06.26.2016 | 20 Sivan, 5776
Herzog implies Israel should hold vote on two-state solution
Missing IDF soldier's family: Netanyahu failing a test by signing deal with Turkey
Did Israel promise not to assassinate Hamas's leader as part of Turkey deal?
Abbas retracts charge that rabbis called to poison Palestinian water
MKs approve six long weekends a year in move towards Sundays off
US couple donates $400 million to BGU
Israel sets up 24-hour situation room to monitor Brexit effects
Protesters outside PM's office demand return of Israeli missing in Gaza
10 years after Second Lebanon War, for a bereaved mother the pain is only worse
Govt to approve package to improve economic ties with Africa
Netanyahu praises British PM after resignation as ‘true friend of Israel’
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev is on the war path
Heart of the city discovered at Tel Aviv’s InterContinental David
Seeing Russia through new eyes
Iftar fund-raiser in Abu Gosh helps sick Palestinians get help in Israeli hospitals
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Motti Zisser, international business wunderkind and generous philanthropist succumbs to cancer
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
Israeli Crohn’s disease group becomes full member of European federation
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Europe’s first Islamophobia summit highlights European-wide problem
Who will write France’s future?
June 26: Kids in hot cars
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Turkish official: Regional security problem binds Israel and Turkey
Is airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouding neighborly ties?
Erdogan meets Hamas leader in Istanbul as Turkey-Israel detente looms
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
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
Sharansky to French Jews mulling aliya: Do it!
Holocaust-themed play by Polish writer causes stir in Los Angeles
Ex-prostitute alleges Orthodox businessmen mistreated her on ‘mile high’ NYPD job
Seeing it as it really is
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Sanders signals fight over Israel in DNC platform not finished
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Former NYC mayor to young people: Don’t let Donald Trump mislead you
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Grapevine: Good Tuesday
The Tisch: Halla bookends
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
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
IFCJ funds flights for olim, seeks to attract 2,000 from 15 countries this summer
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
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
Outing a Charismatic Sexual Predator
Tze'enah U-Re'enah / צְאֶינָה וּרְאֶינָה
They Are Bought!........
YoungDiplomats.com : The New Generation of Israeli Diplomats
20 cars vandalized in nearby Silwan; Arab man arrested for assaulting woman, child in French Hill.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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
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.
By HERB KEINON
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.
Experts on Palestinian society say incitement, neglect, and parental responsibility are elements contributing to the phenomenon of child terrorism.
By rejecting the idea of setting up 24-hour surveillance cameras at the Haram al-Sharif, the Palestinian Authority has found itself on a course of collision with Jordan.
Netanyahu’s work with Abdullah and Abbas to reaffirm that there is no danger to the al-Aqsa Mosque could pay dividends.
By BOAZ GANOR
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will "not let any MK, on either side, light the Temple Mount on fire."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Ghattas said that he was able to enter the compound "smoothly and naturally," and that he visited all of its different areas.
Ban: I hope security steps can demonstrate restraint, respect for sanctity of area, Wakf yet to decide on camera proposal
Palestinian Media Watch says Hussein’s‘revision of history’ is nothing new
By JEREMY SHARON
Worship by Jews at site cannot be prevented by force, says Yehudah Glick.
"This is a new trap," Palestinian FM Riyad al-Maliki said on Voice of Palestine radio, accusing Israel of planning to use such footage to arrest Muslim worshippers believed to be inciting against it.
The recent rise in violence across Israel is believed to have been sparked by clashes on the Temple Mount that began during the Rosh Hashanah Holiday in September.
“Israel has no intention to divide the Temple Mount, and we completely reject any attempt to suggest otherwise,” says Netanyahu
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Supreme Islamic Council is the highest religious authority for Muslims in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories.
“Those who brought explosives and fired firecrackers were Palestinians who turned the Temple Mount into a terrorism warehouse, and they are the ones who tried to change the status quo.”
Premier is set to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry in Germany next week, according to CNN.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Just as diplomatic efforts seemed to be in the Palestinians' favor, terrorism makes an unfortunate comeback.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Zahalka defies Temple Mount ban for MKs: "Netanyahu has no authority here."
The premier's decree is an apparent attempt to de-escalate tensions, particularly as it relates to events on Temple Mount.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,TOVAH LAZAROFF
After deadly terrorist attacks, PA president says Israel stoking tensions in order to "escape political impasse and international isolation"
The people supposed to be dressed as haredi Jews (but more like Abraham Lincoln) are shown smashing an al-Aksa mosque model before being pretend-stabbed and shot.
All 18 Jewish Democrats and one Jewish Republican in the US House of Representatives signed a statement criticism the UN's cultural arm.
Paris a proposé une présence internationale sur le mont du Temple. Jérusalem a refusé. Que se cache-t-il derrière la motion française ?
By SYLVIE BERGER
The State of Israel has carefully protected the religious rights of the Muslims at the Temple Mount, through forbidding the same rights of the Jews.
By PEGGY CIDOR
"The lavishly shot film ambitiously endeavors to summarize the complex layers of political and religious meaning at the Temple Mount."
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
A video posted online by Israeli media appears to indicate that the event did take place.
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.
Violating the ban would carry Knesset Ethics Committee sanctions.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Ultra-Orthodox journalist explains how haredim refrain from going up to the Temple Mount since haredi leadership prohibits it.
Opposition leader says that, while he supports maintaining the freedom for all people to visit the Temple Mount, the activists who visit and encourage others to do so are "hypocritical."
Zionist Union MK slams deputy FM for saying her dream is to see Israel's flag fly over the Jerusalem site.
By ARIK BENDER,DANA SOMBERG
MK Moshe Gafni says promoting Jewish visitation causes great damage.
'Le Figaro' reports France drafting presidential statement on the matter; Israel says that it would never agree to such a deployment.
By DANA SOMBERG,REUTERS
Danon held a press conference just before the UN Security Council’s emergency meeting on the situation in the Middle East.
By DANIELLE ZIRI,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The conflict over al-Aqsa has been a catalyst for an outburst of frustrations at Israel’s restrictive policies toward Palestinians in Jerusalem.
By ALLYN FISHER-ILAN
Secular Pam, modern Orthodox Tzippi and haredi Danit answer your questions on percolating issues in Israel’s complicated social and religious fabric.
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
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
US secretary of state meets with Abbas in Amman to discuss ways to quell violence.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Kerry proposed similar ideas with Abbas that he shared with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin on Thursday.
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
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Where was the Akra, and how could it overlook the Temple Mount, which was higher than all the surrounding areas?
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
The Temple that today's zealots idealise was actually an engine of social corrpuption, religious fanaticism, and political recklessness.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The Temple Mount scheme is a trap for Israel.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
"Like it or not, the longing for a restoration of the Temple is no less central to our faith than the desire for peace or social justice."
By MICHAEL FREUND
"Changing the status quo is what is needed in these challenging times, not maintaining it."
By NATAN GALILI
Two Israeli prime ministers, Ehud Barak and Ehud Olmert, offered creative proposals that recognized both Israeli and Palestinian connections to Jerusalem.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Sometimes, in order to get from Point A to Point B, we have to start out in what seems to be the opposite direction.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
There’s the big inflammatory lie that Israel is changing the Temple Mount’s status quo, which started when Israel finally outlawed the groups bullying Christian and Jewish visitors.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
Will the banning of non-Muslim prayer on the Temple Mount help calm the Palestinians? We doubt it.
Apparently, the lessons of history have not been learned.
In this atmosphere, not only does the truth suffer, but the fate of the nation is also being affected - and not for good.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
"The man who propagates this murderous lie and orchestrates the death and mayhem that is its bloody harvest is none other than the West’s favorite Palestinian moderate."
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Readers respond to the latest Jerusalem Post articles.
"Four ticking time bombs in Jerusalem may explode at any second"
By MEIR KRAUS