05.31.2016 | 23 Iyar, 5776
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
Hezbollah deputy: No war this summer 'unless Israel chooses'
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Analysis: Cryptic press release by police cushions blow for Sara Netanyahu
Analysis: A dovish Liberman sings sweetly of two-states
For female same-sex couples, gender wage gap a double whammy
Analysis: Liberman won’t start a war tomorrow
Bennett launches Knesset Question Hour with one-liners and debate
Ya'alon hints at fundraising for new party in letter
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Standing the test of time
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Our World: The old generals’ old plan
King Agrippa I: The last Maccabee
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Chew your way to tolerance: New spoof ad seeks to end Islamophobia
Iranian woman diguised as a man sneaks into soccer match
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
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'
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
A third of all Americans believe boycott of Israel justified, poll shows
Holocaust memorial projects clash in Munich
New York Jews sing, dance with locals in Morocco and Tunisia
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Still a ways to go on Israel with Ryan’s call for ‘unity’ with Trump
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Orange is the New Black actress visits Israel to participate in Pride Week
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
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
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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
What the hell is this?
Welcome to Swedenistan…and have a lousy day
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps on Wednesday announced that it had launched two additional missiles – which it claims are “capable of reaching Israel.”
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The former US secretary of state referred to Israel and the US as "two raucous democracies" who "sometimes get carried away."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Nisman was found in his apartment with a bullet in his head and a pistol by his side, just before he was due to testify to the Argentine congress about his findings.
Upwards of 20,000 Jews live in the Islamic Republic of Iran today.
The concert was announced earlier this week and had been planned for later this year.
"It reminds me of the economy and industry of the 'Third Reich," said the vice president of Europe's Jewish Congress.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Anti-Semitic discourse is greater now than it was during Ahmadinejad’s rule, says Hebrew University professor
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Le consensus de Lausanne sur le programme nucléaire iranien va-t-il se transformer en un accord global et définitif ? Rien n’est encore tranché
By YOSSI MELMAN
A fifth American is also released by Iran in a separate agreement.
By MICHAEL WILNER
GCC security chiefs to convene at White House, and later at Camp David; Nuke talks resuming in Vienna.
Iranian negotiator denies discussion of 2-3 page nuclear deal, according to local media.
The document would include the maximum number and types of uranium enrichment centrifuges Iran could operate, the size of uranium stockpiles, and type of atomic research Iran can conduct.
With or without nuclear weapons, the dramatic developments in Yemen and the soft and insufficient response of the US, EU pave the way for Iran to become a regional superpower.
"We must develop a parallel agreement in which we, along with the Americans, establish a course of action to be taken if the Iranians violate the agreement and return to the nuclear threshold."
Three years ago, the state enacted legislation mandating identification of persons or entities that invest more than $20 million in goods, services or credit in the Iranian energy sector.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The speaker also wrote to all 120 MKs, asking them to join a coordinated social media campaign on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to express their disgust at Holocaust denial.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Non-Jewish Iranian exiles tour West Bank.
The source of the billboard is still unclear, though some speculate it could be tied to an upcoming art exhibit in Jerusalem.
By ROSIE PERPER
"Israelis do not like leakers, snitches or scheming politicians."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Just 22% trust Obama with their security, poll finds.
The former senator also called for President Obama to order construction of new American Embassy in Jerusalem, calling its absence an "anomaly."
By LAURA KELLY
According to report, Iran delivered 14.75 million cubic meters of crude oil at a value $450 million to Israel’s Trans-Asiatic Oil Ltd.
Efraim Halevy calls Israel "indestructible."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"One thing does not change, the slogan of 'death to Israel' that is scrawled on the missiles."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Obama warned Republican lawmakers not to "prejudge" the agreement or "try to use a procedural argument essentially to screw up the possibility of a deal."
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Israeli UN envoy: “This contest legitimizes Holocaust denial and encourages Holocaust deniers to continue their incitement.”
"They always try to slander the state of Israel and undermine its foundation," foreign minister says.
It is Herzi Halevy's first US trip since being appointed in September.
2,000 kilometer range would put Israel in ballistic missile's striking distance.
United Against Nuclear Iran objects to promoting business to the Islamic Republic while ignoring the county’s support for terrorism and its belligerent behavior.
By HERB KEINON
Bahrain broke off formal relations with Iran in January of this year.
Western officials say that although the launches went against 2231, they were not a violation of the core nuclear agreement.
The ballistic missile test was intended "to show Iran's deterrent power and also the Islamic Republic's ability to confront any threat against the Islamic Revolution."
The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against the group.
Dr. Ephraim Asculai releases book with accounts of Israeli Atomic Energy Commission’s early days.
The report said that the incident occurred on the third day of naval excises being conducted off the Persian Gulf, but did not specify the date of the event nor the name of the US carrier.
With wind at its back because of the newly gained international legitimacy and sanctions removal, Tehran could more aggressively push its sectarian agenda in the region.
Supreme leader: Be careful – comments made by some American politicians in past few days are suspicious.
An IAEA report shows that Iran was lying about its military nuclear program, but the deal continues.
Tehran denies having any military forces in Syria, but says it has dispatched advisers to help Assad's army fight "terrorist groups." Hezbollah has not published a figure for its losses.
