03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
Two dead and multiple injured, including children in shootings in Israeli-Arab towns
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Israel's coalition heads aim to end crisis
Report: US may allow new settlement in exchange for partial building freeze
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Trump’s new Israel envoy gets a mixed welcome from Jewish groups
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The bill also directs the US Export-Import Bank to combat boycotts against the Jewish state.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Senator Cardin: "We should not stand idle when foreign countries or international governmental organizations use BDS tactics to isolate one of our key allies."
Gilad Erdan: The best defense is a strong offense
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Barghouti is set to receive the Gandhi Peace Prize in the US in April.
The jurist says the International Association of Democratic Lawyers supports Iranian and Palestinian terrorism.
Hundreds of anti-Israel demonstrators take to the streets in Australian city as PM makes historic visit Down Under.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The protest coincided with the start of Palestine Action week on campus.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Matisyahu was asked to publicly denounce Israel and declare his support for a Palestinian state.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
University of Hamburg appoints as guest professor South African academic Farid Esack, who is the chairman of BDS South Africa.
The Palestinian leadership has long said that it supports the boycott of settlement products, but has practically taken few steps to implement a ban on such goods.
By ADAM RASGON
The legislation, which prohibits the state from contracting with companies that engage in boycotts of Israel, including firms located outside of the state.
Lone Star State would be 16th to ban the pro-Palestinian movement
By GIL HOFFMAN
Interior Ministry states: “This is actually the first time the State of Israel refuses the entry of a tourist due to a clear background of anti-Israel activity."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Ontario’s legislature voted 49 to 5 to pass a motion rejecting “the differential treatment of Israel, including the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.”
Pro-Israel film debunking BDS hits theaters March 30.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Annual gathering of Christian-Zionist group discusses BDS movement and how to encourage American Christians to stand with Israel
A report published by the Gatestone Institute reveals weaknesses of Iona community's backing of BDS movement.
Mayor Uwe Becker has been acting to cancel the event, whose organizers have been trying to forge ahead with despite harsh criticism.
“BDS has an antisemitic agenda and leads a campaign of demonization, delegitimization and double standards against Israel."
"We live in a democracy and have free speech. And we are pleased about that. We won't be silenced."
The measure was introduced by Christian Imark, a National Council deputy from the conservative Swiss People’s Party. It passed 111- 78.
The Partido Popular approved amendments that reject the BDS movements, the pro-Israel Spanish group ACOM has reported.
The legislation bans foreign nationals who publicly call for economic, cultural or academic boycotts of either Israel or the territory it controls beyond the Green Line, from entering the country.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
BDS group president tried to hide PayPal account from ‘Post’
Born in the UK in 1930 to Polish Jewish émigrés, Kaufman spent nearly all his life immersed in politics, standing for election at the age of 24 in 1955.
By JOSH DELL
Richard D. Heideman, one of the foremost legal experts on fighting the BDS movement, seeks to repair the tarnished name of Zionism.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
CDU, the opposition party in Hamburg, denounced the BDS movement as antisemitic and called for the senate to act against it, responding to the appointment of pro-BDS professor to the university.
he City University pro- BDS motion was blocked because of an apparent violation of anti-discrimination laws.
Legislation receives support from local Jewish and Christian communities.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
Arab human rights group had called to detain former IDF general for war crimes.
The Swiss Foreign Ministry declined to hand over the information to NGO Monitor and to another party that had expressed interest in the funding.
The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) and the Israeli American Council (IAC) collaborate in Boston.
Madrid court rules against Rivas Vaciamadrid City Council, annuls decision to boycott Israel.
The petition called on the association’s governing council to “investigate the charges that academic freedom is widely violated in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.”
“Today the Provincial Council of Valencia declared itself a free space from Israeli apartheid.”
Israel and its advocates have argued the labeling is discriminatory but the EU officials who passed it say it is in keeping with consumers’ right to receive accurate information on products.
“They talk about peace, we talk about the war against BDS.”
Pro-Israel Spanish group ACOM chalks up another win.
"There is no truth to the accusation that Israel is an apartheid state."
The South Carolina law bars state agencies from contracting with any business that boycotts others “based on race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.”
The resolution stated that "the Tromso municipality will therefore refrain from buying Israeli goods and services produced in occupied Palestinian territory."
Boycott Israel group stokes antisemitism, violates ethics.
The bill has the backing of senior House members, including Reps. Eliot Engel, D-New York, Nita Lowey, D-New York and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JTA
The Pink Floyd musician and outspoken BDS proponent was one high-profile attendee at the screening of the film that he narrated.
"This state will not stand for the politics of discrimination... and we will continue to demonstrate our unwavering support for the people of Israel in the fight for freedom, liberty and democracy."
Shutdown reasons may include terrorism and antisemitism.
“Any action that puts Israel in a normal light goes against everything the BDS movement is going for."
“These organizations must reject all the ideologies opposing the existence of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state."
“It is time to change the disk. No additional Hasbara activities and excuses in response to events, surrendering and apologizing even before the argument begins."
L’application de la nouvelle législation interdisant aux militants BDS d’entrer en Israël risque de souffrir des imprécisions du texte
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Plongées dans des situations géopolitiques complexes, les organisations humanitaires
doivent affronter certains dilemmes et engendrent parfois plus de mal que de bien
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
The University of California-Riverside student government decided to remove Israeli-owned Sabra hummus from campus dining areas by a vote of 13 to 0.
The law, adopted Monday by the Knesset, bans entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state or its settlements.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,TAMARA ZIEVE,UDI SHAHAM
Take a deeper look at the connection between financial institutions and BDS groups in this Jerusalem Post exclusive.
The statement on Palestine is included in a section on “Antiracist and Anti-imperialist Feminism” in the platform for the US affiliate of the International Women’s Strike.
Low-level Interior Ministry officials may determine how the law really functions, likely with some embarrassing consequences that ministers or the courts will later need to resolve.
Israel's Knesset passed the law on Monday, enabling the interior minister to refuse to grant visas to supporters of the BDS movement or direct members of it seeking to enter the country.
By UDI SHAHAM
“New York State by its definition is a celebration of diversity, it accepts all who believe in the spirit of inclusion, and who live by discrimination of none."
By HERB KEINON
As part of the decision, the council called on the university to cease all academic collaborations and ties with the Haifa-based Technion.
Israel has long complained of the UNHRC’s biased treatment, which includes more condemnations of Israel than any other nation, including Syria and Iran.
None of the Oscar nominees used the 10-day trip, valued at $55,000, which was part of the 2016 Oscar gift bag.
Ayalon and the Truth about Israel advocacy organization which he founded, have just released the latest in its series of short video primers on the Israel-Palestinian Conflict.
By JEREMY SHARON
The singer, known for her famous hit "Torn," announced Sunday that she was cancelling the concert slated for March 1.
The CEO of the New Israel Fund said that they "will not accept an Israel that is for ultra-nationalists only," in response to the VP's hour-long interrogation.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The legislation will now go up for vote in second and third readings.
Weisenthal Center's Zuroff says "it is very unfortunate that someone who has strong antisemitic views is allowed to promote those views in the German education system.”
Endorsing an academic and cultural boycott of Israel "contradicts the MLA's purpose to promote teaching and research on language and literature."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,TAMARA ZIEVE
Zionist Union criticizes UN vote on Israeli settlement, but lambasts PM for his "diplomatic typhoon" in response to the matter.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“He is a prominent anti-Israel activist in his native Australia and a public supporter of the BDS movement.”
NGOs are regularly scrutinized for their accountability to donors, but what about their accountability to the civil societies they are trying to help?
Several church denominations in the United States are becoming increasingly active in applying economic pressure on Israel.
By HUNTER STUART
The late Robert Wistrich
edited a collection of
essays on antisemitism
but left too many
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
Our purpose on campus must be to convey the truth.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
By DANIEL GORDIS
I write now because we can see how you’re harming our community.
By GIL TROY
The State of Israel has had a sensitivity to women’s rights and to women’s contributions since its founding. Historically, and today, women have occupied the highest echelons of Israel’s government.
By DIANE SCHULDER ABRAMS
The BDS movement has recently been in the headlines in Italy, but luckily it's receiving the proper backlash it deserves.
By EMANUELE G. DALLA TORRE
For those of us adamantly opposed to boycotts of Israel, there should be satisfaction. There is not.
By ILAN TROEN
BDS does have the potential to cause damage to Israel, but the way to prevent this from happening is not by high-profile unnecessary laws.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Vague legislation that bans BDS activists and gives too much power to government functionaries sends out the mistaken message that we have something to hide. The opposite is true.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"The BDS activists’ message was clear: The only freedom of speech worthy of protection is their own. Those who disagree, or dispute their view of the world, would be violently disrupted."
By ASSAF WEISS
An upbeat conversation about Israel’s tech sector with OurCrowd’s Jon Medved.
The alt-left should stop inciting, sanctioning and targeting Jews of any sort in Israel because it will always come back to haunt Jews in their own country.
By ORIEL T. EINHORN
Garbage in, garbage out. In the twisted world of radical campus politics, illiberal liberals forget that “liberal” and “broad-minded” once were synonyms.
Instead of fighting the Israeli army on the battlefield or killing civilians through acts of terrorism, the BDS movement seeks to destroy Israel’s image in the eyes of the world.
By GILA GAMLIEL
Many British Jews feel threatened by BDS, because it represents another front in the war of extermination against Israel.
Trump is displaying goodwill by bringing up the possibility of moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Through constructive engagement, we may all learn something.
By JONATHAN MÜHLRAD
Israel’s government has been conducting a harsh BDS (Ban, Deport and Sanction) campaign against African asylum seekers.
By SHELDON GELLAR
You could spend the entire workday responding on social media to unpleasant comments.
By BARBARA SOFER
Controversy sparked as Norway's third largest city, Trondheim, announces boycott of all Israeli goods originating in areas beyond the 1967 line.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Over the past year and a half, I found myself disappointed by the relentless hatred that has brought three anti-Israel divestment resolutions to our campus over a two-year period.
By EVA CHORNA
The recent dark ages of antisemitism in Europe have resulted in an Israeli population where about half have European roots.
By GEOFFREY VAN ORDEN
Not only is the ADL uniquely empowered to speak out on such matters, arguably it is obligated to do so.
By SHAI FRANKLIN
Ellison has convinced many of his colleagues, with whom he has personally worked over several years, that he is sufficiently supportive of the Jewish state.
Last year, Nikki Haley signed into law a bill to stop efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel in a first for the nation on a state-wide level.