Netanyahu meets with local Arab leaders on socioeconomic gaps
Joint List says Israel's force-feeding law 'authorizes torture of Palestinian prisoners'
What Huckabee could learn from Netanyahu about Holocaust analogies
Knesset passes controversial 'Norwegian Law'
Dining: Bagels galore and more
Dining: The Doktors are in
Dining: New kid on the block
A string of pearls
Hasarma to make Arab history on sidelines
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
US, EU: Israel's authorization of 300 new settler homes harmful to peace
Seven Arabs arrested for attacking Jews on Jerusalem promenade
Why is Muslim harassment of Jews on the Temple Mount increasing?
Sara Netanyahu: We invest in protecting our children, our enemies invest in terrorism
'Amnesty report is fundamentally flawed, shows its compulsive obsessiveness towards Israel'
Increase in UK anti-Semitism this year ‘due to better reporting’
World Jewry remembers Samuel Pisar, ‘moral voice of a generation’
New York to investigate haredi schools for lack of secular studies
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says
Top US general distances himself from choice of Iran deal or war
Strategy emerges to reimpose US nuclear sanctions on Iran under a different name
France's Fabius visits Tehran, extends Paris invite to Rouhani
Can a video campaign sway US support for the Iran nuclear deal?
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
With more than 250,000 dead in Syria, UN proposes working groups for peace
Second reported IAF strike: Damascus says Israel strikes pro-Syrian Palestinian militia
Quality of Health Ministry’s staff better than its image, says D-G
Knesset drops requirement for doctor’s authorization for adults who want to work out in gyms
Israeli researchers: Type II diabetics should never forgo breakfast
Illegal anabolic steroids smuggled in by fitness instructor seized
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Tech talk: Cybereason takes on Operation Kofer
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
An Israeli accelerator grows in New York
Your investments: Newlyweds - Get on solid financial footing before buying an apartment
Vote ‘no’ on anti-Israel resolution: Send a message for peace education
Encountering peace: The disengagement – 10 years on: What we choose to forget
Media comment: The unethical media that disengaged itself
It’s not a done deal
Iran deal’s inspections aren’t kosher
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
Red, white and baseball
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Ulpan in Danger
This week in Jerusalem
A New Home for special brides
Eyes on the prize
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Taking a silver jubilee bow
Tel Aviv Light Rail tows a hefty load
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The path to aliya- Indian style
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The Pilots Who Helped Save Israel
This Week in Israeli History: Roi Klein, Sergeant’s Affair and the Founding of Rishon LeZion
New York, Nu York: It Began with a Mitzvah
Giving Iran the Bomb Is Insane
Superman Goes to Kenya
Israeli Church leaders blame anti-Christian attacks on government inaction
Poll: Pope Francis' approval rating dips in US ahead of September visit
Oren: Jesus today would be a settler
Israeli Christian group challenges BDS with new guide
ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Tranquil Weekend in Nes Harim for Gaza Border Families
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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07.30.2015 | 14 Av, 5775
Pope Francis became the honorary member of the team on Wednesday.
By ARIEL COHEN
Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
By ALLON SINAI
News from around the capital city.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Captain Halperin and forward Pnini, who were both starters in last summer’s qualifying campaign, were ruled out last week.
As part of their visit, Casspi and friends will also hold a basketball clinic with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth department on Wednesday.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Only four players from last season are guaranteed to be back for 2015/16, with Yogev Ohayon, Devin Smith, Sylven Landesberg and Guy Pnini all under contract
Maccabi’s roster is undergoing a complete overhaul after failing to reach the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
"I'm very excited, happy to have received this opportunity and ready for the big challenge," says Farmar.
Hours after agreeing personal terms with Dagan Yivzori, Jerusalem was stunned to discover that the Israeli sharp-shooter had signed a contract with Maccabi on Thursday.
Israel’s Under-19 national women’s side met a team assembled from female members of Knesset in an exhibition match at Malha Arena in Jerusalem
Everything seemed to be in place for the 27-year-old point guard to shine on the NBA stage, but time and again, his hopes disintegrated in heartbreaking fashion.
Maccabi Tel Aviv remains the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
Capital’s club claims first league title in team history with second straight victory over Hapoel Eilat.
