04.29.2017 | 3 Iyar, 5777
Israeli 'sex mania' a global threat, says PA TV
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
For Abbas, meeting with Netanyahu is the easy part
Russia slams alleged Israeli strike on Syria
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
Comedy in the age of Trump
Israel planning 15,000 east Jerusalem homes
Netanyahu slams German FM for insulting victims of Holocaust
Peace Now protest blocked by police near Kohav Yaakov
Bennett wins re-election as Bayit Yehudi head
Storming the Labor Party leadership
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
The best of both worlds at Kitchen Bar
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Soccer: Beersheba looking to clinch championship at Mac TA
Vered helps Beitar leap over Petah Tikva into 3rd place
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
A radiant idea
Teen pot smokers run high risk of schizophrenia, Israeli researchers find
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Editor's Notes: Why we are hosting Sebastian Gorka
Column one: Netanyahu’s bold move against Europe
Independence Day: Celebrating the process
Rooted in 3,000 years of history
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
New photos emerge of Jewish convert Jenna Jameson's baby
Report: Desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes to Lebanese organ traffickers
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Texas Senate passes anti-BDS bill, Gov. expected to sign in May
Outrage over German Foreign Minister's alleged belittling of Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Ivanka Trump hissed at W20 Summit for defending father
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
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
Grapevine: Happy 69th
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Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
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Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
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Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
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Race for respect
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Just a Thought: On sirens
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Unable to fight
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A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
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Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
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לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
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European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
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.
Three detained for "openly praying" at site.
By JEREMY SHARON
The statue fragment was probably made in the Egyptian art style common during the Late Bronze Age, approximately 3,500 years ago.
"I am doing it with mixed emotions and hoping that the PM will change his mind"
By UDI SHAHAM
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
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.
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.