01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Business as usual for President Rivlin following pacemaker installation
Two killed in criminal shooting in Tel Aviv
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
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
Israel's Gaza expert: The IDF officer who had coffee with Arafat, Yassin and Hamas
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Why three Jewish women are marching on Washington
Live: Women's march against Trump swamps Washington streets, subway
Trump supporters revel in the inauguration, but wonder where everyone was
Jewish groups toe ideological lines in reactions to Trump inaugural address
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
New foundation to include isolated diaspora communities in Remembrance Day
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“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.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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.
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."
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.
For US Jewish leaders, the major problems are indifference and assimilation, while
the solutions are early engagement and education – about Judaism and Israel.
British and American Jewish groups call for unity after divisive campaign.
“I am completely shocked that there are Israelis involved in this who think this is about pride and not a profound insult to the service that they offer to their country.”
“Anti-Semitism is a throwback to the dark days of Nazi Germany and a reminder of the Holocaust which eliminated over 6 million Jews.”
Three major institutions produced an unprecedented number of graduate Jewish education degree and credentialed students and educator training programs.
Central Jewish Board Chairman Ron van der Wieken said his organization was “outraged” by the “discriminatory fliers,” which he said the community “strongly rejects."
The Jew laments the exile of 2,000 years. The Cubs fan mourns more than a century without a World Series win.
Shavit: We met in 2014 and I never thought the encounter constituted sexual harassment.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“The exhibition seeks, above all, to pique the curiosity of people and to encourage them to learn and investigate more about the 10 centuries of Sephardi culture in Spain, which disappeared in 1492.”
“This is a holiday where Jews wrestle with and turn our awareness to our own fragility and to the impermanence of shelter."
George Brady survived Nazi persecution, including the death camp at Auschwitz in Poland, where his sister and parents perished.
“US voters have been very clear – more than half are dissatisfied with the two major party candidates, largely for their personal actions, not just policies."
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.
“Pepe was never intended to be used as a symbol of hate, the sad frog was meant to be just that, a sad frog."
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
At an event hosted by the Manhattan Jewish Experience, young adults learned how to make their apologies more meaningful.
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.
School says the flag does not violate the Student Code Of Conduct.
The initiative aims to provide a contemporary socially-minded type of Judaism through outdoor education and farming.
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
King has interviewed more than 50,000 people over the course of his career, which started in radio, continued to television and is now continuing online.
Australian Jewry seeks to fight assimilation.
Vandals break in, spray paint swastikas and slogans such as "white power" on the walls; ruin various surfaces with splattered cement.
US President Barack Obama urged people not to be complacent and to heed safety instructions.
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.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.”
Israeli academics have made a name for themselves across the world for their intellectual know-how, but the very real brain drain threat is compelling many to return
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
Elissa Altman’s memoir shines light on an unorthodox upbringing.
By AARON LEIBEL
The show’s full title is “Marking 500 Years of the Venice Ghetto,” and it is comprised of various artifacts hauled out of the museum’s storage facilities for the occasion.
By BARRY DAVIS
In many ways, 20th century Jewish soldiery symbolized the complex integration of Jews into their given countries.
By SHLOMO BRODY
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
From a systemic point of view, despite the dangers the State of Israel faces, Jewish continuity only seems sustainable in a Jewish nation state. The modern Diaspora is truly a failing Exile.
By ELI KAVON
I have had the privilege of knowing Clinton for close to two decades. I have witnessed firsthand as she demonstrated the three personal qualities that are most prized in Jewish tradition.
By KENNETH HAIN
Excluding Israel, assimilation among non-Orthodox Jewish communities worldwide has sky rocketed to a whopping 70% and statements made by Israeli politicians have not been encouraging.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Texas’s small but politically active Republican-Jewish community has remained largely inactive this year at the presidential level.
By MICHAEL WILNER