Netanyahu could be disqualified from Likud leadership race
High Court of Justice says rabbinical court can annul conversions retroactively
Bennett rails against Palestinian statehood amid heckling
Israel severely rebuked, as PM warns 'spirit of appeasement' blowing through Europe
'We have weak civil servants'
Health funds took in 9% more from supplementary health insurance in 2013
Ministry axes costly safe-sex video clip
Treasury will give financially bleeding state hospitals another NIS 150 million
Tech Talk: Haredim in hi-tech
Watch out! You are being followed in the supermarket
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among 14 cities to receive Bloomberg grants
Israel's Energiya to build solar field in Georgia
Cooking with a kosher soul
Remains of 8,000-year-old olive oil found in Lower Galilee
Grapevine: Being careful of what we wish for
A Thin, Blue, Oleh line – police volunteer enlistment drive for Olim launched in Tel Aviv
Pe’er and Glushko clash in Ra’anana final once more
Leader K8 aims to distance itself from pack
Maccabi Tel Aviv enters Top 16 Euroleague on a roll
Tough call: Who is Israel’s best sport personality of 2014?
Tekuma central committee to choose running partner Saturday night
Post/Maariv Hashavua’ poll: Likud could finish in third place
Reform leader to run in Labor primary
Former prime ministerial advisers lead aspiring Labor newcomers
Tekuma defers decision on split from Bayit Yehudi to rabbis
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel, no injuries
Analysis: Israel only one of many players in Palestinian state bid
Diplomatic Sources: Arab pressure forced Jordan to file Palestinian UNSC resolution
Likely US presidential candidate: Egyptian option should be examined to solve Israeli-Arab conflict
US: We won't support Palestinian UNSC resolution on an Israeli withdrawal
Sydney menorah lighting canceled following deadly hostage siege
Dozens of Israelis fighting in Ukraine, rebel leader claims
Cuban Jews want close ties with US brethren
Hanukka: The diaspora mindset
White supremacist charged in Kansas Jewish center shootings faces competency hearing
WATCH: Palestinians stage pro-Hamas rally on Temple Mount
Report: Hezbollah tries Mossad informant who foiled 5 attacks against Israelis
Only 2% delivered of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza reconstruction, officials say
Report: Hamas using Gaza reconstruction materials to repair infiltration tunnels
Analysis: The Palestinian diplomatic battle against Israel
Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream
Opinion: The US is no longer in Israel’s pocket
Know Comment: International condemnations - Nu, so what!
From autonomy to sovereignty: The Oslo Agreements and Palestinian statehood
Better energy: Eight goals for the next energy minister
The last war but one
Why Fitch’s A+ gets a D
A love song for Jerusalem, sung in two genders
Grapevine: An international ‘Marriage’
This Week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
View from the hill
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Shabbat peace
Happily Eva After: The one in which I acted the turkey
Where the blind lead the sighted
Grapevine: Celebrating in sign
Campaign jockeying reveals growing cracks in haredi walls
Turkey and the Islamic State
Abandoning the diplomatic battlefield to our enemies
Ignoring strategic reality
A song for Kislev: 'Sea of Sheaves'
שְתִיקָתוֹ שֶל בָּרוּך
שָרִים מִקוֹל הַלֵב
The miraculous oil of the olive
‘The peace process is like rock and roll – it is never going to die’
A smiling survivor
La droite s'effrite
L'union fait la force
Hanin Zoabi persiste et signe
La conférence du JPost
L'Andalousie séfarade, sur le chemin du retour
La cuisine juive dans l'espace et le temps
Les bougies de Safed
Transmuer la terreur en lumière
Autopsie d'une fuite de pétrole
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
La violence dans les communautés juives orthodoxes : venir à bout du tabou
Affaires de femmes ?
Comment Abbas tire avantage de la mort d’Abou Ein
Frappes en Syrie, Damas accuse Tsahal
Al-Sissi n’est pas Moubarak
Le temps joue en faveur de Téhéran
Ciblés parce que juifs
Procès Lee Zeitouni : suite et fin
Peu d’espoir pour Pollard
Le prochain bras de fer entre Israël et les Etats-Unis
Government halts Christmas Day conversions in India
Jewish influence on Christmas music
Hijabs, kippot and Santa hats: The Haifa Festival of Festivals
Netanyahu commiserates with persecuted Christians
Iraqi Priest calls on Obama to step up fight against ISIS
The Moshav Movement Honors KKL-JNF
KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic Conference
New Bike Single in Lahav Forest in the Negev
40,000 Cranes at the Winter Bird Festival
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
JNF USA Doctors Mission Connects to a Healthy Israel
KKL Brazil Holds Annual Gala Dinner in São Paulo
JNF Toronto Negev Dinner 2014 Honors Dr. Max Glassman
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
12.19.2014 | 27 Kislev, 5775
Man-of-few-words Mark Lanegan speaks to the ‘Post’ about performing solo,
collaborators and basketball.
By DAVID BRINN
Poor showing over weekend doesn’t bode well for upcoming EuroBasket; Pargo out at Mac TA?
By ALLON SINAI
Gas exploration a growing field of shared interest.
By NIV ELIS
The exhibit displays jailed Palestinian children and is housed in Utrech's Domkerk Church
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
'Post' learns EU countries mulling banning flights, blacklisting companies, closing loopholes on business with Iran Central Bank.
"Action must be taken before it is too late, sanctions on Iran must be intensified," PM during trip to Holland.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND CNAAN LIPSHIZ
Netanyahu tells Dutch TV that PA missing ‘tremendous’ opportunity by not negotiating with him.
Addressing Jewish community in Holland, Netanyahu calls on Abbas to not walk away from peace, "continue the negotiations."
By CNAAN LIPSHIZ, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Netanyahu's visit to Netherlands includes talks to strengthen bilateral relations, visit to a Portuguese synagogue.
Ambassadors from Netherlands, Argentina, Austria and Slovenia begin their foreign service in Israel by meeting with Peres.
Session expected to go long way toward determining how block will vote on PA's UN statehood recognition; European countries differ in positions.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL IN BERLIN AND HERB KEINON
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.
Agricultural exhibition puts positive Dutch-Israeli relations on display.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Daniel Pipes' Middle East Forum, David Horowitz's FrontPage Magazine helped fund Geert Wilders.
In the Negev, where it had been thought that nothing could grow, there are now two million olive trees.
In May, the first ever Nigerian delegation of high-profile business people attended Agritech.
Netherlands State Secretary of Health, Welfare and Sport Visits Anne Frank Memorial.
By KKL-JNF STAFF
This year, about 130 children will be in the Netherlands for 10 days in an all-expenses-paid trip.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.
By DEBORAH R. PRINZ
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
The Dutch move to show world their innovation, greentech.
By BEN HARTMAN
Former SS member lived as free man for decades after escaping from Dutch prison while awaiting execution for murder of 22.
Global March to J'lem in the Netherlands organized by Gretta Duisenberg, who has grabbed headlines for statements about Jews in past.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Netherlands will not condemn Israel for breaking ties with the UN Human Rights Council
By CNAAN LIPSHIZ AND BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Ministry says Supreme National Security Council would announce a ban, should it happen; Iran has threatened ban in response to sanctions by EU, US aimed at stopping Iranian nuclear program.
Tehran cuts exports to Netherlands, Greece, France, Portugal, Spain and Italy; export ban comes in response to sanctions by EU, US aimed at stopping Iranian nuclear program.
"The chosen people have to be perfect," wrote journalist Ilse van Heusden of childbirth in Israel’s health care system.
Says move sends ‘wrong message.’
Ankara accused of ‘abandoning’ Israel and France by Dutch Freedom Party.
Heinrich Boere enters German prison hospital after confessing to assassinating three Dutch in WWII.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
Conference in Netherlands on chemical weapon nonproliferation became yet another venue for the standoff between Washington and Tehran.
By REBECCA ANNA STOIL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDEN
"How many missiles have they prepared themselves for?" Iranian defense minister asks.
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.
By SAM SOKOL
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.
Teenagers use the word "jood" as an expression of enthusiasm; Dutch also use Yiddish word "tof" as "good."
Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Geert Wilders to withdraw his party's support from bill that would ban Jewish ritual slaughter.
By GIL SHEFLER
Amsterdam’s Portuguese synagogue is another museum of a once-great community.
By BEN HARTMAN JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands makes Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs an officer of the Order of Orange Nassau.
The Netherlands will not apologize for its perceived indifference to the murder of Jews during the Holocaust.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
Religious Services Ministry calls on PM, FM to make issue a priority and warn of consequences for European nations.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Decision elicits “relief” from Jews and Muslims, frustration among right-wingers, animal rights activists promoting ban.
Senior Dutch rabbi tells 'The Jerusalem Post' that a ban would apply “double standards that target minorities.”
Kosher butcher shop at front lines of battle between 2 competing ideals in Holland: Freedom of religion and animal welfare.
Jewish Congress calls bill “blatantly discriminatory” and a violation of human rights against the Netherlands Jewish community.
By G. SHEFLER AND J. PAUL IN LONDON
Photography expert Tom Langford gives his advice on how to turn an average shot into the perfect photograph.
By TOM LANGFORD
“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
Despite advances in computer forecasting, strong storms in the future could be even more dangerous.
By JULIAN HUNT
The Dutch government has plans to ban kosher animal slaughter.
By BRENDAN GALLAGHER
Dan Romann is not your typical soccer player. There are countless stereotypes regarding professional athletes – soccer players in particular – and most of them are not complimentary. However, if there was ever an exception to the rule, Dan Romann is it.
President visits family of Brigade soldier Gavriel (Gal) Kobi who was killed last week by a Palestinian sniper.
A bill banning religious slaughter was passed by the Dutch parliament’s in 2011, with the support of Wilders’s party.
By JEREMY SHARON
Police commissioner Yohanan Danino embarks on week-long visit to tighten cooperation with the police in Germany and the Netherlands.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Rivlin traveled to Tel Aviv’s Charles Bronfman Auditorium to join in the gala celebration for Rabbi Elimelech Firer, the founder of Ezra Lemarpeh.
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.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
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.
Why small is beautiful, much of the time. In myself, however, such feelings extend beyond the living to the inanimate.
By JUDY MONTAGU
In light of the checkered past of the campaign against ritual slaughter, with its roots in Nazism and xenophobia, the Dutch would do well to reconsider the move.
By JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL
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.
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.
Shahar Pe’er will look to string together her first winning streak in more than four months when she faces Dominika Cibulkova.