03.27.2017 | 29 Adar, 5777
Hamas partially reopens Erez crossing between Israel, Gaza
Pence: US seeks 'just solution' to conflict, president still seriously considering embassy move
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Preparing Passover packages for the poor at the President's Residence
Netanyahu: Trump has already turned words of support for Israel into actions
A million and a half Israelis to do good deeds
Jerusalem students uncover nearly 2,000-year-old relics from Bar Kokhba revolt
President Rivlin rejects former PM Olmert's request for clemency
MK Gafni: We have no problem with elections, we even might benefit from that
Bennett: Unpleasant to know Netanyahu requested articles against me
Steps on the Silk Road
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Israeli-German study shows circular RNA can encode for proteins
Israel receives low marks for geriatric nursing coverage in OECD report
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Editorial: Britain's pro-Israel pivot
Reality Check: Netanyahu’s election calculations
Why pride and courage are the keys to the Jewish people’s future
March 27, 2017: Broadcast woes
Who killed up to 100 civilians in Iraq and the tragedy's lessons for Israel
‘Israel should support Kurds’ struggle against despotic Iranian regime
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Jewish group calls to 'reject occupation' in protest at AIPAC conference
Dallas JCC evacuated over threatening phone call after Israeli suspect arrested
Jewish Ugandans on MASA gather pieces of Israel to take back home
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Report: Senate panel to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians
Report: Kushner to head new office tasked with fixing government inefficiency
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
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City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
PA security forces also targeted a number of journalists, preventing them from carrying out their job.
By ADAM RASGON
The protestors also called for an end to security cooperation with Israel.
Farid al-Atrash said that Sunday's events were a "dark day" for human rights.
Trump's phone call with Abbas and CIA Director Mike Pompeo's visit to Ramallah evidence of growing bond, PA statement suggests.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas pointed a finger at security coordination on Monday as bearing responsibility for Araj’s death.
The signs, which surfaced at the entrance to Ramallah on Thursday, sparked a controversy in the Arab world and angered supporters of a two-state solution. The source of the posters remains a mystery.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JOY BERNARD
The Wafa statement did not indicate if Abbas and Blome discussed the status of the US Embassy in Israel.
UNSC resolution 2334, which was passed on December 23, said that settlements “have no legal validity” and constitute an obstacle to peace.
While many Palestinians hail Arafat as the father of Palestinian nationalism, others, including many Israelis, believe he has blood on his hands.
Soldier being questioned two days after he fired on unarmed man who he said was running suspiciously toward a checkpoint.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Journalist reportedly among the Israelis that traveled to Ramallah in hopes of participating in a breaking of the fast event for Ramadan; none injured.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Flouting convention – and the law – one artist finds inspiration across the Green Line.
By MAX SCHINDLER
The six meter statue, which is the first of its kind outside South Africa, is a gift from the Johannesburg Municipality to its twin city, Ramallah.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
"Each minute marks a serious threat to his life, because it is probable that his inner organs will stop operating at any moment, leading to immediate death."
PA officer involved in Beit El shooting of three IDF soldiers set out before attack from Ramallah.
“A heated face-off ensued, with shouting, threats and some physical scuffles between the two sides, but no shots were fired."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel paving way for bitter religious conflict that we don't want, PA leader says in Ramallah.
The footage shows the plainclothes soldiers dressed as Palestinians drawing their weapons and then arresting three people.
Malki dubbed it the “worst form of terrorism” and said that the PA is working towards convincing the US to add settler groups to the list of terror organizations.
It’s not clear at this stage whether the decision to deploy the guards was taken in coordination with the Palestinian Authority leadership, but PA officials have warned against any violence.
Chief Palestinian negotiator says recognizing Israel should be conditioned on a "reciprocal recognition" of a Palestinian state by Jerusalem.
London-based paper says decision could affect Abbas and his two sons, who have businesses in Jordan.
Report by Palestinian Media Watch claims PA spent $144 million in 2014 paying salaries to incarcerated and release prisoners.
By HERB KEINON
Calling coalition extreme, Erekat says it will be counteractive to "peace and stability" in region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Charges against Khalida Jerrar include supporting terrorism and being a member of an illegal organization.
Following a deal with Israel, PA launches armed patrols for first time in towns near Jerusalem.
Kerry phoned Abbas to urge him to refrain from taking “harsh” decisions before the upcoming Israeli elections.
The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials that if the money is not transferred soon the PA may fall apart or stop security cooperation with Israel.
Suspect fled to Ramallah post-stabbing, taking refuge in house for a week, Palestinian media says.
Resolution calls for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines within three years.
Shaikh Salman said the AFC will start to coordinate with FIFA to study ways and mechanisms to put an end to such occurrences.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
"Those who encourage and allow attacks on mosques and against Palestinians should expect a response," organization warns.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV,BEN HARTMAN
Likud MK Regev condemns arson attack, calls on Judea and Samaria leadership to rein in "extremist Jewish minority"; petrol bomb thrown at ancient synagogue in Shfaram in separate incident.
IDF confirms reports that they opened fire in West Bank town
Hundreds of Palestinians attend funeral of man who was struck by IDF fire after hurling explosive device at Israeli soldiers.
By REUTERS,YAAKOV LAPPIN
An IDF unit sent to arrest a Hamas member in Ramallah encountered violent disturbances when approximately 50 Palestinians hurled rocks, firebombs, and burning tires, the army said.
A home in the settlement was struck; security forces searching the area for the perpetrator.
Group says activist was wearing high-visibility vest and standing at a distance from the conflict when he was shot.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The delegation to Ramallah of five lawmakers was led by Knesset Caucus for a Solution to the Israeli-Arab Conflict chairman Hilik Bar.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Members of coalition, opposition to travel to West Bank on Wednesday to discuss overcoming crisis in peace talks.
Abbas Zaki says PA determined to apply for membership at UN agencies despite US pressure.
Anti-Zionist Naturei Karta sect takes part in rally; Fatah official to Obama: Forge a comprehensive peace or face a new wave of violence.
By YASSER OKBI
Dr. Khalil Shikaki weighs in on the political and sociological implications that will arise from Hamas’s kidnapping of three yeshiva students.
By Mati WAGNER
What are Palestinians’ options if the present talks reach an impasse?; in exclusive interview, senior Fatah leader Gen. Jibril Rajoub says that "all the options are on the table" – including violence.
Greenblatt is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, and with Abbas in Ramallah.
Since Tuesday, an estimated 750 hectares (1,850 acres) of forests and rural areas have been destroyed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,SHARON UDASIN
Beilin said he and other leaders of his Geneva Initiative go to Ramallah every month or two to meet with their Palestinian counterparts with whom they worked on the initiative 12 years ago.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The simple political explanation is that Eisenkot understands that focusing on the wave of terror is diverting attention and resources from the main threat emanating from the North.
By UDI SEGAL
Police expecting thousands of Muslims to come in from different areas such as Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron.
By REUTERS,ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman slams "hypocrisy" over xenophobic rioting in Johannesburg.
By SAM SOKOL
Palestinians have grown increasingly frustrated with fruitless peace negotiations, failed UN ventures and a divided leadership
By JIHAN ABDALLA
As turmoil accompanies the killing of three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian youth, the Palestinian Authority is losing its credibility in the West Bank.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
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What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By THE MEDIA LINE
A selection of letters from our readers around Israel.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Claiming to be the world’s first Krusty Krab-themed restaurant, an eatery opens in the PA to provide a ‘SpongeBob’ atmosphere and give them 'the sea and that environment Palestinians are missing’.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Google Maps users will soon be able to explore the cities of Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jericho from their smartphones.
A source with knowledge of the matter said that the two sides had discussed "politics, security and the future of the peace process."
By ADAM RASGON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas and Fayyad have had a tense relationship since the latter resigned as PA prime minister in 2013 over sharp disputes with the PA president.
