04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Arab Media: IDF attacked Syrian Army base
Israeli 'sex mania' a global threat, says PA TV
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
An oasis of creativity
Edelstein prevents Knesset conference on ‘occupation’
Israeli diplomats protest for better work conditions
North Korea threatens Israel with 'merciless, thousand-fold punishment'
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
Police block Peace Now from Baladim outpost
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
JPost Editorial: The cost of freedom
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
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
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
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European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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 documentary puts BDS in its place: If you don’t know what it stands for, remove the ‘D’
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Pro-Israel film debunking BDS hits theaters March 30.
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.
‘Their plan has been derailed but this has not stopped them’
The bill passed 131-0.
Israel’s barring of BDS activist Makhlouf continues to make waves in Chile.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Trinity College Dublin is known for its strong ties to the Jewish state and its struggle against the BDS movement, but has agreed to host the conference on campus grounds nonetheless.
Several other student governments at colleges and universities in the US have passed similar resolutions.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Second boycott-Israel account closure by BDP Paribas.
Critics of the resolution said its wording would divide students, especially using the term “apartheid,” to describe Israel.
Odeh, who was imprisoned in Israel for her involvement in 1969 terror attacks in Jerusalem, made the comments at the closing session of the controversial Jewish Voice for Peace summit.
The Texas Senate passed on March 23 a similar bill opposing BDS by a 25-4 vote. Texas Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign a finalized anti-BDS law from the legislative chambers.
Maps also hone in on faculty members who back academic boycott of Israel.
Bank faces criticism days after Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill that will proceed to the chamber of the Texas House of Representatives.
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.
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.
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.
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 two are part of a group of musicians who have signed an open letter calling on the British rock group to reconsider their performance in Israel, which is slated to take place this summer.
By DAVID BRINN
While Chilean officials condemned the denial of entry, a spokesman from Israel's Foreign Ministry says that "relations between Israel and Chile will continue to flourish” despite this measure.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,HERB KEINON
At Masada, the French electronic musician will present the biggest spectacle ever seen in Israel.
By NATHALIE BLAU
The ministry issued a statement saying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directed it to slash the $2m. to the United Nations as a result of the anti-Israel resolutions passed last week.
By HERB KEINON
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."
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
The late Robert Wistrich
edited a collection of
essays on antisemitism
but left too many
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
The story of Israel and the Zionist struggle is one that nearly everyone can relate to in some way.
By ELIAV TERK
In advocating for Israel, you should refuse to be a shill for the government, which you did not elect and for whom you are not responsible.
By ABE SILBERSTEIN
By LIAT COLLINS
It can be argued that antisemites perceived Obama’s policies as supportive of their own views.
By MARTIN OLINER
On an average day an individual cannot scroll through their twitter feed without seeing some controversy brewing on campus.
By MATT HELFAND
Boycotting products of Israeli settlements supports the eviction of Jews from all settlements and the establishment of a Palestinian state instead.
By MOSHE DANN
If there is any hatred more enigmatic than antisemitism, it is Jewish antisemitism. Our self-hatred is a sinister, undying fountain, but it will not dry out until we find its trigger and defuse it.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
“My mind was blown. The values of Israelis align with my own. It was a huge misunderstanding on my part.”
By OREN PELEG
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