07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
Israel and Cyprus downplay crisis in ties over Turkey reconciliation
Hebron shooter: All of my IDF commanders are liars
Settlers: Only legislation will legalize the Amona outpost
High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem
Going with the flow
WATCH: Gal Gadot's epic debut in first Wonder Woman trailer
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Technion takes a selfie from space
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Public broadcasting imperative
Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dream
Israel emerges as a player on the world stage
Letters to the Editor
Syrian refugee kills one, wounds two with machete in Germany
'Possible that Erdogan engineered coup,' former Pentagon official tells ‘Post’
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
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
German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
General Flynn responds to Russia accusation with anti-Semitic tweet
In turmoil over leak, Democrats point finger at Russia
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A new proposal for peace
A long way off
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
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
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
"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
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 was in Israel along with a delegation of 50 Italian academics for Italian National Day, held annually on June 2.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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