04.28.2016 | 20 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Police suspect Ma'aleh Adumim man shot and killed terminally ill wife, before killing self
WATCH: Huge brawl breaks out in Israeli Arab town ahead of local elections
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Jews ascending Temple Mount are instigating war, ultra-Orthodox MK says
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Abbas surprisingly dismisses governor of Nablus after alleged criticism on Facebook
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
ISIS ruins part of the ancient Assyrian city wall near Mosul
Vandals deface Orthodox New York neighborhood with swastikas
UK's Labor suspends ex-London mayor after 'Hitler supported Zionism' remarks
Sanders campaign to lay off ‘hundreds’ of staffers
David Goldfein to serve as US Air Force’s highest ranking officer
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Seventh Day of Passover: Our commitment
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
Israel's defense minister asserts it is up to Turkey to decide if they want to work to fight terrorism.
By HERB KEINON
Yesh Din followed the investigation of 246 police files involving the uprooting, burning or damaging of trees in the West Bank between the years 2005 and 2014.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Sara and Myra might have up to 184 billion cubic meters of gas and potentially up to 150.7 million barrels of oil.
By SHARON UDASIN
The descendants of the Maccabees are spending about NIS 30 billion on oil for transportation, with a chunk of it going to regimes that don’t exactly appreciate the idea of religious freedom – especially for Jews.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
The ultra deepwater drillship, which was to begin drilling in the first quarter of 2014, is now not likely to start work before the second half of 2014.
By GLOBES, AMIRAM BARKAT
Index based on five factors: Net oil consumption, oil imports, energy efficiency, budget balance and government debt levels.
By NIV ELIS
Ministry says such steps are necessary, because low oil price worldwide is making natural gas a more expensive option, despite environmental advantages.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
The demise of the Chinese growth story is now the driving force behind the decline,
collapse and slump in the prices of oil, copper and everything else.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Afek Oil: Drilling is occurring without environmental damage, according to requirements.
Since February, Afek has completed drilling at two sites and nearly finished work at a third.
“We are looking ahead to a fruitful collaboration and the strengthening of strategic relations in energy between Israel and Cyprus,” says Cyprus Opportunity head.
Afek Oil and Gas say findings have so far revealed a ‘very robust oil-bearing strata’
Two Noble Energy executives share what it’s like working in a dynamic field that brings energy independence and new technology to Israel.
By YUVAL PAIS, THE POST
"We are very pleased with the progress of the work and the findings, which have thus far matched our expectations," said Afek Oil chief geologist Dr. Yuval Bartov.
Preliminary results from the company's Ness-3 at which initial analyses indicate the presence of hydrocarbons in the vertical drilling sections.
"Oil is already selling cheaply, and the introduction of new Iranian oil is expected to push the price further down."
Three Haifa Bay plants showed unacceptably high air pollution emissions levels.
If filed, such a lawsuit would relate to the ecological damages caused by the company and would be unprecedented.
Comprehensive scientific evaluations required to determine whether the hydrocarbons indicate oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
The SCF Altai tanker was anchored near Ashkelon port early on Friday morning, ship tracking and industry sources said.
Elmar Mammadyarov becomes first foreign minister of Azerbaijan to visit: Both leaders express interest in increasing trade.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Project was aiming to prove usability of approximately 40 billion barrels of oil found in te shale rock layer of the Shfela basin in south-central Israel.
Emissions of volatile organic compounds from Haifa plants amount to 2,400 tons per year, in comparison to 111 tons per year in Ramat Hovav, says report.
Lawmakers against drilling in Golan Heights while energy and water officials contend it won't cause environmental damage.
Worth approximately $30b. in total, such an agreement could generate more than $20b. in income for the state, the source said.
Woodside exit from Leviathan "disappointing," but partners will move forward with regional opportunities.
Situated off the coast of Tel Aviv, the Oz license could be a source of over 600 million barrels of oil.
Science Minister: Oil is a political tool found in the hands of our greatest enemies, Israel must lower its strategic value reduce the world dependence.
Government releases lease terms prioritizing domestic supply security.
Gas industry seeks knowledge and capital from international companies in New York and Houston.
Natural gas majority stakeholder CEO says if Sheshinski Committee reopened, company's projects would be reconsidered.
The development of gas fields by Israel, Syria and Lebanon are paving the way to create a new reality in the region.
By YOSSI MELMAN
With Israel poised to become a player in the big energy league, the Middle East political kaleidoscope is about to be given a good shaking.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Eleven years ago, KKL Mexico, with the support of the Jewish community in Mexico, decided to give a special gift
By KKL-JNF STAFF
For now, there is little or no sign that the political backing that the IRGC enjoys will fade, as Iran’s leaders publicly praise its role in managing Iran’s oil industry.
By PARISA HAFEZI,LOUIS CHARBONNEAU
Asia's Iran crude liftings rise sharply in February; US may increase pressure on buyers to cut purchases.
Despite the US official line that Iran is not open for trade while under sanctions, Iranian FM Zarif says otherwise.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Proposal would allow Tehran "one-time" access to frozen revenues.
Tehran's crude oil revenues average an estimated $3.4 billion in the first half of the year, down from $8 billion from 2011.
New sanctions meant to further weaken the Iranian rial, cripple auto sector that is a major source of revenue for Tehran.
Islamic Republic's oil sales under pressure, vital for economy; tankers travelling faster to boost shipments.
TAU expert: Oil purchases act as quiet way of providing Israeli aid to Iraqi Kurdistan.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Atlit residents blockade Carmel Resins site, demanding factory closure.
