07.02.2016 | 26 Sivan, 5776
The road to redemption
Rocket strikes public building in Sderot
Trump takes to Facebook to condemn terror in Israel
Israel to deduct Palestinian terror funding from tax fees it hands to the PA
Netanyahu visits family of slain teen terror victim: 'It's shocking to see her bloodstains'
'Quartet' draft report: Israeli settlements eroding viability of 2 state solution
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Analysis: Jihad is contagious and one attack leads to another
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
What happens next?
European bloc issued it’s warning at a closed door meeting last week between EU officials in Israel and representatives from Israel's COGAT.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“Enforcement steps were taken against two illegal constructions which were built without a permit in Rass Azria,” says Civil Administration.
Whereas the European Union sees the labeling as a way to press Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians regarding the settlements, Israel views the move as unfairly taking sides.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Meet the non-governmental organizations behind the European labeling lobby.
By RO YEGER
UK PM Cameron warns vote to leave EU would jeopardize Britain's economy, leaving fewer jobs and higher prices.
By NIV ELIS,REUTERS
Londoners happy to finally have their say on whether to remain or leave the European Union.
By JOSH DELL
British Justice Minister Gove, supporting UK withdrawal from EU, makes comparison ahead of referendum on issue.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
EJC President Moshe Kantor on Monday called on European Parliament President Martin Schulz to take disciplinary action against her.
Former London mayor Boris Johnson accused by European Council president of "political amnesia" for comments comparing EU to Nazi leader.
According to Boris Johnson, the leader of the Brexit campaign, the ambitions of the EU to unify the continent under one government body is comparable to Hitler's attempt to conquer Europe.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Approximately 750 people came to the three-day event’s opening session Friday.
The need for "inclusive narratives" of diasporas was discussed at the European Union conference.
By HANNAH BROAD
“The situation on the ground has become dire, the challenge to the Jewish communities has become nothing less than existential.”
In 2013 the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights dropped a definition of anti-Semitism from its website, eliciting harsh criticism from Israel and Jewish communities worldwide.
By SAM SOKOL
“Our partnership with EJC will facilitate ADL’s involvement in helping provide a safer environment for European Jews,” said ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt.
Non-diplomatic discussions with the EU, however, are continuing, with the Brussels seminar a case in point.
By HERB KEINON
“We’ll still have the most talented people in the world, we’ll still have creativity, we’ll still have innovation,” said Sadiq Khan.
"There are some people in the Labour Party ... who would want probably somebody else to be the leader of the Labour Party, they've made that abundantly clear."
“I am fully aware of how serious, or even dramatic, this moment is politically. And there's no way of predicting all the political consequences of this event, especially for the UK."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Most opinion polls put the "Leave" and "Remain" camps neck-and-neck at the end of a campaign that was dominated by immigration and the economy.
The EU will survive a "Leave" vote in next week’s referendum on Britain’s departure, but its clout will diminish everywhere - including the Middle East.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
In the end, with all of the theatrics and corny Euro pop, it was a deeply serious and political song that won the contest.
By BEN HARTMAN
Heideman has been involved for decades addressing Israel issues, anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment, sanctions campaign in his capacity as international president of B’nai B’rith.
One of Netanyahu's immediate concerns is a forthcoming report from the Middle East Quartet, that is expected to use unusually tough language in criticizing Israel's expansion of settlements.
“Our hands are extended with a desire for peace,” Abbas says in speech to European Parliament.
The EU’s attitudes toward Israel would change significantly whether the British foreign minister is present at the regular EU foreign minister meetings or not.
Meeting will come as Israel tries to keep French diplomatic initiative from gaining traction.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The European Broadcasting Union's guidelines on spectator conduct includes an 'official flag policy.'
The chairman of the committee, Renato Soru, an Italian member of the European Parliament and an entrepreneur, decided to take Margalit’s initiative forward.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee members hold high-level meetings in Brussels.
By LAHAV HARKOV
EU is reportedly willing to provide Israel compensation in order to resume suspended involvement in diplomatic dialogue on peace efforts with the Palestinians.
The goods were discovered by customs officials as the representative and his driver attempted to enter into Israel from Jordan.
A e new law requires greater disclosure of who owns companies by demanding that companies disclose who are the controlling persons of a company.
“Do not lecture or threaten us; this does not impress or frighten us. Do not label or boycott us; you already did that.”
The European Union has been fairly public in the last few years about its financial support for illegal Palestinian construction in Area C, including the placement of its logo on those structures.
bill would require products imported from countries that label Israeli goods to be labeled “Attention: This product is manufactured in a country that chose to label goods from the State of Israel.”
