05.04.2016 | 26 Nisan, 5776
Second explosion reported on Gaza border near IDF unit, military returns fire
3 soldiers wounded in vehicular terrorist attack near Talmon
'Give Palestinians a terminal at Ashdod port for goods to enter Gaza'
Houthi leader: Israel participating in the aggression against Yemen
In Pictures: Thousands hike at midnight to visit Joshua’s grave
'Decrease of violent attacks against Jews, but rise in institutional anti-Semitism in 2015'
Israel to open permanent office at NATO HQ, five years after Turkey blocked move
Liberman says Netanyahu's behavior encourages more attacks, calls for resignation
Coalition-stabilizing moves face obstacles at every turn
Zoabi rejects police plan for Arab sector
Hazan admits to frequenting strip clubs
'Israel paying heavy price for clash with Obama over Iran’
Israel to premiere pavilion at Cannes Film Festival
His brother’s keeper
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Caring for survivors
The threat of foreign terrorist fighters and Turkey’s efforts to combat them
Dear French President Hollande, don’t support UNESCO decision
Letters to the Editor: Just doing its job
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Nusra Front rips out heart of rival faction fighter executed on the battlefield
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Saudi cleric: 'Homosexuality not a deviation from Islam, should not be punished'
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Europe has failed to learn lessons of anti-Semitism, Shaked says, pointing finger at UK Labor
Watch Live: Symposium on 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials
Disturbing undercover video of Hasidic principal prompts sex abuse probe
'Zionists worse than animals,' post shared by UK Labor official reads
Alan Solow joins Resolute Consulting in Chicago
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Sanders, Trump win in Indiana primary while Cruz bows out of race
Trump endorses Jewish settlement expansion in West Bank
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
Beyond the Seder table: Manischewitz wine popular among Asian Americans
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Anti-Semitism and the British Left
More sound and fury
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
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
Back in 2000, Al Gore’s decision to tap Lieberman as his running mate set off what felt like a months-long national bar mitzvah bash.
By AMI EDEN,JTA
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
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."
By LAHAV HARKOV
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 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.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.
Bennett: Israel isn't Vegas, and won't be.
lobby to be named “the caucus for creating policies for bearing firearms in Israel.”
News from the Knesset in the last week raises myriad questions about democracy, and Israel Democracy Institute president Yohanan Plesner tries to provide answers.
France's envoy to the US Gérard Araud and Israel's Ron Dermer engage in social media dispute over the Middle East conflict.
By MEDIA LINE
“Amir is a courageous leader with a career of achievements on socioeconomic and defense issues."
Earlier this week, the Balad MKs met with the families of 10 terrorists whose bodies have not been released by authorities.
There were also politicians who endorsed the way that the winner of the Democratic Party caucus in Iowa was decided.
The story behind Isaac Herzog’s painful steps away from pushing for an immediate two-state solution.
Places to start, Part I.
By PHILIP GOLD
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
In a normal world, Bernie Sanders' remarks would sound innocent, reasonable, supportive.
By GIL 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.
Israel seems to be a place where conservatism flourishes.
Slander and incitement are favorite ploys of both the extreme (and sometimes not so extreme) Right and Left everywhere.
By ZALMAN SHOVAL
The media went so far as to imply that the Im Tirtzu campaign was just a natural outgrowth of the assassination of prime minister Rabin.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Just as the environmentalists may not like turning to the defense establishment for assistance, so we would assume the archaeologists do not like serving the interests of the Orthodox establishment.
By DAVID NEWMAN
It is not yet certain if the alliance between Aoun and Geagea will ultimately lead to Aoun becoming president.
By HADAS MAMAN
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.
Orthodox groups, including the Orthodox Union, have registered complaints. Republicans will hold their caucus on the following Tuesday.
As his campaign has gained momentum by focusing largely on domestic issues, the Brooklyn-born son of Jewish immigrants from Poland has been coy about his views on foreign affairs.
Sanders said he would not dismantle Obamacare but would expand it, pointing to how many other countries provide universal healthcare.
Thousands of people, including members of all national parliaments, former laureates and university rectors, can make nominations.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
An Israeli gears up for the caucus in the Corn Belt.