02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
UNRWA suspends employee allegedly elected to Hamas leadership
Israeli minister: Trump opening new peace path with Israel-Sunni efforts
Dershowitz calls on banks to close accounts that boycott Israel
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
Netanyahu ready to deflect blame for Gaza war woes
Arab MKs, rights groups slam amendment cracking down on illegal building
Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation
Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?
Senior official: Australia will press ICC to avoid attacks against Israel
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Talya Eliav channels iconic French singer for latest album
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Dance review: One. One & One
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Casspi waived by New Orleans Pelicans after breaking thumb
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
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
Stop the mudslinging
Right from wrong: Nikki Haley’s first hurrah
Think about it: Bridling free-market mechanisms
February 27, 2017: Sorting priorities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
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
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?
Jewish Voice for Peace to host terrorist at panel
Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts
Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated
Clear uptick in US antisemitism since election, says ADL
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
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
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
US Democrats pick Perez over Ellison to lead party
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
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
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘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
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
“This has been an extraordinary year,” Douglas marveled during a sit-down interview with former Post Editor-in-Chief Steve Linde.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Comedian Sarah Silverman broke out a Jewish joke as she took home a trophy at the 2014 Emmy Awards.
In his filmography spanning over 30 years, viewers have plenty to cherish.
Were Hitler jokes taken too far on the late-night comedy show “Chelsea Lately”? The Anti-Defamation League certainly thought so.
The innovative director had a long career making movies that both defined their times and were a little bit ahead of them.
By HANNAH BROWN
Jewish actor allegedly disturbed a performance of the musical "Cabaret" on Broadway, used obscene language and became belligerent.
By LAUREN IZSO,REUTERS
This week on TV.
'InStyle' magazine spotlights two up-and-coming Israeli starlets in their June issue.
By ELIA BERGER
The renowned filmmaker mentioned his mother in his acceptance speech for winning the Academy Award for Schindler’s List, calling her his “lucky charm.”
By SHAWN RODGERS
Moore died at the age of 80 on Wednesday.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Jewish stars - and characters - are among those nominated for major awards.
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing and Amy Schumer among those delivering speeches, demonstrating in Women's Marches across the US.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The actresses movies brought in $1.2 billion (USD) at the box office around the world.
Michael Douglas continues to promote Jewish inclusion, tolerance and pluralism.
By STEVE LINDE
The Ukrainian-born Jewish actress explained that after being rejected, insulted, paid less, and diminished based on her gender, she decided to found her own production company.
Several members of the tribe took home Emmy awards for their talents.
The discussion was first prompted by Beck's praise of the actor's recent 10 year anniversary marking his sobriety from alcohol.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
The actor also starred in the original version of the TV series 'Mission Impossible.'
David’s last work for HBO was the 2013 film “Clear History.”
The event brought together members of the international Jewish and African-American communities around techniques developed by Israeli psychiatrists for treating trauma relief.
The new Han Solo film, announced in 2013, is scheduled to be released in May 2018.
By JULIE WIENER
Roberts was most well-known for her portrayal of Marie Barone, the grandmother, alongside actors Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton.
Diamond, 38, began serving a four-month jail sentence on Jan. 15 after he was convicted last year of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.
The former Miss Colombia causes uproar over tweet using play on the similar-sounding Spanish words for an expletive slang term and 'Jewish.'
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Stark’s brother and store co-owner Bruce Stark personally thanked Sandler for the purchase when he spotted the actor leaving his makeup trailer.
As it happens, several Oscar-nominated films have unusually triumphant, behind-the-scenes Jewish stories worth celebrating.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
In the past, Bialik has spoken and written publicly about the challenges of maintaining faith and modesty in Hollywood.
Singer and actress Barbra Streisand and filmmaker Steven Spielberg were among 17 Americans who received the honor at a ceremony at the White House.
While most of the beneficiaries are secular organizations, the couple also is donating to the Sinai Temple of Los Angeles, which houses the Kirk and Anne Douglas Childhood Center.
The Hollywood film producer said that it's time for Jews to protect themselves.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Bieber previously charged with vandalism for egging same neighbor's house.
Hollywood legend recounts his own confrontation with bigotry after son faced verbal anti-Semitic attack.
This article was originally published in The Jerusalem Post in 1991. In the wake of Leonard Nimoy’s February 27 death, the piece is being republished with the permission of the author.
By TOM TUGEND
The pop star was performing in Poland and decided stopped at the former death camp.
No one expected the intrepid Simon, who was a well known figure in Israel based in Tel Aviv for many years, to die in his bed or his native New York.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"The Honorable Woman", "Transparent", "The Affair", get the spotlight and the glory.
Kim's older sister and her husband are reportedly purchasing a seafront apartment in the heart of Tel Aviv.
In the comedian's blog, Barr accused BDS supporters of being hypocritical in their stance on the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Celebrities show their support for the Israeli Defense Forces at a gala in Los Angeles.
The text of the ad expresses sadness over the “devastating loss of life endured by Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza," then squarely blames Hamas.
By DAVID BRINN
Close friend of the late Jewish comedienne tells 'Hollywood Reporter' that Rivers feared for her life after remarks made during Gaza war.
Journalist and talk show host Geraldo Rivera said he never saw a funeral with more laughter.
R&B sensation cites LGBT rights, women's rights in decision not to appear at party held at iconic establishment frequented by Hollywood elite.
Hollywood slams Sony, movie theaters for canceling film following threats from hackers who waged a massive cyberattack on the movie studio.
Late night talk show host blasts Democrats who skipped Netanyahu's Congress speech but can't pronounce his name.
Gadot will be accompanied by British action star Jason Stathum in an advertisement for Wix.com, a free website-building company based in Tel Aviv.
