02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
Two rockets from Sinai explode in southern Israel; none hurt
Report: ISIS claims Israeli drone attack killed 4 terrorists in Sinai
Shin Bet arrests Palestinians for West Bank shooting attacks
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
21 Injured in apartment fire in southern Israel
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Singapore keen on keeping Netanyahu visit relatively low profile
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
High Court opposes prosecution interventions with forensic experts
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
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
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'
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
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
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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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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
ICL inaugurated its European HQ and Shared Services Center in the Netherlands over the weekend.
By NIV ELIS
The exhibit displays jailed Palestinian children and is housed in Utrech's Domkerk Church
Two main suspects and additional accomplices had planned to attack a synagogue in Amsterdam last year.
Central Jewish Board Chairman Ron van der Wieken said his organization was “outraged” by the “discriminatory fliers,” which he said the community “strongly rejects."
Jewish art dealer's heir seeks ownership of two masterpieces that were looted by Nazis during World War II.
By DANIEL ALTMAN
Whether the motive to support Israel is religious, political or just an emotional affinity, it is clear that Israel has many young, promising, passionate and dedicated friends in the Netherlands.
By SHARON AHARONI
Bordering on the Jewish quarter of Amsterdam, the slum was inhabited by hundreds of people living in squalor and extremely crowded conditions.
In the past, the store made no distinction between settlement products and ones from inside Israel’s internationally-recognized borders.
“No definite decisions were made and discussion on this issue is ongoing with the Israeli authorities,” says Dutch statement.
By SAM SOKOL
Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher, who has Jewish ancestors, wrote this in a post on Facebook on Tuesday titled “Disrespectful Dog.”
Politician refers to Palestinian-Israeli conflict as “growth medium for such an attack.”
Joint List MK Haneen Zoabi, speaking at Dutch Kristallnacht memorial event, criticizes on Israeli public for "remaining silent" on Palestinian oppression.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Response comes after Netherlands food administration issues report advising government to prohibit practice, known as shechita, over animal welfare concerns.
Former US president urges public to "remember the wisdom" of Anne Frank at the opening of a new installation at his presidential library.
Elderly couple faced beatings as they were robbed of over $15,000 in jewelry and cash.
An international warrant had been issued for arrest of Rabbi Eliezer Berland, on the run since fleeing Israel in 2012.
Utrecht supporters chanted the slogans to insult rival fans, whom they often call “Jews” because of the historical Jewish presence in Amsterdam.
In some instances, police preferred not to get involved in incidences involving Jewish community.
The 14-year-old was suspended from school after posting a video saying he wants to cut off Jews' heads.
After Danske Bank decides to boycott Bank Hapoalim, ABP fund says it sees no reason to cut ties with 3 Israeli banks.
By HERB KEINON
PGGM announces decision to divest from Israeli banks; envoy told Israel expects the Netherlands to object the move.
Kees Van Der Staaij says will encourage Holland's Foreign Ministry to issue "a strong statement against the boycott".
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor condemns "self-righteousness" of decision by PGGM to cut ties with 5 banks over settlements issue.
By HERB KEINON AND JTA
Protest over "ambiguous" remarks comes day after Dutch water-giant, Vitens, axed cooperation with Israel’s water corporation.
The Netherland's largest drinking water supplier says decision had to do with Israel's alleged violations of international law.
By HERB KEINON AND SHARON UDASIN
Frans Timmermans says double standard is caused by Europe viewing Israel as a European country.
Israel, Netherlands sign cooperative agreement; Netanyahu says Netherlands plays important role in supporting peace process.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND HAYLEY MUNGUIA
Mark Rutte: Holland will continue labeling products "Made in Israel".
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The president speaks to the media after a meeting of the ICC.
President's visit at the end of September will include meeting with King Willem-Alexander and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Official says a boycott of Israeli goods is "highly unlikely", European businessmen highly value Israeli technology, innovation.
Dutch envoy to Israel says US hasn't discouraged initiative to place consumer labels on settlement products.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Timmermans says consideration of marking West Bank originated products is not an attempt to bash Israel, but protect customer.
Ahead of The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, the Post's Greer Fay Cashman is meeting some of the leading foreign ambassadors currently serving in Israel.
My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.
By DEBORAH R. PRINZ
Wilders, a eurosceptic, anti-immigration fan of Trump, has dubbed the March 15 parliamentary election the start of a "Patriotic Spring" in Europe.
Geert Wilders leads the biggest political party in the Netherlands, which has a platform of banning mosques and the Koran.
Lawmakers in the Netherlands pass nonbinding motion urging government to end direct or indirect funding of organizations aligned with the Israel boycott movement.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki will give two files to the court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, the statement issued on Wednesday said.
Those who fail to abide with the ban will be fined up to 405 euros.
Dutch prosecutor says motorcyclists are permitted to engage with Kurds battling jihadists, as long as they do not join terror groups.
Geert Wilders will be questioned on suspicion of insulting a group of people on the basis of race and of inciting discrimination and hatred, prosecutors said in a statement.
Amb. Caspar Veldkamp says that while peace with the Palestinians would benefit both sides, Israel has the most to gain in international sphere.
Heinrich Boere was convicted in 2010 in one of Germany's last Nazi trials of killing 3 Dutch civilians.
Speaking in the Netherlands, Turkish PM fiercely objected to Dutch lesbian couple adopting a nine-year-old Turkish boy.
Dutch foreign minister stresses Netherlands' position on Lebanese organization, says Burgas findings will lead to blacklisting.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Geert Wilders, who some expect might become the next Dutch prime minister, slamed Obama for declining to veto on an anti-Israeli resolution and encouraged Israel to build "more and more settlements."
