02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Rocket lands near Gaza border, no injuries
Palestinian Authority President to address UN Human Rights Council
UNRWA suspends employee allegedly elected to Hamas leadership
Israeli minister: Trump opening new peace path with Israel-Sunni efforts
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Three policemen indicted for aggravated assault
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
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
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
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
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
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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
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Netanyahu, Trump tout tight security ties as PM returns from Washington.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Philip Gordon says US allies will not support revisiting nuclear pact.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Israel will not exist 25 years from now.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Jewish groups welcome Dutch amendment to resolution.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The comments were made during the UN's annual Disarmament and International Security Committee meeting at the world body's headquarters in New York, Press TV added.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The German Ambassador said the deal did not try to “influence Iran’s regional policies or change the character of the regime."
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps on Wednesday announced that it had launched two additional missiles – which it claims are “capable of reaching Israel.”
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The US senator used some colorful language conveying his sentiments on the White House during a conversation with the prime minister.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Nisman was found in his apartment with a bullet in his head and a pistol by his side, just before he was due to testify to the Argentine congress about his findings.
Upwards of 20,000 Jews live in the Islamic Republic of Iran today.
The concert was announced earlier this week and had been planned for later this year.
"It reminds me of the economy and industry of the 'Third Reich," said the vice president of Europe's Jewish Congress.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Only six months since implementation, special interests are quick to judge the 15-year agreement.
Has Iran complied? Has the West? From what we know, all sides are abiding by the agreement. But we are in early stages yet.
A fifth American is also released by Iran in a separate agreement.
The session, titled "Old crises, new Middle East," is to be held on Sunday morning.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The newspaper said the warning came during a recent meeting between the two sides whose exact date and place were not reported in order to protect the participants.
Former Defense Minister to JPost Conference: US must become more proactive in the region.
The drone, called Saegheh, or lightning, was unveiled at an expo showcasing the latest achievements by the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace arm.
In highly unusual statement, Defense Ministry says lessons of failed 1938 agreement with Nazi Germany "also hold true for Iran."
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
The two were friendly and collegial when they first sat down, Spiro said.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Three years ago, the state enacted legislation mandating identification of persons or entities that invest more than $20 million in goods, services or credit in the Iranian energy sector.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The speaker also wrote to all 120 MKs, asking them to join a coordinated social media campaign on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to express their disgust at Holocaust denial.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Non-Jewish Iranian exiles tour West Bank.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The source of the billboard is still unclear, though some speculate it could be tied to an upcoming art exhibit in Jerusalem.
By ROSIE PERPER
"Israelis do not like leakers, snitches or scheming politicians."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Dora Nazarian, daughter of one of the richest Jewish-Persian families in the US, tells of her family’s extraordinary history that led them from Iran to Los Angeles.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
Would it be the Mossad or IDF Intelligence? Trying to find the answer through conversations with former top-ranking officials on one of the most sensitive topics (that is still) on the table.
"The occupying regime, in an attempt to normalize its situation, has for the first time referred to certain Arab countries as its allies against the resistance front," Rouhani says.
Dore Gold, former Foreign Ministry director-general, says not ‘one iota’ of moderation has been seen from Tehran.
By HERB KEINON
Iran’s officials vowed to continue launching “roaring missiles,” which they characterized as defensive in nature.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHAEL WILNER
According to Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the death sentence is due to be carried out in two weeks.
Rafsanjani, a pragmatist who favored liberal political and economic policies, died of a heart attack aged 82.
A provision in the deal permits Iran to collect over $100 billion thanks to sanctions relief imposed by the US and mostly European countries.
New nonproliferation measures will face opposition from rogue countries, as well as nations like Russia and China, who have huge amounts of trade in illicit dual-use materials.
Trump has called the nuclear pact a "disaster" and "the worst deal ever negotiated," signalling that he may pull out of the deal all together.
The park, which opened near the second largest city in Iran, Mashhad, targets boys 8 to 13 years in age and is free to visitors.
Once again, policy discussion on Iran will likely focus on sanctions and force posture.
Says antisemitism in the United States is a "marginalized phenomenon."
The Iranian embassy did not respond to requests for comment.
The identity of the alleged thieves remains unknown, according to London-based Arabic newspaper.
“We have no judgement on this election because America is the same America,” the Iranian leader said during a broadcast on state television.
"Regardless, Iran’s breach of the heavy water stockpile limit underscores the need for greater transparency on implementation of the deal.”
The air force, comprised largely of US-made jets obtained before the 1979 revolution, is particularly weak compared to Iran's Gulf Arab rivals.
Democratic VP nominee trumpets accord more than Clinton ever has.
The commander warned that “the Zionist regime is our biggest target.”
Women in Iran risk prosecution if caught contravening the ban, which was issued by ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
INSS’s Emily Landau: Tehran shows no sign of moderation, yet Washington "acts as its lawyer."
General Joseph Votel told reporters at a Pentagon press briefing that Iran was alone it's carrying out of what he said was the "unprofessional" harassment of navy vessels in international waters.
Israeli Supreme Court rules that Eli Cohen's extradition for illegally exporting weapons to the Islamic Republic be upheld.
Gold: Arab leaders are “laying out a case against Iranian actions, and we are seeing it expressed over and over by Arab leaders.”
Iran's deal to import Russia's S-300 was put on hold amid international sanctions in 2010, prompting the Islamic Republic to develop its own missile defense system.
Defense Minister: "The Russians offered us the option to purchase S-400 air defense, but we rejected the offer."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Reports of a link "are completely false," State Department spokesperson John Kirby said on Wednesday.
Shurat HaDin not threatening Airbus, which also recently announced plans to sell planes to Iran.
2,000 kilometer range would put Israel in ballistic missile's striking distance.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
United Against Nuclear Iran objects to promoting business to the Islamic Republic while ignoring the county’s support for terrorism and its belligerent behavior.
Bahrain broke off formal relations with Iran in January of this year.
Western officials say that although the launches went against 2231, they were not a violation of the core nuclear agreement.
The ballistic missile test was intended "to show Iran's deterrent power and also the Islamic Republic's ability to confront any threat against the Islamic Revolution."
The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against the group.
Dr. Ephraim Asculai releases book with accounts of Israeli Atomic Energy Commission’s early days.
The report said that the incident occurred on the third day of naval excises being conducted off the Persian Gulf, but did not specify the date of the event nor the name of the US carrier.
With wind at its back because of the newly gained international legitimacy and sanctions removal, Tehran could more aggressively push its sectarian agenda in the region.
Supreme leader: Be careful – comments made by some American politicians in past few days are suspicious.
An IAEA report shows that Iran was lying about its military nuclear program, but the deal continues.
Tehran denies having any military forces in Syria, but says it has dispatched advisers to help Assad's army fight "terrorist groups." Hezbollah has not published a figure for its losses.
Stop the Bomb, an organization that was founded in Austria in 2007 and that opposes the Iranian government, sharply criticized Fischer.
As Tehran uses the post-sanctions windfall to finance advanced weapons and terror networks for Assad, Hezbollah and other allies, the violence will increase, as will the exodus from Syria.
Undecided lawmakers plan announcements as advocates, opponents plot their final moves ahead of showdown on Capitol Hill
Rezaian, Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, was detained on July 22, 2014 and imprisoned for nine months without charges.
The most recent verdict came as the world awaits news regarding the fate of Jason Rezaian, a reporter for the Washington Post held in Iran for more over a year on espionage charges.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Buchanan said that the deal was going through, and that Republican leadership conceded as much.
Re-examining the political landscape in light of the Iran deal, the PA must play a double game in order to keep all options on the table.
By GIDEON GOREN
Russia had previously agreed to ban the sale under pressure from the US; Israel has pushed Moscow not to send the advanced weapons system to Iran.
Rezaian has reportedly developed a litany of health problems resulting from full-day interrogations, months in solitary confinement.
The rapprochement between Iran and the PA comes amid reports of mounting tensions between Tehran and Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The agreement, a major initiative for both US President Barack Obama and Iran's pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani, has been met with resistance from hardliners in both countries.
Sanctions aimed at a single WTO member, like Iran, constitute discrimination and contradict the spirit of the entire organization.
By DAVID S. JONAS AND ELIZABETH URRUTIA
Consider the arguments made during the debate over the agreement. In every single case – with one possible exception we will get to later – the arguments have already been disproved.
By ELLIOTT ABRAMS
Over the years the Iranian narrative of Iran being “tolerant” of Jews has become louder.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Hollande enthusiastically welcomed Hassan Rouhani, president of the Holocaust-denying, genocidal Iranian regime.
By MEL ALEXENBERG
When a regime is obsessed with conspiracy theories about Jews, it is not only a threat to the Jewish people themselves, but to civilization itself.
By KEN JACOBSON
My first personal encounter with Iran left me surrounded by death and destruction.
By ARNOLD E. RESNICOFF
Not allowing America’s highest legislative body to even weigh in on what may be the foremost foreign policy agreement of our time makes a travesty of democracy.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
As an Israeli, I fear that we will soon be left with no choice but to tackle the Iranian threat alone.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Netanyahu’s battle has opened up deep divisions within the Jewish community that could take years to heal, if that.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
First of all, here’s what not to talk about. Don’t speak about peace. There’s hardly a Jew alive who hasn’t heard the litany of biblical and rabbinic sources on peace trotted out time and again.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Business interests will dominate and impede European countries from invoking snap-back sanctions.
With every passing day, opposition mounts against the woeful nuclear deal negotiated by the administration with the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism—the Islamic Republic of Iran.
By DR. BEN CARSON
The Western world is facing an unprecedented threat from a global eclipse of reason.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Reports, confirmed by National Security Adviser Susan Rice, have revealed two secret deals struck between the IAEA and Iran.
An updated list of the fictions peddled by the Obama administration in support of its pact with Iran.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Trump said the deal had rendered Iran a “world power,” whereas it had previously been a regional power.