05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Erdan orders freeze on returning bodies of Palestinian attackers
Palestinian Authority PM: Netanyahu buying time to avoid peace deal
Armon Hanatziv, Lakin attacker indicted for 3 murders, 7 counts of attempted murders
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Poll: Public prefers Ya’alon over Liberman, Likudniks side with PM
Defense minister swearing-in delayed to next week
Analysis: ‘Teflon Bibi’ dodges another bullet?
US skeptical of Netanyahu offer to directly negotiate with Palestinians
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
From Bimah to Bandstand
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
Human remains from EgyptAir crash site said to indicate blast on board
Hardliner elected as head of Iran's top clerical body due to tap Khamenei successor
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
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
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
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
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Swiss parliament launches inquiry into anti-Israel NGOs
UK Labourite leading anti-Semitism probe praised anti-Israel Gitmo detainee
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
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
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
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
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
What is France up to in the Middle East?
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
Tel Aviv is still licking its wounds from dropping the Premier League championship after three years.
By ALLON SINAI
Beersheba could already face the likes of Scottish giant Celtic, Austrian champion Red Bull Salzburg and BATE Borisov in the second qualifying round of the Champions League.
Tel Aviv dropped to a heartbreaking overtime defeat in Game 1 in Jerusalem last week despite a stunning 46-point performance by Nate Robinson.
Israel’s Sela among those who will resume play today, trailing Brown 2-1 in sets in the first round.
It was the Israeli delegation’s second medal in London, with Gal Nevo ending the 200m individual medley final in second place last week.
The defending champion took a 1-0 lead with a 99-97 overtime victory last Thursday.
Victory over Sakhnin ensures Southerners edge Maccabi TA in dramatic final day to the season.
Barnea finished two-hundredths of a second behind Kopelev.
Ness Ziona would have stayed up with a win as Maccabi Kiryat Gat suffered an 85-82 overtime loss to Maccabi Rishon Lezion.
Champagne on ice as Southerners at Haifa needing just 2 points to clinch championship; Beitar hosts Mac TA.
Blatt was among numerous coaches interviewed for the Rockets’ opening.
Long-time Southerner puts club on brink of jubilation, Mac TA’s run of three straight titles all but over
Yellow-and-blue thrashes Reds in penultimate regular season game; Mac Haifa, Nahariya clinch home-court.
Maccabi Tel Aviv hosts Hapoel Tel Aviv in the final derby of the BSL regular season on Sunday night.
Meanwhile, Andy Murray reached the final of the Madrid Open for the second year running by beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
Lyat, 24, was living in Jerusalem when she felt something was missing from her life.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Should Blatt sign with the Kings, he would team up with Israeli forward Omri Casspi.
Goalless draw at Maccabi Tel Aviv keeps Southerners atop table with three games remaining
Yellow-and-blue back to three points behind leader Beersheba with 4 matches left; Huge clash next week.
The 25-year-old became the 30th Israeli to book her spot in Brazil after winning the World Qualification Tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Or Sasson ended the over-100 kilogram competition in second place, only being stopped in the final by Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner of France.
Nelson Levy showed her potential by finishing in fifth place at the recent world under-21 championships.
Levy is set to be handed a four-year deal, with the IFA having an exit clause after the conclusion of World Cup 2018 qualifying.
Without a loss in 7 months, Hap Beersheba faces slumping Mac Haifa • National coach to be named today.
Hapoel manhandles Kiryat Gat while Maccabi Tel Aviv stunned by Nahariya; Hap TA, Eilat triumph
Beitar is on the verge of wrapping up third place in the standings, opening a 14-point gap over Bnei Sakhnin in fourth with five matches to play.
Aharony has been auditioning for several operatic productions in New York and has just been accepted into the Tri Cities Opera program in upstate Binghamton, New York.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Filmmaker Helen Yanofsky’s documentary debut tells the fascinating story of the man behind the Jerusalem Boxing Club.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Eurocup will include only 24 teams next season, with the Euroleague being trimmed down to 16 teams.
On Monday, Hapoel Tel Aviv (11-15) goes to Hapoel Eilat (13-13).
After Nate Robinson’s thrilling debut, Hapoel was brought back down to earth with a painful double-overtime loss at Ironi Nahariya last week.
Yellow-and-blue lives dangerously but claims win ahead of Beersheba’s visit to Jerusalem
Faiga and Hilman only received their visas to the Muslim state in recent days and their trip to Doha was kept under wraps until their arrival on Sunday.
Sela was hoping to claim his second straight Challenger title, entering the event on the back of his 20th career triumph on the circuit in Shenzhen, China.
Zubari finished the prestigious Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing event in Palma de Mallorca in eighth place on Saturday to increase his lead over Mashiah in the internal battle between the two.
Reds defeat Acre 1-0 to steer clear of relegation zone, Netanya down after loss to K8.
Rishon handed the Germans their first loss last week, claiming an 88-84 overtime victory at home. Darryl Monroe led the way with 28 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists.
The 24-year-old, who rose 57 places to No. 266 in the world rankings, needs to be placed among the top 59 in the Olympic rankings on July 11 in order to qualify for Rio.
Bar, Cukierman knocked out of Israel Open; Djokovic advances to Miami quarterfinals
A noncompetitive, friendship- building league, Buddy Baseball provides an opportunity for boys and girls with special needs to build self-esteem and create lasting memories on the baseball field.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Tapiro leads locals to easy win ; Gilbert Brown wins dunk exhibition, Swann triumphs in three-point contest.
