05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Lebanese journalist: 'Aleppo would have been safe like the Golan were it annexed by Israel'
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 1
Nazi hunter: Livingstone’s claims about Hitler ‘absurd’
Rivlin: Any new pardon request for jailed former president Katsav will be reviewed
Renewed drilling finds NIS 1.2 billion of oil near Dead Sea
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
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.
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.
Spain and Italy joined EU countries warning citizens against investment in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
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
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
After almost six years of institutionalized distortion, most markets have ceased to function in the way they were intended, namely as a method of pricing financial instruments on the basis of supply and demand.
By PINCHAS LANDAU