02.23.2017 | 27 Shevat, 5777
Beit Hanina home demolished, displacing Arab family of seven
UN, EU demand Israel halt demolitions of illegal Palestinian homes
State rejects plan to seal Ofra homes
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome defense system gets an upgrade
Parents of slain Israeli soldier meet US envoy at UN
The 100-year-old battle that keeps popping up during PM’s visit down under
Netanyahu and Australian PM, at home together in Sydney’s central shul
69% of Israelis back pardon for Hebron shooter
Netanyahu lauds Trump for taking 'strong stand against antisemitism'
Australia underlines support for two-state solution as Netanyahu makes historic visit
Invasion of the summer shows
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Yellow-and-blue eyes momentum-building opportunity at CSKA
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Start saving on multiple tracks
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Helmsley Charitable Trust grants help Yad Sarah expand in periphery
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
February 23, 2017: Hailing Haley
Addressing the tobacco industry vector
Should prenuptial agreements be compulsory
US national security adviser faces challenges at home and abroad
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Amazon should stop selling Holocaust denial books'
Pence visits vandalized Jewish cemetery
Airplane like those used for covert Iraqi aliya arrives in Israel
UK Jewish students call for free, fair debate ahead of Israel Apartheid Week
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Yeshiva’s alumni, former staff urge grad. Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
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
Jenna Jameson sparks firestorm with Twitter rant about Muslims
Actress Lindsay Lohan claims to have been racially profiled at airport
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
Owner, who planned appeal, says bulldozer arrival shocked him
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Four IDF soldiers were killed in January truck ramming attack.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
City Hall cracking down on all illegal construction, unpaid municipal taxes in volatile Arab neighborhood.
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.
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."
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.
Après un an passé en Israël, un journaliste américain non juif a totalement revu
ses positions sur le conflit
By HUNTER STUART
Le gouvernement israélien clame que la capitale est une et indivisible. Mais sur le terrain, le décalage reste important
By CARMIT SAPIR VITZ
January 20 is the date set for the election of a new chairman of the committee, which represents some 7,500 employees.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Meanwhile, sanitation workers have been notified that the municipality could not pay their January salaries, and they too engaged in several protest meetings.
Hundreds of additional units expected to be approved beyond Green Line as Trump takes office.
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.
Looking at life in the Arab
neighborhoods of Jerusalem.
By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
The JPost Podcast introduces a new segment, “A road by any other name,” that looks at the stories behind Israel’s street names.
Disgracefully, none of the 160 countries that currently have diplomatic relations with Israel have placed an embassy in Jerusalem.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Everything possible must be done to ease daily life for all residents of the city and allow the two communities to develop within the urban space through cooperation.
By YUDITH OPPENHEIMER
Fortunately for Israel, resolution 2334, with its proclamation that the definitive boundary is that of June 4, ’67, is simply an exercise in futility.
By SHLOMO SLONIM
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.
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