02.22.2017 | 26 Shevat, 5777
Initial report: Israel Air Force strikes Damascus overnight
BDS protest nixes envoy’s talk at Dublin college
Egypt, Jordan leaders say two-state solution not up for compromise
Family of Palestinian assailant: Azaria deserved at least 10 years
Comment: Justice done
Sa’ar: No concessions for regional effort
Australian PM criticizes UN as Israeli PM arrives for state visit
Analysis: Azaria would have remained anonymous if not for viral video
PM: Israel's pivot to Asia is economic not political
Analysis: Will lower sentence cost Israel on legitimacy and at ICC?
Cabinet secretary recommends indicting Yoel Hasson for forgery
Police commissioner’s plan to command elite investigative unit draws criticism
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Veteran Israeli guitarist/composer collaborates with Vertigo Dance Company
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
IFL’s Kovalski earns football scholarship in US
Casspi on the move in blockbuster trade
Health Ministry knew about elderly abuse a year ago, says Channel 2
Your Taxes: Reportable tax positions
52 faculty dentists get dismissal letters
Leviathan partners raise $1.75b. from international lenders
Health Ministry cannot judge medical negligence, say MKs
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
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
Who are the people killed by Nouri al-Maliki, and why?
After al-Bab, is Turkey really opting for liberating Raqqa?
The two-state solution is dead! Long live the quest for peace!
Planting trees in the bastion of democracy
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf, nixes meeting with top Lebanese cleric
Iran bans chess players for 'bad hijab,' match against Israeli
ISIS in Sinai: the Libyan connection
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
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
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'
Jewish governor of Missouri, Muslim activists pitching in to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery
Trump condemns recent wave of antisemitism
Israeli-American students gather in LA to sharpen tools against BDS
US Jewish leaders call on government to take decisive action against antisemitic attacks
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
NJ yeshiva’s alumni, staff implore graduate Jared Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
Trump chooses McMaster to replace Flynn as National Security Advisor
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
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: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
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
Rouhani charges that the Palestinians should take advantage of allegations that Israel does not seek peace to wage violence against the Jewish state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
An IDF spokesperson said in the wake of the event, "IDF forces opened fire and injured the terrorist. The terrorist has been detained."
"Time will prove their effectiveness," says Hamas spokesman Abu Oveida of alleged new projectiles.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Daud Shihab, spokesperson for the Islamic Jihad, says that his organization supports the Intifada in Jerusalem.
Annicka Engblom files complaint against Stefan Löfven
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The following is the text of the speech that Prime Minister Netanyahu gave to the UN on September 29 2014.
By PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE
While enforcing truces with Israel, Hamas has often signaled to Sinai groups that they are free to attack Israel from Gaza.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Two main suspects and additional accomplices had planned to attack a synagogue in Amsterdam last year.
The man in his 40s, wearing a djellaba – a loose-fitting Moroccan robe, and carrying toy Kalashnikov rifles, entered the Chabad.
AJC castigates media for blurring cartoons that 'motivated the reprehensible attack.'
By SAM SOKOL
The recording was from 1983 and was discovered by historian William Doyle and published Saturday by the New York Post.
By JORDYN SCHWERSKY
The attack was planned for the country's national holiday parade in the presence of the president and head of the French military.
By JOSEPH STRICH
Pour les terroristes qui se sont revendiqués de mouvances islamiques – al-Qaïda et l’Etat islamique – la France est en guerre contre l’islam
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Ils sont connus des services de police, surveillés, traqués, et pourtant ils passent à l’acte…
« La France est de retour : preuve que la grandeur d’un pays n’est pas réductible à la plus ou moins exacte conformité de ses comptes avec les “paramètres” d’une bureaucratie, fût-elle européenne »
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
La radicalisation de ce jeune homme bien sous tous rapports, connu des services de renseignements, interroge sur le profil des recrues du Djihad et les moyens mis en oeuvre pour empêcher leur départ
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
Une typique inversion alambiquée de la preuve évidente que l’Autorité palestinienne fait partie intégrante du Djihad mondial
By RUTHIE BLUM
Même si le phénomène reste embryonnaire, les services de renseignement israéliens restent vigilants
By YOSSI MELMAN
Radicalisés, entraînés et endurcis par les combats, les djihadistes occidentaux deviennent une menace grandissante
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
We may learn from the legend of the Lamed-Vov, not only that empathy is essential, but also that too much empathy can be beyond human endurance.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Ritual incantations as foreign policy - after Palestinian statehood, strategic circumstances in the region could become markedly less favorable to Israel and the United States.
