05.28.2016 | 20 Iyar, 5776
Funeral to be held for terrorist killed in Hebron shooting
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Man left critically wounded by gunfire as suspect alludes police capture twice
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
“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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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
Jewish communal leaders in Britain have said privately they will now take account of the parliamentary vote and see to what degree it is reflected among the general public.
By JERRY LEWIS
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
The court had previously signaled to the lower court that it should seriously reconsider the old and new evidence.
Balad MK Hanin Zoabi caused an uproar Sunday when she compared the IDF to Islamic State.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
In post of deputy FM, he’s not involved in law enforcement.
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
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
Iran is being allowed to acquire the ability to produce atom bombs, and the West is obsessing over Ebola.
By RUTHIE BLUM
The problems with the new budget are of a different nature.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Sir, – Every few years the State of Israel gets involved in an act of breathtaking stupidity.
Succot, which is about to begin, has a unique and colorful character.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