04.27.2017 | 1 Iyar, 5777
Patriot missile fired at drone entering Israeli airspace from Syria
Palestinians must admit defeat, Republican caucus says
Palestinians put life on hold for hunger striking prisoners
Controversial visitors center on Mount of Olives to be fast-tracked
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Asylum-seekers protest 20% wage deduction law
Trump team arrives in Israel to discuss presidential visit
Trump considering Israel visit, White House official confirms
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Mac TA back in 1st after rout of Kiryat Gat
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Shared private grief – Leave the butterfly alone
As I See It: The British Foreign Office remains true to type
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Time to speak loudly and clearly
NYC council candidate's platform: Stop 'greedy Jewish landlords'
Jewish officials hail Austria’s decision to adopt antisemitism definition
Study: For US Jews, education dims faith
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
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: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Pope Francis urges the powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk
Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
Helene Le Gal condemns Settlements Bill, denouncing it as a unilateral decision made by Israel that serves as yet another roadblock to the two-state solution.
By BECKY BROTHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Among those present at the demonstration were Israel's ambassador to France and the president of the French-Jewish umbrella organization CRIF.
By RINA BASSIST
Israel has consistently said that it opposes holding an international peace conference in Paris.
By ADAM RASGON,HERB KEINON
French president issues invitation to coincide with a Paris peace summit later in the month; Abbas reportedly accepts proposal.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jerusalem made clear to French special envoy Pierre Vimont recently that it had no intention of attending the conference, saying that real progress will only come through direct negotiations.
By HERB KEINON
"This proposed law, if it were adopted, would once again jeopardize a two-state solution and would contribute in worsening tensions on the ground."
Israel has opposed the initiative, which it believes supports Palestinian attempts to use the international community to dictate the terms of a final peace deal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The French Jewish community is now taking a firm position against the National Front’s Marine Le Pen.
The French election has been cast both at home and abroad as an extension of a worldwide conversation over globalization and the populist backlash against it.
By MICHAEL WILNER
While the consensus seems to be that Fillon is the candidate with the most support in Israel by far, whether it’ll be expressed in votes is unclear.
By LAHAV HARKOV
France's leading presidential candidate sees threats to the nation's Jews from the Right and Left.
Doctor Sarah Halimi was reportedly hurled by a Muslim neighbor to her death from the window of her third-floor apartment last Monday.
The woman was found dead outside of her apartment building early on Tuesday morning after being hurled to death in what has yet to be labelled a hate crime.
For some, religion stays outside the ring. For others, religion is at its very center.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Jewish community, political leaders mark five year since terrorist attack at Toulouse school.
Benoit Loueillet, an official in the far-right National Front party, was suspended after he was recorded saying that "there was no mass murder as has been said."
After posting a tweet with an image that depicted French politician Emmanuel Macron as a conniving, villainous Jew, the Republicans Party came under fire and was forced to apologize.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The revelations have stunned France as Meklat, a native son born to a Muslim family from Northern Africa, had been widely regarded as a progressive proponent of religious and ethnic coexistence.
The teen was charged with attempted murder in connection with a terrorist attack, with the aggravating factor of anti-semitism.
A leading Jewish scholar was charged with inciting racial hatred for saying that antisemitism is "transmitted with mother's milk" in Arab families.
MP Meyer Habib blasts as unconstitutional, the far-right politician's proposal to ban dual-citizenship - including French-Israeli.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Le Pen is a leading contender in the upcoming French presidential contest, with a recent poll showing her advancing to the second round of balloting in May.
Currently, most pundits predict Hamon will not make it to the second presidential election campaign.
The documentary discusses the “knife intifada” and the explosive situation in Israel’s capital.
As minister of the interior, the community institutions worked hand in hand with Cazeneuve to reinforce the protection of synagogues, Jewish schools etc.
Francois Fillon is seen as having positive views for community.
French far-right leader sees US elections as victory against elite.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,REUTERS
Sitruk served as chief rabbi for over 20 years.
Tourists and locals tour the Jewish quarter of Le Marais in Paris, where they sample culinary delights and learn the history of Jews in France.
Following a vehicle with gas cylinders near a cathedral in Paris last week, a similar incident occurred near a synagogue in Marseilles.
President of French Jewry favors limiting "political-religious symbols", adding that radical and sectarian Islam seeks to destabilize the French republic.
Whereas 30 years ago the majority of French Jews enrolled their children in public schools, now only a third of them do so.
Grand Synagogue of Paris rabbi says mayors who adopted ban “understood this is not about women’s liberty to dress modestly, but a statement as to who will rule here tomorrow.”
By JTA,TAMARA ZIEVE
Hélène Le Gal, récemment nommée à la tête de la chancellerie française, aborde son mandat avec envie et modestie
By NATHALIE BLAU
Radicalisation islamique : le nouveau combat de la France
By MICHELLE MAZEL
Quand les hommes politiques jouent avec le feu
L’ancien Grand Rabbin de France Joseph Haïm Sitruk, guide spirituel de la première communauté juive d’Europe pendant plus de 20 ans, nous a quittés
By RAV MORDEKHAI BENSOUSSAN
Il s’est employé à tisser des liens privilégiés avec la France, négociant l’achat d’armes ultramodernes, et recueillant son appui afin de développer le nucléaire israélien
By FELIX PEREZ
Burkini et rentrée des classes
Elections in France have been turbulent and full of surprises, and continue to evoke fear and hope in France as well as in the whole region as the last round approaches.
Eleven candidates will be narrowed to two for final May runoff
En Marche candidate Emmanuel Macron urged the country not to "give in to fear" in the wake of the attack.
