02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
'Netanyahu’s political fears thwarted a regional peace deal’
Bennett: Palestinian state would lead to refugee crisis for Israel
Syrian official vows to back Hezbollah in potential war against Israel
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
Group calls for harassment against haredi soldiers to end
Modi’in family helps stop antiquities theft while on hike
Finance Ministry prompted to do more to prevent abuse at old age homes
Rabbinate kashrut monopoly criticized in Knesset ahead of court hearing
Analysis: Good ties with Trump give Israel added value in relations abroad
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Beersheba’s road woes continue with deadlock at Hap Haifa
Maccabi TA rolls on, Jerusalem loses again
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Laundermat app shares more than just dirty laundry
Jerusalem’s International Convention Center named top 10 in world
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
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
Honey of an idea
Terra Incognita: The Gambia’s defense of democracy is a lesson for us all
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of times
Right From Wrong: A bear hug for all the mullahs to see
February 20, 2017: Seeking a solution
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Egypt's top court upholds 10 death sentences over football violence
Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil
Singapore PM: Mideast is an emotional issue for Muslims in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Secret letters reveal Nazi death camp horrors
Technology connects Diaspora youth to their Israeli counterparts
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
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
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
Yesh Atid leader: Netanyahu "seen as Israeli Republican."
By GIL HOFFMAN
US media outlets reveal inside reporting about Jews in Trump’s inner circle.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
"Never have they uttered a single word about the burden we must be," Anne wrote about Miep Gies and her associates.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
On December 21, 2009, Yad Vashem recognized Pastor Marcel Ducommun and his wife Hélène Marthe as Righteous Among the Nations.
French peasant widow Louise Roger never ‘contemplated the danger’ in saving a nine-year-old Jewish child during WWII.
Operation Wings of Eagles, also known as Operation Magic Carpet, began in December 1948 and lasted until December 1949, with minor waves of aliya taking place in the 1950s.
In rare criticism, Israeli ambassador to Moscow links move to a recent string of allegedly racist statements about Jews by Russian politicians.
Over one thousand people have signed a petition to stop the infamous Nazi torture house into a luxury villa.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“They vilify any saint, it is in their tradition of 2,000 years."
MP Meyer Habib blasts as unconstitutional, the far-right politician's proposal to ban dual-citizenship - including French-Israeli.
After World War II, the Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor moved to England where he became a businessman and lecturer about the Holocaust.
The nuptials of Jewish nobleman Ivor Montagu and his bride Eileen Hellstern sparked outrage in England in the late 1920s.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
"This was an attack on Canada, not only on one mosque. Indeed, it was an attack on any democratic society founded on religious pluralism that today faces threats against its Muslim populations."
By TAMARA ZIEVE,JTA
Launched on International Holocaust Memorial Day this friday, the Twitter feed @Stl Manifest reveals the personal stories of Jewish refugees from Europe who were all aboard the M.S St. Louis ship.
By BEN SALES/JTA
The executive order would begin to make good on Trump’s pledge during the campaign to bar Muslims, later amended to citizens of countries compromised by terrorism, from entering the US.
Sadiq Khan met Monday evening with genocide survivors, including from the Holocaust, as part of the city’s programming surrounding International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27.
New museum in Brooklyn focuses on role of faith and identity.
The club had been locked in a contentious and rather public debate over whether to admit Obama for membership.
Tony Hakin, father of Thalia, has reportedly remained at the hospital bedsides of his wife, Naomi, and their daughter Maggie, 9, who were critically injured in the incident.
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing and Amy Schumer among those delivering speeches, demonstrating in Women's Marches across the US.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
France sees significant drop in antisemitic incidents.
Mayor Peter Abelson was invited to the synagogue's annual Law Service but chose to decline the invitation due to "the gross and illegal occupation of the West Bank."
Running race to pass sites of Holocaust of Jewish remembrance in the Italian capital.
The FBI has not named any suspects or described a likely motive for the bomb threats earlier this week.
Jews make up more than half of non-Christians elected to Congress for the first time.
In the two months following the June 23 vote, a Jewish community in Portugal reportedly received some 400 applications compared to just 5 prior to the UK's split from the EU.
NY Jews express their frustration and disagreement with UN Resolution 2334 that calls to halt settlement construction on Palestinian-owned lands.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Jewish human rights organization releases its 2016 ranking.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
J Street’s alignment with progressive Democrats likely dooms its fight against appointment of David Friedman as ambassador to Israel.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The synagogue and the adjacent El Mellah Museum, which retraces Jewish history in Morocco, were reopened Friday.
“This was a cowardly attack on people preparing for their religious holidays in a joyful environment,” says top European rabbi after deadly Berlin attack.
Remarks by source close to Donald Trump's White House transition team are revealed week after Israel's chief rabbis announce reform process for recognizing foreign Orthodox conversions.
Several organizations will attend Obama's last Hanukkah bash at the White House.
Diaspora Affairs and Education Minister Naftali Bennett made the remarks in a meeting with the EU coordinator on combating antisemitism.
Justin Massler, 34, has been stalking Ivanka Trump at least since 2010, when he was charged with stalking and harassment.
“This is what cloud 9 looks like … I’m so grateful to let you all know that a donor has been found.”
Two main suspects and additional accomplices had planned to attack a synagogue in Amsterdam last year.
Top European rabbi warns of "new era of antisemitism" amid said rise in German incidents.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The chant by backers of the Chelsea club followed the team’s victory on Saturday night against the rival Tottenham Hotspur, which has many Jewish and pro-Jewish fans.
Frank was 12-years-old when she sent the short poem to a friend.
To see a Nazi salute in the United States of America is something I can't even absorb," Zionist Union co-chair says at JPost Conference.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Of the 4,500 Sephardic Jews who have applied recently for Spanish citizenship, at least 2,600 are Turks.
