03.30.2017 | 3 Nisan, 5777
Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution
Prisoner convicted of Ramallah 2nd Intifada lynch suddenly released following new evidence
Abbas rejects amendments to Arab peace plan on Israel, Palestinians
Israeli Mission to the UN holds anti-BDS summit
How a Canadian comic set up a combination pop-up store/Holocaust museum
Histadrut court rules Yacimovich can run
Mandelblit brought in to fix IBA impass
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Indian ambassador encourages Israeli defense firms to partner with Indian firms
After seven year break, Israel and Nicaragua re-establish ties
The ‘copy paste’ festival
Did the Weizmann Institute team up with Paris Hilton?
Beitar adopts no-tolerance policy on racism
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
‘Think of Romania as an extension of your domestic market’
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Encountering Peace: From Washington to Jerusalem
Syria – the beginning of the end?
Media Comment: Netanyahu, government and the media
From pro-AIPAC to protester
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
War in Donbass continues to drive Ukrainians to Israel
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
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
Today's cartoon by Dry Bones
The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
JPost on Instagram
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
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
“It is history in the making for an Israeli company to bring the tidings to the citizens of New Mexico.”
By SHARON UDASIN
The Agriculture Ministry’s chief scientist will be investing NIS 8 million in 13 relevant biochemistry and medical research projects.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
A police representative said there has been a 71% increase in police files involving the illegal growing of cannabis.
Home use is expected to begin, first in Israel, next year. Only after succeeding in Israel will it be exported.
As the medical marijuana industry expands in Israel and the US, rabbinic authorities are weighing in.
By AMY SPIRO
After complaints of finding mold, high pesticide levels in government-approved medical cannabis, the ministry revoked the patient's home-growing license.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
Although Israel is one of the leaders in medical cannabis research, Israel is behind other countries in creating legal outlines for its use, both medical and recreational.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Israel's three other health funds reportedly agree that doctors’ prescribing medical marijuana is “problematic,” but they have not yet made statements about it.
Israel is considered a leader in cannabis research for medical uses, but many Israelis still face heavy bureaucracy to obtain the treatment.
University of Haifa researchers also found no basis for the claim that legalization of medical cannabis spurs a rise in crime.
The policy shift will make it easier for tens of thousands of people with pain and other chronic symptoms to get medical marijuana.
Green Leaf spokesperson and Anti-Drug Authority scientist battle it out over issues surrounding the use of cannabis in Israel.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Using medical cannabis products recommended by a physician should not be regarded as a ‘chet,’ a sinful act, but rather as a mitzvah, an imperative, a commandment.”
Orthodox Union ready to certify medical marijuana products as kosher.
By SAM SOKOL
Decision comes after long battle led by parents of children for who other drugs haven't worked.
By THE POST
Health Ministry is adding manpower, funding to its Jerusalem-based unit for supervising use of medical marijuana.
Health minister says Israel is in an intermediate period until adequate research is performed.
By JUDY SIEGEL
Only when we are ready to look the issue in the face, admit there is a serious problem and join our kids in surrendering to the truth and being honest with them and about them, can change take place.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
A promise of marijuana in the future in exchange for campaign donations Thursday helped Aleh Yarok (“Green Leaf”) party net more than NIS 100,000 in donations this week.
By BEN HARTMAN
Yuval Landschaft, the director of the Healthy Ministry's Medical Cannabis Unit, shared this estimate with the participants of CannaTech, Israel's Int'l Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.
The granting of preliminary approvals to build farms comes just a week-and-a-half after the cabinet authorized a plan to decriminalize marijuana use by first-time offenders.
If approved, first-time offenders will be subject to fines, not jail time.
By UDI SHAHAM
First-time offenders caught with cannabis will now face fines, rather than incur jail time.
As for today, there are only eight companies that grow cannabis, and there are dozens of requests by business owners for licenses to join the market.
Israeli growers work together with scientific institutions in clinical trials and development of strains that treat a variety of illnesses and disorders.
Policy includes fines instead of criminal penalties for non-multiple repeat offenders.
One woman’s mission to make Israel – where medical cannabis is legal and used therapeutically daily – the world’s R&D center for the plant.
By CARL HOFFMAN
The committee will include representatives of the Public Security Ministry, Justice Ministry, Anti-Drug Authority, as well as Haskel, and is expected to present recommendations within two months.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Israel has been a leader in cannabis research, compared to the United States, where heavy regulation prohibits many forms of marijuana- related research.
By NIV ELIS
Currently, medical marijuana users are prohibited from driving while under the drug's influence.
Survey shows youth don't view the cannabis as dangerous
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Police bust woman whose pot plant was visible from the street.
Authorities say Border Police K9 unit raided reinforced building used as neighborhood bomb shelter on moshav near Kiryat Gat.
Israel is the world’s medical-marijuana research capital.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Has the time come for a serious appraisal of the medical benefits of marijuana?
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN
A round up of news from around the country.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
The question of cannabis use by people under the age of 21 and its effect on the brain is still controversial, because the younger brain is not fully formed.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
Iranian police reportedly pay little heed to the vast use of marijuana, which is vaguely mentioned in the country's harsh Islamic penal code.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
With Syria's civil war raging 30 miles away, Lebanese security forces have other priorities than their annual showdown with the Bekaa hashish growers.
MKs cannot smoke marijuana just because he or she wants to legalize the drug, says Knesset committee.
The new policy is part of a push to bring Israel into line with requirements of a 1961 international convention on the issue.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"I'm not a criminal if I smoke a joint," MK Tamar Zandberg says, calling the public more progressive than its leaders.
Legalization would save police and courts NIS 690 million in annual costs, and bring the state NIS 950 million in tax revenue.
Recreational marijuana has previously been legalized by voters in four Western states - Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska - and the District of Columbia.
Ultimately, decriminalization is only half the answer.
By JPOST EDITORIAL