02.21.2017 | 25 Shevat, 5777
Fatah official: Regional solution should start with ending military rule
'Netanyahu’s political fears thwarted a regional peace deal’
Bennett: Palestinian state would lead to refugee crisis for Israel
Syrian official vows to back Hezbollah in potential war against Israel
IFL’s Kovalski earns football scholarship in US
Casspi on the move in blockbuster trade
Beitar Jerusalem rallies on the road to down Hapoel Tel Aviv
Judge extends remand of murder suspect
Malaysia’s impact on Singapore-Israel ties
Knesset grants 'V15 Bill' initial approval
Israel is clearly pivoting to Asia, Netanyahu announces in Singapore
Amona evacuees: Netanyahu still committed to building new settlement
Veteran Israeli guitarist/composer collaborates with Vertigo Dance Company
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Health Ministry cannot judge medical negligence, say MKs
Laundermat app shares more than just dirty laundry
Jerusalem’s International Convention Center named top 10 in world
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
On human dignity in Israel
The recorded deed to Jerusalem
‘It’s time for the US Congress to scrap the sanctions on Azerbaijan’
IDF soldiers in the dangerous cycle of prostitution
Hamas leaders pledge to defend Palestinian people, cause
Global arms sales at highest level since Cold War
Russian deputy FM to ‘Post’: Hezbollah will leave Syria when conflict is over
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Historian Yaffa Eliach’s archives donated to Yad Vashem
Wave of bomb threats continues against US Jewish community centers
Secret letters reveal Nazi death camp horrors
Technology connects Diaspora youth to their Israeli counterparts
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
Trump chooses McMaster to replace Flynn as National Security Advisor
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
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The People & The Book: Advancing with all
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שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
"Stay in your homes, the story is not over...there is more to come," read the ominous text.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Gilad Erdan signed an order on Thursday barring the Palestinian Authority-funded station F48 from operating from its headquarters in the Northern Israeli city of Nazareth.
The Finance Ministry has been withholding funds from the IBA, making it increasingly difficult for the public broadcasting service to meet its operational costs and to pay for new productions.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Veteran employees and retirees of Israel Radio look back at the institution’s glory days, and bemoan the decision to dismantle it.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The nightly half-hour news broadcasts have been arranged through a syndication agreement between ILTV and METV (Middle East Television).
Police are expected to question Netanyahu this week for a third time regarding the case.
By UDI SHAHAM
Officially, the law is meant to allow the government extra time to prepare for the change in public broadcasting, but Kan said it is ready to begin working.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The fact that the bills have been set aside for the coming weeks does not necessarily reflect on how the coalition will choose to move forward after that point.
Screenwriters’ Guild chairman Amit Lior holds a traveling hunger strike against the bureaucracy.
Cabinet vote on reversing plans for IBA delayed by at least three weeks.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GREER FAY CASHMAN
"The coalition deal makes us a monarchy and that is unacceptable according to our Basic Laws," says Tomer Naor of the Movement for Quality Government.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Netanyahu will convene the heads of the six parties in his coalition to discuss a bill that would close down the IBC, which is set to replace the current Israel Broadcasting Authority.
There is already considerable opposition to Bitan’s proposal, including within his own Likud party.
New public broadcaster to start operations in 2017.
The Knesset Committee on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Public Broadcasting Law that would allow the new public broadcasting service to temporarily conduct operations outside Jerusalem.
Bayit Yehudi, Kulanu to oppose PM’s IBA delay
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
“I will not allow public funds to be used to finance yet another elitist station," Miri Regev said.
Regev issued a statement in which she said that she would not waste public funds on yet another elitist station that does not reflect the demographic composition of the nation.
Barkat and Knesset lobby want the new network to be established in Jerusalem.
A special Knesset Committee headed by Yesh Atid MK Keren Elharrar discussed the issue in depth, and in principle accepted the recommendations of the Landes committee with certain amendments.
