02.26.2017 | 30 Shevat, 5777
Israeli minister: Trump opening new peace path with Israel-Sunni efforts
Dershowitz calls on banks to close accounts that boycott Israel
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
Former officials dismiss expected critical report on Operation Protective Edge
'Development in Israel of terrorist-killing robots is no state secret'
Report: Trump may pull US out of UN Human Rights Council due to Israel bias
Netanyahu meets with Aussie FM against imposing PA state on Israel
Foreign Ministry likely to declare strike
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Dance review: One. One & One
Coldplay arrives in Israel to scout possible concert locations
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Casspi waived by New Orleans Pelicans after breaking thumb
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
The damage that could stem from lack of movement
New Worlds: Crystallization made crystal clear
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
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
Fundamentally Freund: Operation Menashe 2017 is underway
February 26, 2017: Selecting judges
The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem
Shot in the foot
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
US almost deports visiting Holocaust scholar
'Impact of BDS is worse than most people realize'
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
US Democrats pick Perez over Ellison to lead party
Pence's Twitter blunder: whose flag is it, anyway?
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
About two weeks ago ISIS shot four missiles from the Sinai Desert into the southern city of Eilat.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Dozens of IDF soldiers compromised after downloading applications from unknown links.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The IDF legal division closed the investigation in September 2013 after explaining that there wasn’t sufficient evidence to prosecute soldiers involved.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A passing vehicle on the Lebanese side of the border opened fire on a group of IDF soldiers as they were patrolling.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The commander of the 70%-female Caracal Battalion tells the ‘Post’ how his unit is guarding the southern border.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Origin of projectile not initially known.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
New Artillery Brigade drills with Hamas threat in mind.
Hebron shooter lawyer stomps out of court screaming: It’s disgraceful what is happening here.
10 years after Second Lebanon War, brigade adapting for formidable foe.
The Ashdod-based squadron of about a dozen patrol boats is tasked with preventing seabased terror attacks as well as the interdiction of fishermen who stray far from the coast.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Frantzman is following unit 916 as its 12 man team goes about its monthly training exercise to stop potential threats.
IAF strikes two Hamas targets early on Saturday after rocket attack on Eshkol; Cross-border mortar fire ends over the weekend; Former Shin-Bet chief: Israel needs to improve Gaza's economic situation
One Israeli injured in light condition, attacker shot and in serious condition.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The IDF like to call cyberspace "the most crowded playing field in the Middle East."
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Soldiers fired live rounds, aiming at the legs of suspects, and striking one of them, an army spokeswoman said.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The incident marks the second terrorist attack of the day.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Law seeks to revoke citizenship of Israelis considered disloyal to the state and keep them out of the country.
By BEN HARTMAN
No Israelis were injured in the event.
No injuries and no damage reported in explosion, with projectile falling in open territory.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
On Tuesday, residents in the south were on edge after the Iron Dome missile system fired an interceptor missile at what it thought was an incoming rocket.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Just before midnight Friday, Iron Dome anti-rocket battery intercepts Gazan rocket over southern city of Ashkelon.
3 security suspects arrested in overnight operations with the assistance of Shin Bet intelligence.
Reports from both Hamas and Islamic Jihad allege that six Palestinians were killed during the raid, with a leading Islamic Jihad figure in the West Bank among the fatalities.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
This marks the fifth time in just over a month that Palestinian terrorists have attacked either civilians or Israeli Security personnel.
An IDF spokesperson said in the wake of the event, "IDF forces opened fire and injured the terrorist. The terrorist has been detained."
IDF neither confirms nor denies the report.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon gave orders to close all crossings between Israel and Gaza except for humanitarian purposes.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
According to Al-Jazeera, Israeli fighter jets bombed bases in the Al-Qalamoun mountains, where strategic bases are located housing long-range missiles; IDF: "We do not comment on foreign reports."
120 incidents have been or are in the process of being reviewed.
Vehicular attack near east Jerusalem injures five border police women; attacker shot.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
There were no injuries among IDF soldiers in the incident. The attacker has been arrested, and taken for questioning.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
A mob of 70 to 100 Palestinians hurled rocks and firebombs at IDF soldiers who fired back "toward an instigator," source says.
Military Advocate-General Maj. Gen. Danny Efroni said at a conference that “Hannibal Protocol” doesn't allow for use of live fire.
IDF to deploy unmanned ground vehicles along Gaza border.
Al-Khatib's case has struck a chord with the Palestinians and many internationally because it is rare that Palestinian female minors are arrested.
Defense ministers remarks come hours after IDF strikes Syrian army targets following Golan rocket attacks.
IDF response to rocket attacks continues with fresh air strikes on Assad's military.
A substantial change in the structure of the infantry will be made in the coming year, to increase the effectiveness of IDF attacks.
Golani platoon commander Or Carandish was injured during Operation Protective Edge, but his injuries didn't stop him from returning to the battlefield once he was healed.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Expert tells ‘Post’: Exercises are efforts to repair group’s military infrastructure.
This is the first time the IDF has struck Gaza since this summer's conflict with Hamas. There are no reports of injuries.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Bombs were planted on Israeli side of border; 2 soldiers from Combat Engineering Corps bomb squad hurt in blast; Israeli assessment indicates chances of wider escalation low.
Hamas operates from heart of civilian population center, but melts away in face of ground offensive, Maj. S says.
Israel targets Muhammad Al-Aoul, a key figure in Hamas's finances division; condition of senior Hamas member not immediately known.
Preventive attention training developed by Tel Aviv U. significantly reduces risk of mental disorders in combat soldiers.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The shooting of a "neutralized" terrorist brought to a boil a debate in Israel over whether excessive force has been used against Palestinian assailants.
