07.25.2016 | 19 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
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
The voice of a soldier-child caught in tragedy
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Bar encourages outsiders to challenge Herzog
Knesset meeting turns ugly over stalled IBC launch
Israel and Cyprus downplay crisis in ties over Turkey reconciliation
Hebron shooter: All of my IDF commanders are liars
Settlers: Only legislation will legalize the Amona outpost
Going with the flow
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Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli tech set to shine at Rio Olympics
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
Sports tech coming to Rio 2016, courtesy of Israel
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
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Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
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Public broadcasting imperative
Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dream
Israel emerges as a player on the world stage
Letters to the Editor
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'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes
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
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
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
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Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
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According to the IDF, a single rocket was fired at Israel in the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Shortly afterward, the IDF said that the Red Alert' alarms had been activated in a false alarm.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
The proposed regulations still require ratification by the Knesset Finance Committee and may yet undergo change, as discussed below.
By LEON HARRIS
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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).
Rocket seriously hurts man in Kiryat Gat; 16,000 more reservists called up.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Barrage of rockets fired from Gaza toward central Israel; one projectile hits near residential building in Kiryat Gat, moderately-to-seriously injuring 1 person and lightly wounding 2 others; shrapnel falls in Tel Aviv.
Iron Dome batteries intercept a rocket over Beit Shemesh as sirens went off throughout the Jerusalem hills; 9 rockets fired at Beersheba; 2 intercepted over Tel Aviv area.
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
Team headlined by Magic Johnson cancels plans to participate in opening ceremony of new Jerusalem Arena due to security situation.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF