07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Elkin-Katz bond holding up cabinet reshuffle
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Beersheba set for next continental challenge
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Ebay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Anti Israelis protestors in Philadelphia call out "long live intifada"
In a first for women, Clinton to accept presidential nomination
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
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Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
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Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
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100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
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A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
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‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
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President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
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The tournament was scheduled to take place at the Applied Science Private University in Amman, where a Jordanian all-star team will face the university's basketball team.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Abdel Aziz states that Egypt is committed to host all national teams that qualify, including Israel.
The teen, who had a brain tumor removed several months ago, was joined at the Staples Center arena by his parents and seven siblings.
During a recent interview LeBronJames said that Cleveland Cavaliers coach “does his job as great as any coach can do in the league.”
By CHRIS PARKER
Hapoel Jerusalem is confident of signing Stoudemire, who has an ownership stake in the club since the summer of 2013.
By ALLON SINAI
The game against Darussafaka will be Maccabi's last before the official start to its campaign and Edelstein's first at Yad Eliyahu since joining the yellow-and-blue.
Blatt will be coaching in Turkey next season, signing a deal with Euroleague club Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Edelstein joins the club after arguably its worst ever season.
Hapoel denied repeat championship as sixth seed steals glory in the capital with 83-77 conquest.
To have two straight seasons finish in such a dejecting manner is a first for Maccabi.
Nahariya imploded, allowing Wyatt to give Eilat the lead and celebrate a sweet win after Nahariya’s Gilbert Brown missed at the buzzer.
By ALLON HACHMON
Maccabi Tel Aviv scored nine of the first 10 points of the night in Herzliya and never relinquished the lead, holding the hosts to no more than 15 points in each of the four quarters.
Jeff Hornacek was 101-112 throughout his tenure in Phoenix before management fired him over a 14-35 start in early February.
Ness Ziona would have stayed up with a win as Maccabi Kiryat Gat suffered an 85-82 overtime loss to Maccabi Rishon Lezion.
Gili Mosinzon, the 37-year-old small forward of Maccabi Bat Yam, published a revealing Facebook post on Thursday, Israel’s 68th birthday.
Despite the defeat, Holon (12-20) secured its survival on Sunday after Ironi Ness Ziona dropped to an 87-82 defeat to Maccabi Ashdod, which maintained its top-flight status with the win.
Should Blatt sign with the Kings he would team-up with Israeli forward Omri Casspi.
Marquis coaching job opens up with firing of Byron Scott.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Defending champion on verge of clinching top seed in playoffs after winning an eighth straight game.
Jerusalem has lost just one of nine games since suffering a 92-83 overtime setback at Eilat in the last meeting between the teams in February.
The 28-year-old guard led Bandar Imam to the Iranian league title last week and has also played in Italy and Germany in the past.
Tight race for first place in BSL as yellow-and-blue’s winning streak reaches four with rout of Rishon.
Both NY Knicks and Nets reportedly considering Blatt for coaching position.
Jerusalem improved to 21-6, two games ahead of Maccabi Tel Aviv with six regular season games to play.
Road rout by Frankfurt in finale of quarterfinals knocks last Israeli club from continental competition.
Richard Howell had 18 points and 16 rebounds for Nahariya, which improved to 14-11. Robert Rothbart finished with 23 points and 14 boards for Hapoel, which fell to 10-15.
Shawn Dawson had 22 points and 13 rebounds for Rishon, climbing up to second place in the club’s all-time scorers list at the age of 22, second only to Mickey Berkowitz.
Israelis aim to maintain supremacy over foreigners in All-Star game • Rishon still alive in Europe.
Three-time NBA dunk champion Nate Robinson arrives in Israel for one of the biggest signings of recent years in Israeli basketball.
Rishon is the only Israeli team still playing in continental competition, with both Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem suffering disappointing exits in the Euroleague and Eurocup.
International Women’s Day on Tuesday was a perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of local female athletes.
It made the most of a listless Maccabi display on Sunday to defeat the yellow-and-blue on the road.
Reigning champion beats Hap TA in capital, yellow-and-blue overcomes.
Maccabi fell to 13-6 in the BSL with the painful defeat to Haifa and will be expecting a tough test on Sunday after losing 76-70 to Nahariya earlier this season.
Coming off dramatic 2OT win, Maccabi Ashdod sets sights on snapping yellow-and-blue’s six-year run.
Yellow-and-blue beats Ironi Ness Ziona 81-66 to set up a meeting with Maccabi Ashdod and former coach Tzvika Sherf in Thursday’s final at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Sherf ’s side claims dramatic double-overtime victory over Rishon Lezion to close on first title.
at home to Nizhny the nail in the coffin on Maccabi’s cataclysmic continental campaign.
With one coach already being sacked and players coming and going throughout the season, Maccabi’s management has all but given up this year.
Maccabi enters the game on the back of its worst-ever defeat in local action, a 35-point humbling at the hands of Maccabi Haifa in the BSL.
With one coach already being sacked and players coming and going throughout the campaign, Maccabi’s management has all but given up on this season.
Hapoel entered the game knowing it already had no chance of progressing to the round of 16, but still had plenty of pride to play for.
After being knocked out of the Eurocup last week, and with its State Cup campaign already coming to an end in the round of 16 last month, Jerusalem’s entire focus has shifted to the BSL.
Just like his days on the bicycle in Israel, Blatt never backs down from adversity – on the contrary, he thrives in situations in which he’s underdog with nothing to lose.
By LAY Z GORDON
Despite only claiming two road wins over Hapoel Tel Aviv in more than 21 years, Hapoel Beersheba enters Saturday’s Premier League encounter at Bloomfield Stadium as a firm favorite.
Yellow-and-blue drops to first defeat in competition; Rishon on verge of Europe Cup progress
Maccabi enters the showdown with Kazan with a 2-0 record in Last 32 Group M after claiming a tight 87-83 win at BC Nizhny Novgorod in freezing Russia last week.
The aroma of a full roster has permeated their present seven-game win streak.
Yellow-and-blue triumphs in Novgorod to move to 2-0, Hapoel stumbles to 0-2 with loss to Gran Canaria.
Maccabi trailed by 14 points (68-54) with seven minutes to play, but ended the night with a 19-2 run, with Haifa capitulating under the pressure.
Hapoel had lost five of six games prior to this week, turning up the heat on coach Sharon Avrahami, who replaced the sacked Oded Katash earlier this season.
Defending champion overcomes yellow-and-blue at Jerusalem Arena to take control of first place.
With one year under his belt, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt is feeling a lot more confident managing one of the most coveted gigs in sports.
Israeli swingman goes toe-to-toe with reigning MVP Curry, but Golden State prevails over Sacramento.
Casspi, averaging 12.3 points this season, hit 9 of 12 three-pointers en route to his career high in scoring.
Donta Smith led five Jerusalem players in double figures with 19 points, with Lior Eliyahu adding 11 points and 12 rebounds.
The yellow-and-blue registered its eighth consecutive win over all competitions and fourth straight in the league after outplaying Herzliya from the first moment.
Yellow-and-blue defeats Gilboa with second-half run, Rishon beats Eilat, Herzliya knocks out Nahariya.
Hapoel fell to 4-8 and the decision to sack coach Oded Katash is looking worse with every day.
Maccabi led from start to finish, building an eight-point gap (22- 14) by the end of the first quarter.
Maccabi will not have it easy in the Eurocup Last 32, being placed in a group with Russian teams Unics Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod, as well as Olimpija Ljubljana of Slovenia.
Maccabi’s hopes of progressing looked to be dead and buried after it opened Group D with six defeats from its first seven games, five of them by double digits.
Israeli champion’s win against Volgograd along with Novgorod victory sends Hapoel into Last 32.
Tel Aviv’s Yad Eliyahu Arena to host Group Phase between August 31 and September 5, 2017, with six teams, including Israel, to battle for four places in the knockout rounds.
Israeli champion visits Volgograd but Eurocup fate also depends on results in Athens and Novgorod.
Fourth straight victory overall for balanced yellow-and-blue; Maccabi Haifa edges Ashdod.
Mediocre performance good enough for defending champion to improve to 9-2.
Maccabi no longer has its fate in its own hands, but can enter its final game of the regular season with an outside chance should it defeat Bamberg and Darussafaka lose as expected Friday.
Hapoel holds on for 82-78 victory at home to improve to 4-5 ahead of final game.
For next week’s game to even mean anything for Jerusalem, it will first have to overcome AEK Athens on Wednesday.
Maccabi, which was coming off a defeat to Ironi Nahariya, outscored Eilat 38-15 in the first 10 minutes and never looked back to improve to 7-3.
Josh Duncan led six Jerusalem players in double figures with 16 points.
Jerusalem climbed to the top of the BSL standings with an 86-84 overtime win at Maccabi Haifa on Friday afternoon, improving to 7-2.
Tabak admitted at being surprised by the magnitude of the crisis and said no one should be expecting any miracles.
Reds notch much-needed Eurocup victory with upset of group leader Galatasaray in Jerusalem.
Hapoel Jerusalem’s Eurocup campaign could be over by Wednesday night should it fail to overcome Galatasaray at the Jerusalem Arena on Tuesday.
Nahariya beat defending champion Jerusalem at home two weeks earlier and showed it was no coincidence by overcoming Maccabi.
Mark Lyons led Rishon with 25 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
Robert Rothbart led five Tel Aviv players in double figures with 16 points and 13 boards, but Hapoel still dropped to 3-6 with its third defeat in four games.
Hapoel had lost four of five games over all competitions before thrashing Hapoel Eilat 99-73 in BSL action on Saturday to pick up some much-needed confidence.
Yellow-and-blue thrashes Greens by 40 points at Yad Eliyahu in Tabak’s BSL debut.
Josh Duncan led Jerusalem with 25 points, with Bar Timor adding a career-high 23 points for Hapoel, which improved to 5-2.
Croatian believes he can transform team’s fortunes after being unveiled as the new head coach.
Goodes’s assistant Avi Even was at the helm for the final time on Monday and his short tenure ended with a win.
Croat thrilled at joining yellow-and-blue after replacing Guy Goodes at the helm.
Maccabi will pay a buyout estimated at around 100,000 euros to release the 45-year-old former NBA center from his contract at Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Spanish league.
Goodes’s lack of ego is certainly commendable, but Maccabi fans can only regret the fact he didn’t stand his ground considering the team’s results.
Hapoel hosts Volgograd in desperate need of victory to get campaign headed in right direction.
After replacing Oded Katash last week following the team’s three consecutive defeats, Hapoel thrashed Hapoel Eilat 84-61 on the road, dominating from start to finish.
Head coach sent packing by yellow-and-blue after dismal start to the season.
Maccabi Rishon Lezion tied reigning champion Hapoel Jerusalem at 4-1 thanks to a dramatic double-overtime 89-83 victory.
The Israeli champion didn’t trail until 2:21 minutes to play in the game and dropped to yet another dejecting defeat on the road.
A round-up of news around the nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN