03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
Israeli policeman filmed attacking Arab truck driver spurs controversy
Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan
FIFA submits draft report on settler soccer teams
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
Israeli clocks to spring forward overnight to daylight savings time
'Captain America' Chris Evans to star in Ethiopian Israel airlift film
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Yet another ‘poke in the eye’ by IBC broadcaster Kan
'IDF unsure of extent of prostitution among its soldiers'
Israel prepared to evacuate hundreds of thousands from northern border in a war
A chorus line
Concert review: Granddaddy
Cafe 65 on Rothschild boulevard starts the morning off just right
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Jerusalem blown out in Eurocup decider in Spain
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
MKs blast Litzman for allegedly protecting tobacco giant Philip Morris
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$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Water, peace and security
Grumpy Old Man: Two tough days for journalism
A Dose of Nuance: Enemies come in many forms
Making kashrut kosher
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Saudi Prince: Trump a 'strong president' in fight against dangerous Iran
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
UK antisemitism watchdog urges Jewish community to be 'calm, vigilant' after London attack
Experts warn that Trump budget for foreign aid cripples antisemitism fight
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
Israelis to be awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for the first time
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
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
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
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Aliya Stories: Fighting for peace
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Roseanne Barr fires back at anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Antonio Guterres also reportedly says that he has no intention of pushing for a peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
By ADAM RASGON
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.
"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
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.
Members of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence visit Israel as part of broader Middle East tour.
Knesset Ethics Committee lifts ban prohibiting MKs from entering site
By UDI SHAHAM
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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
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
Palestinians are trying to rip the roots out of Zionism, Israel and Jerusalem; If there was no Temple, there is no Jewish claim to Jerusalem and Israel.
By MICAH HALPERN
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