Coalition deal signed, swearing in expected Wednesday
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Jerusalem think tank urges Netanyahu to follow through on electoral reform promise
Netanyahu caves in, slated to give justice portfolio to MK Ayelet Shaked
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Israel Football Association head meets FIFA president in attempt to thwart suspension vote
Elliot remains in form to capture Ga’ash title
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Israel holds naval drill with US, Greece
Saeb Erekat slams Netanyahu's new 'government of war'
Right-wing NGO says acquisition of former Silwan synagogue was no ‘takeover’
France urges Palestinians not to execute suspects in Arafat's death
Sudanese military sources report 'foreign air raid' on Khartoum
Olmert: I knew one of the soldiers captured by Hezbollah in 2006 was killed
Ex-gangster turned Hasidic man sentenced to prison, shave beard
Tunisia beefs up security at Djerba for annual Jewish pilgrimage
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High Court petition tries to bar deputy minister to run Health Ministry
State Comptroller unveils scathing report on the Health Ministry
Hydrocarbons identified at southern Golan Heights drilling site
State comptroller slams Environment Ministry’s air pollution monitoring deficiencies
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PA president and Russian leader meet in Moscow, discuss current state of Israeli-Palestinian relations as well as armed conflicts in Middle East.
They two leaders will discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Out of total desperation given the near-zero chance of gaining UN Security Council approval of a draft mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, Abbas has now turned to Russia.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
Russia is engaged in talks with Iran alongside the US, United Kingdom, France, China and Germany, working toward a November 24 deadline for a final agreement.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Currency crisis has key differences from 1998 crash.
By NIV ELIS,REUTERS
One person was told that by a bookstore clerk that the book would be unavailable until after Victory Day on May 9, celebrating the Soviet victory of Germany in World War II.
By SAM SOKOL
The three-day gig was the largest Limmud event ever held outside Britain.
By JTA,JPOST.COM STAFF,JPOST.COM STAFF
“The Jews of Russia must realize the dangers inherent in the possible collapse of the Putin government, understand the rules of the game and be aware of the limitations.”
Number of casualties mounting amidst shelling by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
Ukrainian media reported that Yehuda Kellerman was severely beaten by pro-Russian separatists.
Events surrounding the commemoration have not been immune to contemporary geopolitical tensions in eastern Europe.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Kiev promotes its war against Russian backed separatists, creating its own variant of the Twitter hashtag that took social media by storm last week after Paris terror attacks.
In lieu of not receiving 'full formal diplomatic invitation', Russia excluded from 70th anniversary of camp's liberation.
Senior separatist Alexander Kofman claims he used to work in a Jewish Agency youth program.
According to Russian Jewish Congress this is the first attack on a Jew in Russia this year,
Mendelevitch was imprisoned for 11 years for trying to hijack a plane to escape the Soviet Union; now a Jerusalem resident, he returns to country of origin to attend Limmud FSU.
“I think that it is just another proof that Ukraine is a normal multi-cultural society,” Ukrainian chief rabbi tells the Post.
Yosef Mendelevitch returns to city where he was captured years prior after protesting Soviet refusal to permit Jewish emigration to Israel.
Ukrainians "equally condemn Hitler and Stalin as international criminals."
Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko set to attend event marking the liberation of Auschwitz, come January.
Rabbis convened in Moscow this week to discuss, among other topics, how to handle the influx of sabbatical produce from Israel.
Svoboda party unlikely to enter parliament - election exposes rift between Jewish oligarchs
Many in the west fear that Russia hopes to create another frozen conflict in Donbas to exert pressure over Kiev to mitigate its turn to the west.
One communal representative says he believes both sides in the current Ukrainian-Russian conflict are making use of Ukrainian Jewry to disparage their opponents.
Israel’s struggle for acceptance has yet to be fully won, but its first 66 years have been more successful than the Jewish state’s first diplomats ever dreamed.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Les réfugiés juifs ukrainiens ont reçu de l’étranger une aide très précieuse qui leur a été d’un grand secours dans leur vie quotidienne et a permis à certains d’émigrer
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ
Eliezer Lesovoy s’est donné pour mission de relever les défis particuliers auxquels sont confrontés les juifs de l’ex-Union soviétique
By ANYA ZHURAVEL SEGAL
Putin’s support of Assad’s Syria has inevitably drawn him closer to Iran, its devoted ally.
By NEVILLE TELLER
What has to happen before the United Nations Security Council comes to its senses and gets really serious about degrading and destroying Islamic State?
By DAVID SINGER
From the point of view of the West, Turkey’s antagonism towards Syria’s President Bashar Assad outweighs any opposition it may have to IS.
Ms Bishop – meeting Putin in Brisbane on the sidelines of the G20 Summit - could be the catalyst persuading Putin to back a Security Council resolution to eradicate the Islamic State.
Meanwhile, Russian FM says preliminary nuke deal means Iran's "vicious" international isolation should come to an end.
Moscow starts oil-for-goods swap with Tehran, demonstrating Kremlin's determination to boost economic ties with Islamic Republic.
Pravy Sektor has worked hard to distance itself from its anti-Semitic reputation.
Vladimir Putin's absence from public view, a rare occurrence in Russia's largely state-controlled media, had triggered a number of theories about the leader.
Russian leader, who has not been seen in public or on live television broadcasts for more than a week, postponed a meeting with Kazakh and Belarussian leaders last week.
State television footage of Putin working at his residence failed to quell the tide of fantastical theories circulating online that the 62-year-old Kremlin leader had died.
Speculation about an Islamist link strengthened after investigators charged a man from the Muslim Chechnya region over the killing.
The suspect, of Chechen origin, was detained on Saturday and was linked to the war-torn republic's Interior Ministry
"That a leader of the opposition could be shot beside the walls of the Kremlin is beyond imagination. There can be only one version: that he was shot for telling the truth."
With Germany's military as ill-equipped as it is, the crucial policy of deterrence that NATO might exercise to prevent continuous Russian encroachment in the Ukraine may fail.
Britain summoned the Russian ambassador in January to explain a similar episode, when Russian bombers flew over the English Channel, forcing British authorities to reroute civil aircraft.
The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk included a cease-fire that would come into effect on Feb. 15, followed by the withdrawal of heavy weapons.
USA Today obtains report claiming Putin's "neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy"; concludes that the Russian president "carries a form of autism."
‘If someone told me that these countries would become enemies, I would recommend he see a doctor.’
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The gigantic ‘ark’, set to be completed by 2018, will be 430 sq km in size, and will be built at Moscow State University.
Having resurrected the czarist formula of maximum empire and minimum economy, Vladimir Putin is now learning its cost as oil and the ruble tumble.
Courting investors in Tel Aviv, ex-heavyweight boxer, now Kiev mayor, denounces Russia, anti-Semitism.
According to Yad Vashem, some 1.5 million Jews served in the various allied armies during the war.
The number of Russians arriving in Israel in the first quarter of 2015 was nearly 50 percent higher than that experienced during the corresponding period last year.
Slepack, realizing there was no future for Jews in the communist Soviet Union, spent years planning his exit, aliya.
By LAURA BIALIS
Russia's recent sale of the S-300 air defense system severely hinders Israel's ability to strike the Islamic Republic.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Israeli pilots who have begun training with the platform say it has caused them to think differently about combat flying, executive says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
PM tells Russian leader that the move would only serve to increase Iran's aggression and put the security of the Middle East at risk.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Under the program, farmer who agree to convert their pepper growing areas into spaces to develop other crops are eligible to receive grants.
By SHARON UDASIN
Former air force official Brig.-Gen. (res.) Asaf Agmon speaks to 'Post' about the region impact Russia's recent deal with Iran could have.