Sela, who could climb almost 20 places in the new rankings with a win, is targeting his first title of the year, losing in the final in Happy Valley, Australia in January.
Israelis aim to maintain supremacy over foreigners in All-Star game • Rishon still alive in Europe.
Continental club competitions will undergo sweeping changes next season, with FIBA to launch its new Basketball Champions League, while the Euroleague will change its format to include only 16 teams.
Two first-half goals send blue-and-white to defeat under interim coach Alon Hazan.
Israel’s figure skaters are registering historic accomplishments in international competitions and the sport is blossoming at the youth level.
The national team doesn’t play its first World Cup 2018 qualifier until September 5, when it hosts Italy.
Reds shrug off rough first quarter at home vs arch nemesis to extend slim first-place lead.
“We have been waiting to play in a match like this for a long time,” said Beersheba coach Barak Bachar. “This is a great experience and I don’t think there are any favorites.”
Hapoel sits just two games above last place in the BSL standings, which will lead to relegation to the National League at the end of the season, after a 101-80 loss to Bnei Herzliya.
Performing to the theme music from Sherlock Holmes, Samohin rose from ninth place after the short program to first overall with a personal best free program score of 165.38 points.
Maccabi enters the game one point back of leader Beersheba after slashing the margin by four points over the past couple of weeks.
At the end of the day, it will be money, or rather the lack of it, which will decide the identity of the next blue-and-white boss.
The Israelis will be guided by Hapoel Jerusalem coach Danny Franco and Maccabi Haifa coach Rami Hadar.
Yellow-and-blue returns to winning ways with win over Ness Ziona, closing within a game of Hapoel
"I’m looking to continue to improve and I believe in my abilities and I’m aspiring to win the gold,” said Kratysh.
Beersheba, Mac TA lead championship playoff race, tight fight to avoid joining Netanya in relegation
The inaugural game in the Holy Land – anticipated to be the start of a full-fledged program – will be held under the auspices of Dean Klassman, the man at the helm of Buddy Baseball in Chicago.
International Women’s Day on Tuesday was a perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of local female athletes.
Kostiantyn Voronov, who moved to Israel from Ukraine last year, was only beaten in the final of the under-20 event by France’s Charles Colleau.
League leader twice comes back from behind, but can only manage 2-2 draw to move 3 points clear.
It made the most of a listless Maccabi display on Sunday to defeat the yellow-and-blue on the road.
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in back-and-forth Haifa showdown to move up to fourth place.
Sharon Drucker’s team outscored Nahariya 31-16 in the third quarter on Saturday to open a 19-point gap (74-55) from which the visitors could not return.
Yellow-and-blue cuts deficit from Beersheba with win over Kfar Saba.
With home-court advantage in the tie against Sweden, Ran is confident that the team will manage to bounce back against the seven-time winners.
Israel last played in the World Group in 2013, losing 5-0 to France in the first round.
Yellow-and-blue to face Bnei Sakhnin in State Cup semis while Hap Beersheba gets Mac Haifa.
Maccabi and Beersheba comfortably progressed to the semifinals on Wednesday, building on their first leg victories to join Maccabi Haifa and Bnei Sakhnin in the last four.
Greens host Bnei Yehuda in quarters 2nd leg with tie even, Sakhnin favorite against Ashkelon
Premier League leader survives nervy finish to beat Kfar Saba 2-1 and move five points clear
The bronze medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympics began the day in 22nd place, but rallied to finish Thursday’s three races in fourth, second and ninth.
A quick glance at the national team’s accomplishments over recent decades.
Zubari got the championships off to a perfect start on Monday.
Israeli youngster Daniel Harrari is tied for fifth after finishing third in the Blue Group.
Beitar Jerusalem is set to face disciplinary action after dozens of its supporters ran across the pitch ahead of Sunday’s match at Hapoel Acre.
Living in Canada, Levin is following the most unlikely of dreams as he pursues a professional ice hockey career.
By SAMMY HUDES
Yellow-and-blue beat Maccabi Ashdod 83-75 to bring some cheer to the club in the midst of one of its worst seasons ever.
After drawing its past two games, and with Beersheba winning six league matches in a row and 16 of 18, Maccabi found itself eight points back of first place ahead of Sunday’s encounter.
Struggling yellow-and-blue faces Ness Ziona after Rishon meets Ashdod in first game at Yad Eliyahu.
Beersheba is unbeaten in its past 17 league games, a run stretching back to late September, winning 15 of those matches to open a five-point gap over three-time defending champion Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Israel’s marquee basketball clubs Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem underwhelm in European action
With one coach already being sacked and players coming and going throughout the campaign, Maccabi’s management has all but given up on this season.
Pe’er kicked off the action for Team Israel on Center Court in Saturday afternoon’s match against Ukraine’s Bondarenko.
By HOWARD BLAS
The winner of Wednesday’s game will advance to the round of 16.
Bachar’s boys extend gap with victory over Netanya ahead of tonight’s TA derby at Bloomfield.
Israel faces Croatia in its final Pool C tie on Friday.
Pe’er is still in the fold, although she has looked like a shadow of her former self over recent years.
Round-of-16 berth hinges on Olimpija duel and next week’s Novgorod clash • Jerusalem playing for pride.
Adelson is reportedly planning to meet with the owner of the Raiders, Mark Davis, in Las Vegas on Friday.