07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Rocket strikes public building in Sderot
Trump takes to Facebook to condemn terror in Israel
Israel to deduct Palestinian terror funding from tax fees it hands to the PA
Quartet report blames Palestinians, Israel equally for impasse
Netanyahu visits family of slain teen terror victim: 'It's shocking to see her bloodstains'
'Quartet' draft report: Israeli settlements eroding viability of 2 state solution
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Analysis: Jihad is contagious and one attack leads to another
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
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
What happens next?
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
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.
Recently, the head of the European Jewish Congress said there are three million Jews in Europe; Demographers beg to differ.
In Kiev, internally displaced people will gather from across the country for Seders specially geared toward the exiles.
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
Pravy Sektor has worked hard to distance itself from its anti-Semitic reputation.
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
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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