01.18.2017 | 20 Tevet, 5777
'Israel looks to Trump to halt UN resolutions that encourage terror'
Ex-IDF officer: Trump needs to help stop PA terror and martyr payments
Palestinian stabbing attack thwarted against IDF soldiers in West Bank
Watch Live: UN debates Middle East and the Palestinian question
Yair Netanyahu questioned in investigation of PM
Palestinian, 44, killed during attempted stabbing attack
I’m fully responsible for sexual misconduct, Buchris tells court
Civil Service Commission considers probe of Health Minister
Top cop heading Netanyahu investigation to retire in June
Kerry tells Netanyahu: 'You're affecting the ability to make peace'
Israel to get envoy to Brazil, after nearly 18 months
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Consumers care about safe cellphone disposal
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
Children of new olim feel sicker than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
An open letter to the prime minister
Stretch to be the best person and president you can be
US to help Egypt restore hundreds of pharaonic era coffins
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Obama appoints Ben Rhodes, Iran deal messenger, to Holocaust Memorial Council
Jewish Democratic mayor resigns from Maryland golf club over Obama membership debate
UK PM rejects Corbyn's call for Israeli embassy investigation
Rome to hold marathon marking Holocaust Memorial Day
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
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
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
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
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.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
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.
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.
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
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.
By HERB KEINON
"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