05.26.2016 | 18 Iyar, 5776
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Israel forming civil defense units in preparation for possible conflict with Hezbollah
Public unaware that civil divorce unavailable in Israel poll finds
1998 Haifa killer convicted of manslaughter after 18-year hunt
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Poll: Almost half of Israeli Jews don't want Arabs teaching their kids
NGO asks High Court to unlock some of nuclear agency's secrecy
Knesset panel once again erupts into war over ‘NGO bill’
US says Israel's rightist coalition 'raises legitimate questions'
Will Liberman be a settlement builder or right-wing scapegoat?
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
HaClique’s music is still alive and kicking
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
Israel by the campfire: Hundreds of thousands participate in Lag Ba'Omer festivities
Candidly Speaking: I stand by my critique of ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt
Time for a strong, genuine and united opposition
Face to face
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Iran to renew financial support for Islamic Jihad after two-year hiatus
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
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
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
French court orders suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing back to jail
'Increase in aliya among youth and academic professionals'
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘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
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Tradition Today: Counting the days
Parshat Bechukotai: The Source of Hope
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
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
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
יוֹפְיָיה הַנִסְתָר שֶל הָאָרֶץ
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Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
‘Casual Conversations’ photo exhibit delves into complicated Russian-American Jewish identity.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
By the grace of God, Stalin died before the trial began.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
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
Lesin was once head of the state-controlled media giant Gazprom-Media but resigned in 2014.
“The voice of Russian speaking Jewry is now respectable and people listen now.”
The lone assailant delivered a single projectile to Ustinov’s neck before fleeing the scene.
Immigrants escaping the fighting in Ukraine could require extended stays in absorption centers to deal with the issues brought about by surviving war.
Organized US Jewry embarked on an extraordinary effort 25 years ago to welcome their Soviet brethren. How is the next generation adapting to American life?
By MICHAEL WILNER
Limmud FSU has helped Russian-speaking Jews develop Jewish awareness and identity following the dark Soviet era in which they were cut off from their roots.
By CHAIM CHESLER,SANDRA CAHN
The 30,000 Russian-speaking Jews who have participated in Limmud FSU worldwide are evidence of the success of our mission to redress the consequences of 70 years of Communist repression.
By AARON FRENKEL,DIANE WOHL,MATTHEW BRONFMAN
Matthew Bronfman, chairman of Limmud FSU International, lives his family’s legacy by empowering former Soviet Union Jewry and Israel.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“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.”
Recently, the head of the European Jewish Congress said there are three million Jews in Europe; Demographers beg to differ.
“His murder is the low point in a process that started about two years ago which has left the Jewish intelligentsia and its milieu feeling more uneasy than ever before in post-communist Russia.”
“He managed to do and build in his life what most people would require many lifetimes to accomplish.”
By STEVE LINDE
Dovid Mondshine of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS has expressed interest in evacuating the Jewish community of Donetsk to the nearby Russian city of Rostov.
The announcement came days after representatives of the European Jewish Congress urged the EU to create just such an office.
Yosef Mendelevitch returns to city where he was captured years prior after protesting Soviet refusal to permit Jewish emigration to Israel.
Krichevsky, 36, was told Tuesday that he and his family — a wife and six children — have 15 days to leave Russia.
Ukrainian Rabbi: "There is anti-Semitism, but not systematic anti-Semitism. We do not feel more threatened after the revolution."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Devenue au début des années 1990 une frange conséquente de la population, la communauté russe d’Israël reste sujette aux fantasmes
By Nathan Cahn
Changes in ownership at Arnona’s former Diplomat Hotel throw elderly Russian immigrants into jeopardy.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Rozenson soon realized that if he was going to make genuine headway with Russian Jewry he would have to adopt a somewhat left-field angle.
By BARRY DAVIS
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
Proposal states that any anyone who did not become an employee of the state after moving to Israel would get a state-sponsored pension increase of 2% of average salary in market.
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.
The Salt Line
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Two films screening at Tel Aviv’s DocAviv festival portray the lives of struggling immigrant youth from the former Soviet Union.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Office head Zissels was outspoken against Russia’s actions in Ukraine and co-signed a letter accusing Putin of abusing anti-Semitism concerns.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
NGO for Russian-speaking Jewry lobbies for funding, invites Peres to September conference in his hometown.
200 Russian-speaking Jewish veterans gather with families at the United Nations to commemorate Russia’s Victory Day.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
26 Iyar is the Hebrew date for May 9, 1945, the day that Nazi Germany surrendered to the Red Army.
Despite high profile anti-Semitic incidents throughout Ukraine, Jewish leaders believe incidents are Russian provocations.
The confab, which takes place from April 24 to 27, is considered the largest Jewish gathering in the FSU.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Edelstein is set to speak about Russian-Jewish innovation in culture and technology at Limmud FSU conference in New Jersey.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"I think that they dress it up in nice clothing but sadly what they are trying to do is again take away Judaism from the Jews."
Russian Jewish community, Israeli delegation to Winter Games honor Israelis killed by Palestinian gunmen in Munich.
Russian writer Ludmila Ulitskaya spins an exquisite tale of a dark, oppressive time.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
Australian-Jewish philanthropist Harry Triguboff is working to streamline the integration process for Jews from the former Soviet Union.
Rabbi Avi Weiss tells the story of the struggle for Soviet Jewry from an insider’s perspective.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Lesovoy’s own story is a miracle; Only someone like him can give over the wonder and miracle of Israel to Russians, who can contribute so much of their talents and abilities to the State of Israel.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Eliezer Lesovoy grapples with the unique challenges facing Jews of the former Soviet Union.
By ANYA ZHURAVEL SEGAL
In a semi-autobiographical novel, an author explores love, truth and roots among Russian émigrés.
One of the most inspirational pillars of the former refusenik movement, dies at the age of 72.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Extraordinarily, it seems that we old-timer Israelis are more familiar with the melodies than the Russian speakers themselves.
By YORAM DORI
Innovation was the focus of this year’s Limmud FSU-US conference
By DAVID BRINN
Soviet emigré Anya von Bremzen’s memoir looks at her childhood – and a century of Russian history – through the lens of food.
By AMY SPIRO
New Barbizon, a group of five female artists, paints modern Israeli life ‘in situ’.
By GRAHAM LAWSON
Israel has not officially acknowledged carrying out the attack, though that did not stop Iran and Syria from placing blame on Jerusalem.
The major weapon in the current Russian diplomatic arsenal is the federal agency Rossotrudnichestvo.
By DMITRIY FROLOVSKIY
Snow doesn’t seem to deter the small local community of Subbotnik Jews from faithfully trudging to their modest synagogue, where they continue to turn their hearts and their hopes toward Zion.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Within a generation or two, as a result of assimilation, a break with relatives living in Israel and the lack of a minimal Jewish education, Russian Jews will no longer see themselves as “Jewish.”
By DMITRY SHIGLIK
Of all the many refuseniks who came to our attention, Volodya was one of the most memorable and probably the most famous
By CHAIM CHESLER
The author recalls meeting at an apartment near Gorky street in Moscow decades ago.
By REUVEN H. TAFF
A combination anti-Semitism, the tightening of political screws and a likely economic crisis could push a substantial number of Russian Jews to emigrate.
By ALEXEI BAYER
What is this Jewishness that we share and all our ancestors shared?
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
My friend is a radical leftist who actually opposes the existence of the State of Israel. So why the sudden fear about the “non-Jews,” the Russians?