Some of the candidates later clashed over whether official campaigning, which has just one more day to run, should be brought to a full stop in light of the attack.
Le Pen claims measurable support among Jewish voters, pointing to a poll published in 2014 by a local surveyor that showed just over 13% of the community backing her.
Scuffles briefly broke out between 60 to 80 anti-National Front protesters and police near the Zenith concert hall in north-east Paris ahead of the rally
The ski resort later said no-one was killed in the avalanche.
"It is difficult to realize that this quiet place was the site of such barbaric acts."
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says attack thwarted after authorities arrested several men over the weekend.
The state of emergency that was declared by France in November after the Bataclan attacks remain in effect until today.
"I would not want to trivialize what happened to the Jews because it was so awful but there are parallels that can be drawn, the way that the French treat the refugees."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
"In my burkirndl anyone can see where I come from," says German woman who designed the Islamic-styled variation of the traditional Bavarian dress.
A restaurant owner in Paris faces an investigation after refusing service to two Muslim women and claiming "All Muslims are terrorists."
Burkini ban bone of contention: "No woman should be humiliated because of her bathing suit.”
The controversy regarding the Islamic swimsuit has led to an increase in popularity in sun-beaten Australia.
60.41% of the French citizens who voted in Israel on Sunday sided with Republicans leader Francois Fillon.
Israeli politicians across the political map boast of friendship with the French presidential candidate, expressing their support ahead of the second round of elections.
By GIL HOFFMAN
‘I just don’t want Le Pen to take my passport,’ says one voter
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
French presidential front-runner says anti-Zionism leads directly to antisemitism.
At Masada, the French electronic musician will present the biggest spectacle ever seen in Israel.
The Israeli spy agency's effort to turn agents reportedly came during a joint operation against Syria's chemical weapons program.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JOY BERNARD
"These demolition orders pose an imminent threat against an already vulnerable Palestinian community," the French Foreign Ministry said in reaction to Israel's plan to demolish the village.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ADAM RASGON
French anti-radicalization czar Muriel Domenach talks to the ‘Post’ about how to combat Islamism online and on the ground, and where France and Israel can cooperate.
By NOA AMOUYAL
‘Up for Love’ will let you down.
By HANNAH BROWN
Most olim from France and the former Soviet Union happy with their choice to move to Israel
"France is labeling Israeli products from Judea, Samaria, and the Golan. Israelis should think twice before buying French products," wrote the Kulanu deputy minister on Twitter.
The exercise, which was held at the Solenzara Air Base from October 31 to November 11, saw Israeli F-15s fly alongside French Rafale jets.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Cinematheques in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Sderot, Herzliya, and Rosh Pina, as well as theaters in Savyon, Kiryat Tivon and Ashdod will present the festival.
The French film is a charming ‘Sense of Wonder’.
Shimon Peres died a month short of the 60th anniversary of the Sinai Campaign and one of his greatest achievements – the strategic alliance with France.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The dialogue sounds like real people talking, and the title of the film comes from an ironic crack by Georgio at the beginning of the relationship, that he is not just a jerk but the king of jerks.
France has ‘deep concern’ over demolition of structures it built.
There have been many European delegations that have visited the facility on matters of prisoners' rights, but this was the first time that an official had come to learn from its work methods.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
As France is faced with new terror threats, a top counter-terror expert and opposition MP from the country is lobbying for Israeli-style administrative detention.
France's move against burkinis follows a series of deadly attacks by Islamist militants that has put the nation on edge.
Security measures had been stepped up ahead of the Europa League soccer match between St. Etienne and Beitar Jerusalem in France on Thursday.
Security has been increased ahead of Thursday night's game between Beitar Jerusalem and St. Etienne; pro-Palestinian rally expected.
‘The technology Napoleon brought had far-reaching local implications after he left. For example, he brought printing to Egypt’
By BARRY DAVIS
Out-of-the-ordinary women come together to discuss social, family,
ethical and artistic issues – and create ‘a world in common.’
The French National Front party leader is under investigation for posting three graphic images of Islamic State executions on Twitter in December 2015.
"You can pass on my respects to the Grand Mufti, but I will not cover myself up," says French far-right presidential contender.
French FM calls on Moscow, Tehran to desist from prolonging the civil war in Syria.
The four-woman jihadi group's leading member was arrested last week in connection to an explosives-laden car found near another Paris landmark - the Notre Dame cathedral.
Police say that the French national yelled 'Allahu Akbar' when arrested following the deadly stabbing.
As Nice continues to reel from the consequences of the tragic terror attack it suffered last years, tourists slowly go back to flocking Cote D'Azur scenic capital.
By BEN G. FRANK
French police said at the time that the 36 year-old was robbed at gunpoint of some 9 million euros worth of jewelry by masked men who tied her up in her Paris apartment early on Oct. 3.
Centenarian sets new record covering 22.528 km (14.08 miles) in one hour on a track near Paris.
Saudi blue blood's temper becomes red-blooded in alleged abuse of Parisian artisan.
To avert the risk of a second Revolution, France's next president will have to do what currently seems impossible: unite the French people.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
Once the FN has been legitimized in France, Israel’s attitude toward it may well become an increasingly marginal consideration.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
The Jewish community has maintained its long-term negative attitude toward the FN.
The way to block the Nazis from rising on the Right is to correct both Merkel’s mistake and the larger mistake of the leaders of Europe since 1945.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Austria may have failed to elect as its president the neo-Nazi Norbert Hofer, but the threat from his Freedom Party is far from over.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
French authorities published the guidelines in the official government gazette, and they require that items state, “product originating in the Golan Heights (Israeli settlement)."
By MICHAEL FREUND