05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
20 Israeli academics encourage BDS, Im Tirtzu says
In huge blow to Israel, Netherlands declares BDS ‘free speech’
Majority of Israelis don't trust Netanyahu on security, believe government won't pursue peace
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
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
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
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
The service allows users to pay for content without having to view advertisements and also gives the option to download songs.
By JACOB GOLDSTEIN
‘Unfortunately, far too many millennials
trying to cope with these economic conditions
have low levels of financial literacy and are
wrestling with concerns about their debt’
By AARON KATSMAN
School bags should have wide, cushioned straps that can be adjusted with buckles.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Hadassah neurosurgeons perform successful, four-hour operation on 14-year-old boy.
Welfare Minister: we have to protect our children from possible dangers
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Suspicions appear to be falling on Hamas as being behind the abduction the three Israeli youth.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Organizers of the event described it as “sound meditation meets theater-meets dance party-meets live concert-meets speaker series, all in one insanely immersive experience.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Youth movement opens center in Gondar, Ethiopia, to cater to last-standing of historic Jewish community.
By CORAL BRAUN
A profile of Ateret Violet Shmuel, 30, who made aliya from Boston to Jerusalem in September 2012.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
NIF trips "cut," a result of the break between the organizations.
By SAM SOKOL
Dès la sortie du lycée, des milliers de jeunes juifs français décident de quitter le pays pour effectuer leurs études en Israël et, ensuite, leur aliya.
By HELOISE FAYET
Participation gratuite au club de remise en forme Bar MasterZ : telle est l’idée des frères Shlomo pour remplacer l’alcool et la violence au sein de la jeunesse sur les nerfs de Jérusalem
By ET GAR LEFKOVITS
Le tour du monde de cinq garçons pour une coexistence des religions passe par une étape incontournable : Jérusalem
Une initiative locale a permis à 120 enfants de réfugiés sud-soudanais déportés d’Israël, d’intégrer un pensionnat ougandais. Mais le mal du « pays » ne les quitte pas
By BERNARD DICHEK
La ville du Sud bénéficie d’une infusion d’énergie nouvelle venue d’une population estudiantine, qui a entrepris de construire de ses mains les lieux qui l’abriteront.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Après des semaines de combats qui ont vu leurs amis blessés ou tués sous leurs yeux, personne ne peut plus taxer ces jeunes d’insouciants ou, pire, d’ignorants des vraies valeurs
By AVIRAM ZINO
Israël deviendrait-il extrémiste ? Ou adopte-t-il une attitude normale pour un pays en état de siège ?
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Les cas de victimes auraient droguées par leurs agresseurs avant d’être abusées sont de plus en plus nombreux en Israël.
By SASKIA BECAUD
L’an passé, Israël a été qualifié comme le second pays ayant le plus haut niveau d’éducation au monde selon un rapport de l’OCDE portant sur les études supérieures. Et 45 % des Israéliens sont titulaires d’un diplôme post-bac
By AVI SABBAH
Si l’adulte sait se retrouver dans le labyrinthe émotionnel des commémorations israéliennes, comment la jeune génération appréhende-t-elle ces journées du souvenir propres au jeune Etat hébreu ?
By BERNARD ZANZOURI
Association of Rape Crisis Centers calls on general public to donate to fundraising campaign to combat phenomenon
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
... is worth a pound of cure.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
Sulam L’Atid is equipping Jerusalem’s socioeconomically challenged youth for a more solid future.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
The project is still growing, and the support it receives is the backbone for further success moving forward.
By MAYA PELLEG
Parents need to find a way to take the shame out of suicide, should the topic come up.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
“We want our youth to be integrated in normative activities – community activities, culture and leisure time, aimed to give them more education and more involvement in their community."
By PEGGY CIDOR
Rosenheim, who until recently was vice president of the religious Bnei Akiva youth movement, is known to be a man very close to Education Minister and Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett.
“If we buy a pack, all our friends will bum cigarettes from us. Why should we spend our money on them?” says a 15-year-old smoker.
The Bnot Batya movement is exceptionally large, numbering 17,410 girls this year. The reason for this is the inclusive nature of haredi education: The movement serves a complementary educational function within the Bais Yaakov network of schools.
By LIOR REGEV
“It’s a big event for us, but we’re also here to have fun,” says participant.
By SHANA MEDEL
We cannot force our kids to take a different path, but we can do two important things.
The Jerusalem Foundation and Mishkenot Sha’ananim provide an alternative project for teens while creating more jobs for home-grown artists.
By ARI MARRACHE
Hamartef’s experimental therapeutic initiative is staging change among at-risk youth.
The teen gunman killed one student before killing himself in a school bathroom.
Program works to promote a tolerant society through knowing the “other.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"Keep Olim in Israel" group links immigrants with Israelis for Seder.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
A Purim story that could have ended in tragedy.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Jerusalem Unity Prize, now in its second year, was launched by Barkat together with GESHER.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The competition, which calls on students to suggest a cultural hero, is spearheaded by the prestigious international Dan David Prize, in conjunction with the Tel Aviv Youth University.
