09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
From Israel via London, an online gambling scam traps thousands
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
After historic gas deal with Jordan, Israel looking to build Cyprus, Greece pipeline
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
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Move makes it easier for settlers to further develop the site.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The property sites off of Route 60, between the Gush Etzion junction and Hebron.
In February, the Knesset gave initial approval to Levin's proposal to add 15,000 new hotel rooms withn five years, and side-step irksome building regulation to help in the process.
By NIV ELIS
In the first three months of 2016, hotels sold roughly 705,000 nights to tourists, which represents a meager 5% increase over the same period in 2015.
Travel agents beware. Technology is revolutionizing the tourism industry in general and the hotel industry in particular.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The latest moves follow a recent decision to fast-track visa application requests for tour groups.
Plan to allocate NIS 70 million to economic revitalization, NIS 20 million to marketing campaign, another NIs 5 million for loans to small businesses.
Part of the reason may be the recent wave of terrorism, which may be deterring tourists.
Plan would classify hotels as "national infrastructure" for the first time, which will cut time for building approval and make it easier for new hotels to go up.
Data is not yet available for whether or how the wave of stabbing attacks in October has hit tourism.
US Ambassador to Israel Shapiro says announcement welcome news that would strengthen US- Israel ties.
The success stories of three Jerusalem-based start-ups.
By STEVE LINDE
The problem of sinkholes along the Dead Sea is getting worse and is negatively affecting tourism.
By EYAL LEVY
While a bottle of beer will cost you $2.70 at a bar in Krakow, in Tel Aviv it will cost $9.53, the GoEuro Beer Index finds.
Tourism is still reeling in the aftermath of the 50-day war with Gaza last summer.
Without proper tax enforcement the government may be losing out on NIS 175 million a year.
Israel’s all-too-frequent military operations and security situations have a marked effect on the tourism industry, but Hilton hotels see no reason to stop investing here.
Whether the motive to support Israel is religious, political or just an emotional affinity, it is clear that Israel has many young, promising, passionate and dedicated friends in the Netherlands.
By SHARON AHARONI
The tragedy marks the fourth time in as many months that Israelis traveling abroad have been reported killed in incidences across the world.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“We need to remove every obstacle preventing participants in these trips from staying longer."
By JEREMY SHARON
Police have been warned of threats around the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.
Explore alleyways and stalls of some of the best markets in Israel.
By AMY SPIRO
Les 35 derniers kilomètres de la piste cyclable du sud d’Israël
sont achevés. Une bonne nouvelle pour les sportifs amoureux
de la nature, curieux d’histoire et amateurs de sensations fortes
By DARA FRANK
The Old City of Jerusalem is regarded as the primary attraction for tourists from abroad.
By OMER YANIV
By BARRY DAVIS
All industries need salt: paper manufacturing, metalwork, paint manufacture, rubber and plastic, dyeing synthetic fibers, cleaning materials and bleach, soap and cosmetics, optics, leather tanning, drilling oil wells, de-icing highways… the list is endless.
By SYBIL EHRLICH
A delegation of Italian women discover the real spirit of Jerusalem.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Passover is traditionally a time when visitors flood Jerusalem – yet the streets and hotels this year are relatively empty.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Residents of Walaja find their village being turned into a tourist attraction.
Government finally recognizes Israel is too expensive for many tourists.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
There is hotel in Jerusalem with a capacity of one, built in the courtyard of a former leper colony, where a single night will run you NIS 5,000.
By JOSH LOGUE
The Mahaneh Yehuda market has a wide variety of businesses.
By DAFNA SHEMER
Next time you pass these gems that dot the city, stop and take a closer look.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Visiting here last month, I felt I was in a time warp – this is how Tuscany or the French Riviera once must have been before being inundated with holidaymakers.
By GIL ZOHAR
The Chinese are savants of civilization. For thousands of years they have absorbed ethnicities into their own culture.
By MARK FELDMAN
Is airport security contributing to negative views of the country?
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
The Tourism Ministry is also working with the Interior Ministry to make visas more accessible to attract more tourists.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The new priority map now involves most areas of the country, excluding Tel Aviv and Herzliya proper – a fact that irked certain Knesset members.
By SHARON UDASIN
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri stressed the importance of removing any bureaucratic obstacles in the way of bolstering Chinese tourism to Israel.
Addis Ababa is a city of contrasts. And therein lies its charm.
By RUTH BELOFF
Israeli Consulate says it has checked the issue with Indian police, who confirmed that a rape report was filed.
