05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
Palestinian assailant rams car into three IDF soldiers in West Bank
'Give Palestinians a terminal at Ashdod port for goods to enter Gaza'
Houthi leader: Israel participating in the aggression against Yemen
Palestinian minor convicted in murder of Dafna Meir
His brother’s keeper
Ringleader of group which killed Palestinian teen gets life in prison
Netanyahu touts quiet on Gaza border; hours later Palestinians fire on IDF patrol
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 3
Hamas says its ties with UK Labor's Corbyn 'painful hit for the Zionists'
Rivlin meets with winners of arts prize
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
Saved by a braid in Auschwitz
Anti-Semitism since the Shoah
Anti-Semitism and the British Labour Party
Center Field: Mad C.o.W Jews enable today’s trendiest hatred- Anti-Semitism
Nusra Front rips out heart of rival faction fighter executed on the battlefield
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Saudi cleric: 'Homosexuality not a deviation from Islam, should not be punished'
Pentagon on alert after names of American generals appear on ISIS 'hit-list'
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Ted Cruz's father was with Oswald before JFK assassination, Trump says
UK Jews blamed again - this time for Leicester winning EPL title
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
Beyond the Seder table: Manischewitz wine popular among Asian Americans
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Anti-Semitism and the British Left
More sound and fury
Israel has argued before the committee in the past that treaties like the Convention against Torture are applicable only in areas of the country in which Israeli law fully applies.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
After human rights NGO B’Tselem uploaded a video showing a medic from the Kfir Brigade shooting a terrorist who was already neutralized, the soldier has shared his version of the incident.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Former National Security Council head Uzi Dayan advocates for expelling the families of terrorists, arguing that when fighting terror, "the end justifies the means."
By EYAL LEVY
In the latest incident, a tunnel collapsed in Khan Younis in Gaza, killing one Hamas operative.
By NOAM ROTENBERG
Acting on government orders, the Golani Reconnaissance Battalion mapped out the home of Abd Al-Aziz Mar'i.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The raid was ordered "due to an increase in unorganized violence" by a number of residents of Hizma.
Earlier, thousands of Palestinians took part in funerals of terrorists killed in attacks on Israelis after Israel returned their bodies to the Palestinian Authority in Hebron.
Abbas "is not leading a terrorism policy, and is trying to restore calm," Deputy COGAT Brig.-Gen. Guy Goldstein says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
IDF units fire tear gas at Gazan rioters who crossed border fence.
The events over the weekend on the Gaza border passed with relative quiet, despite the fact that 10 Gazans were killed by IDF fire.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Five wounded in attack; terrorist shot and killed.
By BEN HARTMAN
Follow the latest updates on the escalation of violence in Israel and the West Bank.
Israel does not want an escalation. Neither does Hamas. But each new rocket has the potential to send the situation spiraling out of control.
IDF Southern Command chief Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgerman: Hamas building up military capabilities, but plans to use them in terrorist ways; Hamas and Israel share some short-term interests.
Threats to the rigs include surface-to-sea supersonic missiles like the Yakhont, in possession of Hezbollah, which can fire it from the Lebanese or Syrian coastlines.
Israel has facilitated entrance of 1.7 million tons of construction material into Gaza since end of 2014 conflict.
Over the past year, the Shin Bet disbanded some 150 Hamas cells in the West Bank, many of which were set up and operated remotely by the organization’s headquarters in Gaza or Turkey.
Col. Roman Gofman takes up post as Gush Etzion brigade commander.
Teacher can be seen walking with a small group of villagers carrying Palestinian flags as they chant, “five, six, seven, eight, Israel is a fascist state.”
Hamas has changed its strategy as a result of heavy losses during Operation Protective Edge, 'Al-Hayat' quotes sources in Gaza as saying.
"There is contradictory and partial information on whether he's alive," source says of Avera Mengistu.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,YOSSI MELMAN
Source says coming years represent opportunity to adapt IDF to future challenges; says military needs between 61 to 64 billion shekels a year to do this.
