06.30.2016 | 24 Sivan, 5776
As investigations begin, reports that father of murdered teen among security forces who found her
'I want to die,' Kiryat Arba terrorist wrote on Facebook prior to attack
After West Bank attack, Netanyahu implores world to pressure Palestinians to condemn terror
MKs blame Zoabi for terrorist attack that killed 13-year-old girl
Minimum wage rises to NIS 4,852, vacation days increase
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of June 30
Poll finds Sa’ar top candidate to head centrist party
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Netanyahu called for term limits – 19 years ago
Turkey deal ‘cornerstone’ of stability in the region
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
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
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
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
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
New French immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’
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
The return of the body on Tuesday contradicted a policy Netanyahu instituted in late March, when he directed Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon to stop returning the bodies of terrorists after attacks.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
New party members come from the academic ‘hard core’ of the Islamic Movement at the Center for Contemporary Studies in Umm el-Fahm, expert tells 'Post.'
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
According to Boris Johnson, the leader of the Brexit campaign, the ambitions of the EU to unify the continent under one government body is comparable to Hitler's attempt to conquer Europe.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he will name Dayan Consul-General to New York.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Hagit Moshe talks about taking on two new, challenging roles: deputy mayor and head of the city council’s finance committee.
By PEGGY CIDOR
This sounds like a reasonable reshuffling of a city council upon reaching the second half of its term.
The EU for its part will be economically and politically damaged, facing the departure not only of its most free-market proponent but also a member with a UN Security Council veto and powerful army.
Obama, during a visit to London in April, had argued passionately against Brexit, or Britain's exit from the EU, in an unusually strong intervention into British politics.
Israel loses good friend in Cameron, but leading contenders to succeed him – Johnson, Osborne – also very friendly.
By HERB KEINON
Corbyn voted no to the EU's predecessor in a 1975 referendum, but campaigned for a 'Remain' vote at Thursday's ballot.
"I do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination," Cameron told reporters on Friday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Mehmet Kaplan will step down following comments where he likened Israel's treatment of Palestinians to what happened to Jews in Nazi Germany, says Sweden's PM.
The Senate version of the bill, which was sponsored by State Senator Terrence Murphy, passed the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs last week.
Rudy Giuliani doubles down to the ‘Post’ on supporting ‘exaggerating’ but ‘good negotiator’ Trump, talks tough on Iran, the Palestinians and how to tame cyber hacking.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Since Netanyahu's 1997 remarks, he has gone on to serve as prime minister for more than 10 years cumulatively, from 1996 to 1999 and since 2009.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The amount of school days will not change, as two of the long weekends will be during the summer and the other four will be taken out of Passover and Hanukka vacations.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
With a new controversial Likud bill limiting MKs’ standing in the High Court, the Left needs to remember that it doesn’t own democracy.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Prosecutors close file on Netanel Furkowitz, held over Duma deaths.
Gantz has been recruited to run in the next Labor leadership race, whose deadline must be set by Thursday.
Former justice minister Friedmann says attorney-general cannot tell government ‘to shut up.’
The scandal does prove PM's vulnerability, reminding political observers that at any given point, even the strongest leader can be dealt the blow that can end his political career.
New poll surveys sample of Israelis from across the political and religious spectrum.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
New minister’s report, according to Channel 2, clears politicians and the IDF of an intelligence failure on the issue of tunnels.
Liberman is known for his fiery rhetoric, yet he has no ideological commitment to a greater Israel vision.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Hilik Bar: Solving conflict with Palestinians is easier.
Ya'alon reaches out to donors looking for financial backing giving the impression that he is ready to make a political comeback.
Former founder of "Israeli FBI" Yoav Segalovitz announces that he is joining Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party.
By LAHAV HARKOV,BEN HARTMAN
Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister is likely to be less impetuous than Liberman in opposition.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Netanyahu’s double play in appointing an extremist defense minister may mobilize and unify the center, left, and soft-right against him.
By LESLIE SUSSER
The minister informed his party leader, Moshe Kahlon of Kulanu, of his decision.
Yisrael Beytenu MK Oded Forer declined to say whether or not his party would support the bill on conversion which UTJ lawmakers have promised to introduce in the new Knesset session.
By JEREMY SHARON
The report notes there is still “a long way to go” and paints a grim picture of the employment situation of the Arab population and the gaps between various sectors.
There are politicians who would give a kidney to achieve a fraction of Netanyahu’s power.
Agudah currently has four MKs while Degel has just two.
Fourteen months ago, his Yisrael Beytenu party nearly failed to pass the electoral threshold that was raised at Liberman’s initiative in order to block Arab parties from entering the Knesset.
The likely expansion of the coalition is good news for incoming coalition chairman David Bitan.
Each year, as the economy grows and the population changes, the budget plan begins with an 'automatic' starting point that reflects the continuation of current policy and trends.
By NIV ELIS
"We need to encourage members of the upper echelon to tell the truth," Environmental Protection Mini Avi Gabbay of the political party Kulanu said regarding statements made by Major General Yair Gola
By ARIK BENDER,DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The Likud’s coalition partners had mixed feelings about the coalition talks.
Treasury officials slammed two-year budget.
MK Michaeli says Livingstone "abused Holocaust for political needs, tried to downgrade the atrocity."
Built in 1963 using technology acquired from France, the lifetime of the reactor – officially known as the Nuclear Research Center–Negev – is 40 years, according the manufacturer’s specifications.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Celebrations to continue past 11 p.m. on Saturday
In what direction will Herzog and other politicians like Netanyahu, Bennett and Liberman be leaning at their Seders tonight?
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
In the video, MK Erel Margalit tried to explain why his party lost last year's election, while repeatedly criticizing figures in Likud and the Right.
This is the second time the pairing has been proposed.
By HANNAH BROAD
MKs outside of right-wing parties fare poorly among religious Zionists.
Barkat: "The Knesset doesn't interest me."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had every reason to seek a national-unity government with Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog.
Shmuly: America more committed to two-state solution than some Israelis; Zionist Union MK intrigued by US election issues that are "obvious" in Israel.
Katsav's lawyer says former president feels "great pain," will appeal the decision.
Army Radio initially reported allegations by unnamed American woman, who was later revealed to be an activist who was denied entry to Israel and protested at AIPAC confab.
A series of challenges to the monopoly of Israel’s state rabbinate may threaten stability of government
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Shas leader showed up for Sunday's cabinet meeting and maintains a full work schedule ahead of questioning under caution that is expected to take place later this week.
The legislature closed out its winter session with a sleepy atmosphere.
When the Knesset returns from its extended recess on May 23, at least its MKs will be well-rested.
Jeremy Saltan declares his candidacy for a spot on the seven-member Bayit Yehudi central committee presidential board.
The Exceptions Committee, has been the subject of intense criticism in recent years, came under even greater scrutiny on Tuesday.
There have been more and more rumors over the past week that efforts are underway behind the scenes to expand the coalition and form such a government.
"Europe has been real assholes about Israel. I mean in general."
“Haman thought he could destroy, slay and exterminate the Jews for only one reason, because Jews were spread and divided among the nations. That separation is a tragedy."
PMO Director General Eli Groner said that discussions of sending the bill back to committee that surfaced were misconstrued, and that Netanyahu simply wanted to understand the bill's contents.
IDF watchdog states it has not been contacted by authorities, Livni calls campaign against NGO a politically motivated ‘hate fest’
By HERB KEINON,BEN HARTMAN
Shaked warns V15 bill "shames our democracy."
The current exposure of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party is a throwback to the 1980s when I was actively involved in preventing the banning of university Jewish societies.
By BRYAN CHEYETTE
The moment we are in now is one of profound importance to Britain’s Jews.
By RICHARD BOLCHOVER
There may be positives coming out of this debate that will, over time, mean that perceptions of anti-Semitism and arguments about how best to confront it will change.
By SIMON JOHNSON
Places to start, Part I.
By PHILIP GOLD
There is a popular belief in Israel that everything is influenced by politics.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
Chief political correspondent Gil Hoffman explains the implications behind the cabinet shakeup, and why he doesn't think the deal will bring a full term's worth of stability to the government.
There's been a lot of communists over the years, some good, some bad. But which one are you?
By OLIVIA FINE
This week, in addition to Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and various American VIPs, including a six-member congressional delegation visited the Jewish state.
Until addressed, any agreement will be much harder to reach and possibly will fail.
By MICHAEL M. COHEN
By NOA FLEISCHACKER
By TEVI TROY
The ideology is not the problem. The problem is that as a party Labor has lost its cohesion and purposefulness.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Encountering Peace: If Israel is to survive and to be a place worthy of living in, it will come back to the ideology of the Left, which will be embraced by the future leaders of the Right.
By GERSHON BASKIN
States should use the increasing power of social media networks and work with them to achieve foreign policy objectives.
By ARIK SEGAL
In a normal world, Bernie Sanders' remarks would sound innocent, reasonable, supportive.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
Many attempts have been made to understand what motivates Netanyahu to act in such a way
By DAN ILLOUZ
The world seem to be heading backwards in the name of liberal progression.
By LIAT COLLINS
Because we understand that power corrupts, we limit the powers of our elected officials.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
While the political futures of Deri and Herzog are at stake, the political health of the nation is infinitely more important.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
At some point, one hopes that the UNHRC and the countries and officials that enable its abuse of ethics and rules will decide that universal principles are more important than politicization.
By ANNE HERZBERG
Dagan was probably a more controversial figure once he retired from the Mossad than while in public service.
By DOUGLAS ALTABEF
A nightmarish Purim spiel.
Sanders has said he wants the platform to recognize Palestinian rights, as well as the party's commitment to the Jewish state.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The standout appointment is Cornel West, a fiery speaker who has called the Gaza Strip 'the ‘hood on steroids'.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Adelson, a casino magnate and major backer of pro-Israel causes, said he is convinced Trump will be a “tremendous president when it comes to the safety and security of Israel,” the AP reports.
By JTA,MICHAEL WILNER
'The New York Times' reported Thursday that the real estate magnate “totally disavows” the former Ku Klux Klan leader’s remarks.
On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton, formerly New York's senator and US secretary of state, met expectations by winning virtually every demographic across the state.
Vermont senator and lone Jewish candidate for president said that scheduling considerations forced him to turn down the invite.