04.26.2017 | 30 Nisan, 5777
Palestinian terrorist convicted of US immigration fraud
NGO demands lawyer access for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners
IDF foils attempted Palestinian stabbing attack in West Bank; assailant shot
After 'Palestinian propaganda' row, Israel okays visa for HRW official
Drama in Labor ahead of deadline
25 new judges and court registrars take office in Israel
Herod's 'Magnificent City' to receive NIS 100m. facelift
Shalva center for kids with disabilities to hold grand opening in J'lem
Does Netanyahu's new leftist litmus test waste diplomatic capital?
Report: White House, Jerusalem in talks on Trump visit to Israel in May
Australia, Israel sign environmental cooperation pact
Instagram stars capture Israel unfiltered
Israeli musicians to sing in Rabin Square for Remembrance Day
A truly golden Israel Festival this year
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Investors may be ‘losing their appetite’ for young companies
Israeli surgeons first to freeze, defrost and transplant limb on rat
Gel ball toy that looks like candy lands toddler in hospital
Children conceived by in-vitro fertilization at higher risk for pediatric cancers
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Analysis: Jews and the Holocaust, Trump signals that he finally gets it
Putin is playing cat and mouse
Act like lions to impose peace, not lambs
Letters to the Editor: April 26, 2017
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Analysis: Why is Turkey bombing Yazidis in Iraq?
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
House resolution would recognize Israeli-American heritage
Soros University under threat by Hungarian authorities
1,500-year-old Torah recovered from Turkish smugglers
Teenagers vandalize Jewish cemetery in Romanian capital
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
From Wonder Woman to Wonder Weed: 7 incredible new things from Israel
Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight in new PR blunder
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Grapevine: The other genocide
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
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Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Pope Francis urges the powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk
Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
President Trump called for the UN to impose new sanctions on North Korea following a month of harsh statement from his administration that signaled to North Korea to scale back its nuclear activity.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“It would be very nice to see if he can bring his negotiating skills to the Middle East."
By DAVID BRINN
The public is not so sure about the couple's promotions.
By ARIANE MANDELL
Israel's Foreign Ministry called for its citizens to refrain from traveling to North Korea "for any purpose," citing "an increase in tensions in the region."
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
“Eliminating the staff that advance these efforts would gut the US capacity to fight antisemitism at a time when it is flaring,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said.
By BEN SALES/JTA
Another US official also dismissed the report, calling it "speculative at best."
March of the Living: We’re outraged, angered and ashamed
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Trump: Assad 'evil' – Tillerson in Moscow – Russia vetoes Syria resolution.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Spicer made the "mistake" at a daily news briefing, during a discussion about the April 4 chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed 87 people.
Russian president floats views on recent Syrian gas attack, including that the incident was a set up designed to discredit the Assad regime.
White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly called Kushner a "cuck" and a "globalist."
Many American Jewish organizations were against Bannon's appointment from the start.
The meeting was the second between the two leaders since Trump took office in January.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Kushner asked those in attendance for suggestions on smoothing relations between his father-in-law and Muslims.
Trump took office on Jan. 20, pledging a new strategy to defeat the hardline militant group that seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in 2014.
Abbas faces heavy competition that insist on over 95% of the West Bank and part of Jerusalem as its capital.
Ahead of the PA president's meeting with US President Donald Trump, Abbas said that he was open to a meeting with Netanyahu but that a lack of a complete settlement freeze was still a deal-breaker.
By JOY BERNARD
The advance team and the Trump administration officials the peace process, economic, and security issues.
By ADAM RASGON
On Monday, alongside Sisi, Trump referred to the conflict as the "problem of the century."
As a private citizen, Trump commented that Obama should remain out of Syria.
The summit would bring together Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Sunni Arab leaders from Egypt, Jordan and the Gulf states.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
US President Trump is the keynote speaker at this year's Days of Remembrance ceremony, held by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
New move signifies a rapid evolution in the administration's rhetoric on the highly sensitive topic. POTUS to speak at Holocaust Memorial Museum.
In a special message addressed to the assembly of the World Jewish Congress, which opened on Sunday, US President Donald Trump vowed to stamp out antisemitism and prejudice.
White House counter-terrorism advisor Sebastian Gorka has denied being a fascist or antisemite.
Though it’s mostly Trump supporters who book her to impersonate the first lady, Tzur says she isn’t trying to make a political statement.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Gorka has rejected accusations that he is affiliated with an antisemitic group and claimed that his personal history has been mischaracterized.
As reports emerge about Trump's plan to nix the Antisemitism Envoy post the same week Press Secretary Spicer made a controversial Hitler remark, the White House faces accusations of antisemitism.
Series of antisemitic tweets claim that Kushner is manipulating Trump and leading the United States into war for Israel’s benefit.
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump reportedly spent the first days of the holiday at a Passover event in British Columbia, Canada.
This year at the White House. Next year in Jerusalem?
“I think that Trump has an absolute infiltrator in the White House, and one totally dedicated to Jewish supremacism. It’s a real danger to the president.”
Pence arrived in Japan after visiting South Korea and leaves for Indonesia later on Wednesday.
The possible Israel visit is reportedly due to occur late next month, around the time the US president is slated to visit Europe.
Last Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order to evaluate the H-1B visa program, which enables skilled foreign workers with a “specialty occupation” to work temporarily in the United States.
By SHARON UDASIN
‘Israel’s strategy is to be as friendly as we can with any administration,' says New York Consul-General Dani Dayan.
Settlement blocs will stay, says Meretz leader
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
A high-level Palestinian delegation is scheduled to travel to Washington next week to prepare for Abbas’s meeting with Trump, scheduled for May 3.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
US Defense Secretary Mattis: 'If good people don't band together then bad people can do a lot of damage'
By HERB KEINON,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Mattis is also set to meet with President Reuven Rivlin and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkot.
This year’s theme for the ceremony is “Jerusalem: the Eternal Capital of the State of Israel and the Jewish People.”
"The government must demand an apology," said MK Margalit.
By UDI SHAHAM
Here are some reasons why Israelis are backing the strike – and some reasons why it might not be so simple.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
In making this decision, Trump is signaling that he is not afraid of Russian President Vladimir Putin even if Russia has incriminating material from the time he was a businessman in Moscow.
By YOSSI MELMAN
In the strike five dozen American Tomahawk missiles were fired from the Mediterranean Sea at Syria's al-Shayrat airfield.
The justice minister and Bayit Yehudi star-MK said that the connection was strong even under the Obama administration, despite disagreements over the Palestinian issue.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Instead, the discussion will revolve around issues such as Iran’s support for terrorism, the Syrian crisis, Hezbollah and Hamas among others, Haley explained during a press briefing on Monday.
European Union, UN, Britain, Jordan and PA condemn creation of community for Amona evacuees.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Republicans have called the president's proposal 'dead on arrival'
An Iranian court sentenced 46-year-old Siamak Namazi and his 80-year-old father Baquer Namazi to 10 years in prison each in October on charges of spying and cooperating with the US.
The Iran deal, Trump said at a State Department press availability, “only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state.”
“Peace will only come from direct negotiations not from one sided security council meetings and one sided resolutions."
This was the latest signal that Trump, who campaigned against the deal and at times suggested he would scrap it, has as president adopted a more toned-down posture related to the Iranian regime.
McMaster - a US Army general who served in the American-led international force in Afghanistan - indicated frustration with Pakistan.
The United States is set to increase its role in conflicts from Somalia to Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan and beyond.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
While US President Donald Trump has made a bold decision in ordering the airstrike on Syria following the chemical attack, what policy, if any, stands behind the move?
Was Ivanka behind her father's big move?
