02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
Two rockets from Sinai explode in southern Israel; none hurt
Report: ISIS claims Israeli drone attack killed 4 terrorists in Sinai
Shin Bet arrests Palestinians for West Bank shooting attacks
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
21 Injured in apartment fire in southern Israel
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Singapore keen on keeping Netanyahu visit relatively low profile
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
High Court opposes prosecution interventions with forensic experts
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Beersheba’s road woes continue with deadlock at Hap Haifa
Maccabi TA rolls on, Jerusalem loses again
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Terra Incognita: The Gambia’s defense of democracy is a lesson for us all
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of times
Right From Wrong: A bear hug for all the mullahs to see
February 20, 2017: Seeking a solution
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Egypt's top court upholds 10 death sentences over football violence
Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil
Singapore PM: Mideast is an emotional issue for Muslims in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
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
Greece's Energean Oil & Gas purchased the Israeli gas reservoirs Karish and Tanin from the Delek Group in a $148 million deal.
By SHARON UDASIN
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
Escape room games feature a space, often with a dramatic theme, in which a group of players is locked in until they find a way out based on a series of clues, riddles or puzzles.
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.
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 quake caused some damage to the mountainous road network in the area due to falling rocks but no casualties.
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.
By HERB KEINON
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.
There is nothing ‘spartan’ about this
Greek restaurant other than the name.
By SHAWN RODGERS
Israel PM Netanyahu, Greek PM ALexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Anastasiades agreed on the new force on a trilateral summit held on Thursday.
Meeting in Jerusalem comes less than a year after ‘strategic alliance’ announced in Nicosia.
Energy minister Steinitz to meet with Greek, Cypriot counterparts in Athens on Wednesday.
By HERB KEINON,SHARON UDASIN
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
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.
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
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
“I attended school until 5th grade and then had to leave due to various obstacles, such as being breadwinner of the family. I want to continue my school and live a normal calm life.”
By RAMYAR HASSANI
Even though it was all very pleasant and it was 2016, the Holocaust hovered over us.
By EMILY UDLER
Glafcos Clerides and Shimon Peres: The legacy of two realistic statesmen with a vision for peace.
By AVEROF NEOPHYTOU
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