01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
Northern Islamic movement leader Raed Salah released from prison
Israel gives Pal. Authority limited water autonomy in West Bank
Palestinian ex-hunger striker rearrested for alleged incitement
Britain, Balkan countries block EU from adopting Paris declaration
Netanyahu: Campaign to topple government is outrageous
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
Report: Netanyahu discussed reducing Yisrael Hayom distribution by 1/3
Lapid: NSC doesn’t work, because Netanyahu doesn’t want it to work
'Investigations of Netanyahu won't impact his diplomatic agenda'
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Fighting the good fight
Cloudy with a chance of gefilte fish
Israeli motorcycle king
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
Children of new olim feel healthier than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
Health minister promises action to reduce smoking
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Editorial: Trump's support presents a new challenge for Netanyahu
Our world: Trump, the pistol and the olive branch
Polish President Duda: If not now, when?
Letters to the editor: January 17, 2017
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
UN chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Amazon worker fired after leaving antisemitic note for Jewish customer
Outrage over German institute’s hosting of pro-Hamas, Hezbollah speaker
UK's Corbyn calls for investigation into Israeli meddling after embassy row
300 Jewish leaders sign letter backing DNC chair hopeful Keith Ellison
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
Palestinian Authority official welcomes Kushner as envoy
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Russian-Jewish oligarch pays millions for Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
The Travel Adviser: Boom time
This week in 60 seconds: Jerusalem and Paris
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Glamorous gathering: Ivanka Trump, Jordan's Queen reportedly met in New York
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Trump and the Jordanian option
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?
Expunge the stain
The harder they fall
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
After Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014, UEFA banned Crimean clubs from moving to the Russian league and instead authorized them to set up their own competition.
According to the study, stress that is influenced by heightened cortisol levels is one possible culprit.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Les vélos du courage : un événement placé sous le signe de la solidarité
By BARRY DAVIS
Kjartansson nets lone tally to beat last-place Reds • Bnei Sakhnin blasts Ironi Kiryat Shmona
By ALLON SINAI
He won five of the 12 stages and ended the race 50 minutes and 12 seconds clear of Norway’s Ullevalseter.
The 31-year-old Israeli, who climbed 20 places to No. 67 in the world at the start of the week, has a golden opportunity to reach the third round in Melbourne for a third straight year.
Holon enters the game from second place with a 9-4 record and can climb to first with a win.
Hapoel enters showdown nine points back of safety and with a depleted squad in Koretzki’s first match.
Last-place Reds fall in Kiryat Shmona • Leader Beersheba hosts Bnei Yehuda minus Buzaglo
Hapoel claims 22-point win over Russians behind Jerrells and Jones, climbs to 1st place in Group G.
Coaches have come and gone, or to be more accurate, six different coaches have guided the team since Cruyff’s arrival.
Jerusalem also faces Zenit St. Petersburg of Russia in Group G, with the top two teams to advance to the quarterfinals.
Southerners extend Premier League lead to 10 points • Bankrupt Hapoel Tel Aviv given 9-point deduction.
Reigning champion hasn’t won a league match in almost a month.
Yellow-and-blue falls to third defeat of the season, being outplayed in Israel’s southernmost city.
A group of 10 past, current, and future Major League Baseball players including first-baseman Ike Davis and former outfielder Gabe Kapler are in the country for a week-long tour.
By BEN FISHER
The second all-Premier League showdown will see Beitar Jerusalem welcome Hapoel Kfar Saba on Saturday night.
Israel will play in Pool B at the World Baseball Classic.
Weems leads as yellow-and-blue squeaks past Blatt’s Darussafaka 93-92 for first win since November.
Tel Aviv is still only two games back of Red Star Belgrade in eighth place – which leads to a playoff berth – and has 15 more games to make amends for its disastrous first half.
“It feels really good to be selected as the Israeli player of the month.”
“Hapoel Tel Aviv is happy to announce the appointment of Hadar as the team’s coach until the end of next season.”
Up-and-down campaign for the Reds hits crunch time as Eurocup opportunity provides motivation.
