04.28.2017 | 2 Iyar, 5777
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Remaining alert: 15 years after Israel's biggest West Bank op since 1967
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
US Senate unanimously signs letter asking UN to address anti-Israel bias
Syrian opposition leader hails alleged Israeli strike on Hezbollah hub
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
Basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire reveals he is learning Hebrew
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
US Holocaust Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya
Wisconsin students blame Israel for violence against African-Americans
The French Jewish community's hardening position against Le Pen
NYC council candidate's platform: Stop 'greedy Jewish landlords'
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Hundreds of social media users poked fun at the latest Palestinian claim to a piece of Jewish history.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Sixty years after Border Police officers shot dead nearly 50 Arabs, a Jewish civilian recalls how he risked everything to expose the atrocity to his young nation.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Marking 70 years since the King David Hotel bombing that struck the heart of the British Mandatory government.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
In addition to the Torah, many other historical artifacts belonging to the Hellenistic and Seljuq periods, including statues, stone rubbings, jewelry, and coins were recovered.
The manuscript was lent to the museum of the New York Historical Society by the government of Mexico after reportedly resurfacing on the auction circuit in 2015.
To pray where Maimonides prayed.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Friedlander died in the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1939; his daughter, Magda Goebbels, did not attempt to help him.
These were the lucky ones, the survivors. They were free and realizing the unimaginable: going to Eretz Yisrael.
By MAXINE LIPTZEN DOROT
Un documentaire étonnant jette un regard singulier sur la vie dans un établissement psychiatrique
By BERNARD DICHEK
L’histoire de l’occupation islamique au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord est un héritage funeste marqué par la violence, le chaos et la régression. Dans ce contexte, pourquoi l’Europe refuse-t-elle de voir que l’islam menace son avenir ?
By ZVI MAZEL
Explore ancient Roman life in the North
By MIRIAM KRESH
Chaya Esther Ort’s backsplash tiles revitalize the heart of the home.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Batim Mibifnim, the Jerusalem edition of an annual open-house event, draws our attention to a range of impressive, grandiose, historic or simply beautiful edifices in the city.
By BARRY DAVIS
Restorations revitalize the Ammunition Hill battle site.
By JACK BROOK
All industries need salt: paper manufacturing, metalwork, paint manufacture, rubber and plastic, dyeing synthetic fibers, cleaning materials and bleach, soap and cosmetics, optics, leather tanning, drilling oil wells, de-icing highways… the list is endless.
By SYBIL EHRLICH
My dad sent us a WhatsApp message so we could all breathe easy, knowing that after a 40-year quest, our Torah was coming home.
By LAURA BEN-DAVID
The Last Witnesses helps to counteract any lingering denials, and to keep the memory of the Shoah alive in Austria and around the world.
Hebron Liberation Day celebrates a lesser-known story of freedom of worship.
By BEN BRESKY
He was a monumental influence on just about any kid who picked up a guitar with rock star aspirations.
Interactive hiking trail dedicated to the 71-member assembly to open in time for Independence Day.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The National Library has uncovered a telegram written by Heinrich Himmler and sent to Mufti al-Husseini, in which the Nazi leader expressed his support for the Arabs of Palestine.
By JOY BERNARD
Over the last several months, the students have assisted archeologists excavate the remains of a Jewish settlement dating to the Second Temple period.
Security guards at Erez Crossing prevent smuggling of rare relics
"This is the first art ever documented in a dolmen in the Middle East," says archeologist.
A history professor delves into the world of Jewish counterfactual history – like what if Israel had been established in East Africa?
By YAEL UNTERMAN
Passenger recounts week in captivity during Hebrew U. conference
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Antiochus sparked the Maccabean revolt that led to the victory of the Maccabees and reclaiming of the Temple.
The flag that today is synonymous with the Jewish state has a uniquely American history.
Fava – also known as the faba or ful bean – is a nutritious source of protein, fiber, carbohydrates and minerals in the diets of many cultures around the world.
Critics argue first alphabet an amalgam of Semitic languages.
Archeologists uncovered his name – Gargilius Antiques – engraved on a massive rectangular stone, during a maritime excavation at the Tel Dor archeological site south of Haifa.
By SHARON UDASIN
In his 93 years, Shimon Peres saw it all and was at every major juncture this country went through in its 68 years of statehood.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Yosef Garfinkel, Chair of Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, described the find as a "Biblical Pompeii."
To this day, the details of Operation Mole Cricket 19 remain classified.
By URI MILSTEIN
New book: At Once
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New book: Stone, Wooden, and Copper Inscriptions in the Makhpela Cave
New television series: Rewind
New book: Mother’s Bible
As Venice marks 500 years since the founding of its Jewish ghetto, the commemorations are bringing new life to its Jewish community.
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Sir Richard Evans provides an unequivocal defense of the historical uniqueness of the Holocaust, an assertion which has increasingly come under attack in recent years.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
Democracy, tolerance, compromise–those are luxuries that maybe Israel can afford some years down the line.
By HAIM WATZMAN
The Kula Forest offers visitors a plethora of activities, from wildlife viewing and hiking to exploring archeological sites.
By MEITAL SHARABI
‘The technology Napoleon brought had far-reaching local implications after he left. For example, he brought printing to Egypt’
Historian Steven Fine explores the history of one of the world’s oldest religious symbols.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
A history of the ghetto, from imprisoning European Jews to segregating African Americans.
By BEN FISHER
Meir Shalev’s latest novel, now translated into English, offers an emotionally surprising story unfolding on a moshav.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
A historical novel draws from our sources to reexamine the traditional biblical narrative and how it was determined
Nadja Spiegelman digs into her mother’s and grandmother’s past and comes away with painful truths.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
A deep dive into the greatest age of an American pastime really packs a Semitic punch.
By LOGAN NEWMAN
Michael Wex returns to trace the history of schmaltz, schmear and shlishkes.
By AMY SPIRO
In Marsala, Sicily, eight extraordinary tapestries depicting the life and times of Josephus Flavius beckon visitors.
By JUDITH FEIN
Looking down at Jerusalem evokes a sense of history and a glimpse through the eyes of many conquerors over thousands of years.
By ITSIK MAROM
It looks like Weissenstein’s sensitively created body of work will have some like-minded neighbors.
If, as the old saying goes, a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the Meitar Collection, with its 200,000 pictures, should be worth at least 200 million.
By CARL HOFFMAN
Those sentiments led 200,000 American Jews to join the Zionist movement in the World War I period and have been the underpinning of American Jewry’s love for Israel to this day.
By DAVID GEFFEN
If new suspicions are confirmed, this would be the largest statue of its period ever discovered.
The 100-year-old deal in which Europeans carved the Middle East between them was imperialism at its ugliest, but it is not the root of the region’s mayhem.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Is it possible that in our times we will witness a widespread return of women wearing the shtreimel?
By LEVI COOPER
The truth is that the question of birthdays in Jewish tradition is an age-old discussion.
By BARBARA SOFER
"We all owe a debt of gratitude to Raoul Wallenberg and we shall not rest until he gets back home and receives a proper burial."
By EDUARDO EURNEKIAN,BARUCH TENEMBAUM,PERLA GRAISMAN
It is a story of the triumph of hope over fear, of optimism over pessimism, and of the light of moral values over the brute force of violence.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
It is unfortunate that a segment of our own academic and media elite has fallen for the games of Iranian and Islamist propagandists.
By YAIR RAVID
In founding the first library of America in Philadelphia, Franklin observed: “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”
By DANIEL KURTZER
The story that we tell of Herzl, Nordau, Bialik, Alterman, Ben-Gurion, Rabin, Golda and the like is no longer most Israeli most Israelis’ narrative.
By DANIEL GORDIS
By October 1, 1918, Allied forces were in Damascus; Palestine was free of the 613-year-old Ottoman overlords.
By STEVE SATTLER
Since the birth of the State of Israel and the birth of the Palestinian refugee problem, we (both) have been on the path of choosing death, not life.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The UNESCO resolution is a modern pogrom against the Jewish people’s connection to its historic homeland.
By JORDANNA MCMILLAN
The Jews of the Rhineland were attacked mercilessly by Crusaders en route to the Holy Land to liberate it from the Muslim infidels.
By STEWART WEISS
Those who had survived the 25 years of forced conscription in the tsar’s army were brought to be reintegrated into Jewish life. Most knew nothing about their heritage or religion.
By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
The strength of that connectedness can build states and topple evil empires, and it can transform each of us, wherever we may be.