07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
IDF chief rejects claims that 'weak' army not doing enough to stop terror
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Bereaved father of soldier shouts at Netanyahu during Protective Edge memorial
Iranian journalist snubs 'Post' reporter in Beijing
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 26
Israeli-Arabs reject Netanyahu’s extended hand and apology as insincere
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
A short evening of theater in TA
A spotlight on those living off the land
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Trump adviser in 'Post' opinion: Too soon to give up on American Jewry
Why I went to Syria to fight ISIS
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
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
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
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
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
Democrats stagger to convention in crisis
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
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.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
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
Former US President George W. Bush promised Sharon that the settlement blocs would be included within Israel’s final borders after revealing the Gaza disengagement plan, says Dov Weisglass.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
BESA head Inbar: Another option is to take out Hamas’s military leadership, which ‘might be best, even if costly.’
By BEN HARTMAN
Channel 10: State pays NIS 1.07m. to families of 2 Palestinian workers killed in 2005 from Kassam rocket fired at Gush Katif.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Benny Katzover who heads the Samaria Citizen’s Committee, has no plans to participate in the public ceremony in Jerusalem.
Livni calls MK Struck's comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: "I'm glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Gush Katif evacuation is ongoing national tragedy, says Edelstein; Ariel: MKs who voted for move should apologize to Kalfa.
Sixth in a series on the 48 new members of the 19th Knesset: Bayit Yehudi’s ‘Mayor of the City of Faith.’
"Evacuees may now focus on rehabilitating their lives,” Netanyahu says; money will help build homes, compensate farmers and business owners.
Huit ans après le désengagement, l’organisation JobKatif œuvre toujours pour trouver des emplois à 2 400 ex-habitants du Goush Katif.
By JOSH HASTEN
What Ahmadinejad and the ancient Haman have in common is the desire to exterminate the entire nation of Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In an interview with the ‘Post’, the Knesset speaker laments a changed US perception of Israel, and the new dangers it brings.
By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
The disengagement led to bitterness for most former Jewish residents of the Gaza Strip.
Bnei Netzarim is one of three Halutziot communities whose construction is currently underway on the sand dunes of Halutza, south of the Gaza Strip and to the east of Israel’s border with Egypt.
Study: Men who were evacuated from Gush Katif settlements in 2005 have more diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Commemoration of synagogues destroyed in the Gaza Strip backed by many religious community members.
By BENJAMIN SPIER
Women reflect five years after the Gaza pullout.
C'tee orders gov't offices to build Gush Katif evacuees homes by 2011.
Likud speakers among the most critical of government policy.
Two Nahshon soldiers disciplined for banner stunt to finish service.
By JONAH MANDEL AND YAAKOV KATZ
"Rehabilitating the evacuees seen as routine."
Resettlement inquiry: 70% of settlers still lack housing.
Gush Katif resettlement inquiry: “Settlers became refugees.”
Prohibits lamenting the withdrawal as it exacerbates public conflict.
Mostly religious institutions are implementing the voluntary program.
BY BEN HARTMAN
MK Rivlin hopes purging criminal records of those arrested in 2005 protests will "help repair tears."
4 years on, Netanyahu says "peace will go back to being based on reciprocity, not unilateralism."
By HERB KEINON
A government representative admits "the government decided to evacuate, but did not decide how to rehabilitate" and most of the planning was for the short term.
Bar-Ilan University Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies poll shows that some 59 percent of the Israeli public said they were opposed to the withdrawal from Gaza in 2005.
Hundreds of former residents of Gush Katif and Northern Samaria congregated at the President’s Residence where President Reuven Rivlin had initially been scheduled to address them.
"The seizure of such a large swathe of land risks paving the way for further settlement activity, which – as the United Nations has reiterated on many occasions – is illegal," UN chief says.
Ten years on, many former Gush Katif residents are still mourning the loss of their homes.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Performance artist Yuda Braun confronts the dichotomies of the complex Israeli reality.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
iENGAGE: The Three Weeks are an opportunity to pause in our endless arguments, and ask ourselves: Is this the Jewish people we want to be?
By YOSSI KLEIN HALEVI
Ultra-Orthodox Jews deliberate how to mark the birth of the secular Jewish state they call home.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Orit Arfa's novel The Settler aims to give the reader a better sense of the picture and human faces behind the disengagement of the Gaza Strip in 2005.
