04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
A new arrival to Calcutta gives its Jewish population a bump, to 9
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
Security sources initially kept Mengistu’s disappearance quiet because they feared publicity would raise the number of prisoners Hamas would demand to return him.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Status of 29-year-old man from Ashkelon unclear; PM calls on international community to issue clear call for release of Israelis.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Unnamed Hamas official suggests that organization's armed wing may be holding captive soldiers.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Official Lebanese news agency had reported that soldier was kidnapped in attack on IDF vehicle on Lebanese border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The IDF prosecutor said during the sentencing hearing that Kawasame did not see the boys as human and killed them because they were Jews.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The special police counter-terrorist unit raided a building in the West Bank town of Hebron before dawn on Tuesday.
March in honor of the two lead suspects in the murder-kidnapping of three Israeli teens, killed by IDF in gun battle.
Senior Hamas official Zahar condemns killing of Kawasme and Abu Aysha, but says Israel must not be given any pretext "to escape from the commitments" of the August 26 truce that ended Gaza war.
By REUTERS,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PM says at cabinet meeting that he spoke to the parents of the slain Israeli teens, telling them that nothing could balm their pain, but that there was justice.
By LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Bayit Yehudi leader visits Gush Etzion yeshiva at which slain Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel and Gil-Ad Shaer studied; says decision to appropriate 4,000 Gush Etzion dunams is display of Zionism.
Salah al-Aruri praises "heroic action" of Kassam Brigades; Hamas had previously denied kidnapping Fraenkel, Shaer and Yifrah.
Arab businesses started feeling the pinch in June, during the search for three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, who later were discovered murdered.
By NIV ELIS
Our ambition is that all the diverse segments of the nation will learn to acknowledge the donation of the other and learn to live together.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
"We can discuss matters about which we feel passionately without inciting," Speaker writes to lawmakers; Edelstein calls Abu Khdeir's father.
"We worked immediately to find the perpetrators, they will be tried and brought to justice," says Netanyahu.
By HERB KEINON
Speaking after police announced that Jews were arrested for murder of Arab teen, Netanyahu says that Israel will punish the killers: "That is how we are different from our neighbors."
The council said it was profoundly outraged, called the killings a “heinous act,” and expressed condolences to the families.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Opposition leader tells foreign press that war in Gaza might become a necessity.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Rencontre avec Eitan Dana-Picard, le commandant de la brigade Etzion. Un homme au service de sa région
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
La pratique du stop est courante dans les habitants des implantations. En dépit de l’actualité.
By AVI SABBAH
Le média est une arme considérable dans le conflit israélo-palestinien.
By ORIANE COHEN
On peut penser que la prise des 3 otages a permis au gouvernement de porter lourdement atteinte au Hamas.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Sovereignty poses tough problems, as last week amply showed; but lack of sovereignty poses worse ones.
By EVELYN GORDON
Instead of trying to get out of this box of anger and bigotry that you’re in, you just stay inside of it, day after day, hoping in the end the Jews will surrender and voluntarily jump into the sea.
By BEN CASPIT
Only two days before the tragic discovery of the bodies of Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Fraenkel and Gil-Ad Shaer, another boy who had been a target of Arab terrorists celebrated his bar mitzva.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Free lifesaving phone app can activate emergency distress call with simple swipe of the finger.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Jews living in Arab neighborhoods who were attacked during the recent riots claim they are neglected by police.
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ
Legislation seeks to establish reward under State Department program allowing for monetary reward for info leading to arrest of anyone who acts against US persons.
By SAM SOKOL
NGO Gesher video shows candidates complimenting politicians on opposite side of the spectrum.
Police are currently looking for two other suspects believed to be connected to the kidnapping.
By BEN HARTMAN
Day of worldwide Jewish solidarity held to mark year since kidnapping and murder of three teens
By JEREMY SHARON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel suffered a huge loss when her teen son Naftali was kidnapped and murdered by Hamas in June 2014.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Niv Asraf let out on bail, says he thought that police would think something had happened to him and finally begin taking his complaints seriously.
Niv Asraf and Eran Nagauker, who faked a kidnapping in the West Bank, could face charges of fabricating evidence, disturbing the peace, and interfering with police work.
"It was not planned and he wanted to disappear for a number of days, and from here it rolled forward," Nir Asraf's attorney says.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Arab MKs: Say sorry to Palestinians for Asraf search.
By BEN HARTMAN,GIL HOFFMAN
IDF court convicts Hussam Hassan Kawasme based on his own confession of planning and financing attack.
Balad MK Ghattas: Israeli Arabs will leave politics out of despair; Liberman: I hope they act on their threat;
Husam Kawasme obtained funding from his brother in Gaza for the kidnapping, hid the bodies of the murdered Israelis, and tried to flee to Jordan before being caught and arrested, Shin Bet says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Wael Kawasame, 43, is suspected of helping organize kidnapping of yeshiva students, securing funding from Hamas to buy weapons for chief suspects.
I advocate the historical Zionist response of further settlement in response to a savage crime.
By AMIEL UNGAR
Int'l Zionist youth movement says it accepted apology from Secretary-General Rabbi Noam Perel over Facebook comments.
By JEREMY SHARON
Ruling body of Jewish youth movement to discuss disciplinary procedures for Rabbi Noam Perel following comments calling for revenge of kidnapping.
Leader of hassidic sect Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum blames kidnapped teens’ deaths on parents.
Jewish communities abroad to hold memorial services for slain teens; some call on PA to act against terror while others call for action against Ramallah.
A look back a year after the kidnapping of the three yeshiva students, uniting the nation in grief.
By LAURA KELLY
Jerusalem District Court orders lead suspect in kidnapping and murder of east Jerusalem teen confined to police custody until end of trial.
State prosecutors say Hussam Kawasme confessed to giving orders, collecting weapons, getting funds from Hamas; 2 chief suspects still at large.
Simcha Goldin says he's confident army will be successful in efforts to find his son, who is feared kidnapped by Gaza terrorists.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Weinstein says despite problematic nature of Arab MKs statements ethically, she herself has qualified statements on kidnapping of Jewish teens.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
Eye witness claims boy was forced into car in Givat Ze’ev, near capital; police said to have received multiple similar false reports over last 2 weeks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Rachel Fraenkel, the mother of Naftali Fraenkel, who was buried last week, says she shares the pain of the Palestinian youngster's parents.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Court orders extension of gag order as suspects remain in police custody
Details recently revealed in case of murdered Palestinian teen raise questions about who we are and who we are becoming.
By DAVID BRINN
Murad Abu Elheja: Media distorted "3 goals for Palestinians" message applauding abduction of teens.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Nearly 400 people marched from Hillel Street to the residence with a different message than the one delivered by angry right-wing protesters the previous night.
By AVIVA LOEB,JACOB GOLDSTEIN,LIA KAMANA
PM warns against vigilantism amid Palestinian claims that murder of Arab youth was a revenge attack; Abbas calls for PM to directly condemn murder.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
A candlelight vigil in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square exemplifies how all of Israel is united in mourning.
To understand Israel, it is necessary to understand the insecurity that gnaws at the psyche of the nation after incidents like this happen.
Israel "deceived the world when it claimed the kidnapping of a soldier and then later admitted that he was killed," says Hamas spokesman.
A statement by the group said it had no contact with militants who were operating in the area in the southern Gaza Strip.
US president says Hamas may be unable to deliver on cease-fire.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Sec.-Lt. Hadar Goldin named as presumably abducted officer; IDF names Maj. Benaya Sarel and St.-Sgt. Liel Gidoni as Givati soldiers killed in attack.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Ma'an reports security forces suspect Husam Dufish of being linked to kidnap, murder of three Israeli teenagers.
JPost TV speaks to a few of the thousands of people who paid their respects at the funeral of the three Israeli boys, who were kidnapped and killed in the West Bank.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JENNY TINTNER,LAUREN IZSO
Tape seems to dispel scenario that terrorists had panicked and possibly not meant to kill the 3 Israeli boys.
Balad calls for an end to the “cynical exploitation” of the incident, and “to stop any Israeli revenge operation immediately.”
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Thousands of mourners stood tightly packed together in the intense heat in Elad on Tuesday to hear eulogies for Eyal Yifrah.
State Department deputy spokeswoman says US is intimate with intel on case, in part since one of dead teenagers was American.
By MICHAEL WILNER,MAYA SHWAYDER
Gil-Ad Shaer's father eulogizes son during memorial service in hometown of Talmon ahead of mass, joint funeral.
Rachel Fraenkel commemorates son who knew who to pray, who loved music and who lived a life filled with love.
Netanyahu lays out goals of continued military operation: apprehend murderers, and hit Hamas hard in West Bank and Gaza.
Gil-Ad Shaer heard saying "they kidnapped me" at beginning of recording; police have been harshly criticized for failure to react quickly to call.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Police clash with hundreds of protestors chanting "Kahane was right!" and "Revenge!"; several arrests and injuries reported.
Michael Zivan, 20, describes Eyal as a leader, a strong personality, a friend and a brother.
FM says Israel should realize connection between murder of teens and increasing rocket attacks as Hamas efforts to control West Bank.
Security sources weigh multiple evaluations, including one that kidnappers killed boys immediately upon realizing call to police was made.
One year after the murders of teenagers Gil-Ad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach at a hitchhiking post in Gush Etzion, the author reflects on the changing norm of hitchhiking.
By BRIAN BLUM
The Torah, given to Jews over 3,000 years ago, is what transformed us from a group of freed slaves to God’s chosen people.
By MENACHEM JOEL SPIEGEL
The outpouring of grief and anger that accompany loss can and must be channeled into constructive acts that make the world a slightly better place.
By JPost Editorial
It is difficult to move toward a cease-fire agreement that will surely need external guarantors such as Egypt, the Palestinian government and possibly Turkey, Qatar and even the US if previously guaranteed agreements are not respected.
By DAOUD KUTTAB
Why note that Gaza has no Iron Dome unless you’re really suggesting that this is a battle between two morally equivalent sides, and thus ought to unfold on a level playing field?
By DANIEL GORDIS
Hamas is crazed with the idea that Islam will sweep us away, but its leaders are not stupid.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
The commandment to “remain compassionate even when a sharp sword is placed on your neck,” is not restricted to religious people.
By ASHER MAOZ
In this leadership void, citizens feel they have been left alone to deal with the hard reality we live in.
By NATAN GALILI
No matter what excuses are made, the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir was not even a life taken for a cause. His, like those of Gil-Ad, Eyal and Naftali, was a life taken for hate.
By BARRY SHAW
Israel faces a difficult, violent period ahead. But there are certain imperatives of freedom that we cannot shirk.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
We must do something now, before we regress to our normal routines; we must bring together all segments of the society.
By RONEN NEUWIRTH
Hamas must be expelled from civil society, and America should do everything it can to support Israel for as long as it takes to find the terrorists and ensure justice is carried out.
By TED CRUZ
As we come together as a nation in grief, we can draw from this strength in order to heal.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
It’s a two-pronged question that gets asked far too often.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
We found ourselves crying out to the world asking again and again, “Why are you ignoring this abduction and its perpetrators?"
By TOVA LEBOVITS
For whatever reason he was killed, it is too late to save Abu Khdeir. But it is not too late to stop the cycle of violence right now, and prevent hate from claiming further victims.
The teens were taken because Israel itself, as a collective, has become a hostage to an illusory process that promotes only terror under the guise of seeking peace.
By CHARLES BYBELEZER
After 18 days of Psalms and prayers, tears and tribulations, the people of Israel received a jarring reminder regarding the undeniable iniquity of our enemies.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The time has come to talk softly and carry a big stick – that is, to act and stop talking. Our actions will speak for themselves.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
His aloofness from the three families during the search exposed a callousness toward Israel which goes far beyond the episodic Netanyahu-Barack follies.
By GIL TROY
The time has come for our friends to also take action and stop funding and supporting our enemy and his efforts to destroy us.