02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
‘Submarine Affair’ becomes criminal probe
Knesset committee approves landmark biometric database law after 8-year experiment
Five ambassadors present credentials
Deri, Bennett issue new regs to end discrimination against Sephardi haredi school pupils
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
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
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
US Jewish groups call on government entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Preparing to start a new chapter in Israel
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
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
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
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
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Russia's Bolshoi premieres Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "Idiot" opera based on the famous novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
HaMiffal offers a space for innovation, collaboration and everything else.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
The lack of affordable workspace is causing a talent drain, as artists are forced to pull up their stakes in the city and find more viable places to create.
By BARRY DAVIS
The exhibition will be on show until June 2018.
By DAVIS HIRSH
The weekly items take in music, the culinary arts, street parties and all manner of cultural outings, at various locations around the city center
There is a generous array of largely pencil- and graphite- based items currently on display at the Jerusalem Artists’ House, as part of the sixth edition of the drawing biennale.
Jesus of Nazareth is the theme of a large and impressive exhibition at the Israel Museum.
By PEGGY CIDOR
What you see from the outside is not always
what you get inside Armenian churches.
Dorothy follows the yellow brick road to the Emerald City with her friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, in the Encore! production.
Inon Zur has become one of the world’s leading composers of music for video games.
Accompanied by Har Hebron Regional Council head Yochay Dimri, fellow artists and relatives, the artists met earlier in the day with President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Is there, can there be a solution to the awful and utterly predictable Israeli/Palestinian cycle of violence? Can we ever retreat from the barrage of buzzwords that form the narratives of both sides?
By HELEN KAYE
The Malandain Ballet Biarritz takes ‘Cendrillon’ to a whole new level
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Carmela Weiss’s exhibition ‘White Raven’ is on display in Tel Aviv
The iconic alternative rock band will be touring the festival circuit in Europe around the time of their July 25 Israel show.
By DAVID BRINN
Gilad Kimchi’s meticulous direction allows the actors scope to create real people.
The Vertigo Dance Company presents ‘One. One & One.’
The Israel Museum showcases Ya’akov Shofar’s seminal Black Panther photographs
A round up of great cultural events in the week to come.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Mishkenot Sha’ananim hosts a concert to commemorate Benny Gal-Ed.
By MAXIM REIDER
The Jpost culture guide for the week to come.
The Tel Aviv Museum presents a host of African art and music.
‘In Her Footsteps,’ a group exhibition of female artists, is on display at the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art.
By JOY BERNARD
Yosl joined the army where he served for four and a half years, after which he resumed his art studies.
Pepe Alalu’s quixotic run for mayor of Jerusalem is documented by his son in the film ‘Pepe’s "Last Battle"
By HANNAH BROWN
Ze’ev Engelmayer’s exhibition ‘The Prom-Ass-Ed Land’ is on display in Tel Aviv
A concise art and culture guide for the week to come.
The Israeli Andalusian Orchestra presents eclectic concerts around the country.
Neuman succeeds James S. Snyder, who is ending his 20-year tenure as director to assume the newly created role of international president.
The exhibition is the third in a wide-ranging series titled “The Sick Man of Europe,” a phrase first used in the mid- 19th century to describe the Ottoman Empire.
By SHAWN RODGERS
The Israeli Opera presents Donizetti’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor.’
The Jerusalem Post's Israeli entertainment and culture guide for the week to come.
Just how close can a talented artist get to photographing God?
By CARL HOFFMAN
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents the newly renovated Simon and Marie Jaglom Pavilion
By JESSICA VRAZILEK
In “Only from this suddenness and on,” Mark Yashaev questions space and time.
Tamar Lamm and David Kern perform their latest piece.
Fahed Halabi is one of the artists in the Bread and Roses exhibition
Ten great cultural events in the week to come.
‘Connected Vessels’ is on display in Tel Aviv.
‘The Burnt Room’ is performed in Tel Aviv.
The cast was a pleasant surprise. It consisted mostly of not yet very well known talented Israeli and foreign singers who performed their roles with remarkable artistic capability.
By URY EPPSTEIN
UJA-Federation of New York partnering on project with municipality, government and Jerusalem Foundation.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Switching rhythms and rhyme schemes at a breakneck pace, Diggs started the show with “Intro,” from clipping.’s 2016 EP, Wriggle.
By BEN FISHER
Veteran Israeli artist Maya Gelfman presents her latest solo show at the Tel Aviv Artists House.
Israeli choreographer, dance critic and author Ruth Eshel examines the last 80 years of Israeli dance in her latest book.
Israeli artist Guy Goldstein’s artwork transcends mediums by combing the senses.
A concise culture guide for the week to come!
This year’s Room Dances Festival features pieces inspired by poetry.
The Musrara arts school’s festival Hivhuv includes artwork, music and lectures.
The picture depicted Netanyahu wearing a gold crown on his head and nothing else, along with a noose superimposed over his private parts.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,YONAH JEREMY BOB
The heart is a recurring theme in Yamato’s tours.
The South African-born octogenarian clarinetist’s contribution to the freer side of Israeli jazz will be saluted at this week’s Jerusalem Jazz Fest
A new exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum rediscovers the African continent.
Jerusalem-born artist Shai Yehezkelli presents his eccentric style of painting infused with personal anecdotes and rich religious imagery.
The four-meter tall structure was constructed in the likeness of monuments erected by despotic leaders; artist says he sought to test limitation on freedom of expression with the creation.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The Israeli entertainment and culture guide for the week to come.
New exhibition: Tzippora David
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New children’s book: Creation
A song for Tevet: 'A Letter to My Brother'
New dance performance: On the Edge
New book: At Once
New children’s book: A Story of Scissors
New play: A Simple Story
New children’s book: The Empty Chair
An exhibit at the Tel Aviv Museum showcases the works of
African artists and that of Israeli artists who deal with the
By BERNARD DICHEK
In "Works on Paper," Jennifer Barber remains an empathic
witness to an exhausted life.
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
An exhibition seeks to show the enormous contribution to Vienna’s cultural life of the female artists working there before WWII.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
Gershuni released a certain stopper in Israeli art, she explains, by combining the spiritual and the physical, the intellectual and the emotional.
By TALI KORD
The cheerleading scene in Israel is perhaps not the most developed, but it does have its fans.
By ALON MELAMED
The Israel Museum puts Jesus in the spotlight, but with a
largely local slant, in an exhibition of 150 works by 40 artists,
including Reuven Rubin, Marc Chagall and Moshe Castel.
Best known for his poetry, Ronny Someck,
in his ‘Two Times Chai’ exhibition, presents
three dozen portraits that pay tribute to Israeli
and non-Israeli Jewish poets and writers.
Roey Heifetz’s painfully honest drawings exhibit a strong feeling of
intimacy with the characters’ inner thoughts and emotions,
albeit with a somewhat caricatured bent.
One of the country’s preeminent art institutions reveals details about its rich history, how the joining of renowned artist Raffi Lavie was a game-changer, and the significant rise in Arab students.
I defy anyone who visits Jaffa Museum between now and March 25 to come out with an unchanged perspective on dolls.
The lives and times of two of Israel’s female street artists.
By RACHEL MYERSON
Her love of music has taken her on many different paths but there are still many roads not taken.
By MAXINE LIPTZEN DOROT
In case you missed the landmark date, Ashdod arose on the seafront sands six decades ago.
Disabled artists paint by mouth or foot.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Remembering Sue Tourkin Komet, who passed away on January 4.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
Out-of-the-ordinary women come together to discuss social, family,
ethical and artistic issues – and create ‘a world in common.’
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
Arranging several dozen motley shaped stones across
two floors of a museum may not sound like a particularly
creative effort, but it actually makes for
‘Ritza’ (Running) is a tribute to Israel Prize-winning writer S. Yizhar.
Goya and his legacy come to the Israel Museum, celebrating 30 years of Spanish-Israeli diplomatic ties.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
“Afro-futurism is proposed here as a prism of looking at Sub-Saharan Africa."
Rather, the viewer is treated to crowd-filled and cluttered stagings often involving a host of convoluted scenes and characters.
By GRAHAM LAWSON
By LAURA SIGAL
Pop song that chides Gulf kingdom's oppressive treatment of women has garnered over 2.5 million views along with sparking scandal.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
It’s Oscar time, and the ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be broadcast live on February 27 on YES One and HOT Gold at 3:30 a.m.
Music is coming: Ramin Djawadi, the composer for the show who wrote the catchy title track, takes a production of music from "Game of Thrones" on a live performance tour across North America.
News briefs from around Jerusalem.
Celebrate the golden jubilee of Jerusalem’s reunification
by reading the Nobel Prize laureate, who 50 years ago said
‘always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.’
By BARBARA SOFER
An investigation was opened and the first-year student called in for questioning under caution.
By ILAN EVYATAR