‘As a guy who lives in Jerusalem, it’s great to be part of the excitement going on,’ says fan.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
There is little doubt that Jerusalem has been the best team in the country over recent months, and barring an unexpected collapse, Danny Franco’s men will be rewarded with the BSL shield Thursday.
Rampant Reds take first-leg in Eilat by 15 points to close in on first BSL championship.
Reds enter two-game series with high hopes of capturing first BSL title, but not taking Southerners lightly.
Yellow-and-blue’s first BSL semifinal defeat in 22 years leaves many questions to be answered.
After trailing semifinals 2-0, Southerners storm back with three straight over yellow-and-blue ;Jerusalem up next.
Both Maccabi and Hapoel Jerusalem held 2-0 leads in the semis at the time and the yellow-andblue clearly had no doubt it would complete the job in Game 3.
Southerners tie semifinal series at 2-2 after impressive home victory; deciding match on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points and the Warriors withstood a 40-point triple-double from LeBron James to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Jerusalem opened a double- digit gap in the first quarter and never looked back, improving to 6-0 in the post-season and registering its 21st win from the past 23 BSL games overall.
Yellow-and-blue fails to complete sweep; J’lem looking to clinch place in final tonight.
Cleveland never trailed in the game and led by as many as 20 points late in the third quarter to finish with a 96-91 victory.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry sports a tattoo in Hebrew of a biblical verse.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Reds withstand last-gasp rally from hosts to notch one-point triumph, take 2-0 lead in semifinals.
Eilat entered the encounter with high hopes after giving the yellow-and-blue a run for its money in Game 1 at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Jeremy Pargo ensured Maccabi got the semis off to a winning start last Wednesday, scoring 32 points in a 91-82 victory at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Pargo’s 13 points in the third quarter, including three straight triples, opened a double-digit gap which Eilat couldn’t erase.
The tight series ultimately came down to the final quarter and it was Khalif Wyatt who proved to be the difference maker.
Hapoel Holon managed to hold Maccabi Rishon Lezion star Shawn Dowson to just nine points last night, but Rishon still claimed a 93-81 win to wrap up the BSL quarterfinal series.
Holon is hoping to force a Game 5 at home with the aim of becoming just the second team to come back from a 0-2 deficit in a playoff series.
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 to complete a 4-0 sweep of the Eastern Conference Final and will now head to the national finals.
Strong second half sees yellow-and-blue clinch sweep against Ness Ziona.
NBA coach David Blatt takes the title this year.
Three days after its humbling loss in Game 1, Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Eilat 76-68 at Romema Arena on Wednesday night to tie the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1.
Jerusalem ended the regular season with 15 victories from its final 17 games, but was made to dig deep by a gritty opponent on Sunday, only ultimately clinching the win in the final minute.
Maccabi Tel Aviv is currently the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
Hapoel Jerusalem coach Danny Franco is expecting a tight series for his club against Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL quarterfinals.
Mac TA to face Ness Ziona, J’lem to play Hap TA, Holon versus Rishon, Eilat up against Haifa.
Yellow-and-blue returns to winning ways and remains on course to clinch first place.
It was just five years ago that the team was celebrating its second championship after beating Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Final Four title game following a win over Hapoel Jerusalem in the semis.
Gilboa’s 87-82 defeat to Hapoel Holon at Gan Ner saw the northerners fall to an 8-23 record.
Greens hand Mac TA third loss in four contests, Ashdod still not safe after setback against Nahariya.
Gilboa can’t even do anything about it, as the northerners will not be in action until Monday night when they host Hapoel Holon.
After three tight quarters, Mac TA pulls ahead in final frame; J’lem notches seventh straight victory.
There are few teams at which you can go from hero to zero faster than Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball club.
Hapoel Tel Aviv returned to winning ways in timely fashion on Tuesday night, beating Maccabi Rishon Lezion 80-69 at the Drive-In Arena to snap a four-game losing streak.
Road rout of Ness Ziona gives Reds slight edge over Mac TA in standings despite two more losses.
Haifa improved to a 14-15 record with an 86-78 win over Nahariya (11-18), its sixth victory in the past eight games.
Promising basketball star falls in 1973 Kippur War.
Quarterfinal sweep by Fenerbahce, punctuated by overtime clincher in Tel Aviv, leaves yellow-and-blue forlorn.
Rishon strengthened its hold on third place with a 77-71 win over Ironi Ness Ziona.
Tel Aviv’s reign as champ over as relentless Fener finishes off series with thrilling OT triumph at Yad Eliyahu.
Mac TA cautiously optimistic at home, down 0-2 to Fener with Euroleague campaign hanging by a thread.
Team to finish season in last place will be demoted to the National League.
Yellow-and-blue down 2-0 in best-of-five series with Turks dominating Game 2 in Istanbul
Game 2 of Euroleague quarterfinal vs host Fenerbahce essentially a must-win for yellow-and-blue.
The 26-year-old Israeli led his team to victory over the Lakers in Sacramento’s final home game of the season on Monday.
Jeremy Pargo was excellent for Maccabi with 25 points and eight rebounds, but star forward Devin Smith experienced an off night.
Rishon deals yellow-and-blue 20-point loss in local action before opening series against Fenerbahce.
26-year-old Israeli likely takes significant step towards receiving the contract extension he is hoping for from the Sacramento Kings.
After recent Euroleague slump, yellow-and-blue in danger of missing quarterfinals for first time in six years.
Casspi, the Yavne native, has enjoyed a revival of sorts ever since George Karl took over as head coach earlier this season.
When you are 2.17-meters tall it is hard to fly under the radar.
Devin Smith is set to become Maccabi Tel Aviv’s longest serving foreign player after signing a contract extension until the end of the 2017/18 season on Tuesday.
Hapoel topped 90 points for a third straight game.
Raviv Limonad had 18 points for Hapoel, which fell to 14-12.
Yellow-and-blue struggles against Galatasaray but ultimately ekes out victory at Yad Eliyahu.
After recent slump, yellow-and-blue’s quarterfinal prospects on the line against Turks at Yad Eliyahu.
The players, the coaches and the fans all know it’s a mistake.
Perhaps more than anyone else, Shelef was responsible for the resurrection of Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Friday night’s showdown with Real Madrid in the Spanish capital could have hardly come at a worst timing for the yellow-and-blue.
Maccabi entered the game on the back of a 17-game BSL winning streak and also outplayed Jerusalem in the State Cup final last month.
Hapoel Tel Aviv dominates in fourth quarter in win over Nahariya.
After three defeats in four Euroleague games, yellow-and-blue must beat Lithuanians in Tel Aviv.
Arik Henig, the sportswriter and filmmaker who brought NBA TV broadcasts to Israel 30 years ago, is about to publish a book on the subject.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Mac TA has little trouble beating Eilat for 17th consecutive BSL win; red-hot Nahariya edges Holon.
The 31-year-old American forward has become the heart and soul of the yellow-and-blue in recent seasons.
After three tight quarters, Holon took a four-point gap (59- 55) into the final 10 minutes, before slowly but surely increasing the margin.
Yellow-and-blue cruises against Rishon; Hapoel keeps pace after outplaying Eilat on the road.
Maccabi counting on Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis to regain top form.
Mac TA survives scare against Ashdod; J’lem steamrolls Holon for fifth straight win.
Hapoel suffered surprise setbacks in its past two contests, against Ashdod and Rishon Lezion, but improved to 12-9 by dominating Ness Ziona.
Jerusalem team bounces back with win over Ironi Ness Ziona.
“Our goal is to reach the playoffs,” says Guy Goodes.
Holon entered the game on the back of three consecutive league wins and six victories from its past seven contests.
Jerusalem fails to live up to pre-game billing and capitulates in second half on the way to heavy final defeat.
Hap Jerusalem seemingly the front runner to sign the Israeli guard who continues to hold out for an NBA offer.
To classify Reeves Nelson as just a basketball player, reducing him to simply his profession, would be unfair to Nelson the thinker, the intellectual, the man.
By JOSIAH HIMMELMAN
With zero losses in 2015, yellow-and-blue hosts Berlin hoping to keep pressure on Real atop Euroleague group
Since losing five straight games, Jerusalem has only fallen to Maccabi Tel Aviv over the past month, holding its opponents to 66.8 points in four wins.
Ashdod had just three wins from 16 games when Sherf took charge, but has since claimed two victories from three games and finally climbed off the bottom of the standings on Saturday.
The basketball face off between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem is a clash between Old Money Nation and Start-up Nation.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Jewish basketball star Dolph Schayes stood tall above the rest amid the rise of the professional game.
By HERSCHY KATZ
Israeli basketball will never be the same after the untimely death of Uri Shelef.