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
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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
“Israel has increasingly removed itself from the rest of the Western world, which has already led to academic boycotts, among other things.”
Masha Gessen’s history of Birobidzhan tells the absurd story of the failed experiement.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
"Kahn’s unique biblical commentary is laced with penetrating psychological insights and written in elegant prose."
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
It is definitely worth paying a visit to one of the many bookshops in Jerusalem. You will not be disappointed.
By KEREN PREISKEL
Showcasing interfaith eco poetry for a more sustainable, thriving and spiritually aware society.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
WriteSpace Jerusalem’s aim is to “provide quality writing workshops in a flexible framework, enabling writers to customize a program to their individual needs and interests.”
By NATALIE CHETBOUN
Jerusalemite Shayna Hulkower hosts a different kind of parlor meeting.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
By PEGGY CIDOR
Leib Rochman composed a lyrical description of how he went to the Kotel with his children on Shavuot, following its liberation in 1967. In Jerusalem translates it into English for the first time.
By LEIB ROCHMAN
The two Israeli authors are among 6 likely to win the prestigious literary award
By AMY SPIRO
A copy was presented to President Reuven Rivlin at a gathering of rabbis and archbishops at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Dorit Rabinyan's 'Borderlife' was banned by the Education Ministry.
“I thought, ‘what book is written in every language besides the Bible?’” said Etti Calderon, the administrative director of The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Ferrante and her publisher have guarded her privacy fiercely; The only fact about herself she has ever revealed is that she comes from Naples.
By HANNAH BROWN
The third in the series, Ring of Lies is the first to be translated into English and released in the US.
By RUTI ZUARETZ / MA'ARIV
Ayman Sikseck writes in his ‘stepmother tongue,’ Hebrew, to make himself, and his fellow Arab-Israelis, present in Israeli society.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
The six-day festival, which is in its ninth year, is holding sessions in eight cities throughout Israel, Gaza and the Palestinian Authority, including in Haifa, Jerusalem and Nablus.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Matti Friedman looks back to pen a war memoir from his IDF service.
Bob Mehr’s definitive tome takes a look at the rise and fall of the Replacements.
By DAVID BRINN
Born in Wloclawek, Poland, as Aharon Greenberg, Megged was brought by his parents to British Mandate Palestine when he was six years old.
Edgar M. Bronfman’s final book is both a testament to his legacy and a challenge for the future.
By STEVE LINDE
By HAIM WATZMAN
In "Works on Paper," Jennifer Barber remains an empathic
witness to an exhausted life.
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
A fascinating, if sometimes flawed, novel explores the psychological challenges of being an undercover operative in an enemy country.
By JANICE WEIZMAN
"Ben Ha-Ha was watching them from the top of the refrigerator; Could this still be a dream? Now his tears came."
Sabine Huynh was born in Saigon, grew up in France and made Israel her home; Her Hebrew-titled French poetry is making waves.
By BERNARD DICHEK
She needed the money; Rent was overdue and she was hungry; And rates were way down now that the British paras were gone.
Alicia Jo Rabins puts poetry at the service of the big questions at the heart of living.
‘The Complete Works of Primo Levi’ affirms that Levi was a literary genius whose oeuvre goes far beyond documentation of his concentration camp experiences.
By MATT NESVISKY
Artist Avner Moriah provides a unique perspective on biblical texts.
By MORDECHAI BECK
The doyen of Anglo-Jewish letters invokes the murdered teenage diarist to reassure worried Jews everywhere.
By THOMAS ORSZÁG-LAND
Lawrence Douglas assesses the achievements and failures in the decades-long efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.
By EFRAIM ZUROFF
Two delightful collections of the poetry of Yehuda Amichai and Else Lasker-Schüler.
I’ve got to save my country. Can you manage with the kids this afternoon?
Elliot Jager wrestles with how to find meaning in a life without children.
By SIDNEY SLIVKO
Fergus O’Connell creates a story within a story
by two women imprisoned in Theresienstadt.
By YAEL UNTERMAN
News and clues from the land of literature and culture.
By SHIRA LEVY
Legendary Israeli writer
David Grossman takes on
something new in his tale
of a stand-up comedian.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
Journalist Anders Rydell documents the Nazis’ extensive, zealous book-theft campaign.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
Novelist Jonathan Rabb shares his motivation in writing a tale of a
Holocaust survivor attempting to rebuild his life in Savannah, Georgia.
By ATARA BECK
Best known for his poetry, Ronny Someck,
in his ‘Two Times Chai’ exhibition, presents
three dozen portraits that pay tribute to Israeli
and non-Israeli Jewish poets and writers.
By BARRY DAVIS
Novelist Joseph Kertes draws from his own life to paint a vivid picture of two young Jewish brothers fleeing Hungary after the failed revolution.
