Erekat downplays Abbas-Netanyahu handshake, Islamic Jihad slams exchange with 'war criminal'
Beitar Illit man gets 3 years in jail for arson of Hebrew-Arabic school in Jerusalem
Palestinian woman dies of gunshot wounds after attempting to stab IDF soldier in West Bank
Attempted stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction
NGO: Fire UNRWA staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews
Zionist Union debates diplomatic plan
Netanyahu calls for friendly countries to change UN voting pattern on Israel
Haim Katz joins crowded race for Likud central committee head
Israeli-Russian cooperation has successfully prevented 'unnecessary accidents,' says PM
Classical Review: Barrocade Ensemble
Going Gaga over Naharin
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping block
Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre
Basketball: Nahariya sends Maccabi Tel Aviv crashing
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
AG’s office backs Women of the Wall ahead of Hanukka lighting ceremonies
Defense ministry signs F-15 and F-16 engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whtiney
Marcus Klingberg, the Israeli who spied for the Soviet Union, dies at 97
Cambridge professor boycotts 13-year-old Israeli girl over Palestinian issue
Jewish porn star James Deen accused of raping ex-girlfriend, sexually assaulting 2 others
US women's academic group votes to join international BDS movement
Ukrainians erect monument to ‘national heroes’ who killed Uman’s Jews in 18th century
South African rabbinate to regulate circumcision after rabbi botches bris
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
French intelligence source: Paris attack suspect likely fled to Syria
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
ISIS leader's ex-wife and Lebanese soldiers freed in prisoner swap deal
Erdogan: I'll resign if Putin proves we shot down plane to protect ISIS oil trade
In unexpected twist, Assad ally may be Lebanon's next president
'Every day in Jordan it seems there is a protest against Israel'
TAU neuroscientists: Brains are not gendered
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Netanyahu, Gabbay lead 70-strong Israeli delegation to Paris
2,000-year-old terraces restored 5 years after Carmel Forest fire
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Israel's Mindspace expands abroad, as competitor WeWork expands in Israel
Farewell to a giant – a tribute to Maurice Ostroff
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
My leader: David Ben-Gurion
Borderline Views: Bennett and the Council for Higher Education
Samuel Huntington revisited: A wake-up call for the West
No Holds Barred: UK Jewish students try to silence mention of Israel
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Dialogue of peace alone won’t do !
Vayeshev: A Prince Learns to Dream
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
12.01.2015 | 19 Kislev, 5776
Eight time world champion tours Christian holy sites on his fourth visit to the region.
Schwartz also honored at Rutgers, his would-be alma mater, with half-raised flag.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Hapoel Jerusalem’s Eurocup campaign could be over by Wednesday night should it fail to overcome Galatasaray at the Jerusalem Arena on Tuesday.
By ALLON SINAI
Hapoel moved up to 10th place with the win, still only three points above the relegation zone, but also just four points back of fourth place.
Nahariya beat defending champion Jerusalem at home two weeks earlier and showed it was no coincidence by overcoming Maccabi.
Mark Lyons led Rishon with 25 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
Robert Rothbart led five Tel Aviv players in double figures with 16 points and 13 boards, but Hapoel still dropped to 3-6 with its third defeat in four games.
Maccabi Tel Aviv can return to first place with a win over Bnei Yehuda in Netanya on Sunday.
Southerners host Kfar Saba in need of win to keep pace with Mac TA, Beitar visits Mac Petah Tikva
With just one victory in six matches, yellow-and-blue in dire straights heading into final four games.
“What we wanted was to come out of the game tonight with a chance to qualify,” said Gunners manager Arsene Wenger. “How big the chance is? I don’t know, but I believe we can do it,” he added.
Judy Reefe and Jill Sadeghi took home first place, followed by Michal Ronen and Ophra Dagan in second.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Hapoel had lost four of five games over all competitions before thrashing Hapoel Eilat 99-73 in BSL action on Saturday to pick up some much-needed confidence.
Maccabi has got two more matches to make sure it doesn’t end the group stage without a point.
Win brings team within two points of Hapoel Beersheba in second place and four points of league-leaders Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Yellow-and-blue thrashes Greens by 40 points at Yad Eliyahu in Tabak’s BSL debut.
To meet international standards, the tennis courts in Kiryat Shmona have been refurbished at the cost of approximately NIS 100,000.
Josh Duncan led Jerusalem with 25 points, with Bar Timor adding a career-high 23 points for Hapoel, which improved to 5-2.
Beersheba entered Saturday on the back of a five-match winning streak, its longest since 1996. However, it was unable to extend it, being held by Bnei Yehuda in Herzliya.
Yellow-and-blue falls to 1-5 in Euroleague with home loss to CSKA in Tabak’s first game as coach
Beersheba is ahead of threetime defending champion Maccabi Tel Aviv by virtue of its superior defensive record, conceding nine goals to the yellow and- blue’s 11, with both teams scoring 20 goals.
Alongside Russia, Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia and Ukraine, Israel was found non-compliant of the WADA Code and can no longer conduct anti-doping programs, has until March 18 to comply with demands.
Goodes’s assistant Avi Even was at the helm for the final time on Monday and his short tenure ended with a win.
Croat thrilled at joining yellow-and-blue after replacing Guy Goodes at the helm.
Defending champ suffers second-straight BSL loss after poor offensive showing at Ein Sara
Maccabi will pay a buyout estimated at around 100,000 euros to release the 45-year-old former NBA center from his contract at Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Spanish league.
E.J. Rowland led Jerusalem with 22 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds, with Matt Janning finishing with 20 points and six rebounds.
The Israeli national team, ranked 22nd in the world in baseball and sixth in Europe, is preparing to try to qualify next year for the 2017 WBC.
By STEVE GINSBURG/REUTERS
Goodes’s lack of ego is certainly commendable, but Maccabi fans can only regret the fact he didn’t stand his ground considering the team’s results.
Hapoel hosts Volgograd in desperate need of victory to get campaign headed in right direction.
“This is the goal of the season for sure.”
After replacing Oded Katash last week following the team’s three consecutive defeats, Hapoel thrashed Hapoel Eilat 84-61 on the road, dominating from start to finish.
Despite far from impressive performance, yellow-and-blue overcomes Netanya to return to first place.
Israel’s athletes regularly suffer due to their nationality and the last thing they need is to defend themselves from their own countrymen and women.
With no points or goals after 3 group matches, yellow-and-blue aims to get off the mark vs Porto.
Assistant Sharon Avrahami named as new coach.
Reds must overcome Eliyahu injury and overturn Eurocup slump to climb out of group cellar.
"Sport is a bridge for peace. Mamanet will bring the peace," says founder and chairwoman of Israeli athletic league for moms.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Israel sent 11 representatives to the world championships, including four women.
Israel Judo Federation chairman Moshe Ponte claimed he was forced to accept the request made by the organizers due to security concerns.
Coach Oded Katash was once more given plenty to mull over, especially after his team capitulated in such embarrassing fashion against an underdog Nahariya side.
After winning just two of its first five matches of the campaign, injuries have strangely enough helped Beersheba find its way.
Defending champ cruises past Ness Ziona, Mac TA one-game back after beating Holon
Israel’s judokas were not allowed to compete in Abu Dhabi with the Israel flag on their judo uniform.
Maccabi was desperate for a victory on Saturday, especially as it was facing Hapoel.
“We are proud and excited to play against Maccabi Tel Aviv for the first time in our history,” says Sacchetti.
One man’s dream became reality this past week, as Israel’s only 18-hole golf course, in Caesarea, was witness to the country’s first ever official professional golf tournament.
By JOSH DELL
This season is an opportunity for Cavaliers coach David Blatt to bring a championship to Cleveland 51 years after the city last won anything.
By CHRIS PARKER
After not even reaching the BSL final for the first time since 1993 last season, the new look Maccabi has plenty to prove, especially against the reigning champion.
By ALLON SINAI,ALLON SINAI
Levy is set to make several changes to his starting lineup once more, with Eliran Atar and Glynor Plet expected to team up in attack.
“Not only are Israelis competing with the best in the world but also sitting on the sport’s top world sporting bodies."
By DAVE KAPLAN,DR. LES GLASSMAN
Maccabi was handed a harsh reminder of the massive gap it will have to bridge to compete with Europe’s best with last Thursday’s emphatic 100-69 defeat in Moscow.
After suffering humbling defeat in opener, Hapoel beats Neptunas at home to improve to 1-1.
As ardent Zionists, the Kahan couple decided to donate their life savings to help Israel by developing the next generation of Israeli champions.
Costing $2.5 million to construct, the gymnasium comes as a result of donations from both Israel and abroad.
ALPS Tour season final to take place in Israel from Wednesday through Monday in the Edmond de Rothschild Israeli Masters.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Kiryat Gat is playing in the top flight of Israeli basketball for the first time this season.
Out-of-its-league yellow-and-blue still searching for first goal of group stage as it visits Porto
The club’s first ever championship banner was raised to the rafters ahead of the start of Saturday’s game and the hosts had little trouble registering the win.
Police notify the Israel Football Association that sensitive matches in all leagues other than those planned to take place in the central region – are postponed to a future date.
Yellow-and-blue gets Euroleague campaign off to nightmare start after being steamrolled in Russia
"Nate was a giant - not only in height and playing ability, but also in heart, radiating love and warmth to everyone around him. We will miss him very much," says Maccabi chairman Shimon Mizrahi.
Maccabi and CSKA to meet in the regular season for a 2nd straight year, with the Russians winning both games last term by an average margin of 20.5 points per game.
Israeli champion outplayed by Novgorod in Russia after squandering double-digit lead.
"I had the great privilege of guiding the Israel national team in the past two campaigns," said Gutman.
Ga’ash now turns to the men’s and super seniors championships slated for Thursday and Friday.
The season’s first overtime was played in Holon where the hosts claimed a tight 94-93 victory over Bnei Herzliya.
Even if Israel manages monumental upset in final qualifier, it needs Bosnia to lose to make playoffs.
Beck will return to Israel later this week to attend a professional men’s tournament in Caesarea.
Meanwhile, the 470 Class world championships get underway in Haifa on Monday.
After beginning the campaign with three straight wins last year, Israel’s bid to reach a first major tournament since the 1970 World Cup completely unraveled in 2015.
Donta Smith led the way for the defending champion with 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
After an impressive preseason, the rebuilt Maccabi took some time to find its rhythm on Saturday, but a 15-0 run in the third quarter was enough to secure the win.
Israel’s only chance to finish in third place and qualify for the playoffs is to register a stunning win over Belgium on the road while hope that Bosnia-Herzegovina doesn’t beat Cyprus on Tuesday.
Maccabi once more finds itself hoping to reestablish its dominance over its local rivals after failing to claim the championship for the fourth time in eight years last season.
Cyprus at home, Belgium away on tap for third-place blue-and-white in final Euro qualifiers.
Shin Bet says it did not manage to reach agreement with local security forces in Persian Gulf state and therefore wouldn't permit windsurfing delegation’s visit to the country.
A native of Baltimore, a proud Israeli, and a citizen of the world, Joe Hoffman possessed a spark of enthusiasm for life and an optimistic outlook.
By DAVID BRINN
Maccabi once again will be aiming to regain the BSL championship after failing to claim the local title for the fourth time in eight years last term.
Blue-and-white eyes playoff berth heading into final qualifiers against Cyprus and Belgium
Maccabi entered the game with an 8-0 record this summer after beating Milano 85-79 at the United Center in Chicago three days earlier.
Natcho was named in Gutman’s squad for the final two qualifiers on Sunday, but the coach is awaiting updates on his condition.
Erlich won his previous title with the now-retired Andy Ram at the Serbia Open in Belgrade in May 2012.
They ran through the streets proudly wearing dry fit shirts designed for the race, replete with Givati emblems and Israeli flags boldly displayed.
By DANNY GROSSMAN
Dragan Bender, who is projected to be a top-five pick in next year’s NBA draft, spent last season on loan at Ironi Ramat Gan.
Beersheba’s Nigerian midfielder John Ogu proposed to his girlfriend on the pitch after the final whistle.
Maccabi improved to 7-0 this summer with the 87-80 victory over Hapoel Eilat in the final of the Winner Cup on Monday.
Maccabi Tel Aviv following in footsteps of former local champions with humbling start to tough campaign.
Jewish fans in North America, Israel and Great Britain regularly show their support by email and on Fleischer’s Facebook page.
By HILLEL KUTTLER
Great Britain, Croatia and Belgium are among the 14 teams that will play in Eilat next year for two places in the playoffs.
Eilat came back from a 0-2 deficit in last season’s semis to claim a 3-2 series win and send Maccabi crashing out before the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
Maccabi plays its second Champions League group stage match against Dynamo Kiev in Haifa on Tuesday.
Ness Ziona no rival for yellow-and-blue; Rishon awaits in semis after win over Holon.
Israel found itself in one of the toughest groups with some of the World’s top curling nations.
Zubari and Davidovich led from the start of the four-day competition and remained in control until Monday’s final races.
Dean Gopher has big dreams, hoping to become the first Israeli to compete in Moto GP, the premier class of motorcycle road racing.
The Alyn hospital’s ‘Wheels of Love’ five-day bicycle ride has become a national institution.
By BARRY DAVIS
It was perfectly normal for South Africa's Ambassador to join the many expats who congregated on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv to watch a nail-biting Rugby World Cup Quarter Final cliffhanger.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Soccer commentator relates a scored goal to the stabbings of Israeli Jews.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON