09.26.2016 | 23 Elul, 5776
Over 70 American academics call for targeted boycott of Israeli settlements
Mashaal to step down as Hamas leader next year
US judge says Facebook has ‘moral obligation’ to contain terrorist rhetoric
Reservists group calls to cancel Physicians for Human Rights funding
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Over half of religious-Zionist women want female halachic adviser
Netanyahu: No matter US election results, we'll have a friend in the White House
Israel defeats Great Britain advances to World Baseball Classic
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Maccabi TA crushes Hapoel 5-0 in derby
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Clinton assures Netanyahu she will enforce Iran deal
‘Trump won’t jettison Judea and Samaria,’ advisor says
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
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
The German-born octogenarian who was orphaned by the Holocaust explains that her relation with the Jewish state began some 70 years ago.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Researchers found a surprising result of having a parent who experienced the holocaust in the womb.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Initiative could benefit the tens of thousands living here in poverty.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
In his castle in rural France, Count Henri de Menthon discreetly and humbly saved Jewish children in during World War II.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Holocaust hero Janusz Korczak broke down religious barriers and stood up for orphans.
Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations by Israel’s Yad Vashem in 2004.
The fate of Raoul Wallenberg remains a mystery.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“We want to make sure that the upcoming discussion at the United Nations is informed by facts about official Iranian efforts to promote racism and extremism in the form of Holocaust denial.”
French complicity in wartime deportations was only officially acknowledged in 1995.
Jewish skullcap from synagogue torched by Nazis during 1938 pogrom is on display at Polish museum.
Budapest's 'Living Memorial' was reportedly desecrated a few weeks after an article threatening to destroy the site was published on a neo-Nazi website.
She was charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder, connected to her work at the Nazi concentration camp as the radio operator of the commandant there.
The photo was taken on August 14, 1945 after the news of Japan’s surrender and the end of World War II was broadcast.
A newly-translated book details how the Nazi leader's war years were fueled by a 'toxic cocktail' of cocaine, animal hormones, vitamins and narcotics.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
A group of students from a Jewish school were visiting at the time.
Since February hundreds of the leaflets have been left on campuses in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.
Long-time New Jersey resident Abraham Peck is commemorated for valiantly defying death and reestablishing himself and his family in the US.
A Holocaust survivor, whose mother and sister were killed in the genocide, said he locked a Nazi prisoner in a shed for three days.
Jewish art dealer's heir seeks ownership of two masterpieces that were looted by Nazis during World War II.
By DANIEL ALTMAN
In 1942 Josef Gabcik and Jan Kubis ambushed a Nazi and were killed in a reprisal but buried in unmarked graves.
Law would jail people who use term "Polish death camps."
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JTA
A Czech tour bus decorated with chilling images of Auschwitz victims and train tracks has faced criticism for its representation of the site as an attractive destination.
Philip Bialowitz was part of the small group of Jews who, in 1943, staged a revolt, setting close to 300 prisoners free from the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.
By AMY SPIRO
Holocaust historian Dr. Efraim Zuroff slams use of the Seventh Fort heritage site for such activities as "disgraceful."
“This ruling will allow the ethical standards in Poland to improve and bring into question the poorly interpreted notion of freedom of speech,” said Andrzej Szpilman, the son.
“We aren’t going to do statements for every Jewish holiday."
In 1941, thousands of Jews were imprisoned, starved and finally massacred by Lithuanian Nazi collaborators at the Seventh Fort.
Yad Vashem mission participants visit Shoah sites in Poland, Israel.
Several Polish presidents, including Duda, have acknowledged that Polish gentiles killed Polish Jews at Jedwabne.
Trudeau reportedly made a point of visiting the Auschwitz memorial following the NATO summit in Warsaw.
"Secretary Clinton emphatically rejects these offensive, hateful, and patently absurd statements about Elie Wiesel.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“Elie Wiesel’s works brought forth into the public eyes a consciousness to the Holocaust.”
'Jerusalem Post' readers explain what the revered Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate meant to them.
Antiquities Authority uses predictive scanning to find shaft dug by ‘Corpse Unit’ at Ponary Massacre site near Vilnius
Right Left With Heels, a surrealistic play by Sebastian Majewski, tracks a pair of high-heeled shoes made from the skin of a Jewish prisoner murdered in Auschwitz.
By TOM TUGEND
Campo di Auschwitz Online was developed as a smartphone game that allows users to "live like a real Jew" in a concentration camp.
The statue is of Garegin Nzhdeh, an Armenian nationalist who sought independence first from the Ottoman Empire and then from Soviet domination.
By JEREMY SHARON
Il Giornale, a center-right daily, said the decision to distribute the edition of the text, which includes critical notes by an Italian historian, aimed "to study what is evil to avoid its return."
Actress Helen Mirren invokes film role in her DC testimony.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Respet and Remember Europe has the support of a number of leading public and academic figures in Germany.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The image was published on Friday on the Twitter page of British neo-Nazi group National Action.
The Brazilian Israelite Confederation, the country’s umbrella Jewish organization, condemned the comparison in a statement.
Jewellery hidden for decades in relic seized by German Nazis is discovered on the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau death and concentration camp.
