01.22.2017 | 24 Tevet, 5777
Autopsy of Beduin driver casts doubt on terrorism claim
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Right off the plane, straight into the kitchen
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Netanyahu looks to delay Ma’aleh Adumim annexation bill
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
4,000 Israelis die annually due to lack of magnesium
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
A history lesson
The IDF’s judicial empire in Judea and Samaria
Letter from America: A speech Kerry could have delivered in Paris
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Two Jews – one for, one against
Finnish NGO in violation of terrorism law for funding Hamas parlay?
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
The Trump presidency - a time of instability
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
Kushner role in Trump administration is kosher, says US Justice Dept.
Why three Jewish women are marching on Washington
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
City Hall cracking down on all illegal construction, unpaid municipal taxes in volatile Arab neighborhood.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jerusalem court extends by a week the remand of 5 members of the attacker's family.
By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Qanbar, who comes from the nearby Jebl Mukaber neighborhood, was not a member of a “militant” organization or a violent person, a relative of his told Israel Radio.
By ADAM RASGON
"The truck operation in Jerusalem affirms that all attempts to encircle the intifada will fail."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Interrogations revealed that in recent months the suspect had planned a shooting attack targeting security forces and civilians in east Jerusalem.
Thousands pray at Western Wall without incident; Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for cancellation of all Arab construction in capital, deportation of terrorists’ families.
Palestinian suspect killed during gun battle with police in Sheik Jarra - Police Chief asks public to remain calm, not to alter plans to visit capital for High Holy Days.
"Oh Allah in these blessed days and from your al-Aksa mosque, the center of blessings...we seek you to vanquish America and Russia."
With the website’s launch, Jerusalem is often covered by Al Jazeera more than any other story, including the civil war in Syria.
By BEN LYNFIELD
Second suspect in moderate condition in thwarted vehicular attack.
1,200 extra officers to man 5 new stations in flashpoint neighborhoods.
Peace Now: ‘Neighborhoods suffering from lack of basic services’
Jerusalem Municipality decides to advance 770 new Jewish homes in its Gilo neighborhood, which is located over the Green Line.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Jerusalem Municipality refutes report, claims more demolitions in west than east.
Interior Minister Deri says intelligence suggests both men intended to plan attacks in capital, West Bank.
For east Jerusalem Palestinians with an identity tied to a residency card, al-Aksa is their strongest symbol. They are prepared to live and die by it.
By LAURA KELLY
The incident occurred in the Arab village of Kfar Aqab, located near Kalandia refugee camp, where witnesses say IDF troops entered while conducting an investigation.
Jenin residents killed Border Police Cpl. Hadar Cohen, 19, outside Old City’s Damascus Gate, seriously wounded second female officer before shot dead.
Two minors caught with knives in Old City of Jerusalem and man shot running toward IDF forces at Al-Aroub refugee camp.
Suspects sought to blow up security forces' vehicle, according to indictment.
Arab mob throws firebombs, large stones at officers patrolling east Jerusalem neighborhood.
British PM underlines that he is a staunch ally of Israel's, noting that the UK does not support what he called "illegal settlements."
Mohammad Abd al-Latif praised terrorists responsible for 2014 Har Nof massacre.
Jabel Mukaber and Shuafat residences were built without permits from municipality.
Kuwaiti paper reports that the Israeli initiative came as part of the Netanyahu government's efforts to minimize Palestinian attacks in the Jerusalem area and to decrease tensions in the holy city.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
According to the first indictment, on the morning of December 27, Saeed Komboz, 29, of east Jerusalem, plotted to murder Jews to become a “martyr.”
Radical group outlawed by government in November for inciting violence against Jews.
Police announce arrest of Arab Israelis planning to attack Jews in Red Sea resort town.
By BEN HARTMAN
The suspects directed their attacks against security forces and Jewish civilians in Ras al-Amud near the Mount of Olives cemetery, Shin Bet says.
The jail sentences were a mixed bag with all defendants being convicted of some crimes and getting jail time, but all of the defendants also being acquitted of the worst crimes like attempted murder.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to Palestinian reports, the shooter was an intelligence officer from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Dis.
Both victims in stable condition, terrorist shot and killed.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
The terror cell met several times in February and March and intended to help enemy terror organizations in their war with Israel.
Palestinian rioters hurl some 10 firebombs at Israeli forces in Ras al-Amud; improvised grenade thrown toward IDF position at Rachel's Cave in the West Bank, no injuries.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Silwan raid takes place days after PRC paramedics drive past dying Jewish father and son gunned down by terrorists in West Bank.
Knife-wielding terrorists ages 13 and 37 shot in Pisgat Ze’ev and Damascus Gate in Jerusalem; third attack occurs south of Ma'aleh Adumim.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Removal of the barriers is aimed at freeing up traffic in the neighborhoods, in an effort to “enable the greater public to get back to their regular and safe daily routines."
Police say that the goal of the changes was to "enable the greater public to get back to their regular and safe daily routines."
"The Jerusalem municipality continues to advance construction throughout the city for all populations," says City Hall.
According to the IDF, new security checks will be implemented gradually and will help deter terror attacks.
Israeli and Palestinian voices from across the spectrum slam Netanyahu's reported suggestion of revoking Israeli residency permits, but agree it is unlikely to happen.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
"I don’t think it’s fair to give citizenship to people who want to kill you."
Letter urges Interior Minister to reconsider decisions for two in east Jerusalem.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The shooting of a "neutralized" terrorist brought to a boil a debate in Israel over whether excessive force has been used against Palestinian assailants.
"When we have a terror threat, we ask people to carry their guns," Barkat told CNBC's " Squawk Box " during a trip to New York City this week.
La municipalité de Jérusalem prend des mesures pour améliorer les services éducatifs
dans le secteur arabe et minimiser l’influence du Waqf dans les quartiers est de la capitale
By PEGGY CIDOR
January 20 is the date set for the election of a new chairman of the committee, which represents some 7,500 employees.
An inside look at the residents of the Jewish neighborhood of Armon Hanatziv and the adjacent Arab neighborhood of Jebl Mukaber.
"Sends message to world that Jerusalem is our capital."
City tourism head: Industry must continue "despite security concerns."
Shapiro found that the decision-making process regarding building in Jerusalem was faulty and did not promote transparency or equality.
By GIL HOFFMAN
‘This is a political scheme to get support from voters in the Likud’
Over 3,500 officers from multiple units to guard capital, oversee procession of thousands to Western Wall.
Ateret Cohanim: There is "no force or coercion used in any circumstance – only free sale, free will and financial payments."
Community centers serving the Arab sector provide activities and enrichment for youth and adults.
Following the cabinet meeting he held security consultations about the situation with Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and top police, Shin Bet, and IDF officials.
By HERB KEINON,YAAKOV LAPPIN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
According to the indictment, the incident took place at approximately 1 a.m., as police conducted a patrol in the area.
Jerusalem Foundation President Yohanna Arbib-Perugia shares her vision for a rapidly changing city.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Al-Sheikh said that cracking down on “crime and terror” in east Jerusalem “will be hard, but we will do it” since the current more lawless situation is a “challenge to the rule of law.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GIL HOFFMAN
Boy arrested amid ongoing investigation, say police.
"The vast majority of Palestinians will never sell their home to Jewish Israelis," says Peace Now.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met in Paris on Saturday with his French counterpart, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Palestinian issue was among the topics discussed.
By HERB KEINON
NGO claimed move ‘violates international law against transfer of archeological finds from occupied territory'.
UNESCO’s obligation to protect Jerusalem’s Old City is more important than ever, she said, particularly at a time when violence has harmed the multi-faith nature of the ancient site.
Few men in history have impacted the renewal of Jewish life in Jerusalem more indelibly than Irving Moskowitz.
"This is very clearly historical justice after the Yemenite Jews were driven out by Arabs," says Ateret Cohanim.
PM, Herzog rail against UNESCO denying Jewish ties to Old City; politicians debate united or divided Jerusalem in Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The IAA also denied Emek Shaveh’s claims that it also intended to transfer other historic relics to the new West Jerusalem facility.
Although located within the Jerusalem municipal boundaries on the northeast perimeter of east Jerusalem, the Shuafat Refugee Camp and its adjacent neighborhoods lack proper municipal services.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Arab from Shuafat in east Jerusalem was abducted, burned and brutally murdered on July 2, 2014 while waiting to enter a mosque.
Last month, Zionist Union and opposition leader Isaac Herzog proposed dividing the capital.
‘As in London, the idea that a resident would be denied the right to live in a certain neighborhood based on their religion is preposterous,” says mayor.
The simple political explanation is that Eisenkot understands that focusing on the wave of terror is diverting attention and resources from the main threat emanating from the North.
By UDI SEGAL
Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for IDF troop reinforcements to safeguard capital.
Arsenal of pipe bombs, stun grenades, machine gun and ammunition seized from home and falafel stand outside Old City.
"Frequent violent incidents have led to casualties in Israel and the West Bank, sown fear and undermined the regular routine of life,” report states.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Court finds for NGO that homes were illegally inhabited via ‘absentee property.’
Austria's minister of science, research and economy was scheduled to meet his Israeli counterpart in Jerusalem, but cancelled due to the proposed meeting's location in east Jerusalem.
By DANIEL J. ROTH,DANA SOMBERG
The United States has also harshly criticized the decision.
The prime minister is allegedly mulling the move in response to current wave of violence, sources in Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense C'tee say.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
The JPost Podcast introduces a new segment, “A road by any other name,” that looks at the stories behind Israel’s street names.
We must understand that the relative quiet we’re experiencing is deceptive.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Why has the Embassy Act, passed by massive majorities in the Senate (93-5) and House (374-37), remained a dead letter for 21 years?
By MORTON KLEIN AND DANIEL MANDEL
That would represent a sudden reversal of decades of US policy – and virtually guarantee new violence in the region and even more international isolation for the Jewish state.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Not only has Israel repeatedly denied having any designs on al-Aksa, it has repeatedly enforced its ban on Jewish prayer on the Mount.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israel and the US are close allies with shared values. It is therefore all the more disappointing that the US administration has refused to accept Israel’s position on building in part of Jerusalem.
Pressure, harassment and unadulterated racism is ugly, but it will not stop Palestinian Jerusalemites from insisting that they are not going anywhere.
By DAOUD KUTTAB
Managing the “neighborhood chaos” while constantly fueling it is tantamount to playing a cynical game with the lives of all Jerusalem residents.
By YUDITH OPPENHEIMER
Any place will change with time, let alone 3,000 years, but it’s the same city.
By LIAT COLLINS
On Sunday, Israel will celebrate Jerusalem Day and the country’s amazing victory in the Six Day War.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Organizers of the Flag Parade have agreed to a police request to change the schedule of the march through the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem out of respect for Muslim sensitivities.
Winning the Six Day War was a miraculous first step in liberating eastern Jerusalem and restoring it to Jewish control.
By MICHAEL FREUND
We should not create a vacuum over which Hamas will assume control.
By HILIK BAR
Whether this was a one-time aberration or a hint of things to come, one thing is for certain. When we get on our bus Tuesday, we'll have something new to think about.
By DAVID BRINN
They are a single event in a series of events, which have led the EU to adopt a policy to not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Green Line.
By BASTIAAN BELDER
Dividing Jerusalem would mean surrendering to terrorism and handing over east Jerusalem to Hamas and Islamic State.
By YEHUDIT KATSOVER AND NADIA MATAR