05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Netanyahu recants post over alleged rape of Jewish woman by Palestinians
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Not the bogeyman
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Arab World: ISIS shifting tactics as it loses territory, recruits
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
"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
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
President Shimon Peres hosts female lovers of literature at panel of female writers.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A panel at ‘The Jerusalem Post’ Conference in New York on how to combat delegitimization of Israel yielded differing opinions and passionate debate.
By DAVID BRINN
Harvard professor says Honduran Cardinal Maradiaga has blamed Jews for scandal surrounding sexual misconduct of priests.
Dershowitz: I have won this issue. Rosenberg has been fired... the campaign has succeeded.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
'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.
After pressure, Media Matters fires anti-Israel writer M.J. Rosenberg.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
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.
The Met's exhibit on Gertrude Stein suppresses truth about her collaboration with Nazism.
A policy of containment and deterrence is a call for inaction.
Obama sent a clear message to the Iranians that his no-nuclear policy is not a bluff.
Conference will rail against a Jewish State but won’t refute Islam as the official religion.
American Jews who support current Israeli policies are accused of dual loyalty.
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
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.
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?
Words have consequences. History teaches that lesson to us time and again, most recently in Toulouse.
By ABRAHAM H. FOXMAN
The term “Israel Firster” is almost tantamount to accusing a supporter of America’s military as being a “Troops Firster.”
By DOVID EFUNE
Support for a two-state solution has sown the seeds for the international delegitimization of Israel