07.28.2016 | 22 Tammuz, 5776
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
2 members of Muslim Wakf arrested for attacking Jewish tourist on Temple Mount
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
Interactive attraction opens at Western Wall Tunnels
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 27
'If Israel leaves West Bank, PA, Jordan will collapse'
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Sisi, the peace broker
Letters to the Editor
Israel’s mixed messages on basic education
Why is Israel chained to the ‘diplomatic process’?
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
French citizens comprise largest number of foreign IDF volunteers in 2016
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Jewish groups rally against anti-Israel bias at UN
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Anti Israelis protestors in Philadelphia call out 'long live intifada'
Trump calls on Russia to hack Clinton’s private email server
Clinton surrogate and friend: Bernie voters will end up moving to Hillary
Protesters torch Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
Could Fitbit be inaccurate? Worth checking these facts
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of July 29, 2016
Grapevine: Changes at the TA Museum
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
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
Israel indirectly stirred up controversy during the opening ceremony of a beach soccer tournament in Egypt after the Israeli flag was featured in a documentary film presenting the tournament.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
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
Miko Grimes, who is known for her often brash Twitter feed, said Stephen Ross “was keeping his jew buddies employed.”
At 22, Raisman is the oldest member of the team, which reportedly has earned her the nickname “Grandma.”
"I want to wish you mazal tov on your success in bringing a long-awaited championship to the great city of Cleveland and its wonderful people,"
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Campaign Against Antisemitism, a British watchdog group, said it is submitting a complaint to the British Boxing Board of Control against Fury over the video.
Hapoel Jerusalem is confident of signing Stoudemire, who has an ownership stake in the club since the summer of 2013.
By ALLON SINAI
Police seized 12 blinding stun grenades, 1 kilogram of explosives, two gas grenades, and 19 improvised grenades among other materials.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
The notion of providing a haven in Israeli soccer for talented Jewish players from abroad has crossed the minds of a number of club owners and directors over the years.
By DON BARNETT
Lonah Chemtai gained Israeli citizenship earlier in 2016 through her coach, Dan Salpeter, after the two married in Kenya.
“They say the first time you come to learn it and the second time you come to medal,” he said. “For me it’s about learning, it’s about getting better as an athlete.”
By LOGAN NEWMAN
Greens enter second leg tied 1-1 • Beitar Jerusalem, Mac TA eye progression to 3rd qualifying round.
The well-being of the gymnasts and the coaching staff was what should have been the focus all along.
Violence at soccer matches has grown to be a national concern as some fan clubs like Beitar Jerusalem’s La Familia have gained notorious reputations for racist chants and violent outbursts.
The 2016/17 fixtures were revealed on Monday, with the league campaign to get underway on August 20.
Yellow-and-blue draws in Almaty thanks to Benayoun strike, Beitar beats Omonia, while Haifa knots with Kalju.
Yellow-and-blue braces for 1st leg of second qualifying round in Kazakhstan • Beitar, Mac Haifa also in action.
Israel will send its biggest ever delegation to an Olympic Games, with the official addition of golfer Laetitia Beck on Monday taking the blue-and-white team to a total of 47 athletes.
Israeli champion seeks to make statement in 1st Champions League qualifier vs Tiraspol.
Knyazyeva-Minenko set a career-best 14.78m on her way to second place at last year’s Worlds, and will likely have to improve on her season-best of 14.25m to have any chance of finishing on the podium
The 28-year-old will earn an estimated $12.5 million over the next two-and-a-half years, as well as a $20,000 bonus for each goal he scores.
The finals of the Jerusalem Softball League will feature a pair of old rivals.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
“We decided to do something new for us and not finish the season like that,” Fistravec said. “Not many crews do the same what we did: to do it together, to go in the doubles Slovenia and Israel.”
Sela, ranked No. 71 in the world, was playing in his first ATP Tour quarterfinal since losing to Denis Kudla in the last eight in Atlanta last July.
Lenskiy, who won the 100m final in the first day of the championships on Wednesday, needs to set a time of 23.20 seconds in order to qualify for Rio.
Sunrise had passed at some point while down in the dark bar, and this new reality of the Cavaliers as NBA champions set in as the crowd spilled out onto the freshly-swept Jerusalem streets.
By JOSH SOLOMAN
The man who will have to guide Maccabi as it gets used to life without Zahavi is 43-year-old Georgian Arveladze.
It is difficult to overstate Zahavi’s importance to Maccabi since joining in January of 2013.
The shock defeat to Maccabi Rishon Lezion in the BSL final last week will result in significant changes at Hapoel Jerusalem this summer.
Founded in 2007, the volunteer-based program has helped thousands of severely wounded Israelis to overcome their pain, trauma and disability and rebuild productive lives.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
To have two straight seasons finish in such a dejecting manner is a first for Maccabi.
