05.31.2016 | 23 Iyar, 5776
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
Hezbollah deputy: No war this summer 'unless Israel chooses'
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Bennett launches Knesset Question Hour with one-liners and debate
Joint taskforce established to examine state of early childhood day care
Ya'alon hints at fundraising for new party in letter
In surprise move, Netanyahu says he’s ready to negotiate based on Saudi peace initiative
Irish FM: BDS is a 'legitimate political viewpoint'
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Standing the test of time
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Our World: The old generals’ old plan
King Agrippa I: The last Maccabee
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Chew your way to tolerance: New spoof ad seeks to end Islamophobia
Iranian woman diguised as a man sneaks into soccer match
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
New York Jews sing, dance with locals in Morocco and Tunisia
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
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
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
Special to 'The Jerusalem Post': When is power really “powerful,” and when is weakness really “weak?”
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
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.
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
ADL blast Greece’s Golden Dawn party after it submits draft bill to "combat racism against Greeks” by illegal immigrants.
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
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
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