07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
IDF bans 'Pokemon Go' app from all military bases amid security fears
Litzman: Health Ministry working to stop children car deaths
Yet another deadline for launch of IBC
Controversial mikva law approved by Knesset
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Israel, US may soon seal new 10-year defense aid deal
A short evening of theater in TA
A spotlight on those living off the land
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
Going with the flow
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Trump adviser in 'Post' opinion: Too soon to give up on American Jewry
Why I went to Syria to fight ISIS
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
How did a former concentration camp become a wedding venue in Lithuania?
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
Democrats stagger to convention in crisis
New term, 'Vichy Republican,' enters US election lexicon
Exclusive: Oren turns down offer to advise Trump on Israel
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
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
Transportation Minister Katz announces 2 tenders for a private company to build a new port to be published on July 1.
Bennett asks Antitrust Authority to declare ports a monopoly in order to introduce competition.
The workers committees at Israel’s three carriers – El Al Israel Airlines Ltd., Arkia Airlines Ltd. and Israir Airlines and Tourism Ltd. – on Thursday said they will begin a strike on Sunday unless the government freezes its intention to approve the open-skies agreement.
By SAPIR PERETZ
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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
Syrian rebels claim three targets hit in operation. US paper: Jets destroyed Iranian missiles.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND REUTERS
INSS director to 'Washington Post': Israel will act on transfers from Syria to Lebanon; cautions each strike raises escalation risk.
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
Reason behind the urgency of Obama's trip is to tell PM to leave the Iranian nuclear issue to the US, officials tell Army Radio.
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.
Health fund staffers strike in protest of foot-dragging in negotiations over the last 18 months to reach a new collective agreement.
The dispute involves what the workers claim is foot-dragging in negotiations over the last 18 months on reaching a new collective agreement.
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?
By PEGGY CIDOR
Storm killed forty people including four Israelis.
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
If the word 'terrorist' is good enough for a despot like Assad, it's good enough for the BBC.
By JEREMY BRIER
Turkey's outrage over Israeli strikes in Syria undermine its own interests and diplomacy.
By ANTHONY RUSONIK
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.
In wake of reported IAF attack on an arms convoy in Syria, Syrian ambassador to Lebanon says Damascus has option to respond.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, YAAKOV LAPPIN AND REUTERS
In wake of reported IAF attack on a military research center in Syria, Syrian ambassador to Lebanon says Damascus has option to respond as Iran threatens "serious consequences" for Tel Aviv; Hezbollah, Russia condemn strike.
Group expresses "full solidarity" with Assad, condemns "Zionist aggression," Russia "concerned" over alleged attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
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.
Finance Minister: Open Skies deal beneficial to country, will not be revoked; vows to face integral security needs of airlines.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, NIV ELIS, TOVAH LAZAROFF
Unions at El Al, Arkia, and Israir will ground all flights on Sunday unless cabinet freezes approval of EU "Open Skies Agreement."
By GLOBES/SAPIR PERETZ
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
The strike by those three Israeli airlines was ludicrous at best and litigious at worse.
By MARK FELDMAN