03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Bennett meets Trump envoy in Washington
Steinitz: Good thing $38b. defense package signed with Obama
Steps on the Silk Road
Arab-Jewish group calls for more planning permits, cessation of house demolitions
Netanyahu's inner circle shrinks as top official leaves job
'No daylight' with Trump administration, Israeli ambassador Dermer says
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Free SMS program to help Arab men quit smoking begins
What was Israel's most popular Google search of the past year?
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Reality Check: Netanyahu’s election calculations
Why pride and courage are the keys to the Jewish people’s future
No Holds Barred: AIPAC must reach out to President Trump
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Jewish Ugandans on MASA gather pieces of Israel to take back home
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
Texas Jewish groups take aim at bank's BDS activity
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
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
Knesset Economics Committee visits Ashdod Port, where workers say they are willing to negotiate terms.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
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
Workers end all assistance to foreign diplomats either in Israel or aboard.
By LAHAV HARKOV AND HERB KEINON
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.
‘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.
As part of their sanctions the workers cut off Foreign Ministry contact with the agency a few weeks ago.
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