06.25.2016 | 19 Sivan, 5776
My Gaza war
Democratic platform drafters align on Israeli-Palestinian stance
Netanyahu slams Abbas ‘blood libel’ as he flies to Rome in new diplomatic push
Police heighten security in Jerusalem for third Friday prayer of Ramadan
Simply the best
High school sweethearts
Dining: A bonanza for Bindella
Dining: A popular hot spot
British Ambassador: The UK's relationship with Israel won't change significantly
Why did the IDF release 61-year-old secret documents only now?
Rwanda looks to Israel as model of how to persevere after genocide
Security cabinet set to finalize agreement normalizing ties with Turkey next week
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Motti Zisser, international business wunderkind and generous philanthropist succumbs to cancer
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
Israeli Crohn’s disease group becomes full member of European federation
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Gov't to open savings accounts for every child in 2017
Think Again: Suffering in silence no longer
Thoughts to Ponder: The Kotel - Have we gone mad?
In Plain Language: The song of the wandering Jew
The Human Spirit: Spotlight
Syrian opposition accuses Russia of using incendiary bombs
Iranian oppositionist provokes regime: 'Would you allow us to protest like in Bahrain?'
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
ISIS suspects held in Turkey over transgender attack plot
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Israeli NGO threatens to sue Boeing over deal with Iran
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Seeing it as it really is
Rabbi who converted Ivanka Trump slams Israeli rabbinate's 'cruel' rejection of US convert
From Jewish schools to churches, Brits vote on EU referendum
Led Zeppelin didn't steal ‘Stairway’ riff from Jewish rocker, jury rules
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Former NYC mayor to young people: Don’t let Donald Trump mislead you
Republican Jews targeting Democrats over Sanders' platform picks
The Tisch: Halla bookends
Parshat Shlah: Constructive criticism or defeatism?
Grapevine: With strings attached
This week in 60 seconds: The defense minister gets a new vehicle
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
The killers of Yatta
Looking toward the Likud
Adventures in the valley
Anarchy in the Jewish State
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
‘The Last Witnesses’
Home is where the hearth is
What’s your pleasure?
Talking about transitioning
When is a chair not a chair?
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian Birthright educates millennials as voices for Israel
Presbyterians to hear anti-Israel onslaught at General Assembly
Up Close: The first renovation of the Church of the Nativity in modern times
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
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
Outing a Charismatic Sexual Predator
Tze'enah U-Re'enah / צְאֶינָה וּרְאֶינָה
They Are Bought!........
YoungDiplomats.com : The New Generation of Israeli Diplomats
More than 1,500 attend Post conference in NYC to hear key issues facing Israel and the Jewish world • Elazar Stern: Criticizing Ya’alon in English is chutzpa.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Minister equates BDS activists with terrorists.
The public security minister, Gilad Erdan, made the remark during a special pre-holiday toast in Rishon Lezion.
By ARIK BENDER
Earlier in February, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan had expressed frustration that his initiative was meeting opposition from Mandelblit.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON
Erdan: Bodies of terrorists won’t be released until families commit to holding small funerals in middle of night that don’t turn into demonstrations of support for terrorism.
By HERB KEINON
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told a conference in Herzliya that Israel cannot legally deport Palestinians from the West Bank to Gaza.
By DANA SOMBERG
Prime minister convenes emergency security cabinet meeting following spate of terrorist attacks.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Police were searching the area for suspects.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Gilad Erdan says the decision of the ethics committee to allow the doctors to inspect the prisoner fall within the lines of the Patients Rights Law.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Netanyahu instructs that a draft bill be drawn up that would revoke rights from residents who commit terrorist acts.
By NATHAN WISE,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
Erdan's comments come on the heels of new legislation being proposed in Jerusalem to tackle terrorism by amending a law that deals with residency status.
Likud minister's comments come after PA's Erekat claims that 96% of the Gaza deaths during Operation Protective Edge were civilians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Package is 60% less expensive than current market prices, Cellcom says.
By NIV ELIS
Communications Minister Gilad Erdan has decided to cut the fixed-line connectivity fee to NIS 0.099.
By GAD PERETZ
Liberman: "No question" Assad using WMDs against his own people; Erdan: Iron Dome won’t offer protection from missile barrage in future.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND LAHAV HARKOV
Home Front Defense Minister Erdan says enemies have despaired at trying to conquer us so will try to terrorize civilians.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Homefront security minister Gilad Erdan warns Obama not to let him die in jail; says would be "stain" on president's administration.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Erdan threatens to resign if not given more authority; Ya'alon says talk of splitting responsibilities comes from "people who don't understand."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Home Front Defense Minister Gilad Erdan responds to 'NY Times' editorial that blasted the PM's position on Iran.
