05.31.2016 | 23 Iyar, 5776
PayPal terminates anti-Israel BDS France account
Moroccan BDS calls on Muslims to boycott Israeli dates during Ramadan
Palestinian-American activist accuses Israel and US of shared legacy of ethnic cleansing
Shin Bet: 2 minors arrested for terror stabbing of elderly women in Jerusalem
Joint List MK calls to lift ban on politicians’ Temple Mount visits
Alsheich’s first 6 months – a broken leg, and two steps backward for police
How are you going pay for that? Gov't tests new financial accountability law
Medical Center on Ariel University campus receives $4.5 million boost
Dichter takes helm of Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
78% of Israelis support unilateral annexation of Ma'ale Adumim, poll finds
WATCH: Surf's up for Brian Wilson ahead of Israel visit
Classical Review: Gloria
Taking pride in film
Alice Cooper for president!
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Our World: The old generals’ old plan
King Agrippa I: The last Maccabee
WATCH: Gaza's 'Spiderman' boy shows off acrobatic skills
Hamas executes three convicted Palestinians in Gaza
Normalization talks with Turkey advancing
Turkey's Erdogan: No Muslim family should engage in birth control
Iran says pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca, blaming Saudi 'sabotage'
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
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
European Parliament lawmaker from Britain calls Israelis ‘a rash’
Justice Ministry to stop prosecuting Israeli brothels operated by 'working women'
A third of all Americans believe boycott of Israel justified, poll shows
Holocaust memorial projects clash in Munich
TA Sourasky Medical Center takes strict action against smoking
Tourism Ministry objects to plan for 2017 closure of Sde Dov Airport, just north of Tel Aviv
Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking
Environment ministry to ensure beaches are 'bikini ready' with cleanup program
Israeli researchers discover Pilates exercises help after heart attack
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
In first, New Zealand 'innovation' delegation comes to Israel
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Still a ways to go on Israel with Ryan’s call for ‘unity’ with Trump
Sanders: Israel has a right to US protection
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
'Orange is the New Black' actress visits Israel to participate in Pride Week
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
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
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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
The jihadist civil war
What the hell is this?
Welcome to Swedenistan…and have a lousy day
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Originally, the trip to the region was meant to include visits to both Israel, Gaza and the West Bank in an effort to mediate stalled Palestinian unity negotiations.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“I’m determined that such a tragedy will never happen again,” Japanese PM says of Holocaust.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Speaking at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, president says Israel is committed to carrying out a thorough investigation into the events of Ziad Abu Ein's death.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
President Rivlin meets with Mideast Quartet envoy Tony Blair in Jerusalem.
“We are hearing vicious incitement against Israel from all sides, and it must not be allowed to continue,” says Rivlin.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin, expresses commitment to Israel's security and hope that peace negotiations resume.
In his greeting to Rivlin, Jerusalem Metropolitan Theophilos III noted the link between Passover and Easter, which symbolizes the warm relations between the Children of Abraham.
Presidents says Jews and blacks have a shared history of struggle, and warns against Holocaust denial.
“In the face of attacks on holy sites we refuse to be silenced, just as we refuse to be silenced by violence and terror.”
Thirty-five percent of American Jews identify as Reform.
By SAM SOKOL,LAHAV HARKOV
Rivlin also spoke about the current tensions in Jerusalem saying: "Jerusalem is a microcosm of the ability of all the people of the region to live together."
President Reuven Rivlin discusses entering Israel’s top office and the need to meet the challenges facing the country
Reouven Rivlin est fier de l’Etat d’Israël. Et pour surmonter les obstacles érigés sur le chemin de la liberté,le citoyen numéro 1 n’a qu’un seul mot d’ordre : l’union.
Les premiers mois de la présidence Rivlin s’avèrent plus compliqués que prévu. Et reposent la question d’une institution au rôle mal défini
By MYRIAM SHERMER
Chai masala, pineapple, saffron, arabica coffee, white cheese and berries, and almond and rosewater are just some of the flavors that the Mousseline ice-cream store offers to cool off from the heat.
By YAEL BRYGEL
"The prime minister cannot be someone who chooses to use election tactics to incite against an entire population and to undermine their very citizenship," Joint Arab List leader says.
