02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
‘Submarine Affair’ becomes criminal probe
Knesset committee approves landmark biometric database law after 8-year experiment
Five ambassadors present credentials
Deri, Bennett issue new regs to end discrimination against Sephardi haredi school pupils
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
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
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
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
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
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?
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Preparing to start a new chapter in Israel
Herzog: Get ready for mass aliya from US due to anti-Semitism
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
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
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
“Our research has shown for the first time that the children of immigrants report health that is less good than those born in Israel and even in comparison to immigrant children as well.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Jerusalem-based scientist Gary Steinman's quest for answers has led him to an incredible career.
By ELISSA EINHORN
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act requires countries to provide the IRS with information on American bank account holders with over $50,000 in their account.
By NIV ELIS
Yehuda Losky touted as oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization that helps the elderly, sick and lonely.
At 9th annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Mega event, retirees learn it’s never too late to make aliya.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Liberman: Israeli policies don't impact hatred of Jews.
By GIL HOFFMAN,TAMARA ZIEVE
French delegation leader: Our work is to make young people feel part of a Jewish future.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Destined for Atlit, an old C-46 is seen as educational tool.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
An interview with Nefesh B’Nefesh co-founders Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Tony Gelbart
By STEVE LINDE
In time of crisis, the country's Jews appeal to Israel for support.
The nine Venezuelans, who went through a Conservative conversion, will immediately be converted again by a Conservative rabbi and then be allowed to come straight to Israel on A5 visas.
Roman Polonsky, director of the Jewish Agency’s Department for Russian-speaking Jewry, says aliya from Ukraine has actually tripled in the last three years.
“There is no argument at this point as to whether they are affiliated with a recognized community.”
Russia was the source of the highest number of olim.
Jewish refugees from the Donbass region still comprise a significant portion of those headed to Israel from Ukraine.
Bnei Menashe member says visit strengthened his Jewish identity.
The report shows a consensus among Jewish leaders that the community should be more welcoming and inclusive for all those who seek to participate in Jewish life.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The Joint Distribution Committee inaugurates its new Jewish community center in Kiev.
By year 2000, as many as 75,000 immigrants who were at one point committed to the Zionist ideal of aliya (immigration), later changed their minds and returned home.
From aiding the hearing-impaired to a cellphone selfie stick and Paint Party Events, the Blumenthal Fund enables immigrants to do business in Israel.
Triguboff Institute helps immigrants through conversion process.
Prior to discovering his Jewish roots, Csanad Szegedi was known for his extremist positions and antisemitic statements as a member of the Jobbik party.
By ARIK BENDER
Nadine Franz shocked to find mother was baptized; she identifies as a Jew.
Randy Levine seeks to show appreciation to American youth headed to IDF.
The passengers on the Nefesh B’Nefesh flight include 75 young men and women who will become Israeli citizens and volunteer in the IDF.
The initiative, three years in the making, hopes to unite Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora.
Umbrella organization for French olim notes while many serve in army, the dropout rate is high.
Près de 70 ans après son aliya, il estime qu’Israël est la plus belle success story de tous les temps
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Les juifs du Venezuela optent de plus en plus pour l’aliya à mesure que la situation du pays se détériore
By RACHEL MYERSON
Rachel Koenigson is working toward a core mission of health for everyone.
There’s something infinitely uplifting and reassuring in being one of a room full of Jews from across the globe.
By ANNA KRYCER
Jerusalem’s Yoga Homeschool infuses the practice into everyday life.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Some 1500 people are expected to attend this year's Mega Event in search of answers to their aliya questions.
Convicted murderer contends mistreatment by Israel Prison Service.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Jewish Agency and Immigration Ministry initiative retrains Russian immigrants for careers as hotel chefs.
By AMY SPIRO
Enlistees are part of 72-strong Nefesh B’Nefesh group flight
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Jameson plans on moving to the home of her fiance, Lior Bitton, in Herzliya, a suburb north of Tel Aviv.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jewish Agency notes spike in aliya from Brazil; Sharansky honored at Jewish community conference in Sao Paulo.
New national holiday pays tribute to all of Israel’s olim
By TAMARA ZIEVE,LAHAV HARKOV
Tales of success and hardship accompany the country’s newcomers.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Aliya organizations expand strategies to encourage and aid immigration.
“The State of Israel always knew to absorb aliyah, but didn't always know to absorb olim.”
Former National Labor Court president Steve Adler has a new job as co-head of appeals for the Holocaust Claims Conference.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The study says that government’s efforts to overcome deficiencies in aliya processing have been successful, but only minor improvements have been made on social and professional integration.
By JEREMY SHARON
‘In Jerusalem’ explores what drives the man who changed the face of Israel’s foreign service and is transforming the new generation.
By BERNARD ELLOUK
“For a while now, I’ve thought living in Israel was a better, more wholesome life than living in any other country, especially in America."
Jeffrey Levi's store displays old toys and collectibles dating from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, is situated in a new shopping mall on Arlosoroff Street.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
The benefit of having a word that can mean 'hello,' 'goodbye' and 'peace.'
By LAURA KELLY
Robert John Hickinbotham, 61, from Birmingham, via Cologne, to Ramat Gan, 2014.
By CARL HOFFMAN
What started out as a strictly social group for Ashkelon’s Anglos has evolved into a help group for new immigrants and people in need – locally and nationwide.
By MAXINE LIPTZEN DOROT
Getting to know Marty Gilbert.
How a child immigrant grew up to become an artist and an Israeli, combining the country’s news with its flowers.
By BARRY DAVIS
The former mayor of Wellington, New Zealand, is a now a Jerusalem resident.
By DAVID GEFFEN
A sense of family and inspiration at the site of Jacob's biblical dream.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
The story of a five-year-old girl who resolves to make aliya, grows up, and finally launches a successful business here.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
An artist specializing in fashioning sculptures from parts of palm trees takes root quickly after making aliya.
A Jew who had become far-removed from his Jewishness took a chance, made aliya and
discovered that ‘the Jewish soul gets pulled here.’
A Nefesh B’Nefesh recent event shows how some immigrants
and their Sabra children take root and branch out.
A professor’s journey
demonstrates his conviction
that given an opportunity,
people can change direction.
A Hagana fighter’s daughter discovers that sometimes you
have to go halfway around the world to meet your soul mate.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
A lifelong quest to make the world a better place knows no boundaries.
Emunah Murray, 58, made aliya from Columbus, Ohio to Ma'aleh Adumim in 2016.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Jill Cohen-Bateman made aliya from New York in 1978.
After moving to Israel, the Walleses continue challenging themselves with new limits and new adventures.
Michal Boiman and her husband devoted five years to being caregivers in their home for infants and small children in need of emergency foster care.
Tamar Yonah, 56, made aliya from Orange County, California in 1978 to Kochav Ya'acov.
Hillel Butman, 84, made aliya from Leningrad to Jerusalem in 1979.
A wedding, a child, and aliya – a whirlwind ride to immigration.
Beyond exhibiting items, museums can have an important role in society.
News briefs from around the nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A recent immigrant channels his energy into good deeds.
Sharon Perry made aliya from North Adams, Massachusetts to Jerusalem in 1979.
Oleg Zolotnitskiy, 27, made aliya from Ukraine to Givatayim in 2014.
The aliya story of Terry Newman, 35 who made the move from London to Netanya in 2006.
Genendy Radoff, 43, made aliya from Silver Spring, Maryland to Ramat Beit Shemesh in 2005.
The aliya story of Osnat Goldman, 68, who made aliya from Brooklyn to Jeruslaem in 1969.
In Kiryat Bialik, youngsters from London and Manchester mix with their new Israeli friends despite not being able to discuss Brexit or soccer scores in any common language.
By PAMELA PELED
In the summer of 2013, David Moshe and his wife, Orah, and two young children made aliya from Boca Raton, Florida.
Through his Jewish Covenant Alliance, a veteran ‘oleh’ advances the principle that Israel is the herald at the gate, warning the whole world against totalitarian threats.
For this decorated soldier, the Hebrew letters are now the tools of his trade.
Sarah Weil, 32, moved from California to Jerusalem in 2005.
A profile of 27-year-old Meir Fox, who made aliya from Teaneck, New Jersey to Kibbutz Me'erot Yitzhak in 2012.
The return on our investment will be nothing less than a vibrant Jewish future.
By ADAM MILSTEIN
srael will soon have to expand its borders far beyond its wildest dreams – not for the benefit of the Jews, but at the request of millions of Europeans.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
It is well known that the first cracks in the equation of “France equals liberty, equality and fraternity” have been evident for quite a while.
By ARIEL KANDEL
“The threat from what is happening now is whether Diaspora Jewry and Israel will continue their journey as one people.”
By YAAKOV KATZ
The concept of aliya has changed radically since the first decades of Israel’s establishment. Once upon a time, refugees made up the bulk of olim.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The government would do well to invest more in organizations such as ESRA, rather than initiating one committee after the other to no avail.
By BRENDA KATTEN
"Most of the year, I cook from old knowledge and experience... but in this season with its theme of looking backwards, my recipe folder is a good place to jump-start this process."
By BARBARA SOFER
“I feel the need to be very blunt with you: I don’t understand how aliya is not part of the standard education in our day schools."
By DOV LIPMAN