07.27.2016 | 21 Tammuz, 5776
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Elkin-Katz bond holding up cabinet reshuffle
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Beersheba set for next continental challenge
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
Ebay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Analysis: ‘Mikve law’ throws cold water on Israel-Diaspora relations
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Anti Israelis protestors in Philadelphia call out "long live intifada"
In a first for women, Clinton to accept presidential nomination
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
Could Fitbit be inaccurate? Worth checking these facts
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
German chancellor says hope is still not lost for bringing Israel and Palestinians together on a peace plan.
The university notified the Post in German and English tweets about the cancellation.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Mushrooming anti-Semitism in Bremen.
Ben-Gurion: After having met Adenauer, I’m sure the Germany of today is not the Germany of yesterday
By BENJAMIN GLATT
After mall attacks kills nine, German Jewish leader says authorities must take decisive action against extremists.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“In Germany they don’t have a clue what it means to be hated and that’s why we don’t have understanding here for Israel’s actions and why the BDS movement is so strong."
While some British Jews seeking German nationality are doing so due to economic concerns, others are worried about an upsurge of extremism and racism.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Germany is holding what are likely to be its last trials linked to the Holocaust, in which the Nazis killed more than six million people, mostly Jews.
Worker used Facebook to attack Judaism and Israel.
Respet and Remember Europe has the support of a number of leading public and academic figures in Germany.
Bundestag deputy calls for Bremen to evict anti-Israel group.
In an April email to 'The Jerusalem Post,' the pastor signed off "Best wishes to Israel, Yours truly, Volker Keller, anti-Semite."
Massive French bank Credit Mutuel shuts down account of La Campagne BDS France amid escalating criticism over illegal practices of supporting financial transactions that target Israel for boycotts.
'As the Green faction, we are preparing a parliamentary inquiry that will deal with anti-Semitic tendencies in Bremen,' Kirsten Kappert-Gonther, the party's deputy head in the city council said.
The contract of Dr. Samuel Salzborn - one of the most prominent academic experts in German anti-Semitism - will not be renewed by the University of Gottingen.
The city of Stuttgart owns nearly 20% of the BW bank, which provides an account to an NGO that promotes a boycott of the Jewish state and plays down the Holocaust.
“The idea of facilitating a boycott of Jews is something that should be self-evident... that they should not be involved in,” said Rabbi Cooper from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Ken Livingstone told LBC on Saturday that while he was sorry if his statements hurt Jews, he was simply making a "statement of fact" that was buttressed by Netanyahu.
Reinhold Hanning is being charged by a German court with being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people.
Germany is holding what are likely to be its last trials linked to the Holocaust.
Jewish groups call for closure of BDS bank account.
Germany is holding what are likely to be its last trials linked to the Holocaust, in which more than six million people, mostly Jews, were killed by the Nazis.
Code Pink is an alleged extremist American left-wing anti-war group that promotes a boycott of the Jewish state and reportedly participated at anti-Western conference with Holocaust deniers in 2014.
Expert on modern Jew-hatred in Germany, says that the Ulm Adult Education Center should offer balanced Middle East discussions at the center and not biased events against the Jewish state.
Last September, the Sparkassse branch in the city of Düren allowed its room to be rented to an anti-Israeli speaker who rejects the existence of Israel.
Company heads conveyed deep remorse for its part in facilitating the Third Reich's grip on Germany.
Arn Strohmeyer who is scheduled to give a municipality-funded lecture is accused of stoking modern day anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel across Germany.
Germany committed to combat anti-Semitism, Norbert Lammert says.
By DANA SOMBERG
Once a week, Gerhard Baader arrives to temporary shelters housing migrants in Berlin and teaches German to refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
The city council of Germany's Bayreuth on Wednesday overruled the mayor's opposition to award 10,000 euros to the radical US NGO 'Code Pink.'
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,JPOST.COM STAFF
Fredy Hirsch saved some from transports, organized activities, extra rations for others.
By MARC NEUGROESCHEL
Former guard Reinhold Hanning, 94, is on trial in western Germany.
Brigitte Merk-Erbe recommended to the city council that the award and prize money be rescinded. The city council will address the row next week.
The announcement has sparked outrage from Jewish human rights organizations.
“Among all the Diaspora communities Germany is unique and there is nothing like it.”
By SAM SOKOL
Some German Jews have canceled their SZ subscriptions over the years because of its alleged contemporary anti-Semitism.
“Jews will be put in danger if there are so many refugees here," intern at AJC in Berlin recently wrote in a German newspaper.
Jews across Germany are hiding their identity when volunteering at refugee shelters for fear of reprisals.
"We regret if in this context the rental of our rooms for this event gave the impression that an anti-Israel event could take place," said Stephan Pleyn.
"I'm not afraid, but I'm on guard," German paper quotes Israeli Yonatan Shai as saying before visiting former Nazi airport-cum-refugee center.
Expert in extremist ideologies pens in depth report on manifestations of anti-Semitism in Germany.
499 pieces were determined to have a questionable history.
There was no known motive for the shooting in Germany's third largest city, which went into lockdown with transport halted and highways sealed off immediately after the attack.
The unsuspecting passenger was arrested shortly after the incident.
The attack comes just days after a Tunisian delivery man ploughed a 19-tonne truck into crowds of Bastille Day revelers in the southern French city of Nice, killing 84.
The employer argued that it cannot identify an anti-Semitic view, and added that the anti-Israel comments were published 18 months ago.
The UK's National Museum of Computing spotted ad last week on the online auction site for the rare WWII-era Lorenz SZ42 cipher machine.
