Kerry links wave of terrorism in Israel to settlement activity
Opposition tries to dictate steps Netanyahu should take on violence
Knesset speaker: Now is the time for a unity government
Regev calls on Justice Ministry to drop public defender representation of terrorists
Doris Uhlich provides ‘More Than Enough’
The old soul of Ryley Walker
Fasten your seat belts!
Blues Brothers and Booker T. Jones to calm frazzled Israeli nerves
Golf: Ladies light up links at Ga’ash championships
Sinai says: Disastrous finish to qualifying leaves Israeli soccer facing harsh reality
Hapoel Jerusalem in Russia to tip off Eurocup adventure
Euro 2016 qualies: Belgium puts Israel out of its misery
Israeli NGO charges US union over BDS efforts
Arabs hold protest, strike in support of Palestinian ‘struggle’
‘I can’t live like this anymore’
'Pattern of dealing with Palestinians now based on field executions, unfair trials'
US State Department unclear on Israeli intentions for Temple Mount
Israel urging donor countries to PA to use influence on Abbas to end terror
MKs launch lobby for descendants of Jews forced to convert to Christianity
Discovering their Jewish souls
Israeli students attacked with firebomb in Manhattan
Yesh Atid, Shas Lawmakers working to dissuade divorce refusal in the Diaspora
Jewish cemetery in Poland dug up in quest for gold, says NGO
Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal
Washington Post reporter Rezaian convicted, Iran news agency says
Iran tests new precision-guided ballistic missile
Sources: US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place
'ISIS is prime suspect in Turkey bombings that killed 97'
Iraqi air force: We hit convoy of ISIS leader Baghdadi
ISIS vs. al-Qaida: Zawahiri says Baghdadi is not the leader of the Muslim world
'ISIS militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra'
Report: Gulf states looking to buy Israel-developed defense systems in massive deal
'Adoption day' nears for Iran nuclear deal
IDF artillery strikes 2 Assad military targets following cross-border shelling
The sky's the limit: Israel, NASA revamp space cooperation
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Hadassah fights BRCA with decorated bras
Barzilai gets medical administration degree recognition
Peres says sharing of water technology the 'right foreign policy'
Adam Teva V’Din demands broad energy efficiency program
Antitrust Authority eases restrictions on search for additional natural gas fields
Cabinet approves plan to transfer KKL-JNF funds to ministry
Tech Talk: Israel and space exploration
Tel Aviv and Berlin partner to boost innovation, startup culture
Israelis compete to dream up car of the future in TA hackathon
Israeli parking app, coming to a university near you
Your Taxes: OECD starts the BEPS tax revolution
Analysis: No, the terror wave isn't responsible for stocks crashing
concert Review: Avraham Fried and Yaakov Shwekey United Hatzalah at benefit concert
Festival Review: Abu Ghosh Festival
Grapevine: Anniversaries coming and going
Self defense tips: What you can do in case of a stabbing
Hipsters or terrorists? Charity group mistaken for ISIS activists
Looking beyond the ‘third intifada’
October 14: He’s behind it
Center Field: ‘Alleged’ Palestinian lies encouraging their ‘alleged stabbings’
IBA English, z”l?
Our World: The nuclear deal’s true purpose
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
The good doctor’s advice
Courage, rabbis, courage!
Fresh cooking tips from France
Meandering along the Rhine River, soaking up the rich Jewish heritage
Food does grow on trees
A treasure trove of historical posters
Is your dog Jewish?
Ironic Mother Earth
Neighborhood Watch: Regenerating Safed
Cancer Chronicles: Side effects
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Living in a shoebox
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Latest Gadgets that are on verge to change the World
War on terror : Shall we mean it really ?
When Peace Becomes Personal
The Man Who Found the Menorah
Honoring Zakarpatia-Transkarpathia Jewry in Ben Shemen Forest
North American Fallen Remembered at AACI Memorial Forest
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
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Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
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10.14.2015 | 1 Heshvan, 5776
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Security and defense: The test of deterrence
Searching for the middle ground between war and peace
Politics: Has Hamas killed the Zionist Left?
Not like lambs to the slaughter
Arab World: Failing to see the broader picture
Email as it was in ancient times
Grapevine: Rivlin introduces ‘Savta Nechama’
Gaza’s morning after
Politics: Déjà vu all over again
Behind the Lines: Islamic State’s explosive advance
The religious cleansing of Iraq’s Christians
ELANA KIRSH \
Numbers Crunch 311.
(photo credit:Mrkay Design)
Tel Aviv was heating up both literally and figuratively this week, with dozens of demonstrators detained in a heated protest and the social protest movement’s hashtag #j14 spiking at over 5,000 Twitter mentions in a single day. The hashtag was the top term in Tel Aviv, according to mapping site Trendsmap, and followed a heated demonstration on Saturday night and further protests planned to coincide with Tel Aviv’s White Night events.Despite the movement’s resurfacing and the question of whether this summer will bring the return of the tent cities that covered the country last year, Jerusalem Post readers showed more interest in diplomatic- and security-related stories, and pieces from the Jewish World. This week’s list was topped by reactions to renewed violence in and around the Gaza Strip, followed by the story of a gay Holocaust survivor which went viral on social media, particularly on Facebook, where it was shared over 4,000 times.JPost Top Five most-read stories:1. IDF: Quiet, violence to be met in kind2. Last gay Jewish Holocaust survivor dies3. Former Hamas man to ‘tell truth’ about Muhammad4. Report: 'Senior Syria regime figures trying to defect'5. Female soldier harassed by haredim becomes modelOn the talkback forums, readers commented on similar topics, though there were no stories common to both lists. Reports stirring up conversation also spanned diplomatic and security issues, religious tensions in Israel, and an exclusive interview with veteran Labor politician Binyamin Ben-Eliezer.JPost Top Five most-active threads:1. Author won't let Israeli publishing house print book2. Turkey vows response after Syria downs warplane3. Hamas: We'll stop rockets if Israel ends aggression4. Woman detained at Kotel for wearing tallit5. Ben-Eliezer: 'Israel has no choice but to talk to Muslim Brotherhood'While the regional news of newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi’s victory hardly figured in the stories of the week, JPost readers remained pessimistic. In a quick vote taken this week, over 40 percent of some 2,000 respondents voiced their belief that Israel will have to increase its presence along the southern border as a result of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate’s victory, and a further 33% believe the result will spell the end of the peace treaty and lead to war.The news from Egypt also made waves on the Post’s social media channels, with an analysis by military reporter Yaakov Katz on the results topping the list of most-viral posts on our new Facebook page.To wrap up this week, some statistics for readers tuning in from mobile devices, from the Pew Research Center:• Just over half of cellphone owners in the US (53%) have a smartphone.• 17% of cellphone owners in the US do most of their online browsing on their phone.• The 25-34 age group is the fastest growing group to start using cellphones to go online.• One in 10 cellphone users surveyed say their phone is the only access they have to the Internet.From news sites to blogs, tweets to videos, The Numbers Crunch is a weekly column which zooms out and brings you the big picture online, from Israel, the Middle East and around the world, and poll results from JPost.com.The writer is the Internet desk manager at The Jerusalem Post.
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