02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Abbas at UNHRC: Support two-state solution by recognizing 'Palestine'
Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper mocks Israeli minister's 'killer robots' talk
Analysis: Is Israeli-Saudi peace a realistic proposition?
IDF strikes 5 Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack
Son of 'father of wounded soldiers' urges Israeli public to attend memorial
Six arrested for allegedly stealing IDF general’s laptop
A glimpse into Israel's clandestine diplomacy
Women of the Wall face harassment again at Western Wall
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation
Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Talya Eliav channels iconic French singer for latest album
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Stop the mudslinging
Right from wrong: Nikki Haley’s first hurrah
Think about it: Bridling free-market mechanisms
February 27, 2017: Sorting priorities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Philadelphia Muslim center slams Jewish cemetery vandalism, vows to help
Jewish Voice for Peace to host terrorist at panel
Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts
Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
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.
By ADAM RASGON
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Riot takes place in Jalazoun refugee camp two days after a man from the camp was killed by IDF fire.
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.