02.24.2017 | 28 Shevat, 5777
UNRWA casts doubt on allegation that one of its employees was elected to Hamas leadership
Bennett orders closure of Hamas-run east Jerusalem school
Who are the creators of mysterious Ramallah signs in favor of one-state solution?
Pro-Palestinian protesters depict Netanyahu as Hitler in Sydney rally
Israelis seek their next adventure – in North Korea
Netanyahu: Hebron shooter should be pardoned
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Editor's notes: Netanyahu’s real opposition
Decision-making at times of war and peace
A Bulgarian love affair with Israel
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra invites audiences to ‘Bach’s Journey’
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Middle Israel:Under new management
Palestinian authorities block lawmaker critical of Abbas from travel abroad
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
NY Governor unveils new plan to fight antisemitism and hate crimes
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
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
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Parashat Mishpatim: Justice and compassion – can they go together?
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
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Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
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‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
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
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
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?
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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
The Jewish people are in danger of forgetting that they are not owners of the land, but God’s guests.
By DAVID GREENSTEIN
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."
A central city challenges Eilat as a magnet for local and international tourism.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Photos documenting days of remembrance from our past.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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.
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
"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.
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