02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome defense system gets an upgrade
Parents of slain Israeli soldier meet US envoy at UN
The 100-year-old battle that keeps popping up during PM’s visit down under
69% of Israelis back pardon for Hebron shooter
Event to boost LGBT, female combat troops
Netanyahu lauds Trump for taking 'strong stand against antisemitism'
Australia underlines support for two-state solution as Netanyahu makes historic visit
PM: Israel's pivot to Asia is economic not political
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
US national security adviser faces challenges at home and abroad
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Amazon is asked to stop selling books on Holocaust denial
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
Airplane like those used for covert Iraqi aliya arrives in Israel
UK Jewish students call for free, fair debate ahead of Israel Apartheid Week
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
Actress Lindsay Lohan claims to have been racially profiled at airport
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
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.
As the band sings “Moshiach! Moshiach!” Shaq and seemingly diminutive guests dance in a small circle, beaming. At one point, a man in a white dress shirt gives the Diesel a big hug.
“I’m ashamed of the aggressiveness we showed in the first 15-17 minutes.”
By ALLON SINAI
Israeli forward included in deal that sends DeMarcus Cousins from Sacramento to New Orleans
Casspi part of deal involving superstar teammate DeMarcus Cousins.
Tel Aviv, Hapoel Jerusalem wage tight final duel for 3 quarters before yellow-and-blue pulls away for 82-68 win.
Red-hot Hapoel Jerusalem aims to maintain bragging rights over arch-rival Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Gaziantep in Turkey is close to the Syrian border and has faced frequent insurgency attacks during the past year.
Hapoel edges injury-ravaged Holon team while Maccabi survives scare against Ashdod
Perennial powerhouses Mac Tel Aviv, Hap Jerusalem have stout semifinal foes in Mac Ashdod and Hap Holon.
Coming off local conquest of Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel targets to finish Top 16 on a high.
Hadar was appointed as Hapoel’s coach last month, less than three weeks after he resigned from his job as the head coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Former NBA star scores 24 for Jerusalem in BSL conquest of arch-rival Tel Aviv • Wyatt out for Holon
The team that finishes the regular season in first place will decide if the Final Four takes place in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
Tel Aviv drops to 7-14 in continental play with disheartening defeat to Brose Bamberg.
Maccabi led by as many as 18 points early in the fourth quarter, but allowed Holon within three points in the final minute.
Holon enters the game from second place with a 9-4 record and can climb to first with a win.
Maccabi dropped to a 6-11 record, three games back of eighth place in the standings, giving Real a run for its money for much of the night, only to struggle when it mattered most once more.
Jerusalem improved to 8-6 in the BSL and showed further encouraging signs that it is starting to hit top form.
Jerusalem also faces Zenit St. Petersburg of Russia in Group G, with the top two teams to advance to the quarterfinals.
Weems leads as yellow-and-blue squeaks past Blatt’s Darussafaka 93-92 for first win since November.
Hapoel opens Eurocup Top 16 with road victory after erasing 20-point deficit on back of big night by Jerrells.
“It feels really good to be selected as the Israeli player of the month.”
“Hapoel Tel Aviv is happy to announce the appointment of Hadar as the team’s coach until the end of next season.”
Up-and-down campaign for the Reds hits crunch time as Eurocup opportunity provides motivation.
Maccabi lost its most recent BSL game to Hapoel Gilboa/ Galil, dropping a 14-point lead in the final six minutes.
Two days after the resignation of coach Hadar, yellow-and-blues ekes into quarterfinals with dramatic victory.
Yellow-and-blue embarrassed by Belgrade in Euroleague, casting serious doubt over future of coach Hadar
This is a crisis we need to address and we need to do all we can so that the directorate will act with understanding and consideration for the other side."
Already in Eurocup Top 16, Hapoel focused on snapping mini-skid and securing 2nd place in group.
Five of Maccabi’s league wins have come by six points or fewer.
After dropping to third defeat in five Euroleague home games to Efes, yellow-and-blue hosts rock-bottom Germans.
Will Deuce Stoudemire follow in his dad's footsteps as a basketball player or is baseball more his calling?
The IBA wants to make sure youth teams don’t bring in foreign recruits in order to strengthen their rosters.
Jerusalem had gone almost a month without a win until last Sunday’s victory over Maccabi Haifa, losing five consecutive games.
“We had to come out with tenacity after losing five straight games. We are starting to come along more and more offensively and that is helping me as well.”
Hapoel got the season off to a promising start, but two consecutive defeats in the Eurocup have seen it fall to 3-2 in Group D
Jerusalem is doing its best not to panic despite dropping to a fifth consecutive defeat over all competitions.
Maccabi claims tight win over biggest rival thanks to Alexander’s late dunk, improving to 6-1 in BSL
Maccabi Tel Aviv knew it would be facing a much tougher test against the Spanish powerhouse and trailed by as many as 20 points before making the final score-line slightly more respectable.
After defeating both Valencia and Olimpija Ljubljana on the road, Hapoel hosted its first Eurocup game of the season on Wednesday.
“We have a big game coming up on Wednesday, but we arrive with two victories on the road and have two days to recover so that is good for us.”
Hadar stays perfect as head coach with Pnini propelling yellow-and-blue to comprehensive BSL conquest
Curtis Jerrells scored 30 points for Jerusalem, including eight in the decisive run.
After taking over from Erez Edelstein, who was surprisingly sacked last Sunday, Hadar guided Maccabi to its second Euroleague win in three days on Friday night.
Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents.
Jerusalem has little trouble overcoming Kiryat Gat on the road ahead of Eurocup opener in Valencia.
Yellow-and-blue loses final pre-season game against Darussafaka after Anthony Parker induction.
There is precedent for a coach who left mid-season receiving a championship ring.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Allon said he was pleased with the team’s success in Israel under coach Danny Franco, but admitted he was unhappy with results in Europe.
The peace camp uses basketball as a bridge between people, in an effort to promote peace among the different ethnic and religious groups in Israel.
By SHARON AHARONI
“My brand has always been about peace and education and I am now extending my brand internationally,” said Stoudemire to the Post.
NBA players past and present Amar'e Stoudemire, Shawn Marion, Rudy Gay, Donald Sloan, Beno Udrih, and Chris Copeland and WNBA players Alysha Clark and Mistie Bas attend event.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Stoudemire partly owns the team and announced his retirement last Tuesday.
Hapoel Jerusalem is confident of signing Stoudemire, who has an ownership stake in the club since the summer of 2013.
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.
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.
The addition of NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire to Hapoel’s roster looks like it might be ‘bashert.’
By JERRY MITTLEMAN
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