07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
Israeli man gets two life sentences for murdering two ex-wives
Israeli culture minister to skip Olympic opening ceremonies due to Sabbath
Netanyahu: I’m not trying to control Israel's media market
Hebron shooter testifies: IDF major hit me after I shot Palestinian attacker
The prosecution rests, Hebron shooter takes the stand
The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues
WATCH: Gal Gadot's epic debut in first Wonder Woman trailer
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Joss Stone’s ‘Total World Tour’ lands in Tel Aviv
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Much more than terrorism
America, Turkey and a misguided foreign policy
De-Judaization and Palestine at UNESCO
Qatar to pay salaries of Hamas public sector employees in Gaza
Analysis: Erdogan gains upper hand in Turkish power struggle
Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties
80 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
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
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
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
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$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
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
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
"For the moment I am mostly learning."
By PEGGY CIDOR
Hagit Moshe talks about taking on two new, challenging roles: deputy mayor and head of the city council’s finance committee.
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.
“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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
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."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
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."
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
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
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
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.