02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Palestinian Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Israeli ministers spar over Hamas tunnel threat
Special report: Netanyahu and the defense establishment's failures in the 2014 Gaza war
Analysis: Israeli intel agencies suffer from a failure to cooperate
Analysis: The Gaza conflict report and the paradox of Israel's wars
Settler activists protest as evacuation of Ofra homes begins ahead of demolition
State comptroller report on 2014 Gaza war due today
Security cabinet ministers: Gaza war was avoidable
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Investors bet on windfall gains for Israeli tech, defense under Trump
Do people look like their names? Hebrew University research says yes
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
George W. Bush says ISIS 'thugs' can be 'degraded and defeated'
Egypt deports top Palestinian official on arrival at Cairo airport
Australian arrested on charges of helping ISIS develop missile tech
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
US Jewish groups call on gov. entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Report: Trump mulling axing antisemitism envoy as part of budget plan
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
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
Moab is my Washpot,by Stephen Fry
"Speaking just yesterday President Trump called this a horrible and painful act," Pence said at the Fabick Caterpillar plant in Fenton, Missouri.
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.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Nancy Salem also posted that "not enough" Jews died in the holocaust.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“His views are repugnant and have absolutely nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here."
The congressman has come under scrutiny after writings from his early life surfaced in recent months, revealing his skepticism toward the idea that the idea of Zionism cannot be questioned.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Over the past month, over a dozen Jewish Community Centers across the United States were targeted by bomb threats multiple times.
An interview with Nefesh B’Nefesh co-founders Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Tony Gelbart
By STEVE LINDE
Governor Greitens has declared his intention to repair the St. Louis cemetery. Another initiative came from local Muslim activists, who have launched a campaign to help rebuild the vandalized site.
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."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Democratic contender in the latest US presidential election condemns recent JCC bomb threats, Jewish cemetery desecration and "online attacks" against Jews.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
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.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.
he City University pro- BDS motion was blocked because of an apparent violation of anti-discrimination laws.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
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.
Citing Jewish texts, students and rabbis gather at airport to protest Trump ban.
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.
A number of churches and an office building also offered up their space.
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.
Arab human rights group had called to detain former IDF general for war crimes.
By JOSH DELL
Launched on International Holocaust Memorial Day this friday, the Twitter feed @Stl Manifest reveals the personal stories of Jewish refugees from Europe who were all aboard the M.S St. Louis ship.
Sadiq Khan met Monday evening with genocide survivors, including from the Holocaust, as part of the city’s programming surrounding International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27.
Tony Hakin, father of Thalia, has reportedly remained at the hospital bedsides of his wife, Naomi, and their daughter Maggie, 9, who were critically injured in the incident.
France sees significant drop in antisemitic incidents.
New foundation to include isolated diaspora communities in Remembrance Day
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.
In Tel Aviv, left wing activists file petition in favor of peace conference.
Anti-Defamation League: President-elect’s remark about Nazi Germany warrants an apology.
AJC discusses issues of religious pluralism at Knesset committee meeting.
The FBI has not named any suspects or described a likely motive for the bomb threats earlier this week.
Archbishop of Palermo to hand over ownership of the facility, where Great Synagogue once stood.
The note was unsigned and accompanied by a drawing of a gold star with the WWII era "Jude" caption, SS, Nazi, and anarchist insignia.
“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."
On New Year's Day, marchers yelled notorious slogan "Jews out."
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JTA
“They talk about peace, we talk about the war against BDS.”
Jews make up more than half of non-Christians elected to Congress for the first time.
Two other headstones in the cemetery were later discovered vandalized.
Journalists, opinion makers meet students, leaders in Los Angeles.
One family woke up to a Hanukka surprise when vandals turned their 7-foot-tall, PVC pipe hanukkia into a swastika.
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.
Members of scattered Jewish community remain strongly connected despite distance between them.
Zaki previously served as a consultant to Human Rights Watch and as chairman of Tze’irei Meretz, the youth arm of the left-wing Meretz party.
A Warsaw university student went on an antisemitic tirade. His classmates, in turn, flocked to the local menorah lighting event to spread light and oppose the negative commentary.
The post on the website claimed that Jewish residents threatened Richard Spencer's mother's business in Whitefish.
A fairly recent approach to the religion focuses on making liturgy more accessible: ‘We welcome you just as you are,’ says ALEPH executive-director.
ADL, AJC, JFNA condemn US failure to use its veto power at UNSC.
“For the bereaved families, this Torah scroll is a prominent symbol of Judaism, and that is called ‘the tree of life,’ and this is a sign of the continued life of the boys who fell.”
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.
Diaspora Affairs and Education Minister Naftali Bennett made the remarks in a meeting with the EU coordinator on combating antisemitism.
Bar-Ilan University and Chinese Embassy mark 25 years of Israeli-Sino ties
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.
A range of experts on government ethics have raised questions about the propriety of diplomats paying to stay at the hotel when they have separate business with the US government.
Following an increase in xenophobia related hate crimes, this year's Mitzvah Day focused on building bridges between different groups in society.
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.
Top European rabbi warns of "new era of antisemitism" amid said rise in German incidents.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The café’s founder said in an apology that the swastika on the bottle was “unsanctioned,” and that the bottles were removed immediately after the manager was alerted.
The swastikas reportedly were painted over Stars of David that had previously been painted on the rock.
“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."
Netsarh, like most Malagasy Jews, arrived at Judaism through Christianity. Although she was raised Catholic, she found herself unsatisfied with her faith and tried exploring other Christian denominations.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Francois Fillon is seen as having positive views for community.
By RINA BASSIST
Maccabi World Union Chairman Yair Hamburger noted that Kahn had made a considerable contribution to Israel and the Jewish people.
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."
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.
Masa Israel Journey strives to make country a landmark on path to success for American students
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.
Vandals break in, spray paint swastikas and slogans such as "white power" on the walls; ruin various surfaces with splattered cement.
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
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
Mmusi Maimane has been described by diplomatic officials as having an “open mind” on Israel.
By HERB KEINON
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.”
Endorsing an academic and cultural boycott of Israel "contradicts the MLA's purpose to promote teaching and research on language and literature."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
Israel Democracy Institute holds conference on the changing boundaries of Jewish identity.
"My meeting with the foreign minister included a number of central issues, including the prime minister's visit, the efforts of the coalition against ISIS in Mosul that includes Australia."
What are the secrets to successful fundraising in Israel's shifting philanthropic sands?
By ARIANE MANDELL
“Now I’m going to tell you a secret about Israel’s government. It doesn’t quite work the way that the American government works.”
In many ways, 20th century Jewish soldiery symbolized the complex integration of Jews into their given countries.
By SHLOMO BRODY
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
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
We’re willing to approach the same Jewish communities and ask them for help with one hand, while at the same time the other hand is conniving to hurt these same people.
By ELAZAR STERN
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
What a bitter irony to live in a world in which Israel is the one country in which a Jew does not have the freedom to express his or her Judaism.
By ELLIOT COSGROVE
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
The mere subject of Israel is out of bounds for Jews to discuss?
By ALIZA LAVIE,DOV LIPMAN
After Germany, the UK has been one of the strongest supporters of Israel in all the interlocking institutions of the EU.
By DENIS MACSHANE