04.27.2017 | 1 Iyar, 5777
Hamas Interior Ministry arrests Gazans for ‘spreading rumors’
Senior IDF officer: Gaza shortages might lead to confrontation with Hamas
Palestinian terrorist convicted of US immigration fraud
NGO demands lawyer access for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners
Trump considering Israel visit, White House official confirms
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Mac TA back in 1st after rout of Kiryat Gat
NGO Monitor: European governments fund NGOs that incite to violence
Analysis: Germany’s Social Democrats pivot toward PLO and Iran
Police commemorate slain officers
Dancing against the stream
Einstein like you've never seen him before
Instagram stars capture Israel unfiltered
Israeli musicians to sing in Rabin Square for Remembrance Day
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Your investments: Financial independence and Independence Day
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Investors may be ‘losing their appetite’ for young companies
Israeli surgeons first to freeze, defrost and transplant limb on rat
Gel ball toy that looks like candy lands toddler in hospital
Children conceived by in-vitro fertilization at higher risk for pediatric cancers
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
The unacceptable behavior of the German foreign minister
Encountering peace: The day after Independence Day
Media comment: Ethics? Not for us
April 27, 2017: Survivor’s response
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Turkey detains 800 people over suspected links to US-based cleric
Analysis: Why is Turkey bombing Yazidis in Iraq?
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
European Parliament president urges post-Holocaust restitution progress
House resolution would recognize Israeli-American heritage
Soros University under threat by Hungarian authorities
1,500-year-old Torah recovered from Turkish smugglers
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
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
From Wonder Woman to Wonder Weed: 7 incredible new things from Israel
Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight in new PR blunder
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Grapevine: The other genocide
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
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
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Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Pope Francis urges the powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk
Reflection and Prayer in Jerusalem from A Truth Seeker
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
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
UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness said that his organization has worked with the PA for years and has “a long track record as a partner teaching children in a highly complex environment."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Days earlier, the UN agency denied their employee was elected to the terror group's political leadership.
By ADAM RASGON
A tweet by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon alleged that Suheil al-Hindi, an UNRWA employee, was elected to the Hamas leadership.
“We have contacts with the Israeli side regarding this matter and we are asking them to restore the permits and extend their duration to 24 hours, to make sure this problem does not recur.”
The violent curriculum can be found in 240 books – ranging from civics to mathematics – in over 400 UNRWA schools in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, experts say.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Republicans have launched a parallel effort in the House to compel the State Department to define “refugee,” as the term pertains to the Palestinian question.
By MICHAEL WILNER
UNRWA employees keep posting anti-Semitic posts despite promises to take the incidents seriously.
“UNRWA is shocked by the upsurge in violence that has affected Palestinian and Israeli civilians and the pattern of deadly force against Palestinians,” says commissioner-general.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
After ignoring past reports, the UN finally took action against its own employees inciting violence against Israel on social media.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“The posting on Facebook appears to have been designed to look as if it was posted by an UNRWA staff member but there is no evidence that any UNRWA staff member was involved,” spokesman says.
Amid the UNRWA's threat to halt services due to financial crisis, Palestinians increase protests.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
No injuries were reported and it was not immediately clear what caused the explosion.
Jerusalem believes the Ban-established committee is professional and will look at the context that led to the fighting in Gaza, as well as what happened at the UN facilities.
By HERB KEINON
Washington to give more than $70 million in humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip.
"Three Israeli attacks that damaged Gaza schools housing displaced people caused numerous civilian casualties in violation of the laws of war," group says.
Ban is quoted as saying that an investigative committee of this nature – if and when it is needed – would only begin its work after the UN Human Rights Council probe.
Palestinians report IDF tank fire at Sajaiye neighborhood; IDF denies report, says UN personnel hurt from either rocket, mortar.
This was not Penn's first time getting political, the actor took a sabbatical from his role on the TV show House in order to work for the Obama administration.
ICJW sent letters of support to three US senators who have called for an independent investigation into UNRWA’s role during the current round of fighting.
By ANNA HIATT
Prosor: Real obstacle to peace is right of return for Palestinian refugees, not settlements; adds transfer of status "misguided."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL AND MICHAEL WILNER JERUSALEM
Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor demands EU "find courage" to labeled Hezbollah a terror group, as US has already done.
By MICHAEL WILNER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
UNRWA, OCHA condemn Israel for "displacing 67 Palestinian refugees, more than half of whom are children."
MK launches international parliamentary campaign to restructure Palestinian refugee agency.
By LAHAV HARKOV
UN agency reinstates original name and logo after protesters slammed decision to drop "relief" and "works" from UNRWA website.
Building material for 1,200 housing units in two projects, 18 new UNRWA schools permitted to enter Strip by COGAT.
Report obtained by 'Post,' claims UNRWA report linking difficulties in Gaza education system to blockade "misleading and distortive."
By YAAKOV KATZ
Créé en 1948, cet organisme des Nations unies a pour mission de venir en aide aux réfugiés palestiniens, mais beaucoup l’accusent de perpétuer la souffrance palestinienne.
By TAL BASHAN
UN's Palestinian refugee agency said Holocaust studies would become part of the elementary school syllabus.
By ADAM NICKY / THE MEDIA LINE
In the Negev, where it had been thought that nothing could grow, there are now two million olive trees.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees is working to upgrade camps' dilapidated facilities; for Palestinians camps must be seen as temporary.
UN says the time has come to add more permanent structures for the growing populations of camp residents.
"Campus in Camp" program helps the younger generation wrestle with conflicting demands and questions of identity.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE
With the help of 1,000 children from UNRWA schools, aerial artist John Quigley recreates Picasso's Peace Dove.
Neutrality required of UNRWA "so that it can carry out its critical mandate," US spokesman says.
UN ambassador writes to Ban Ki-moon over map of Israel labeled "Arab Palestine" held by director of the UNWRA in Lebanon.
By MICHAEL WILNER JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Ambassador Susan Rice tells UN council US opposes outposts, says Israel must step up efforts to deter violence, hate crimes.
New video shows youth purportedly attending UNRWA schools voicing support for terrorism against Jews.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“We respectfully demand that you take action immediately to remove the images, apply accountability to the highest levels of UNRWA, and apologize for inciting to racism,” said UN Watch director.
Set up in 1948, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency has a stated goal of helping Palestinian refugees – but many accuse it of perpetuating Palestinian suffering.
Clashes in Syrian refugee camps are putting the spotlight on the unusual plight of Palestinians in the war-torn regime.
By SCOTT KRANE
The “Palestine refugee” story is one of heartless exploitation of Arabs by Arabs.
By NEVILLE TELLER
The Schalit family's repeated calls to the government to capitulate to Hamas' demands have borne no fruit. It's time to turn the tables and channel that pressure directly at Hamas instead.
By EVELYN GORDON
Suhail al-Hindi, an UNRWA employee, resigned from his position following allegations that he was elected to the Hamas leadership.
Teaching students Jerusalem is holy city for three religions, not the capital of "Palestine," is one alternative scenario.
The Palestinian uprising started with general strikes in UNRWA's offices in all of the Lebanese refugee camps, has escalated to violence, One man who suffered from Anemia.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The agency provides help and protection to some 5 million registered Palestinian refugees.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Many Palestinians suspect that UNRWA’s scaling-down of its services is part of a “conspiracy” to eliminate the refugee problem.
UN, Israel say date to be set for mechanism to monitor building materials to ensure they aren't diverted to Hamas to rebuild infiltration tunnels.
Hamas: UN in the wrong for shutting down food distribution efforts in wake of riot.
UN aid agency says demonstrators stormed its Gaza headquarters after the agency suspended some of its cash handouts.
UNRWA says 'disappointing' decision comes after Hamas-ruled Gaza imposed ban, run had aimed to raise funds for Gaza children.
Teaching Holocaust is "crime against Palestinians," says Gaza group following report UN agency plans to re-introduce course.
UNRWA: EU's contribution "largest single donation to UNRWA"; money to finance education, health and social services.
As Latakia death toll rises to 34, PLO official denounces Assad’s "crime against humanity."
By OREN KESSLER
No one injured in attack; kite fliers attempt to break world record by launching 15,000 kites along shores of Mediterranean.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE AND JPOST.COM
Palestinian kids attempt to fly 15,000 kites; The United Nations is touting it as an attempt by “David” to defeat “Goliath.”
Palestinians stage protests outside UN agency in Gaza City in protest against dropping of words "relief" and "works" from name.
UNRWA report says unemployment in second half of 2010 grew much faster than employment, average purchasing power continued to decline.
By BEN HARTMAN
Nader al-Masri, who represented Palestine at the Olympics, completed the UNRWA-organized course in two hours, 42 minutes, 47 seconds.
Israel must decide whether to cooperate with United Nations investigation on Gaza operation.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
There’s no other UN organ in which so many layers of unabashed hypocrisy overlap and contribute so cynically to the perpetuation of misery instead of assisting the cause of peace and prosperity.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The third war in six years between Israel and Hamas in Gaza ended last August with an open-ended cease-fire.
By MOSE APELBLAT
The Israeli government and local media should send an unequivocal message that Gunness’s boycott call is an unacceptable attempt to intimidate a reputable newspaper.
By JPost Editorial
The EU is not alone in its laissez faire attitude toward preventing material aid from reaching terrorist groups.
By NAFTALI BALANSON
UNRWA’s existence is the problem; stopgap reforms are not possible and would not be helpful even if they were.
By NITZA NACHAMIAS
Details of letter sent to UN by Ron Prosor discussing UNRWA map of "Arab Palestine" categorically rejected as “completely false”.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Here is a suggested 10-step process for how the the Hon. John Baird could conduct his inquiry.
By DAVID BEDEIN
UNRWA cannot be seen to condone the gender discrimination being enforced by Hamas on religious grounds.
By LIAT COLLINS
Accepting Israel means ending the Palestinian revolution, a national betrayal and an Islamic heresy. In this context, for Palestinians and their supporters, the “peace process” is a metaphor for defeat.
By MOSHE DANN
Where does UNRWA come in, and where do the fragmented interests of Palestinian militant anti-Zionism fall?
Into the Fray: Without a viable alternative to the two-state approach, no rational long-term use of national resources is possible.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Washington should treat UNRWA as a vehicle to deliver social services, nothing more.
By STEVEN J. ROSEN AND DANIEL PIPES
It is regrettable that the chances of Dr. Einat Wilf being reelected to the 19th Knesset are slim.
By SUSAN ROLEF
The EU foreign policy chief's moral obtuseness and evidence of anything but upright impartiality.
The suffering of Jewish refugees from Arab countries must be acknowledged, compensated for their losses.
By IRWIN COTLER
UNRWA instills millions of Arab refugee descendants with false hope they'll be repatriated to 1948 villages.
Spokesman for United Nations Relief and Works Agency defends organization against claims it perpetuates Palestinian refugee situation.
By CHRIS GUNNESS
Ros-Lehtinen’s bill shows that the foreign policy debate in US is now a fight between those who trust facts and those who trust clichés.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Israel’s decision not to eliminate Hamas once and for all at the end of Operation Cast Lead has come back to haunt us.
Teachers involved in terror attacks, curriculum that incites hatred, all suggest UN body’s slogan ‘Peace starts here’ is totally misleading.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
UNRWA could use its resources to create a better future instead of relegating the descendants of the 1948 war to another generation in limbo.
By ADI RABINOVITCH AND NOAM BEDEIN
It's difficult to understand how it serves the Israel’s interest to use any leverage in the US Congress to lobby for the Palestinians or UNRWA.
It’s a sad state of affairs when a man is arrested for defending himself against one who would harm him or take his life.
As more and more Arabs recognize that they are not the only victims of the Mideast conflict, the dialogue with Israel can take place on a more genuine basis.
By ZVI GABAY