07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Palestinian sources say Hamas seeking to repair relations with Iran, report says
Peretz takes credit for 10 years of quiet
Rena Ariel blames mother of Palestinian terrorist for daughter’s death
Terror attack in Netanya: Palestinian wounds two, killed by civilian
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
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
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Jihad is contagious
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
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
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
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
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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
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.
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
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