09.29.2016 | 26 Elul, 5776
Report: Hezbollah patrol hit by mine in Lebanon, near Israeli border
Shimon Peres and Oslo: Addict or visionary?
Abbas lauds Peres's peace efforts in condolence letter to family
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
Residents of Shimon Peres’ Belarus birthplace gather outside his childhood home
Israel to host first Japanese Film Festival in October
Oops, he did it again!
Peres funeral: Influx of world leaders and masses poses large security challenge
Shimon Peres: A life in pictures
Son of Shimon Peres mourns his legendary father's passing
Editor's Notes: Peres pushed the nation forward
Netanyahu mourns loss of Peres as Israel bids farewell to a founding father
Gate shrine from First Temple period unearthed at Tel Lachish National Park
World-renowned David Bowie tribute show coming to Tel Aviv
Big league hopes for NY sports kosher caterer
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
Asian companies ‘accelerate’ to Israel at annual innovation fest
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Comment: End of an era - The many faces of Shimon Peres
Media comment: Trump-phobia
Creating Jewish meaning for the young at heart
The Temple Mount
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
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
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.
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By JOSH DELL
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
Judge Victoria Parker banned the two Southampton supporters from attending soccer matches in Britain or going near St Mary’s Stadium around match times.
Thomas Flynn, 22, and Michael Haydon, 23, pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive and insulting behavior in a religiously-aggravated public order offense, the 'Daily Mail Online' reported.
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
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.
By ALLON SINAI
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.
By ADAM RASGON
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
Koretzki’s last-place club brings in eight new players, visits red-hot leader Beersheba.
“I am happy to be here and delighted the club gave me a chance to do what I didn’t in the past and that is winning titles for Maccabi Tel Aviv,” Medunjanin says.
Hapoel Tel Aviv dropped to its third defeat in three games over all competitions since the hiring of Eli Gutman, and is just three points above Hapoel Acre and the relegation zone.
The 57-year-old’s four-year tenure as Israel coach came to an end last October, a day after the national team’s Euro 2016 qualifying campaign finished in bitter disappointment.
Fourth-place Petah Tikva had gone seven matches without defeat before losing 1-0 to Bnei Sakhnin last Saturday.
Two Israeli powerhouses were unlucky to already be paired in the draw for the round of 32, the first in which Premier League teams participate.
The unprecedented 6-2 defeat to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the final at Haifa Stadium left the club without a title since 1997 and with scars that will likely never truly heal.
New manager says he will not coach the team but will be in charge of all professional matters.
Bachar’s boys extend unbeaten streak with 3-0 win over Acre ahead of Mac TA-Mac Haifa showdown.
Gai Assulin’s pro career only truly began on Monday, when he signed an 18-month contract with Hapoel Tel Aviv.
A win will take Maccabi back to the summit of the standings for at least 48 hours, with leader Hapoel Beersheba visiting Maccabi Haifa on Monday.
Pass to Knesset rescinded.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
It may only be Israeli soccer’s second cup competition, and least prestigious piece of silverware, but Beitar can hardly afford to be picky, not lifting any trophy since the Toto Cup in 2010.
Speculation connecting Jokanovic with a move to England began several weeks earlier and he did his best to evade questions on the subject.
Captain leads yellow-and-blue to 5-0 thrashing of Kiryat Shmona before Jokanovic announces dep.
Maccabi Tel Aviv can move back into first place with a win; Beitar settles for a draw at Hapoel Haifa.
Challenger beats three-time reigning champion Maccabi Tel Aviv on the road to move into first place.
The three-time reigning champion is unbeaten in its last six matches, winning eight of its past 10, while Beersheba is unbeaten in its last nine games, triumphing in eight of them.
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.
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