Demise of the top diplomat
Knesset opens summer session with new MKs' inaugural speeches and little work on the agenda
High Court petitioned to prevent Galant construction minister appointment
Deri calls for Zionist Union to join govt in light of Liberman’s decision to go to opposition
BDS movement takes to social media to urge Lauryn Hill to cancel Israel show
Farewell to Lia at Jerusalem Cinematheque
Pop sensation Robbie Williams shows his love for the Holy Land at Park Hayarkon
Cat on a hot tin roof
Gilboa/Galil seals relegation fate with Holon loss; Herzliya upsets Jerusalem
Mac Haifa holds leader Mac TA to draw
Beersheba returns to second place with tight win in Petah Tikva
Basketball: Haifa piles misery on struggling yellow-and-blue
Education Ministry instructs schools to discuss violent demonstrations
Uzi Dayan to ‘Post’: Hamas, Hezbollah likely have ‘unfinished business’ with us
IDF had policy of indiscriminate fire during Gaza war, Israeli NGO says
Home Front Command releases updated rocket alert map
Carter slams Netanyahu, praises Abbas
Tensions high along Israel-Syria border but nobody wants war
Sharansky calls for improvements in Ethiopians’ lives
Holocaust survivor advocate Menachem Rosensaft honored by Hebrew Union College
ISIS fighter tweets: Two of our brothers just opened fire at Texas art exhibition
Why are Germans so quick to remove Israeli flags?
Romania looks to Israel in dealing with its diaspora
Hamas, Saudi rapprochement worries Fatah
Despite Iranian-Hezbollah support, 'in the long run it is hard to see how Assad can survive'
Salafi jihadi group: 'Gangs of Hamas regime destroyed Gaza mosque'
Syria mortars on Golan Heights hurt two UN peacekeepers
Egyptian authorities open investigation into pornstar's provocative pictures
Israeli researchers get grant to develop robots to help the elderly
Finalist to compete in Britain’s FameLab competition will be chosen on Thursday
Teva still targets Mylan despite rejection
World Health Organization: 1 in 3 Europeans potentially exposed to asbestos at work
SolarEdge to provide inverter technology for Tesla’s solar-powered Powerwall battery
Google Street View cameras to bring Israel National Trail alive
The Travel Advisor: The walking dead
Environment Ministry fines Haifa Port NIS 3.7 million for violating clean air law
Middle school, high school students take home prizes for innovations in food loss prevention
Candidly speaking: Commemorate the heroic contribution of Soviet Jewish activists
Fundamentally Freund: Address the challenges facing Ethiopian immigrants
Anti-Semitism on campus: Old wine in new bottles
Jews of action, Jews of silence
Make war, not love
Anniversary of a genocide
Intelligence report: Uneasy quiet on all fronts
The challenge: Getting the US back in Israel's corner
Hillary’s Middle East
Book Review: 'To the Gates of Jerusalem'
Book Review: 'The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath'
Hot off the Arab press
Grapevine: Focus on education
Loving Jerusalem to death
On the agenda at the Israel Festival
This week in Jerusalem
Grapevine: ESRA branches out to Yokne’am
Happily Eva After: We shall overcome…the fear
To the land that I will show you
Henna in Hadera
Britain’s General Election and Israel-Palestine
Pakistan in the Middle East
Sharon’s ghost returns to haunt Obama
Israeli Arabs press their MKs to focus more on domestic issues
יִשְׂרָאֵל הַיָפָה בְּיָרוֹק
אֶת כָּל פִּלְאֵי הַקַיִץ
מֶחְקָר עַל אֲכִילָה וּתְזוּנָה בָּעוֹלָם
תַחֲרוּת לְפִיתוּחַ אַפְּלִיקַצְיוֹת בּיְרוּשָלַיִם
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
ISIS Crucifies Three Brothers in Libya
Pope says everyone is a sinner; warns not to be hypocritical
Nepalese Church group provides relief after disaster
Pope Francis calls gender wage gap 'pure scandal!'
Israelis who hate Israel—and the Christians who fund them
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
36 Hours in Southern Israel
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
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VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
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05.05.2015 | 16 Iyar, 5775
From Notre Dame to Prague, anti-Semetic European art graces numerous church facades.
The case is regarding life-sized panels by German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder, which the Norton Simon Museum acquired in 1971.
Painting was stolen during Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II.
Il suffit d’une feuille, et d’un peu de patience. D’un brin de technique. Puis la poésie agit. Le musée de Jaffa fait honneur à l’art de l’origami et du pliage de papier. L’occasion de s’entretenir avec Paul Jackson, origamiste de renommée mondiale
By DAVID STROMBERG
L’institution fête son cinquantenaire anniversaire. Son directeur, James Snyder, a un rêve : la faire entrer dans la cour des grands, en lui donnant une coloration « Art moderne »
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Lia Van Leer s’est éteinte à l’âge de 90 ans. Une personnalité rare, dotée d’une volonté et d’une exigence hors du commun
By HÉLÈNE SCHOUMANN
A play produced by the Nissan Nativ Acting Studio puts the city center stage.
By BARRY DAVIS
A sneak peek of what to expect when the Jerusalem festival kicks off on May 28.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Beit Avi Chai collaborates with the families of fallen soldiers to create animated films in their memory
Unregulated and sometimes facing adverse conditions, Jerusalem’s street musicians make a tidy sum while adding to the cultural fabric of the city.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
Leonid Kritsun, an architect-turned-artist, is displaying his colorful glass works at the Jerusalem House of Quality.
In more ways than one, Teatron Hamartef provides youth at risk with an opportunity to express themselves.
Judith Margolis’s exhibition at Miklat Le’omanut, a gallery in a haredi neighborhood, draws on her secular background and her later religious life.
Opening event co-sponsored by the UN missions of Israel, the US and Canada.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
A Play by Tennessee Williams: Translated by Shlomo Moskovitz and Directed by Gilad Kinchi
By HELEN KAYE
Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘The Tsar’s Bride,’ epitomozes the contrast between a man’s mechanical worldview and woman’s emotional and passionate one.
It felt as if the pits of the Netherworld had opened up, and upwards soured sinful souls to the command of the powerful voice of David Eugene Edwards.
By NATAN GALILI
Amid the oldies revivals headed here soon are some young, fresh artists that may have slipped under your radar.
By DAVID BRINN
For Independence Day, try these recipes from the new Israeli cuisine.
By NERIA BARR
Events from around Israel
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Israeli artist explores the medical world in her new online platform, Front.
By GRAHAM LAWSON
The Vertigo Dance Company dazzled audiences at the Suzanne Dellal Center last month.
By ORA BRAFMAN
At age 50, a first for The Grateful Dead, as Sagol 59 translates its songs into Hebrew for a tribute album.
Decades after fleeing Nazi Germany, Tel Aviv Museum of Art’s founding director Karl Schwartz’s legacy is celebrated in Berlin
By SHAWN RODGERS
In the topsy-turvy world of Miscast! 2, songs traditionally sung by men are performed by women, duets become solos and contemplative solitary songs become an ensemble affair.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Miron’s Israel Museum exhibition offers visitors a dose of nostalgia in its display of ‘60s era artifacts
Beersheba Conservatory, Beersheba, April 13
By MAX STERN
For famed singer and stage performer Dudu Fisher, Holocaust Remembrance Day is very personal.
A group of arts students travel to the site of the Theresienstadt concentration camp in the Czech Republic.
Veteran Tel Aviv bluesman Dov Hammer takes to ‘The Open Road’ on his latest album
Israeli-Yugoslavian artist Maty Grunberg shows that no box can contain him.
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
Singer Shlomit Levi together with RebbeSoul, a guitar player from America, combine ancient Yemenite melodies and rhythms from around the world.
By LIOR PHILLIPS
Directors such as Eytan Fox are delighted that Israeli movies are a hit with US audiences.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Florentine Circus hosts the revamped musical ‘The Magician’s Apprentice.’
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Yossele Rosenblatt, dubbed the Jewish Caruso, is considered the greatest cantor of his time.
Ahead of her return to Israel, the lead vocalist for the 1970s British progressive minstrels Renaissance explains why she still loves performing
Scarab seals, figurines and amulets inscribed in the images of Egyptian gods dating to Bronze Age found in southern Israel cave.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Alongside Paul Simon, the 73-year-old Garfunkel made musical history with "Sounds of Silence," "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," and "The Boxer" and dozens of other songs.
Internationally renowned Israeli psychedelic trance giants return home for an outdoor show in Rishon Lezion.
Israel has had many success stories, but few have been as dramatic as that of the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Tankcsapdara to perform in Tel Aviv in June, despite calls to cancel.
Jerusalem ICC, March 15
By URY EPPSTEIN
Variety calls it a “candy-colored, buoyantly upbeat...endearingly goofy celebration of the right to be yourself.”
Meridian 34 is part of an ongoing cultural exchange between Texas and Israel, exhibiting the unique works of a select group of Texas-based artists in Tel Aviv.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Barby Club, Tel Aviv, March 23.
