Majority of Gulf Arabs support two-state solution, US think tank says
Watch: East Jerusalem terrorist who killed infant girl hails Palestinian kidnappers of Jewish teens
Right-wing minister mulls relocating to sensitive east Jerusalem neighborhood
IDF kills Palestinian who hurled firebomb at motorists on West Bank highway
Erekat: Resolution to be put to Security Council calling for Palestinian state by 2017
Israel-US ties have reached 'crisis' point, Lapid says
Israeli firm beats out US in winning lucrative arms deal with India
Ya'alon snub 'should come as no surprise,' US official says
Court bars Olmert’s lawyers from hearing misplaced Zaken CDs
*National photonics and electro-optics center for Negev*
*Yearning to breathe free*
Rates of bariatric surgery have doubled since 2012
Doctors remove pen cap from boy's lung, warn of dangers of sucking on pen caps
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
US agency gives $1 million to boost Israeli Arabs in hi-tech
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
South Africa’s funniest Jew to bring laughs to Israel
At home with Martha
Renée Zellweger responds to Twitter’s shock at her current appearance
Lord of the dance to play ‘Dangerous Games’ in Israel
Mac Haifa hosts Ra’anana hoping to get campaign on track
Maccabi TA yet again outplayed in Moscow
IFA punishes Sakhnin with NIS 15K slap on wrist for honoring Bishara
Maccabi Tel Aviv poised for first real test at old nemesis CSKA
Poland bids to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews
Pro-Israel German-language Jewish magazine launches
Jewish leaders alarmed by UKIP’s new European ally
Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza
Israeli youth now eligible for work permits in Australia
Sisi responds to Sinai terror attacks: Egypt to establish buffer zone on Gaza border
Is Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas channeling his inner Richard Nixon?
Jordan's Arab Bank starts appeal against Hamas finance ruling
Iran accuses Israel of benefiting from strife in Egypt, following attacks in jihadist-ridden Sinai
Egypt declares emergency in Sinai after attacks kills 33 security personnel
Am I a Zionist?
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For Zion's Sake: Embracing Jabotinsky and Begin, but with a condition
October 26: Time has come
Guarantor of the natural world
The fierce estuary of memory
Crossroad to nowhere
What happened to Renée Zellweger?
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Book Review: Expectations and reality
Book Review: Dancing with the Iranian devil
Grapevine: Synagogue spirit
A very ‘Jerusalem’ chief rabbi race
Grapevine: A worthy ‘Hatan Torah’
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A long way from the countryside
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Sacrificing for a dignified life on Earth: Israel, justice and human redemption
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סִימָנִים עַל הַחוֹל
פֶסְטִיבַל שֶקְסְפִּיר הַבֵּינְלְאוּמִי
‘Russia’s goal is to destabilize the EU and NATO’
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The newest frontier in Judaica: 3D printing kippot
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Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
Christian Pastor warns Ebola is God's Punishment for Obama dividing Jerusalem
Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east
Vatican promotes military force in to protect Christians from Islamic Extremism
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
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International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
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International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
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10.25.2014 | 1 Heshvan, 5775
CER President Goldshmidt said his organization “offers to the Rabbis of Ukraine to establish a rabbinical committee to save the refugees and will stand behind them.”
By SAM SOKOL
The region has been engulfed in a civil war between Moscow-backed separatists and forces loyal to Kiev for months.
One communal representative says he believes both sides in the current Ukrainian-Russian conflict are making use of Ukrainian Jewry to disparage their opponents.
Focus of new initiative will be on bringing Jews from the former Soviet Union, especially war-torn Ukraine to Israel.
Ukrainian embassy blames synagogue firebomb attack on "stupid people or provocateurs."
Many Ukrainian Jews are “still trying to gain some time and to postpone the decision but its also clear on all the levels that they will have no choice in this decision” to emigrate Sharansky says.
Around 30,000 pilgrims travel to Uman to pray on Rosh Hashana at grave of revered rabbi.
According to Jewish Agency stats, some 4,200 Ukrainian immigrants have come so far this year.
Several members of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community, including some who hold Israeli citizenship, are participating in the war on the Ukrainian side.
Approximately 250 elderly Jews being cared for by Hesed have left Donetsk; it is hard for elderly to leave where they live and come to new places.
While most refugees from Donetsk might have moved on, the Mariupol Jewish community will stick it out.
Octogenarian Ukrainians get hitched after fleeing civil war.
Communal leader in Jewish centers have all indicated they have not felt threatened specifically due to their religious identity.
Rabbi of strategic port city in eastern Ukraine says many of the residents will end up in Israel or go to communities in safer areas of country.
Eastern Ukrainian leaders say any danger to local community comes from presence in a conflict zone and not from any specific animus against Jews by either side.
Jewish community of Mariupol has suitcases ready, says local rabbi; Jews from Donestk forced to move out, look for new place to avoid being caught in crossfire.
The planes are sponsored by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.
Russian lawmaker makes comments after US questioned Israel's decision not to take a position on Ukraine crisis.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Foreign minister says there is no lack of problems in Middle East for Israel to contend with.
By HERB KEINON
J’ai fait personnellement l’expérience de l’antisémitisme sauvage de la région à la faveur de contacts directs avec les hautes autorités dans le cadre d’une campagne pour libérer les Juifs soviétiques. Il y a trente ans, jamais je n’aurais imaginé soutenir un jour des relations plus étroites entre Israël et la Russie.
By ISI LEIBLER
La peur au ventre, les Juifs de Donetsk craignent une escalade de la violence. Apolitiques, les représentants communautaires n’ont qu’une chose en tête, garantir la sécurité de leurs membres
The Jewish state has diplomatic, geographic, economic – and Jewish – reasons to shun the international arena’s hottest flash point.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin talks to the 'Post' about cooperation in the fields of medicine, military technology, high-tech and agriculture.
Khodorkovsy says Moscow lying and urges citizens to take to the streets and strike against actions.
Fighting broke out early on Thursday after pro-Russian separatists refused to lay down their weapons in line with the president's proposed peace plan.
Increasing tensions between separatist rebels and Kiev signal conflict still not under control; incident occurred in eastern city of Luhansk.
New president says: "Crimea was, is, and will remain Ukrainian," calls on separatists to lay down arms.
After Monday's clashes left 40 dead, fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels continues; rebels say their death toll now at 50.
New president says his first priority was to travel to the east of the country to end "war and chaos" caused by pro-Russian separatist rebels.
Ukrainians vote in first-round presidential poll on Sunday; Putin says to "respect" new leader likely to favor West.
During a trip to Canada, the prince reportedly told a Jewish woman "Putin is doing just about the same as Hitler."
Separatist fighters know him as "The Shooter," Moscovites recognize him as former neighbor who "was always quiet and polite."
Clashes break out on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Slaviansk shortly before voters make their way to polling stations.
Ukrainian Interior Ministry reports about 20 pro-Russian rebels killed in clashes with security forces in eastern city of Mariupol.
Pro-Moscow groups see Kiev promoting "fascist" groups; fighting continues in eastern city of Slaviansk.
‘Future looking very violent,’ fears local rabbi; Jewish community hunkers down, tries to ride out the storm.
Dozens of people killed, others shot dead in fighting between pro- and anti-Russian groups in Ukraine over weekend.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Jewish mayor of eastern Ukraine's biggest city is slowly recuperating at Rambam Medical Center, officials said.
Interior minister says offensive was answered with heavy artillery; rebels use grenade and portable anti-aircraft missile launchers to bring down plane.
In Israel to "represent the people of Ukraine," Ukrainian Ambassador Hennadii Nadolenko says he would like to see Jewish state among nations siding with his country at UN.
Pro-Russian separatists say no talks on detained hostages until EU sanctions repealed.
Rebels say they have to plans to release remaining 7 hostages; Obama states that even countries previously skeptical now support sanctions.
Sanctions could come by Monday; separatists seize international mediators, Russian aircraft enters Ukraine airspace.
A third stage of sanctions would involve trade and economic sanctions against Moscow due to its failure to calm tensions in eastern Ukraine.
US accuses Russian intelligence of using personnel, funding and propaganda to undermine the Ukrainian government.
By MICHAEL WILNER,JPOST.COM STAFF
Separatists had held Simon Ostrovsk since Tuesdayin the eastern Ukraine city of Slovyansk; he is safely released and in good health.
"There is no specific action against Jews which is an outcome of the political crisis," Liberman tells Israel Radio.
Kiev interior ministry forces, army take rebel checkpoints; Obama: Moscow so far not implementing Ukraine accord.
Pro-Russian separatist leader says reporter is "not a hostage but our guest"; Israeli Foreign Ministry "looking into the matter."
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Erdogan releases statement before 99th anniversary of the tragedy; "Incidents of the First World War are our shared pain," statement reads.
Local separatist leader claims Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, is now working for pro-Russian, secessionist militia in the town of Sloviansk.
Chief rabbi of Donetsk says while anti-Semitic leaflet was initially shocking, he now believes it was fake.
Kremlin says unacceptable for White House to treat it like "guilty schoolboy" with threats over Russian fulfillment of int'l deal on Ukraine.
US, Russia, European Union and Ukraine ostensibly agree on a political structure to de-escalate the crisis.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Tensions high as crisis escalates; Kiev claims three separatists killed in gunfire battle.
Forty teens from Donetsk, other areas affected by Ukrainian civil war are currently staying at a camp in Kibbutz Kalia near the Dead Sea.
An encyclopedia of the Holocaust in Hungary shows how far the government has gone in
trivializing the country’s role.
By THOMAS ORSZÁG-LAND, BUDAPEST
The leaders of Russian Jewry flex their muscles in Crimea, recently occupied by Moscow.
