06.29.2016 | 23 Sivan, 5776
Rocket sirens sound in southern Israeli communities near Gaza border
Slamming BDS criticism, Moroccan minister denies commercial relations with Israel
Shin Bet arrests Israeli Arab who tried to join ISIS in Syria
Liberman wants carrot and stick policy in West Bank
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of June 29
WATCH: Knesset brawl erupts after Arab Israeli MK calls IDF soldiers 'murderers'
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Security cabinet approves Turkey reconciliation deal 7-3
Brig.-Gen. Gal Hirsch sets the record straight
Close cabinet vote expected in final okay of Turkey deal
Israeli cellist Amit Peled pays homage to predecessor
British soul diva Joss Stone to perform in Tel Aviv this month
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
‘King of Mope’ Morrissey returns to Israel for two August concerts
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
The EU-Israel relationship post-Brexit
Center Field: A Zionist’s two cheers for Brexit
Letters to the Editor: Accord with Turkey
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
'Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned'
'Terror against Turkey likely to continue and escalate'
Israeli witnesses describe Turkish 'inferno': We saw children crying and being trampled on
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Famous Holocaust escape tunnel located in Lithuania using hi-tech
JAFI Board of Governors meets in Paris for first time
The Jewish bachelor: Dad places full-page ad seeking wife for middle-age son
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
No fair, but
When Tragedy Strikes, We Must All Unite
New York, Nu York: Parades Are Fun; Parades Are Political
The Beating Heart of our Earth
Retired veteran statesman tells TIME magazine that Arab suspicion over the Dimona nuclear center helped bring about the 1993 agreements on the peace process.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Former president says the international community needs to decide whether it is ready for a terrorist state in the Gaza Strip.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Peres was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Economy Minister Arye Deri, who told the former president he remains a symbol of hope for the future.
By SHARON UDASIN
Bridges for Peace is a program designed to promote peace and dialogue between Jewish and Arab students in Israel.
By HANNAH SARISOHN
On the Eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the former president releases a video in support of the European Jewish Association campaign to fight anti-Semitism.
Peres is the international chair of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in Jerusalem for which the award is named.
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
Netanyahu’s declaration of support for a two-state solution with the Palestinians must be backed up with action, says former president.
300 ambassadeurs, 100 médias locaux et internationaux et les principaux leaders de la scène israélienne se sont réunis le 11 décembre pour la conférence annuelle du Jerusalem Post
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Modern Israel doesn’t have a king, but the president is pretty close.
A round up of Jerusalem news.
A conference seeks to use comedy as a social tool.
By EITAN AROM
Various outlets quoted that “The Media Review Network (MRN) is pleased to announce that urgent steps are underway to secure the arrest of a senior Israeli war criminal, Shimon Peres.”
“Many people are watching the process of democracy in Israel and I call on everyone to contribute to an understanding by the world that Israelis care and that they prove this by voting.”
Former president's endorsement comes as Zionist Union several mandates ahead of Likud in latest polls; Likud says Peres supports dangerous concessions to Palestinians, just like Herzog.
Erdan says coming "election will be between those who want to give up land...and those who are willing to take risks only for a lasting peace with those who recognize a Jewish state."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Peres's comments came a day after the US handed over to Israel its new F-35 fighter jets in a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas.
This is the second year that Israel has marked Unity Day, that aims to commemorate the killing of Naftali Frenkel, Gil-Ad Shaer and Eyal Yifrach, the three Israeli teenagers who were killed by Hamas.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"You are a great leader for the free world. You are a great hope for the coming generations. God bless you," said Peres.
Heinz Christian Strache, arrived in Israel on Monday, visited Yad Vashem.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Catchball is known as Newcomb ball in Australia, Canada and the US, while in Latin countries the game is called Cachibol.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Peres Center for Peace assembled squad of players.
By ALLON SINAI
Former president and visiting top model salute women trailblazers in various fields.
Some 200 leading Israeli female figures to attend event at Peres Center for Peace.
Former president addresses Johannesburg Jewish community despite protests by BDS supporters.
Earlier in the day, Peres said that Israel is a just nation and that no threat of BDS, arrest or any other attempt to hinder his visit would stop him.
Former president in Chinese New Year address: What China did over the last 40 to 50 years is unmatched in history.
Sheba hospital releases 92-year-old former statesman after his second trip to the hospital this month.
Week after being released following earlier heart attack, former president returns to Sheba Medical Center with chest pains.
"I was very touched by the greetings and the words of encouragement," former president says as he leaves Sheba Medical Center.
Peres to be released from hospital after suffering a mild heart attack.
Ayelet Frish, the former president's communications consultant, said that Peres "woke up this morning at his home with palpitations and a feeling of constriction on his chest."
Ceremony marks 68th anniversary of UN’s adoption of Partition Resolution 181.
Shimon Peres reflects on the legacy of Yitzhak Rabin
By SHIMON PERES
Peres said that Obama told him there would be no political interference with the parole process if and when a release date was decided upon for Pollard.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Peres traveled abroad at least half a dozen times in 2014, and in fact had to reject additional invitations because time did not permit.
Jerusalem Theater Thursday to throw glittering awards ceremony Thursday night.
By BARRY DAVIS
On the anniversary of Operation Protective Edge, the lead singer for the Irish superstars praises Peres for his longtime efforts in trying to bring peace to the region.
The Knesset research was conducted on a comparative basis with parallel institutions in Germany, Iceland, Greece, Austria and Finland.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
At the Peres Center, Michael Douglas and Natan Sharansky weigh in on BDS threats and nuclear weapons.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Sarkozy in Jerusalem on Monday.
Peres spoke at the World Economic Forum confab which attracted numerous statesmen and leaders from across the region.
Former president says that he intended to put the money into social causes, investing in science.
By NIV ELIS
A round up of news from around the country.
Razia Gershon created the sculpture that was placed alongside busts of all the former presidents.
Former president also calls to lower flames after tensions with Hezbollah on Lebanese border.
Former president said that the results of the upcoming election would determine whether or not the moribund peace process could break out of its stalemate.
Peres: Prime Minister Netanyahu can’t feed the poor with declarations.
By LAHAV HARKOV
UN Security Council pressure on Israel to quit territories would play into the hands of Netanyahu and Bennett, Livni and Peres reportedly told Kerry.
Speaking at JPost Diplomatic Conference, Peres praises Herzog-Livni union.
The former president called on men to rally to the cause to prevent violence saying repeatedly that domestic violence and abuse was a society wide issue.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
At memorial for first prime minister, Peres and Rivlin slam legislation as Netanyahu defends it
By HERB KEINON,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Regev "was negligent in publicizing Gili Golan's address on her Facebook page, which turned his life into a nightmare," the lawsuit, submitted to the Haifa Magistrate's Court, reads.
In satirical video former president of Israel is seen pumping gas, working as cashier.
Now no longer the country's president, Shimon Peres is more free to criticize Netanyahu.
For 100-year-old activist Ralph Goldman,it’s one party after another – hosted by family members, the Joint Distribution Committee and the Israel Cultural Foundation.
Francis had ‘interest, encouragement’ for idea, papal spokesman says.
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Bacall was the sultry actress with the heavy-lidded eyes and husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen.
Eyeing the comeback trail, former Labor leader Amir Peretz devises a strategy for resolving the Israel-Palestine impasse
By LESLIE SUSSER
Yesh Atid leader sends condolences to families of those killed in Turkish attack; Peres calls on world to join hands to destroy forces of terror.
The former president said that Persian king Cyrus the Great had actually been the first Zionist, telling Jewish leaders to "take your people and go to your land."
Former president says Obama administration has shown commitment to Israel's security and he is "ashamed" of heckling of Jack Lew at Jpost Conference.
Eulogies for King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz praise him for contributing to Middle East stability and the peace process.
Livni urges Israel to initiate better ties with moderates in the Arab world amid threat of extremist terrorist groups operating in the region.
Love him or hate him, there is one undeniable fact about former president and eternal statesman Shimon Peres – the man has a sense of humor.
FORMER CABINET secretary Israel Maimon has been appointed the next president of Israel Bonds.
Blatt may decide to come home, although he has stated that he is keen to coach another NBA team.
Although the sandwiches were tasty, they were far from anything traditionally served at a British high tea.
Former President assures: I feel great and am continuing to work from morning to night.
By NATI GABBAY
Tony Blair doubts that a binational state would be acceptable to either the Israelis or the Palestinians.
News briefs from around the country.
Peres, Bennett team up in a series of viral videos to launch a national program to strengthen mathematics education.
Anti-Iran rallies have been taking place across America, but one that organizers anticipate will be the largest of all will be held in New York City’s Times Square in the early evening of July 22.
The sight of veteran Channel 2 police reporter Moshe Nussbaum instantly arouses suspicion that something on the premises may be amiss.
For a change, Shimon Peres, Israel’s elder statesman and its ninth president, was not the oldest person in the room.
Rivlin chose not to celebrate his 75th birthday and instead congratulated the head of the Golani Brigade’s 12th “Barak" Battalion on his 36th birthday.
At the end of the Arab Revolt in 1939, with WWII approaching, the Zionist movement agreed to participate in an international conference in London.
By ELIE PODEH
It began with an Ottoman initiative and the laying of the first tracks in 1905 and within two years was more or less in place.
The elder and revered Israeli former statesman was invited to Johannesburg by the Jewish Community for the weekend starting 26 February.
By LIONEL SLIER
There is no single doubt in my heart that Ben-Gurion would have made the same decisions today, the same tough, courageous and fearless decisions, for the sake of the State of Israel.
Benjamin Netanyahu cannot be sure how much longer he will remain at the helm, but he knows that he is at his best when faced with adversity.
By DAVID ZE’EV JABLINOWITZ
Innocently enough, Peres thought that if Mahmoud Abbas was ready to sign the Oslo Accords, then this also meant that Palestinian leaders and Arab states were open to carrying out real change.
By LIOR AKERMAN
The first pope to visit the Holy Land was Pope Paul VI in 1964, almost 30 years prior to the establishment in 1993 of full and formal diplomatic relations between Israel and the Vatican.
Netanyahu sorely needed someone who could do more to solve his problems than sing “Bridge over Troubled Water.”
He attracts large crowds to events at which he’s the guest of honor, he is still pursued by the international media and he continues to receive foreign dignitaries.
There were so many different national flags at the edge of the playing field that a stranger might have thought the UN had moved from New York to Herzliya.
Another prime salami slice was confidently and contemptuously chopped off by Salami. Was official America taken aback? Embarrassed? Heck no.
By SARAH HONIG
A round-up of news from around the Jewish world, both in Israel and in the diaspora.
In 2015, we will continue to live within this dichotomy, in an even more intensified way.
By URI SAVIR
Begin was a man who strove within himself and the system to behave with nobility; it is a standard worth using to measure a prime minister.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Rabin’s legacy was the “Oslo process” which shifted national momentum from Zionism and Jewish sovereignty to Palestinianism and the “two state” delusion.
By MOSHE DANN
Readers respond to the Jerusalem Post's latest articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
On October 5, 1984, I began a 30-year journey with one of the country’s great founders and one of the most fascinating statesmen in the world.
Three key speeches reveal a new strategic mindset that the world needs to assimilate.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Two months after completing his term as Israel’s ninth president, 91-year-old Shimon Peres was pounding stony pavement at the Vatican.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
We can only expect adherents of the Left to lament and denounce Reuven Rivlin’s promotion of right-wing policies that supposedly endanger their interpretation of “democracy.”
By CHARLES BYBELEZER