Knesset passes controversial 'Norwegian Law'
Lawmakers call for end to Books and Authors Law
Berko, Shalev chosen for committee to select next Attorney General
Economy Ministry to award scholarships to Beduin students
Putter around with art in Bat Yam
Joining in the fun of the Irish
More than 200 French Jews arrive in Israel as new immigrants
Grapevine: Music to his ears
Hasarma to make Arab history on sidelines
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
Pollard's lawyer hopes parole board will let him make aliyah
PA, EU: Israel's authorization of 300 new settler homes harms harmful to peace
Seven Arabs arrested for attacking Jews on Jerusalem promenade
Why is Muslim harassment of Jews on the Temple Mount increasing?
Sara Netanyahu: We invest in protecting our children, our enemies invest in terrorism
'Amnesty report is fundamentally flawed, shows its compulsive obsessiveness towards Israel'
World Jewry remembers Samuel Pisar, ‘moral voice of a generation’
New York to investigate haredi schools for lack of secular studies
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says
John Kerry: Pollard's release not related to Iran deal
Top US general distances himself from choice of Iran deal or war
Strategy emerges to reimpose US nuclear sanctions on Iran under a different name
France's Fabius visits Tehran, extends Paris invite to Rouhani
Can a video campaign sway US support for the Iran nuclear deal?
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
With more than 250,000 dead in Syria, UN proposes working groups for peace
Second reported IAF strike: Damascus says Israel strikes pro-Syrian Palestinian militia
Quality of Health Ministry’s staff better than its image, says D-G
Knesset drops requirement for doctor’s authorization for adults who want to work out in gyms
Israeli researchers: Type II diabetics should never forgo breakfast
Illegal anabolic steroids smuggled in by fitness instructor seized
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Tech talk: Cybereason takes on Operation Kofer
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
An Israeli accelerator grows in New York
Your investments: Newlyweds - Get on solid financial footing before buying an apartment
Vote ‘no’ on anti-Israel resolution: Send a message for peace education
Encountering peace: The disengagement – 10 years on: What we choose to forget
Media comment: The unethical media that disengaged itself
It’s not a done deal
Iran deal’s inspections aren’t kosher
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
Red, white and baseball
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Ulpan in Danger
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A New Home for special brides
Eyes on the prize
Reining in an out-of-control teen
Taking a silver jubilee bow
Tel Aviv Light Rail tows a hefty load
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The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
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The Pilots Who Helped Save Israel
This Week in Israeli History: Roi Klein, Sergeant’s Affair and the Founding of Rishon LeZion
New York, Nu York: It Began with a Mitzvah
Giving Iran the Bomb Is Insane
Superman Goes to Kenya
Israeli Church leaders blame anti-Christian attacks on government inaction
Poll: Pope Francis' approval rating dips in US ahead of September visit
Oren: Jesus today would be a settler
Israeli Christian group challenges BDS with new guide
ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Tranquil Weekend in Nes Harim for Gaza Border Families
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
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Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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07.30.2015 | 14 Av, 5775
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
Eventually the underlying insolvency of many, perhaps all, of the EU countries will overwhelm them.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
In recent years global economy has undergone a major crisis, Europe's current situation doesn't look promising.
By JAMES HARRIS
Neither China’s rise nor its decline and potential fall impacted political thought and action the way the crushing of Greece has and will.
"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.
Israel's Foreign Ministry is reviving an old diplomatic strategy that has been adapted to present realities.
By AARON HECHT
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
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.
President expresses confidence that Athens could recover from financial straits.
Peres, Abbas meet separately with Dimitris Avramopoulos; while Peres focuses on economy, Abbas looks towards peace talks.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND GREER FAY CASHMAN
After Mavi Marama and blossoming of relations with Cyprus, Israeli officials say newly elected president will continue cooperation.
Greek tourism minister on visit to Israel says there has been 'alot of cooperation' between the nations.
Greek deputy FM tells 'Post' Palestinian UN bid could damage peace process; says EU in favor of further Iran sanctions.
Mare Nostrum initiative has partners and advisers from nations across the region.
By SHARON UDASIN
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
Special to 'The Jerusalem Post': When is power really “powerful,” and when is weakness really “weak?”
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Celebrate the end of summer with Greek-style meze including meatballs, grilled sardines, fish and feta cheese.
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.
President of Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece calls nationalist faction a "neo-Nazi party."
"It was a powerful blast that caused a lot of damage,” says a police spokesman. “It looks like terrorism."
By MARION FISCHEL JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Tens of thousands defy ban on protests to voice displeasure with German chancellor; four in military uniform give Merkel Nazi salute.
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.
'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
ADL blast Greece’s Golden Dawn party after it submits draft bill to "combat racism against Greeks” by illegal immigrants.
After condemnation from EU, Greek PM's party conducts about-face on opposition to bill that outlaws Holocaust denial.
Jewish Museum of Greece opens temporary exhibit which displays Jews in the Greek resistance during the Second World War.
Golden Dawn party calls to boycott cosmetics company after JWC urged tougher stance against the neo-Nazi group.
Joint project will enable online virtual guided walks to 24 cities once home to vibrant Jewish communities.
Bouena was unique, but not only because of her artistic and musical talents.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
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
...and of concern to us all
By DAVID BREAKSTONE
Turkey needs to reevaluate its loyalties if it hopes to join the EU.
By NEVILLE TELLER
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
Jerusalem-bred Nataly Oryon’s Tel Aviv concert will celebrate the music of a different Mediterranean country.
By BARRY DAVIS
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
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
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.
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
After nearly five decades of acquiescence, the opportunity has finally come for Greece to officially tell Turkey that they do not belong in the EU unless they respect the sovereign rights of Greece and Cyprus.
By ANGELOS KOSTOPOULOS
On the weekend leading to the Greek Lent, I enjoyed several lunches (which lasted the entire afternoon and evening) with Greek friends of my dearest friend, Antonis.
By URIEL HALBREICH
As for Israel and Palestine – we do not have to wait for an additional 400 years at each other’s throat, let’s start drinking coffee together now.
The story of the “Jew in the box” is representative of the circumscribed life that Jews are asked to live in Europe.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Cruising has become a popular pastime among Israelis so why not take a leisurely trip around the Adriatic.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN