03.24.2017 | 26 Adar, 5777
Palestinian petrol bomb thrower killed by IDF in West Bank
Terrorism victim’s parents witness sealing of killer’s home
Terror victim’s parents witness sealing of killer’s east Jerusalem home
Obama's Israel envoy sees positive elements in Trump's peace efforts
Former US special envoy on antisemitism 'surprised' by JCC perpetrator
In spite of crisis, IBC continues hiring IBA staff
Poll: 11% say Netanyahu was truthful on political crisis
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Top 10 things to do
Classical: Ethnic cello,
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Grapevine: Rating isn’t everything
My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news
Column One: Trump’s greatest deal
Fundamentally Freund: Does Israel want more Ethiopian Jews?
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
Earliest Jewish manuscript in New World to return to Mexico
Canadian family discovers heirloom on display at Yad Vashem
Senate approves David Friedman as Israel ambassador
US Holocaust Museum to award Angela Merkel with top honor named for Elie Wiesel
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills combating Israel boycotts
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
It is presumed that the threat of the US leaving the UNHRC could force it to change policy, including its policy on Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
"In order for this Council to have any credibility, let alone success, it must move away from its unbalanced and unproductive positions."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Saudi Arabia maintains membership, but Russia loses seat.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The group’s mission is to inform the public about human rights violations and to pressure government institutions to redress them.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Emmanuel Nashon said "We do not react to such preposterous allegations."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Human Rights Watch says legalizing the quarries was the best way to address any safety and environmental issues that might exist.
Israeli envoy says panel needs behavioral therapy to treat obsession with Israel.
A report examined the ability of children to protect their own rights in 197 different countries.
Israel, backed by its ally the United States, accuses the Geneva-based Human Rights Council of bias against it.
Nasser Nawaja is expected to be released Monday or Tuesday, along with PA-sympathizers Ezra Nawi and Guy Boteva.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Report accuses government of careening down a “slippery slope” of unprecedented infractions against human rights.
In speech to UNHRC, Abbas reiterates vow that the Palestinians will not be unilaterally bound by the Oslo Accords.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
In the Lutheran resolutions, there was no mention of the PA’s behavior.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF/JNS.ORG
T’ruah seeks to cultivate a new generation of clergy.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Les crises humanitaires en Irak et en Syrie sont loin d’être la préoccupation essentielle en Occident
By MICHELE MAZEL
The 12 families of Lifta will have to go, sooner or later. Where to? No one knows.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Abbas and new UN Secretary-General Guterres among speakers.
Burkas "should be banned wherever legally possible. It does not belong in our country," Merkel said to applause.
In a secret ballot by the 193-member UN General Assembly, Hungary received 144 votes, followed by Croatia with 114 votes and Russia with 112 votes.
Veteran diplomat Thae Yong Ho, a counselor at the North Korean embassy and deputy to the ambassador, was named as the defector by the BBC.
The US objection to the database, he said, is not a reflection of its policy on West Bank settlements.
Out of the 41 resolutions before the UNHRC, 12 deal with human rights situations in individual countries. Five of those resolutions are focused on Israeli actions.
The group said it was surprised by Israel’s response since it “regularly meets and corresponds with Israeli government officials."
"We are striving to create the first-ever research and treatment center for maltreated kids."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
"The UNHRC has been taken over by some of the worst human rights violators in the world, Israel said, adding "The council has long abandoned it founding principles of universality and impartiality."
There are a number of what they term “anti-Israel” NGOs on the list of organizations where students can intern, including B’Tselem.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
It has been difficult for the Council’s special investigators to gain access to certain countries, even though they are tasked with fact finding, Hussein said.
The refusal stems from Israel deep conviction that the investigations are biased and akin to a “kangaroo” court whose negative judgment against Israel is already proscribed.
The move came less than six months after the European Union published new guidelines for labeling products made in Israeli settlements.
Group of nearly a dozen US politicians pens letter to Obama administration requesting inquiry, Politico reports.
It is expected that the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday will formally appoint Michael Lynk to the post to replace Indonesian diplomat Makarim Wibisono.
Four of the resolutions, including one that calls on Israel to return the Golan Heights to Syria, have already been posted on the UNHRC website.
Lapid to call for end to council funding at Geneva rally
Lapid said on Tuesday that “the UNHRC lost its legitimacy long ago” and the demonstrators will protest its “hypocrisy and disproportionality.”
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Report released last week, titled “Growing up on death row: The death penalty and juvenile offenders in Iran,” calls the Islamic Republic the world leader in executing people under 18.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The report also accused Israel of taking "inadequate action against Israeli settlers who injured 84 Palestinians and damaged their property in 130 incidents."
Yitzhak Kadman tries to be "a voice for those who can’t speak for themselves."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
As part of his human rights activism, Keyes has used political comedy and satire to highlight human rights violations.
By HERB KEINON
Police will have to inform passers-by that they are in a zone where they could be searched, so that they can avoid the area if they wish.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
“I fail to see the problem with a grant that we are clearly proud of,” B'Tselem spokesperson said.
Israel is the only country for which the UNHRC has assigned a permanent special investigator.
"Frequent violent incidents have led to casualties in Israel and the West Bank, sown fear and undermined the regular routine of life,” report states.
Many pro-Israel feminists view a series of recent developments in the world of feminism vis-a-vis Israel with confusion and anger since Israel has the most advanced women’s rights in the Mideast.
The pro-Palestinian activist who is known for her controversial statements claimed on Monday that Zionists don't support human rights and therefore cannot claim to support women's rights.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Although Egyptian women have made major strides
in parliament and in fighting female genital mutilation,
the deeply religious society remains very much
rooted in conservative traditions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Israeli state courts have added terrorism charges to the indictment against the top World Vision Gaza manager who enabled Hamas to take over part of the organization's operations.
By his own account, Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani helped circumvent sanctions by arranging billions of dollars of oil deals through a network of companies.
Dual British-Iranian national has been detained since early April and is accused by Iran's Revolutionary Guards of trying to overthrow the Iranian government.
Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have been accused of the abuses.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
Online dating platforms, such as Grindr, are jeopardizing the safety of the conservative Muslim country's homosexual population, according to local lifestyle media.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
“Iran has proved that its sickening enthusiasm for putting juveniles to death, in contravention of international law, knows no bounds."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Iranian media report that revealed details of the phenomenon in Tehran has allegedly made waves in the Islamic Republic.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Egypt's religious authority issued a fatwa stating that ripping out human organs from a live captive to transplant them in another body is prohibited, whether or not it endangers someone's life.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Deputy Crown Prince's remarks about women's right to drive aroused a hot debate between liberals and conservatives in Saudi Arabia. Surprisingly, many women were on the side opposing women's driving.
Atena Farghadani, 29, was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for her political cartoons criticizing the government's anti-family planning legislation.
Since the closure of the Iran nuclear deal negotiations in July, Khamenei has intensified his efforts to block Western influences into Iranian society.
A UN report, along with one by Amnesty International, has spurred commentary from ordinary Iranians on social media.
The prostitution network, revealed by the Lebanese police in the coastal city of Jounieh, north of Beirut, included 75 women, most of them Syrian.
The international Jewish human rights organization gives Twitter a grade of "B" in a report card of social networking companies' efforts to fight online activity by militant groups.
Politicians slam Italian PM for making almost no reference to Iran's human rights record during presser with Rouhani, and for "surrendering" Italy's cultural identity by hiding nude statues of women.
Indonesia, Ethiopia and the Philippines have also banned the flow of migrant workers to Saudi Arabia until they could be assured the workers were given basic labor rights.
By YASIN KAKANDE/REUTERS
According to the official, in a highly unusual intervention, the department's hierarchy overruled its own staff's assessments of Oman's deteriorating record on forced labor and human trafficking.
Woman identified by initials "A.Kh" to be executed by stoning for alleged complicity in murder of her husband, according to local media.
"The Egyptian government's opaque travel restriction policy violates both the Egyptian constitution and international human rights law," says report.
What is the state of freedom of information in Israel? Like in the US, there is good and bad news.
By TEHILLA SHWARTZ-ALTSHULER
The rare light of compassion that Israeli doctors and nurses have shown without hesitation to helpless victims of war is now being eclipsed by the unthinking bureaucratic buck passing.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“Most of those killed were shot while attacking Israelis or suspected of intending an attack.”
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
The very fact that Iran has succeeded time and again at pretending reformers exists is evidence of how well its narrative has influenced others.
It is time to take action when an institution’s activities range from ineffective to detrimental.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Since 1960 a new feudal-style colonial elite has arisen. It was at first necessitated by the lack of education among the new states that were born in Asia and Africa.
It is time to acknowledge that it was the alt-left the American voter was responding to when he or she cast a ballot for Trump, not the alt-right.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Was Guterres exempting Palestinians from their responsibility for allowing Hamas to turn Gaza into an Islamist, terrorist state?
Adalah calls itself “an independent human rights organization,” and thus its statements enjoy some of the halo effect attached to this self-anointed status.
By JOEL H. GOLOVENSKY
The link between the anti-Zionist BDS Movement and BLM is evident in the posters seen at both their rallies.
Jewish community refugee initiative reunites Yazidi brothers.
By SHARON CHISVIN
I am not without sympathy for the displaced Arab settlers that the West has made into Palestinians.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
If Eleanor Roosevelt and René Cassin were alive today, and beheld a body that legitimizes murderers, dictators and anti-Semites, would they not be revolted by what has become of their creation?
By HILLEL NEUER
I yearn for a day when Israel will appoint an ambassador to the UN who will use the international arena to advance Israel’s interests by promoting human rights.
By MICHAEL SFARD
Walk through the world-class memorial and museum that is Yad Vashem, take in the photos, hear the testimonies, and then reconsider.
By JUDY MONTAGU
As we mark International Women’s Day, Israel is proud to be a champion for the empowerment of women and gender equality.
By GILA GAMLIEL
The universal principles that are a prerequisite for human rights – for fundamental equality in society – do not yet exist in the Middle East.
By GABRIEL YOUSEF
To counter the pre-apology attack, artists and NGOs for human rights and peace will on Friday, February 5, present a performing arts response called Blacklisted: A Show with a Glimmer of Hope.
“Giving Iran some space” is surely the wrong approach.
By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
Don’t expect too much from the UN and you won’t be disappointed.