The bill will be brought to its first reading Wednesday in the Knesset, where it is expected to pass with the support of coalition parties and Yisrael Beytenu.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
An overwhelming majority of Czech MPs rejected the labeling move, saying that labeling is reminiscent of Nazi Germany and that it would be punishing the only democracy in the Middle East.
Government says it does not want to "punish" US, Russia and UN for EU’s move on labeling settlement products.
Confirmed to 'Post': Germany’s top spy Gerhard Konrad to oversee the EU Intelligence Analysis and Situation Center in Brussels.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Faaborg-Andersen made distinction in Tuesday interview between terrorism in Europe and in Israel, radio station clarifies.
The Prime Minister's office denies reports claiming Israel will blacklist Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, France, Luxembourg and Malta.
A European Commission spokeswoman said Mogherini met Netanyahu in Paris on the sidelines of the global climate conference.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
In light of the EU's recent settlement labeling guidelines, PM calls for temporarily suspended diplomatic contact with EU bodies and their representatives until reevaluation is complete.
‘Post’ contributor details list of ways Jerusalem should fight back.
By AMY SPIRO
“In this case there foremost is a danger of a stigma. An anti-Israeli movement might exploit the decision and put it to use on anti-Israeli campaigns.”
Israel has suspended diplomatic dialogue with the EU for a few weeks to protest the labeling measure, which has been in the works since 2012.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Zionist Union lawmaker Hilik Bar tells MEPs they should promote trust-building steps that will increase cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians, whereas labeling does the opposite.
A formidable network of NGO officials and European diplomats is committed to go from product labeling to major economic warfare.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
The report warns that the group appears to have already manufactured rudimentary chemical warfare shells and used them to attack Kurds in Iraq and Syria on at least three occasions.
"The attacks mean the necessity of an even deeper revision of the European policy towards the migrant crisis," Konrad Szymanski said at a Saturday briefing.
Europe is facing new dangerous challenges to its best liberal and democratic traditions, and if the EU is to survive then it needs massive reforms and reordering.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Israel’s major political message to the EU can be described as: “You have failed in keeping your own organization together. This is the result of a long series of major blunders."
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, and may not be the last country to do so
By ALEX BENJAMIN
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s clumsiness, calling the vote assuming it would fail, reflects the EU elites’ broader failure.
By GIL TROY
Only when they have warmed up to the idea of Europe as a single country, comprising many complementing elements, will a European union succeed.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
It is not the dawn of a reconstruction but the possible twilight of an ambitious project of civilization set in motion by a band that included a certain Winston Churchill.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
Will the intransigence Abbas shows change the EU’s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Research collaboration with Israel is of value to the EU in view of Israel’s scientific creativity. Yet during several decades the EU has maligned and defamed Israel.
Islam is to terror as rainfall is to flooding.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Through its illegal settlements policy, the EU is conducting a stealth war against Israel.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
These letters contained a number of inaccuracies that misrepresented the legislation and repeated the slogans of their Israeli NGO clients.
"We should urge our government to immediately cease its path of scientific self-destruction in the name of right-wing politics, before it is too late."
By DAVID NEWMAN
With the appointment in 2001 of Shimon Peres as foreign minister the labeling issue was one of the first the foreign minister had to contend with when he assumed office.
By YORAM DORI
While the vast majority of Israelis realize that land for peace did not work, it seems opportune that Israel changes the public narrative to help with world opinion.
By FARLEY WEISS
If the Israeli government concludes that the EU has become inflexible or even fossilized, there are still other strategic partners.
By MICHAEL GAERTNER
It would be worthwhile to introduce the option of lifetime nomination for repeat offenders, who produce an unabating flow of anti-Semitic slurs and incitement.
Netanyahu’s reaction to the new guidelines was “shame on you” (you being Europe).
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The time has come to stand up to Europe. If we refuse to do so, a day will soon come when labels will lead to their inevitable end point: a full European economic boycott of the Jewish state.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Maybe Israel has reacted strongly to the labeling decision. But maybe there is a good reason.
A list of candidates who have taken cheek to a new high (or low)
By LIAT COLLINS
Now they are going place yellow labels on Israeli products. They might as well shape the labels as Stars of David.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
There’s hope for my buddy Mafoofnik, who thinks some new initiatives will return stability to what has long been a topsy-turvy business.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
"I would personally be more inclined to leave, for a lot of reasons like having a lot less bureaucracy, but I am not a British citizen. This is just my opinion."