07.29.2016 | 23 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu deflects criticism over tunnels, welcomes Sisi peace push
Analysis: How Israel undermined the tunnel threat
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
A fortified Sderot continues life under the threat from Gaza
Police face tough time recruiting new officers in Jerusalem
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
Five Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight
Trump's call to Russia on Clinton's emails signals strategic shift
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
The German-born octogenarian who was orphaned by the Holocaust explains that her relation with the Jewish state began some 70 years ago.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Panelist at JPost conference discuss “The future of the Jewish People and the war against BDS."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
For much of Saturday, the Jewish activists strolled about Sussiya. Some visitors observed Shabbat and prayed indoors while others rolled cigarettes and unfolded the weekend Hebrew newspapers.
By MAX SCHINDLER
PLO issues statement of retraction after the PA president made the unsubstantiated charge in an address Thursday to the European Parliament.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Hundreds of worshipers arrive on last intermediate day of Passover to visit what is said to be the burial spot of the Jewish patriarch.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
The new project includes all known textual variants of the Talmud and allows researchers, scholars and Talmud students to easily compare the different texts side by side.
By JEREMY SHARON
Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations launches initiative that involved over 50 Jewish groups.
The growing influence of homegrown xenophobes, integration failures and Brussels’ perceived singling out of Israel for criticism have disillusioned many Jewish opinion shapers.
Ilan Swartz-Brownstein and Josh Leviton, both of Manhattan, did not survive in the “Judge Cuts” episode that aired this week.
“In Germany they don’t have a clue what it means to be hated and that’s why we don’t have understanding here for Israel’s actions and why the BDS movement is so strong."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
"I am insanely lucky to be alive," the 45-year-old says after being hospitalized.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Two Orthodox yeshiva students from Manhattan, take the stage on the last episode of the audition rounds.
By AMY SPIRO
While some British Jews seeking German nationality are doing so due to economic concerns, others are worried about an upsurge of extremism and racism.
“Elie Wiesel’s works brought forth into the public eyes a consciousness to the Holocaust.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
'Jerusalem Post' readers explain what the revered Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate meant to them.
NY Rabbi Haskel Lookstein speaks to 'Post' on rabbinate's decision to prevent an American convert who moved to Israel from marrying her fiance.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,JEREMY SHARON
"I want to wish you mazal tov on your success in bringing a long-awaited championship to the great city of Cleveland and its wonderful people,"
By GIL HOFFMAN
“My grandfather was Jewish, that was on my mother’s side, so yes, I do see myself …” former British soccer start says.
The New York-based 'Forward' declares a 'Trupatorium' on all mention of the presumptive Republican presidential candidate and his campaign.
Secure Community Network director Paul Goldenberg says Omar Mateen’s employment by prominent security firm should raise alarms for Jewish groups that hire security staffers.
Also called on the public to remain vigilant and alert authorities immediately about any suspicious activity witnessed.
Followers of Sabbatai Zevi and modern Jews united by centuries of persecution.
By NICK ASHDOWN/THE MEDIA LINE
European Court of Justice’s advocate general gave her opinion earlier this week on a lawsuit for alleged discrimination brought by a Belgian Muslim claimant against her former employer.
Jewish leader says far-right parties in some European countries are winning over Jewish voters by exploiting fears about militant Islamists.
Francis Kalifat, 64, said Sunday that his first priority as president of CRIF is to fight against the anti-Semitism that he said was responsible for the situation he described.
Under heavy police and military surveillance, religious officials and some fifty guests laid candles below a plate commemorating the victims.
Earlier this month, Labour suspended yet another member for anti-Semitic comments after he posted an article claiming that 'Jews control Britain and are committing genocide on us.'
Jewellery hidden for decades in relic seized by German Nazis is discovered on the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau death and concentration camp.
Sophie Helcman, who saved her brother during the Holocaust, died in Jerusalem while his coffin was being flown to Israel. They were buried together.
By BEN FISHER
Rabbi Reuven Hammer, the founder of the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, was given the responsibility to write the responsum.
Friday's arrest came as crowds filled the synagogue in observance of the second to last day of the Passover holiday.
'We are...horrified at the Islamophobic campaign being waged against her, amidst opportunistic and false charges of anti-Semitism,' the Jewish students wrote to the 'Jewish Chronicle'.
With each passing year, there were fewer of us around the seder table.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Draft law easily cleared upper house of parliament last week and will go to a final vote next Wednesday in the lower house, legislators say.
The tradition Jewish celebration was joined by Muslim clerics and US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Eli Riss, a Chabad envoy who serves as Birobidzhan’s chief rabbi, torpedoed the plan earlier this month, he told JTA Thursday.
Tenth graders from the Carmel School in Perth embark on a Roots journey in Israel, and spend a day with Israeli youth their age in Merhav Am.
Approx. 1,000 children with special needs enjoyed challenging outdoor activities in the forest for the first time ever at KKL-JNF’s Tzipori Field and Forest Center from 5-7th July.
Ronald Appleby “Forester of the Future” Scholarships Presented at a Special Ceremony in Rehovot.
This Lag Baomer (May 26), the hot, dry wind ignited the remains of bonfires, which caused serious wildfires. One of the largest was in Jerusalem Park in the Arazim Valley.
