01.19.2017 | 21 Tevet, 5777
‘More than just our homes were destroyed’
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Sr.-St.-Sgt.-Maj. Erez Levy laid to rest in Yavne
Liberman tells Gazans to ‘kick Hamas out’
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
Ayelet Shaked: Arab MKs to blame for deaths
‘Mr. Gaga’ dances across the USA
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
‘Getting tough’ is not best approach to changing student behavior
A.B. Yehoshua and ‘the malady of the Jews’
Washington Watch: The peace gamble
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
In second wave of bomb threats at least 18 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
'German research institute trivializes Holocaust to attack Israel'
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
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
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
Passage into law of controversial legislation would also lead to Obama administration letting an anti-settlement resolution through at the UN, says Dershowitz.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"To be critical of a country’s policies is not to demand the unique kind of moral capital punishment of BDS,” says Dershowitz.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The exhibition will be used as a platform to explore “The Secrets of Medicine in Jerusalem” in and around the Old City on Friday mornings.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Although he was expected to attend the dinner, President-elect Donald Trump’s newly appointed chief strategist Steve Bannon was not present on Sunday night.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Danny Danon says the days of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement's lies and intimidation are "coming to an end.”
Speakers at the event include Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Alan Dershowitz.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Dershowitz, who as billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyer, was named as one of several men who also had sex with the women procured by Epstein.
Dershowitz, who served as an appellate lawyer for Simpson, had unique insight into the trial and Netanyahu prodded for particulars.
Dershowitz tells Post that if Israel offered “honorary citizenship to musicians and academics who could be subject to BDS” it could dissuade boycotts of the Jewish state.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
US District Judge Kenneth Marra ruled that it was unnecessary for two more women to join a 2008 mainly against lawsuit against convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF,REUTERS
Dershowitz filed the statement in Florida federal court on Monday night, along with a motion to join in a lawsuit brought against the US government by Dershowitz's accuser.
Prominent jurist strongly denies claim that he had sexual relations with a young woman.
By SAM SOKOL
Liberman defends idea of population, territory exchanges with future Palestinian state.
Harvard Prof. tells audience at 'Post' conference who laugh at his peace plan ideas that they are "foolish."
President’s Kennedy death affected me both directly and indirectly.
By ALAN M. DERSHOWITZ
Harvard’s loss is Israel’s gain, as the famed attorney may become an Israeli citizen. He recently talked to ‘The Jerusalem Post’ about the peace process, free speech and O.J. Simpson.
President Shimon Peres hosts female lovers of literature at panel of female writers.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Harvard professor says Honduran Cardinal Maradiaga has blamed Jews for scandal surrounding sexual misconduct of priests.
The emeritus Harvard law school professor speaks to The Jerusalem Post about a number of hot-button issues.
He did not specify whether he had visited Olmert in a professional capacity, as a friend or as a peace process researcher.
'I was told in no uncertain terms that I wouldn’t win' Oxford debate, says US lawyer, activist.
By JOSH DELL
As always, there will be a graveside memorial service in Sde Boker.
World Championship bowling
By JERUSALEM POST - IVRIT
No more stuttering - with Novotech
Former Canadian justice minister Irwin Cotler
has been at the barricades for justice – and for Israel – for decades.
By ROBERT SLATER
A mostly young and very fashionable crowd arrived in droves on Wednesday night to the swanky Lower East Side bar The DL for a fundraiser.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
The 75-year-old lawyer, who is known for taking on high profile and often unpopular causes and clients, has taught at Harvard Law for half a century.
The rabbinate recently rejected a letter by Weiss vouching for the Jewish credentials of an American couple seeking to wed in Israel.
Law professor sends episode of Larry David's show to Netanyahu, hoping he will invite Abbas over to watch it together.
Alan Dershowitz takes his unique lens to Abraham and the history of Jewish litigation in his latest book.
Alan Dershowitz builds a case against the US administration’s deal with Iran while proposing a way out for both sides.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The boycotter's actions indicates that he endorses the repression practiced by the Iranian mullahs and the Chinese party bosses.
Boston bomber should cooperate with authorities in exchange for his life, thus denying him martyrdom.
A hero was made out of a Jordanian soldier who murdered 7 Israeli school girls and wounded 6 others during a peace program in 1997.
I will continue to fight back and respond every time the dogs of defamation are unleashed against me.
Endorsing only one side of a controversial issue while refusing to acknowledge the other side is unacceptable.
Brooklyn College Political Science dept denies equal free speech and academic freedom to pro-Israel students and faculty.
Kasim Hafeez makes a strong case for Israel.
By MAXINE DOVERE/JNS.ORG
Expect only a "hudna" that will last until Hamas decides it is time to invoke violence once again.
A park in NJ is being named after Grabowski, a man who called Jews “vermin,” “animals” and “Christ killers.”
Those who employ violence should never be allowed to initiate a debate about the limits of free speech.
J Street should get out of the business of telling Israel how to balance existential risks.
A response to Joel Pollak for Liberal Democrat voters who support Israel.
The lawyer's case for Obama's reelection is inconsistent with some of his previous criticisms.
By DEBORAH DANAN
Pulitzer Prize winning author has refused to have 'The Color Purple' translated into Hebrew.
A key question is whether Congress will choose to assert its constitutional power to participate in foreign policy decisions.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Magazaine contains section entitled "Selected Jihadi Operations From 1980-2014 In Against Israeli & America’s Interests."
By Ariel Ben Solomon
In exclusive remarks to ‘Post,’ famed law professor calls Iran ‘greatest single threat to Israel.’
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
News briefs from around the Jerusalem area.
In Dershowitz’s view there should be a complete separation of religion and state in Israel.
By STEVE LINDE
The sight of veteran Channel 2 police reporter Moshe Nussbaum instantly arouses suspicion that something on the premises may be amiss.
Olmert accuses PM of exaggerating on Iran nukes, but Steinitz says Tehran could produce 20-30 nukes a year; the two join Gabi Ashkenazi, Meir Dagan, Michael Oren and Alan Dershowitz at annual conference in New York.
Some of us may disagree on whether Rep. Ellison is our very first choice to be party chair, but he will be a perfectly great chair regardless.
By STEVE RABINOWITZ
The fact that Trump won tells us a great deal about the future, because a Trump presidency promises to be very different than a Clinton presidency would have been.
BDS is immoral, discriminatory, and undermines US interests abroad.
The US president owes the American people, and Benjamin Netanyahu, an explanation for his apparent hypocrisy and inconsistency
What one must ask is, how would Israel have been treated if it had adopted the policies toward migrants that Europe has? Let’s look at some facts.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Current manifestations of a widespread culture of victimization and grievance are only the most recent iterations of a dangerous long-term trend on campuses in the US and Europe.
Prime Minister Netanyahu’s nation has a far greater stake in the Iran Deal than most of the countries that negotiated it.
More partnerships along the lines of Cornell and the Technion might emerge, a clearly win-win situation for all.
By ANDREW PESSIN
“I feel unsafe” has become the argument stopper on many university campuses.
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
If Israelis voted their fears, these were not entirely irrational fears, they were based on the history of the region.
It is telling that Hamas has expressed satisfaction with the decision of the ICC to open an investigation of Israel’s military action during the recent war in Gaza.
For decades, Israel has found its most eloquent defender in Alan Dershowitz.
Singling out Israel for BDS campaigns, and isolating Israeli academic and cultural communities, will not correct the Palestinians’ past shortcomings.
By FRANCK SALAMEH
Amnesty International has become an apologist for terrorism and an enemy of democracy.
If the senior Obama officials who spoke to Jeffrey Goldberg were not authorized to make statements and took it upon themselves to do so, they should be fired.
At bottom The Death of Klinghoffer—a title deliberately selected to sanitize his brutal murder—is more propaganda than art.
Words are extremely important. And Netanyahu’s reiteration of certain truths that are under global assault is more crucial than ever, especially with a hostile administration in the White House and difficult opposition at home.
By RUTHIE BLUM
The brief submitted by the National Lawyers Guild and several other radical organizations is premised on the fact that there is one law for Israel and a different law for the rest of the world.
In brief, terrorism has proved to be a successful tactic. It works. That’s why ISIS engages in it.
gain I ask, is there a strategy to “Blame Israel First” so as to bias public opinion against Israel?
By Earl Cox
For Israel the end result should be a weakening of Hamas and a strengthening of Abbas and the Palestinian Authority.
By GERSHON BASKIN
We call upon the media to stop framing this kidnapping story, and to just present the facts as they are.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Five days after three Israeli teenagers were abducted by Islamic terrorists, there was still silence from EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
By BATSHEVA NEUER
I was rather surprised to discover that this was the extent of your coverage on the very brave Allied soldiers.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
After the command never to forget, it’s time to add another pledge on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
By LIAT COLLINS
With such a flimsy agreement, I wonder what will be left of Western commitment to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. And Israel will have to draw its own conclusions.
By YAAKOV AMIDROR
I recently met with Jacob Ostreicher, the Orthodox Jewish businessman who was falsely accused of drug trafficking and left for dead in a Bolivian hell-hole.
There is plenty of time for Arab leaders and community activists to adjust, prepare and take advantage of the electoral calculations.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Together we will train intelligent adults who will be able to conduct a frank and true dialogue without arrogance.
By GUR ALROEY
The Knesset’s committees have held debates on a bill which largely adopts the final proposals of the Schnitt report.
By PHILLIP MARCUS
History may well judge Snowden in a more positive light than that cast by our legal system.
I am originally from Montreal, where courtesy and pride of place are a way of life.
By RUTH BELOFF
Witness Dershowitz's mindless support for decidedly leftist, and clearly anti-Israel Samantha Power.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
People under siege end up blaming themselves for their enemies’ hatred toward them, delude themselves about the malicious intentions of their foes.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Response among 'Post' conference crowd toward selective speakers reminiscent of anti-Israel reactions on various campuses.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Tendency in the West, pointedly among liberals, to dismiss realities of Islamic world, Palestinians and direct focus solely on Israel.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
While Weberman is behind bars, many are still unnamed and continue to destroy the souls of young boys and girls because of a conspiracy of silence surrounding rabbinical sexual misconduct.
By NAOMI RAGEN
Vladimir Putin can bomb the hell out of Georgians over Abkhazia and South Ossetia and as long as the Irish don’t have an upcoming World Cup qualifier there, it’s irrelevant.
By JOHN LALOR
The case for President Barack Obama’s reelection is factually inaccurate and uncharacteristically cursory, but most important, deeply disappointing.
By ANTONY GORDON
When is Israel ever going to learn? Let’s stop being so gracious and kindhearted to the PA – you’ll never know when it will stab you in the back.
I, too, heard Obama’s pledge to “have Israel’s back,” but based on his actions thus far my concern is that this is where he’ll stick the knife.
What is it about the Palestinian issue that induces the total eclipse of common sense in otherwise ostensibly intelligent people?
This election revealed that there are divisions across impermissible lines: racial, ethnic, gender, religious, class, and a willingness to resort to violence.