02.26.2017 | 30 Shevat, 5777
Dershowitz calls on banks to close accounts that boycott Israel
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Report: Trump may pull US out of UN Human Rights Council due to Israel bias
Netanyahu meets with Aussie FM against imposing PA state on Israel
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Foreign Ministry likely to declare strike
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Dance review: One. One & One
Coldplay arrives in Israel to scout possible concert locations
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Casspi waived by New Orleans Pelicans after breaking thumb
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
The damage that could stem from lack of movement
New Worlds: Crystallization made crystal clear
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Fundamentally Freund: Operation Menashe 2017 is underway
February 26, 2017: Selecting judges
The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem
Shot in the foot
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
US almost deports visiting Holocaust scholar
'Impact of BDS is worse than most people realize'
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
US Democrats pick Perez over Ellison to lead party
Pence's Twitter blunder: whose flag is it, anyway?
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
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
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
We asked, you answered: a weekly roundup from the JPost Twitter
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Heightened security remains in effect throughout capital, with emphasis on the Western Wall for remainder of Succot and Birkat Kohanim ceremony.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Survey of pupils shows 30% smoke nargilas.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
School bags should have wide, cushioned straps that can be adjusted with buckles.
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
“It is important that children learn that Israel is not only about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or politics," says CEO of Snunit.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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
We hope to channel the energies of one of Israel’s best and brightest, and we feel the excitement and honor of knowing that some of her belongings will now become a part of the Sobar.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
In a promotional video released online this past week, “Ziona," a young woman, speeds on her bike across the capital – clearly trying to send a message of a young and dynamic city.
By PEGGY CIDOR
"To have other kids their age come and spend time with them means a lot to these children."
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
Kaima Farm catches teens before they fall out of the educational framework.
By SHARON AHARONI
That was the beginning of my relationship with an extremely talented boy who was drowning in his addiction.
A groundbreaking approach to looking at human understanding gives those with autism a new lease on life.
By CARL HOFFMAN
... is worth a pound of cure.
Sulam L’Atid is equipping Jerusalem’s socioeconomically challenged youth for a more solid future.
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."
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.
“This partnership will positively impact the students, their families and communities in Israel, forever changing the trajectory of their lives.”
HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed, Dror Israel and the Combat Genocide Association collected about 3,000 boxes of winter clothing and supplies as part of Operation Human Warmth.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Ma'agalim empowers at-risk students to serve in the IDF and stay in Israel,
says CEO Assaf Weiss.
By STEVE LINDE
The IBA wants to make sure youth teams don’t bring in foreign recruits in order to strengthen their rosters.
By ALLON SINAI
While 65 percent more pupils joined youth movements during the last decade, many of those cannot afford the experiences those movements sponsor.
Four young adults realize their vision of turning their house into a home for all.
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.
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.
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.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
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
Hi-tech and Israeli youth
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
What is a ‘social business’? And can social concerns and profit really mix?
Is there a problem?
By MIKE GROPPER
Not your typical student body, the Eastern Mediterranean International School in Israel hosts young people from all over the world.
By PAUL SÁNCHEZ KEIGHLEY
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.
For the first time in Israel’s history, drug use is on the rise as much as 10.5% among teens.
The Institute of Youth Leaders from Overseas celebrates 70 years.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
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
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.
Two millennials recount living the childhood dream (or nightmare?) of getting locked in post-nightfall.
By BERNARD ELLOUK,MEIRA NAGEL
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 Jerusalem Foundation works with vulnerable populations in the city, from at-risk teens to Holocaust survivors.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
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