07.29.2016 | 23 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu deflects criticism over tunnels, welcomes Sisi peace push
Analysis: How Israel undermined the tunnel threat
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
A fortified Sderot continues life under the threat from Gaza
Police face tough time recruiting new officers in Jerusalem
Aura of affirmative action at judges appointments
Knesset hopes to fetch funds for stray dogs
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
US angry over new Israeli settlement activity
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
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
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
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
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
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Barak: Israel’s true threat is one-state option
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
Five Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight
Trump's call to Russia on Clinton's emails signals strategic shift
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
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Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
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100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘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
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.
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
“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
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
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
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
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
The woman in her twenties fell from a height of eight meters.
By BEN HARTMAN,SHARON UDASIN
Addis Ababa is a city of contrasts. And therein lies its charm.
By RUTH BELOFF
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.
The city of Ramle has undergone a significant transformation over the last five years and is now a popular tourist attraction.
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.
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