05.31.2016 | 23 Iyar, 5776
PayPal terminates anti-Israel BDS France account
Moroccan BDS calls on Muslims to boycott Israeli dates during Ramadan
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
78% of Israelis support unilateral annexation of Ma'ale Adumim, poll finds
Former PM residence employee gets NIS 97,500 in abuse claim against Sara Netanyahu
Analysis: Netanyahu’s call for a revised Saudi initiative may be too little too late
Netanyahu convenes re-constituted cabinet for first time
'Those who worked to oust Ya'alon are part of the stupid Right'
Analysis: Despite Israel's cabinet compromise, nothing will really change
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Standing the test of time
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Our World: The old generals’ old plan
King Agrippa I: The last Maccabee
WATCH: Gaza's 'Spiderman' boy shows off acrobatic skills
Hamas executes three convicted Palestinians in Gaza
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
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
A third of all Americans believe boycott of Israel justified, poll shows
Holocaust memorial projects clash in Munich
New York Jews sing, dance with locals in Morocco and Tunisia
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Still a ways to go on Israel with Ryan’s call for ‘unity’ with Trump
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
'Orange is the New Black' actress visits Israel to participate in Pride Week
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
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
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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
The jihadist civil war
What the hell is this?
Welcome to Swedenistan…and have a lousy day
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
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
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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
Having previously blamed a faulty earpiece for failing to condemn Duke, he this time said he couldn’t just come out and condemn groups generically because — what if they were Jewish?
“There are many organizations in the Jewish world now that are hungry for really talented, energetic leadership at the entry level or at the senior executive level,” Mimi Kravetz of Hillel said.
Casa Shalom’s founder explores the customs of Crypto-Jews.
By GLORIA MOUND
There’s something else going on at this camp, Ramahniks say, though it may not be as visible: inculcation of Jewish values.
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
European rabbis given self defense course at Berlin conference.
By DANA SOMBERG
The petition was released Monday morning to mark the first day of Israel Apartheid Week, the Columbia Spectator reported.
Racism and anti-Semitism by militant soccer fans has been an issue in Italy for years.
Barr, who starred in the long-running sitcom “Roseanne,” will tour the country for two weeks prior to the conference and will be accompanied by her mother.
The last time a group of Kaifeng Jews made aliya was in 2009.
Cohen has previously pulled publicity stunts dressed as characters from his other films, including turning up as Kazakhstani TV reporter Borat in a wagon pulled by a "peasant woman."
“I still consider myself Jewish,” said Miller, whose grandfather was Larry Fine, one of The Three Stooges. “I feel like I just added on to my faith.”
The motion calls on the Canadian government to “condemn any and all attempts by Canadian organizations, groups or individuals to promote the BDS movement, both here at home and abroad.”
The performance was part of show called Letters Live which featured the reading of letters deemed relevant to the stories of migrants in the camp.
In September 2015, Peace TV Urdu aired two programs featuring the late Dr. Israr Ahmad, who stated that Jewish people were "like a cancer."
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Willenberg was one of the instigators of the Treblinka Revolt, in which some 200 people escaped but only 67 survived.
One of the visitors to the synagogue has terminal cancer and was visiting different houses of worship with her mother to learn about different religions.
One of the resolutions said the City of Paris “opposes publicly all attempts to isolate Israel from the collective of nations.”
According to prosecutors, journalist neglecting to list certain information in novel chronicling sites around the city of Vienna that had belonged to Jews.
The American Jewish community leader and Jerusalem Foundation board member shares with Gol Kalev his views on the capital, anti-Semitism and the US-Israel relationship.
By GOL KALEV
Morris and Ettie Silber will make aliya after nearly nine decades of living in Johannesburg.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
"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."
By MICHAEL WILNER
The history of the 500-year-old ghetto shows that minorities can integrate and keep their identity.
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.
By HERB KEINON
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."
Branded as the Agency's “Global Tikkun Olam initiative,” project Ten sends Jewish youth to work in vulnerable communities around the world and in Israel.
‘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
It is not feasible for the US Jewish leadership to continue to ignore settlement expansion in territory that inevitably will become part of a future Palestinian state.
By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
MK Elazar Stern discusses the future of religious life in Israel, the importance of its liberalization, and the dangers of alienating Diaspora Jewry.
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
Despite a valiant battle to keep “the last parish before America” financially and spiritually afloat, expired funds and a practically vanished community dealt an insurmountable blow.
By DANIEL ROSEHILL
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.
Obama administration believes Levinson no longer in Iran.
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
Let’s be wise Owls, celebrating Identity Zionism, emphasizing belonging to a particular people with a special heritage best expressed in our homeland.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
I raised one that has long been bothering me – whether Western secular values were undermining the ability of the Jewish people to survive.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
When reading modern Jewish history, it often seems that Sephardi Jews and other Jews from Arab and Islamic lands are simply “off the radar.”
Nothing has changed over the years, even over the centuries. Every aspect of anti-Semitism is just the same as ever.
By ROGER KAYE
I stand humbled with a much greater appreciation for those who do move here, to their motherland, despite the objections of their own fathers and mothers.
By TEHILLA MARKOVITZ
“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.
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.