05.03.2016 | 25 Nisan, 5776
NGO tells UN: Israeli torture of Palestinian, Ethiopian, migrant detainees continues
Israeli man, 60, wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City
Former IDF chief criticizes PM's handling of Hebron soldier
Erez Crossing to Gaza to open for transport of goods
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
Rivlin meets with winners of arts prize
Gold to visit Germany amid reports of strain in ties
Report: Deri probe expands to financial matters
Illegal underage marriages being ignored by authorities, committee finds
TheaterNetto winners named
Meet Steven Wilson, the anti-Roger Waters
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
No Holds Barred: Sykes-Picot is dead, long live Israel!
Reshape the Middle East today to prevent the ISIS of tomorrow
The Holocaust: Many villains, few heroes
Saudi minister confirms warning on proposed US law on 9/11
Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt’s support for Assad'
After losing to a Palestinian-affiliated team, Jordanian soccer fans chant pro-Israel slogans
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
US authorities say one arrested in foiled bomb plot on Florida synagogue
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Beersheba babies hospitalized at Soroka with rare infection
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
What can you see in this red circle?
The banned behind: Bar Refaeli's new commercial censored for inappropriate content
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Islam Clash with the Jews - Acute
Response to Tragedy
South Africa's Identity Crisis, change name to Nguniland
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
“When a road like this is built by the PA with EU funding, it allows it the [PA] to rule over a large area in the Judean desert and annex it,” Regavim official says.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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
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.
Jews fear a recent spate of stabbings mark the end of the coexistence that has set their port city apart from the Paris region.
"Jews continue to be prime targets for terrorist attacks. In Israel, in Europe, in the United States, and in many other places."
Challenge for governments will be to better understand patterns of anti-Semitic violence and to encourage citizens to report incidents.
Until now, the Jewish community has been largely silent on the issue.
Overall, anti-Semitic violence in Europe and around the world seems to be increasing.
Final draft of General Data Protection Regulation to include a provision explicitly stating that Holocaust related archives will be exempt from restriction.
"This is a real miracle of Hanukka," says Brodsky Choral Synagogue’s Rabbi Moshe Azman.
Row over statue of Balint Homan, who served as minister of religion and education twice between 1932 and 1942, broke out as Hungary grapples with anti-Semitic past and role it played in Holocaust.
The measure would require visitors from the visa waiver countries to obtain a visa to travel to the United States if they had been to Syria, Iraq, Iran or Sudan in the past five years.
Boosted by fears over the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, Marine Le Pen’s National Front party secured 27.7 percent of the vote nationally.
By RINA BASSIST
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.
"Germany is still in the crosshairs of Jihadist terrorism," he said, adding the country had reviewed and adapted its security measures, where necessary, following the Paris attacks.
The European Union is in real trouble.
By JOHN LLOYD,REUTERS
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.
By HERB KEINON
“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 HOFFMAN
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
Report says Alon Liel encouraged Breaking the Silence activists to continue activities.
“Our approach covers everything...it can be used alongside small, autonomous tactical drones” that fly out dozens of kilometers beyond borders to provide visual intelligence.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Petro Poroshenko declines to comment on a statement by his Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, asserting that vandalism against Jewish sites were meant to “destabilize” Ukraine.
Talks to take place despite recent Israeli declarations of suspending various ties with the European Union as a result of its directive to label products from the settlements.
Israeli Channel 2 reporters Dafna Liel and Amalya Duek encounter profanity and anti-Semitic laden tirade in Belgian capital.
Tour of country organized by the Europe Israel Press Association.
An effort is under way to photograph every tombstone of the departed Jews of Moldova.
By JULIE MASIS
Europe has been lowering the prospects for peace by raising Palestinian expectations to a point where a peace deal is not feasible.
By GOL KALEV
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.
Swiss media contained numerous stories about sexual assaults on women by foreigners, fueling tensions ahead of a referendum next month.
On Friday alone, the German armed forces rescued 539 people from makeshift boats off the coast of Libya.
The European psyche on migration appears to have been caught off guard by the sheer pace of events.
By TEJ PARIKH,REUTERS
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.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
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.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
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
If the EU is to be a fair and credible interlocutor as part of the Middeast Quartet, it needs to regain Israeli trust by adopting a fair and impartial approach to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
By DAN DIKER
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
"Bernard- Henri Lévy is precisely the kind of target that Israeli public diplomacy efforts should be focused on – far more so than any incumbent politician, especially outside the USA."
To say the Israeli government is neuralgic about any comments coming from Europe would be a massive understatement.
By DAFNA FRIEDMAN
Europe is a continent of chaos and feigned laws.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
At this rate, eventually the Knesset will curtail the presidency for fear of another loose cannon on the ship of state.
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.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
The free world must make the transition from international cooperation to a joint counterterrorism campaign.
By BOAZ GANOR
The psychological aspects of attitudes and behavior in Europe are so numerous that only a few examples can be given here.
I had heard all these things before. But never from some of the most highly educated people in Europe. And never with such ferocity and vehemence.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH