06.30.2016 | 24 Sivan, 5776
Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends
Hamas official: Turkey already mediating prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas
Rocket sirens sound in southern Israeli communities near Gaza border
Slamming BDS criticism, Moroccan minister denies commercial relations with Israel
Mengistu family: Pact with Ankara ‘bitter’ mistake
Abortion in Israel: Why is there no public conflict?
Turkey deal ‘cornerstone’ of stability in the region
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
WATCH: Knesset brawl erupts after Arab Israeli MK calls IDF soldiers 'murderers'
Opera returns to Acre
Israeli cellist Amit Peled pays homage to predecessor
British soul diva Joss Stone to perform in Tel Aviv this month
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Brexit aftermath: Sky isn’t falling
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
'Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
New French Immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Famous Holocaust escape tunnel located in Lithuania using hi-tech
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
KKL-JNF’s world chairman tells ‘Post’ how the Jewish state’s largest green organization is working for future generations.
By STEVE LINDE
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
"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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
While hydrocarbons were identified, comprehensive scientific evaluations are required to determine whether the presence of such materials indicates oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Ministry alleges that site has been unloading goods illegally and thereby violating law.
Martin Weyl, ancien directeur du Musée d’Israël, présente une nouvelle exposition photo qui explore les dangers du soleil
By BARRY DAVIS
Les 35 derniers kilomètres de la piste cyclable du sud d’Israël
sont achevés. Une bonne nouvelle pour les sportifs amoureux
de la nature, curieux d’histoire et amateurs de sensations fortes
By DARA FRANK
Outre la flore unique de cette belle forêt en plein cœur du désert de Judée, Har Amasa offre une vue imprenable sur Tel Arad
By MEITAL SHARABI
En plein cœur de Jérusalem, Ramat Rahel offre un coin de nature et raconte un épisode
de l’histoire d’Israël
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
By PEGGY CIDOR
In the face of dramatic funding cuts, the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens are staying alive and flowering – reinventing itself as an environmental education hub.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
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.
By ITSIK MAROM
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
Amateur video filmed from a drone a day after Nepal's devastating earthquake gives bird's eye view of Kathmandu destruction.
The Himalayan Mountain range exists due to a collision between the Indian Plate and the Eurasian plate, on whose boundary Nepal sits.
In the meantime, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel will continue to manage park.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
The summer camps run the gamut from hi-tech to rhetoric to self-defense and give added value beyond babysitting kids while parents are working.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Hibernation was believed to occur only in low temperatures, as mammals sleep through three to nine months of cold and hazardous winter with a very low heart rate and body temperature.
Out and about around Israel for the weekend starting May 8, 2015.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The massive earthquake which struck Nepal, setting off an avalanche, swept Asraf, 22, off his path and to his death.
In addition to 260 soldiers who will take part in the search and rescue effort, 95 tons of medical supplies will be used to set up a field hospital to treat those injured in the disaster.
Israeli trekkers trapped in remote areas of Nepal send distress signals to their family members asking for help
The government first announced its intentions to open the beach to the public in the weeks following a massive December 3 oil spill.
MDA also launched a donations drive on behalf of Nepal to assist Nepalese citizens who have been left without a roof, food or water.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
During the past six weeks, three poisoning cases have occurred, the most recent of which was discovered just last weekend.
40 millimeters of rain and hail pounds capital during morning hours Thursday.
By SHARON UDASIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Caves become Israel's eighth site to join the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Lake's water level stood at 211.81 meters below sea level as of Monday morning.
Some 550 tons collected in Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund sites alone.
Some 300,000 people braved the heat to visit Israel’s nature reserves, national parks and forests for the intermediate days of Passover.
Some 200,000 take to country's national parks, nature reserves and forests to enjoy time in nature on first day of chol hamoed.
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
"Niot’s laugh lit up many a darkness; He laughed naturally, frequently, at jokes, at pretenses, at the foibles of others, at himself."
By HAIM WATZMAN
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.
Yatir is a place for people who are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, or to live their lives at a slower – but no less exciting – pace.
Besides the beautiful and unique flora, there is an amazing view of Tel Arad and the Judean Desert from Har Amas.
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.
Hundreds of small springs support the various flora and fauna, here in the lowest point on earth.
The spur-winged lapwing is a bird you’ll want to stay near if you are a prey animal threatened by predators.
Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu’s BioBee labs give the world eco-friendly insects.
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
"At about 4:45 a.m., I was woken up by our dog barking and yelping... I stared dumbfounded and barefoot in the face of the flood..."