07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
B’Tselem: 63% of casualties in 2014 war were civilians
Judge: Decision on Pollard parole conditions next month
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Netanyahu meets European Parliament faction head
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
FM official visits Chad as Israel seeks to establish ties with majority Muslim states
Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle
Life in the West Bank’s capital of ‘martyrs’
Joss Stone’s ‘Total World Tour’ lands in Tel Aviv
Lee Memphis King gets all shook up
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Much more than terrorism
America, Turkey and a misguided foreign policy
De-Judaization and Palestine at UNESCO
Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties
80 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
Leading rabbis for millennia have stressed the importance of being in nature as part and parcel of spiritual practice.
By RABBI YONATAN NERIL
"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..."