04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
Coexistence groups face scrutiny after Tel Aviv stabbing
Top Palestinian official to Germany: Pressure Israel to make peace
WATCH: Palestinian video war against Israel?
UK won’t apologize for Balfour Declaration, PA threatens to sue
Australia, Israel sign environmental cooperation pact
Bennett warns Bayit Yehudi primary voters not to be complacent
Despite alternative proposal, Education Ministry reaffirms delay of Lag Ba’omer vacation
Jerusalem art gallery owner refuses to vacate, cites freedom of speech
Netanyahu nixes meeting with German FM over NGO critical of IDF
Israeli Sharia court system appoints first-ever female judge
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Financial benefits allocated for doctors ready to live, work in periphery
Tips for accident prevention during Independence Day festivities
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
Mideast states to bear the brunt of Trump's draconian aid cuts
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump urged to press Iran on releasing jailed Americans accused of spying
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Pro-Israel group seeks legal action against Barcelona BDS declaration
Trump: Those who deny Holocaust are accomplice to evil
Jewish students protest outside accused Nazi war criminal's Queens home
Princeton campus plastered with antisemitic, racist fliers
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump booed while speaking of father at Berlin summit
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
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WATCH: Israeli tourists connect with Japanese Christians on Yom HaShoah
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The greatest question for the incoming administration is how they form a cohesive policy on Syria, which Trump views as a mess America should avoid.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Syrian news agency that broke the story did not say why the militants left their positions on their stronghold near the border.
By HAIM ISROVITCH/MAARIV ONLINE
Israel hopes, with the help of Russia and the United States, that enough pressure can be placed on Iranian-backed militias to the point where they can be removed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Defense Minister said that Israel acts to prevent transfer of WMDs from Syria. As far as is known, it is the first time that a senior Israeli official expressed such a concern.
By YOSSI MELMAN
A military source stated that the mortar fire was likely accidental spillover from battles between Assad regime forces and rebels in Syria's civil war.
He did not clarify how he believed the developments established a link between Israel and islamist groups.
Activists living in the coastal province of Latakia have alleged that Israeli made drones have been scouring the skies throughout Syria collecting information on rebel positions.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Defense officials declined to comment on the report.
Likud Minister Steinitz says Israel will make it clear to US, Russia and other world powers that Iranian forces must not be allowed to mass on Israel's border.
Photographs showing the vehicle which was bombed by IDF forces in the Syrian province of Quneitra were published on Friday, Arab media reported.
Four rockets were fired from Syria into northern Israel on Thursday, the IDF confirmed. Two of the projectiles landed in the Upper Galilee and two landed in the Golan Heights.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Syrian rebels release video of Quneitra area after IAF helicopters reportedly fired missiles at two armed vehicles.
US ups its troops in an increasingly complex battlefield and risks straining relations with Turkey.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
On Thursday the United States said it was hoping to hear from Iran and Assad's other main ally, Russia, on whether they would be ready to abandon the Syrian leader.
Jolie accuses international community of forgetting the Syrian crisis and implored them to work on finding a solution to end the conflict.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Former PM says America "is perceived to have been weakened" over the last several years, but could still destroy Iran's nuclear arsenal in operation he said would be easier than planned campaign against Syrian chemical weapons.
Amidror, a fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, said that Iran bears responsible for Syrian President Bashar Assad's actions.
By HERB KEINON
With the end of the Syrian civil war presumably in sight, Israel and the other countries in the region are facing a serious question.
By SHARON UDASIN
The United Nations says 50,000 people remain in rebel-held Aleppo.
Leading Israeli analysts are not optimistic that the cease-fire will hold over the long run or lead to a peaceful political settlement of the war.
By BEN LYNFIELD
During their meeting at the White House, Netanyahu and Obama laid the groundwork to prepare a Memorandum of Understanding to replace the one that expires in 2017.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Despite attempts to create a different impression, the West has conceded the continued existence of both Assad and Islamic State.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Netanyahu's meeting with Putin focused mainly on the Israel's northern border, with fears of Hezbollah attaining lethal weapons in Syria with help from Iran.
“President Obama didn’t have to react to this particular case. Obama had a very different environment in 2013.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The United States and its allies say the Syrian military carried out a chemical attack that killed 87 people and wounded over 550 others, something Syria has already denied.
Israel’s Reform movement this year asked its members to dedicate the Sabbath before Passover to the Syrians and refer to them at least twice during the seder.
By ANDREW TOBIN / JTA
Six years on from the start of Syria’s bloody civil war, Iranian machinations in the country have become the greatest strategic threat to Israel.
Sven Mikser's comments to the 'Post' come just ahead of Netanyahu-Putin meeting in Moscow.
The energy minister says that since the Iran has expanded operations all over the region ever since signing the nuclear deal.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Brunner was described as the right-hand man to Eichmann, a leading Holocaust architect who was captured in Argentina in 1960 and later hanged after a trial in Israel.
The US is the odd man out as Moscow works with Tehran and Ankara to map out Syria’s future.
The Syrian Army’s seizure of the rebel-held area in eastern Aleppo puts the Assad regime clearly on the ascendancy, but the civil war is far from over.
The UN human rights office cited reports that at least 82 people had been killed on the streets while fleeing or in their homes in four different neighborhoods in the last few days.
Locked out of the government system for several hours, Syrian officials turned to Facebook to deny any attack against Assad and update viewers on his current condition.
Along with omitting news of the ceasefire, the regime website and TV are projecting the theme of “We are winning the war and will fight on until victory.”
The Amnesty report documents 65 "torture survivors" who detail flagrant abuses by Syrian prison guards, including rape and beatings.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Efforts to end the war between Assad and Syrian rebels are a separate affair from the war against Islamic State and other terrorist organizations operating in Syria’s eastern provinces.
In Switzerland, UN, US and Russia deny negotiations have collapsed ; Ja’afari: HNC breached truce.
The recent upsurge in fighting has proven the most acute challenge yet to a cessation of hostilities deal agreed in February.
The government delegation would reject any attempt to include presidential elections on the agenda, he said.
Ten of the suspects were from Syria and the rest from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria, Georgia and other countries, he added, without going into further details.
Under the last five years of Assad's presidency, since an uprising first took root in Daraa in March of 2011, between 250,000 and 370,000 have been killed.
At a security conference in Munich, US Secretary of State John Kerry repeated his belief that the Syrian conflict has no true military solution.
Putin made similar comments last year, but Russian officials subsequently denied that Moscow provided military aid to the Syrian opposition groups that Putin had mentioned.
Ex-national security advisor Amidror tells Post Iranian jets cannot challenge IAF air superiority; Defense establishment remains silent over possibility of Iranian jets in Syria.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
World powers hope to negotiate a ceasefire between Assad and Western-backed rebel groups.
Israel’s defense establishment quietly preparing for an expanded presence of the Iranian-led axis in southern Syria.
Arriving in Austria, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he was not entering the talks bound by any preconditions.
"Nothing would do more to bolster the fight against Daesh than a political transition that sidelines Assad," says secretary of state.
State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed the change in policy on Tuesday, saying that a "multilateral" invitation to Iran would not be opposed by the United States.
Obama’s successor will undo his Mideast policy, not out of concern for Russia’s gains or oil’s flow, but because this region’s decay is the main threat to the world’s stability.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government.
Assad added that he will only leave power if the Syrian people demand that he step down.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that she welcomes Iran's participation in any negotiations aimed at ending the civil war in Syria, however Iran needs to change its attitude towards Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Iran consistently threatens to annihilate the Jewish state, even though world powers insist the nuclear deal will make Israel safer.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BEN HARTMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Iran and Saudi Arabia have put forward rival peace plans for Syria, but their aims are irreconcilable and no end to the conflict is in sight.
Tehran to use momentum from the nuclear deal for possible new Syrian agreement.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The keystone of Iran’s strategy in the Arab Middle East is its capacity to support Bashar Assad’s regime.
By ELIE PODEH
Assad, in a telegram congratulating Iran's supreme leader on the deal agreed with major powers on Tuesday, called it "a major turning point" in the history of Iran and the world.
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.
“Hamas does not fight any Arab regime or any Arab society and does not interfere in the internal affairs of any society," Hamas representative claims, despite evidence that group has trained rebels.
Lebanon's security forces carried out a maneuver to counter militants near the border, a mission that, according to a source belonging to the security establishment, may prove to be a prelude to more actions in several hilltop positions around Ras-Baalbek.
“Hezbollah's intervention in Syria is insanity and Hezbollah has brought this insanity to Lebanon.”
"If Iran wants to be part of the solution, it has to pull its forces from Syria. The same applies elsewhere, whether in Yemen or Iraq," Saudi FM says.
On visit to Turkey, Iranian president vows to work with Turkey "to establish stability in the region."
"We went to watch... dolphins and we ended up in f**king Syria."
The shot was fired.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
It takes more time to prepare the nation, the government, the public, the US and the international community for war than to prepare the military.
By GAL PERL FINKEL
Since the beginning of the civil war in Syria, and as the battles have encroached on the Israeli border, the period of utter calm along the Syrian-Israeli border, which has persisted for 40 years.
By SARIT ZEHAVI
Let us walk through this door holding each other by the hand.
By AKIL MARCEAU
It is important to raise our voices and speak to the international community so that people know that no one outside is helping us.
By NASIR PASHA KHALAF
There is a long-standing pattern of the US benefiting from Israeli innovations.
By JOHN GOLAN
Decent people, truly committed to working for a better society but who lack the arrogant showmanship of a Trump or a Netanyahu, will always find it hard to outmaneuver these people at the polls.
By JEFF BARAK
Hamdan told Iranian media that the visit’s main objective was reaching an understanding on the Syrian conflict.
By GRANT RUMLEY,AMIR TOUMAJ
The main threat from Syria is that the fighting between these groups will spill over into Israeli territory.
By LIOR AKERMAN