03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
Israeli policeman filmed attacking Arab truck driver spurs controversy
Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan
FIFA submits draft report on settler soccer teams
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
Israeli clocks to spring forward overnight to daylight savings time
'Captain America' Chris Evans to star in Ethiopian Israel airlift film
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Israel prepared to evacuate hundreds of thousands from northern border in a war
A chorus line
Concert review: Granddaddy
Cafe 65 on Rothschild boulevard starts the morning off just right
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
MKs blast Litzman for allegedly protecting tobacco giant Philip Morris
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Water, peace and security
Grumpy Old Man: Two tough days for journalism
A Dose of Nuance: Enemies come in many forms
Making kashrut kosher
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Saudi Prince: Trump a 'strong president' in fight against dangerous Iran
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
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
UK antisemitism watchdog urges Jewish community to be 'calm, vigilant' after London attack
Experts warn that Trump budget for foreign aid cripples antisemitism fight
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
Israelis to be awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for the first time
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
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
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
Tradition Today: Passover and the Song of Songs
Aliya Stories: Fighting for peace
Metro Grapevine: Singles Seder
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
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Roseanne Barr fires back at anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Riding the bullet
Hot off the Arab press
Books: Balancing security and necessity
Books: Duplicity and treachery
Books: A novel escape
Peace according to Halacha
This week in Jerusalem
Empowered women: A site to see
Campus and the city
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
A joint Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian initiative to save the Jordan River and upgrade the area of the Jordan River Valley on both sides of the river is unveiled.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Construction in the Eila Valley is trampling the public will and destroying a priceless green lung.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
Also: Wild chimpanzees in Uganda observed using "babysitters."
"To grow a forest in an area with annual rainfall of 270 mm. is magic," he said. "It's really a miracle."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Leviathan Energy Renewables’ technologies boost power of wind turbines.
A virtual rendition of the path is now available to nature lovers near and far.
By SHARON UDASIN
Agriculture Ministry launches website and app to tell the story behind thousands of Israeli trees.
Among the charges being brought against the defendants are severe circumstances of water pollution, hazardous waste dumping and littering in a public domain.
The river is receiving 1.1 million cubic meters of standard drinking water annually to boost its flow.
The discovery of the dramatic change from macroscopic marine animal to microscopic parasite is interesting on its own, but it may also have commercial applications.
With the vast majority of people not taking part in such activities, only 13% said they were engaged in environmental-social efforts, while 1% said they were uncertain.
Adam Teva V'Din executive director Amit Bracha writes to French Foreign Affairs and International Development Minister Laurent Fabius.
Botanical gardens will receive a total of NIS 2 million this year, while the rabies vaccination project will receive NIS 5m., the ministry said.
Upon downloading the app, the user can take a photo and then select either the plant or animal category.
Kisii County governor pushes for increased cooperation between countries in meeting with Israeli ambassador to Kenya.
Bird undergoing treatment at Israeli wildlife hospital.
The final terms of the deal approved on Sunday, however, are considerably different from the most recently proposed version, particularly with regard to the NIS 190m. portion of the funds.
While the bird migration season continues in the coming days, observers will be able to witness tens of thousands of migratory animals – like eagles, pelicans and hawks in Israel's skies.
Fund’s real estate interests that are typical of land development will conflict with nature authority’s commitment to preservation, letter writers say
US Ambassador Dan Shapiro launches nationwide cleanup efforts on Thursday with embassy staff members.
A variety of Israeli, German and Jordanian ornithology and climate experts will meet for the 2nd German-Israeli Climate Talks
Jerusalem lags behind other major cities in recycling sector.
Many local authorities exploit the current circumstances and provide exorbitant property tax assessments for solar roof installations, say petitioners.
BirdLife: Millions of birds killed around Mediterranean each year.
A total of 340,330 animals were used for medical and other studies last year compared to an average of 309,015 in previous years.
"As they used to live in Israel in the past, their importance to the Safari staff is even greater," Safari says.
Environmentalists responded with fury to the plans, which are slated to be discussed among planning institutions next week.
Since its founding in 1975 by the late MK Yosef Tamir, movement has grown from a fledgling organization to a group that houses most of Israel's environmental NGOs.
Ministry publishes main principles of plan after environment ministers met over the weekend with city's mayor, members of task force appointed 2 weeks ago for formulating such a program.
Sowing the seeds of hope: JNF-USA leaders talk about their vision for the future.
By STEVE LINDE
Martin Weyl, ancien directeur du Musée d’Israël, présente une nouvelle exposition photo qui explore les dangers du soleil
By BARRY DAVIS
The Gazelle Valley green lung looks to add a visitors center, wading ponds, outdoor classrooms and shaded areas, as its guardians remain wary of money-making schemes to exploit the space.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
The Eurasian jay is a common resident of Israeli towns and villages that have parks and green spaces.
By ITSIK MAROM
Shalva Tea highlights local herbs.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Spectrum hosts an end-of-Shabbat event for everyone on September 10 in Zion Square.
Muslala’s terrace project brings art and environmentalism to downtown Jerusalem.
By YAEL BRYGEL
The Gazelle Park was originally conceived of and fought for through one of the city’s most successful and inspiring struggles of residents.
In the face of dramatic funding cuts, the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens are staying alive and flowering – reinventing itself as an environmental education hub.
Construction threatens Jerusalem’s only protected woodland hill.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The most reliable sign that fall is here is a small black-and-white bird.
The cultivation of urban food-bearing trees offers a healthier state of affairs for all.
The view from Mitzpe Masua gazes west and gives a sense of the low hills flattening toward the Coastal Plain area near Ashdod.
By ALLAN RABINOWITZ
"Cats have no social conscience. As for dogs – wouldn’t getting them to bark and getting them to stop barking be mutually exclusive and confuse them thoroughly?"
By PHILIP GOLD
The capital’s forgotten corners are so plentiful that ‘In Jerusalem’ is offering a second set of highlights.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
"We found Wandzia drunk, surrounded by seven (empty beer) bottles. There were two more in the bushes."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Some 150 bull and sandbar sharks have migrated to the Hadera River estuary, where the waters are heated by emission from a nearby power station.
Joining 200 European cities, Haifa City Council members voted last Tuesday night to approve a bylaw to delineate "an area of reduced polluting emissions from transportation."
Blaze spreads northwestward due to high winds and dry weather conditions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
In the meantime, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel will continue to manage park.
KKL-JNF invested 5 million shekels in the project to protect communities near the Gaza border.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The amendments would establish the comprehensive obligation of an animal owner to safeguard an animal against abuse and provide for life's necessities.
"The army does not carry out enforcement, and is even irritated by such enforcement,” says Environmental Protection deputy director for enforcement.
"Protecting the environment and animals is an integral part of our job," officer says.
"A crash – Adam sits up in bed in time to see a huge branch float to the ground and a ball of flame arc across the street and set a tree on their side alight."
By HAIM WATZMAN
Leading rabbis for millennia have stressed the importance of being in nature as part and parcel of spiritual practice.
By RABBI YONATAN NERIL
Foraging for your next meal may be more fun than you imagine
Urban lifestyle is causing the extinction of our ability to experience nature; Is it possible to create cities that are good for us and good for nature?
By SHIKMA ZAARUR / ZAVIT
WHILE IN the last couple of decades many gauchos have been adapting their lifestyle to modernity, they remain loyal to their traditions of guarding the land.
Even those who drive on the Highway 443 regularly do not often take the time to look around at the beautiful forests found on both sides of the road.
By MEITAL SHARABI
Why is it so difficult for us to grasp the threat of climate change? Maybe it’s because climate change doesn’t have a mustache.
By SHIKMA ZAARUR
The impressive hotel, which includes a conference center and luxury spa, was built at a cost of NIS 200 million.
A number of natural pools and water hikes await around Israel.
This Independence Day, I recommend visiting one of the many heritage sites that are spread around the country.
Yossi Ghinsberg retells his incredible, true-life story of survival in the Amazon.
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN
Nature is changing right before our eyes and the Volcani Center – under the direction of Yoram Kapulnik – is developing new ways to grow the food we need.
When your office is in a nature reserve
By ANAV SILVERMAN
The Israel Hotel Association has taken action to rejuvenate hotels in Tiberias, and the city is turning into a tourist gem.
Celebrating the New Year for Trees
This year marks the 12th annual Darom Adom (Red South) festival, celebrating the millions of red anemones that cover a large area in the northern Negev.
‘This is not a botanical garden – it is a botanical farm!’
By ELISSA EINHORN
One of the species that fights back against the loss of its habitat is the bright yellow Sternbergia (called helmonit in Hebrew).
Seeking sustenance in Israel’s concrete jungles.
By RACHEL MYERSON
Eco-Judaism reconnects the People of the Book to its ancient soil.
The subject of this column: animals behaving badly; Specifically, my cats; More specifically, Samantha the Cat, aka STC, and The Sally Cat, aka TSC.
The agama is common in the Middle East and is beneficial to humans.
on both sides of the border.
By NOREEN SADIK
Yatir forest, in the triangle between Beersheba, Arad and Hebron, is perpetually green area has 4 million trees of different species to color and shade it.
Dry seasonal pools revive when the rain returns.
Hunt and gather edibles growing around you.
Many wagtails die of exhaustion during their long journey to Africa. So making Israel a winter home is a wise decision and a good reason that many birds choose to stay here.
The sea daffodil, or havatzelet hahof, is a flower that blooms in the harshest of the hot weather on the seashores of our country and is a close relative of the narcissus.
With the heat breaking, there are short, accessible hikes available in areas both pristine and historical.
The Jezreel Valley has so much to offer the visitor to enrich and deepen the knowledge of this historic, rich area – all in a single but full day.
Eilat’s bird sanctuary works hard to offer the proper habitats and correct food sources for the 350 species of migratory birds common to the area.
By JASON SHALTIEL
The Carmel-area town offers a taste of wine, history and tranquility.
The snail, who has been named Shevy, was suffering from a broken shell after a person stepped on him accidentally.
A selection of some of the best photographs of Israel from readers around the world.
By OLIVIA FINE
"There is room in the medical system for natural remedies," says health minister.
The quilled creature was wrapped in a blanket until veterinary services could arrive in the morning.
No one knows who built it - some think it might have been a nomadic civilization that settled the area. Or, there could be an astrological significance.
When the skies started to darken and we felt the first drops of rain on our unprotected bodies, we figured it was just a fluke.
By BRIAN BLUM
"We can report that there are definite traces of Jewish heritage in the Non Valley" in Italy, the writers say.
By MARIAPIA BIGARAN,FRANCO BONETTI
The last pristine hilltop in Jerusalem is about to be bulldozed, and the mayor is the only one in a position of power who seems to care.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN