05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Abbas asks for NATO to replace IDF in West Bank as part of peace deal
Report: Hezbollah digging tunnels, placing rockets on border for next conflict with Israel
Funeral held for terrorist killed in Hebron shooting
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
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'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
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
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
‘Post’ investigation finds German city’s facilities used to wage BDS
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone fired from radio show following Hitler comments
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
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
The Balad leader waited till the day prior to the event to confirm his attendance and was given to understand in the most tactful of terms that he would not be welcome.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GREER FAY CASHMAN
The committee had previously considered steps to limit tax deductions on executive salaries at financial firms to NIS 3.5 million.
By NIV ELIS
Chairman David Stover presents project’s timetable to Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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
If the government plans were put in place, violating councils and public groups would be subject to fines.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
One more thing is required of a successful politician: the ability to quickly identify an obstacle in one’s path.
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
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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
"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.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
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.
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."
According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, Netanyahu decided not to close the embassy in Minsk “after a series of consultations with heads of the foreign ministry."
By HERB KEINON
If the proposal becomes law, it will have all crimes, even minor ones, be highlighted and specially labeled if they were committed in connection to terrorism.
How confusing is it, when an ostensibly left-wing opposition leader stakes out positions of military strength and criticizes the iconic right-wing prime minister for failing to send in the army?
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
Rumors are seen as part of pressure campaign by Netanyahu against United Torah Judaism, which is threatening to leave coalition over compromises the PM made regarding the Western Wall.
MK Osama Saadi spoke out against the bill, referring what he said was “a serious problem in uniting families in the Negev.”
Litzman claims Yael German, his predecessor, ‘just caused damage’
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Far from being considered the Knesset darling, controversial MK Oren Hazan explains his anti-establishment behavior, reveals his surprising new legislation and advertises for a match.
“Even if we rescue 50% of the potential, we will still be rescuing five times more food that we are today.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
On Tuesday, Zoabi held several meetings of Arab women in the North, aiming to provide them with more information about their rights as well as to offer them support.
It was suggested during the debate that anyone who has a criminal record of domestic or any other kind of violence not be permitted to take his or her gun home.
Netanyahu's coalition rests on a razor-thin 61-seat majority, which means that the departure of one party is enough to put his rule in peril.
By ARIK BENDER,JEREMY SHARON
Likud MK Kisch: Prevent our elections from becoming like those in US.
“We call on the Israeli government to end the lack of planning and housing,” Arab figure involved in issue tells Post.
By BEN HARTMAN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A-G closes second case against Ruth David.
Controversial MK suspension bill heads to first vote.
The grounds for suspension would be those listed in Basic Law: Knesset for banning a party or person from running: Incitement to violence or racism, support for armed conflict against Israel.
"Having a partner and ally in the Middle East who will stand strong for our values is critical and important."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Finance, Agriculture ministries planning to eliminate production quotas for eggs and dairy products.
“But socialism increases racism and hate as it places every sector’s hand in the other’s pocket, and everyone’s hand into his friend’s pocket, which creates animosity between different groups."
Local religious councils are responsible for providing Jewish religious services residents of the local municipal area.
Stern proposed cutting period to 20 months.
PM: Debate over Eisenkot comments is "futile," used to gain political points.
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
Places to start, Part I.
By PHILIP GOLD
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
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.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Vermont senator and lone Jewish candidate for president said that scheduling considerations forced him to turn down the invite.
Carson drops out after GOP front-runner takes home lion’s share of Super Tuesday delegates; Clinton poised to clinch Democratic nomination
Early results show Trump leading the pack of candidates by nearly 20 percentage points, while US Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio battle for second place.