03.26.2017 | 28 Adar, 5777
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
WATCH: Dancing for peace around Tel Aviv
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
Two dead and multiple injured, including children in shootings in Israeli-Arab towns
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Israel's coalition heads aim to end crisis
Report: US may allow new settlement in exchange for partial building freeze
John Ford Coley would really love to see you tonight
What’s new, pussycat? It’s Tom Jones!
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Levy’s Israel humbled 4-1 in Spain qualifier
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Bats remember directions
On the tip of their tongue
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
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
Sino-Saudi alignment in Yemen and escalating conflict
Israel’s open secret
A rotten apple?
Can religion be an opportunity for human progress?
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
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
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
Midsummer Camp’s Dream: Telling a unique story about Israel
Trump’s new Israel envoy gets a mixed welcome from Jewish groups
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Ivanka Trump reportedly invited to Germany on White House visit
US House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills against boycotts of Israel
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
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 Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
Grapevine: Dershowitz makes a different case for Israel
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
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
'Volatile and dangerous’
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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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
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
Asaf Harari, an Israeli graphic designer from Yavne, has introduced a new line of historical action figures from Zionist lore.
By ARIEL ZILBER
Menachem Begin is turning in his grave while settlers continue to take over illegal land in the West Bank.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Author Lawrence Wright had previously written a book about the Camp David negotiations in 2014 titled Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
"There must be a bloc and a collaborative decision about a candidate to head the government," says former Kadima leader.
By BEN HARTMAN
In clear reference to issue of settlements, PM insists on the supremacy of the rule of law, no civil war under any circumstance.
By HERB KEINON
Taking a page out of Ben-Gurion and Begin’s playbook, PM will begin hosting a regular Bible group in his official residence.
Controversial bills would increase penalty in libel suit where damage not proven, regulate representatives to judicial c'tee.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu: I will not allow freedom of expression to be harmed; Kadima hosts “conference to save democracy.”
Netanyahu defends libel law amendment; Sheetrit to oppose unless changed; opposition calls legislation "anti-democratic."
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu: Begin was a great statesman, whose leadership was evident even before Israel came into being, was a great believer in social justice.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Yehouda Glick traîne une réputation d’agitateur radical, mais depuis son entrée à la Knesset, il désarçonne ses opposants avec un programme souvent progressiste
By ELLI WOHLGELERNTER
A l’occasion du centenaire de sa naissance, hommage à Menahem Begin qui avait su gérer de nombreuses affaires d'Etat à partir 1977.
By YEHOUDA AVNER
At key junctures, Israelis have made choices that averted problems suffered by other countries.
By EVELYN GORDON
The Philangist massacre in Israeli-controlled Palestinian refugee camps brought 400,000 protesters to the streets.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
In August 1942, at least 27,000 people in Rostow were massacred by Nazi troops. More than half of the victims were Jews.
Shamir saw what Jews went through in Europe, but he also took an active part in Israel’s rebirth.
On May 17, 1977, for the first time, the Israeli political system became subject to true electoral competition.
By MICHAEL OMER-MAN
How will the decision to go to the polls effect Israel’s calculations on if and when to strike Tehran’s nuclear facilities?
By YAAKOV KATZ
'Post’ staff bids farewell to Linda Amar, Peres inks Torah scroll letter, Hatzalah volunteer Gavy Friedson gets municipal award in absentia.
By bombing J'lem hotel, Irgun believed it could send strong message to British, whom it actively fought to end Mandate, establish Jewish State.
As is the case every year, about 1 million visitors filled KKL-JNF's parks and forests throughout Israel during the recent Sukkot holiday. KKL-JNF organized various activities for the vacationers,
By KKL-JNF STAFF
Despite a stop-work order, the construction of an illegal mosque on the Mount of Olives continues.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Israel's message is now more guarded than previous strategy "the best defense is forceful preemption," defined by the 1981 raid to destroy Iraqi nuclear plant.
Lapid lectured about Begin's leadership to students from the Tavor pre-military academy in Nazareth Ilit at the Etzel Museum in Tel Aviv.
By GIL HOFFMAN
"We will continue to fight over the truth and defend, build and develop the State of Israel in all spheres as a model nation and one of the most advanced in the world.”
The only man responsible for the 72-year-old geologist becoming a regular MK was Netanyahu.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The question arises whether Jewish values alone are sufficient for leadership of a Jewish state.
By JASON WARSHOF
Ariel Sharon cast an indelible imprint on the annals of the Israel Defense Forces.
By YOSSI MELMAN
For two decades, Yehuda Avner served four prime ministers and was privy to the deepest state secrets.
By ROBERT SLATER
ADL national director honored for being "at the frontlines of defending the State of Israel."
By NOA AMOUYAL
One of Jerusalem’s reliable hotels, the Inbal, was recently crowned 4th in the Middle East – a good reason to pay a visit.
Future prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, following Ben-Gurion’s order, instructed an underling to fire the so-called “Holy Cannon,” which ignited the Altalena in flames.
By JOANNA M. SAIDEL
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By Jerusalem Post Readers
The legacy of the late prime minister is explored through his dedication to
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
This year’s Begin Prize will be awarded to NGO Monitor, "a leading organization defending the State of Israel and the Jewish people".
By SARAH CHIN
The recent Jerusalem Post Conference in New York showed us that we’re talking at each other, not to each other.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Anita Shapira provides a much-needed social history of Israel, but fails to give a nuanced version of the challenges involved in absorbing immigrants from diverse cultures.
Any future proposal to withdraw from Israeli territory could face a national referendum.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Israel, a most progressive country, is great at recycling former political higher-ups.
By RABBI STEWART WEISS
Threatened by a nuclear Iran, Israel's right of anticipatory self-defense must be acknowledged.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
With over 23 million books in print supporting Israel, Mike Evans is among the most unlikely, and best, friends Israel ever had.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Begin didn’t jump ship because he couldn’t get his way; he worked to effect change.
'And give me water for money, that I may drink; only let me pass through on my feet' (Devarim; Deuteronomy 2:28).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
In tribute to Menachem Begin on the centenary of his birth.
By YEHUDA AVNER
Deputy director of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center: NGO Monitor embodies the spirit of former prime minister Menachem Begin.
By BENJI ROSEN
Netanyahu: “Kadishai was loyal to the values of the nation, and ready to take on any task assigned to him."
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Exhibits open to honor President Shimon Peres and the birth of the late prime minister Menachem Begin.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Limmud FSU will hold a world celebration of the 100th anniversary of birth of former PM Menachem Begin in Vitebsk, Belarus.
Tel Aviv District Prosecutor's office charges Henrick Curtis with aggravated assault of a police officer.
Gideon Sa’ar says tent protests "show the existence of a social conscience"; messages of social justice are interwoven in the words of the prophets.
By JONAH MANDEL
Menachem Begin Heritage Center says remains expected to be found within two weeks; Katz: "A Jew will never lift a hand against his brother."
Begin's 103rd anniversary of his birth was honored by the chairman of the National Council for Research and Development.
Don't be disillusioned; There is hope.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Netanyahu’s basic argument – that the Palestinian demand to uproot Jewish settlements reveals bigotry and intolerance – has been made by this paper in the past.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
I have known Benjamin Netanyahu for more than 40 years, having first met him when he was a student in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Israel must undergo some serious change if we do not want to watch society decay. It must start with education.
By SARAH BLUM
I took Israel’s greatness for granted, without wanting to or even toying with the fantasy that I would ever live there.
What did Menachem Begin have in common with Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln?
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
Begin was a man who strove within himself and the system to behave with nobility; it is a standard worth using to measure a prime minister.
By Daniel Tauber
Unlike what Israel’s many detractors claim, there is nothing fanatical about Jewish heritage.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Begin's message was first, stand up strong for yourself; then, in doing so, you will also be standing up for others.
By ABRAHAM FOXMAN
History is unpredictable. In 1948, Golda Meyerson, as she was then, was greeted by 50,000 Jews in Moscow.
Peace negotiations are going nowhere. Palestinians don’t want a deal, and the Israelis continuously announce new settlement construction.
By DANIEL GORDIS
His advice was heeded, so what was to have been an icy reception became a red carpet welcome. Such was the regard in which Lewis was held by the powerful in Washington, DC.
By YEHUDA REHAMIM/NEWS 24
We will remember him as a gentle, quiet and scrupulously honest person, who was the powerful anchor of the Israeli political world during the Begin regime.
By MERVYN GOTSMAN
A century after Begin was born, we owe it to him – and to ourselves – to thank him again, to pause to reflect on what we’ve learned and on how far we have come since Jews stood by stunned, with no idea of how to respond.
A very moving gathering took place on Tuesday evening at the Latrun Armored Corps memorial site.
By YORAM DORI
A Dose of Nuance: More than two decades after his death, it behooves us all to reflect on the profundity of his contribution to the Jewish people.
There is no operational value to international forces says MK and chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Avigdor Liberman.
By AVIGDOR LIBERMAN
Of those who fought for the Jewish state, and then went on to lead it, the two outstanding figures are David Ben-Gurion and Menachem Begin.
By PAUL GROSS
‘Why do you need radio when there’s Internet?’ asked the bemused young woman
at the British Council.
By HELEN SCHARY MOTRO
One single episode of dogged determination can overturn all gloomy forecasts and literally change the course of history.
By SARAH HONIG
The precise nature of how it is to be observed will, like so many other Jewish rituals and customs, remain disputed for many years to come.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Is it normal to apologize for a defensive action even if death results? Yitzhak Shamir would never have caved in.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Bennett is different. He doesn’t play by the rules that have characterized the ruthless political game. Regardless of the party, with only some variance of dress codes and colorful attachments, twittering and texting, the candidates are all the same.
By MOSHE DANN
2013 must be the year when the leaders go beyond themselves, move forward beyond the expectations of their people, far beyond their own expectations of each other and of the possibilities for peace.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The criticism from some quarters has been astonishing, with many accusing the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu of losing their principles.
By DANNY AYALON
It’s not the right-wing of Menachem Begin, who respected democracy, but rather an outlook prevalent today in the European extreme right-wing parties of nationalism, driven by populism, and not necessarily always by the rule of law.
By URI SAVIR
The Right “can do it,” but unfortunately by implementing nondemocratic values and dangerous policies.
Ben-Gurion was a dictator, just as Netanyahu has shown himself to be.
If the world does not act to stop Iran during the 18 months before the next general elections, Israel will.
By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
Though Zionism was long identified with socialist kibbutzim, even they have been bailed out by taxpayers, are now building shopping centers.
By ZEV GOLAN
A state which aspires to keep its capital undivided must be capable of stopping the rampant anarchy and abandon on the Mount of Olives.
If enough MKs were willing to prioritize the national interest, promoting electoral reform would be one of their greatest priorities.
By ISI LEIBLER
Real leadership is measured when one is faced with real-life situations that place diametrically opposed values and principles on the scales of decision making.