05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Liberman appointment delayed by coalition infighting
Standing the test of time
Deri asks court to revoke Israeli-Arab terrorist’s citizenship
In shadow of defense talks, Senate proposes increased Israel missile defense spending
Long weekend bill delayed as groups battle over details
Former security cabinet ministers back Bennett's coalition demands
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
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
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
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
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
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.
On two walks at Palmahim, discover the other creatures that enjoy the scenic beach.
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..."