05.24.2016 | 16 Iyar, 5776
Palestinian Authority PM: Netanyahu buying time to avoid peace deal
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
On this day: Israel withdraws from Lebanon, ending 18-year ordeal
'First signs of new cold war emerging in Syria,' former senior IDF commander warns
A Thrilling night in TLV
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Prime real estate
Senior liberal rabbis call on Liberman to stand by promises on conversion
New coalition chairman Bitan cracks the whip
Special report blasts Netanyahu for 'Bibi Tours Affair'
From Bimah to Bandstand
Concert Review: Deep Purple
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
How they sold us the Iran deal
Isi Leibler: Wrong on all counts
Pope Innocent III: Theology vs. reality
No holds barred: The loneliness of the desert
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, secret document reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
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
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
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
UK Labourite leading anti-Semitism probe praised anti-Israel Gitmo detainee
WATCH: From paying tuition to 'funding Hamas'?
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
'F**k Israel, long live the Intifada' angry mob screams at Jewish UC student
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Treasury targeting Israel's poor business ratings in 2017 budget
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Israel, South Korea announce free trade talks
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Sharpen your medical mind
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
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A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
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.