01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
Palestinian ex-hunger striker rearrested for alleged incitement
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Swiss government hosts $85,000 event aiming to unify Hamas and Fatah
Border Police shoot and kill Palestinian stone-thrower near Bethlehem
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Israeli motorcycle king
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
Report: Netanyahu discussed reducing Yisrael Hayom distribution by 1/3
Lapid: NSC doesn’t work, because Netanyahu doesn’t want it to work
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Children of new olim feel healthier than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
Health minister promises action to reduce smoking
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Challenged by Trump
Our world: Trump, the pistol and holy branch
Polish President Duda: If not now, when?
Letters to the editor: January 17, 2017
Report: Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Qatar pledges $12m. to assist Gaza in electricity crisis
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinians welcome Kushner as peace envoy, hope he’ll be balanced
Trump: Jared Kushner will 'broker Mideast peace' for the White House
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
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
Rosenstein would be in charge of any investigation into Hillary Clinton.
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.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The note was unsigned and accompanied by a drawing of a gold star with the WWII era "Jude" caption, SS, Nazi, and anarchist insignia.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“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."
Two other headstones in the cemetery were later discovered vandalized.
The 2,053,000 visitors is a record number in the history of the Museum, which this year will mark the 70th anniversary of its creation.
Journalists, opinion makers meet students, leaders in Los Angeles.
Through these digital tools and features users are able to find out more about their family history, ethnic origins and discover family they ne
By MICHAEL ZEFF
The actresses movies brought in $1.2 billion (USD) at the box office around the world.
NY Jews express their frustration and disagreement with UN Resolution 2334 that calls to halt settlement construction on Palestinian-owned lands.
She suffered a heart attack during a flight on Friday from London to Los Angeles. She was met by paramedics and rushed to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Members of scattered Jewish community remain strongly connected despite distance between them.
ADL, AJC, JFNA condemn US failure to use its veto power at UNSC.
Youths from Israel, the US and South Africa participate in videoconference.
“They repeatedly punched, kicked and choked me, as a number of bystanders watched. Eventually they dragged me into a building, which at the time I assumed was to finish me off,” said Horowitz.
ZOA criticizes AJC for launching Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.
From New York to London, Jews plan to rally for Aleppo.
Bar-Ilan University and Chinese Embassy mark 25 years of Israeli-Sino ties
Mixed families and secular Jews explore the December dilemma.
Cohn has a reputation for abrasiveness, but also for getting things done.
"The only country unsullied by any one act of persecution of the Jews."
By BARRY DAVIS
Bill designates month of May to celebrate Jewish contributions to country.
“In the Jewish tradition, a birthday gives a person special powers and if he issues a blessing, his blessing will come true,” he said.
Sachs' performance on Fawlty Towers was one of the most widely imitated comedy characters from that era, the BBC said.
Ellison gave a speech in 2010 suggesting that American foreign policy in the Middle East was driven by Israel.
Texas youth also donated footware to a local orphanage and a YWCA center for women and children.
“The Rebbe taught us that no place is too far and no town is too small. Every person really matters,” Rabbi Alperowitz told the Post. “Over there we will really see the power of the individual."
Maccabi World Union Chairman Yair Hamburger noted that Kahn had made a considerable contribution to Israel and the Jewish people.
By STEVE LINDE
Reiner: "He’s turning his back on his religion and his heritage just so he can make money? I don’t get it. I just can’t wrap my mind around it."
Cuba also is becoming a more popular destination among young Israelis traveling after their army service.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Greenblatt detailed the anti-Semitic attacks that rose during the 2016 presidential campaign, mentioning the appointment of Stephen Bannon as the chief strategist to President-elect Donald Trump
Almost two-thirds of the Jewish community’s children are enrolled.
The last data showing the trend for the US as a whole comes from the Avi Chai Foundation, which releases a census of Jewish day schools every five years.
"Lviv is one of the most important cities in the Jewish history, and in particular in the Zionist history."
Fear and loathing in Budapest.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
Rabbis in politically conservative areas say some of their congregants are used to feeling different from their neighbors, if not because of their religion then because of their politics.
For US Jewish leaders, the major problems are indifference and assimilation, while
the solutions are early engagement and education – about Judaism and Israel.
Graffiti in South Philadelphia included the word 'Trump' and Nazi imagery.
Yosef Rapaport of Broooklyn said "Khan is a prime example of why religious bigotry is wrong and a prime example of the opposite."
By DANIEL J. ROTH
British and American Jewish groups call for unity after divisive campaign.
Tel Aviv is epicenter of global Shabbat initiative in Israel.
The poll, surveying some 2000 adults over the internet, also found that 51% do not boycott Israeli products, with 56% believing that boycotts disadvantage both Israelis and Palestinians.
