05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Netanyahu recants post over alleged rape of Jewish woman by Palestinians
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
In huge blow to Israel, Netherlands declares BDS ‘free speech’
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
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'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
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
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘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
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
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
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
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
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
An Israeli police spokeswoman said the delegation arrived at Adei Ad in US diplomatic cars without first having coordinated the visit with Israeli authorities.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
More pressure, AIPAC leadership believes, "offers the best chance to persuade Tehran to abandon its quest for a nuclear weapons capability."
By MICHAEL WILNER
Commuters in the Big Apple could be forgiven for thinking that the 'supplement' they were handed was an actual copy of the Grey Lady.
By ARIEL ZILBER
The joint program aims at attracting additional, world-class support from institutions and individuals who are dedicated to eradicating cancer through focused and efficient research.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’ erroneously said ‘tens of thousands of Israelis’ fled to Federal Republic.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Les Israéliens assassinés sont, pour les médias français, les dernières victimes en date d’une violence latente depuis cet été qui explose ces dernières semaines
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
Bob Simon, in a career that spanned half a century, was in life threatening situations many times.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The award-winning newsman's career spanned five decades, from covering the Vietnam War to a piece on "60 Minutes" last weekend about the Oscar-nominated civil rights drama "Selma."
According to "The Washington Post," Williams “gave varying accounts” of his wartime coverage, at times suggesting that he was in danger while in other instances omitting mention completely.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ben-Meir's petition called to to avoid printing “election propaganda that it has been publishing for many years, for the candidate for the 20th Knesset Netanyahu, as it is illegal campaigning.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The party’s efforts to attract votes from the Chabad community, after derogatory comments made by the party’s spiritual patron Rabbi Meir Mazuz against the hassidic group were aired earlier this week
By JEREMY SHARON
On March 17th, thousands of twelfth graders will be eligible to cast their ballot, and the political parties are hard at work wooing these first time voters through panels and mock elections.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
An appeal hearing in the Supreme Court against Marzel’s ban is scheduled for Tuesday this week.
Ex-journalist refers to his closed sexual harassment case in expressing lack of trust in police probe of his party.
Yoni Cohen-Iduv built a website at http://israeldebate.com/ and Facebook page in an effort to encourage a debate in Israel.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
“When I see the three haredi political parties, the three of them saying [to back] only the Left... everyone knows how to interpret them, and do I need to follow them,” Mazuz said
When the Green Leaf Party eventually gave in its list, calls of "good luck" could be heard from the press area.
In 2007, Cohen Paran established the Israel Energy Forum, where she still serves as CEO today.
By SHARON UDASIN
The vast majority of students said that the most pressing issue for the upcoming election was housing reforms including lowering the prices of rent and reducing the costs of apartments.
With the promise of weed in the future, a new stash of campaign funds could help the party blaze its way into the Knesset, though they’re still a longshot at best.
By BEN HARTMAN
As talks continue, Jerusalem deputy mayor and noted women’s rights activist expected to make formal announcement in coming days, says political insider.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The popular, active female MK tipped the scales toward Bennett and away from its rabbis.
Knesset panel approves NIS 241.75m Central Election Committee budget.
"The reports are baseless," Yesh Atid said in an official response. "They are rumors that are far from the truth. The issue was not even raised between the two of them."
A source close to Oren said in response that the former ambassador is examining several options in the public sphere and a decision will be made soon.
Rumors have been swirling of Yishai's impending split from his party to form a new political movement.
By JEREMY SHARON,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
GPO still waiting for apology from CBS for controversial headline.
The lawsuit names senior Netanyahu advisor Nir Hefetz, his attorneys David Shimron, Shuli Eshbol, Yaakov Buravsky, and Yossi Cohen, and two employees of the residence.
Most patients very satisfied with their hospital treatment, but some medical centers have room for improvement
The prizes, announced today, are due to be awarded at an official ceremony in the Knesset in May.
The US and Israel sharply criticized Argentina at the time.
By Mati WAGNER
Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein will make a decision by the end of the week on whether to open a criminal investigation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of public funds.
The Israeli, ranked No. 149 in the world, held her serve just twice against Begu (34), winning 17 of 43 points overall on her serve.
By ALLON SINAI
For the first time in more than three years, Maccabi Tel Aviv has gone three consecutive matches without a win in the Premier League.
Hapoel J’lem and Maccabi TA to face off for title for the first time since 2008 in capital’s new arena
“Today, I feel that not to receive the Israel Prize is a greater honor than to receive it,” said Haim Be'er
The jug, dating between 4-6 century AD, is approximately 1.5 meters high and 1.5 m. in diameter, and a remnant from a once prosperous Byzantine coastal community.
When an EAPC pipeline burst on December 3, some 5 million liters of crude oil gushed into the Arava Desert, causing particularly damaging impact on the Evrona Nature Reserve in the area.
Police found his resume inside a bag containing hundreds of packets of the recently outlawed synthetic drug known as “Mr. Nice Guy.”
Maccabi currently leads the standings by two points.
With zero losses in 2015, yellow-and-blue hosts Berlin hoping to keep pressure on Real atop Euroleague group
After suffering two consecutive 3-0 defeats to Croatia and Belgium in Pool D, Israel had to overcome Latvia to avoid a tie against relegation to Group II.
The victims, all of them grandmothers in their 50s and 60s, were on their way back from attending prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem when the collision happened.
American trumpet player Caleb Hudson will perform at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art tonight at 8:30 p.m. as part of the La Tempesta Del Solisti concert series.
By JESSICA VRAZILEK
The marvelously melodramatic Tosca by Puccini and Carl Orff’s imposing Carmina Burana. To celebrate its 30th birthday the Israel Opera is offering these two works for its 5th Opera Festival at Masada
By HELEN KAYE
Israel Chemicals (ICL) sent letters for dismissal hearings to some 140 workers Monday, part of a planned restructuring of the company.
By NIV ELIS
If Wang’s performance was exemplary, her refusal to engage the audience was a stinging disappointment.
By GILAD FRIEDMAN
East Jerusalem Portfolio head: Israel government will be tried in International Criminal Court for ‘inhuman act’
The argument that a lack of diplomatic initiative on Israel’s part has led to growing international isolation and will lead to economic fallout has emerged as a theme in campaigns.
By HERB KEINON
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Nechama Rivlin hosts annual ILAN event at President’s Residence.
Admission into universities will instead be based solely off of matriculation exams, taken at the end of high school.
A-G decrees that financially troubled TV channel can continue operating as usual until after March elections.
Three-fourths of the population, some 6.218 million people, were Jewish. The next largest group, 1.719 million Arabs, accounted for 20.7% of the population.
"D.) this is true only for women."
Let’s step back from an almost instinctive need to wash out our souls with soap after watching the stage version of Fatal Attraction.
Of the thousands of Israeli start-ups vying to become global businesses, only a small percentage will make it to the big leagues.
By BEN LANG
Numerous medical devices have been invented to improve patient care, which medical personnel use to treat the masses.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
Oliel, who won the 12s tournament two years ago and was the No. 1 seed this year, beat Taiwan’s Chen-jui Ho 7-5, 7-5 in Tuesday’s final.
The plan will offer developers land at a 20% discount based on promises to sell it at the lowest possible price. Potential buyers will have to enter a lottery to get one of the discounted apartments.
The hi-tech and start-up sector is in a constant frenzy. Haredi men and women are taking advantage of this.
Most people present were relatively new immigrants who were already too old to serve in the army and were looking to give back to the community.
“In Hanukka this year, we still must defend ourselves from our enemies, who seek to kill and expel us from this land,” said the mayor.
President Reuven Rivlin and his wife Nechama hosted a Hanukka party for some 130 cancer stricken children who were brought to the residence.
The NII report further found that couples with two children whereby one parent works full time and the other works part time, both earning minimum wage, will not be able to escape poverty.
In the week since health minister Yael German of Yesh Atid resigned, government hospital directors have claimed they have no money to buy necessary equipment and to perform elective surgery.
OurCrowd, a multimillion-dollar network of start-up investment, is located in Jerusalem, where over 800 of its investors and entrepreneurs converged on Tuesday.
By EITAN AROM
The patient was afraid his ability to communicate with eye movements picked up by an electronic sensor would disappear, leaving him only with the ability to think.
The police stated that they had solved the murder of Busaina Abu Ganem, who was gunned down while sitting in her car with her children on HaEshel Street in Ramleh.
Nine of those fatally injured were Arabs, said Beterem director Orly Silbinger, who noted that for several years, it has been warning of the link between children from poorer families and deaths from accidents.
A marathon took place last week in Beersheba, but probably not the kind you’re imagining.
Former Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon refrained from officially announcing his candidacy for expected elections, but made clear signals he would.
The IMA commissioned a survey of 500 adults from the Meida Shivuki polling organization about private medicine and accessibility to healthcare.
Having once been a recipient of World Bank loans--most recently from 1975 to 1981--the move to become a contributing country is significant.
In the NFL, other professional sports, and especially school sports, concern has grown about the long-term neuropsychiatric mconsequences of repeated mild trauatic brain injury.
Likud MKs: She's just pretending to be relevant
The films are Summer Vacation by Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon, who recently directed The Farewell Party, which won an audience award at the Venice Film Festival and Aya.
By HANNAH BROWN
Readers comment on previous issues of the 'Magazine.'
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
A new book presents the hunt for the Jewish underground during the British Mandate as a game of cat and mouse.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Innovations in Israeli cannabis farming could lead to global solutions to feed the world
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Readers weigh in on past issues of The Magazine.
By THE MEDIA LINE
A round up of local stories.
By COMPILED BY TAMARA ZIEVE
During the event, a live-link, Transatlantic session was held with Limmud Boston, Haifa’s twin city.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
55,000-year-old ‘Manot Skull’ proves modern humans migrated from Africa to Europe and Asia
Lebanon's Tourism Minister believes Miss Lebanon has been subject to a racist campaign.
A Tweet appeared on her page, playing on allegations that Hollywood big wigs are anti-Israel, suggesting that this wave of bad press would pass if the comedian took a stand against Israel.
By LAUREN IZSO
The web took advantage of CNN's headline gaffes following the Jerusalem synagogue terror attack in the form of memes with imagined coverage of events throughout history.
By IDO KENAN
At the end of the day, the Israeli media does not live up to its self-image as the watchdog of democracy. It fails where it is most crucial – election time.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
There are enormous financial and human resource pressures on voluntary organizations today.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
It is unclear whether after the election, when Netanyahu is scrambling to cobble together a coalition, he will succeed in following through on his promise for reform.
By JPost Editorial
Early elections could, and should, have been avoided.
Readers weigh in on Jerusalem Post stories.
In this week's 'Weekend Edition,' JPost TV takes a look at the biggest stories of the year, and how conspirators have connected them to the state of Israel, regardless of the facts.