07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
IDF chief rejects claims that 'weak' army not doing enough to stop terror
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
DANCE REVIEW: Swan Lake on Ice, Jerusalem Theater, July 20
Matan David goes Gaga over dance
Bereaved father of soldier shouts at Netanyahu during Protective Edge memorial
Iranian journalist snubs 'Post' reporter in Beijing
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
A short evening of theater in TA
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
A new and important experience for the Israeli prime-time spectator
Center Field: Mutual tolerance on gay issues requires both extremes
Editorial: Stop the accidents
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
'Dramatic increase in anti-Semitic violence in US'
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Clinton aide to 'Post': Trump 'clueless' on Israel, foreign policy
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
Spanish Supreme Court issues landmark ruling against country’s Housing Ministry for illegally excluding Israel’s Ariel University from scientific competition in 2009.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Israeli passengers on Iberia Airlines plane incensed by remarks made in Spanish and English, according to Channel 2 report.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
One thing was clear: What was asked of Matisyahu was not asked of other performers.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Spain has asked both the Palestinians and Israel to avoid unilateral measures, and requested the Palestinians refrain from going further on issue of unilateral recognition of statehood.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"The Spanish parliament's declaration only pushes away further the chances of reaching an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians."
By HERB KEINON,EITAN AROM
Parliaments in Great Britain and Ireland already approved similar nonbinding votes.
By EITAN AROM
The vote initiative is being spearheaded by the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel: “We are horrified by the possibility, almost a reality, of a single state."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel and Peace Now founder Professor Amiram Goldblum are among those behind the initiative.
By ARIK BENDER, MAARIV HASHAVUA
CEO: The combination between Real Madrid’s international brand and our community management and monetization capabilities creates a unique potential.
By JOSH DELL
The Madrid branch of Izquerda Unida, or United Left, on Thursday tweeted the controversial image.
ACOM chairman tells 'Post': Group behind BDS funded by Venezuelan and Iranian regimes.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Over two years ago, the small bucolic town of Castrillo Matajudíos held a referendum to change its name and shed the dark legacy of the Spanish Inquisition.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain expresses its gratitude to the mayor of Madrid for joining the international initiative to combat anti-Semitism.
By MARION FISCHEL
While magazines lambasting religion and politics in an irreverent style are fine, he contended, it is “absolutely unacceptable.”
By SAM SOKOL
The appointments include a total of eight foreign academics.
A four-page draft motion calls Israel’s an apartheid state eight times, proposes to cut all ties with it and establish the city as “an Israeli-apartheid free space.”
The demonstration drew to a close after the Spanish and Israeli national anthems sounded.
Applicants need not travel to Spain, but must hire a Spanish notary and pass tests on the Spanish language and history.
The attackers kicked and punched the teen after carving a swastika and the number 88 into his arm with a razor blade.
Former Chabad hassid says ‘has not chosen a side’ in Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By HERB KEINON
A late-night program featured an anti-Semitic trope alleging Jews were promoting the worship of Satan.
The show "From the Inferno — The Jewish People: Propagator of the Satan Cult" quoted from the anti-Semitic book "Plot Against the Church," which ties Jews to Satan and demonology.
Matisyahu sings defiant answer to BDS at Spanish festival; Israel embassy spokeswoman says performance a victory over BDS.
Matisyahu: Today music wins. Freedom of expression wins.
“Through black magic, the Israelites called on the powers of darkness with demonic rational,” the announcer of the program said.
Organizers apologize to Jewish-American singer, say dropping him was mistake made under intense BDS pressure.
By HERB KEINON,SAM SOKOL,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The organizers are expected to issue a statement to the press about the matter late Wednesday afternoon.
Spain said it rejected boycott campaigns and any sign of anti-Semitism, while reiterating its support for an independent Palestinian state through bilateral negotiations.
The ADL condemned the Rototom Sunsplash festival's decision to cancel reggae artist Matisyahu's performance after he was asked to sign a statement on his political views of the Palestinian state.
Ronald S. Lauder expressed "outrage" and "utter bewilderment" in the wake of Matisyahu's canceled participation in the Rototom Sunsplash festival.
Zapata, who was sworn in on Saturday, tweeted in 2011 “How do you fit five million Jews in a SEAT 600 [a Spanish automobile]? In the ashtray.”
The new law, which allows for the repatriation of Sephardi Jews, has been touted by politicians in Madrid as a grand gesture aimed at reconciliation and the righting of a historic wrong.
Guillermo Zapata apologizes, says he has always liked "black, cruel humor."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,SAM SOKOL
Ambassador Fernando Carderera explains newly-enacted law of return for Sephardic Jews.
Move allows descendant of Jews expelled from Iberian country in 1492 to seek dual Spanish nationality.
According to the bill, similar to one passed by the Portuguese parliament earlier this year, Sephardic Jews descended from those exiled from Spain in 1492 would be eligible to obtain citizenship.
Other potential targets of the group included synagogues and public buildings in the Catalonia region, the magistrate said in a report after receiving information from prosecutors.
Prof. Jesus Jambrina receives award for his achievements in the recognition, signposting and preservation of the Medieval Jewish quarters of the city of Zamora, Spain.
The law would potentially allow 3.5 million Sephardic Jews around the world to apply for Spanish nationality.
Confirming Cervantes’s Leonese origins would also confirm his crypto- Jewish life.
Speeches identify anti-Semitism as clear and present danger.
Here you can observe bears, otters, white and gray wolves, lynxes and mountain deer. Free trails help you experience the intimacy of wild animals within their ecosystem.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
Council of Sephardi and Oriental Communities of Jerusalem recognizes Jesús Jambrina's achievements in the preservation of the Medieval Jewish quarters of the city.
