10.21.2016 | 19 Tishri, 5777
IDF soldier lightly injured by rock thrower, suspect shot and killed
Flotilla court hearing held as raid victims fear Turkish court may halt case
Video of Israeli forces shooting Palestinian assailant goes viral
'Islamic Jihad plotted to blow up Israeli wedding hall, kidnap IDF soldier'
Visiting parliamentarians rejects UNESCO's Jerusalem vote
Clinton more reliable for Israel than Trump– and Obama, Liberman says
Tax lawyer: IRS lost patience with offshore stashes
Founder of the Aviv Quartet on the ensemble’s new season
Danon slams UN for meddling in Israeli politics
Top 10 things to do
Israel’s first Japanese film fest coming to a cinema near you
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with crucial Real clash
Opposite outlooks for hopeful Israeli clubs
Jerusalem aims for Eurocup opening statement
Sinai Says: Even with new format, Maccabi TA under plenty of Euroleague pressure
Quick thinking saves infant from black widow
Weizmann research could fight jet lag, sleep disorders
Only a quarter of Gr. 8 Jerusalem girls vaccinated for HPV
Health Scan: Dermatoscope can help women avoid breastfeeding pain
Israel, Turkey to open dialogue about natural gas export
Israel to boost solar energy production
Antiquities Authority building National Campus for the Archeology of Israel
Inspections show pollution violations at five Haifa Bay factories
A really new Middle East
Woe is us
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Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Readers have more to say about UNESCO
'46% of Palestinians support Jordanian-Palestinian confederation based on two states'
Hezbollah supporter pegged for next Lebanese president
Mosul offensive going faster than planned, Iraqi PM says
Prince's execution seen by Saudi social media users as sign of equality
Iran claims to have intel on Israeli-Saudi plot to stir unrest in country
Two American citizens sentenced by Iran to 10 years in jail
Just the facts: Iran's uranium enrichment and its nuclear potential
Report: Mobile phone service approved between Iran and US
Shin Bet: Arab-Israeli couple arrested for joining Islamic State in Iraq
US expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight
20 villages fall in first day of Mosul advance, Iraqi forces say
Will the inevitable reconquest of Mosul be the death knell of ISIS?
7 sites near University of Toronto defaced with swastikas
Importance of undecided Jewish voters dwindles as White House race widens
Israeli embassy says antisemitic German teacher incites hate
Four arrested in beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine
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iVoteIsrael reassures absentee voters: Deadline hasn’t passed yet
Exclusive: Aish HaTorah rejects Trump rally after JPost report
Clinton vs Trump: Who won the final US presidential debate?
Trump claims Iran will 'absolutely' get the bomb on an otherwise Israel-free night
US State Dept official 'pressured' FBI to declassify Clinton email -FBI documents
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Jewish reporter targeted with anti-Semitic tweets from Trump supporter
Trump sharpens 'rigged' election allegations disputed by Republican lawyers
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The petition was filed by the residents of Sussiya together with the Israeli nongovernmental group Rabbis for Human Rights in 2014.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Rawabi was created by Palestinian businessman Bashar Masri. It is designed for a population of 40,000. The first batch of families, over 350, moved in this summer.
“I want to apologize for speaking in the terms that I did - of hanging - I of course do not wish for anyone to die."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,MAARIV ONLINE
Palestinian Muhammad al-Qiq is in his 84th day of a hunger strike to be free of administrative detention.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Petition to stop demolition of one home was accepted, because the terrorists' family rented the property for a short time.
The land in question was marked in 1975 for the creation of Ma’aleh Adumim.
B'Tselem expects charges of negligence and violations of fire regulations as opposed to charges like murder or manslaughter in the case involving the shooting of 16-year-old Samir Awad.
State seeks extension in more than 2-year-old shooting of unarmed Palestinian minor; Case comes as UN, ICC investigate promptness of Israeli investigations.
Order to destroy home of man who shot Yehuda Glick temporarily frozen.
Jerusalem resident Avraham Walz, 29, was run over by Muhammad Naif el-Ja’abis on August 4.
Many of the panelists came from the IDF courts, including Maj.-Gen. Shai Yaniv, president of the Military Court of Appeals.
Whether a newly unified Congress will have the power to truly gut a nuclear agreement is unclear.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"The idea is to bring as much of an Israeli population as possible there to make a peace settlement more difficult than it already is," says Meretz councilwoman
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
All Fools’ Day O judgement, thou art fled to brutish beasts And men have lost their reason – Julius Caesar, Act Three, Scene Two
By PINCHAS LANDAU
According to a recent petition, the Israeli government has taken the wrong side in a world war that the US is waging over taxes of its overseas dual citizens.
Former health minister MK Yael German and her party colleague MK Karin Elharar presented the suit through the party’s lawyers.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Major figures in US-Jewish community Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban join together in Washington, DC for first IAC National Conference.
Mazal Renford brings the local model of entrepreneurship to the world; ‘The idea is to do something from nothing.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
The motion paints a picture of a fractured and disjointed response to the migrations accompanying the conflict.
By SAM SOKOL
Cette fois, la Cour suprême n’a pas pris sa défense. Les juges ont été choqués par la haine de ses propos et ont confirmé son exclusion de la Knesset pour 6 mois.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN,SYLVIE BERGER
Thousands gathered for fireworks display in Kollam in the south of the country.
Former US House Intelligence Committee member Jane Harman supports the High Court on balancing priorities when it comes to administrative detention and enhanced interrogation in ticking-bomb cases.
US District judge ruled against plaintiffs due to a lack of jurisdiction over funds abroad
Foreign minister speaks out against Sweden's decision to recognize Palestinian state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
After eight long years, all of Olmert's five legal battles are now wrapped-up and he is set to serve jail time until November 2019.
After Israeli court upholds force-feeding of inmates, Jewish Agency head and former USSR labor camp prisoner says practice is a "form of torture."
By ARIEL WHITMAN
In a ceremony at the President’s Residence, 14 new judges and registrars were appointed – primarily to district and magistrate’s courts in Haifa, Tel Aviv and Lod.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Courts’ intervention in Knesset violates separations of powers, MK Kisch argues; opposition calls initiative undemocratic.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Nitzan spent much of his career arguing before the High Court on a range of issues, but especially regarding security-related issues.
The hopes of those elderly around the age of 67 to beat mandatory retirement are essentially over, unless there is an unexpected major change of approach by the Knesset.
The ruling will be a sigh of relief for the prime minister after a November hearing in which he was hit with significant criticism by the High Court on the issue.
Justice minister slams Court for striking down Netanyahu's gas policy, saying she fears that the world will start to view Israel as a "country which eats its investors."
Movement for Quality of Government wants the interior minister fired.
The family’s lawyers argued that the parents should not be penalized for the actions of their son when they would have tried to stop him had they known what he was planning to do.
Dr. Anat Rimon Or, a lecturer who specializes in education, wrote a scathing post on Facebook denouncing decision to keep Mohammed al-Qiq in administrative detention.
By MAARIV ONLINE
High Court decision delays case over preventing Arabs from purchasing homes in Jewish Afula.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Olmert is already set to become the first prime minister in the country’s history to go to jail, on February 15.
Ruling comes as part of ongoing battle between the state and the Beduin over settling the Negev.
Mavoi Satum director: HCJ finally ruled that women are of equal value
By JEREMY SHARON
The decision upheld Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein's 2012 decision.
Several requests to allow a ceremonial-sized hannukia into the women’s section made to Western Wall administrator Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz were refused.
The community of worshipers who have used the synagogue for the last two decades were not involved in the purchase of the property and have spent the last year fighting to save the synagogue.
Elkin: "High Court justices need to understand that we our in the midst of a war against terror."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
Only five of 16 judges sworn in are women.
Judges bring an end to a seven-year legal battle.
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."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The last director, Rabbi Shlomo Daichovsky, stepped down in August 2014.
Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel claims court panel invented a new more lenient legal precedent for convicted public servant’s to return to being ministers.
Negev facility is set to release some 600 African migrants Tuesday, and a similar number are slated for discharge Wednesday.
Scope of restriction and punishment for violations remains unclear, says PIBA spokeswoman.
By BEN HARTMAN
Court ordered to destroy settlers’ building last year. Congregation has stopped using structure indefinitely.
In 2000, Deri was convicted of bribery, fraud and violation of trust and sentenced to three years in prison.
After the High court ruled to uphold most recent version of the governments policy to curb illegal migration, Shaked warns that it must be regulated by law.
The High Court of Justice revealed that they are close to a decision regarding the indictment of an IDF soldier who killed an unarmed palestinian man in 2013.
MK Yogev calls to send tractors to the court instead of Bet El; Zionist Union complains to attorney-general and Ethics Committee.
Ruling effectively seals the fate of the disputed apartment buildings known as "the House of Draynof."
According to reports, the police used pepper spray and other crowd-dispersal methods against the settlers.
West Bank settlement's local governing council has until August 5 to appeal injunction.
The High Court of Justice had ordered the state to demolish the buildings by July 30, but the order will now be challenged by Beit El municipal authorities.
State: Ruling recognized positive moves by state
The statement, which was not a final decision and had no immediate legal consequences, was made at a hearing of petitions filed by Yesh Atid.
Terms of new amendment and dispute between the Interior Ministry and the municipality were unclear from the hearing.
Issue set to go to High Court on August 3.
The state prosecutors started striking months ago against new oversight body.
The decision could put a stake in the heart of Yesh Atid's attempt to salvage one of the major reforms it pushed through the last Knesset in limiting the number of ministers.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The order was given after the NGO, the Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel, told the High Court that the state was delaying, fudging numbers and interpreting selective statistics.
The report was filed despite a boycott of the report and its investigators by rank and file prosecutors, with only top prosecutorial division heads cooperation and responding in detail.
Court had previously frozen law that imposes sanctions on any individual or entity that calls for an economic boycott of Israel’s settlements in the West Bank or of Israel itself.
Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, court orders incoming government to find a way by October 15 to financially support survivors still not assisted by the state.
Zoabi: Petition to ban me was based on racism; Marzel ban overturned, says happiness not complete because Zoabi is running.
Weinstein suggests debate is a hot political issue with unresolved disputes not only about having retirement be mandatory, but about raising the age of retirement.
Rotem will receive compensation for 36 months’ pay and the benefits he is owed as a terminated employee.
“There is no doubt that carrying out these demolition orders will have painful consequences for the residents and their families,” wrote Supreme Court President Judge Asher Grunis.
Ruling could re-open the wounds of the conversion crisis in 2008.
Despite the citation of Israeli precedent, CIA torture techniques allegedly went far beyond the "moderate physical pressure" standard permitted by the Israeli courts.
After High Court shot down previous versions of migrant detention policy, state shortens maximum holding time for migrants.
The leak, which occurred at the Hod Hefer Ltd. Poultry Processing Plant in Emek Hefer, is suspected to have been caused by factory workers who accidentally cut two pipes.
By SHARON UDASIN
The institute implemented national program to train doctors to identify and treat child abuse.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
No date has been set for Isaac Bachman's return to Israeli embassy in Stockholm.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
Mac Haifa falls at Mac Petah Tikva, leaving coach Stanojevic’s side just above relegation zone.
By ALLON SINAI
Move comes after Scandinavian country decided to recognize Palestinian statehood.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to the Channel 10 news report Saturday night, the municipality cancelled trips to Jerusalem for eighth graders who were scheduled to visit the city next week for Bar and Bat Mitzva trips.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The 138 are part of a specific group who have been in detention either in Holot or in the closed Saharonim detention center since summer 2012.
“I come here today as a son of the Jewish people and as the President of the State of Israel to you the victims to share your pain of memory of the crime that was committed here.”
Prior to his election, Rivlin pledged that he would visit the city if he won the race.
MK Shaked motivated by High Court annulling government's migrant policy; Meretz proposes legislation making such reversals practically impossible.
Any attempt to stem the powers of the Supreme Court should be stoutly resisted by democrats from across the political spectrum.
By AMIR FUCHS
An override law would enhance the standing of the Supreme Court and confer legitimacy on its power to annul laws.
By DANIEL FRIEDMANN
The High Court of Justice ruling recognizing private Orthodox conversions redefines the boundaries of public discourse in Israel on religion and state.
By GILAD KARIV
High Court decisions regarding Amona have been flaunted since the court issued the first demolition order in 1997, just two years after the outpost was illegally established
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Judicial legislation invented to force a prime minister to fire ministers belongs to an entirely different category.
Nowhere is criticism of the court more warranted than in the gas decision. Nothing in Israeli law bars such long-term commercial arrangements.
By EUGENE KONTOROVICH
Shaked is not the first justice minister to dispute the court’s interpretation of its powers.
By ILAN EVYATAR
"Despite this fragrant violation of basic democratic norms, virtually the only discernible sound emerging from Israel’s ordinarily vociferous left is that of crickets chirping peacefully at night."
By MICHAEL FREUND
An override clause is liable to deal a severe blow to the main safeguard of human rights and minorities in Israel.
That a majority of ministers in our government believes protection of human rights is an obstacle that needs to be overcome reflects a disappointing lack of appreciation for democracy.
By JPost Editorial
The government’s silence allows people to think that everything is okay.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
In recent years, a variety of groups have been monitoring the anti-Zionism embedded in Israeli academic circles.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
The Palestinians have intelligently named their strategy the “plan to save the two-state solution.”
By GERSHON BASKIN