05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Renewed drilling finds NIS 1.2 billion of oil near Dead Sea
Gang releases kidnapped Israeli medical students in Turkey
Body of missing Israeli found in forest in Hungary, suspected murder
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
The buzz in Gaza: Bee sting therapy
On Macedonia border, Syrian migrants hope for open door
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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"
"What is taking place at al-Aksa mosque is a crime against the entire Islamic world," the Turkish president told Al-Jazeera.
While departing for UN General Assembly, PM says: “Israel wants to be at peace with the Palestinians but to our sorrow they continue to spread crude lies about our policy on the Temple Mount."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
No injuries or arrests were initially reported.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Monarch makes comments to UN General Assembly amid tensions over Temple Mount.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Violence is a repeat of clashes that have erupted intermittently at the holy site over the course of the past few weeks.
Israeli security forces restrict entrance to holy site to men over 50; access remains open to women of all ages.
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 ZOHAR
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 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
This has become the provocative staple of his parliamentary activity, bankrolled by the Jewish state’s taxpayers.
Even reasonable leaders like King Abdullah of Jordan seem to believe that Israel intends to divide the mosque.
By GERSHON BASKIN