05.05.2016 | 27 Nisan, 5776
Tanks, IAF return fire following Hamas shelling of IDF units on border detecting tunnels
Analysis: Hamas under pressure as Israel makes progress on tunnels
Return of terrorist’s body to family for burial reveals government divisions
Hamas warns Israel amid Gaza border tensions: Don’t test our patience
IDF general in bombshell speech: Israel today shows signs of 1930s Germany
PM at Holocaust Remembrance ceremony: ‘Incitement preceded annihilation’
Highest ranking woman in IDF awarded Chaim Herzog Prize
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
PM: We’ll keep trying to expand the coalition
After talks in Berlin, Gold says Germany not re-evaluating ties with Israel
Coalition-stabilizing moves face obstacles at every turn
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Dining: A gourmet experience
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
JPOST EDITORIAL: Shaked’s injustice
CANDIDLY SPEAKING: The erosion of Holocaust memory
Ensuring ‘Never Again’
A morbid trek through the valley of the shadow of death
Turkey-EU visa deal disaster for EU as Erdogan likely to flood EU with Muslim migrants
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Nusra Front rips out heart of rival faction fighter executed on the battlefield
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
The Mixed Legacy of Nuremberg
Europe has failed to learn lessons of anti-Semitism, Shaked says, pointing finger at UK Labor
Watch Live: Symposium on 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials
Disturbing undercover video of Hasidic principal prompts sex abuse probe
YOUR INVESTMENTS: Long-term wealth building vs having fun
YOUR TAXES: US operations: An Israeli circular and a US indictment
Israeli inequality inches down, first Well-Being report shows
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Trump triumphs: Republican Kasich to suspend presidential campaign
Sanders, Trump win in Indiana primary while Cruz bows out of race
Trump endorses Jewish settlement expansion in West Bank
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Cheating wife hires man to kill her husband and frame ISIS
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
Beyond the Seder table: Manischewitz wine popular among Asian Americans
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
What can you see in this red circle?
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
Herzliya: Beaches, marina, history and beyond
‘What else can I tell you?'
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving 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
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
How Maayan met Gil
Obama Seeking Legacy at the Expense of Israel
The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah
Hoppe Hoppe Reiter
Former US President George W. Bush promised Sharon that the settlement blocs would be included within Israel’s final borders after revealing the Gaza disengagement plan, says Dov Weisglass.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
BESA head Inbar: Another option is to take out Hamas’s military leadership, which ‘might be best, even if costly.’
By BEN HARTMAN
Channel 10: State pays NIS 1.07m. to families of 2 Palestinian workers killed in 2005 from Kassam rocket fired at Gush Katif.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Benny Katzover who heads the Samaria Citizen’s Committee, has no plans to participate in the public ceremony in Jerusalem.
Livni calls MK Struck's comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: "I'm glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Gush Katif evacuation is ongoing national tragedy, says Edelstein; Ariel: MKs who voted for move should apologize to Kalfa.
Sixth in a series on the 48 new members of the 19th Knesset: Bayit Yehudi’s ‘Mayor of the City of Faith.’
"Evacuees may now focus on rehabilitating their lives,” Netanyahu says; money will help build homes, compensate farmers and business owners.
Huit ans après le désengagement, l’organisation JobKatif œuvre toujours pour trouver des emplois à 2 400 ex-habitants du Goush Katif.
By JOSH HASTEN
What Ahmadinejad and the ancient Haman have in common is the desire to exterminate the entire nation of Israel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In an interview with the ‘Post’, the Knesset speaker laments a changed US perception of Israel, and the new dangers it brings.
By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
The disengagement led to bitterness for most former Jewish residents of the Gaza Strip.
Bnei Netzarim is one of three Halutziot communities whose construction is currently underway on the sand dunes of Halutza, south of the Gaza Strip and to the east of Israel’s border with Egypt.
Study: Men who were evacuated from Gush Katif settlements in 2005 have more diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Commemoration of synagogues destroyed in the Gaza Strip backed by many religious community members.
By BENJAMIN SPIER
Women reflect five years after the Gaza pullout.
C'tee orders gov't offices to build Gush Katif evacuees homes by 2011.
Likud speakers among the most critical of government policy.
Two Nahshon soldiers disciplined for banner stunt to finish service.
By JONAH MANDEL AND YAAKOV KATZ
"Rehabilitating the evacuees seen as routine."
Resettlement inquiry: 70% of settlers still lack housing.
Gush Katif resettlement inquiry: “Settlers became refugees.”
Prohibits lamenting the withdrawal as it exacerbates public conflict.
Mostly religious institutions are implementing the voluntary program.
BY BEN HARTMAN
MK Rivlin hopes purging criminal records of those arrested in 2005 protests will "help repair tears."
4 years on, Netanyahu says "peace will go back to being based on reciprocity, not unilateralism."
By HERB KEINON
A government representative admits "the government decided to evacuate, but did not decide how to rehabilitate" and most of the planning was for the short term.