Germany’s diplomatic corps launched a pro-Iran deal lobbying campaign to sway Americans by invoking its pledge to guarantee Israel’s security.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Les dernières représailles de l’armée de l’air contre le Hamas traduisent un durcissement
de la politique israélienne envers l’organisation terroriste
By YOSSI MELMAN
In Lebanon and Gaza, artillery gunners, tanks and combat intelligence units will have to deal with a vanishing enemy in built-up areas.
Generally, it is illegal or at least problematic for those associated with the prosecution to meet with a defendant or his family without defense lawyers present.
There has been a significant increase of interest by religious female draftees to serve in combat- intelligence (reconnaissance) units where fighters are placed in one of the IDF’s co-ed battalions.
‘Post’ tags along for joint navy and air force drill simulating medical evacuation of wounded.
Orbach, 20, of the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut south of the capital, had been in officers’ training school when he was killed.
Non-conventional weapons pose major threat to Israel, according to senior official.
Army makes effort to add more female combat soldiers.
General Robotics shows off world’s first lightweight armed tactical combat robot.
IDF: Issue already being addressed.
Commander of training base: We prepare our people for all scenarios.
The July 17 blast killed 20-year-old Sgt. Shlomo Rindenow, a soldier in the 401 Brigade, originally from New Jersey, and 24-year-old St.-Sgt. Husam Tafish, of Beit Jann.
Several arms of the military currently residing at the headquarters in Tel Aviv and in the country’s center have already started to relocate south.
Critics say organization is politically motivated and harmful to IDF.
By JEREMY SHARON
Tarayrah stabbed Ariel to death in her bedroom on June 30 and injured another resident while infiltrating the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, next to Hebron.
"I had no choice but to shoot the terrorist to stop serious, immediate danger which could have killed many."
Several youths have already applied, but they since Muslims are not included in compulsory conscription the are required to pass specific Defense Ministry procedures before being drafted.
The case centers around whether the commander ordered the shelling improperly or whether it was within his authority to do so during the 2014 Gaza war.
Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan, who at the time was the commander of the Judea and Samaria Division, said that on balance, it was better to put soldiers at risk than Palestinian civilians.
At Western Wall Remembrance Day ceremony, chief of staff and president call for national unity, PM says he also feels pain of grief
By LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON
Israeli F-15's escorted the plane to Ben Gurion International Airport without incident and the passengers disembarked.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
The tunnel is 30 meters deep, and was likely dug after the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, according to IDF assessments, though this has not been fully verified.
IDF carefully watching Hamas's 25 battalions; source adds that military wing is gradually growing in power at expense of its political wing.
St.-Sgt.-Maj. Alex Pekerman is first female bomb disposal specialist in the capital.
Initial reports show that during a planned operation near the security fence in northern Gaza, an explosive device targeting an IDF D9 bulldozer detonated remotely.
“We urge you to determine if these reports are credible and to inform us of your findings,” the letter said.
By MICHAEL WILNER,LAHAV HARKOV
On Thursday, Military Police arrested a soldier who was seen firing a shot to the head of an already wounded Palestinian terrorist, as he lay on his back in a Hebron street.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MAARIV ONLINE
Now, the military is acquiring the trailers, which can carry 8 tons of logistical equipment, and be attached to all IDF tanks currently in service.
The reserve units are in their second year of stepped-up combat training, in line with recommendations made by Maj.-Gen. Roni Numa.
IDF sources say sensitive role of Operations Division chief, which Buchris was due to take up, can't be left unfilled for lengthy period.
Lt.-Col. Yehonatan Steinberg, Commander of Battalion 931, said his forces did not encounter Hezbollah on the border fence daily, but that did not mean their forces and 100,000 rockets were not there.
‘It’s time to stop merely counting the number of strikes, and start measuring their effectiveness’
Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for IDF troop reinforcements to safeguard capital.
The new Facebook campaign called, "Run, Gabi Run" (in Hebrew) is seeking funding for advertising in newspapers that will call upon him to enter politics.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The officer was going to pay respects to a family in mourning when attacked.
By SAM SOKOL
Infantry officers ride in tanks as part of recent war training in South.
Independence day ceremony at Mount Herzl annually recognizes outstanding citizens.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
SIMLAB simulates policy developments.
Cpl. Michael Abonyi was on course for a long service in the US Marine Corps before doing an about turn and coming to Israel.
Senior officer: Some left because of economic hardships, others because they found winter training in the Golan too difficult, calls on them to return to base.
Al Arabiya reports causalities in alleged IAF strikes, IDF remains mum.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Lt.-Col. Patterson commanded the Jewish Legion which served with distinction in the Gallipoli and Palestine campaigns during World War I.
By HERB KEINON
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Everything you want in a rip-roaring derring-do narrative of Israel’s combat operations.
It remains unclear what the target of the attack was.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
So long as Iran continues to call for Israel's destruction, the defense establishment will not stop developing means to attack its nuclear program
If four years ago just 4% of front-line troops were women, today 7% make up combat units and by next year that number is expected to rise to 9%.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Despite the great public attention paid to the problem of subterranean warfare, this does not mean that subterranean warfare is the major strategic threat to Israel.
By GAL PERL FINKEL
India’s reliance on imports may well continue even as it seeks to develop a domestic military industry.
By SAROSH BANA
This kind of scenario has become a tragically familiar part of the Israeli landscape since the beginning of the current surge in Palestinian terrorism in September.
By RUTHIE BLUM
After four days’ fierce fighting and heavy casualties on both sides, the Syrians began the retreat that ended 45 kilometers from Damascus.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Rehabilitation is not “sexy” medicine like its sister specialty, geriatrics – one unfortunate reason why it remains unpopular among medical and nursing students.
By ELIANA MARCUS AARON