04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
A new arrival to Calcutta gives its Jewish population a bump, to 9
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
"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
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 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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
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
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.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
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