UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'What do you want from me?' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Balad MK says terrorists didn’t commit a crime, are victims of ‘occupation’
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Police look to appoint first Muslim deputy commissioner
Court: Reform, Conservative can use public mikvaot for conversion
UK envoy: British-Israel relationship ‘probably stronger and deeper than ever’
Lapid extends term as Yesh Atid head
The researched-based responses to troublemaking MKs
Ya'alon throws cold water on talk of imminent Israel-Turkey reconciliation
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
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Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
US Jewish delegation meets Egypt’s Sisi in Cairo
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German mayor opposes €10,000 award to anti-Semitic group Code Pink
Spanish cartoon shows Israeli soldiers molesting Jesus, urinating on Palestinians
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Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Russia raises specter of 'world war' in high-stakes Syria talks
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
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'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
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TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
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Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
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MY WORD: Radio days
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Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
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Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
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The Grace of God
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A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
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Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
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The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
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Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
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President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
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02.12.2016 | 3 Adar I, 5776
Some of the sharpest and most painful images of last summer's Gaza war took place at Soroka University Medical Center.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The IAF attacked a Hamas military compound in central Gaza in response to earlier rocket fire.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
"I encourage individuals and families to prioritize investing in safe rooms," senior officer tells the ‘Post.'
Iron Dome fires interceptor missile in the South during false alarm.
By BEN HARTMAN
There were no initial reports of injuries or damage in the incident.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinian sources say Israel Air Force struck two targets in northern Gaza after rocket intercepted over Ashkelon.
Residents in the area reported hearing a fierce explosion shortly after the siren sounded. The rocket was reportedly intercepted in mid-flight by an Iron Dome battery.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
IDF checking if rockets landed in Israeli territory.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
"The moment we hear the siren, hundreds of people freeze and begin to ask - what will I be doing for the next hour? Should I leave my house or not? What will I do tomorrow?"
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The radical brigades say they fired at Israel on Wednesday because Hamas killed an Islamic State supporter.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Rocket attacks from Gaza continue despite Israel's warnings.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,LAHAV HARKOV
Defense dilemma: How to deal with jihadists in the Gaza Strip who are trying to provoke both Israel and Hamas?
After Israeli warplanes strike three militant training camps in response to rockets fired from Gaza, defense minister says Israel will hit even stronger, if necessary.
The Israeli Air Force attacked four targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday morning which the IDF said were part of terror infrastructure.
One rocket exploded near Gan Yavne, just east of Ashdod.
The updated map makes it easier for the public to understand rocket alert zones by creating less confusing geographical divisions.
One battalion is always training for dealing with a rocket or missile impact zone.
The capture occurred on January 19, when the boat, carrying liquid fiberglass and three Gazan residents, was intercepted by the navy.
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki suggests Israel retains the right to target tunnels as identified.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Hamas says Egyptian-brokered truce represents "a victory for the resistance"; officials say Israeli cabinet members not asked to vote on cease-fire.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
Islamic Jihad official says Israel is “eager to reach an agreement” despite its “arrogance,” noting that senior Israeli officials have been involved in indirect talks.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Ashkelon, Ashdod, and the smaller communities near the Gaza border have absorbed the worst barrages since before dawn Wednesday.
IAF renews sorties over Gaza hitting dozens of targets; IDF reportedly attempts assassination of top Hamas militant leader Deif; 50 rockets fired at Israel army says.
Ministry won’t endanger workers by sending them to repair sections of grid hit by Palestinian rockets.
By SHARON UDASIN
IAF strikes dozens of Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip; several more rockets hit southern Israel on Tuesday morning.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Rockets hit open areas of Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, no injuries or damage; latest in string of rocket attacks.
Terrorists in Gaza Strip fire projectile toward Ashkelon Coast Regional Council; no injuries reported.
PM: Today Tehran hides its shipments of long-range missiles to
Gaza, tomorrow it will hide its ‘nuclear suitcases’ sent around the world.
By HERB KEINON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
IDF recovers forty M-302 rockets, with a range of 90-160 kilometers, hidden in crates on intercepted Gaza-bound vessel.
Less than 24 hours after PM's message on Iran at AIPAC conference, IDF intercepts ship loaded with strategic weaponry to fire at Israel’s civilian population: Coincidence? Obviously not.
By HERB KEINON
On one side of conflict is Iran - transporting powerful arms to terrorist organizations sworn to jihad against Israel; on the other side are Israel’s intelligence agencies.
Code Red siren sounds twice Wednesday night in Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council; security forces searching for projectile remnants.
IDF examining all potential sources of rocket fire, including Hezbollah.
Sinai-based terrorist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Supporters of Jerusalem) warns:"Jews will see things they do not like."
By REUTERS,yaakov lappin
Palestinians fire three projectiles on South; two Grad rockets reportedly hit Eilat in separate attack; no injuries reported.
By yaakov lappin
Netanyahu slams European countries for one-sided policies, contrasts that with visiting Canadian PM Harper.
IDF says target took part in firing of rockets into Israel; IDF on high alert for potential escalation on Gaza front.
Southern coastal city decides to call off studies for some 3,500 students following recent rocket fire from Gaza on nearby areas.
Iran, Syria, Hezbollah are turning rockets to GPS-guided projectiles with a homing sensor.
Palestinians fire 2 rockets at near site of former prime minister's burial ceremony at Negev ranch; no injuries, damage reported.
Trajectory interceptor system is being designed to defend Israel against possible threats of long-range ballistic missiles.
IDF responds to 5 Katyusha rockets fired from Lebanon into Israel on Sunday with heavy artillery fire, proving that it intends to implement policy of deterrence for as long as possible.
Air Force retaliates to Gaza rocket-fire with strikes, 2 Palestinians reported injured; PM blames Hamas for recent attacks on Israel.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN, JPOST.COM STAFF
Rocket lands in open area near Ashkelon early Thursday; missile defense system deployed out of concern for additional attacks.
As a result of damage from rockets, asbestos roofs are becoming a dangerous threat, Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz says.
Israel Head Coach Bill Beroza says they are praying "for the folks back home," and that some members of the team returned to Israel to be with their families.
As some community clinics in the area closed due to under-staffing and other reasons, it was decided that residents can go to the clinic near to their home.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Sources say Russia supplied dozens of armored vehicles, drones and guided bombs to the embattled Syrian president.
This rocket attack comes after heightened tensions in Jerusalem and several other rocket attacks were carried out by Hamas into Israeli territory.
"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."
In February, officials from the ministry said they identified and repaired a weakness in the Arrow 2 missile defense system that was discovered during a test last September.
Col. Aviram Hasson, of the Defense Ministry's missile defense administration says Hezbollah gets a lot of accurate weapons from Iran.
At phenomenal speed, a smart threetier rocket defense is being created to protect the citizens of Israel from a multitude of enemy weapons.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Missile defenses are most likely to continue to fulfill a prominent role in Israel’s strategic approach to both conventional and nuclear threats.
By EMILY B. LANDAU
‘The Seven Good Years’ depicts the strange eccentricities of Israeli life through humor and wit.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Life goes on in the White City, but the white trails of smoke left in the rockets’ wake are on everybody’s minds.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM
Jews and Arabs in the mixed town eager for the security situation to return to normal so they can get back to the business of making a living.
By ARIEL ZILBER
The voice that came out of the rubble was that of Maria Rachmilov, 86, who miraculously was only lightly injured.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In confidential report seen by Reuters, UN sanctions monitors say medium-range rocket that Iran tested was a ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead, violating a UNSC resolution.
IDF strikes in response to stray cross-border fire by the Syrian military due to internal battles raging with rebels on the Syrian side of the border.
Former National Security Council head says if Nusra Front takes control of Golan Heights, threats of radical Islam will not stop on frontiers of Israel, but spread out to Western countries.
Local rocket production centers churning out thousands of projectiles in Gaza for Hamas, according to Israeli security evaluations.
Hamas is reportedly deploying troops on Gaza-Israel border to deter attacks by smaller terrorist factions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,yaakov lappin
Organization's military wing vows Israel will pay a "heavy price" for strikes at the appropriate time.
During the meeting with Mayor Davidi, MK Regev called to take citizenship away from Israeli-Arabs who incite to terrorism.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Mideast correspondent Ariel Ben Solomon provides insight into the terror group that's sweeping the region; Education Reporter Lidar Gravé-Lazi discusses how war has affected the new school year.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Despite talks of cease-fire, Israel continued retaliatory strikes as sirens continued to sound in the country's South.
A reporter inside the Gaza Strip has her live broadcast interrupted without warning when Hamas launches a rocket close-by.
Delegation of several Palestinian groups arrives in Cairo to discuss cease-fire proposal drawn up by the Egyptians.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Islamist group was responding to the Israeli cabinet’s decision early Saturday to refrain from sending a delegation to Cairo for cease-fire talks.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Fatah delegation set to fly to Cairo for talks; following breakdown of truce, Hamas officials from Gaza will not attend.
Army is close to completing destruction of tunnels and ground forces "will be free from any restraint and will be able to focus on attacks," IDF source says.
70% of the residents of Kibbutz Kerem Shalom have temporally left and they do not want to return until the IDF destroys all the tunnels, says kibbutz manager.
Iron Dome intercepts a third rocket over Ashdod; no injuries, damage reported in attack; IDF says 51 rockets, mortars were fired at Israel on Monday.
Justice Minister tells US secretary of state that his one week truce proposal would strengthen extremists in region.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Twenty-year-old St.-Sgt. Eitan Barak from Herzliya was killed in Gaza on Friday morning; wrote on Whatsapp to his friend before entering.
By STEVE LINDE
Israel suffers first casualty of ground incursion; Soldiers exchange fire with militants as units seize ground in Gaza.
Netanyahu's office says purpose of mission is to destroy terror tunnels and seriously harm the infrastructure of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON
Several fields and greenhouses have sustained damage, as well as chicken coops and dairy farms; injured animals treated by Health Ministry staff members.
Ashdod, Ashkelon and Sderot fighting to balance calls about rockets with regular load of medical emergencies.
“Ultimately there is no military solution to the underlying conflict,” the group states.
By SAM SOKOL
Israel needs to weaken Hamas so that we escape the equation of “quiet will be met with quiet” that allows Hamas to dictate when the next round takes place.
By Ilan Evyatar
Labor, Meretz parties call on Public Security Minister, Attorney General to probe reports of violence.
Most of the recent wars waged against Israel have occurred in the summer, which has left many people associating warm weather with memories of sweating in a bomb shelter.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
Hamas will restock its arsenal of rockets, and dig new attack tunnels, diverting massive financial and human resources away from the Palestinian future and toward violence and death.
By TAL KEINAN
Israel treats Gazans in Israeli hospitals and provides (unpaid for) electricity and humanitarian aid even when under rocket attack.
By LIAT COLLINS
Consider the plight of seniors, or those with special needs, who can’t make it to a shelter within the 15 second interval of safety after a siren sounds. Many end up actually having to live in the shelter; their only protection from fear and loneliness is the caseworker who comes with food and companionship.
By JERRY SILVERMAN
One need look no farther than the first two pages of your January 17 issue to find the epitome of UN hypocrisy.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
In light of the Katyusha attack from Lebanon Sunday, Israel's best strategy is to maintain a high level of deterrence.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Security sources say seven rockets hit field clinic, Syrian refugee camp around town of Arsal; 15 wounded.