01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
Israel gives Pal. Authority limited water autonomy in West Bank
Palestinian ex-hunger striker rearrested for alleged incitement
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Swiss government hosts $85,000 event aiming to unify Hamas and Fatah
Netanyahu: Campaign to topple government is outrageous
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
Report: Netanyahu discussed reducing Yisrael Hayom distribution by 1/3
Lapid: NSC doesn’t work, because Netanyahu doesn’t want it to work
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Israeli motorcycle king
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Children of new olim feel healthier than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
Health minister promises action to reduce smoking
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Challenged by Trump
Our world: Trump, the pistol and the olive branch
Polish President Duda: If not now, when?
Letters to the editor: January 17, 2017
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Report: Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinian Authority official welcomes Kushner as envoy
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
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
A Swiss bank guard’s quest to obtain justice for the Jewish people
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
‘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
The latest Limmud FSU conference outside St. Petersburg draws a record attendance.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Masha Gessen’s history of Birobidzhan tells the absurd story of the failed experiement.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
The treaty applies to every immigrant who worked for at least one year in Russia or Russian territory.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
A predominantly Muslim city, its residents are proud of their ability to coexist with their fellow Jews and Christians.
By SARAH LEVI
Russian security forces opened an investigation into the circumstances of the event.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
“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
In an interview with Channel 2 Wednesday night, Bennett said Shevah Mofet would open as usual Thursday morning.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Two films screening at Tel Aviv’s DocAviv festival portray the lives of struggling immigrant youth from the former Soviet Union.
By BERNARD DICHEK
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
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.
"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.
Masha Gessen pens a personal and historical look at Jews fleeing Russia over the centuries.
By COLIN SHINDLER
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 increased interest of Russia in the peace process builds on a long history of Russian relations with the Jewish state.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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?