The Arab Quartet, comprised of Jordan, Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia, has reportedly pressured Abbas to allow the return of Dahlan and his allies to Fatah.
Absurdities of life in territories give me new material every day, Amer Zahr says
By ADAM RASGON,UDI SHAHAM
PM: Changes need to be made before adopting Arab peace plan.
PA president’s decision came in response to the PFLP’s recent criticism of Abbas’s policies, especially with regards to security coordination with Israel, Palestinian sources say.
Al-Jariri, who hosts a talk show on a Ramallah-based radio station, referred to the case during a program on the misuse of public funds.
Hamas and Islamic Jihad accuse Abbas of tightening grip on power, warn against special meeting.
Fasting month passes in relative quiet among Palestinians as people prepare for return to routine.
Joint List members to visit Qatar.
Marc Schneier says he is “working on some very significant events to take place within Muslim countries.”
Demonstrators break out in protest against Canada's support of Israel in the midst of John Baird's visit to the West Bank.
PA minister says two sides agreed to form joint ministerial committee to discuss ways of boosting relations.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The PA president's wife and grandchildren were among the family members who left Ramallah recently.
Israel has in the past charged that terrorists hide weapons in UNRWA facilities in Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“The reconciliation is not going to be easy, and both sides will face problems,” says Ramallah lawyer.
By NIDA TUMA
"How can we blame the Arabs for failing to defend Jerusalem when such immoral things are taking place in the President’s office?”
'Washington Free Beacon' reports that Martin Indyk was overheard "bashing Israel" and blaming Netanyahu government for breakdown in peace talks.
No injuries reported at Temple Mount, Nablus, Kalandiya; Palestinian security forces concerned of violent riots day after 2 Palestinian teens slain.
US special envoy to the Middle East peace process Martin Indyk makes a broad case for effort to forge peace; says "no urgency" from Israel, Palestinians.
By MICHAEL WILNER
In Ramallah, the US National Security Advisor makes clear to the Palestinian President the principles that must guide the Palestinian gov't to achieve peace.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Security forces use crowd dispersal methods on stone-throwing rioters outside Ofer Prison near Ramallah; Palestinians report 13 wounded.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamdallah, whose role is limited to domestic governance, offered his resignation last year in a dispute over his powers, but retracted it shortly after.
A round-up of news briefs from around the nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
This year Egypt's pyramids splashed JPost headlines ranging from false hopes of a visit from Mickey Mouse to allegations that Israeli spies are falsifying Egyptian history.
By COMPILED BY CAROLINE FRANK
President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman to discuss Egyptian-backed proposal.
The simple fact is that the road to a two-state solution, starting out from Jerusalem and Ramallah, does not run through Sussiya.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Arafat has been dead for almost 12 years now, but his legacy is very much alive. So long as it is, the dream of peace will remain a distant illusion.
By AVIVA KLOMPAS
A fascinating feature of the country is its patriotism, seen with the presence of the Israeli flag in every part of the country, even in Tel Aviv.
By LESIBA BAPELA
What do you do when the whole world is swallowing the grossest Palestinian untruths? Hang tough!
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
"I have learned that sometimes, grownups – rabbis and politicians chief among them – also tend to say the darndest things."
By STEWART WEISS
This week’s torrid temperatures will pale in comparison to the diplomatic heat the EU has planned for us this summer.
By MICHAEL FREUND
A round-up of news from around the Jewish world, both in Israel and in the diaspora.
Prime Minister Netanyahu should bow to reality and recognize the “State of Palestine.”
By ALAN STEIN
Not every country is blessed to have Norway and Finland as neighbors, or to live without threat or fear of annihilation.
Our aim must be to weaken Hamas, and therefore we must build bridges of interests with its foes in Ramallah, Cairo, Riyadh and Amman.
By URI SAVIR
In fighting Hamas today, Israel finds itself in a better position than it has faced in past fights with Hamas.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Using this horrible term to describe the IDF is a cruel and sinister distortion of reality worthy of Israel’s worst enemies.