04.27.2017 | 1 Iyar, 5777
IDF strikes Hamas target in Gaza in response to cross-border fire
Syria says Israeli missile strike near Damascus airport confirmed
Palestinian Authority says it's halting Gaza power payments to Israel
Israeli defense minister warns of Iranian presence in Golan Heights
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A treasured folk family tradition
Trump considering Israel visit, White House official confirms
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
Report: European states fund NGOs that incite to violence against Israelis
Analysis: North Korea and the Jewish question
Analysis: Germany’s Social Democrats pivot toward PLO and Iran
Dancing against the stream
Einstein like you've never seen him before
Mac TA back in 1st after rout of Kiryat Gat
Beersheba on the brink of championship
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
‘Construction Innovation Zone’ to open in south TA, first in world
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
Jewish officials hail Austria’s decision to alter antisemitism definition
Study: For US Jews, education dims faith
European Parliament president urges post-Holocaust restitution progress
House resolution would recognize Israeli-American heritage
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
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
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
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
'Guardian' cites unnamed Iranian with ties to the regime echoing allegation made by Western intel official one day earlier.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
Western intel official tells 'TIME' that Mossad was behind missile base blast; Khamenei appears at officer's funeral.
By YAAKOV KATZ
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Balance of power between Khamenei and Ahmadinejad is at stake in upcoming parliamentary elections.
By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE
Iranian youngsters exposed to Western media struggle to deal with tough Iranian laws and "morality police" regulating social interactions.
The new president will run economy of 75 million people and exert influence when Khamenei decides on national security matters.
Pew Research Center poll shows 40% of Iranians think religious figures should play large role in politics; majority back sharia.
Chavez described as someone who kept Palestine "in his heart"; symbol for those "scarred by imperialism" Ahmadinejad says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
The first visit by an Iranian president to Egypt since the 1979 Islamic Revolution signals the shifting dynamic in the region.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Rutgers professor aims to challenge the regime in Tehran; says regime's anti-Zionist rhetoric is "toxic" to Iranian interests.
By MICHAEL WILNER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Longtime cameraman for Iranian president stays behind after UN trip, applies for political asylum, lawyer says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on public television station triggers criticism.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JPOST CORRESPONDT
In Fox News interview, Oliver Stone's son defends Iranian president's controversial comments on Israel, Holocaust.
With Ahmadinejad, Chavez at his side, Nicaraguan president calls Gaddafi's death a "crime."
Iranian president set to arrive in Venezuela as part of Latin American swing in the face of increasing sanctions.
EU says Iran nuclear talks must be "constructive and substantial"; Russia and China have blocked a broader response to Syria repression.
Iran's budget for the year starting in March 2014 tops $66 billion, down from Ahmadinejad's $200 billion budget last year.
Former president takes offense at successor's claims that he is responsible for dire state of Iranian economy.
Following nuclear deal that granted Tehran some sanctions relief, Iranian president says predecessor left country with $67b. of debt.
As Iran seems keen to heal old conflicts internally and with the West, the state is reviewing house arrest of opposition leaders Mirhossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karoubi; conservatives may fear consequences of freeing men
'Telegraph' reports that Iran cancels conference in latest move to demonstrate new diplomatic direction under Rouhani.
Vilified in the West for his vitriol, blamed at home for economic woes, the outgoing president created a cult following in his country, rising from obscurity to become the most visible actor on the Iranian stage.
Iran expert tells 'Post' candidates are attempting to put on moderate face.
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says Iran will continue to go forward with nuclear program for peaceful purposes.
By YASSER OKBI
All candidates for presidential election emphasize right to nuclear energy; former negotiator says Iran "mastered" technology.
UN nuke watchdog will urge Iran to stop stonewalling investigation into suspected atomic bomb research.
Ahmadinejad more conciliatory than Supreme Leader but does not have authority over nuclear talks.
Morsi greets Iranian president as he disembarks at Cairo airport in first visit to Egpyt by Iranian head of state since 1979.
Iranian president invited by President Morsi to visit Cairo, to discuss resuming of diplomatic relations between the countries.
Israel says Sudan was transit point for Iranian weapons going to Gaza; Gulf Arab states among Sudan's biggest investors.
Iranian president declares the age of nuclear deterrence 'long gone,' denying his country is seeking an atomic bomb.
As currency plunges, Iranian president defends economic policies, claiming country's enemies waging "psychological war" against it; lawmaker: If nuclear negotiations fail, we will raise enrichment to 60% purity.
Sources say hackers disrupted bank websites and networks starting in 2011, after Iran beefed up its cyber capabilities; evidence shows attacks may be retaliation for sanctions.
IRGC, ground forces commanders say Iranian retaliation to Israeli strike will lead to destruction of "Zionist regime."
Iranian president slams Israel as military parade displays Shahab 3 missile, which it claims can reach Tel Aviv.
Meeting Hamas official Zahar in Tehran, Iranian president comments on plots of "arrogant powers," Palestinian rights.
Value of passed budget is significantly lower due to drop in currency, hit by international sanctions.
Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Ghassemi says there are financial problems, but no ban on selling to Spain, other EU countries.
Ahead of nuclear talks, Iranian president strikes defiant tone, says Tehran "will not retreat even one iota from its rights"
Official Iranian media says Tehran has cut oil exports to Spain and may halt sales to Germany, Italy in apparent move to strengthen negotiating position ahead of nuclear talks.
Ahead of nuclear negotiations, Iranian president says country can "manage easily" without exporting its oil for several years.
Ahmadinejad praises cooperation between two countries; Turkish PM reiterates support of Iran's nuclear rights.
Iran blames world problems on West; Obama says compromise can be reached on peaceful atomic energy for Tehran.
US secretary of state, EU's Ashton say Tehran appears to accept that its nuclear program would be a subject of talks in formal letter.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER AND REUTERS
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton say letter shows "potential possibility" that Iran is ready for talks, accentuate primacy of nuclear issue, sustained negotiations.
"All problems are coming from outside," Ahmadinejad tells a news conference in the Pakistani capital.
Tehran to announce "very important" achievements, Ahmadinejad says during celebration of Islamic revolution anniversary.
UN nuclear watchdog plans another visit "in the very near future"; S. Korea, Japan want US to detail Iran sanctions.
Ahmadinejad accuses world powers of meddling in region as UN inspectors arrive to check military aspects of nuclear program.
Inspectors to seek answers from Iranian officials on concerns over military aspects of nuclear program.
Iranian president increases bank rates to 21% in attempt to stabilize rial, reverse dash for dollars and gold.
Iranian security official is quoted as saying those responsible for killing scientist "will never feel safe."
Iranian president says his country is being "punished" for no reason, after being awarded an honorary doctorate.
"Enemy's moves focused on preventing Iran's development," leader says as pressure mounts over nuclear program.
Ahmadinejad says Iran always "willing to negotiate and cooperate," but West more interested in confrontation.
Iranian president lashes out following EU decision to tighten sanctions against Islamic Republic; accuses western countries of wanting to plunder Iranian bank accounts abroad to ease their own economic crises.
Iranian president says he doesn't think Tehran, US are on collision course; Iran's roleis to "explain that 'occupation' should be eliminated."
Ahmadinejad isn't the only Iranian president to delineate nuclear aspirations. It's time the world sat up and noticed.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Beilinite folly is dangerous because they dominate the media, dictate the national agenda and may inspire future governments as they did the one which gave us Oslo.
By SARAH HONIG
In an excerpt from his book, Hirsh Goodman analyzes the Iranian threat.
By HIRSH GOODMAN
Just because Ahmadinejad officially registered to run, however, does not mean he will be allowed to do so.
By HERB KEINON
The announcement comes as a challenge to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority.
Ahmadinejad had not announced any plans to run in the vote scheduled for May, but has made several speeches in recent months, prompting speculation of a political comeback.
Ahmadinejad reiterated that despite promises to improve ties between the two countries, the US is pursuing the same "hostile policies along with the same trend of enmity."
A Facebook and Instagram campaign were started shortly after the letter was published called "Demand for Trial of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad."
The former Iranian president is making an intense media push as he returns to the public eye.
By HAGAI LAP
Mohammad Reza Rahimi, who was appointed in 2009 after Ahmadinejad's re-election, was indicted in March in connection with a billion-dollar money laundering and embezzlement scheme.
The five main reasons for death sentences in Iran are heresy, homosexuality, rape, murder and armed struggle.
Javad Zarif called Holocaust "horrifying tragedy,"; Islamic hardliners summon him to appear in closed session of parliament to discuss matter.
Iranian president-elect to pick cabinet of experienced insiders, will select head of charity-cum-business foundation as chief nuke negotiator.
Iranian president-elect says gov't infighting must stop, cooperation needed in order to combat "possibly highest inflation in world."
President says outgoing Iranian leader's deed neither forgotten nor accepted; new Iranian president to be judged by future deeds.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Exiled Bani-Sadr: Republic is erasing itself in the face of the Leader whose only goal is to cement his own power.
Prime Minister says Islamic Republic is "methodically moving forward" with nuclear program, despite outcome of election.
By HERB KEINON AND REUTERS
Analysts say Iran's supreme leader seeks a loyal and docile future president.
Iranian supreme leader sees surprise candidacy of rivals - Ahmadinejad protege, former president - as threat to his authority.
Sleiman: Tehran at fault for drone downed over Israel; Hezbollah threatens rocket fire on Israel "from Kiryat Shmona to Eilat."
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Iranian president's request to visit prison where his press adviser is held denied, said to be a sign of his waning influence.
Iranian president tells German newspaper that "8 years is enough," he will quit when 2nd term ends and return to academia.
Khamenei even more extreme on nuclear issue than Ahmadinejad, experts say.
By OREN KESSLER
Iranian supreme leader's acolytes expected to occupy over 3/4 of parliament; result likely to erode Ahmadinejad's authority.
Iranian president may pay the price for failing to conform to Khamenei's rule in upcoming parliamentary election.
Karoubi: Vote will only be "rubber-stamp" affair; Iranian opposition has been marginalized since unrest after 2009 elections.
President's media aide hits out at rival conservatives; reformist newspaper banned for 2 months for "insults."
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slams foreign intervention in Libya, Syria: "Justice, freedom, respect - this is the right of all nations."
Some of our most popular stories covered the serious news, some were feel-good and some were just weird. We take a look back.
By THE JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Always dreamed of ruling a country with an iron fist? Find out your dictatorship potential!
By NATI GABBAY
An Iran poll survey suggests that the former president now trails incumbent Hassan Rouhani by just eight percentage points in a head-to-head match-up, compared with 27 points in May 2015.
By JASON M. BRODSKY
Though Rohani's tone is undoubtedly less incendiary, he is the same person who presided over the secret advance of the nuclear program.
By IRWIN COTLER
The next Iranian president will have to deal among other issues with - sanctions, regional policy and results from actions in Syria.
By BARRY RUBIN
The world is numb listening to useless addresses in an organization that has become ineffective in dealing with today’s global challenges.
By URI SAVIR
Yom Kippur, more than any other holiday, has long served as a haunting
metaphor for my feelings of guilt over the starvation and depravity my grandparents and other Holocaust victims were forced to endure.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Had I ignored my wife’s nagging I probably would have remained squarely on my butt, and my family would be among the 46% of the souls in this country having to deal with yet another headache, a serious one at that.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Neither Obama or Netanyahu can afford to let the Iranians go on with their nuclear program.
By JAY BUSHINSKY
There’ll be no Arab enlightenment until Arabs acknowledge that they’re victimized by their own self-produced disasters.
Our duty is clear. It is not enough to be good. We must know what to do when we face evil.
By RON PROSOR
Iranian president in Ecuador: "We don't believe in making atom bombs, we believe it's immoral."