05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israel forming civil defense units in preparation for possible conflict with Hezbollah
Public unaware that civil divorce unavailable in Israel poll finds
1998 Haifa killer convicted of manslaughter after 18-year hunt
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Poll: Almost half of Israeli Jews don't want Arabs teaching their kids
NGO asks High Court to unlock some of nuclear agency's secrecy
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
Will Liberman be a settlement builder or right-wing scapegoat?
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Israel by the campfire: Hundreds of thousands participate in Lag Ba'Omer festivities
Candidly Speaking: I stand by my critique of ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt
Time for a strong, genuine and united opposition
Face to face
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
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'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
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
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
French court orders suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing back to jail
'Increase in aliya among youth and academic professionals'
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘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
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Parshat Bechukotai: The Source of Hope
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
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
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
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
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