70-year-old pensioner Peter Lohr claims he found the mysterious objects originally in 2012, using 3D technology, in an abandoned tunnel network.
According to a Jerusalem Post review of the 2014 Berlin intelligence report, the most recent document covering Islamism in Berlin, there are 250 active Hezbollah members in the capital.
The research facility said in a statement there was no indication of any danger and that it was in contact with security authorities and nuclear supervisors.
Participants will include Ayelet Shaked, Alan Dershowitz, and former ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Alternative for Germany (AfD) surged into three state assemblies with scores that would have been unthinkable only a year ago.
Zuckerberg is on a charm offensive in Germany, where the company he co-founded has faced criticism for months from politicians and regulators.
There is a growing backlash against BDS in Germany.
Berlin police conduct raids in search of 4 men suspected of having links to ISIS
“That was barbaric what they did. They are barbarians,” one of the victims said.
Anti-immigrant and anti-Arab sentiment has grown significantly in Germany as Angela Merkel has expanded refugee policy.
By HERB KEINON
The European Commission is to hold a "political debate" on the rule of law in Poland later this week.
Knesset set to decide Monday on transparency legislation.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu and Merkel spoke Wednesday to clear the air after media reports that Berlin was considering re-evaluating its ties with Israel because of frustration with the Netanyahu government.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
Merkel has said repeatedly that the building of Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land is counterproductive for the goal of establishing a peaceful and lasting two-state solution.
According to 'Der Spiegel', Berlin has grown exasperated with Netanyahu, who is perceived as an obstacle to a two-state solution.
“We continue to urge all financial institutions to carefully consider the potential legal, reputational and ethical consequences of facilitating the activities of BDS groups,” Erdan writes to 'Post.'
This is not the first time the German spy agency has been outed for espionage activities.
"Westerwelle was a true friend of Israel, and I had the privilege of working with him," the former foreign minister said.
Yariv Levin of the ruling Likud party said Saturday night that the idea of a visit to Germany makes him “uneasy.”
"I have always represented a liberal drug policy. My lawyer will, in due course, provide an explanation to the public prosecutor."
Jordan Valley Regional Council Head penned an angry letter to the German Ambassador Clemens von Goetze in which he said that the request was “discriminatory” and “politically motivated.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
At the heart of the controversy is a 2002 German law granting pensions to Jews who worked voluntarily while interned in ghettos.
Ruhr University Bochum tells ‘Post’ cancellation slated
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri presented Klarsfeld, who is not Jewish, with the citizenship earlier this week at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
Police track down suspect living under a false identity after fleeing the country.
By BEN HARTMAN
The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are to be stationed in Israel and will cost about 580 million euros.
Publisher of Jewish German monthly believes crime and threats by Muslims generally go unreported because the German government and mainstream media are wary of criticizing Islam.
By ORIT ARFA
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Amaq, a news agency that supports Islamic State.
"Given the current evidence, there is no indication that this was a terrorist attack," police said in a statement.
Police also said there was evidence the perpetrator had hacked a Facebook account and invited people to come to the McDonalds near the shopping center to receive free items.
Two victims remain in critical condition after 17-year-old Afghan refugee brandished weapons on the train in southern German.
"Never before in the course of our surveys have peoples' fears risen so drastically within a year as in 2016," says head of survey center.
The man who threw the pie was swiftly taken away by security and offered no resistance.
German media said police had arrested the perpetrator.
The AfD election manifesto says Islam is not compatible with the country's constitution.
Merkel, who needs Erdogan to deal with migrant crisis, stresses importance of artistic freedom.
By MICHELLE MARTIN AND MADELINE CHAMBERS/REUTERS
The head of the Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said Islamic State propaganda was aimed at encouraging supporters to take the initiative to stage attacks in Germany.
Turkey summoned the German ambassador to Ankara over the satirical broadcast, according to 'Spiegel' magazine.
The Syrian issue was top priority on the first day of the conference.
Steinmeier during Iran trip says Nuclear deal opened new window to Tehran-Berlin ties.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Germany took in 1.1 million migrants last year; police unions complain forces have inadequate resources
By MICHELLE MARTIN/REUTERS
"We need Iran to calm the conflicts and re-establish stability in this crisis-hit region," German FM Steinmeier said.
The "game," which is believed to be particularly widespread in Egypt, entails orchestrated sexual assaults by groups of men in large events attended by masses of people.
By HAIM ISROVITCH/MAARIV ONLINE
Swiss media contained numerous stories about sexual assaults on women by foreigners, fueling tensions ahead of a referendum next month.
This report comes just month after a medical document showing that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle was reported in German media.
Israel’s major political message to the EU can be described as: “You have failed in keeping your own organization together. This is the result of a long series of major blunders."
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
The Armenian genocide and the German dimension of it should make us rethink our perception of humanity – what does it mean that people knew of genocide and mass atrocities in progress? And did so already in the years before the Holocaust?
By STEFAN IHRIG
Chancellor Merkel’s government has presented a new plan to deal with Middle Eastern newcomers that includes penalties for anyone failing to attend language and integration courses.
By ABRAHAM COOPER,HAROLD BRACKMAN
It is important to calibrate the responsibility of those who played very different roles in the Holocaust. This is a daunting task, but it must be undertaken if future genocides are to be deterred.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
The recent major influx of refugees and the many resulting challenges and problems have however also amplified echoes of the past.
There are already over six million Muslims in Germany, the bulk of whom have no intention of integrating.
By ISI LEIBLER