03.25.2017 | 27 Adar, 5777
Senior Hamas militant assassinated in Gaza Strip
Israel ignores UN demand for end to settlement building, UN report finds
Egypt's ambassador to Israel: Peace between Egypt and Israel is strong, stable
Top Republican senator: Not time for ‘splashy’ peace talks
UN adopts Israeli resolution against sexual harassment by consensus
After London terror attack, UK blasts UNHRC anti-Israel bias
Iconic Israeli sports commentator Meir Einstein dies at 65
Netanyahu offers condolences to British Prime Minister May
Merkel: 'No reasonable alternative' to two-state solution
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
AIPAC to push for Iran legislation, two-state solution at annual conference
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Top 10 things to do
Classical: Ethnic cello,
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Grapevine: Rating isn’t everything
My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news
Column One: Trump’s greatest deal
Fundamentally Freund: Does Israel want more Ethiopian Jews?
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
Auschwitz temporarily closes after naked visitors chain themselves together
Freemasons boss assaulted in suspected antisemitic incident in Paris
Twitter social network with most antisemitic content, survey finds
‘Antisemitism is still a concern'
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills combating Israel boycotts
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
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Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Facing global powerhouse in Gijon, Israel hopes for respectable showing in World Cup qualifier.
By ALLON SINAI
Maccabi’s roster is set to undergo a complete overhaul yet again this summer, with only five players likely to continue in 2017/18.
Only the winners of each group will qualify automatically for Russia 2018, with the eight best runners-up to advance to home-and-away playoffs.
Hapoel knocked out in the semifinals after suffering heavy defeat to Valencia in Game 3 of series.
After home win, Hapoel confident of upsetting Valencia in Game 3 of Eurocup semifinal series
Southerners back alone in 1st place by 3 points • Bnei Yehuda blanks Ra’anana in relegation battle.
Yellow-and-blue stays hot by blanking Sakhnin • Beitar Jerusalem beats Maccabi Petah Tikva
By ALLON HACHMON
Sasson, who will run with his brother Alon, sold his judo suit from Rio for $100,000 to benefit Shalva’s children.
Second straight disappointing Euroleague campaign for yellow-and-blue sealed with defeat in Istanbul.
After losing 83-68 in the best-of- three series opener in Spain on Tuesday, Hapoel has to win on Friday in order to force a decisive Game 3 in Valencia next Wednesday.
Starting from this weekend, the league will be split into two sections.
A run of nine defeats from 10 games over a two-month stretch basically rendered the final third of Maccabi’s regular season as meaningless.
Spencer Weisz, the Ivy League's Player of the Year, is expected to pave a successful path for Princeton.
By MARC BRODTSKY/JTA
After both teams lacked sharpness in the first 45 minutes, Zrihen gave Beersheba a stranglehold on the match with two goals in 10 minutes.
Maccabi claimed its 13th victory in 14 matches over all competitions since coach Shota Arveladze was sacked at the beginning of January.
Underdog Team Israel defeats Cuba to remain undefeated in tournament.
Millions of shekels, a chance to qualify for European competition and plenty of pride were on the line for Haifa.
World Baseball Classic quarterfinals kick off with Israel hoping to maintain momentum.
For Jews and Israelis, for philosemites and pro-Israel advocates, for baseball fans and casual observers – this is so much fun!
By ELLI WOHLGELERNTER
Haifa is part of a three-way battle for the final two tickets to the top-six championships playoffs
Israel had already secured its progress to next week's action in Tokyo after the Netherlands defeated Chinese Taipei on Wednesday.
“This was an amazing day for our team,” said national team coach Doron Levit.
Milano has fared even worse than Maccabi since their last meeting, sitting in last place in the standings with a 7-17 record.
WITH HER legacy as a fierce and resilient competitor intact, 29-year-old Shahar Pe’er – Israel’s all-time highest-ranked tennis player (No. 11 in 2011) – closed the curtain on her playing career.
The 17-year-old from Maccabi Ma'alot overcame two opponents from fencing powerhouse Italy before defeating Ukraine's Inna Brovko 15-13 in the final.
Tightly waged duel with host South Korea results in 2-1 victory in 10 innings for blue-and-white
Brenner replaced Arik Shivek as coach last week after working as his assistant, as well as under previous coaches Sharon Drucker and Tzvika Sherf.
“The most important thing is that we took the three points,” said Maccabi coach Lito Vidigal. “It’s very important for us to think only about the next game.”
After winning Game 1 in Israel by 20 points, Hapoel never trailed in the second game of the best-of-three series, registering an 85-79 win on the road.
Veteran forward Devin Smith also won’t be available despite avoiding a serious injury after hobbling out of last week’s BSL win over Maccabi Haifa.
Reigning champion registers first road victory since December, extending gap at the top to six points.
Team Israel plays Chinese Taipei in its second game on Tuesday before wrapping up Pool A action against the Netherlands on Thursday.
With the distraction from Amar’e’s homophobic comments behind it, Hapoel aims to sweep Gran Canaria
Maccabi had lost any realistic chance of finishing among the top eight and reaching the quarterfinal playoffs before Thursday’s game.
The reigning champion has seen a 10-point gap at the top of the standings slashed to a mere three points by Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Maccabi is in 13th place out of 16 teams with an 8-15 record, winning only three of its past 14 games.
Yellow-and-blue completes double win over Mac PT while Beitar advances despite loss in K8.
The 29-year-old reached No. 11 in the world rankings six years ago, higher than any other Israeli tennis player in history.
After reaching the last eight of the competition for just the second time in seven years, Hapoel is targeting a place in the semifinals for the first time since 2006.