A short story set in Jerusalem touches on themes that are familiar to us all.
By LIAT COLLINS
An exploration of the tradition and whimsy behind the classic tales from Chelm.
Part novel, part memoir, author Michael Chabon’s latest work is a stunning work of art.
All the way from England, an international literary magazine is fortifying its base in Israel – in Hebrew – and draws new crowds.
By TALI KORD
Amos Oz’s latest novel is provocative, eloquent and honest.
Jessi Klein’s series of personal essays is an honest, raw and hilarious portrayal of the complexities of being a woman.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Jonathan Safran Foer’s powerful third novel depicts the American- Jewish experience – and its troubled relationship with Israel.
Journalist Jay Solomon, in a close look at the Iranian nuclear deal, finds the pact considerably lacking.
Delve right in to the trials and tribulations of one loosely connected Jewish family.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
A clinical psychologist asks survivors the unthinkable: Do you have any positive memories of the Holocaust?
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Despite his good intentions, Neal Gabler manages only a reductive look at the complex icon Barbra Streisand.
Ethan B. Katz explores the long history of relations between Jews and Muslims in France.
By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
How the Dead Sea and the Jordan River went from dangerous treks to popular tourist sites and now endangered waters.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
In Marsala, Sicily, eight extraordinary tapestries depicting the life and times of Josephus Flavius beckon visitors.
By JUDITH FEIN
What did psychologists who studied the worst Nazis find in their psyches?
By AARON LEIBEL
A Jewish family in Connecticut in 1948 struggles through life’s challenges.
Asaf Siniver looks back at the legacy of Abba Eban.
By ASAF ROMIROWSKY
Yakov Rabkin argues that Zionism is racist, manipulative and exploitative.
In a searing account of Egypt’s last half-decade of turmoil, journalist Jack Shenker brings the voice of modern Egyptians to the reader’s ears.
Tackling the esoteric rabbinical stories as only a novelist can.
A heartbreaking memoir follows the story of a woman who uncovered her roots – and the tragedy hidden in them
Nora Gold’s latest novel is a captivating story.
Law professor Philippe Sands recounts how war crimes charges came to be.
Peter Manseau tells the stories of those who brought new faiths to the new world.
By LUCY ABBOT
Roger Horowitz takes a close look at kashrut and industrialization in America.
A novel examines the guilt of profiting from unsavory crimes during unthinkable times.
Historians and critics examine the rise and fall of Yiddish theater in New York.
Kate Siegel has turned her Instagram account ‘CrazyJewishMom’ into a risqué book.
Veteran journalist Robert Worth has a hopeful but misguided approach to the burning Middle East.
Andrew Nagorski writes an exhaustive account of those who continue to go after Nazi war criminals.
A Tel Aviv University professor attempts to understand how we anthropomorphize deities.
An attempt to quantify the views of US Jews leaves more questions than answers.
How can a third generation Holocaust survivor and daughter of a hoarder make her way in the world?
Chanan Tigay conducts an international search for the world’s oldest Bible.
Dov Waxman warns that US Jewish backing for Israel could be on the decline.
Hannah Rothschild’s debut novel drops the reader into the madcap London art scene.
By BETH KISSILEFF
More than 70 years later, the fate of Raoul Wallenberg is still unclear.
By COLIN SHINDLER
First-time novelist Gavriel Savit draws a haunting tale of a seven-year-old girl fleeing the Nazis.
The private letters of Heinrich Himmler to his wife turn the horrific into the mundane.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Reuven Hammer’s new work on Rabbi Akiva separates wheat from chaff on life of rabbinic giant.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
When Syrians rose in protest in 2011, many thought Bashar Assad would go. Five years later, he’s still there.
Asael Lubotzky’s tale of battle, wounding and rehabilitation is insightful, though bogged down in detail.
Two conferences highlight the rise of Romance and New Age literature.
By ORIT ARFA
Gefilte fish, “stuffed fish” in Yiddish, is not terribly handsome.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
News briefs from Jerusalem and the surrounding area.
Celebrate the golden jubilee of Jerusalem’s reunification
by reading the Nobel Prize laureate, who 50 years ago said
‘always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.’
By BARBARA SOFER
From the BBC’s point of view, having Israeli literature’s crown jewel provide a stamp of approval for its own dim view of the Jewish state is an opportunity not to be missed or squandered.
By RUTHIE BLUM
A tale of London in World War II that asks hard questions without easy answers.
By CONNIE OGLE
Jews are often thought of as the victims of history but the case of the “hofjuden” provides us with a very different picture.
By ELI KAVON
Through humor and pathos, Sophocles, Shalom Aleichem and Woody Allen explain our current leadership crisis better than any political analyst.
By IRINA E. BRAGIN
Sherri Mandell says she’d rather be a superficial person – and have her son still alive.