05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Rabbi Avraham Yosef suspends himself from kashrut responsibilities due to indictment against him
Shaked presses forward with reform for minor-suspects' rights
First Israeli ‘reuse’ of kidney saves brother after transplanted sister dies of stroke
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
IDF tank used in 1982 battle in Lebanon, famous for MIAs, to be returned by Russia
Prominent corruption-fighting police commander joins Yesh Atid
Labour leader Corbyn slights Herzog after not responding to Israel invitation
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
For the past couple weeks Jewish communal organizations have been urging supporters to contact their MPs in an attempt to stave off a possible defeat.
By JERRY LEWIS
In three weeks’ time, the United Kingdom will hold the most extraordinary general election in the country’s long history.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Relationship with pro-Hamas chairman of London mosque comes to light at a time when Jeremy Corbyn's party is under the spotlight for anti-Semitism.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Advertisements on London's tube target security firm for close business ties to Israel as well as the BBC for "biased" reporting in favor of Jewish state.
By SAM SOKOL,LAHAV HARKOV
He visited two Jewish-run NGOs in Mumbai that provide help and assistance to poverty stricken communities.
By JEREMY SHARON
One of Jeremy Corbyn’s driving passions is ‘solidarity with Palestine;’ His election as Labor Party leader has left Britain’s pro-Israel Jews dismayed.
By ELLIOT JAGER
68% stated that they feel a “sense of despair” every time further settlement expansion is approved.
By JOSH DELL
Gerald Kaufman charges Jews with exerting undue influence over Conservative Party.
While both suspects admitted to having cached five pounds of explosives and three handguns in a storage unit, Botmeh and Alami denied that the material was meant to be used in Britain.
By GIDEON GOREN
The goal of the initiative is to mobilize the philanthropic community to increase the number of funders and grant dollars supporting a culture of acceptance within the Jewish community.
Ivan Lewis, minority party cabinet minister who is also a former chief executive of the Manchester Jewish Federation, urged his party not to vote for Jeremy Corbyn, the new would-be Labour head.
Jewish teachers, together with others, complained last week of the biased teaching materials to the Board of Deputies of British Jews, which in turn alerted the government.
Jewish leaders expressed concern at the practice of post-death organ removal since, according to Jewish law, it is "regarded as the desecration of a body.”
"It's really important for us not to judge this event with hindsight," president of Board of Deputies says.
Jonathan Arkush tells ‘Post’ that others can learn from British Jewry’s successful fight against BDS.
By STEVE LINDE
Faced with negative reaction, community leaders say they "had not taken into account the implications of such a policy.”
Galliano says the sessions have taught him about survival and spirituality.
Galloway's pledge comes amid election loss and claims that he illegally tweeted results of exit polls prior to polls closing.
A travel company told the rejected Jewish applicant that it was “still looking for people who were flexible enough to work on Saturdays.”
In a letter sent out to the community the rabbis claim that mothers driving children to school increases resentment in the community.
During his address to deputies, Jonathan Arkush said he would work for unification with what is now widely considered the senior body in Anglo Jewry.
While calling for more research into the levels of anti-Semitism, its causes and effects, respected demographers have made clear that the situation in the UK is not as bad as the reports suggest.
The police were eventually summoned to corral the masked hooligans, though no arrests were made.
A BBC spokesman said the profiles aimed to portray constituencies in a few sentences.
This marks the first time a candidate running for office has referenced the opposition leader's religion.
British fashion designer seeks to mend relations with Jewish community, to speak at Jewish learning program.
Lord Greville Janner, now 86, was accused of sexually abusing children from the 1960s to the 1980s.
The event, focusing on ‘International Law and the State of Israel,’ was scheduled to be held at Southampton University later this month.
During a recent debate on Hamas in Gaza in the British House of Commons, there were more pro-Israel MPs contributing than usual.
Moves against shechita are “gathering momentum,” Shechita UK warned the Jewish community.
Previously, to a Jewish audience in 2013, Farage made clear the party would not alter current animal slaughter laws which grant exemption to both Jews and Muslims.
Anti-Semitism impacts Jewish communal life, but for now Britain is not France.
By MARK GARDNER
CST report shows 397 cases of public verbal abuse of visibly Jewish people, 82 violent assaults, 1 case of "extreme violence."
Gilbert, the author of 80 books, wrote on the subjects of the Holocaust, World War I and World War II, and Jewish history.
“My policy is simple: zero-tolerance. No exceptions and no excuses," writes British Premier David Cameron.
Britain's top counter-terror police officer confirmed on Friday that they would increase their presence and patrols around synagogues and Jewish schools.
The temperature of debate has risen significantly in Jewish circles in recent months, and the future of European Jewry is being discussed in a way that was not the case before the summer.
By JONATHAN BOYD
Survey comes a week after 4 French Jews were killed in an attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, which led to police stepping up security at synagogues, other Jewish venues across the UK.
"The Lancet has ostracized, and to a large extent, demonized Israel and the Israeli medical community.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
On eve of Hanukka, J.K. Rowling confirms Jewishness of wizard, in response to query as to whether there were Jews at Hogwarts.
Dave Whelan, owner of Wigan Athletic, said in an interview "I think Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else, I do not think that’s offensive at all.”
It is known that donations from the Jewish community worth hundreds of thousands of pounds a year have flowed regularly into Labor’s coffers.
All faith schools will be required teach students to be tolerant toward other religions and respect and understand lesbian, gay and transgender relationships.
In an article for Standpoint magazine, Lipman launched a strongly worded and typically humorous attack on the increasingly hapless Labor leader.
Jewish Actress Miriam Margolyes says that Israel's actions in Gaza have caused a "troubling backlash" for Jews in Britain, but shows no love for Hamas.
Mike Freer, who represents the largely Jewish-populated districts of Finchley and Golders Green, resigned as parliamentary private secretary.
Controversy is over new curriculum rules due to be introduced this academic year that will force schools to teach about at least two or more religions.
Media reports suggest alleged death threat was mailed to MP’s office.
Abuse not as likely to be violent as in France, but trends worry community.
Britain’s future Middle East policy hovers in the balance ahead of elections on May 7.
By NEVILLE TELLER
A Judaica needlepoint artist and retired early childhood educator, Stanger’s tale of the tree on Gezer Street relives her childhood and the people who influenced her.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
Lady J, a natural-born social worker, helped countless people with their problems.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
‘Refidim Junction,’ an operatic drama composed by Jerusalemite Margret Wolf, draws on the fraught correspondence between Prof. Alice Shalvi’s parents while waiting to get to England in the 1930s.
By BARRY DAVIS
After more than a decade of in-depth media involvement and telling Israel’s story on the international speaker’s circuit, Aryeh Green is stepping down.
In an attempt to make educational books more friendly to practicing Jews and Muslims, Oxford University Press publishers are banning any mention of pigs, bacon, or sausage in their youth books.
In a clear message to Jewish voters, Cameron said Labor in general and Miliband in particular had shown “their true colors on Israel.”
"People who are self-radicalised on the Internet who then suddenly do appalling things, that is much more difficult to prevent," said Cameron
What Miliband will say to lobbyists will be listened to with great care, not least of by those whom he addressed not five months ago at the Labor Friends of Israel annual lunch.
Baroness Warsi: ‘Our moral compass is missing.’
"Is there a threat to the British people? The answer is yes," Cameron told parliament, saying he thought action would need to last "years" to be effective.
Attack believed to be over anti-Israel comments made by George Galloway of the Respect Party.
Netanyahu shoots back at Cameron over Jerusalem comments
By HERB KEINON,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The head of the British delegation says it was special for so many Jews to open the games in the Nazi-built stadium where Adolf Hitler made his speeches.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Arson is suspected as police continue to search for suspects in and around Jerusalem's French Hill neighborhood.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Father says daughter missed her outgoing flight after she got a ride to the airport with three Palestinian men and was taken for a long security check and detention in a holding area.
By BEN HARTMAN
Israelis and Palestinians cannot unravel the diplomatic impasse on their own
By ALON LIEL
A take on the rise of Jeremy Corbyn offers an adulatory account that obfuscates many issues.
By COLIN SHINDLER
Gillian Braunold, 60 From London to Zichron Ya’akov , 2012.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Norman Feingold, 90 From Manchester to Netanya, 2008.
Inside the years of the British Mandate,and the Jewish organizations that embarked on a violent campaign to end British rule.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A profile of Josh Rurka, who made aliya as a child from England to Ra'anana in 1981.
The aliya story of Charles Green, who was the official investiture photographer of Queen Elizabeth II, and moved from London to Netanya in 2013.
News briefs from around Israel.
Britain does not class it as a state, but says it could do so at any time if it believed it would help the peace process between the Palestinians and Israel.
A round-up of news from around Jerusalem.
As a diplomat, Outgoing British Ambassador Matthew Gould remarked, he was not allowed to say anything controversial, but pointed out that one can’t talk about Israel without being controversial.
It is possible that Sadiq Khan has now embarked on a genuine journey of reconciliation with Israel. It is also possible that he is merely attempting to sanitize himself.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
I never cease to be impressed at the lengths Britain’s Jewish community goes to in building links into other communities.
By SIR ERIC PICKLES
A young man suggested that Israeli Border Police should not shoot to kill Palestinians in the act of committing stabbing attacks.
By RUTHIE BLUM
England in 1940 was in the grip of a great panic over the possibility of an invasion by Nazi Germany, whose troops were just across the English Channel, only 35 km. from Dover.
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
It was gratifying to hear from others who share my astonishment of any talk of Israel being barred from discussion in Jewish societies on British campuses.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
It is nothing short of a British understatement to state that it is not easy in today’s climate of renewed terrorism to focus on human rights.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Only three Jewish commonwealths in three millennia, and we live embraced by one of them.
By MARK H. LEVIN
His rhetoric centers on opposing what he calls “austerity” and he is surfing a growing wave of radical energy and excitement.
By DAVID HIRSH
he problems with modern-day TV in England are not limited to news but also to programming
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Churchill was a complex human being.
By YOAV J. TENEMBAUM
A number of MPs in the Conservative Party, once Israel’s friends, are looking for any excuse to turn their backs on Israel because they are in thrall to “public opinion.”
By JEREMY BRIER
What remains unknown in this referendum is the fate of the dwindling Jewish community in Scotland.
By NICK HENDERSON
David Hillman grew up in Glasgow as a contemporary of Anglo-Jewish philanthropist Sir Isaac Wolfson, whose family also underwent the Eastern European Jewish immigrant experience of going from riches.
Desperate to build bridges to Muslims through interfaith work, Jewish leaders are minimizing evidence of Muslim extremism which otherwise risks driving the interfaith show off the road.