Favored Hapoel dispatches Southerners late • Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated in tight semi.
Mac TA takes on Rishon.
An assessment of the prospects for a medal in Brazil this summer.
By PAUL ALSTER
"This is a sad day for sports, and an even sadder day for Paralympic sports," said Israel coach Nimrod Bichler.
Sela, ranked No. 62 in the world, entered the second day of the match trailing qualifier Brown (116) 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (5), with the score in the fourth set tied at 1-1.
Maccabi Tel Aviv scored nine of the first 10 points of the night in Herzliya and never relinquished the lead, holding the hosts to no more than 15 points in each of the four quarters.
Tel Aviv is still licking its wounds from dropping the Premier League championship after three years.
Israel’s Sela among those who will resume play today, trailing Brown 2-1 in sets in the first round.
It was the Israeli delegation’s second medal in London, with Gal Nevo ending the 200m individual medley final in second place last week.
Victory over Sakhnin ensures Southerners edge Maccabi TA in dramatic final day to the season.
Beersheba vies for first title in 40 years, while Maccabi Tel Aviv still hopes to snatch the glory.
Jeff Hornacek was 101-112 throughout his tenure in Phoenix before management fired him over a 14-35 start in early February.
The 21-year-old, ranked No. 80 in the world, was only denied the gold medal by world No. 2 Rui Braganca of Portugal.
Barnea finished two-hundredths of a second behind Kopelev.
The 28-year-old clocked a time of 1:59.69 minutes thanks to his excellent finish, with only Greece’s Andreas Vazaios (1:58.18m) beating him to the wall.
Jerusalem takes on Hapoel TA, Yellow-and-blue duels with Herzliya, Maccabi Haifa vs Rishon, Nahariya-Eilat
Former Israeli medalist finishes 6th, Cheruti 8th ; Nevo, Murez in Euro finals for blue-and-white
Teenager Cheruti surprisingly progressed to the final of the 50m butterfly, finishing the semis in seventh place in a time of 23.70s.
Guy Barnea, David Gamburg, Jonatan Kopelev and Liran Konovalov are among Israel’s best candidates to join the delegation to Rio.
Ness Ziona would have stayed up with a win as Maccabi Kiryat Gat suffered an 85-82 overtime loss to Maccabi Rishon Lezion.
Beersheba lead reduced to two points following loss to Haifa and Mac TA win over Beitar
Gili Mosinzon, the 37-year-old small forward of Maccabi Bat Yam, published a revealing Facebook post on Thursday, Israel’s 68th birthday.
Champagne on ice as Southerners at Haifa needing just 2 points to clinch championship; Beitar hosts Mac TA.
He may be no more than a soccer player at Maccabi Netanya, but this was an injustice he couldn’t and wouldn’t silently ignore.
Blatt was among numerous coaches interviewed for the Rockets’ opening.
Long-time Southerner puts club on brink of jubilation, Mac TA’s run of three straight titles all but over
Despite the defeat, Holon (12-20) secured its survival on Sunday after Ironi Ness Ziona dropped to an 87-82 defeat to Maccabi Ashdod, which maintained its top-flight status with the win.
Beersheba had to wait 77 minutes for the breakthrough on Monday.
Maccabi is unbeaten in 18 matches and has yet to lose a game since the hiring of coach Peter Bosz at the beginning of January.
Yellow-and-blue thrashes Reds in penultimate regular season game; Mac Haifa, Nahariya clinch home-court.
Maccabi Tel Aviv hosts Hapoel Tel Aviv in the final derby of the BSL regular season on Sunday night.
Kiryat Shmona, Haifa and Acre set for nerve-racking final weekend, with one team to be relegated.
Meanwhile, Andy Murray reached the final of the Madrid Open for the second year running by beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
Lyat, 24, was living in Jerusalem when she felt something was missing from her life.
Jewish-Argentine player Diego Schwartzman won his first ATP tournament and reached the finals of the doubles event over the weekend.
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.
By MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
A deep dive into the greatest age of an American pastime really packs a Semitic punch.
Jay Neugeboren gives fictional life to the historical boxer Max Baer.
By BETH KISSILEFF
Hapoel Beersheba’s championship win is one for the record books.
Beersheba resident Sharon Kadar conquers the darkness, every day.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The weirdest and wackiest fitness classes in Tel Aviv.
By RACHEL MYERSON
By MARTINA BIALEK
The US national champion Jesse Wall spoke after completing the world championship race, saying it should be taken seriously.
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
Finally, we turn to the people of Beersheba, the fans of the team, who also come from all backgrounds, equal in the fervor they demonstrate in support of their team.
By DOV LIPMAN