04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
US Senate unanimously signs letter asking UN to address anti-Israel bias
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
US Holocaust Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Israel has claimed security concerns for limiting movement of Palestinian players between the West Bank and Gaza.
The significant showdown in the battle for third place, which guarantees a place in the Europa League qualifiers next season.
By ALLON SINAI
Monkey off yellow-and-blue’s back as slump snapped • Tight race for playoffs shaping up.
Much like fellow Jewish boxers Young Perez and Harry Haft, whose stories are far better known, Efrati was forced to fight to entertain the Nazis.
Ninth consecutive win for defending champion keeps it eight points clear of Maccabi, which beat Sakhnin.
Beersheba will already be able to celebrate another league title should its margin be at nine points.
Yellow-and-blue loses fifth straight league game • J’lem gathers momentum • Eilat up to first place.
NBA, FIBA and Israel Basketball Association to host Europe’s top teen hoopsters in August.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Jews seem to be fascinated by the topic of Jews in sports – regardless of the sport, team, country or time period in history.
By HOWARD BLAS
“You need to know how to cope with disappointments. Life continues.”
The foreigners were coached by Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Ainars Bagatskis and Bnei Herzliya’s Micky Gorka.
The Cerveceros bats came to life in the fourth and fifth, though, scoring a total of four runs.
Reigning champion makes it seven straight wins with 2-0 victory over Beitar Jerusalem at Turner.
Beersheba can reestablish a six-point gap when it hosts Beitar Jerusalem on Monday, but Maccabi made sure it reduced the margin for at least 48 hours with a comfortable victory over Petah Tikva
Hapoel stops skid with sweet victory over slumping Maccabi Tel Aviv, moving back into playoff places
Only two matches will take place on Saturday, with the teams in the relegation playoffs on a break until next weekend.
Jerusalem needs to get back into postseason position • Tel Aviv coming off six straight losses.
Katash’s men claim eighth consecutive home win, boosting hopes of finishing regular season in first.
Tel Aviv is coming off a painful 25-point home drubbing at the hands of Ironi Nahariya, falling to 13-13.
A season which promised so much last summer, with the club assembling the most expensive roster in its history, disintegrated before it almost began.
Europa League still on Jerusalem’s radar; four-club battle against relegation heating up.
Maccabi or Beitar will be firm favorites to lift the cup in the final in Jerusalem next month.
Hapoel fails to gain ground in BSL with disheartening defeat • Eilat, Mac Haifa record resounding victories.
Kfar Saba could find itself in last place on Monday night should rock-bottom Hapoel Ashkelon beat Ashdod SC.
Yellow-and-blue remains in first place on account of head-to-head • Another pair of tight encounters.
With the dramatic 42-36 triumph, the Jerusalem Lions bookended the first decade of the Kraft Family Israel Football League with championships.
Saturday’s showdown at Turner Stadium will heavily impact championship race • Beitar visits Haifa.
The former Israel national team soccer player, who has worked at Maccabi Tel Aviv since 2008, didn’t mince words when asked who would be the yellow-and-blue’s head coach next season.
After IFA High Court gives deducted two points back, Jerusalem raises stakes with warning to fans.
Blue-and-white coach Levy takes stand against insubordination after public complaints over starting lineup.
Dimitrov, who lost to Nadal in the Australian Open semifinal, has now lost three of his last six matches since winning the Sofia Open last month.
Tel Aviv couldn’t build on its surprise 81-79 win over Fenerbahce in Istanbul two days earlier.
National team coach still has backing of IFA • Blue-and-white loses ground, but remains ahead of Albania.
Maccabi’s roster is set to undergo a complete overhaul yet again this summer, with only five players likely to continue in 2017/18.
Only the winners of each group will qualify automatically for Russia 2018, with the eight best runners-up to advance to home-and-away playoffs.
In the wake of Israel’s recent unexpected success in the World Baseball Classic, the Beit Shemesh Baseball Amuta launched a crowdfunding campaign last week in order to help fund their state of the art complex.
After home win, Hapoel confident of upsetting Valencia in Game 3 of Eurocup semifinal series
Jerusalem remains four games back of Maccabi Tel Aviv, which improved to 17-6 after steamrolling Hapoel Tel Aviv 100-74.
Over 30,000 ran through the capital's streets on Friday, hitting a record of participants in the 42 km challenge.
Yellow-and-blue stays hot by blanking Sakhnin • Beitar Jerusalem beats Maccabi Petah Tikva
By ALLON HACHMON
Sasson, who will run with his brother Alon, sold his judo suit from Rio for $100,000 to benefit Shalva’s children.
Second straight disappointing Euroleague campaign for yellow-and-blue sealed with defeat in Istanbul.
After losing 83-68 in the best-of- three series opener in Spain on Tuesday, Hapoel has to win on Friday in order to force a decisive Game 3 in Valencia next Wednesday.
Starting from this weekend, the league will be split into two sections.
Suddenly slumping Hapoel opens Eurocup semifinals series on wrong side of the bed in road defeat.
Spencer Weisz, the Ivy League's Player of the Year, is expected to pave a successful path for Princeton.
By MARC BRODTSKY/JTA
“What they are doing is very nice, they are representing Israel, but it’s not pure Israel.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Team Israel suffers first loss to Netherlands after historic four-game win in the international sporting tournament.
Rudd finished with a game high 25 points, including the winning back with 0.9 of a second remaining to ensure Maccabi improved to a 16-6 record in the BSL.
Underdog Team Israel defeats Cuba to remain undefeated in tournament.
“This was an amazing day for our team,” said national team coach Doron Levit.
Milano has fared even worse than Maccabi since their last meeting, sitting in last place in the standings with a 7-17 record.
Netherlands’ victory guarantees advancement for blue-and-white at World Baseball Classic
WITH HER legacy as a fierce and resilient competitor intact, 29-year-old Shahar Pe’er – Israel’s all-time highest-ranked tennis player (No. 11 in 2011) – closed the curtain on her playing career.
Following its win over South Korea, Israel continues its winning streak against Chinese Taipei.
Tightly waged duel with host South Korea results in 2-1 victory in 10 innings for blue-and-white
Team Israel drives home a 2-1 victory in its historic first appearance in the sporting tournament.
“The most important thing is that we took the three points,” said Maccabi coach Lito Vidigal. “It’s very important for us to think only about the next game.”
With the distraction from Amar’e’s homophobic comments behind it, Hapoel aims to sweep Gran Canaria
The reigning champion has seen a 10-point gap at the top of the standings slashed to a mere three points by Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Maccabi is in 13th place out of 16 teams with an 8-15 record, winning only three of its past 14 games.
Yellow-and-blue completes double win over Mac PT while Beitar advances despite loss in K8.
The 29-year-old reached No. 11 in the world rankings six years ago, higher than any other Israeli tennis player in history.
After reaching the last eight of the competition for just the second time in seven years, Hapoel is targeting a place in the semifinals for the first time since 2006.
Shivek was only hired by Rishon last April, replacing Sharon Drucker.
Maccabi is targeting its seventh victory from the past eight league matches when it hosts Bnei Yehuda in Netanya, with Beersheba not welcoming Hapoel Kfar Saba until Monday.
Bagatskis said poor rebounding and turnovers ended up costing Maccabi the game.
Israeli champion’s continental run ends in Istanbul following 2-1 defeat to Besiktas in second leg.
Hapoel enters round-of-32 second leg trailing Besiktas 3-1 • Manchester United advances
Maccabi registered just its third win in the past 13 continental games by eking out an 85-84 victory over Baskonia Vitoria two weeks ago.
The 28-year-old Israeli has struggled with injuries this season.
“I’m ashamed of the aggressiveness we showed in the first 15-17 minutes.”
Israeli forward included in deal that sends DeMarcus Cousins from Sacramento to New Orleans
Yellow-and-blue closes to within two points of Beersheba following Kjartansson hat-trick against K8.
Eight runners share their stories en route to the White City’s big event.
By AMIR AFSAI
Red-hot Hapoel Jerusalem aims to maintain bragging rights over arch-rival Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Six players declined to participate after finding out that the trip was organized by the Israeli government.
Gaziantep in Turkey is close to the Syrian border and has faced frequent insurgency attacks during the past year.
Hapoel edges injury-ravaged Holon team while Maccabi survives scare against Ashdod
“Of our 11 matches, six ended in a third set. We lost five of those and a victory in any of them would have changed everything."
“I think it is normal and I think it is obvious that part of integrating a new coach is to give him as much information as possible."
Not renowned for being a
winter sports power, Israel
faced a major dilemma
ahead of the upcoming
World Figure Skating
By PAUL ALSTER
Some of our brightest minds hope to bring honor to the country in the International Physics Olympics.
By SARAH LEVI
The Jerusalem-born US college placekicker never forgot his dream: to become a doctor and return to the homeland
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The cheerleading scene in Israel is perhaps not the most developed, but it does have its fans.
By ALON MELAMED