07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Palestinian sources say Hamas seeking to repair relations with Iran, report says
Peretz takes credit for 10 years of quiet
Rena Ariel blames mother of Palestinian terrorist for daughter’s death
Terror attack in Netanya: Palestinian wounds two, killed by civilian
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Jihad is contagious
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
Saeb Erekat wrote a letter to the EBU stating that the Palestinian flag is on display 'in all European countries through diplomatic representations.'
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A few hours later, the gunman shot at the Krystalgade Synagogue, murdering Dan Uzan, a Jewish volunteer who was guarding outside during a Bat Mitzvah celebration.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Investors get spoiled when markets continually go up, but a 10-15% drop is relatively common and actually healthy for the stock markets long-term prospects.
By AARON KATSMAN
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
A Frenchman who planned to carry out attacks during soccer tournament has been arrested, authorities say.
European Court of Justice’s advocate general gave her opinion earlier this week on a lawsuit for alleged discrimination brought by a Belgian Muslim claimant against her former employer.
Jewish leader says far-right parties in some European countries are winning over Jewish voters by exploiting fears about militant Islamists.
Under heavy police and military surveillance, religious officials and some fifty guests laid candles below a plate commemorating the victims.
Sarandon met with local volunteers, attended a women's group session and opened a new table tennis room in the shelter.
The Jews of Venice think the history of their people in general and in Italy in particular is relevant today.
Dina Lisnyansky: France is profiling without talking about it.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In 2013 the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights dropped a definition of anti-Semitism from its website, eliciting harsh criticism from Israel and Jewish communities worldwide.
By SAM SOKOL
Omar Nayef Zayed, 52, was found dead in a yard of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia on March 4.
Rejection of BDS by continental student organizations is believed to the first major European opposition to the hubs of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic academic initiatives in the UK and US.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The Jewish community of Krakow, which officially owns the property, was not informed of the plans to repair the pipeline, its president said.
The European Union now does sometimes resemble a replay of Weimar’s combination of institutional perfection with violent and nationalist forces aimed at tearing down the "system."
By HAROLD JAMES,REUTERS
Three Jewish houses of worship in Ireland and Belgium were recently placed on the market.
Simon Wiesenthal Center accuses Culture Minister of failing to recognize the genocidal nature of the Nazi-sponsored Ustasha regime, and showing disdain for Croatians who fought against it.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Whenever people try to call attention to something they consider evil, they use the word "holocaust."
By BERNARD DICHEK
Elections for EJC President had been moved up by nearly a year and were originally slated to be held in late 2016.
Bennett presents statistics on continental Jewish life in 2015; WZO: 67% of Israelis concerned for the lives of Jews abroad.
Voices are already being heard in other countries calling for copycat exit referendums.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Corbyn voted no to the EU's predecessor in a 1975 referendum, but campaigned for a 'Remain' vote at Thursday's ballot.
“I am fully aware of how serious, or even dramatic, this moment is politically. And there's no way of predicting all the political consequences of this event, especially for the UK."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The EU will survive a "Leave" vote in next week’s referendum on Britain’s departure, but its clout will diminish everywhere - including the Middle East.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Tensions remain high in France, still recovering from the November 2015 attacks in Paris, which included three explosions near the Stade de France national sports stadium.
By ROSIE PERPER
In the end, with all of the theatrics and corny Euro pop, it was a deeply serious and political song that won the contest.
By BEN HARTMAN
The Jerusalem Post's Washington bureau chief Michael Wilner is traveling alongside the exodus of Syrian refugees into Europe.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Mehmet Kaplan will step down following comments where he likened Israel's treatment of Palestinians to what happened to Jews in Nazi Germany, says Sweden's PM.
"Numerous elements in the investigation have shown that the terrorist group initially had the intention to strike in France again," says Belgian prosecutor.
Its recent warning to Americans of the risks of traveling to Europe through late June is exceedingly severe.
By MARK FELDMAN
According to local media, man previously detained was misidentified as bombing suspect Najim Laachraoui.
Federica Mogherini cuts short news conference in Jordan after tears welled in her eyes, hours after attacks in the Belgian capital.
The affair which is Europe’s only annual event by Waffen SS vets, drew a handful of counter-protesters from Latvia’s Jewish community and anti-fascist activists.
Leaders are set to discuss the closure of the Balkan route through Greece for the migrants, affecting the thousands on the Greece-Macedonia border.
Protesters holding placards demanding Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resign waved Swedish flags as police officers stood on guard.
Visiting Israel, Maj.-Gen. Glenn Bramhall says he sees new need to complement his corps' mid-range Patriot and THAAD interceptors with a thrifty system for less powerful missile threats.
Rivlin voiced his belief that the massive criticism aimed at Israel in Europe stems from a misunderstanding and an impatience toward this existential need of the Jewish nation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Two observers offer fresh prospectives on whether Europe’s Mideast approach is changing course – and why.
By GOL KALEV
By GIL HOFFMAN
Uzi Dayan and his wife, Tamar, came to Belarus for the first time to see the town where his father, Moshe Rabinowitz, was born.
By MAYA PELLEG
Hovi Star qualified for the finals with his namesake song "Made of Stars," to which he received a standing ovation from the audience.
Didier Reynders said in Ramallah that Brussels backs the French plan.
By HERB KEINON
The European Broadcasting Union's guidelines on spectator conduct includes an 'official flag policy.'
Annual poll of top 50 countries ranks Holy Land 8 places up from 2014-2015, ahead of France and Spain.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
It is unrealistic to expect that Tuesday’s terrorist atrocities in Belgium will in any significant way alter how either Belgium or the European Union view Israel.
“This decision may overshadow the good relations with the growing Jewish community,” CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt wrote.
The delegation will explain the Likud’s policies to a group of 15 ECR members of Parliament.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
27-year-old registers result of 158.47 points in men's free program, finishing with 242.56 points overall to clinch silver medal.
By ALLON SINAI
Paris, Rome Jewish communities come out against Rouhani visit; UK to build national Holocaust memorial next to Parliament.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
According to diplomatic officials, Greece was instrumental in toning down tougher language that appeared in previous drafts of the statement.
According to the Swedish daily 'Aftonbladet', the country’s largest trade union is alleged to have rented out luxury apartments in Stockholm at steep discounts to senior politicos.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The 100-year-old deal in which Europeans carved the Middle East between them was imperialism at its ugliest, but it is not the root of the region’s mayhem.
A unique and unhealthy mutual dependence has developed between the EU and a narrow group of Israeli and Palestinian political NGOs.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
An effort is under way to photograph every tombstone of the departed Jews of Moldova.
By JULIE MASIS
A surprising retreat in the country known as the capital of the Balkans.
By MEITAL SHARABI
Europe has been lowering the prospects for peace by raising Palestinian expectations to a point where a peace deal is not feasible.
At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees had vanished after arriving in Europe, at risk of falling prey to trafficking gangs.
Didier Reynders is currently on a visit to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Gaza.
Suicide belt-clad children threaten of terror attack in chilling new video published by extremist group.
As Islamic State consolidates in Libya, the potential this represents for severe disruption of European life should not be underestimated.
By JONATHAN SPYER
According to 'The Guardian', the airline is 'facing a mutiny' from staff members who object to being forced to wear garb that constitutes 'ostentatious religious sign.'
Parliament is expected to pass the proposal to introduce a "newcomers statement" in the next few months, according to a government spokesperson.
By THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION
The group seems to have been knitted together by time serving in Belgian prisons and fighting in Syria.
Ten of the suspects were from Syria and the rest from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria, Georgia and other countries, he added, without going into further details.
On social media, some compared the magazine cover to Fascist propaganda from the 1930s and 40s warning of African migrants and their supposed lust for white women.
Human rights activists have been sternly critical of Gulf leaders, blaming them for turning their backs on their Arab brothers.
By FELICE FRIEDSON AND JOSHUA A. HOLMES/THE MEDIA LINE
Officials in Rome said Italian companies were poised to sign deals with Iran worth up to 17 billion euros ($18.4 billion) over the next two days, including in the energy and steel sectors.
Israel’s major political message to the EU can be described as: “You have failed in keeping your own organization together. This is the result of a long series of major blunders."
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, and may not be the last country to do so
By ALEX BENJAMIN
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s clumsiness, calling the vote assuming it would fail, reflects the EU elites’ broader failure.
By GIL TROY
Only when they have warmed up to the idea of Europe as a single country, comprising many complementing elements, will a European union succeed.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
It is not the dawn of a reconstruction but the possible twilight of an ambitious project of civilization set in motion by a band that included a certain Winston Churchill.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
It is fundamental that people from all faiths and backgrounds work together in the spirit of pluralism and democracy to face these radical lurches with courage and build a better Europe for tomorrow.
By MUDDASSAR AHMED
The West’s socio-cultural heritage is undergoing a process of self-cannibalization, devoured by the very values that once made it so successful and influential.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
A well-educated man, on learning that I was a Jew, told me that he had never understood why the Jews in Nazi Germany had not saved themselves. Puzzled, I asked how?
By ROGER KAYE
This administration has less than a year to continue on the path that led to the havoc being wreaked the world over by radical Islamists, whether Sunnis, like ISIS, or Shi’ites, like Hezbollah.
By RUTHIE BLUM
It will probably take European leaders many more years, at a cost of additional fatalities, to even accept that the simple first step to reduce terrorist attacks is profiling.
Our government needs to pointedly and consistently explain to the leaders of Europe that their assault on Israel will not convince the jihadists to spare them.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
There was something biblical about the arrival of the Yemenite Jewish immigrants – the ingathering of the exiles. Would that all immigrants come purely from choice, without the need to seek sanctuary
By LIAT COLLINS
The social and political predicaments underpinning Europe’s Islamist challenge ominously resemble those that caused the decline of ancient Rome.
The time has come for the new democracies of Eastern Europe to start facing the historical truth.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
Israel must realize that its standard of living and proximity to conflict-torn areas in the Middle East and Africa expose it to the ongoing risk of illegal immigration.
By GIDEON SA’AR