Erekat downplays Abbas-Netanyahu handshake, Islamic Jihad slams exchange with 'war criminal'
Beitar Illit man gets 3 years in jail for arson of Hebrew-Arabic school in Jerusalem
Palestinian woman attempts to stab IDF soldier in West Bank in second attack of day
Attempted stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction
NGO: Fire UNRWA staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews
Zionist Union debates diplomatic plan
Netanyahu calls for friendly countries to change UN voting pattern on Israel
Haim Katz joins crowded race for Likud central committee head
Israeli-Russian cooperation has successfully prevented 'unnecessary accidents,' says PM
Classical Review: Barrocade Ensemble
Going Gaga over Naharin
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping block
Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre
Basketball: Nahariya sends Maccabi Tel Aviv crashing
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
AG’s office backs Women of the Wall ahead of Hanukka lighting ceremonies
Defense ministry signs F-15 and F-16 engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whtiney
Marcus Klingberg, the Israeli who spied for the Soviet Union, dies at 97
Cambridge professor boycotts 13-year-old Israeli girl over Palestinian issue
Jewish porn star James Deen accused of raping ex-girlfriend, sexually assaulting 2 others
US women's academic group votes to join international BDS movement
Ukrainians erect monument to ‘national heroes’ who killed Uman’s Jews in 18th century
South African rabbinate to regulate circumcision after rabbi botches bris
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
French intelligence source: Paris attack suspect likely fled to Syria
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Clinton: Sending in thousands of US ground troops would give ISIS a new recruitment tool
ISIS leader's ex-wife among those freed in prisoner swap deal
Erdogan: I'll resign if Putin proves we shot down plane to protect ISIS oil trade
In unexpected twist, Assad ally may be Lebanon's next president
TAU neuroscientists: Brains are not gendered
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Netanyahu, Gabbay lead 70-strong Israeli delegation to Paris
2,000-year-old terraces restored 5 years after Carmel Forest fire
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Israel's Mindspace expands abroad, as competitor WeWork expands in Israel
Farewell to a giant – a tribute to Maurice Ostroff
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
My leader: David Ben-Gurion
Borderline Views: Bennett and the Council for Higher Education
Samuel Huntington revisited: A wake-up call for the West
No Holds Barred: UK Jewish students try to silence mention of Israel
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Dialogue of peace alone won’t do !
Vayeshev: A Prince Learns to Dream
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
12.01.2015 | 19 Kislev, 5776
The handshake, which was the first between the two leaders since 2010, made headlines in Israel and sparked speculation of a renewal of the long-moribund peace process.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ben-Artzi admits to Jpost: Haven't spoken to him since Bar-Ilan speech.
By DANIEL J. ROTH,GIL HOFFMAN
Even before the current wave of terrorism began, the military echelon's recommendations to make good will gestures to the Palestinian population in the West Bank fell on deaf ears.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Any US attempts to promote positive steps now seem likely to fall on deaf ears as violence continues.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Dan Shapiro speaks at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, calls for creative and proactive solutions from Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
"There isn't anything that we can do tomorrow morning," former national security adviser Yaakov Amidror told Army Radio.
Participant nations are aiming to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement to ensure that global warming does not surpass 2°C.
By SHARON UDASIN
The natural gas outline is the result of some eight months of negotiations.
Some market analysts believe that the telecoms market in Israel is too crowded, and that one way or another, it will consolidate.
By NIV ELIS
Legal clause to unfreeze gas program to be activated by new Minister of the Economy, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu promises to "cancel the concept of the periphery" with housing plans, military bases, and airport.
PM ranked No. 21, only Israeli on list
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Referring to Friday's attacks, Kerry said: "There's something different about what happened from 'Charlie Hebdo', and I think everybody would feel that."
“You will hear this [demand] more and more – this is our natural expectation."
By HERB KEINON
The meeting came less than a week after a Russian jet was shot down by Turkey after it allegedly entered Turkish airspace.
Earlier Netanyahu met with Japan's Premier, Shinzo Abe.
Attempt to remove presidential right to choose prime minister seen as aimed at Rivlin.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Former FM says that anyone who calls for the killing of Jews "should be taken out."
By MAARIV ONLINE
Ariel wrote the letter following reports of gestures Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to make to the Palestinians to ease tensions.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NATHAN WISE
Intelligence Minister Katz: We are taking steps to stop incitement.
By LAHAV HARKOV
After MK Hazan apologized, he complained about the "personal shaming" towards him and called on people "to lower the flames a bit."
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.”
Bayit Yehudi chief said that he had managed to get Netanyahu to back down from previous public statements indicating that he would consider "unilateral measures."
“There is no limitation on the activities of the IDF and the security services,” in Gush Etzion, PM says.
Revoking citizenships of nationals joining terror group is on the agenda of governments across the world.
Agreement is another nail in the coffin for long rumored talks of a unity coalition
Kahlon repeats call to expand coalition, but says it’s not an ultimatum.
Margin significantly decreases if Gantz were to run as head of center-left party.
‘Israel is the best at dealing with terrorism, and we want to learn from your experience,’ says former FBI counterterrorism head.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Many analysts predicted that the prime minister would seek to expand his narrow, 61-seat coalition after the budget passed and his political situation was more stable.
Prime minister says the same Islamic extremists who are trying to destroy Israel are attacking Paris and threatening Europe.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Prime minister speaks at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, saying it is "ridiculous" to blame the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for the turmoil in the region.
Opposition leader tells crowd at JPost Diplomatic Conference that Israel must not live solely "by the sword."
PM to be interviewed by diplomatic reporter Herb Keinon.
"We have nothing against the Muslim citizens of Israel," says the prime minister, "but we will continue to act against inciters, and those who encourage terrorism."
The community of worshipers who have used the synagogue for the last two decades were not involved in the purchase of the property and have spent the last year fighting to save the synagogue.
Spain is just the latest member of the international community to accuse Israel of war crimes and pursue Israeli officials over the affair.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Prime minister links attacks in West Bank and Paris, says extremist Islam is driving force behind both.
What is at play here is the terrorists deep desire to destroy Israel, Netanyahu said.
Jewish settler leaders are ratcheting up the pressure on the Bayit Yehudi chairman.
Indyk served as the US special envoy to the nine months of Israeli-Palestinian talks that ended in failure in April 2014.
It was not a given that the Obama-Netanyahu public appearance on Monday would go smoothly, since that has not always been the case in the past. That it did is not without significance.
Against the advice of his advisers and the military establishment, Netanyahu refused to talk to the US about a 'compensation package', fearing he would be labeled a sellout.
Netanyahu: Europe should be ashamed of itself; Erekat: this is the first step toward total boycott of Israeli settlements.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Netanyahu is sending a dangerous message.
By LAHAV HARKOV,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Netanyahu also apologizes for perceived anti-Arab comments he made in the run-up to Israel's last general election.
"As threats in the region continue to evolve, we urge you to engage at the highest levels to continue a process to develop a shared understanding of the threatening environment confronting Israel."
There is no Foreign Ministry because there is no foreign minister, says Lapid.
Presidential hopeful outlines where the next president must take US-Israel relationship.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Haredi rabbis in Israel denounce the PM's declaration that he made at the annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America held in Washington DC.
By JEREMY SHARON
The premier appears at the Center for American Progress on Tuesday for a live question-and-answer session.
PM addresses Jewish Federations' General Assembly.
Education minister calls to “plan for the age after a Palestinian state and think about what is in the Israeli interest.”
Republicans scoff at the notion that Netanyahu and the GOP made common cause in an effort to weaken Jewish support for the Democrats by so brazenly opposing Obama's Iran policies.
By ARIEL ZILBER
Unlike some past conversations, “there were no arguments or confrontation,” says Netanyahu.
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."
Bayit Yehudi opposes reported confidence building steps with Palestinians, citing wave of terrorism.
Obama has no interest in re-igniting old battles with Netanyahu.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Non-Jewish Iranian exiles tour West Bank.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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.
Netanyahu calls Navon "the jewel in the crown of Jerusalem."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Obama to host Netanyahu on Monday; New defense deal not expected from meeting.
