07.28.2016 | 22 Tammuz, 5776
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
US angry over new Israeli settlement activity
36 senators, including Tim Kaine, press to add $320M for Israeli missile defense
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
French citizens comprise largest number of foreign IDF volunteers in 2016
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Bloomberg asks America to stay 'sane' and stop Trump
Former congressman Gabby Giffords steals the show in Philly
Clinton condemns burning of Israeli flag
Anti Israeli protesters in Philadelphia call out 'long live intifada'
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
Could Fitbit be inaccurate? Worth checking these facts
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
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
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
Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations by Israel’s Yad Vashem in 2004.
“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.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
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.
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.”
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
Historians say uncovered files show Otto Hitler died days after birth from rare condition.
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
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The organization is calling on the public to contact them if they know of a survivor in need.
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.
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
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."
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.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
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
The scene of a fun jazz festival bears some heavy historical baggage.
By BARRY DAVIS
Author and journalist Katharina Hoeftmann opens up about leaving Germany and raising her Jewish family in Tel Aviv.
By ORIT ARFA
Holocaust memorial unveiled in Holon.
By RACHEL YEGER
US Holocaust Memorial Museum holds briefing to discuss Iranian cartoon contest on the Shoah.
“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism,” says museum official.
While we are a generation that is Shoah-aware, we are also Shoah-ignorant.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
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.
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
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.