Bar-Ilan University Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies poll shows that some 59 percent of the Israeli public said they were opposed to the withdrawal from Gaza in 2005.
Hundreds of former residents of Gush Katif and Northern Samaria congregated at the President’s Residence where President Reuven Rivlin had initially been scheduled to address them.
"The seizure of such a large swathe of land risks paving the way for further settlement activity, which – as the United Nations has reiterated on many occasions – is illegal," UN chief says.
Ten years on, many former Gush Katif residents are still mourning the loss of their homes.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Performance artist Yuda Braun confronts the dichotomies of the complex Israeli reality.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
iENGAGE: The Three Weeks are an opportunity to pause in our endless arguments, and ask ourselves: Is this the Jewish people we want to be?
By YOSSI KLEIN HALEVI
Ultra-Orthodox Jews deliberate how to mark the birth of the secular Jewish state they call home.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Orit Arfa's novel The Settler aims to give the reader a better sense of the picture and human faces behind the disengagement of the Gaza Strip in 2005.
By LAURA KELLY
Three Gush Katif evacuees open up about the loss of their home, their faith, and their return to the roots that were never uprooted
By ORIT ARFA
8 years since the disengagement from Gaza, and the JobKatif organization has been busy finding employment for nearly 2,400 former Gush Katif residents.
Minorities can’t stop any change the majority decides is worth setting aside its differences for.
By EVELYN GORDON
This Remembrance Day, on her yearly visit to Mt. Herzl Military Cemetery,
Miriam Peretz will have to choose which of her fallen sons to mourn first.
Three anti-'expulsion' activists stand by the actions they took in the summer of 2005 and voice criticism of the current establishment.
BY LARRY DERFNER
As a child, Esther Bazak served in the Palmah. As a single mother
she moved to Yamit with her four small children, and from there to Neveh Dekalim.
By TAL ARIEL AMIR
Fears arise that the recent overtures may allow Iran to attain nuclear weapons and consolidate its regional position.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Director says day planned by Gush Katif evacuees is "a day for right wing propaganda that attempts to provide a one-sided and biased narrative."
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Avi Farhan was removed from the Yamit settlement in Sinai and later Gush Katif, both on the orders of the former PM.
Millions of shekels to be paid out in settlement after families claim committee undervalued their homes.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A million Israelis are now in Hamas’s missile range; Israel needs Iron Dome policy corollary when dealing with Gaza terror regime.
By NOAM BEDEIN
36 families move to Beersheba, Ashkelon, Kiryat Gat and Sderot as part of the Keren Kehilot Foundation for Community Revival in Israel.
By JONAH MANDEL
Under new bill, gov’t to allocate NIS 300m. for home, business owners.
Interior Ministry D-G allegedly purchased plots of land reserved for Gush Katif evacuees, local residents in Yad Binyamin.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
“We wanted to live here because it was important - a place where we could contribute to Israel - and this is the place that we found.”
"We ask that Jews in Israel and the Diaspora continue to show their care and concern for the boys and their families, and keep hope alive.”
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
However, we have seen this same song and dance several times before. Every few years since Israel’s withdrawal in 2005, Israel is goaded into an incursion against Hamas.
By ALEX VANNESS
In 2005, Israel’s media was largely exuberant about the upcoming unilateral retreat, for Sharon was implementing one of its dreams: the end of part of the “occupation”
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Any concessions in the face of Palestinian terror will play directly into the hands of Israel’s worst enemies, whose thirst for Jewish blood will subsequently grow stronger.
By ANSEL BROWN
Just as Hamas uses its civilians as human shields against Israeli military attacks, so the Israeli government uses its civilians as human shields to fend off diplomatic attacks from the international community.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
The Human Spirit.
By BARBARA SOFER
In longing to return to Gaza, Jews are driven by the natural and healthy ambition that any nation has to put down roots in the same ground where its ancestors lived for millennia.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The extreme Left is often described as “peace activists,” but it is invariably “Jewish extremists” when considering the Right.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
The EU’s decision is a direct consequence of the recklessness and incompetence of the present government.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
It’s been far too long without a remedy, and still there is no end in sight.
The minority would have the right to oppose the decision, and even more so if the leader was corrupt.
By ARIEH ELDAD
The irony of an increasingly isolated Israel becomes more and more bitter.
By SARA LEHMANN
The confrontations between right-wing young people and the IDF are disturbing indeed, but those who condemn ‘the settlers’ are willingly ignoring half the story.
By DAVID RUBIN
Five years after the former prime minister’s public life came to an end, we still feel the leadership void.
By TZACHI HANEGBI
We can resist brainwashing, resignation by supporting Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and east J'lem.
By MOSHE DANN
The Gush Katif settlements constituted a futile security risk.
By HILLEL SHUVAL
The preservation of a Jewish state is not only about demography. It is also about the values and messages that the state disseminates.
By DAVID NEWMAN
They don't have to remain “refugees."
By JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL
Dubinsky, who came from a leading Jewish family in St. Louis, told his fellow teammates that he was not going to compete in Nazi Germany.
BY JPOST LETTERS