UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'What do you want from me?' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Balad MK says terrorists didn’t commit a crime, are victims of ‘occupation’
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Police look to appoint first Muslim deputy commissioner
Court: Reform, Conservative can use public mikvaot for conversion
UK envoy: British-Israel relationship ‘probably stronger and deeper than ever’
Lapid extends term as Yesh Atid head
The researched-based responses to troublemaking MKs
Ya'alon throws cold water on talk of imminent Israel-Turkey reconciliation
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
US Jewish delegation meets Egypt’s Sisi in Cairo
NY assemblyman demands schools avoid company’s videos disrespectful of Jews
German mayor opposes €10,000 award to anti-Semitic group Code Pink
Spanish cartoon shows Israeli soldiers molesting Jesus, urinating on Palestinians
US, Russia agree to 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Russia raises specter of 'world war' in high-stakes Syria talks
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
'Iran to upgrade ballistic missiles, get Russian S-300 defense system soon'
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: The two-state solution on life support
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
On securing Jerusalem
Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.12.2016 | 3 Adar I, 5776
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