05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Palestinian Authority PM: Netanyahu buying time to avoid peace deal
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
‘Ministries failed to tackle BDS, anti-Semitism’
Shapira: Country needs to improve Arab sector employment
Controversy rages over religious, gender-separate Student Day event
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Senior liberal rabbis call on Liberman to stand by promises on conversion
New coalition chairman Bitan cracks the whip
Special report blasts Netanyahu for 'Bibi Tours Affair'
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
From Bimah to Bandstand
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
UK Labourite leading anti-Semitism probe praised anti-Israel Gitmo detainee
WATCH: From paying tuition to 'funding Hamas'?
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Treasury targeting Israel's poor business ratings in 2017 budget
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
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
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
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
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
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
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.
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
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.
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 Stern Stern 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.
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.
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.
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."
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
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