05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Abbas asks for NATO to replace IDF in West Bank as part of peace deal
Report: Hezbollah digging tunnels, placing rockets on border for next conflict with Israel
Funeral held for terrorist killed in Hebron shooting
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Fugitive wanted for double murder shot dead by district police commander
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
German city’s facilities used to wage anti-Semitic BDS campaign
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone fired from radio show following Hitler comments
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
Motion calls for a Palestinian state on the basis of the 1967 borders with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.
Israeli official says that the Upper House of the Irish parliament is a relatively insignificant body, and that the vote is only symbolic.
By HERB KEINON
Islamist fighters overran a crossing point in the line that has separated Israelis from Syrians in the Golan Heights since 1973.
Bob Marley's sons set to take the stage for a reggae Purim Ball.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Films from Ireland and France abound this month at the local cinematheques.
By HANNAH BROWN
In 'The Pier,' Gerard Hurley takes a poetic yet unsentimental look at the relationship between a father and son.
By BARRY DAVIS
For a cozy winter head to the Jacob's Ladder Winter Weekend this December.
After performing before 22 million people around the world, the iconic Irish dance troupe is coming to Israel next month for eight performances.
By DAVID BRINN
Although cleaning it may be somewhat tricky, this vegetable is worth the trouble.
By FAYE LEVY
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary tells the newspaper the Irish Independent that Israeli authorities have delayed the launch of routes to Israel
By NIV ELIS
In plain language, these asset prices are in bubbles. Indeed, some analysts have noted that we have ‘a bubble of bubbles.’
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Assembly plant proposed for Beit Shean, but after offers and counter offers, efforts fail to bring more business to Kiryat Gat.
By YUVAL AZOULAI AND SHMULIK SHELAH
Exports to Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain dropped an accumulated 17.3 percent in dollar terms in the third quarter of 2010.
By SHARON WROBEL
The phrase "Arbeit Macht Frei," which, when translated to English means "work sets you free," was written at the end of a document submitted as evidence into a banking inquiry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Spokesman for the Israeli embassy in Dublin says that until three years ago it was HETI policy not to invite the ambassador to the Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony.
By SAM SOKOL
British Jews condemn Holocaust Education Trust Ireland
Yad Vashem criticized "attempts to politicize Holocaust commemoration," says it "does a great disservice both to the victims and to education about the Holocaust.”
Former president Herzog's birthplace was vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti, exemplifying "disturbing mix of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish sentiment," Labor chairman says.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Former US president calls on EU to stand behind condemnation of settlement expansion and label products clearly.
TUI voted unanimously to endorse Palestinian activists call for an academic boycott of the Jewish state.
By JONNY PAUL JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Alan Shatter, viewed in J'lem as being "courageous" for speaking up in Dublin on Israel’s behalf, to meet with Neeman, Livni.
Irish FM says his country would support, on moral grounds, EU ban of Israeli products manufactured across Green Line.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Visit by Eamon Gilmore, in Israel for three-day regional tour, unlikely reflection of changing positions.
Knesset Speaker unexpectedly invited to Irish President's office, discusses peace process with FM.
Knesset speaker says he tried to talk to pro-Palestinian protesters who forced him to enter building through back door.
The essence of the global financial crisis is that the world is drowning in debt.
Why will Israel not enter into discussion with the political leaders of Hamas, just as the British government instituted with the IRA, and finally achieved a settlement?
By NEVILLE TELLER
Members of the diplomatic community are often hard-pressed when they have more than one function to attend on any given night.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Artist uses 1.4 billion worth of shredded euros to build house in protest of financial crisis.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Ehud Nathan’s Black Velvet brings its Celtic jams, horas and polkas to Jerusalem in mid-May.
J'lem officials accuse Ireland of leading EU opposition to placing Hezbollah's "military wing" on continent's blacklist.
Israel's harshest critic in the EU assumes the organization's presidency in a time of diplomatic turbulence.
Sen. David Norris wrote 1997 character reference to Israeli court on behalf of a former lover convicted of statutory rape of a 15-year-old boy.
250 flights canceled due to ash cloud from Icelandic volcano; Ryanair flies plane through Scottish airspace to show lack of danger.
Security tight after bomb discovered and destroyed; event marks first time a British monarch has visited Ireland since 1911.
Alan Shatter, Ireland’s only Jewish parliamentarian and courageous friend of Israel, was re-elected is likely to win a key post in new gov't.
Move comes day after Peru joins growing list of S. American countries recognizing a Palestinian state; other EU countries may follow suit.
Leaked cable reveals Irish Department of Foreign Affairs forbade US military transits to pass through Shannon Airport during 2nd Lebanon War.
In letter to Ireland's PM, Simon Wiesenthal Center says Irish economic meltdown cannot be camouflaged by anti-Semitism.
EU quickly agreed in principle to the bailout, saying it "is warranted to safeguard financial stability in the EU."
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Move likely to be boon to Israeli economy; Ireland held up concord for ‘political’ reasons but eventually gave in.
Mairead Maguire is appealing decision to disallow entry into country; participated in Rachel Corrie flotilla.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND AP
Over 200 demonstrators say former British PM has "blood on his hands" as he arrives in Irish capital for first public signing of his memoir, "A Journey."
Supreme court ruled that Mairead Maguire must be deported in accordance with order barring her for ten years.
