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
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
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
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
Settlers: Court humiliated us.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GIL HOFFMAN
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the US to veto the resolution.
Ultimately, the people of Amona have fallen victim not only to the government, but also to their own pride.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Liberman: No tolerance of violence, but there is empathy for residents.
The master plan’s approval means that contractor Meir Dreinoff can rebuild the two structures which the state had demolished.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
On Wednesday the Knesset plans to hold the first of three necessary votes to turn the Regulations Bill into law.
“The Government of Israel condemns the french government decision to implement European Commission directives regarding Israel products originating beyond the Green Line."
By HERB KEINON
The decision means that the only potential reprieve the Amona families have is legislation to retroactively legalize some 2,000 homes in settlements and outposts.
US: “This settlement's location deep in the West Bank… would link a string of outposts that effectively divide the West Bank and make the possibility of a viable Palestinian state more remote,”
Pressure on FIFA to address the issue of settlement soccer clubs has increased in recent weeks.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON
Protesters demanded that the government halt the pending demolition of nine stone homes in the Ofra settlement and 40 modular ones in the Amona outpost.
“Free, free Palestine,” yelled out the Palestinian residents of Sussiya. “The Jewish people live - Am Yisrael Chai,” the Israeli activists shouted back.
IDF West Bank chief Yoav Mordechai: There is a war over Area C; EU says it’s offering humanitarian aid.
The advertisements that were removed from 35 of the Danish capitol's public buses featured two woman beside the quote: “Our conscience is clean! We neither buy products from the Israeli settlements nor invest in the settlement industry.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Gush Etzion Regional Council head Davidi Perl seeks to advance Gva'ot project on 4,000 dunams outside Alon Shvut which was reclassified as state land in August.
"Can there be a situation in which the Palestinian prime minister visits the Temple Mount and we disconnect from Jerusalem? That is not possible or logical," Likud Minister Shalom says.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Senior Fatah official Rajoub suggests that the violence seen in Gaza over the summer could repeat itself in the West Bank if Netanyahu continues with such pronouncements.
Program would require Palestinian workers from the West Bank to head home at night through same IDF manned passageway through which they entered; new edict makes use of Israeli buses cumbersome.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
After US censures Israel for plans to build 2,610 new units in Givat Hamatos, beyond the Green Line, Barkat says the construction is essential; Netanyahu: US should learn the facts first.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Justice minister fights back against criticism from Bennett, says those who are not ready to give up some parts of the Land of Israel are preventing future peace.
Britian says move that opens door for settlers to advance plans to build a 5th city in the West Bank "will do serious damage to Israel's standing in the international community."
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Bayit Yehudi leader visits Gush Etzion yeshiva at which slain Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel and Gil-Ad Shaer studied; says decision to appropriate 4,000 Gush Etzion dunams is display of Zionism.
Defense minister allows settlers to move into structure known alternatively as the House of Peace and House of Contention.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Netanyahu addresses disagreements with Germany on issue of settlement construction as German chancellor set to arrive.
Danon: I would not wish for my worst enemy to live under their control.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
Shaffir has asked that the Central Election Committee block the money from being transferred to fund the project, which will be located in the Barkan Industrial Park.
The state is looking to relocate the Amona outpost to another area of the same hilltop outside of the Ofra settlement.
What were the most talked-about stories in the Knesset this year? And why will next year probably be a boring one for the prime minister?
Every US president in the last five decades has characterized Israel’s settlement enterprise as a lamentable project damaging its long term prospects for peace.
By MICHAEL WILNER
This is the legacy he wanted to leave – that he got tough on Israeli settlements and changed the more than 35-year-old US policy of protecting Israel at the UN.
A White House official said that Obama kept his willingness to abstain close to the chest, telling few in the administration.
Barak: He should leave PM residence again
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The offer, proposed by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and approved by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was to relocate the homes to abandoned Palestinian property on the same hilltop.
The settlements bill is meant to allow the state to pay the Palestinian land owners on whose property settler homes were illegally constructed.
“I am certain that at the end of the day the [Amona] residents will evacuate responsibly,” Netanyahu said as he spoke of the small hilltop community of 40 families.
Netanyahu puts off vote on outpost legalization bill by a week.
Should the bill go to a vote, it could have a chance of passing in the committee, which could embarrass and put pressure on Netanyahu if he is not on board with it.
The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub has said that the presence of the settler teams is illegal under FIFA’s own rules.
Every time Israel has ceded land it the past it has brought violence not peace, Education Minister Naftali Bennett said.
Following the briefing, Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour told media he believes it is the duty of the Security Council to act when it comes to settlements.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Edelstein: Hesitation only delays peace; we will reverse the trend on annexation.
The High Court of Justice has ordered the homes razed by the end of December because they were built without permits on private Palestinian property.
Zohar proposal would delay demolition orders for seven years.
Herzog's spokesman Ofer Newman wrote the Facebook post on Friday, after seeing the controversial documentary film The Settlers.
The slogan for the rally will be "Israel is united against terrorism."
Defense minister told justice minister that the buildings would not be razed yet – but failed to mention that Border Police would be evacuating them.
Herzog also said that it was "preferable" for Iran's nuclear ambitions to be shelved "by way of an international agreement."
“We have deep concerns about these highly contentious settlement construction announcements."
On Friday, the Secretary-General of Bnei Akiva in Israel Danny Hirschberg sent out an SMS in which he invited the movement’s youth to participate in building the illegal settlement of Evyatar.
By JEREMY SHARON
The nongovernmental group Honenu had defended the two men and, together with attorney Adi Kedar, had secured their freedom only after appealing the arrest to the High Court of Justice on Wednesday.
The court said the development firm Al-Watan, the company that had petitioned to save the structures, must pay NIS 30,000 to the Palestinian property owners.
“There is no doubt that carrying out these demolition orders will have painful consequences for the residents and their families,” wrote Supreme Court President Judge Asher Grunis.
Yanon’s letter followed a stormy Knesset Finance Committee meeting on Sunday in which NIS 12.8 million was approved for a new visitor center in the Barkan Industrial Park.
Settlers claim pending construction freeze beginning; Peace Now says building is still going on.
Ariel: They want settlers to fight and die for the country but not have normal lives; Gal-On says bill will bring apartheid.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
CEO: Economics, not politics reason for move
“The cost of these initiatives totals NIS 300 million,” Lapid said. “I support the paving of roadways to Kiryat Shmona, but not to the isolated settlements."
Adva Center study finds that settlement municipalities were recipients of higher government grants for services such as education and welfare from 1991-2012.
"This was a grab that was not brought before the cabinet and at this time simply causes damage to the State of Israel," finance minister says.
By NIV ELIS
Jordan Valley council chief says that even without an official ban, the farmers in his region are having a hard time selling many of their products to Europe.
UN Security Council Resolution 2334 doesn’t define who we are. That’s our job.
By DANIEL GORDIS
While thousands are being massacred in Syria, the Security Council wasted valuable time and efforts condemning the democratic State of Israel for building homes in the historic Jewish homeland.
By DANNY DANON
Whether right or wrong, the international community perceives settlements as perilous to the viability of that two-state solution and as opposed to international law.
By MICHAL HATUEL RADOSHITZKY
Once President Obama had signaled his readiness to join in this ritual, there was no reason to expect the other 14 members of the UNSC to break with the traditional Israel- bashing.
By GERALD STEINBERG
No one wanted to see scenes of Jews being forcibly removed from their homes, even if they were built illegally as the High Court of Justice had ruled.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The settlement movement, as highlighted by Amona, has severely warped the country’s moral compass.
By JEFF BARAK