07.24.2016 | 18 Tammuz, 5776
Abbas's Harshest Critic
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
The first Hebrew tank battalion switches to Merkava MK 4 tanks
Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues
500 Israelis and Palestinians converge in Tel Aviv to talk peace
New Wonder Woman featuring Israeli actress Gal Gadot released
Judge: Decision on Pollard parole conditions next month
It’s cool and fringe, it’s Yiddish
Brian Jonestown Massacre heading back to TA
Joss Stone’s ‘Total World Tour’ lands in Tel Aviv
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Scientists find new roles for old RNAs
Not a death sentence
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Tunnel vision
Much more than terrorism
America, Turkey and a misguided foreign policy
De-Judaization and Palestine at UNESCO
Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties
80 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
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
American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
French educators learn to teach about Israel ‘from the heart’
Dov Lipman, StandWithUs partner to teach US campers about BDS
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
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
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
From the village of Mád, around 250 Jews were deported. Their properties and vineyards on a plain of volcanic soil near the Carpathian mountains were mostly confiscated.
Matthew Kuppe allegedly took photos of naked boys in the locker room of the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit in West Bloomfield, Michigan, and shared them on a Russian website.
The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah is widely believed to have carried out the attacks with Iranian backing.
By DANIA TANUR
Community leaders skeptical that Nice attack will lead to wave of immigration
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Mayhem broke-out late Thursday evening in the Riviera city when a truck driven by a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian man rammed into a crowd gathered to celebrate the holiday.
T’ruah seeks to cultivate a new generation of clergy.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Move aims to heighten awareness of Jewish communities around world
Theft is thought to be the main motive, however some have urged Moroccan police to examine alternative motives for the crime due to the couple's religion and the uncommon use of mutilation.
By JTA,TAMARA ZIEVE
“I can’t even describe to you how embarrassing and ridiculous this is."
The report presented to the Israali cabinet also focuses on the demographics of Israel’s capital, concluding that the government should consider new measures to ensure a Jewish majority in Jerusalem.
The Israel Experience is bringing thousands of young Jews to volunteer, intern and have
a firsthand insight into the Jewish State.
By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
Short videos to be screened in prime time shortly before news broadcasts.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The two arrested Jews were detained for several hours and released. They may be prosecuted for assault, pending an investigation and the decision of Ukrainian police.
‘A person who is too dangerous to fly should not be allowed to buy a weapon’
Pivoting to general election, campaign acknowledges need to focus efforts on communities in Florida, Virginia and Ohio
By MICHAEL WILNER
US envoy on ties with Arab world: “What makes iceberg strong is what you see underneath the surface.’
By HERB KEINON
Evidence of a historic Judaic presence in Madagascar is scarce, and what signs can be found could date from from the seventh century, when traders from Arab lands sailed to the island.
By DEBORAH JOSEFSON/JTA
Rabbi Lankry: “We were able to bring light to Muslim communities and break stereotypes”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Nessah – a central hub for Los Angeles’ Persian Jewish community – used the event to also celebrate Israeli Independence Day.
By KELLY HARTOG
Tel Aviv Week shows carefree side of Israel to young students.
By BEN HARTMAN
New gov’t-Gesher project takes eclectic mix of opinion-makers to meet Jews around the world
Donald Trump, the real estate magnate who has effectively secured the Republican nomination, said two weeks ago he has “no message” for what he termed as his “fans” who had attacked Ioffe.
Michelson (neé Corash) was born in Russia in 1902 and emigrated with her family to Worcester at the age of 2.
Moshe Yaish Nahari, a 35-year-old father of nine, was gunned down while buying food for Shabbat in Yemen in 2008. His family are all now reunited in Israel, living in Bnei Brak.
Yad Vashem’s Zeltser: To be a Soviet and a Jew was their natural state, they didn’t question it.
By MARION FISCHEL
Speakers at the event include Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Alan Dershowitz.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Even for those who argue that this is not a case of sexual abuse, it’s impossible to say the school administrator’s behavior is in any way acceptable, Moster told JTA.
The college wide receiver has been noticed for his winning combination of agility, athleticism and intelligence.
Montreal mayor Denis Coderre made it clear that the comedian, Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, is not welcome.
Adam Milstein tells the ‘Post’ why the IAC should be spearheading the battle against BDS.
