07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Elkin-Katz bond holding up cabinet reshuffle
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Beersheba set for next continental challenge
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Ebay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Anti Israelis protestors in Philadelphia call out "long live intifada"
In a first for women, Clinton to accept presidential nomination
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
Could Fitbit be inaccurate? Worth checking these facts
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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
The growing influence of homegrown xenophobes, integration failures and Brussels’ perceived singling out of Israel for criticism have disillusioned many Jewish opinion shapers.
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
The two women had been due to contest a ballot of around 150,000 Conservative party members, with the result to be declared by September 9.
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.
Rivlin will have subsequent working meetings with Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
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
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.
"Never before in the course of our surveys have peoples' fears risen so drastically within a year as in 2016," says head of survey center.
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.
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
By MARTINA BIALEK
The British have never really considered themselves Europeans. They always refer to Europe as “Europe” or “The Continent.”
By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
Resurgent pride in place and people may well unleash old genies in Europe. But Europe’s rationalist bureaucrats have not exactly done a bang-up job of defending Jews or Israel.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
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