'EU concerned over Likud proposals to weaken Israel's judiciary'
Liberman lashes out at South Africa after Israel denies visa to Communist minister
Coalition deals waiting for Kahlon approval
Meet the New MK: Likud’s Naguise wants to set an example for youth from Ethiopia
Avoid preventable accidents during festivities
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
First aid services being prepared for Remembrance Day ceremonies
*Autoimmunity plays major role in triggering narcolepsy process*
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
He’s a believer
This Week on TV: 'Mad Men,' 'Bloodline' and more
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Revered TV hosts Stewart and Letterman start saying their goodbyes
Soccer: More excitement at bottom of table than top
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UEFA boss Platini comes out in support of Israel over Palestinians
AIPAC pushes Republicans to foster bi-partisan support for bill that would challenge Iran deal
Israel shocked by ultra-Orthodox mob assault of IDF officer in Jerusalem
Ultra-Orthodox Jews gang up on IDF officer in Mea Shearim section of Jerusalem
'IAF struck missile bases in Syria,' Al-Jazeera report says
Border police officers shoot, kill knife wielding Palestinian near Jerusalem checkpoint
100 Palestinian doctors authorized to work in Israeli hospitals, reversing intifada ban
Ongoing tensions over Temple Mount stoked by Jordanian-funded carpet
Israeli Arabs march for right of return on Independence Day
John Galliano to speak at London Jewish event, four years post anti-Semitic tirade
German lawmakers defy Turkey, call massacre of Armenians 'genocide'
MKs take part in ceremony marking 100 years since Armenian genocide
Uplifting end to the 2015 March of the Living
Canadian lone soldier receives presidential citation
Pentagon: Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen
Saudi Arabia foils ISIS-backed plot on its grounds
United Nations to begin talks with Syrian groups in hopes to end conflict
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04.25.2015 | 6 Iyar, 5775
Located on the city’s southern end, the neighborhood of some 20,000 residents, creates a wedge between Israeli Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem from the nearby Palestinian city of Bethlehem.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The French experts “maintain that the polonium 210 and lead 210 found in Arafat’s grave and in the samples are of an environmental nature.”
PLO leaders voted on Thursday to halt cooperation with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
The recommendation will be referred to another PLO body, the Executive Committee, to decide on the timing of its implementation.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Kerry phoned Abbas to urge him to refrain from taking “harsh” decisions before the upcoming Israeli elections.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Italian lawmakers on Friday backed a non-binding resolution that encourages the government to recognize Palestine as a state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Palestinian official says charges are baseless and the New York Court ignored the legal precedent set by other US courts.
"The defendants have already been boasting that they will appeal the decision and we will never collect on the judgment – but we will go to the end of the earth to collect it.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The collection of 1,600 posters, many of which focus on Palestinian armed struggle against Israel, were submitted to UNESCO by American art curator Dan Walsh.
Defense lawyers argue that Palestinian government should not be held liable for crimes of few militants.
Palestinians welcome decision by International Criminal Court to launch an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
Erekat: Proposal is being made on behalf of Palestinians and Arab countries.
Ramallah shuts down for funeral of Palestinian Authority minister.
By NIDA TUMA
“We don’t want to assault anyone and we don’t want anyone to be harmed. But we also don’t want anyone to harm our people and religious sites,” said Abbas.
Chief PLO negotiator's move comes in response to Israeli government’s decision to promote plan for construction of 500 new apartments in Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Leading Jewish American group denounces UK lawmakers' passage of non-binding motion, saying it reduces "the United Kingdom’s standing as an honest broker in international affairs."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinians hope to see larger role for world body and European Union.
By ABDULLAH H. ERAKAT/THE MEDIA LINE
Should UNSC bid fail, PLO plan would move into phase two, which involves signing international treaties, Palestinian source says.
PLO: Closure part of Israel’s efforts to negate Palestinian rights and destroy prospects of peace.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi issued her statement to the media shortly after Netanyahu addressed the opening session of the 69th UN General Assembly in New York on Monday.
"The world has yet to come to grips with the immensity of the crime" in Gaza, executive committee member says.
By ANNA HIATT
'It is a sad day when international politicians of all stripes can no longer discern between good and evil.'
By MALCOLM HEDDING
With formation of unity gov't, Abbas's commitment to Kerry would require Hamas to publicly denounce own charter.
By MICHAEL WILNER
PLO says settlement construction continues under Netanyahu government, and statements were made to placate Kerry.
Dr. Hanan Ashrawi fumes at Israeli diplomat's "verbal and actual rejection of the two-state solution and hence peace."
US, Canada lauds move to re-engage with United Nations Human Rights Council whilst the Palestinians, Pakistan remain skeptical.
Though many see Israeli politics as the main stumbling block toward peace, many more don't trust their own politicians.
PA negotiator Erekat: Israel should meet obligations previously made to freeze settlement building, free Palestinian prisoners.
Fatah official says only PLO is authorized to conduct negotiations as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinians.”
In interview with Army Radio chief PLO negotiator says of West Bank elections, "we use ballots not bullets."
Head of PLO’s “political department,” Farouk Kaddoumi, criticizes PA leadership for abandoning armed struggle.
Lors d’une altercation entre des manifestants palestiniens et la police des frontières israélienne, Ziad Abou Ein, dirigeant de l'OLP, a succombé à une crise cardiaque
By RUTHIE BLUM
The world has been duped into the use of language that reflects fiction - not fact.
By DAVID SINGER
Both Fatah and Hamas have concluded that unlike past agreements, the new accord is essential to adjust to the changing dynamics in the region and their bilateral relations.
By ALON BEN-MEIR
Entrapped by a fictitious narrative that dismisses binding international law whilst maintaining an illusory belief it can be re-written - the Arab League and the PLO will surely miss yet another opportunity.
A tribute to Ron Pundak.
By URI SAVIR
Following his Palestinian Declaration of Independence in November 1988, Arafat said he accepts Israel, rejected terrorism.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Despite her government’s vote against an PLO upgrade at UNESCO last year, she chose to abstain at the UN.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
PA lawyer: I fear jury will rule against Palestinian Authority because of who they are, not what they did; Plaintiffs: PA didn’t have to pay terrorists if it did not want to.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
First terror trial in US against PA sees cross-examination of head of Palestinian Authority’s equivalent to the CIA on Tuesday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Dozens of survivors of terrorist attacks may testify in a trial expected to last up to three months.
Speaking to Israel Allies Foundation, deputy FM says efforts to approach international forums
prolong the tragedy of the Palestinian people.
By JEREMY SHARON
UN vote was not intended as a violation of the Oslo Accords, but as a means to salvage Palestinian purpose.
By RON PUNDAK
Court orders Natorei Karta leader Aryeh Friedman’s two sons expelled from the all-girls Banot Yerushalayim school.
By SAM SOKOL
The Columbia University historian defends unconditionally the
Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, even if this
is expressed through violence.
By MATI WAGNER
Dennis Ross’ ridiculous 12 point agenda for the two-state solution makes Israel commit to concrete policy while Palestinians only need reciprocate with hot air.
'The UN upgrade resolution has neither created a Palestinian state nor granted any kind of statehood to the Palestinians.'
By ALAN BAKER
Israel and Jordan could negotiate a settlement where no one would have to leave his present home in the West Bank.
Abbas's claim of relinquishing Palestinian 'right of return' is baseless - as proven by the man himself.
By JONATHAN D. HALEVI
Palestine Liberation Organization issues statement rejecting military offensive in war-battered camp largely taken over by Islamic State fighters in recent days.
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus has fallen into the hands of Islamic State.
Thousands flee as violence continues to rage through Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk.
The Palestinian leader also welcomed the Joint Arab List’s performance in the recent parliamentary elections.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
"There is a strong solidarity movement, there is a strong network of people speaking out when governments are much more timid and reticent," says senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi.
According to the PLO, 138 countries recognize Palestine as a state, including Brazil, South Africa, Chile, Russia, the Holy See, Argentina, India and China among others.
PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo says failure to end ongoing Fatah-Hamas dispute increases possibility of division among Palestinians.
Dozens of Palestinians seen brandishing AK-47 and M16 semiautomatic rifles as well as hand grenades while clad in military gear, according to Israel Radio.
In first meeting of new government in Ramallah, deputy prime minister says total debts have reached $4.2 billion.
During Agenda 7, PLO deputy urges Israel to recognize refugees.
Man behind 1978 Coastal Road massacre made adviser to Abbas.
Secretary of State's efforts may create "inducing environment."
By HERB KEINON, KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND TOVAH LAZARO
Announcement in response to proposal of 2-state solution based on 1967 lines with possible minor land swaps; no comment from Abbas.
Abbas makes first visit since rift developed when Yasser Arafat was thought to back Hussein in 1st Gulf War.
Erekat says PA has not been briefed by the US administration on details of possible Abbas-Netanyahu summit.
'Al-Quds Al-Arabi' quotes Palestinian sources as saying Jordan and Qatar are pushing for Mashaal to chair PLO.
Ma'an news agency reports Moncef Marzouki postponed his visit to Gaza till March after talks with Abbas at African Union summit.
Official says PA has been trying to dissuade President Moncef Marzouki to cancel visit to avoid solidifying Palestinian divisions.
Abu Rudaineh says Israel must choose "peace or stalemate," Hamas: Decline of Right reflects victory of Palestinian resistance.
PA president appeals to UN to intervene, allow thousands of Palestinians from Syria to enter W. Bank, Gaza to escape fighting.
Osama Hamdan says Palestinian state without an armed struggle against Israel is an illusion, won't add anything for Palestinians.
Abbas Zaki says once Palestine becomes a recognized state, they will force int'l community to take legal action against Israel.
Even the PA president seemed unaware of the implications of saying he wouldn't return to his hometown of Safed.
PLO negotiator says Washington, J'lem may take punitive measures in response to latest Palestinian UN statehood bid.
New proposal suggests establishment of a Palestinian-Jordanian federation or confederation, Kaddoumi tells 'Al-Quds Al-Arabi.'
New proposal suggests establishment of a Palestinian-Jordanian confederation, Kaddoumi tells 'Al-Quds Al-Arabi.'
Bayit Yehudi MK says the bill is "meant to remove the mask on Abbas's face" and to show that he supports terrorism.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Talks focusing on possibility of establishing a Palestinian unity government, holding new elections and reconstructing the PLO, Fatah and Hamas officials said.
The region also has more compelling worries than a seemingly predictable parliamentary poll.
Monday’s unanimous decision all but codified the ZOA position in US law, but it remains to be seen whether or not the US government will act.
By EYTAN SOSNOVICH
He spews out extremist vitriol and seeks the criminalization of Israel in international fora, and legitimizes terrorism when speaking to Palestinians.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Israel is actually facilitating the opening of Gaza’s borders and the chief proponent of this policy is IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The boys deserve whatever they get, according to the media, because they are Jews.
Under any circumstances, the unity government must maintain its security cooperation with Israel, build on it, and maintain its credibility and commitment on matters of security.
Only by scapegoating and criminalizing Israel worldwide can Abbas maintain his relevance to the international Left.
As recently as April 13, Haniyeh praised a terrorist shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife, son and two others
By MAURICE OSTROFF
As far as the Obama administration is concerned, making peace between the Arabs and the Jewish state has nothing to do persuading the Arabs to recognize the Jewish state.
Palestinian call to return to talks if preconditions met constitutes Palestinian political manipulation, duplicity and sheer falsehood.
Into the Fray: How is it that, time after time, the electorate ends up with a gov't adopting precisely the policy it urged voters to reject?
By MARTIN SHERMAN
One prominent Palestinian Arab would totally disagree with that statement.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
US Secretary of State John Kerry seems to have a bit of a problem in this regard.
By BARRY RUBIN
EU call for 27 member states to "prevent" Israeli activity immoral, predetermine borders.
By ARI BRIGGS
I concluded my opening remarks by saying, “I stand before you as a proud and unapologetic ‘settler’ or resident of Judea and Samaria.”
By JOSH HASTEN
No PM has so successfully resisted the pressure from the leader of a country he loves so much for a country he loves even more.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
ISRAEL’S SUPREME court only upholds decisions barring Jews. If your name is Meir Kahane, you can be barred for racism and incitement, but if your name is Bishara or Zahalka or Zoabi, you can pretty much do or say whatever you want.
By MICHAEL WIDLANSKI
Let’s stop worshiping the false god, and let’s stop pretending that the PLO and Hamas ever want to be our friends.
The PLO’s UN bid is misguided and wrongheaded and will do nothing but add to the long list of historic mistakes made by Palestinian leadership which date back at least to November 29, 1947 when Palestinians failed to grab their chance for nationhood and self-determination.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Accepting Israel means ending the Palestinian revolution, a national betrayal and an Islamic heresy. In this context, for Palestinians and their supporters, the “peace process” is a metaphor for defeat.
By MOSHE DANN