02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
IDF: Rocket sirens in southern Israel sounded as false alarm
With Hamas boasting of ongoing terror tunneling, how prepared is the IDF?
Facebook closes official Palestinian Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Ya'alon: Comptroller's Gaza War report political
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
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
Transforming the Galilee into a food-tech stronghold
German delegation explores Israeli agriculture industry
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
Palestinian Authority to hold municipal elections in West Bank only
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?
Former UK chief rabbi joins battle against Israel Apartheid Week
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
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
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
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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
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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
Move seen as attempt to get off on ‘right foot’ with Trump
By HERB KEINON
For the time being efforts inside the EU to firmly "differentiate" between Israel and the West Bank failed because Israel leveraged differences between the European bloc and its member states.
Foreign Ministry spokesman says that move is a discriminatory one “that has the smell of a boycott."
The modular structures with cement floors located within the boundaries of the Kfar Adumim settlement were built in 2015 and house Palestinian Beduin.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The postponement is due in part to the intensive work by Israeli diplomats.
Two-day trip to Israel and Palestinian territories marks her first diplomatic foray as the EU's new foreign policy chief.
Catherine Ashton's replacement, Federica Mogherini, is set to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories on Friday and Saturday.
Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz met with EU Ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen on Wednesday to discuss possible export of natural gas to Europe.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Violence against Jews has declined in the Ukraine and remains much lower than in western Europe.
By SAM SOKOL
In Italy, Nirenstein served as a member of the European Friends of Israel and was a founding member of the Friends of Israel Initiative.
Conference of European Rabbis issues manifesto of religious extremism
MEP's support establishment of body to deal with recent rise in anti-Semitism.
European officials tried to reassure Israeli journalists concerned by its publication last year of settlement guidelines.
Martin Schulz is heckled during speech to Knesset when discussing Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Israeli siege of Gaza; Bayit Yehudi MKs leave after he says Palestinians have less water than Israelis.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Martin Schulz, who is visiting Israel to give a speech in the Knesset, wasn't eager to discuss settlements with reporters.
EU ambassador: Relations with Israel can only reach potential if peace agreement is reached with Palestinians.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The day-long conference, organized by Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael- Jewish National Fund in Paris on Sunday aspired to shed another light on life in Israel.
By ADÉLIE POJZMAN-PONTAY
Visiting Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan sits down with ‘The Jerusalem Post’ to discuss Irish-Israel ties, boycotts, NGOs and the French diplomatic initiative.
An EU official said the person was Najim Laachraoui.
Heideman has been involved for decades addressing Israel issues, anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment, sanctions campaign in his capacity as international president of B’nai B’rith.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Europe views Israel like a mother views an elder son, who should be a bit more responsible and better behaved. This was one of the insights of Malta’s FM.
Mogherini reminds PM that EU “staunchly supports a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
Last week's truck rampage in France and Monday's axe attack aboard a train in Germany have raised European concern about self-radicalized assailants.
The meeting came amid growing speculation both in Israel and Europe as to whether Rivlin will meet in Brussels or Strasbourg with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas while both visit the area.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
German Israel-allies send message to EU.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The goods were discovered by customs officials as the representative and his driver attempted to enter into Israel from Jordan.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
According to a statement issued by the PMO, Netanyahu protested the EU's formal positions on Israel, and accused Brussels of employing a “double standard” toward Israel.
The meeting is especially significant since Israel suspended contact with the EU regarding the peace process last month.
Netanyahu’s phone call to Lofven, one diplomatic official explained, was taking that protest up a notch.
Foreign Minister states opposition to "irrational" guidelines, in presence of top EU representatives.
Foreign Ministry summons the European Union’s Ambassador to Israel, Lars Faaborg-Andersen, to explain the decision.
By LAHAV HARKOV,TOVAH LAZAROFF
EU's foreign policy chief is to meet Netanyahu later on Wednesday.
In a launch ceremony held at the Agriculture Ministry offices in Beit Dagan on Thursday, EU and Israeli officials celebrated the beginning of the 18-month project.
By SHARON UDASIN
The report, which was leaked to the British newspaper 'Guardian,' comes just days after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu handily won re-election.
The honeymoon period for any new Israeli government will be short, and neither the EU nor the US will have much patience for promises, diplomats say.
“We are trying to survive in a very difficult reality and instead of supporting Israel, you blame Israel every day,” Liberman said.
In other Group B matches on Monday, Bosnia and Belgium drew 1-1, while Wales beat Cyprus 2-1.
By ALLON SINAI
European Union links ties with Israel to two-state solution.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER
Last month, a Foreign Ministry official warned that EU legislation could lead to a wholesale refusal to accept any Israeli exports produced in the West Bank, Golan Heights, and east Jerusalem.
Jordan Valley council chief says that even without an official ban, the farmers in his region are having a hard time selling many of their products to Europe.
Headlines in Europe are full of Israel’s retaliation against Syria, and an Italian daily puts football over security.
By ANDREAS BERGGREN
Turkey will get 3 billion euros of initial aid to handle the refugees on its territory.
The on-again, off-again, Egyptian brokered, indirect talks between Israel and Hamas in Cairo are framed by the guns of war, not the dialogue of statehood.
Leaders deeply concerned about "rapid and dramatic deterioration" of the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
Italy currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU; Mogherini was taken to Ashdod by Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman.
Hopefully the Hezbollah and Hamas cases do not foretell the beginning of a new era in which EU-Israeli/Arab views on regional security further diverge.
By BAS BELDER,ELISE COOLEGEM
EU brawling on behalf of the Palestinians has reached extreme heights of chutzpah.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Through its illegal settlements policy, the EU is conducting a stealth war against Israel.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
These letters contained a number of inaccuracies that misrepresented the legislation and repeated the slogans of their Israeli NGO clients.
By Gerald Steinberg
Within the next five years, expect Israel to begin to unilaterally disengage from the West Bank.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
"We should urge our government to immediately cease its path of scientific self-destruction in the name of right-wing politics, before it is too late."
By DAVID NEWMAN
To say the Israeli government is neuralgic about any comments coming from Europe would be a massive understatement.
By DAFNA FRIEDMAN
Then, as now, the responsibility for implementing this vision was placed entirely on Israel’s shoulders, as the party with “all of the power,” from the dominant European perspective.
There’s hope for my buddy Mafoofnik, who thinks some new initiatives will return stability to what has long been a topsy-turvy business.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
The government of Israel has responded in its normal hysterical manner to EU labeling initiative rather than thinking its way through the situation.
Europe seems jaded. In particular, the elite are in despair.
By MARKUS SOMM, PUBLISHER AND CHIEF EDITOR OF THE BASLER ZEITUNG
Here in Brussels, we have really started to notice that the EU is ramping up its own rhetoric, resorting to sensationalist language and short-sighted, "huffy" policies in a bid to be noticed.
By ELINADAV HEYMANN
The Cold War is history, so why continue to maintain a transatlantic military alliance?
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
At its core, the assault on Israel’s legitimacy is a denial of the Jewish people’s right to self-determination.
By ARSEN OSTROVSKY
There have been tense moments between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Merkel.
By JPost Editorial
I hope that following last week’s incident the Foreign Ministry once again went into emergency damage- control mode.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
European Union and its member states actively promoting and funding the
boycott and isolation of Israel.