04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
US Senate unanimously signs letter asking UN to address anti-Israel bias
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
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
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
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
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
Several Likud and Bayit Yehudi MKs lamented the realization of the disengagement plan at Tuesday’s event, saying that 11 years on, Israel is still dealing with the repercussions.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
'We need to ask the citizens of this country whether they want an Israeli-Palestinian state or an Israeli state.'
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Opposition leader offers east Jerusalem, West Bank in unsigned agreement with Abbas prior to election
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
"Hamas had a miracle," opposition leader says during visit to the Eshkol region where a Hamas infiltration tunnel dug from Gaza was recently uncovered.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Biden concludes his three-day visit to Israel.
“The residents of Ariel deserve the same protection as the residents of Tel Aviv,” says opposition leader during visit to Ariel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“There is a golden opportunity with this new American administration to seize the regional approach to peace.”
By GIL HOFFMAN
In a letter to the Chief Rabbis that 'The Jerusalem Post' exclusively obtained, Edelstein and Herzog praised Lookstein and touted their personal connections to him.
By LAHAV HARKOV
There was talk about if a superstar would enter the race.
Netanyahu issued an ultimatum to Sigmar Gabriel the day before, saying that he will not meet with the German FM if he holds planned meeting with NGO Breaking the Silence.
By REUTERS,HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu issued an ultimatum to Gabriel the day before, saying that he will not meet with the German FM if he holds planned meeting with NGO Breaking the Silence.
By LAHAV HARKOV,REUTERS
“This worthless agreement was approved by the attorney-general, although no decent one would have approved it.”
By UDI SHAHAM
Herzog: I am forming a 'rational' bloc to replace the PM.
By JEREMY SHARON,UDI SHAHAM
In spite of these various possibilities, it would seem unlikely that any new political realignment will be reached at present.
By JEREMY SHARON
Kahlon acknowledged that the cost of living in Israel is high.
By SHARON UDASIN
The Zionist Union leader says he "would have obtained international support" for settlement construction.
The British Foreign Secretary is scheduled to arrive Tuesday.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Herzog noted that everyone, Israeli and Jewish leaders, are walking on thin ice—not wanting to embarrass the American administration.
All eyes now on Labor’s July primary
Plenum vote delayed until Monday; Ben-Dahan: ‘Annexation from whom? Israel has the right on land’
By UDI SHAHAM,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Attorney-General Mandelblit closed the corruption case against opposition leader Herzog citing insufficient evidence.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"I don't want to say that the cigars and champagne have gone to your head," Herzog jests.
Netanyahu entered the Likud Knesset faction meeting on Monday in a defiant mood and issued a message of harsh criticism against the press, who he accused of trying to topple his government.
Conference marks 20th anniversary of death of President Herzog.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog spoke at a cultural event Saturday, bashing the prime minister, and Yair Lapid.
By LAURA SIGAL
Yesh Atid, headed by former journalist Yair Lapid, currently holds 11 seats in the Knesset, while the Likud retains the largest faction in parliament with 30.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Zionist Union criticizes UN vote on Israeli settlement, but lambasts PM for his "diplomatic typhoon" in response to the matter.
It was somewhat ironic then that the overnight deal Netanyahu made with residents of Amona was reached at 3 on Sunday morning.
"Hatred and racism are reaching new heights since our last election and will only intensify."
Despite the Labour party's multiple incidents of antisemitism recently, lawmakers visiting Israel declare renewed determination to fight it.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,GIL HOFFMAN
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Herzog to apologize, saying he "can't believe he used the term 'virus' to describe settlers."
Herzog: PM didn’t mean for Rabin to be killed, but didn’t prevent it either; Gal-On: Netanyahu benefited from Rabin’s murder; Bennett: Left must stop blaming and trying to silence Right.
In a text message to Zionist Union MKs sent after the report came out midday, Herzog wrote that he was not negotiating; he was in synagogue for the past four hours.
“He was larger than life... Israel has never had such a leader. His contribution to everything good in Israel was huge. He was also the best teller of Israel’s story.”
The allegations focused on the November 2013 Labor leadership primary, in which Herzog defeated incumbent party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,GIL HOFFMAN
Channel 2 reported last week that Netanyahu and Herzog met twice, on Monday and Thursday at the Herzliya home of Leon Edri, a neighbor and confidant of the prime minister.
He said Israel needed to be smart in negotiating such deals, but should not publicly foreclose them.
Herzog said he saw the bullying within his own political camp a a great danger.
According to a report published Friday on Channel 2, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Zionist Union MK Isaac Herzog met in secret in Caesarea.
Opposition head: Jabotinsky would be ashamed of you.
Why Sunday's party convention truly matters.
Secretary-General says Herzog hecklers won't be kicked out of party.
Vote follows "blow-up" at party convention in Tel Aviv as delegates shout "Herzog go home!"
MKs Shelly Yacimovich, Omer Bar-Lev, and Erel Margalit wrote that a secret-ballot vote was required for a fair competition at Sunday's Labor convention.
When asked by Army Radio if he was openly calling for Herzog to be replaced, Bar noted that Herzog himself has said repeatedly that the party needed new blood.
Herzog's opponents say it must take place sooner.
Gideon Saar (Likud), Israel's former Interior Minister wrote that the attack was a "mass murder of people" who believe in the French values; Trump suspends VP pick after tragedy.
By ARIEL WHITMAN,REUTERS
Called a "transparency bill" by its sponsor, far-right Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, it will require NGOs to give details of overseas donations.
The date will have to be decided ahead of the next Labor convention, which is tentatively set for July 10 but could be delayed due to a European soccer game.
Labour leader promises zero tolerance for anti-Semitism.
Herzog's spokesman Ofer Newman wrote the Facebook post on Friday, after seeing the controversial documentary film The Settlers.
Herzog's office says questioning was conducted to complete a probe that was almost finished before and had been postponed.
By BEN HARTMAN
Talks between Netanyahu and Herzog broke down after Herzog did not succeed in persuading enough of his party's MKs to join the coalition.
Herzog said that should Netanyahu distance himself from the far-right, his party would "gather and decide," if, perhaps there is room for talks over a unity-government.
By GIL HOFFMAN,CORAL BRAUN
PM, Herzog rail against UNESCO denying Jewish ties to Old City; politicians debate united or divided Jerusalem in Knesset.
Zionist Union leader compares himself to Herzl in speech to Knesset plenum.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
Herzog calls his Labor critics anarchists.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NIV ELIS
The initiative would have led to opening up negotiations with the Arab world and undoubtedly change the face of the region, Herzog said.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The embattled Labor chief called a news conference in Tel Aviv amidst calls in his faction for his resignation over the botched negotiations with Netanyahu.
Marathon unity talks continued late into Tuesday night after Netanyahu and Herzog met until late into the night the previous evening.
Labor leader ‘mistakenly’ posts terms to join coalition on Facebook.
Herzog’s quashed the rumors after talk among political insiders that his party would join the coalition in the coming days reached a fever pitch.
If Zionist Union joins the coalition, the largest opposition party would be the Joint List, meaning MK Ayman Odeh would become opposition leader and receive monthly briefings from Netanyahu.
"Perhaps, we can ensure that the anti-Semitism expressed in recent days is not the example to set to the young British generation," Herzog writes.
In late March, Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit initiated an initial probe into alleged campaign fund-raising violations by Herzog.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,BEN HARTMAN
Education Minister Bennett, Joint List leader Odeh and Herzog's fellow Labor party members Yacimovich and Bahloul lash out at opposition leader.
Opposition leader involved in car accident.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Opposition leader tells ‘Post’ probe will only strengthen him.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
ypically public officials do not resign until they have been indicted.
Herzog continued the visit to Germany despite a report the previous day that the police requested permission to question him under caution on suspicion of campaign finance violations.
Herzog’s associates said he would cooperate with law-enforcement authorities when he returns from an official visit to Germany.
Peretz to host mass rally; Herzog vows to continue to lead
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had every reason to seek a national-unity government with Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog.
"Apparently there were contacts that were intended to bring [Isaac] Buji Herzog into the government," Kahlon said.
State argues new probe should not impact his ministerial appointment.
"Our party will never be led by a man tainted by wrongdoing, and that includes me," Herzog wrote on Facebook.
Shas leader, Herzog vow to prove their innocence
Herzog joined Shas chairman Arye Deri, who was revealed overnight to be the subject of an investigation whose circumstances are still under a gag order.
Herzog said Clinton’s speech was warm and friendly. He praised her for saying she would not support an imposed solution of the conflict with the Palestinians.
If he shakes hands with Clinton, he knows he will have to shake hands with Republican candidates, too.
How confusing is it, when an ostensibly left-wing opposition leader stakes out positions of military strength and criticizes the iconic right-wing prime minister for failing to send in the army?
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
"Of course this is an intifada," says MK Bar-Lev, on Zionist Union visit to east Jerusalem.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Livni met Saturday with Wallstrom and according to the MK's spokesman, she persuaded the Swedish FM to publicly support Israel's right to protect itself and publicly denounce the BDS movement.
MK rails against Labor leader’s postponement of leadership primary.
Herzog: PM should come out against those slamming IDF chief; Stop politicizing the army, Lapid says
Israel cannot allow itself to be stampeded into a peace agreement that isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.
By AMIEL UNGAR
With all the attention Yair Lapid has been getting, you’d be forgiven for thinking Israel has two opposition leaders.
In One-on-One with Special in Uniform interview, Herzog recalls his childhood memories of the Entebbe operation.
Partnerships will have to be built and the sooner the better.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Still, it is unclear whether this preliminary probe will lead to a full-blown police investigation.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The somewhat insipid response by the media to these revelations is a byproduct of our dysfunctional political system, having inured Israelis to political deceit and made them highly cynical.
By ISI LEIBLER
At least her diatribe was useful for someone.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
This right-wing engine cannot get its ignition to work, and will not succeed in leading the country anywhere; and when the engine repeatedly fails, we must understand, it’s time it was replaced.
By ISAAC HERZOG
Now is the time to present Israeli citizens with concrete steps that could enshrine our democratic character and Jewish majority, ameliorate our security and boost our international legitimacy.
By HILIK BAR
Netanyau pulled the football away from Herzog again this week, with coalition negotiations.
If broadening the coalition is just a tactical move that extends the life of the government, Herzog should keep his job as opposition leader.
While the political futures of Deri and Herzog are at stake, the political health of the nation is infinitely more important.