04.26.2017 | 30 Nisan, 5777
Palestinian terrorist convicted of US immigration fraud
NGO demands lawyer access for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners
IDF foils attempted Palestinian stabbing attack in West Bank; assailant shot
After 'Palestinian propaganda' row, Israel okays visa for HRW official
Drama in Labor ahead of deadline
25 new judges and court registrars take office in Israel
Herod's 'Magnificent City' to receive NIS 100m. facelift
Shalva center for kids with disabilities to hold grand opening in J'lem
Does Netanyahu's new leftist litmus test waste diplomatic capital?
Report: White House, Jerusalem in talks on Trump visit to Israel in May
Australia, Israel sign environmental cooperation pact
Instagram stars capture Israel unfiltered
Israeli musicians to sing in Rabin Square for Remembrance Day
A truly golden Israel Festival this year
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Investors may be ‘losing their appetite’ for young companies
Israeli surgeons first to freeze, defrost and transplant limb on rat
Gel ball toy that looks like candy lands toddler in hospital
Children conceived by in-vitro fertilization at higher risk for pediatric cancers
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
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Analysis: Jews and the Holocaust, Trump signals that he finally gets it
Putin is playing cat and mouse
Act like lions to impose peace, not lambs
Letters to the Editor: April 26, 2017
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
Analysis: Why is Turkey bombing Yazidis in Iraq?
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
Soros University under threat by Hungarian authorities
1,500-year-old Torah recovered from Turkish smugglers
Teenagers vandalize Jewish cemetery in Romanian capital
Le Pen indicates kosher, halal slaughter ban if elected French president
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
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
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
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
From Wonder Woman to Wonder Weed: 7 incredible new things from Israel
Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight in new PR blunder
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Grapevine: The other genocide
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
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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
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
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
“Everything that can be said about you is not enough to describe you.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Palestinian and bright yellow Fatah flags were waving in every direction surrounding the body of Abu al-Ezz, as more participants joined the masses.
By ADAM RASGON,UDI SHAHAM
Family mourns Capt. (res.) Eliav Gelman, 30, who was killed Wednesday by friendly fire in the midst of a terror attack at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Police are demanding that Nashat Milhem's family ensures that impending funeral will not breed incitement of terror activity.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Thousands gather to bury Tel Aviv victim Shimon Ruime.
Earlier, Netanyahu offered his condolences and said: “To all those who would uproot us from the Tomb of the Patriarchs – we have been there 4,000 years and we will stay there forever."
Rabbi Nahemiah Lavie, the father of seven children, was also an IDF veteran who served as a combat soldier.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MAARIV ONLINE
Mortality rates lower now than at the turn of century, but improvement is more dramatic in men.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The funeral for Eliane, 16, Rivkah, 13, Sara, 5, David, 12, Yeshua, 10, Moshe, 8, and Yaakob, 5 held at the Har Hamenuhot Cemetery in Jerusalem.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Burial of Israeli citizens is subsidized by the state but full costs are usually levied on families of foreign citizens who wish to bury their relatives in Israel.
By JEREMY SHARON
Hundreds gather for funeral of Mustafa Tamimi who died a day earlier from wounds sustained during W. Bank demonstration.
By NIDA TUMA
Que cachait cet impressionnant ballet de dignitaires étrangers présents aux funérailles de Shimon Peres ?
By MICHELLE MAZEL
Entre détresse immense et précieux soutiens, les familles des victimes tentent de panser leurs plaies
By JOSEPHA BOUGNON
Former New York mayor remembered by Israeli ambassador as "most important, influential American Zionist of our time."
By MICHAEL WILNER
Israeli agent ultimately not permitted to attend funeral despite pleas from American Jewish leaders, PM Netanyahu's office.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Burial societies repeatedly courted controversy, according to a Channel 2 report, this month that recorded multiple burial-society officials refusing to bury deceased gay and lesbian people.
Crowds gather to commemorate Yael Yekutiel; Shir Hajaj; Shira Tzur and Erez Orbach.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Neeman, who was also one of the three founders of one of Israel’s more prestigious law firms – Herzog, Fox and Neeman – died on Sunday at age 77.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Love for Peres was clearly evident at the funeral, coming from leaders from the four corners of the earth and all sectors of Israeli society.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Reuven Rivlin, Israel's tenth president, gave a speech eulogizing the late Shimon Peres Friday morning at his funeral on Mount Herzl.
US President Obama, Bill Clinton, Netanyahu and Rivlin eulogize the senior Israeli statesman.
By HERB KEINON
Shimon Peres dies at 93 • Dozens of international leaders to attend state funeral tomorrow.
Cohen was a prominent rabbi, serving as as Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Haifa, from 1975 until 2011, after which he was considered chief rabbi emeritus.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Polonsky manages to tell a universal story it in a way that is engaging and not so bleak that audiences will want to stay away.
By HANNAH BROWN
Netanyahu calls Ben-Eliezer a true patriot, as former minister laid to rest.
If an agreement is reached, however, it is unclear whether Ben-Eliezer would be taken in for questioning after the funeral, after the seven day period of mourning, or not at all.
Dimona Mayor Ben Biton praised one of the victims, Simcha Damri, for her years of charity work helping out needy families in Dimona, and called her “one of the foundations of the city."
By BEN HARTMAN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Yishai Rosales was killed when a mortar shell exploded during a combat drill.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Hodedtov’s mother and sister are currently observing the seven-day period of mourning on 77 Pinsker Street, Petah Tikva until Sunday.
Kirschenbaum is survived by his partner and his four children.
Rescuers identify body of missing Israeli trekker Or Asraf.
Shlezinger's family were concerned that since he has only a small number of relatives his funeral might not be attended by a quorum of ten men.
Yitzhak Sama'at, 18, succumbs to wounds after he was seriously injured as some 100,000 people crowded the streets for the funeral procession.
By JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
The victims, all of them grandmothers in their 50s and 60s, were on their way back from attending prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem when the collision happened.
By BEN HARTMAN
Gila and Doron Tragerman visited the gravesite of their son with their two children, Yuval and Uri, as well as their parents.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The IDF Chief Rabbi is legally able to make the final decision on the death.
May ashes from a crematorium be buried in a Jewish cemetery?
By SHLOMO BRODY
At funeral, Shalom Hartman Institute founder is remembered as a man who was "not just a teacher, but a pillar."
By RACHEL MARDER
ADL appeals to mayor of eastern Polish town to block funeral company from going ahead with their plan.
Over 250,000 attend the rabbi’s funeral procession, coming from across the country to pay their final respects.
Report criticizes Religious Services Ministry for failing to compel burial societies to permit parents to attend funerals.
Layered burial, Ne’emanei Torah Va’Avodah says, is part of the recent and ongoing struggle for social justice.
New directive from Religious Services Ministry states explicitly that burial societies must allow women to give eulogies.
Head of the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem dies at 68; 100,000 mourners attend.
Thousands of Hassidim gather at the funeral of Liebby Kletzky, 8, after his dismembered body was found by the NYPD after he disappeared.
By Gil Stern Stern SHEFLER JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Leibby Kletzky, 8, laid to rest after body was found brutally dismembered; "Here lies my child, purity of heart," says father.
How a local nonprofit takes care of the fiancées and girlfriends of fallen IDF soldiers.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
“And after these few days, I feel like I knew her, even though I’d never met her, because there’s just been an outpouring of love toward her, and appreciation.”
By JASON SHALTIEL
Funeral for 10-year-old turns deadly; mourners shout: "the people want the president executed," "we will be free despite you Bashar!"
50,000 turn out to bury critic of Assad, Meshaal al-Tammo; government forces fire on funeral, killing at least four, 'Asharq Al-Awsat' reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
50,000 turn out to bury charismatic critic of Assad, Meshaal al-Tammo; government forces fire on funeral, killing two.
Beersheba mayor says four were killed in bank shooting, but entire city wounded as families lay loved ones to rest.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND BEN HARTMAN
Funeral held in Atlit for former agriculture minister in two governments under former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Thousands turn out in Dier al-Assad and Iksal to funerals of the six victims of the fatal car crash near Nesher.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"I always hoped that if I die, at least it would be for an important purpose," Liet-Col. Ron wrote in letter to family.
IDF Corporal Netanel Yahalomi of Nof Ayalon was killed by terrorists infiltrating from Egypt over the weekend.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV LAPPIN
Soldier fires eight bullets after attempting to flag down vehicle; two other passengers injured in early Friday morning incident.
By YAAKOV KATZ AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Moshe Ami, 56, managed to answer his phone, speak with his wife before being evacuated to the hospital where he died of shrapnel wounds.
Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin among those eulogizing Hanan Porat as popular settler leader and former MK is laid to rest in Gush Etzion.
Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin eulogizes former MK Hanan Porat at funeral in Kfar Etzion; Porat was among the founders of Gush Emunim.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, LAHAV HARKOV AND HERB KEINON
Police investigation finds that the pair from Kiryat Arba died from rocks thrown at their vehicle; incident declared a terror attack, not car accident.
By BEN HARTMAN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior says Asher Hillel Palmer and infant son who died when car overturned on Route 60 killed by "rioters."
Thousands gather in Kiryat Arba to bid farewell to Asher Hillel Palmer, his infant son Yonatan who died when car overturned on Route 60.
1,000 say goodbye to two sisters and their husbands, killed near Eilat.
Pascal Avrahami, 49, is laid to rest at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, had twice stopped terror attacks in the past.
Nurit and Noah Maoz laid to rest at Shamgar cemetery in Jerusalem; no arrests made in connection with murders.
By MELANIE LIDMAN
Omri Tal, Liran Adir, Liel Gidoni and Benaya Sarel were killed in action in the Gaza Strip.
By SAM SOKOL,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Ten soldiers laid to rest after fatalities in three separate incidents on Monday.
Sgt. Daniel Kedmi, 18, from Tzufin in the West Bank, was killed on Monday in an attack near Kibbutz Nahal Oz along with four comrades.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Thousands gather in ]erusalem to remember Naftali, Eyal and Gil-Ad 30 days after their deaths.
Friends and family mourn Sgt.-Maj. Adi Briga, who served in the 7th Armored Brigade, and was killed by a mortar attack on Eshkol, on July 28.
At funeral, Deri remembered as ambitious soldier who excelled in the commander's course he had just begun and in the basic training that he started in November.
Israel 42nd fallen soldier laid to rest in military section of Meitar cemetery; former Paratrooper described as ambitious, much loved.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Three Israeli paratroopers who died in explosion of Gaza home booby trapped with explosives on Wednesday were buried on Thursday.
By SAM SOKOL
Given the little time that he had at his disposal, what he tried to do was to make a fair selection from Israel’s demographic mosaic.
Amotz Greenberg, 45, eulogized by loved ones in Hod Hasharon.
Mourners gather for funerals of Sgt. Adar Barsano, 2nd-Lt. Bar Rahav and Staff-Sgt. Bania Roval.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF,NIV ELIS
JPost TV speaks to a few of the thousands of people who paid their respects at the funeral of the three Israeli boys, who were kidnapped and killed in the West Bank.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JENNY TINTNER,LAUREN IZSO
Thousands of relatives, friends, acquaintances and even people who did not know the soldiers or the families, but felt compelled to pay their respects, attended the funerals.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Haim Haviv's very name seemed to match his character: lively and warm-hearted.
By YVETTE NAHMIA-MESSINAS
As I recited kaddish for my father I wanted to also say it in the memory of the nine Emanuel martyrs.
By AVI WEISS
The burden of pain shouldered for so many years, baggage that seemed long ago to have been left at the side of the road, made one last appearance before going the way of those who carried it.
By GILAD SHARON
What took place in Rabin Square last Saturday night distorted Rabin’s memory, and dishonored the participants.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Standing in front of Gil-Ad Shaer’s parents, I know that I was in the company of heroes; Moral giants who wanted peace to follow their son’s death.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The eulogy for St.-Sgt. Max Steinberg on Mount Herzl.
By DOV LIPMAN
Prejudice or preconceived idea: pre-judging without specific
knowledge or reason.
By JUDY MONTAGU
Sitting shiva: Observing the Jewish mourning period - from the Hebrew word ‘sheva,’ meaning seven (days).
The Israeli soccer world came out in force on Sunday to honor former national team coach Emmanuel Scheffer on his final journey.
By ALLON SINAI
Guests crowd in for funeral at singer's hometown church in New Jersey as Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder sing at service.
Ranks of military weep at Kim Jong-il's funeral parade; son Kim Jong-un to take power, third in Kim dynasty.
Libyan rebels mourn the loss of their leader Abdel Fattah Younes, but vow to carry on.