07.28.2016 | 22 Tammuz, 5776
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
UN: Israel policies forcing Palestinians to leave Area C of the West Bank
A-G to rule on use of ‘abandoned property law’ to save Amona outpost
‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot attacked as ‘Zionist’ on Twitter
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
'IDF special forces, US Marines train for combating ISIS in Negev drill'
Problems with ports, roads may send Israeli food prices up
US angry over new Israeli settlement activity
36 senators, including Tim Kaine, press to add $320M for Israeli missile defense
Israel shares its expertise in combating human trafficking
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
New on the small screen
A touch of Truffaut
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
In the footsteps of the Cantonists
Of smartphones and grandchildren
When the decay cannot be denied
An outsider’s chance to flip the bird
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Is Gaddafi’s son returning to politics?
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
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
Former PM Barak: Netanyahu comparing Iran with Nazis 'cheapens the Holocaust'
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
French citizens comprise largest number of foreign IDF volunteers in 2016
DNC staffers question Holocaust Remembrance Day statement in leaked emails
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Former US president Bill Clinton wears Hillary in Hebrew pin to DNC
Obama says 2016 election about American democracy itself
Bloomberg asks America to stay 'sane' and stop Trump
Former congressman Gabby Giffords steals the show in Philly
Making a difference as proud Israelis
Who can learn Torah?
Parshat Matot: Choosing not to choose
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
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The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
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‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
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
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
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
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
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
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.
"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 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.
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