Three Border Policemen injured in car-ramming attack near Ma'aleh Adumim
17-year-old Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing attempt in Hebron
Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
Peace Now: PM legalized 20 West Bank settler outposts since 2009
Peace Now: PM okayed 20 outposts since 2009
Hazan named interim coach for Croatia friendly
Beersheba continues to increase gap over Mac TA
Lapid extends term as party head
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Clooney, Coen brothers hailed at Berlinale int’l film festival opening
Looking for love
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Educator who saved Holocaust youth commemorated in his native Aachen
Poland to punish those who use the phrase "Polish death camp"
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Analysis: Israel unfazed, for now, by Iran’s Emad missile
Major escalation in Syria ahead of planned cease-fire
Saudi Arabia to send planes to Turkey for Islamic State fight
Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
Health scan: Always-accessible medical information for Israeli travelers
Think in advance what could happen
On Valentine’s Day, Israeli flowers are smelling better than ever
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
For Zion's Sake: Israeli politicians – don’t pick horses in 2016
So where are the progressives?
Death on the roads
KNOW COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
The Kotel,the state and Jewish peoplehood
Israel's First Ever Boyband Hi Five Reunites after 20 Years; Lead Singer Amir Fryszer Guttman: "Being in the closet during the band's years was the biggest mistake of my life."
Metaphors in the Torah: "The Circumcism of Abraham"
Who Will Succeed Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations? by YoungDiplomats
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.14.2016 | 5 Adar I, 5776
Opposition leader meets Kerry in Rome, says "security situation cannot be allowed to continue this way."
By GIL HOFFMAN
US secretary of state releases statement after returning from Middle East visit.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Any US attempts to promote positive steps now seem likely to fall on deaf ears as violence continues.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
US secretary of state urges Israel to empower Palestinian leaders so they can improve daily life.
"This is a new trap," Palestinian FM Riyad al-Maliki said on Voice of Palestine radio, accusing Israel of planning to use such footage to arrest Muslim worshippers believed to be inciting against it.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“Israel has no intention to divide the Temple Mount, and we completely reject any attempt to suggest otherwise,” says Netanyahu
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian and Israeli leaders may not meet directly, but will hold separate conversations at the same location.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Mahmoud Habbash said that Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry held “difficult” talks in New York during which they discussed the PA president’s UN speech.
The US Parole Commission announced Tuesday that Pollard will be released from prison after serving 30 years of a life sentence on November 20.
Referring to Friday's attacks, Kerry said: "There's something different about what happened from 'Charlie Hebdo', and I think everybody would feel that."
US President Obama secured enough votes this week to sustain a veto of the nuclear agreement in Congress, yet Netanyahu promises to continue to fight against it. Is there a method to his moves?
By HERB KEINON
Secretary of State John Kerry took to the country’s Sunday morning shows to warn of severe consequences if Congress kills the deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
A contract, any contract, is only as good as its wording.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Sides emphasize that major obstacles remain to finalizing a deal under which Iran would cut back its nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
Condition of US Secretary of State defined as stable.
"You know how to negotiate. You’d be the best person to settle the Arab-Israeli conflict,” Kerry is said to have told Trump in a biography.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
American leaders spelled out in the bleakest terms what it would mean for future Israeli generations and where a one-state reality dominated by Israel would leave the Palestinians.
By LESLIE SUSSER
“American officials speak of Netanyahu as myopic, entitled, untrustworthy, routinely disrespectful toward the President, and focused on short-term political tactics."
Democratic front-runner speaks day after Kerry made headlines by warning that Israel was in danger of becoming a bi-national state.
"In order for there to be peace, the other side also has to decide it wants peace," says PM.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Kerry even condemned diplomats, scholars and politicians on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian divide for "pretending" that the status quo was a sustainable.
The president “underscored that Ezra’s studies in Israel strengthened the bonds between Israel and the United States.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
In the US' telling, the discussion was not about terror against Israelis, but rather more generic “violence” happening in “Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank.”
President and Secretary of State spoke on the two nations' shared grief after the murder of Jewish US teen Ezra Schwartz.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"Today I express my complete condemnation for any act of terror that takes innocent lives and disrupts the day-to-day life of a nation," Kerry says.
Official: We’re not trying to ‘resume negotiations’
Kerry effectively equated anti-Zionism with racism – a scourge, he said, that remains as "abhorrent" and widespread in 2015 as it was in 1975.
Despite attempts to create a different impression, the West has conceded the continued existence of both Assad and Islamic State.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Prime minister meets US secretary of state in Berlin amid wave of terror attacks in Israel.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman characterized the meeting as “sharp,” and said it dealt with the entirety of Israeli-French relations.
Kerry will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Germany and separately with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah at the end of the week.
US Secretary of State's spokesman says Kerry comment was not intended to justify the wave of violence — which the State Department characterizes as terrorism.
US secretary of state plans visit to Israel in the near future.
In separate calls to Netanyahu and Abbas, Kerry expresses "deep concern" with escalating tensions and asks what he can do to help.
Kerry told Netanyahu that Washington was aware that Israel had no intention of changing the status quo in Jerusalem's holy places.
'Israel and the United States are united in grief,' the premier said at the start of his meeting with Kerry in New York.
UN General Assembly passes resolution to fly Palestinian flag.
"I fear that what could happen is if Congress were to overturn it, our friends in Israel could actually wind up being more isolated and more blamed," the secretary said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Kerry said on Friday it would be a huge mistake if Israel decided to take unilateral military action against Iran over its nuclear program in the future.
US secretary of state told NBC on Friday that an Israeli strike on Iran would have 'grave consequences for Israel and for the region.'
The criticism sounded by the Human Rights Watch chief comes amid a wider attack by the Syrian opposition on Kerry, claiming that he accepted diktats from Russia and Iran regarding the Geneva talks.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Talks aim to push to push forward Syrian peace process, calm concern over international agreement over Iran's nuclear program.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov both sounded notes of optimism as they entered meetings in Zurich.
In the end it came down to a series of telephone calls between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif.
"I am confident that if we stay steady, keep our heads in thinking creatively, but also being strong and committed to our fundamental values, we are going to defeat Daesh."
"We gained more territory. Daesch has less territory," says the US secretary of state.
"President Obama has made a very strong and forceful and simple decision entirely in keeping with his originally stated policy that we must defeat and destroy Daesh," Kerry said.
"Nothing would do more to bolster the fight against Daesh than a political transition that sidelines Assad," says secretary of state.
US secretary of state meets with Abbas in Amman to discuss ways to quell violence.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Kerry proposed similar ideas with Abbas that he shared with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin on Thursday.
Top Iranian and US diplomats meet on the sidelines on the UN General Assembly in New York.
US secretary of state stresses that timing of departure has to be decided through negotiation.
The State Department pointed to media accounts suggesting an "imminent enhanced Russian military build-up" in Syria.
Kerry: I do not question for an instant the basis for Netanyahu’s concern.
Visit by Qassem Suleimani would constitute a violation of sanctions.
Kerry also stated that the US walking away from the deal would remove any legitimacy for a potential military strike against Iran should it pursue nuclear weapons.
The secretary of state has been working tirelessly to restore trust in the US among its Arab allies, but his chances for success are murky at best
By ZVI MAZEL
US secretary of state told Jeffrey Goldberg of 'The Atlantic' that the Iran nuclear agreement is 'as pro-Israel' as it gets.
Leaders from an array of Jewish groups will visit the White House on Tuesday afternoon, according to representatives for some of the groups.
In Doha, Kerry will meet members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.
US-Egyptian relations cooled considerably after Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013 by the military amid mass protests against his rule.
Addressing concerns that Iran would continue to sponsor terrorism despite the nuclear deal, Kerry said that the US would continue to "push back against Iran's other activities."
Steinitz responds to comments US Secretary of State John Kerry made Friday that were interpreted by some as a warning for Israel to temper their criticism of Iran deal.
"I do know that often comments are made publicly and things can evolve that are different," US Secretary of State says.
The meetings came after the Iranians released photos of their top delegates sifting through stacks of papers, taking phone calls and working on laptops, all wearing large smiles.
US secretary of state says if difficult decision are not made, the United States is "absolutely prepared to call an end" to negotiations.
"We are not yet where we need to be" for the US to say with confidence that there will be a comprehensive nuclear deal by the end of the week, Kerry says.
Day after agreement to set back deadline to reach final deal, top US, UK and German diplomats hold meetings with Iran.
Talks under way in the Austrian capital are supposed to wrap up two years of negotiations over Iran's nuclear work.
Kerry and Iran's Zarif see hard work ahead as nuclear talks begin.
Senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi told Iranian reporters that the current negotiations were a "slow and difficult process."
Critics and supporters of Kerry agree that an Iran deal would seal Kerry's legacy despite his earlier failures.
"We’re not fixated on Iran specifically accounting for what they did at one point in time or another," Secretary of State said on Tuesday.
Less than three weeks before deadline, US negotiators believe the talks will likely come down to the wire.
US maintains it is not entertaining an extension in the talks.
US secretary of state flies home for treatment of femur broken in bicycle accident, could be grounded for weeks.
The Iranian media, which has been known to report "conspiracy theories" in the past, runs story refuting that Kerry was hurt in a cycling accident.
Taking an initiative that demonstrates Israel’s seriousness to preserve the goal of two states could calm tensions and serve to focus much-needed attention back onto the Palestinians.
By SUSIE GELMAN,PETER A. JOSEPH
It is perhaps possible to imagine proclamations more moronic than some made at the recent Saban Forum – but that definitely would not be easy.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
As a matter of principle, I do not believe relations between friendly states should be managed on television, via the Internet or in the press.
By YORAM DORI
Unfortunately, the Secretary of State's presented options are fantasies.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Kerry has unfortunately shown a pattern of blaming the victim and ignoring the most glaringly obvious facts when it comes to Israel’s basic security.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Readers respond to the latest Jerusalem Post articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
There can be no equivocation or false associations of Israeli policy with unjustified killings. Failure to do so can only be interpreted as an American double standard.
“Now is the time, Mr. Netanyahu, to rally your rational Likud followers with a program of timed steps towards Palestinian autonomy, while preserving or even thereby enhancing Israel’s security."
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Kerry's claim this week that “Unless we get going, a two-state solution could conceivably be stolen from everybody,” is more an assault on reality generally than on Israel in particular.
The secretary of state carries a badly broken American moral compass.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Sadly, the United States’ response to our close friend Israel, coming under fire by terrorists yet again, is what we would expect from this Administration’s weak and misguided foreign policy.
By ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS
Junior New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand’s August 6 announcement supporting President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal should not go unpunished.
By RON RUBIN
Kerry insists he was not 'bamboozled' by his Iranian counterparts during negotiations.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Why I can’t wait to see what ‘troubles’ John Kerry next.
By LIAT COLLINS