European Conference of Rabbis president vows to protect Jewish freedoms.
Greitens, a Republican, defeated Democrat Chris Koster with 51 percent of the vote on Tuesday to 45 percent for the state’s attorney general.
The “Titanics” kosher deli in Manchester, England, has closed for good.
Demonstration is tentatively planned to take place in mountain town where white nationalists have threatened Jewish residents.
This favorite winter holiday is loved for its frivolities – and the delicious food, warm candlelight and exciting gifts are certainly compelling. But if that’s it, are we missing the point?
New real estate series sheds light onto historic hotel - home to the secret cable car used during War of Independence, and hidden luxury properties in best Jerusalem location
Arab and Jewish mixed couples tend to encounter difficulties in Israel.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Bnei Menashe olim will make their home in Nazareth Illit.
Israel for years has maintained Trumpian semi-bans on entry by citizens from several Arab countries and asylum seekers; The difference is that the law is often not enforced.
By ANDREW TOBIN/JTA
Majority of Jews believe police version of events in Umm al-Hiran; most Arabs do not.
By JEREMY SHARON
The Sadie Rennert Women's Institue for Torah Studies is breathing fresh ideas and energy into the Jewish world.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Under the bill, a committee would be established to examine the cases of Israelis who were wounded or killed in terrorist attacks abroad and recognize them as victims.
By UDI SHAHAM
AG: allowing third party appeal "would have far reaching consequences of the utmost severity on all divorces issued by the rabbinical courts."
Amid row over UN settlement vote, Jewish lawmaker says he plans to present new legislation concerning Ukraine's mission in Israel.
The dropout rate from the IDF conversion program after the initial preparatory course, called Nativ, is as high as 50 to 60%, says deputy minister.
"The dedication of the volunteers is the power that drives this international organization of thousands," says ZAKA Chairman Yehuda Meshi-Zahav.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Deri says: “Any recognition by the Knesset of communities with a different type of Judaism will create questions that you will have to deal with."
In the upcoming Comedy for Koby lineup, Avi Liberman is bringing three veteran comedians who promise not to tell too many jokes about the next US president.
Israel Democracy Institute holds conference on the changing boundaries of Jewish identity.
Ayelet Shaked says the various boycott movements have "no interest in promoting human rights, but in wiping the Jewish nation off the face of the Earth."
The rabbi in question, whose name has not been released by the chief rabbinate, was employed as a neighborhood rabbi by the local religious council of the city.
I stood at a gate and before the gate hung an ever-turning sword, and I was fearful because I knew it was the gate to Paradise.
By HAIM WATZMAN
The Nazis who proclaimed Estonia ‘Judenfrei’ are gone; a Jewish community is still there.
By BARRY DAVIS
Rabbi Seth Farber tries to carve a path toward a religious establishment that is more respectful and responsive.
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
“The attacker seemed to rush towards two Orthodox Jews,” says source familiar with investigation. “He really, clearly wanted to kill a Jew.”
Karim Kassem careful to stress anti-Israel ties.
By BEN LYNFIELD
The case of spiritual leaders who serve as warriors highlights the Torah’s consent to justified warfare, even as it recognizes the spiritual dilemmas that warfare presents.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
The outspoken funny woman charged that the hyperbolic media coverage that Trump received during the election campaign helped him win the White House race.
Moscow-based billionaire Valery Kogan reportedly paid millions for the pop sensations to perform at his granddaughter's star-studded wedding in London.
The next "First Family" celebrates the Jewish festival of lights.
Although she eventually became a practicing Roman Catholic, the Hungarian-American actress was born to Jewish parents.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Take a look at the nominees with Jewish ancestry who are up for consideration for this year’s awards, which will be presented on January 8.
“I lived my life as a part-white, part-black but then sometimes Jewish kid, and I didn’t understand because she didn’t make me convert," says comedian.
Firestorm erupts over US news network's screen caption on a segment on white supremacists questioning whether Jews are people.
Trump's newly-appointed chief strategist, who has faced an onslaught of antisemitism allegations, reportedly makes millions from sitcom royalties.
The first Jewish woman appointed to the US Supreme Court took the stage in Washington in "The Daughter of the Regiment."
In a steady upward trend over the past century, Canadian Jews have become the fourth largest Diaspora community in the world.
On antisemitism, traitors and the closing of Barbur Gallery in Jerusalem.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
The legacy of Obama and Kerry is changing the calculus of American Jewish voters
By ABRAHAM H. MILLER,PAUL MILLER
Only through freedom of expression and contributing our uniqueness to humanity, our unity will grow and our happiness increase. Our lives have meaning only when we contribute to society.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
By ARI BRIGGS
"We all owe a debt of gratitude to Raoul Wallenberg and we shall not rest until he gets back home and receives a proper burial."
By EDUARDO EURNEKIAN,BARUCH TENEMBAUM,PERLA GRAISMAN
When you’re the parent of a lone soldier serving in Israel, your life changes substantially.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
In an era of hyper individualism, few choose to live as Jews simply in order to belong to the tribe.
By RABBI DR. DALIA MARX
Personal reflection: The Cubs suffered through 108 years of disappointment; the Jewish people have endured nearly two millennia of affliction.
Miller is Jewish, but he criticizes what he calls a "war on Christmas" from America's media and political elite on what he views as the nation's origins.
Donald Trump's recently-named White House chief strategist says "these claims of antisemitism just aren't serious. It's a joke."
The Jewish New Jersey real estate scion married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, helped guide the president-elect to victory last week and is poised to remain an influential adviser.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
“The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America,” says Senate minority leader Harry Reid.
The mix of personalities, policies and circumstances would have been different.