07.23.2016 | 17 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
B’Tselem: 63% of casualties in 2014 war were civilians
Deadly Munich shooting perpetrated near 1972 massacre of Israeli Olympians
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 22
Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle
Life in the West Bank’s capital of ‘martyrs’
James Caan believes Trump makes the US an offer it can’t refuse
Virtual exhibition showcases the life and times of Yitzhak Shamir
Lee Memphis King gets all shook up
Films and fanfare on the small screen
Fast-paced period piece
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israel Chemicals denies reports it plans to de-list from TASE
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
Two Knesset panels push to boost women’s roles in academia
Health groups blast gov’t plan to boost public medicine
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Editor's Notes: Stop alienating
COLUMN ONE: Turkey – Roger out
Erdogan’s false flag operation
Letters to the Editor: Feeling disgust
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Turkish academics ‘very scared’ as government imposes travel ban
In Marrakesh, Israelis return to their Moroccan roots to seek a new life – or flee the police
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Munich Jewish community leader: We will not be intimidated by terror
Lauder to Polish officials: Apologize for doubting role in pogroms
US rabbis raise $3.5m. in campaign to ‘save’ French olim from secular lifestyle
UK launches Mideast effort to tackle water issues
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Pence, Cruz, Gingrich cite Israel on contentious GOP convention night
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
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
An IDF spokesperson said in the wake of the event, "IDF forces opened fire and injured the terrorist. The terrorist has been detained."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"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
Today, Israel’s detractors don’t need access to television or newspapers because they can disseminate their views globally via the Internet.
By Mitchell Bard
Islamic State's English-language publication inspires potential recruits with graphic images and messages of jihad while vowing to strike down every "obstacle on its path to Palestine."
By LEV SELMON
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
The primary point of Israel's nuclear forces must always be deterrence ex ante, not revenge ex post. From Israel's Strategic Future, the final report of Project Daniel, Israel, 2004.
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.
Temple Beth Am, Florida remembers Jewish journalist who was both an American and Israeli citizen in memorial service.
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
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
A burning desire to topple Arab dictators leads a young student from upscale Cairo to fight with Islamic State, now he dreams to bring jihad home to Egypt.
Senior commander from Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says Islamic State has provided instructions on how to operate more effectively.
Salafi-jihadi threat to Jordan is not being overhyped, expert says.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Security source says initial investigation reveals the involvement of the al-Qaida affiliated Sinai-based terrorist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.
By Ariel Ben Solomon,REUTERS
Jihad Matchmaker encourages both men and women to send a direct message with their background, status and location, but no pictures.
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