04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
Austria champions Israeli-Palestinian economic peace
Israel security forces arrest Palestinians linked to violent attacks
Erdan appearance in Negev fuels Beduin calls for boycott
84 more Hamas men quit hunger strike – Prisons Service
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Tricky trip to Haifa for leader Beersheba
Death at 96 silences another witness to the Holocaust
Immigrant Holocaust survivor celebrates 100th birthday in Israel
Netanyahu to German FM: If you meet with Breaking the Silence, you won't meet me
Emmanuel Macron's Israel ties
Knesset expected to pass public broadcast law this week
Israel rejects informal US request to extradite JCC bomb threat defendant
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
With eyes on Washington, Cairo and Riyadh warm up ties, looks to cooperate
UN elects Saudi Arabia to women’s rights commission
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
UN employee resigns amid allegations he was elected to Hamas leadership
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
ISIS crimes scarred Iraqi history and landscape
New Orthodox siddur with German translation published in Germany
EU officials vow to never forget along with 10,000 participants in March of the Living
'No Israelis served here,' says Australian piercing shop
'US antisemitic incidents jump 86% at start of 2017'
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move
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
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
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
Alex Shatilov will now turn his focus to September’s World Championships in Montreal, Canada.
By ALLON SINAI
Many of Europe’s top judokas skipped the first major continental championships since the Rio Olympics, with the Israel delegation also missing its biggest stars.
The yellow-and-blue lost its eighth game in a row over all competitions and Maccabi approached several candidates with the intention of replacing Bagatskis.
Beersheba will already be able to celebrate another league title should its margin be at nine points.
Yellow-and-blue loses fifth straight league game • J’lem gathers momentum • Eilat up to first place.
Jews seem to be fascinated by the topic of Jews in sports – regardless of the sport, team, country or time period in history.
By HOWARD BLAS
The main event will see a roster of the league’s best Israeli players face the BSL’s top foreigners, with the night to also feature slam dunk and threepoint competitions.
Reigning champion makes it seven straight wins with 2-0 victory over Beitar Jerusalem at Turner.
Beersheba can reestablish a six-point gap when it hosts Beitar Jerusalem on Monday, but Maccabi made sure it reduced the margin for at least 48 hours with a comfortable victory over Petah Tikva
Hapoel stops skid with sweet victory over slumping Maccabi Tel Aviv, moving back into playoff places
Only two matches will take place on Saturday, with the teams in the relegation playoffs on a break until next weekend.
Jerusalem needs to get back into postseason position • Tel Aviv coming off six straight losses.
Katash’s men claim eighth consecutive home win, boosting hopes of finishing regular season in first.
Tel Aviv is coming off a painful 25-point home drubbing at the hands of Ironi Nahariya, falling to 13-13.
Late tally not enough for Beitar Jerusalem; 2-1 conquest sets up Bnei Yehuda duel for yellow-and-blue.
That would certainly be a welcome and unsurprising development when considering Maccabi’s complete failure in signing coaches over the past two seasons.
Maccabi or Beitar will be firm favorites to lift the cup in the final in Jerusalem next month.
Hapoel fails to gain ground in BSL with disheartening defeat • Eilat, Mac Haifa record resounding victories.
Kfar Saba could find itself in last place on Monday night should rock-bottom Hapoel Ashkelon beat Ashdod SC.
Yellow-and-blue remains in first place on account of head-to-head • Another pair of tight encounters.
With the dramatic 42-36 triumph, the Jerusalem Lions bookended the first decade of the Kraft Family Israel Football League with championships.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Southerners open up six-point lead with eight games to go; Mac Haifa edges Beitar Jerusalem.
Saturday’s showdown at Turner Stadium will heavily impact championship race • Beitar visits Haifa.
The former Israel national team soccer player, who has worked at Maccabi Tel Aviv since 2008, didn’t mince words when asked who would be the yellow-and-blue’s head coach next season.
After IFA High Court gives deducted two points back, Jerusalem raises stakes with warning to fans.
Blue-and-white coach Levy takes stand against insubordination after public complaints over starting lineup.
Dimitrov, who lost to Nadal in the Australian Open semifinal, has now lost three of his last six matches since winning the Sofia Open last month.
Tel Aviv couldn’t build on its surprise 81-79 win over Fenerbahce in Istanbul two days earlier.
National team coach still has backing of IFA • Blue-and-white loses ground, but remains ahead of Albania.
As a sports commentator on TV and radio, Einstein chronicled countless memorable moments in Israeli sports history with his indelible voice.
Facing global powerhouse in Gijon, Israel hopes for respectable showing in World Cup qualifier.
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.
Southerners back alone in 1st place by 3 points • Bnei Yehuda blanks Ra’anana in relegation battle.
Jerusalem remains four games back of Maccabi Tel Aviv, which improved to 17-6 after steamrolling Hapoel Tel Aviv 100-74.
Sasson, who will run with his brother Alon, sold his judo suit from Rio for $100,000 to benefit Shalva’s children.
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.
Israel loses 8-3 to Japan, ending Cinderella run.
Valencia bounced back with a 13-game winning streak in the competition, including an 86-84 triumph in Jerusalem.
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.
Rudd finished with a game high 25 points, including the winning back with 0.9 of a second remaining to ensure Maccabi improved to a 16-6 record in the BSL.
Israel went on to win their second round game against Cuba, with a final score of 4-1.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
Maccabi lost any realistic hope of reaching the post-season long ago, though saw a slight improvement on Thursday.
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.
Brenner replaced Arik Shivek as coach last week after working as his assistant, as well as under previous coaches Sharon Drucker and Tzvika Sherf.
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.
A team comprised mostly of Jewish Americans will represent Israel in the World Baseball Classic that begins on Monday in Seoul.
By BEN FISHER
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.
Israeli Premier League soccer clubs are replacing their coaches at a record pace in recent seasons, often making a mockery of themselves in the process.
Hapoel draws first blood with impressive 20-point victory over Gran Canaria in Game 1.
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.
Shivek was only hired by Rishon last April, replacing Sharon Drucker.
Two first-half goals keep Mimer perfect with 2-0 win at Doha Stadium to secure playoff berth.
Now without a team, the Israeli star's injured thumb would keep him from contributing to another potential team for some four weeks.
Maccabi is targeting its seventh victory from the past eight league matches when it hosts Bnei Yehuda in Netanya, with Beersheba not welcoming Hapoel Kfar Saba until Monday.
Bagatskis said poor rebounding and turnovers ended up costing Maccabi the game.
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.
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.
Tel Aviv, Hapoel Jerusalem wage tight final duel for 3 quarters before yellow-and-blue pulls away for 82-68 win.
Nahariya won the first leg in Israel by 21 points last week (96-75).
In a visit arranged by the government, those participating should have little doubt regarding the purpose of their tour. Clearly, that was not the case with the NFL delegation.
Yellow-and-blue introduces Lito Vidigal while Greens replace Meulensteen with Luzon.
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.
One-point victory at home keeps yellow-and-blue alive in race for Euroleague quarterfinals.
Israel’s No. 1 Julia Glushko (193) evened the tie at 1-1 with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Elitsa Kostova (132).
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.
Hadar was appointed as Hapoel’s coach last month, less than three weeks after he resigned from his job as the head coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv.
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.
Not renowned for being a
winter sports power, Israel
faced a major dilemma
ahead of the upcoming
World Figure Skating
By PAUL ALSTER
The cheerleading scene in Israel is perhaps not the most developed, but it does have its fans.
By ALON MELAMED
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
We were indeed underestimated, from the fields of Egypt to the Elah Valley to 1948, and now to 2017 in baseball in Northeast Asia.
By STAN STEINREICH