Prime minister would not reach out to Herzog because of "deep ideological differences," Likud claims.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Rivlin to start marathon talks with factions, Herzog calls on prime minister to ‘heal the rift he caused’ with comments on high Arab voter turnout.
President Reuven Rivlin can choose any member of Knesset who he deems capable, and if that person agrees, he or she can be given the chance to put together a coalition.
Now that the role of the people is over, the election will be decided by one man: President Reuven Rivlin.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Rivlin discussed public housing, rights of disabled, welfare of children in kindergartens,with activists.
Netanyahu and Herzog continue to rule out the formation of a national unity government.
The Ivory Coast was instrumental in helping Israel to restore ties with other African countries.
Named for late MK Yuri Stern, award recognizes contribution to country’s cultural scene by immigrants.
Bat Melech runs shelters for religious women who have been victims of domestic violence.
Rivlin could not refrain from mentioning the legendary player Johan Cruyff who was recruited by Maccabi Tel Aviv to serve as sports director.
Law would encourage public servants to expose corruption in the workplace.
Rivlin to Palestinians: ‘Stop doing this – there is another way.’
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JOSH DELL
President and Secretary of State spoke on the two nations' shared grief after the murder of Jewish US teen Ezra Schwartz.
Rivlin hosts Hernández two decades after he came on a young leadership program
Donald Tusk says labeling Israeli products will be "obstacle to peace."
Luxembourg's FM Asselborn meets with Rivlin after meeting with Netanyahu.
One haredi school disinvited the president to speak after his support of the LGBTQ community.
President presents award based on how teams have expanded their community and social projects in helping to combat racism and to promote cooperation between clubs throughout the country.
Rivlin was scheduled to join a class on Sunday on unconditional love at the Talmud Torah Kehilat Yaakov but was disinvited following his recent outspoken support of the gay and lesbian community.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JEREMY SHARON
The Croatian president underscored that her country wants to intensify its cooperation at all levels with Israel.
Orthodox, Conservative, Reform leaders meet in bid to heal rift ahead of Tisha Be’av
President visits relatives of Israeli who was shot at point blank range by a Palestinian terrorist last Friday.
A founding father of the settlement movement was laid to rest in Hebron.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Diplomatic sources says Foreign Ministry recommended president not meet with Carter in light of his "anti-Israel" positions in recent years.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
NGO OneFamily helps grieving parents come to terms with loss of a child.
President receives official election results at President's Residence; set to entrust Netanyahu with forming coalition.
First Lady Nechama Rivlin came out publicly against smoking and volunteered to help anti-smoking efforts at a clinical conference held recently at Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
President says Israel and the US are together facing the problems deriving from Hamas and Hezbollah.
President speaks out in Washington against recent political discourse and “shallow” campaign tactics in general.
The conference is dedicated to strengthening the ideals of Zionism as well as the links between Israel and the Diaspora.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
The president noted that this past year was a milestone year in the history of the IDF in that the last of the soldiers who had participated in the Yom Kippur War of 1973 have retired.
It would seem, said Rivlin, that enacting laws is inadequate. What is required is a reformation of basic social norms.
Some 30 farmers and agriculture students from all over the country gathered at the President’s Residence for festive Seder.
“We are allowed to disagree, but we cannot be disrespectful....citizens of Israel alike deserve respect," says Rivlin.
President hosts some 26 present and future ambassadors who are or will be serving throughout South America.
Presidents visits families of Staff-Sgt. Dor Chaim Nini and Maj. Yochai Kalangel.
“‘Never again’ is not just a pledge by the survivors,” the president said, “it is, first and foremost, the very essence of this United Nations Organization.”
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Rivlin first proposed meeting with Obama back in December.
By MICHAEL WILNER
President expresses condolences to Rahat mayor following recent violence in the Beduin city.
Outgoing court president Grunis says Naor was experienced in every aspect of the law, and he was confident that she would have great achievements during her tenure.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Rivlin said PA President Abbas, whom he referred to as “my good friend,” did not want to negotiate with Israel on a two-state solution unless there was parity between Israel and the Palestinians.
The men in uniform were surprised by the spontaneous visit, and received the president with unbridled joy and affection.