Washington has seldom been serious about containing Islamist terrorism. It often delays and dilutes its resolve to fight terror.
By JAGDISH N SINGH
Approximately 200 police officers took part in raids against plotters who "took inspiration" from Islamic State group.
Amid a series of setbacks for the regime, the Yarmuk events mark a new phase in the Syrian war
By JONATHAN SPYER
Siege at Sydney cafe by gunman leads to rise in communal tension.
Police investigating Paris man threatening to kill Jews.
By JOSEPH STRICH,JTA,REUTERS
Brother-in-law of Muslim who gunned down four at Toulouse Jewish school among those being held.
The plea bargain, which included dropping some charges, also contained a suggested jail sentence of nine years, but the court is not bound to the recommendation.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The defense establishments of Israel, the US and other Western nations will be cooperating with one another for many years to come.
Food Security has become an increasingly recognized term in social welfare programs around the world designed to address the shortage of quality food within poorer populations.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
“The removal of a handful of You- Tube videos, Twitter accounts and Facebook pages is hardly a serious solution,” Steven Stalinsky warns.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Police say Wahal Kayak charged into a teacher’s meeting at the school and gunned down the principal.
By BEN HARTMAN
Shas unlikely to run candidate against Amar.
By JEREMY SHARON
BreezoMeter offers real-time access to 300 air pollution monitoring stations around the country and using an algorithm to calculate a user’s air-pollution level at any given location.
By SHARON UDASIN
New spiritual leader Rabbi Shalom Cohen's speech poorly received.
Israel learns the hard way the limitations of its power when it faces a superpower with important interests in the Middle East.
The struggle to restore internal security in Egypt, in Sinai in particular, is at the top of the Sisi government’s priorities.
By YORAM MEITAL
Is Europe now ready to take the necessary political, legal and operational decisions to counter the terrorists?
By ELY KARMON
Radicalized, trained and battle-hardened,homegrown Western jihadis are becoming a growing threat
The Media Line’s president tells of Sotloff’s journalistic prowess.
By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
"This was a win for jihadists and other anti-US forces. It fuels the belief out there that Americans are anti-Islam."
"This guy is a complete maniac. His utter hate towards Muslims will make our job much easier because we can recruit thousands," Abu Omar Khorasani, a top ISIS commander in Afghanistan, told Reuters.
The Counter Extremism Project announces new technology for Internet, social media to rapidly delete jihadist content.
The hashtag, written mostly in Arabic and English, has been used to disparage the leader of al-Qaida, Ayman Zawahiri, and his organization's affiliates.
Footage emerges from graduation ceremony for kindergarten run by Palestinian terrorist group.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
‘Twitter, YouTube doing the minimum to deal with jihadi content online,’ says Steven Stalinsky
If his death is confirmed, it would be an important milestone in the US-led campaign against ISIS.
Omar Hussain, a British Jihadist, bemoans his ISIS comrades' lack of basic etiquette in an Internet rant.
The Islamic revival is being driven by a feeling of “revulsion against the West, frustration at the whole new apparatus of public and private life.”
Sisi has launched a tough security crackdown since Morsi's overthrow. Security forces killed hundreds of supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood in the streets and arrested thousands of others.
In order for the Egyptians to be effective they need new equipment for surveillance, specifically drones to more precisely combat the jihadists.
By ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
The famed Islamist organization, which formed the ideological roots for more radical jihadist groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State, is being outshined by its more radical kin.
The suspected killer had ties in the past to a radical Islamist figure, though also had a history of anger problems.
Director Deeyah Khan's film, Exposure: Jihad, features interviews with young Muslims who have been drawn in by jihadi groups such as ISIS.
Moment has passed for US to recruit Sunnis to fight Jihadis, expert says.
Jihad Mughniyeh was one of six fighters who died in an alleged Israeli air strike on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights earlier this year.
Sources confirmed that the US Army's Delta Force led raid and that key Intelligence was also seized.
Palestinian Islamist group makes arrests of dozens of Salafi-jihadists linked to ISIS after bombings, Gaza sources say.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In an interview with Reuters, captured ISIS militant recounts his experience in the fundamentalist organization and his longing for martyrdom.
According to Tunisian authorities, the small North African state has been the origin-point of 2,000-3,000 foreign fighters who have joined the ranks of jihadist groups.
British security services estimate some 600 Britons have gone to Syria or Iraq to join militant groups, including the man known as "Jihadi John," who has appeared in several Islamic State beheading videos.
The group may be resorting to children because it has been having difficulties recruiting adults since the start of the year, with only 120 joining its ranks.
Sisi also called for countering “extremist” views and erroneous religious beliefs, adding that the Islamic value of tolerance must be promoted.
The unusual pact is a window into deepening anxiety in Afghanistan over reports of the Islamic State group radicals gaining a foothold in a country already weary of more than a decade of war with the Taliban.
Part of Emwazi's appeal was his willingness, even enthusiasm in killing foreigners, decapitating them with a knife which he characteristically featured in various videos in which he is seen beside his victims.
Since his identity was revealed on February 26, his family has had to go into hiding, as well as move out of their government-provided London home.
“We understand that after arriving in Istanbul the girls met an Islamic State member who is charged with helping foreigners who want to join the group."
“Stay with us...We want you here to live in order to build an open and strong society and not to die for a group that commits crimes.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
The founder of these charities is Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, a former academic-turned-terrorist leader whom India accuses of playing a role in the November 26, 2008, terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
About 550 German citizens have joined Islamic State and about 60 have been killed; Some 180 are believed to have returned.
The boy is a representative of Preachers for Jihad, set up by a Saudi preacher hoping to open a military training camp for teenagers.
"The current environment in Egypt is not conducive to genuine democratic elections and civic participation," former US President Jimmy Carter said in a statement on Wednesday.
American team to arrive in Ankara next week to continue planning, State Department announces.
Fran Townsend, the president of CEP, served as an adviser on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism for former US president George W. Bush.
Official says the game's goal is to "raise the morale of the mujahedin and to train children and youth how to battle the West."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Jihad Matchmaker encourages both men and women to send a direct message with their background, status and location, but no pictures.
If European states want to end the mass denial of their role in genocide in Iraq and Syria they must institute harsh sentences and zero tolerance for extremism and Islamist intolerance.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
What message does the Turkish judiciary and government convey to both the Turkish public and to the world by acquitting a jihadi terrorist who proudly praised his shooting of a Russian pilot?
By ROBERT JONES
The Saudis consider Israel a possible partner in the struggle against Iran and the jihadist groups, as long as this partnership is kept behind closed doors.
By ELIE PODEH
The jihad against us is only partly about physical violence – it is mostly about mental intimidation and exploitation of our weaknesses.
By YISHAI FLEISHER
Lest anyone imagine the mullahs pulling the strings in Iran don’t mean business, all one has to do is observe how they are executing their grand plan.
Political and cultural leaders must speak out against anti-Semites and their apologists.
By DANIEL SCHWAMMENTHAL
Even Italy, a country that has historically been fairly immune to the phenomenon, is now starting to realize the real potential threat stemming from the radicalization of its Muslim community.
By MICHELE GROPPI
Today Israel’s closest ally is Egypt; under Obama, the US is a force to be worked around, not worked with.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
2014 was marked by the ferocious bullying of the international community by rogue governments, oppressive dictatorships and evil regimes.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Today the main factor unifying al-Qaida and Islamic State and their sister groups and followers in the region and worldwide is ideology.
The war against Islamic State needs to continue as if there were no negotiations going on with the Palestinians or war with Hamas.
By LIOR AKERMAN
The bad news enveloped the Succot holiday – at its outset and its close.
By JPost Editorial
Then, at least, American Jews acknowledged that there was an enemy.
By DANIEL GORDIS
A succa is a structure, albeit temporary, but nevertheless a structure and not just a tent and certainly not a cloud.
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
Although Israelis consider Hamas to be horribly brutal, the comparison with Islamic State is imprecise.
By YEHIA KASSEM