05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Erdan orders freeze on returning bodies of Palestinian attackers
Jordanian officials in hot water after attending Israeli Independence Day ceremony
B’Tselem cuts ties with IDF over ‘whitewashing’
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Poll: Public prefers Ya’alon over Liberman, Likudniks side with PM
Coalition deal reached in overnight negotiations, signing expected today
Analysis: ‘Teflon Bibi’ dodges another bullet?
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
From Bimah to Bandstand
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
Iran's defense minister: 'Zionist conspiracy' to blame for Iraq, Syrian conflicts
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Swiss parliament launches inquiry into anti-Israel NGOs
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
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
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
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
Ancient Approaches to Modern Exile
Interviewing a friend
Enough With the Ghosting - Have a Real Break Up!
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
Les pays arabes s’enlisent, un califat islamique djihadiste renforce son emprise au cœur du Moyen-Orient, et que fait l’Occident, frustré de son impuissance ?
By ZVI MAZEL
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.
Mission focused on particular network within ISIL, was not successful because hostages were not present at targeted location, says Pentagon; US "never intended to disclose" Syria operation.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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
‘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.
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
What chilled my bones was that this had become the new normal for her. She had accepted the situation, and it had become her way of life – with no recollection of any other way to live.
By NAOMI RAGEN
Obama calls on governments and peoples across the Middle East to make a common effort “to extract this cancer, so that it does not spread.”