06.29.2016 | 23 Sivan, 5776
Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends
Hamas official: Turkey already mediating prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas
Rocket sirens sound in southern Israeli communities near Gaza border
Slamming BDS criticism, Moroccan minister denies commercial relations with Israel
Boosting Zionist education – within Israel
Defense Ministry seeks to end years of uncertainty over Israel's war preparedness
Opera returns to Acre
Knesset committee deliberates long-dormant Achziv Beach plan
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
WATCH: Knesset brawl erupts after Arab Israeli MK calls IDF soldiers 'murderers'
Security cabinet approves Turkey reconciliation deal 7-3
Brig.-Gen. Gal Hirsch sets the record straight
Israeli cellist Amit Peled pays homage to predecessor
British soul diva Joss Stone to perform in Tel Aviv this month
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Brexit aftermath: Sky isn’t falling
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
'Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned'
'Terror against Turkey likely to continue and escalate'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Famous Holocaust escape tunnel located in Lithuania using hi-tech
JAFI Board of Governors meets in Paris for first time
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
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
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Jakob Augstein of Der Spiegel: “So right-wing like the German right-wing populists is the government of Benjamin Netanyahu."
Giant menorah in Brandenburg Square sends a message that ‘peace and tolerance are stronger than any dispute,’ says Chabad head in German capital.
About 1,000 anti-fascist protesters set fire to rubbish bins and wooden barricades to prevent 200 supporters of small neo-Nazi groups from marching in the city.
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.
Under German law, asylum seekers are typically only deported if they have been sentenced to at least three years in prison, and providing their lives are not at risk at home.
The demonstration came five days after 90 women reported being robbed, threatened or sexually molested at the New Year's celebrations outside Cologne's cathedral by young, mostly drunk men.
Germany publishing Nazi leader's political treatise for first time since Hitler's death.
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."
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
Two charged in Berlin with "planning a massive act of violence."
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
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.
German authorities said on Twitter they had received a tip regarding a planned militant attack on New Year's Eve in the Bavarian capital.
On Friday alone, the German armed forces rescued 539 people from makeshift boats off the coast of Libya.
Aim of renewed BND contacts with Damascus is to exchange information about militants, especially those in Islamic State, according to Germany daily.
This report comes just month after a medical document showing that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle was reported in German media.
Medical record from the time when Hitler was put in prison after the failed Munich beer hall putsch in 1923 shows he suffered from "right-side cryptorchidism"
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
As the New Germans’ best friends, we must tell them from under our battle- tested Jewish nostrils that we smell calamity’s approach – and so does Cologne.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL