09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
'Doctors fear failure of Peres's vitals as his condition deteriorates to critical'
Theater faux pas: Netanyahu booed at Broadway show in New York
Ahead of Jewish New Year, Israel’s population stands at 8.585 million
From Israel via London, an online gambling scam traps thousands
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
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Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
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For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
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Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
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Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
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The scholars declared that they would not “accept invitations to visit Israeli academic institutions."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Education leaders say that an academic boycott against Israel is felt in subtle ways, such as when academics refuse to attend conferences in the country.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The meeting was organized by the “Two States One Homeland Initiative” which advocates the establishment of two sovereign states on one open homeland.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Lawyer for Yesh Gvul says following past criticism and court petition, army ‘learned its lesson.’
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The scandal involving former IDF chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi is not about crime, but about a politician who thought he was still a general, and a general who thought he was already a politician.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
MK Levin: Christians see what is happening to their brethren throughout the Middle East and want change.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Despite the Centre's boycott, researchers and speakers from across the globe were in attendance at the conference.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
University of California President and former US secretary of homeland security director Janet Napolitano has already come out in favor of the proposed definition.
By SAM SOKOL
“My desire to attend the conference was based on my wish to speak at a student-only session directly with the students."
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
Result not binding, says administration of School of Oriental and African Studies.
By JERRY LEWIS
The same resolution had failed to pass in a vote last week.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The organization had openly called for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions and declared on its website that boycott extends to annual conference in Los Angeles.
By KELLY HARTOG
American Jewish Congress president Jack Rosen said in a weekend interview that if Hillary Clinton were to be elected she would 'hit the ground running.'
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
European Union ministers refuse to apportion blame on either side for talks breakdown.
By HERB KEINON
Makarim Wibisono to serve as special investigator into Israeli actions in the West Bank and east Jerusalem after push by Arab Group in Geneva.
Bayit Yehudi leader refuses to outline his party's red lines, but says faction would oppose proposed release of Palestinian prisoners.
Silvan Shalom's talk in Abu Dhabi was attended by Iranian official in an unprecedented gesture, Iran expert Javendanfar reveals.
Panel members recommend setting a uniform royalty rate on all natural resources of 5%, to remain consistent with global standards.
By SHARON UDASIN
Shelling continues and some projectiles from the fight also hit Turkish territory on Saturday, contributing to fears of military spillover.
By MICHAEL WILNER
NGO Monitor presents Middle East funding bias to EU parliament.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Prior to heading the Smithsonian, Skorton also served as president of Cornell University for nine years.
Levine responded that she is a member of the Jews for Justice for Palestinians organization and that she supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
Israel, according to diplomatic officials, made clear it was opposed to the move in the “strongest terms,” and said it viewed the step as “very grave.”
Knesset parley on fighting BDS grows heated when Meretz and Arab MKs take the boycotters' side.
PM slams BDS movement ahead of meeting with visiting Canadian FM Nicholson.
By HERB KEINON,JERRY LEWIS
"The decline to facism always begins by examining the patriotism of artists and the deligitimization of their works," Gal-On says.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi,GREER FAY CASHMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
GE manager says greater threat than boycott movement would be for Israel to lose competitive edge through excessive taxes, bureaucracy, or decline in educational excellence.
By NIV ELIS
“I come here today as a son of the Jewish people and as the President of the State of Israel to you the victims to share your pain of memory of the crime that was committed here.”
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Prior to his election, Rivlin pledged that he would visit the city if he won the race.
Trouble for state with 3 witnesses in sexual assault case against Jerusalem police chief.
Is the Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions movement truly a threat to Israel?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Student failed to disclose trip after groups urged candidates in student government elections to sign a pledge promising not to accept trips to Israel.
Stakeholders from government and non-governmental organizations testify in Knesset hearing on matter.
Students of the medical school are some of the country’s best and brightest citizens, be they Christian Arab, Muslim or Jew – serving as a model of coexistence.
By QANTA AHMED
In excess of 100 Middle East studies scholars and librarians signed a petition boycotting Israeli academic institutions and submitted it for publication to the Jadaliyya website.
Itamar Avnon's father writes on Facebook that family is waiting for official notice of death, but confirms his son was aboard plane.
At beginning of weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu says that rescue efforts of kidnapped boys will inevitably lead to friction with Palestinian civilians.
The quadrennial elementary school assessment Meitzav is used to assess and compare the performances of schools across the country.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
A visiting scholar’s impression of Israeli academia
By ZAHA KHEIR
The Middle East’s only democracy should not tolerate religious coercion of any kind.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Despite the substantial funds that have been devoted to fighting anti-Israel forces on campuses, they have not been diminished.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
"While alleging abuses, they ignore the reality that Palestinian universities were created only after 1967 during Israeli control and continue to develop and function."
By ILAN TROEN
On about 200 campuses, there are annual Israel Apartheid Week rallies calling for the destruction of the State of Israel. Many of the events are formally sponsored by academic departments.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
The correct response to bigotry is never to let it pass in silence.
By KENNETH L. MARCUS
BDS has no interest in protesting an occupation. If it did it would be boycotting Apple products, which are made in China.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Jews should mistrust the world, knowing the worst is possible, while still believing that the best is possible too.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
The key decision reached at the conference was that there would be a concerted effort to curtail BDS, which is hardly an independent, grass roots movement. Bdsmovement.
By DAVID BEDEIN
Increasingly the realities of the BDS campaign are being ground into the daily life of Jewish students on campuses.
By LARRY SNIDER
The small group of faculty who, year after year, proposed boycott motions to the UCU in the UK, achieving almost no success whatsoever beyond the headlines.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat vowed to restore order to the city, which has seen a sharp rise in Arab violence since the beginning of the summer.
By RUTHIE BLUM
People often confuse those who love Israel and those who hate it.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
In the mind of many, a mix of positions renders people like me ineligible to participate in Left politics.
By CARY NELSON
Young people must have the opportunity of experiencing Israel, meeting their Israeli peers and understanding, above all else, the full meaning of having a Jewish state.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Many argue that the rigid application of this model by Trajtenberg and his own group of in-house economists, has transformed the country’s universities into factories.
With the Kerry process dead-ended, Israel should move to reinforce its presence in areas well within national consensus – such as the Jordan Valley and the E-1 corridor.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
The Palestinians have remained reluctant to negotiate with Israel, something which the Hamas takeover of Gaza in the aftermath of the Israeli evacuation contributed to.
By DANIEL TAUBER
Israel Apartheid Week, that just ended across the United States
By DAN DIKER
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
Our ability to cope with failed peace efforts, however, should not preclude us from presenting our positions with strength.
By ISI LEIBLER
Wisconsin-Madison students succeed in ensuring that their university creates and maintains peaceful ties with Israel, despite BDS and ASA movements.
By ALEXANDRA ZIMMERN
If, as Veldkamp says, world opinion “will favor the Palestinians as long as there is no progress in the negotiations,” there is absolutely no point in trying to ingratiate ourselves with foreign powers.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
A total of nine terrorists were killed in exchanges of fire on Tuesday. The IDF reported two wounded