In recent weeks Netanyahu has said in private meetings that the real danger to Europe does not come from Islamic State in the east -but rather from Islamic State in the west.
Diplomatic officials say Dutch PM's government is overall friendly, but unable to ignore public criticism of Israel over the Palestinian issue that has grown in the Netherlands in recent years.
Van Agt said in 2012 that Jews should have had a state in Germany instead of the Land of Israel.
Declaration comes as Israel pushes Europe to outlaw the movement * Jerusalem: Don’t justify hatred
British Foreign Secretary Hammond to arrive Thursday
Dutch travel advisory warns of "sometimes violent" "colonists" throwing rocks at Palestinian and international cars.
Arrest ends two year saga that saw rabbi and international fugitive Eliezer Berland, 77, hop across continents in attempt to avoid capture, extradition to Israel.
Dutch gov't worker Yasmina Haifi tweeted: “ISIS has nothing to do with Islam. It’s part of a plan by Zionists who are deliberately trying to blacken Islam’s name.”
The funding is part of the gov't’s plan to shoulder security costs for the Jewish community after the May 24 murder of 4 people at the Jewish Museum.
Shinzo Abe will be most prominent world leader to visit the museum since Peres, former German president and Kofi Annan.
Team facing criticism for agreeing to play matches despite United Arab Emirates' refusal to let Israeli defender Dan Mori into the country.
Television station pulls video off air, apologizes after complaints from Dutch Israelite Religious Community umbrella organization.
Hospital Amstelland is first healthcare facility to receive Dutch govt’s Golden Environment Medal for reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Farewell party for recently abdicated queen falls on Jewish Day of Atonement; Dutch Jewish community "pained".
Jewish rights rabbi sends letter of protest over cartoon which portrays Israel as a threat to world peace.
Dutch design is clean, well planned and perfectly executed, like so much else Dutch. The message is clear and it just makes you feel good.
By DEBI LERNER-RUBIN
“The Dutch are born on a bicycle” was the mantra we heard time and again during our six-day sojourn in the flattest and possibly most cycling-friendly of countries.
By BARRY DAVIS
Geert Wilders founded his own political faction – Freedom Party (PVV). The party’s main platform is the struggle against the Islamization of Holland.
By ARYEH ELDAD
A researcher is trying to find out more about the Jewish community of the Dutch capital, a story unknown.
By Laura Kelly
On the 85th anniversary of her birth, a new play seeks to recreate the life of one of the world’s most tragic Holocaust victims.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Looking for Strangers is a meditation on laying claim to long-suppressed, dimly understood and conflicted memories and feelings.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
Amsterdam City Council decidesto reject a proposal that the city officially twin with Tel Aviv. Instead, the municipal council voted to limit cooperation to individual projects.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
Geert Wilders, leader of the Freedom Party and a prominent contender to become the Netherlands's next PM, also said that "there is a lot of Morrocan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe."
Ankara's consulate in Rotterdam has sent out an email requesting that Turkish organizations report any insults made against the Turkish president.
President visits family of Brigade soldier Gavriel (Gal) Kobi who was killed last week by a Palestinian sniper.
Michal Boiman and her husband devoted five years to being caregivers in their home for infants and small children in need of emergency foster care.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
Rivlin traveled to Tel Aviv’s Charles Bronfman Auditorium to join in the gala celebration for Rabbi Elimelech Firer, the founder of Ezra Lemarpeh.
The way to block the Nazis from rising on the Right is to correct both Merkel’s mistake and the larger mistake of the leaders of Europe since 1945.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Never before in history and likely never again will such a small group of people create such influence as did Jews in the 20th century.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Anti-Israeli feelings are closely intertwined with the Holocaust, since the Netherlands has never admitted guilt and has been hushing up its past for more than 70 years.
By ASAF SIMON
The most dangerous political party to Israel nowadays is Labor, the junior partner in the current government led by liberal Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
These days, much is being written about Israel’s relations with European countries.
By CASPAR VELDKAMP
I spent the past few days in Amsterdam at the new production of Anne Frank's diary, called simply 'Anne,' at a specially-constructed theater in Amsterdam with a gargantuan stage.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Bad News From the Netherlands, is just one example of a cheap, small, but effective tool in the fight against the unlimited demonization of Israel.
Brandeis still has time to reconsider its cowardly decision.
Failing to do so would leave a stain on this fine institution’s reputation.
By JPost Editorial
The Israel Defense Forces are a prime example of integrating women in the armed forces says the defence minister of the Netherlands.
By JEANINE HENNIS -PLASSCHAERT
Especially good and positive news is repressed in innovative Israel, while unjustified, even anti-Semitic criticism of Israel is encouraged.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Regrettably, it seems that Europe has failed to learn from its darkest days of anti-Semitism.
By ARSEN OSTROVSKY
Despite Dutch history, the growing trend of European anti-Semitism is pervading through the Netherlands.
By BARRY RUBIN
The anti-Semitic youths affair initially got more international attention on global websites than in the Netherlands’ media.
I arrived at the inevitable conclusion that what I have seen was hardly a pure sporting event, a nice football game as I once knew.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Italy takes it down to the wire with 78th minute goal against the Netherlands; Spain outclasses Norway in semifinals.
By ALLON SINAI
Spain looks to secure spot in European Under-21 Championship final and defend its title.
Spain will play Norway in the first semifinal in Netanya, with Italy to square off with the Netherlands later in Petah Tikva.