Carnets de voyage d’une région d’Espagne qui cultive jalousement son patrimoine juif
By HÉLÈNE SCHOUMANN
The return of Spain’s Bnei Anusim.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The motion’s clauses, according to the tribunal, “jeopardize the fundamental right to equality without discrimination on the bases of appearance, ethnicity and religion.”
Frenchman Antoine Denive, 27, was arrested along with two men from Serbia and Montenegro on April 12 near Malaga, on Spain's southern coast, and accused of arms trafficking.
Operation comes days after a 26-year-old Moroccan man was accused of attacking passengers on a train in France.
The man was selling the T-shirts to customers in Spain and Portugal for 14 euros each.
Dead man's brother arrested for murder Spanish government spokesman says.
Spanish court says the case in which Netanyahu, several Israeli ministers were accused of crimes against humanity.
8-year-old hidden for hours, discovered when suitcase put through scanner.
Officials say a search of the desolate area of the French mountainside could take at least a week following a deadly plane crash.
Former Spanish police officer - previously arrested for Nazi-themed protest - scaled the walls of the enclose where 3 lions mauled him, according to local media.
Barcelona High Court judge downplays doubts over possible "risk" to believe Israel would back a country seeking independence, given the Palestinian issue.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
The Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain wrote to the municipality, to the council member and to the party’s regional representatives “to ask that they issue a public apology."
Report comes following vote by British lawmakers in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state alongside Israel.
The Spain branch of El Al for months had negotiated with tourist officials from the autonomous region of Galicia over opening the flight channel.
Un Hebreo depicts an elderly Jewish man, with a very pained, expressive face.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
"The boycott threatens people’s right not to be discriminated against” and threatens academic freedom, and runs counter to Spain’s law on public contracts.
Spanish foreign ministry also said that Palestinian murders of Jewish settlers in the West Bank and Palestinian attacks on other Israelis are "terrorist attacks" and "hate crimes."
Spain is just the latest member of the international community to accuse Israel of war crimes and pursue Israeli officials over the affair.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A misunderstanding of a Spanish word found one pilot in a bit of controversy after landing in Tel Aviv.
According to lobby founders, increasing numbers of descendants of Jews around the world have become interested in exploring their heritage, reconnecting with the Jewish people.
Spanish Ministry of Defense awards IMI with 22.5 million Euro contract to supply 5.56 mm cartridges.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel squad is welcomed at the stadium by pro-Palestinian graffiti, but it maintained its composure and claimed a dramatic win.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Pro-Palestinian supporters heckle Matisyahu during performance at Spain festival.
Maccabi fell to a 20-point defeat to Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL on Sunday after dropping to a surprise home loss to Cedevita Zagreb in the Euroleague.
By ALLON SINAI
The West-Tec driver ended the season in fifth place overall in the standings and continues to believe that he will one day become the first Israeli in Formula 1.
Armed with an ignorance of all things Sephardi, Matt Nesvisky scours Spain in search of Jews, traces of Jews and memorials to Jews.
By MATT NESVISKY
The butchery in Syria is unfolding in a world that has failed to stop the horrors, just as it proved impotent in 1930s Spain.
By AMIEL UNGAR
A guide to the Spanish city of food, fun and fashion.
By ORIT ARFA
A new tome traces peaks and deep valleys of Jewish life in Spain.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Spain’s ‘Nationality Law’ granted citizenship to thousands of Jews expelled during the 15th century and continues to awaken the country’s rich Jewish history.
Madrid’s Hanukka has become part of the city’s traditions.
‘In Spain food is always served with wine because food without wine is boring’ – wine educator Steven Olson.
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
Uncovering the history behind Israel’s growing wave of Latin American immigrants.
By LEIGH CUEN
US professor gets Jerusalem medal for Jewish historical research in Zamora.
A historical novel tells the story of 15th-century Spain through the eyes of women.
By Miriam Kates Lock
The uniforms were hidden in three containers, tagged as second hand clothes, police said in a statement.
The 18 year old is suspected of being an Islamic State recruiter who was preparing to join the terror group in Syria.
Jose Maria Aznar shares his thoughts on the boycott movement and his vision for Israel to be an integral part of the West.
By HAIM ISSEROVITZ
UNIFIL says working with all parties, urging "maximum restraint" to prevent further escalation.
Spanish Ambassador Fernando Carderera and his wife, Victoria, hosted two consecutive receptions in their Herzliya Pituah residence to mark Spain’s National Day.
The Inquisition and Expulsion from the Iberian Peninsula left an indelible mark on Jewish history, perhaps like no other event.
By ASHLEY PERRY
Historian Eliyahu Ashtor has unearthed some information on medieval Spanish poets.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
This society had very strict rules and procedures.
While the majority of the Cairo Geniza relate to Jews residing in Fustat, they are not limited to this locale or its inhabitants.
The Lavo Ensemble from Spain tours the country
By MAXIM REIDER
Spanish star dancer and choreographer Jose Porcel and revered Israeli dance teacher Silvia Duran are taking the stage in their first official collaboration.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Spanish Ambassador Fernando Carderera finds new discoveries in Israel’s history.
"The forced conversions of Jews which took place on the Iberian Peninsula from the 14th century onwards left an indelible mark on Jewish history."
By ROBERT ILATOV,ASHLEY PERRY
BDS activists are acutely aware that their bizarre fetish for Israel will be tolerated only if it remains possible to convince the mainstream Left that it is not anti-Semitic.
By JARED SAMILOW
The Armenian Genocide was more than just the attempted extermination of a people; it was the destruction of an ancient homeland.
By JANO BOGHOSSIAN
Spain has never occupied Catalonia. You only need to stroll by any Catalonian city to judge by yourself the nonsense of that idea.
By FERNANDO CARDERERA