Reports say Netanyahu offered Herzog seven portfolios to join government, including foreign affairs and justice.
For the time being, before Netanyahu and Obama get down to brass tacks, the two leaders are thinking of the photo op in the Oval Office.
By DANA SOMBERG
On Thursday US State Department said Kerry understood from Netanyahu that he would be reviewing the appointment.
Ran Baratz apologizes to Netanyahu for not telling him about the Facebook posts prior to his appointment; PM distances himself from comments by new adviser who suggested Obama anti-Semitic.
The appointment of Ran Baratz as Netanyahu's new media adviser has drawn scrutiny and criticism from the Israeli press.
The proposal, which is backed by Likud MK and Netanyahu critic David Amsalem, would require a special majority of up to 60 percent in a party primary for an incumbent seeking at least a third term.
Netanyahu says gas deal will bring Israel energy independence, more jobs, lower cost of living.
Benjamin Netanyahu uses his Washington trip to try to mend fences with the US president.
By LESLIE SUSSER
The right to self-defense against illegal attack is by no means an unconditional license to kill.
By MORDECHAI KREMNITZER
Netanyahu says Hamas ‘foment’ and ‘direct’ attacks against Israel from Turkey
Netanyahu met with Obama earlier on Monday and asked for an increase in US defense aid to Israel from $3 billion to $5 billion a year between 2017 and 2027.
Hopes that the re-empowered Erdogan will mend walls with Israel are based on the shaky assumption that he will place the national interest above all.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
With the US reducing its footprint in the Middle East, Russia is stepping up and it isn’t asking anyone what they think – not least Israel, as this week’s aerial strikes on the Syrian Golan show.
Jerusalem is famous for its cat community, and several cats have made themselves at home inside and outside the building in the presidential compound.
Israeli activist launches crowdsourcing project aiming to pay the prime minister to step down.
President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras celebrates his birthday in Israel.
As a longtime subscriber to The Jerusalem Post, I was upset to see your frontpage photograph taken at the funeral of Ziv Mizrahi.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
"It's a recurring theme, that. Give a lecture and talk about a bunch of different issues, and someone inevitably will point out the one thing you didn’t mention."
"If this wasn’t so serious, I might even laugh at the total lack of understanding by Netanyahu of what this conflict is all about."
By GERSHON BASKIN
The prime minister must understand that the words that leave his mouth do not evaporate into the air.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Netanyahu’s reaction to the new guidelines was “shame on you” (you being Europe).
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
There can be little dispute over the strategic imperative for a political 'Iron-Dome' to intercept incoming barrages of demonization & delegitimization launched daily at Israel
By MARTIN SHERMAN
"Perhaps she wanted to see someone take responsibility for the mistake and to tell her how it would get fixed."
By DANIEL GORDIS
"Much more unites Israelis and Americans than divides them."
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"Too many members of Congress take our support for granted, as we learned from the fight over the nuclear deal."
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Since Netanyahu is an intelligent man, and for better or worse is the prime minister of my country, from time to time, I feel like asking him: What on earth were you thinking?
Netanyahu’s Washington visit already has begun under a cloud due to last week’s appointment of Ran Baratz as his public diplomacy chief.
By JEFF BARAK
On puzzles, labels, cats and terrorism.
By LIAT COLLINS
Baratz not only publicly insulted the president of Israel by mocking his importance, but also made fun of the fact that the president sat in economy class on a commercial flight.
"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
Whatever he says before the cameras next week when he meets with Netanyahu, Obama has no intention of letting bygones be bygones.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Netanyahu can retake the initiative, and truly shift the pressure to the Palestinians.
By YONI DAYAN
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu clarifies remarks he made over a week ago, stating that the Mufti was a Nazi collaborator but not "Final Solution" architect.
By BENJAMIN NETANYAHU
“Now is the time, Mr. Netanyahu, to rally your rational Likud followers with a program of timed steps towards Palestinian autonomy, while preserving or even thereby enhancing Israel’s security."
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Last century’s Islamist ideologues drew on both Communism and Nazism. The Palestinian cause likewise fuses Islamist and Nazi ambitions with Soviet psychological warfare.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS