07.01.2016 | 25 Sivan, 5776
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
Terror attack in Netanya: Palestinian wounds two, killed by civilian
'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
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
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?
Police arrest 6 masked Muslim youths, proceed with tours for 33 Israeli visitors.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The war of words between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas seems carved in stone, particularly when playing to their home court.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Over the past decade, 2,641 of the 7,168 applications were approved, for an acceptance rate of 36.8 percent. By contrast, in 2015 the acceptance rate was 2.9 percent.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"As human beings we have to start respecting each other," says Jewish resident.
Edict reportedly cites IAA warnings that the Wakf's building activities and structures along the perimeter wall of the contested holy compound are destructive.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Cell planned a car bomb and shootings after carrying out April 18 bus bombing, investigation finds
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The heatwave was weighing on people and many shops were closed because Sunday is a Christian day off.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Magen David Adom medics who treated the victim said that he sustained wounds to his upper body.
Terrorist’s absence of identification delayed investigation.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center spokeswoman Shoham Ruvio said the man, who lost both legs in the explosion, died at approximately 7 p.m. following multiple surgeries.
"What I fear the most is that they have further aspirations beyond just praying on Temple Mount and making the Passover sacrifice. I fear that their plans are more dangerous," Salah said.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
In the center of Jerusalem on Hanevi’im Street, Azorim Investment and Development has built Hanevi’im Boutique, a seven-story structure that includes 87 luxury apartments and a boutique hotel.
By BOAZ BARAK
The move comes as part of Intel Corporation’s global restructuring plan, which will see 11,000 people lose their jobs worldwide.
By NIV ELIS
“The Hadassah teams do holy work for Jerusalemites and Israelis in general, and now we have been given the opportunity to be a partner for this work.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Pilgrims from around the world joined fellow Christians following clergymen who entered the church waving palm fronds and branches.
The report presented to the Israali cabinet also focuses on the demographics of Israel’s capital, concluding that the government should consider new measures to ensure a Jewish majority in Jerusalem.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
By PEGGY CIDOR
The controversial plan to separate the city’s Jews and Arabs – and some reactions.
Jerusalem is a fascinating spot; so many civilizations have crossed its path – mostly in not too gentle a manner.
By BARRY DAVIS
The Ben-Zvi Institute is getting students to discover their own Jerusalem backyards.
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
“Their expressions reflect the yearning and struggle of millennia, the petition for life and well-being and the thanksgiving of homecoming.”
By RICHARD SHAVEI-TZION
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Via Australia and New York City, a welcome newcomer on the Holy City social scene.
By KEREN PREISKEL
Passover is traditionally a time when visitors flood Jerusalem – yet the streets and hotels this year are relatively empty.
According to the findings of the report on personal security, men felt more secure than women across all age groups.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
For one week in September, a small structure of four walls and a bit of balcony, called the Alpert Youth Music Center will become AMEN.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Yishai Schlissel is also sentenced to pay damages amounting to NIS 2,064,000.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JPOST.COM STAFF
Actress Helen Mirren emceed the award ceremony that recognized the Israel-American maestro.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Close to 50% of residents live in poverty, mainly from ultra-Orthodox, Arab communities.
While the size of the aid is important, it is actually less critical for Israel than the link the deal creates between the IDF and the Pentagon.
By YAAKOV KATZ
Few men in history have impacted the renewal of Jewish life in Jerusalem more indelibly than Irving Moskowitz.
Masorti Movement demanding egalitarian section at central Western Wall plaza in light of failure to implement Western Wall agreement.
By JEREMY SHARON
Some 35 teams of fire fighters and eight fire-extinguishing planes worked to quell the flames and prevent them from reaching offices.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
IFCJ to provide help in five languages, field 10,000 calls a month.
By CARMIT SAPIR VITZ
"Acting out of anger is not a wise policy in a leader,” said one resident.
Ben-Shimon’s previous job was at Maccabi Petah Tikva, which he guided from the start of the 2014/15 season until he resigned in late February.
By ALLON SINAI
New poll surveys sample of Israelis from across the political and religious spectrum.
On Jerusalem Day, Netanyahu pledges to never abandon Kotel or cut ties to Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JEREMY SHARON
Shimon ‘Katcha’ Cahaner honored by FoZ Museum.
By STEVE LINDE
The alternative Jerusalem Day march on Sunday is known as the "March of the Families.”
The Palestinian was videoed stabbing a 30-year-old haredi man at IDF Square in Jerusalem on February 22, before being subdued by Barkat.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Cook up a meal in the spirit of Jerusalem Day.
High Court to deliberate petition to bar controversial "Flag Parade" from Old City's Muslim Quarter.
“Jerusalem Day serves as an important reminder that only under Israeli control has the rights of all ethnic and religious groups to enjoy the city’s religious and cultural sites been preserved."
By GIL HOFFMAN
In 1967, Israel captured east Jerusalem in 48 hours, but 49 years later true unity remains elusive.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, a member of Yerushalmim’s management board, is the new councilwoman to watch for in Jerusalem.
By MARION FISCHEL
From beet juice to sprout flatbreads and coconut oil, there’s a market for everything
By AMY SPIRO
PM, Herzog rail against UNESCO denying Jewish ties to Old City; politicians debate united or divided Jerusalem in Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
According to the report, Jerusalem’s population at the end of 2015 stood at 870,000 people, accounting for 10% of Israel’s population.
Residents are told that they can return to homes in the northern neighborhoods of Ramot and Romema.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Energy-saving 'smart' lighting and 'smart' irrigation systems, which can be controlled remotely, may soon become a park staple, powered by solar light panels.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Glick, an activist for Jewish rights on the Temple Mount, was next on the Likud's list, after defense minister Moshe Ya'alon quit his post.
Legal adviser says segregation forbidden, municipality says event will go ahead regardless.
Fires in Jerusalem and Zichron Yaakov area temporarily shut down sections of Highway 1 and Highway 2.
Rivlin, a seventh-generation Jerusalemite, is a staunch advocate for Israel’s capital.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Hallel Bareli, an 11th grader, will be the youngest torch lighter at this year’s traditional Independence Day ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.
The letter reminds Netanyahu that establishing the new entity outside the capital violates the law, which specifies that its premises must be in Jerusalem.
In the decision last month that failed to acknowledge Jewish ties to Jerusalem's holiest site, UNESCO condemned Israel for security restrictions and other measures at Temple Mount.
The IAA also denied Emek Shaveh’s claims that it also intended to transfer other historic relics to the new West Jerusalem facility.
Yosef Haim Ben David will spend the rest of his life behind bars following the decision by the Jerusalem District Court.
American slackliner Heather Larsen makes history as she walks a narrow web line stretched between Jerusalem's ancient towers.
"We are Jewish but not religious, so have a right to stay open during Shabbat," says merchant.
‘It’s an amusement park of technology, science and arts,’ says Israeli organizer
In previous years, busloads of Zionist youth were brought in with the assistance of the Zionist Federation of Australia. This year the youth came of their own volition.
Despite unrest, tourists bullish on visiting holy sites.
Security forces send away six adults and three youth from the compound for failing to heed to the guidelines of visitation on the contested holy site.
Large numbers of police forces are deployed in the capital in light of security estimates that Palestinian rioters will cause disturbances on the Temple Mount compound and in east Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jerusalem through the Eyes of Her Photographers
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
A community project maintains Jerusalem’s greenery and sanity, and builds social capital.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Ruth Corman’s short stories offer an uplifting insider’s peek at Israel and its people.
All elements must be perfect, to avoid any sin.
By LAURA KELLY
Longtime residents expound on what makes the Jewish state’s storied capital so special.
The IHH denounced the agreement for the restoration of diplomatic ties between Ankara and Jerusalem as amounting to the acceptance of Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip
The radical preacher wrote a post on Facebook Monday announcing that he renounces Jerusalem's affiliation with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.
In a recent auction at Sotheby's London, a fascinating collection of some of the earliest photographs taken of the Holy Land sold for an awe-inspiring £1,000,000.
By OLIVIA FINE
The exhibit entitled, "Point of View," was opened to the public in time for the rise in Jerusalem tourism in honor of the Passover holiday.
Mayor Nir Barkat asked Kesher Yehudi... to become involved in lowering tensions in Jerusalem where young haredi families have been moving into a number of previously secular neighborhoods.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
President Obama is no doubt concerned with solidifying his legacy in his remaining months in office. It would be an historic decision for him to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
If only our elected officials and leaders would worry themselves less about symbols of power and control and less about enforcing collective identities.
By RHONA BURNS
"Like most Jerusalemites, I had gone to work as usual," Mazel describes living in Jerusalem during the Six Day War
By MICHELLE MAZEL
The 1960s, another world.
By CYRIL SHERER
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.
Winning the Six Day War was a miraculous first step in liberating eastern Jerusalem and restoring it to Jewish control.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Some of the most significant signposts of my life have taken place at Jerusalem’s Western Wall.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Rabbi Hirsch says: To teach us that the Torah’s ultimate purpose is to educate a person to be a person.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Moshe Dayan mistakenly believed that by giving religious sovereignty over the Mount to the Muslims he was defusing the site as a center of Palestinian nationalism.
Seth J. Frantzman rightly points out the many problems with moral “light to the nations,” “The dark side of ‘Or Lagoyim,’” Terra Incognita, April 25.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
On one day in history – or more accurately, one night – God appeared in the world and wiped man’s tears away.