04.30.2016 | 22 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
“Enforcement steps were taken against two illegal constructions which were built without a permit in Rass Azria,” says Civil Administration.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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
Deputy foreign minister heads to Europe to battle boycott and delegitimization; Opposition leader Herzog: Marking products awards a prize to terrorism.
“When you do labeling you harm 10,000 Palestinian families and you do not do anything to the very strong economic system in Israel."
Israel: This gives a prize to terror and Palestinian obstinance.
If Israel continues expansion of settlements over the Green Line, "the marking of products will just be the beginning," European Union official tells Army Radio.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Led by France, the Europeans are seeking a leading role in the peace process, but Benjamin Netanyahu is distrustful of their motives.
By LESLIE SUSSER
“The strategic implications of these demolitions are clear. These demolitions are occurring in parallel with settlement expansion,” said coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities.
Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for the PA presidency, said the decision would sabotage US and EU efforts to resume the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“We have no intention to respond to a research paper from one research institute or another,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson says.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Israel was faced with a choice: either a watered-down resolution without any real operative significance that the EU countries would support, or a much tougher resolution.
By HERB KEINON
Gabbay: ‘We must reduce emissions and ensure long-term energy stability.’
By SHARON UDASIN
Under the accord reached in Vienna last week, Iran will be subjected to long-term curbs on its nuclear program in return for the lifting of US, European Union and UN sanctions.
“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.
"Freedom of expression does not give anyone the right to incite to hatred," says WJC president.
Activists claim draft regulation is already making it harder to access archives.
The EU’s preliminary General Data Protection Regulation is part of a comprehensive push for privacy protection in the digital age.
The Belgian League Against Anti-Semitism (LBCA) said Thursday that it had filed a complaint against the 45-year-old Maltese official.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,TAMARA ZIEVE
EU labor union president denies charges he is anti-Semitic, saying incident has been "blown out of proportion"; complainant says she was physically and verbally attacked.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
According to the European Jewish Association, just one in four Germans say that more needs to be done to eradicate anti-Semitism.
The BDS campaign regards the ending of all trade and economic relations with Jews living in Judea and Samaria as just the “first step” in its campaign.
By DAVID SINGER
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.
The EU formally adopted the decision to relocate 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece, but ex-Communist Eastern states blocked a proposal which would relocate 120,000 across several countries.
In recent days, it has been the scene of massive numbers of migrants crossing the border to reach destinations in northern Europe.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of compromise with its euro zone partners by overwhelmingly rejecting further austerity.
The country of 11 million people was deeply divided over whether to accept an offer by international creditors that PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
Russian official quoted as saying US move to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and eastern Europe would be "the most aggressive step by the Pentagon and NATO" since the Cold War.
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 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 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 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.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked called the decision "anti-Israel and anti-Jewish," and said she plans to look into possible legal action against the EU.
The guidelines have been in the works since 2012.
By REUTERS,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The US is opposed to boycotts against and efforts to delegitimize Israel, but also does not support settlement activity, which the US believes is illegitimate.
“From our perspective, the problem is that the Palestinians have no desire to conduct serious negotiations, and no amount of bureaucratic creativity can help that,” one official said.
The artistic community in Israel has been up in arms over Culture Minister Miri Regev’s vow to slash state subsidies to cultural institutions that "delegitimize" the state.
Western diplomatic sources say that EU may levy sanctions against Israel unless an initiative is presented to break the stagnation in the peace process.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
A formidable network of NGO officials and European diplomats is committed to go from product labeling to major economic warfare.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
Two books examine how the delegitimization of Israel commingles with anti-Semitism
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
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.
Germany's foreign minister says the EU sanctions are likely to remain in place at least until January.
Safely in Berlin, Syrian refugees weigh in on Israel, ISIS and the western world.
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
"All I need is permission to put these people on this island. I don't need anymore from them. I'll pay them for the island, I'll provide the jobs, I'll take care of logistics," he said.
The US Congress received the Iran nuclear agreement on Sunday and it will have 60 days from Monday to decide whether to approve or reject the deal.
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.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
It is still unclear what the resounding “no” vote in the Greek referendum portends for the future of Greece – and for the future of the entire European Union.
The European Union’s Greek tragedy all but invites hyperbole. Hence analysts outdo each other in scripting doomsday scenarios.