04.28.2017 | 2 Iyar, 5777
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
Arab merchants shut stores in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Remaining alert: 15 years after Israel's biggest West Bank op since 1967
Basketball star Amar’e Stoudemire reveals he is learning Hebrew
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Netanyahu’s muscular diplomacy
Trump may announce US embassy move to Jerusalem during Israel visit
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
Veneziana in Haifa
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
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
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
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
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
Wisconsin students blame Israel for violence against African-Americans
The French Jewish community's hardening position against Le Pen
NYC council candidate's platform: Stop 'greedy Jewish landlords'
Jewish officials hail Austria’s decision to adopt antisemitism definition
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Grapevine: Goldin’s letter
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
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Just a Thought: On sirens
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Savta Suzy and Saba Momi
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
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
Campaigners hope to reach 100,000 signatures to reinforce the petition.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Liberman's comments, according to his spokesman, came during a telephone conversation on Wednesday with the UN's Mideast envoy Nikolay Mladenov.
By HERB KEINON
The timing of the release, April 1st, would lead many to assume the episode was merely a bad April Fool's Day joke, however this does not appear to be the case.
By ASHER WEBER
Promotion ‘raises Mahmoud al-Aloul’s profile in race to replace Abbas’
By ADAM RASGON
An unnamed, middle-aged Palestinian woman set herself ablaze in protest of the confiscation of her family members’ commercial carts by the Palestinian Authority.
Helene Le Gal condemns Settlements Bill, denouncing it as a unilateral decision made by Israel that serves as yet another roadblock to the two-state solution.
By BECKY BROTHMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
“The Palestinians reject every Israeli offer and every plan and respond with waves of violence and terrorism.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Meeting attended by delegations from four governments marks one of the highest level public interactions between Israelis and Palestinians in the last two years.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The Palestinian Authority has sent swimmers to the Olympics since 2000; they gained eligibility to participate in 1996.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The IDF spokesman said that a preliminary investigation showed that Badran, and three other Palestinians who were injured, were close to the scene but were not involved in the violence.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
In his first public appearance in Israel, Hazem Khairat said that Egyptian government still believes that a two-state solution is plausible.
The PA issued first remarks on Netanyahu's Wednesday affirmation that he is ready to hold peace talks based on a revised version of the 2002 Arab peace initiative.
Abdullah addressed his subjects to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hashemite monarchy. A text of his remarks is below.
“Direct negotiations with Mr. Netanyahu in the past have proven to be fruitless; why repeat the same mistakes?" a spokesperson for the Palestinian prime minister said.
The appointment of Liberman to serve as a minister in Netanyahu's government is an answer to international and French efforts to reinvigorate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process," PA said.
The heatwave was weighing on people and many shops were closed because Sunday is a Christian day off.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
In Bethlehem, Palestinians commemorated the Nakba by creating a special "Return train." The black-painted train was decorated with slogans such as "return is our right and our will."
Saeb Erekat wrote a letter to the EBU stating that the Palestinian flag is on display 'in all European countries through diplomatic representations.'
Anwar Eshki, a retired Major General in the Saudi army said in an interview with AL-Jazeera that he opposes arming the Palestinians, "like Iran does," because it will be counterproductive.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN,HERB KEINON
The six meter statue, which is the first of its kind outside South Africa, is a gift from the Johannesburg Municipality to its twin city, Ramallah.
The Palestinian greeting missive was issued on Sunday by Mohammad al-Madani, a member of the Fatah Center Committee and the head of the Palestinian Committee for Interaction with Israeli Society.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Paris Protocol has been in place for 22 years.
In a statement issued by Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Saturday, Egypt expressed "deep appreciation for Marwan Barghouti," stating that it is "decisive to continue the efforts for his release."
Settler leader calls on Netanyahu to normalize construction in Judea and Samaria and to allow it to build according to the needs of its population.
Last week six senior US lawmakers urged Obama to veto one-side UN resolutions.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Fatah, Hamas could attempt reconciliation and elections; succession of Abbas could be source of instability, defense minister says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The 12-centimeter high statue confiscated by the PA is a sculpture of King Herod's lover valued at nearly a million dollars.
Feeling among Palestinian population and prospective lone-wolf attackers that the escalation serves no purpose, official claims.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Coordinator of Israel's activities in the territories says his office works according to the decisions and policy laid out by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and the IDF chief of staff.
"We need to find a way to build mutual trust," president says.
Crew jumps overboard before the army destroyed the suspicious fishing boat.
Loss of faith in state institutions is not unique to Israelis and Palestinians.
By ALON BEN-DAVID
Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz, director of the Israeli government’s Conversion Authority, made the statement earlier this week, according to NRG.
"In the past the US partitioned the region in order to help establish Israel, and now they are doing it so that Israel will control the region."
Discourse that prevails in propaganda video claims "danger" posed to al-Aksa stoked the recent wave of Palestinian violence against Israelis that erupted in October.
The Palestinian government declared it would ban the selling of products from Tnuva, Zoglowek, Strauss, Tara and Tapuzina, adding that the ban would come into force on Tuesday.
The parties will discuss several issues relating to the preliminary examination of whether the settlements constitute a war crime.
"What a waste that the Palestinians continue to invest efforts to be accepted into these kinds of bodies instead of returning to the negotiating table,” Israel says of move.
Shin Bet cites recent examples from recent terror wave.
By BEN HARTMAN
On March 6, Real Madrid Football Club sent the head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub an invitation to host Dawabshe at its facilities on March 17.
Deep problems in Palestinian society are the undercurrent to the unending attacks; West Bank armed factions and even Gaza could be dragged in if nothing is done to calm the atmosphere
MEMRI Report author to Post: We believe that Western funding organizations must examine the agendas of their target bodies, and make sure that their support is used for the purposes intended.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In an interview with Kuwaiti TV channel, Abbas voiced strong opposition to violent struggle against Israel and said that the way to establish a Palestinian state is only by diplomatic means.
Police can close a business for 30 days if they are found to be employing Palestinians without permits
The terrorist who killed an American tourist and wounded many others in a stabbing spree in Jaffa was identified as Bashar Massalha, 22, from the village of Uja.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The king stated: "As the defender of Jerusalem's holy places, Jordan acted and will keep acting against Israeli violations until east Jerusalem will be liberated from Israeli occupation."
Switzerland last month began looking into whether a former government minister, now dead, had struck a covert deal with the PLO.
World War I Treaties form legal basis for land Israel won in 1967 war.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
A Jewish state will be ‘good for the world, good for the Jews and good for the British Empire,’ colonial-secretary said in 1921 visit.
Jewish group calls on organizers of the United States Universities Debate Association which organized the event, to publicly apologize for the incident.
Omar Nayef Zayed, 52, was found dead in a yard of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia on March 4.
Crisis center operator tells caller seeking transport to Israel for Brussels bombing victims that Israel does not exist and is in fact called Palestine.
By JTA,SAM SOKOL
The National Library has uncovered a telegram written by Heinrich Himmler and sent to Mufti al-Husseini, in which the Nazi leader expressed his support for the Arabs of Palestine.
By JOY BERNARD
Guard suspected of taking part in terrorist activities; no further details on suspicions available
The European Broadcasting Union's guidelines on spectator conduct includes an 'official flag policy.'
According to Sanders, two neighborhoods in Baltimore have worse infant mortality rates than in the West Bank.
By RON KAMPEAS,JTA
How likely is it that the US will bring forward a proposal to the UN Security Council? It depends who you ask.
By DANA SOMBERG
"The message that my father related back then at the UN is still relevant today, perhaps more than ever before," Mike Herzog said.
By RINA BASSIST
Indonesia is intent on bringing the Palestine question to the forefront of global diplomacy.
UN's Israel envoy says report is a distortion of the truth.
FM Charles Flanagan made his statement in reaction to reports that Israel was afraid that Ireland will recognize a Palestinian state in the near future.
10,000 attend end-of-Ramadan concert to see city.
Violent riots broke out Wednesday night after a criminal known to the police opened fire on a house of a PA security officer.
Fans of the Faysali team, affiliated with the East Bank, started chanting pro-Israeli slogans after losing a soccer match to the Wihdat team, affiliated with the Palestinian population of Jordan.
The grand mufti criticized the Syrian rebel factions fighting against the Syrian regime, claiming they serve the joint Israeli-Western bid to ruin Syria.
Syriac Orthodox Church Archbishop Swerios Malki Murad is the most senior Christian clergyman to be arrested by the PA since its inception in 1994.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to a Hamas member, Suleimani urged Hamas's delegation to stay neutral in the Saudi-Iranian conflict so that will not suffer the consequences of aligning with one side later.
Ahmad Dawabshe, 5, arrived at the Real Madrid soccer club headquarters in Madrid Thursday accompanied by his grandfather.
There were no Palestinians demanding such a right because there were no Palestinians.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Oslo made Israelis diplomatic Charlie Browns, forever running to kick the football – only to have Palestinians pull it away at the last minute, repeatedly.
By GIL TROY
Politicians in conflict thrive on the fostering of animosity and enhancing fear and hatred.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Over the past few years I’ve published many articles regarding this subject in the Israeli and international media.
By EDY COHEN
Most Israelis have no idea about the realities of Palestinian governance or the achievements that have been made by the Palestinians over the past years.
Despite America’s best efforts over the years, the two-state solution is now in serious jeopardy.
By JEFF BARAK
Most of the world, including the Arab world does not really care about the Palestinian people and their cause.
I am addressing those who have a sense of humanity, asking them to be aware of IDF practices against my people.
By MUTAZ ADAWI
The agenda would be the creation of regional mechanisms to strengthen security, stability, economic development and peace. It would also entail resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By accepting the principle of two-states, successive Israeli leaders have impaled the nation on the horns of an irresolvable dilemma.
By MARTIN SHERMAN