05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Members of Hamas cell behind Jerusalem bus bombing arrested as it planned more attacks
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Arab League supportive of French peace initiative
First Israeli ‘reuse’ of kidney saves brother after transplanted sister dies of stroke
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
IDF tank used in 1982 battle in Lebanon, famous for MIAs, to be returned by Russia
Prominent corruption-fighting police commander joins Yesh Atid
Labour leader Corbyn slights Herzog after not responding to Israel invitation
Thousands march in Tel Aviv against Liberman defense portfolio appointment
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
Syria : Simulations of Potential Realistic Situations by WikiStrats
MEMORIAL Day – USA: Remembering Our Fallen:
SAIPAN – 1944
Judeo-Christian moral principles vs. “Social justice” ideology
My Plea to College Students
Man-of-few-words Mark Lanegan speaks to the ‘Post’ about performing solo,
collaborators and basketball.
By DAVID BRINN
ICL inaugurated its European HQ and Shared Services Center in the Netherlands over the weekend.
By NIV ELIS
Gas exploration a growing field of shared interest.
The exhibit displays jailed Palestinian children and is housed in Utrech's Domkerk Church
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.
'Post' learns EU countries mulling banning flights, blacklisting companies, closing loopholes on business with Iran Central Bank.
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.
My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.
By DEBORAH R. PRINZ
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
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.
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.
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 Stern Stern 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.
Photography expert Tom Langford gives his advice on how to turn an average shot into the perfect photograph.
By TOM LANGFORD
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
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
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
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.
A bill banning religious slaughter was passed by the Dutch parliament’s in 2011, with the support of Wilders’s party.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rivlin traveled to Tel Aviv’s Charles Bronfman Auditorium to join in the gala celebration for Rabbi Elimelech Firer, the founder of Ezra Lemarpeh.
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.
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.
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.
Shahar Pe’er will look to string together her first winning streak in more than four months when she faces Dominika Cibulkova.