05.25.2016 | 17 Iyar, 5776
Jordan's king on Independence Day: We'll defend Arab identity of Palestine
Israel's parliament decrees: Arabic signs in all bus stations
Erdan orders freeze on returning bodies of Palestinian attackers
Jordanian officials in hot water after attending Israeli Independence Day ceremony
Israel audiences set to get ‘Happy’ with Pharrell Williams
Netanyahu welcomes Liberman into coalition: 'We are joining hands to move Israel forward'
B’Tselem cuts ties with IDF over ‘whitewashing’
SINAI SAYS: Beersheba’s title a testament to resilience of owner Alona Barkat
Poll: Public prefers Ya’alon over Liberman, Likudniks side with PM
Coalition deal reached in overnight negotiations, signing expected today
Analysis: ‘Teflon Bibi’ dodges another bullet?
Sweet victory for Meir Adoni - again
A Thrilling night in TLV
Prime real estate
Maccabi Haifa lifts first title in five years
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Jpost Editorial: Police professionalism
Austria’s election, Jews and Israel
American Jewry: A view from the air
Lag Ba’omer: From Bibi to Bogie to Boujie
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Reembracing Islamic Jihad, Iran to renew financial aid for Palestinian terror group
Satellite images purport to show ISIS attack on Russian air base in Syria
Iran's defense minister: 'Zionist conspiracy' to blame for Iraq, Syrian conflicts
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
WATCH: Brussels Jewish museum commemorates shooting victims
New York county passes BDS law
Rome mayoral candidate promises to name street after fascist politician
Swiss parliament launches inquiry into anti-Israel NGOs
Business groups slam Histadrut call for shorter workweek
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
Health Ministry faulted for hands-off policy
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Digging with the Bible
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Ancient Approaches to Modern Exile
Interviewing a friend
Enough With the Ghosting - Have a Real Break Up!
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
Despite limited arms trade, Spanish make political statement by blocking weapons contracts.
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.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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.
Spanish retailer discontinues sale of striped shirt with yellow star after it causes social media uproar.
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.
Alan Gross has served five years of a 15-year sentence on his conviction for attempting to establish Internet communications for Cuban Jews.
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.
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
My uncle asked me if I had noticed anti-Jewish sentiments in Madrid; I’m aware that political correctness isn’t a priority in Spain..
By DANIEL CATALAN