04.28.2016 | 20 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Police suspect Ma'aleh Adumim man shot and killed terminally ill wife, before killing self
WATCH: Huge brawl breaks out in Israeli Arab town ahead of local elections
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Jews ascending Temple Mount are instigating war, ultra-Orthodox MK says
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Abbas surprisingly dismisses governor of Nablus after alleged criticism on Facebook
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
ISIS ruins part of the ancient Assyrian city wall near Mosul
Vandals deface Orthodox New York neighborhood with swastikas
UK's Labor suspends ex-London mayor after 'Hitler supported Zionism' remarks
Sanders campaign to lay off ‘hundreds’ of staffers
David Goldfein to serve as US Air Force’s highest ranking officer
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Seventh Day of Passover: Our commitment
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign calls for the imposition of sanctions and an arms embargo on Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
UK Labor Party leadership front-runner had been expected to attend pro-Palestinian protest as Israel plays Wales in soccer next month
By HERB KEINON
The UK carrier will operate three weekly flights between Ben Gurion Airport and Manchester from April 2016.
“The UK is proud that more Israeli students and scientists will now be working together with their British peers," UK envoy to Israel says.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
David Quarrey launches programs just nine days after assuming his post as ambassador.
By SHARON UDASIN
'Duty of Care' video is made in the style of a first-person shooter videogame and takes the viewer around a Middle East conflict zone through the eyes of nine-year-old Nima.
Justin Welby has discovered his biological father was the former private secretary to Britain's war-time leader Winston Churchill.
"Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labor Party, pending an investigation, for bringing the Party into disrepute," the party says in a statement.
The suspension, made known to the Jewish News by a Labour spokesperson, is the latest in a string of punitive measures against members who have made anti-Semitic comments.
“You have to feel absolutely confident that it is totally unacceptable and it won’t be tolerated and I personally haven’t felt comfortable that it is happening yet in the Labour party.”
Polling company ICM conducted the survey and aired their findings Wednesday in a new documentary titled "What do British Muslims Really Think."
The episode is the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidences involving Labor party members.
The charity is funded by the EU, the Irish government, as well as numerous other non-state charitable trusts and organizations.
By JEREMY SHARON
The Islamic Tarbiyah Academy in Dewsbury, located in West Yorkshire England, is under scrutiny following allegations that the school is "promoting extreme Islam."
The issue arose after a Conservative MP asked the prime minister whether he agreed that anti-Semetism was a problem that should be forcefully eliminated from both private and public organizations.
"We have made clear that local authorities and public bodies cannot adopt BDS policies aimed at Israel," Michael Gove says at anti-Semitism conference.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has also expressed his support for the rally, along with British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Jewish Leadership Council and the Israeli embassy in London.
Ahmed Alfaleet, who served 20 years in prison for murdering an Israeli in 1992, spoke at an event hosted by the Queen Mary University Palestine Solidarity Society via online in January.
The Templeton Prize, valued at £1.1 million [$1.5 million], is bestowed by the John Templeton Foundation based in Pennsylvania in the US.
Alex Chalmers explained that his decision was made in the light of the Oxford University Labour Club’s decision to endorse Israel Apartheid Week on campus.
By SAM SOKOL
Airbnb posted a reply saying it would investigate the matter. Another Facebook user commented on Kelmer’s post, saying, “Appalling and sadly, happens too often.”
Despite Corbyn’s conciliatory move, The Board of Deputies for British Jews were insistent that the politician do more to “address profound and real concerns" facing UK Jewry, as well.
There were 924 incidents of anti-Semitism reported to either the CST or the police during the course of the year.
Rioters smash window and setting off fire alarms, during a speech by Ami Ayalon at King's College.
Inspectors said the school was founded to prevent students from “developing a wider, deeper understanding of different faiths, communities, cultures and lifestyles, including those of England.”
Thomas Flynn, 22, and Michael Haydon, 23, pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive and insulting behavior in a religiously-aggravated public order offense, the 'Daily Mail Online' reported.
The Metropolitan police said they received a complaint concerning the incident, which occurred in the Tottenham Hale area Wednesday.
