01.23.2017 | 25 Tevet, 5777
Amona families threaten resistance if Knesset fails to pass settlement bill
Hamas official says Trump is an ignoramus
Building materials approved for 1,500 Gazan homes damaged in 2014 war
Trump advisor: ‘We look forward to new ties with Judea and Samaria’
Panel to ask if gov’t is hiding report on granting migrants refugee status
Yellow-and-blue closes in on Beersheba
Trump invites Netanyahu to come to White House in February
A feast for the senses
Netanyahu says he remains concerned for settlements ahead of Trump call
Defense minister: No possibility of bilateral agreement with Palestinians
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
The call of the wild
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Gigawatt Global breaks ground on its second East African solar field
Government approves NIS 250m. plan to promote smart transportation
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
4,000 Israelis die annually due to lack of magnesium
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
Antisemitism in the US
Think about it: Affair 2000
Right from wrong: Inaugural tears of joy
January 23, 2017: Trump inauguration
Syria's warring sides gather for new attempt to break deadlock
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
Spanish courts deal double blow to BDS movement
US Senator blasts German institute for hosting pro-Hezbollah speaker
Melbourne Jewish day schools: PM is ‘dissing us during visit next month’
Community mourns death of Jewish girl, 10, killed in Australia car attack
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Joshua Kushner, brother of Trump son-in-law, spotted at Women’s March
Abbas, foreign leaders respond to Trump taking office
Analysis: The Trump presidency - a time of instability
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
In a wide-ranging interview Ramallah, Rajoub spoke about the six settlement clubs, the international peace conference in Paris, and internal Palestinian reconciliation.
By ADAM RASGON
The issue of the six West Bank clubs remains in limbo.
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.
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.
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
Scarione brace gives Mac TA 2-1 win over Sakhnin, reducing gap from top to six points
By ALLON SINAI
Kjartansson nets lone tally to beat last-place Reds • Bnei Sakhnin blasts Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Hapoel enters showdown nine points back of safety and with a depleted squad in Koretzki’s first match.
Reigning champion opens 10-point margin with win over Bnei Yehuda; Maccabi Haifa falls to Maccabi Petah Tikva.
Coaches have come and gone, or to be more accurate, six different coaches have guided the team since Cruyff’s arrival.
150 kids from 12 elementary schools took to a Jaffa pitch on Tuesday for their January tournament organized by an organization known as “The Equalizer.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Premier League leader faces Kiryat Shmona in Toto Cup final for season’s first piece of silverware.
Reigning champion fails to win for second straight match, drawing 1-1 with struggling Reds at Turner.
“We tried different things in the second half but all the changes confused the players and I confused myself. You can’t win every match and we will now need to try and start a new winning streak.”
“We haven’t been playing well enough recently, but there are always periods like this,” said Maccabi captain Gal Alberman.
Beitar Jerusalem falls 3-1 to surging Southerners, who also draw Besiktas in Europa League round-of-32.
Reds to be deducted nine points because of overwhelming debt, draw with Sakhnin; Haifa held by Ra’anana.
Beersheba advanced to the knockout rounds thanks to a 1-1 draw against Southampton in England.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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