07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
IDF chief rejects claims that 'weak' army not doing enough to stop terror
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Direct Tel Aviv-Tiberias train in the works
CONCERT REVIEW: Joss Stone, Barby Club, Tel Aviv, July 25
DANCE REVIEW: Swan Lake on Ice, Jerusalem Theater, July 20
Matan David goes Gaga over dance
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Grapevine: Not in the basket
Letters to the Editor: Fall guy
Fighting for justice
Analysis: Islamic State's first act of war on European Christianity
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
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Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Clinton aide to 'Post': Trump 'clueless' on Israel, foreign policy
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
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Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
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$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
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Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
"The police still handle violence in the Arab sector according to a security-oriented approach that views every Arab citizen as a potential threat," NGO head says.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The incident allegedly took place on Yom Haatzmaut earlier this month, inside the 20-year-old victim’s aunt’s apartment.
By BEN HARTMAN
The 15-year-old female assailant was subdued without gunfire at the scene in Isawiya and later arrested.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The men were planning an attack on the way to prayers at al-Aksa Mosque.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Authorities thwart east Jerusalem teen from stabbing security guard in the capital's Old City, less than 24 hours after police kill 2 terrorists armed with machine guns in same area.
The two 14-year-olds were indicted Thursday for attempted murder in efforts to kill for the sake of religious war.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
“The situation is unacceptable and the ones who suffer the most are first and foremost Arab civilians," says Inspector General Roni Alsheich.
Attacks described as not being linked to any terror organization, adding that IDF units were also targeted by the suspects around the village.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Both men were handed over to police Monday at a West Bank checkpoint, along with investigative material collected over the past month by Palestinian police.
Minors pelt police vehicle in a-Tur and Egged bus near Old City’s Damascus Gate, no injuries reported.
Officers find 23-centimeter-long butcher knives on the three Jenin residents.
A complaint has been filed with police
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Muslim man in his thirties arrested in connection with the murder.
Sgt. Villanueva was charged for accepting cash bribes to expedite and approve gun licenses for Alex Lichtenstein, a member of a Shomrim Jewish volunteer safety patrol.
Threats to educational institutions in Pennsylvania, Ohio prompt police investigations a day after Jewish schools in Britain received bomb threats.
About 1,000 anti-fascist protesters set fire to rubbish bins and wooden barricades to prevent 200 supporters of small neo-Nazi groups from marching in the city.
Hennadiy Korban served under oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky as deputy governor of Dnepropetrovsk region until earlier this year, and currently heads the UKROP political party.
By SAM SOKOL
Only 32% of Jerusalem’s residents replied positively when asked whether they trust the police.
By OMER YANIV
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Authorities have now detained seven people over the killings, claimed by Islamic State.
Television footage showed a heavy police presence, with officers taking cover behind vehicles on the street.
"If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they're succeeding."
Police seized 12 blinding stun grenades, 1 kilogram of explosives, two gas grenades, and 19 improvised grenades among other materials.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The agent, chosen because of his command of Arabic and appearance was trained for several months before assuming the role of an illegal arms trader.
The reports follow the 15 hours of questioning on Thursday of Ari Harow, Netanyahu’s former chief of staff, who was placed under a five-day house arrest.
By GIL HOFFMAN,CORAL BRAUN
While the probe into Netanyahu's fund-raising dealings are sourced locally and mostly internal, there are some external influences.
Bar association says bill should cause us to tremble.
According to the police, Sunday’s arrests were made after the completion of an undercover investigation by the Jerusalem fraud department.
By JEREMY SHARON
Alsheich was bombarded with questions from MKs on the document and its purpose.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to the indictment, which Mor has confessed to as part of a plea bargain, he told lower-ranked women he could advance their careers in an effort to get them to interact with him sexually.
Originally, police had closed the Cooper case until Channel 2 aired a program about the alleged murders on March 25, 2010 which caused a public uproar and led to a reopening of the investigation.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The accident was one of the worst in recent memory and rattled the country for days.
The victim, aged 57, was found Saturday morning in the suspect’s apartment. Suspect Alfonso Azarya, 63, has been missing for the past 24 hours and not answering phone calls.
Police confirmed that two attackers were arrested and one was shot; assailants reportedly wore disguises; multiple other casualties.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Herzog's office says questioning was conducted to complete a probe that was almost finished before and had been postponed.
Under Alsheich, it doesn’t appear that the police see the media as a conduit to inform the public about issues of importance to their daily lives.
The “nationalist” motive appeared in the very first arrest warrant prepared by police days before the press first got wind of the case and picked up the terror angle that police had written in the warrant.
The revelation on Sunday means that prosecutors could potentially indict PM's wife on criminal charges based on the findings of the police investigation. Netanyahus: She did nothing wrong.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
MK Stav Shafir will call a special Knesset hearing next week to examine how police handle cases of violence and excessive use of force.
A gag order remains on all details of the case, beyond the fact that Levi is under arrest.
Police reports indicate the event was criminally motivated.
Sapir Nisani was arrested Friday after allegedly pouring a pot of boiling cooking oil onto her mother while she lay in her bedroom.
The allegations against Abramovich including money laundering, fraud, forgery, and use of a forged document, according to his arrest warrant.
Army Radio reporter Michael Shemesh published a report headlined “Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Suspected of Inappropriate Conduct”.
The journalist – whose name is banned from publication – allegedly took a pot of boiling cooking oil into her mother’s bedroom and poured the oil on her, leaving her in critical condition.
Both murders are being investigated by the Coastal District’s central investigative unit.
Veteran diamond dealer suspected of stealing gems valued at $60-65 million; alleged theft could cause the bankruptcy of up to a dozen diamond companies.
Gag order issued by police as joint investigation with Shin Bet continues; several of 21 victims remain hospitalized, 1 in critical condition.
Israel Police plans to open 10 new police stations in the Arab sector and recruit more than 1,300 Arab police.
Yaron Sankar, 41, was serving two life sentences for a double murder in 2003 when he slipped out of his hospital room at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center.
The media ban still prevents publication of the name of the company, which is the Israeli branch of a major Swiss pharmaceuticals and bio-technology corporation with branches in 29 countries.
Revelation part of police report into manhunt for Nashat Milhem, in which they said there were a number of areas in which they could have better informed the public and helped the search for him.
Investigation was opened Monday after police received a complaint about the act.
Dotan will face a disciplinary process where he will confess to sexual harassment and to inappropriate behavior “that harms the image of the Israel Police”.
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan echoes Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich's sentiments.
William Booth and Sufian Taha released from custody after questioned for ‘incitement’ while reporting near scene of multiple terrorist attacks. The government later issued an apology.
Deputy commissioner is the second-highest rank in the Israel Police, and is typically held by a district commander or head of a police branch.
Appeals to reopen closed complaint cases were rejected 98.97% of the time.
The office was founded in late 2013 to improve performance in the Justice Ministry and increase public faith in law enforcement.
Hadar Cohen, 19, laid to rest in Yehud’s military cemetery
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Security guard lightly wounded in stabbing carried out by 13-year-olds.
By BEN HARTMAN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Bill expanding police authority to check a suspect’s person expected to pass final vote
Each bike battery sold for NIS 300-1000, depending on the condition, and all bikes sold for 1,000 shekels whole, or were dismantled and sold as replacement parts.
Police arrived at the family home in Holon, where they were sitting shiva for Ilana, to inform the children that their father had been found dead as well.
The statement was issued at the conclusion of their investigation of Shoham Yosef, the former warden of the high security Ayalon Prison.
Police will have to inform passers-by that they are in a zone where they could be searched, so that they can avoid the area if they wish.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Likud race could be canceled in appeal.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The program drew criticism for the marked rise in the number of suspects held in custody until the end of legal proceedings, and quotas leading to a rise in indictments.
Alsheich expected to shake up the organization
Alsheich rejects criticism of police handling of investigation; a top police official confirms Nashat Milhem also main suspect in killing of taxi driver in northern Tel Aviv.
Rumors swirled that the gunman was hiding out in a Northern Tel Aviv neighborhood and countless police forces were spotted sweeping the area.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"I heard that my son did what he did, but that is not how I raised him, I am sorry," says suspect's father.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The scheme was worked up in order to increase Meuhedet’s market share of the country’s pool of patients.
Questioning of PM's wife related to ongoing criminal investigation into the Prime Minister’s Residence Affair.
The suspects – who include the groom – will be kept in custody until Thursday morning, in order to allow police to appeal the decision.
Ritman is latest in a series of top police commanders who have been accused or found guilty of sexual misconduct in the past few years.
A Tel Aviv police spokesman said they are still working to determine if the woman died from bludgeoning or was stabbed to death.
In addition to the financial crimes, Shirazi was sentenced for making threats against a former associate – a state witness who helped build the case against him.
The assault was planned well in advance police said.
Sau's rise was stunted after public approval of the police all but hit rock bottom following one scandal after another.
Israel Police denies reports that Michael decided to resign because of allegations of sexual harassment.
For now, Asst.-Ch. Bentzi Sau will remain the acting commissioner until Alsheich recovers.
Bill applies only to searches for weapons and not drugs or anything else, so as to lessen privacy violations.
29-year-old released less than a week after she was indicted on charges of carrying a knife and making threats.
Suspect allegedly wanted to beat the Palestinian attacker with the plank but was stopped by police.
According to the report, the Saudi police, in collaboration with the Kingdom's security forces, besieged Wadi Numan, a Mecca suburb, where a group of five ISIS fighters had been hiding.
The uniforms were hidden in three containers, tagged as second hand clothes, police said in a statement.
Beyond the business association, there is also a more profound relationship in the field of education.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Incidents in which police allegedly used excessive force against Arab citizens are not isolated.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Support for Hebron shooter raises flags.
“Anonymous letters have turned into a culture of score-settling in the police force,” Roni Alsheich said according to a Channel 2 report.
The same cop who will rush to your aid against a knife-wielding terrorist could also act like a bully and a thug and humiliate you in front of your kids.
“You have a right to remain silent. However, if you choose to talk after we freeze you and keep you awake for days at a time in uncomfortable positions, without allowing you to speak to an attorney."
By BARRY LEFF
In this new reality, the power of the legal fraternity cannot help but be reduced, because they will no longer be viewed as the sole arbiter of our politicians’ power.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK