01.17.2017 | 19 Tevet, 5777
'Israel looks to Trump to halt UN resolutions that encourage terror'
Ex-IDF officer: Trump needs to help stop PA terror and martyr payments
Palestinian stabbing attack thwarted against IDF soldiers in West Bank
Watch Live: UN debates Middle East and the Palestinian question
Civil Service Commission considers probe of Health Minister
Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Syrian opposition figures in Jerusalem call for more Israeli aid
Top cop heading Netanyahu investigation to retire in June
Kerry tells Netanyahu: 'You're affecting the ability to make peace'
Israel to get envoy to Brazil, after nearly 18 months
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
Brazilian singer Seu Jorge to pay tribute to David Bowie in TA
Jean-Michel Jarre to perform at Masada in April
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
Children of new olim feel sicker than those of older immigrants
Rare lung transplant breathes new life into mother of two
2015 dust storm was due to weather, not Syrian war
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
An open letter to the prime minister
Stretch to be the best person and president you can be
US to help Egypt restore hundreds of pharaonic era coffins
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
In show of unity Iran bids farewell to former president Rafsanjani
Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for truck attack in Berlin
Obama appoints Ben Rhodes, Iran deal messenger, to Holocaust Memorial Council
Jewish Democratic mayor resigns from Maryland golf club over Obama membership debate
UK PM rejects Corbyn's call for Israeli embassy investigation
Rome to hold marathon marking Holocaust Memorial Day
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Tech Talk: Inroads toward gender equality
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Trump preserves his options on Israel and Iran
Ex-CIA chief rejects report Israel was warned of sharing intel with Trump
Trump pick for National Security Council to give up post
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
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Much to see, feel and do in Berlin
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?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Suspects arrested in France over Kardashian robbery
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
Palestinian Authority officials have been highly vocal in their objection to President-elect Trump's promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem.
By ASHER WEBER
Gabriel Barkay was told by Arab guard and police not to refer to holy site as ‘Temple Mount’ during tour with college students.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Out of the UN’s 193 member states, 147 voted in favor, seven voted against and eight abstained.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Members were paid for being present on the Temple Mount and for taking actions toward Jewish visitors.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Mayors hand letter to Netanyahu, state that UNESCO must cease to exacerbate tensions.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Ten anti-Israel resolutions approved by member states.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"Any attempt to deny these ties is simply an evasion of science," writes Israeli envoy to Sweden.
Assuming a consensus support, the Palestinians and the Jordanians submitted the softer version of the resolution for a vote.
Shama-Cohen demonstratively responded to the resolution at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris by throwing the resolution into a garbage bin bearing a sign with the word “history” on it.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The result of the vote in this forum -- if there is a roll-call vote -- will likely make the previous UNESCO’s Executive Board look like a victory in comparison.
By HERB KEINON
Ahead of Wednesday vote, PA and Jordan warn of "other options" if full support is not received on controversial Jerusalem resolution.
UNESCO director-general indicates Israeli minister should resume cooperation with the body after he suspended it following a contentious vote on Jerusalem holy sites.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Mexico reverses support for Jerusalem resolution.
At the United Nations, including at UNESCO and the Human Rights Council, professional expertise pales in comparison to the power of member states.
Palestinians may themselves pay the price for UNESCO's rewriting of history, even if it seems like a success to Palestinian leadership.
By DANIEL TAUB
In a phone call congratulating Antonio Guterres on his post, Netanyahu said he hopes the former Portuguese prime minister will seek to balance the world organization’s relationship with Israel.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN
The meeting, held under a process known as the Arria Formula, focused on the question of whether West Bank settlements are a stumbling block to peace.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,HERB KEINON
The resolution made no mention of Judaism’s connection to the Temple Mount, which is revered as the holiest site in Judaism.
By ADAM RASGON
"Oh Allah in these blessed days and from your al-Aksa mosque, the center of blessings...we seek you to vanquish America and Russia."
Dichter was responding to comments made by Jordan's Minister of Wakf and Islamic Affairs Wael Arabiyat.
King warns failure to reach a two-state solution inflames "violence and extremism in the region."
By ARIEL WHITMAN
Arrests come 1 week after Wakf members assaulted Jewish archeologists at contested holy site.
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.
Despite the existence of significant religious sites for Judaism, Islam and Christianity on both Mount Zion and the Temple Mount, only one seems to periodically explode with tensions. Why?
By PEGGY CIDOR
More arrests expected throughout east Jerusalem following review of surveillance footage.
Critics call move ‘prize to terrorism’; Woman lightly wounded by rock thrown at Western Wall.
Police arrest 6 masked Muslim youths, proceed with tours for 33 Israeli visitors.
20 cars vandalized in nearby Silwan; Arab man arrested for assaulting woman, child in French Hill.
Edict reportedly cites IAA warnings that the Wakf's building activities and structures along the perimeter wall of the contested holy compound are destructive.
Knesset Chief Security Officer Yosef Griff underlines that Knesset members are barred from visiting Jerusalem's contested holy site.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JULIE STEIGERWALD
Palestinian leadership and media have recklessly colluded to propagate the patently false and deadly narrative that Jews intend to seize and destroy al-Aksa Mosque.
Israeli authorities evicted eight Jews from the Temple Mount complex in response to what security forces said was inappropriate behavior at the holy site.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
PMO: There is absolutely no basis to Jordanian claims that Israel is violating Temple Mount status quo.
