05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
IAF retaliates on Hamas targets after rockets were launched into Israel
No resolution in sight on regulation of Beduin settlement
Hezbollah says it is digging tunnels 'to make Israeli enemy lose sleep'
Blair: Normalization steps, plus Arab initiative could bring peace
100 citizens petition High Court for atomic agency transparency
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
Will Liberman be a settlement builder or right-wing scapegoat?
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Dining: East meets West in the North Market
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Time for a strong, genuine and united opposition
Face to face
The Imam Academy against radical Islam
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Iran to renew financial support for Islamic Jihad after two-year hiatus
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
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
'Increase in aliya among youth and academic professionals'
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Kicking off wedding season with money tips for newlyweds
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Parshat Bechukotai: The Source of Hope
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
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
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
Ancient Approaches to Modern Exile
Interviewing a friend
Enough With the Ghosting - Have a Real Break Up!
First Hebrew city fulfilled prophecy of ‘I will build you up again, and you will be rebuilt.’
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Pere Marie-Benoit made a commitment to do all that he could to protect refugees.
A Jewish state will be ‘good for the world, good for the Jews and good for the British Empire,’ colonial-secretary said in 1921 visit.
Here, according to tradition, the very pregnant Virgin Mary sat down to rest on her way by donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem – where she gave birth to Jesus.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
Francis Salvador and the Jews of South Carolina championed independence.
By BENJAMIN GLATT,BENJAMIN GLATT
God brings plagues on Egypt and promises to take nation out of bondage
Without the Jewish people and Judaism, Jesus wouldn’t have existed.
Ships called the ‘Queen Esther,’ the ‘Prophet Samuel’ and the ‘Shield of Abraham’ roamed the high seas.
The Polish government has already levied a censure against the academic after he said that the "Poles killed more Jews than Germans" during a October 2015 interview.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Tewfik Boulenouar describes his awakening to the sacred in a place of evil, with the discovery of startling Jewish artifacts.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Final draft of General Data Protection Regulation to include a provision explicitly stating that Holocaust related archives will be exempt from restriction.
By SAM SOKOL
‘Jerusalem Post’ historian Alexander Zvielli recalls the auspicious debut of the paper’s first edition on December 1, 1932.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Diplomacy must probe and undo the region’s deterioration from cultural bridge to global powder keg.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
He is a Holocaust survivor – a survivor of four camps, to be exact, each with a tale of its own.
By JONATHAN GORDON
A new Jerusalem Theater exhibition sheds light on the ‘Monk’s Farm’ – a little-known spot in Beit Hakerem whose history brings to life the capital’s own changes and tremors.
By BARRY DAVIS
The struggle to keep Jerusalem’s treasures – its historic buildings – from being destroyed.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Yiddish is enjoying a revival, as many younger Jews are interested in familiarizing themselves with this aspect of their heritage, and would like to read the literature in the original.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Paul Margolis’s World War II reenactment photographs strike a chord.
Dr. Norbert Schwake is on a mission of one at Nazareth’s German military cemetery, a fascinating site that is rich in history but relatively unknown.
The lovingly delivered story of Holocaust survivor Leah Weisz, written by her Nepalese caretaker Lila Shubedi.
By LILA SHUBEDI
Allegro had no problem financing his excavation, which was under the auspices of Britain’s Daily Mail tabloid newspaper, and Jordan provided workers and transportation.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Anyone who knows anything about our history knows that anti-Semitism is Europe’s most pernicious disease. It is the red line that we must never, ever cross.
By FRANS TIMMERMANS
As the remaining Holocaust survivors dwindle in numbers how is it possible to keep the torch of memory burning and what will happen when there no survivors walking among us?
When your bus buddy is Esther Fairbloom
By EMMY GNAT
Founding ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo talks about war crimes trials and trying to deter genocide: past, present and future.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
We will speak up – and act – against racism, against hate, against anti-Semitism, against mass atrocity, against injustice, and against the crime of crimes whose name we should shudder to mention.
By IRWIN COTLER
March of the Living chairman Shmuel Rosenman says the Holocaust will remain a key part of Jewish identity for centuries to come.
Green glass produced in 1,600-year-old kilns during Late Roman Period.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The international prize, headquartered in Tel Aviv University, makes three annual awards of $1 million for outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social achievements.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Jewish people are in danger of forgetting that they are not owners of the land, but God’s guests.
By DAVID GREENSTEIN
A dilapidated archive tells the story of a once thriving Jewish community.
By JULIE MASIS
The story of impoverished and maligned newcomers who rose within a generation into the ranks of the middle class provides a fascinating case study.
