Erdan vows to vote against budget if police not boosted
US committed to maintaining Israel's 'military edge' in light of Iran deal
Make ‘racist’ Lehava illegal, says MK
Smotrich: LGBT community attacks, slanders anyone who thinks differently from them
The Yes Men are still fixing the world
Israeli archaeologists uncover city gate in Goliath's hometown
'No truth in claim that Walt Disney was an anti-Semite'
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Ashdod's preseason soccer match in Bulgaria turns ugly
Israeli swimmer Toumarkin shows promising form in Kazan
WATCH: Violent Bulgarian fans chase Israeli soccer team off the field
Israelis grab 61 medals at Special Olympics in LA
Yitzhak Rabin's sister speaks out against Jewish terror: We don't want another Yigal Amir
Gay rights activist says she’s optimistic about community’s future in Jerusalem
IDF destroys illegally built home in West Bank settlement of Eli
Website for marital cheats edges closer to advertising on Israeli TV, radio
Sources: Hamas focusing on terror attacks from West Bank after high casualties in Gaza war
'A miracle saved my five boys'
Jewish and Muslim religious leaders visit members of Dawabsha family in hospital
Palestinian Authority presents file documenting 'settler terrorism' to ICC prosecutor
Al-Aksa 'blood libel' preacher who said Jews masterminded 9/11 arrested
Hundreds attend Limmud South Africa conference in Johannesburg
Wiesenthal Center calls on Germany to condemn 'Jew baiting' at Maccabi games
Study names three 'most Jewish' cities in America
Trump campaign fires Jewish adviser over racist Facebook posts
US Jewish groups call on Israel to rein in its Jewish extremists
Steinitz fires back at US energy minister: If I were American, I would oppose the Iran deal
German banks to open Iranian branches, official says
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Nusra Front abducts US-backed rebel leader, blunts efforts against ISIS
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Haifa to expand air quality monitoring program
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Global hi-tech firm opens new office in Jerusalem with haredi staff
Mark Zuckerberg: Virtual reality is Facebook's next frontier
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
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Kahlon’s budget draft envisions first debt increase since 2009
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Rajoub’s critics take to social media to strongly condemn his decision and call for his dismissal from his job.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
In Ramallah, residents voice criticism over move.
PM pans Palestinian bid to have Israel suspended from soccer's world governing body after motion is dropped; says peace only achievable through direct talks.
By HERB KEINON,ALLON SINAI
Chairman of Israel's soccer association welcomes Palestinian decision to drop motion calling for Israel's suspension from FIFA.
By ALLON SINAI,JPOST.COM STAFF
A demonstration of around 50 anti-Israel, pro-Palestine supporters assembled in the road opposite the entrance to the Congress earlier on Friday.
Organization due to vote in Zurich today on Palestinian motion.
Turning to Palestinian bid to expel Israel from FIFA, PM says ban would lead to demise of world soccer body.
By HERB KEINON
Some of FIFA's top executives were arrested Wednesday in a scandal that has rocked the professional soccer world, but Palestinians refuse to drop bid to expel Israel despite plea.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Shurat Hadin's letter to FIFA's Sepp Blatter provides a slew of examples when Jibril Rajoub, a Fatah official, violated FIFA statutes.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Israeli security forces confirm Palestinian soccer player Sameh Mara'abe was detained on Thursday at the Allenby Bridge for security reasons.
Speaking exclusively to 'The Jerusalem Post', Simon Johnson disclosed that he has written to FIFA and to many of his soccer management contacts internationally.
By JERRY LEWIS
Netanyahu tells Blatter that ‘sport is a vehicle of goodwill.’
By ALLON SINAI
The international interference could end up backfiring and encouraging Palestinians to stay away from the negotiating table.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian Football Association President has claimed that 'nothing had improved in the way Israel was "persecuting Palestine footballers, athletes and the movement of sporting equipment".
Liberman slams move, says no place in State Cup for team that identifies with "traitor" Bishara.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
PA calls for changing the venue of football match, calling it a “dangerous precedent.”
The abrupt fall of world soccer’s emperor, Joseph “Sepp” Blatter, has been the central event of the week.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Almog Cohen, an Israeli who plays for Ingolstadt, reportedly tweeted in Hebrew after Sunday’s incident that a stadium marshal told the fans “no Jew-flags” were allowed.
The visiting fans' pro-Palestinian protest in Vienna's central square quickly turned anti-Semitic.
Against all odds, the fan-owned Hapoel Katamon is advancing community projects and being promoted to the National League.
