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Israelis seek their next adventure – in North Korea

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:05 pm

Foreign Ministry discourages visiting the isolated dictatorship.

Surprise inspections of nursing homes launched across the country

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 5:57 pm

As part of the operation, two inspectors visited each each nursing home.

Analysis: Why Supreme Court justices cut a deal they did not want

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 5:41 pm

Aside from avoiding worst case scenarios, even if three of the four justices turn out to be conservative, it will not change the court overnight.

Police recommend indicting former PM chief of staff

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:44 pm

Police suspect Harow of fictitiously selling his government relations firm 3H Global while maintaining ownership when he began his position in the Prime Minister’s Office in 2014.

Analysis: Too Right for his own good?

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:53 pm

Netanyahu has started relying on the court to disqualify bills he does not like but reluctantly passes.

Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 6:35 am

The group said it was surprised by Israel’s response since it “regularly meets and corresponds with Israeli government officials."

UN human rights office condemns Azaria sentence as 'unacceptable' and 'lenient'

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 6:32 am

"We are deeply disturbed at the lenient sentence given by the Tel Aviv Military Court earlier this week to an Israeli soldier convicted of unlawfully killing a wounded Palestinian."

Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 4:26 am

Barak responded to reports that Mandelblit has not made an effort to question former US secretary of State John Kerry and Former US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro.

Netanyahu: Hebron shooter should be pardoned

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 9:21 pm

Following an IDF court’s issuing of Azaria’s 18-month sentence for manslaughter on Tuesday, a handful of right-wing ministers called for the soldier to be pardoned.

Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:27 pm

Maccabi is targeting its seventh victory from the past eight league matches when it hosts Bnei Yehuda in Netanya, with Beersheba not welcoming Hapoel Kfar Saba until Monday.

CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:23 pm

Bagatskis said poor rebounding and turnovers ended up costing Maccabi the game.

Beersheba knocked out of Europa League

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:08 pm

Israeli champion’s continental run ends in Istanbul following 2-1 defeat to Besiktas in second leg.

Should Jews live in Israel or Australia?

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:35 pm

What should Diaspora Jews do? Make the land of their birth greater, or take their talents with them and move to Israel?

Bibi’s brand

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:40 pm

As a well-known world leader, conservative politicians like Netanyahu around to boost sagging political fortunes – just ask Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Yair Lapid's plan to defeat Netanyahu and become leader of Israel

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 5:00 am

Yair Lapid talks to the ‘Post’ about his vision for the country, his rise in the polls and how he plans to take down the prime minister

Decision-making at times of war and peace

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 2:42 pm

Former NSC chief Uzi Arad’s decades-long battle over the past and future of the National Security Council.

A Bulgarian love affair with Israel

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:28 pm

Former Bulgarian president plants a tree in memory of his son in Israel.

Cabinet to vote on natural disasters compensation bill

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:21 pm

Initiator MK Trajtenberg: Lack of legislation led to gov’t labeling brush fires ‘terrorism’

Former chief rabbi given extra year behind bars for severity of crimes

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:49 pm

Former chief rabbi Yonah Metzger's jail sentence was extended by a year due to the severity of his crimes and in light of his significant public role.

Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:48 pm

PERSONAL AFFAIRS Hebrew title: Inyanim Ishiim Directed by Maha Haj With Sanaa and Mahmoud Shawahdeh, Ziad Bakri, Hanan Hillo, Doraid Liddawi Running time: 90 minutes In Arabic and Hebrew.

Los Angeles Jewish Federation, Unistream partner to empower Israeli youth

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:47 pm

“This partnership will positively impact the students, their families and communities in Israel, forever changing the trajectory of their lives.”

Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:43 pm

The tastes and aromas of Mumbai.

Gershwin’s plenty of something

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:37 pm

The New York Harlem Theater performs ‘Porgy and Bess.’

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra invites audiences to ‘Bach’s Journey’

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:33 pm

Pierlot says that the “Bach’s Journey” program puts the composer’s music in historical perspective and compares his music to that of Buxtehude who preceded him and Rameau who followed him.

Israeli models hit the catwalk for Modest Fashion Day

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:31 pm

"People are looking in our direction now to find that modest kind of look, which is very interesting to see."

Sao Paolo Ballet Company performs two pieces by Jiri Kylian

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:27 pm

Kylian’s birthday bash.

Top 10 things to do

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:24 pm

The JPost culture guide for the week to come.

Health minister threatens to halt treatment of wounded Syrians due to gov't debt

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:03 pm

Ya'acov Litzman made the statement on Thursday, explaining that the government had promised it would cover expenses of the medical treatment of injured Syrians, but has failed to do so.

New Jersey-raised Israel advocate running for Knesset

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:20 am

Yishai Fleisher, an enthusiastic Israel advocate and international spokesman for the Hebron community, is setting his sights on the next Knesset elections to influence public opinion on Israel.

India clears major air defense deal with Israel Aerospace Industries

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:41 am

Contract for MR-SAM missile defense system, yet to be signed, is worth $2.5 billion.

IDF intercepts Hamas drone flying into Israeli territory

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 9:17 am

The Israel Air Force took down a UAV which infiltrated Israeli aerial territory on Thursday afternoon. The drone appears to belong to Hamas and came from the direction of the Gaza Strip.

Baring her soul

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:43 am

Sultry singer Nicolle Rochelle performs in the Hot Jazz series.

Erdan, under fire, defends his handling of Umm al-Hiran affair

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:44 am

Minister says apology will be issued to family of slain Beduin teacher if investigators find incident was not a terror attack.

Shouting match over kashrut dispute erupts in Knesset

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:59 am

In a debate over MK Elazar Stern’s doomed legislation to reform kashrut supervision, he and Religious Services Minister David Azoulay traded barbs over who was truly serving the public.

Netanyahu says he backs pardon for Hebron shooter Elor Azaria

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:39 am

Premier says the “problem” was not the sentence, but rather the “circumstances” that created the incident.

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