05.05.2016 | 27 Nisan, 5776
Tanks, IAF return fire following Hamas shelling of IDF units on border detecting tunnels
Analysis: Hamas under pressure as Israel makes progress on tunnels
Return of terrorist’s body to family for burial reveals government divisions
Hamas warns Israel amid Gaza border tensions: Don’t test our patience
IDF general in bombshell speech: Israel today shows signs of 1930s Germany
PM at Holocaust Remembrance ceremony: ‘Incitement preceded annihilation’
Highest ranking woman in IDF awarded Chaim Herzog Prize
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
PM: We’ll keep trying to expand the coalition
After talks in Berlin, Gold says Germany not re-evaluating ties with Israel
Coalition-stabilizing moves face obstacles at every turn
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Dining: A gourmet experience
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
JPOST EDITORIAL: Shaked’s injustice
CANDIDLY SPEAKING: The erosion of Holocaust memory
Ensuring ‘Never Again’
A morbid trek through the valley of the shadow of death
Turkey-EU visa deal disaster for EU as Erdogan likely to flood EU with Muslim migrants
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Nusra Front rips out heart of rival faction fighter executed on the battlefield
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
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
The Mixed Legacy of Nuremberg
Europe has failed to learn lessons of anti-Semitism, Shaked says, pointing finger at UK Labor
Watch Live: Symposium on 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials
Disturbing undercover video of Hasidic principal prompts sex abuse probe
YOUR INVESTMENTS: Long-term wealth building vs having fun
YOUR TAXES: US operations: An Israeli circular and a US indictment
Israeli inequality inches down, first Well-Being report shows
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Teen injured in J’lem bus attack regains consciousness in Hadassah trauma unit
HU student recovers after being treated for snakebite on Golan
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
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’
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Trump triumphs: Republican Kasich to suspend presidential campaign
Sanders, Trump win in Indiana primary while Cruz bows out of race
Trump endorses Jewish settlement expansion in West Bank
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Cheating wife hires man to kill her husband and frame ISIS
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
Beyond the Seder table: Manischewitz wine popular among Asian Americans
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
What can you see in this red circle?
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
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
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
Herzliya: Beaches, marina, history and beyond
‘What else can I tell you?'
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
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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
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
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
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
How Maayan met Gil
Obama Seeking Legacy at the Expense of Israel
The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah
Hoppe Hoppe Reiter
Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi entered the fray and condemned a Maccabi Tel Aviv player who made a provocative statement questioning Arab spectators’ loyalty to the state.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A senior ‘Jerusalem Post’ journalist goes to Minneapolis to meet Mark Wilf, the proud Jewish owner of the Minnesota Vikings with strong ties to Israel, who will open a new stadium for the Vikings.
By HERB KEINON
Jewish-Argentine player Diego Schwartzman won his first ATP tournament and reached the finals of the doubles event over the weekend.
By ALLON SINAI
Yellow-and-blue trailing by three points with four matches to play ahead of crunch showdown at Bloomfield.
Acre, Kiryat Shmona and Hap Haifa kept apart by a single point; Hap TA secures top-flight status.
Maccabi TA goalkeeper banned for three matches after pushing coach Abuksis, to miss match vs Beersheba
Defending champion on verge of clinching top seed in playoffs after winning an eighth straight game.
The 25-year-old became the 30th Israeli to book her spot in Brazil after winning the World Qualification Tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Or Sasson ended the over-100 kilogram competition in second place, only being stopped in the final by Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner of France.
Alona Pushkarevsky and Ram Kapach were chosen as the winners for their achievements on the court and conduct off it.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Jerusalem has lost just one of nine games since suffering a 92-83 overtime setback at Eilat in the last meeting between the teams in February.
Levy is set to be handed a four-year deal, with the IFA having an exit clause after the conclusion of World Cup 2018 qualifying.
Without a loss in 7 months, Hap Beersheba faces slumping Mac Haifa • National coach to be named today.
Hapoel manhandles Kiryat Gat while Maccabi Tel Aviv stunned by Nahariya; Hap TA, Eilat triumph
Beitar is on the verge of wrapping up third place in the standings, opening a 14-point gap over Bnei Sakhnin in fourth with five matches to play.
Gregory Vargas had 23 points for Haifa.
Bachar’s boys climb up to first place after thrashing; Mac TA can return to summit with victory in Haifa.
Both NY Knicks and Nets reportedly considering Blatt for coaching position.
The Eurocup will include only 24 teams next season, with the Euroleague being trimmed down to 16 teams.
This was not the first time that Israel and the isolated Communist state have met on the ice.
Jerusalem improved to 21-6, two games ahead of Maccabi Tel Aviv with six regular season games to play.
Leader can only manage 1-1 tie against Maccabi Haifa; Mac TA can go top with win at Beitar.
Just one point separates top two teams with seven games left; Tight race for Europa League spot.
After Nate Robinson’s thrilling debut, Hapoel was brought back down to earth with a painful double-overtime loss at Ironi Nahariya last week.
Southerners retake top spot from Mac TA with comprehensive conquest in Jerusalem.
Tel Aviv and Haifa are the league’s two best defensive teams, but their offensive deficiencies had just as much to do with Sunday’s low-scoring affair.
Yellow-and-blue lives dangerously but claims win ahead of Beersheba’s visit to Jerusalem
Sela was hoping to claim his second straight Challenger title, entering the event on the back of his 20th career triumph on the circuit in Shenzhen, China.
Zubari finished the prestigious Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing event in Palma de Mallorca in eighth place on Saturday to increase his lead over Mashiah in the internal battle between the two.
On Sunday, Maccabi Tel Aviv (17-8) hosts Maccabi Haifa (15- 10) and Hapoel Eilat (12-13) visits Maccabi Ashdod (11-14).
Reds defeat Acre 1-0 to steer clear of relegation zone, Netanya down after loss to K8.
By URIEL STURM
Road rout by Frankfurt in finale of quarterfinals knocks last Israeli club from continental competition.
Rishon handed the Germans their first loss last week, claiming an 88-84 overtime victory at home. Darryl Monroe led the way with 28 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists.
The 24-year-old, who rose 57 places to No. 266 in the world rankings, needs to be placed among the top 59 in the Olympic rankings on July 11 in order to qualify for Rio.
Bar, Cukierman knocked out of Israel Open; Djokovic advances to Miami quarterfinals
A noncompetitive, friendship- building league, Buddy Baseball provides an opportunity for boys and girls with special needs to build self-esteem and create lasting memories on the baseball field.
OCI Secretary General Gili Lustig is already confident Israeli athletes will meet their initial expectations at the 2016 Games.
The top seeds made it safely through to the second round.
Richard Howell had 18 points and 16 rebounds for Nahariya, which improved to 14-11. Robert Rothbart finished with 23 points and 14 boards for Hapoel, which fell to 10-15.
After claiming his 20th career title on the Challenger circuit in Shenzhen, China on Sunday, Israel No. 1 Dudi Sela will face countryman Tal Goldengoren.
Yellow-and-blue makes easy work of Ashdod at Yad Eliyahu ahead of Haifa showdown.
The 32nd European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will be held in Holon in June.
Head coach Menahem Koretzki followed in the footsteps of chairman Doron Osidon and left the club.
Shawn Dawson had 22 points and 13 rebounds for Rishon, climbing up to second place in the club’s all-time scorers list at the age of 22, second only to Mickey Berkowitz.
Continental club competitions will undergo sweeping changes next season, with FIBA to launch its new Basketball Champions League, while the Euroleague will change its format to include only 16 teams.
Two first-half goals send blue-and-white to defeat under interim coach Alon Hazan.
A 14-year-old champion powerlifter proves there is more to strength than rippling muscles.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Israel’s figure skaters are registering historic accomplishments in international competitions and the sport is blossoming at the youth level.
The national team doesn’t play its first World Cup 2018 qualifier until September 5, when it hosts Italy.
The national team doesn’t play its first World Cup 2018 qualifier until September 5 when it hosts Italy.
Matches on Saturday came under threat last September following a court ruling on a petition by religiously observant players against taking to the field during the Jewish Sabbath.
Hapoel Jerusalem aims to complete a regular-season sweep of Maccabi Tel Aviv on Monday night and open a two-game lead in the battle for the No. 1 seed in the BSL playoffs.
Beersheba still one point in front of Mac TA after sides settle for 1-1 tie at Turner
“We have been waiting to play in a match like this for a long time,” said Beersheba coach Barak Bachar. “This is a great experience and I don’t think there are any favorites.”
Performing to the theme music from Sherlock Holmes, Samohin rose from ninth place after the short program to first overall with a personal best free program score of 165.38 points.
Hapoel is in a worse situation entering its relegation playoff opener against Hapoel Kfar Saba on Saturday than it was when Gutman took charge in January.
Maccabi enters the game one point back of leader Beersheba after slashing the margin by four points over the past couple of weeks.
Rishon is the only Israeli team still playing in continental competition, with both Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem suffering disappointing exits in the Euroleague and Eurocup.
At the end of the day, it will be money, or rather the lack of it, which will decide the identity of the next blue-and-white boss.
The 35-year-old’s international career looked to be over after previous coach Eli Gutman didn’t call him up for any of the team’s Euro 2016 qualifiers.
The Israelis will be guided by Hapoel Jerusalem coach Danny Franco and Maccabi Haifa coach Rami Hadar.
Jerusalem makes it six straight wins with 3-2 victory over 10-man Maccabi Haifa.
Yellow-and-blue returns to winning ways with win over Ness Ziona, closing within a game of Hapoel
Yellow-and-blue closes within one point of summit after beating Sakhnin while leaders held to deadlock.
"I’m looking to continue to improve and I believe in my abilities and I’m aspiring to win the gold,” said Kratysh.
Beersheba, Mac TA lead championship playoff race, tight fight to avoid joining Netanya in relegation
The inaugural game in the Holy Land – anticipated to be the start of a full-fledged program – will be held under the auspices of Dean Klassman, the man at the helm of Buddy Baseball in Chicago.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
International Women’s Day on Tuesday was a perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of local female athletes.
Kostiantyn Voronov, who moved to Israel from Ukraine last year, was only beaten in the final of the under-20 event by France’s Charles Colleau.
Hapoel moved one game clear of Maccabi Tel Aviv, which lost to Hapoel Tel Aviv on Sunday.
League leader twice comes back from behind, but can only manage 2-2 draw to move 3 points clear.
Nevertheless, Israel will be in danger of dropping to Group II for the first time since 2001 should it lose to Sweden in September.
Maccabi and Beersheba comfortably progressed to the semifinals on Wednesday, building on their first leg victories to join Maccabi Haifa and Bnei Sakhnin in the last four.
Both teams had everything to play for after the first leg had ended in a 2-2 draw at Bloomfield Stadium, and it was Bnei Yehuda which took the lead through Pedro Galvan in the 31st minute.
Greens host Bnei Yehuda in quarters 2nd leg with tie even, Sakhnin favorite against Ashkelon
Jerusalem lost for the seventh time in its past nine games over all competitions, dropping to 15-6, tied with Maccabi Tel Aviv for the best record in the BSL.
Israel's Yoav Omer and Noy Drihan did not have an opportunity to defend their titles at the youth windsurfing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia, late last year.
Cameron Clark led five Nahariya players in double figures with 14 points, while Diamon Simpson had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Ness Ziona.
Neta Rivkin took part in four individual finals on Sunday, finishing fifth in the hoop (17.950) and sixth in the ball (17.150).
Sheikh Salman would have had a better chance if his efforts were united with Prince Ali.
Over 2,000 runners taking part in the full marathon, which passes through Dizengoff Street, Rothschild Boulevard, Rabin Square and the promenade, among other sites.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Maccabi Tel Aviv can close within two points of Beersheba for at least 24 hours, with the leader only visiting Hapoel Kfar Saba on Sunday.
The bronze medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympics began the day in 22nd place, but rallied to finish Thursday’s three races in fourth, second and ninth.
A quick glance at the national team’s accomplishments over recent decades.
Kav L’Noar for at-risk youth teams up with the Givati Brigade and a New Jersey marathon runner.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
The weirdest and wackiest fitness classes in Tel Aviv.
By RACHEL MYERSON
During the Friday encounter between the teams of Ahad and al-Bathin, the referee stopped the match and took the three players aside, where he fixed their Mohawk haircuts.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Messi's gesture received negative feedback among Egyptians.
These candid photographs have perfectly caught their subjects at very precise moments, whether looking like a different animal, defying the laws of science or simply an accident waiting to happen.
By OLIVIA FINE
Several martial arts events coming on up.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN