08.24.2016 | 20 Av, 5776
Israel to release 71-day hunger striker
Gaza war crimes report: Allegations of 49 illegal civilian deaths nixed
Breaking: IDF soldier lightly hurt in West Bank stabbing attack
Celtic fans raise over £136,000 for 'Palestine' after Israel match debacle
Theories of late Rabin conspiracy theorist Barry Chamish never gained traction
Israeli zoo welcomes newborn white rhino
CONCERT REVIEW:MORRISSEY Bronfman Auditorium Tel Aviv, August 23
Going with the flow
US ‘deeply concerned’ by initial Hebron expansion plan
Victims of attacks in Israel lose US appeal vs Lebanese bank
The curious case of the purported Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum
MKs, activists call to stop government funding for Ze’evi memorials
'Bigmouth strikes again' Morrissey gets political
Committee bans Beitar Jerusalem owner Tabib
Sinai Says: Two medals pretty good, still room for improvement
Israeli medalist auctioning autographed Olympic name patch for charity
Despite three-goal deficit, Beersheba intent on overcoming Celtic at home
Ariel students tackle accessibility
Mobileye, Delphi partner to jump-start fully automated driving
3 Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings From The Next Financial Crisis
After years of quiet progress, Israeli medical cannabis research is budding
Israeli researchers closing in on cure for melanoma with new 'breakthrough'
Rehovot residents irate after 12-hour cessation in water supply
Agriculture Ministry, Parents Forum team up for healthy eating campaign
Water scarce West Bank to receive short-term boost in supply
New Israeli venture hopes to revolutionize small dairy farms in Vietnam
Israel’s beaches awash in plastic bags
Instead of a deal, here’s a plan
Waking up Angela Merkel in Wonderland
Letters to the Editor: Anti-Trump ‘bias’
Preventing the next Gaza war
Analysis: Turkish fury - Syrian invasion will escalate to encompass Kurds
Israel helps evacuate animals as 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza closes
Turkey, US-led coalition launch large-scale border offensive against ISIS
Frenchman shouts 'Allahu Akbar' as he stabs UK woman to death in Australia
Iran accuses Russia of 'betrayal of trust' over use of air base
Iran unveils its domestic answer to Russia's S-300 missile defense system
Anne Frank film shot during 2014 Gaza war secretly screened in Iran
Analysis: Russian jets in Iran change Mideast game
Iran talks up Russia cooperation, predicts Islamic State's downfall
Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq
Germany denies 13,000 immigrants entry amid terror in Europe
Anti-Semitic attack in London: 'Go back to Isra-hell'
Did BDS activists get airline to nix Israeli snack?
After months of fighting Booker and Boteach seem to have made up
How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews
New app allows volunteers to target traffic violators
How to protect your online self when traveling to the Olympics
Life-saving Israeli app makes appearance at Olympics
Casino magnate Adelson still has not donated to Trump
Trump more consistent on Israel than Obama, Zeldin says
This year’s Hillary Clinton is last year’s Benjamin Netanyahu
US suspects Russia responsible for Democrat, Republican network hacking
Norwegian politician rebuked for playing Pokemon Go during defense hearing
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Wedding joys between Jerusalem and Rome
Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with an NFL date
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Conspiracies run amok after Ivanka Trump spotted with rumored Putin girlfriend
Photos of cat making Nazi salute land Austrian man in jail
Countering the misinformation of anti-Israel activists
Responsibility, respect and sportsmanship
News about Jews
The long journey home
Much more than a Holocaust survivor and memoirist
A line of Who
Hot off the Arab press
Bali’s tropical cuisine
Savory summer snacks
Jerusalem receives a dose of contemporary art
City of gold – and fun
Movers and Shakespeare
Tzuba Winery: Crushing it!
Bread is a protein!
Meatless, milkless and delicious
The Planetanya – A view to the stars
Still blowing after all these years
רֵיחַ דְבַש וְרֵיחַ מֶנְטָה
חֲבֵרִים הֲכִי טוֹבִים
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Mideast Christian woman on ISIS: God’s plan is ‘working perfectly’
Ratifying the Jewish state
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
Olympiyaar Forest Olympics Conclude a Year of Volunteering
Kanim Trail in Adulam Park Dedicated in Memory of Alex Moïse
International Clean Up Day in Israel 2016
Ilanot School Accessible Playground makes Learning Fun
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
JNF USA Holds 5,000 Strong Water Summit in Washington D.C.
AMERICAN PROFESSORS TAKE PART IN FACULTY FELLOWSHIP SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
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
According to the IDF, a single rocket was fired at Israel in the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Liberman laments that the assistance provided to Gaza from Israel, EU and UN merely helps Hamas avoid investing in its own citizens.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"Normalizing ties with Israel does not mean that we will keep silent in the face of attacks against the Palestinian people," says Turkish Foreign Ministry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The strikes were in response to a Gaza rocket that hit Sderot, Israel; Salafi group takes responsibility.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Salafi group takes responsibility but army holds Hamas responsible.