By AVI HOFMANN
In Eastern Ukraine, 150 Jews are in a 21st-century refugee camp while their hometown is overtaken by violence.
"I have to fulfill my obligations to man and god," local rabbi tells 'Post.'
Office head Zissels was outspoken against Russia’s actions in Ukraine and co-signed a letter accusing Putin of abusing anti-Semitism concerns.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
The Jewish community, leaders stressed, is completely non-political and only seeks to maintain its members’ safety and security and to provide necessary services.
Community members active on both sides of Ukraine conflict, Jewish MP says; many of approximately 30,000 Jews in Ukraine's 2nd-largest city are mulling immigration to Israel.
The participants gathered near the city’s Chabad Jewish school on Saturday evening for a bonfire accompanied by song and dances while a dozen guards secured the perimeter.
Ira Forman meets with Jewish leaders in Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk; Ukrainian chief rabbi says has remained in frequent contact with US envoy.
Despite high profile anti-Semitic incidents throughout Ukraine, Jewish leaders believe incidents are Russian provocations.
Group made up of men who served in the Ukrainian or Israeli armies, or have martial arts skills.
Jewish leaders who spoke to Post clarify that evacuation would only be for children in their institutions.
Gennady Kernes undergoes hours long surgery for gunshot wound and is said to be in stable condition.
By GALI MARKOWITZ-SLOTZKER,NOAM AMIR,SAM SOKOL
Israeli doctors assessed Kharkiv Mayor Gennady Kernes' condition at the Kharkiv emergency hospital when they arrived after midnight and made the decision to move him to Haifa.
By SAM SOKOL,REUTERS
Kharkiv has been site of clashes between supporters of new gov't in Kiev and those in favor of federalization.
Pro-Russian TV channel launches apparent promotional video depicting unnamed man describing channel as “a powerful blow to the biblical matrix."
Son of Nikolayev’s chief rabbi says two Molotov cocktails were thrown at synagogue empty of worshipers in the early hours of Saturday.
The leaflets were handed out by several Balaclava clad men carrying a Russian flag.
Separatists in Donetsk deny involvement in circulation of documents calling for Jews 16 and up to register at occupied government building.
The ‘Magazine’ sits down with Anne Applebaum, acclaimed journalist, historian of Eastern Europe, who warns: "The invasion of Ukraine was an operation planned a long time ago."
By ANYA ZHURAVEL SEGAL
Despite heavy media coverage of the challenges facing European Jewry, those displaced by the Ukrainian civil war have fallen through the cracks.
For the thousands that descend on the tomb of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov, the week sojourn is a time of repentance and freedom.
Both nationalists and separatists pledge support and security to the Jewish community, but anti-Semitism is bubbling under the surface of each
side and it is unclear where it will lead.
In 1907 Polish journalist, critic, poet and essayist David Frishman criticized the Russian government for ignoring unrest in Odessa, translated here for the first time from Yiddish.
By JUDITH PRAIS
Policy of multilateralism faces test through NATO, as crises with Russia, Islamic State, Iran coalesce.
Jewish Agency came to the rescue of two Jewish Ukranian families after rebels seized control of Donetsk airport as they were waiting to immigrate to Israel, an agency spokesman said.
Ukrainian anti-Semitism is legendary for its crudity, ferocity, and innateness. Ukrainians’ reputation for ongoing racism and ever-virulent intolerance is equally well-earned.
By JPost Editorial
In order to appease the family and meet the social expectations of her milieu, she married a cousin.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
"I was one of a number of rabbis in Palm Beach County in Florida who were asked to speak after showing of the Polish film."
By ELI KAVON
The EU should be confronted by Israel’s leadership far more than it has been in the past, about its double standards and mistakes, which may cloud the world’s future.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
For me, an ex-Soviet Jew there's one aspect that is striking, the birth of a new political phenomenon in both Kiev and Moscow for a fondness for Jews.
By DMITRY SHLAPENTOKH
There would be no pain for Jerusalem to occasionally signal to Washington that Israel’s allegiance is not always unconditional or for free.
Ukraine’s problem with its Jews is nothing new. My great-grandfather, sick of the endless pogroms and unflagging hatred of the local populace, was acutely aware of this when he and his family immigrated to the United States in 1909.
By NAOMI RAGEN
Invoking Jewish concerns, whether worthy or unfounded, does Jews no favors and will not convince any world leaders.
By ELI VERSCHLEISER
With the annexation of Crimea, Turkey faces a stronger and bolder Russian naval power in the Black Sea.
By MICHA’EL TANCHUM
Lenskiy broke Esther Roth-Shachamarov’s 42-year-old record, clocking a time of 11.42 seconds at Hadar Yosef Stadium in Tel Aviv, improving the previous best by three hundredths of a second.
By ALLON SINAI
The Israel Athletics Association announces that the 22-year-old Olga Lenskiy will face a disciplinary court after failing to show up for a drug test.