04.23.2017 | 27 Nisan, 5777
84 more Hamas men quit hunger strike – Prisons Service
Israeli defense minister: Zero tolerance for thugs who attack IDF soldiers
6 Israeli-Jews charged with nationalistic attacks, terror against Israeli-Arabs
Fatah calls for Palestinian 'Day of Rage' against Israel
Massive country-wide strike expected tomorrow
NGO slams state for refugee request backlog crisis
German lawmaker cites 'grave differences' as top diplomat heads for Israel
LIVE: Israel holds Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at Yad Vashem
Lapid hosts ambassadors for Holocaust event
PM to head committee for better Holocaust survivor support
Beloved nightingale of Soviet Jewry has been silenced
Woman of Valor
Amos Oz, David Grossman shortlisted for Man Booker Prize
Grapevine: Stars and Stripes where are you?
Shatilov snags another bronze medal at Euros
Without top stars, Israelis fail to medal in Poland
Maccabi Tel Aviv brass still debating coaching direction
Beersheba extends lead on Maccabi Tel Aviv
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Health Scan: How stress controls hemoglobin levels in blood
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Stockholm-Eilat flights to restart in winter
Child injuries from ‘innocent-looking’ hoverboards are increasing
Tower for promoting applied medical research to be built
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
The only survivor
Passing the torch
to our students
Why a Holocaust survivor keeps returning to Poland
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
UN employee resigns amid allegations he was elected to Hamas leadership
Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention
Russia complains to US over exclusion from Syria chemical probe
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
ISIS crimes scarred Iraqi history and landscape
New app allows people worldwide to “Stand Still” in memory of Holocaust victims
Jews, Serbs to snub Croatian WWII death camp memorial
Antisemitism is losing
its stigma of shame
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Israeli tech prevents ads from funding terror websites
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move
West Wing New Yorkers take on Bannon
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
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 23, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Approaching Holocaust Remembrance Day
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
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Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
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
The Vienna-based Four Paws International, which has long described the Khan Younis Zoo as the worst in the world, rescued the animals from desolate conditions last Wednesday.
By SHARON UDASIN
Critics called the policy of shipping live cows and sheep by boat from Australia or Europe for slaughter in Israel animal abuse.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg says the practice “causes suffering to hundreds of thousands of animals annually and has not managed to lower prices.”
CEO of Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council says Australian livestock exporters take several steps to make the trips comfortable for animals.
No children under the age of five should be given nuts, peanuts, seeds and other hard foods to eat whole.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Australian activist: There’s no need to transport livestock halfway around the world just to be slaughtered.
"The cattle were unloaded from the vessel and the import shipment was canceled."
"Our inspection of slaughterhouses is rising to the next level...we must increase monitoring and enforcement or else these cases will not change," says agriculture minister.
The Red Sea dive will be the first in a series of such protests around the world.
Platform for screening and evaluating small molecules as potential drugs for various human genetic disorders uses human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.
BirdLife: Millions of birds killed around Mediterranean each year.
A total of 340,330 animals were used for medical and other studies last year compared to an average of 309,015 in previous years.
Following a Channel 10 undercover investigation of the Soglowek poultry slaughterhouse, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel immediately decided to shut down operations.
Ritual slaughter has come under attack in a number of European nations, with the practice banned in several.
By SAM SOKOL
Dr. Kimchi and her team developed lab mice that retain some natural instincts, such as the ability to react to danger.
Committee chairman Likud MK Haim Katz welcomed move but complains that the Israel Police “is not doing enough."
A Transportation Ministry law raises the hackles of dog owners.
By KEREN PREISKEL
"Animals have the right to live with dignity," Livni says, speaks of intention to transfer authority over animal welfare to Environmental Protection Ministry.
The escaped primate, named Conner, was described as a small, 17-year-old male of the capuchin species.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Curiosity delayed the flight at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport.
