02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Pro-Palestinian protesters depict Netanyahu as Hitler in Sydney rally
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Baring her soul
Erdan, under fire, defends his handling of Umm al-Hiran affair
Shouting match over kashrut dispute erupts in Knesset
Netanyahu says he backs pardon for Hebron shooter Elor Azaria
Erdan: Apology needed if Beduin village incident found not terror attack
Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Interview: Russia and Israel cooperation on counterterrorism
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
American society headed toward a breaking point
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Settler leader takes Anne Frank Center to task over antisemitism
DNC candidate Ellison slams 'smear' he is antisemitic
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Grapevine: Celebrating women
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 24, 2017
This week in 60 seconds: Good missile defense gets better
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
A new house for female lone soldiers
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
A historian and a linguist delve into the minds of antisemites in modern Germany.
By MARC NEUGROSCHEL
Consider. For more than 50 years, Israel has managed to avoid a significant scandal that would damage relations with America. Not that there haven’t been opportunities aplenty.
By PHILIP GOLD
The tobacco industry’s escalating attacks on public health are replicated across the world, as is the harm caused by its products.
By JUDITH MACKAY
Gen. McMaster will have to familiarize himself with all these challenges quickly, with a much broader perspective than the one he perhaps had in the past.
By GAL PERL FINKEL
His conviction and sentencing will now resonate throughout the IDF. It is hoped that his conduct will not be repeated.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
With the active threats against Jews across the country and around the globe, we are regularly reminded that antisemitism is real, and it is scary.
By BEN CHOUAKE
That surface goodwill is likely to last only until Trump does something Netanyahu doesn’t like, such as get serious about limiting settlements or making peace.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
The new regulations strive to remove the vagueness regarding data security in the current laws and regulations, which are simply not compatible with current technological advancements.
By DAN HAY
Regardless, we hope that you, with him as ambassador, will visit the Jews and the Arabs of United Hatzalah on your next trip to Jerusalem.
By ERICA AND MARK GERSON
Let us not forget that only a society committed to the flourishing of each and every individual will become a prosperous society.
By URI CARMEL
What country doesn’t have the right to its unified capital, and to develop and build it?
By EARL COX
Hamas is always the one to instigate the war, always the one that has the tunnels ready to attack us.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Instead of commenting on the recent bomb threats to Jewish community centers, Trump ignored the issue and unfathomably responded by speaking about how many Electoral College votes he received.
If the Trump administration wants to achieve peace in the Middle East Egypt will be an essential component, but deep anti-Israel propaganda in the country constitutes a serious stumbling block.
By HAISAM HASSANEIN
Like the captain of the Titanic, Netanyahu is directing our ship toward an iceberg. And like the captain of the Titanic, Netanyahu is willing to go down with his ship.
By ILAN MANOR
The day that the Palestinians can admit that there were Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem millennia ago, there will be peace.
By LIAT COLLINS
Former Romanian ambassador to Israel Pastarnac, who has the advantage of speaking Hebrew with greater fluency than many Sabras, was recalled just after Christmas and informed of her new appointment.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
So what to make of the Donald and Bibi speak and what does it pertain going forward?
By ILAN EVYATAR
In this world, where we are trying to eliminate racism, misogyny, homophobia and more, it is time to include the age-old hatred of Jews as well.
By MONIKA SCHWARZ-FRIESEL,JEHUDA REINHARZ
Jewish law today would exclude Shabbat- observant Jews from all that. It’s time to start addressing not only our past but where we’re going.
By BRIAN BLUM
Donald Trump is not a fascist. The real problem with his way of governance is its escalating arbitrariness, which undermines the predictability behind the American legal order.
By DANNY ORBACH
Can the Muslims meet the challenge? Will they respect the pluralism of Europe and America, which in principle favors no one religion or culture over another?
By STEWART WEISS
On antisemitism, traitors and the closing of Barbur Gallery in Jerusalem.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
When you survive a terrorist attack, physical recovery is only the first step in
the healing process, and something as simple as a pillow could prove to be a
helpful companion for the rest of the way
By BARBARA SOFER
The early timing of the visit seems to reflect its importance for both leaders.
Both during his campaign and following his victory, President Trump had stated in interviews that he wants to broker “the ultimate deal” between Israel and the Palestinians.
By AMIR PERETZ
These freedoms are rare in the Middle East, and Christians must support a government that gives its citizens these remarkable liberties.
By TIM HEAD
It is time for Israel to follow the US lead and actively halt the PA ’s accepted and outrageous promulgation of terrorism.
By SANDER GERBER
But how did a situation arise to begin with in which Israeli homes were built on land whose status was questionable?
By JOSH HASTEN
Let’s be fair and open-minded, but democracy and free speech have their limitations. One cannot scream fire in a movie theater invoking free speech.
If the court decides Netanyahu has done no wrong – so be it.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
One key to avoiding this predicament may be for Israel to engage Russia as a stakeholder in its energy development.
By MICHAEL TANCHUM
One of the great miracles of world history is the eternal vibrancy and relevance of Torah, and this is an important part of the Jewish story.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
Regarding “Rabbis, students pray at JFK in solidarity with refugees” (February 9), allow me to suggest...
A lot of logical-sounding news is false, and a lot of oddball news is true. Who can help us make
sense of it? Do we even care?
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
A leader who acts only when he has exhausted every possible evasion does not inspire passion and trust.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Barely camouflaged, antisemitism strengthens as it evolves with the times.
By BRENDA KATTEN
So as we enjoy our delicious fruits this Tu Bishvat, let us not only give thanks for the delicious vegetation of the Land of Israel.
By DOV LIPMAN
By BARRY LEFF
Netanyahu has allowed his government’s agenda to be increasingly dictated by the wishes of two small segments of society rather than the broader public interest.
By LEWIS ROSEN
To quote a senior figure in the foreign ministry “Israel has not only seen an improvement with Japan – it has seen an upgrade.”
By GILAD KABILO
Netanyahu may be the only world leader eagerly embracing Trump.
The contrast in Mandelblit’s approaches to the two divisive issues illuminates the basic dysfunctionality of the government.
Bennett’s victory is Israel’s death.
By GERSHON BASKIN
It might sound silly, but instead of constantly being on the defensive, perhaps it is at last time for Israel to give Europe a taste of its own medicine.
By MICHAEL FREUND
While no one's claiming a hidden European agenda to boycott Israel, there's no logical reason why the EU should compromise its values by supporting NGOs that are spearheading efforts to do just that.
By TAMAR KOGMAN
What happened in Amona was something I thought would never happen again in the Land of Israel.
Unlike his predecessors, Trump is serious about winning. To do so, he is even willing to take the radical step of accepting Israel as an ally.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
When proclaiming Wallenberg an honorary citizen, president Ronald Reagan asked: How can we comprehend the moral worth of a man who saved tens and tens of thousands of lives? We cannot.
By ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN
WE MISS not only the particularity of Elie Wiesel’s voice in the matter of Holocaust remembrance, but the universality of his message in the face of these executive orders.
By IRWIN COTLER
Amona does not mark defeat for the settlement movement, just tactical withdrawal.
Right-wing or left-wing coalitions make little difference; the agenda will remain the same.
It is deeply troubling that so many Diaspora Jews can’t see they have put themselves on the wrong side of the most dangerous issue facing the free world.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Tu Bishvat is a time for a green audit of our lives. And the truth is that we, the Jewish people, suck.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Leaders lashing out at journalists for doing their job is wrong.
Galant was one of more than a hundred IDF veterans and politicians at a special event in memory of Patricia Frank.
How indeed could orthodoxy produce someone like Jared? Because of orthodoxy’s power to instill deep Jewish pride in its adherents.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The long-standing Senegal-Israel relationship can be used as a model to nurture closer ties with other West African nations.
By JIM TEICHER
"I, like many other Israelis, about half of the country, are truly fearful for the immediate future of our home."
Two comments about “Tweet sparks online antisemitism in Mexico” (January 31).
The US should move its embassy to Jerusalem and tell the Palestinians that any violent rejection of the move would be an act of war against the US.