Une interview du François Truffaut israélien
By HANNAH BROWN
Vie ? Ou théâtre ? L’œuvre monumentale et bouleversante de Charlotte Salomon, jeune artiste juive allemande prise dans la tourmente de l’histoire
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
The Chamber of the Holocaust was even able to receive some of the ashes of victims to give them a proper burial.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Reality TV star of Armenian descent pens full-page ad in NYT, hitting back at WSJ advertisement.
In Auschwitz's commemorative book, Francis wrote in Spanish: "Lord, have mercy on your people. Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty".
Historians say uncovered files show Otto Hitler died days after birth from rare condition.
Yisrael Kristal missed his bar mitzva due to World War I.
The two-time Olympian and Munich massacre survivor said he was glad the Olympics finally held an official memorial for the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 games.
"In August 1942, the last workers of the Jewish ghetto were killed there. A few thousand people, from 2,500 to 6,000 according to various sources.”
The 11th Prince of Ligne and his wife hid hundreds of Jewish children in their family castle in Belgium during WWII.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“The youth of the uprising wanted to make sure that when people thought of the Holocaust, they knew the Jewish people resisted when they had the chance.”
By SOPHIE ASHKINAZE-COLLENDER
Bill passes unanimously in the Knesset on Wednesday.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara's actions saved five times as many people as Oskar Schindler, made famous in the film "Schindler's List."
Committee chairman Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) demanded that Clalit officials immediately provide his committee with details about the funds and to whom they are owed.
The organization is calling on the public to contact them if they know of a survivor in need.
‘The Complete Works of Primo Levi’ affirms that Levi was a literary genius whose oeuvre goes far beyond documentation of his concentration camp experiences.
By MATT NESVISKY
An exhibition of the work of Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon, sent to her death in Auschwitz, brings to light the role played by locals in deporting the region’s Jews in WWII.
Elie Wiesel had an expression that could pass in a moment from joy and gaiety to infinite sadness.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
Sir Richard Evans provides an unequivocal defense of the historical uniqueness of the Holocaust, an assertion which has increasingly come under attack in recent years.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
Filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein takes a look at Holocaust humor on the silver screen.
By BERNARD DICHEK
A Yad Vashem team travels the country in search of pieces of family memories salvaged from the Holocaust.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
A majestic tale of stolen art during the Holocaust gets bogged down by unnecessary details.
By AARON LEIBEL
The uplifting power of the prayers and the liturgy, the melodic traditional tunes, the beauty of the Torah scrolls -- all are enhanced by the beauty and elegance of the synagogue itself.
By YOCHANAN ALTMAN
Holocaust survivors sculpt their memories.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Author and journalist Katharina Hoeftmann opens up about leaving Germany and raising her Jewish family in Tel Aviv.
By ORIT ARFA
The film, shot in Arabic with English subtitles, centers on 8 Palestinian girls and 3 Israelis who read excerpts from the famous diary of the young Jewish victim of the Nazis.
“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism,” says museum official.
Lately, the Holocaust has become the touchstone for so many moral, ethical, or political decisions or positions.
Anti-Israeli feelings are closely intertwined with the Holocaust, since the Netherlands has never admitted guilt and has been hushing up its past for more than 70 years.
By ASAF SIMON
The Jerusalem Foundation works with vulnerable populations in the city, from at-risk teens to Holocaust survivors.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
Let us all hope that the new spirit on display in Moletai will mark the beginning of a new era in Lithuania.
Anne’s fate was sealed first and foremost by the Nazis who wanted to annihilate the Jewish people who were innocent and law abiding citizens living peacefully and contributing in all aspects of life to the countries they lived in.
By ALFRED FASS
During those eight days, I quickly realized that at every turn, a story of malice and agony had taken place.
By JESSICA J NUDELL
Readers respond to the latest Jersualem Post articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The new German prosecution policy is a far better reflection of the reality of the crimes committed by the Nazis during World War II than previous iterations.
There is a long Jewish tradition of asking God where He was when things went so horribly wrong.
By RAYMOND APPLE
Before we point the finger at France, let’s take a step back and look at the bigger picture, and what the real cause may be.
By CASEY BABB
The Allies could not have saved every Jew from the Holocaust. The Clinton administration could not have rescued every Tutsi. But just because you can’t save everybody doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF
75 years ago, a 12-year-old boy joined the resistance against the Nazis in Poland. His memoir ‘The Color of Courage’ reminds us what it means to stand against evil.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Today this wonderful disciple of the greatest masters is our teacher, our leader, our master, our hero, and will continue to be so for generations to come.
By JACOB DOLINGER
Lessons in Jewish survival and ‘rising’ from an archive thief, Rav Kook and Elie Wiesel.
By GIL TROY
Elie may have left us, but his memory lives on.
By RONALD S. LAUDER
To keep describing him as a survivor does an injustice to his life and accomplishments.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
I asked my daughter why she was crying. "If we God forbid lose Elie Wiesel, there will be no more special people alive any more. There will be nobody left. He is the last of the giants," she said.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The US Congress works to pass the HEAR act
By TED CRUZ
Future generations of Israelis will certainly learn of the amazing contributions of Holocaust survivors for the glory of the State of Israel.
By YEHUDIT FEUER
We all know sadly how often Jews are hated in this world, but would you ever have dreamed how far they would go in distorting history?
By ISRAEL W. CHARNY
Schmitz has called the accusations defamatory, but reports of anti-Semitic tendencies at the top of the Trump team reinforce the narrative.
By MICHAEL WILNER