The IBA is to close down at the end of March 2016, at which time a new, more streamlined and cost-efficient public broadcasting service is to be launched.
Netanyahu holds the Communications portfolio and is the address for the ongoing campaign to try to save the IBA English News from going off the air permanently.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
On Monday, the Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved the cancellation, and it the Knesset approved it in a first vote with 24 in favor and none opposed.
Steve Leibowitz: Akunis’s resignation is a great loss to IBA.
Eichler Clause in Public Broadcasting Law likely to be repealed by Knesset.
"No one should be paid with tax money to give one-sided opinions…using a microphone that belongs to the nation,” MK Eichler says.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
The battle to save the Israel Broadcasting Authority is a battle to maintain free press in Israel and prevent political interference in broadcasting.
For several months now, certain Israel Radio anchors have been signing off by reminding listeners that the station is in a state of liquidation.
Due to the failure on the part of the government to implement the new public broadcasting law wrote Frej, the employees of the IBA itself have become victims of the state.
Herzog wants to replace the Communications Ministry with an independent communications authority which will not be under any kind of political pressure or supervision.
A round up of the latest happenings from around Israel.
A number of thorny issues has fomented new contentions between the two organizations.
Aside from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and several top minisiters, many cabinet members were absent from the Yitzhak Rabin memorial.
Uncertainty plagues the Israel Broadcasting Authority’s radio service for immigrants and audiences from abroad.
By MAYA PELLEG
The offspring of Holocaust survivors, Menachem Perry parlayed his childhood coping mechanism into a talent for observation and narration,
impacting generations of Israelis.
Ruth Almagor-Ramon has the final say on the Hebrew language at the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
Ministers fear that the dismantling of a state-owned public institution will set off a domino effect with other public institutions and services.
Demonstrations oppose bill that would close the IBA within the year and cause 2,000 people to be fired.
Cabinet approves draft bill that seeks to replace IBA with another public broadcasting enterprise.
Communications minister seeks to replace IBA with independent body financed by the state budget without political interference.
Communications minister says he is replacing IBA and Educational Television with a new structure for public broadcasting, cancelling broadcast levy.
News briefs from around the nation!
The broadcasting authority took issue with the up close shots of Refaeli's derriere and claimed that in one of the scenes, Refaeli appears to be completely nude.
The Israel Broadcasting Authority is in the process of liquidation.
Rivlin chose not to celebrate his 75th birthday and instead congratulated the head of the Golani Brigade’s 12th “Barak" Battalion on his 36th birthday.
B'Tselem filed the petition following the IBA's refusal to run the ad on the grounds that the ad would be a "politically controversial" statement.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
It is high time to close down the public broadcasters – all of them, including Galatz.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is stifling free speech by weakening Israel’s commercial and public broadcasters.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Recent actions reflect major problems involved in Netanyahu’s insistence on serving as communications minister, a post which he uses to promote his personal political survival.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The powers that be decided that only Hayehudim Ba’im will go on air at the end of this month. Why? We don’t know exactly.
Ayala Hasson-Nesher's IBA departure leads to some very serious questions concerning whether the IBC will be able to attract quality people to its ranks.
"One of the major flaws of the present legislation is that it threw out the previous clause in the law which laid down the principle that the IBA has to broadcast to the Jewish Diaspora."
As expected, the government was not able to meet its self-imposed deadline of September 30 for closing the old IBA and opening a new authority.
By DAVID ZE’EV JABLINOWITZ
This past Monday, the Knesset’s Economic Affairs Committee passed a government- proposed amendment to defer the implementation of the new Public Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) law.
Upon becoming minister, Erdan identified a number of actions which could affect large parts of the population.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Are we getting a new broadcasting authority or is it only an exterior change of clothes?
Public broadcasting that denies its Israeli roots undermines two millennia of Jewish aspirations for a vibrant Jewish culture in our homeland.
We are living in a time when the media – especially visually – plays a vital role in how a country is perceived.
By BRENDA KATTEN