05.28.2016 | 20 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
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
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
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
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
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
Arab World: ISIS shifting tactics as it loses territory, recruits
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
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
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
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
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: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
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
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
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
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
"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
The seven years in which I’ve accompanied President Shimon Peres in an official capacity as his adviser have, for lack of a better word, whizzed by.
By YORAM DORI
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.
The president visits bereaved families of soldiers who fell in Gaza on his first day in new role.
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.
Former president made remarks to press after visiting wounded soldiers.
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
The London theater was willing to provide “alternative funding” in place of Israeli funding, but I feel that this is an attempt at a boycott.
By Jerusalem Post Readers