02.25.2017 | 29 Shevat, 5777
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Hamas denies allegation that UNRWA employee was elected to Hamas leadership
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
One Israeli killed and eight injured in car accident in Cuba
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Compromises from Israel necessary for peace, but not on security, Pence says
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe
It's official: Coldplay is coming to Israel
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Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Palestinians throw shoes at Trump poster to mark Hebron street closure
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
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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
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
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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 case dates back to March 2013, when two fans of the Lazio soccer team were caught on camera during a match between Lazio and Catania chanting “giallorosso ebreo,” Italian for “yellow-red Jew.”
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.
Roman Zozulya was mistakenly reported to be a "neo-Nazi" when he joined Seville-based Betis last summer.
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
What's coming up in the world of Israeli soccer in the next few days.
By ALLON SINAI
“I think it is normal and I think it is obvious that part of integrating a new coach is to give him as much information as possible."
“We need to pinpoint the right person and find the right timing which is not right now.”
Mimer was unveiled as Beitar’s new coach on Monday, two weeks after he was fired from his position at Hapoel Kfar Saba following a 10-match winless streak.
Yellow-and-blue claims 1-0 win over reigning champion to move within five points of first place.
Beersheba didn’t sign any players in the final day of the winter transfer window on Thursday, but Maccabi was one of the busiest teams.
Jibril Rajoub, the chairman of the PFA, signed the agreement with Beerwerth at the Joseph Blatter Academy in al-Bireh, in the central West Bank.
Reigning champion outlasts Kiryat Shmona 2-0 ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Scarione brace gives Mac TA 2-1 win over Sakhnin, reducing gap from top to six points
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.
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 verdict from the Court of Cassation, which also upheld a lower court's sentencing of 10 men to 15 years in jail, 14 men to 10 years, and 15 men to five years, is final and cannot be appealed.
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.
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