03.31.2017 | 4 Nisan, 5777
Palestinian woman shot dead in stabbing attack lost son in police shooting
UN looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy
Arab states to UNESCO: Reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem
Watch: Hamas threatens top Israeli officials over Gaza assassination
Security cabinet unanimously approves new settlement, first time in 25 years
Israeli figure skater Bychenko books spot in 2018 Olympics
Crunch clash between Beersheba, Mac TA
Holocaust Remembrance Day poster contest winner addresses stolen identity
Deal ends coalition crisis over public broadcasting
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
WATCH: Babies try gefilte fish for the first time
Italian fare with French flair
Seafood takes pride of place at Abrage
The Russia Ballet Theater will perform ‘Don Quixote’
Vigdorchik brings in sponsorship for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Jerusalem Post’ prize goes to Bright Dairy
Innovation technology giant EON Reality coming to Israel
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Column one: Israel’s silenced majority
Editor's notes: Trump’s process to peace
Trump’s peace push
March 31, 2017: Speak truth
'Syrian refugee numbers pass 5 million mark in Mideast'
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Report: Jewish White House official named as source in Trump-Russia investigation
For first time in decades, Pakistan allows one citizen to register as a Jew
Jews slam Belgian region's plan to ban ritual slaughter
British Baroness calls on government to prosecute Brits serving in the IDF
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Trump accepts Amona settlement exception, US official says
David Friedman sworn in as new US Ambassador to Israel
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
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
This week in 60 seconds: Pre-Passover tensions
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of March 31, 2017
Grapevine: Italian film festival
Grapevine: Crossing the line
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
JPost on Instagram
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just A Thought: On Jewish memory
Meeting real Americans
A Bounty of Books
Hot off the Arab press
Foreign flavors at Mamilla Rooftop
Ready, set, go!
This week in Jerusalem
Two she-bears in Thailand
Hitting the notes, together
Time and tide wait only for artists
A life in film
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זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
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Opinion: Raising Arrows - Fruits of Labor
World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
In December the Mossad, Israel's foreign intelligence agency, was reported to have assassinated a Hamas militant operating out of Tunisia, according to Arab media.
By ASHER WEBER
Michel Aoun charges that information obtained by his government indicated that the Israeli intelligence agency was behind the fatal shooting of a Lebanese businessman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Remarks by Palestinian Authority foreign minister come after Abbas address to African Union over the weekend.
By ADAM RASGON
Abbas addresses 54-member state body during its 27th-annual summit in Kigali, Rwanada.
The Palestinian people have a right “to self-determination and to a State on the basis of the borders of June 4, 1967, with east Jerusalem as its capital,” says African Group.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Two Israeli entrepreneurs seek to use all their hometown resources to help support the Rwandan capital of Kigali on its journey to becoming the African Start-up Nation.
By SHTERNY ISSEROFF
“By adding additional electricity onto the grid now, it does allow for economic stimulation to happen.”
By SHARON UDASIN
‘The only hope to move the continent forward is agriculture’
Some 300,000 people have been trained, leaving them as goodwill ambassadors for Israel and empowered to develop and build.
By ANN GOLDBERG
Now solar energy has been brought to 104 African villages, and one million people have access to water.
Certain HDL particles seem to protect better against atherosclerosis.
By JUDY SIEGEL
Visiting Liberian senate president says his nation has great admiration for Israel and “can learn much from you in the fields of innovation, technology, agriculture and medical research.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Bridging Muslim-Christian rifts a theme of pontiff's Africa tour.
At the end of the conference the audience stands to sing the national anthems of South Africa and Israel, an optimistic note to conclude an exceptional community’s celebration of both countries.
By STEVE LINDE
Evidence of a historic Judaic presence in Madagascar is scarce, and what signs can be found could date from from the seventh century, when traders from Arab lands sailed to the island.
By DEBORAH JOSEFSON/JTA
A prominent Chabad emissary based in Nigeria, is supervising the construction of a mikvah for women in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on land purchased for him by an Israeli firm.
Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world and has been damaged by civil wars, corruption, poor access to education and the effects of HIV.
By BERNARD DICHEK
“We need help to keep our doors open.”
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Chad severed ties with Israel in 1972 after coming under intense pressure from its Arab neighbors, Libya and Sudan.
By HERB KEINON
The Netanyahu brothers went to Cheltenham High School outside Philadelphia before returning to Israel.
By GIL HOFFMAN
A country of history and culture, Senegal boasts a beautiful coastline, unique art scene and a deep connection to the tragic saga of the slave trade.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A Muslim West African country enjoys unique relations with Israel and offers a model for the region.
Israel’s ambassador to Senegal Paul Hirschson explains his team’s plan for sustainable rural agriculture development.
The Splendid Hotel is popular with Westerners and French soldiers based in Burkina Faso.
Gunmen emerged from the hotel and fired into the air; A vehicle carrying security personnel arrived and shortly afterwards an intense gun battle began.
Al Shabaab warns Muslims in West that they are not welcome in US, shows Trump calling for temporary entry ban on Muslims.
Four or five rockets land inside base in north of country; attack follows terror attack on hotel in capital that killed 20.
The raid targeted the Radisson Blu hotel, located just west of the city centre in a neighbourhood that is home to government ministries and diplomats.
Netanyahu said that Israel hopes to “deepen its cooperation with [Zambia], which I think is important for both our countries and both our peoples."
While Israel is very interested in strengthening its economic ties with Africa, the diplomatic one is more important.
Israel currently has diplomatic ties with 40 of the 48 sub-Saharan states.
The Tel Aviv Museum presents a host of African art and music.
By BARRY DAVIS
Koroma’s comments came before a meeting with Netanyahu on the second day of his visit here, the first-ever visit to Israel by a Sierra Leonean president.
This is the third time Akufo-Addo has run for president; the last time was in 2012, when he made a trip to Jerusalem and prayed at the Western Wall just before the elections.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Mohammed Abdul Malik Bajabu is suspected of plotting and executing two terror attacks against Israeli targets in Mombasa, Kenya on the same day in 2002.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
A new exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum rediscovers the African continent.
By JOY BERNARD
Some African capitals have been signaling to Israeli officials a desire to deepen ties for several years, and are frustrated that Jerusalem has not responded faster.
By JEREMY SHARON
Gnassingbe was one of three heads of state and 12 other prime ministers and foreign ministers from Africa at the meeting.
By HERB KEINON,DANIELLE ZIRI
Earlier this summer, the Prime Minister went on a historical visit to Africa, the first by a sitting Israeli Prime minister in 29 years.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Dore Gold visits another Muslim African country with whom Israel has no formal ties.
This is the second time Foreign Ministry head Dore Gold has visited such a state without diplomatic relations in the past month.
Gold’s trip to West Africa comes just over a week after Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé visited Israel, and agreed on an Israeli-African summit.
The announced plans come just two weeks after President Gnassingbe’s brother-in-law, Marcel Alain de Souza, was in Israel and invited Netanyahu to a summit in Nigeria later this year.
Togo is one of the countries Jerusalem is relying on to help build stronger ties with western Africa, according to one Israeli diplomatic official.
Grace Njapau is running for office for the Chavuma constituency, and says her husband’s Jewish and Israeli identity play a positive role in her campaign.
PM meets president of 15-member West African regional group.
Rivlin: “Everyone knows that Africa is part of the future of the world.”
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Following Guinea, ‘Post’ learns Chad next to renew ties with Jerusalem
By HERB KEINON,ADAM RASGON
Guinea, formerly known as French Guinea, is a country of some 10.5 million people, 85% of whom are Muslim.
Official: Netanyahu would like to convene a summit in West Africa soon.
Netanyahu had to enjoy himself on his African tour this week, where Israel’s stock is on the rise, the diplomatic process is just an afterthought, and no one seems to care about settlements.
Anonymous source tells Kuwaiti newspaper that on Tuesday the Kenyan authorities informed the PM's security guards that the convoy must change its route.
By HERB KEINON,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
“This is a unique bond that both our peoples would rather not have had, but we both persevered despite the pain, despite the horror we survived, we never never lost hope. You never lost hope.”
"The way to peace is through negotiations, we are willing to have direct negotiations, they are not willing to. That is preventing peace not a few houses in Jerusalem and Ma'ale Adumim."
“We Christians in Kenya have a lot of attachment to Israel, and that helps in wanting to do business with the country,”
Netanyahu also mentions hopes to travel to South America
“I said Israel also needs Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, all the countries,” Netanyahu said.
