02.22.2017 | 26 Shevat, 5777
Hezbollah claims Israel spied in Lebanon, denies IDF strike in Syria
IDF jets allegedly attack Hezbollah targets in Syria overnight
BDS protest nixes envoy’s talk at Dublin college
Egypt, Jordan leaders say two-state solution not up for compromise
Erdan under fire as reports say incident in Umm al-Hiran was not a terror attack
Netanyahu lauds Trump for taking 'strong stand against antisemitism'
Activists claim victory as Oscar grab bag Israel trips go unused
Committee meets to decide future of Israel's Supreme Court
Australia underlines support for two-state solution as Netanyahu makes historic visit
PM: Israel's pivot to Asia is economic not political
Analysis: Will lower sentence cost Israel on legitimacy and at ICC?
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Veteran Israeli guitarist/composer collaborates with Vertigo Dance Company
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
IFL’s Kovalski earns football scholarship in US
Casspi on the move in blockbuster trade
Israeli hospital restores face of boy mauled by hyena in Ethiopia
Health Ministry knew about elderly abuse a year ago, says Channel 2
Your Taxes: Reportable tax positions
52 faculty dentists get dismissal letters
Health Ministry cannot judge medical negligence, say MKs
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Who are the people killed by Nouri al-Maliki, and why?
After al-Bab, is Turkey really opting for liberating Raqqa?
The two-state solution is dead! Long live the quest for peace!
Planting trees in the bastion of democracy
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Author Jonathan Foer: 'My Israeli friends want to raise kids elsewhere'
Steven Spielberg’s mother, Leah Adler, dies at 97
WATCH: Bravo's Andy Cohen invokes Jewish roots, condemns cemetery attack
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
NJ yeshiva’s alumni, staff implore graduate Jared Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
Trump chooses McMaster to replace Flynn as National Security Advisor
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
Actress Lindsay Lohan claims to have been racially profiled at airport
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
Yesh Atid leader: Netanyahu "seen as Israeli Republican."
By GIL HOFFMAN
Jim Mattis, on his debut trip to the region as Pentagon chief, was expected to meet Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan and US embassy representatives.
In light of alleged role in international drug trafficking, Trump administration imposes sanctions against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami.
The departure could slow Trump's bid to warm up relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
After the initial ban was halted by the court, the US President has stated that he was considering issuing a new executive order next week.
Thousands of travelers await the court's final decision regarding the travel ban, which seeks to prohibit the entrance of immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries into the US.
By JOY BERNARD
The Department filed the appeal a day after a federal judge in Seattle ordered Trump's travel ban to be lifted. The president's Jan. 27 order had barred admission of citizens from the seven nations.
The judge's temporary restraining order represents a major challenge to US President Donald Trump's action
The State Department said on Friday that fewer than 60,000 visas previously issued to citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen had been invalidated as a result of the order.
The sanctions were similar to actions taken by the Obama administration targeting Iran's ballistic missile network.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
"What this executive order is doing is making our country less safe."
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Trump administration has decided to revamp the "Countering Violent Extremism," program changing its focus to Islamist extremism only.
President Trump announced on Tuesday that he has nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
Historically, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has served as the primary military adviser on the NSC principals committee – the president’s core national security team.
“Effectively, I have become a prisoner in my host country.”
"Life is winning again in America," the vice president told the hundreds of thousands of the March for Life attendees, who look to newly sworn-in President Trump as an outspoken opposer of abortions.
Before Friday's executive order, several liberal Jewish groups decried the administration's plans to tighten restrictions for some Muslim immigrants.
May offered tough language on Iran and the nuclear deal it reached with world powers in 2015.
Senior US diplomats at the State Department have left their posts in what may very well be a coordinated walkout.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Officials in the Obama administration reportedly sent a written notification to the Republican-majority Congress that it would spend the funds only hours before Trump took his oath.
By ADAM RASGON,MICHAEL WILNER
The former CEO of Exxon Mobil has almost certainly secured Senate confirmation and is inching closer to becoming the next US Secretary of State.
A tumultuous world has long looked to Washington for stability. No longer.
The protests illustrated the depth of the anger in a deeply divided country that is still recovering from the scarring 2016 campaign season.
Many of those who spoke to 'The Jerusalem Post' on the National Mall spoke of some familiarity with Trump’s relationship to Israel, regardless of religion.
By JOSH SOLOMON
“We’ve defended other nation’s borders while refusing to defend our own, and spent trillions of dollars overseas while America’s infrastructure has fallen into disrepair and decay.”
In his final speech as president, Obama promises that terrorism and authoritarianism will not defeat America 'unless we betray our Constitution and our principles in the fight.'
Allegations that Russia attempted to compromise New York real estate businessman Trump have been circulating in Washington for months.
“Trump’s approaches to the Palestine issue do not serve stability in the region and entice Israel to become more extreme.”
By ADAM RASGON
The bill, called the Safeguard Israel Act, aims to cut off funding to the United Nations until the president certifies to Congress that the controversial UNSCR 2334 has been repealed.
The leading contender to head the Democratic National Committee was embroiled in an antisemitic controversy that raised eyebrows as well as many questions.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Launched on International Holocaust Memorial Day this friday, the Twitter feed @Stl Manifest reveals the personal stories of Jewish refugees from Europe who were all aboard the M.S St. Louis ship.
By BEN SALES/JTA
“The American Jewish community and Israeli society exist in very different realities and these differences have been shaping the worldviews of these two communities.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The executive order would begin to make good on Trump’s pledge during the campaign to bar Muslims, later amended to citizens of countries compromised by terrorism, from entering the US.
In many cases the callers were live, Goldenberg said, as opposed to the previous threat, when calls were recorded.
The letter states that it is not an endorsement of Ellison for DNC chair, but rather “a call to reject the unfair and baseless accusations some have leveled at him.”
The FBI has not named any suspects or described a likely motive for the bomb threats earlier this week.
In 1970, an Israeli military court convicted Rasmea Yousef Odeh of participating in the bombing which killed two people.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The four star general is the alleged source of information that was leaked to the press regarding a cyber attack on Iranian nuclear facilities in 2010.
On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that some US intelligence officials are withholding certain intelligence from Trump because of continued concerns it will be compromised or leaked.
The two would be wise to learn from what went wrong with Obama, and do the opposite.
Israel for years has maintained Trumpian semi-bans on entry by citizens from several Arab countries and asylum seekers; The difference is that the law is often not enforced.
By ANDREW TOBIN/JTA
New US Ambassador to the United Nations meets with Israeli counterpart Danny Danon in New York.
PM flies to London on Sunday, then DC the following week.
By HERB KEINON
“After visiting Speaker Edelstein in Jerusalem last year, it was a privilege to host him at the US Capitol this afternoon."
By UDI SHAHAM
In the wake of Trump's executive order on immigration, many are wondering where he got the list of seven countries affected by it.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The primer minister's remarks came after the co-chairman of Republicans Overseas Israel indicated that Netanyahu had urged Trump to delay the process of moving the US embassy.
The first week of Trump’s presidency shows him eager to change tone on Israel but in no great rush to move the embassy to Jerusalem.
The move, first reported in the New York Times, would create a committee tasked with reviewing US aid to the international bodies and programs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The "successful" anti-missile system trials were conducted in central Israel under a media blackout.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
"I am holding talks with government officials in the US and I know that they are serious about their intention," Nir Barkat says in regard to US President Donald Trump's pledge.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
President-elect Trump expressed his faith Kushner's appointment, saying that "I have a feeling that Jared is going to do a great job."
Largest gap found between Republicans, Democrats on Israeli-Palestinian issue
A commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards cautioned the US against underestimating Iran's capabilities, saying that the US better be careful or it shall receive "a slap in the face."
"If a person can't see the difference between the Muslim Brotherhood and Daesh (Islamic State) than his eyesight is blurred," says Bir Zeit Univeristy political scientist Samir Awad.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Trump made the comment on Friday after the Iranian president said during anniversary celebrations of the Islamic Revolution that Iran "will make anyone who speaks with language of threats regret it."
