07.26.2016 | 20 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem
Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest
Saudi delegation to Israel: Ending Palestinian conflict critical for ties with Arab states
Jerusalem Municipality approves plan for increased construction in capital
47 arrested in mass crackdown on Israeli soccer fan club 'La Familia'
Catching 'em at any cost: Ashdod teen nearly drowns hunting Pokemon
Top Jewish American soccer players targeted by Israeli clubs
Bennett invokes 2014 Gaza war in warning over 'past mistakes'
Herzog rivals ask for secret ballot vote
Liberman hopes to make West Bank checkpoints more 'secure and humane'
Housing cabinet aims for 200,000 units for haredi housing
Top 5 things you can’t miss on your next spontaneous trip to Israel
A short evening of theater in TA
A spotlight on those living off the land
Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US
Group launches crowdfunding campaign against sexual harassment in police
Another pre-Rio gold for Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Health ministry to take lead in combating child hot car deaths
Technion takes a selfie from space
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
No holds barred: The decline and fall of supporters of the Iran deal
Trump adviser in 'Post' opinion: Too soon to give up on American Jewry
Why I went to Syria to fight ISIS
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
The illegal car trade of the West Bank
Egypt denies report that assassination plot kept Sisi away from Arab League summit
Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Democratic congressman apologizes for calling West Bank settlers ‘termites’
Berlin moves on despite terror threat
Nazi hunter outraged by annulment of Ustasha collaborator’s verdict
How did a former concentration camp become a wedding venue in Lithuania?
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Between Never-Trump and Never-Hillary, some Jews chose Libertarianism
Analysis: Wasserman Schultz, Jewish world darling, fights on in Florida
Cornel West to 'Post': The Palestinians 'will be free'
Democrats stagger to convention in crisis
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
Head to Crown Plaza Eilat this summer to enjoy a fun staycation
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
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
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
Saudi general Anwar Eshki leads group of businessmen and academics on rare Israel visit in part to promote the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"If our peace is kept, those who stand against us will also enjoy peace," premier says at Mount Herzl ceremony.
By HERB KEINON,YAAKOV LAPPIN
In the aftermath of the failed coup, the UN body is cutting the session short and is debating only a limited number of items before concluding its Istanbul meeting later today.
There are growing signs of improvement in the quality of life for the Arab population and joint regional projects promoted by Arab and Jewish local authorities, Rivlin said.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Head of right-wing Bayit Yehudi party speaks morning after learning that PM had approved new units for the Israeli-Arab neighborhood of Beit Safafa in Jerusalem.
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.
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
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 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
Focus sur les photographes de Jérusalem et la façon dont ils ont saisi la Ville d’or dans leur objectif dans la première moitié du XXe siècle
By MORDECHAI BECK
Is it a paradox? Or a simple act of politeness?
By PEGGY CIDOR
Firgun is not always an easy task, and is probably the reason why it has become a day to mark in our public calendar.
The freeze imposed by the government on any new construction in these neighborhoods has raised the ire of most city council representatives.
The municipality claims to have learned ‘many lessons’ from constructing the Red Line on Jaffa Road.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
The 12 families of Lifta will have to go, sooner or later. Where to? No one knows.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
When Karp paints, he believes he does not create the work itself but rather serves as a medium to facilitate the image into life.
By JACK BROOK
The park and its activities will be geared toward children and the entire family. It will be open each day from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m..
By HANNAH BROWN
While adhering to time-honored customs is central to the Whiffenpoofs’ philosophy, Agar-Johnson, who doubles as the ensemble’s manager and, as such, is responsible for booking shows, reveals that there has been a break from tradition in later years.
By BARRY DAVIS
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.
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
Manuel Valls made the statement in a letter penned to Shmuel Rabinovitch, the Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites of Israel.
NGO claimed move ‘violates international law against transfer of archeological finds from occupied territory'.
Netanyahu came under harsh criticism from both the Right and the Left last week for delaying the launch of a new public broadcasting corporation.
By HERB KEINON
Convicted killer Yishai Schlissel and his brother conspired to attack Thursday's march in the capital, police say.
Yarden Noy, who was wounded by a religious zealot in a stabbing rampage at the march last year, will attend Thursday's event despite all the surrounding controversy.
The march in the conservative capital expects to draw a record turnout the year after a religious zealot murdered a 16-year-old at the procession last year.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
"The mayor again succumbed to religious terrorism," says MK.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JEREMY SHARON
Municipal official says concerns unfounded, construction won’t start for five years.
Edelstein: Hesitation only delays peace; we will reverse the trend on annexation.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
Comprised of 10 male senior students from Yale University, the a cappella group is the most recent incarnation of the iconic ensemble that originated at the Ivy League college in 1909.
By RUTH BELOFF
‘Julieta’ is Almodovar lite.
A guest of the Jerusalem Film Festival, Laurie Anderson reflects
on life and loss in her latest film, ‘Heart of a Dog.’
"The heart of our daughter was stabbed and killed, and this is the heart of the Jewish nation, and we need to strengthen it,” says mother of murder victim.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JACK BROOK
According to the police, Sunday’s arrests were made after the completion of an undercover investigation by the Jerusalem fraud department.
By JEREMY SHARON
American filmmaker screening of a 35 mm print of 'Pulp Fiction' from his private collection was the hottest ticked at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival.
Progressive Jewish groups continue to hold prayer services in the upper plaza of the Western Wall until the government-approved plan for an egalitarian prayer space at the site is implemented.
Nearly 80% of tourists visit Jerusalem, 70% go to Tel Aviv, 50% visit Dead Sea
"It is a mistake to approve construction in Jerusalem only after a terror attack," says mayor; Elkin calls on PM to build more homes in Givat Hamatos to block contiguous Palestinian state.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,GIL HOFFMAN
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.
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.
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.
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.
An exhibition at the Tower of David Museum provides a fascinating glimpse into how Jerusalem’s photographers captured the city at the turn of the 20th century.
A community project maintains Jerusalem’s greenery and sanity, and builds social capital.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The cinema is coming to town!
By SOPHIE ASHKINAZE-COLLENDER
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
Jerusalem has been chosen by Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) to host the world’s largest travel bloggers’ conference in March, 2017.
The fact that for centuries Jews prayed at the Kotel has given it an emotional relevance that cannot be denied. The fact that it was separated from Jewish Jerusalem after 1948 until 1967 only added to its meaning in our collective consciousness.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Israel must build now on a large scale. This is the only way to ensure that Jerusalem will retain a Jewish majority for generations to come.
By GIDEON SA’AR
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