By BARRY SHAW
According to the great abolitionist who escaped the chains of bondage, Frederick Douglass, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”
By WARREN J. BLUMENFELD
Why does the Polish president’s visit to Yoni’s grave prove that Netanyahu is incapable of doing his job?
By ASHER MAOZ
Galatz has suffered in the past incidents in which employees seemed to “misunderstand” the station’s identity.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
We can thank the jihadists for turning European comity upside down, from a utopia to a dystopia.
Trump is not the first political leader in the democratic world to use facts flimsily, or use outright lies.
What are your priorities?
The next conflict with Hamas-ruled Gaza is not a question of if but one of when.
The 9/11 attacks led to a broadening of US influence in the Middle East, disrupted the regional power balance and caused the Arab Spring to break out.
By OFER ISRAELI
Even if Israel and the West prop up the carcass of a failed Jordanian monarchy, how long can it last, as it will appear to be another colonialist land grab?
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Russia has fulfilled a long-held dream of reaching the warm water of the Mediterranean and is casting itself as the hegemon in the region.
By OFRA BENGIO
The US is in violation of its own Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, passed by Congress with an overwhelming majority of votes.
Already underway, Beijing’s drive to integrate the Middle East in an economically rational Eurasian order will have profound effects on Israel’s relations with its neighbors.
Who knows, in four years’ time his marketing team may consider adding one more word to their chief’s political slogan: “Make America Even Greater.”
By JONATHAN GABAY
These aren’t predictions, but caveats for responsible leaders in a treacherous world, during unstable times, facing a boorish president.
By GIL TROY
There are no easy answers to antisemitism, humanity’s oldest hatred.
I have no idea whether Mozes is basically a corrupt man or whether he has been pushed into a corner.
Trump stomped onto the literal and figurative stage with such an enormous bang that not a single person believed for a second that he was a serious contender for the job of commander-in-chief.
By RUTHIE BLUM
“Don’t deal with the fate of the Jews,” was her unequivocal message.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
By JOEL LEYDEN
The fetishization of religious Muslim women.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Political consultant Ruth Lieberman of Alon Shvut flew from Israel to Washington to watch the 45th president of the US be sworn in.
By RUTH J. LIEBERMAN
But for peace to be possible, the support for terrorists and their families needs to stop.
Experience repeatedly teaches us that what was once widely accepted as irrefutable truth can be a total falsehood.
By MORDECHAI KREMNITZER,AMICHAY AYALON
Israel cannot claim to be a democracy as long as nearly a half-million of its citizens are under the IDF’s anti-settlement judicial dictatorship.
By MOSHE DANN
Here is what you should have said.
By MICHAEL COHEN
Damn that Trump.
By TUVIA TENENBOM
The duty of the Israeli government today is to come up with new ideas.
By GIDEON SAAR
We are asking Obama to consider one more commutation – that of Jonathan Pollard.
How will the new US administration impact the age-old Sunni-Shi’ite conflict?
By ZVI MAZEL
Surprise, surprise! We are not that stupid!
History will look kindly on Obama’s domestic successes, but will judge his Middle East policy harshly.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Israel has learned that it is easier to fight an actual war than to keep “lone-wolf” terrorism – such as the truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem – at bay.
Is the Netanyahus’ insatiable demand for a flow of expensive gifts corrupt behavior?
By JEFF BARAK
Antisemitism is not only a Jewish problem; Jew-hatred – like other forms of religious and ethnic prejudice – is a threat to the very foundations of liberal democracies.
By IRA FORMAN
Jerusalem is concerned that President Barack Obama – with just 6 days left in office – will use the summit to drive a final nail in the coffin of the so-called peace process.
It’s a wonder that US passports for people born in Israel’s holy city don’t list them as having entered the world in “Occupied Jerusalem.”
By KENNETH LASSON
And we say: the Supreme Court of Israel asked on what grounds Jews should be denied full religious expression at the Western Wall.
By SHULAMIT S. MAGNUS
Embrace this new stage – because when you chose to volunteer for the IDF, you chose the thug life for life.
By DEENA FELSENTHAL
By RON KLEIN