07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
Female terrorist shot, killed following thwarted terror attack in Hebron
Palestinian sources say Hamas seeking to repair relations with Iran, report says
Peretz takes credit for 10 years of quiet
Rena Ariel blames mother of Palestinian terrorist for daughter’s death
'Quartet' draft report: Israeli settlements eroding viability of 2 state solution
Military and political courage at Entebbe
AIPAC lauds Senate for additional foreign aid, anti-BDS action for Israel
New Israel Fund awards Breaking the Silence $20,000 consolation prize
Quartet report to highlight threats to peace
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Feel the Power: Mobile stations will try to avoid summer outages
Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Jihad is contagious and one attack leads to another
GRAPEVINE: Virtual Independence Celebration
MY WORD: From Entebbe to Erdogan’s Turkey
COLUMN ONE: Israel’s diplomatic spring
Assad: West secretly cooperating with Damascus against militants
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Report says UK Labour Party not racist
MKs slam Corbyn’s ‘anti-Semitic’ comparison of Israel to ISIS
Jeremy Corbyn appears to compare supporters of Israel, ISIS at release of anti-Semitism report
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
What happens next?
Interior Minister Deri says intelligence suggests both men intended to plan attacks in capital, West Bank.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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
Security forces shoot Palestinian in the leg after he approached them with a Molotov cocktail.
With violence and tension gripping Jerusalem, police have no plans to scale back their deployment of more than 2,000 extra police officers in the city in the months to come.
Organized terror is actually on the decline, struggling to form effective cells.
By ALON BEN-DAVID
Follow the latest updates on tensions at the Temple Mount and in the rest of the capital.
Precautionary measures were taken after Palestinian calls for a “day of rage” in Jerusalem following Friday prayers, including the deployment of some 800 extra officers to patrol the Old City.
By LAHAV HARKOV,DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
None hurt in incident; firefighters say blaze under control.
All of the defendants were either minors or minors at the time of the crimes.
Practice should be harshly punished even if childcare is not directly violent, Supreme Court rules.
Prime minister says he is will not tolerate such attacks in capital or on Route 443, which leads to it.
By HERB KEINON
Police close 3 of 4 roads leading to village following chronic rioting
Move sends ‘dangerous message’ that acting out is way to improve education, ex-councilman Margalit says.
Palestinian youths threw barrage of rocks at bus, two cars in east Jerusalem neighborhood.
Two Jewish youths arrested for allegedly attacking Arab worker in Jerusalem.
Israeli teen attacked in Old City, Jewish youth removed from Temple Mount.
Right-wing NGO proves land homes built on was purchased in 19th century for Yemenite immigrants * Jewish families expected to move into contested properties.
Aviv Tatarsky: “Israel must stop being afraid of a strong Palestinian society in the city.”
Jewish condemnation ‘doesn’t matter,’ Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi tells Post
By SAM SOKOL
Incident under investigation by the education ministry
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Annual Jerusalem Hug disrupted by violent "anti-normalization" youth.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
In a statement, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center said IDF soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, arrived during the early morning hours on Tuesday.
Police say suspect was affiliated with Hamas, is related to terrorist who gunned down 8 yeshiva students in Kiryat Moshe in 2008.
Instances of rock throwing were reported after tensions flared between Muslims and Jews on 'Jerusalem Day.'
"ISIS soldiers will work to kill these people so this country is clean of them," leaflets state.
The shooting of a "neutralized" terrorist brought to a boil a debate in Israel over whether excessive force has been used against Palestinian assailants.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"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.
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
Suspects who dug vertical tunnel on elderly woman’s property claimed to be municipal workers.
The explosives, including fireworks and pyrotechnics were found during inspection of house in the neighborhood of Jebl Mukaber.
President visits residents of Sur Bahir, Ramat Rahel.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Incident is fourth such residential demolition in east Jerusalem neighborhood in one week.
Proposed Kedem Center receives widespread support from mayor Barkat and international luminaries, is condemned by left-wing NGO as ‘Judiaizing’ east Jerusalem.
Despite the emotionally-charged atmosphere in Silwan, police said no violence took place.
21-kilometer long aqueduct runs from En Eitam to Umm Tuba, Sur Bahar, East Talpiot and Abu Tor.
Mayor Barkat says new municipal budget will address foundering conditions in city’s Arab communities.
Teddy Kollek transitioned Jerusalem from divided city to united capital.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
The JPost Podcast introduces a new segment, “A road by any other name,” that looks at the stories behind Israel’s street names.
During the year GIFT Israel creates charity programming for schools, local children’s youth groups and private bar/bat mitzva groups, providing them with special activities and connecting them to local charities.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
Revisiting the sites of the revolt against the Romans beneath the streets of east Jerusalem.
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
What the stabbing attacks have shown is how quickly a few incidents can put the walls up and divide the city.
Another great vacation ends with that bitter taste that only airports are very good at giving.
By ZIZO ABUL HAWA
This past month as much of our attention was focused on watching the developing Iran deal, the situation in Israel has taken a deeply troubling turn.
By AARON PANKEN
Not content with trying to snuff out the lives of innocent Jews, Palestinian vandals have been systematically and with impunity smashing tombstones.
It’s been almost 50 years since Israel reunified Jerusalem and turned it from a dusty backwater town into a truly radiant international capital city sparkling with energy and creativity.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG