02.25.2017 | 29 Shevat, 5777
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Hamas denies allegation that UNRWA employee was elected to Hamas leadership
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
One Israeli killed and eight injured in car accident in Cuba
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Compromises from Israel necessary for peace, but not on security, Pence says
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe
It's official: Coldplay is coming to Israel
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
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
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Palestinians throw shoes at Trump poster to mark Hebron street closure
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
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
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?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
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
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
We asked, you answered: a weekly roundup from the JPost Twitter
Mastering the art of reinventing yourself
Parashat Mishpatim: Justice and compassion – can they go together?
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
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
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’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
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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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
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Politically correct Jewish actions strengthen anti-Semitic forces
How Samantha met Adrian
"Putin most likely wanted to discredit Secretary Clinton because he has publicly blamed her since 2011 for inciting mass protests against his regime in late 2011 and early 2012," the report said.
Trump is ‘racist, hot tempered and dangerous,’ says worker in Baka al-Gharbiya.
By BEN LYNFIELD
An overwhelming majority of Palestinians wanted the municipal elections to take place in the West Bank and Gaza on October 8.
By ADAM RASGON
Trump’s campaign and his defenders have rejected claims that the candidate or the campaign are engaging in antisemitism.
"Should this projection really be true, at which point we can be pleased, it is a good day for Austria."
The publisher says its word of the year process aims to select a word that "captures the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year".
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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The bill, which is set to limit political organizations from raising funds during election periods, passed its first reading in the Knesset to the dismay of the political left.
By UDI SHAHAM
New Ya’alon party would take 8 seats
By JEREMY SHARON
Israel’s electoral system of proportional representation maintains the tribalism which defined Jewish life in the Diaspora.
By AVI BERKOWITZ
Several changes would take place in the Israeli political map if elections were to take place today.
By ARIK BENDER
Some calls have even been made to declare media outlets activities and funding to be illegal campaign contributions under the guise of being media publications.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
“It doesn't matter which of them will be elected, the support for Israel will remain strong, the alliance will remain strong."
By HERB KEINON
Donald Trump may not be the epitome of refinement, but when it comes to Israel, the Republican candidate is the best choice.
By AMIEL UNGAR
Ninth graders at a Modi’in high school are getting a taste of the US election.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
The new date for the elections comes four months after the PA postponed elections following disputes between the rival Fatah and Hamas parties over the legitimacy of courts in Gaza.
Former Ambassador Kurtzer took Trump to task for the racist tones that surrounded his campaign.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
During his White House campaign, Trump expressed his opposition to the deal reached during the Obama administration.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Chomsky was "taken aback" that “anyone could support the idea—offered by a national political leader, no less—that the US should be in the business of fixing foreign elections.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
The High Court said that a new date for the elections will be set in the coming month.
"I think whoever gets into the ... office of the president in the United States will have to move according to the realities on the ground."
Shoe-manufacturing giant attempts to distance itself from unwanted endorsement by white supremacists.
In a steady upward trend over the past century, Canadian Jews have become the fourth largest Diaspora community in the world.
As Trump gets closer to the White House, millions of Americans explore the option of moving to Canada.
"The election of Trump is a revolution in American political history. Not to recognize that simple fact is to turn a blind eye to the truth."
By MICAH HALPERN
After this election it would be wise to remember the words of the Book of Proverbs: “Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.”
By MICHAEL M. COHEN
"According to assessments and his own statements, Trump is going to put a more pro-Israel wind under the American eagle’s wings..."
By DOV KALMANOVITZ
I have no preference for either the Democratic or Republican Party, but I do know the laws of human nature.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
What is most astounding is that Netanyahu doesn’t even seem to be trying to introduce major reforms in Israel’s government system on the basis of the ideological beliefs he described back in 2003.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The Trump victory demonstrates yet again that social scientists and political scientist no longer fully grasp the world they inhabit.
By ILAN MANOR
The fact that Trump won tells us a great deal about the future, because a Trump presidency promises to be very different than a Clinton presidency would have been.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
A populist revolution is under way in Britain, Europe and now in America. We may be in for a very rocky ride.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Trump during the course of his malign and lamentable campaign threatened the foundations of democracy.
This standard of journalism gives one the confidence that there are indeed other people out there who are not held captive to the “politically correct,” but see with open eyes.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
It is certainly possible that Trump, who is aware of his rhetorical power and the meaning of media exposure, will not rush to leave the public arena at the end of the election.
By SHLOMIT LIR
Living in New York City or Los Angeles, Jews feel pretty safe, as did the Jews in Paris and Toulouse – until they didn’t. By then it was too late.
America was, and must once again be, a serious nation, responsible, ultimately, for setting global moral standards.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Surrounded by dreadful enemies whose self-stated raison d’etat is the eradication of the small Jewish nation, Israel does everything it can to survive.
By CHERYL Z. ROSENBERG
Individual states in the US are working to make voting more accessible.