By STEVE LINDE
Bordering on the Jewish quarter of Amsterdam, the slum was inhabited by hundreds of people living in squalor and extremely crowded conditions.
Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett explains to Jews abroad what Israel is doing to help them.
The initiative is designed to show the immediate relevance of the Passover story, which OLAM, comprising 43 organizations worldwide, says should serve as a springboard for promoting social action.
By JEREMY SHARON
For Conservative Jews who have observed the centuries-old prohibition against eating kitniyot over Passover, this year's seder promises to be like no other they have experienced.
Participants read from a custom-made haggadah, which consisted of both traditional Passover texts and modern additions such as Bob Marley’s reggae classic “One Love.”
In an exclusive interview, comedian Roseanne Barr discusses being Jewish and her awakening on Israel.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman being considered for the job by President Petro Poroshenko.
By SAM SOKOL
"I am one of the first political leaders officially declaring that anti-Semitism is a crime," he said.
“The party didn't give me a fair hearing to listen to my side before the suspension," former Bradford mayor Khadim Hussain said.
Many feel that their government is less competent in defending civilians, Jews and otherwise, than its neighbors, including France.
The circumstances of his death were not immediately confirmed, but the celebrity news outlet TMZ.com reported Shandling suffered a heart attack.
Leon Charney was a ba’al tzedaka – a truly charitable man.
By MICHAEL HIRSCH
The new venture will see the already heavily subsidized program expanded to bring in a further 5600 women.
Canadian Jewish community leader and real-estate developer Franklyn D. Medjuck died at his home in Halifax on March 14 at age 71, and was buried at the Eretz Hachaim Cemetery in Israel on Wednesday.
By BENA MEDJUCK-BRUCKNER
'The Jerusalem Report' looks at the academicians being bruised and battered by BDS on campuses across America.
By SHULA KOPF
In a statement, republished Saturday by the Washington Post, Catholic Memorial President Peter Nolan said that the school was “deeply disturbed” by the incident.
Stark’s brother and store co-owner Bruce Stark personally thanked Sandler for the purchase when he spotted the actor leaving his makeup trailer.
Ships called the ‘Queen Esther,’ the ‘Prophet Samuel’ and the ‘Shield of Abraham’ roamed the high seas.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
Documenting the afterlife of the Venetian Ghetto 500 years after its establishment, the photographs reveal the special character of this historic place.
By JENNA ROMANO
"Jewish Americans, having shared in the struggle for freedom, have been instrumental in ensuring our Nation stays true to the principles enshrined in our founding documents."
The history of the 500-year-old ghetto shows that minorities can integrate and keep their identity.
Efforts by Diaspora leaders are afoot however to have a vote on the bill blocked.
Sharansky says move "demonstrates why Israel is in danger of being delegitimized as a center of religious authority in the eyes of world Jewry."
Rise in Europe is directly linked to incitement we hear throughout the world, says NGO head.
The initiative came after the candidate tweeted an image depicting Hillary Clinton against a backdrop of cash and a Star of David calling her the “most corrupt candidate ever.”
’From her wooden sleep’ is on display in Tel Aviv.
By BARRY DAVIS
American director David Gordon Green speaks to the ‘Post’ about moving from stoner comedies such as ‘Pineapple Express’ to tackling the Boston Marathon bombing.
By HANNAH BROWN
MK Elazar Stern discusses the future of religious life in Israel, the importance of its liberalization, and the dangers of alienating Diaspora Jewry.
Many in the American Jewish community have said they felt torn between Israel and the United States during the past year.
Rabbi Daniel Beller’s daughter reflects on ‘a truly outstanding human being’
By HADASSAH BELLER COHEN
Getting out the message of an Israel that still needs improving was Zionist Union MK Merav Michaeli’s goal during a visit to the US this month.
Golden Globe-winning actress and writer Rachel Bloom talked about Jewish identity, diversity on her hit show, and Israel on her first trip to the country.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Waters first endorsed Sanders for president in October 2015 while speaking with Rolling Stone magazine, saying he was the only candidate “that I see with any credibility."
By DANIEL J. ROTH
For the first time, a Sephardi Jew from North Africa has been elected to head Europe’s largest Jewish population, taking on the leadership of a community that feels embattled and worried.
