09.29.2016 | 26 Elul, 5776
Report: Hezbollah patrol hit by mine in Lebanon, near Israeli border
Shimon Peres and Oslo: Addict or visionary?
Abbas lauds Peres's peace efforts in condolence letter to family
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
Labor outraged no Leftist speaker at Peres funeral
Bill Clinton lands in Israel ahead of Peres funeral
Gulf Arab official: Rest in peace Shimon Peres
World mourns Israel’s last founding father
Shimon Peres: A life in pictures
Son of Shimon Peres mourns his legendary father's passing
Israel to host first Japanese Film Festival in October
Oops, he did it again!
Gate shrine from First Temple period unearthed at Tel Lachish National Park
World-renowned David Bowie tribute show coming to Tel Aviv
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
Israeli clubs return to continental action
Big league hopes for NY sports kosher caterer
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
In Plain Language: I think, therefore I am… Jewish!
This Normal Life: The epic fail of Rosh Hashana
Comment: End of an era - The many faces of Shimon Peres
Media comment: Trump-phobia
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Lauder recalls a memorable conversation with Peres
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
Book Review: Here I Am
Book Review: Ring of Lies
Black Lives Matter – vs Israel?
Money for medals
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Both Netanyahu and Abbas have said throughout the week that they were interested, but that the other side was putting up obstacles.
By HERB KEINON
PM’s office says the issue of the Arab Peace Initiative was not raised during his talks with the Russian president .
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
In an interview with Kuwaiti TV channel, Abbas voiced strong opposition to violent struggle against Israel and said that the way to establish a Palestinian state is only by diplomatic means.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Yehuda Losky touted as oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization that helps the elderly, sick and lonely.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Russian Standard vodka reaches out to it's Israeli market.
By NIV ELIS
Gazprom's interest in Israeli gas reservoir Leviathan is a strategic issue for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
By HEDY COHEN/GLOBES
Weekend event boosts Jewish identity in Tatarstan.
By SARAH LEVI
Titled “Elie Wiesel, from Sighet to Moscow via France and Israel,” the exhibition opened Wednesday at the Israeli Cultural Center in the Russian capital.
By STEVE LINDE
Eli Riss, a Chabad envoy who serves as Birobidzhan’s chief rabbi, torpedoed the plan earlier this month, he told JTA Thursday.
While Putin, “cannot be accused of having a negative attitude towards Jews...a massive exodus of Jews back to Russia seems to be a fantasy."
By SAM SOKOL
The aircraft had to abandon an initial attempt to land at its scheduled destination, and came down while making a repeat attempt.
Perhaps the grandest of St. Petersburg’s many palaces, its 18th-century baroque style reflects the glamour and glitz of czarist days.
By BEN G. FRANK
"I think Russia has variegated interests. The first interest is to make sure militant Islam does not penetrate and destabilize Russia."
The Kremlin put out a two-sentence statement on Wednesday saying that Netanyahu called Putin to discuss the diplomatic process and regional issues.
A visitor to the ‘Motherland’ discovers spellbinding hustle and bustle and historic grandeur.
By MARION REISS
Former US ambassador to UN says he "does not share the concerns" of Jewish groups about cutting of aid or remaining overly neutral between Israel, Palestinians.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
PM rejects Lavrov claim that he accepted 2002 Arab Peace Plan; says Turkey deal could happen soon.
Russian authorities deny that Hovi Star's sexual orientation was connected to the incident which took place at passport control.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Kremlin spokesman says reports that Russian forces shot at IAF aircraft prompting Netanyahu to seek improved operational coordination with Moscow "are far from reality."
Israeli president meets Russian counterpart in Kremlin for first meeting since Moscow announced pullout of Russian troops from Syria.
"As a Jew, I want to say, we will never forget the Russian nation and the Red Army's victory over the Nazis," Rivlin said in Moscow.
Israeli president makes remarks upon arrival in Moscow on official visit to Russia.
Lawmaker decided to remove the bill from the agenda in order not to offend WWII veterans.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Limmud FSU organizes a dozen events a year for some 40,000 Russian-speaking Jews in 10 countries.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Israel's Gold tells Russian FM Lavrov: "Regional security prerequisite for peace."
Power: US tries to ensure criticism of Israel at UN is over policies, not its existence.
According to Russia’s deputy agriculture minister, Sergey Levin, discussions on the matter with his Israeli counterparts have progressed to the point where an agreement is expected to be reached.
By DANA SOMBERG
Talks broke with policy of showing strict neutrality in Russia-Ukraine conflict
Vladimir Putin’s conversion of western Syria into a Russian protectorate rekindles a Russo-Turkish contest that harks back centuries.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Masha Gessen pens a personal and historical look at Jews fleeing Russia over the centuries.
By COLIN SHINDLER
French FM calls on Moscow, Tehran to desist from prolonging the civil war in Syria.
Agreement includes cease-fire, aid, plan against Islamists • Hours after announcement, Russian bombs kill at least 25 in attack on Idlib.
Russia’s use of an Iranian air base to strike targets in Syria has little operational significance, but is of strategic importance
By EPHRAIM KAM,ZVI MAGEN
Tehran says Russia's use of an air base for Syria strikes are over "for now."
An Islamic State video featured the purported attackers, Uthman Mardalov and Salim Israilov, though Russian investigators have not confirmed their identities.
Washington called the Russian use of Iranian air base "unfortunate."
Defense Ministry in Moscow says Iran-based aircraft have stuck various targets in Syria.
The normalization of relations is not a done deal as Russia will want Turkey to stop supporting rebels in Syria.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Rouhani is to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev at a first-of-its-kind summit
Islamic State terror group published nine-minute video threatening jihadi attacks in Russia.
Main Syrian opposition group calls for UN probe of alleged Russian strikes using substances that are designed to set fire to objects or burn people.
The images alleged to show four helicopters and 20 lorries destroyed by fire in mid-May
Efforts to end the war between Assad and Syrian rebels are a separate affair from the war against Islamic State and other terrorist organizations operating in Syria’s eastern provinces.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Syrian Revolution Coordinator group in Palmyra claimed on its Facebook page that "Assad and ISIS allow Russia to conquer and vandalize Palmyra and its culture."
Moscow has little incentive to join the mostly Shi'ite "Axis of Resistance" as this could ruin its ties with other regional powers such as Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
This marks Soleimani's second trip to Moscow since July, following the controversial nuclear agreement between Iran and other world powers.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The missile system will be delivered under the terms of an earlier contract and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Moscow’s support making critical difference for Assad regime, Middle East expert Joshua Landis tells ‘Post.’
US secretary of state defends Moscow's efforts in Syria and toward the Iran deal.
Russian forces did not receive the backing on the ground that it expected, and the leadership had deep differences with the Iranians on the direction of the conflict.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
British based publication al-Hayat cites unnamed diplomatic source as saying "the timing of the move and its political context is still not clear."
Civilian causalities from Russian strikes were six times worse than those from US coalition, according to new Airwars reports.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
But the movements suggest Russia is working intensively to maintain its military infrastructure in Syria and to supply the Syrian army so that it can scale up again swiftly if need be.
The claim of responsibility read: "The Caliphate's soldiers managed to explode two vehicles of the Russian army in Kaspiysk, eastern Dagestan, thereby killing ten soldiers."
Report is allegedly based on an account seen of a January 11 conversation between American Congress members and King Abdullah during his visit to Washington.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YOSSI MELMAN
The ISIS announcement came shortly after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Monday that Russia will start withdrawing a main part of its forces in Syria.
Peace talks in Geneva enter third day; new humanitarian aid reaches Aleppo province
By RODI SAID AND STEPHANIE NEBEHAY/REUTERS
Former senior IDF official tells 'Post' that Putin's announcement to pull forces from embattled Syria "should not be taken at face value."
Top Israeli lawmaker says ramifications of Moscow's pullout could not yet be gauged.
Russian premier amazed observers on Monday when he announced plans to gradually withdraw his forces from Syria.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Fallout of conflict will affect generations to come.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Russian leader: I’ll continue assisting embattled Assad against "terrorism."
Through its intervention in Syria, Putin has restored Russia status as a major international player capable of exerting its influence far from its borders.
"There are all sorts of different models of a federal structure that would, in some models, have a very, very loose center and a lot of autonomy for different regions," diplomat says.
By LOUIS CHARBONNEAU/REUTERS
In new video, the extremists group's so-called 'Caucasus Province' urges Muslims in Russia to join them, claiming that "the Caliphate is already here."
Hezbollah had managed to smuggle advanced Russian-made SA-22 missiles into Lebanon as well as Yakhont surface-to-sea precision missiles, a violation of an Iranian pledge, according to 'Al Jarida'.
The Kremlin announced the death of Sergun on January 4, saying that he died in Moscow after a heart attack.
Uzbekistan caregiver found wandering around a Moscow street holding infant's severed head in the air and shouting Islamist slogans.
The truce does not apply to Islamic State and al Qaeda affiliate the Nusra Front, and the Syrian government and Moscow have said they will not halt combat against those militants.
The military base that was hit by the car bomb is considered one of the most important military centers of the Russian forces on the Syrian coast, located some 15 kilometers from Latakia.
US-Russian agreement marks first serious effort to broker a cessation of hostilities in the conflict since it first began five years ago.
Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan is visiting Moscow this week.
Major powers agreed earlier on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad.
The parties also agreed on ways to accelerate the delivery of humanitarian aid to regions of the country that have gone without for months.
Concerns about the connections between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been growing as of late.
Putin seems to have more time for Jews and Israel than any of his predecessors or his neighbors.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
There's been a lot of communists over the years, some good, some bad. But which one are you?
By OLIVIA FINE
The US imperatively needs a president who truly understands its role and spreads its values.
By RAUF BAKER
The revelation of Abbas’s KGB service requires us to recognize that the Soviets’ long game of subversion continues on today.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The task of getting Netanyahu and Abbas to agree to anything is daunting, yet with very limited expectations, it might actually be possible to get the parties talking once again.
By GERSHON BASKIN
The increased interest of Russia in the peace process builds on a long history of Russian relations with the Jewish state.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Will a Russian, Turkish, Iranian strategic triangle emerge or is it all just short-term tactical?
By ILAN EVYATAR
There is no doubt that terrorism has become one of the most evident phenomena of global changes since late 20th century.
By ALEXANDER SHEIN
Israel’s approaches to its American ally and a Russia that directly and indirectly assists enemies like Iran, Syria and Hezbollah appear misplaced.
By EVAN GOTTESMAN
Netanyahu has been quick to stress that America, and not Russia, remains Israel’s main international partner.
By ILAN BERMAN
This war is being waged in order to defeat ISIS and to create a new situation in the Middle East but it is also a war for hegemony and control of the area.
By NOAM TIBON
Russian strategists spring from a long history of champion chess players.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
The Russian economy is in a bad shape. 20 million Russians are now living in poverty, up 50 percent for the past two years, and the highest rate for the past 10 years.
By DMITRIY FROLOVSKIY
The major weapon in the current Russian diplomatic arsenal is the federal agency Rossotrudnichestvo.
"The character traits he [Trump] has exhibited during the primary season suggest he would be a poor, even dangerous, commander in chief.".
By CORAL BRAUN
Countering the media hype, Russia watcher says the Kremlin could still prefer the known rather than the unfamiliar candidate.