05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Body of missing Israeli found in forest in Hungary, suspected murder
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
Institute warns Israel it could lose Jewish majority; Recommends easing conversion policy
PM, politicians celebrate Mimouna across country
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
On Macedonia border, Syrian migrants hope for open door
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
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.
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.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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 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