05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Joint List MK: Israel is ethnically cleansing the West Bank
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Lebanese journalist: 'Aleppo would have been safe like the Golan were it annexed by Israel'
Jerusalem mini-market owners defy forced Shabbat closures
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 1
Nazi hunter: Livingstone’s claims about Hitler ‘absurd’
Rivlin: Any new pardon request for jailed former president Katsav will be reviewed
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
Islamic Jihad delegation visits Iran to 'discuss ways to strengthen intifada'
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
Dar’ar Abu Sisi convicted of involvement in developing Hamas’ homemade inventory of rockets and mortars.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Report: Structure is 1 of 500 illegally built by EU in Israel
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
One challenge the plaintiffs will have to overcome is using Israeli military court convictions as direct evidence.
Meanwhile, Israel, Egypt and other Gulf states have slammed Qatar for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist movements.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The packed audience appreciated the non-classical entertainment and the jazz ambiance was maintained into the wee hours.
By BARRY DAVIS
Rosh Ha’ayin has joined the list of cities around the country that now host annual jazz events.
'I am proud to take part in an operation where Israeli youth of all backgrounds are taking action to help out those who need it most,” says Portman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”
By AARON KATSMAN
European environmentalists travel the Israel Trail.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
By NIV ELIS
The research team think that problem occurs because the beta cells in the pancreas, which create insulin, “forget their vital task of producing insulin when they wait for a meal.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Attackers reportedly separated the Muslim students from the non-Muslims and killed approximately 147 Christian students in the processing, injuring an additional 79.
By ARIEL COHEN
Lauder calls on world leaders to speak out against persecution of Christians in Middle East.
By JEREMY SHARON
Affair is alleged 2010 plot to illegally undermine then defense minister Ehud Barak's choice for IDF chief of staff.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Fifty-six percent of respondents from the general population said they would react negatively if their daughter married a Muslim.
Current Egyptian Minister of Culture: "There is nothing called ‘Jewish books in Egypt,’ the books scientifically should be classified as Arabic, Persian, Turkish, etc.”
Legal victory highlights communities’ tensions with European Jewish Association.
By SAM SOKOL
The bottom line of nine months of talks is that nothing really moved, and nothing significant changed – except one thing: US Secretary of State John Kerry’s credibility with the Israeli public.
By HERB KEINON
Authority works to strengthen professional relationship between representatives of Arab society and various ministries.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Du Népal au Kurdistan, l’ONG israélienne IsraAid opère sur tous les fronts. Même là où on ne l’attend pas. Comme en Irak, au secours des victimes de l’Etat islamique
By ANAV SILVERMAN
« Ceux qui me posent des questions sur la maladie de mon fils semblent persuadés que nous serions tous beaucoup plus heureux si mon fils – que j’aime de tout mon cœur et de toute mon âme – et les gens comme lui n’existaient pas »
By HANNAH BROWN
Finance minister must meet with animal rights groups before finalizing program; groups argue that move encourages animal abuse.
By SHARON UDASIN
The sub-committee has been tasked with generating a recommendation for the Haifa metropolitan region within three months.
Agreement signed by Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir and his Nigerian counterpart, will focus on bolstering food security.
Cocktail reception takes place on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Toronto, a frigate that was docked in Haifa Port.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Is it safe to take the shingles vaccine?
For example: Jellyfish bites are not often dangerous, but they can cause a lot of pain; don’t rub skin area- instead, wash with sea water.
Australian diabetes researcher Prof. Paul Zimmet, who has visited Israel over 30 times in five decades, has earned an honorary doctorate from Tel Aviv University in recognition of his life work.
Chief Rabbinate decides to postpone holiday from Saturday to Sunday night and Monday, when schools will be closed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Mission includes veteran aid workers, medical workers, and a psychosocial team.
Hadid will also be featured in the exclusive Pirelli calendar for 2015.
Lingering questions remain from this episode.
By STEVEN EMERSON
Turnout reaches 58.66 percent - higher than the 57% of the last Labor primary two years ago.
By GIL HOFFMAN
IsraAID has been responding to refugee crises across Europe for the last three years.
During his visit to Israel last December, Carter said he gained the impression that Israelis had felt betrayed by the US.
By STEVE LINDE
“I am so excited to have an opportunity to represent Israel in Europe with my fellow teammates,” Alex Swieca says.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Third straight defeat for Blue-and-White seriously complicates Euro qualifying campaign.
By ALLON SINAI
Obama signs disaster declaration for areas in Texas which has been hammered by record breaking rain.
By NATHAN WISE,REUTERS
"I knew that the police ordered the pizza, but the officer [who made the order] sounded laid back on the telephone," suspect says.
Krishna Devi Khadka attributed her survival to the IsraAID team rescue efforts that lead to her being pulled from the rubble followed by intensive medical care at the IDF field hospital.
“Current projections suggest that even with improved crop yields, we will not be able to meet the world’s demand for food by 2050,” official says.
Paper presents the first rigorous evaluation of the effect of computer-based decision support on doctors’ decisions.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had previously stated that Israel will provide all possible help to Nepal.
Israel’s debt levels, which help determine its credit ratings and the interest levels that it pays, have been steadily falling for years.
Yellow-and-blue’s title defense continues with quarterfinal series against Turkish champion.
"The best thing we can do right now is respond to each appeal as it comes. Time is against us but we will do whatever we can to help."
The co-director of a new documentary about her upbringing as an Orthodox Jew and the secular path she took speaks to the ‘Post’ about her experiences.
Yael Arkin, general manager of Let Animals Live, described the “heartbreaking” conditions of the animals.
Alon was sentenced in 2003 for her role in the embezzlement of some NIS 300 million.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Health Ministry chief has permanently removed video clip produced for NIS 450,000 for World AIDS Day from website and Facebook page.
The pipeline was a joint project between Iran and Israel in 1968, but the Islamic Revolution of 1978-1979 crushed the alliance and cooperation.
By NIV ELIS,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Winners of award have a one-in-five statistical chance of winning a Nobel Prize.
The issue of discrimination against Sephardi children in the haredi sector is an extremely sensitive issue and has led to severe societal unrest following state intervention.
he IDF is “substantially dependent on the calling up of citizens for reserve service in emergencies,” Knesset committee says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
MDA stations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and at Tel Hashomer, are open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on Friday.
Starting on Sunday, the dental clinics of Meuhedet Health Services will be closed due to the beginning of a strike, the Histadrut’s health institutions unit announced.
Palestinian Authority condemns decision; Israel says move does not prevent reaching two-state solution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israeli NGOs were among the first to arrive after the disaster and are among the last to leave, running a variety of programs in stricken areas.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN/ ISRAEL21C.ORG
IsraAID is involved in humanitarian efforts around the world, even in regions that are traditionally less friendly to Israel.
How an initial commitment to humanitarian aid and relief by the organizations appointed to solve the Palestinian refugee problem became heavily politicized.
By NICOLE BRACKMAN
The Northern District police recently stepped up efforts against offenses on the roads, in an effort to try to reduce the number of lives endangered by dangerous driving.
By COMPILED BY TAMARA ZIEVE
"Allowing the PLO to maintain an office in Washington, DC provides no benefit to the United States or the peace process," letter from US lawmakers reads.
In Doha, Kerry will meet members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.
US President tells Al-Arabiya that through trust building steps, "the the logic of a two-state solution will reassert itself."
Another Egyptian court sentenced the leader of the Brotherhood and 682 supporters to death earlier this week.
Fisher was arrested two weeks ago for being a middle man in bribery schemes between top police officials and clients of his under investigation.
Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Should a siren be sounded during the evening, the public is asked to go down into the underground car park directly below the square.
Hebrew University scholar says discrepancy due to a difference in definition among the various bodies that monitor immigration.
The relief initiative, "Restore a Smile" will allow all eligible survivors to receive dental treatment of NIS 5,000 per year.
Researcher attributes difference to tendency in Jewish areas to have lots of industry, businesses whereas Arab areas have few such zones.
Jabotinsky is Rivlin’s ideological hero, whom he frequently quotes when explaining his own beliefs, derived from Jabotinsky’s philosophy.
Despite experiencing severe economic turmoil in the aftermath of its 2010 earthquake, Haiti is far from a lost cause, actor Sean Penn says in Tel Aviv.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Gilad Millo, the former deputy head of mission at the Israeli Embassy in Kenya, made his musical debut in April with the song “Unajua.”
"Palestine is not the same as Puerto Rico, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque is not a mere building made of stone."
The Middle East’s only democracy should not tolerate religious coercion of any kind.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
We have suffered a blow from the world, especially from our closest ally, America. Why not make judicious use of the compensation package they’re holding out to us?
By GILAD SHARON
It took all of two sentences at the UN for the world to discover just what kind of moderate Mahmoud Abbas truly is.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The finance minister will ultimately find himself going back on his word as the government seeks extra revenue source.
By JEFF BARAK
The solidarity and mutual guarantee that characterize the Jewish people came out with flying colors during Operation Protective Edge.
By RAMI KLEINMANN
As an ardent supporter of Israel, watching Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu one sees many contradictions.
By RONN TOROSSIAN
There are no silver bullets. The price of freedom is hard work and vigilance.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Part of the malaise is the feeling that every great thing has been explored. No more space to go to, no more atoms to split.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The commandment of shmita stands at the beginning of this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Behar.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
I am pained by the way in which the system supported a charlatan for such a long time.
By TIKVA ORIAN
The Seattle Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace offers a Seder night that leaves traditionalists sleepless.
By LIAT COLLINS
In the words of Sir Humphrey (with which Kerry would doubtless heartily concur), "We don't measure our success by results but by activity."
By SARAH HONIG
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni can take a lesson from him.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
AIPAC did not cut and run from the Iran sanctions fight because it consecrates two-party initiatives. It walked away because it lost.
Having messed up nearly every country in the Mideast, Obama and Kerry appear determined to add Israel to their list of victims.
Thanks to Kerry, the two sides are close, perhaps closer than ever to such a new vision that will make peace possible.
By JAY ROTHMAN
The central challenge in post-Soviet politics today is the unity of the Ukrainian state. To preserve peace in Eastern Europe, the West’s main attention should be towards Moscow, not Kiev.
By ANDREAS UMLAND
Reds secure Europa League spot over Greens as Zahavi rescues champ; K8 can still overtake BS.
A total of nine terrorists were killed in exchanges of fire on Tuesday. The IDF reported two wounded