Activists fought to end exports, minimize experimentation on macaques
An abnormal number of the calves died during a flight from Hungary last week.
Since 2008, the Chief Rabbinate has spoken out against the shackle and hoist practice, encouraging the use of the rotating pens instead.
Organizer: It’s time to think about the relationship between humans and animals.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Zoological center volunteer claims rodents kept in crowded, cruel conditions.
Today is international ‘Animals Are Not Freight’ day.
Most of the animals at the event milled around nonchalantly, both running free in the dog park and socializing on leashes as their owners explored the booths.
The 10-meter-long whale was first spotted around 9:00 AM off of Tel Aviv's Gordon Beach before swimming northward toward Haifa.
Primates comprised just 1.5% of animals for experimentation.
President Reuven Rivlin and his wife Nechama host event for canine companions seeking adoption.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The relocation of the lion to a zoo near Tulkarm was facilitated in a joint effort by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories and the Gaza Ministry of Agriculture.
"This is the dog that existed for thousands of years, exactly as he is now," breeder says.
The bill also singles out the responsibility of the senior executives in a corporation – such as a slaughterhouse – that handles animals, to prevent abuse.
While the Agriculture Ministry has long maintained that it should enforce Animal Welfare Law, activists have argued that the Environmental Protection Ministry would be preferable.
PM calls to change canine quarantine laws.
By HERB KEINON
Animal rights activists dissatisfied with the measures, say they fail to provide adequate protection against animal abuse.
Police launched an investigation into the arson.
Both victims suffered moderate injuries and were rushed to hospital.
The amendments would establish the comprehensive obligation of an animal owner to safeguard an animal against abuse and provide for life's necessities.
All carts drawn by animals will from now on be prohibited from traveling on urban and intercity roads throughout Israel, the Transportation Ministry announced on Sunday.
A team of Israeli veterinarians are in Georgia after a severe flood destroyed the capitol city's zoo and killed 16 people.
The car was covered in pieces of dead chickens and blood dripped down the doors of the vehicle.
Dr. Alex Hershaft is visiting Israel to deliver a series of lectures to the public, engage with animal rights activists and meet with various dignitaries, including President Rivlin.
During the past six weeks, three poisoning cases have occurred, the most recent of which was discovered just last weekend.
Aiming to illustrate the suffering of cattle and sheep shipped to Israel from overseas, about 55 protesters took to the Eilat boardwalk on Wednesday night.
The company will also need to contribute NIS 1.5m. worth of food products to an organization that works to combat poverty in Israel.
Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Israel hosted "New Spring – New Hope," program held in conjunction with the Peres Center for Peace.
Two-year-old giraffe did not recover after undergoing surgery to correct a congenital defect in his penis.
The macaque monkeys were saved by Monkey Rescue, which saves animals from export for medical purposes.
Yael Arkin, general manager of Let Animals Live, described the “heartbreaking” conditions of the animals.
Three female rhinoceroses manage to wander outside the bounds of the zoo' facility.
Pit Bull and Dogo Argentino breeds were seized from home in Abu Snaan.
By BEN HARTMAN
From a past litter, the tiger Hannah has a surviving offspring who is living in a zoo in southern France.
By NATHAN WISE
Factory workers in central town of Tira were apparently raising some 20 puppies for use in dog fights.
Let Animals Live says the army has failed to provide vegan soldiers with food that matches their needs, even though the basic supplies are already available in military kitchens.
App was launched November 5 by the Agriculture Ministry with the aim of enabling an easy search for all veterinarians in Israel.
The world-famous musical ‘Cats’ is coming to Tel Aviv.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Authorities allegedly examining suspicion that prisoners involved in community service were involved in stealing animals from petting zoo at Kibbutz Hahotrim.
The recently opened Biblical Museum of Natural History represents years of work by a controversial thinker known popularly as the “Zoo Rabbi.”
The new regulation does not cover the use of the carts for tourism purposes.
The rainbow is a sign of protection for every living thing
By RALPH AMELAN
There are clear demarcations of cat colonies, whose character is reflected in Jewish populations.
By DAVID BRUMMER
Yuval Mendelovitz dedicates his life to dog rescue.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Eilat’s bird sanctuary works hard to offer the proper habitats and correct food sources for the 350 species of migratory birds common to the area.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
How to best care for your pet when it’s sweltering
This small bird is lesser known to Israelis but is definitely worth a look.
By ITSIK MAROM
The little rock hyrax abounds in Israel
"This is not about politics this is not religious, this is pure human ethics.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The animals – 'Laziz' the tiger, five monkeys, one emu, one pelican, one deer, two porcupines, two long-legged buzzards and two turtles – were rescued from desolate conditions.
FOUR PAWS says it found ‘devastating conditions’ in Khan Yunis site.
The zoo, which was once a humming venue of school trips and family day visits, is now experiencing hard times due to conflict in the region.
So should we be grateful to Anonymous? Not really.
By MICHAEL GAERTNER
A columnist published an article tracing the history of the Jews in his country; Kuwaitis of old were a shining model of interfaith coexistence and tolerance.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Local media reports that a Salzbur area man was sentenced to about 3 months in prison for violating Austria's Nazi Prohibition Act, which was adopted after WWII.
The quilled creature was wrapped in a blanket until veterinary services could arrive in the morning.
Social media flooded with picture of cats appealing to be saved from the Agricultural Minister's suggestion that the problem of stray cats be solved by sending them away.
The young lions are heading to an animal treatment center in Jordan.
Last year he was a runner-up at the California competition.
Zookeeper Elad Herskowitz placed cameras inside the water troughs of a number of animals at the Ramat Gan Safari.
After a long absence of some 20 years, short distance migrant starlings have started to return to Israel in 2012, a phenomenon experts find difficult to explain.
Zookeepers were shocked to find that Dorit, a porcupine whose mother was killed after being run over by a car, was secretly meeting with a gentleman caller outside her holding pen.
Large bird shocks Israeli drivers after escaping from farm.
The wounded Gazelle was evacuated and saved.
University of Haifa’s ecology lab says rare tadpole may be result of pollution.
New on the screen: Barking mad and biting comedy, with a crime caper in between.
By HANNAH BROWN
A person found guilty of buying, selling or walking a dog in public could also get fined up to 100 million rials, or NIS 14,177.
Tinda the rhinoceros was suffering from a serious eye infection, made worse by swarms of flies constantly touching the eye.
The Beit Lahiya zoo saw massive bombardments and airstrikes over the course of the seven-week operation.
The new baby rhinoceros will be important to the future of the rhinoceros population at the Ramat Gan Safari.
Activities are scheduled to be held for families at Yarkon National Park, Qumran National Park and Hai Bar Nature Reserve in Yotvata.
Family decides to move back into uninhabited Ashkelon home, renovators find more than 100 bats living in the building.
Friedman: “Imagine reading a headline in the newspaper saying Israel is saving the world from hunger,” instead of what you usually read from the Middle East.
By BRIAN BLUM
The Kapparot battle reached a zenith this year when the “Alliance to End Chickens As Kapparos” filed a lawsuit to ban the practice in New York City.
By ELIYAHU FEDERMAN
Someone in the Obama administration called Bibi ‘chickenshit.’ Could this be what happens when two chickenshits collide?
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
The silliness of childhood ditties makes every bit as much sense as Livni’s outlandish speculations. Her basic presuppositions are plainly fantasist.
By SARAH HONIG
An entire summer spectacle of anti-Semitism is taking place on the very same continent where two out of three Jews were once murdered by the Nazis and their various European enablers.
By THANE ROSENBAUM
Since the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza, Palestinian terrorists have fired over 14,000 rockets at the Jewish state.
By MICHAEL FREUND