By OFER KENIG
I was planning to vote for a qualified Republican in the 2016 presidential election; Unfortunately, Donald Trump is neither qualified nor Republican.
By NOAH BECK
Usually, as in 2016, the Democratic and Republican candidates squabble over who is more “pro-Israel” and will better defend the Jewish state.
By GIL TROY
Why would an honest and trustworthy person be called ‘a liar?’
By IRINA E. BRAGIN
Trump’s authoritarian tendencies will get him nowhere with Israelis, who will resent such heavy-handed interference from a country they want as a strategic partner but also as a friend.
By MICHAEL M. ADLER
All this information, and the world is still a mess. Transparency, it turns out, doesn’t always make things clearer.
By LIAT COLLINS
Lawmakers from both major parties have raised questions about Tillerson and former UN Ambassador John Bolton, who has been mentioned as a possible No. 2 State Department official.
US president-elect blames Democrats for putting out media reports on Russian meddling and said he did not believe they came from the CIA.
Left-wing Jewish groups are rushing to the defense of the first Muslim to possibly lead the party.
Trump has been criticized during his campaign for making statements seen as racist, including calling Mexicans who cross over to the United States rapists and drug dealers.
Eldest daughter of the US president-elect says she will not hold a position in the incoming cabinet.
“I’ll be voting for Calexit, yes, but it isn’t necessarily a Jewish matter per se.”
By MICHAEL ZEFF
“The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America,” says Senate minority leader Harry Reid.
Will a president Trump make good on threats which virtually no past officials in key defense positions have endorsed?
The mix of personalities, policies and circumstances would have been different.
Israel's position will be harmed by decreased US involvement in region and growth of Russian influence, Tel Aviv University Mideast specialist predicts.
A look into the Jewish candidates, who won and lost seats in Congress and Senate, and their views on Israel.
Eight years later, the glass ceiling above Hillary Clinton - and all women - is still in place.
By AMY SPIRO
Americans and the global community deal with the results of the whirlwind White House race.
Investors flee risky assets over worry that Trump victory will cause economic and global uncertainty.
Historic upset • GOP sweeps into power • Clinton wins popular vote • Obama prepares transition • Netanyahu offers congratulations
By MICHAEL WILNER
A look at some of the Jewish pop-culture icons whose potential expatriate status hangs in the balance as Americans cast their ballots.
This election revealed that there are divisions across impermissible lines: racial, ethnic, gender, religious, class, and a willingness to resort to violence.
As US election day looms, here are some of the most unforgettable moments of the race to the White House.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The eldest daughter of the GOP presidential nominee reportedly urged Trump's team not to promote a campaign ad in which she is featured.
FBI completes review of new Clinton material, finds no fault.
Clinton’s Jewish director to ‘Post’: We need everyone to go out and vote.
The tune contains such lyrics as "Look obviously only Hitler's Hitler (no one does Hitler like Hitler), but break Mein Kampf up into tiny parts and it reads like a Trump rant on Twitter."
The Clinton Foundation has said it would no longer accept money from foreign governments if Clinton is elected president.
No matter who wins Tuesday’s presidential contest, the American people can already be declared its loser.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
With the Middle East in tumult, Israel and the region need an America that is functional at home and respected abroad.
Democrats unclear if billionaire spending is pro-Clinton or anti-Trump.
"He's proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief."
At last week's debate with Clinton, Trump challenged a cornerstone of American democracy by refusing to commit to honoring the result of the US election.
"America claims it has more than 200 years of democracy, and they have had 50 presidential elections, but there is no morality in that country," Rouhani said in a speech.
CNN/ORC snap poll said 52% thought Clinton won the debate while 39 percent said Trump was the victor.
Some Republicans have urged Trump to drop the assertions. Early voting and voting by mail have already begun in many states.
Trump seen variously as 'playing a useful role' and 'a danger to the world'
Clinton calls the attack "horrific and unacceptable"; Trump accuses Democrats of being behind the incident.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The New York Times reported that Trump, in an angry phone call, denied the incidents and threatened to sue the newspaper.
The perception that Clinton is close with and respects Blumenthal has allowed opponents to cast his views as her own, for their own political purposes.
I grew up in the US, was politically socialized in the US, and was imbued with a certain degree of reverence – yes, reverence – for its political system.
"This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago."
Trump security guards eventually escorted the man out of the premises of the event in Reno.
"The greatest nation on earth just withdraws from talks about a ceasefire, while Vladimir Putin puts a missile defense system in Syria."
The New York Times says Trump received large tax benefits from financial deals that went bad in the early 1990s.
"Did Crooked Hillary help disgusting (check out sex tape and past) Alicia M become a US citizen so she could use her in the debate?"
CNN snap poll boosts Clinton White House chance, while TIME survey shows Trump leading votes.
Trump vowed to immediately recognize undivided Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he's elected.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Hillary’s claims that America has instituted an intrusive inspection regime is simply false given how Iran is allowed to self-inspect in some of the most sensitive nuclear sites, making a mockery of the entire agreement.