04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Comedy in the age of Trump
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
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
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
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
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
Red Cross meets with inmates.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ADAM RASGON
Tensions flare in Bethlehem between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces.
The Arab Higher Monitoring Committee decided on the strike and protest, which will shut businesses and schools.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The battle to oust Assad currently takes precedence over waging jihad against Israel, despite the fact that ideologically, Islamist groups see Israel as an enemy that needs to be overrun.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
All workers in court administrations, secretaries, transcription professionals, the criminal section, public offices and the fax department will be instructed not to work.
By NIV ELIS
By MICHAEL ZEFF
During the first week of the escalation of the pilots’ strike, representatives from both sides fought fiercely over public opinion.
On Tuesday night, Channel 2 News published a list of terms that the management and pilots have agreed upon in their Monday negotiations round.
Al has plummeted to the bottom of the international Flightstats rating and regained the title of “tardiest airliner in the world."
Histadrut chairman Avi Nissenkorn: The Finance Ministry proposed that over sixties pay NIS 40,000 for coverage.
By GLOBES/SHAY NIV
Due to the lack of enough doctors on the job, Dr. Leonid Eidelman said the burden of long hours is worse than ever, especially on young residents learning a specialty.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Histadrut on Monday released a list of 256 local authorities that would be on strike, and said that trash collection and parking inspectors would not operate.
The workers, who earn about NIS 32 to NIS 33 per hour, say they fear they will soon become the drivers with the lowest hourly salaries in Israel’s public transportation sector.
By SHARON UDASIN
Strike would shutter schools, buses, airport authority and government services.
Public sector wages have not increased in three years.
The nearly four-month strike at the company's Dead Sea works and Bromine Compounds plant arose over a restructuring plan that included layoffs.
Workers upset at practice of hiring contract workers; some 30,000 passengers on 200 flights are expected to pass through the airport during the Sabbath.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Histadrut chief Nissankorn says the agreement is "nothing short of a social revolution."
A general strike would ground flights, stop public transport and shutter government services, among other things.
Employees working at mental health hostels and sheltered workshops will hold warning strike after not receiving paychecks.
Sides reportedly agreed that just 40 workers would be laid off instead of 115 in plants in the South.
On Saturday, Christian protesters staged demonstration outside house of Finance Minister Kahlon in Haifa demanding he find money to restore previous levels of funding.
By JEREMY SHARON
Arsenal reportedly held long range missiles for Hamas; Sudanese officials deny Israeli strike weeks after Sudan's president met with Mashaal in Qatar.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Mediation between Foreign Ministry workers, Finance Ministry due to wrap up after strike called week and a half ago.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Regardless of the impact of the strike, the papal visit to Jordan and the PA will go ahead; Pontiff to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Employment service workers, who had refused to answer phones and cancelled public visiting hours, return to work.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Foreign Ministry workers suspend sanctions enabling credential ceremonies, originally schedule for July 15, to take place.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
La Histadrout réclame une hausse du salaire minimum de 1000 shekels par mois. Sinon, Avi Nissankoren menace d’une grève générale. Mais ses motivations sont-elles transparentes ?
By SYLVIE BERGER
Soumis à des conditions scandaleuses, le corps diplomatique est en grève. Au grand dam du Trésor qui n’a pas de mots assez durs pour condamner son action
By MICHELLE MAZEL
Après la tempête, l’inévitable jeu des accusations et recherche de boucs émissaires a commencé. D’aucuns évoquent la « belle solidarité » dont ont fait preuve les Israéliens entre eux. Mais d’autres, députés et citoyens, tentent de réfléchir aux échecs du week-end dernier.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
La loi prévoit de réguler l’implantation des Bédouins dans le Néguev. La question palestinienne affleure sous les émeutes.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON ET BEN HARTMAN
Should Israel strike Iran, the world will undoubtedly howl. Let it: this too shall pass.
BY Gidon Ben-Zvi
Negotiations have persuaded all sides to climb down from high ladders and agree to make concessions.
Histadrut announces Hadassah strike starting Thursday following impasse in negotiations with the government.
By mid-April, HMO is due to reach agreement on a comprehensive recovery program with its 6,000 very angry employees.
Avi Balashnikov: Staffers and management know they all have to lend a hand, there will be a recovery and an agreement.
Salary payment will not be enough to stop the emergency schedules and demonstrations outside prime minister’s home, Jerusalem municipality and entrance to city.
Hospital workers will perform only lifesaving care if full January salaries not paid.
"We’ll get this money in the end, but it will be like putting a Band-Aid on a serious wound..."
By PEGGY CIDOR
The garbage workers’ strike, which created mountains of refuse around the city, is over. But the questions remain: How did we get to that point? And where do we go from here?
Storm killed forty people including four Israelis.
The entire public sector will strike in protest over the firing of hundreds of Israel Broadcasting Authority employees.
By GIL HOFFMAN
‘Post’ inquiry to Health Ministry helps lead to cleanup
Strike on behalf of Amona outpost to be held on Monday
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"It’s as though all the grocery stores closed with people needing bread and milk."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
While the drivers are striking, management will reap the rewards if state gives in.
By MICHAEL ZEFF,SHARON UDASIN
The strike ended after only 10 hours with a Finance Ministry’s announcement that was later confirmed by the FLAI.
By MICHAEL ZEFF,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Jerusalem is the only unaffected authority in the country.
By ZACK PYZER,MICHAEL ZEFF
Until two weeks ago, management begrudgingly accepted flight-splitting in order to keep things running smoothly, but with no resolution in sight, has taken a harder line.
Litzman: Treasury proposals don’t meet public’s basic needs
By JUDY SIEGEL
Beachgoers pay little notice to black flags as lifeguards ‘strike’.
By BEN HARTMAN
Driving examiners continue suspension of tests.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Initially, the strike was intended to last only one day, but Batito said Sunday that if no resolution were found by Tuesday evening, it would extend into Wednesday.
"The social workers on a daily basis face cases that are so complex and difficult that most of us would rather not even hear about them."
Drivers' representatives and Transport Ministry officials worked into the night to secure deal.
"It makes you feel bad for your country," says merchant.
Here are some of the details you should know going into the public sector strike starting tomorrow at 6 a.m.
"The first victims are the clinic professionals and the patients.”
In the event of a general strike, a large part of the economy, including schools, universities, public transport, government offices, and the ports, would cease to function.
The agreement – which raises the salaries of most tram operators by 21.5 percent, to NIS 44 an hour through 2019 – comes one week after Light Rail workers threatened a second strike in two months.
Judge orders labor union and CityPass to reach salary agreement within 1 week.
‘It is unacceptable that a light rail operator receives just NIS 6,700 gross monthly’ says union head
Nearly 200 towns in the North and South will stop all municipal services, including garbage collection, but not schools, for one day.
The Histadrut in the Western Galilee will join the strike, stopping work in factories in the area.
Education Ministry: don't give into pressures, schools will operate on Sunday
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Junior staff at all the Hebrew University of Jerusalem campuses started striking on Sunday, with no end in sight unless the university agrees to its demands.
Israel Chemicals and Histadrut labor federation end 115-day dispute on layoffs.
Israeli workers spent a collective 103,554 work days on strike in past year, according to Economy Ministry.
Union had prepared a strike that would affect government offices, private business, ports, and some public transport just days ahead of general elections in protest of expected lay offs.
Toward the formulation of a new collective agreement, the Egged Taavura workers committee had submitted a list containing more than 60 demands to the company's management.
Strike called after management did not respond to demands by the Histadrut Labor Federation and workers committee to remove threat of layoffs for hundreds of employees.
By NIV ELIS,GLOBES
Mega says 5 branches to close leading to 65, not hundreds, of layoffs.
Knesset Economic and Finance Committees schedule hearings on the issue as several companies go on partial strike and Histadrut threatens to shut down the south, city by city.
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
Despite pursuit to reduce expenditures by NIS 100 million, bus company agrees to suspend plans to fire employees in favor of averting strike.
The threat follows an Egged plan to lay off 160 workers and reduce work hours as a means of cutting NIS 100 million from its annual expenditure.
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN
Arab Higher Monitoring Committee calls for strike Tuesday following violent clashes between Beduin and police in Rahat.
Students took matters into their own hands when the Secondary School Teacher’s Association announced a moratorium on field trips for high-schoolers.
By EITAN AROM
IEC's union chief announced general strike last Tuesday at a Knesset Economic Affairs Committee meeting.
General strike, slated for Sunday, would have shut down schools, public transportation, airport and government offices; and cost economy NIS 300 million in first day alone.
Model makes it easy to hire and fire people but provide a strong safety net for workers.
Histadrut threatens general strike if agreement not reached.
FM still a much sought place to work: 8 cadets part of group of 28 that begins new course – 2,700 applied.
By HERB KEINON
Move opens legal avenue to government-wide strike in two weeks.
Jordanian warplanes are also featured as Hashemite Kingdom's efforts against jihadist groups increase.
By REUTERS,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
All government offices in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip were closed as a result of the one-day strike.
The dispute centers around a financial restructuring plan that includes dismissing 2,000 workers.
Demonstration comes as union's embattled chief Alon Hassan, union secretary Avinoam Shushan are called for disciplinary hearing.
The workers have been engaged in a dispute for better wages and conditions for over a year, relaunching sanctions last week when mediation efforts failed.
HMO nurses, administration expected to return to work after more than two weeks of demonstrations.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
HMO staff will sleep outside Ein Kerem medical center in Jerusalem, continuing 19-day bid to receive full January salaries.
Doctors are protesting against “unilateral changes by management” and the financial troubles that have hounded HMO for almost a year.
Protesters: Israeli business mogul who bought land from government to develop high-end residential tower and community refuses to compensate families.
African asylum committee: Following Sharon’s death, we must show our respect; Community vows to ‘continue struggle’ through awareness campaigns.
In return for suspension of sanctions, Finance Minister will halt plan to deduct 25% from workers' upcoming salaries.
IDF says its calls for evacuations from Gaza are not meant to free it from laws of armed conflict.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hassan’s list of alleged misdeeds is long: from running private companies doing business in the port to conducting campaigns of terror against port workers.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
While war should be the last resort and peace is always desired, still, sometimes war is an ugly necessity in order to avoid an even greater evil.
By RAPHAEL COHEN-ALMAGOR