07.25.2016 | 19 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
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
Israeli tourist reportedly gang-raped in India
The voice of a soldier-child caught in tragedy
Your baby’s in the car! New apps and laws try to save lives
Bar encourages outsiders to challenge Herzog
Israel and Cyprus downplay crisis in ties over Turkey reconciliation
Hebron shooter: All of my IDF commanders are liars
Settlers: Only legislation will legalize the Amona outpost
Going with the flow
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
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
Sports tech coming to Rio 2016, courtesy of Israel
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
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
Public broadcasting imperative
Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dream
Israel emerges as a player on the world stage
Letters to the Editor
Syrian refugee kills one, wounds two with machete in Germany
'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes
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
How did a former concentration camp become a wedding venue in Lithuania?
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’
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
Kaine one of few senators not to sign letter to Obama urging increased MoU
Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as Democratic chair after e-mail leak
General Flynn responds to Russia accusation with anti-Semitic tweet
In turmoil over leak, Democrats point finger at Russia
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
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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
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
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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."
Izzadin Kassam Brigades announces seizure of "Zionist reconnaissance plane” in east Shejaiya in Gaza City.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Witnesses say several Gazans executed by Hamas in public square.
Seven mortar shells struck inside the small kibbutz in the Eshkol region, a short distance from the Gaza border.
Source says that the three were among seven suspected "collaborators" who were arrested while they were searching for targets in the Gaza Strip for Israel to attack.
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 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.
"This is the minimum the country can do for the many reservists who left their lives behind…to defend the State of Israel," Knesset c'tee says.
Teachers will lead discussion sessions in which the students will be able to share their personal experiences.
By SHARON UDASIN
'The Guardian' quotes lawyers and former court officials as saying that western pressure has influenced decision not to open probe.
Tourism in Tel Aviv slowed to a trickle during the Gaza conflict, dealing a harsh blow to hotels, restaurants and nightlife.
By ARIEL ZILBER
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 liked the idea of the ice bucket challenge, so I decided to invent the Palestinian version.”
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
When Mashaal attempted to claim that, unlike Islamic State, Hamas does not target civilians, he was engaging in base subterfuge.
As the smoke clears from the Gaza war, a private garage in the capital is set ablaze.
By BRIAN BLUM