07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Palestinian sources say Hamas seeking to repair relations with Iran, report says
Peretz takes credit for 10 years of quiet
Rena Ariel blames mother of Palestinian terrorist for daughter’s death
Terror attack in Netanya: Palestinian wounds two, killed by civilian
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
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
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
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
Jihad is contagious
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
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
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
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
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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
Shipping giant reports gross profit from sale of container terminal
Jihadists take deadly aim at Christians from Nigeria to Somalia.
By EMANUEL MFOUKOU
Jonathan flew to Israel on a private jet, accompanied by an entourage of some 20 Nigerian political and religious leaders.
By HERB KEINON
Following the arrest of an Iran-backed terrorist cell plotting to launch attacks on Israeli and American targets, security expert Dr. Ely Karmon says Iran setting up sleeper cells in Nigeria.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Security forces arrest three members of an Iranian-linked terror cell allegedly planning to launch attack against Israelis.
Goodluck Jonathan leads delegation of eight governors, seven ministers, three members of the National Assembly and several church leaders.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Scores killed in Christmas Day bombings; Israel to provide Nigerian authorities with medical supplies to treat the injured.
Named one of world's 50 most powerful people by Newsweek, Adeboye writes letter to US president, asking that he commute agent's sentence.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
“If negotiations are done publicly, it becomes an ongoing press conference,” Peres says.
Instead of trying to persuade Israelis that Palestinians are ready for statehood, PA President Abbas tries to convince UNSC members.
Netanyahu set to arrive in US, will work to prevent Palestinian statehood bid from passing in UNSC; Nigeria to abstain in statehood resolution.
Defense minister meets with Nigerian president to discuss Palestinian statehood, says Nigeria will vote against state bid.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND HERB KEINON
Agreement signed by Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir and his Nigerian counterpart, will focus on bolstering food security.
By SHARON UDASIN
An Israeli company is teaching African countries agricultural techniques and building greenhouses to increase food production.
By ALONA VOLINKSY / NO CAMELS
For over a year now, Israel has been increasingly preoccupied with the terror network building up throughout Africa.
By RINA BASSIST, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Video: Sunday Olasanmi is one of 16 African students learning at Hebrew University to improve the public health of their home countries.
By BENJAMIN SPIER
On Wednesday, June 20, KKL-JNF opened a learning center for sustainable development at the Rio +20 Conference, along with a workshop on floodwater harvesting and afforestation as means to rehabilitate degraded lands.
By KKL-JNF STAFF
In anticipation of the tree planting ceremony, the group gathered in the shade of the trees, singing melodies from their home country, moving gracefully to the gentle rhythms of the joyous tunes. They sang of faith and laughter and gave thanks to God for bringing them to the Holy Land.
Nearly 700 kidnap victims have been freed from Boko Haram's stronghold in the northeastern Sambisa Forest since Tuesday.
"They opened fire on them and killed many people," witness to the attack said.
Attack occurred in Kano; Muslim leader of city has called on people to resist the Sunni jihadist movement.
Nigeria's government has reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire and the release of around 200 girls kidnapped six months ago from a school.
Team includes people experienced in dealing with hostage situations, will join a growing international effort to track down the more than 200 children.
Rescuing captives is one of highest moral imperatives in Judaism, say heads of US Jewish groups that have spoken out on issue.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Netanyahu to Nigerian president: "We are ready to help in finding the girls and fighting the cruel terrorism inflicted on you."
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday he believed the girls were still in his country.
Suspected Hezbollah members claim to have been interrogated by the Mossad in Nigeria following arrest.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lebanese men accused of plotting attacks on Israeli, Western interests face trial following May arrest.
Suspected Islamist gunmen kill students, teacher in boarding school in town of Potiskum; third attack since military offensive.
Three Lebanese men captured in Nigeria with a massive weapons cache branded terrorists, will face serious charges.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Iranians nabbed with 15kg of explosives last year; at time of arrest, Netanyahu said they were part of plot to attack Israelis in Kenya.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
UK foreign secretary says British hostage abducted along with six others by an Islamist group "act of cold-blooded murder."
The captain, chief engineer and second engineer were abducted on Monday when gunmen boarded the Malaysia-flagged Armada Tuah 22.
Gunmen suspected of link to Islamists Boko Haram open fire on Nigerian troop convoy killing two and wounding eight.
Dana Air flight carrying 147 people crashes into densely populated area; no word on casualties.
Security forces at a road block nearby said the bomber forced his car through the checkpoint and drove into the church in Yalwa.
After relative lull, Boko Haram attacks have surged in the past few days; group seeking to establish Islamic caliphate in Africa's most populous nation whose 160 million people are split roughly evenly between Muslims and Christians.
