03.31.2017 | 4 Nisan, 5777
Palestinian woman shot dead in stabbing attack lost son in police shooting
UN looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy
Arab states to UNESCO: Reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem
Watch: Hamas threatens top Israeli officials over Gaza assassination
Security cabinet unanimously approves new settlement, first time in 25 years
Israeli figure skater Bychenko books spot in 2018 Olympics
Crunch clash between Beersheba, Mac TA
Holocaust Remembrance Day poster contest winner addresses stolen identity
Deal ends coalition crisis over public broadcasting
Israel to slash payments to UN, give money instead to supportive countries
Bill would cancel property–tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs
WATCH: Babies try gefilte fish for the first time
Italian fare with French flair
Seafood takes pride of place at Abrage
The Russia Ballet Theater will perform ‘Don Quixote’
Vigdorchik brings in sponsorship for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics
Amid floundering season, Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Barcelona
Jerusalem Post’ prize goes to Bright Dairy
Innovation technology giant EON Reality coming to Israel
Israeli bird-watching event raises NIS 254,000 to save black storks
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
KNOW COMMENT - Celebrating Jerusalem at 'Hakotel'
Column one: Israel’s silenced majority
Editor's notes: Trump’s process to peace
Trump’s peace push
'Syrian refugee numbers pass 5 million mark in Mideast'
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Report: Jewish White House official named as source in Trump-Russia investigation
For first time in decades, Pakistan allows one citizen to register as a Jew
Jews slam Belgian region's plan to ban ritual slaughter
British Baroness calls on government to prosecute Brits serving in the IDF
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Trump accepts Amona settlement exception, US official says
David Friedman sworn in as new US Ambassador to Israel
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
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
This week in 60 seconds: Pre-Passover tensions
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of March 31, 2017
Grapevine: Italian film festival
Grapevine: Crossing the line
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
JPost on Instagram
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just A Thought: On Jewish memory
Meeting real Americans
A Bounty of Books
Hot off the Arab press
Foreign flavors at Mamilla Rooftop
Ready, set, go!
This week in Jerusalem
Two she-bears in Thailand
Hitting the notes, together
Time and tide wait only for artists
A life in film
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
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Opinion: Raising Arrows - Fruits of Labor
World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
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
Bill would strip diplomats of immunity in activities relating to terror, human trafficking and illegal construction.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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
European leaders remain willing to embrace PA president because they fear the alternatives could be worse, says former Dutch foreign minister.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
“When you do labeling you harm 10,000 Palestinian families and you do not do anything to the very strong economic system in Israel."
European support for village of Sussiya must be backed with action, community spokesman writes in a letter to EU's Mogherini.
The 6 weekly flights will originate in Budapest, Hungary; Krakow, Poland; and Kaunas, Lithuania.
By NIV ELIS
Before World War Two, there were about 125,000 Jews living in what is now the Czech Republic. About 80,000 were killed during the war.
The debate within the party, which has seven of 169 seats in parliament, is part of a larger dilemma facing left-wing parties in Europe.
It is unclear if the EU or the Finnish government will pursue legal action against the CMI for a possible violation of anti-terror laws.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
With increasing antisemitism and a shrinking community, Scottish Jews are still proud of their history and country but wary of the future.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
Writing on the Swiss website Audiatur Online, the German journalist and expert in modern antisemitism Alex Feuerherdt said the poster’s “symbolism is deeply antisemitic.”
An estimated 1,200 fans of Hapoel Beersheba were restricted to an enclosure far from the stadium, guarded by security and police.
Last month, Kobo apologized for his vitriol against Israel, which he said was a modern Nazi Germany and “an identical twin” of the Islamic State terrorist group.
Israeli embassies worked ‘vigorously’ on issue after scandal over sesame snack erupted last week.
By HERB KEINON
The Madrid branch of Izquerda Unida, or United Left, on Thursday tweeted the controversial image.
EJC President Moshe Kantor on Monday called on European Parliament President Martin Schulz to take disciplinary action against her.
The Austrian Forum Against Anti-Semitism, which began monitoring anti-Semitic incidents in 2003, said 465 incidents were recorded during 2015.
Dina Lisnyansky: France is profiling without talking about it.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Overall, anti-Semitic violence in Europe and around the world seems to be increasing.
By SAM SOKOL
Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke and Italian MEP Gianluca Buonanno have been suspended for ten days and fined 3,060 euros.
“This is clearly a discriminatory move and we have already sought advice that it might break international law and treaties," says EJC President Moshe Kantor.
The good news is that more and more Europeans are repelled by such European obsession with Israel.
By GOL KALEV
The Court of Justice (ECJ) gave a joined judgment in the cases of two women, in France and Belgium, who were dismissed for refusing to remove headscarves.
Visiting Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan sits down with ‘The Jerusalem Post’ to discuss Irish-Israel ties, boycotts, NGOs and the French diplomatic initiative.
Abrini, wanted for November's Islamic State attacks in Paris, was among five people arrested in Brussels on Friday.
The aircraft's distinct wing shape and nose have lead observers to speculate that it is indeed the Israeli made IAI weapon.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
The arrests come on the heels of a deadly terror attack in Brussels earlier this week.
Shots were fired and words in Arabic shouted before the two explosions were heard, according to Belgian media.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
A lack of US-style resistance to the growing BDS movement in Europe has ignited a worrisome trend across the continent. It is now up to pro-Israel groups to extinguish the flames.
Jerusalem is aiming to reach a continental final for the first time since winning the ULEB Cup in 2004.
By ALLON SINAI
Disagreements between Israel and the EU on settlements has prevented a long-anticipated upgrade to their already strong bilateral ties.
Bas Belder spoke while on a tour of Hebron and Gush Etzion.
Though Israel’s view on immigrants differs from that of many other countries the tools and policies Israel has used in its multicultural society can be helpful to others, Edelstein stated.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“Strangers at Home,” a project of the Global Reporting Center, features nine clips, each from a different country, in which locals share their experiences.
Netanyahu and Weber spoke about diplomatic and security issues pertaining to Israel and Europe.
By GIL HOFFMAN
While Netanyahu says Israel, world facing same terror, EU paper takes different approach.
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.
Rivlin will have subsequent working meetings with Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Hovi Star qualified for the finals with his namesake song "Made of Stars," to which he received a standing ovation from the audience.
"I really hope politics doesn’t affect this because it would be a great Eurovision winner," journalist says.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Heinz Christian Strache, arrived in Israel on Monday, visited Yad Vashem.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Netanyahu spoke by telephone with Federica Mogherini, ending an extended period in which diplomatic contacts between Jerusalem and Brussels were frozen.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIELLE ZIRI
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.
Edelstein, MKs tell delegation labeling will encourage terrorism.
“In this case there foremost is a danger of a stigma. An anti-Israeli movement might exploit the decision and put it to use on anti-Israeli campaigns.”
Trocsanyi’s main initial message had to do with his admiration for the Jewish state and for Jews throughout Hungary’s history.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Top Bayit Yehudi leader supports administrative detention of 3 Jewish settler activists, low key on timing of legalizing settlements.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
An Israeli contingent joins the 10th annual music festival in Samarkand.
By VICTORIA MARTYNOV
In a new initiative by Likud, such investments are now being made in the young leadership of conservative parties throughout Europe, their counterparts with whom they share ideology.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Israel’s national basketball team has rarely entered the European Championships with lower expectations.
Not quite, but Israel certainly has a lot to learn from Switzerland, which has nearly double its per capita GDP.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Enjoying pampered travel through the land of chocolate, cuckoo clocks and picturesque vistas.
By BARRY DAVIS
Gabriel said Iran was a reliable credit partner that kept agreements as a rule.
In Switzerland, UN, US and Russia deny negotiations have collapsed ; Ja’afari: HNC breached truce.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Israeli political expert tells 'Post' that the former Belgium MP in the delegation is a known anti-Semite who has accused the Jews of financing the Holocaust.
The tension in the calm of wealthy Luxembourg, which is holding the EU's presidency, drove home how far the 28-nation bloc remains from a common response to the migrant crisis.
Romania pulls out all the stops to welcome Israelis.
By BEN FISHER
Get into the Israeli mindstate with this playlist from the Jewish state.
At the very least the new convergence should spell an end to the Israelis who keep saying Israel is too “eastern” and needs to be more “European.”
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
For the EU, the settlement issue has erroneously become “the” principal impediment to peace.
By ALEX BENJAMIN
It might sound silly, but instead of constantly being on the defensive, perhaps it is at last time for Israel to give Europe a taste of its own medicine.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Europeans have been schooled to view the Nazi period as a unique phenomenon unrelated to anything that happened either before 1933 or after 1945. But the opposite is true.
By CAROLINE GLICK
The immediate impact on Israel and Jews in Europe is that the uncertainty will lead to empowerment, not only of antisemites on the continent and Islamist extremists.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Over the past three years, migrants from the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa have flocked to Europe.
By ARTHUR KOLL
Israel is better off being at the center of attention than being Luxembourg.
By MICAH HALPERN
The reality is that Israel today is independently strong and able to resist global pressures
By ISI LEIBLER
Europe is facing new dangerous challenges to its best liberal and democratic traditions, and if the EU is to survive then it needs massive reforms and reordering.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
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
Whether Cameron would have called a referendum had he not left Brussels with an agreement is another matter altogether.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Despite this pessimistic outlook, the total disintegration of the EU seems largely theoretical. However, it is important for Israel to study the implications of such a development.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Jewish life will continue to thrive in Europe and the EJC will stand against those who seek our egression and stand with those who wish to see us flourish.
By MOSHE KANTOR
British doctors should be careful what they wish for.
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."
By MARTIN SHERMAN
To say the Israeli government is neuralgic about any comments coming from Europe would be a massive understatement.
By DAFNA FRIEDMAN
Only the past few of days saw Europe inching back to normality.
By DAVID BRAHA
Maybe Israel has reacted strongly to the labeling decision. But maybe there is a good reason.
This week sources in Jerusalem said they had received signals the Europeans would soon make good on this threat – possibly within days.
In Europe, the friends of Israel want to retain strong economic, scientific and security cooperation. Side by side with the Jewish state, we want to benefit equally from EU-Israeli collaboration.
By BASTIAAN BELDER
‘During my lifetime,” Margaret Thatcher once said, “most of the problems the world has faced have come, in one form or another, from mainland Europe, and the solutions from outside it.”
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Who is Israel’s best friend in Europe?
The only time the Jewish world condenses more than when it’s under attack is when we are the ones perpetrating the attacks.
By PINCHAS GOLDSCHMIDT
Europeans have a theory according to which Jews are uniquely capable of genocide today.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM