03.30.2017 | 3 Nisan, 5777
Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution
Prisoner convicted of Ramallah 2nd Intifada lynch suddenly released following new evidence
Abbas rejects amendments to Arab peace plan on Israel, Palestinians
Israeli Mission to the UN holds anti-BDS summit
How a Canadian comic set up a combination pop-up store/Holocaust museum
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
Histadrut court rules Yacimovich can run
Mandelblit brought in to fix IBA impass
The ‘copy paste’ festival
Did the Weizmann Institute team up with Paris Hilton?
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Beitar adopts no-tolerance policy on racism
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
‘Think of Romania as an extension of your domestic market’
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Encountering Peace: From Washington to Jerusalem
Syria – the beginning of the end?
Media Comment: Netanyahu, government and the media
From pro-AIPAC to protester
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
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
Today's cartoon by Dry Bones
The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
JPost on Instagram
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
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
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
US President Donald Trump has addressed the rising threat in recent days, last week opening his first address to a joint session of Congress with a broad condemnation.
By MICHAEL WILNER
So why did it take the Trump administration five tries to get it right?
By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
Shares of the retailer fell 0.7 percent after the president's criticism but recovered to trade up 1.3 percent at $43.34 on the New York Stock Exchange.
Rosenstein would be in charge of any investigation into Hillary Clinton.
Pope Francis denounced antisemitism as 'contrary to Christian principles' during a meeting with the ADL at the Vatican.
Culture and Sport Minister Mirii Regev has announced that the honor of lighting a torch at the national Independence Day ceremony will be granted to to a member of Diaspora Jewry this year.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Reut Institute says Israel suffers from "blind spot" with regard to Diaspora.
Protesters bore a banner saying: “Jews won’t be free until Palestinians are, reject AIPAC, reject occupation.”
Five members of Abayudaya community studying in Israel for 5 months.
With the Jewish Agency’s Summer Shlichim program, young Israelis and North American counterparts learn about one another.
By NOA AMOUYAL
“It was heartbreaking to learn that a Jewish man is a prime suspect.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The honor was named for Eli Wiesel, the Holocaust memoirist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who helped found the museum.
Rabbi Fernanda Tomchinsky-Galanternik is a Brazilian-born psychologist; she is the third female rabbi to serve in Brazil.
Gary Torgow, a Detroit businessman who serves as chairman of Mosaic’s steering committee, said that the organization is searching for her replacement.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Jewish voters less inclined to support right-wing candidate.
Her writings include a memoir and the popular children’s books “Uni the Unicorn” and “Duck! Rabbit!” She also gave TED talks and frequently was heard on NPR.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
The center will employ cutting-edge technology and seasoned experts to monitor, track, analyze and mitigate hate speech and harassment across the Internet.
US Federations are optimistic about the future of American Jewry despite spike in antisemitic incidents.
The FBI and Scotland Yard are collaborating on the investigation into several recent waves of bomb threats against Jewish community centers and groups.
The International Seminar on the Diaspora-Homeland Relationship took place in Jerusalem this week, bringing together diplomats and experts to discuss the ties between the Jewish state and Jews abroad
Nine of the threats were sent or called in on Tuesday and the remaining five, affecting JCCs in Colorado, Delaware, Connecticut and Vancouver, Canada, took place Wednesday.
The rash of JCC bomb threats and cemetery desecrations, combined with a general sense that the country is becoming more intolerant, has Jews on edge in ways they haven’t been in years.
Bensoussan, a scholar on the Holocaust and one of the world’s leading historians on Jewish communities in Arab territories, was put on trial in December.
“If you really want to build peace, then boycotts are the last thing that you need, because you are just pushing the two peoples apart.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The baby girl, Amalia, was born on February 22. It was the couples second child, their first, Aleph was born in June 2011.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“We’re here today to bring necessary attention to this public security threat. Because a threat to the Jewish community – or to any religious community – is a threat to us all.”
Five headstones were found toppled Thursday morning at the Waad Hakolel Cemetery, also known as the Stone Road Cemetery, in the city in western New York, according to News 10 NBC WHEC.
The Evansville Police Department and the FBI are investigating the incident.
Senator Charles Schumer, on Wednesday urged FCC chairman Ajit Pai to grant a waiver to access phone numbers used to call in threats and "help bring criminals to justice."
Mothers of children who attend JCC schools talk about the emotional toll the wave of bomb threats has had on them and their families.
Three events have been cancelled at UK universities.
The latest wave of bomb threats comes after over five others since the beginning of the year, with a total of 89 incidents at 72 locations in 30 states and 1 Canadian province.
Organization hopes to draw unaffiliated Jews from all over the world.
“His views are repugnant and have absolutely nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here."
The alleged attackers surrounded the brothers, then kicked and punched them repeatedly while threatening that they would be murdered if they moved.
The governor made the announcement during a press conference held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan.
University cancels session, citing antisemitism definition.
Over the past month, over a dozen Jewish Community Centers across the United States were targeted by bomb threats multiple times.
400 youths discuss questions of identity and life on campus.
American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris told The Jerusalem Post that he has found the new administration's response to the phenomenon "disappointing, to say the least."
Jewish community centers across the US received bomb threats on Monday, adding to a wave of threats made this year.
“It is important that children learn that Israel is not only about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or politics," says CEO of Snunit.
In Dallas, MK Hilik Bar calls on Jewish youth to engage in "Tikkun Olam."
By TAMARA ZIEVE,UDI SHAHAM
Jewish Agency emissaries practice ‘Tikkun Olam’ in South Africa.
By STEVE LINDE
The organization builds on the foundation of Birthright trips for university-aged students offering more in-depth and educational experiences for US youth.
Will Reform Jewish leaders be able to remain true to their values in their vehement protest against the Trump administration?
By BEN SALES/JTA
David Siegel focuses on strengthening links between Israel and Europe
Igor Sadikov, a member of the legislative council, posted the tweet Monday, prompting calls for the third-year political science major to resign from his elected post.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center deemed the apology not enough and called on the university to expel the students responsible for the cards.
By JTA,JPOST.COM STAFF
The executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is in Israel ahead of the organization’s annual leadership mission, set to begin later this month.
Citing Jewish texts, students and rabbis gather at airport to protest Trump ban.
"What troubles so many Jews, including some Jewish Republicans, is the deeply conditional nature of a support that says 'If you’re with me, I’m with you.'"
Three-day conference ends with launch of Eli Wiesel exhibition in London.
British sculptor to direct award to projects that aid refugees.
Lee Zoldan, president of the the Chicago Loop Synagogue, told NBC News Chicago that construction workers across the street witnessed the incident.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A number of churches and an office building also offered up their space.
Bannon's documentary treatment described the American Jewish Community as one of many "enablers among us."
Last month, over 10,000 young Jews joined Repair the World’s Martin Luther King day volunteering activities and the organization also held service projects and discussions in Washington DC.
In time of crisis, the country's Jews appeal to Israel for support.
Arab human rights group had called to detain former IDF general for war crimes.
By JOSH DELL
Mound passed away this week at 86 after dedicating almost four decades of her life to researching the history, dispersion and fate who the Jews who exiled from Spain in 1492.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
On Jan. 18, some 30 Jewish institutions in at least 17 states received bomb threats. On Jan. 9, such threats were called into 16 JCCs across the Northwest and South.
The proposed resolution grew out of a commission set up last March to explore ways to engage intermarried couples.
Alphandary said members of of the synagogue are thrilled to help and are "pulling together" to assist their guest
Jewish leaders are dismissive but the party, like others on the European far right, appears to have its image among the wider electorate in mind as it stages the charm offensive.
During his sentencing, Fofana refused to rise before his judges and described himself as a “trader of terror.”
Anti-Defamation League: President-elect’s remark about Nazi Germany warrants an apology.
AJC discusses issues of religious pluralism at Knesset committee meeting.
There has been an increase in the United States in reports of threats and vandalism on Jewish property in the wake of the presidential election.
The note was unsigned and accompanied by a drawing of a gold star with the WWII era "Jude" caption, SS, Nazi, and anarchist insignia.
“And they will rue the day, as they see two hundred skinhead Alt-Right Nazis marching with a guy from Hamas carrying machine guns through the center of their town!”
“Hier is the head of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance — normalizing Trump with his participation will turn these organizations into a mockery."
"Something has changed in terms of antisemitism in the United States."
So far, the festival has attracted the diverse, international crowd that has become Berlin’s hallmark, and Kratochvila is pleased with the turnout; Shabbat dinners are almost sold out.
By ORIT ARFA
The nature of the victim's wounds has left him otherwise unable to communicate with police.
Despite the number of governmental agencies charged with combating antisemitism, no one seems to know who is in charge.
By HERB KEINON
Conference works to foster relations with Mediterranean countries.
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 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
Chabad’s online school for the families of its worldwide emissaries makes
it possible to live and serve in far-flung communities without any Jewish day school.
By HOWARD BLAS
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.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
A list of must-visit Jewish sites around the world.
Novelist Jonathan Rabb shares his motivation in writing a tale of a
Holocaust survivor attempting to rebuild his life in Savannah, Georgia.
By ATARA BECK
‘I grew up knowing all these songs, and all of a sudden 1,000 people that I couldn’t even
communicate with were singing them too!’
By ELISSA EINHORN
According to legend, about the year 1580, Rabbi Judah Loew, known as the Maharal, created a golem, a humanoid creature, from the mud of the Vltava River.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
In many ways, 20th century Jewish soldiery symbolized the complex integration of Jews into their given countries.
By SHLOMO BRODY
The Jews of Western Europe feel like strangers in their places of birth.
By DOV MAIMON
The real reason for the Israeli/American Jewish divide
By DOUGLAS ALTABEF
A full 36% of secular Israeli Jews said they would move abroad given the opportunity. About a fifth of haredi Israelis said they wanted to leave.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Our children look into our eyes; they sense that, perhaps, someone doesn’t truly believe in their dreams as much as they do.
By AVI ZIMMERMAN
As a Jewish professional and a young Jewish leader, I feel an obligation to comfort those around me, but when the attack hits close to home it is difficult.
By KOTY MARINE
Trump finally spoke out against the rise in antisemitic incidents in the US. He should be commended for doing so.
Israel’s ever-deepening ties with the world show that it will not sit idle while Palestinian leaders refuse to even recognize a Jewish state.
By ALEX RYVCHIN
With the active threats against Jews across the country and around the globe, we are regularly reminded that antisemitism is real, and it is scary.
By BEN CHOUAKE
Regardless, we hope that you, with him as ambassador, will visit the Jews and the Arabs of United Hatzalah on your next trip to Jerusalem.
By ERICA AND MARK GERSON
One of the great miracles of world history is the eternal vibrancy and relevance of Torah, and this is an important part of the Jewish story.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
It is deeply troubling that so many Diaspora Jews can’t see they have put themselves on the wrong side of the most dangerous issue facing the free world.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
As Jews, we say “God Bless America” for welcoming us as fellow citizens, equal in every way. This is the American miracle, accepting the tired, the poor, valuing all people as seeds of our future.
By GIL TROY
The future of Judaism is the future of the State of Israel.
By AMICHAI SHIKLI
As an investment manager and adviser I had hundreds of clients, virtually all of whom professed to live “a modest lifestyle.”