03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
Terror victim’s parents witness sealing of killer’s east Jerusalem home
Obama's Israel envoy sees positive elements in Trump's peace efforts
Israeli policeman filmed attacking Arab truck driver spurs controversy
Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan
Senior official denies US demanded construction freeze beyond security fence
Storm over MK's call to hinder IDF enlistment over mixed-gender service
WATCH: Hebrew 101, lessons for beginners...It may be confusing
Will the JCC fake bomb threat suspect be extradited?
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Top 10 things to do
Classical: Ethnic cello,
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
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
Terrorism must not become ‘part and parcel’ of our daily life
Water, peace and security
Grumpy Old Man: Two tough days for journalism
A Dose of Nuance: Enemies come in many forms
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
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
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
Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered in Rome
UK Jewish leader calls for solidarity with Muslims in fight against jihadism
Experts warn that Trump budget for foreign aid cripples antisemitism fight
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
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
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
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
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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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
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
What country doesn’t have the right to its unified capital, and to develop and build it?
By EARL COX
Water is essential for a life with dignity and parties to conflict, government donors and humanitarian organizations must work together to support resilient urban services during armed conflict.
By CHRISTINE BEERLI
Well, to their great dismay, we’re still around, thank God.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
"Supporting the ‘right of Jews to live in Judea and Samaria is also a rational, centrist human-rights position."
By MORTON A. KLEIN
Hundreds of thousands of visitors – schoolchildren, soldiers, VIPs and common citizens – stream annually to see the excavations which prove that here King David established his capital.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked’s recommendation regarding Ehud Olmert (“Shaked asks Rivlin to consider commuting Olmert’s sentence,” March 17) is misguided.
The more internal dissension, the better for the UK.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
In this way, the campaign up North has been successful. For the time being we will stay in Israel, and it sure is good to come out of the Norwegian closet and rid oneself of a taboo.
By GEIR OLAV JØRGENSEN
The most serious challenge to the late surge of Right-populist movements, then, could be the availability of anti-establishment parties and candidates in the center and on the left.
By MARC NEUGROSCHEL
Just so much gobbledygook.
We need journalists, not sycophants. A free press is the foundation of any healthy democracy.
My last Hebrew teacher, upon noticing my recurring inability to comprehend conjugation and sentence construction, suggested I might have “FLLD.”
By BRIAN BLUM
‘They are determined to show other women that going to the mikve can be a positive spiritual
By BARBARA SOFER
An untold tale.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
One of the overriding lessons of a holiday in which so much seems arbitrary is the need for order and law.
By DANNY ORBACH
In returning to Zion, Jews returned to normal, relying on brains and brawn, creating new images – and new realities.
By GIL TROY
I think it is obvious that these days are filled with Jewish pride for a change.
Unrealized potential is a tragedy for those whose talents are left uncultivated and for the society at large, which loses out on benefiting from its human capital.
The PLO is the Siren that drowns US administrations.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The mistake made by former secretary of state John Kerry, in which he tried to push the two sides to make impossible moves, must not be repeated, Yossi Beilin argues.
By YOSSI BEILIN
I searched Google to find what you had to say, Mr. Gere, about the massacres in Syria, and found nothing.
By DANIEL DORON
We have all witnessed the enormous expansion of the economic environment in which Israeli technology companies operate.
By ATIR JAFFE,GUY LACHMANN
Until we acknowledge the ideology that attracts men like Ronald Fiddler, and then fight that ideology, addressing specific grievances of specific individuals or groups is futile.
By A.J. CASCHETTA
Thus, what the Bible shows us in these two figures is that Jews or Israelites who fill that type of role have to worry not only how their policies will eventually impact their own people.
By JONATHAN L. MILEVSKY
So, on Purim, a day for fun, let’s make merry, be happy. L’Chaim!
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Too often I find that the press feels that one of its goals is to find someone guilty, and the higher up, the better.
We only get one president at a time, and so the protesters should step back and acknowledge that people like me are more likely to look at what they are doing and move further to the Right.
By ELI VERSCHLEISER
The riots against Murray and Yiannopoulis alerted non-Jewish Americans to the intellectual and moral decay of their campuses.
BDS does have the potential to cause damage to Israel, but the way to prevent this from happening is not by high-profile unnecessary laws.
By ILAN EVYATAR
For years the State of Israel has endured a deep lack of understanding regarding its war against terrorist organizations.
By LIRAM KOBLENTZ-STENZLER
It is a well-known method of the regime that it works to sabotage the process by always talking about the same subject, terrorism, throughout weeks of meetings.
By MUHAMMED RUZGAR
The significant actions we took in order to save our nation, as well as the ways in which we commemorate the holiday in modern times, are the foundations of our society.
By URIEL LEDEBERG
It’s just a matter of time before the next war in Gaza or the North breaks out. But there’s no chance that we will come out victorious since we have no strategy, initiative or clear plan of action.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Inflating the extent of a problem and demonizing one side or the other won’t make it go away.
By LIAT COLLINS
One can hardly blame the present US administration for wanting to avoid the same situation from developing in the United States.
After leaving the 'Post' in 1989, Rath worked as a freelance writer, taught at the University of Potsdam and was editor of the online journal Partners for Peace.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Never before has an Orthodox Jew been so close to the seat of power through family connections.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
As we approach Good Deeds Day let us take pride in our volunteers who give of themselves in order to improve the lives of others.
By BRENDA KATTEN
We must remember this: achievements for the status of women are not always realized directly but also by the acquisition of key positions of influence in other important battles.
By RIVKA LAZOVSKY
‘Smithers’ insists he’s no Winston Wolfe but says the nice clothes and hot wheels are within reach.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Republicans have been unable to make inroads among mainstream Jewish voters and that is likely to get much worse.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
At a time of rising antisemitism across Europe and even North America, it is all the more essential that steps be taken to defend the integrity of Judaism and its sacred texts.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Encountering Peace: The political reality to the Left of Netanyahu is splintered and fractured over egos and severely lacking in political integrity.
By GERSHON BASKIN
El Presidente – or “Reis” (the chief) as he is known in Turkey – is on shaky ground.
By ROBERT ELLIS
Christians emulate Queen Esther to support Israel.
By TULY WEISZ
Let’s take responsibility to fight bigotry passionately, consistently and effectively, especially from our political allies, where our objections will have more credibility – and impact.
It is indeed always important to stand for what is right and just, but being blind to who is standing with you is naive and ultimately destructive
By IRWIN J. (YITZCHAK) MANSDORF
If I were to council Trump, I would tell him to stop claiming that the media is making up the news, but explain to the public that his beef with news organizations is their slanted reporting.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
The answer to hate is not to hate others in return - The answer to hatred is to refuse to demonize ANY other group
By BARRY LEFF
Major media and nonprofits need to control their political bias.
In Asia, Africa and some European countries, the bonds with Israel are being strengthened because those seeking a better relationship with Trump sense that his affection for Israel is genuine.
By ISI LEIBLER
Let it not be forgotten that the true villain behind the war is Hamas and its backers, not Netanyahu and his bickering cabinet.
I believe that eventually common sense will prevail and that the public will draw the necessary conclusions when it goes to the ballot box.
By AMIR PERETZ
If Bibi really does have a friend in the White House, then this is the time to ask him for a favor.
By NACHMAN SHAI
It is not, however, President Trump who has empowered them, but all those who have demonized the natural and legitimate yearning to belong to something called home.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Our Jewish community has one of the highest per capita rates of Zionist youth movements that engage with Israel, and of Australians who make aliya.
By MARK LEIBLER
When we offer all kinds of initial solutions, we are conducting ourselves on a tactical level and not on a strategic plane.
By ODED REVIVI
You can almost hear Haman snickering sarcastically: “Let’s ‘put some daylight’ between the Jews and their God.”
It’s about the need for accountability and putting the welfare of all above the self-interest of just a few.
INCLUSION IN Jewish Day Schools in New York and in Israel lags far behind other parochial education systems in other countries.
By GAVIN SAMUELS
Jews as idealistic connectors can counter today’s disrupters.
The astute Kazakh president is likely to strike a careful balance between the interests of Jerusalem and Tehran.
By MICHAEL TANCHUM
Israel’s ever-deepening ties with the world show that it will not sit idle while Palestinian leaders refuse to even recognize a Jewish state.
By ALEX RYVCHIN
Is it realistic to expect the security cabinet to function more effectively, given the current system of political rule in Israel?
Jumping to hasty conclusions and making sweeping generalizations against Beduin society only serves to further alienate it.
The Democrats are in a dangerous place for themselves, for the US and for the American Jewish community.
Are we returning to the diplomatic principles of the Cold War?
By IDO ZELKOVITZ
There are genuine antisemites out there – too many – and this false, insipid mislabeling of such a good and friendly senator gives cover to the real antisemites and alienates those who are decent.
Intoxicated by gas, Israel stumbles on renewables
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Netanyahu’s request for the US to recognize Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights represents a bold move that would help accomplish several American objectives in the Middle East
By MATTHEW R.J. BRODSKY
Protecting Christians will protect the region. Ultimately, it will protect Israel, too.
By MICAH HALPERN
Neoliberalism does not serve the interests of the whole of American society.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
Real change will emerge when UN member states stop focusing on the US and Israel as the only ones responsible for solving the conflict.
By KENNETH BANDLER
When accusing a man of being an antisemite, let’s be a bit factual lest we falsely libel friends and label allies as foes.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
"I am compelled to respond with disgust to recent attempts in the press and on social media to libel this American patriot."
By TRENT FRANKS
Interface between the government and the military needs to be smoother and more effective.
"If this was Haley’s first hurrah, it won’t take long for her to take her rightful place alongside, if not surpass the achievements of, a handful of predecessors whose mark was indelible."
By RUTHIE BLUM
"What is needed is a combination of an effective mixed (private/public) economy on the one hand, and universal humanitarian values on the other."
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
"One in five Israelis lives in poverty yet we send help to many countries, many of which are enemies, spending who knows how much money?"
"Whenever possible, this government always thinks the worst of Israel’s Arab citizens."
By JEFF BARAK
Alienating a million or more American Jewish advocates will be costly to Israel’s cause, long after Trump’s “alt-right” voters have moved on.
By SHAI FRANKLIN
Trump’s message to the old boys’ network of the White House Press Corps is: “I don’t need you.”
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The group which made aliya last week was the first to arrive in over a year and a half, and the first from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram to move to Israel in more than three years.
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, together with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, is holding a conference at the Waldorf Astoria in advance of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.
Standing under the huppa with my boy, I was flooded with thoughts.
By HERB KEINON
Hard as it might be to believe, some people on both sides of a divide can just move on.
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.
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.
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
Hamas is always the one to instigate the war, always the one that has the tunnels ready to attack us.
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.