During the Passover holiday's intermediate days, around 2,000 people have come for tours of the Afek Oil and Gas drilling site.
Environmental Protection Ministry tests revealed that the reserve, located in the Arava Desert, is now free of air pollution.
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel petitioned the High Court of Justice on Tuesday.
The project involves three years of exploration for conventional oil, north of Nahal El Al near Moshav Natur, a former kibbutz on the southern Golan Heights.
Oil spill site completely free of liquid petroleum; investigation into circumstances of spill still underway.
Scientists in Israel and around the world are already making significant headway in this process.
Earlier this week, reports in Indian media said the state-owned company ONGC Videsh (OVL) had expressed interest in buying a stake in Leviathan.
Throughout 2014 fuel prices have consistently dropped, Energy Ministry graph shows.
The program will serve to treat the soils contaminated by the spill as well as help restore the wildlife populations damaged over the course of the event.
As part of plan, special team would be established to check environmental impact of Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company activities both on dry land and on beaches.
The absence of an order meant that the NGO did not have a total victory over Ofek in a petition, which had demanded fully revoking the drilling licenses they were granted.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The pipeline was a joint project between Iran and Israel in 1968, but the Islamic Revolution of 1978-1979 crushed the alliance and cooperation.
By NIV ELIS,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Air quality in the region is now within accepted standards, removal of the contaminated earth from the large pools is nearly complete.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rains forecast for Tuesday have put environmentalists on edge, as it will affect fragile local ecosystem.
Commitment was first signed in 1979 after the Iranian revolution sent shock waves of higher prices and fears about disruptions in the Mideast through oil markets.
One of basin's stakeholders, Delek Drilling, makes announcement in company's 3rd quarter financial report for 2014.
Labor’s Avishay Braverman says natural gas price supervision would reduce the cost of living and boost industrial growth.
The park's site is identified by researchers as Sha'arayim, mentioned in the story of David and Goliath.
Project involves three years of exploration for conventional oil through 10 wells.
CEO frustrated that proposal for Shfela basin hydrocarbon exploration ‘deemed defective and non-comprehensive.’
Income will enable increased investments in education, welfare and reduce cost of living, says energy and water minister.
Pilot rejected because fundamentally flawed; no answers to uncertainties that required improved knowledge, understanding.
IEI estimates that approximately 40 billion barrels of oil lie between 200 and 400 meters below the Ela Valley's surface.
Overseeing committee says exploratory drilling would not involve any fracking, production of oil that is not in liquid form.
Jerusalem District Committee for Planning and Building to reconvene to determine program's future.
The recent resignation of Israel’s antitrust commissioner has spotlighted the strange mixture of commercial vista, diplomatic sway and regulatory angst created by Israel’s unexpected gas bounty.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Israel’s worst-ever environmental disaster has focused public scrutiny on the mysterious Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company.
Following Putin's pardon, the Russian tycoon gives first interview, says he will not enter politics or seek to regain assets of his former oil company.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
Try to add some olive oil in your cooking this Hanukkah
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
A ‘veritable terrestrial coral reef,’ the diversity of plant and wildlife in the Evrona Nature Reserve is threatened by five million liters of crude oil seeping into its soil
By ALON TAL
Ben-Gurion University students at the forefront of Israel’s oil exploration program.
By RUTH JUDAH
After the rubber-stamping of the nuclear deal with world powers last year, Tehran has ordered an increase in oil output.
China relies on the Middle East for oil supplies, but tends to leave diplomacy there to other permanent members of the UN Security.
Israel and Azerbaijan are natural allies since “both countries see Iran as an existential threat.”
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
International sanctions imposed to force Iran to curb its nuclear program have halved its oil exports to just over 1 million bpd since 2012, and hammered its economy.
A June 5 meeting in Vienna is likely to hear renewed demands from for reduction in amount of oil pumped, yet even officials from countries which favor a curb see it as unlikely.
"We hope we can come back to the export levels that we had before the sanctions," Iran's deputy oil minister says.
Islamic Republic trying to mend fences with Chinese oil firms to get projects going.
Expert sees Salman’s son and new defense minister, who has headed the crown prince’s court, as the key player to watch.
TASE reports signs of hydrocarbons, petroleum; findings are still "estimates and assumptions, which contain no certainty."
Tweet about Israeli strike in Syria referring to event from 40 years ago, accidentally interpreted as being current.
Buyers retreat due to EU and US economic sanctions placed on Iran; Iran's oil revenues drop by about 50 percent.
With Israel's average price for gas at $8.28 per gallon ($2.12/liter), it constitutes 8% of the average Israeli's daily income to buy a gallon of fuel.
The attacks on the oil fields matter for international law, and the effects will be felt as soon as Israel’s next conflict.
By OWEN ALTERMAN
Crude oil dipped below $47 this week.
By SHMUEL EVEN AND YOEL GUZANSKY
Why the sight of a beetle drowning in spilled oil should sadden and worry us all.
By LIAT COLLINS
Environmentalists say that searching for fossil fuels, such as the recently nixed oil-shale drilling project in the Elah Valley area, belongs to the past.
A look at the Norwegian Oil Fund, one of the world’s largest Sovereign Wealth Funds, might prove instructive for Israel.
By JEROME VITENBERG
The world is in the grip of an economic crisis. Governments everywhere are increasing taxes and cutting social programs.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
In recent years Norway’s government has incited against Israel probably more than any other Western European government.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Unlike the situation with Better Place, economic laws of supply and demand work in favor of Israel’s energy solution.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK