07.30.2016 | 24 Tammuz, 5776
South African NGO brings together Palestinian factions for unity talks
Nasrallah: Israeli-Saudi relations worst development in Arab sphere
Protesters enraged at ICRC cut of Palestinian prison visit program in half
A year after Duma fire bombing, Dawabsha family vows to persevere
Rabbi Eliezer Berland indicted for sex offenses
Edelstein turned down Netanyahu’s offer to be foreign minister
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
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
In three weeks’ time, the United Kingdom will hold the most extraordinary general election in the country’s long history.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
By NIV ELIS
Flynn said the ambassador to Israel should be “someone with roots in the UK [who] can’t be accused of having Jewish loyalty.”
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.
By JERRY LEWIS
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.
Britain’s future Middle East policy hovers in the balance ahead of elections on May 7.
By NEVILLE TELLER
"Israel makes me smile, I can get used to the sunshine."
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
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.
The human rights activist and former actress apologizes "for posting a despicable tweet by mistake."
More than 16 million votes have been tallied, guaranteeing victory for the "brexit" camp.
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
Former Israeli envoy to London says new British Foreign Secretary is "outspoken friend."
By HERB KEINON
Corbyn called for sanctions against Israel and described some of the Jewish state’s politicians as “criminals” who should be banned from Britain.
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
The current exposure of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party is a throwback to the 1980s when I was actively involved in preventing the banning of university Jewish societies.
By BRYAN CHEYETTE
The moment we are in now is one of profound importance to Britain’s Jews.
By RICHARD BOLCHOVER
The lack of contact and false association is sending us down a worrying path in Britain. But it is undoubtedly one that affects our entire country, and not just its Jewish population.
By LAURA JANNER-KLAUSNER
Jews in the main remember the narrow nationalism and instability of the previous century – and the havoc it wreaked.
By COLIN SHINDLER
The Jerusalem Report invited six Jewish opinion shapers to put recent
manifestations of anti-Israelism into perspective
A take on the rise of Jeremy Corbyn offers an adulatory account that obfuscates many issues.
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.
‘Israel makes me smile, I can get used to the sunshine.’
News briefs from around Israel.
“It is possibly the ugliest beauty contest ever held,” says Board of Deputies of British Jews.
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