspection of Iran's nuclear facilities under deal with world powers, but says silver lining to agreement is shared interests with Egypt, Saudis, Turkey.
Hoda Muthana made contact with militants through social media and had been distancing herself from other Muslims in Hoover for more a year before leaving.
Foreign policy could be an advantage for whichever Republican candidate goes on to face Hillary Clinton or another Democrat in the November 2016 election.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop raised concerns about the ongoing violence in Iraq and Syria, Iranian asylum seekers seeking refuge in Australia.
President outlines "persistent" and "steady" foreign policy in State of the Union address.
Foreign minister estimated the cost of implementing such a plan at around NIS 7 billion per year.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Consular services, trips abroad by senior officials and visit to Israel by foreign dignitaries to be affected.
For most of the world, a nuclear Iran is a theoretical problem, but for Israel it is an existential problem.
Committee chairman Elkin: Confidential subcommittees are constantly updated.
Trump’s worldview: Working with Russia against China and radical Islam
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Faith-based diplomacy continues to prove itself the most effective tool in strengthening real relations and unbreakable support for the State of Israel in modern times.
By JORDANNA MCMILLAN
The social and political predicaments underpinning Europe’s Islamist challenge ominously resemble those that caused the decline of ancient Rome.
There are various strategies that could assist the struggle for a fair international coverage of events in Israel.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Since 9/11, US foreign policy in Yemen has focused exclusively on eradicating the threat of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
By STEPHANIE BARIC
One of the main contentions of AshleyMadison.com founder Noel Biderman is that the sheer number of active Israeli members of his website is tantamount to a democratic vote by Israelis who desire his product.
By JUDY MONTAGU
The hostile West (and many Israelis) may write off Hotovely as just another religious zealot who wants to annex the West Bank.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Israel’s new government must take a firm stand in its relations with Sweden
following Sweden’s acknowledgment of Palestine – otherwise it risks losing Europe
By MARTIN BLECHER
South Africa has much to gain from cooperation with Israel.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
While the subcommittee sessions have traditionally been kept secret, the full committee meetings, while also behind closed doors, were usually followed by briefings to reporters.
By DAVID ZE’EV JABLINOWITZ
“Israel’s national security cannot rely solely on the defense establishment" former IDF Deputy Chief of Staff.
By PAUL HIRSCHSON
Republican frontrunner pledges an overhaul of Washington's Mideast policies; pledges to defeat radical Islam, makes no mention of Palestinian conflict