The decision to drop the plan was announced by Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour following fierce Palestinian protests.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
A day after returning from a 2-month suspension, Joint List's Zahalka says "the increase in Jews who ascend [the complex] will cause the third intifada."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Palestinian leaders in recent days have stepped up warnings against “provocations” by Jews visiting the Temple Mount.
In his sermon, the preacher denounced Jewish tours of the Temple Mount and urged Muslims to be present at the site during Pessah to foil such visits.
He said that the cameras were not intended to help Israel arrest Palestinian men and women who have been protesting visits by Jews to the site.
Jordanian daily 'Al-Rai' reports that committee will seek to start criminal procedures against Israel in the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Egyptian philosopher, expert on Arabic and Islamic studies, says Muslim claims over al-Aksa mosque are baseless.
By JACKIE HOGI
The terror cell met several times in February and March and intended to help enemy terror organizations in their war with Israel.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
PA president says wave of attacks on Israelis is "inevitable" reaction, calls on international community to provide protection to Palestinians.
2016 a battu tous les records en termes d’inepties véhiculées contre Israël
By MICHELE MAZEL
Fisher, 56, who made aliya from then Rhodesia – now Zimbabwe – in 1977, is one of the exhibitors at the forthcoming 2016 Jerusalem Multinational Stamp Exhibition.
By BARRY DAVIS
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Lodgings in this superb location will have to be luxurious – no entrepreneur would invest money to build just a two-star hotel or hostel for young travelers or pilgrims.
As an exciting new discovery by the Temple Mount Sifting Project makes its debut, ‘In Jerusalem’ sits down with the woman who had a big hand in the hard work behind it.
By CARL HOFFMAN
As Jewish pilgrims increasingly visit the volatile site, tensions are rising ahead of Tisha Be’av – and expectations for change are growing.
A video posted online by Israeli media appears to indicate that the event did take place.
Yehudah Glick has a reputation as a radical redheaded rabblerouser, but since entering the Knesset he has confounded his critics with an often progressive agenda.
By ELLI WOHLGELERNTER
The right-wing NGO Honenu broke the story on Wednesday, stating it had overcome years of illegal off-the-books police policies for keeping activists from the Temple Mount.
Passages wind through Byzantine, Crusader, Mamluk and other structures, can’t be sacred only to Judaism.
Glick said on Wednesday that “after a year of quiet on the Temple Mount and in light of the police’s recommendation, there is no logical reason to prohibit MKs from ascending the mount.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The ban on lawmakers visiting the Temple Mount has been in place for over a year.
The foreign ministry stated that they were apologizing alongside Kara.
Netanyahu at Tel Gezer: They will not erase our history
The UNESCO decision was an affront to Christians as much as to Jews, as well as to “all those who value the vital role of historical truth in navigating current global issues.”
“The resolution is shameful and meant to pressure Israel and try to erase the proven historic connection between the Jewish People and the Temple Mount and Western Wall.”
"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
‘Immediately after the 3 days of Id El Fiter conclude, security assessments will be made and scheduled visits will resume on the Temple Mount," says police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.
Video shows masked assailants throw rocks, chairs at visitors, hide in al-Aksa Mosque; Margalit: It is a provocation to allow visitors to compound during Ramadan.
The committee will reconsider the decision when the police decides it is safe to allow MKs to visit the holy site.
Ban expected to be lifted, first for Muslim MKs on Ramadan, then for all lawmakers.
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.
The long-time advocate for equal rights for Jews and Muslims on the Temple Mount will not be able to visit the holy site anymore because the prime minister has banned MKs from doing so.
Glick is a controversial figure in both the religious and political sphere in Israel, becoming the face of the Jewish struggle for prayer rights at the Temple Mount.
MK Moshe Gafni says that Jewish law prohibits Jews from ascending the Mount and says such provocations give ammunition to Muslim extremists.
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.
Among the 33 countries that voted for the resolution were a number of countries with whom Israel has close ties, such as China, Egypt, France, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Spain and Vietnam.
Netanyahu said that as Pesach is approaching, extremists are “spreading lies” about the Temple Mount to cause riots.
Leaders expected to issue a joint-statement on the need for mutual respect and tolerance among the different religious sectors in Israel.
30-year-old charged with attacking police under aggravated circumstances, attempted illegal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest.
Relic discovered by archaeologists from Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Sifting Project
Unprecedented King Hezekiah royal seal discovered in Ophel excavations brings to life Biblical narratives of Jerusalem’s First Temple period.
The foreign minister said after the meeting that the installation of the cameras was a Jordanian initiative, and that the goal was to "expose all trespasses or assaults on holy sites."
In an interview with Jordanian newspaper Ad-Dustour, Jordanian Waqf minister said that reports about Israeli-Jordanian negotiations lack any credibility.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The Mishna, redacted about the year 220 CE, attempts to describe what happened in the Temple on the eve of its destruction, 150 years prior.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
It is most unfortunate that the Temple Mount controversy has become the property of extremists – not to say fanatics – on both sides.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Some 5,000 pilgrims from more than 100 countries come to tour the country and pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The UNESCO vote is a slap in the face to history, archaeology and theology, and represents an assault on the very foundations of the Judeo-Christian tradition that underpins Western civilization.
By MICHAEL FREUND
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.
Where was the Akra, and how could it overlook the Temple Mount, which was higher than all the surrounding areas?
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG