High Court of Justice says rabbinical court can annul conversions retroactively
Bennett rails against Palestinian statehood amid heckling
Israel severely rebuked, as PM warns 'spirit of appeasement' blowing through Europe
In diplomatic snub, Liberman refuses meeting with Swedish counterpart
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Treasury will give financially bleeding state hospitals another NIS 150 million
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Cooking with a kosher soul
Remains of 8,000-year-old olive oil found in Lower Galilee
Grapevine: Being careful of what we wish for
A Thin, Blue, Oleh line – police volunteer enlistment drive for Olim launched in Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue, Greens to vie for Toto Cup
Leshem stuns Botzer, rest of favorites into semis
Hapoel Jerusalem bows out of Eurocup with a whimper
Mac TA hosts Malaga to wrap up campaign
EXCLUSIVE: IDF indicts alleged perpetrators of West Bank terror attacks
IDF training civilian response squads in Gaza border communities
Jerusalem judge issues restraining order against haredi man who threatened MK Yishai
Mayors and nonprofits meet to address food security
Hebrew University archeologists uncover elaborate entryway into Herodian Hilltop Palace
Editor of popular marijuana news website to head 'Green Leaf' party in 2015 campaign
Labor wins ‘Manuel Trajtenberg sweepstakes’
Moshe Feiglin drops out of Likud leadership race
Tekuma’s future unclear, Yishai, Bennett are suitors
US: We won't support Palestinian UNSC resolution on an Israeli withdrawal
Tekuma defers decision on split from Bayit Yehudi to rabbis
Famous Egyptian writer says Hamas is “the real enemy,” not Israel
Netanyahu: Palestinian move at UN will lead to Hamas takeover in West Bank
Abbas defends UN Security Council draft resolution: This is how we end the occupation
Cuban Jews want close ties with US brethren
Hanukka: The diaspora mindset
White supremacist charged in Kansas Jewish center shootings faces competency hearing
Iranian lawmaker touts good relations between country's Jews and government
‘Civic obligation’ to defend Ukraine, says hassid
Iraq: ISIS murdered 150 women and underage girls for refusing sex acts
Hamas deputy leader: Ties patched up with Iran
Report: Mossad spy that infiltrated Hezbollah was in charge of Nasrallah's security
Kerry says US has made 'no determinations' on Palestinian statehood as UN bid on tap
Erdogan’s regime becoming more dictatorship than democracy
Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream
Opinion: The US is no longer in Israel’s pocket
Know Comment: International condemnations - Nu, so what!
From autonomy to sovereignty: The Oslo Agreements and Palestinian statehood
Better energy: Eight goals for the next energy minister
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
Jewish influence on Christmas music
Hijabs, kippot and Santa hats: The Haifa Festival of Festivals
Netanyahu commiserates with persecuted Christians
Iraqi Priest calls on Obama to step up fight against ISIS
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.19.2014 | 27 Kislev, 5775
Company to pay 5% tax rate for ten years.
By NIV ELIS
"I’m more worried about getting lost in Tel Aviv than rockets," hacking competitor says.
Android and iPhone users in Israel can download an app, which sends a notification to their phone any time siren goes off.
Things are going to change, MIT professor and Dan David award-winner says of societal repercussions to AI.
Investment will potentially create thousands of jobs in Israel; company did not specify the technology it would be installing at plant.
Safemail is owned and operated by a company registered in Israel with offices in Israel, the UK and Japan.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
New unmanned system could be applied to Israel's border patrol duties and forward combat engineering missions.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an "expanded circle of individuals" who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.
By SAM SOKOL
“There is general hysteria in the West about Ebola fever, but it is overblown,” Dr. Leslie Lobel tells the 'Post'
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Project was aiming to prove usability of approximately 40 billion barrels of oil found in te shale rock layer of the Shfela basin in south-central Israel.
By SHARON UDASIN
Sunday's approval occurred followed a recent authorization in June to move forward with the program from the National Council for Planning and Building.
Electric bikes will be permitted a maximum power level of 250 watts and travel speed not exceeding 25 kph, the transportation ministry says.
Aiming to tackle threats to infrastructure around the globe, the company plans to launch its Energy Cyber Security Center in Hadera on September 15.
Many tunnels have already reached Israeli land, and systems that could have been deployed to detect the digging of tunnels into Israel are no longer helpful.
Cleaning was stalled due to the Water Authority commissioner's refusal to allow the discharge of purified Kishon water back into the river.
The shepherds have joined the cooperative with the goal of lowering their collective costs and increasing their profits.
With the growing number of high-rise condos in Israel, more and more builders are legally not including solar water heaters in their construction processes.
The way things break, or fracture, and the way things slide, or friction, are intimately intertwined, according to Hebrew University researchers.
Decades of illegally dumped waste has accumulated, and near the head of the stream, channels have long been blocked.
American farm still largely relied on obsolete methods for date growth until Moshe Kirat came on the scene.
Rather than simply digging holes in the ground, scorpions prepare sophisticated burrows, which the researchers believe are purposefully designed to meet the animals’ physiological needs.
Charcoal from biomass could reduce greenhouse gases, improve plant health.
The sensor is arousing much interest among the security forces, as it could be used in operations to locate and identify explosives at the airports.
Through an automated mechanical process, the plant generates soil-free and waste-free compost that recycles 100 percent of the sludge.
Adam Teva V’Din: Environmental regulations on drilling projects are still insufficient.
Interested birding amateurs and other volunteers can log in to a portal on SPNI’s Israeli Ornithological Center’s website.
Sam Goldman feted for bringing light to developing nations, work introducing affordable solar light to remote communities in Africa and Asia.
IEC performs marine oil spill drill; 20 researchers and staff members can work and sleep on the vessel for up to 14 days.
The UK-Israel Tech Hub at the British Embassy in Israel aims to boost economic growth in both countries by partnering British companies with Israeli innovators.
Nation-E donates its energy infrastructure to the ORT Hermelin Academic College of Engineering and Technology in Netanya.
Since 2006, regional environmental organization Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) has been working with the area's stakeholders on creating a transboundary Jordan River Peace Park.
Public’s share of annual profits – arising from its own resources – among lowest in world, forum finds.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Ministers to sign an agreement that will foster cooperation, with a focus on preventing pollution in the sea from natural gas drilling and economic activity.
The Horizon 2020 Mediterranean Report presented in Athens is part of initiative aiming to de-pollute the Mediterranean by 2020.
Fires occurring at the Retamim landfill are continuing to release toxic gases into the air, endangering lives of local residents.
While earthquakes stronger than 7.5-magnitude have the potential to cause tsunamis, they can also be caused by underwater landslides.
As the electric vehicle usage becomes increasingly popular around the world and cyber-attack vectors on energy networks expand, Nation-E said that it identified a grid weakness caused by the vehicle usage.
Scientists decide to take action to curb cactus eating parasites from spreading by enlisting the help of predatory ladybugs in northern Israel.
Is it safe to take the shingles vaccine?
Central Bureau of Statistics figures show brain drain for academics seems to be stabilizing, though others still likely to remain abroad.
Lysosomes were first discovered in 1974; they break down to safeguard the proper physiological functioning of body cells.
According to constitution of the Israel Academy of Sciences and the Arts, it can name up to 10 leading scientists and researchers each year.
Prof. Yoav Schechner, of the Technion’s electrical engineering department, and colleagues developed the virtual periscope.
The Health Ministry consulted throughout the process with the Israel Medical Association and the professional medical societies to map out the shortages of physicians in various specialties.
Being obese while pregnant can cause long-term danger to women’s hearts.
Once Merck chooses to collaborate with Israeli companies as a result of the agreement, the Chief Scientist’s Office will grant financial support.
Program supports Canadian neuroscientists conducting work that aims to change the landscape for families facing Fragile X syndrome and Autism.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
What was it in our genetic makeup that gave us the advantage?
A new exhibition combines electronic and print photographs, displays of medical equipment and other paraphernalia.
The use of adult stem cells for the progressive, fatal disorder was first introduced by Prof. Dimitrios Karousis, at Hadassah.
Data showed the lander had twice bounced back into space after touching down on Wednesday, but then come to rest at around 1730 GMT.
The attendees registered so far are currently living in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, France, Switzerland and Sweden.
