12.06.2016 | 6 Kislev, 5777
Special report: Thousands of rockets to pound undefended Israeli civilians in next war
Arab IDF soldier: 'I love this country and want to contribute'
UN envoy: Israeli politicians should oppose the settlement bill
IDF prepares for terrorists on motorcycles during military exercise
Zionist Union ‘hidden taxes’ campaign puts spotlight on the budget
Deri: Progressive Judaism has no connection to Torah
'Israeli students lagging behind OECD counterparts'
US defense chief to visit Israel next week to welcome F-35 stealth jets
‘Netanyahu more scared of political rivals than the ICC’
MKs slam ministry, Chief Rabbinate over circumcision scandal
Bennett: Netanyahu must tell Trump what Israel wants as settlement in region
A tasty look at coexistence in Haifa
Bob Dylan to send speech instead of attending Noble Prize ceremony
Egyptian-born actor Jacques Cohen dies at 86
Ready to Trump the other comedy tours
Wyatt wills Holon to overtime victory at Hapoel Tel Aviv
Heavy debts force Hapoel TA to go to court
After snub by Israeli basketball league, Stoudemire’s son invited to play baseball
Maccabi Tel Aviv escapes Haifa with a win
Israeli experts heading to Japan to provide much needed cybersecurity
West African countries fertilize Israel relations through agriculture
Israeli firm launches solar-powered device to monitor farm fields
Israeli researchers on the Paleo diet: Neanderthals ate plants as well as meat
1,500 Israelis go blind every year
School flu shot campaign hits obstacles, especially among the haredim
Arab teens are healthier than Jewish counterparts
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Asbestos hazards continue to plague Beit Meir residents after fires
No Holds Barred: A warrior son ends his IDF training
Good news from Europe?
Our World: Michael Flynn and what he means for Trump’s foreign policy
On My Mind: Infinite possibility
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Top Republican senator pushing to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority, Egypt
Australia to take over peacekeeping force in Sinai
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
Netanyahu will work with Trump against 'bad deal' with Iran
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Shin Bet nabs Arab-Israeli teen planning to join ISIS
Jewish anti-hate crime effort launches with support of EU, social media
US House introduces version of Senate campus antisemitism bill
Pro-Israel students at UCLA slam 'antisemitic' film screening attended by Roger Waters
Jenna Jameson dukes it out with ex-KKK grand wizard over Netanyahu crush
Israeli company promises to revolutionize real-estate with virtual-reality technology
Meet the garage start-up that powers some of the world’s biggest brands
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
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
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Mazel tov: Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri
The Travel Adviser: Drawing a line in the sand at El Al
Into the dark world of espionage
Grapevine: Between investigative reporting and a vendetta
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Top of the hill
Cooking: Back to Tangier
Pascale's Kitchen: Yeast Cakes
Rising to the challenge
This week in Jerusalem
From the ashes
Open for all, open for Shabbat
Israel’s food waste and how to prevent it
Nature fests and acid trips
Art therapist Mindy Edelman: Cut out for vision boards
The gift that keeps on giving
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
חוֹפֵי הַיָם שֶל יִשְׂרָאֵל
ִיחִידַת הָאוֹפַנוֹעִים שֶל מַדַ"א
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The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
T.E. Lawrence wanted to see Jewish colonies – 'bright spots in a desert' – in the Holy Land
'I am always ready to help'
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
Police Sappers from Abroad Plant Trees in Memory of Jonatan Vermeulen
JNF UK Dedicates the Jonathan Wohl Music School at Ono College
Update: Six days of battling the flames throughout Israel
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
Interrogations revealed that in recent months the suspect had planned a shooting attack targeting security forces and civilians in east Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Thousands pray at Western Wall without incident; Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for cancellation of all Arab construction in capital, deportation of terrorists’ families.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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
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.
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.
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.
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
What the stabbing attacks have shown is how quickly a few incidents can put the walls up and divide the city.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Another great vacation ends with that bitter taste that only airports are very good at giving.
By ZIZO ABUL HAWA