02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Pro-Palestinian protesters depict Netanyahu as Hitler in Sydney rally
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Baring her soul
Erdan, under fire, defends his handling of Umm al-Hiran affair
Shouting match over kashrut dispute erupts in Knesset
Netanyahu says he backs pardon for Hebron shooter Elor Azaria
Erdan: Apology needed if Beduin village incident found not terror attack
Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Interview: Russia and Israel cooperation on counterterrorism
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
American society headed toward a breaking point
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Settler leader takes Anne Frank Center to task over antisemitism
DNC candidate Ellison slams 'smear' he is antisemitic
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Grapevine: Celebrating women
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 24, 2017
This week in 60 seconds: Good missile defense gets better
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
A new house for female lone soldiers
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
Sinking their teeth into tourism
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
While the small village outside Hebron has produced four people who have attacked and murdered Israelis, a surprising Jewish connection is also found.
By MAX SCHINDLER
Even many nurses and doctors are unaware of all the latest scientifically based guidelines for preventing sudden infant death syndrome, whose rate has declined little in Israel.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
‘Metro’ interviews the doctor who helped make it happen.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Azaria: Women don’t want to be separated from their babies, doctors often dismiss complaints.
By JUDY SIEGEL
“The course will be an inseparable part of the variety of services that the hospital offers to the residents of the area."
62-year old woman saves two other women as well.
Through these digital tools and features users are able to find out more about their family history, ethnic origins and discover family they ne
By MICHAEL ZEFF
“I can’t even describe to you how embarrassing and ridiculous this is."
Ashley Perry is committed to helping Anusim reconnect.
By MARION FISCHEL
Jewish executive of world's biggest online social network is expecting first child with wife Priscilla Chan.
Nitzan Horim, des centres pédagogiques destinés aux familles en difficulté
Keren Gefen’s newest initiative focuses on fertility preservation.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
I had waited 2,000 years to get back to work.
By HOWARD GOLDENBERG
My dad sent us a WhatsApp message so we could all breathe easy, knowing that after a 40-year quest, our Torah was coming home.
By LAURA BEN-DAVID
One of Israel’s first family therapy centers, Shiluv aims to provide high-quality, professional therapy to residents of the greater Jerusalem area regardless of their financial situation.
By UDI SHAHAM
There are methods that not only comply with Halacha, but also offer the financial/personal benefits provided by secular estate-planning tools.
By TIRTZA JOTKOWITZ
"I can choose to cry over my destiny, but every morning I wake up and look for the miracles in my life and thank God for the little lights. The miracle is that I can stand."
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Pam Peled, Danit Shemesh and Tzippi Sha-ked look at percolating issues in Israel’s complicated social and religious fabric.
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
The project is still growing, and the support it receives is the backbone for further success moving forward.
By MAYA PELLEG
Parents need to find a way to take the shame out of suicide, should the topic come up.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
The Chesed Menachem Mendel program is open to Israelis of all religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
By ORIT ARFA
Exploring Keren Gefen, the nonprofit assisting the fertility-challenged bear the heavy burden through mind-body therapies – at no cost.
By WENDY ELLIMAN
The case involves an American haredi couple with two children who came on a family trip to Israel 14 years ago; During their vacation, the wife suffered a stroke that left her permanently disabled.
By JEREMY SHARON
Court ruling to advance state policy regarding recognition of adoption of children born to homosexual couples through surrogacy abroad.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Some nice ‘Memories,’ but nothing too memorable.
By HANNAH BROWN
Gal Amitai follows the values and principles of his father Yaron, who was killed in 2006 in the Second Lebanon War.
By JOSH HASTEN
Three courageous bereaved mothers reveal their pain, their optimism and their indebtedness to OneFamily.
By TAL ARIEL AMIR
Bill has support from all parties in the Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Bill proposes eight days of paternity leave for fathers of newborns.
“A man who did so many great things for Israel should be pardoned,” Olmert’s brother says.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
"Nursing hour" to become "parenting hour" that either mom or dad can use to care for newborns.
"Sport is a bridge for peace. Mamanet will bring the peace," says founder and chairwoman of Israeli athletic league for moms.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
New television series: Rewind
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
The joy of planting for future generations.
By RABBI JASON MILLER
Edward Hirsch’s elegy to his son is a poem deserving of longevity.
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Focusing on the positive creates amazing couple dynamics, which in turn helps lead to well-functioning, happy families.
Yoav Regional Council picked up the gauntlet and is once again holding the Beit Guvrin Festival from August 18 to 27.
By MEITAL SHARABI
The organization Refanah Healing Holidays recruits small hotel owners to host cancer patients and their families.
By BEN FISHER
Nadja Spiegelman digs into her mother’s and grandmother’s past and comes away with painful truths.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Being a perfect grandparent is no easy task.
The families of Zionist leaders Berl Katznelson and Abba Ahimeir travel together to the hometown of their influential forefathers.
After a few minutes of acting as a referee, I suggest that what I’ve just observed likely exemplifies what goes on at home, and sadly, what their children frequently experience.
After the sudden tragic death of their son, two American Jews find purpose in warning others of the danger of heat stroke.
We pass through this world as mere visitors, leaving behind material wealth, and taking nothing with us as we exit; Who we are is reflected in the deeds and values we leave behind for loved ones.
By DR. BATYA L. LUDMAN
There is a feeling of wholesome and enthused intent about the place and the people who live there.
By BARRY DAVIS
The new Israeli grandparent is still family-focused, but a lot more tech-savvy than ever before.
By ILANA SRAIER-PHILLIPS
In a poignant new book, Jerusalem writer Elliot Jager comes to grips with not having children.
By STEVE LINDE
Shashi Ishai, 60, from New Jersey to Netanya, 2009
Festival with optional overnight stay in a beduin tent or camping is adventurous fun for the family.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
Supporting our kids as these issues arise.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
Dealing with the loss of their own child, a couple establishes the Talia Trust for Children in her name, leading countless kids to better lives.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Those sentiments led 200,000 American Jews to join the Zionist movement in the World War I period and have been the underpinning of American Jewry’s love for Israel to this day.
By DAVID GEFFEN
So what is a parent to do?
Whatever you decide is best for your child, make sure you do due diligence.
How wonderful it is to live in a country that gathers up its poor and huddled masses who now can breathe free.
By PAMELA PELED
The art of getting away How busy moms can take time for themselves and recharge.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Millions of dollars are spent on treatment and incarceration of adolescents, in lieu of preventive treatment.
Without parental and family involvement in the process, progress is hampered and undoubtedly takes much longer.
I, for one, feel less and less connected with the harsh strictures of religion in this too-Holy Land, with its laws that seem ever more stringent.
As parents we can only hope that our children make good decisions and never suffer the consequences of bad ones.
Catching them from falling from the first floor is easy; catching them from falling from the eighth floor is next to impossible. Let them learn from their first falls.
Addiction is a family disease and, as such, affects everyone who has a relationship with the addict or alcoholic.
At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees had vanished after arriving in Europe, at risk of falling prey to trafficking gangs.
The slain woman was encouraging her son to leave Raqqa, Syria with her, saying that they would soon be wiped out by air strikes.
A Nefesh B’Nefesh recent event shows how some immigrants
and their Sabra children take root and branch out.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
"Try tp understand how lucky you are to be born in Israel."
By AHARON E. WEXLER
An excerpt from the author’s bestselling book Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World.
By SUSAN SILVERMAN
Most people take their senses for granted, but for this little baby sight means finally being able to see his mom.
By OLIVIA FINE
La Park certainly serves to solidify Holon’s self-styled reputation as “The Children’s City.”
“We are the only store in the country, as far as I know, that allows women to try out pumps.”
By HERB KEINON
Eight days of Hanukka – and a lifetime of in-laws.
There’s a saying by the Thai meditation teacher Aachan Chaa that ‘the glass is already broken.’
By BRIAN BLUM
Not only is your kid gaining a spouse, but you are also being forced to let go of
that son or daughter getting married.
Every year on the eve of Yom Kippur, we sit down and apologize to one another for any offense caused, intentional or unintentional.
"Most of the year, I cook from old knowledge and experience... but in this season with its theme of looking backwards, my recipe folder is a good place to jump-start this process."
By BARBARA SOFER
I would estimate that about 95 percent of all arguments revolved around the distribution of chores.
On one of our ferrying trips our granddaughter turned to me and said ‘How were you in touch with
your friends if you didn’t have a smartphone?’
By BRENDA KATTEN
The first thing that strikes me is the length of these testimonials. These are not simple thankyou notes; many are of megila-like length.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
‘The message we got was to be quiet, to forgive and forget, and not to ruin the life of such an esteemed teacher. “Think of his children,” they dare to say to me. What about my children?'
In many ways, the modern Jewish world, with its incessant backand- forth between the individual and the system, has become the ultimate mixed marriage.
When people lose a loved one, their world collapses, yet they see that for everyone else the sky has not fallen.
By BEN HARTMAN
Getting away from it all makes you realize that you can never really get away from it all. Then again, it’s all relative.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Zuroffas, they call him in Lithuanian, always pronounced with a sneer.
In perspective, the Jewish people is in a better place than we’ve been for 2,000 years.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
In Israel the day chosen was the day Henrietta Szold died, Rosh Hodesh Adar.
"Locking the door, I always thought, was just a given."