05.30.2016 | 22 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah deputy: No war this summer 'unless Israel chooses'
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
IDF to institute changes in placing slain soldiers’ siblings in combat units
Coalition crisis over as Netanyahu and Bennett reach compromise
Fighting for Israel on another front Reservists on Duty group counters BDS
Bill tries to improve food at afternoon childcare programs
Slovakia, Lithuania open pro- Israel parliamentary caucuses
Republicans join Democrats in anger at AIPAC
Standing the test of time
Birthright LGBT group departs to Israel, attend pride parade
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
CDU minister: Put Jewish member on looted art panel
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
As layoffs loom, Intel doubles down on Israeli fintech
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
WWII Japanese First Suicide Bombers; Atomic Bomb in Context
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.'
Emergency medical services say the victim is in moderate condition and fully conscious.
Peace Now announced that the Jerusalem District Planning Committee approved the construction of 900 homes in neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Palestinian media claims settlers ‘broke into’ 3 vacant apartments owned by Arab family
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says that despite the charged atmosphere and Arab reports of rioting, no disturbances took place during the procession and ceremony.
"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.
US administration official confirms visit by American teenager of Palestinian descent beaten by Israeli police last summer in east Jerusalem.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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.
Police and fire officials open investigation into apartment fire that ignited deadly blast.
Decision allegedly comes hours after Netanyahu finalized narrowly formed right-wing coalition.
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.
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.
By MICHAEL FREUND
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
In the wake of the protest, the Israel Police twitter account published a tweet claiming the protesters were blocking streets and throwing stones.
By AHMED MASWADEH