Stop the Bomb, an organization that was founded in Austria in 2007 and that opposes the Iranian government, sharply criticized Fischer.
As Tehran uses the post-sanctions windfall to finance advanced weapons and terror networks for Assad, Hezbollah and other allies, the violence will increase, as will the exodus from Syria.
Undecided lawmakers plan announcements as advocates, opponents plot their final moves ahead of showdown on Capitol Hill
Rezaian, Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, was detained on July 22, 2014 and imprisoned for nine months without charges.
The most recent verdict came as the world awaits news regarding the fate of Jason Rezaian, a reporter for the Washington Post held in Iran for more over a year on espionage charges.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Buchanan said that the deal was going through, and that Republican leadership conceded as much.
Re-examining the political landscape in light of the Iran deal, the PA must play a double game in order to keep all options on the table.
By GIDEON GOREN
Russia had previously agreed to ban the sale under pressure from the US; Israel has pushed Moscow not to send the advanced weapons system to Iran.
Rezaian has reportedly developed a litany of health problems resulting from full-day interrogations, months in solitary confinement.
The rapprochement between Iran and the PA comes amid reports of mounting tensions between Tehran and Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The agreement, a major initiative for both US President Barack Obama and Iran's pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani, has been met with resistance from hardliners in both countries.
Director General of the Foreign Ministry claimed that Israel's interests and those of countries like Saudi Arabia, are aligned against those of Iran.
For decades, Germany was Iran's biggest trading partner in Europe. Last year, German exports to Iran rose to 2.4 billion euros in anticipation that the sanctions might be eased
Iran is driven by ideology 'but when there is a clash between ideology and interests, and they have to pay a heavy price, they will reconsider their policy.'
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is supported by the US, Britain, France, Russia, China, Germany, and Iran, and will be endorsed by a resolution of the United Nations Security Council.
A glimpse into the final deal which was reached Tuesday morning.
Entering the very last moment of a long, critical hour, that final nuclear deal appeared just as elusive as it did seven days ago.
Three major sticking points obstructing world powers and Iran from making an historic nuclear deal appear to have been resolved.
On the battlefield, the Syrian military has been losing ground to insurgents who are edging closer to the coastal province of Latakia, an important government-held stronghold.
Top security officials admit that you cannot deter the enemy from its desire to equip itself; you can only try to deter it from using the weapons in its possession.
Israel's diplomatic efforts to keep Russia from selling the air defense system to Iran have failed to keep Moscow from worrying about its own interests.
Revolutionary Guards killed alleged terrorists in southeastern Iran.
Fathali's remarks mirror those of Hassan Nasrallah who called Riyadh's intervention "unjust, Saudi-American aggression," and blamed the House of Saud for "abandoning" the Palestinians.
While all sides agree they have been inching closer to a deal, there are major disagreements that have prevented a resolution.
Iran may be serious about a nuclear deal that ends its pariah status and the crippling sanctions. But it has been maximizing its strength across the Middle East.
Steinitz, in France to influence Iran deal, says until agreement is completed "we will point to specific loopholes and difficulties."
Bill requires Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran for Congress' approval.
Obama says nuclear deal a reasonable, if fleeting opportunity for peace, in message to the Iranian people marking the Persian new year.
There are fears that the case could harm relations between the two countries if the US were to provide information while Israel refused.
Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi's selection comes in light of reports that Ayatollah Khameini was hospitalized in critical condition.
Over the years the Iranian narrative of Iran being “tolerant” of Jews has become louder.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Hollande enthusiastically welcomed Hassan Rouhani, president of the Holocaust-denying, genocidal Iranian regime.
By MEL ALEXENBERG
When a regime is obsessed with conspiracy theories about Jews, it is not only a threat to the Jewish people themselves, but to civilization itself.
By KEN JACOBSON
My first personal encounter with Iran left me surrounded by death and destruction.
By ARNOLD E. RESNICOFF
Not allowing America’s highest legislative body to even weigh in on what may be the foremost foreign policy agreement of our time makes a travesty of democracy.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
As an Israeli, I fear that we will soon be left with no choice but to tackle the Iranian threat alone.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Netanyahu’s battle has opened up deep divisions within the Jewish community that could take years to heal, if that.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
First of all, here’s what not to talk about. Don’t speak about peace. There’s hardly a Jew alive who hasn’t heard the litany of biblical and rabbinic sources on peace trotted out time and again.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Business interests will dominate and impede European countries from invoking snap-back sanctions.
With every passing day, opposition mounts against the woeful nuclear deal negotiated by the administration with the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism—the Islamic Republic of Iran.
By DR. BEN CARSON
The Western world is facing an unprecedented threat from a global eclipse of reason.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Reports, confirmed by National Security Adviser Susan Rice, have revealed two secret deals struck between the IAEA and Iran.
An updated list of the fictions peddled by the Obama administration in support of its pact with Iran.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
This is a bad agreement for the US, the EU and mankind, but far more importantly, it is a death warrant for Israel.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Whether by intention or not, the American public needs to see this speech for what it was: an ally, perhaps representing other allies, calling America to take back the driver’s seat.
By DAN FEFERMAN
Iranian society and its civil movement are very vibrant and active.
By MEHDI AMINI