Shortly afterward, the IDF said that the Red Alert' alarms had been activated in a false alarm.
In response to rocket fire launched towards Israel late Wednesday night, the Israeli Air Force attacked two locations that were part of Hamas' terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Despite weekend rocket fire from Gaza, the Palestinian terrorist group isn't presently believed to be interested in a military confrontation.
Just moments earlier, rocket sirens sounded in Israeli towns adjacent to the border with the Gaza Strip.
By MAARIV ONLINE
According to the military, the incident seemed to encompass a single rocket launching.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Attacks described as not being linked to any terror organization, adding that IDF units were also targeted by the suspects around the village.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
No injuries or damage reported.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
IDF retaliation hits two Hamas targets - one in northern strip and second in center.
Earlier Sunday, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open area near the border in Israel Sunday night.
In recent months, the Omar Brigade has attempted to challenge Hamas’s rule in the Gaza Strip.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
'Red alert' sirens sound in southern Israel; no initial reports of injuries.
Waiting for the storm to break: The Heights appear calm as tourists enjoy the end of summer holiday, amid warnings from Hezbollah.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
In the retaliatory operation, an aircraft struck “Hamas terrorist infrastructure,” the IDF Spokesman’s Office said, adding that the target was accurately hit.
No warning sirens were triggered.
Sirens were sounded throughout the Upper Galilee, including in the cities of Tiberius and Safed.
"Time will prove their effectiveness," says Hamas spokesman Abu Oveida of alleged new projectiles.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
No injuries or damage reported; 'code red' alert sirens sound in Eshkol region.
Following rocket landing in open territory, military places onus on Hamas faction to take responsibility for projectile fire emanating from the coastal Palestinian enclave.
Security officials decided last week to deploy air defense system batteries in Ashdod, Netivot, Ashkelon and Beersheba.
Projectile lands in Palestinian territory, IDF sources say after alert sirens sound in Asheklon and nearby region in light of failed launching.
In light of recent rocket attacks, defense minister warns that Israel will not tolerate fire on its cities and communities.
Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgeman says IDF will not launch operation in Gaza over sporadic rocket fire.
The updated map makes it easier for the public to understand rocket alert zones by creating less confusing geographical divisions.
Using ever-more accurate, hi-tech alerts that can provide warnings to specific neighborhoods, the IDF aspires to take some of the sting out of the massive rocket arsenals aimed at Israel.
The government of Israel has refused to cooperate with the three-member panel, headed by Canadian legal expert William Schabas.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Security forces conducting searches for remains of projectile in third such attack since summer war with Hamas.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Army says the launches suggest that "Gaza terrorists are experimenting in order to increase rocket launching capabilities."
By BEN HARTMAN
Attack comes one week after rocket hits Israel for the second time since Israel and Hamas agreed to end a 50-day war.
Palestinian mortar shell fired from Gaza Strip lands explodes in Israeli territory for first time since August 26 when truce went into effect; Hamas denies knowledge of attack.
First of two mortar victims killed in last hour of Gaza war laid to rest; Zeevik Etzion was the first person to arrive to make sure she was not hurt.
A list of the broad terms Israel, the Palestinians agreed to in the Egyptian-brokered plan to end fighting in Gaza.
Boy succumbs to wounds after rocket hits home; Ashdod man in critical condition from wounds sustained by rocket; hundreds of rockets land in Israel Friday.
IDF corrects earlier statement saying rocket was launched from UNRWA school, clarifies location is Hamas controlled.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Izz a-Din al-Kassam Brigades claims projectile production continued during the IDF's op against terrorists in Gaza.
The committee stopped short of declaring the operation a war, which would require paying out compensation for indirect damage to businesses throughout the country.
By NIV ELIS
In Israel, labeling a conflict as a war obligates the government to pay out hefty compensation for all indirect damage.
Elderly "much more sensitive and have difficulty coping with events that continue for longer periods of time," says University of Haifa study.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
As sirens sounded warning of projectile attack, Lital Biton’s water broke, leading to the birth of a healthy baby girl at Rehovot’s Kaplan Medical Center.
Dovid Mondshine of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS has expressed interest in evacuating the Jewish community of Donetsk to the nearby Russian city of Rostov.
By SAM SOKOL
Move comes after terrorists in Gaza fired rocket at southern Israel on Friday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
This rocket attack comes after heightened tensions in Jerusalem and several other rocket attacks were carried out by Hamas into Israeli territory.
IDF determines false alarms triggered in Israeli communities near Gaza border.
PM hints at need for national unity.
By HERB KEINON
"The ability of the enemy to include Jerusalem as a target has already happened; Now, we have to ask what we do if it happens again."
Security forces searching for remnants of projectile; no injuries reported.
No explosions heard in area and no rocket remains discovered; no rockets have been fired at South since August 26 cease-fire.
Gila and Doron Tragerman visited the gravesite of their son with their two children, Yuval and Uri, as well as their parents.
Wary Gaza border residents return home after evacuating areas threatened by heavy rocket fire.
As Gaza cease-fire holds, Israel is given the all-clear to return to routine status.
"Tomorrow I'm going to bury two of my friends... just as I am going to bury my trust in the Israeli government," says Eshkol head.
Residents in South dodge projectile attacks from Gaza as early morning rocket strike lightly injures 39 in Ashkelon.
Regev: People in line of fire should not have to pay VAT to build safe rooms; Shai: Damages should be paid beyond 40km from Gaza border.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Ministry says much of infrastructure providing religious services to general public is unprotected from rocket and mortar shell fire.
By JEREMY SHARON
Authorities say Border Police K9 unit raided reinforced building used as neighborhood bomb shelter on moshav near Kiryat Gat.
Installations were able to begin on Wednesday due to an additional budget that the ministry received from the government for the purpose of protecting farmers in the South.
By SHARON UDASIN
Border kibbutzim have become virtual ghost communities with only a skeleton crew remaining to hold the fort.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
After six weeks under fire, life has returned to normal at Sapir Academic College near the Gaza border.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
During a war, Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center could safely treat casualties of a North under attack.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Israel's quick response to recent Syria rockets show attack was no surprise for IDF Intelligence.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The IDF says it had retaliated against rockets that hit an Israeli village near the Lebanese border on Thursday afternoon, setting off fires but causing no casualties.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Iran consistently threatens to annihilate the Jewish state, even though world powers insist the nuclear deal will make Israel safer.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BEN HARTMAN,MICHAEL WILNER
Threat comes in response to Hamas crackdown on jihadists over alleged series of bombings targeting Strip's ruling faction.
Sinai Province group makes statement on social media claiming projectiles that exploded in open Israeli territory earlier Friday.
State Department warns against escalation of situation after IAF strike in retaliation for rockets launch into Golan from Syria.
Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Iran told the US that the " Zionist regime should await the consequences of their act."
Archeologists located east of Ramle beyond major populated areas maintained their posts, kept up their work despite the security threat.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
A month after his induction into office, President Rivlin performed his most heartrending task to date, when he eulogized 4-year-old Daniel Tragerman, killed Friday by shrapnel from a Gazan mortar.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Despite talks of cease-fire, Israel continued retaliatory strikes as sirens continued to sound in the country's South.
Under reported terms of proposal, PA would take control of Rafah crossing; Israeli source: "We don't negotiate under fire."
Hamas spokesman says resistance ready for long battle, will not waiver on demands, in particular opening of Gaza sea port.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
IAF kills five Palestinians in renewed strikes on Gaza as Israel and Hamas enter second day of fighting since truce failure.
By BEN HARTMAN,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Netanyahu orders IDF to respond forcefully to Hamas rocket attacks after the organization renews fighting because its demands were not met.
After 72 hours of relative quiet, the bilateral cease-fire ends without an extension deal; rocket fire from Gaza resumes with barrage on southern Israel from Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,BEN HARTMAN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel must decide whether to cooperate with United Nations investigation on Gaza operation.
Delegates in Cairo say no deal reached yet to extend cease-fire set to expire at 8:00 a.m.; IDF says cease-fire broken before official end when two rockets landed in southern Israel.
Terror group calls for Palestinian negotiators to leave Cairo talks, not agree to cease-fire extension if terms not met.
By REUTERS,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PM, defense minister instruct IDF to prepare for all scenarios as terror group threatens to restart projectile attacks if Israel doesn't meet Hamas terms before temporary cease-fire expires Friday morning.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Iron Dome intercepts at least one rocket over metropolitan Tel Aviv, three others explode in South.
Soldiers uncover cache of 150 mortar shells and continue to find tunnels despite apparent scaling back in the IDF's offensive; rocket fire continues to rain on South; IDF leaflets warn Gazans that terror won't go unpunished.
Heavy criticism has been directed against the IDF being unprepared for the scope of the Hamas tunnel threat, and for using outdated equipment.
Soldiers are Sergeant First Class (res.) Daniel Marash, Capt. Omri Tal, St.-Sgt. Shay Kushnir, and St.-Sgt. Noam Rosenthal, and Capt. (res.) Liran Adir (Edry).
A false rocket siren, for people whose lives have recently been torn apart by war and terror, is petrifying nonetheless.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
The latest war left us safer but conversely more uncomfortable.
By LIAT COLLINS
The solidarity and mutual guarantee that characterize the Jewish people came out with flying colors during Operation Protective Edge.
By RAMI KLEINMANN
While Israelis face the threat of very real kidnappings at the hands of terrorists, the Western world seems to have become a willing hostage of those same terror movements.
It’s been said that the measure of a vibrant democracy is how it treats issues of free speech during times of conflict.
By DAVID BRINN
Israel Tennis Association still awaiting decision regarding Davis Cup tie vs Argentina.
By ALLON SINAI