05.24.2016 | 16 Iyar, 5776
Palestinian Authority PM: Netanyahu buying time to avoid peace deal
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
On this day: Israel withdraws from Lebanon, ending 18-year ordeal
'First signs of new cold war emerging in Syria,' former senior IDF commander warns
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Prime real estate
Senior liberal rabbis call on Liberman to stand by promises on conversion
Network of 'boutique' science and tech schools planned for rural areas
New coalition chairman Bitan cracks the whip
Special report blasts Netanyahu for 'Bibi Tours Affair'
From Bimah to Bandstand
Concert Review: Deep Purple
A walk on the Wild side
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
How they sold us the Iran deal
Isi Leibler: Wrong on all counts
Pope Innocent III: Theology vs. reality
No holds barred: The loneliness of the desert
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, secret document reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
UK Labourite leading anti-Semitism probe praised anti-Israel Gitmo detainee
WATCH: From paying tuition to 'funding Hamas'?
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
'F**k Israel, long live the Intifada' angry mob screams at Jewish UC student
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Treasury targeting Israel's poor business ratings in 2017 budget
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Israel, South Korea announce free trade talks
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Sharpen your medical mind
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
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
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
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