By BERNARD EDINGER
‘Captivity’ is a serious, ambitious work, a candidate to become a classic of its kind
By MATT NESVISKY
Mount Sinai Hospital in New York marked its 164th anniversary in January. Is the US Jewish hospital an idea whose time has passed?
By ELLIOT JAGER
David Cesarani’s posthumous work on Benjamin Disraeli calls into question the influence of the leader’s Jewish roots.
By DAVID GEFFEN
Being transgender and Jewish.
Experiencing an epiphany overseas, a computer programmer returns home and begins changing lives.
By JOSH HASTEN
Ira Liran returns to his homeland to launch Vita Coco in Israel.
By ORIT ARFA
A Cuban-American, brought up as a Catholic, discovered her Jewish ancestry after she had converted. Today she works tirelessly to assist the descendants of Anusim.
By GENIE MILGROM
A descendant of Crypto Jews who – after questioning his Catholic identity – embarked on a seven-year search, speaks of his odyssey and of those who don’t even know how to ask.
By JUANJO VENTURA
Herschel Gutman, 39, from Cape Town to Tel Aviv, 2009.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
Author and journalist Katharina Hoeftmann opens up about leaving Germany and raising her Jewish family in Tel Aviv.
Prior to Israel’s establishment, Morocco’s Jewish community numbered about 250,000. Now the community stands at some 3,000 with the vast majority living in Casablanca.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Zarif also touched on the on the nuclear deal, stating: “The deal is in place. But if one side does not comply with the agreement, then the agreement will start to falter.”
Tensions are high in Ankara as Islamic State has been held responsible for four of six bombing attacks in Turkey in the past eight months.
He was thrilled to discover from a Dutch rabbi that his great grandparents were very religious Jews and known for their community work.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Trump’s handling of the “Stargate” controversy is not the only example of how the GOP presidential nominee has failed to speak out unequivocally against anti-Semitism and those who promulgate it.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
It’s been a month since the shooting at Sarona, and I walk by Sarona everyday—if you ask me, the shooting is the last thing that comes to mind.
Many American Jewish critics of Israel define themselves as avowedly pro-Israel, seeking to save the country from itself by pushing for a Palestinian state.
By PAUL GROSS
The Jewish people had risen from the most catastrophic of experiences to establish an autonomous state that guarantees shelter and a home for all Jews.
By REBECCA BARDACH
American society is pulsating with Jewish life, culture and scholarship.
By YIZHAR HESS
How Israeli-Americans can solve the ‘Pew Problem’
By ADAM MILSTEIN
Zimmerman’s position became untenable when news broke of remarks she made on her Facebook page about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March 2015, before joining the Sanders campaign.
Least known is the kingdom of Mar Zutra, that rose to brief prominence in the period after the redaction and editing of the Talmud.
By ELI KAVON
As Europe and even America become ever more hostile to proudly identified Jews, it becomes clearer that the ultimate destiny of the Jewish people will be shaped on our ancient land.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Our Haggadot vary, often dramatically, but almost all of them include, somewhere towards the conclusion of the Seder, the words “Next Year in Jerusalem.”
By DANIEL GORDIS
UJA-Federation of New York, the organization I lead, represents the largest Jewish Diaspora community and is the biggest North American federation.
By ERIC S. GOLDSTEIN
Those deeply concerned about Israel find themselves in a special quandary.
By ISI LEIBLER
When things deteriorate further for Jews in Europe, as they surely will, he can always count on Israel to be there for him and receive him with open arms.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Their humanitarian work is unmatched and they work tirelessly to fulfill the Jewish imperative of perfecting the world as a junior partner in God’s creation.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
I am convinced that if the Jewish community in particular spent as much time on protecting their own students as they do on other causes, this would not be tolerated.
By LARRY LEVINE
Jonathan Sarna, historian and author of American Judaism: A History, said that "America First" is a term remembered "for its use of anti-Semitism to advance the cause of isolationism."
“It has nothing to do with his being Jewish. Zero. Because I don’t find him that Jewishly identified, and I am Jewishly identified,” says Sanders supporter.
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
While many Jewish Americans recoil at the prospect of seeing him in the White House, the billionaire can count on the backing of the anybody-but-Hillary crowd.