03.30.2017 | 3 Nisan, 5777
Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution
Prisoner convicted of 2nd Intifada murder suddenly released following new evidence
Abbas rejects amendments to Arab peace plan on Israel, Palestinians
Israeli Mission to the UN holds anti-BDS summit
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Jean-Michel Jarre: Plugged in
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
Israeli military exports rise to $6.5 billion
Greenblatt meets Saudi, UAE ministers amid talk of Mideast summit
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Beitar adopts no-tolerance policy on racism
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Encountering Peace: From Washington to Jerusalem
Syria – the beginning of the end?
Media Comment: Netanyahu, government and the media
From pro-AIPAC to protester
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
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
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
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
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
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
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The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
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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
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
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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
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
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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 South Carolina Governor, who expressed her explicit support of Israel in the past, was backed by a majority of 96 senators.
By JOY BERNARD
Governor Nikki Haley is slated to sound harsh criticism against the UN for its treatment of "our close ally" in an appearance she is expected to make before the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee.
Move seen as attempt to get off on ‘right foot’ with Trump
By HERB KEINON
Lauder: Event was "meaningless and misguided."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that "we will work either to repel the resolution in the UN Security Council, or to change it in a manner so that it does not harm Israel.”
Netanyahu calls on Obama not to back Mideast moves at UN in twilight of term.
By ADAM RASGON,HERB KEINON
“I can’t rule out that there may be a new initiative before the end of this administration.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
By convening the meeting the Palestinians are hoping to sway the UNSC to pass a resolution condemning West Bank settlements.
Israeli envoy Danon repeats call for direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
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.
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 to ‘Post’: new horizons for Israel at UN
NY Jews express their frustration and disagreement with UN Resolution 2334 that calls to halt settlement construction on Palestinian-owned lands.
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.
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
Sur le départ, le secrétaire général de l’ONU fait son mea culpa concernant Israël
By MICHELE MAZEL
Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein set to replace Navi Pillay at recommendation of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Is US going to appease or surprise at the upcoming AIPAC conference? The former option is probably more likely.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Out of the 41 resolutions before the UNHRC, 12 deal with human rights situations in individual countries. Five of those resolutions are focused on Israeli actions.
"My government will not support one-sided resolutions criticizing Israel of the kind recently adopted by the UN Security Council."
Senate expected to vote against settlement resolution; Israel partially suspends UN funding.
By MICHAEL WILNER,DANIELLE ZIRI,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Dov Weisglass slams Netanyahu's moves to punish states that voted for anti-settlement resolution.
Geert Wilders, who some expect might become the next Dutch prime minister, slamed Obama for declining to veto on an anti-Israeli resolution and encouraged Israel to build "more and more settlements."
“We have no doubt that the Obama Administration initiated it, stood behind it, coordinated the texts, and made sure it passed.”
From calls to annex Ma'ale Adumim to accusations against Netanyahu, via broad criticism of the US, Israel's politicians speak up against the UN resolution.
Egypt circulated a copy of the resolution, calling on Israel to "immediately and completely cease all settlement activities."
Lauder welcomed the “long-awaited and impactful” pronouncement by Ban, but criticized him for not calling out the bias over the course of his nearly 10-year term.
Danon: This agreement represents a double victory for Israel.
PA President Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that the Palestinian leadership plans to submit a resolution to the UNSC.
By ADAM RASGON
Her portfolio includes one of the more contentious postings for an Israeli diplomat.
Israel is one of the 67 UN Member States that have never been members of the Security Council.
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.
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.
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."
"Throughout his career, the American legal 'scholar' has shown a deep loathing for Western democracies, including his own."
By RUTHIE BLUM
The only way to get the UN to think twice before it attacks Israel is for Israel to stop acting like a chump.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The long-standing Senegal-Israel relationship can be used as a model to nurture closer ties with other West African nations.
By JIM TEICHER
Responsible leaders on both sides should collaborate to dial down the rhetoric and prevent Israel from becoming a political football.
By JONATHAN GREENBLATT
By JPOST EDITORIAL
You want to guarantee a peaceful two-state solution? Convene a Security Council meeting on how to dislodge Hamas from Gaza, and you’ll have one.
By MARVIN HIER,ABRAHAM COOPER
"First he lied about the role the United States played in advancing UN Resolution 2334, which was adopted by the international body’s Security Council a week ago Friday."
The UN is made up of countries that hate Israel and would do anything to bring its demise.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
This response, which is inconsistent with the diplomatic reality revealed by the vote, could have potentially devastating long-term consequences.
By ABE SILBERSTEIN
It takes serious nerve for someone who has exhibited anti-Israel bias for years to bemoan the practice. But then, hypocrisy is what Ban and the UN are all about.
Next year will see general elections in Holland, France and Germany, and nationalist parties in all three countries are likely to win or at a minimum be profoundly strengthened.
"It is time for the UN to focus on what is wrong in the world instead of condemning what is right. It is time to stop demonizing and delegitimizing Israel."
By RON PROSOR
Was Guterres exempting Palestinians from their responsibility for allowing Hamas to turn Gaza into an Islamist, terrorist state?
The reality is the UN has never prevented genocide and crimes against humanity, it has merely kept the spotlight off what the genocidal regimes are doing.
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