03.28.2017 | 1 Nisan, 5777
IDF arrests top Hamas official in the West Bank
Only 12% of Israelis believe full West Bank withdrawal would end conflict
B’Tselem: IDF temporarily evicts 10 Palestinian families
Hamas: If Israel changes the rules of the game… we accept the challenge
Fully-automated drone has Israeli firm reaching for the sky
WATCH: Kushner to head 'Bureau of Obvious Nepotism,' Colbert jokes in mocking monologue
Israel Air Force partakes in drill with Arab forces, among others
Netanyahu, Kahlon work on merger to end coalition crisis
West Bank and Trump: Two birds, one AIPAC protest
MK submits bill to restrict Supreme Court
Netanyahu: Trump has already turned words of support for Israel into actions
President Rivlin rejects former PM Olmert's request for clemency
Festival Review: Spring Festival
Israel Opera celebrates 33 years with new season
Pet Shop Boys to return to Israel for TLV Pride
Steps on the Silk Road
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Netanyahu goes to China: Three questions
On My Mind: Don’t forget Syria
Why Indonesia is a good partner for Israel
Combating BDS conference focuses on early education
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Who killed up to 100 civilians in Iraq and the tragedy's lessons for Israel
‘Israel should support Kurds’ struggle against despotic Iranian regime
Egyptian court jails 56 over deadly migrant boat shipwreck
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Bipartisan US bill would boost penalties for antisemitic bomb threats
Left rushed to judgment over JCC threats, says White House
Herzog calls for using Arab Peace initiative
'Ties between US Jews and Israel could reach breaking point in 2017'
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
Report: Senate panel to question Jared Kushner over meetings with Russians
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
VIDEO: Toning her comedy act down for the rabbi
How about a Lego Seder plate?
The Travel Advisor: Say so long to the tablets
NYC rabbi publishes ‘(Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah’ for coming holiday
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
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
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
Gold, teeth, jewelry and children's skulls are some of the item reportedly robbed from mass graves.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
In time of crisis, the country's Jews appeal to Israel for support.
Roman Polonsky, director of the Jewish Agency’s Department for Russian-speaking Jewry, says aliya from Ukraine has actually tripled in the last three years.
By STEVE LINDE
Jewish refugees from the Donbass region still comprise a significant portion of those headed to Israel from Ukraine.
Members of scattered Jewish community remain strongly connected despite distance between them.
"For the government of Israel it was obviously a red line, but I hope it won’t impact the relationship between Ukrainian Jews and Israel."
The vandalism is believed to have occurred late Tuesday night.
By TAMARA ZIEVE,ASHER WEBER
"Lviv is one of the most important cities in the Jewish history, and in particular in the Zionist history."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Joint Distribution Committee inaugurates its new Jewish community center in Kiev.
The suspects in the Oct. 7 beating of Mendel Deitsch, 63, were apprehended Sunday at a bus station in Zhitomir, Ukraine.
Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, a longtime Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in France and more recently in Israel, was assaulted at the city’s central train station early Friday morning.
By JTA,JPOST.COM STAFF
This was by far the largest commemoration of Babi Yar in Ukrainian history, and stood in sharp contrast with the country's years under Soviet rule.
How Rabbi Nahman’s grave in Uman was saved from Soviet urban renewal.
By BEN BRESKY
Triguboff Institute helps immigrants through conversion process.
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.
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.
Roman Zozulya was mistakenly reported to be a "neo-Nazi" when he joined Seville-based Betis last summer.
Ukraine was one of 14 countries that voted for the resolutions, which slammed the settlements as a major obstacle to peace and as lacking “legal validity."
By HERB KEINON
Mother, PM plead for public to attend ceremony for recent immigrant from Ukraine; Corporal Viacheslav Gargay had no other relatives in the country.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Amid row over UN settlement vote, Jewish lawmaker says he plans to present new legislation concerning Ukraine's mission in Israel.
Kiev fires back at Israel's decision to cancel a scheduled visit by Ukraine's prime minister.
"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.
"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.
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.
The many generous acts of Gershon Burd were only unveiled when his life ended tragically early.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Eastern Ukrainian Jews escape war and return to their roots with Israel’s Shorashim organization.
Oleg Zolotnitskiy, 27, made aliya from Ukraine to Givatayim in 2014.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
The picturesque Ukrainian city opens an Israeli honorary consulate in an effort to promote tourism.
By MAYA PELLEG
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