05.02.2016 | 24 Nisan, 5776
Analysis: Whither the US lawsuits against Saudi Arabia for 9/11?
Agreement signed between Israelis and Palestinians to help journalists in the field
Justice Ministry report reveals private contractors, not police, shot Palestinian would-be stabbers
MKs outraged at Joint List’s Henin claim Israel is ethnically cleansing Palestinians
Jerusalem makes it 10 straight thanks to Rowland’s dramatic triple
Mac TA, Beersheba clash with title on the line
Analysis: What does US use of roof-knocking mean for ICC view of Israel's use of it?
Rivlin demurs again on rumors of imminent pardon for Katsav
Hadash party gives flowers to Palestinians at checkpoint for May Day
Labor to decide date for key convention today
Deri ditches Mimouna
German official denies report on foreign policy shift toward Israel
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Letters to the Editor: Simone Zimmerman
Think about it: McDonald’s is not the problem
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Corbyn’s challenge
Raising responsible children: The relationship between allowances and chores
Kerry rushes to Geneva for crisis Syria talks
Islamic Jihad delegation visits Iran to 'discuss ways to strengthen intifada'
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
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 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.
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.
Some Palestinian protesters carry placards saying news network is "Zionist," after an interviewee badmouthed Yasser Arafat.
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