03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
Netanyahu's inner circle shrinks as top official leaves job
'No daylight' with Trump administration, Israeli ambassador Dermer says
Bomb threat suspect used Bitcoin, Google Voice
Watch Live: AIPAC kicks off annual conference on Israel
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Free SMS program to help Arab men quit smoking begins
What was Israel's most popular Google search of the past year?
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Trump’s new Israel envoy gets a mixed welcome from Jewish groups
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
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
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
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 was a monumental influence on just about any kid who picked up a guitar with rock star aspirations.
Security guards at Erez Crossing prevent smuggling of rare relics
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
"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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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
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
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 deputy chief of staff was right to point to disturbing trends in today’s Israel.
By JOSHUA SOBOL
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
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
“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."
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.
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