03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
Two dead and multiple injured, including children in shootings in Israeli-Arab towns
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Israel's coalition heads aim to end crisis
Report: US may allow new settlement in exchange for partial building freeze
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Trump’s new Israel envoy gets a mixed welcome from Jewish groups
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
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
"Speaking just yesterday President Trump called this a horrible and painful act," Pence said at the Fabick Caterpillar plant in Fenton, Missouri.
“It was heartbreaking to learn that a Jewish man is a prime suspect.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Rabbinical Center of Europe discusses concerns on extremism at conference.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The result is 11% lower than the president’s overall approval rating of 42%, according to the Gallup survey.
For teachers, the bomb threats have meant broaching antisemitism with children, sometimes before it appears in their curriculum.
By BEN SALES/JTA
Krief was diagnosed with primary myelofibrosis, a rare form of blood cancer that is likely fatal if a stem cell transplant match is not found.
"We believe that Msgr. Lorefice’s gesture is unprecedented in the history of the reconciliation between Jews and Catholics," says IRWF head.
The total value of the property today is estimated at 3 billion euros.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Rabbi Fernanda Tomchinsky-Galanternik is a Brazilian-born psychologist; she is the third female rabbi to serve in Brazil.
Gary Torgow, a Detroit businessman who serves as chairman of Mosaic’s steering committee, said that the organization is searching for her replacement.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Jewish voters less inclined to support right-wing candidate.
Her writings include a memoir and the popular children’s books “Uni the Unicorn” and “Duck! Rabbit!” She also gave TED talks and frequently was heard on NPR.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
The center will employ cutting-edge technology and seasoned experts to monitor, track, analyze and mitigate hate speech and harassment across the Internet.
The International Seminar on the Diaspora-Homeland Relationship took place in Jerusalem this week, bringing together diplomats and experts to discuss the ties between the Jewish state and Jews abroad
Campaign against antisemitism wages legal battle against decision not to prosecute.
The rash of JCC bomb threats and cemetery desecrations, combined with a general sense that the country is becoming more intolerant, has Jews on edge in ways they haven’t been in years.
By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
Bensoussan, a scholar on the Holocaust and one of the world’s leading historians on Jewish communities in Arab territories, was put on trial in December.
“I like looking at these different masks on my way to the room.”
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Acclaimed lawyer launches 'Zionism Forward' program.
Thousands of South African Jews attended the sixth annual Sinai Indaba Torah convention, celebrating unity and diversity.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
International Seminar on Diaspora-Homeland Relationship gets underway in Jerusalem with Knesset dinner
At least three Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized in the US in recent days, while claims have also been made that headstones were deliberately damaged in a New York cemetery last Saturday.
By JEREMY SHARON
The baby girl, Amalia, was born on February 22. It was the couples second child, their first, Aleph was born in June 2011.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“We’re here today to bring necessary attention to this public security threat. Because a threat to the Jewish community – or to any religious community – is a threat to us all.”
By MICHAEL WILNER
Jewish Agency chair doesn't expect influx of olim due to anti-Jewish incidents.
Jeremy Corbyn, chairman of the UK Labor Party, was recently spotted embracing anti-Israel activists who have expressed their hatred of the "ugly Israeli species."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Senator Charles Schumer, on Wednesday urged FCC chairman Ajit Pai to grant a waiver to access phone numbers used to call in threats and "help bring criminals to justice."
Mothers of children who attend JCC schools talk about the emotional toll the wave of bomb threats has had on them and their families.
Three events have been cancelled at UK universities.
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.
Nancy Salem also posted that "not enough" Jews died in the holocaust.
“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.
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."
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?
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.
"Something has changed in terms of antisemitism in the United States."
So far, the festival has attracted the diverse, international crowd that has become Berlin’s hallmark, and Kratochvila is pleased with the turnout; Shabbat dinners are almost sold out.
By ORIT ARFA
"The fact that so many people say they would leave the country if they could indicates that many Israeli citizens do not feel a sense of belonging to the state."
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.
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
McInnes provoked outrage after he published a YouTube video listing ten reasons for his hatred of Jews.
In many ways, 20th century Jewish soldiery symbolized the complex integration of Jews into their given countries.
By SHLOMO BRODY
The Jews of Western Europe feel like strangers in their places of birth.
By DOV MAIMON
The real reason for the Israeli/American Jewish divide
By DOUGLAS ALTABEF
A full 36% of secular Israeli Jews said they would move abroad given the opportunity. About a fifth of haredi Israelis said they wanted to leave.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Our children look into our eyes; they sense that, perhaps, someone doesn’t truly believe in their dreams as much as they do.
By AVI ZIMMERMAN
Australia can’t be reached by digging down from Stamford Hill – the trip, by whichever route, is still long and hard – but time will see its immense potential realized.
By RAYMOND APPLE
Can the wave of antisemitism in the US and across the world be halted before it escalates further? And what's Israel role in the process?
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.”
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