The phrases "Kill a Jew" and "F*** the Jews" were found spray painted on a main building at Wits University in Johannesburg Tuesday.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
A recent survey found that 57% of women refuse to buy Ivanka Trump branded merchandise following her father's controversial campaign.
Gur, 36, pleaded guilty on July 6 to conspiracy to defraud the United States and conspiracy to launder money.
The Jew laments the exile of 2,000 years. The Cubs fan mourns more than a century without a World Series win.
How young Israelis reach out to peers on college campuses and learn something unexpected.
Rob Nagus, director of the university’s Hillel, said his organization appreciated how quickly the university condemned the acts and removed the daubings.
The messages were sent in attempt to frame the mother's apparent maternal nemesis, who claimed to be the victim of a lengthy harassment campaign.
When it comes to strengthening ties with world Jewry, Israeli MKs admit they have their work cut out for them.
Shabbat Project seeks to "move beyond labels."
"It feels really great to be around people who know what I’m going through."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A predominantly Muslim city, its residents are proud of their ability to coexist with their fellow Jews and Christians.
By SARAH LEVI
Jewish People Policy Institute says time ripe for diplomatic initiatives.
Police were called to the scene, and later the same day arrested a 45-year-old man suspected of possessing a weapon and committing a racially motivated public order crime.
The 550,000 Jews of South Florida joined their neighbors in hanging hurricane shutters to shield windows from flying objects as well staying home from work and school.
At its height, Cuba was home to roughly 20,000 Jews. Now that number teeters around 1,000, depending on whom you ask.
By JILL WAGNER
More than 2,500 seats were available at Temple Emanu-El, with tickets prices starting for less financially endowed congregates at $875.
Many more Israeli Jews, 35%, say that observing Jewish law is essential to being Jewish, compared to 19% of US Jews.
By JEREMY SHARON
This was by far the largest commemoration of Babi Yar in Ukrainian history, and stood in sharp contrast with the country's years under Soviet rule.
Australian Jewry seeks to fight assimilation.
US President Barack Obama urged people not to be complacent and to heed safety instructions.
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
Fraternity has chapters at 190 colleges, more than 90,000 living alumni.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Public, religious, academic figures attend conference on Jewish identity hosted by Israel Democracy Institute.
What are the secrets to successful fundraising in Israel's shifting philanthropic sands?
By ARIANE MANDELL
The meaning of the Western Wall deal stretches far further than the section at the southern end of the holy site that it addresses.
Two filmmakers use starkly contrasting approaches to deal with contemporary social and political issues.
By BERNARD DICHEK
As Venice marks 500 years since the founding of its Jewish ghetto, the commemorations are bringing new life to its Jewish community.
By ERIC J. LYMAN
An exploration of the tradition and whimsy behind the classic tales from Chelm.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
A coffee-table book provides a peek into the rundown, abandoned ruins of the Borscht Belt.
By MIRIAM KATES LOCK
A small but historic Jewish community straddling the equator in Latin America hopes for continuity.
By LAUREN KRAMER
Philadelphia-based Amy Holtz, CEO of the Diaspora Affairs Ministry’s Israel-Diaspora
Initiative in the US, Mosaic United, sees Jewish unity as being paramount.
Elissa Altman’s memoir shines light on an unorthodox upbringing.
By AARON LEIBEL
Jonathan Safran Foer’s powerful third novel depicts the American- Jewish experience – and its troubled relationship with Israel.
By AMY SPIRO
Columnist and television personality Katie Hopkins was deliberating on the topic of ethnic identity when a caller phoned in to say that she was coming across as racist.
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.”
By DOUGLAS ALTABEF
More Torah is being studied on the continent than at any time since the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus.
By MICHAEL FREUND
With the current change of tides in Europe imposing a new reality on the region, how will the continent's Jewry fare soon?
By ISI LEIBLER
As many times before, there has been a renewed interest in the Jewish minority and its place in the country and role in the world.
By ANNIKA HERNROTH-ROTHSTEIN
Even though it was all very pleasant and it was 2016, the Holocaust hovered over us.
By EMILY UDLER
In the pages of "Haaretz" and counterpart publications abroad, Israel has become a sinister place: immoral, illiberal, repressive and delusional.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
For decades, Jews had put their faith in the institution of the emperor to protect them from the popular hatred.
The mere subject of Israel is out of bounds for Jews to discuss?
By ALIZA LAVIE,DOV LIPMAN
Leonard Cohen embodied precisely those dimensions which offer an antidote to the pathetic decline in culture, literacy and aesthetics that vulgarity preys on.
By JAMES A. DIAMOND
Never before in history and likely never again will such a small group of people create such influence as did Jews in the 20th century.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
By ELI KAVON
Once a year, most Jews realize that they are Marranos, that they still want to remain Jews after all.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
SPENDING TIME on Rosh Hashana outdoors in discussion is a worthwhile alternative to the synagogue, says the writer.
By BRIAN BLUM