12.08.2016 | 8 Kislev, 5777
Report: Stabbing attempt at Tapuach Junction, terrorist neutralized
US to retry Palestinian convicted of Jerusalem bombing
Netanyahu accepts Paris invite to meet Abbas, if France drops conference
Liberman breaks Israel's secrecy over Syria policy
US suspected Israeli-South African nuclear test behind mysterious 'flash'
Israeli media love antisemitism
Police detain ex-MK for alleged bribery and fraud
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Knesset approves settlement bill in first reading
Public Security Minister proposes blacklist of companies that support boycotting Israel
'Turn Israel into training hub for counterterrorism'
An avalanche of art
7th annual Hullegeb Festival celebrates Ethiopian culture
Classical review: Ashdod Andalusian Orchestra
A tasty look at coexistence in Haifa
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
Yellow-and-blue humbled in home clunker
Sinai says: Hapoel Tel Aviv debacle a harsh lesson for all of Israeli soccer
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Screening saves eight potential ‘bubble babies’
Chamber of Commerce head praises standards reform
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Join the army – study shows it could lengthen your life
BGU dean says computerized medical systems vulnerable to hacking attacks
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Hundreds of thousands of reasons to appreciate Christian support for fire victims
The demise of foresight in an instant
Media in military conflicts: The Syrian case
Will the Obama administration attempt an eleventh-hour peace push?
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Top Republican senator pushing to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority, Egypt
Australia to take over peacekeeping force in Sinai
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
Netanyahu will work with Trump against 'bad deal' with Iran
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Shin Bet nabs Arab-Israeli teen planning to join ISIS
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month on table at Senate
German Chancellor Merkel's party labels BDS antisemitic
UK Labour leader Corbyn visits former death camp for Czech Jews
Why Elie Wiesel never moved to Israel
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
Israeli experts heading to Japan to provide much needed cybersecurity
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
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
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Mazel tov: Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri
The Travel Adviser: Drawing a line in the sand at El Al
Into the dark world of espionage
Grapevine: Between investigative reporting and a vendetta
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?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Top of the hill
Cooking: Back to Tangier
Pascale's Kitchen: Yeast Cakes
Rising to the challenge
This week in Jerusalem
From the ashes
Open for all, open for Shabbat
Israel’s food waste and how to prevent it
Nature fests and acid trips
Art therapist Mindy Edelman: Cut out for vision boards
The gift that keeps on giving
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
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French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
T.E. Lawrence wanted to see Jewish colonies – 'bright spots in a desert' – in the Holy Land
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
After Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014, UEFA banned Crimean clubs from moving to the Russian league and instead authorized them to set up their own competition.
Tokyo Sexwale, chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, reported on the results of the meetings in a brief statement, making no explicit mention of the clubs.
By ADAM RASGON
Scottish soccer club launches fundraiser after receiving disciplinary charge over Palestinian flag waving during game against Hapoel Beersheba.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A spokeswoman for the Justice Ministry indicated that the investigation was ongoing and more indictments might follow the 19 indictments already issued by the Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The friendly match, scheduled to take place in Ghana in September, was canceled because Algeria refused to host Avraham Grant.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Israel indirectly stirred up controversy during the opening ceremony of a beach soccer tournament in Egypt after the Israeli flag was featured in a documentary film presenting the tournament.
The chant by backers of the Chelsea club followed the team’s victory on Saturday night against the rival Tottenham Hotspur, which has many Jewish and pro-Jewish fans.
An estimated 1,200 fans of Hapoel Beersheba were restricted to an enclosure far from the stadium, guarded by security and police.
Ahead of town rivalry game in Polish city of Łódź, ruffians reportedly held rally against team that is often derided as "Jewish."
Scottish soccer team’s supporters plan to show their contempt for Israel with rude welcome for Beersheba.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
“My grandfather was Jewish, that was on my mother’s side, so yes, I do see myself …” former British soccer start says.
Tottenham, located in North London Borough of Haringey, has a large contingent of Jewish fans and has faced anti-Semitic harassment in the past.
“The fact that no one sought to stop these chants or take any measures against those shouting them...constitutes a badge of shame for Croatia.”
By SAM SOKOL
Tensions remain high in France, still recovering from the November 2015 attacks in Paris, which included three explosions near the Stade de France national sports stadium.
By ROSIE PERPER
Club owner Amir Kabiri said time and again over recent months that he is certain he can steady the ship and ultimately guide the team back to its glory days.
By ALLON SINAI
Reigning champion opens 10-point gap over Maccabi Tel Aviv, while yellow-and-blue is held by Ashkelon.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Beersheba completed an unprecedented double against Inter after also claiming a 2-0 win at San Siro at the start of the campaign.
Despite a poor first half, Beersheba registered its seventh straight league win, beating Hapoel Kfar Saba 2-0 on the road.
Defending champion riding six straight league wins as it faces Kfar Saba.
Reigning champion thrashes Hapoel Haifa 5-1 for sixth-straight victory, opening six-point lead at the top.
Police seized explosives, weapons, ammunition and a drone from the suspects, who police say were planning 'synchronized terror attacks.'
Bruchian had been linked with gambling long before this year.
According to Albanian media reports, local security forces uncovered the plot with the help of other international security agencies, including Israel's Mossad.
Both Israeli clubs remain in contention for a place in the top two and progress to the round of 32, but can scarcely afford any more slip-ups.
Maccabi looks to make it three straight continental conquests, keep Hadar perfect as coach.
Maccabi is still trying to get used to being the challenger and will enter Sunday’s match as the underdog.
Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Beersheba resume title race, Beitar draws with Ashdod
Beersheba secured the victory by the halftime break, scoring four goals in the first 38 minutes of the match.
The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub has said that the presence of the settler teams is illegal under FIFA’s own rules.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
FIFA fines Italian side 30,000 Swiss Francs for “improper and discriminatory” behavior of fans who gave fascist salute during Italy-Israel match in Haifa.
Despite falling 3-1 to Italy in Haifa in its opener, Israel put the European powerhouse under pressure and came close to leveling the score in the second half.
Jerusalem picks up much-needed confidence with 15-point win over yellow-and-blue in Nahariya.
Ciaran Kilduff scored the only goal of the match in the 72nd minute, leaving Maccabi without a point after two games in Group D.
Hapoel entered the match at one of the lowest points in the club’s long history.
Being No. 1 is ingrained in the DNA of the yellow-and-blue, and after three seasons of utter domination in Israel, getting used to being second best is not an easy process.
After a goalless first half, Miguel Vitor scored the opener for Beersheba following a well-worked free-kick move in the 54th minute.
Israeli champ opens Group Stage vs Inter Milan at San Siro; Yellow-and-blue hosts Zenit Saint Petersburg
At least 66 Members of the European Parliament agree that clubs based in Israeli-settlements violate FIFA Statues.
Israel Football Association sends photos of incident to Italian federation.
Lurie says “the differences between South African football and the Israeli game is that the game in South Africa is more skillful, whereas the game in Israel is more tactics-based and more physical."
By GABRIEL SMITH
Atzili leaves Beitar Jerusalem after three years, with Granada to pay 750,000 euro for his services in accordance with an arbitration ruling from earlier this month.
“Any draw at this stage of the competition would be difficult,” said Beersheba coach Barak Bachar. “We worked hard to reach this stage and I’m sure every Beersheba fan is set for a true footballing experience."
Defending champs fail to break down Hapoel defense • Mac Haifa beaten by Sakhnin.
Sunday will be Zahavi’s first visit home since his $8 million transfer from Maccabi Tel Aviv to China's Guangzhou R&F two months ago.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Security has been increased ahead of Thursday night's game between Beitar Jerusalem and St. Etienne; pro-Palestinian rally expected.
The decision came following Tabib’s conviction last June of assaulting a minor and of disruption of justice.
Dutchman Rene Meulensteen served as first-team coach at United for five years between 2008 and 2013, previously working with the club’s youth department and reserve side.
Beersheba has already secured itself continental soccer deep into the winter, as even should it lose in the playoffs it will receive a place in the Europa League group stage.
Before Maccabi and Beitar discover who they will face in the playoffs, Hapoel Beersheba will find out the identity of its rival in the Champions League playoffs.
Hapoel knocks off six-time reigning Greek champion on strength of Shir Tzedek’s late tally.
Hassan Haneidiq was allowed to travel to Hebron for his championship match.
Hebron-based team Ahly al-Khalil defended its title with a 2-1 aggregate victory over Shabab Khan Yunis following a 1-1 draw in Hebron.
By JACK BROOK,ADAM RASGON
“If enough of us raise our voices” then “we could push FIFA to hold the Israeli Football Association accountable,” the petition stated.
Police seized 12 blinding stun grenades, 1 kilogram of explosives, two gas grenades, and 19 improvised grenades among other materials.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The notion of providing a haven in Israeli soccer for talented Jewish players from abroad has crossed the minds of a number of club owners and directors over the years.
By DON BARNETT
After thrilling 3-2 home victory, Israeli champ travels to face Sheriff with great chance to advance.
Yellow-and-blue draws in Almaty thanks to Benayoun strike, Beitar beats Omonia, while Haifa knots with Kalju.
The 28-year-old will earn an estimated $12.5 million over the next two-and-a-half years, as well as a $20,000 bonus for each goal he scores.
Elsewhere, Meir Tapiro looks set to make a seamless transition to coaching in the coming days, with Maccabi Ashdod interested in the services of the 41-year-old who retired two weeks ago.
Beersheba, playing in the Champions League qualifiers for the first time in club history, wasn’t seeded in the draw and was fortunate to avoid far trickier ties against Salzburg and Zagreb.
Ben-Shimon’s previous job was at Maccabi Petah Tikva, which he guided from the start of the 2014/15 season until he resigned in late February.
Tel Aviv is still licking its wounds from dropping the Premier League championship after three years.
Beersheba vies for first title in 40 years, while Maccabi Tel Aviv still hopes to snatch the glory.
Beersheba had to wait 77 minutes for the breakthrough on Monday.
It is no surprise that Hapoel Acre chose to announce the sacking of coach Yaron Hochenboim on Monday night.
Yellow-and-blue trailing by three points with four matches to play ahead of crunch showdown at Bloomfield.
Yellow-and-blue back to three points behind leader Beersheba with 4 matches left; Huge clash next week.
Levy is set to be handed a four-year deal, with the IFA having an exit clause after the conclusion of World Cup 2018 qualifying.
Yellow-and-blue can leapfrog Beersheba and go top with victory over struggling Beitar at Teddy.
Just one point separates top two teams with seven games left; Tight race for Europa League spot.
With debts estimated at NIS 15 million and no realistic solution to settle them, Netanya is in danger of going into administration.
Head coach Menahem Koretzki followed in the footsteps of chairman Doron Osidon and left the club.
The superstar has left a legacy in Israel, with two coexistence projects operating in Jaffa and Acre as part of the Cruyff Foundation.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
The national team doesn’t play its first World Cup 2018 qualifier until September 5, when it hosts Italy.
Maccabi enters the game one point back of leader Beersheba after slashing the margin by four points over the past couple of weeks.
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in back-and-forth Haifa showdown to move up to fourth place.
Yellow-and-blue to face Bnei Sakhnin in State Cup semis while Hap Beersheba gets Mac Haifa.
Maccabi and Beersheba comfortably progressed to the semifinals on Wednesday, building on their first leg victories to join Maccabi Haifa and Bnei Sakhnin in the last four.
Sheikh Salman would have had a better chance if his efforts were united with Prince Ali.
Maccabi Tel Aviv can close within two points of Beersheba for at least 24 hours, with the leader only visiting Hapoel Kfar Saba on Sunday.
“People keep saying that Beitar is going to slip-up, but it isn’t happening,” said Beitar coach.
Zahavi scores again in win over Hap Haifa; Mac Haifa, Hap TA register disappointing deadlock.
Beersheba has won a club record six straight league matches, triumphing in 16 of its past 18 games.
Only following a meeting between Premier League club representatives on Sunday, it was announced that the match would go ahead as planned.
Businesswoman Alona Barkat has transformed the fortunes of the Hapoel Beersheba soccer team, ending a 40-year wait for a championship that marks the city’s rising self-esteem.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
Hapoel Beersheba’s championship win is one for the record books.
Lebanese athlete was killed Thursday near Aleppo after leaving the soccer field for the battle field.
By BEN LYNFIELD
The Islamic dictatorship requested fans of the national team to sing religious chants and wear black at a World Cup qualifier in October.
The woman filmed herself and posted the video to social media in case she suffered backlash from her actions.
During the Friday encounter between the teams of Ahad and al-Bathin, the referee stopped the match and took the three players aside, where he fixed their Mohawk haircuts.
Messi's gesture received negative feedback among Egyptians.
Finally, we turn to the people of Beersheba, the fans of the team, who also come from all backgrounds, equal in the fervor they demonstrate in support of their team.
By DOV LIPMAN
In the mid 1940s you would probably have been offered similar odds for the notion that just a few years later the Jewish people would re-establish its nation state after 1,900 years of exile.
By RICHARD SHAVEI-TZION
Israelis are hooked on European soccer, especially the English Premier League and the European Champions League.
By DAVID NEWMAN