01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Comment: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
Donald Trump is president
Trump hears sermon on biblical protection of Jerusalem before swearing-in
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Though the command relies mostly on conscripted soldiers, reservists are called in for large-scale disasters, like the one in Ramat Hachayal.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
According to the Ma'an News Agency, 17-year-old Qusay Hasna al-Umour was shot in the chest three times during clashes in the village of Tuqu.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
"You cannot expect a young cadet to operate like an infantry soldier at the scene of a terror attack if he was never trained to do so."
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV
Did Azaria verdict play a role? IDF Spokesman denies hesitancy, link to case.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
Security forces suspected that the factory had been in operation for a while but an exact amount of time was unknown.
Israel has decided to use every Gaza rocket launch as an opportunity to hit strategically important Hamas targets.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Kulanu MK Akram Hasson's comments in an interview with Channel 2 came amid fierce battles in recent days near the Druse village of Khader in the Syrian Golan Heights.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Speaking before the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Eisenkot said that there had been a significant decline in the number of attacks against Israeli targets in the West Bank.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to two witnesses interviewed by B'tselem, second Hebron terrorist was shot and immobilized, and then only later shot in the head; IDF says claims untrue.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,MAAYAN GROISMAN
Current level of readiness in home front is ‘a little better than average,’ emergency organization head says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
There were no injuries among IDF soldiers in the attacks.
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
Christian soldiers sometimes find themselves threatened by their Muslim neighbors and are the recipients of violent attacks.
As a lone soldier, Blas says she has missed out on “advantages other soldiers take for granted.”
By MARION FISCHEL
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot recently authorized IDF to invest billions into cyber operations.
According to Liberman, this coalition would be similar to the one the US established ahead of the First Gulf War in 1991, but would this time include Israel.
By YAAKOV KATZ
15 suicides suspected, four killed in action.
The conviction of Azaria is the strongest move Israel has made to date which could get the ICC to back off.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"Israel’s military capabilities make the Israel Defense Forces the strongest, most modern and most technologically advanced military power in the Middle East."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
NGO says incident due to encouragement of "shoot-to-kill" policy.
Brigadier-general says IDF recruits need to spend more time outdoors
For first time, combatants match number of clerks.
All recommendations for reservists to also apply to their wives
Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan: "We must salute the IDF for this."
Senior IDF Officer: Unit continues to work around the clock to counter the threat of tunnels originating in Gaza.
Move of training bases to Negev sparks economic boom.
Maj-Gen. Hagai Topolansky to be questioned under caution.
Two decades after first female parachuting instructor, 20 women enroll in course.
Speaking during the event, the chief of staff said that despite the revelations and objections to Karim, he was “never in any doubt that Rabbi Karim was the right appointment.”
By JEREMY SHARON
It’s two weeks to the touchdown of the world’s most advanced fighter jet in Israel.
The UN Human Rights Council criticizes certain warning shots, especially Israel’s dropping of non-explosive missiles onto the roofs of buildings.
The proposal is a response to a situation in which many lone have trouble beginning their adult lives in Israel when they finish their service.
The night before, hundreds marched in central Jerusalem in support of Azaria. His trial has led to major controversy in Israel and sparked political tensions.
Residents of Umm-al-Hiran have been offered 800-meter plots of land and in the nearby Beduin town of Hura and financial compensation.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Near-nightly raids shut down illegal weapons factories, confiscates arms.
Israel currently has three Dolphin-class submarines and two Dolphin 2-class submarines (another one is expected to be delivered in 2018).
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,GIL HOFFMAN
The exercise, which was held at the Solenzara Air Base from October 31 to November 11, saw Israeli F-15s fly alongside French Rafale jets.
Army makes effort to add more female combat soldiers.
Israel was a full participant in the wide-scale drill held in Montenegro to evaluate the readiness and capabilities of NATO to face natural disasters.
“The idea was to use the backpackers as the infrastructure for people to do ‘blue-and-white’ humanitarian work to show the real Israel to the world.”
By HERB KEINON
‘Biggest moving company in Middle East’ adopts new methods to transport critical supplies
The decision to indict Buchris was made by IDF Military Advocate-General Brig.- Gen. Sharon Afek, who said he did so with a “heavy heart” in light of the defendant’s record as a combat officer.
Tzav Ehad reported that 52 new religious recruits recently drafted to the engineer corps were forced to shave their beards.
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.
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.
The Eitan APC will come with an active protection system, and its high speed will enable rapid deployment of forces between North and South.
Upon his release from the army he thanked those who stood by his side and made his service meaningful.
Army bans viral app from bases, which activates cameras, GPS sensor and leaks data, military sources say.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Trial of Elor Azaria reflects decades-long dilemmas faced by young Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.
"I had no choice but to shoot the terrorist to stop serious, immediate danger which could have killed many."
IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria takes the stand in the trial over his shooting of a downed Palestinian terrorist in March.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Can Azaria save his case after six weeks of being hammered by the IDF prosecution and every officer over him and his unit in the chain of command?
‘Including Darwish is as logical as praising ‘Mein Kampf ’’
Military: Kaminer is unfit for duty; Kaminer: This is a small victory that allows me to become a free human being.
Navy drills a scenario on the northern front, "where we located an enemy vessel and destroyed it as quickly as possible."
Israel Air Force commander Maj.-Gen. Benny Peled is heard saying that his superior, IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. Motta Gur, had doubts about the mission plan.
Elbit’s Seagull, likely to go into service in Israel Navy, launched a torpedo at Haifa port recently
IAF seeking approval to increase number of jets from 33 to 50, with a view of eventually having 75 aircraft.
Brig. Gen. Ofek Buchris is accused of five incidents of rape against his main accuser and of sexual harassment against a second accuser.
A role that feeds into post-army employment.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Since taking up his position as defense minister, Avigdor Liberman has worked hard to project a new, moderate image and allay concerns of alarmed critics.
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
IDF hands out citations for bravery, including a posthumous citation to St.-Sgt. Maj. Tuvia Yanai Weismann, who was killed trying to stop knife attackers in supermarket.
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.
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."
The Cypriot government thanked the Government of Israel
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
Many politicians have called for IDF soldier Elor Azaria to be pardoned. Do you agree?
The IDF chief believes Israel is currently experiencing a quiet period that should be used to prioritize training for conscripts and reserves, and to place war readiness at the top of the agenda.
Operation Entebbe - The hostages come home - "Capturing the Moment."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Gulf War - Saddam's Scuds attack Israel - "Capturing the Moment."
The Six Day War - Liberating the Western Wall - "Capturing the Moment."
The political circus needs to end. The IDF needs to remain united.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
His latest problem is keeping them from opening their own lines of communication with the incoming Trump administration and trying to win the next president’s support for their views.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Living in Israel made me feel so much happier, and I felt such a strong connection between myself and this country.
By JORDANA WISE
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
The Azaria trial is a watershed moment for the IDF and possibly for Israeli society at large.
At least her diatribe was useful for someone.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
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