02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Rocket lands near Gaza border, no injuries
Palestinian Authority President to address UN Human Rights Council
UNRWA suspends employee allegedly elected to Hamas leadership
Israeli minister: Trump opening new peace path with Israel-Sunni efforts
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Three policemen indicted for aggravated assault
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation
Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?
Senior official: Australia will press ICC to avoid attacks against Israel
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Talya Eliav channels iconic French singer for latest album
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
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
Stop the mudslinging
Right from wrong: Nikki Haley’s first hurrah
Think about it: Bridling free-market mechanisms
February 27, 2017: Sorting priorities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Jewish Voice for Peace to host terrorist at panel
Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts
Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated
Clear uptick in US antisemitism since election, says ADL
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
The crowd chanted anti-Trump slogans and carried at least one sign reading "Make Racists Afraid Again," a play on the New York businessman-turned-politician's "Make America Great Again" slogan.
Protesters held signs reading “Not my President”, “Resist” and other slogans.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The rally is scheduled to take place on Saturday night and will coincide with the march in Washington, DC.
The demonstrators also demanded the release of the corpse of an alleged terrorist whose vehicle rammed and killed an officer carrying out the demolition orders and evictions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
"I am sure the police is lying. I have been in a lot of situations like this and I know they are using their force in a harmful way and I know they are deceiving the public,”
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Stores, schools, and local government offices were closed in Arab municipalities throughout Israel in protest of the demolition of 11 non-permitted structures in Kalansuwa.
By BEN LYNFIELD
International Shalom Festival patrons greeted with chants of, "Your tickets are covered in Palestinian blood."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The project has upset both Palestinians and settlers, who have joined together to stop construction.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The rally was tense and passionate as men with megaphones led the marchers in chants of “He is a hero!” and “If someone calls Elor a murder then he is not a Jew!”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
A rally and speeches near the checkpoint marked the culmination of what was an impassioned and peaceful march.
By JOSH DELL
"We will sacrifice our lives for the al-Aksa Mosque," shouted demonstrators, who waved Palestinian flags and demanded Israel cancel its decision to ban the movement's activities.
By ARIK BENDER,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,YONATAN HILLELI
The advertisement for the protest shows a Palestinian keffiyeh covering the entire State of Israel on a map.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The Red Crescent said that 332 Palestinians were wounded in clashes with security forces on Sunday alone.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Security forces shoot Palestinian in the leg after he approached them with a Molotov cocktail.
The footage shows the plainclothes soldiers dressed as Palestinians drawing their weapons and then arresting three people.
Two police officers lightly hurt in unsanctioned protest.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Yeshiva students able to escape from the car before Palestinians torched it.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
At Geneva UN protest, World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer says members on the council "point fingers at Israel to deflect attention from their own disturbing human rights record back home."
By SAM SOKOL
Video footage emerges Saturday, purporting to show violent confrontation between Israeli forces and unarmed Palestinian man.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
“We did not do everything we could to avoid civilian casualties," said Breaking the Silence founder Yehudal Shaul.
Abu Ein spent several years in Israeli prison for his role in a 1979 terrorist attack in Tiberias, then fled to the US.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
About one hundred Christians, who make up less than three per cent of Pakistan's majority Muslim population of 180 million, took to streets shouting "Down with Charlie Hebdo".
The two Chicago-area families garnered worldwide attention and praise after a photo of them jointly protesting the Trump travel ban went viral.
The rabbis were protesting the Trump administration's most controversial executive order to date when they were arrested for blocking traffic.
Activists want G4S to cancel Israeli contracts.
By JERRY LEWIS
Ethiopian-Israelis have come out en masse in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in protest of an unprovoked beating of an Ethiopian soldier by police.
Cinq ans après, quel bilan peut-on dresser du mouvement de protestation sociale de l’été 2011 ?
By SHLOMO MAITAL
By NEVILLE TELLER
Egged employs 600 Arab bus drivers and at of the beginning of last week, following the discovery of their colleague Yusuf Hassan al-Ramouni’s hanged body, they stopped coming to work.
By PEGGY CIDOR
LD50 in London is accused of using their credibility as an art gallery to promote "a culture of hatred."
The number, scale and contexts of public massacres and police-civilian clashes during the Obama presidency underscore his failure to deliver social change.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Television footage showed a heavy police presence, with officers taking cover behind vehicles on the street.
The melee erupted during a rally staged by the Traditionalist Worker Party, described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a white nationalist extremist group.
Three British factories had to temporarily end their manufacturing following a series of sit-ins by pro-Palestinian activists.
Of nearly two dozen residents of West Baltimore interviewed by the 'Post,' not one was surprised by the unfolding riots against police.
By MICHAEL WILNER
250 "PEGIDA" Protesters chanted "we are the people", back up by far-right party leader who calls them "a serious civil rights movement."
Protests were also staged in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Seattle and Oakland over a case that has highlighted long-standing racial tensions in the US.
"We are not going to swallow this. We are going to flip the government.”
In Jerusalem, hundreds of protesters blocked the Bar Ilan and Shmuel Hanavi junction, a major traffic artery, causing significant traffic jams.
By JEREMY SHARON
Mayor says move not connected to freedom of expression, cites zoning violations.
Liberman says working to abolish exemptions for extremist yeshivas, and defund them.
By JEREMY SHARON,ANNA AHRONHEIM
"Theresa May should be saying to him that's unacceptable, that the British government stands for the respect of international law human rights conventions.
These extremist Jewish anarchists must be ostracized from our midst, as in their own warped way they are as great a threat to stability in this land as any Palestinian terrorist.
By DAVID BRINN
“Israelis are not like Americans who will take to the streets by the millions.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Night Light Festival illuminates streets with food, music and art.
Thousands of Jewish, Christian and Muslim women – Israelis and Palestinians – joined the march and filled the street parallel to that in which the prime minister resides.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Though the dust hasn’t settled, Litzman and the haredim have been hurt while Lapid and Katz have gained.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Four of the 2011 demonstrators who are MKs today put blame on Netanyahu for skyrocketing prices.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Rejection of Rabbi Lookstein conversion is "severe injury" to standing of Israel in Diaspora Jewry, say protesters in Jerusalem.
“We think this government is a disaster for our country,” one of the organizers shouted to the crowd to a chorus of boos.
They can’t impose their restraints on the public, says modern Orthodox group.
The activists sought to expel Barkat from the California university's campus, calling Israel a terrorist and apartheid state.
"Natural gas is a public resource, and as such, it must serve the public first and foremost."
By SHARON UDASIN
“This is a rally for all of Israel. We are all united against terrorism,” says head of Council of Jewish Communities in Judea and Samaria.
Layoffs removed from public broadcast bill; Histadrut strikes canceled.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Group dedicated to providing legal services to right-wing activists says arrested were picked up on charges of violating restraining orders.
Yes Planet has built the new complex on the major Hebron Road thoroughfare outside the Abu Tor neighborhood in south Jerusalem, and is facing backlash by Haredi organizations.
Protesters called for action to be brought against the right-wing anti-assimilation organization,"Lahava."
Right complains of intolerance at anti-violence rally after organizers cancel Bennett’s appearance and Steinitz was booed.
Demonstrations condemned Thursday's stabbing attack at Jerusalem's gay pride parade and Friday's arson attack that resulted in the death of an 18 month-old Palestinian baby, Ali Dawabsha.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, as well as the premier's home in Caesarea.
Demonstration comes hours after police issue findings of internal police committee on issues related to the Ethiopian-Israeli community.
By BEN HARTMAN
A couple hundred demonstrators participant in relatively calm protest compared to violent outburst seen weeks earlier at Rabin Square.
Demand is one of several laid out by activists, including that charges be dropped against all protesters arrested during rioting in Tel Aviv last Sunday.
The lesson plans, intended to show the harms of racism and violence, differ according to age.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Broken glass, shards of exploded stun grenades, and stones were still scattered in the town square on Monday afternoon.
President Rivlin: "Protest is an essential tool for democracy, but violence is not the path nor the solution."
68 hurt and 43 arrested in large-scale Tel Aviv rally that turned violent Sunday night.
Event was a provocation say critics
Atlit residents blockade Carmel Resins site, demanding factory closure.
Aiming to illustrate the suffering of cattle and sheep shipped to Israel from overseas, about 55 protesters took to the Eilat boardwalk on Wednesday night.
The petition was filed against a change made to Haifa University’s bylaws around four years ago which allowed the university president to ban public demonstrations on campus for an indefinite period.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Widespread protests on social media arose against the pronouncement to award the prize to Laor due to complaints he had sexually assaulted numerous women, over several years.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
"It’s just catering to Arab and Jewish extremists on both sides, and that’s a very dangerous place to go," says protester.
On the fifth anniversary of the cost-of-living protests, The Report examines the movement’s successes and failures.
Ethiopian Israelis took part in a protest in Tel Aviv on May 3 against police racism and brutality.
By INLAM MENGASTO
By DAVID BRINN,LAURA KELLY
By ADAM RASGON
Last week, the Syrian government announced its decision to raise fuel prices so that liter of gasoline now costs 225 Syrian Pounds instead of 160 Syrian Pounds.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Riot police bearing batons appear to swing toward the live TV correspondent, who gets pushed to the front line of clashes with protesters.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Saudi officers have been accused of sexually harassing two Iranian teenage boys at Jeddah Airport.
The protest in Jerusalem was among a number of demonstrations across the Middle East on Friday, some turning violent, against Charlie Hebdo's new cover featuring Mohammad.
By DOV LIEBER,REUTERS
Israel embodies the success of not just the nation-state, but of Western liberal democracy.
By DOUGLAS CARSWELL
no Israeli in his right mind – would view the choice between saving the life of a child and protecting that of a primate as a dilemma.
By RUTHIE BLUM
While the Occupy movement’s legacy continues to be written, its mission of fairness and economic equality has clearly put the “1%” on notice.
By JARED M. FELDSCHREIBER
The campaign against the vacation village sends out a clear message in favor of civic responsibility and the empowerment of the “little guy” that is thee foundation of a healthy democracy.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Those Jews who have never visited Israel support the agreement by a margin of 58% to 30%.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF
By ROBERT GOLDBERG
Israelis, who were voicing demands from the Israeli government as citizens, weren’t waving the flag of the country on which they were making these demands - They were waving the Palestinian flag.
By GILAD SHARON
In the wake of the protest, the Israel Police twitter account published a tweet claiming the protesters were blocking streets and throwing stones.
By AHMED MASWADEH
Free speech for me but not for thee can not become the operative motto of a great university.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Why isn’t Hillel fighting BDS on campus? The truth is it is, and it cares, but it’s ineffective.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
In New York, thousands of protesters filled streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump's gilded home on Fifth Avenue.