Netanyahu could be disqualified from Likud leadership race
High Court of Justice says rabbinical court can annul conversions retroactively
Bennett rails against Palestinian statehood amid heckling
Israel severely rebuked, as PM warns 'spirit of appeasement' blowing through Europe
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Treasury will give financially bleeding state hospitals another NIS 150 million
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Cooking with a kosher soul
Remains of 8,000-year-old olive oil found in Lower Galilee
Grapevine: Being careful of what we wish for
A Thin, Blue, Oleh line – police volunteer enlistment drive for Olim launched in Tel Aviv
Pe’er and Glushko clash in Ra’anana final once more
Leader K8 aims to distance itself from pack
Maccabi Tel Aviv enters Top 16 Euroleague on a roll
Tough call: Who is Israel’s best sport personality of 2014?
Tekuma central committee to choose running partner Saturday night
Post/Maariv Hashavua’ poll: Likud could finish in third place
Reform leader to run in Labor primary
Former prime ministerial advisers lead aspiring Labor newcomers
Tekuma defers decision on split from Bayit Yehudi to rabbis
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel, no injuries
Analysis: Israel only one of many players in Palestinian state bid
Diplomatic Sources: Arab pressure forced Jordan to file Palestinian UNSC resolution
Likely US presidential candidate: Egyptian option should be examined to solve Israeli-Arab conflict
US: We won't support Palestinian UNSC resolution on an Israeli withdrawal
Sydney menorah lighting canceled following deadly hostage siege
Dozens of Israelis fighting in Ukraine, rebel leader claims
Cuban Jews want close ties with US brethren
Hanukka: The diaspora mindset
White supremacist charged in Kansas Jewish center shootings faces competency hearing
Only 2% delivered of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza reconstruction, officials say
Report: Hamas using Gaza reconstruction materials to repair infiltration tunnels
Analysis: The Palestinian diplomatic battle against Israel
Iraq: ISIS murdered 150 women and underage girls for refusing sex acts
Hamas deputy leader: Ties patched up with Iran
Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream
Opinion: The US is no longer in Israel’s pocket
Know Comment: International condemnations - Nu, so what!
From autonomy to sovereignty: The Oslo Agreements and Palestinian statehood
Better energy: Eight goals for the next energy minister
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
Jewish influence on Christmas music
Hijabs, kippot and Santa hats: The Haifa Festival of Festivals
Netanyahu commiserates with persecuted Christians
Iraqi Priest calls on Obama to step up fight against ISIS
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.19.2014 | 27 Kislev, 5775
Hawks owner Bruce Levenson said fans have a right to be angry about an internal email he wrote two years ago.
Le nouveau stade de Jérusalem est enfin achevé. Galvanisée par son nouvel entraîneur et un terrain de jeu privilégié, le club Hapoel, s’apprête à relever les plus hauts défis.
By ALLON SINAI
The yellow-and-blue will enter the Top 16 on the back of five wins from its last six continental contests after clinching Thursday’s triumph with a late 8-0 run.
A season which began with so much promise is unraveling at the seams and the mounting tension at the club is clearly evident.
Yellow-and-blue improves to 10-2 in BSL after dominant 119-89 showing at home.
Hapoel stunned by Northerners in the capital, suffering 3rd straight setback overall.
After erratic start, yellow-and-blue puts Cedevita away to continue building momentum ahead of Top 16.
Maccabi will be aiming to avenge its shock defeat to Cedevita at Nokia Arena last month.
Hapoel drops double-overtime affair at home vs Ploiesti to seal its Eurocup fate, falls to 2-7 in group
It’s do-or-die for Reds in continental competition, needing a nine-point win over CSU to stay alive.
The blue-and-white is aiming to advance past the first round of the European Championships for the first time since 2007.
26-year-old Israeli guard released by the Dallas Mavericks over a month ago lands new contract.
Maccabi Tel Aviv overcomes Germans to secure its place in the Top 16 with two regular season games to play.
Yotam Halperin led six Jerusalem players in double figures with 15 points, while Craig Smith had 21 points for Ness Ziona (6-3).
Hapoel Jerusalem is off to a club-record 8-0 start to the season, winning its games by an average 20.5 points.
Maccabi no rival for Russian powerhouse, losing by 23 points to drop to 4-3 in Euroleague regular season
Despite perfect record in BSL, Reds toil at 1-5 in Eurocup with crucial duel at Volgograd on tap.
Since losing its opener against Maccabi Tel Aviv, Ness Ziona has won six of seven contests.
Maccabi Tel Aviv extends winning streak to four games in all competitions with 80-65 triumph at Romema Arena.
Mac TA loses early lead, but hangs on to defeat French champion.
Yellow-and-blue looked to have completely lost its way after suffering three humbling defeats in succession over a nightmarish eight days earlier in November.
Reds drop to fifth defeat in six games, falling for third time at home with loss to Turkey’s Bandirma.
Maccabi fell to a 20-point defeat to Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL on Sunday after dropping to a surprise home loss to Cedevita Zagreb in the Euroleague.
The reigning Euroleague champion has completely lost its way since the start of last week and will be playing for its pride just as much as anything else in Malaga.
Reds still can’t duplicate BSL form in Eurocup, drop to 1-4 after another dejecting performance.
Monday night’s hoops humiliation at the hands of Hapoel Tel Aviv was a potential season- changer for Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Hapoel opened a 15-point gap (25-10) by the end of the first quarter and was never even challenged, cruising to a memorable win in the second half.
Jerusalem has won its five games by an average 20.6 points per contest, only really being tested by Hapoel Tel Aviv to date.
A procedural delay in securing a new visa seemed likely to thwart Gal Mekel’s expected move to the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.
After being humiliated in Jerusalem earlier in week, yellow-and-blue falls to Croatian underdogs in Euroleague action.
Tel Aviv will be hoping for another strong performance by the trio that is shaping up to be the core of this season’s team.
Reds follow up spectacular showing vs Mac TA with lackluster Eurocup effort in Romania.
While the 93-63 victory over Maccabi will live long in the memories of both Jerusalem and yellow-and-blue fans, it was just one of 33 BSL regular season games.
Tony Younger led Rishon with 19 points, with Nitzan Hanochi and Isaiah Swann adding 16 points each.
Historic margin of defeat for yellow-and-blue as Donta Smith’s 24-point performance paces host Reds.
Superb first half sees yellow-and-blue open unassailable gap behind excellent displays from Randle and Pargo.
After officially being waived by the Dallas Mavericks, 26-year-old Israeli guard will discover on Friday if another NBA team has claimed him off the waiver wire.
Israel's 3 representatives in US league all find themselves in different situations, but ultimately have the same goal – to prove they belong with the very best.
After suffering 2 consecutive defeats to start its Eurocup regular season campaign, Hapoel J'lem simply can’t afford another loss when it hosts Partizan Belgrade on Wednesday.
According to media reports, Mekel will soon be waived or traded by the team so that it could make room on its roster for guard J.J. Barea.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Maccabi has won its four games by an average 15.5 points, while Jerusalem has done so by 18.3 points per contest.
Four days after falling to 0-2 in the Eurocup, Jerusalem made light work of Gilboa ahead of Wednesday’s crucial continental contest against Partizan Belgrade.
Danny Franco’s men improved to 3-0 last week with a tight 81-80 victory over Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Yellow-and-blue steamrolled by old rival CSKA, suffering first defeat of Euroleague regular season.
Maccabi makes it 3 wins in 5 days ahead of flight to Russia for Thursday’s Euroleague game against CSKA Moscow.
Two accurate Donta Smith free throws with 3.9 seconds to play ensured Hapoel Jerusalem claimed a win in its first-ever BSL game at its new arena.
Yellow-and-blue overcomes first-half jitters before outplaying Limoges to begin Euroleague campaign.
Jerusalem was hoping to play in the Euroleague this season, but had to settle for a place in the Eurocup regular season after losing to Unics Kazan.
New-look Mac TA faces Limoges in Euroleague opener with the memories of last season’s title still fresh.
Rosefelt sets new record with 26 rebounds while Eilat and Rishon Lezion get BSL campaigns off to winning start.
By ALLON HACHMON / THE POST
Following a tight first half at Romema Arena, Jerusalem killed off the game in Haifa with a 17-3 run after the break on the way to a 76-58 victory.
The first of Israel’s basketball greats, Tanhum (Tani) Cohen-Mintz, dies on Saturday three days after his 75th birthday.
Maccabi’s pre-season tour in South and North America didn’t give the team many reasons for optimism, with the yellow-and-blue claiming just a single win in four games.
It has been 15 years since Sports Illustrated dubbed him “The Jewish Jordan,” but Tamir Goodman still gets recognized at his local pizza parlor.
"I was nervous before the game, but not because it was the first time that I coached in an NBA environment, but because of the fact that I was playing against my friends."
A 17-3 start to the second half gives Hapoel unassailable lead against last season’s runner-up.
Yellow-and-blue to come up against LeBron and former coach in Jewish Community Night in Cleveland.
After beating CEZ Nymburk 94-84 in the first round of the qualifiers in Ostend, Belgium, Jerusalem dropped to an 82-71 loss to Kazan despite controlling the first half.
The top four teams in each group proceed to the Last 32 phase, beginning January 6, when they will be joined by the eight teams that do not progress to the Euroleague Top 16.
Maccabi eked out a 69-66 victory over the Liga de las Americas champion at the Gimnasio Maracanazinho Arena in Rio on Friday
The Intercontinental Cup, which dates back to 1966, was dormant for nearly two decades before its revival last season.
Jerusalem has high hopes of reaching Euroleague as it tips off tournament consisting of formidable foes.
Not only is the team no longer considered as a championship contender, but there are some experts who believe the Reds will struggle to finish among the top six.
Hapoel Jerusalem sends message by edging yellow-and-blue in pre-season finale at new Jerusalem arena.
Straightforward wins for Hapoel and Maccabi ensure favorites will meet for the first time in new arena.
Ness Ziona edges Greens in only real surprise of Winner Cup quarterfinals; Reds inaugurate new arena in capital.
Hapoel Jerusalem to host first ever game at new Jerusalem Arena on Tuesday evening.
Sofo arrived in Israel last week for the start of training, but he will not travel with his teammates to Germany after failing his medical with an multitude of ailments.
Israel’s veteran NBA hoopster back with Kings, hoping to build off strong EuroBasket qualifying campaign.
Part of what has made Ori Allon a highly successful high-tech entrepreneur is his talent of selling a vision.
Israel coach Erez Edelstein will allow his fringe players to prove their worth against Bulgaria in Larnaca, Cyprus on Wednesday.
Erez Edelstein’s team steamrolls Holland for fourth straight win to clinch first place in Group B.
Blue-and-white hosts the Netherlands in Cyprus looking to book place in European Championships.
A victory over the Netherlands will wrap up first place in qualifying Group B and secure Israel’s progress to a 12th consecutive European Championships.
Israel claims first qualifying victory, holding the Dutch to 16 points in the second half.
Three-time yellow-and-blue coach rejoins club as assistant, Israel prepares to visit the Netherlands.
Between losing the pre-season Winner Cup to Hapoel Jerusalem and undergoing a summer of changes, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have to net some gains to get ahead.
Whether the Jewish amulet was good luck, or the players were simply on the ball, the royal couples (Will, Kate, Beyonce and Jay-Z) watched the Cavaliers beat the Nets 110-88.
By LAUREN IZSO
Satirical report about former NBA player meeting with leaders of brutal terrorist group goes viral and causes some confusion, forcing him to issue denial.
Israel beats Montenegro on the road to improve to 3-1 in Group B and remain in first place.
Three-way tie atop Group B bound to resolve itself as blue-and-white intent on snapping slump vs Montenegro.
Three Group B teams at 2-1 as blue-and-white tops table on point-differential with three qualifiers remaining.
Israel improves to 2-1 with comfortable win on the road ahead of crucial visit to Montenegro.
The Maccabi owners reverted to their natural instincts on Monday.
Blue-and-white can’t afford another defeat in EuroBasket qualifying Group B after falling to Montenegro.
Blue-and-white aiming to take first important step towards progress to EuroBasket 2015 in Nicosia.
Israel hosts Montenegro on Sunday in first of six qualifiers over 18 days which determine if Israel advances to the European Championships.
Sinai Says: Either Edelstein guides Israel to its 12th straight participation in the European Championships or he will be labeled as an utter failure.
The blue-and-white will go into next Sunday’s European Championship qualifier against Montenegro in Nicosia, Cyprus brimming with confidence.
Blue-and-white beats hosts in warm-up, faces Latvia today in final tune-up ahead of EuroBasket qualifiers.
Team headlined by Magic Johnson cancels plans to participate in opening ceremony of new Jerusalem Arena due to security situation.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Omri Casspi is set to finalize a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings, returning to the team with which he began his NBA career.
Omri Casspi could be on his way back to the Sacramento Kings after being waived by the New Orleans Pelicans as expected on Wednesday.
After playing a little more than four minutes in total over the final three months of last season, Gal Mekel knew this summer would be crucial to the rest of his NBA career.
Casspi rejoined the Israel national team in training on Wednesday.
Entering his sixth season in the US league, the 26-year-old Israeli has reached the make-or-break stage of his life as an NBA player.
The trade did not only catch the Israeli NBA player by surprise, Houston coach Kevin McHale admits he also knew little about it.