04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
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
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
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
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
A new arrival to Calcutta gives its Jewish population a bump, to 9
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'
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
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
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’
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
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
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
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 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.
By NIV ELIS
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.
Drop in ranking is attributed to multiple factors, including high prices and security concerns.
“There's one thing better than standing with Israel, and that's standing in Israel," Israel's Ambassador the US said in Washington.
By ANAV SILVERMAN, TAZPIT NEWS AGENCY
The West Bank town of Burqin is working with the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism to make a Byzantine-era Orthodox Christian Church of St. George a popular destination for tourists.
“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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
According to investigators, the suspect met Yosef Damari, aged 22, in a Berlin hostel last week and and is believed to have murdered him the following day.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The tourists were robbed and beaten in the attack and were the target of anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli slurs.
Advertising watchdog says ad misleads consumers into thinking Old City a part of Israel.
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
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 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
Is airport security contributing to negative views of the country?
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
The woman in her twenties fell from a height of eight meters.
By BEN HARTMAN,SHARON UDASIN
Five planes head to Nepal to join international relief effort; 50 Israelis still unaccounted for, as death toll approaches 4,000.
Only about 150,000 people visited national parks this Independence Day, compared to over 1 million in 2014.
By SHARON UDASIN,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Tourism Minister Uzi Landau tells the ‘Post’ in a parting interview how he never gave in and why he admires Netanyahu for standing up before Congress and saying what he believes.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Israeli Embassy in Lima is investigating the cause of the man's death.
Newly-launched Tour Adumim’s special Passover family tours and activities to showcase Judean desert community’s sprawling artistic, recreational, historic and cultural beauty.
Innovative new platforms promise better experiences for travelers.
By BUZZY GORDON
Many have heard of Eilat’s fantastically blue water, but not everyone knows about the incredible treasures that lie beneath the surface.
By MEITAL SHARABI
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.
The city of Ramle has undergone a significant transformation over the last five years and is now a popular tourist attraction.
Also known as Thera, Santorini is part of the Cycladic group of islands and of interest to the casual vacationer, historian, archeologist, geologist, art enthusiast and nature lover.
By IRVING SPITZ
A cacophony of sights and sounds collide in the Chandni Chowk market.
By BEN G. FRANK
In an effort to attract visitors to the beautiful Ramot Menashe Biosphere Reserve, the council decided to hold a Sounds of Nature music festival.
With the last 35 kilometers of the Israel Bike Trail complete, thrill-seeking, history-enthusiast, nature-loving athletes can spend a week cycling in the South.
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.
Municipality officials argue that the "symbolic fee" would help improve tourist services.
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