The Justice Ministry said that crimes were "ideological" in nature and added that the jail sentences were necessary in order to deter future incidences.
SHALVA has witnessed extraordinary growth in the last 25 years, and this year provided comprehensive disability services to more than 500 babies, children and young adults with special needs.
By STEVE LINDE
The social initiative offers an alternative to the rampant culture of consumerism characterized by US post-Thanksgiving super sales.
Program for talented youth has turned out over 40,000 grads, a figure it thought would take 2 decades.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Free time during summer vacation leads to dangers online.
Teens seeking summer jobs can keep bosses honest with Economy Ministry smartphone app.
The death marks the fifth infant to die in South Tel Aviv during the past two months.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi,BEN HARTMAN
Organization works to integrate people into the workforce, runs youth programs, trains educators, and operates Community Knowledge Centers.
Two children already hospitalized for reckless holiday-related accidents.
“Good deeds day is a day that does good for the heart," says Shari Arison.
Ministry aims to build around 700 new classrooms within two years.
Proving equality for all, despite proposed Nation State legislation, proves challenging.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,GREER FAY CASHMAN
The officer, who is 40, told the youth that he was only 37-years-old, and asked that he be referred to as “the officer.”
By BEN HARTMAN
Data reveals Jewish student population, not including the ultra-Orthodox, had an increase of 5.6% in eligibility for a matriculation certificate - an additional 2,800 students.
Hi-tech and Israeli youth
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Jews from USA
Kav L’Noar for at-risk youth teams up with the Givati Brigade and a New Jersey marathon runner.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
Egyptian Sheikh Dr. Omer Salem speaks to burgeoning young diplomats on Jewish-Muslim conciliation.
By REBECCA ABRAHAMSON
Students from two Jewish and two Arab towns are meeting and discussing heavy topics – learning the important diplomatic skills of debate, reconciliation and, maybe, even friendship.
By LAURA KELLY
Behavior becomes potentially problematic when virtual online friends start to be the focus of more communication and become more important than real-life family and friends.
By MIKE GROPPER
Children need your love and the reassurance that you are there for them and will provide a safe and secure environment in which to grow.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Momentum, a nonprofit started in 2010 , helps soldiers transition out of the army into civilian life.
By PAMELA PELED
A roundup of some great shows and exhibits happening this week.
By BARRY DAVIS
When drugs are available, teens need to make choices. Drugs are not what they used to be. They are stronger and more affordable.
Talpiot Children’s Village uses a new approach to family therapy to treat at-risk children and parents.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
38% think they’re better off after Arab Spring, down from 72% in 2012; 47% confident in their government’s ability to deal with ISIS.
Official says the game's goal is to "raise the morale of the mujahedin and to train children and youth how to battle the West."
Iran has already banned use of social media web platforms such as Facebook and YouTube.
In a project called 'Teddy Bears Hospital,' doctors-in-training teach Israeli students not to fear visiting the doctor.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Take a moment to to look at each picture carefully. Perhaps we all need to reevaluate our own lives.
Courtesy of www.ebaumsworld.com
By OLIVIA FINE
Tip for the week: Aim high…the sky is the limit.
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
Tip for the week: Good week for putting more balance into your life.
Tip for the week: Be patient and believe in yourself.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: Don’t act in haste. You’re your time you won’t be sorry.
Tip for the week: Good week for reviewing mistakes, acknowledging what you overlooked and moving forward stronger than before.
A different night out Jerusalem mother Tracey Shipley provides young adults with the opportunity to hang out in a safe, substance-free environment.
By NAAMA BARAK
Bring your child to the Skate Park during the summer or on a Wednesday afternoon during the school year from 5 to 6:30 for a skating workshop.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
"I'm writing this today, because "good-bye" I had no chance to say," Lihi writes to her father, Amotz Greenberg, who fell in battle.
By LIHI GREENBERG
"Why didn't you say 'goodbye' when you left?" Hayut writes to her father, Kasahun Baynesian, who fell in battle.
By HAYUT BAYNESIAN,
"You went, but you are still with us, in the little things and in the great ones," Hallel writes to her father, Rami Kachlon, who fell after succumbing to wounds obtained in battle.
By HALLEL KACHLON
"I thought you were unbeatable, but in the end a small piece of steel ended your life," Tal writes to his father, Ze'ev Etzion, who fell in battle.
By NETTA ETZION,TAL ETZION
The make-up of the Under 30 Summit means a limitless professional ceiling for these young superstars, as well as a professional timeline of at least a half-century.
By RANDALL LANE
"Like many other millennials, my first memories of Israel are during the second intifada."
By JONATHAN MÜHLRAD
Debate is the vehicle through which the world changes; if people don’t rationally defend their arguments, then the world would be governed by and ingenuity and creativity would be stifled.
By JOEL COHEN
Perel must understand that his remarks have brought the values of the Jewish state, and the movement that he heads, into disgrace.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Indeed, we will always be “a nation that dwells in solitude,” but perhaps we will be privileged to witness a curse transform into a blessing.
By SHALOM HAMMER