The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree ending a self-imposed ban on delivering the S-300 missile system to Iran, removing a major irritant between the two.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Samuel Eto’o was awarded the European Medal of Tolerance from the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), for his work combating racism.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
Alexey Ostapenko is involved with efforts to ship aid to Ukraine and believes that the presence of the logo of Azov militias shows the attack was nationalistically motivated.
Empowering women across the country is the main goal of the women of Lion of Judah Israel, who
present a new model of philanthropy based on mutual sharing.
By TALI HERDEVALL
The Russian director speaks about his latest award-winning film which finds people in a remote town trapped by situations beyond their control.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Salt Line
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Is the arms deal with Iran part of a strategic change in Russian policy – and its attitude to Israel – or a one-off tactical move?
By ZVI MAGEN
A dedicated trainer and a talented boxer battle dismal conditions as they set their
sights on the Olympics.
By PAUL ALSTER
Elena Gorokhova’s memoir ‘Russian Tattoo’ tells the story of three generations of women searching for belonging.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
As creative director for ‘Fashion TV,’ Bella Abramov chose Israel to house the broadcast center, despite its headquarters in Austria.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
For Jewish refugees in war-ravaged Ukraine, the help from Jewish communities abroad has made an immense difference in their lives in the old country, and their decisions to move to a new one.
The ‘Magazine’ sits down with Anne Applebaum, acclaimed journalist, historian of Eastern Europe, who warns: "The invasion of Ukraine was an operation planned a long time ago."
One Jewish refugee accused both sides of being ‘like Hamas’ in the ongoing fighting
Negotiators pushing for "snapback" feature in deal to allow reinstatement of sanctions should Iran fail to comply with terms of deal.
Local media cites Moscow's deputy FM as saying gesture alone of removing weapons sales ban was important.
Netanyahu restated in a IDF staff meeting that Israel reserves the right to defend itself against its enemies.
Russian leader said that any Israeli deal with Ukraine would be "counterproductive."
US lost leverage, think tank director tells ‘Post;’ Future president will have to choose to attack or surrender.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Iranian foreign minister defends Russian decision to lift ban on exports of missile system.
The US has taken more of a background role in the conflicts spreading across the region and Russia seems willing to fill that vacuum.
Russian FM set to rejoin talks, says chances of success are good.
By MICHAEL WILNER,REUTERS
Experts worry that if Iran goes nuclear it will lead other Sunni Middle Eastern countries to follow suit with their own programs.
From Beijing, to Islamabad and Moscow, new technology has made old nuclear standoffs more unpredictable,unstable and pervasive.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
State Department says US would not oppose a nuclear deal for peaceful purposes.
Moderate Syrian opposition, supported by Western powers, reject offer.
Israel has not officially acknowledged carrying out the attack, though that did not stop Iran and Syria from placing blame on Jerusalem.
Alexander Prokhanov accuses Israel and the US of training the Islamic State in order to undermine Moscow’s interests in the Middle East.
Moscow’s deputy foreign minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, also met with the leaders of Lebanon’s rival political and sectarian factions.
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov expressed optimism that a deal could be reached by the deadline.
Abbas vowed last month to join the International Criminal Court at The Hague in the event that his efforts at the UN Security Council failed.
Russian rocker Andrey Makarevich brings his Yiddish Jazz program to Israel.
By BARRY DAVIS
Amber Room is among most valuable pieces of lost art; pensioner suspects could have been stashed beneath city.
‘Leviathan’ evokes Russian literature in a grim tale of corruption
Deborah Colker’s dance company presents ‘Tatyana,’ an original take on ‘Eugene Onegin
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
The author recalls meeting at an apartment near Gorky street in Moscow decades ago.
By REUVEN H. TAFF
2014 was marked by the ferocious bullying of the international community by rogue governments, oppressive dictatorships and evil regimes.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Alarmingly, the Russians in recent months have been using Cuba to build up a menacing Cold War-era presence at America’s doorstep.
By AARON KLEIN
Our recent celebration of Succot provided me with a moment of reflection on the vulnerability of both the succa and those who dwell in it.
By ELI KAVON