05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Blair: Normalization steps, plus Arab initiative could bring peace
Israel: Hamas stealing 95% of civilian cement transferred into Gaza
Arab Bank to appeal historic terror financing judgment – but tied to settlement
Palestinians arrested for 'nationalist rape' of mentally ill Jewish woman
'Smart park' coming to Jerusalem's Gan Sacher
Woman murdered hours after leaving battered women's shelter, manhunt underway for her ex
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 25
Dining: East meets West in the North Market
Temple Mount activist Glick sworn in as MK
Livni: New government will isolate Israel, ramp-up BDS
Netanyahu welcomes Liberman into coalition: 'We are joining hands to move Israel forward'
Poll: Public prefers Ya’alon over Liberman, Likudniks side with PM
Dining: A dynamic duo
Coming soon on the small screen
A moving musical
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Genocide scholars who minimize the Holocaust – and some who are coming to town
Is it democratic when rejects govern the country?
Think Again: Why the Palestinians can’t dance, in Obama’s own words
The Human Spirit: A somber day at the circus
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Iran to renew financial support for Islamic Jihad after two-year hiatus
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
Iran's defense minister: 'Zionist conspiracy' to blame for Iraq, Syrian conflicts
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
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
'Increase in aliya among youth and academic professionals'
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Flug: Israeli brainpower fueled growth for 37 years, but is hitting a wall
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Parshat Bechukotai: The Source of Hope
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
Ancient Approaches to Modern Exile
Interviewing a friend
Enough With the Ghosting - Have a Real Break Up!
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.
By HERB KEINON
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
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."
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
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 M. 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.
By GERALD STEINBERG