05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Netanyahu recants post over alleged rape of Jewish woman by Palestinians
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Not the bogeyman
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Arab World: ISIS shifting tactics as it loses territory, recruits
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
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סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
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
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
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
Until the new study, there have been inconsistent results in research of the psychological aftermath of the Holocaust.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Many survivors who have filed claims have been waiting over a decade to receive a decision on the matter and another 40,000 claims are still unprocessed.
By HANNAH BROAD
Young Friends of the Jewish Heritage Museum and MJE co-hosted 'Stories of Survivors' for Holocaust Memorial Day at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Obama in his message also honored the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust and those who survived, and drew from the day a more universal message.
Roman Kent is the president of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, which helps Righteous Gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust.
While many have heard of Sweden’s Raoul Wallenberg and Japan’s Chiune Sugihara, there are others who did just as much but who have been all but forgotten by history.
By SAM SOKOL - THE MEDIALINE
Some one million people, most of them Jews, were murdered by the Nazis in the death camp.
Sophie Helcman, who saved her brother during the Holocaust, died in Jerusalem while his coffin was being flown to Israel. They were buried together.
By BEN FISHER
I am a Holocaust survivor. With the exception of my mother, my entire family perished in Auschwitz.
By YOSSI PELED
There is little dispute about the evil of the Nuremberg laws.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Iranian FM Javad Zarif last week said his government “does not support, nor does it organize, any cartoon festival of the nature that you’re talking about.”
Reinhold Hanning is being charged by a German court with being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people.
Shmuil Pevzner is a man who believed in a bright future during bleak times.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Draft law easily cleared upper house of parliament last week and will go to a final vote next Wednesday in the lower house, legislators say.
Gray was found in the swimming pool of his second home in Ciney, Belgium, but officials said no foul play was suspected, British media reported.
Jasenovac, east of the capital Zagreb, is notorious for mass killings of Jews, Serbs, gypsies and anti-fascist Croats under the Ustashe government.
Malia Bouattia, National Union of Student's first black Muslim woman president, was elected on the same day the Union argued against an amendment for campuses to commemorate the Holocaust.
Romanian watchdog group on anti-Semitism said it was worried by the mayoral candidacy of Marian Munteanu who said local Jews lied for money about the number of brethren killed in Holocaust.
Jan Tomasz Gross is a Jewish Polish-born history professor based at Princeton University.
"This is a happy day," says Austria's culture minister.
“I lived for tomorrow. I was always positive,” he said.
Over 900 files related to the program have this far been released, illustrating what the paper characterized as an overly strict process which excluded many who suffered under the Nazi regime.
By SAM SOKOL
Israel’s honorary consul in Rio protested the comparison, which he called “miserable.”
Kertesz won the Nobel Prize for works the judges said portrayed the Nazi death camps as "the ultimate truth" about how low human beings could fall.
Documents show that out of 4,206 applicants, less than a quarter (1,015) received benefits.
Germany is holding what are likely to be its last trials linked to the Holocaust, in which more than six million people, mostly Jews, were killed by the Nazis.
Poland's president spoke of anti-Semitism as not only hateful to Jews, but also disrespectful to the memory of those who risked their lives to save them.
Sir Nicholas Winton rescued 669 Jewish children from Europe in 1939 shortly before the outbreak of the Holocaust.
By JEREMY SHARON
Pontiff's July visit will make him the third head of the Catholic Church to make a pilgrimage to the infamous death camp
Anyone who knows anything about our history knows that anti-Semitism is Europe’s most pernicious disease. It is the red line that we must never, ever cross.
By FRANS TIMMERMANS
As the remaining Holocaust survivors dwindle in numbers how is it possible to keep the torch of memory burning and what will happen when there no survivors walking among us?
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
Students look back at their experiences on the March of the Living
By EMMY GNAT
When your bus buddy is Esther Fairbloom
We will speak up – and act – against racism, against hate, against anti-Semitism, against mass atrocity, against injustice, and against the crime of crimes whose name we should shudder to mention.
By IRWIN COTLER
March of the Living chairman Shmuel Rosenman says the Holocaust will remain a key part of Jewish identity for centuries to come.
Participants will include Ayelet Shaked, Alan Dershowitz, and former ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo.
The robot also tweeted its support for genocide against Mexicans and said it “hates n—–s,” according to the International Business Times.
The affair which is Europe’s only annual event by Waffen SS vets, drew a handful of counter-protesters from Latvia’s Jewish community and anti-fascist activists.
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.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The survivor recalled the atrocities that befell the Jews of Europe during the Holocaust.
Netanyahu lashes out at Deputy Chief of General Staff Mag.-Gen. Yair Golan for comments made during a Holocaust memorial service comparing modern day Israel to Nazi Germany.
By HERB KEINON
Golan’s speech dominated the public discourse, and unfortunately, in some cases, overshadowed the actual meaning of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Where an orchestra of death once greeted inmates, two shofarot now blow, and the march sets off from under the infamous “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign at the main gate of Auschwitz.
By ILAN EVYATAR
The joint volunteer program, which brings German youth to volunteer in Israel for one year, pairs German volunteers with German-speaking Holocaust survivors.
Student group-local bar partnership brings recollections of the Holocaust in Tunisia and anti-Semitism in Iraq to Jerusalem.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Israel remembers the six million Jews killed by the Nazis.
By HERB KEINON,JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
PM focuses on anti-Semitic lies, not Iran, during Holocaust Remembrance Day speech
Rivlin said that the issue required “soul-searching” by the country, saying that Holocaust survivors have not received the respect they deserved.
At Bergen-Belsen he says Israel must do everything to press states to prevent genocide
The artist's mother survived Auschwitz extermination camp in German-occupied Poland, where she sorted Jews' possessions after they were cremated.
The MDA fund, initiated four years ago, assists patients in cases that are not paid for by the four public health funds, insurance companies or the National Insurance Institute.
"Thousands of survivors don’t take advantage of their financial rights under the law and existing programs," says Spring for Holocaust Survivors
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
An Israeli digital advertising firm, Hooligans, produced a one-minute clip that has gone viral on social media here in Israel.
Six torches will be lit to commemorate the six million Jews murdered by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) is requesting much-needed aid for the aging and impoverished survivors around the world.
MK Michaeli says Livingstone "abused Holocaust for political needs, tried to downgrade the atrocity."
Zionist Union MK Zouheir Bahloul is scheduled to speak at an alternative Holocaust remembrance ceremony in Tel Aviv.
By RUTI ZUARETZ / MA'ARIV
According to the Welfare Ministry there are currently 194,468 survivors living in Israel.
The stipend paid by the company to survivors from this fund is NIS 2,700 every quarter.
The principal of Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium in Tel Aviv told Army Radio that the trips to Poland were becoming “social occasions rather than learning experiences.”
Yisrael Kristal, a resident of Haifa who survived Auschwitz, was handed a certificate by the Guinness World Records.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JEREMY SHARON
One woman’s endeavor to discover the names of her young relatives murdered in the Holocaust.
By SHULA KOPF
The scene of a fun jazz festival bears some heavy historical baggage.
By BARRY DAVIS
Eva Adler experienced great loss during the Holocaust, but her passion and ‘impossible love’ inspired her son to carry on her legacy.
Holocaust memorial unveiled in Holon.
By RACHEL YEGER
US Holocaust Memorial Museum holds briefing to discuss Iranian cartoon contest on the Shoah.
While we are a generation that is Shoah-aware, we are also Shoah-ignorant.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
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
The BDS movement's contemporary anti-Semitism and boycotts of businesses doing business with Israel are sadly reminiscent of yesterday’s Nazis.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
To state during a Holocaust memorial ceremony that there are remnants of “horrific processes” that occurred 70, 80 and 90 years ago in Europe and Germany was totally out of place.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
No amount of blustering statements by the PM can combat the loss of faith in his leadership within his own party, his coalition and – as polls show – large percentages of those polled.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Readers share their thoughts on Israel's Holocaust memorial day.
We are still masters of our fate; the choice is still in our hands. Let’s not miss out again.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
They thus assumed the false position of absolute victims and dishonestly accused many Europeans of a non-existent mass murder.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
It is important to calibrate the responsibility of those who played very different roles in the Holocaust. This is a daunting task, but it must be undertaken if future genocides are to be deterred.
By STEWART WEISS
McDonald’s heartfelt concern for the Jewish people extended into the postwar period.
By SHULI ESHEL
Zarif is the Iranian propaganda master who serves as a thin veneer covering the mullahs’ bloodthirsty brutality.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Zuroffas, they call him in Lithuanian, always pronounced with a sneer.
By BARBARA SOFER
What makes the Rwandan genocide so unspeakable was not only the horror of the genocide itself, but the fact that it was preventable. No one can say that we did not know – we knew, but we did not act.
In Gandhi’s philosophy, when some evil regime or group wants to attack and kill you, the worst thing you can do is try to run and hide to save your life.
The time has come for the new democracies of Eastern Europe to start facing the historical truth.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
Palestinian leaders could have spent the decades since Oslo preparing their people for coexistence with Israelis.
By JPOST EDITORIAL