05.30.2016 | 22 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah deputy leader: No war with Israel this summer
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
Coalition crisis over as Netanyahu and Bennett reach compromise
Fighting for Israel on another front Reservists on Duty group counters BDS
Bill tries to improve food at afternoon childcare programs
Slovakia, Lithuania open pro- Israel parliamentary caucuses
Republicans join Democrats in anger at AIPAC
Standing the test of time
Birthright LGBT group departs to Israel, attend pride parade
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
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'
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
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
As layoffs loom, Intel doubles down on Israeli fintech
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
‘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
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
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
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
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
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
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
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
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."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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
Palestinian attackers place gas tanks inside burning tires to lure soldiers to blasts along West Bank security barrier.
By yaakov lappin
Hasan Youssef freed after serving 28 months for participating in the re-establishment of Hamas’s infrastructure in W. Bank.
Dozens of Palestinian protesters threw rocks at IDF soldiers who responded with crowd dispersal measures, army says.
By JPOST STAFF.COM
Second Palstinian car attempts to run over company commander; no injuries or damages resulted from the attack.
Lt.-Col. Embon says terror attacks are carried out by "lone-wolves."
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
Canadian prime minister to make first Israel visit, arriving Sunday; Harper to meet with Abbas Monday in Ramallah.
Attackers smash windows, attempt to storm hotel's conference hall but are stopped by PA police.
Yesh Atid leader, Yair Lapid, vetoes participation of faction MKs in meeting; right-wing ministers blast scheduled visit.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Au plus fort des pourparlers israélo-palestiniens, d’aucuns s’interrogent sur le bien-fondé d’une solution qui n’en finit plus de se négocier. Eclairages.
By MATTI WAGNER
I was curious and wanted to see for myself what happens to Palestinians on the road from Ramallah to Jerusalem in what is the busiest crossing in the Green Line.
By ELDAD KISCH
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.
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.
Flouting convention – and the law – one artist finds inspiration across the Green Line.
By MAX SCHINDLER
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
By MEDIA LINE
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
Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, head of the Palestinian National Initiative and advocate of non-violent resistance, argues that because Israeli policies in the West Bank are akin to apartheid, they are ultimately unsustainable.
With encouragement from a Vatican official, the government finally denounces
a poisonous system that was introduced over 13 years ago.
By DAVID BEDEIN
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East the week of October 25, 2013.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
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
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
Fatah officials say dispute between the two ruling faction representatives in West Bank was “personally motivated.”
Shooting attacks believed to be connected to internal Fatah squabbling; official was not in car when attack took place.
Hamdallah, whose role is limited to domestic governance, offered his resignation last year in a dispute over his powers, but retracted it shortly after.
PA president meets with Jewish Israeli students in Ramallah; admits Palestinian incitement exists, but says it shouldn't be used as excuse not to reach a deal.
Riot takes place in Jalazoun refugee camp two days after a man from the camp was killed by IDF fire.
Younis Obaidi drove tractor into an army base near Ramallah; his brother attempted to run down two policemen in 2009 attack.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
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.
Things do look bleak, but there are reasons to be hopeful.
By HILIK BAR
Security can be maintained. Countries and even continents around the world have borders, but few of them are like Kalandia.
By YARA DOWANI
The US, UN and Palestinian Authority – among others – castigated the government’s decision this week to move forward with building plans for 1,500 residential units beyond the 1949 armistice line.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The omission of the Israeli flag this week in the Mukata is just a symptom of a much deeper problem.
Some day, public squares in Tel Aviv and Ramallah will be named for this agreement. And in Oslo, too, of course.
By URI AVNERY