09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
Netanyahu suing own office to keep from airing dirty laundry
Peres faces severe organ failure as condition drops dramatically to terminal
Theater faux pas: Netanyahu allegedly booed at Broadway show in New York
Ahead of Jewish New Year, Israel’s population stands at 8.585 million
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
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Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
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A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
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The constant influx of cheap foreign labor is one reason that Israel's construction sector was among its least productive.
By NIV ELIS
Announcement follows precautionary information from the World Health Organization about the cases.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Israeli intensive care doctor flies to the Ukraine on a rented jet to stabilize the policewoman’s condition and bring her to Israel.
"We want to live a calm and happy life and help Israeli society."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Triguboff Institute helps immigrants through conversion process.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
President conducts Q&A in Hebrew and English on Twitter, video.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Ukraine is where Jewish past and present merge in a kaleidoscope of feeling, sight and impression.
By STEVE APFEL
The two arrested Jews were detained for several hours and released. They may be prosecuted for assault, pending an investigation and the decision of Ukrainian police.
“Yes, indeed, rooms are not rented out to Jews,” was the reply of the hotel after the Jewish leader inquired.
Last year, Vlodymir Groysman's reputation as an honest and effective administrator earned Groysman the title of speaker of the Ukrainian parliament.
Parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman being considered for the job by President Petro Poroshenko.
By SAM SOKOL
Ukrainians have previously come under fire for ‘whitewashing’ Babi Yar plans.
Ukrainian gov't is facing allegations that it's engaging in historical revisionism following announcement of plans to revamp massacre site to generic symbol rather than emblem of Holocaust.
Around 11,000 Jews lived in Donetsk, the center of the current insurgency, prior to the outbreak of hostilities two years ago, but after two years of grueling conflict, just over 2,000 remain.
In a joint statement Monday evening, several Jewish organizations in Crimea, including the Crimean Jewish Congress, panned Ukraine, stating that they were “surprised by the threats."
Last June, Congress passed a resolution intended to block American military funding for Ukraine from being used to provide training or weaponry for the Azov Battalion.
The group, which uses Nazi symbology for its subunits, is one of several independent militias organized to combat pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine.
Canada and the United States have blocked any training for the Ukrainian Azov recruits, which they apparently thereby designate as "neo-Nazi."
By RINA BASSIST
Hennadiy Korban runs the nationalist UKROP party and has a seat on the board of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community.
Until now, the Jewish community has been largely silent on the issue.
Russia, Ukraine accuse each other of playing 'Jewish card' in conflict.
Leader of Radical Party condemns President’s apology for Holocaust collaboration
Local leaders call Ukrainian president’s claims at Knesset false.
Law is ‘attempt to re-write country’s history,’ and is a ‘violation of freedom of expression,’ according to Holocaust museum, rights groups.
Violence from Svoboda party activists a concern for some in small northern city.
Dnepropetrovsk is home to the world’s largest Jewish center and has a vibrant Jewish community.
"This is a real miracle of Hanukka," says Brodsky Choral Synagogue’s Rabbi Moshe Azman.
Residents of Uman earlier this month unveiled the statue to Ivan Gonta and Maxim Zheleznyakov, who carried out a pogrom, which killed between 20,000 and 30,000 Jews.
Violence against Jews has declined in the Ukraine and remains much lower than in western Europe.
"Today it is obvious that the government has played with the radicals. Instead of putting them in their place a year ago," says Jewish oligarch Vadim Rabinovich.
Municipal authorities gave Jewish community permission to add memorial monuments to the park surrounding the mausoleum.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
Grave of former chief rabbi allegedly targeted for second time in two months.
“We are not going to participate in this,” said an OSCE official when asked about a separatist statement asserting the organization’s participation.
Limmud FSU founder located the birthplace of late prime minister's father, even though the Rabin family thought it impossible.
By ASHER WEILL
The politicians’s lawyers have termed the arrest a kidnapping and stated that they had minimal information regarding how it came about.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hennadiy Korban served under oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky as deputy governor of Dnepropetrovsk region until earlier this year, and currently heads the UKROP political party.
A number of Jewish and non-Jewish organizations jointly organized the rally, which brought together Jewish oligarchs and MPs.
On Rosh Hashana, assailants burned tires at Holocaust memorial.
Channel 9 reported on the arrival of a pregnant woman to Israel detained by rebels for more than a month.
Babi Yar has been vandalized six times since the beginning of the year, most recently on the sixteenth, when unknown assailants piled tires around a memorial menorah and lit them on fire.
Western sanctions over the Kremlin’s role in fomenting unrest in Ukraine, as well as declining oil revenues, have severely stressed Russia’s economy.
On the first night of Rosh Hashana, “assailants put tyres around the Menorah, poured an inflammatory liquid over them and set them alight,” the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group reported.
A Jewish refugee recalls his journey from war-torn Ukraine to the Galilee.
British tabloid quotes Joseph Zissels as saying that the extent of Ukrainian collaboration in the Holocaust has been exaggerated for political ends.
Jewish community thanks President Putin for "attentiveness to the requests of Crimean Jews."
Crimean, Ukrainian students put politics aside and unite over their shared love of the Jewish homeland during Birthright trip.
By DANIEL OFMAN,SAM SOKOL
“In Ukraine the need for these summer respites is most acute. These are Jews in crisis," grandmother at camp says.
Jewish Agency says Eckstein’s immigrants are complaining of missing luggage, ID cards
Seventy-six permanent apartments and 20 hotel-style rooms for transients will comprise the complex, says American volunteering on the project.
70 years of Communist repression left countless Ukrainian Jews disconnected from their Jewish heritage and tradition.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
A gunfight between Pravy Sektor members and local police in Mukacheve, killed up to four people and wounded 11, according to the Kiev Post.
The proposed law defines the Holodomor, a massive famine, as the “genocide of the Ukrainian people” and the Holocaust as the “genocide of the Jewish people.”
According to Tzohar Executive Vice President Yakov Gaon, up to a quarter of a million Israelis from the former Soviet Union are Jewish according to halacha but lack the documentation to prove it.
Immigrants escaping the fighting in Ukraine could require extended stays in absorption centers to deal with the issues brought about by surviving war.
Ukraine’s Jews are responsible for the Euromaidan revolution that ousted their country’s pro-Russian president last year, a senior rebel leader told an audience at a Russian university last week.
The JDC said it is currently offering help to around 2800 displaced Jews in Ukraine.
While anti-Semitic vandalism has risen in Ukraine over 2014, the overall level of anti-Semitic incidents lags far behind western European nations like Belgium and France.
Only about a quarter of the city's Jewish community remains after more than 10 thousand left their homes in 2013.
Museum expresses deep concern over two bills passed by the Ukrainian parliament in April.
“We are taking care of about 2,500 people that need help to stabilize their situation,” senior ministry source tells 'Post.'
Popular targets for vandals recorded in report were synagogues and Holocaust memorials, including Kiev’s Babi Yar.
More than three quarters of Donetsk’s prewar Jewish population has fled.
Speaking by phone, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich thanked EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor for the grant.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center condemned Ukraine’s recognition of the group as well as a second bill that equated communist and Nazi crimes.
The time has surely come for the civilized world to bite the bullet and take out Islamic State, as well as Russia's ploy for power over Ukraine.
By NEVILLE TELLER
“They are trying to hide not only from the world but from the Russian people their involvement,” US lawmaker tells Bloomberg.
Kiev has now handed the Kremlin "evidence" for Putin’s claim that Russia is facing off against fascists.
By JOSH COHEN,REUTERS
"In August 1942, the last workers of the Jewish ghetto were killed there. A few thousand people, from 2,500 to 6,000 according to various sources.”
Many came from war-torn zones bordering Russia, where violence between Russians and Ukrainians has caused thousands of Jews to flee.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
According to Ukrainian law, violation of entry procedures into Crimea is punishable by up to five years imprisonment.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
Couple caught with over two pounds of marijuana.
"Russia supplied systems to Syria that can change the balance of power in the region," Poroshenko warns in speech to Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko invites President Reuven Rivlin to visit in Odessa, the birthplace of Rivlin's mentor, Ze'ev Jabotinsky.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,HERB KEINON
19-year-old Avigail Alfatov from Acre will represent Israel in this year's Miss Universe Pageant.
Shein said Russia’s support of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime in its fight against Islamic State was “aimed at ensuring” Russia’s national security interests.
By HERB KEINON
"Surrounded by a small group of rather bemused villagers in this rural and isolated hamlet, a group of Rabin family and friends gathered together in the local community center."
Amir Ohana, 28, was found in a river in Uman, Ukraine after he was reported as missing last week.
Immigrant students up fifty percent over 2014 at start of academic year.
A columnist and blogger for pro-Kremlin paper used a picture of Israeli shielding a baby during Operation Protective Edge, claiming it was a Ukrainian civilian separatist.
Pawlik denies providing weapons to Ukrainian forces.
Although Israel produces the majority of the roughly 2 billion eggs consumed here annually, egg imports each year amount to about 100 million.
By SHARON UDASIN
The blue-and-white suffered a 75-58 loss to Macedonia on Friday and displayed only little improvement against Ukraine, despite making a late run to cut the margin.
By ALLON SINAI
Over three-quarters of Donetsk’s pre-war Jewish population of between 10,000 and 11,000 have fled the city since fighting broke out last year.
The number of Russians arriving in Israel in the first quarter of 2015 was nearly 50 percent higher than that experienced during the corresponding period last year.
In Ukraine, Jewish food is the new fad – but it is not necessarily kosher.
By JULIE MASIS
Jewish organizations take care of thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing the battles in east Ukraine
By PAUL ALSTER
A dilapidated archive tells the story of a once thriving Jewish community.
Eastern Ukrainian Jews escape war and return to their roots with Israel’s Shorashim organization.
Russian leader said that any Israeli deal with Ukraine would be "counterproductive."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The picturesque Ukrainian city opens an Israeli honorary consulate in an effort to promote tourism.
By MAYA PELLEG
Ukraine is keen to highlight tourism opportunities in its culturally diverse and beautiful western regions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Today Ukraine and Israel are cooperating in a number of areas, such as economics, medicine, technology, science, construction and agriculture, and maintain close cultural relations.
By OLEG VYSHNIAKOV
Even in Russian-speaking Kharkiv residents took to the rallies with placards: “I am Russian. Putin does not need to ‘save’ me!”
By HENNADII NADOLENKO
Fellowship has supported aliya from the former Soviet Union for many years, but this dire situation required special attention.
By YECHIEL ECKSTEIN
Ukrainian nationalist ideology was really very close to fascism and Nazism.
By EDUARD DOLINSKY
Why isn’t Kiev acting properly under the Normandy Four (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) agreement?
By SERGEI NARYSHKIN
Ukraine: 70 years after the Second World War