White House wins support for passage of Iran deal through Congress
Two opposition MKs quit parliament to return to their former careers
Yesh Atid MK Piron to quit Knesset; Stern to take his place
Visiting US Republican senator deems Iran deal not legally binding, can be overturned
Once again at Onza A return to this popular eatery was well worth the visit
Jajo is a gem
On the local scene Israeli movies abound at this year’s Haifa film festival
Sinai Says: Blue-and-white have played themselves into nowhere-but-up status
Deri given ultimatum regarding Saturday soccer
Israel’s Sela sent packing in first round
Analysis: The return of the legionnaires and the impact on Israeli soccer landscape
Jerusalem Municipality postpones Shabbat closures of markets pending hearing
Haredi man indicted for attacking haredi IDF soldier
Archaeological NGO petitions High Court to prevent closure of area in Jerusalem neighborhood
France drops investigation into Arafat's death
Police, firefighters attacked after rescuing Arab family from e. Jerusalem building
Opposition divided over Shaked's far-reaching anti-terrorism bill
UN official to JPost: Lift blockade, reconnect Gaza to the world
Satmar Jewish school in London indoctrinates kids to hate 'evil' goyim
Norwegian bank issues anti-Semitic credit card, says sorry
Labor's Corbyn under fire for supporting Palestinians who bombed Jewish charity
A rare glimpse into the education of Jewish children during the Holocaust
Area surrounding legendary Nazi treasure train goes up in flames
Weaponizing nuclear power in Iran will never be legitimate, Kerry says
'Iran will bolster military until Israel defeated, Palestinians free'
Democrats to secure passage of Iran deal through Congress, may prevent vote
White House fight to preserve Iran deal is won, Cardin says
'CIA launches secret drone campaign to hunt down top ISIS terrorists'
Brokers for group liberating kidnap victims 'worse than ISIS,' says one-time supporter
Satellite images show ISIS destruction of major temple at Palmyra
US should use al-Qaida forces to defeat ISIS, former CIA chief reportedly says
Kuwait charges 26 suspected Hezbollah operatives over arms cache, alleges Iran link
Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
For Orthodox Jew who consults for Google - Black hat and beard mean business
The future of fashion: Israeli design students developing 'smart' clothes
Israeli tech students to develop solutions for elderly citizens
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
Despite BDS flap, Ahava valued at NIS 300m, finds buyer
Your Taxes: Israel and the OECD good amnesty guide
Oldest Koran in the world may predate Muhammad, Oxford University researchers say
Ex porn star and supermodel fight over kosher food on Big Brother
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
Congress must oppose the dangerous Iran deal
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The Jenin model
Our World: Losing the war of ideas
Letters to the Editor
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
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The Lost Intellectual Maturity of Human Rights
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
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Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
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5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
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36 Hours in Southern Israel
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
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Shurat Hadin's letter to FIFA's Sepp Blatter provides a slew of examples when Jibril Rajoub, a Fatah official, violated FIFA statutes.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Speaking exclusively to 'The Jerusalem Post', Simon Johnson disclosed that he has written to FIFA and to many of his soccer management contacts internationally.
By JERRY LEWIS
While on the face of it Beitar’s first home match of the season may seem an ideal opportunity to get its season off to a promising start, in many ways, Monday’s result is hardly of any significance.
By ALLON SINAI
Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
After receiving a bye into the second round, Or Sasson was beaten by Sung-Min Kim of South Korea, ending the Israeli’s participation in the event far earlier than he expected.
Women's javelin competitor Marharyta Dorozhon came nowhere near her personal best and could only manage a 16th-place finish.
Israel faces Russia in its European Championships opener in Montpellier, France on Saturday.
Premier League big boys face off in Jerusalem; Maccabi Haifa crashes to second straight defeat.
Ilan Mendelsohn won the Super Seniors event, with Shmulik Almagor in second place.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko’s silver medal in the women’s triple jump final in Beijing on Monday was a rare moment of glory for Israeli athletics.
The three-time defending Israeli champion drew 1-1 with FC Basel of Switzerland in the second leg of the playoffs at Bloomfield Stadium.
Hapoel underwent a complete overhaul this summer, with only five players continuing from last season.
After dramatic 2-2 away draw last week, yellow-and-blue in control of playoff duel, and Zahavi on fire.
The 25-year-old set her record jump with her second attempt, which was only bettered by Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia, who won with 14.90.
Shira Rishony and Tommy Arshanski will be the first Israelis to enter the fray in the opening day of action, with the national team’s best medal prospects to compete later in the week.
Five Israelis will participate in this year’s championships in Beijing, which get underway on Saturday and will run for eight days.
Zahavi’s heroics put yellow-and-blue in driver’s seat. Group stage berth hinges on next week’s return leg in Israel
The yellow-and-blue was hoping to begin 2015/16 with another triumph after last season’s clean sweep.
Toumarkin was the undoubted star of the championships in Wingate after setting a superb national record in the 200m backstroke last week.
President presents award based on how teams have expanded their community and social projects in helping to combat racism and to promote cooperation between clubs throughout the country.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The 23-year-old was the Israeli delegation’s best performer at the global championships in Kazan, Russia, advancing to two semifinals.
The 26-year-old Israeli, who took part in the London 2012 Olympics, lost 21-14, 21-14 to Jen Hao Hsu of Taiwan in the first round, a day after he arrived in the world’s most populous Muslim country.
Blue-and-white falls to 0-3 in warm-up games ahead of next month’s European championships.
The 26-year-old Israeli, who took part in the London 2012 Olympics, lost 21-14 to Jen Hao Hsu of Taiwan in the first round, a day after he arrived in the world's most populous Muslim country.
Zilberman’s world ranking will ultimately decide if he participates at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Dasa, Azulai transfer from Beitar ahead of deadline, Yellow-and-blue loses to Mac PT in Toto Cup.
The championships come to a close on Sunday, and for the first time in 10 years and five editions of the event, Israel could finish without a single finalist.
The Shejaia club from the Gaza Strip must pass through an Israeli border crossing to reach the West Bank city of Hebron, where Sunday's game was scheduled to be played.
Yakov Toumarkin will take part in the 200m back heats on Thursday in what is considered to be his strongest event and in which he reached the final at London 2012.
Israel’s swimmers set two new national records in the first day of action at the world championships in Kazan, Russia.
Israel sent 11 swimmers to the pool events in Kazan, which begin on Sunday.
Israel had just one silver medal to its name ahead of the weekend, but it amassed four more by Saturday night’s closing ceremony, with tennis prodigy Yshai Oliel claiming two.
Kiryat Shmona coach set for milestone debut in Southerners’ 3rd qualifying round first leg against Liberec
In his worst nightmares, Kroyter couldn’t have envisioned that he would find himself on the verge of retirement at the age of 21 after spending the subsequent years battling a relentless injury.
For the first time ever, the European Maccabi Games will take place in Germany – 70 years after the end of the Holocaust and 50 years after the establishment of the German–Israeli relations.
By HILLEL KUTTLER
The European Maccabi Games are held every four years, always two years after the Maccabiah in Israel. Prague hosted the first ever European Maccabi Games in 1929, followed by Antwerp a year later.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Captain Halperin and forward Pnini, who were both starters in last summer’s qualifying campaign, were ruled out last week.
As part of their visit, Casspi and friends will also hold a basketball clinic with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth department on Wednesday.
The basketball, swimming, athletics, soccer, bocce and tennis competitions all got underway on Saturday morning.
The 26-year-old Rikan signed a three year deal with Maccabi, leaving Zurich two years after moving to Switzerland from Beitar Jerusalem.
“The girls gave their all in every match and they deserve every credit."
Yellow-and-blue claims 5-1 win over Maltese champion despite subpar performance
Despite the absence of Yoni Erlich, Israel enters the weekend as a firm favorite.
The absence of Erlich significantly hurts Israel’s chances in Saturday’s doubles tie, but the blue-and-white remains a firm favorite to overcome an under-strength Slovenia.
Yellow-and-blue in trouble after squandering early lead and losing to Hibernians
The teams now have a long offseason until play begins again next March.
Beersheba hosts Thun in the first leg at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on Thursday, with the work on the club’s new Turner Stadium still ongoing.
Twelve years after doing so for the first time, Yoni Erlich is back inthe Wimbledon doubles semifinals, advancing to the last four with German Philipp Petzschner on Tuesday.
The first Israeli in the NBA agrees to a new two-year $6 million deal with the Sacramento Kings.
"I'm very excited, happy to have received this opportunity and ready for the big challenge," says Farmar.
Hours after agreeing personal terms with Dagan Yivzori, Jerusalem was stunned to discover that the Israeli sharp-shooter had signed a contract with Maccabi on Thursday.
Beitar didn’t impress in its first match of the 2015/16 campaign, which came less than five weeks after its final match of 2014/15.
Lenskiy missed last year’s championships due to a drugs ban, but proved she is still the fastest woman in Israel by regaining both titles, clocking a time of 23.45 seconds in the 200m.
Jerusalem is awaiting to hear whether it will be handed a wild card to the Euroleague regular season before assembling its roster for 2015/16.
The judo events in Baku are also acting as this year’s European Championships and Gerbi is targeting her third career medal at the continental showcase.
Rampant Reds take first-leg in Eilat by 15 points to close in on first BSL championship.
After 40 competitions held over two days at the new Olympic Stadium in Baku, Israel accumulated 430 points, finishing behind Slovakia and Austria.
The ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures circuit is played all year round at various sometimes testing venues, in more than 60 countries worldwide, ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe.
By ARNOLD EPSTEIN
Good news continues at the games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The addition of Romanians Claudiu Bumba and Mihai Pintilii took the number of new players at the club to eight, with negotiations with several others still ongoing.
Gymnast fails to scale podium at European Games, finishing floor final in fifth for Israel
Samuel made history by not only shattering her own personal record, but she also broke the Israeli record while defeating the reigning world champion, Norwegian rower Birgit Skarstein.
“I had a pretty good competition,” said Shatilov, who will compete in the floor final on Saturday.
Israeli-American coach falls short of winning title as Cleveland succumbs to Stephen Curry and Golden State.
Sergey Richter became the seventh Israeli to secure his place in Rio, the first who doesn't hail from athletics or swimming.
Wrestler captures silver medal, first hardware for blue-and-white at inaugural European Games.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points and the Warriors withstood a 40-point triple-double from LeBron James to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Two goals by striker Edin Visca and a penalty from Edin Dzeko helped Bosnia to a 3-1 win, reviving the hosts' chances of reaching the finals in France.
By SPORT 1
In addition to Kremer, the Houston Astros selected Alex Bregman, also Jewish, as the second overall pick in the draft, good enough to earn an expected bonus of $7.4 million.
After announcing at the start of the year that this would be his final campaign as a professional, the country’s greatest ever player realized he may have made a mistake.
Gutman closed Tuesday’s training session to the media, but the early indications are that he plans to use a very similar lineup to the one which faced Belgium.
Maccabi Tel Aviv can clinch semis series against Eilat tonight, Jerusalem hoping to do so tomorrow
The 23-year-old, who became the first Israeli to earn an LPGA or a PGA Tour Card last December, opened the event with a superb eight-under-par 64.
Eilat entered the encounter with high hopes after giving the yellow-and-blue a run for its money in Game 1 at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Pargo’s 13 points in the third quarter, including three straight triples, opened a double-digit gap which Eilat couldn’t erase.
Winning the championship with Cleveland would take his stardom through the roof and further cement his place among the true greats of Israeli sport.
“We are the underdog, but if we play the way we have over recent months I believe that we can do some damage against Maccabi.”
Members of the Israeli and Palestinian delegations to the FIFA Congress used the 90-minute lunch break to try and broker a deal.
Jerusalem, the No. 2 seed, registered its 18th win from the past 20 games overall and came through the series with unexpected ease.
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s lone representative in the men’s main draw;Shahar Pe’er can ensure Israel will also have a player in the women’s draw
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s lone representative in the men’s main draw.
Three days after its humbling loss in Game 1, Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Eilat 76-68 at Romema Arena on Wednesday night to tie the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1.
If one wants to know the time of the year when Rajoub becomes relevant, they need just take one look at the FIFA event calender.
Hapoel continues to lead the series 2-1 and a draw or better will see the club claim its 17th championship, Maimon’s 13th, and complete its 11th league and State Cup double.
Beitar leapfrogs Maccabi Haifa into fourth place by beating Maccabi Petach Tikva and being given back a point on appeal.
Yellow-and-blue opens unassailable lead by beating Kiryat Shmona 2-1 at Bloomfield Stadium
The Israel team finished with a score 34.767 points to beat out Belarus and Japan for the gold medal.
The 1-0 defeat at Hapoel Tel Aviv sends coastal team to second division, Hapoel Haifa survives
The first European Games will get underway in Baku, Azerbaijan, in one month.
The draw leaves Haifa in fourth position, ahead of Beitar only on goal difference, with both teams having three more matches to play until the end of the season.
Mac TA to face Ness Ziona, J’lem to play Hap TA, Holon versus Rishon, Eilat up against Haifa.
The children’s Olympics were one of the highlights of the Israel sports week, which is held once a year in an effort to raise awareness and encourage physical activity.
Maccabi Tel Aviv secured the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with Friday’s 98-72 win over Ironi Nahariya, meaning Hapoel Jerusalem will end the regular season in second place in the standings.
Hapoel Petah Tikva win over Ashdod keeps it tight at the bottom with Hap Haifa beating Ra’anana
An exhaustive history of the Maccabiah Games from 1932 until today.
By SHANA MEDEL
Promising high jumper Dmitry Kroyter will reach for the stars at Friday’s world championships and next summer’s Rio Olympics.
Golfer Zohar Sharon began losing his eyesight in the 1970s following a chemical injury he suffered while working for the Shin Bet and in 2000 he took up golf on a full-time basis.
Ilana Kratysh, who won Israel’s first medal at the inaugural European Games last month, is blazing a trail in an underdeveloped sport.
The number of buses lined up from the end of Emile Botta Street all the way to the entrance to the Sultan’s Pool was indicative of Jerusalem’s import of patrons of culture.