09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
Tension between police, Lod’s Arab community magnified by murder
3 more arrested for murder of Israeli-Arab mother
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Chief rabbis divided on recognition of US conversions
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
Former top Yisrael Beytenu leaders likely to face corruption indictments
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
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
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
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
'Russia and US tensions over Syria dangerous for Israel'
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
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
US Jews contribute half of all donations to the Democratic Party
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Clinton calls for "direct" negotiations after Netanyahu meeting
‘Trump won’t jettison Judea and Samaria,’ advisor says
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'
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
US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro notes that in the remainder of Obama's term "there's still time to make progress - in the right direction," toward a two-state solution.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The FBI reported last year that 57 percent of reported anti-religious hate crimes had an anti-Jewish bias.
“The United States must condemn the murders of Ethiopian citizens. I joined because I care about Ethiopia."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The defense agreement, worth $38 billion over 10 years, is the largest such pledge in American history, hailed by both countries as a cornerstone of their alliance.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The US senator used some colorful language conveying his sentiments on the White House during a conversation with the prime minister.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Alexis Arquette, the Jewish actress who raised awareness for the transgender community died at 47.
“Thank you for the opportunity to explain my return policy and its genesis and hopefully repair both any damage done and my reputation,”
The online store issues refunds for non-sale items anywhere in the world except highly Jewish-populated areas in America.
Wasserman Schultz is an active member of the Israel advocacy community in Washington, and as chair of the DNC, served as one of the most senior Jewish members in Congress.
The California Combating BDS Act of 2016 was "overwhelmingly passed" by a vote of 60-0 in the state Assembly.
“You never remember how traumatic it is finding pictures of children on the floor that are water-logged and having to bring them to the homeowner and ask them ‘do you want to keep this?”
The rabbis cited their "core religious values" as the reason for condemning Donald Trump’s "intolerant policies."
The outcry against Bullard’s participation is one of several recent signs of emerging tensions between the Black Lives Matter movement and the mainstream Jewish community.
Florida has 322 or 16% of all cases of travel associated Zika in US States, second only to New York.
Reform movement teams up with civil rights movements, target areas notorious for voter suppression.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
In truth, the process is a bit more complex than the FVAP’s two-step summary, but requesting an absentee ballot should not take more than 20 minutes.
Chance meeting between 90-year-old Jewish man and Muslim-American woman at Boston-area bookstore attracts online attention.
August 26 is the next date for “Cinema on the Street,” the Promenade’s free movie night at 8 p.m.
By GEORGE MEDOVOY
The ADL recorded a total of 941 incidents in the US in 2015, an increase of some three percent from the 912 incidents recorded in 2014.
We’re trying to prepare them for the ‘anti-Israel onslaught’ on US campuses, former MK says
By SOPHIE ASHKINAZE-COLLENDER
Ilan Swartz-Brownstein and Josh Leviton, both of Manhattan, did not survive in the “Judge Cuts” episode that aired this week.
At least nine people were injured; mayor says shooter apparently an attorney who had issue with firm.
A New York tale: Two men find bag, remove bomb, take bag
Mayor says two men scavenging trash near New Jersey train station found a suspicious package containing what could have been a live bomb in a wastebasket.
Authorities are investigating the blast as a criminal act, and did not immediately link it to any terror organization.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The former secretary's remarks were a reference to a nuclear capacity never confirmed or publicly acknowledged by the Jewish state.
Fifteen years on from 9/11, threats are metastasizing in the dark.
Most US states have shield laws protecting journalists from revealing confidential sources, but Massachusetts does not.
"Active shooter incident downtown, multiple victims. Stay away from downtown," Austin police said in a message on Twitter.
Police say the incident occurred at the Club Blu in the city of Fort Myers.
Trump declares that "peace will be restored" at home and abroad in keynote address.
To unlock the mysteries contained in the charred parchment, the remains of the Ein Gedi Scroll were analyzed in Israel using a micro-CT scanner.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
There is much concern about what the president will do during this interregnum; Will he put forward a UN Security Council resolution that will upend all previous UN resolutions?
By HERB KEINON
Republican lawmakers tell news conference they had filed a measure to give Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid, while renewing US sanctions on Iran.
"World must have only one standard in fight against terror, and support Israel as it uses that standard."
Likud minister Zeev Elkin accuses former PM Ehud Barak of just trying to seek attention in his latest jab at Netanyahu.
US Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee says she was not aware of the arrangement, claiming a former staffer made the reservation without her knowledge.
Maybe, considering America’s own not insignificant budgetary considerations, this was the best deal to be had. No one will really ever know for sure.
The current military aid package, which provided Israel with some $30 billion in military assistance over the last decade, expires in October 2017.
Sources say 10-year agreement is due to be signed within days.
Sen. Graham says to Netanyahu: Tell the White House to "go f*** themselves."
"The US has many friends, but perhaps none can identify with our pain more than Israelis," says Ambassador Shapiro.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Netanyahu: A Palestinian state with pre-condition of no Jews is outrageous
We’re involved in a global war on terror, and we need to work together and build solidarity between law enforcement officers from around the world,’ says US officer.
After the Israeli satellite was destroyed Spacecom shares drop by 9 percent.
US commentator and Iraq war veteran speaks in Jerusalem about America’s failure of leadership and the future of Iraq.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Senior administration official responds to 'Post': ISA extension "not necessary" yet.
According to iVoteIsrael statistics, 85 percent of absentee voters in Israel cast ballots for Republican candidate Mitt Romney and 14% for Obama in 2012.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Agreement on new 10-year defense aid deal seen as heading for conclusions.
Among the delegation were chiefs of the Orlando, Florida and San Bernadino, California, police departments, who recently witnessed unprecedented terrorist attacks in their cities.
IDF forces relayed their experience in combating regional terrorism threats to the US forces, according to Israel's Channel 2.
The State Department said the move constitutes "activity that is systematically undermining the prospects for a two-state solution."
"I’m very pro-Israel, and I can’t like anybody who isn’t,” said Caan, who visited the Kotel, put on tefillin.
By DAVID BRINN
US military testing to see if chemical agent used in attack; no American forces injured.
Remarks come day after US designated former Hamas interior minister Fathi Hammad as an international terrorist.
By ADAM RASGON
Syria's army general command said the strike was "conclusive evidence" that the US and its allies support the Islamic State jihadist organization.
Allegations of Saudi involvement in the September 11, 2001 attacks still persists in the US despite denials by the FBI and White House.
The Iranian military reportedly warned the American planes that they posed the risk of getting shot down if they did not change course.
Gulf states rap passage by US Congress of law allowing families of the deadly 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom; White House expected to veto measure.
Agreement includes cease-fire, aid, plan against Islamists • Hours after announcement, Russian bombs kill at least 25 in attack on Idlib.
Remarks come days after uptick in tensions between Washington and Tehran after US accuses Iran of harassing American warships in the Strait of Hormuz.
Now the US has to act as a juggler, maneuvering between the contradictory interests of its two allies in the war against ISIS, the Kurds and Turkey.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Claims of potential breach risk at southern Turkey's Incirlik base are made in report issued by the Washington-based Stimson Center.
The Wall Street Journal reports that senior US officials deny any link between payment and prisoner swap while critics have charged that the move represented a ransom payment.
"The breakout time does not go off a cliff nor do we believe that it would be cut in half, to six months, by year 11," says State Department deputy spokesman.
This shocking footage will give you goosebumps.
By MARTINA BIALEK
A Pew Research Center survey released last week showed that only 15 percent of respondents felt optimistic about this election. Far more chose descriptions such as “frustrated” or “disgusted."
The gut-wrenching, heartbreaking transcript from a day when deep addiction brought out the love in someone who genuinely cared.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
How an apathetic American public is letting terrorism thrive again.
By ARI KRAUSS
The scope of the deal and its provisions on missile defense funding demonstrate a strong commitment to Israel’s qualitative military edge.
By REBECCA BORNSTEIN
To disseminate a Judaism that is unconnected to the land of our forefathers and the place of Jewish spiritual longing for millennia is to spread a Judaism that lacks a foundation and soul.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH,AMIR OHANA
To provide US taxpayer money to Abbas and his government so that they can treat terrorists as heroes or glorious martyrs is morally unacceptable.
By DAN COATS
This US presidential election scheduled for November 8 is breaking all rules and sending axioms out the proverbial window.
By MICAH D. HALPERN
I have appreciated Trump’s candor throughout the campaign, but casting aspersions on the integrity of the American voting system is dangerous. People have to have faith in democratic institutions.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
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
On my way to work I heard former KKK leader David Duke speak about running for the US Senate on the platform of “returning America to its European roots."
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed (2013), historian and lawyer John Ragosta legitimately credits Jefferson for his ideological, political and religious commitment to freedom of religion.
By ELI KAVON
Will the audience in Atlanta understand that we have a Palestinian physician and a Jewish grandmother who have bonded and created an extraordinary friendship over the worst possible circumstance?
By BARBARA SOFER
The critical difference on Israel this year is not in the platforms, but in the presidential candidates themselves.
By GREG ROSENBAUM
It appears now that the Russians are making a bold attempt to get a finger in the US election pie. We will see who comes up with the plum when the polls close on November 8, 2016.
By MIKE EVANS
Former US president is reportedly planning to vote against his Republican party's nominee - Donald Trump.
Democratic nominee's campaign says Clinton is resting at daughter's apartment and is "feeling much better" after leaving early from 9/11 ceremony in New York.
43% of Israeli Jews prefer Clinton as president, compared to 34% who want Trump, according to latest Israel Democracy Institute survey.
Pro-Israel Brian Mast, a 35-year-old Christian father of three, has won the Republican nomination in Florida's 18th Congressional district.
Assassinated prime minister's son, Yuval Rabin, warns of Donald Trump's rhetoric against Hillary Clinton in USA Today op-ed.
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 rise of Tim Kaine, long aligned with J Street's worldview, is a significant milestone for the young lobby of a two-state solution.
American Nazi Party chairman, Rocky Suhayda, asserted on his radio program in July that he expects Trump to win the presidency, and "it's gonna surprise the enemy."
Reupblican nominee's retort came after Obama denounced him as being “woefully unprepared” to serve as president of the United States.
David Blomstrom is one of 11 gubernatorial candidates in Washington state.
Most US Jews don’t vote primarily based on Israel, but as Democrats passed a controversial Iran deal and condemned Israel’s building in the West Bank, Republicans saw a window of opportunity.
Republican presidential nominee questions whether bereaved mother of war hero was allowed to speak during the couple's appearance at the Democratic convention.
Whereas older Jewish Democrats once coalesced around Israel as an issue, that’s a harder sell for younger Jewish Democrats, who increasingly question the actions of the government in Jerusalem.
Demonstrators burn leaflets and American flag during protest outside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
After the presidential nominating vote, the convention by voice vote nominated Indiana Governor Mike Pence, 57, Trump's choice for his vice presidential running mate.
Presumptive Republican nominee's wife is accused of copying parts of 2008 address by outgoing first lady.