05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Lebanese journalist: 'Aleppo would have been safe like the Golan were it annexed by Israel'
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 1
Nazi hunter: Livingstone’s claims about Hitler ‘absurd’
Rivlin: Any new pardon request for jailed former president Katsav will be reviewed
Renewed drilling finds NIS 1.2 billion of oil near Dead Sea
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
The musician, Nadav Dagon, was scheduled to perform at Wadi Rum Desert, east of the Jordanian city of Aqaba, on Thursday, during a special three-day music festival.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Tulsa is also the home of a museum dedicated to folk singer Woody Guthrie, one of Dylan's early influences.
The chart-topping recording artist also took umbrage with scientific claims concerning the spherical shape of the globe, posting dozens of claims that the earth was in fact flat.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
By SHARON AHARONI
McKnight’s observations about life, in her lyrics, have frequently tended towards the grittier, bluesier side, so the darker vocal delivery and onstage deportment should suit that well.
By BARRY DAVIS
When traveling abroad, Ramatayim does not perform only in English-speaking countries.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
For the musically inclined, the festival features a wide range of appealing concerts.
By NATALIE CHETBOUN
The lesser-known sister of the famed Razel brothers, Ricka Van Leeuwen, is remarkable in her own right – and is displaying her sound at a gig on Monday.
By ANNIE KADOSH ORENSTEIN
With striking vocals and deeply personal lyrics, Shimrit Dror Greilsammer invites you into her life on her new album, ‘Songs from the Home.'
By RACHEL MARDER
Beatboxing might have started out as an urban form of expression but “nowadays it’s very much mainstream,”
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
For the members of Kehilot Sharot, recognition by the outside world was still missing.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Concertgoers expressed admiration for the orchestra and gratitude towards Germany.
The car plunged more than 25 meters from a highway bridge into a canal.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Tal Ramon, son of the late astronaut Ilan Ramon, launches his debut album at Zappa Tel Aviv.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Russian Violinist Vadim Repin brings his Trans-Siberian Art Festival to Israel next week.
US pop star Prince, 57, was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later declared dead, US media reports said.
Bionic limbs, robots and other technological wonders on display at The International GeekPicNic festival.
By MAXIM REIDER
Reedman Jon Irabagon believes in letting it all hang out.
Internationally renowned Israeli psychedelic trance giant Infected Mushroom celebrates 20 years of hits in a performance at Live Park in Rishon Lezion.
By DAGAN WALD
Renowned Israeli conductor Gil Shohat shatters boundaries in a new concert series ‘Trilogy’
Rechtman is an acclaimed bassoon player, arranger and conductor.
US pop sensation Jason Derulo is looking forward to bringing his hit machine to Rishon Lezion.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
The NKO performs a series featuring Schubert lieder.
By SARAH HERSHENSON
The 29-year-old Chicagoan is a bisexual, cross-dressing, observant Jew.
By DAVID BRINN
Homegrown religious rocker Ruth Nudelman pursues all kinds of musical routes on her debut album.
Broza, with his flashy flamenco- style guitar accents and passionate delivery, hasn’t had any problem captivating his audiences over the course of 30 albums.
Khalifa's show will be one of a number of star attractions set to rock the Holy Land in the coming spring and summer months.
A very Jerusalem garage band, in the form of Tandu.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
The renowned Armenian-American oud player and composer returns to Israel to perform two shows at the Elma Arts Complex in Zichron Ya’akov.
Singer Topsy Chapman performs in the Hot Jazz Series.
"I’m leaving a superb and dedicated organization with programs slated until 2020,” says Munitz.
By HELEN KAYE
International Klezmer Festival artistic director and clarinet player Hanan Bar-Sela organizes a one-night-only Jewish soul music extravaganza.
The creative spark behind The Beach Boys talks to the ‘Post’ about his legacy and upcoming presentation of ‘Pet Sounds’ in Israel.
California rock band has recovered from trauma of attack during their show at Paris's Bataclan and is launching a world tour that will bring them back to Israel on September 5.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Pianist Denis Matsuev will participate in Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday concert.
The Shared Sound Festival takes place in New Orleans’s twin city, Rosh Ha’ayin.
Former fixture on the Israeli roots music scene, Canadian-born blues guitarist and singer Ted Cooper returns for a triumphant tour.
After his 2010 cancellation, the Latin rock sensation announces long-anticipated concert scheduled for July 30 in Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park.
Laura Claycomb opens at the Opus Festival.
Pianist Jascha Nemtsov performs Zaderatsky’s ‘24 Preludes and Fugues.’
The Israeli rocker, who shot to fame as the first winner of the A Star Is Born TV talent show, back in 2003, had around half an hour to get a handle on Wilson’s vocal slots.
The capital hosts its first International Bach Festival.
Performance set for June, Cooper,68, says his hard-rock show promises to "shock."
26-year-old beachfront busker crushed his guitar over the head of a terrorist Tuesday night on the Tel Aviv-Jaffa promenade.
By BEN HARTMAN
In a show of gratitude for his courageous efforts, donors are reaching out with guitars to Yishay Montgomery, who used his musical instrument in attempt to subdue the attacker.
Searchers to arrive in Israel this summer for two shows – August 19 at the Haifa Auditorium and August 20 at Hechal Harbut in Tel Aviv.
