09.25.2016 | 22 Elul, 5776
Palestinian prisoner dies while exercising, sparking hunger strike
Palestinian activists boycott Facebook for two hours
‘Aksa Preacher’ gets 8 months in prison for calling to slaughter Jews
Hamas arsenal has multiplied since 2014 Gaza war, says outgoing chief
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Trump to Netanyahu: I will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's united capital
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
The women coaches leading Israel's male baseball team to victory
Newcomer shatters Israeli marathon record in Berlin
Beitar humiliated by Hapoel Haifa; Maccabi hosts Hapoel in TA derby
Israel advances to WBC qualifier final
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Hebrew U team finds first biological link between stress and obesity
‘Nagging kids about food adds to family strife’
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
Former Chief Rabbi of France, Joseph Sitruk, passes away
London mayor vows to 'root out antisemitism' in Labour after Corbyn re-election
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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כְּתוֹבוֹת אֶבֶן, עֵץ וּנְחוֹשֶת בִּמְעָרַת הַמַכְפֵּלָה
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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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..."