Left-wing NGO says video proves Col. Israel Shomer violated rules of engagement.
The drone crashed on its own before the IDF had reason to engage it, landing on the Israeli side of the border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The Judea Military Court handed down sentences of between seven years to eight and-a-half-years on Wednesday, but the decision was only announced Thursday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi says northern sector changing rapidly, "and we must know how to change."
The state wants to relocate the village to a plot of territory that is close to Area B, which is under the civil control of the Palestinian Authority.
Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgeman says IDF will not launch operation in Gaza over sporadic rocket fire.
Israel is tracking the events beyond the border, but IDF refuses to respond to foreign reports it has reinforced its presence in the area.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,KARINE ROZKOVSKY
The cell attacked the Elisha academy and the adjacent Halamish settlement, in the Binyamin region.
US report, with lawyers given inside access to IDF operations, could impact International Criminal Court report on Gaza War.
"As the threats from our enemies to destroy our homeland grow, our determination to defend our homeland grows."
Unnamed Hamas official suggests that organization's armed wing may be holding captive soldiers.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Givati Brigade commander says forces entered an unsecured area after cease-fire had taken effect, leading to kidnapping; IDF believes force used after kidnapping was proportionate.
Army Radio reports that IDF has changed training concept in light of lessons learned during Operation Protective Edge.
Third report on Gaza War reveals new details on IDF precautions to avoid civilian casualties, weapons strategy, military tactics.
One soldier was hit in the incident, yet he remained unharmed and did not require medical attention.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
"On the one hand you have here a peaceful border, and on the other hand you have a frontier area in Sinai that has developed into a hotbed of terror activity," IDF official says.
The month of March typically sees large drafts to combat units; data shows increase in females volunteering for combat units.
Over the past years, Jewish leaders have warned against the decreasing involvement of young American Jews with Israel.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Elles veulent servir leur pays. Dans les zones de combat. Qui sont ces femmes qui s’engagent dans des unités d’élite et quelle est leur place au sein de l’armée israélienne ?
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
If the case is about Azaria’s credibility against that of all of his commanders, he will likely be convicted in spite of some notable exonerating evidence.
Earlier testimony could potentially substantiate the soldier's claims that he shot the prone terrorist because he feared that he may be wearing an explosive devise.
Col. Sigal Tidhar: Our goal this year is to get civilians to act.
Eisenkot highlighted the importance of the IDF's role in its mission to ensure peace for Israeli citizens, both in the battlefield and on the homefront as well.
Comptroller report published on deficiencies in IDF investigations, West Bank building violations, intelligence, handling of contributions.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Rabbi Mendy Blinitzky, CEO of Lend a Hand to a Special Child, said the IDF is the only army in the world that accepts volunteer soldiers with special needs.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Lotan has cerebral palsy. “All along, they warned us that she wouldn’t walk, wouldn’t dance,” relates her mother. “But all along I insisted, ‘Yes, you will!’” And Lotan did.
The move comes after “10 committees” were set up to look at changes, and after “six months of [bureaucratic] approvals."
In statement to Post, military says a 'broad defense' is given to career soldiers during their absence and for 150 days afterwards.
Defense Minister: Israel must use every legal tool to fight sexual harassment and assault targeting women
Although the 2010 Career Military Service Law offers female soldiers protection against being fired due to pregnancy or child leave, it does not relate to fertility treatments.
Buchris and his primary female accuser, whose name is under gag order, but who had served with him during her army service, were both questioned by police on Wednesday.
The Juniper Cobra 16 exercise will involve the United States European Command and the IDF, and will focus on the threat of ballistic missiles, the IDF said on Saturday.
Investigation finds "negligence by commanders, severe professional failures, and a collapse of the safety mechanism."
IMI's Romach rockets have GPS navigation and provide new instant guided firepower to the IDF.
Brig.-Gen. Eli Ben Meir announces sudden resignation after ongoing personal disputes with Military Intelligence chief.
The Skystar aerostats are used by militaries for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and communications, as well as counter- IED missions.
There are currently about 100 haredi soldiers from Tomer on operational duty in the Samaria region at present, and another 150 in training including 60 who enlisted last week.
By JEREMY SHARON
"Revolutionary" new air defense system, designed to shoot down guided threats, will become operational at start of 2016.
The IDF Widows and Orphans Organization was established in 1991 with the aim of protecting and promoting the rights of IDF widows and orphans.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Three Israeli defense companies, including Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), will take part in the maintenance work.
Conscripts may use messaging service to check their status, photograph and send in forms
The IDF's chief rabbi, Brig.-Gen. Rafi Peretz, was reprimanded for approving the request without an adequate investigation, though the army source said Peretz did this in good faith.
Palestinian driver whose vehicle struck the man turned himself into the Palestinian police, claiming that it was an accident and that he had not intended to hit the man.
The Jewish Day of Atonement comes amid increased tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Radical elements in the haredi community have in the past few years waged a vitriolic campaign of incitement and harassment against haredi IDF officers.
Top former officials: Undoing reforms hurts legitimacy; Army: Current MAG’s independence, expertise matters more than rank on his shoulder
The defendants, 48-year-old Bashira Mahmoud and 21-year-old Amal Abu Salah, can be seen in video of the attack beating and stoning one of the wounded Syrian men.
Indictments for drug use make up 66 percent of all military indictments filed in 2014.
By MAARIV ONLINE
New report also faults defense establishment with insufficient cost cutting measures; Defense officials: Finance Ministry not honoring salary agreements.
For the sixth day in a row on Tuesday, Israelis experienced the scorching temperatures of a brutal summer heat wave.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,SHARON UDASIN
Newly available land will be sold by Israel Land Authority as housing real estate.
Defense establishment continues public campaign against call to cut IDF budget.
Commission calls to cut pensions for IDF’s non-combatant officers, sees budget goal of 59 b; recommends to reduce male service to 2 years; 11% personnel cuts.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Lawyer: IDF MAG fooled by recording.
Handwritten notes between Peres and Rabin among newly-released documents.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"In the IDF, there is room for everyone," IDF Spokesman Almoz says.
The IDF stated that the soldier's actions were not in keeping with the army's expectations of cadets in its officer's course.
In the clip, the tank is seen tilting on its side as it descends on a steep incline before finally landing on its turret. Nobody was injured as a result of the accident.
Field hospital can treat 200 patients a day; Search and rescue teams to search for trapped earthquake victims in rubble; 260 Israeli personnel to arrive in Nepal on Monday
Lyrics of Dylan's anti-war song "Masters of War" read at Remembrance Day ceremony at Oranim Academic College.
180 teams comprised of the best snipers in the IDF and Border Police take part in contest.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
IMI's Guided Mortar Munition can be guided by laser or GPS systems, has a range of 8 kilometers.
There is no existential threat to the Jewish state. Not even from Iran.
Ahead of likely budgetary shortage, security sources examining where cuts will be made in coming years; long-term development under threat.
After explosive device found near Gaza-Israel border, IDF's Southern Command runs drills.
Independence day ceremony at Mount Herzl annually recognizes outstanding citizens.
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
As the Merkava III tank celebrates 25 years in use, its crews still describe it as every bit as relevant today as it was when it entered service.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Security source: Moscow setting up air strike capabilities; Iran sent IRGC ground force; ISIS is threatening to take Damascus.
More F-35 fighter jets and increased funding for the development of defense systems may be part of increased US defense package.
So long as Iran continues to call for Israel's destruction, the defense establishment will not stop developing means to attack its nuclear program
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
This inevitably brings us to the Kfir Brigade soldier who soon will probably be charged with the crime of killing: manslaughter or perhaps murder.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Hoping to encourage more religious officers, the mechina prepped for what the IDF calls “a full and meaningful army service.”
By GIL TROY