By JANICE WEIZMAN
Although 70 years apart, two related pilots contribute to Israeli aviation history.
By JONATHAN EVERETT MASENG
By GLORIA MOUND
Despite international protest and the death of historian Robert Wistrich, the exhibition he curated showing the connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel will debut at the Knesset.
By LAURA KELLY
Photos from the Palestine Exploration Fund in the 19th and 20th centuries reveal a veritable wasteland.
By DOMINIC GREEN
A retrospective on the achievements and legacy of the prime minister.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
A memorable cruise that nearly wasn’t.
By IRVING SPITZ
Their country life is calm and happy; simple, disconnected from the fears and sorrows of daily conflicts of the modern world and modern politics.
By ‘THE ARCHIVE’
The history of Tel Aviv’s most iconic district as seen from my balcony.
By PAUL SÁNCHEZ KEIGHLEY
Author Aviya Kushner guides readers to appreciate how Hebrew speakers relate to the Bible
By BETH KISSILEFF
A week after reeling from the surprise Arab attack on Yom Kippur 1973, the IDF musters its own surprise; a daring plunge through the heart of the Egyptian army and the crossing the Suez Canal.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
A journey to the Russian town of Saratov to find the house in which Rahel the Poetess grew up.
By MORDECHAI HAIMOVITCH
“The items were mostly selected based on their beauty. We tried various options, but even with the sacred artifacts of Italian Jewry, you see the aesthetics."
A central city challenges Eilat as a magnet for local and international tourism.
Photos documenting days of remembrance from our past.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The blue thread that runs through Jewish history.
“Just as people celebrate Passover, we want every person in Israel and Jews overseas to commemorate this day, by having an open discussion in their homes.”
By MAYA PELLEG
A new initiative to recreate Crusader life amid the ruins hopes to attract massive tourism to Acre.
By ORIT ARFA
Two ancient ballista balls were left by an anonymous robber in a bag in the courtyard of the Museum of Islamic and Near Eastern Cultures.
The discovery was first made on Saturday, as construction workers prepared the ground for a shopping center.
Almost 100 years ago, the Sykes-Picot Agreement carved out the modern Middle East; Is stage two in the works?
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
While we are a generation that is Shoah-aware, we are also Shoah-ignorant.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
In a recent auction at Sotheby's London, a fascinating collection of some of the earliest photographs taken of the Holy Land sold for an awe-inspiring £1,000,000.
By OLIVIA FINE
For most of us it's pretty easy to remember past Presidents but not so easy to remember the person he won against. Take this quiz to find out how good your US elections memory is!
Ok, so he didn't actually live history, but using tech du jour 'Snapchat', he managed to put his face on some famous historic artifacts.
How German generals and diplomats, and a future pope, saved the Jews of Palestine during World War I.
Archaeologist believes remains are hidden behind wall; If proven, discovery could shed light on Ancient Egypt.
It is interesting to see what people in this region wrote to each other more than 1,000 years ago.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
Historian Eliyahu Ashtor has unearthed some information on medieval Spanish poets.
The ship may have sunk while bringing raw materials from France to a factory making wine bottles.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Perhaps a greater understanding of our history of dissent from one another can foster a greater understanding of where we stand today.
We all know sadly how often Jews are hated in this world, but would you ever have dreamed how far they would go in distorting history?
By ISRAEL W. CHARNY
As the chief spokesman for the organization, he trumpeted the black separatist’s group’s extremist views – that which branded whites as “the devil” and called on blacks to take up arms if necessary.
By ARIEL ZILBER
In Hartman's eminently readable, constructively controversial and profoundly spiritual new book, Putting God Second, he promises in the subtitle to show “How to Save Religion from Itself.”
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
According to those who try to dismiss the supernatural aspect of this miracle, the Israelites crossed the sea at low tide and the pursuing Egyptians were drowned when the tide rose.
By ELI KAVON
The parallels with events today are striking.
By MOSHE DANN
Today’s Palestinian nationalism began as verbal camouflage in order to cover up classical Islam’s hostility to Jewish freedom that is as old as that religion.
By SHA’I BEN-TEKOA
Roosevelt should get credit for saving a lot more than 200,000.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF
Twenty years on, we have to ask ourselves how much and how well we’ve internalized what happened on November 4, 1995.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
We still have the original telegram, a precious family heirloom.
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
Those who actually read the studies, however, can find sentences such as “no significant differences in employment have been found between those who studied three, four and five units of math.
By LIAT BEN-DAVID
Matt Rees and the late Yehuda Avner ask the question: What could have happened if Israel was established in 1938?
By DAVID BRINN