04.24.2017 | 28 Nisan, 5777
Erdan appearance in Negev fuels Beduin calls for boycott
84 more Hamas men quit hunger strike – Prisons Service
Israeli defense minister: Zero tolerance for thugs who attack IDF soldiers
6 Israeli-Jews charged with nationalistic attacks, terror against Israeli-Arabs
JCC bomb threat hacker indicted in Israel; charged with blackmailing US state senator
WATCH: Israel comes to a halt as sirens mark Holocaust Remembrance Day
IDF solider lightly wounded in stabbing attack at West Bank checkpoint
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Tension between US, Israel over extradition of JCC bomb threat suspect
Gal-On hopes Trump can advance peace
Lapid hosts ambassadors for Holocaust event
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Israeli series ‘Your Honor’ wins top prize in French TV contest
Sounds like Turkish delight
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Shatilov snags another bronze medal at Euros
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Health Scan: How stress controls hemoglobin levels in blood
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
The real danger: Holocaust distortion
‘Tikkun Olam’ – The Holocaust as a warning sign
April 24, 2017: Hunger strikers
UN elects Saudi Arabia to women’s rights commission
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
UN employee resigns amid allegations he was elected to Hamas leadership
Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
ISIS crimes scarred Iraqi history and landscape
'No Israelis served here,' says Australian piercing shop
'US antisemitic incidents jump 86% at start of 2017'
Austria stands shoulder to shoulder with its Jewish citizens, says visiting Chancellor Kern
Warsaw Ghetto heroine dies
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Israeli tech prevents ads from funding terror websites
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move
West Wing New Yorkers take on Bannon
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
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 23, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Approaching Holocaust Remembrance Day
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Netanyahu and the US envoy “discussed concrete measures that could help support and advance Palestinian economic development.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Six Amona evacuees have been on a hunger strike for 14 days to protest the lack of movement on the issue.
At times, it seemed almost like a social happening for the many youths, who came from Ofra itself and beyond to protest and be with their friends.
By JEREMY SHARON
The High Court of Justice has ruled that the nine stone homes inside the settlement must be razed by March 5.
Abbas said that settlement building was destroying the hope of a two-state solution and would increase instability and extremism.
By ADAM RASGON
Arab media has reported that despite constant promises from Trump that the US Embassy in Israel would be moving to Jerusalem, he has no such plans.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Sa’ar expressed hope that Netanyahu raises the issue of sovereignty in his meeting with US president Donald Trump in the White House next Wednesday.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Helene Le Gal condemns Settlements Bill, denouncing it as a unilateral decision made by Israel that serves as yet another roadblock to the two-state solution.
By BECKY BROTHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
If there were about 50 petitions in 2010, last year there were 224, two Civil Administration officials explained.
The High Court of Justice has ordered that the outpost must be destroyed by February 8, because it was built without permits on private Palestinian property.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JEREMY SHARON
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks in the midst of a fierce debate with regard to the possibility that Israel might advance or even pass legislation to annex Ma'aleh Adumim.
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.
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.
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
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.
By LAHAV HARKOV
One diplomatic official said that Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman’s rescheduled visit is a clear sign that relations with Ukraine have returned to normal.
European Union, UN, Britain, Jordan and PA condemn creation of community for Amona evacuees.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Nachmias-Verbin: They should deal with the promises they spread around.
By UDI SHAHAM
"I think all members of the security cabinet, and foremost the prime minister, oppose a Palestinian state," Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told Army Radio.
David Friedman chairs an American nonprofit organization which is funding a newly-approved apartment building in the West Bank.
Deputy Attorney-General Roy Schondorf uttered the harsh statement regarding the Settlements Bill in a brief last month, which was declassified on Monday.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
High Court delays demolition by one month; Ofra settlers originally asked for a three-month delay in order to prevent the need to relocate twice.
‘The land is ours and will always be ours, we will build it’
"He'll be fair, as opposed to Obama, whose policy leaned always towards the Arabs."
The legislation could give the Ofra settlement a reprieve from a High Court of Justice ruling that nine homes in their community must be demolished by February 8.
PM calls for "cool heads and patience" to strengthen security, settlements
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.
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 Regulation Bill will remove the final protection for Palestinian landowners in the West Bank
By SARIT MICHAELI
"Supporting the ‘right of Jews to live in Judea and Samaria is also a rational, centrist human-rights position."
By MORTON A. KLEIN
Netanyahu hopes to minimize legislation’s diplomatic damage.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Let no one underestimate the power of Jewish tenacity.
By MICHAEL FREUND
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