Series of explosions shakes Gombe town; Islamist sect suspected to be behind attacks.
Taliban-inspired Nigerian Islamist group killed over 250 people in 2012 alone, says Human Right Watch.
Emergency services say they don't have enough ambulances to evacuate the dead, wounded.
Security sources suspect local Islamist sect or al-Qaida's N.African arm; Ban Ki-moon condemns attack, says death toll will be considerable.
Attackers throw 3 sets of explosives from motorbikes at drinking spot, military sources say; group wants strict Shari'a law in Nigeria.
Nigerian authorities claim Muslim extremists may have planted the bomb that was detonated at army barracks; no one has yet claimed responsibility.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
'Nigerian Taliban' wages war against government as it assassinates police, local leaders and engineers a massive prison break.
Mottaki claims shipment issue has been settled; Nigerian FM says Iranian counterpart allowed security officials to interview shipment organizers.
Internal documents state conclusion that Teheran sent arms discovered last month; Nigerian security service believes politicians imported arms.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS AND YAAKOV KATZ
Confirmation comes after Israeli officials accuse Teheran of attempting to smuggle shipment including rockets into Gaza through Africa.
Rockets, mortars found in 13 containers.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Rifle rounds, rockets, grenades and possibly rocket launchers found at Appa Port; report: Weapons were sent from Iran to Gaza.
Dual car bombings kill 12 in Nigeria; former terrorist leader arrested in Johannesburg in connection with attacks.
By HERB KEINON AND ASSOCIATED PRESS
Following arrest of three suspects allegedly plotting to launch attacks against Israeli and American citizens in Nigeria, Iran's deputy foreign minister says allegations "made up" as result of ill will of two countries' enemies.
Last week, at a Likud faction meeting, Netanyahu already alluded to the likelihood of Hamas possessing anti-aircraft missiles.
Transfers are reviewed to determine "consistency with US policy interests," US officials tell 'Post.'
By MICHAEL WILNER
A health worker from Nigeria hospitalized on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Ebola virus tests negative for the disease, released from quarantine.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center treating Nigerian health worker in isolation after admission to hospital with high fever.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The French-born Gavron says the project combines her passion for Africa with the mystery of rediscovering Judaism.
Gathering at South African University of KwaZulu-Natal focuses on African tribes who claim to have Jewish origins.
By RINA BASSIST SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Nigerian Ambassador to Israel David Oladipo Obasa says the state of relations between our countries is good, ‘but we are striving to take it higher’
By MICHAEL FREUND
Washington must pay attention to the growing sectarian violence that is ripping the country.
By TIMOTHY SPANGLER
Widespread discontent in Africa’s most populous nation may lead to region-wide revolution.
By JAY RADZINSKI
Why I support Nigeria’s football team.
By AKIN AYAJI
It is quite nice that, for the most part, the passions, anger, exhilaration and disappointment of sports stay in the arena.
By AKIN AJAYI
There’s a tendency to use one’s pet prejudice as a tool to simplify complicated circumstances – such as the tent cities in Israel and the riots in London.
By AKIN AJAY
For the first time, the Israeli Opera will put on, at its home base at the Performing Arts Center in Tel Aviv, the results of a cross-sector synergy with communities from Tirat Carmel and Netivot.
By BARRY DAVIS
A Nigerian government spokesman: “Israel has been a crucial and loyal ally in our fight against Boko Haram. It is a sad reality that Israel has a great deal of experience confronting terrorism.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
2012 was not an easy year for non-Muslims living under Islamic rule.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Statement says Teheran won't elaborate on military-grade weaponry, which included 107mm rockets, seized in Nigeria.
BBC survey measures public opinion on 22 countries, places Israel in company of North Korea, ahead of only Iran, Pakistan.
It is time for all religions and nationalities to agree that our children are our treasures – not our targets.
By KAREN BASS
The real conversation we need to have is about what sorts of communities and educations give rise to attacks such as ‘Price Tag.’
By DANIEL GORDIS
There is a popular tradition among the Igbo, whose traditional homeland is in southeastern Nigeria, that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel.
By SHAI AFSAI
Terra Incognita: Nigeria launches offensive against Islamists, US voices support for security forces to protect civilians by all means.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
It is important that commitments to fighting extremist, especially Salafist, groups in Africa bear fruit and that they are extended.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In his speech on Libya, the US president added the "spirit of 1776" terminology to his argument, but the real question is whether "freedom" is really what these particular revolutionaries are seeking.
By YECHIEL LEITER
Scores killed in Christmas Day bombings; Fears rising that Boko Haram Islamists trying to ignite civil war.