02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
'Netanyahu’s political fears thwarted a regional peace deal’
Bennett: Palestinian state would lead to refugee crisis for Israel
Syrian official vows to back Hezbollah in potential war against Israel
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
Group calls for harassment against haredi soldiers to end
Modi’in family helps stop antiquities theft while on hike
Finance Ministry prompted to do more to prevent abuse at old age homes
Rabbinate kashrut monopoly criticized in Knesset ahead of court hearing
Analysis: Good ties with Trump give Israel added value in relations abroad
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Beersheba’s road woes continue with deadlock at Hap Haifa
Maccabi TA rolls on, Jerusalem loses again
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Laundermat app shares more than just dirty laundry
Jerusalem’s International Convention Center named top 10 in world
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Terra Incognita: The Gambia’s defense of democracy is a lesson for us all
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of times
Right From Wrong: A bear hug for all the mullahs to see
February 20, 2017: Seeking a solution
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Egypt's top court upholds 10 death sentences over football violence
Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil
Singapore PM: Mideast is an emotional issue for Muslims in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Secret letters reveal Nazi death camp horrors
Technology connects Diaspora youth to their Israeli counterparts
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
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.
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
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
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