The veteran Israeli multidisciplinary artist speaks to the ‘Post’ about his latest album, musical improvisation and the importance of the scream.
Although steeped in Latin music Villafranca also got plenty of training in the classical sphere, and today he marries the music of Cuba with the rich and wide ranging textures and sounds.
Singer-songwriter and sometime Elvis impersonator Zac Hilon begins a new phase in his career.
By INBAL AHARONI
The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra inaugurates the International Bach Festival.
The Sound Ports Festival features Israeli and Turkish music.
Mezzo TV celebrates the popular Israeli jazz bassist who has just released his new album ‘From Darkness’
The bigenerational repertoire takes in a wide spread of Jewish liturgical material, from across the ages, as well as number from Eliyahu Jr.’s 2013 album Cholot (Sands).
Israeli Opera, Opera House, Tel Aviv, February 11.
By URY EPPSTEIN
Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the IPO’s concert series.
Romanian guitarist Mircea Gogoncea performs at Tel Aviv Guitar Week.
Ambroz Copi conducts the choral concert "From Silence I Sing."
The Israeli accordionist and vocalist pursues all kinds of musical and textual routes on his debut album.
The latest additions to this star-studded lineup include a few fresher faces that are currently on the pop charts.
By SHAWN RODGERS
In 2013, Joe Louis Walker was inducted into The Blues Hall Of Fame.
The dress is from the Inbal Dror Fall 2016 bridal collection.
By VIVA SARAH PRESS/ISRAEL21C
Brett Loewenstern became a contestant on the show's 10th season at the age of 16.
Erik Satie’s ‘Socrate’ will be performed at the Elma Music Center.
US singer-guitarist Joe Louis Walker performs with the TLV Blues Rebels.
Jazz singer Allan Harris croons like the late great Nat King Cole.
Singer David Lavi has been on a winning streak since his appearance on "Kochav Nolad."
By RUTH BELOFF
A one-time Tel Aviv busker recently went global when his single "If God Don’t Follow Me" got played on MTV’s "Teen Wolf."
Red Sea Jazz Festival Eilat, February 11-13
AACI’s J-Town Playhouse brings the Broadway musical comedy ‘First Date’ to the Holy City.
Jazz flutist Itai Kriss performs in Eilat and Tel Aviv.
New York-based Israeli accordionist Uri Sharlin brings his cross-cultural musical baggage to this weekend’s Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat.
American pop sensation's collaborations have included Israeli favorite sons Balkan Beat Box and Snoop Dog.
Israeli musician Arnold Nesis’s search for the man who sent him as a youth an electric guitar goes viral and inspires millions.
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
“It is the moral duty of a nation to give thanks to its artists, public and State radio in Israel is the appropriate stage and so it will be,” she wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Barby Club, Tel Aviv, February 3.
By TALLULAH FLOYD
The Perth-based quintet has evolved over the course of three albums into a more electronic, dance style, with r&b tinges amid their alternative rock.
Brazilian guitarist Marcelo Nami and Israeli drummer Noam Landsman have joined together to provide exciting new interpretations of Nami’s master guitar compositions.
Frontman Michael Charles Parks and his Nashville psych-rock band All Them Witches are looking forward to putting fans in Tel Aviv under their spell.
The Jazz of Roses concert pays homage to Israeli icon Shoshana Damari.
The Georgian Chamber Orchestra will present six concerts.
The Adrian Belew Power Trio performs in Tel Aviv.
Even after 10 years, the special chemistry between musical couple Daniel Salomon and Dana Adini still comes through on their new album, ‘The Best, Live’.
New play: Wandering Stars
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New show: Arkadi Duchin and Micha Shitrit
New album: The World Painted as a Postcard
Sculpture: Here, Now, and Eternity
Hamilton and hip-hop have a message for Jerusalem.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The festival program takes in a broad musical hinterland of styles and genres, from Turkish and Yemenite sounds to jazz, classical music, rock and klezmer.
There is plenty of darkness in the record, but there is optimism too.
The event will take place in the museum’s Israeli Art Gallery, and people can get up and move around and even take out candies and happily rustle the wrapping paper.
Holland-based singer-songwriter Noam Vazana, appearing at this year’s International Women’s Festival in Holon, has been putting her thoughts and feelings into lyrical form from a very young age.
There is a perceived rivalry between the jazz and classical spheres whereby some members of the former domain deride their classical counterparts for being incapable of letting their hair down.
Schwarz-Bart is an established member of the global jazz fraternity and is currently nurturing a new project that proffers an intriguing mix of jazz and Jewish melody lines and motifs.
Noble has built an extremely successful career as a dispensing optician by day and is a very versatile musician by night.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Bono has lobbied in Washington and other world capitals for a variety of causes including debt relief, alleviating world poverty and fighting AIDS.
By PATRICIA ZENGERLE AND LESLEY WROUGHTON/REUTERS
Beyonce's last album, in 2013, was also marked by a surprise release. She kicks off her new tour this week in Miami.
The R&B artist has taken Israel by storm, performing and sightseeing.
By OLIVIA FINE
"So many #Gaza children never made it to class the next day and you are entertaining their killers."
By RO YEGER