09.29.2016 | 26 Elul, 5776
Report: Hezbollah patrol hit by mine in Lebanon, near Israeli border
Shimon Peres and Oslo: Addict or visionary?
Abbas lauds Peres's peace efforts in condolence letter to family
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
Residents of Shimon Peres’ Belarus birthplace gather outside his childhood home
Israel to host first Japanese Film Festival in October
Oops, he did it again!
Peres funeral: Influx of world leaders and masses poses large security challenge
Shimon Peres: A life in pictures
Son of Shimon Peres mourns his legendary father's passing
Editor's Notes: Peres pushed the nation forward
Netanyahu mourns loss of Peres as Israel bids farewell to a founding father
Gate shrine from First Temple period unearthed at Tel Lachish National Park
World-renowned David Bowie tribute show coming to Tel Aviv
Big league hopes for NY sports kosher caterer
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
Asian companies ‘accelerate’ to Israel at annual innovation fest
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Comment: End of an era - The many faces of Shimon Peres
Media comment: Trump-phobia
Creating Jewish meaning for the young at heart
The Temple Mount
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
‘World sees Israel as a pariah state,’ Strategic Affairs Director-General laments.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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
Rozic proudly keeps an Israeli flag at her desk in the assembly, but her connection is not just symbolic.
Phil Rosenthal says Congressman Jerry Nadler’s vote for Iran deal made him decide to run.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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
Le chef de la coalition a une manière bien à lui de tenir ses troupes et d’aller au bout de ses objectifs
Stay tuned to hear the mayor’s decision.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
A political football kicked by the Left and Right
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"For the moment I am mostly learning."
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
The indictments were issued on Wednesday and charge the individuals with forming a conspiracy to influence the results of the elections through invalid votes.
By JEREMY SHARON
Arrests of 20 party officials fuels Arab claims of "political persecution."
By LAHAV HARKOV,ELIYAHU KAMISHER,BEN LYNFIELD
“Barak, you must run! Netanyahu is ruining the country,” read road-side signs.
When there have been past disputes on matters of religion and state, compromises between political parties proved unreachable.
By GIL HOFFMAN
PMO accuses Transportation Minister Katz of "deliberating attempting to create an unnecessary crisis with the ultra-Orthodox to destabilize the government."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
So chances are UTJ will continue to rest easy in Netanyahu’s government, both on Shabbat and during the rest of the week.
Right-wing MKs led a “Liberty Index” promoting the free market and individual liberty, while left-wing MKs topped the “Social Index” for socioeconomic policies.
Likud MKs propose bill prohibiting lawmakers from appearing at events without an Israeli flag present.
The Prime Minster's party stated "Barak was the head of the most incompetent government in Israel's history."
Would-be cabinet secretary to take a “timeout from government service and consider a number of offers for senior positions outside the government.”
Perhaps in his new role Michael Oren could improve relations with the US during the last five months of the Obama administration.
Why Sunday's party convention truly matters.
The stirrings now afoot may be little more than distractions and background noise in a country in the dog days of summer. More likely, they signify the forming of an unexpected political storm.
PM, Bayit Yehudi leader accuse each other of harming the Right through use of the press.
“Now that we have almost completely stopped the infiltration phenomenon to Israel we need to continue to work to move forward ways to get those in the country to leave,” says Netanyahu.
The election was supposed to take place by May 2016, according to the party’s bylaws, but Herzog succeeded in getting the race postponed at the last Labor convention.
It is possible but unlikely that Netanyahu will appoint a foreign minister. Likud ministers Israel Katz and Gilad Erdan would be the top candidates for the post if Netanyahu gives it up.
"Every time I go for a historic visit abroad, we hear about investigations," PM tells reporters while in Uganda. "It's nonsense."
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.
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.
Prosecutors close file on Netanel Furkowitz, held over Duma deaths.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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.
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.
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.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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
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
Contemplating the reasons that made Barry Chamish’s conspiracy theory over Rabin’s assassination so widespread.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Whatever their other differences, their fundamental message is the same.
By PHILIP GOLD
A round-up of Jerusalem affairs.
The popularity of Pokemon Go, developed by Niantic and an affiliate of Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd, has had some unintended consequences.
There is a popular belief in Israel that everything is influenced by politics.
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.
To eradicate antisemitism from the Labour Party would force left-wingers to do something they find simply impossible: face up honestly to the truth about themselves.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
I cannot say that I am sorry that Lapid is unlikely to emerge as Israel’ next prime minister.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Many Republicans expect Clinton to be the next president. Their advice to fellow party members is essentially do nothing, oppose everything and blame her for the stalemate.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Israel’s origins are in Istanbul, not Paris and Berlin, as much as people keep dreaming about Paris and Berlin.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
“Remaining silent and running for prime minister are not the only two options,” Ehud Barack said.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
A reaction to statements by professionals and non-professionals to the effect that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a sociopath or narcissist, and is unfit to serve as president.
It is way past time to call a truce: the security and prosperity of Israel are too important to the Jewish people to be used in an attempt at temporary political gains.
By RON HALBER
Israel could use a Donald Trump – just without the Donald Trump.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
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.
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
"I am infuriated that someone running for the highest office in the nation would play with that sort of language," says Connecticut's Dan Malloy.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
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.