02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Palestinian Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Israeli ministers spar over Hamas tunnel threat
Special report: Netanyahu and the defense establishment's failures in the 2014 Gaza war
Analysis: Israeli intel agencies suffer from a failure to cooperate
Analysis: The Gaza conflict report and the paradox of Israel's wars
Settler activists protest as evacuation of Ofra homes begins ahead of demolition
State comptroller report on 2014 Gaza war due today
Security cabinet ministers: Gaza war was avoidable
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Investors bet on windfall gains for Israeli tech, defense under Trump
Do people look like their names? Hebrew University research says yes
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
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
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
George W. Bush says ISIS 'thugs' can be 'degraded and defeated'
Egypt deports top Palestinian official on arrival at Cairo airport
Australian arrested on charges of helping ISIS develop missile tech
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
US Jewish groups call on gov. entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Germany seeks Israeli technology
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Report: Trump mulling axing antisemitism envoy as part of budget plan
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
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
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
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
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
Moab is my Washpot,by Stephen Fry
“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).
Jonathan Pollard, who has served the longest prison term in American history for spying for an ally, can now add to his litany of sufferings.
By JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL
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.