Rivlin criticizes Netanyahu in address to diplomats serving in Europe; France’s envoy praises Shaare Zedek; and Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz makes an appearance at Beit Hatfutsot
Nechama Rivlin hosts annual ILAN event at President’s Residence.
Ambassadors gather in Jerusalem for conference, Rivlin praises their commitment and dedication to promoting Israel's cause.
Proving equality for all, despite proposed Nation State legislation, proves challenging.
Paper praises Rivlin for working to fight racism and standing up for Palestinian rights.
"Your generation produced a dynasty, planted seeds, and educated as you carried the torch,” Rivlin said to survivors.
A wedding and a memorial ceremony, both connected to Summer's Gaza conflict coincide.
Jewish and Arab citizens can live together in harmony, president tells Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference.
Ruben Marial Benjamin was the third of four new ambassadors who presented credentials on Wednesday.
"We know that innocent people are being held hostage by Hamas," president tells UN projects director
President Reuven Rivlin sends youngsters on a mission, in search of IDF heroes.
Rivlin warmly welcomes old friends and new as four ambassadors present credentials to president.
Rivlin says Israel needs constitution to protect civil rights.
Netanyahu noted that centuries before Abraham Lincoln in his quest for justice, equality and freedom sought to abolish slavery Moses had handed down anti-slavery laws to the Children of Israel.
Supreme Court president and justice minister express concern over growing violence as new judges and courts are sworn in on Monday.
User uploads photos of MK's in SS uniform to Facebook in opposition to the "Jewish state bill."
By BEN HARTMAN
PM approves Likud decision that could indicate 2015 race.
“Does this proposal not in fact encourage us to seek contradiction between the Jewish and democratic characters of the state?" asked the president.
Benayoun published a new song entitled "Ahmed loves Israel," in which he describes an Arab student in Jerusalem, who he calls "ungrateful scum," who will stab or shoot you in the back eventually.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas understands that a religious war can cause him harm, said Rivlin.
Israel knows that win over Bosnia in Haifa could go a long way towards qualification for Euros.
By ALLON SINAI
President expresses concern over rise in violence throughout the country in general and at soccer matches in particular.
A strong, independent, courageous, opinionated and occasionally rebellious and self reliant court is the pulse of life of a normal democratic society, President Rivlin said.
Rivlin was speaking at his official residence after receiving the proposed State Budget from Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
The first lady says that one of the biggest difficulties for those with a disability is coping with society's attitude toward them..
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Netanyahu’s speech to Congress could turn out to be one mistake too many or a brilliant electoral ploy.
By LESLIE SUSSER
President Reuven Rivlin earlier in the week went to Hadassah-University Medical Center in Ein Kerem to celebrate Purim with some 100 excited children.
These days, Warsaw is among Jerusalem’s best friends in Europe.
President Reuven Rivlin is causing a ruckus by being scheduled to be interviewed at the opening of the conference by 'Haaretz' Editor-in-Chief Aluf Benn.
British newspaper The Guardian is not particularly well-disposed toward Israel, and certainly not toward its right-wing politicians.
At the 24th World Conference on Jewish Law, President Rivlin made it clear that corruption is pervasive, and that it doesn’t apply to any specific sector of society.
It’s not every day that one hitches a ride with the president of the state.
Byrganym Aitimova, Kazakhstan’s permanent representative at the UN, will be coming to Israel on December 21 for a three-day visit.
Rivlin traveled to Tel Aviv’s Charles Bronfman Auditorium to join in the gala celebration for Rabbi Elimelech Firer, the founder of Ezra Lemarpeh.
Incitement against the president, who seeks to represent all citizens, must be halted wherever it appears.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Rivlin showed a great lack of courage in advancing his full Zionist vision, and instead focused only on the parts of it he knows the world will like.
By DAN ILLOUZ
President Reuven Rivlin is an exemplary model of the fact that democratic values are not the purview of the Left.
By AMIR FUCHS
We know the steps to follow toward more terror, more violence. The time has come to pioneer a new story toward progress, even if it’s not a full peace.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
Freedom of expression is a basic constitutional right in Israel and every attempt to limit this freedom must be opposed by the upholders of democracy.
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM