Ivory Coast delegation visits Israel to discuss 'universal surge of terrorism'
Rightist MK: High Court, not settler homes, must be bulldozed to the ground
Bill allowing MKs to quit Knesset set to be passed today
Edelstein and former Likud rebels say ‘I told you so’ on Gaza disengagement
More than 200 French Jews arrive in Israel as new immigrants
Grapevine: Music to his ears
Night at the library
The eternal rock & roll heart of Libi still beats strong
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
French Jews travel to Berlin for momentous Maccabi Games
Settlers, police clash as state demolishes illegal structures in Beit El
Israel's High Court orders demolition of homes in West Bank settlement
Report: Israeli Air Force strikes target in Syria, killing at least 2 people
Amnesty says has evidence of IDF war crimes committed in Gaza
Netanyahu, Abbas may address the EU in bid to reinvigorate peace process
PLO to investigate reports of secret talks between Palestinian and Israeli officials
Joint List MKs threaten 'war' in visit to Temple Mount
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says
John Kerry: Pollard's release not related to Iran deal
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Murderer of historian of Czech Jewry goes on trial
Kerry tells US House Foreign Affairs C'tee that Iran deal makes Israel safer
Likud minister to Huckabee: Nobody marches the Jews to ovens anymore
Obama slams Huckabee for invoking Holocaust in his criticism of Iran deal
UN cohesion 'ups the ante' in Congress battle over Iran, Moniz says
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
Top Sunni Muslim cleric al-Qaradawi does about-face, opposes suicide bombings
Israeli, US researchers develop PTSD treatment for soldiers using computer program
Simple blood test can predict how much damage is suffered by victims of smoke inhalation
Turnaround in Health Ministry will allow sales of medical cannabis in pharmacies
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Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Report: Committee members recommending stricter price supervision in gas outline
Ministerial committee resurrects bill to ban free plastic bag distribution at supermarkets
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Tech talk: Cybereason takes on Operation Kofer
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
Your taxes: Proposed law would tackle the black economy
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Possibility opens for UN to destroy ISIS
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07.29.2015 | 13 Av, 5775
The abrupt fall of world soccer’s emperor, Joseph “Sepp” Blatter, has been the central event of the week.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
The mother of one of the NBA's brightest stars also spoke of her love of Hebrew.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The annual Body Issue features photos of top athletes without clothes, but also without revealing everything.
Ahmed Zayat, owner of the winning horse American Pharoah, grew up in a wealthy suburb of Cairo, where his father was Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s doctor.
“It’s a big event for us, but we’re also here to have fun,” says participant.
By SHANA MEDEL
Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
By ALLON SINAI
The ultra-Orthodox city councillors are opposing the new Sportek in Ramot on modesty grounds, and in response, the mayor has delayed a decision on building new haredi kindergartens.
By PEGGY CIDOR
American legend wins her fourth successive grand slam title for the second time in her career.
Blatter said he was stepping down mere four days after being re-elected to a fifth term.
In his worst nightmares, Kroyter couldn’t have envisioned that he would find himself on the verge of retirement at the age of 21 after spending the subsequent years battling a relentless injury.
The blue-and-white was drawn on Saturday to face former World Cup winners Spain and Italy in qualifying Group G, as well as Albania, Macedonia and Liechtenstein.
Captain Halperin and forward Pnini, who were both starters in last summer’s qualifying campaign, were ruled out last week.
Israel has no real chance of ending the group in front of global powerhouses Spain and Italy.
As part of their visit, Casspi and friends will also hold a basketball clinic with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth department on Wednesday.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
The basketball, swimming, athletics, soccer, bocce and tennis competitions all got underway on Saturday morning.
Jerusalem fans behave but yellow-and-black loses 4-1 to Charleroi, while Southerners fall in Switzerland
A full field of 60 golfers enjoyed the late afternoon cooler weather and played an individual Stableford format event.
“The girls gave their all in every match and they deserve every credit."
Yellow-and-blue claims 5-1 win over Maltese champion despite subpar performance
The ban also applies to training facilities and games at other venues, police said.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Maccabi Tel Aviv remains confident as ever ahead of the second leg of the Champions League second qualifying round.
By ALLON SINAI,REUTERS
“My goal was to win a medal in Poland and I’m happy that it was a gold,” said 16-year-old Omer from Sdot Yam.
The blue-and-white was facing the prospect of playing a tie against relegation to Group II after suffering a humbling 5-0 defeat to Romania in March.
Owner Tabib vows to leave club after shamed by fans’ abysmal behavior in European tie in Belgium.
"We don’t like to lose, but we played against a global powerhouse,” said Israel coach Guy Azouri.
Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center has called upon FC Barcelona to sever ties with Qatari organizations – namely Qatar Airways – and refuse the $90 million endorsement it receives from them annually.
By ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
The teams now have a long offseason until play begins again next March.
Maccabi’s roster is undergoing a complete overhaul after failing to reach the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
Jerusalem’s 2-1 win over Kazakhs sends yellow-and-black into 2nd qualifying round.
Erlich was playing in the last four of Wimbledon for the second time in his career.
Hapoel Beersheba will begin its participation in the Europa League in the second qualifying round where it will face Thun of Switzerland.
Weintraub was a top-200 player before the injury and is currently ranked at No. 438 in the world after dropping as low as No. 623.
The first Israeli in the NBA agrees to a new two-year $6 million deal with the Sacramento Kings.
Hours after agreeing personal terms with Dagan Yivzori, Jerusalem was stunned to discover that the Israeli sharp-shooter had signed a contract with Maccabi on Thursday.
Lenskiy missed last year’s championships due to a drugs ban, but proved she is still the fastest woman in Israel by regaining both titles, clocking a time of 23.45 seconds in the 200m.
Maccabi Tel Aviv remains the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
More than 6,000 athletes from 50 nations competed at the European Games, with Israel sending over 140 athletes, its largest ever delegation to a sporting event.
Blatt held his first press conference in Israel on Saturday since announcing he will be leaving for the NBA last summer and spoke about his experiences over the past year.
Blue-and-white delegation caps sensational European Games with memorable weekend.
The judo events in Baku are also acting as this year’s European Championships and Gerbi is targeting her third career medal at the continental showcase.
‘As a guy who lives in Jerusalem, it’s great to be part of the excitement going on,’ says fan.
“I’m really happy, but I believe I can swim faster," Hinawi says after event.
There is little doubt that Jerusalem has been the best team in the country over recent months, and barring an unexpected collapse, Danny Franco’s men will be rewarded with the BSL shield Thursday.
Pe’er, ranked No. 120 in the world, trailed 4-2 in the third and decisive set against Yuliya Beygelzimer.
Yellow-and-blue unveil Serbian on opening day of pre-season training.
After 40 competitions held over two days at the new Olympic Stadium in Baku, Israel accumulated 430 points, finishing behind Slovakia and Austria.
The ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures circuit is played all year round at various sometimes testing venues, in more than 60 countries worldwide, ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe.
By ARNOLD EPSTEIN
“For players in the states, football is their job; Here, football players have jobs during the day, but football is their love.”
By SHANA MEDEL,HANNAH SARISOHN
Reds enter two-game series with high hopes of capturing first BSL title, but not taking Southerners lightly.
The addition of Romanians Claudiu Bumba and Mihai Pintilii took the number of new players at the club to eight, with negotiations with several others still ongoing.
Gymnast fails to scale podium at European Games, finishing floor final in fifth for Israel
“I had a pretty good competition,” said Shatilov, who will compete in the floor final on Saturday.
Yellow-and-blue’s first BSL semifinal defeat in 22 years leaves many questions to be answered.
More than 3,500 registered for 10-kilometer race.
After trailing semifinals 2-0, Southerners storm back with three straight over yellow-and-blue ;Jerusalem up next.
"I’m appreciative to everyone that was part of this," said Blatt.
Athletes keep their eyes on the 2016 Olympics as they score medals for the blue-and-white in gymnastics, wrestling and shooting.
Sergey Richter became the seventh Israeli to secure his place in Rio, the first who doesn't hail from athletics or swimming.
The 26-year-old former European champion recorded a result of 185.5 in the final and picked up the one and only Olympic quota on offer in Baku.
The week-long “Touchdown in Israel” follows other pigskin-related forays to the Holy Land in which he brought quarterback Tom Brady, the Vince Lombardi trophy and other notable Patriots’ stars.
The 46-year-old led Watford to English Premier League promotion last season, but his contract was not renewed.
Wrestler captures silver medal, first hardware for blue-and-white at inaugural European Games.
Tel Aviv University beats Weizmann Institute at Israel’s first university boat race.
Israeli gym nast Alex Shatilov progressed to the final of the floor exercise at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, from second place overall.
Southerners tie semifinal series at 2-2 after impressive home victory; deciding match on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points and the Warriors withstood a 40-point triple-double from LeBron James to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Friday’s dazzling opening ceremony was headlined by pop star Lady Gaga who sang John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ sitting at a flower- covered piano.
Third straight defeat for Blue-and-White seriously complicates Euro qualifying campaign.
Two goals by striker Edin Visca and a penalty from Edin Dzeko helped Bosnia to a 3-1 win, reviving the hosts' chances of reaching the finals in France.
By SPORT 1
In addition to Kremer, the Houston Astros selected Alex Bregman, also Jewish, as the second overall pick in the draft, good enough to earn an expected bonus of $7.4 million.
Coming off consecutive losses, Israel must avoid another Euro qualifying slip-up to maintain crucial gap.
Jerusalem opened a double- digit gap in the first quarter and never looked back, improving to 6-0 in the post-season and registering its 21st win from the past 23 BSL games overall.
In 12 of the events in Baku, athletes can either gather ranking points as part of their qualification process for the 2016 Olympics or already book their place in Brazil.
Yellow-and-blue fails to complete sweep; J’lem looking to clinch place in final tonight.
After announcing at the start of the year that this would be his final campaign as a professional, the country’s greatest ever player realized he may have made a mistake.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry sports a tattoo in Hebrew of a biblical verse.
The 23-year-old, who became the first Israeli to earn an LPGA or a PGA Tour Card last December, opened the event with a superb eight-under-par 64.
The Beitar owner has yet to announce whether he plans to continue to run the club for another season, a decision he promised to make this week.
Saudi team would have needed to travel through checkpoints operated by Israel, a country it holds no diplomatic ties with, to play in the West Bank.
Jeremy Pargo ensured Maccabi got the semis off to a winning start last Wednesday, scoring 32 points in a 91-82 victory at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Winning the championship with Cleveland would take his stardom through the roof and further cement his place among the true greats of Israeli sport.
“We are the underdog, but if we play the way we have over recent months I believe that we can do some damage against Maccabi.”
Maccabi Tel Aviv announced yesterday that coach Pako Ayestaran will leave the club despite guiding it to an unprecedented domestic treble.
The basketball face off between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem is a clash between Old Money Nation and Start-up Nation.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Jewish basketball star Dolph Schayes stood tall above the rest amid the rise of the professional game.
By HERSCHY KATZ
Dan Epstein takes an irreverent look at America’s national pastime and its cultural impact.
By DAVID BRINN
An exhaustive history of the Maccabiah Games from 1932 until today.
Golfer Zohar Sharon began losing his eyesight in the 1970s following a chemical injury he suffered while working for the Shin Bet and in 2000 he took up golf on a full-time basis.
Since extreme times call for extreme action, here’s a great option for the whole family.
By ITSIK MAROM
Ilana Kratysh, who won Israel’s first medal at the inaugural European Games last month, is blazing a trail in an underdeveloped sport.
Iranian mascots carried held up a large US flag before the match as the US national anthem was played, drawing polite applause from the 12,000-strong crowd in Tehran's Azadi Indoor Stadium.
Bring your child to the Skate Park during the summer or on a Wednesday afternoon during the school year from 5 to 6:30 for a skating workshop.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
The former NRL player and potential NFL draft received backlash from Jewish groups after tweeting that Jews were responsible for Jesus' death.
Is the hooligan element among the Beitar fans a reflection of a deeper malaise of racism and nationalism in Israeli society or is it just good old fashioned fan violence?
By ILAN EVYATAR
Seventy years ago George Orwell in his essay "The Sporting Spirit" traced the rise of competitive sports to the rise of nationalism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL