07.31.2016 | 25 Tammuz, 5776
Red Cross to cut visits to Palestinian prisoners
Abbas and Kerry meet in Paris
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
Cracking down on the hilltop youth
Anatomy of a trip
FIFA being petitioned to ban settlement teams from Israeli soccer
Moon-walker Aldrin: Mars an ‘island awaiting us in the blackness of space’
Israel blasts US, EU and UN for condemning construction in Gilo
The Searchers still on ‘needles and pins’
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
Dorozhon facing Olympic moment of truth
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
As temperatures rise, flowers emit less scent
The sickly School Health Service
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
The DNC hackers and their backers
ISIS – the terrible twos
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Guilty party
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
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
Waking up in Santa Monica
Second-generation Holocaust survivor awaiting relief after winning court battle over property
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
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
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
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
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
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
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
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
At least two resolutions are currently under the pen related to the decades-old conflict: One being spearheaded by France, and the other by the the Palestinian Authority.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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
President Cruz “will not fund the United Nations until they stop supporting BDS and anti-Semitism,” his father says.
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
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
“The Prime Minister expressed no preference whatsoever in this presidential race,” Netanyahu's spokesman said. “He has scrupulously avoided being dragged into American politics."
By HERB KEINON
Peres's comments came a day after the US handed over to Israel its new F-35 fighter jets in a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas.
"The Land of Israel is the indigenous homeland of the Jewish people by right and by law," says the language proposed by the Iron Dome Alliance.
After meeting with US counterpart, defense minister insists talks are progressing well, within a "good atmosphere."
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
According to US law, the Defense Department must ensure that weapons sales to Mideast nations comport with an American guarantee of Israel's qualitative military edge (QME) in the region.
Israel's new defense minister, Avigdor Liberman, is in Washington for talks with his US counterparts.
The Congressional requested $455 million was an historic quadrupling of the administration's stated proposal request.
Negotiations over military aid package ongoing in Washington over level, whether part can be spent in Israel.
The pro-Israel lobby is shirking their mission on a host of battles, according to GOP members.
New Quartet report will attack Israel’s West Bank policies.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
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 Stern Stern 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.
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.”
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.
By NIV ELIS
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.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
"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 Stern Stern HOFFMAN,DANIEL CLINTON
Democrat says Israeli PM has not offered any real alternative to nuclear framework deal.
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.
In One-on-One with Special in Uniform interview, Itzik Shmuli discusses his experience as an IDF soldier in Lebanon.
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.
The point missed in Washington is that the main game in the region is no longer Israel versus the Palestinians or the Arabs. It’s Israel and most of the Arabs versus the Iranians and jihadis.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
I am confident the Samantha Power I know will stand with Israel. Her legacy and the security of the Jewish state depends on it.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Israel as a story has always marveled the world. It is a tale of an ancient people that returned to its homeland, established a state and against all odds not only survived but prospered.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Sixty-eight years later, it works out there are still competing gangs trying to obligate the rest of us with their unlawful, anti-democratic and immoral behavior.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
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.
"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."
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
Trump's vice presidential contenders all consider Israel an exceptional American ally in the region worthy of continued support.
Jonny Daniels, the Israeli closest to Donald Trump, reveals how Judaism inspired – and silenced – the likely Republican nominee.
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