02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Palestinian Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Israeli ministers spar over Hamas tunnel threat
Special report: Netanyahu and the defense establishment's failures in the 2014 Gaza war
Analysis: Israeli intel agencies suffer from a failure to cooperate
Analysis: The Gaza conflict report and the paradox of Israel's wars
Settler activists protest as evacuation of Ofra homes begins ahead of demolition
State comptroller report on 2014 Gaza war due today
Security cabinet ministers: Gaza war was avoidable
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Investors bet on windfall gains for Israeli tech, defense under Trump
Do people look like their names? Hebrew University research says yes
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
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
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
George W. Bush says ISIS 'thugs' can be 'degraded and defeated'
Egypt deports top Palestinian official on arrival at Cairo airport
Australian arrested on charges of helping ISIS develop missile tech
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
US Jewish groups call on gov. entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Report: Trump mulling axing antisemitism envoy as part of budget plan
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
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
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
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
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
Moab is my Washpot,by Stephen Fry
The jurist says the International Association of Democratic Lawyers supports Iranian and Palestinian terrorism.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
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.”
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.
A report published by the Gatestone Institute reveals weaknesses of Iona community's backing of BDS movement.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
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."
“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."
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.
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.
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 Committee 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."
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
An upbeat conversation about Israel’s tech sector with OurCrowd’s Jon Medved.
By ILAN EVYATAR
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.
By GIL TROY
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
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
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