Assad has responded with characteristic defiance, vowing to accelerate efforts to wipe out rebels he calls terrorists.
The first two months of Trump's presidency passed with little said about Assad's government.
Nikki Haley has reinforced the US's firm stand against the Syrian president's regime following the lethal chemical attacks and the US airstrike that came in retaliation on Thursday.
Five dozen Tomahawk missiles hit Assad regime air field in response to sarin gas attack • Moscow: Serious blow to relations with US coalition
While Washington began launching airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State and other terror groups in September 2014, Friday was the first direct military action against Syrian government forces.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched.
Trump: "Babies were cruelly murdered at this very barbaric attack. No child of God should ever suffer such horror."
Trump has charged Kushner with making peace between Israel and the Palestinians, and has involved him in other foreign policy issues.
Leaders of Egypt, Jordan are reportedly planning to present principles of a framework agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in meetings this week with Trump.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
The Trump administration is still trying to define its goals.
By ZVI MAZEL
The First Daughter took some time out of her busy schedule to visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany.
Arabella (5) and Joseph (3) help the Chinese president and his wife feel at home with a special song.
By ASHLEY O'BRIEN
Johansson recently starred in a parody of Ivanka Trump on SNL featuring a spoof commercial for a perfume called 'Complicit'.
So what moved Trump? A variety of factors might have been in play.
Why did God make the Nile run red with blood as the first plague in Egypt? So that the Egyptians would never be able to deny that they had perpetrated a genocide of Jewish children in the river.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Erdogan is expected to pay a state visit to Washington in the coming weeks.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Over the past two years, more than 53 countries have suffered from damage caused by terrorism.
By LIOR AKERMAN
The presidency has been a voyage of discovery for Trump, but early evidence suggests he is a slow learner. He knows not where he’s heading or how to get there.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
If I were Donald Trump, I’d make the Jews see that I expect them to unite, because everything depends on them.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
From South Korea and Japan to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel, America’s allies are wondering whether Trump’s recent actions are a sign of his commitment to defend them.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Republicans must be especially vigilant in condemning anti-Semitism from the right, as must Democrats from the left. It’s far too easy to call out the bigotry of your opponents.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Trump’s great strength is that he is not an ideologue. The downside, however, is that he is therefore not governed by a strong, coherent view of the world.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Strength is gathered from the grassroots and the unaffiliated, from the disaffected and the disenfranchised.
By MICAH HALPERN
I was one of those who thought Obama had struck a good deal and that it would benefit not only Syrians but Israel as well.
The latest terror attacks prove President Trump is on top of things. But if he wants to make America great again, he’ll have to implement the next stage of America First—unite the “United States.”
I am well aware that the crime of the Holocaust is unique and brooks no comparison. But poison gas is poison gas.
Is Syria Trump’s ‘what you see from here, you don’t see from there’ moment?
By JEFF BARAK
This week’s disclosures strengthen the sense that Trump's failure owes primarily to the deliberate subversion of his administration by his predecessor
By BRUCE ABRAMSON AND JEFF BALLABON
It can be argued that antisemites perceived Obama’s policies as supportive of their own views.
By MARTIN OLINER
Nowhere do the Torah or Talmud advocate only the learning of Torah; in fact, in several places, it is said that this is the wrong approach.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Not everyone is happy to learn that Trump wants to prove his bragging about being the great negotiator who can cut the deal of the century.
Trump’s heralding of a new era in US-Egyptian relations can also help bring stability to a war-torn region.
Bennett seems to think that the Trump administration would have been willing to follow Israel’s lead and accept any policy advocated by Jerusalem.
I would compare Trump’s behavior to that of a 16th century Chinese emperor named Zhu Yijun.
By IDO LEVY
Does President Trump really want to enhance Rezaei’s chances to defeat the less menacing Rouhani?
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Jon Ossoff, 30, wins 48% of the vote, doubling closest Republican candidate. Elections seen as referendum on Trump presidency.