SHALVA’S “Spirit of Hope” Dinner honors Michael and Angelique De Luca.
By STEVE WALZ/SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Tel Aviv U. grad Maya Sarfaty win prestigious award for her film, “The Most Beautiful Woman,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.
Israeli actress who has the lead role in the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster face politicized social media chatter after trailer debut.
Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg enliven Woody Allen’s new film -‘Cafe Society’.
By MICHAEL PHILLIPS
Thank 'the Lord': 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' clan seems to be keeping up with Israel visits.
Actors and directors nominated for Academy Awards will be given a 10-day, first-class trip to Israel valued at $55,000.
Oscar nominees to receive $55,000 1st-class trip to Israel in gift bag.
Several high-profile Israeli directors have just finished new films, or will be embarking on important new projects in the coming year.
After creating the series “Tyrant” for FX and “Dig” for USA, Gideon Raff has now sold a pitch for a film on Israel’s early 1980s rescue of Ethiopian Jews to Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Israeli-born actress discusses the challenges of directing, acting in new film based on Amos Oz novel.
Legendary Jewish film actor Richard Dreyfuss shares his this thoughts on an illustrious career and a new beginning for Israel.
Former Tonight Show host takes on hosting duties once again in honor of Michael Douglas at 2nd annual Genesis Award.
By SAM SOKOL
Oscar for best live action short film goes to British movie "The Phone Call."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Israeli divorce drama "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" to contend for Hollywood entertainment award in category of best foreign film.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Odeya Rush sat alongside Gomez in Paris for a fashion show put on last week by the popular high-end brand Louis Vuitton.
Bacall was the sultry actress with the heavy-lidded eyes and husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen.
Movie mogul Menahem Golan’s career had a resonating
impact on Israeli cinema
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
Comedic Jewish icon, who is 81-years-old, was undergoing a procedure on her vocal chords when she stopped breathing.
The Brooklyn native, who made films into his 90s, is best known for his roles in Westerns "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and "The Magnificent Seven."
Like witnessing a car accident, we see what happened and can reassure
ourselves that however many problems we may have, the poor souls we’re
looking at have it much worse at the moment
"I am very happy to be coming to a country with a sense of humor!"
By BARRY DAVIS
Mashregh News's alert comes amid reports that Angelina Jolie is "crazy about" the Israeli martial art.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Writer-director Gideon Raff says US colleagues drawn by after-hours Tel Aviv attractions, and "freewheeling Israeli creativity, which helps getting the job done."
Take a look at the nominees with Jewish ancestry who are up for consideration for this year’s awards, which will be presented on January 8.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Reggae star opens up about the fusion of Jamaican and Jewish customs in his family's kitchen.
Lowe made the allegation over comments made last year by Board of Equalization member Jerome Horton following the board’s decision to lower income tax Lowe owed on a $25m. home sale in 2005.
The Israeli actress opens up about how she does it all as a real-life Wonderwoman.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Gere will meet with former president Shimon Peres as well as Arab and Jewish children participating in coexistence initiatives under the auspices of the Peres Center.
An Oscar enthusiast waxes nostalgic about past Academy Award ceremonies.
By RUTH BELOFF
Producers glaringly left off Joan Rivers during their nearly four minute tribute to the celebrities lost.
A look at the odds-on favorites before Sunday night’s telecast.
A brief of Jewish news from around the world.
'Selma's' snub on Thursday has sparked the familiar - but still disheartening - outcry that Hollywood has a diversity problem.
Winners and losers at the Golden Globes.
Israeli supermodel says she doesn't blame her actor ex-boyfriend for going after the sensational singer.
After threats were made against the US by North Korea over Rogen and Franco's latest comedy, Jewish celebrities are speaking out on a subject that is unfortunately close to their hearts: terrorism.
Actor Mike Myers resurrects Dr. Evil of 'Austin Powers' in address to N. Korea for SNL skit. "If you really want to put a bomb in a movie theater, do what I did: Put in 'The Love Guru'."
Drake, James Franco and Ellen DeGeneres are in the Hanukka spirit this holiday season, and they are plastering social media with proof of their festive celebrations.
The stars' unlikely performances included Johansson singing "Bizarre Love Triangle," and "Superbad"'s Hill performing a cover of Jewish rapper Drake's "Marvin's Room."
By LAUREN IZSO
North Korean officials described Rogen's "The Interview" as "a most wanton act of terror and act of war," due to a Kim Jong-un death scene, and vowed international retaliation.
Move afoot on Twitter to shun film after claims that the cast's ethnic makeup is historically inaccurate.
By ARIEL ZILBER
Family filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department
There were speculations that they planned to film some scenes in Morocco, but had to cancel due to the sudden rise of Ebola.
Hollywood actress and her French journalist fiance welcome their first child, a baby girl named Rose.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
As a UN special envoy, Jolie has visited some of Israel's Arab neighbors; in 2009 the two movie stars lunched with the Assads in Damascus.
The usual suspects cleaned up at the 66th Emmys.
This year saw remarkable performances across the board, but on Monday night the most compelling performances by women will be honored at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Top entertainers are playing a new role – publicly supporting Israel in its war against Hamas.
A friend recently sent me a YouTube clip of actor Michael Douglas, son of Kirk Douglas, making his acceptance speech on receiving the 2015 Genesis Award here in Israel.
By BRENDA KATTEN
While everyone suspected of a crime can invoke the right of silence, there is a critical public policy issue as to whether such a person is ethically suitable for high office.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
This is unhealthy, unacceptable and unpardonable, and it is time for measures to be taken to rein in a Supreme Court gone wild.
By MICHAEL FREUND
A look at some of the Jewish pop-culture icons whose potential expatriate status hangs in the balance as Americans cast their ballots.