04.30.2016 | 22 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
IDF soldier who shot subdued Palestinian driven by 'twisted ideology'
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
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
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
UK Labor leader announces new initiatives to curb anti-Semitism within party
Chelsea soccer club warns fans against anti-Semitism before Tottenham match
After claiming Hitler was Zionist, ex-London mayor refuses to back down
'I'm ashamed I did nothing to stop injustice,' ex-Nazi SS officer says
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
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
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’
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
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
The 'Wall Street Journal' reports that the US president is considering a renewed push to revive negotiations before the end of his term.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Rep Franks: Lack of resolve in protecting religious freedoms emboldens those who have no compunction suppressing it.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to senior diplomatic officials in New York, the US may work to raise discussion of the Saudi peace plan after the new Israeli government is sworn in.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
US state department is considering reducing loan guarantees to Israel as a sign of the growing political discord between the two allies.
By NIV ELIS
President Cruz “will not fund the United Nations until they stop supporting BDS and anti-Semitism,” his father says.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Rocker suggests that Jews are behind gun control in Facebook post.
Cohen’s letter addressed recent reports that the US Navy has been denying security clearance to Jews who have ties to Israel.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
"We are deeply concerned with the impression that the leadership of the American Jewish community is united in opposition to the agreement,” rabbis write in letter to lawmakers.
Under Secretary Wendy R. Sherman says Obama's deep connection to Jews drives both his commitment to Israel and his Iran policy.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"My problem is President Obama seems to be making a deal that is very problematic with that Haman, and at the same time leaving Israel without a protector,” Riskin says.
Leading figures in Washington's pro-Israel community are calling on the Obama administration to turn down the temperature.
The American Jewish community leader and Jerusalem Foundation board member shares with Gol Kalev his views on the capital, anti-Semitism and the US-Israel relationship.
By GOL KALEV
“This partnership will allow us to further strengthen our commitment to Israel,” says Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold.
By RUTH JUDAH
MKs Ohana and Shmuly part of delegation to state facing backlash for law that would not protect state employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Netanyahu: Such a move would delay negotiations.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
“I wanted to come to Israel first to emphasize how important the US’ commitment to Israel and strong friendship with Israel is to us,” Paul Ryan says at Knesset.
Herzog said Clinton’s speech was warm and friendly. He praised her for saying she would not support an imposed solution of the conflict with the Palestinians.
By GIL HOFFMAN
'Atlantic' journalist Jeffrey Goldberg describes tense meeting between leaders in which Obama got upset with "condescending" Netanyahu.
Netanyahu asks Right to restrain from push for construction.
The two leaders are expected to talk about Iran, Syria and the frozen Israeli-Palestinian peace process, although no new initiative on that front is expected during the visit.
A 2010 visit by Biden to Israel turned sour after the Jerusalem Municipality chose that moment to announce the construction of 1,600 apartments over the Green Line.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
"Having a partner and ally in the Middle East who will stand strong for our values is critical and important."
The drill, held since 2001 and now conducted every two years, is taking place for the eight time.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Former US diplomat chides Obama for Iran deal and abandoning Syrian rebels.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN,NOA AMOUYAL
Power's remarks will focus on how young people can help the UN live up to its core principles, including by fighting bias and injustice.
American leaders spelled out in the bleakest terms what it would mean for future Israeli generations and where a one-state reality dominated by Israel would leave the Palestinians.
By LESLIE SUSSER
In the US' telling, the discussion was not about terror against Israelis, but rather more generic “violence” happening in “Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank.”
By HERB KEINON
The primary brain behind one of most important law of war documents in decades talks about ‘human shields,’ law vs policy, and US-Israel dilemmas in fighting asymmetric terror adversaries.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Netanyahu assures Obama that Israel has not given up on peace, saying that he still wishes to see "two states for two peoples, a demilitarized Palestinian state that recognizes a Jewish state."
Among the central issues will be the renewal of the ten-year Memorandum of Understanding that expires in 2017, by which Israel received $3.1 billion a year.
The case is a test of existing US anti-boycott laws.
E-mails obtained by Politico show senior aides to Hillary Clinton, as well as White House officials, questioning the wisdom of former president's participation in two events.
"We will fight terror and win, because we have no other choice," defense minister vows.
On a visit to strengthen economic ties, Hickenlooper goes out of his way to express solidarity for Israelis during terror wave.
President meets with Republican congressional delegation a week after having met with Democratic delegation, giving an almost identical speech.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Barack Obama pledges his commitment to Israel while US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro calls on PM to talk with US about the day after the Iran deal.
Dermer "unusually vigorous" in outreach on Hill, says official.
Bill calls for moving the American embassy to Jerusalem and would also challenge the recent Supreme Court decision that prevented Israel from being written on passports of those born in J'lem.
The alternative to a deal, even a poor one such as this, would be further Iranian progress on its nuclear program, and Iran doing “what it wants.”
Over 20 prominent Jewish donors were present at Clinton's Manhattan meeting last weekend.
"We challenge the very mechanism which created it,” State Department spokesman says.
Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Netanyahu's National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen have maintained good relations.
"We have no better friends than the people, soldiers, and government of the United States," Netanyahu says.
After French telecom giant says it is interested in cutting Israeli ties, US envoy says peace talks are best tool to fight BDS.
Anonymous source indicates that Palestinians expected to utilize the International Criminal Court at the Hague, as well as the UN Security Council.
Missile defense funding approved by House committee.
"If you were attacked and overwhelmed, we would fight for you," the US vice president says at an Israeli Independence Day celebration in Washington.
The former US secretary of state has spoken out on the issue of Israel on numerous occasions.
Party calls on Israel to immediately hold intensive talks with the US to make its concerns about nuclear deal known and set up contingencies should Iran break out to a nuclear weapon.
By GIL HOFFMAN,DANIEL CLINTON
Democrat says Israeli PM has not offered any real alternative to nuclear framework deal.
Nuclear deal "leaves the pre-eminent terrorist state of our time with a vast nuclear infrastructure," PM tells NBC.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Request paves path for future US-Israel Center for dialogue and technology transfer in the energy sector.
By SHARON UDASIN
“Governor Bush’s support for Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unwavering,” Republican's office says in response to comments made by James Baker.
The last time a “reassessment” took place was also in March, and the year was 1975.
Speaker of the House says he received no information from Israel on nuclear talks as was suggested in 'Wall Street Journal' report.
By MICHAEL WILNER,JPOST.COM STAFF
For several hours, country after country protested Israeli violations of human rights in the Palestinian territories, including Algeria which went so far as to accuse Israel of genocide.
The step is unprecedented at the 47-member state forum where Washington unfailingly defends Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Oren says Kulanu will emphasize democratic values, fight to uphold them.
Skystar 180 system is only long-distance aerial surveillance system to operate from as high as 600 meters.
It is Herzi Halevy's first US trip since being appointed in September.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The grant, whose application was facilitated by the New York-based American Friends of Hebrew University, will enable the establishment of a Unit of Correlative Microscopy at Rehovot campus.
Insisting Tehran change "everything under the sun" not realistic way to close a deal, State Department says.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Prime minister makes address to Congress despite opposition from the White House; says days are over when Jews remain passive in face of genocidal enemy.
Netanyahu views that his destiny is to protect the Jewish state, and -- by extension -- the future of the Jews. In his mind, this is why he was fated to come to power. Nothing less.
Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs of the US Chamber of Commerce, sizes up the Israeli economy and US markets.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Nope. Never have, never will.
By PHILIP GOLD
Because Iran nuclear agreement is so problematic, suitable response to future dangers is required, argues Amos Yadlin.
President hosts delegation of Democrats from the US Congress.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"Our pledge to defend Israel is rock solid, and the alliance has never been stronger," visiting Ash Carter says.
Wendy Sherman says Israeli experts “essential” in formulating certain aspects of deal.
More F-35 fighter jets and increased funding for the development of defense systems may be part of increased US defense package.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"In regards to security, I am more extreme than Netanyahu," Herzog remarked.
There are fears that the case could harm relations between the two countries if the US were to provide information while Israel refused.
JPost Deputy Managing Editor Tovah Lazaroff offers insight on Biden's trip and what it accomplished.
Knesset Reporter Lahav Harkov tells us which candidates are getting Israel's attention.
On the record, Obama insults allies without a thought (or perhaps with too much calculation).
By DANIEL TAUBER
The Obama administration is signaling after many serious attempts it, like previous administrations, will leave The Israeli-Palestinian conflict for the next president.
By MICHAEL M. COHEN
Interests can change, but a country’s values remain constant – they are its true assets.
By NACHMAN SHAI
By JPOST EDITORIAL
American and other Diaspora organizations that wish to influence the system should direct their efforts toward the major political parties and key members of Israel’s government.
By ALAN BAKER
There can be no equivocation or false associations of Israeli policy with unjustified killings. Failure to do so can only be interpreted as an American double standard.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
"Although I oppose the settlement movement, it must be clear to even those who don’t that the close relationship with the US is incalculably more valuable than an apartment complex in Itamar."
By ABE SILBERSTEIN
An American president using the time-honored rhetorical weapons of anti-Semites to improve poll numbers has been sickening to many, but perhaps most of all to American Jews who voted to elect him.
By MICHAEL BERENBAUM
"For all their talk about Middle East peace, Obama and his advisors are not at all interested in achieving it."
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Such Israeli unanimity exposes the fallacy that support for the agreement could ever serve Israel’s interests.
By ARI HAROW
If President Obama compels her to support this resolution, she must consider her position and her ability to continue as ambassador.
A tough investigative journalist like Dayan could have made better use of the microphone.
By RUTHIE BLUM
While “Zionism” might be a difficult term to define today, meaning so many different things to so many different people, the ANZV defines the term as “Jewish liberation.”
By LEAH KARCHMER
As for Hillary Clinton, Graham said: “I’m not excited about a third term of Barack Obama, and I think in many ways that is what it would represent.”
Carson drops out after GOP front-runner takes home lion’s share of Super Tuesday delegates; Clinton poised to clinch Democratic nomination