The final semifinalist will be decided on Tuesday when Hapoel Beersheba of the National League hosts Hapoel Holon.
Shechter penalty gives hosts first win in four games, leaves Maccabi eight points behind Beersheba.
Meanwhile, Tel Aviv got back on the winning track, with an easy conquest of the visiting Silverbacks.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
The second cup semifinalist will be decided on Sunday.
Ahead of decisive week for club’s future, Hapoel falls to 1-0 defeat to Mac PT; Mac Haifa held by Bnei Yehuda.
Holon stays hot
League-leading Southerners claim 4-1 final conquest of Kiryat Shmona on strength of Sahar brace
Hapoel’s players showed an impressive fighting spirit in a 1-1 draw at reigning champion Hapoel Beersheba on Sunday, moving four points clear of the relegation zone.
Maccabi lost its most recent BSL game to Hapoel Gilboa/ Galil, dropping a 14-point lead in the final six minutes.
Reigning champion fails to win for second straight match, drawing 1-1 with struggling Reds at Turner.
An eight-game run gave Khazaniuk a one-set and 4-0 lead which she was never going to squander.
Hapoel has allowed just 67.7 points in victories over Ulm of Germany.
Maccabi had won just two of its previous eight Premier League matches.
Bagatskis takes charge after Darussafaka hands yellow-and-blue record fifth straight Euroleague loss.
Maccabi has won just two of its past eight league matches, but can close within six points of leader Hapoel Beersheba for at least 24 hours with a victory over the struggling Ashdod.
David Blatt and Darussafaka host the yellow-and-blue in Istanbul after Maccabi dropped to its fourth straight defeat in the competition on Wednesday, squandering an 18-point.
Sports Personality of the Year finalists include Bachar, Gerbi, Sasson, Shaziri and Zahavi.
Israel’s Ido Bilik and Ofek Shalgi also secured themselves a medal on Monday in the 420 Class boys event.
Pair of late tallies sink Reds; Greens up to 3rd place, just a point behind Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Two days after the resignation of coach Hadar, yellow-and-blues ekes into quarterfinals with dramatic victory.
Yellow-and-blue embarrassed by Belgrade in Euroleague, casting serious doubt over future of coach Hadar
Maccabi hosts Gilboa once more on Sunday, this time in the State Cup round of 16, before welcoming reigning European champion CSKA Moscow next Wednesday.
This is a crisis we need to address and we need to do all we can so that the directorate will act with understanding and consideration for the other side."
Jason Siggers’s basket at the buzzer completed Gilboa’s stunning comeback at Yad Eliyahu Arena, handing Maccabi just its second BSL loss of the season.
Tel Aviv faces five of the league’s top six teams in its following five games.
Despite 2-1 triumph at home over Dundalk, yellow-and-blue fails to qualify for knockout stage.
A win over Ulm, which thrashed Jerusalem by 26 points when they played in Germany last month, will secure second place for Hapoel.
Club owner Amir Kabiri said time and again over recent months that he is certain he can steady the ship and ultimately guide the team back to its glory days.
After dropping to third defeat in five Euroleague home games to Efes, yellow-and-blue hosts rock-bottom Germans.
Wyatt ended the game with 31 points, scoring 18 of them in the fourth quarter and overtime, with Holon trailing by as many as 13 points early in the final frame.
Hapoel to be deducted nine points for requesting a stay of legal proceedings; Beitar beats Haifa 2-0.
Coach Shota Arveladze is in serious danger of losing his job, but is looking forward to making changes to the team’s squad in the January transfer window, assuming he still has his job by then.
Yellow-and-blue back to .500 in Euroleague after failing to capitalize at home against Istanbul.
“We had to come out with tenacity after losing five straight games. We are starting to come along more and more offensively and that is helping me as well.”
Maccabi’s title challenge has collapsed over recent weeks.
Even with resting stars, yellow-and-blue cruises to 5th overall consecutive conquest • BSL bottleneck.
Two wins in three days last week saw Maccabi improve to 4-4 in the Euroleague, with an impressive 87-77 victory over Fenerbahce Istanbul being followed by a nervy 74-73 triumph at Unics Kazan.
Hapoel falls to 3-2 in Eurocup following tight defeat to Valencia, its fifth straight over all competitions.
The official announcement has been delayed time and again, but top American coach David Marsh is set to be put in charge of Israeli swimming’s preparations for Tokyo 2020.
Hapoel has lost its last three games over all competitions in humbling fashion, being thrashed by Hapoel Holon (99- 76) and Ulm (103-77).
Reigning champion thrashes Hapoel Haifa 5-1 for sixth-straight victory, opening six-point lead at the top.
Limor’s initial diagnosis of stage 4 cancer in the summer of 2014 didn’t give her much of a chance, but you wouldn’t know it had you seen the way she fought the disease.
Maccabi gets back to winning ways, despite Goudelock’s absence, with emphatic victory over Obradovic’s men.
NFL’s New England Patriots Jewish owner donates $6 million for Jerusalem football-first complex.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Maccabi will leave for Russia almost immediately after the game against the Turks, facing Kazan on Thursday.
All three of Israel’s medalists are supported by Ayelet, the Federation of Non-Olympic Competitive Sport in Israel.
In its next match on March 24, 2017, the national team will first and foremost be hoping to avoid a heavy defeat when it visits Spain.
Lethargic Reds drop to .500 in BSL • Holon hosts Haifa, has chance to climb into first place.
Sasson will be out of action for around six months after injuring his knee playing basketball with friends.
Tomer Hemed will be the lone striker, with Eran Zahavi and Tal Ben- Haim to provide him with support from the midfield.
After yellow-and-blue storms back to take late lead, Panathinaikos prevails in Euroleague.
While struggling in BSL, Reds set sights on securing spot in Eurocup Top 16 on road vs Ulm.
Ironi Nahariya’s poor start to the campaign continued on Sunday with a comprehensive 96-75 defeat at Maccabi Haifa.
Reigning champion thrashes Ashkelon while Maccabi Tel Aviv and Maccabi Petah Tikva can only manage goalless deadlock.
The atmosphere during their clashes never disappoints, but many of their recent affairs have been one-sided, with Jerusalem winning the last five meetings.
Beitar had won just two of its first eight league matches, losing only once but registering five draws.
Beitar has won just two of eight league matches so far this season, losing just once but registering five draws.
Maccabi visits Zenit in Russia in three weeks and completes its group games when it welcomes Dundalk on December 8.
Israel’s Davis Cup team had already secured a victory over Sweden and another year in Group I by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead on Saturday.
The group has reportedly threatened to harass and heckle Grant from the moment he arrives until the moment he leaves the Egypt.
By ASHER WEBER
Win or lose, we are basking in the glory and savoring the knowledge that if you wait long enough, and pray hard enough, your prayers can and will be answered.
By STEWART WEISS
Southerners snatch top spot with 2-0 spanking as yellow-and-blue falls to 3rd • Beitar hosts Bnei Yehuda.
Despite its impressive victories over the local powerhouses, there remain plenty of question marks regarding Haifa’s ability to mount a serious challenge for the championship.
Israel is hosting a Davis Cup tie in Ramat Hasharon for the first time in four years after losing 3-2 to Hungary in the first round of Group I in March.
The game remained tight in the third period until Hapoel went on a 10-2 run to open an eight-point lead (60-52).
Hadar’s yellow-and-blue overcomes slow start, battles to much-needed outcome vs Galatasaray.
Instead of looking in the mirror, the club’s management yet again found a scapegoat in its head coach, setting the team up for another lost season.
Poor infrastructure, a lack of sporting tradition and cultural differences are just a few of the reasons that can explain why so few professional athletes hail from the Beduin sector.
Centenarian sets new record covering 22.528 km (14.08 miles) in one hour on a track near Paris.
“Go Cubs go, Go Cubs go; Hey Chicago, what do you say? The Cubs are world champs today!”