Nearly 80% of tourists visit Jerusalem, 70% go to Tel Aviv, 50% visit Dead Sea
Integral to the choice of coming to Israel is the eagerness to give back to its people. Masa hopes to inculcate a sense of shared responsibility.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Despite unrest, tourists bullish on visiting holy sites.
Annual poll of top 50 countries ranks Holy Land 8 places up from 2014-2015, ahead of France and Spain.
The young Israeli woman touring in the South American country fell ill and was found dead on a bus traveling to Lima.
‘Russia is one of the most important markets in which the Tourism Ministry operates,’ says Levin
Tour will include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the northern part of the country.
Yariv Levin of the ruling Likud party said Saturday night that the idea of a visit to Germany makes him “uneasy.”
The Waldorf Astoria, which opened to the public in 2014, formerly served as the Palace Hotel during the British Mandate in 1929, and later as a government facility.
The total number of tourists to visit Israel in 2015 was estimated at more than three million.
By SAM SOKOL
Amid terror wave, Christmas numbers expected to remain paltry compared to previous years.
The campaign was initiated after the Finance Ministry allocated NIS 100 million for emergency loans late last month to aid hard-hit business owners.
Hotel Rothschild 22 provides a quiet night’s sleep in the center of bustling Tel Aviv.
By BRIAN BLUM
Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, sounds too good to be true
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Tel Aviv’s Arcadia Towers hotel combines elegance, business efficiency and history
By DAVID BRINN
CBS report cites 29% spike in visitors to country compared to September.
After six years, the Mamilla Hotel strives for something different
Surf’s up at the Yam Hotel in Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Municipality seeks to draw crowds to capital in whimsical, cheery fashion.
Ministry official says hotels in the country currently are not mandated to submit to being ranked by the ministry, but that will likely change by the end of the year.
When the sun sets and a cool breeze begins to blow, this is the time to lace up your shoes and get out into nature. Here is a list of top sunset and nighttime summer tours.
By MEITAL SHARABI
Coastal and port cities have always attracted tourism, and this is certainly the case in Israel, too.
The capital city is effortlessly cool, the mountains are awe-inspiring and the countryside is charmingly pastoral.
By LAURA KELLY
Tours of Arab towns and villages that come to life as the sun sets during Ramadan.
By MEITAL SHARABI,TRANSLATED BY HANNAH HOCHNER
Many have heard of Eilat’s fantastically blue water, but not everyone knows about the incredible treasures that lie beneath the surface.
Ambassador tells The Media Line "We are friends of all and enemies of none."
By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
Smack between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Modi'in's tourist attractions have been popping up like mushrooms after rain.
This southeastern European country can open a large window into the past.
By ITSIK MAROM
A lesson in discretion
By LIOR DAYAN
Yatir is a place for people who are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, or to live their lives at a slower – but no less exciting – pace.
A catch-up from around the country.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
In an attempt to lower the cost of hotel rooms, two government agencies last week announced a joint plan to tender state land to build a chain of five budget hotels with 850 rooms.
With the heat breaking, there are short, accessible hikes available in areas both pristine and historical.
By ALLAN RABINOWITZ
After a meeting between airline management and unions, the French carrier says it will offer female staff the choice of opting out of the flights.
ISIS continues efforts to improve its image.
Major hotel groups have confirmed that they are opening several hotels in the country's capital of Tehran.
Attacks on 2 prime tourist sites in the space of 8 days are deeply worrying for a government which has staked much of its credibility on reviving the economy after years of political turmoil.
The airfares are low, the tourism infrastructure first rate and the options for a memorable vacation, limitless.
Switzerland offers a wonderland of snow, cheese, hiking and wild train rides in the mountains.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Make no mistake – when you hear locals say akwaaba (welcome), they mean it.
By LINDA EPSTEIN
During Hol Hamoed Succot, the streets of Acre come alive with a week-long fringe theater and music festival, which are highly recommended.
By GRAEME STONE
The plan is to sail from Piraeus, through the Cyclades islands, towards Cyprus and then to Haifa, over 10 days, and deliver the boat to the club in Herzliya.
Israel ScaVentures began in Jerusalem, and now runs 15 routes around the country.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
Visitors to the country could be Israel’s best advocates, but some, it seems, do not leave with the greatest of impressions.
With a Japanese mountain range back lit by the setting sun, I experienced what it meant to be a Jew and a Zionist.
By BRIAN K. RIZEN
"We can report that there are definite traces of Jewish heritage in the Non Valley" in Italy, the writers say.
By MARIAPIA BIGARAN,FRANCO BONETTI
There have been recent articles in a number of mainstream Israeli daily newspapers inquiring as to where all the Eilat tourists have gone.
By MALCOLM D. SINCLAIR