In the deciding vote over who would host the FIFA World Cup in 2006, Germany narrowly beat out much-favored South Africa.
Blatter said he was stepping down mere four days after being re-elected to a fifth term.
Kiryat Shmona coach set for milestone debut in Southerners’ 3rd qualifying round first leg against Liberec
The blue-and-white was drawn on Saturday to face former World Cup winners Spain and Italy in qualifying Group G, as well as Albania, Macedonia and Liechtenstein.
Israel has no real chance of ending the group in front of global powerhouses Spain and Italy.
UEFA to hand down Jerusalem punishment for last week’s violent fan outburst in Belgium; Charleroi leads 5-1.
The ban also applies to training facilities and games at other venues, police said.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Owner Tabib vows to leave club after shamed by fans’ abysmal behavior in European tie in Belgium.
Netanyahu, Erdan slam Beitar supporters who rioted in Belgium; police question returning fans at Ben-Gurion Airport.
By BEN HARTMAN
Police and customs agents at Ben-Gurion Airport in Lod beefed up their forces on Friday as they awaited the arrival of hundreds of Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans.
Beitar are a bastion of Israel's political right-wing and a group of supporters known as "La Familia," that the club has been unable to control, have been openly abusive to Israel's Arab minority.
Jerusalem suffers heavy loss in Belgium after supporters pelt pitch with flares.
Jokanovic set for sideline debut as Mac TA takes on Hibernians in 2nd qualifying round first leg.
Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center has called upon FC Barcelona to sever ties with Qatari organizations – namely Qatar Airways – and refuse the $90 million endorsement it receives from them annually.
By ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
Jerusalem’s 2-1 win over Kazakhs sends yellow-and-black into 2nd qualifying round.
The event was held as part of the ‘Football for All’ campaign which strives to promote women’s sport and joint living.
Hapoel Beersheba will begin its participation in the Europa League in the second qualifying round where it will face Thun of Switzerland.
Sunday revealed that Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Tel Aviv will renew their bitter rivalry in the first weekend of the campaign.
Yellow-and-blue unveil Serbian on opening day of pre-season training.
Beitar will be playing in Europe for the first time since 2008 after finishing last season in fourth place in the Premier League standings.
Rochestie, who graduated from Washington State University, went undrafted in 2009 and has since played in Germany, Turkey, France, Spain, Italy and Russia.
For the first time in more than 15 years, Israel beat a quality rival for qualification in a meaningful encounter and, at the very least, seemed set for a topthree finish in Group B.
The 46-year-old led Watford to English Premier League promotion last season, but his contract was not renewed.
Two goals by striker Edin Visca and a penalty from Edin Dzeko helped Bosnia to a 3-1 win, reviving the hosts' chances of reaching the finals in France.
By SPORT 1
Coming off consecutive losses, Israel must avoid another Euro qualifying slip-up to maintain crucial gap.
The Beitar owner has yet to announce whether he plans to continue to run the club for another season, a decision he promised to make this week.
Saudi team would have needed to travel through checkpoints operated by Israel, a country it holds no diplomatic ties with, to play in the West Bank.
After 11 years abroad, defender Tal Ben-Haim returned home on Thursday, signing a twoyear contract with boyhood club Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Maccabi Tel Aviv announced yesterday that coach Pako Ayestaran will leave the club despite guiding it to an unprecedented domestic treble.
Elisha Levy spent three years as the coach of Hapoel Beersheba.
Jacob Erel once headed UEFA's Operations Committee.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Season will officially come to a close Monday night when champion Maccabi Tel Aviv welcomes Maccabi Petah Tikva.
For Israel to be suspended, three quarters of delegates would need to approve the motion. If that were a long shot before, it’s even more unlikely now.
Israel Football Association chairman Ofer Eini has met with officials in Zurich over recent days in light of Palestinian call to ban Israel from FIFA.
The only certainty at the club is that whatever decision is ultimately made, it will remain under tight wraps until it becomes public.
“If there will be an Arab player who will fit the team and will want to join us, I will sign him," Beitar owner Tabib says.
Ironi Kiryat Shmona midfielder Roei Kehat netted his first career hat-trick last night to lead his team to a 3-1 win over Hapoel Beersheba.
After meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and soccer officials in the West Bank, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Israel had set out a series of measures to ease travel curbs for clubs.
Maccabi Tel Aviv and Beersheba face off tonight in Haifa for the final title of the 2014/15 season.
Netanyahu is expected to call on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to persuade Palestinian FA to drop bid to suspend Israel.
By ALLON SINAI,HERB KEINON
Yellow-and-blue opens unassailable lead by beating Kiryat Shmona 2-1 at Bloomfield Stadium
Blatter, who is standing for re-election at the Congress, said the dispute was "the biggest challenge" facing him as he comes to the end of his current mandate.
Blatter said he was hopeful that the issue could be resolved following meetings next week with Netanyahu and Abbas.
Beersheba dumps Elisha Levy, looks to make deal with newly fired Bachar from K8; Cruyff stays at Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Draw at Beersheba leaves Mac TA within striking distance of third consecutive championship.
The draw leaves Haifa in fourth position, ahead of Beitar only on goal difference, with both teams having three more matches to play until the end of the season.
Avigdor Liberman enjoys a friend match against Russian Jewish Congress members.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
The Palestinian Football Association’s proposal for the suspension of Israel to be on the agenda in FIFA’s annual Congress in Zurich on May 29.
The Palestinian Football Association’s proposal for the suspension of Israel will be on the agenda in FIFA’s annual Congress in Zurich on May 29.
Maccabi Tel Aviv midfielder Eran Zahavi gave his team the lead against Maccabi Haifa at Sammy Ofer Stadium, but Eyal Meshumar’s side bounced back to draw 1-1.
Beersheba officially secured its qualification for the Europa League next season after advancing to the State Cup final last week.
Despite a four-match winless streak, Beitar remains in fourth position, which now will be good enough to qualify for European competition at the end of the season.
Mac TA faces first-time semifinalist Nazareth • Hap Beersheba duels with Hap Afula in Jerusalem.
Ironi Kiryat Shmona striker Rodgers Kola scores the only goal of the match in the 66th minute.
With championship all but secured for Maccabi Tel Aviv, attention turns toward tight relegation battle.
Maccabi has gone three months without a win on the road, but it continued to dominate opponents at Bloomfield on Sunday.
"If Israel is suspended, all its international activities will come to a halt," IFA head says,
Hap Petah Tikva, Acre and Hap Haifa all tied for last place while FIFA boosts Ashdod’s hopes.
Haifa (26 points) sits just three points clear of the relegation zone with five matches remaining and visits Hapoel Acre (23) in a significant showdown on Saturday.
“It isn’t that I have any objection to any particular nationality or faith, but if it heightens the tension it will only cause damage so there is no point,” said Guy Levy.
Unstoppable Amasha header cancels out Buzaglo opener to give Haifa 1-1 draw at Vasermil
Ashdod SC’s troubles on the field continued on Saturday when it was held to a 0-0 draw by Hapoel Acre.
Team drops slots after being deducted 6 points per an order by FIFA, due to a long-standing dispute over a transfer fee with Nigerian club Kaduna United.
Coach Pako and sports director Cruyff among those still without contracts for next year.
Yellow-and-blue beats main challenger Beersheba 3-1 to build eight-point lead in first place.
It was just two months ago that Beitar Jerusalem seemed to be heading for another lost season.
Israel’s failure to pick up a point in its home matches against Wales, Belgium leaves its chances of qualifying for a 1st major tournament since the 1970 World Cup in a precarious position.
Blue-and-white suffers second defeat in four days after failing to capitalize on one-man advantage
Israel began to pick up the pieces from the crushing blow it was dealt by Wales.
The Welsh, looking for a place in a major finals for the first time since 1958, knocked Israel from the top of the group.
The Jordanians claim that the head of the Palestinian Football Association did not vote for their candidate; Many are calling on government to revoke Rajoub’s Jordanian citizenship.
“A woman seeing a foreign man is sinful, so what about seeing his thighs and tight kit?"
Is the hooligan element among the Beitar fans a reflection of a deeper malaise of racism and nationalism in Israeli society or is it just good old fashioned fan violence?
By ILAN EVYATAR
Seventy years ago George Orwell in his essay "The Sporting Spirit" traced the rise of competitive sports to the rise of nationalism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Ofer Eini, chairman of the Israel Football Association, thanks the chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, for retracting the PFA’s proposal that Israel be removed from FIFA.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Israel’s response to the Palestinian initiative to suspend it from FIFA epitomized everything that is wrong with its public diplomacy.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Qatar won its bid on December 2, 2010. Fifteen days later, vegetable grocer Mohamed Bouazizi torched himself in Tunisia, touching off mayhem across the Arab world.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
There were so many different national flags at the edge of the playing field that a stranger might have thought the UN had moved from New York to Herzliya.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"For the past two years FIFA has encouraged the Palestinians to work out their differences with Israel directly."
By GERSHON BASKIN