03.31.2017 | 4 Nisan, 5777
Palestinian woman shot dead in stabbing attack lost son in police shooting
UN looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy
Arab states to UNESCO: Reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem
Watch: Hamas threatens top Israeli officials over Gaza assassination
Security cabinet unanimously approves new settlement, first time in 25 years
Israeli figure skater Bychenko books spot in 2018 Olympics
Crunch clash between Beersheba, Mac TA
Holocaust Remembrance Day poster contest winner addresses stolen identity
Deal ends coalition crisis over public broadcasting
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
WATCH: Babies try gefilte fish for the first time
Italian fare with French flair
Seafood takes pride of place at Abrage
The Russia Ballet Theater will perform ‘Don Quixote’
Vigdorchik brings in sponsorship for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Jerusalem Post’ prize goes to Bright Dairy
Innovation technology giant EON Reality coming to Israel
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
KNOW COMMENT - Celebrating Jerusalem at 'Hakotel'
Column one: Israel’s silenced majority
Editor's notes: Trump’s process to peace
Trump’s peace push
'Syrian refugee numbers pass 5 million mark in Mideast'
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Report: Jewish White House official named as source in Trump-Russia investigation
For first time in decades, Pakistan allows one citizen to register as a Jew
Jews slam Belgian region's plan to ban ritual slaughter
British Baroness calls on government to prosecute Brits serving in the IDF
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Trump accepts Amona settlement exception, US official says
David Friedman sworn in as new US Ambassador to Israel
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
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
This week in 60 seconds: Pre-Passover tensions
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of March 31, 2017
Grapevine: Italian film festival
Grapevine: Crossing the line
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
JPost on Instagram
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just A Thought: On Jewish memory
Meeting real Americans
A Bounty of Books
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Foreign flavors at Mamilla Rooftop
Ready, set, go!
This week in Jerusalem
Two she-bears in Thailand
Hitting the notes, together
Time and tide wait only for artists
A life in film
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Opinion: Raising Arrows - Fruits of Labor
World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
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
It is the first time ever Hamas has closed the crossing since taking over Gaza in 2007; humanitarian cases are said to still be allowed to return to the Strip.
By ADAM RASGON
The Hamas Health Ministry said two people were killed in the incident.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Four men indicted for planning attacks under the instruction of a senior Islamic Jihad official in Gaza.
Transportation Minister Israel Katz outlines his port plan, and how close it is to being realized, in an exclusive interview with the ‘Post’.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Dr. Asaf Ashar, a leading port and shipping international expert, tells ‘The Jerusalem Post’ why setting up a port for the Strip in Egypt is the most practical – and secure – solution
Israel back proposal to build port on an island; Palestinians more hesitant.
By BEN LYNFIELD/THE MEDIA LINE
The plan, revealed on Thursday, will cost an estimated $568 million less than previously estimated, according to the report.
Last week, UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process Nickolay Mladenov urged donors to step up to the plate to help rebuild Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Turkey downgraded diplomatic relations and ejected Israel's ambassador in 2011, a year after Israeli commandos stormed the Mavi Marmara.
Danny Yatom: Hamas dragged Israel into a conflict, and Israel failed to understand this
Four targets hit by airstrikes after the IDF reported that soldiers stationed in the area came under mortar fire.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Latest tunnel uncovered goes from southern Gaza into Israel; IDF does not know when it was dug; Senior source: This is a violation of sovereignty; Hamas fired on us as we approached tunnel.
Hamas's military wing, faced with the prospect of losing its trump card, is escalating the situation.
"I think nobody here in the region is looking for a war," Mahmoud Zahar says.
Haniyeh’s announcement came in response to reports in the Israeli media to the effect that Hamas is preparing for another war with Israel.
By ABU KHALED TOAMEH
According to Palestinian media reports, one Gazan citizen was killed and three others were injured.
The death of the commando came amid signs over the past year that Hamas is attempting to bolster its capability to attack Israel from the sea.
UNRWA director: "We are very concerned about the impact of the long-term blockade on health facilities, supplies of medicines and bringing equipment in to Gaza."
EU statement: “The PA must take greater responsibility in the Gaza Strip, including in the field of security, civil administration and through its presence at the Gaza crossing points.”
By HERB KEINON
"Israel must pay for everything," said Hamas official Ismail Radwan, who did not confirm the presence of the two Israeli nationals in Gaza.
"I ask you soldier to move from our boat. Don't threaten us. Go away," activist heard shouting in newly-released footage.
The drone crashed on its own before the IDF had reason to engage it, landing on the Israeli side of the border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The Judea Military Court handed down sentences of between seven years to eight and-a-half-years on Wednesday, but the decision was only announced Thursday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Attacks on Israeli civilians "did not justify IDF’s violations."
A spokesperson said the game is meant to "concretize" the idea of defending the land as a natural right and not as terrorism and to leave in the minds of the players the idea of the Palestinian hero.
By DOV LIEBER
Gaza needs more than 800,000 truckloads of building materials to repair infrastructure damaged in the 2014 war with Israel, Oxfam says.
COGAT increases quota for Gazan merchants traveling to West Bank, eases travel restrictions, and expands agricultural exports.
At Just Security, Opiniojuris, Lawfareblog and other blogs, serious thinkers and even major policy-makers are weighing in.
Terrorism and Intelligence Center: Hamas looking to recover and broaden military infrastructure; Israel will encounter these capabilities in the next round.
Supreme Court's rulings on IDF legal division’s decisions would be a significant additional shield from “IDF commanders finding themselves in foreign jurisdictions,” former court president says.
NGO Monitor: False chorus against IDF; Discrepancies between report, Amnesty’s account
Donor conference pledges fail to reach the Strip.
The launches are used by Hamas arms designers to experiment with various projectile models
The group said in a statement issued in the Gaza Strip that, “The enemy alone bears the responsibility of the repercussions of its uncalculated actions.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
IDF responds to attack with tank fire and air strike; reports that Hamas field commander killed by IDF fire; Hamas: Israel is "playing with fire."
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
Defense minister: In north, Hezbollah remains deterred, and Free Syrian Army-linked groups are preventing radical Islamists from approaching our border.
The IAF strikes were precipitated by a Palestinian mortar that was launched from Gaza and landed in an open area in the Eshkol regional council.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
“I feel 2014 changed the course of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and that the future is more uncertain than ever,” Serry said.
Rally in Gaza marks 27 years since the founding of Hamas.
Drone company commander tells ‘Post’ terror group will need years to rebuild.
Fear that materials fall into the hands of Hamas holds up movement of sufficient cement and building equipment from Israel into Gaza, delaying reconstruction efforts.
"We will not allow Hamas to build up its force through sea smuggling of weapons," senior IDF source tells 'Post.'
"The only enemy of extremism is good jobs," said Palestinian entrepreneur Zahi Khouri, the man behind the decision to build in Gaza.
By NIV ELIS
Marzouk accused Israel Sunday of violating the cease-fire that ended Operation Protective Edge in August by closing border crossings into Gaza in response to rocket fire over the weekend.
By NATI GABBAY
The premier made the remarks while hosting a delegation of officials from the International Monetary Fund in Ramallah.
Haniyeh was giving a special sermon to mark the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Adha.
Defense minister was speaking at a conference hosted by the Institute of National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Security officer in Sdot Negev Regional Council catches suspect with knife after signs of infiltration from Gaza had set off security alert.
Moussa Abu Marzuk says negotiators for both sides will meet with Egyptian mediators in Cairo for further discussions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Three sirens sounded in Ashkelon Regional Council and two in Sha'ar Hanegev, but army says it believes no rockets were fired from Gaza.
Mahmoud Zahar says "Abbas does not speak on our behalf and we never accepted his [political] plan.”
Ban is quoted as saying that an investigative committee of this nature – if and when it is needed – would only begin its work after the UN Human Rights Council probe.
Statements by Hamas come as response to reports that the Israeli Foreign Ministry had called for international troops in Gaza.
Gaza news: According to Channel 10, Netanyahu has stated that there are no preparations being made for the Cairo talks.
IDF soldiers fire warning shots in the air to disperse several dozen people; first security incident on Gaza front since cease-fire went into effect.
FM says Israel mustn't make diplomatic agreement with Hamas; National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen says PA could potentially take over in Gaza.
Iranian Foreign Ministry congratulates "Palestinian resistance" on its "victory" over the "Zionist aggressors."
Geo-cartagraphia poll also finds that 51% of respondents said businesses that refused to fire employees who speak against the IDF should be boycotted.
While a recent Gallup poll showed only a quarter of American 18-29 year olds considered Israeli actions justified, thirty two percent of Birthright participants deemed them “completely justified.”
By SAM SOKOL
The 50-day war led to the deaths of 74 Israelis, some of whom were soldiers killed in surprise attacks from tunnels.
Comptroller report on Protective Edge due today.
By GIL HOFFMAN
A related report by Comptroller Joseph Shapira’s office on whether Israel complied with international law during the war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip will be released at a later date.
The event comes after two additional Israeli citizens entered the Gaza Strip and have not been heard from since.
Nasdaq-listed Mellanox already employs a large number of Arab programmers in Israel and dozens in Ramallah and Nablus, in the West Bank.
Power struggle between group’s military and political wings means all options are open.
In the past five years, the number of working children between the ages of 10 and 17 has doubled to 9,700 in the territory, according to the Palestinian Bureau of Statistics.
Lessons learned by the Daily Mail: 1. There are no dams in southern Israel with which to intentionally flood Gaza; 2. Nablus and Jenin are not "two of Gaza's major West Bank cities."
A wedding and a memorial ceremony, both connected to Summer's Gaza conflict coincide.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"We know that innocent people are being held hostage by Hamas," president tells UN projects director
Some demanded that he retract an anti-Semitic article he allowed to be published during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Farmers complain they are not being compensated as Tax Authority and Agriculture Ministry not working together.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Opposition and coalition lawmakers charge that 73 days after Gaza operation began, the Finance Committee has not approved any transfers of funding to local authorities that were impacted by rockets.
The court's ruling was a major blow to one of the state's broader strategies for discouraging foreigners from organizing flotillas to break its Gaza blockade.
Gaza’s current electricity infrastructure has the ability to provide for only less than half of the strip’s electricity needs.
Opening of Rafah crossing seen as "breakthrough."
By BEN LYNFIELD
In October 2014, donor countries have pledged $3.5 billion to help reconstruct Gaza, but according to a World Bank report prepared for the AHLC meeting, $1.48 billion of that sum had get to be paid.
The landlords of the destroyed homes gathered Sunday morning outside the building of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
In the audience, Alaa Abu Qassem, a Gaza student who had never been to the movies before, reveled in the new experience.
With almost all ballots counted, the AKP has taken just shy of 50 percent of the votes, comfortably enough to control a majority in the 550-seat parliament.
Citing personal reasons, Mustafa is the first minister to quit since the formation of a unity government with Hamas.
"Do you feel any national responsibility toward the Palestinians and their cause?” Fatah spokesman asks Hamas.
Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elarabi said on Sunday that the dispute between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority was hindering efforts to reconstruct the Gaza Strip.
“The war left more than 100,000 Palestinians homeless, over half of whom are children,” said UNRWA.
The preliminary inquiry could lead to charges against Palestinian and Israeli officials.
In an interview with The Huffington Post, the Nobel laureate said that such an investigation would be “good for both sides.”
At least six children and women were killed amid the Sinai clashes.
Fatah accused Hamas of being behind the explosions to foil the rally plans. Hamas denied any link and vowed to investigate.
Thousands of employees crowded at the gates of Gaza post offices from the early hours of the morning to collect individual payments of $1,200.
At Gaza donor conference, US secretary of state pledges additional $212 million for Palestinians, but says money not enough.
The Palestinian Authority hopes that the move by the new unity government to assume control over Hamas-dominated Gaza will encourage donors to be less wary of providing reconstruction funds.
I imagine some readers might react negatively to the mere idea, since I’m talking about Gaza and the United Nations, two contentious topics for many Jews both in Israel and the US.
By AHMED ALKHATIB
Eleven years ago this month, Israel withdrew from Gaza and transferred the entire coastal territory to the Palestinian Authority (PA).
By KENNETH BANDLER
Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub threatened to take undefined “decisive steps” to keep Hamas from “holding the Gaza Strip hostage.”
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Dror Feiler may embody the most extreme red-diaper baby deformation but those who haven’t gone quite as far as he did, nevertheless gravitate in the same direction.
By SARAH HONIG
William Schabas resigned as head of the UNHRC inquiry into Israeli war crimes.
By JPost Editorial
Irresponsible allegations suggest an equivalence between Israel and Hamas and encourage and legitimize terrorism.
By RICHARD KEMP