09.26.2016 | 23 Elul, 5776
Over 70 American academics call for targeted boycott of Israeli settlements
Mashaal to step down as Hamas leader next year
US judge says Facebook has ‘moral obligation’ to contain terrorist rhetoric
Reservists group calls to cancel Physicians for Human Rights funding
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Over half of religious-Zionist women want female halachic adviser
Netanyahu: No matter US election results, we'll have a friend in the White House
Israel defeats Great Britain advances to World Baseball Classic
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Maccabi TA crushes Hapoel 5-0 in derby
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
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
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Clinton assures Netanyahu she will enforce Iran deal
‘Trump won’t jettison Judea and Samaria,’ advisor says
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
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
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'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
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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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
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
Outrage across political spectrum over Joint List MK slamming former president while he’s in a coma.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Palestinian leadership and civil society reflect on Peres in light of the former president's deteriorating health.
By ADAM RASGON
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
“In a few weeks, a month, it will be clear if he has left the immediate dangerous situation and can be rehabilitated," say senior neurologist.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The launch will premier video simulations and a first look into the four floors that will present Israeli technologies and innovations that changed the world.
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
The two last met in June when the former president visited the pontiff at the Vatican.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Modern Israel doesn’t have a king, but the president is pretty close.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A round up of Jerusalem news.
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.
Sources close to the former president say he is able to respond to simple instructions from doctors.
By ORIT BROWN AGAMI/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
Condition of former president remains serious but stable.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
"A born unyielding optimist," Israel’s diplomat emeritus and key architect of the Oslo Accords always held fast to his faith in peace with the Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
After slight improvements were seen in the former president's condition on Wednesday, he remained in serious but stable condition.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Obama, Blair, Matisyahu, Pamela Anderson – they all wanted to shake the hand that served alongside David Ben-Gurion.
By DAVID BRINN
Leaders from around the world, even Arab countries, sent messages to former President Shimon Peres.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Doctors have opted not to perform surgery on the retired statesman at this point.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,GREER FAY CASHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF,JPOST.COM STAFF
"Peres is like the mythical phoenix. He fell down 20 times, and every time he got up and resurrected himself."
Sunday will be Zahavi’s first visit home since his $8 million transfer from Maccabi Tel Aviv to China's Guangzhou R&F two months ago.
All three men emphasized that, while Israel is poor in natural resources, it is rich in human resources and this wealth of ingenuity is the foundation for Israel’s reputation as the start-up nation.
Gideon Saar (Likud), Israel's former Interior Minister wrote that the attack was a "mass murder of people" who believe in the French values; Trump suspends VP pick after tragedy.
By ARIEL WHITMAN,REUTERS
The courage displayed by Rabin is testament more than anything else to his determination to follow the path we’d chosen as a nation and to fulfill our promises as the leaders of the Jewish people.
By SHAUL MOFAZ
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.
UN Security Council pressure on Israel to quit territories would play into the hands of Netanyahu and Bennett, Livni and Peres reportedly told Kerry.
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.
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.
UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, sent a personal letter to Peres, with hand written inserts over the typing wishing him a speedy recovery and a long life.
I had more than a camel’s-eye view of Peres when I was The Jerusalem Post’s parliamentary reporter from 1995 to the end of 1999.
By LIAT COLLINS
“The UK is not immune to the evils of antisemitism. I know that many in the Jewish community are feeling vulnerable and fearful,” said UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
Family members cling to hope for his recovery, noting that Peres’s personal physician, Dr. Rafi Walden, said that during the night he had been responsive and squeezed their hands.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
By bringing together the leaders of China and Israel’s private, public, and academic sectors in the same place for the first time ever, this forum will help turn promise into possibility.
Last Friday, some 500 peace-seeking Arabs and Jews got together in roundtables along the length of Rothschild Boulevard.
In the Middle East and across the globe, we have begun to leave the Stone Age and enter into the Age of Wisdom.
In his address. Rivlin made the point that while it is easy to imagine heroic fighters on the battlefield, the Defense Prize is evidence of the way in which Israel maintains its security edge.
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.
Speaking to Bloomberg, the veteran Israeli statesman expressed criticism when asked about Republican nominee's remarks that hint at departure from long-held US commitment to NATO allies.