05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israel forming civil defense units in preparation for possible conflict with Hezbollah
Public unaware that civil divorce unavailable in Israel poll finds
1998 Haifa killer convicted of manslaughter after 18-year hunt
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Poll: Almost half of Israeli Jews don't want Arabs teaching their kids
NGO asks High Court to unlock some of nuclear agency's secrecy
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
Will Liberman be a settlement builder or right-wing scapegoat?
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Israel by the campfire: Hundreds of thousands participate in Lag Ba'Omer festivities
Column one: Liberman’s first challenge
Editor's notes: The remaking of Danny Danon
Know comment: The day after Abbas
Supporting the Wall
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
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
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
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
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
French court orders suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing back to jail
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
"I see Abu Mazen as principally responsible for the wave of terrorism," Israel's energy minister said.
Security cabinet meets for second straight day to decide government moves.
By HERB KEINON
Likud Minister Steinitz says Israel will make it clear to US, Russia and other world powers that Iranian forces must not be allowed to mass on Israel's border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Qatar's Foreign Minister Khalid Mohamed A. Al-Attiyah asserted that the “major issue” behind all the turbulence in the Middle East is “that we are lagging behind on the peace process."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
Strategic Affairs Minister Steinitz to head delegation to Washington in hopes of heading off diplomatic deal that allows Iran to maintain nuclear weapons breakout capability.
Intelligence minister says weapons building in Strip a gross violation of interim agreement Abbas signed 20 years ago.
NYT op-ed argues that 2-year budget would reduce the political bickering, brinksmanship that lead to unnecessary economic standoffs.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN AND NIV ELIS
Potash Corp. abandons bid to acquire Israeli chemical giant after two months of vocal opposition from Israeli politicians.
By NIV ELIS
Outgoing finance minister Steinitz wishes Lapid luck in carrying the "50-ton" burden of the position.
Transcript of meetings by committee appointed following 2011 social protests reveals effort to make recommendations easier to implement.
Israel Electric Corporation to establish a nationwide fiber-optics network that will allow super-fast Internet speeds.
The business end of beer is not all bubbles and foam, with one word summing up collective displeasure: taxes.
Yuval Steinitz says a Likud-led government likely would hold tax rates steady, but refuses to reveal party’s budget program.
By NADAV SHEMER
Finance Minister Steinitz announces revised economic forecast, predicts Israel's economy will grow by 3.5% in 2013.
By GLOBES AND JPOST.COM STAFF
The finance minister blasted Labor leader Shelly Yachimovich's economic program as a plan for economic destruction.
By YOSSI NISSAN
Histadrut-Treasury agreement completes negotiations started following general strike earlier this year.
Israel's economic state is nothing more than satisfactory.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Environment minister rounds off a week full of meetings with high-level officials said to be interested in Israel’s natural gas resources, as well as those with stakes in the off-shore reservoirs.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The decision impacts the country's two power plants that still operate predominantly on coal.
By SHARON UDASIN
Legal clause to unfreeze gas program to be activated by new Minister of the Economy, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu: "I see great importance in cooperation with Italy also in the field of energy."
After six months of disagreements among government officials , Steinitz released the final terms of ongoing negotiations for public commentary.
Likud member makes remarks at minister exchange ceremony with outgoing post-hold Silvan Shalom.
Strategic affairs minister says measures taken to downsize establishment should not be publicized so as not to inform Israel's enemies.
Liberman: "No question" Assad using WMDs against his own people; Erdan: Iron Dome won’t offer protection from missile barrage in future.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND LAHAV HARKOV
Intelligence minister addresses Obama in statement, says demilitarization need not wait until final Israeli-Palestinian agreement.
International relations minister dismisses Palestinian demands for continued peace negotiations.
Speaking at Conference of Presidents in Jerusalem, intelligence minister says Iran could pose existential threat to Israel, US if Geneva deal goes bad.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JPOST.COM STAFF
‘Tripartite Committee does not need to be reconvened’; PLO: Israel is ‘vastly exaggerating’ Palestinian incitement for propaganda purposes.
Strategic affairs minister says peace with Palestinians impossible until PA leader stops incitement against Israel, Jews.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Strategic affairs minister says past Israeli withdrawals showed no security arrangement can guarantee Israel's safety.
Not Israel, the Palestinian Authority, or the Americans are considering this proposal during the negotiations, MK Ahmed Tibi said.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“Nobody will be expelled from their homes or dispossessed of his possessions,” foreign minister says.
Prime minister meets with heads of parties, tells them he cannot accept repeated insubordination in the coalition.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
International Relations Minister says Israel is not opposed to a diplomatic solution, but it must follow the Libyan track, rather than the North Korean.
Steinitz warns against repeating same mistakes made with N. Korea.
Likud minister warns against inaction in Syria: “Iran understands today that there is nothing backing up all the threats against it.”
Likud minister reacts angrily to incident in which Netanyahu forced him to leave security cabinet meeting at Lapid's request.
Ministers' responses mixed to president's speech at World Economic Forum meeting in Jordan.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Strategic Defense Minister in 'Daily Telegraph,' queries why UK support for Israel less than other English speaking democracies.
Strategic Affairs minister says at 'Jerusalem Post' Conference that Iran is equal to thirty nuclear North Koreas.
By SAM SOKOL, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Contrary to US media reports, Strategic Affairs minister says Israel did not pressure US to take military action against Syria.
By SAM SOKOL, MICHAEL WILNER
Obama's speech was met with mixed reactions; MK Miri Regev believes it was "offensive to Netanyahu."
"We don't like that they seem to be taking away our authority," one senior ministry official remarks.
Outgoing finance minister recommends to successor: Cut spending carefully, keep two-year budget.
Labor chairwomen requests all parties to replace Netanyahu and create emergency unity gvn't to fight for "change in power."
New grants toward land purchases now available in 87 West Bank settlements, drawing ire of Left.
Le ministre des Finances, Youval Steinitz, a accordé un entretien exclusif au Jerusalem Post. Et défendu son bilan
By LISA BECK
Once it made the mistake of agreeing to bribe the PA, freeing killers was Israel’s least bad option.
By EVELYN GORDON
Money will go toward round-the-clock efforts to help victims of disasters, as well as the recruitment of new volunteers.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Both sides to step up action to rehabilitate Gaza, provide assistance.
Strategic affairs minister warns against the prospect of Washington engaging in talks with Iran to stave off sectarian strife in Iraq.
Strategic affairs minister warns world powers against signing deal that allows Iran to remain a threshold nuclear power while granting it legitimacy; says extending talks better than rushing to sign deal at any cost.
Minister says Israel won't join "false celebration" over interim deal; says room for legitimate argument between Israel, US on Iran.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Strategic affairs minister say US-offered relief would make it more difficult to enforce other sanctions.
Intelligence minister says even at 3.5% enrichment, Tehran could weaponize within months, make 5-7 bombs in first year.
Intelligence minister tells Post Tehran has yet to show real willingness to give up nuclear program.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Washington Post releases details of internal Israeli documents on Iran, saying Iran can create bomb fuel "within weeks".
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
"Rouhani smarter than Ahmadinejad," says Likud minister, warning Iran will develop nukes under guise of moderation.
Powers, Iran fail to end nuclear stalemate in talks; Steinitz says Tehran is using talks to pave way toward an atomic bomb.
By HERB KEINON AND REUTERS
Finance minister blames Barak's office for Kuwaiti report claiming he gave reporters information from security cabinet meetings.
Strategic Affairs Minister tells the 'Post' that Herzog and Livni will not be able to hinder the Iranian nuclear issue like Netanyahu can.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,SHULY WASSERSTROM
Watch full interview on the second episode of The Jerusalem Post Election Arena later today.
The minister affirmed that security cooperation between Israel and Egypt is "better than ever," and asserted that "flooding is a good solution" for tackling Hamas' intricate tunnel systems.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Steinitz says attack was dealt with.
Hydrocarbon exports are ‘golden opportunity’ to bolster ‘axis of peace’ of Israel, Egypt and Jordan, energy minister says
Israel Meteorological Service predicts occasional showers accompanied by isolated thunderstorms from the North to the northern Negev on Tuesday.
Italian firm Eni’s visit here is testimony that international energy companies are interested in Israel, cabinet minister tells Post.
Steinitz rushed from bed to vote in his slippers in the middle of the night; Deri kills time by pontificating about his middle name.
Steinitz was reacting to the annual report issued by Washington which determined that terrorist attacks worldwide surged by more than a third and fatalities soared by 81 percent in 2014.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Jacob Lew defended by Sharansky and as a true friend of Israel.
Likud Minister slams boycott movement as racist and discusses "bad" Iran nuclear deal at Jpost Annual Conference.
By FRANK G. RUNYEON
Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz panned Ankara's decision to skip the Munich Security Conference.
Lockheed will begin delivering the first of a batch of 19 fully operational jets to the IAF starting December 2016.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
Earlier Wednesday, the minister said Israel was lobbying world powers anew against any Iranian nuclear deal that would let Tehran retain potential bomb-making technologies.
By LAHAV HARKOV,REUTERS
Energy minister takes umbrage at Ernest Moniz's comment that if he were Israeli, he would support the Iran deal.
By HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Steinitz responds to comments US Secretary of State John Kerry made Friday that were interpreted by some as a warning for Israel to temper their criticism of Iran deal.
Steinitz characterized as “naive” those who believe that sanctions relief that will pour some $150 billion into the Iranian economy will not have an effect on the Middle East.
Strategic Affairs minister speaks to the 'Post' in pre-election interview.
Steinitz takes part in panel at Munich Security Conference in Germany.
If the Iranians get the right centrifuges, they will be two or three months away from nuclear weapons, intelligence minister warns.
Kuperwasser: Regional powers feel US turning on its allies, Palestinians not ready for peace.
Ya'alon: PM presented accurate picture on Iranian threat.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN, JPOST.COM STAFF
Likud Minister does not have "full faith" in Russian proposal, but says it has potential to end tragedy in Syria, threat to Israel.
By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
Strategic affairs minister says Assad might not just survive, but also regain territory he has lost to the opposition.
"We have reason to believe that there is still room to convince the Russians on this matter," strategic affairs minister says.
Former intelligence head to focus on threats from Syria and Iran; reiterates US and Israel "on the same side."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Finance Minister Steinitz says should PA continue to advance UN statehood bid, Israel will stop collecting tax revenues.
Ex-finance minister and current Strategic Affairs Minister Steinitz calls budget proposal "logical," adding that education is not cheap.
MKs and ministers make an attempt at humor in YouTube videos for the New Year.
Olmert accuses PM of exaggerating on Iran nukes, but Steinitz says Tehran could produce 20-30 nukes a year; the two join Gabi Ashkenazi, Meir Dagan, Michael Oren and Alan Dershowitz at annual conference in New York.
Live video and Twitter coverage of the 2013 Annual Herzliya Conference: Time for New National and Regional Agendas.
Israel needs to conduct a powerful policy of regular education.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Into the Fray: How is it that, time after time, the electorate ends up with a gov't adopting precisely the policy it urged voters to reject?
By MARTIN SHERMAN
"President unapologetic for responsibility to the hundreds who died unnecessarily due to his disastrous involvement in the Oslo Accords."
While we cannot promise clear-cut conclusions, we can promise a stimulating and well-informed discussion of the issues.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Many issues that will presumably accompany the upcoming visit to Israel by the foreign minister of Spain, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margolo.
By ALAN BAKER
The law, which still states that it is forbidden to use the airwaves for
campaigning, is violated daily.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Ministers claim indifference due to American bi-partisan support for Israel; Meretz throws Obama party; Tibi remains ambivalent.
By LAHAV HARKOV AND CHARLES BYBELEZER