Egyptian and US officials say the Trump administration will likely seek to lift or ease conditions imposed under Obama on the payment of $1.3 billion in US military aid a year.
US officials are reported to have said that government agencies have been consulted about a proposal to classify Iran's most powerful security entity as a terror group.
Might Trump leak Israeli and other allied intelligence to Russia in light of his continued unusually pro-Russia attitude?
After announcing new sanctions on Friday, the Trump administration was adamant in its rebuke of Iran, saying that Iran behaved in a "belligerent and lawless" manner across the Middle East.
Trump's order caused angry reactions in Iraq, where more than 5,000 US troops are deployed, helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the war on Islamic State.
Arab travelers in the Middle East and North Africa said the order was humiliating and discriminatory; Iran has vowed to retaliate.
In a speech on Saturday, the Iranian president made remarks that criticized US President Trump's new strategic moves, saying that "they have forgotten that the Berlin Wall fell years ago.
The Iraqis, many from Mosul and the nearby city of Tel Afar, ride around on motorcycles telling them where to take up positions.
Having a Muslim friend in a turbulent region that allows all religions to co-exist is a valuable asset to the US, to Israel and the world in general.
By RAOUL LOWERY CONTRERAS
"The abrupt resignation of the national security adviser, Lt.-Gen. Mike Flynn, plunged the Trump administration into turmoil."
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
"We are observing in action the American system of checks and balances, and separation of powers."
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
The most controversial action was the president’s brutal, impulsive executive order implementing his campaign promise to block refugees from entering the US.
By ISI LEIBLER
The very act of mentioning bad behavior carried out by members of a specific group seems inherently bigoted.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
For this nervous moment to pass we need both our government, and the resistance to it, to recognize that American Jews are feeling a little frightened right now.
By JOEL BRAUNOLD
Should the Iranians abandon the deal, it would be their fault.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“The days of turning a blind eye to Iran’s hostile and belligerent actions toward the United States and the world community are over."
May the recipients of Trump’s sudden solicitude be as wary of this new friend as they are of their enemies.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
Which story will be told of our time? President Donald Trump has taken up the old banner of America First – whether by intention or accident we cannot know – but the same impulses lie behind it.
By FREDERICK MAYER
The aftermath of the US elections reveals the duplicitous nature of Liberalism, exposing it for the fascist ideology that it has become.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
The current media and left-wing uproar over the executive order US President Donald Trump signed on Saturday is extraordinary on many levels.
I trust the administration will be much more careful in future pronouncements.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Though repugnant, the radical lens through which Beinart sees the Arab-Israeli conflict at least steers him to a clear-cut conclusion, albeit a false one. Simply put, he is on the side of the enemy.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Two paths to a single outcome.
By DOV BECK
At this point, the international community is still trying to assess the nature of President Trump’s administration.
By TOMER UDI
"The election of Trump is a revolution in American political history. Not to recognize that simple fact is to turn a blind eye to the truth."
By MICAH HALPERN
Of 189,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel, 25% live below the poverty line.
By YECHIEL ECKSTEIN
Who knows, in four years’ time his marketing team may consider adding one more word to their chief’s political slogan: “Make America Even Greater.”
By JONATHAN GABAY
The prime minister took an important first step toward rebooting relations with the US by shelving – at least temporarily – a bill that would officially annex Ma'aleh Adumim.
In August the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan participated in a joint military exercise with the US, alongside Israeli participants.
By BARUCH STEIN
The two governments, the one in place and the other still in formation, have already begun their dialogue.
By AARON BRAUNSTEIN
Welcome to schizophrenic America where in the space of just 48 hours America’s capital city can change from blue to red to blue again.
Despite the fact that the Obama administration aided Israel
more than any other US government, many still feel relieved
with today’s change of guards in the White House.
By STEWART WEISS
Fully 83% of Israelis say they expect Trump to be “pro-Israel,” according to a December poll.
By JOEL C. ROSENBERG
As President Obama retires from the White House he leaves behind a legacy of language and little else, which in many ways makes him the anti-Mandela.