02.19.2017 | 23 Shevat, 5777
A warning to Nasrallah: 'Israel will respond harshly to Hezbollah'
'For first time, Israel isn't the moderate Arab world's biggest threat'
Report: Netanyahu rejected peace plan proposed by Kerry at secret 2016 meeting
'Israeli threats to Lebanese sovereignty will meet appropriate response'
Israeli-developed method aims to unlock potential for academic excellence
Five arrested on suspicion of elderly abuse
Female Druse news presenter makes history on Channel 1
Netanyahu leaves for Singapore, Australia, seeking to ‘open new markets’
Netanyahu: US sees option for normalized ties with our Arab neighbors
Former Mossad chief: Maybe Flynn was thrown under the bus to protect Trump
Austrian Interior Minister looks to Israel for security expertise
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Hotel Review: Enamored by the Inbal
Shalom and all that jazz
Yiddish ‘Menashe’ and Israeli classic ‘Avanti Popolo’ wow Berlin audiences
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Maccabi TA off to winning start under Lito
Basketball: Maccabi captures 8th straight State Cup
Soccer: Race for 1st between Mac Tel Aviv, Hap Beersheba getting tighter
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
Trump in denial over rising American antisemitism
The future of Egyptian-Israeli relations: Cairo more committed to peace than normalization
February 19, 2017: Culture of pettiness
Time to safeguard democracies
Saudi Arabia, Israel present de facto united front against Iran
Saudi Arabia hosts its first-ever Comic Con
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
'Blind sheik' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in US prison
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why Trump can't keep his promise of no nuclear Iran 'ever'
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'
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
German party condemns BDS, compares movement to pre-WWII antisemitism
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
Tel Aviv launches Digi-Dog service for its 25,000 canines
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
Report: Trump transition team attempted to block UN settlement resolution
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
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
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.
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
"They are attacking the last guardians of Israeli democracy," says Zionist MK in response.
By UDI SHAHAM
If Israel annexed the West Bank, the entire old framework and prior High Court rulings might become obsolete.
High Court delays demolition by one month; Ofra settlers originally asked for a three-month delay in order to prevent the need to relocate twice.
Oppostion leader Herzog says bill to retroactively legalize some settlement homes " goes against all of Israel’s international obligations."
By UDI SHAHAM,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Shaked has picked up where Neeman left off, and has likely been in a much stronger position.
The hearing will be the first time in history that a judicial body will exercise oversight over the Israeli IAEC.
Naor: How long can you leave people in this situation of uncertainty?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GREER FAY CASHMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Although there is no shortage of Ethiopian-Israeli lawyers, none had previously reached the bench.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Rivlin urged the judges not to be afraid of disputes and not to back away from them.
Previously, the process for same-sex couples was several years longer than that for non-same-sex couples, often ending in permanent residency and not citizenship.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
The one seat which most clearly has two candidates is the Israeli-Arab-reserved seat which Joubran is vacating.
The Supreme Court has taken huge amounts of heat for its interventions in striking down as unconstitutional state policies on migrants and natural gas.
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.
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
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
A collection of essays, writings and speeches provides insight into the life and mind of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
By AARON LEIBEL
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
The reason this trial is so compelling is because we take it personally. We or someone we know was or could have been in Azaria’s place. It’s as if we too are on trial.
By MOSHE DANN
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