05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
PM, politicians celebrate Mimouna across country
Police: Case against suspected serial killer almost ready
Police: Double suicide in Ma’aleh Adumim due to wife’s terminal illness
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
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
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
On Macedonia border, Syrian migrants hope for open door
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
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
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
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
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
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
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
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
World Health Organization regards tanning salons as dangerous as asbestos factories; minimum age for indoor tanning now 18.
... 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.
"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 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.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
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
Children brought to Israel without government oversight and lacking a local legal guardian are vulnerable, report concludes.
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