Trip marks first by sitting PM to continent in 29 years; Netanyahu to attend ceremony marking 40 years since Entebbe raid, meet leaders from seven states and visit four countries in five days.
The Ivory Coast was instrumental in helping Israel to restore ties with other African countries.
Step Afrika! brings a taste of African dance to the holy city.
Israel is displaying renewed interest in Africa, after the extensive ties that developed in the 1960s had crumbled.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Israeli envoy: We can speak to Africa authentically and have an equal conversation in a way neither Europe nor the Arab world can.
Aminata Toure, a former prime minister, is adamant that women should be playing a leading role in politics.
Among the countries that Netanyahu plans to visit in Africa are Kenya and Uganda.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Amina Mohamed says PM’s planned African visit would send clear message.
“The cooperation between our countries since the time of our independence has been formidable," Kenyan president says in Jerusalem.
President’s spokesman expresses ‘appreciation’ for Israeli training of Kenyan security personnel.
Israel was an observer member of the Organization of African Unity until the OAU was dissolved and replaced by the African Union in 2002.
Just three years ago, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir vowed that his country would never normalize relations with the “Zionist enemy.”
PMO's Counter-Terrorism Bureau says that after security assessment, new warnings were placed against travel to Niger, northern Cameroon, and Chad.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The JACC was created because most refugee social service centers are based in Tel Aviv, forcing Jerusalem’s migrant population to leave the capital to receive aid.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Shmuel (Sammy) Benalal, 60, identified as Israeli fatality; Foreign Ministry says another Israeli rescued after attack.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
North Africa remains a region in flux suffering from
the same problems that led to the Arab Spring in the first place.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
An exhibit at the Tel Aviv Museum showcases the works of
African artists and that of Israeli artists who deal with the
One of the issues Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to tackle on his African visit was the tendency of Israel’s friends on the continent to vote against it at international forums.
By ARYE ODED
Gilad Millo, a former Israeli career diplomat, has become a hit in his adopted Kenya.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
By MEDIA LINE
Among my family’s many legends is one that ends in a cemetery in the heart of Africa.
By BEN DANSKER
A new book documents the minute-by-minute story of Israel’s daring 1976 raid to rescue hostages in Entebbe.
“Afro-futurism is proposed here as a prism of looking at Sub-Saharan Africa."
By JESSICA VRAZILEK
Thanks to two teachers who believe in sharing experiences and building friendships across the globe, learning about two different countries became a much more personal experience for our students.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
The tiny sliver of a country joins the ranks of other Islamic Republics such as Iran and Afghanistan.
At the first anniversary of the Global Goals, Israel emerges as a leader in development. But there’s work to be done at home.
By STEPHANIE GRANOT
Few personalities alive have brought healing and harmony to such a devastated people.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Hundreds of millions of people in numerous countries have been sentenced to live in country-like prisons due the unwillingness to confront dictators and authoritarian regimes.
Jerusalem needs to respond with all due haste!
By JÜRGEN BÜHLER
“Africa is beset by difficulties and Israel holds the key to them,” Gnassingbe said. He is planning to host an Israel-Africa summit in the spring of 2017.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Let’s show the world that we can do better than Europe in our treatment of African refugees, that Israel is far from being a racist nation, and that the Zionist dream is alive and well, thanks to our rediscovery of Africa.
By SHELDON GELLAR
Israel poised to become a superpower of goodness in Africa.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
African leaders know all too well that terrorism and violence are not confined to the Middle East, and most have learned that reflexive public antipathy toward Israel is a fruitless exercise.
By JACK ROSEN
The event sent shockwaves through the international community as images of dead children made the front pages of newspapers from the United States to Germany.
By BENJI SHULMAN
I first visited Senegal in 2006 – when I arrived, I was struck by the sharp contrasts of a developing nation.
By JIM TEICHER
As the chief spokesman for the organization, he trumpeted the black separatist’s group’s extremist views – that which branded whites as “the devil” and called on blacks to take up arms if necessary.
By ARIEL ZILBER
A fascinating feature of the country is its patriotism, seen with the presence of the Israeli flag in every part of the country, even in Tel Aviv.
By LESIBA BAPELA
Shmuel Benalal came to Israel as a youth and lived in the Judean Hills community of Tzur Hadassah with his wife, Flory, and three sons, before he was killed in the Mali terror attack.
"Most people know nothing, and care less, about the goings-on in West Africa."
By RUTHIE BLUM