By GILAD ERDAN
Netanyahu has changed mind on key decisions at the last minute in the past, source says.
Angered by criticism appearing in the press, Netanyahu asks Likud ministers to stop leaking information to the press.
Le ministre de la Défense passive, Guilad Erdan, accompagne Binyamin Netanyahou aux Etats-Unis. Entretien exclusif.
The approval of a Be’er Tuviya natural gas plant was not on the meeting’s schedule, the residents complained.
By SHARON UDASIN
New Environmental Protection Minister Peretz promises to integrate principles of environmental and social justice into office.
Outgoing Environment minister refuses to accept Energy and Water Ministry without the addition of Environmental Protection.
By SHARON UDASIN AND LAHAV HARKOV
Adam Teva head: Government continues to act against Environmental Protection Ministry.
Several vehicle importers to face fines totaling NIS 1.5 m. for publishing car ads that lacked air pollution data.
Despite fears move would hinder freedom of business and animal trade, A-G approves ban on import and export of monkeys.
Agriculture Ministry calls for practice of starving hens for increased egg output to continue for 4 more years.
Environment: Battle for Palmahim Beach has became a symbol of national consensus for conservation effort for country’s coastline.
Erdan warns against 'very bad' interim deal between P5+1, Iran.
"What do they expect from an Israeli prime minister? Not to cry out when the knife is in the hand, but only when it is across our throat?"
Minister says supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is figure who decides everything in Iran.
"Netanyahu will not be prime minister in a rotation arrangement," Gilad Erdan said during a town hall meeting in Tel Aviv.
Currently, among other criteria, Israelis may only get a gun if they have what is considered by the Public Security Ministry to be a good reason.
The letter sent by Erdan followed one his ministry received from National Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich, in which he expressed his dismay at the situation.
By BEN HARTMAN
Guests of honor at the conference included, Transportation Minister Israel Katz, conference speaker Rabbi Michael Laitman, Culture Minister Miri Regev, and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The conference included panel discussions of the challenges Israel faces in the legal, economic, academic and cultural spheres.
Likud number 2 has caused PM headaches inside the party and would likely continue to do so if elected to head the influential central committee.
At the center of the recommendations are the recruitment and promotion of more Ethiopian-Israeli police and the deployment of more Amharic speakers.
Police say Hirsch was not arrested or questioned by police forces.
If the bill passes 3 votes in the Knesset, police officers will be able to search anyone in a place prone to violence if they think there is reason to think he or she may use a weapon.
Alsheich to take over next month.
Resolution states that boycotts and related tactics are a form of economic and political warfare meant to threaten Israel’s sovereignty and security, and are the antithesis of peace, dialogue.
Speaking at a press conference with Acting Police Commisioner Asst.-Ch. Bentzi Sau in the Old City, Erdan praised the actions of police in recent days.
By BEN HARTMAN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Following the revocation of the candidacy of Gal hirsch, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan looks to other potential candidates to fill the position of police commissioner.
By MAARIV ONLINE
After a month in the spotlight it’s understandable that former IDF commander would feel wronged when his candidacy was finally, mercifully put to sleep.
The collapse of Gal Hirsch’s nomination for top cop began not in the controversial general’s flaws but in the politicians’ lack of caution
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan rescinds Hirsch's nomination following a month long saga of controversy surrounding his candidacy to head Israeli police.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu: Appointments process needs rethinking.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Naor accused Erdan of encroaching on the independence of Israel's judicial branch while attempting to violate "the principle of a judge's personal independence."
The presumption was that Hirsch and Erdan supported the nomination, while Danino argued against it.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hirsch has "great abilities to bring about changes and to contribute to strengthening the Israeli police and the rule of law in the state,”
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON
Erdan to meet families of fallen soldiers; Turkel Commission to convene on Tuesday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Netanyahu releases statement praising the Hirsch appointment.
Three top candidates for top post expected to be announced this week.
Left-wing MKs say Right should take responsibility for the crimes, not just criticize them.
Public Security Minister Erdan tells Israel Radio that controversial "tiltul" method which has been used on Palestinian terror suspects should also be used on Jewish terror suspects.
Knesset committee works on bill that would allow prisons, with permission from a judge, to use a feeding tube on prisoners who refuse to eat.
Begin resigns after he was excluded from cabinet to make way for Gilad Erdan.
Erdan posted a long notice on Facebook in which he explained his reasoning for joining the coalition.
Minister-Without-Portfolio Bennie Begin will most likely have to leave the cabinet.
Decisions will also be made next week on who will chair the three Knesset committees controlled by Likud.
Erdan asked for the Foreign Ministry but instead has been offered only a bolstered Public Security portfolio
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, who was given the public security portfolio, temporarily, is willing to give it to Erdan.
Tensions between Netanyahu and Erdan intensified Monday when the latter vowed to fight to dismantle the Bezeq Internet infrastructure monopoly.
Erdan came out strongly against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acquiescing to Kahlon's demand to transfer the Building Planning Directorate from the Interior Ministry to Kahlon's Finance Ministry.
Gilad Erdan said, "I promise to continue to serve you faithfully as a member of Knesset from the front row. I know that job."
On Monday, Interior Minister Gilad Erdan submitted a report to the Knesset on the Biometric Database Management Authority's two-year trial period.
Israel has reached agreements with two African countries willing to absorb migrants, which have also agreed not to deport them to their home countries.
Asked for comment on the legality of revoking Haldi's citizenship, the Attorney-General's Office implied that it would not intervene either.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Erdan will continue to be responsible for the Israel Broadcast Authority and the public broadcast reform he began earlier this year.
Sa'ar will resign from the Knesset on Monday, and will be replaced by Leon Litinetsky of Yisrael Beytenu.
Erdan has been expected to decide between the Interior Ministry and the UN by the Rosh Hashana holiday that began last Wednesday.
PM scheduled to return from US on October 3 before Yom Kippur: "When I return from the US, whoever wants can meet with me," he tells Likud ministers in wake of Sa'ar's resignation.
Employees protesting dismissal of all Israel Broadcasting Authority staff as soon as IBA is fully dismantled.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Programs to focus on family entertainment, Jewish World news, food, search for common ground among secular and religious Jews, the haredi world, economics; will include talk shows, dramas.
Netanyahu, Environment Minister take part in Hanukka celebrations at Ariel Sharon Park, formerly garbage mountain Hiriya.
Knesset panel told fewer students interested in low-paying communications jobs.
Employees of the Israel Broadcasting Authority contend that license fee revenues are vital to ensure the continued operation of public broadcasting.
IBA journalists say that reality programs such as 'Big Brother' may soon dominate Israel’s television line-up instead of in-depth investigative programs.
Communications minister seeks to replace IBA with independent body financed by the state budget without political interference.
Communications minister says he is replacing IBA and Educational Television with a new structure for public broadcasting, cancelling broadcast levy.
Committee on public broadcaster recommends changing name, cutting staff by half, selling assets and setting up new format.
Home Front Defense Minister Gilad Erdan discusses preparations in place for massive quake with emergency services heads.
Home Front Defense Minister Erdan's appeal not to erect controversial plant near potential Gaza rocket fire is rejected.
Government to vote on Zemach Committee conclusions that recommended limiting
gas exports to under 500 billion cubic meters.
Since last Friday, a series of statements has been made by politicians and security officials who know Alsheikh personally, attesting to his talents and suitability to head the Israel Police.
By BEN HARTMAN-POLICE & THIEVES
The power to appoint is the power to govern. Without the power to appoint public servants, governments cannot develop patronage networks.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The Temple Mount is seen by Muslims as an important spiritual center for prayer and political agitation.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"Erdan knew that selecting a nominee from outside the police force would infuriate many of its top commanders, let alone members from the rank and file."
Personal ambition aside, much of the criticism has been more of the same: The next inspector-general should be appointed from police ranks; an outsider lacks sufficient professional background.
A measure in the pipeline is the proposed labeling of a list of Israeli products from the occupied territories.
By MOSE APELBLAT
The Hasbara Ministry has risen and fallen on the degree of cooperation and willingness of all the ministers and their ministries.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Communications Minister Gilad Erdan is calling for a major revamping of our public broadcasting network, the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
By JPost Editorial
The Samaria and Judea environmental protection associations’ petition to the Environmental Protection Ministry and the Ministry of Justice has an urgent character.
By SOLON SOLOMON
In the face of American rank incompetence, Assad has already broken all the red lines he and his father followed for more than 40 years.
Why is the list losing seats in the polls? Why, instead of the 45 mandates Finkelstein promised Avigdor Liberman, is the joint list now polling closer to 35, and according to some surveys, Likud Beytenu is barely getting 32 seats?
By BEN CASPIT
A dispute between developers and environmental-historical interests is symbolic of a larger struggle over the fate of the nation’s coastline and coastal dunes.