On Sunday, May 15 2016 Hans-Dieter and Ingrid Roth, friends of KKL-JNF from Wiebaden, Germany, dedicated the Dado Scenic Lookout just outside Israel's northern border town of Metulla.
Thirteen Canadian University students, all affiliates of JNF Canada, came to Israel for a week to strengthen their ties with the country and to upgrade their knowledge. Spirits were high!
KKL-JNF and the B'nai Brith World Center hold a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Martyrs Forest commemorating the heroism of Jews who rescued other Jews during World War II.
United States Senator, the Honorable Orrin G. Hatch, planted a tree with KKL-JNF at Yad Kennedy in Aminadav Forest just outside Jerusalem, on May 5, 2016.
This week, KKL-JNF takes the people out to its parks and forests so that they can experience for themselves the green and beautiful country that Israel has become.
Hebron Liberation Day celebrates a lesser-known story of freedom of worship.
By BEN BRESKY
Come as you are to events around Jerusalem for this year’s Unity Day on June 1.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
Megan Phelps-Roper’s story of redemption.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
The human rights activist and former actress apologizes "for posting a despicable tweet by mistake."
Montpellier prosecutors were reportedly notified by municipal officials about the account, which belongs to Djamel Boumaaz, a former member of France’s far-right National Front party.
Our top 7 gift picks for this Independence Day!
The UK opposition party's leader rejected the notion that Labor was failing to tackle anti-Semitism within its ranks despite a string of recent incidents.
The Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles is set to start online bidding at $15,000 for the 4-page letter by the 27th US president to DC-based Jewish journalist Gus J. Karger.
Manuel Valls made the statement in a letter penned to Shmuel Rabinovitch, the Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites of Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Miri Regev cites Sabbath violations in reasoning not to attend August 5 festivities.
Netanyahu to olim: This journey is not just of personal importance, but of national importance.
This summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh plans to bring 2,000 olim to Israel, and Sunday’s flight is the first of two charters set to help reach that goal.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
Roger Nathan ‘Gino’ Narboni flew in the French, US and Israeli air forces throughout his storied career.
By BERNARD EDINGER
The 11th Prince of Ligne and his wife hid hundreds of Jewish children in their family castle in Belgium during WWII.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
President of "Reconectar" says he receives emails from people around the world who discover Jewish ancestry.
Rejection of Rabbi Lookstein conversion is "severe injury" to standing of Israel in Diaspora Jewry, say protesters in Jerusalem.
Masorti, Reform movements furious after Knesset approves 1st reading of bill banning them from using public mikvaot for conversions.
Actress Helen Mirren emceed the award ceremony that recognized the Israel-American maestro.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Few men in history have impacted the renewal of Jewish life in Jerusalem more indelibly than Irving Moskowitz.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Zionist Union MK Amir Peretz criticized the allocation, saying that he wishes the communities in the country's periphery would get similar funds.
By HERB KEINON
Masorti Movement demanding egalitarian section at central Western Wall plaza in light of failure to implement Western Wall agreement.
Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara's actions saved five times as many people as Oskar Schindler, made famous in the film "Schindler's List."
The infections are believed to be the result of circumcisions in which the “metzitzah ba’peh” procedure was used, whereby the mohel, or circumciser, uses his mouth to suction blood off the penis.
The vast majority of Israeli Jews – 82% – said the idea of Zionism is still relevant.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Uzi Dayan and his wife, Tamar, came to Belarus for the first time to see the town where his father, Moshe Rabinowitz, was born.
By MAYA PELLEG
JPPI’s survey also revealed that those on the left of the political spectrum feel much less comfortable 'being themselves' in Israel.
Efraim Zuroff says Hitler in no way supported the establishment of a Jewish state and that Livingstone was simply trying to delegitimize Zionism through his allegations.
Security forces send away six adults and three youth from the compound for failing to heed to the guidelines of visitation on the contested holy site.
The Jews of Yemen
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New movie: Café Nagler
From Brazil to Israel
Jay Neugeboren gives fictional life to the historical boxer Max Baer.
By BETH KISSILEFF
“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism,” says museum official.
“It is possibly the ugliest beauty contest ever held,” says Board of Deputies of British Jews.
This week’s parsha, Emor, tells us the dates of each of the festivals, which can then be slotted into the appropriate month.
By RABBI GIDEON SYLVESTER
The famously sweet concord wine has gained a following among non-Jewish populations, according the WSJ.
Watch the results of this Jewish-Muslim 'social experiment' on the streets of New York.
Monty Python: “And now, for something completely different...”
By STEWART WEISS
Failure by Orthodox leaders and organizations to stand up and be counted on this will have catastrophic repercussions on the Jewish values that should represent the foundation of the nation.
By ISI LEIBLER
By NOA FLEISCHACKER
My dad was a straight shooter; you knew, after a brief conversation, exactly where he stood on any issue. He was principled, often buttressing his arguments with “but somebody has to say it.”
By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
Throughout the world there is a global onslaught against the Jewish people. Israel, the Middle East’s only democracy, has remarkably become the single most hated country on Earth.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The menorah was not just a candelabrum. It symbolized the Covenant between God and the Jewish people.
By MOSHE DANN
Whereas older Jewish Democrats once coalesced around Israel as an issue, that’s a harder sell for younger Jewish Democrats, who increasingly question the actions of the government in Jerusalem.
Republican presidential candidate defends use of star in controversial tweet.