Another defeat to Haifa would have left it tied on points with Hapoel Holon at the top of the table, had Gregory Vargas’s long-rangeattempt at the buzzer been a few centimeters stronger.
Defending champion cruises to 3-0 win over Kfar Saba to open three-point gap at the top.
Hapoel enters round-of-32 second leg trailing Besiktas 3-1 • Manchester United advances
Maccabi registered just its third win in the past 13 continental games by eking out an 85-84 victory over Baskonia Vitoria two weeks ago.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Casspi part of deal involving superstar teammate DeMarcus Cousins.
Beersheba continues to struggle on the road, failing to win for a fifth straight league match away from Turner Stadium, a streak stretching back over two months.
Yellow-and-blue closes to within two points of Beersheba following Kjartansson hat-trick against K8.
Eight runners share their stories en route to the White City’s big event.
By AMIR AFSAI
Defending champion extends lead over Mac TA to eight points; Yellow-and-blue names Lito as new coach.
Beersheba is coming off a 1-0 defeat to Maccabi Tel Aviv in Netanya last weekend which cut the gap at the top to just five points.
Tel Aviv hosts the second leg in three weeks.
As disastrous as its season has been so far, Maccabi has yet to lose three straight games over all competitions.
Hapoel finishes Top 16 with 5-1 record thanks to victory over Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
Israel is one of 16 countries playing in the quadrennial baseball tournament known as the World Baseball Classic (WBC), a “World Cup” for baseball.
Israel’s dream of returning to the World Group was already dashed for another year on Saturday when the blue-and-white dropped to an unassailable 3-0 deficit.
Ben-Shimon leaves Beitar with the team sitting in fifth place in the Premier League standings, tied on points with Ironi Kiryat Shmona in fourth.
Former NBA star scores 24 for Jerusalem in BSL conquest of arch-rival Tel Aviv • Wyatt out for Holon
Maccabi Tel Aviv has been one of the busier teams, with players both coming and going.
Maccabi parted ways with American forward Sonny Weems earlier this week, voiding his contract after he failed to complete a drug test on Saturday.
Hapoel improves to 4-1 with victory over Vilnius, can secure first place with win in Russia next week.
Beck also represented Israel at the past summer’s Rio Olympics, finishing tied for 31st place.
The yellow-and-blue dominated the remainder of the match, but Haifa looked to have netted a winner in the 86th minute through substitute Roei Kehat’s header.
Maccabi Tel Aviv considering cutting American forward • Yellow-and-blue beats Ashdod in BSL.
Reigning champion outlasts Kiryat Shmona 2-0 ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
“This was an amazing tournament and a superb achievement for Oliel,” said Glickstein. “It will help his ranking, his level of play, his confidence and his belief in his own abilities.”
Since going on a club record ninematch winning streak in the league, Beersheba has won just two of six games.
Yellow-and-blue injects some life back into its continental campaign with home conquest of Kazan.
The yellow-and-blue fell to a 6-13 record with its ninth defeat from the past 10 continental games, leaving it in 15th place out of 16 teams.
Ra’anana downed in shootout • Bnei Yehuda blows out Ashkelon • Beitar Jerusalem conquers Sakhnin
Maccabi still has 12 more regular season games to try and resurrect its European campaign.
Maccabi Petah Tikva claims 1-1 draw against league leader thanks to Magbo’s super strike.
Seven defeats from its past eight games have seen Maccabi fall to 14th place and a 6-11 record, three games back of Darussafaka in eighth position, which leads to the quarterfinal playoffs.
Hapoel suffers first defeat of the Top 16, losing to Zenit by 20 points in Russia to fall to 2-1.
There are, however, very few athletes who have had such a profound impact on their sport as the one Rivkin has had on rhythmic gymnastics in Israel over the past decade.
Kjartansson nets lone tally to beat last-place Reds • Bnei Sakhnin blasts Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Maccabi led by as many as 18 points early in the fourth quarter, but allowed Holon within three points in the final minute.
Maccabi dropped to a 6-11 record, three games back of eighth place in the standings, giving Real a run for its money for much of the night, only to struggle when it mattered most once more.
Jerusalem improved to 8-6 in the BSL and showed further encouraging signs that it is starting to hit top form.
Luzon, who only joined the team in September to replace Eli Gutman, will leave the club after Thursday’s match at Ironi Kiryat Shmona, deciding to quit due to the dramatic changes the squad is undergoing.
Hapoel claims 22-point win over Russians behind Jerrells and Jones, climbs to 1st place in Group G.
The second all-Premier League showdown will see Beitar Jerusalem welcome Hapoel Kfar Saba on Saturday night.
Israel will play in Pool B at the World Baseball Classic.
Weems leads as yellow-and-blue squeaks past Blatt’s Darussafaka 93-92 for first win since November.
Tel Aviv is still only two games back of Red Star Belgrade in eighth place – which leads to a playoff berth – and has 15 more games to make amends for its disastrous first half.
Hapoel opens Eurocup Top 16 with road victory after erasing 20-point deficit on back of big night by Jerrells.
The final semifinalist will be decided on Tuesday when Hapoel Beersheba of the National League hosts Hapoel Holon.
Shechter penalty gives hosts first win in four games, leaves Maccabi eight points behind Beersheba.
Meanwhile, Tel Aviv got back on the winning track, with an easy conquest of the visiting Silverbacks.
The final semifinalist will be decided in Tuesday’s game between Hapoel Beersheba of the National League and Hapoel Holon.
The second cup semifinalist will be decided on Sunday.
Israel's national baseball team is heading to the quarterfinals of the World Baseball Classic.
By ASHLEY O'BRIEN
This section is dedicated to young new immigrants who have surpassed all expectations and developed personal careers and successful businesses while getting used to life in Israel.
By MARTINA BIALEK