03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
Israeli policeman filmed attacking Arab truck driver spurs controversy
Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan
FIFA submits draft report on settler soccer teams
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
The next generation’s
version of ‘tikkun olam’
'Dual US-Israeli citizen behind most JCC bomb threat calls'
Israeli clocks to spring forward overnight to daylight savings time
'Captain America' Chris Evans to star in Ethiopian Israel airlift film
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Israel prepared to evacuate hundreds of thousands from northern border in a war
A chorus line
Concert review: Granddaddy
Cafe 65 on Rothschild boulevard starts the morning off just right
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
MKs blast Litzman for allegedly protecting tobacco giant Philip Morris
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Water, peace and security
Grumpy Old Man: Two tough days for journalism
A Dose of Nuance: Enemies come in many forms
Making kashrut kosher
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
UK Jewish leader calls for solidarity with Muslims in fight against jihadism
Experts warn that Trump budget for foreign aid cripples antisemitism fight
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
Israelis to be awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for the first time
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
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
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
Tradition Today: Passover and the Song of Songs
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
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Riding the bullet
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
The young new faces of
This week in Jerusalem
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
"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
After posting a tweet with an image that depicted French politician Emmanuel Macron as a conniving, villainous Jew, the Republicans Party came under fire and was forced to apologize.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Trump’s campaign and his defenders have rejected claims that the candidate or the campaign are engaging in antisemitism.
While the controversial leader who has made antisemitic and other racist comments in the past has expressed certainty that his party will win the elections, polls have indicated otherwise.
"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".
In spite of these various possibilities, it would seem unlikely that any new political realignment will be reached at present.
By JEREMY SHARON
Is the election threat merely about impressing the police and the A-G, or does the PM really want to initiate an election now, in order to prevent criminal cases against him from moving forward?
By GIL HOFFMAN
Liberman: Elections are the last thing Israel needs right now
Gilon said on that he would like to offer the party a worthy alternative, announcing his decision on Wednesday.
Results show Lapid’s party could replace Likud at top.
MKs endorse him; Bennett opponent: 50% chance he won't win
The former defense minister emerges as another alternative replacement for PM Benjamin Netanyahu, announcing his intention to run for national leadership and change the political discourse.
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
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.
New Ya’alon party would take 8 seats
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
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 Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine explained that it would abstain from taking part in the elections as protest over the PA's violent crackdown on a recent Ramallah demonstration.
By ADAM RASGON
The PA, which dominates the West Bank, failed to convince Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, to hold elections in the coastal enclave.
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.
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.
As coalition tensions simmer over a public broadcasting dispute, Netanyahu has threatened to dissolve the gov't and throw the country into early elections.
As coalition tensions simmer over a public broadcasting dispute, Netanyahu has threatened to dissolve the government and throw the country into an early election.
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.
Will the coalition clashes over the hotly-debated legislation regarding the Israel Broadcasting Corporation drag Israel into another, unexpected round of elections?
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The most serious challenge to the late surge of Right-populist movements could be the availability of anti-establishment parties and candidates in the center and on the left.
By MARC NEUGROSCHEL
"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
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.
By HERB KEINON
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.