06.28.2016 | 22 Sivan, 5776
Police temporarily close Temple Mount to non-Muslim visitors
PA source: Israel-Turkey deal is a political trick, Erdogan is using Gaza
'Those who think Israel-Turkey deal will have a significant impact on Hamas are mistaken'
Rivlin to Ban Ki-Moon: Help us bring Israelis in Hamas captivity home
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
Bayit Yehudi ministers to oppose Turkey deal in Security Cabinet vote
'Plan to give every Israeli child a savings account will help confront inequality'
ANALYSIS: Turkey deal - Just enough ambiguity for both sides to claim victory
Two-thirds of Israeli Jews oppose Turkey deal, poll finds
After meeting Kerry, Netanyahu reiterates opposition to French initiative
NGO transparency bill moves towards final vote
‘King of Mope’ Morrissey returns to Israel for two August concerts
‘Chariots of Fire’ conductor Harry Rabinowitz dies at 100
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
LOCAL SOCCER: Zahavi to make final decision regarding move to China
David Blatt and his new Turkish team to face Maccabi Tel Aviv
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Cisco Executive Chairman signs R&D MOU with Israel
TAU electromyographic ‘tattoo’ could let pollsters and media experts poll human emotions
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
No holds barred:Obama’s immoral Syria policy fueled Brexit
Brexit: So is it ‘good for the Jews’?
When the moon goes down in December
Russia: A partner for an Israel with fewer friends
Kremlin says Turkey apologized to Putin for shooting down Russian jet
Iraqi forces declare defeat of Islamic State in Falluja
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
The Jewish bachelor: Dad places full-page ad seeking wife for middle-age son
As Israel becomes more nationalistic, liberal US Jews become more distant
Most French Jewish students want to leave, JAFI emissary says
SA organization pulls out of Hebrew U conference following BDS pressure
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Tussle over Israel language in Democrats’ platform largely settled
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
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
No fair, but
When Tragedy Strikes, We Must All Unite
New York, Nu York: Parades Are Fun; Parades Are Political
The Beating Heart of our Earth
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.
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.
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.
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