05.28.2016 | 20 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
Arab World: ISIS shifting tactics as it loses territory, recruits
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
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An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
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
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
According to the IDF, a single rocket was fired at Israel in the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Soldiers seize large amount of weapons in incident; army says since midnight Tuesday, it has attacked more than 110 terror targets.
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