Technion engineers Omri Elmalech and Ohad Rusnak build obedient robotic cart.
The 14-year-old pupils -- all girls -- wanted to know how low gravity conditions in space influence the development of brine shrimp eggs compared to the Earth environment.
Science Minister emphasizes importance of the Lehava project, a program working to promote science and technology amongst needy populations in the periphery.
The way we read and write has changed dramatically since the Internet took over our lives.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Researchers found that each sign language has its own “playback.”
Smokers may be able to learn to smoke less by being exposed to the smells of tobacco and rotten eggs or fish in their sleep, according to Weizmann Institute scientists.
Like moving an object from one bullet to another, says mission manager.
Because heart cells can’t multiply and cardiac muscles contain only a small number of stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack.
Methane is an important natural gas, but it is also a highly effective greenhouse gas, whose major natural reservoir is marine sediments.
Researchers at the National Center for Mariculture in Eilat are developing new means to propagate the region’s sought after fish species.
A week ago in Nazareth, some 100 developers and programmers, both Arabs and Jews, worked for 36 hours straight and developed apps, software and advanced products at Tsofen's Make-a-thon competition.
The bill was approved late Monday night with 39 members voting in favor and four abstaining, and will now be advanced to the Knesset House Committee for a second and third reading.
The goal is to create a center for researchers and students to conduct research using state-of-the-art equipment.
Scientists to launch balloons, which will carry with them cosmic ray detectors that can measure ionization rate from cosmic radiation.
New sewage infrastructure will particularly serve housing units in the periphery.
To make iPSCs, scientists expose adult cells to a combination of genes that are active in embryonic stem cells.
Event is being held globally for the 15th year in a row to increase public awareness of space research.
"This is significant news, will influence the lives of residents and contribute to savings in energy and savings in expenses," said National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom.
“This means that even during a simple associative taste, the brain operates the hippocampus to produce an integrated experience," researcher says.
At Rehovot’s Weizmann Institute of Science, visitors will be able to visit a brain exhibition in the Davidson Institution.
Magnetism is just one of the forces acting on the nanoparticles.
Importance of study is that it contributes to understanding of the positive effect cannabis has on PTSD, U. of Haifa researchers say.
Holon conference attracts prominent figures such as Peres, Piron and Peri.
In conjunction with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Netafim has long been studying rice crops in India.
Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered the biological flaw that is responsible for the death of 90 percent of fish larvae.
Team trainer Dr. Eli Raz said that the aim of the olympiad is not an end but a means to encourage original thinking.
How can Israel build trade and investment ties with China without damaging ties with the US and Europe?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The Zisapel approach encourages creative people to leave big and growing companies and start small ones.
It is said that there isn't a lab at Harvard or MIT that doesn’t have an Israeli researcher working in it.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Jewish mysticism teaches that the desired outcome is that the miraculous should become included within the physical.
By YONATAN GORDON
The internet search engine also offers Chinese, Islamic and Persian calendar options which users can choose from their browser at home.
A forward-thinking educational program encourages young female students
to pursue the sciences.
Gulf state seeks to send an unmanned mission to Mars by 2021.
Iran has the highest total number of internet users in the Middle East, but its average data speed is about a tenth of the global average.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Opposition MP in Ankara: Both our governments are missing out on economic, peace opportunities.
The exceptional concentrations of the flies has prompted area residents to stay indoors for most of the days of the summer.
C'tee approves transfer of NIS 86 million for scientific research and the space program, NIS 111 million for additional activities in space.
A Hebrew University researcher was part of the international team that did the study.
New site sports quality videos with testimonies from agency employees on sleek website easily accessible to the public.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel can be destroyed economically if its link to the outside world is severed.
By BRIAN BLUM
This year’s Wolf Prize was awarded to Chi-Huey Wong, a carbohydrate chemist who has pioneered research into the synthesis of complex carbohydrates.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
They already have been worked out in the detailed and sensible Geneva Initiative. One central part of this is: It’s a package deal.
By MARK LAVIE
The delegation of 17 12th-graders arrived at the site on Sunday and have since met with both Israeli and foreign professors and doctoral students involved in research in the field of physics.