01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Business as usual for President Rivlin following pacemaker installation
Two killed in criminal shooting in Tel Aviv
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Israel's Gaza expert: The IDF officer who had coffee with Arafat, Yassin and Hamas
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Why three Jewish women are marching on Washington
Live: Women's march against Trump swamps Washington streets, subway
Trump supporters revel in the inauguration, but wonder where everyone was
Jewish groups toe ideological lines in reactions to Trump inaugural address
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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.”
The attack follows picketing opposite the restaurant by BDS activists over the participation of chef Jose Avillez along with at least 11 other chefs in the Round Tables festival in Tel Aviv.
The termination of the pro-BDS group’s accounts took place in Ireland and Northern Ireland in late September according to the Irish news outlet RTÉ.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Reservists on Duty says PHR-Israel founder and president Dr. Ruchama Marton attended Apartheid Week in London and that the organization supports the BDS movement.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.”
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"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."
“Germany and Austria can provide... two or three provinces for this regime [Israel] to establish itself, and the issue will be resolved.”
Danny Danon says the days of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement's lies and intimidation are "coming to an end.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Fringe group posts ‘Stop JNF,’ claims ‘ethnic cleansing’ on website.
“We must make clear that we are in favor of a peaceful, negotiated solution to this conflict,” Governor Tom Wolf said. We will “not encourage economic punishment in place of peaceful solutions."
A group teachers from the German city of Oldenburg recently launched a boycott campaign against Israel.
On these campuses, it appears that the high rates of anti-Semitic harassment and hostility are largely driven by malice toward Israel.
“Anti-Semitism is a throwback to the dark days of Nazi Germany and a reminder of the Holocaust which eliminated over 6 million Jews.”
“Glanz must be suspended immediately. People like him stoke antisemitism! He provokes small fires, which can spread into a large fire. Unfortunately, the reaction in this country is too slow.”
The text of the resolution maintains that Israel has occupied Palestinian land since 1948.
BDS Berlin activists urged customers in front of the Berlin department store, Galeria Kaufhof, to boycott Israeli products.
"The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews."
A briefing on Capitol Hill, which was sponsored by the group, was quickly canceled after its hostility toward the Jewish state was revealed by US news outlets.
The fact that the teacher Christoph Glanz “posed as a Jew shows he is fanatically dedicated to promoting his anti-Semitic agenda,” says Simon Wiesenthal Center's chief Nazi-hunter.
Jewish groups call for the teacher to be removed from the classroom.
The State Senate approved the bill by a vote of 34 to 1 on August 24 and the State Assembly passed it by 69 to 1 on August 30.
The leader was a part of a Mexican delegation on a 10 day trip in Israel.
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
La coopération entre les polices israélienne et américaine est dans le viseur des militants de la cause noire aux Etats-Unis
By SARAH LEIBOVITZ-DAR
Roger Waters did not miss an opportunity during his concert to attack Donald Trump coming up to the elections as well as Israel.
The legislation will now go up for vote in second and third readings.
By UDI SHAHAM
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
Peleg said that at the beginning of the century there was an increase in the number of foreign-funded organizations operating in Israel.
The Histadrut labor federation expresses its strong opposition to the BDS movement.
Knesset Interior Ministry authorizes legislation for a first reading.
The Grammy-winning British electronica duo is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on November 12.
Ayelet Shaked says the various boycott movements have "no interest in promoting human rights, but in wiping the Jewish nation off the face of the Earth."
Reservists on Duty release report alleging the television station supports boycotting Israel and delegitimizing the IDF.
Surprisingly, in late July Netanyahu boasted while briefing a Knesset committee that "we defeated BDS."
By YOSSI MELMAN
This marks the first time that a High Court in Spain has issued a judgment relating to BDS.
Close coordination of US and Israeli police causes dismay to the American activist group.
The State of Israel is "demanding the Norwegian National Theater clearly renounce the video and remove it from all sites immediately."
By ASHER WEBER
Announcement comes as similar boycott motions are spreading throughout Spain and as another motion is scheduled for discussion at the island's next council meeting.
Unions are urging a boycott of Israel, but the British government has issued new guidance aimed at preventing local authorities deciding against purchases from countries on ideological grounds.
"That's where anti-Zionism becomes antisemitism," Oz added. "Because none of them ever said after Hitler that Germany should cease to exist, or after Stalin that there should be no Russia."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Jewish Left has yet to internalize that the real obstacle to peace is the Palestinian belief that they alone have an inherent right to the land in dispute.
By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
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
Fingerhut has his work cutout for him in the quest to “enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.”
Pro-BDS Pink Floyd rocker and Palestinian writer call it quits.
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
Freedom of speech is something that our Jewish students can no longer take for granted.
By BRENDA KATTEN
There are currently 12 states that passed some sort of legislation specifically against boycotting Israel.
By DAN FEFERMAN
Israel and the Jewish people are not necessarily the ultimate objectives of their campaigns, but it’s more convenient for them to start with the Jews.
By ADAM MILSTEIN
Hundreds of artists do the same every year, creating spaces for Arabs and Jews, religious and secular, Left and Right to come together, sing together, dance together.
By DAVID RENZER,STEVE SCHNUR,CRAIG BALSAM
The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation is now attempting to deceive Congress in order to gain legitimacy and support.
By DAN DIKER
Here’s what college freshmen may encounter: a veritable blizzard of misinformation, half-truths, myths and fallacies about Israel, Zionism and even Judaism.
By ROZ ROTHSTEIN AND YITZ SANTIS
While antisemitism in the US has not reached the levels we have seen in Europe, the focal point for Jew hatred in the US is on our university campuses.
By GARY FOUSE
When we made aliya from the UK, the Jewish community and its students were prepared to stand up and be counted.
To disseminate a Judaism that is unconnected to the land of our forefathers and the place of Jewish spiritual longing for millennia is to spread a Judaism that lacks a foundation and soul.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH,AMIR OHANA
Schools with Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activity were about six times more likely to show evidence of expression opposing Israel’s right to exist.
By TAMMI ROSSMAN-BENJAMIN
From the BBC’s point of view, having Israeli literature’s crown jewel provide a stamp of approval for its own dim view of the Jewish state is an opportunity not to be missed or squandered.
By RUTHIE BLUM
American Jews can agree or disagree with Netanyahu. But for the head of the ADL to condemn Netanyahu in the journal Foreign Affairs was unprecedented and totally unacceptable.
By ISI LEIBLER
Eno surely has noble intentions, hoping, as we do, for an end to conflict and the realization of a true peace based on justice.
By DAVID RENZER,STEVE SCHNUR
Israel is an imperfect but strong democracy worthy of engagement rather than boycotts.
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.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
As president, they said, Trump would also cut off funds to a United Nations Human Rights Council that is increasingly hostile to Israel