05.02.2016 | 24 Nisan, 5776
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
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
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
Relive the inspiration and excitement of the July 2015 Aliyah Charter Flight. Watch the new Olim celebrate their first moments in Israel and experience the joy of 221 dreams coming true.
By NEFESH B NEFESH
In Israel, volunteerism is a core part of the culture. Israeli children spend many hours each week involved in community projects through their youth movements.
Though some Olim struggle to get high-level jobs because their Hebrew is not up to snuff some companies hire them specifically for their native language skills.
By NIV ELIS
"We want to live a calm and happy life and help Israeli society."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
This summer, a power couple finally moved their home from Toronto to Jerusalem.
By MARION FISCHEL
Airport Official: We will not stop any Jew from leaving the country.
By ALI IBRAHIM AL-MOSHKI AND YASSER RAYES THE MEDIA LINE
Walter Benjamin plans to make aliyah when he recovers from the injury he sustained in the attack.
Earlier this week, a clandestine mission performed by the Jewish Agency culminated in the aliya of 19 Jews, fourteen from the town of Raydah and a family of five from the capital Sanaa.
NBN aims to bring 4,000 North American olim in ’16.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The last time a group of Kaifeng Jews made aliya was in 2009.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Youth movement opens center in Gondar, Ethiopia, to cater to last-standing of historic Jewish community.
By CORAL BRAUN
There are around 50,000 Jews in South Africa with annual aliya figures fluctuating around the 200 mark for the past several years.
By SAM SOKOL
Entrepreneur Aaron Frenkel recounts his role in flying Jews from the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to Israel.
By STEVE LINDE
As children integrate and parents struggle, one mother wonders, “whether Israel really wants us or only our children.”
More than 7,900 French Jews made aliya in 2015, up 10% from the previous year, when the western European nation became the leading source of immigrants here with 7,000 olim.
“In Israel, we don’t feel threatened with imminent violence. The feeling of security with our police and army plus unity of the population reinforces the generalized feeling that we are not alone.”
Around 20% of Israelis in England hold only an Israeli passport; 21% hold dual citizenship, and 23% are dual citizens who were born outside of Israel, “mainly in the UK,” the report added.
The Justice Department has not yet revealed the terms of Pollard's release.
The IFCJ pledged nearly $90,000 to bolster security at 25 synagogues and schools run by Chabad, including in Paris and Toulouse.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
One of the key issues for the current board meeting was Jews from the former Soviet Union, who, combined, comprise “almost half of worldwide aliyah” at 47 percent of all immigrants.
La crise d’adolescence s’exacerbe avec l’aliya. Les ministères de l’Intégration et des Affaires sociales mobilisent donc leurs troupes. Objectif : prévenir la déscolarisation des adolescents issus de l’immigration française, en quête d’identité, afin de prévenir leur dérive
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Le regard de la société israélienne sur les nouveaux immigrants s’est modifié. Il aura permis d’organiser le Forum des associations francophones en Israël. Etat des lieux
Every immigrant is familiar with the feeling of helplessness when they have an issue but have no idea where to turn.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Rehavia still thought of as one of Jerusalem’s high-class residential areas, with a distinctive central European accent and the continued presence of the Prime Minister’s Residence.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Project initiated by Triguboff Institute gets students started in former Soviet Union before aliya.
By JEREMY SHARON
Moshe Arens to be recognized for lifetime achievement.
Tour will include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the northern part of the country.
Rabbi in group brings centuries old torah scroll.
Around 9,000 people have been waiting in Addis Ababa and Gondar transit camps for the past several years in the hopes of making their way to the Jewish state.
Legislation to mark a day in honor aliya and immigrants, that was nearly a consensus among Zionist parties, became unexpectedly controversial.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Many came from war-torn zones bordering Russia, where violence between Russians and Ukrainians has caused thousands of Jews to flee.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri presented Klarsfeld, who is not Jewish, with the citizenship earlier this week at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
Bill sponsor Robert Ilatov says it is important because it salutes immigrants and thanks them for their contributions to Israel.
Panel calls on Israel to provide funding to increase the number of languages in which mental health services are provided.
Dentists who have been working for at least 5 years would be exempt from taking a test; Certified occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and dietitians will be able to practice.
Foreign lawyers blindsided by new exam may leave country.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
As a survivor of the Hyper Cacher shooting in Paris, Patrice Oualid says his body and heart are wounded forever, but his philanthropic Lev Tov organization offers him a sign of hope.
Bill would require Knesset, state institutions and educational system to devote one day every year to immigrants.
Aliya has been on the rise in recent years, driven largely by the flow of immigrants from France and Ukraine; IFCJ to double size of its aliya program.
Poor language skills, and differences in academic and professional accreditation serve as barriers.
9,000 waiting in Addis Ababa and Gondar, MK Naguise: This is a ‘great day for the Jewish people’
“They must be brought to Israel and reunited with their families. They are undivided part of our community,” says MK Abraham Naguise.
This figure was some 85 percent lower than last year, which saw 1,355 Ethiopians arrive in Israel.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The conditions of Pollard's parole have not yet been released but they are expected to include a ban on him leaving the US for five years and he is to be forbidden from giving interviews.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Dov Izikowitz, 47, from Johannesburg to Givat Olga, 2009.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Aliya from Brazil has risen sharply in recent years, with 2015 seeing the arrival of 500 olim.
Although making aliya was hardly a foregone conclusion, Israel was always part of Weisz’s life.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Profile of Elisheva Auerbach, 93, who made aliya from Amsterdam, via Bergen-Belsen to Herzliya in 1944.
Gillian Braunold, 60 From London to Zichron Ya’akov , 2012.
Hillel Fuld From Queens, NEW YORK To Jerusalem , 1993.
Shashi Ishai, 60, from New Jersey to Netanya, 2009
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Mervyn ‘Rocky ’ Muravitz, 75, who made aliya from Durban to Ramat Gan in 1977.
Norman Feingold, 90 From Manchester to Netanya, 2008.
Australian-Jewish philanthropist Harry Triguboff is working to streamline the integration process for Jews from the former Soviet Union.
Efrat and Elli Schorr, 41, from Silver Spring, Maryland, to Alon Shvut in 2005.
Noble has built an extremely successful career as a dispensing optician by day and is a very versatile musician by night.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Following are a few remnants and stray yarns, accumulated over the last year, that may or may not suggest a pattern.
By PHILIP GOLD
Bonds are strong among those immigrants housed in Haifa’s Mahaneh David in the 1960s.
Changing the view is a metaphor for many adjustments in our lives.
The homecoming of Batya Wieczorek.
By MICHAEL FREUND
"The Gifted Experience" seeks to "strengthen the positive and honest approach to life experiences" through "networking with the online community."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A round-up of news from around the nation.
These past months have been fraught with vociferous attempts and actions to exclude our fellow Jews and those who might wish to join us.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Marking Land Day this year in Umm al-Hiran.
By ARIK ASCHERMAN
The end of the Jewish community in Yemen can be placed in the context of a larger trend, the increasing intolerance within the Arab-Muslim world for minorities.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
From the outset, it might seem that Israel is but a branch of America, since American influence is apparent just about everywhere in Israel. But this is not the case.
By TEHILLA MARKOVITZ
My challenge to Orthodox American Jews is blunt: Stop pretending to be so halachically scrupulous when you’re picking and choosing what to observe.
By GIL TROY
It is thus puzzling that those of us who long ago made the decision to move to and remain in Israel for life should be hesitant to cancel our bureaucratic affiliation with the country we left.
By RUTHIE BLUM
After 20 years, we'd changed so much. Everyone and everything does, of course. Why would I expect that we’d be exactly the same as when we first got together?
By BRIAN BLUM
Let’s gather in all the disparate elements of the entire Jewish people, including those who were once lost to us, and finally reunite them together as one in Zion.
"Somewhere between 6,000 and 9,000 Ethiopians who strongly identify with the Jewish community were being denied aliya."
By JEROME M. EPSTEIN
Pollard is expected to be welcomed by his wife, Esther, and his attorney, Eliot Lauer. They – and Pollard himself – have said that it is his dream to make aliya.
We must face the many challenges of integrating Ethiopians with eyes wide open.
"Locking the door, I always thought, was just a given."
By HERB KEINON
My physical baggage made it with me to Israel this past summer, and my personal baggage came along for the ride, despite my best effort to once again run away from it.
By JUSTIN B. HAYET
‘YOU’RE HERE? All of you?’ said a voice in a thick Russian accent. I turned to the kids and counted.
By DALIA ROSENFELD
Life is never totally risky; but nor is it totally risk-free.
By JUDY MONTAGU
Israel can be a wonderful place, I thought to myself. If only it was filled with Norwegians.
In Israel, we are afraid of the other, of those that are different than us.
By ALAN FELD
A (Not So) Innocent Abroad.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD