09.28.2016 | 25 Elul, 5776
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
General Zachai in Hebron shooter trial: Azaria’s cool-headedness proves no murderous intent
'Netanyahu’s government will fall if settler homes are destroyed'
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
Supreme Court to rule on Talansky retrial today
IDF takes steps against commanders involved in deadly grenade accident
EXCLUSIVE: First Druse to fill role of chief IDF West Bank prosecutor
Footprints in the sand
Top Fatah official: UN resolution on Israeli settlements won't change anything
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
Asian companies ‘accelerate’ to Israel at annual innovation fest
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Covering up Jewishness with duct tape
Peres, strategic thinker
JPost Editorial: The Israeli Diaspora
Letters to the Editor: Totally embarrassed
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
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
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
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
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
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'
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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The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
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
For the more than 150 participants at the Muslim Jewish Conference 2016, Tisha Be’av 5776 came at the end of a long and intense week of dialogue, introspection, and in many ways tangible progress.
By ZACK PYZER
Arrests come 1 week after Wakf members assaulted Jewish archeologists at contested holy site.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
'I have never been able to articulate and understand Jews, Judaism and Zionism, even with Jewish relatives that I have, until I went through the Muslim Leadership Initiative,' Beutel said.
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ,JTA
Muslim man in his thirties arrested in connection with the murder.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“It is not a small matter that in divisive times, Jews, Christians and Muslims are coming together on 9/11 to say clearly and unequivocally that we are all part of one humanity."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
President of French Jewry favors limiting "political-religious symbols", adding that radical and sectarian Islam seeks to destabilize the French republic.
Grand Synagogue of Paris rabbi says mayors who adopted ban “understood this is not about women’s liberty to dress modestly, but a statement as to who will rule here tomorrow.”
By JTA,TAMARA ZIEVE
The victim was not seriously wounded and is currently in stable condition at a hospital.
Events included numerous talks and discussions, joint Jum’ah and Shabbat services, and a visit to Sachsenhasuen concentration camp near Berlin where interfaith prayers were held.
By JOSH DELL
Students from around the world head to Boston conference, in face of increasing anti-Jewish incidents on campus.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Chance meeting between 90-year-old Jewish man and Muslim-American woman at Boston-area bookstore attracts online attention.
In his new role as the American Jewish Committee’s director of Muslim-Jewish relations,
Robert Silverman has his work cut out.
By NOA AMOUYAL
European Court of Justice’s advocate general gave her opinion earlier this week on a lawsuit for alleged discrimination brought by a Belgian Muslim claimant against her former employer.
Jewish leader says far-right parties in some European countries are winning over Jewish voters by exploiting fears about militant Islamists.
Maybe “New York values” aren’t so bad.
The tradition Jewish celebration was joined by Muslim clerics and US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The city stressed it does not admit to engaging in any improper practices, but explained that the initiative represents “an effort to provide more detailed guidance" to police.
British network of Islamic schools to recommend its members include Judaic studies classes to reciprocate UK chief rabbi's call for Jewish schools to teach about Islam.
By SAM SOKOL
The figures released this week by the Metropolitan Police listed 483 anti-Semitic hate crimes documented over the 12 months that preceded Nov. 1, 2015.
"As a Jew, my parents taught me that we must stand up against attacks on all communities," social media mogul posts on Facebook.
Bill de Blassio reportedly urges congregation of Syrian Jews to empathize with plight of Muslim refugees leaving war-torn Middle Eastern country.
Nicholas Thalasinos got into an argument with Syed Rizwan Farook several weeks prior to the shooting on Wednesday.
Local community adopts mission to convince society terrorists have hijacked their religion.
By RINA BASSIST
The Museum of Islamic Art concert series showcases Nissren Kadry, a Muslim who is no stranger to Jewish society.
By BARRY DAVIS
The Imam with his wife and sons were inside the Mosque when the bomb went off, the building was damaged but none were injured.
Local authorities are searching for the perpetrator of the incident.
A restaurant owner in Paris faces an investigation after refusing service to two Muslim women and claiming "All Muslims are terrorists."
Burkini ban bone of contention: "No woman should be humiliated because of her bathing suit.”
France's highest administrative court will rule on the legality of the burkini bans in coming days.
In an op-ed for the 'New York Times," the popular entertainer born to Muslim immigrants from India accuses Trump of spewing "vitriolic and hate-filled rhetoric."
Presidential candidate told CNN he thought Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was known to people in the Muslim community as someone with a potential for violence.
According to UK media reports, 32-year-old Tanveer Ahmed stated that he killed shopkeeper Asad Shah, 40, because he had claimed to be a prophet.
"I strongly denounce these suggestions which stigmatize Muslim women," Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory on Islamophobia, said in response to lawmaker's remarks.
Fight to allow women into shrine gained momentum after a petition was lodged with the Supreme Court.
UK's Home Secretary Teresa May has charged that she "may exclude" people who "seek to harm our society" and are not "conducive to the public good."
Mohammed Tariq Mahmood said he and his family were getting ready to board a flight to Los Angeles for a dream holiday to Disneyland when they were stopped by US officials.
Destiny Velez's impugned tweets directed at filmmaker Michael Moore's "We are all Muslim" social media campaign.
"Our fear is at a pretty high level at this time, given the anti-Muslim rhetoric going on," said the group's staff attorney Maha Sayed.
In a statement distributed to the press, Trump said that polling shows a "hatred" by Muslims toward Americans that could result in more attacks.
The two suspects have been identified as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27.
The Muslims of America have called for Ritzheimer's arrest, according to the reports.
"The way people look at us will change again, and not for the better ... Sometimes it's preferable to be mistaken for a Jew and not a Muslim because then there are fewer problems."
Christians, Muslims and Jews to build joint house of worship in Jerusalem.
Comment comes as Netanyahu wraps up four-state tour of east Africa.
By HERB KEINON
"To my sorrow, this year again extremist elements are trying to stir up tensions in Jerusalem and the Temple Mount."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
PM says he hoped that the journalists' visit will help pave the way to establishing ties with the world’s most populous Muslim country.
Deputy commissioner is the second-highest rank in the Israel Police, and is typically held by a district commander or head of a police branch.
By BEN HARTMAN
Soon to be submarine commander: Arrival of ‘INS Rahav’ from German shipyard ‘opens all operational doors’ to us.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Ayoub Kara discusses Islamic extremism with visiting Muslim figures in Tel Aviv.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The latest version of the simulator incorporates civil and municipal security forces into training programs.
In Israel's third-largest city, streets have been decorated with decorations and bright lights to proudly demonstrate a harmonious relationship between monolithic religions of the area.
The White House press secretary said he also imagines Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has let out a sigh of relief.
By MICHAEL WILNER
"The State of Israel respects all religions and protects stringently the rights of all its citizens," Netanyahu says.
Legislation seeks to ban houses of prayer from using outdoor loudspeaker systems, saying it lowers the quality of life for many residents who live nearby.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Fake passports and drug smuggling are just two ways pilgrims attempt to carry out the Haj.
By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
The pilgrimage is a duty for all Muslims at least once in their lives if they can afford it.
If Egypt were to stop Female Genital Mutilation than "we will need strong men, and we do not have men of that sort."
"They must not let those rulers escape responsibility for the crimes they have caused throughout the world of Islam," Iran's supreme leader says.
Most of the Palestinians are relatives of “those who have been martyred,” said the report.
Iran's official pilgrimage organization says Iranians wont attend annual Muslim pilgrimage, citing regional rivalry
The incident took place on May 20 in the southern province of Minya, the local Coptic Orthodox church said in a statement.
A provocative article by Mona Eltahawy was censored by a Pakistani newspaper.
The head of the Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said Islamic State propaganda was aimed at encouraging supporters to take the initiative to stage attacks in Germany.
TV broadcaster Nadine Al-Budair implores Muslims to acknowledge that "we are the ones who gave birth" to the terrorists who committed recent attacks in Europe.
Radical Islamist group says Sheikh Yunis Raba’a was arrested last Friday by officers belonging to the PA’s Preventive Security Force.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Couture fashion house releases luxury line of traditional Muslim garb in effort to cater to Mideastern tastes.
They said they found Obama's request insulting, with some questioning why the same message is not sent to Christian churches after mass shootings carried out by non-Muslims.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Trump's campaign had a "dustbin of history" quality to it and said his comments were offensive and toxic.
AJC: Trump's idea “outrageous” and “un-American;” ADL: Trump’s claim “deeply troubling” and “reminiscent of darker days in American history.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI,REUTERS
The boys claimed physical contact with women who aren't relatives is a violation of their Muslim faith.
"The Ugly Truth About Muslims: Muslims have great frittata recipes," reads one of the ads
Following US presidential candidate's uproarious remarks on Muslims, online petition to send real estate mogul "into space and leave him there" garners nearly 30,000 signatories.
The translation of the phrase is often rendered as “God is Great,” but when you unpack the term you quickly realize that it is much more than a simple expression.
By MICAH HALPERN
Trump has made changes to his policies as the campaign goes on, he no longer rejects all Muslims but makes a distinction between friend and foe.
By DANIEL PIPES
What story might a futuristic novel published in 2057 tell?
Clearly not all Muslims accept the anti gay teachings of their faith, and even if they do, most do no act on them. Omar Mateen may, however, be one of those who took these instructions literally.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
It is so crucial that moderate, peaceful Muslims speak out against the violence being carried out in the name of Islam. And many are.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Can the Muslim Brothers of Tunisia really drop ‘Islamic’ from their masthead?
By ZVI MAZEL
Let this moving story of America rescuing an Islamic family from certain death give all of us automatic pause on a ban on any religious group coming into the US.
The Talmud says that saving one life is like saving the whole world. The time to realize a small hint of that vision is now.
Look how far the Orthodox monopoly has dragged us and religious life in Israel. As a result of its tyrannical rule, Muslim women, too, are paying a heavy price. Such a pity.
By YIZHAR HESS
The Temple Mount, which the Jewish religion’s holiest site has been surrendered to the Muslims because Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to confront our enemies and would rather placate them.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Trump’s cancellation of Israel trip has thankfully saved Netanyahu – and the rest of the country – the embarrassment of having to go through with the meeting and of hosting the showboating candidate.
Is US president crafting a new concert of global powers, or midwifing resurgence of Muslim influence?
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
"After the riots the French authorities announced they would take measures to improve the integration of minorities; Yet to date this issue remains hugely problematic."
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
"Changing the status quo is what is needed in these challenging times, not maintaining it."
By NATAN GALILI
Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin were killed by gunfire after leaving a mosque in Queens.
Conservative Indiana governor says proposed temporary ban on immigrants from areas "compromised by terrorism" would apply to individuals of all religions.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
The senator said that he hopes "Americans understand that the remarks do not represent the views of our Republican Party, its officers, or candidates."
Republican presidential nominee questions whether bereaved mother of war hero was allowed to speak during the couple's appearance at the Democratic convention.
Emadeldin Elsayed, age 23, is being held in a California jail but has not yet been charged with any specific crime.
'American Freedom Party' group has placed about 200,000 "robocalls" in Iowa and may also target New Hampshire.