By LAURA KELLY
Three Gush Katif evacuees open up about the loss of their home, their faith, and their return to the roots that were never uprooted
By ORIT ARFA
8 years since the disengagement from Gaza, and the JobKatif organization has been busy finding employment for nearly 2,400 former Gush Katif residents.
Minorities can’t stop any change the majority decides is worth setting aside its differences for.
By EVELYN GORDON
This Remembrance Day, on her yearly visit to Mt. Herzl Military Cemetery,
Miriam Peretz will have to choose which of her fallen sons to mourn first.
Three anti-'expulsion' activists stand by the actions they took in the summer of 2005 and voice criticism of the current establishment.
BY LARRY DERFNER
As a child, Esther Bazak served in the Palmah. As a single mother
she moved to Yamit with her four small children, and from there to Neveh Dekalim.
By TAL ARIEL AMIR
Fears arise that the recent overtures may allow Iran to attain nuclear weapons and consolidate its regional position.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Director says day planned by Gush Katif evacuees is "a day for right wing propaganda that attempts to provide a one-sided and biased narrative."
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Avi Farhan was removed from the Yamit settlement in Sinai and later Gush Katif, both on the orders of the former PM.
Millions of shekels to be paid out in settlement after families claim committee undervalued their homes.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A million Israelis are now in Hamas’s missile range; Israel needs Iron Dome policy corollary when dealing with Gaza terror regime.
By NOAM BEDEIN
36 families move to Beersheba, Ashkelon, Kiryat Gat and Sderot as part of the Keren Kehilot Foundation for Community Revival in Israel.
By JONAH MANDEL
Under new bill, gov’t to allocate NIS 300m. for home, business owners.
Interior Ministry D-G allegedly purchased plots of land reserved for Gush Katif evacuees, local residents in Yad Binyamin.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
“We wanted to live here because it was important - a place where we could contribute to Israel - and this is the place that we found.”
"We ask that Jews in Israel and the Diaspora continue to show their care and concern for the boys and their families, and keep hope alive.”
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
However, we have seen this same song and dance several times before. Every few years since Israel’s withdrawal in 2005, Israel is goaded into an incursion against Hamas.
By ALEX VANNESS
In 2005, Israel’s media was largely exuberant about the upcoming unilateral retreat, for Sharon was implementing one of its dreams: the end of part of the “occupation”
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Any concessions in the face of Palestinian terror will play directly into the hands of Israel’s worst enemies, whose thirst for Jewish blood will subsequently grow stronger.
By ANSEL BROWN
Just as Hamas uses its civilians as human shields against Israeli military attacks, so the Israeli government uses its civilians as human shields to fend off diplomatic attacks from the international community.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
The Human Spirit.
By BARBARA SOFER
In longing to return to Gaza, Jews are driven by the natural and healthy ambition that any nation has to put down roots in the same ground where its ancestors lived for millennia.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The extreme Left is often described as “peace activists,” but it is invariably “Jewish extremists” when considering the Right.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
The EU’s decision is a direct consequence of the recklessness and incompetence of the present government.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
It’s been far too long without a remedy, and still there is no end in sight.
The minority would have the right to oppose the decision, and even more so if the leader was corrupt.
By ARIEH ELDAD
The irony of an increasingly isolated Israel becomes more and more bitter.
By SARA LEHMANN
The confrontations between right-wing young people and the IDF are disturbing indeed, but those who condemn ‘the settlers’ are willingly ignoring half the story.
By DAVID RUBIN
Five years after the former prime minister’s public life came to an end, we still feel the leadership void.
By TZACHI HANEGBI
We can resist brainwashing, resignation by supporting Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and east J'lem.
By MOSHE DANN
The Gush Katif settlements constituted a futile security risk.
By HILLEL SHUVAL
The preservation of a Jewish state is not only about demography. It is also about the values and messages that the state disseminates.
By DAVID NEWMAN
They don't have to remain “refugees."
By JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL
Dubinsky, who came from a leading Jewish family in St. Louis, told his fellow teammates that he was not going to compete in Nazi Germany.
BY JPOST LETTERS