Pressure grows on Netanyahu to act with 'iron fist' in light of Palestinian terror onslaught
Netanyahu says Israel's relationship with Russia is good
Netanyahu attacked by right-wing flank for 'not doing enough' against terror
Netanyahu to Kerry: World must condemn Palestinian lionizing of terrorists
Bon Jovi helps Israelis ‘Keep the Faith’ with empowering songs on a difficult night
Playing from the heart
'Bon Jovi stands with Israeli settlers who burn Palestinian babies,' Roger Waters says
Maccabi Tel Aviv ready for Milano tests in Chicago, New York
Nothing new in Israeli group stage struggles
Mac TA set to tip off in Chicago, NY
Mac TA dominated at home by Dynamo
Palestinians celebrate while leaders withhold comment on Henkin terror attack
Netanyahu: Palestinians, our so-called peace partners must fight terrorism
Security forces arrest Nablus residents for deadly West Bank terror shooting
Terrorist kills two, wounds toddler and mother in capital's Old City
Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount, Erdogan warns
Jewish groups welcome announcement by Timmerman of EU anti-Semitism ‘czar’
Bill Clinton pays tribute to Anne Frank
FBI destroys evidence linked to Medicare fraud among Orthodox Jewish community in New York
Criminal complaint filed against German Mayor for anti-Israel and anti-Jewish hate
Bringing Zionism to the Diaspora
Analysis: The best reason for Iran deal? The West will learn where to drop bombs
Iranians launch ‘Sorry Syria’ campaign to apologize for Iranian jingoism
Obama and Zarif shake hands in New York, marking first such handshake in 30 years
US support for Israel stokes terrorism worldwide, Rouhani says
WATCH: Russian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Syria
'Russia can't claim to fight ISIS terror, while supporting Assad's terror'
Trump backs Russia, Iran efforts to fight ISIS
Only Assad truly fighting Islamic State, Putin says
US, allies short on options as Russia and Iran flex muscle in Syria
US weighs new support for Syrian rebels against ISIS
Obama: US will not make 'proxy war' with Russia over Syria
Global space community to reach for the stars
Mazel Tov! Hebrew University places first in Israel in another school ranking
Beersheba students win top prize in Boston’s Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
Israel Cancer Association releases figures ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness in October
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route
Green group demands swift action after sewage pollutes river, kills fish
Brewery producing craft beer made from Boston river water taps Israeli tech
El Al wins first place prize for startup program
Israel steady at 27th in WEF Competitiveness Index, ranks 3rd for innovation
Qatar, UAE lead Israel in broadband
GLOBAL AGENDA: Junk train wreck
OECD: Economic risk in cyber threats
Unpublished tour guide stories: Escapades in Acre
Meet the Ambassador: An ambassador at home in Israel
Grapevine: Diplomatic summit at the King David
Grapevine: What’s on children’s minds
Reb Yeivi’s succa
Israel, the Jews and the European refugee crisis
Candidly Speaking: Jews, Islamophobia and compassion for refugees
Everyone is 'fighting Islamic State' – and they’re all lying
Letters to the Editor: October 4, 2015
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
Voice in service
Working for Hitler
Armed with a sense of humor
Jaunt through Mount Zion
Serving Israel with love
Down to earth- At the Castel Museum
Life in a bell jar
Grapevine: My MK
Living in a shoebox
Rhythmic gymnastics on the rise
Shalev Ad-El lights up
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: גַן נָעוּל
הַמֵיטָב שֶל אֲרִיאֵל זִילְבֶּר
יָבוֹא גְדִי זָהָב
נְמַל חֵיפָה זָכָה בַּמָקוֹם הָרִאשוֹן
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Classes for LGBT People Who Explore Converting to Judaism Open in Los Angeles
Teaching Biblical Hebrew
pro-Israel, pro-peace, and pro-fun.
A Time for Moral Choice
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
Remembering the Victims of 9/11
600 Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Touring with KKL-JNF
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
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
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
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
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
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
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
Make yourself at home… in Israel
10.04.2015 | 21 Tishri, 5776
Pope Francis became the honorary member of the team on Wednesday.
By ARIEL COHEN
The Celebrated European Clubs Will Clash in Two Games As Part of The 2015 Euroleague Basketball World Tour
By MACABI TEL AVIV
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
Maccabi improved to 7-0 this summer with the 87-80 victory over Hapoel Eilat in the final of the Winner Cup on Monday.
Maccabi General Manager Danny Federman said the club is thrilled to add another exciting chapter to its long history of play in the US.
Eilat came back from a 0-2 deficit in last season’s semis to claim a 3-2 series win and send Maccabi crashing out before the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
Ness Ziona no rival for yellow-and-blue; Rishon awaits in semis after win over Holon.
The blue-and-white progressed past the first round of the European Championships for the first time since 2007.
The Israeli team succumbed to a superior, more talented Italy, losing 82-52.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
After impressive group phase, blue-and-white aims to reach last eight for the first time in 12 years.
A win in the last 16 will mean the team will have two opportunities to progress to the qualifying tournament, which will take place next July.
The national team entered the game brimming with confidence after upsetting Russia and Finland to start the European Championships.
Everything seemed to fall into place in the promising 76-73 victory over Russia in Saturday’s opener, and Israel recorded yet another impressive win against Finland.
Casspi and Eliyahu combine for 28 points in second-half comeback to lead national team to 1-0.
Israel won just one of eight preparation games, showing little of the promise that saw it claim its qualifying group last summer for the first time since 2001.
Israel’s national basketball team has rarely entered the European Championships with lower expectations.
Israel faces Russia in its European Championships opener in Montpellier, France on Saturday.
Israel will play three games in as many days in Zagreb, facing Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday before playing Estonia on Thursday and Croatia on Friday.
Chickens were being transported without a permit.
“This was the best lesson we could have received ahead of the European Championships."
Despite committing 19 turnovers, Serbia cruised to the win and Israel will require a much-improved performance on Sunday to have any chance of forcing a close game when the teams meet again.
The blue-and-white suffered a 75-58 loss to Macedonia on Friday and displayed only little improvement against Ukraine, despite making a late run to cut the margin.
Israel is hoping to host the next B-Pool tournament in the summer of 2017.
By JROAST SPORTS STAFF
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.
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.
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.