06.28.2016 | 22 Sivan, 5776
Steinitz: ‘Even Palestinians won’t benefit from the needless tragedy of evacuating Amona'
In Gaza, UN chief calls on Israel to lift 'suffocating' blockade of Strip
UN's Ban calls for end to Gaza blockade
Jewish terrorist gets 2 life term sentences over murder of Palestinians, after court axes appeal
Police: Evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Netanyahu aide
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of June 28
MKs to Ban: Eliminate ‘poisonous’ anti-Israel discrimination from UN
Israeli man convicted of murdering two ex-wives
'Plan to give every Israeli child a savings account will help confront inequality'
Two-thirds of Israeli Jews oppose Turkey deal, poll finds
After meeting Kerry, Netanyahu reiterates opposition to French initiative
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
‘King of Mope’ Morrissey returns to Israel for two August concerts
‘Chariots of Fire’ conductor Harry Rabinowitz dies at 100
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
LOCAL SOCCER: Zahavi to make final decision regarding move to China
David Blatt and his new Turkish team to face Maccabi Tel Aviv
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Cisco Executive Chairman signs R&D MOU with Israel
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
No holds barred:Obama’s immoral Syria policy fueled Brexit
Brexit: So is it ‘good for the Jews’?
When the moon goes down in December
Russia: A partner for an Israel with fewer friends
Lebanon fears new terror wave after multiple suicide attack
Senior Hamas officials blast Israel-Turkey normalization deal
Turkey, Israel sign deal to normalize ties after six-year rift
Kremlin says Turkey apologized to Putin for shooting down Russian jet
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
The Jewish bachelor: Dad places full-page ad seeking wife for middle-age son
As Israel becomes more nationalistic, liberal US Jews become more distant
Most French Jewish students want to leave, JAFI emissary says
SA organization pulls out of Hebrew U conference following BDS pressure
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Tussle over Israel language in Democrats’ platform largely settled
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
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
No fair, but
When Tragedy Strikes, We Must All Unite
New York, Nu York: Parades Are Fun; Parades Are Political
The Beating Heart of our Earth
Israeli envoy Danon repeats call for direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The draft resolution demands the UN Environment Program send a group of experts to the Gaza Strip to conduct an assessment of the environmental impact of the recent wars in Gaza.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
In INSS research paper, former senior officer from IDF’s Planning Directorate warns of challenges to UNDOF in North.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
French Ambassador defends pro-resolution vote, says it should re-trigger negotiations.
By HERB KEINON
State Department says draft bid calling for Israeli withdrawal to pre-1967 lines "sets arbitrary deadlines" for reaching peace deal, doesn't meet Israel's security needs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas said that the Palestinians will decide on their future moves regardless of the result of the vote, but did not elaborate.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday urged the United States to refrain from blocking a Palestinian drive for statehood.
Day after Jordan submits draft to United Nations Security Council, US says won't show support for it.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON,MAYA SHWAYDER
Some countries believe agreement on a resolution would be easier to achieve before Israeli elections in March.
"The time has come to find the political will in order to work seriously for achieving the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"The international community has done nothing but be complacent, while the blood of Israelis is being spilled."
The United States is expected to veto the resolution.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The proposal calls for the full withdrawal of Israel to the pre-1967 lines by November 2016.
On visit to the US, Netanyahu is long on hope and short on talks of threats and fears.
Netanyahu complained to Ban that the council was focusing its investigation on Israel, rather than on Hamas which used UN facilities over the summer to attack Israel.
Prime Minister's first meeting of trip to be with Indian PM Narendra Modi.
Serry says UN reached deal to enable reconstruction work in Gaza and giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority with UN monitoring.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN,ANNA HIATT
Until late last week, there had been no movement on a council resolution since Jordan’s draft resolution was last revised in early August.
By ANNA HIATT
Jordan has attempted to pass a resolution on the Gaza conflict since July, with little success.
Danon: Never before have so many people, from so many places, gathered here in the General Assembly to declare unanimous support for the State of Israel.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Egypt Foreign Ministry Spokesman denounces Israel's Gaza op, but kept its Rafah border crossing with the Gaza strip closed for the sixth day in a row.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
The council said it was profoundly outraged, called the killings a “heinous act,” and expressed condolences to the families.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Conventions are for worthy causes, but seeing PA's move to join them as without an ulterior motivation would be a mistake.
By VICTORIA KEZRA
Special Rapporteur on Palestine Richard Falk ends his six-year term.
UN special investigator on Palestinians gives personal legal opinion in his final report before exiting position.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,Henry Rome
Christina Cerna could take over for Richard Falk, the UN investigator on human rights in the Palestinian territories.
Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein set to replace Navi Pillay at recommendation of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The Arab League wants a proven, pro-Palestinian legal campaigner who'll more effectively promote a BDS agenda than a Muslim diplomat.
The secretary-general is surely looking forward to the upcoming exit of Richard Falk, the council’s pro- Hamas investigator of “Israel’s violations of the principles and bases of international law.”
By HILLEL NEUER
Prosor will be first Israeli diplomat to supervise a UN election; Israel recently joined the JUSCANZ caucusing group in New York.
Israel is the only country for which the UNHRC has assigned a permanent special investigator.
Ceremony marks 68th anniversary of UN’s adoption of Partition Resolution 181.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Chaim Herzog’s words still resonate 40 years later.
“For us, the Jewish people, this is no more than a piece of paper and we shall treat it as such.”
Captain (res.) Dor Matot, who fought last summer in Shejaiya, responds to the UNHRC report and explains "humanitarian considerations in Gaza cost us in blood."
By CAPTAIN (RES.) DOR MATOT
Fatah: There are American efforts to delay resolution • Netanyahu: Parts of Europe have anti-Israel sentiments
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
Both agree following Operation Protective Edge, there is a unique opportunity for a regional agreement based on shared interests of moderate powers in the Middle East.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has offered the communications minister the post.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The Quartet can play a key role in talks on the future of Gaza in the framework of a full-scale Israeli-Palestinian peace.
By MENACHEM KLEIN
The former commander of British forces in Afghanistan says Israel has done the best it can to avoid civilian casualties while fighting a callous enemy
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
UNESCO rules that govt's planned security barrier through the village farmlands would "irreversibly" damage ancient stone terraces.
UNRWA chief urges Egypt to open Rafah crossing, especially for those seeking medical treatment and students.
Liberman has not yet weighed in on call to boycott UN war crimes commission, as it did the Goldstone commission in 2009.
After being accused of "hypocrisy" regarding "collateral damage," State Dept. spokeswoman says Israel must "keep itself to a high standard."
Ban Ki-moon calls purported IDF shelling of UN school "a moral outrage and a criminal act."
State Dept. calls on "all parties" to "comply with int'l humanitarian law," publicly questions Israeli justification for striking near UN facilities.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Hamas putting civilians at risk, State Department says, by "hiding fighters" in UNRWA facilities.
By MICHAEL WILNER IN AMMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
"Those responsible are turning schools into potential military targets, and endangering the lives of innocent children," says Ban.
Council to probe Israeli "war crimes" after holding a special emergency session in Geneva on the IDF’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
UN Human Rights Council says Israel may be committing war crimes in Gaza, declares need to investigate.
MK writes to Ban-Ki-Moon: "These are not fighters, they did not take part in combat. They are three young teens."
Forty years after the infamous "Zionism is racism" resolution, a look back on some of Israel's key moments falling in the month of November.
By YITZHAK ELDAN AND SASKIA PANTELL
The EU is not alone in its laissez faire attitude toward preventing material aid from reaching terrorist groups.
By NAFTALI BALANSON
His accusations that Israel is perpetrating a “war of genocide” against the Palestinian people justifies the harsh reaction that the speech elicited not only from Israel, but from the US as well.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
UNRWA’s existence is the problem; stopgap reforms are not possible and would not be helpful even if they were.
By NITZA NACHAMIAS
Only Qatar and Turkey – long-standing supporters of Hamas – have sided with Hamas.
By FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO
Many argue that the rigid application of this model by Trajtenberg and his own group of in-house economists, has transformed the country’s universities into factories.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Pillay is correct in stating that civilians are suffering the most, but does not hint that a murderous terrorist regime may be responsible for this suffering.
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM
It is no coincidence that Israel has always been the first to offer humanitarian aid to Guatemala after natural disasters.
By MARINA SMOLYANOV