01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Comment: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
Donald Trump is president
Trump hears sermon on biblical protection of Jerusalem before swearing-in
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
"We're gonna work very hard to get it done quickly and done properly. Good for both sides,"
"Spontaneity is not something that protects national security interests."
One anonymous Trump aide says "the story is a fantasy."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Trump took the opportunity to outline his plan to disentangle from his businesses, which will now be controlled by his two sons without his involvement.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"It is an attempt to damage our bilateral relations. It is pulp fiction," says Kremlin spokesman.
Senior US official: "Russia's goal here was to favor one candidate over the other, to help Trump get elected."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
After Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014, UEFA banned Crimean clubs from moving to the Russian league and instead authorized them to set up their own competition.
“Russian-Israeli relations have a special character, largely because Israel is home to over a million of our compatriots."
Both Netanyahu and Abbas have said throughout the week that they were interested, but that the other side was putting up obstacles.
By HERB KEINON
PM’s office says the issue of the Arab Peace Initiative was not raised during his talks with the Russian president .
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Yehuda Losky touted as oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization that helps the elderly, sick and lonely.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Russian Standard vodka reaches out to it's Israeli market.
By NIV ELIS
The latest Limmud FSU conference outside St. Petersburg draws a record attendance.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Russian security forces opened an investigation into the circumstances of the event.
Weekend event boosts Jewish identity in Tatarstan.
By SARAH LEVI
Titled “Elie Wiesel, from Sighet to Moscow via France and Israel,” the exhibition opened Wednesday at the Israeli Cultural Center in the Russian capital.
By STEVE LINDE
Cela sonne comme un conte hassidique. Alors que la tombe de Rabbi Nahman a subi
de graves dommages, il s’en est fallu de peu pour qu’elle ne soit entièrement détruite.
By BEN BRESKY
Alors qu’Alep ploie sous les bombardements, l’Occident démontre une fois de plus son impuissance
By MICHELLE MAZEL
US officials pointed the finger directly at Putin for personally directing the hacking efforts and primarily targeting Democrats.
The 92 people aboard did not survive the crash; plane did not send out SOS signal.
Warning: Some viewers may find the below footage distressing.
Peskov said that Putin was ready to be flexible when it came to mending ties which he wanted to improve, but that there was a limit to his flexibility and that he would need to see US reciprocity.
In a secret ballot by the 193-member UN General Assembly, Hungary received 144 votes, followed by Croatia with 114 votes and Russia with 112 votes.
Last week, US Vice President Joseph Biden hinted that the US will escalate to a new level of counter cyber strikes at some point of its choosing.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
While first place is out of its hands, Jerusalem does control its fate regarding second position.
By ALLON SINAI
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited Israel last week and met with many government officials, including Ariel.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The visit marks 25-years of diplomatic ties between Israel and Russia. While Medvedev is here, the two countries plan to sign agreements in agriculture, customs, high-tech and construction.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
MKs plan to discuss Russia’s increased involvement in the Mideast and the need for the IDF and Russian forces in Syria to coordinate closely.
By LAHAV HARKOV
On the 75th anniversary of Russian-Jewish writer Isaac Babel’s execution, his grandson searches for answers to better understand the man he never met.
By HANNAH BROWN
Washington and the West have looked on as pro-Assad ground troops have begun amassing in the thousands around Aleppo.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
"I think Russia has variegated interests. The first interest is to make sure militant Islam does not penetrate and destabilize Russia."
The Kremlin put out a two-sentence statement on Wednesday saying that Netanyahu called Putin to discuss the diplomatic process and regional issues.
A visitor to the ‘Motherland’ discovers spellbinding hustle and bustle and historic grandeur.
By MARION REISS
Former US ambassador to UN says he "does not share the concerns" of Jewish groups about cutting of aid or remaining overly neutral between Israel, Palestinians.
PM rejects Lavrov claim that he accepted 2002 Arab Peace Plan; says Turkey deal could happen soon.
The cease-fire agreed upon by the US and Russia is unlikely to bring Syria’s civil war to an end.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Masha Gessen pens a personal and historical look at Jews fleeing Russia over the centuries.
By COLIN SHINDLER
Cairo and Riyadh retain mutual interests on Iran, but have clashed on Syria and relations with Russia.
There has been confusion over which groups in the opposition are included in the ceasefire.
Halt in fighting excludes Islamic State and all groups linked to them.
Some are now interpreting these live visuals as a testament to the fact that we are already in the throes of a third world war.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Russian Deputy Ambassador to Israel Alexy Drobinin speaks to Israeli TV station hours after an off-duty Turkish police officer shot and killed Moscow's envoy in Ankara.
Russian ministry also says it was disappointed by plans by the US to extend its Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years.
Rustam Aselderov, also known as Sheikh Abu Mohammad al-Qadari, was said to be involved with a number of deadly Russian terror attacks.
Officials in Moscow did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Russia's relations with Israel.
According to Russian and Iranian reports, Tehran is mulling a $10 billion arms deal with Moscow and has inked new deal with Beijing.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Concerned by regional developments, Iran is buttressing its strategic alliances; Israel should take note.
By ELY KARMON
The announcement came as Syrian government supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power pounded the rebel-held area of Aleppo.
Why is Moscow putting itself on the wrong side of history, because who can doubt that history will record Assad as a monstrous tyrant and Russia as his sinister ally?
By JOHN LLOYD/REUTERS
French FM calls on Moscow, Tehran to desist from prolonging the civil war in Syria.
Agreement includes cease-fire, aid, plan against Islamists • Hours after announcement, Russian bombs kill at least 25 in attack on Idlib.
Russia’s use of an Iranian air base to strike targets in Syria has little operational significance, but is of strategic importance
By EPHRAIM KAM,ZVI MAGEN
Tehran says Russia's use of an air base for Syria strikes are over "for now."
An Islamic State video featured the purported attackers, Uthman Mardalov and Salim Israilov, though Russian investigators have not confirmed their identities.
Washington called the Russian use of Iranian air base "unfortunate."
Defense Ministry in Moscow says Iran-based aircraft have stuck various targets in Syria.
The normalization of relations is not a done deal as Russia will want Turkey to stop supporting rebels in Syria.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Rouhani is to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev at a first-of-its-kind summit
Islamic State terror group published nine-minute video threatening jihadi attacks in Russia.
Main Syrian opposition group calls for UN probe of alleged Russian strikes using substances that are designed to set fire to objects or burn people.
The images alleged to show four helicopters and 20 lorries destroyed by fire in mid-May
Efforts to end the war between Assad and Syrian rebels are a separate affair from the war against Islamic State and other terrorist organizations operating in Syria’s eastern provinces.
The Syrian Revolution Coordinator group in Palmyra claimed on its Facebook page that "Assad and ISIS allow Russia to conquer and vandalize Palmyra and its culture."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Moscow has little incentive to join the mostly Shi'ite "Axis of Resistance" as this could ruin its ties with other regional powers such as Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Moscow-based billionaire Valery Kogan reportedly paid millions for the pop sensations to perform at his granddaughter's star-studded wedding in London.
Hillel Butman, 84, made aliya from Leningrad to Jerusalem in 1979.
By ELISSA EINHORN
Concerns about the connections between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been growing as of late.
Putin is waiting for Trump, and Netanyahu is waiting for both of them.
By NACHMAN SHAI
''The outgoing US president has spawned a callow, cowardly series of leadership miscarriages that bullied friends and empowered enemies.''
By GIL TROY
The election of Donald Trump as the US president and his foreign policy goals also will serve to strengthen the positions of these great powers – Russia and China.
By BAYRAM ALIYEV
The problem with US “diplomacy” is that it is not diplomacy.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The US imperatively needs a president who truly understands its role and spreads its values.
By RAUF BAKER
The revelation of Abbas’s KGB service requires us to recognize that the Soviets’ long game of subversion continues on today.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The task of getting Netanyahu and Abbas to agree to anything is daunting, yet with very limited expectations, it might actually be possible to get the parties talking once again.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The increased interest of Russia in the peace process builds on a long history of Russian relations with the Jewish state.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Will a Russian, Turkish, Iranian strategic triangle emerge or is it all just short-term tactical?
By ILAN EVYATAR
There is no doubt that terrorism has become one of the most evident phenomena of global changes since late 20th century.
By ALEXANDER SHEIN
Israel’s approaches to its American ally and a Russia that directly and indirectly assists enemies like Iran, Syria and Hezbollah appear misplaced.
By EVAN GOTTESMAN
Netanyahu has been quick to stress that America, and not Russia, remains Israel’s main international partner.
By ILAN BERMAN
This war is being waged in order to defeat ISIS and to create a new situation in the Middle East but it is also a war for hegemony and control of the area.
By NOAM TIBON
US president-elect blames Democrats for putting out media reports on Russian meddling and said he did not believe they came from the CIA.
Zakharova said that she had formulated the claim while visiting New York during an official visit with a Russian delegation in September.
Russian president also said he was sure a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington would serve the interests of both countries.
Election interference stokes fears of November 8 chaos; Little hope for new Syria talks as Russia expands military presence.
"The character traits he [Trump] has exhibited during the primary season suggest he would be a poor, even dangerous, commander in chief.".
By CORAL BRAUN
Countering the media hype, Russia watcher says the Kremlin could still prefer the known rather than the unfamiliar candidate.