04.30.2017 | 4 Iyar, 5777
IDF imposes West Bank, Gaza closures ahead of Israeli Remembrance Day
Arab Media: IDF attacked Syrian Army base
Israeli 'sex mania' a global threat, says PA TV
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
Report: American tycoon gives testimony in Netanyahu probe
Israel to honor another 97 fallen during Memorial Day
Undercover agent leads to arrests on weapons, drug trafficking suspicions
Don't forget the foreign fighters who sacrificed for Israel's Independence
Israel blames Germany for EU support of UNESCO anti-Israel resolution
Bennett aims high after Bayit Yehudi primary win
Edelstein prevents Knesset conference on ‘occupation’
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
An oasis of creativity
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
Hadar quits Hapoel Tel Aviv after less than four months
Beersheba secures back-to-back titles
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Teaching med students with movies, objects and rare books
New Worlds: Veggies also have cholesterol
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
The cost of freedom on Israel's 69th birthday
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Iran's Khamenei rebuffs president's detente policy with West
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
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
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
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
Flip-flopping neo-Nazi used to back Trump, now blasts his 'Jew loving'
Names revealed of Jewish targets of South African twin terror suspects
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
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
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
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
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Israeli couple commemorates pregnant daughter, 4 grandchildren slain by terrorists
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
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
De Leeuw, a first lieutenant in the Dutch armed forces during the 1940 German invasion, was arrested and sent to forced labor.
The repairman found a suitcase in his home and passed it on to Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, saying that he suspected "it must have something to do with the war."
Residents did not want to be constantly reminded that they lived in the house of someone who'd been murdered in the Holocaust.
There has been growing tension between the Netherlands and Turkey over Dutch refusal to allow Turkey's family minister to campaign in their country.
“I like looking at these different masks on my way to the room.”
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
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
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Immigration mal maîtrisée et vision biaisée du politiquement correct ont laissé le champ libre à l’islamisme et à la xénophobie
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.
By DEBORAH R. PRINZ
Turkey's foreign minister is convinced that Dutch politican Geert Wilders as well as his contemporaries are all of the same mindset, and will eventually "take Europe to the cliff."
While the controversial leader who has made antisemitic and other racist comments in the past has expressed certainty that his party will win the elections, polls have indicated otherwise.
Holland’s Jews watch hesitantly as the country goes to the polls amid rising nationalism and an anti-Muslim backlash.
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.
Both Erdogan, as well as Rutte, have an interest in the current row, and Israel can sit quietly on the sidelines, not an issue – for the first time in many years – in a Turkish election campaign.
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
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
The Philips Symphony Orchestra, on tour here next week, evokes the memory of Frits Philips, who was responsible for over 500 Jews surviving the horrors of the Holocaust.
By BARRY DAVIS
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.
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
Over the weekend Holland stunned Turkey by preventing rallies over a proposed referendum, drawing fierce rebuke from Ankara.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Turkish FM accused the Dutch of treating Turkish citizens in the country like "hostages."
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.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
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 most serious challenge to the late surge of Right-populist movements could be the availability of anti-establishment parties and candidates in the center and on the left.
By MARC NEUGROSCHEL
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.
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
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