By DAN IZENBERG AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Justices dismiss Nobel laureate’s claim she didn't know was barred from entering country; "Israel’s sovereignty remains intact," Beinisch says.
By DAN IZENBERG
Even before last week’s election, the Irish government was considered among the most hostile in Europe to Israel, second only to Sweden.
Would-be bomber claims ISIS affiliation, but no explosives found in chip-producing facility.
If life is becoming unbearable in Gaza, it’s largely because Hamas has turned it into a Taliban-like Islamic mini-state
By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
With the state budget veering far into the red, the government imposes painful austerity measures.
By ZIV HELLMAN
Boycott was reportedly adopted without any debate or discussion. Only proposer, seconder discussed item on agenda before vote.
Vincent Browne says Israel "cancer in foreign affairs;” remarks draw sharp rebuke from Israel.
By JONNY PAUL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Irish Jewish Museum trying to raise $13m for sixfold expansion of its premises in old synagogue on Walworth Road, Dublin.
By Gil Stern Stern SHEFLER
Thousands to set off through the streets of Dublin in celebration of James Joyce's masterpiece.
In the past 20 years, Ireland has solidified itself as a major player on the global tech scene – culminating in the success of the international Dublin Web Summit. Should Tel Aviv be worried?
By Laura Kelly
Harold and Gayle Berman have penned a true-life account of ‘an intermarriage gone Jewish.’ An excerpt:
By GAYLE BERMAN
In her belief that ‘life really is for living’ Michal Ravid tackles everything – from practicing medicine to mountain biking and teaching Irish dance.
One would think the Jewish-Diaspora would open up their arms to an Irish-Zionist. Turns out they are among the harshest critics.
By NICKY LARKIN
In Ireland, conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is portrayed as black and white issue.
Tel Aviv City Council member Karnit Goldwasser gave birth to a girl at Ichilov Hospital.
The author says she had a good idea her initial writing escapade would end up as a bona-fide published volume.
Metulla Poetry Festival guest Lior Sternberg has been inspired by the capital.
The pairing of a Quebecois fiddler and a western-Irish uilleann-piper at the Jacob's Ladder Winter Weekend is an intriguing prospect.
Senior sources told the "Irish Independent" that Israeli soldiers provided "decisive" help in preventing another hostage situation.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Abraham Fund Initiatives for integration, equality of Arab citizens organize a trip for 15 Arab-Israeli community leaders.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
European countries call for the perpetrators of "horrendous crimes" committed during Syria conflict to be put on trial.
UNIFIL civil affairs director: Italy may reduce troop levels, stresses importance of finding perpetrators of bombing, 'an-Nahar' reports.
Dublin and Jerusalem pursue cooperation in order to decrease road fatalities.
By SHARON UDASIN
A round-up of news from around the nation.
Ken Loach’s fact-based film ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ takes us back to 1930s Ireland.
A group of four Northern Irish visited Israel two weeks ago and shared their impressions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
‘Enough of this,’ our 20-year-old daughter declared a few days into the trip; ‘I don’t see why we can’t say we’re Israeli.
By BRIAN BLUM
Kerry's cynical performance underscores all the reasons for Israel not to make concessions just in order to make a good impression.
By SARAH HONIG
I cannot for the life of me understand the haredi spokesmen who claim that the government is trying to “criminalize” learning Torah.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Ireland could end its EU presidency, on 30 June, with a grand gesture in leading the move to register Hezbollah on Europe’s terrorist list.
By SHIMON SAMUELS
Last weekend Ireland again placed itself in the vanguard of anti-Israel activism in the European Union.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Original Thinking: When asked who they were freeing Palestine from, a trio of bright young faces answered, “From the Jews.”
By BARRY SHAW
My question is: Does it take six people to die and many more be injured in order for a person to lose his license?
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Anti-Israel obsession inexplicably permeates very distant societies, divorced from our reality.
Such rants may well have been inspired or intensified by unfair and unbalanced media coverage.
If the Health Ministry invested a small amount of money in an advertising campaign and changed its attitude, the hospitals would be at less than fullcapacity come next winter.
I think Hoffman needs to reevaluate the way he pushes his own opinions into news articles.
Vladimir Putin can bomb the hell out of Georgians over Abkhazia and South Ossetia and as long as the Irish don’t have an upcoming World Cup qualifier there, it’s irrelevant.
By JOHN LALOR
The Irish government is either oblivious to Trócaire’s extensive anti-peace activities, or knowingly carrying on a long tradition of anti-Israel bias.
By ALEX RYVCHIN
John Donne: no economy is an island entire of itself; every economy is a piece of the intercontinental totality, a part of the main.
I’ll be blunt: I often wonder why so many Israelis I’ve met have such love for Ireland.
Beneath veneer of calm, there resides in Irish people's hearts an abiding discontent at state of affairs on this windswept island – and some of that is directed at Israel.
By STEWART WEISS
Many in Ireland think Israel has much to learn from their peace process, but critics say the Emerald Isle often demonstrates a far-from-sparkling grasp of the specifics of our conflict.
By RUTH EGLASH
Catholics and Protestants clash in some of the worst violence in decades in Northern Ireland.
US president visits Irish village of Moneygall where he claims ancestral roots, meets distant relative and drinks the local Guinness.