“Israel describes itself as a ‘start-up nation’ and I think Limmud is a sort of startup community."
By JOSH DELL
British network of Islamic schools to recommend its members include Judaic studies classes to reciprocate UK chief rabbi's call for Jewish schools to teach about Islam.
Rabbi Mirvis’s peers across Europe are divided in their reactions.
Girl who turns to Jewish Ex-Cambridge professor for help with school assignment on the topic of horses is turned down due to the expert's sympathy with the Palestinian cause.
The UK has been ground zero in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
UK Labour leader does not mention Israel once in speech to Labour Friends of Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Labor leader looked in shock after the outburst was made which followed a speech on the importance of the two-state solution between Israel and Palestine.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
The incident was first reported by the London-based 'Jewish Chronicle' newspaper.
Pointing to recent incidents motivated by anti-Semitic sentiments, Cameron says he will work to "stamp out such hatred."
UK 'Independent' reports students taught that those who perpetrated Holocaust were 'goyim,' making no distinction between non-Jews and Nazis; Satmar says there is no Yiddish word for Nazis.
Move is a reaction to a nonbinding motion passed by the City Council of Leicester supporting a boycott of products from the West Bank.
A month prior, the words "Yids out" were drawn on the same fence where Monday's incident took place.
The Rosh Hashana meeting, which is meant to brief schools on a new inspection framework, has angered and bewildered Jewish educational heads.
By JERRY LEWIS
Megan Dunn and her vice president, Richard Brooks, decided to ignore the NUS boycott of Coca-Cola by accepting its financial backing for an NUS awards ceremony.
“How did it get to this with the Jewish community? This cannot carry on – the party has lost the art of communicating and the art of listening.”
The UK opposition party's leader rejected the notion that Labor was failing to tackle anti-Semitism within its ranks despite a string of recent incidents.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Boris Johnson speculated about why a bust of Britain's wartime leader Winston Churchill had been removed from the Oval Office.
Sadiq Khan says the UK party's leader Jeremy Corbyn needs to be “trained about what anti-Semitism is.”
According to British media, Labour activist Bob Campbell accused Israel of standing behind the terrorist group in a Facebook post a day after the attacks in Brussels last week.
Matthew Hancock, the British government's Cabinet Office Minister, is scheduled to visit Israel early this week and unveil details of the regulations.
According to British media reports, refugees who have taken up residence in Cardiff are entitled to three meals a day from a government contractor, Clearsprings Ready Homes.
UK's Home Secretary Teresa May has charged that she "may exclude" people who "seek to harm our society" and are not "conducive to the public good."
The incident occurred at the busy Leytonstone tube station in London.
Corbyn claimed US and Britain made it look like bin Laden was responsible for the attacks in order to allow the West to go to war in Afghanistan.
Succeeding Ed Miliband, Britain's new opposition leader has held a pro-Palestinian stance since entering Parliament, and has come under allegations of anti-Semitism.
Near panic has swept through the party, and MPs are considering plots to derail Corbyn.
"You are a great leader for the free world. You are a great hope for the coming generations. God bless you," said Peres.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In response to the comments, Labor party leader Jeremy Corbyn denied that anti-Semitism was a pervasive problem within the party.
Netanyahu salutes UK for publishing anti-boycott regulations; PLO says move perpetuates injustice that began with Balfour Declaration.
New format is similar to the weekly questioning UK prime ministers undergo in the House of Commons, however, the Israeli PM will only have to answer such questions once once per year.
Beyond economic, scientific and technological cooperation, British Ambassador David Quarrey said it is important that the UK and Israel “work together on the big security challenges in the region.”
The bomb threats were made in the form of a pre-recorded message, with a voice threatening that the school in question will be bombed, while Arabic or Islamic music was heard in the background.
Although the matter remains unclear, the ambassador was reportedly called back after repeated late night visits by guests to his private residence.
The collaboration with startups Total Boox, Tiny Tap, and Kidoz will focus on digitizing books and making them accessible through new technological formats.
By NIV ELIS
The UK's intelligence services, Governments Communication Headquarters (GCHQ), working in conjunction with the National Security Agency (NSA), systematically surveyed Israeli drones from Cyprus.
A e new law requires greater disclosure of who owns companies by demanding that companies disclose who are the controlling persons of a company.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
By BEN HARTMAN
Trump has threatened to cancel over 700 million pounds ($1 billion) of planned investments in golf courses in Scotland if he is banned.
Britain, which has emerged as a center of Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment activity against Israel, was in 2014 the third largest market for Israeli exports in the world.
Levine responded that she is a member of the Jews for Justice for Palestinians organization and that she supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
Ceremony took place underneath the fitting gloomy and rainy sky.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Brigadier Frederick Hermann Kisch, the grandfather of Likud MK Yoav Kisch, was the highest ranking Jew to serve in the British military.
By ARIK BENDER
Biran points out awkwardness of a sister party being led by someone who is “friends” with Hamas and Hezbollah, calling it a "weird situation."
The dinner will be Corbyn's first lecture to a Jewish audience since his election.
By GIL HOFFMAN
PM in London says solution to Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians is “a demilitarized Palestinian state that recognizes a Jewish state, the nation state of the Jewish people.”
The premier made the remarks as he was boarding his flight to the United Kingdom, where he is due to meet with his counterpart, David Cameron, at 10 Downing Street in London.
UK's new ambassador to Israel announces impending visit by Boris Johnson.
Efraim Karsh dispels the myth of blaming the West for Mideast troubles
By ASAF ROMIROWSKY
"There is a whole industry around Lawrence,” retired Israeli ambassador to Jordan and leading expert on Lawrence says.
“The Weaknesses of King Fahd” tells the story of Janen Harb, who married Fahd in secret at the end of her teenage years and moved to the Saudi royal palace in Riyadh in the late 1960's.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Asylum seekers described incidents including having their doors smeared with dog excrement, eggs and stones thrown at their windows and racist jibes shouted at them.
In their first strike in Syrian territory, the UK warplanes struck six times the Omar oilfield under Islamic State control.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The vote allows UK Prime Minister David Cameron to order the immediate initiation of strikes in Syrian territory.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond declared the embassy open and raised the Union Jack flag.
Heston Blumenthal spent two years preparing the dishes for the English astronaut Tim Peake.
"The house was lovely but we were stunned to see the Nazi stuff. It was all over the house. At one point Stephen put on a cap and did the Nazi salute," one source told The Sun.
Bowie died peacefully surrounded by his family and friends. He was 69 at the time.
These shocking developments affect all Jews, bridging the entire political spectrum, secular and religious, ultra-Orthodox to Reform.
By ISI LEIBLER
The British still don’t understand that the UK and Europe have long funded and connived at not just Palestinian terrorism, but the incitement that causes it.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
The strength of a community is not determined by the existence or absence of threats, but by its ability to recognize those threats and to organize itself to defeat them.
By LESLIE WAGNER
As the issues of Israel, Islamic fundamentalism and anti-Semitism become increasingly intertwined, the borders between them are becoming all the more blurred.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Whether Cameron would have called a referendum had he not left Brussels with an agreement is another matter altogether.
New government guidance will prevent any public body from imposing a boycott on a member of the World Trade Organization to which Israel belongs.
Clearly such views are not just a moral abomination but represent a deplorable and permanent stain on the reputation of a man who won the Nobel Peace Prize.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Ultimately I had the inspired idea of sending a reporter to interview a psychologist on how to cope with stress.
By LIAT COLLINS
We must recognize that Israel’s values are Britain’s values, Israel’s fight is Britain’s fight and Israel’s peril is Britain’s peril.
By RICHARD KEMP AND JASPER REID
This week, for the first time in my life I encountered a form of censorship in the most unlikely of all places: when I spoke to the Jewish Society at King’s College, London.
Hammond made clear that re-opening of embassies did not indicate agreement on all issues.
By TAYLOR BUTCH
The only piece of good news about a Corbyn victory is that a Labour Party led by him would be an absolute certainty to lose the next general election.
His rhetoric centers on opposing what he calls “austerity” and he is surfing a growing wave of radical energy and excitement.
By DAVID HIRSH
I hunger for a return to the robust British spiritual life that once served as the very foundation of British idealism and influence.