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
Intelligence minister Katz hints Israel hit Iranian arms shipment.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Liberman is in Moscow for International Security Conference along with Defense Ministers from 24 other countries including Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iran.
Activists and MKs call for international cooperation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Unclear why effort to bring in 100 refugees has stalled.
The IDF Spokesperson's Unit says the drone "fell" yesterday and that it wasn't downed.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,ANNA AHRONHEIM
By JPOST.COM STAFF
While there are few doubts about the IAF's ability to prevail strikes like Thursday night's, what comes next?
Syria claims its army hit two Israeli planes and "forced the rest to flee."
The Arrow missile system has lead Israel to its latest defense revolution.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Liberman's comments come after Syria earlier in the day accused Israel of striking targets near Damascus.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
The IDF has neither confirmed nor denied the reports, as is their policy regarding foreign reports on purported Israeli strikes.
Regardless of who was behind the shells intercepted yesterday, official Israeli policy is to hold the Assad regime responsible for its territory and enforce its sovereignty.
By YOSSI MELMAN
IDF issues rare response to foreign report, saying Syrian missile were nowhere near vicinity of Israeli aircraft.
By REUTERS,YAAKOV LAPPIN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV
The strikes came after a Syrian mortar shell exploded in the northern Golan Heights.
French diplomat Ladsous: Syria no longer "peacekeeping territory" but UNDOF still needed.
Deputy Syrian Foreign Minister says that Syria has never renounced the resistance, and it might use military means to recapture the Golan Heights.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN,HERB KEINON
IDF assessments continue to warn that small incidents could escalate quickly on borders.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The IDF warned that explosions would be heard in the North, but said they are routine and not related to a security incident.
"I encourage individuals and families to prioritize investing in safe rooms," senior officer tells the ‘Post.'
According to human rights watchdog, five were killed in the Israeli strike.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Israel is "closely following what is happening on our borders," Netanyahu tells Knesset plenum in response to questions about Druse under threat in Syria.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi says northern sector changing rapidly, "and we must know how to change."
Although neither Hezbollah, bogged down in Syria, nor Israel, having so recently fought Hamas in the Gaza Strip last summer, appear eager for it, conflict remains a possibility.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
IDF says fire, which comes amid heightened tensions in the North, is spill over from Syrian infighting.
Hezbollah said that its six operatives were on an "inspection mission" in Quneitra when the Israeli strike occurred.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Lebanese news portal el-Nashra reported that among those targeted in the strike was a senior Hezbollah commander.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Jewish Agency, American businessman at odds over aliya of woman who converted to Islam.
By SAM SOKOL
Fahad al-Masri said he felt 'great satisfaction' due to 'these blessed strikes.'
By BEN LYNFIELD
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman reportedly voiced opposition because such an operation would have to be coordinated with the Turks.
By HERB KEINON
Netanyahu was one of the first leaders to applaud the US strike on Syria early Friday morning.
Here are some reasons why Israelis are backing the strike – and some reasons why it might not be so simple.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Former Military Intelligence head Maj.-Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin said on Tuesday that Israel should destroy the Syrian planes that dropped the chemical bombs in Idlib.
Some 9,000 hectares suspected of being mined throughout Israel.
Now, as in 2013, Israel has stayed out of the fight, except to provide humanitarian and medical assistance to thousands of south Syria residents.
Terrorism wave in Jerusalem on the decline, says Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee chair.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Six-year-old now returning to first grade with a new backpack, and an uncertain future.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Netanyahu said that the Golan was an integral part of Israel during antiquity, a fact borne out by the archeological remnants of dozens of synagogues there.
Rivlin in Moscow to discuss Geneva talks with Putin; Eisenkot: We didn’t know Russia’s plans in advance
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti met the previous day with her Israeli counterpart Moshe Ya’alon, reiterated her country’s commitment to regional security.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Defense minister says strengthening of Shi'ite axis could lead to renewal of Iranian terror front from Golan; says Iran keeps trying to smuggle weapons to Gaza.
Regime and allies’ tactics are "ethnic cleansing" based on "Chechnya model," says Syria expert.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Druse deputy minister meets with Netanyahu, Ya’alon over situation; Protest planned for Friday.
Injured individuals Syrians cares for in Israel
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Deputy minister for diplomacy Michael Oren stresses that Israel sought peace before the 1967 Six Day War.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Some commentators see hypocrisy in the US-led coalition fighting alongside Iraq’s army and the depiction of Russia’s role in Syria.
Israel was high on the agenda at the Syrian Peace talks in Geneva - according to Syria's chief negotiator, not much came out of the 10-day meeting.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The US is the odd man out as Moscow works with Tehran and Ankara to map out Syria’s future.
The chairman of Yad Vashem Holocaust museum says international organizations should be founded "with the express purpose of averting future crimes against humanity."
Before the rebellion began in 2011 against Bashar al-Assad, Aleppo was a center of Syrian culture and history.
This wrenching turning point in the six year civil war that has taken more than 400,000 lives is viewed and portrayed very differently by President Bashar Assad’s regime.
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.”
Putin and Assad reportedly discussed the possibility of a comprehensive agreement with Israel including the Golan Heights.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
The recent upsurge in fighting has proven the most acute challenge yet to a cessation of hostilities deal agreed in February.
The Ghad al-Suri movement requested a meeting between a senior Israeli official and its leader, Ahmad Jarba, Ma'ariv Hashavua has learned.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Khalil Salakh a-Sayeed left Israel three years ago to join an anti-Bashar al-Assad Islamist organization.
Assessing the partial success of the Syrian cease-fire
By JONATHAN SPYER
Activist complains of Russia’s military intervention on behalf of Assad regime and its Shi’ite allies Iran and Hezbollah.
It is misplaced to view ISIS as posing an independent serious strategic challenge.
By EFRAIM INBAR
New Islamist alliance excludes all groups that have not been crystal clear about their opposition to ISIS, expert says.
Thirteen of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Ramadi, Baghdadi, Bayji, Fallujah, Makhmur, Mosul, Sinjar and Tal Afar.
Syrian rebel group wishes Rivlin well, says it's eager for the moment when Israel and the rebels celebrate victory over Assad, Iran and Hezbollah.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
The shot was fired.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Israel should reach out to the US to get it involved alongside Israel in a situation which closely concerns President Donald Trump’s assumed interest.
By ELY KARMON
In 2013, the US designated the al-Nusra Front a terrorist organization, since it was a branch of al-Qaida in Syria.
By SARIT ZEHAVI
The wheel of history turns in mysterious ways.
By ALEXANDER SPINRAD
As genocide unfolds on the streets of Aleppo, genocidal dictators are taking note and learning a very powerful lesson – that they CAN get away with mass murder.
By AREYAH KALTMANN
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.
Israel must fight for democracy and support the Syrian Kurds
By MACER GIFFORD
The Syria Transition Roadmap reviewed Syria’s political system, economy, army and security services, and judiciary, and came up with concrete, workable recommendations for reform.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Most of the terrorist threat to Jewish institutions comes from individuals and organizations from countries of origin of the current asylum seekers, where official channels are negative towards Jews.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD