09.25.2016 | 22 Elul, 5776
Palestinian activists boycott Facebook for two hours
‘Aksa Preacher’ gets 8 months in prison for calling to slaughter Jews
Hamas arsenal has multiplied since 2014 Gaza war, says outgoing chief
Abbas: Netanyahu's invitation to the Knesset is a 'scheme' to avoid talks
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Trump to Netanyahu: I will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's united capital
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
The women coaches leading Israel's male baseball team to victory
Newcomer shatters Israeli marathon record in Berlin
Beitar humiliated by Hapoel Haifa; Maccabi hosts Hapoel in TA derby
Israel advances to WBC qualifier final
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Hebrew U team finds first biological link between stress and obesity
‘Nagging kids about food adds to family strife’
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
Former Chief Rabbi of France, Joseph Sitruk, passes away
London mayor vows to 'root out antisemitism' in Labour after Corbyn re-election
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Government looks to hi-tech
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Adelson to give $5 million toward electing Trump
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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
Aegean CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis wrote a letter dated Wednesday to PLO secretary general Saeb Erekat expressing regret.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Israeli passengers make a scene, refuse to take off, until Arab-Israeli passengers taken off board.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The Greek parliament’s resolution was drawn up weeks ago, evidence that the move is not related to the understandings signed last week between Israeli and Turkish officials.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas says he will "no longer accept from anybody to use the name Palestinian Authority,"
Repeating his charge that Israel was attempting to alter the identity and character of Jerusalem, Abbas warned of turning the conflict from a political to a religious one.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Greek sharing dishes are perfect for entertaining on a hot summer evening
By NERIA BARR
Jaffa’s Albi restaurant takes your taste buds on a trip to Greece.
By JASON MESKIN
A two-day trip to Pieria, Greece only really allows one to skim the surface of what the lush region has to offer.
By NOA AMOUYAL
European environmentalists travel the Israel Trail.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Neither China’s rise nor its decline and potential fall impacted political thought and action the way the crushing of Greece has and will.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
"We were able to keep the unity on keeping Greece inside the euro zone," Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar said on his Twitter account.
Sunday's referendum is a political stunt. How Greek and European leaders react to it will be equally consequential to Europe's future.
By NIV ELIS
Greeks are split on whether to accept an offer by creditors that Greek PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
Middle Israel: By coincidence, the Greek default fell on the anniversary of the 1985 economic plan that saved Israel from a similar fate; what did Shimon Peres do right that the Greeks did wrong?
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Through the weekend, Greeks fearful of capital controls and a run on their banks lined up to withdraw their funds.
Shipment of F-4 Phantom parts which originated in Binyamina was confiscated in Greece en route to Iran, Greek daily reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Some 60 fighter jets from the air forces of the US, Italy and Greece are training together with Israeli jets in Blue Flag drill.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The 12-member delegation is scheduled to convene in Jerusalem from Sunday to Wednesday, then continue to Nicosia, Cyprus, for a day and make their final stop in Athens.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Bishop Seraphim of Piraeus says the Greek government is controlled by Jews.
In what might be one of the shortest cabinet appointments in recent years, deputy infrastructure and transport minister Dimitris Kammenos was asked to resign.
Wiesenthal Center calls speech “inversion of the Holocaust."
Last week, Kavala mayor expressed her objection to the inclusion of a star of David on local monument.
By SAM SOKOL
Mayor of Kavala's decision supported by majority of city council.
Moshe Shimon Pessach saved nearly three quarters of his community by hiding them in neighboring villages.
There have been several instances of vandalism this year in Jewish cemeteries and Holocaust memorials in Greece.
"No one has the right to forget or forgive for the capital crime against humanity that was committed over 70 years ago."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A group that describes the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party as "moderate" spray painted their logo on the memorial wall.
Yiannis Boutaris’s gesture made as protest of city councilors from neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu lauds Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras for tough stand against neo-fascist party.
By HERB KEINON
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu also met with the Czech president who is on "same wavelength" regarding Tehran.
Europe prioritizes our conflict over wars that are not only much bloodier, but also do far more harm to its own welfare.
By EVELYN GORDON
The Jerusalem Post's Washington bureau chief Michael Wilner is traveling alongside the exodus of Syrian refugees into Europe.
By MICHAEL WILNER
President Rivlin meets with Greek counterpart in Israel for three-day official visit.
The mark of respect was observed at matches across Europe, including at Wembley where France faced England, after Islamic State militants struck Paris on Friday killing 129 people.
Greek FM Nikos Kotzias: We are living inside a triangle of destabilization.
Public opinion in Germany is fast turning against any further aid to Greece.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of compromise with its euro zone partners by overwhelmingly rejecting further austerity.
The country of 11 million people was deeply divided over whether to accept an offer by international creditors that PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
The country of 11 million people is deeply divided over whether to accept an offer by international creditors that PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
Relations between Germany, Europe's paymaster, and debt-ridden Greece have become particularly strained since the Jan. 25 election that swept the anti-austerity Syriza to power.
Syriza’s ranks include an array of leftists ranging from Marxists to Greens.
By EUROPEAN JEWISH PRESS
Most Golden Dawn supporters “are not Nazis [and] not anti-Semitic,” but rather “people who registered frustration in the last elections” over the economy, says minister.
Leader of Jewish community in Greece says minister appears to have changed and he is an opponent of Golden Dawn Party.
Golden Dawn, which is the third largest party in Greece, frequently uses Nazi imagery
Decades after saying that it has no natural resources, Israel is now emerging as a regional gas power, in the enviable position of having to decide what exactly to do with its natural gas.
PM Tsipras of Greece said cooperation with Israel and Cyprus was a “strategic choice” for Athens.
The declaration is expected to take place after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who will meet with Prime Minister Tsipras on Monday, addresses the Greek parliament.
IsraAID team in Lesbos briefs Academy Award winner during her humanitarian visit to the thoroughfare island.
Netanyahu says trilateral meeting is a “microcosm” of a much wider phenomenon.
For next week’s game to even mean anything for Jerusalem, it will first have to overcome AEK Athens on Wednesday.
By ALLON SINAI
Tsipras made the statement in the course of a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin at the President’s Residence.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
PM says events in Vienna on Iran's nuclear program represent a "breakdown," not a "breakthrough."
Greek government broadcasts "business as usual" message as FM Nikos Kotzias goes ahead with planned visit.
The exercise, which began on April 27 and will conclude on May 14, involves air-sea maneuvers and the use of a variety of naval vessels.
Aristotle Tziampiris says while ‘atmospherics’ may not be as good, Greece’s new prime minister is pragmatic.
Unidentified assailants opened fire on the Israeli embassy in Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle in the early hours of Dec. 12. No injuries were reported.
Greek police have said a far-left group was likely responsible for the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
No reports of injuries in incident in Greek capital; police investigating circumstances of reported shooting.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
The new guidelines will add Jerusalem and 41 other cities, towns and local councils to the list of areas in Israel considered “high-risk” or “high-priority.”
By BEN HARTMAN
Road interchange may threaten what some say is the last meaningful green lung in the capital.
By SHARON UDASIN
Maintaining the memory of an ancient Jewish community.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
'The economic crisis is tragic for all of Greece and we Jews are not immune.'
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Clean up your mess in one whack; impose the pain in one big dose as Israel did in 1985
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Don't you think that art can be dangerous?
By HAIM WATZMAN
Back then in Greece, a lonely wanderer could stop by an Oak tree and have a chat with a nymph.
MP Makis Voridis has a history of membership in ultra-nationalist parties.
The neo-Nazi party’s strong showing in local elections, despite harsh gov't crackdown on the party, is serious problem, says Foxman.
Greece's Golden Dawn and Hungary’s Jobbik have both been termed neo-Nazi parties by the World Jewish Congress.
Center to stand at site where some 50,000 of the city’s Jews were deported to Nazi death camps.
Admirable attempts by the European Jewish Congress and other Jewish organizations to combat anti-Semitism often seem as futile as trying to change the weather.
By MATI WAGNER
Jewish groups praise Greek move against party which had steadily risen on the back of an anti-austerity and anti-immigrant agenda.
By SAM SOKOL AND REUTERS
Readers respond to the latest "Jerusalem Post Magazine" article.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
"The famous medieval Jewish traveler, Benjamin de Tudela, visiting Rhodes in the second half of the 12th century, noted that the Jewish community numbered 500 people..."
By IRVING SPITZ
Also known as Thera, Santorini is part of the Cycladic group of islands and of interest to the casual vacationer, historian, archeologist, geologist, art enthusiast and nature lover.
Israel has some reason for concern, though little is likely to change in near future.
By ARYE MEKEL
Israel is the only country in the world that has more trees today than it did 100 years ago, thanks to vigorous national afforestation programs.
By JACOB SOLOMON
Though a special section has been allocated on Mount Herzl for remains of Israeli leaders, three deceased presidents and four deceased prime ministers are buried elsewhere.
Savina Yannatou and her band Primavera en Solonico, who will perform at the Oud Festival in Jerusalem, were brought together by Sephardi music.
Allies Greece and Israel strengthen their warm ties via an intimate Ambassadors' Club dinner connecting Israeli business people with the Greek ambassador.
By ERICA SCHACHNE
In a call among the leaders of France, Britain, Germany, Italy and the United States, all agreed to consider ways to pressure Russia and Iran to maintain Syria’s truce and salvage the peace talks.
After two years of waiting in the wings, Tsipras and his Syriza party stormed to power in Sunday's snap election.
Leket sends volunteers and paid pickers into fields and orchards to gather produce donated, or left unpicked, by farmers.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
1,700-year-old screed written in Greek, likely to spite woman’s enemy over legal dispute.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
News briefs from around Israel.
Are the scales balanced on the matter of passenger vs luggage weight?
By MARK FELDMAN
A Greek-island piece of heaven.
By SIVAN AZULAY
Greco is an outpost of Hellenistic flavor.
By ANAT TAMIR,ORIT ARFA
A significant distinction between the Greek and Hebrew cultures reverberates to this day.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
Greece had to be saved from that growing segment of European opinion that was sick of seeing a member country place its own legitimacy over that of 18 other members.
By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY
The current crisis, and every crisis, is a tremendous opportunity for growth, maturity and development for all involved.
By YVETTE NAHMIA-MESSINAS
Recent developments indicate that a new Eastern Mediterranean framework including Cyprus, Israel, Jordan and Egypt is forming.
By ALLISON GOOD
A Western-sponsored sub-regional security system can be constructed in the Eastern Mediterranean that will partner Cyprus, Israel, Turkey and Greece. Such a development would be most welcome.
By MARIOS L. EVRIVIADES
In short, these collections are a rare find in the world of Ladino poetry. Bouena passed away on July 23, 1997, leaving a rich legacy for generations to come.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
Legislation that criminalizes intolerance is liable to achieve the opposite outcome – a popular outcry in defense of the most abhorrent views.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Sometimes not lighting a hanukkia in Israel is the right thing to do.
By DANIEL STATMAN