07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
IDF chief rejects claims that 'weak' army not doing enough to stop terror
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Israeli-Arabs reject Netanyahu’s extended hand and apology as insincere
No more English, math and science studies in haredi schools?
Jerusalem Municipality approves plan for increased construction in capital
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
A short evening of theater in TA
A spotlight on those living off the land
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Trump adviser in 'Post' opinion: Too soon to give up on American Jewry
Why I went to Syria to fight ISIS
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
Democrats stagger to convention in crisis
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Marking 70 years since the King David Hotel bombing that struck the heart of the British Mandatory government.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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
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.
By BARRY DAVIS
Hebron Liberation Day celebrates a lesser-known story of freedom of worship.
By BEN BRESKY
Jerusalem is a fascinating spot; so many civilizations have crossed its path – mostly in not too gentle a manner.
How well do you know the Holy City? Test your knowledge.
By PEGGY CIDOR
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.
The struggle to keep Jerusalem’s treasures – its historic buildings – from being destroyed.
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.
Paul Margolis’s World War II reenactment photographs strike a chord.
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.
To this day, the details of Operation Mole Cricket 19 remain classified.
By URI MILSTEIN
No details about the origin of the antiquities or their value was given by the government.
By BEN HARTMAN
In 1967, Israel captured east Jerusalem in 48 hours, but 49 years later true unity remains elusive.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
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
New book: Mother’s Bible
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
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 deputy chief of staff was right to point to disturbing trends in today’s Israel.
By JOSHUA SOBOL
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
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
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
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
“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
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.
The discovery was first made on Saturday, as construction workers prepared the ground for a shopping center.
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.
The strength of that connectedness can build states and topple evil empires, and it can transform each of us, wherever we may be.
By BARBARA SOFER
The 1960s, another world.
By CYRIL SHERER
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