"Slava’s Snowshow" once again blows into Israel in June.
By JESSICA VRAZILEK
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is sending 72 works from its collection to Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.
Soul singer is latest international star to hit Israel.
For more info and tickets (NIS 85) visit www.ipo.co.il or 1-700-70-30-30.
Baghdad-born Israeli poet Roni Somek shares the stage with Israeli-born percussionist Yinon Muallem.
This stage direction radiated good humor, original ideas and refined taste, without taking itself too seriously.
The annual Arava Dance Festival offers a wide range of activities and fun for the whole family.
By William Shakespeare, translated by Eli Bijaoui; Beersheba Theater, March 4.
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Suzanne Dellal, March 22.
Hanan Snir’s bold and stimulating take in which the story of Oedipus becomes a therapeutic technique to jolt a near catatonic patient back to reality.
The Museum of Art, Ein Harod presents ‘Soulscapes,’ a unique exhibit by members of Kishorit, a home for adults with special needs.
Renowned US film producer Steven Tisch makes donation to help increase the scope of the department’s activities and will be used towards upgrading the school’s curriculum.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
An artist’s election-season broadside reminded some of previous election tensions between Israelis of European and Middle Eastern backgrounds. Reality is happier.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Curator Yuval Beaton explores the roots of current Israeli photography.
Singer/actress Mira Award walks a fine line between her Palestinian and Israeli identities
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Life in a retirement home is fine, they say – many interesting lectures and study groups, a great swimming pool and well-equipped gym.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
The Orthodox religious dancers of Nehara and Ka’et are fulfilling their passion – in front of a mixed audience.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
From a sniper rifle to paintbrushes, Daniel Wein finds emotional rehabilitation after taking a shot in Gaza war.
‘When you fold, there’s a kind of simple elegance that’s not contrived,’ says origami master Paul Jackson.
The Israel Museum celebrtes fifty years.
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is in its seventh year and bursting with culture, highlighting Dubai’s attempt to become an intellectual hub in the Middle East.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Israeli photojournalists embark on a project to give documentary photographers a larger venue to display their work.
By Laura Kelly
Coinciding with the March 17 elections, Assaf Gamzou’s political caricature exhibition celebrates the art of satire and criticism.
Ori Leshman is recording contemporary arrangements of Lea Goldberg’s songs, performed by a wide variety of artists and uploaded and broadcast on YouTube.
With her play ‘An Unfortunate Man,’ director Emilia Ruth Cohen hopes to make us take note of the lessons of history – and the perils of war.
Sold-out event brings leaders in multiple disciplines to the capital to present their ideas.
The historic national theater of Israel was saved from financial dissolution by two amazing women: delia Friedman and Nurit Dabush.
By TAL ARIEL AMIR
Decades ago, movie stars were exhibited on giant posters, which added color and grandeur to the beautiful buildings and the bustling street.
An exhibition in Ra’anana portrays the modern woman as an agent for change.
One man, 18 characters, 75 minutes. How funny is comedian Jeremy Bracka?
Cultural events to look out for.
An exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Robert Capa’s work looks at the patterns in the legendary photojournalist’s pictures.
By CARL HOFFMAN
Museum reopens after 12 years, thousands of artifacts still missing.
The ‘Happy Birthday’ exhibition at the Youth Wing conveys the birthday spirit in a palpable and uncluttered manner.
Everyone is invited to celebrate the Israel Museum’s 50th anniversary on May 11.
Stay tuned for geeks, witches and criminals
Olga Scheps makes her Israeli debut
By MAXIM REIDER
The Lavo Ensemble from Spain tours the country
Flamenco guitarist Baldi Olier is touring the country with his latest album
Altogether there are some 10 operas this season, including two at Masada next June – Samson and Delilah by Saint Saens and Verdi’s A Masked Ball.
Trio Saint Exupéry performs a trioof chamber trios.
The Akram Khan Company performs ‘iTMOi’ in Tel Aviv.
The multifaceted Sufi Festival takes place in the Arava.
Best things to do in the week to come.
The Israeli Opera presents a new ‘Nabucco.’
Things to do in the week to come.
A video work by Johanna Billing is part of the ‘Turn On’ media art exhibition in Tel Aviv.
The best things to do in the week to come.
Sharon Vazana takes a flight of fancy with her latest piece, ‘High.’
In her latest album, the local singer-songwriter bares her soul in a way she never had before.
The Woman’s Festival in Holon gets under way on March 8.