01.18.2017 | 20 Tevet, 5777
Netanyahu to Arab MKs: Stop fanning emotions and inciting violence
Watch: Footage emerges of deadly suspected ramming attack in Negev
'Israel looks to Trump to halt UN resolutions that encourage terror'
Ex-IDF officer: Trump needs to help stop PA terror and martyr payments
IDF holds first talks with Turkish military since 2010
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
Israel completes heightened Egypt border fence
Watch: Israel enters 'new era' of missile defense with Arrow-3
Glick: 'I am going to the Trump inauguration carrying the name of Jerusalem'
Civil Service Commission considers probe of Health Minister
Top cop heading Netanyahu investigation to retire in June
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
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
An open letter to the prime minister
Stretch to be the best person and president you can be
January 18: Paris conference
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
In second wave of bomb threats at least 18 US Jewish institutions targeted
Popular neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
'German research institute trivializes Holocaust to attack Israel'
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
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
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
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
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
"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
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