01.23.2017 | 25 Tevet, 5777
Fatah official: Palestinian leadership should downgrade US ties if embassy moved
Israel’s High Court freezes Amona deal
Eyewitnesses: Police fired on police during Umm Al-Hiran demolition
Amona families threaten resistance if Knesset fails to pass settlement bill
Trump turns noncommittal on Jerusalem embassy move
Giuliani to carry message from Trump to Netanyahu: ‘I like you very much’
MK Smotrich: If settlement bill doesn’t pass, no bill will pass
DANCE REVIEW: LE CORSAIRE
Netanyahu touts ties with Trump, warns against 'shooting from the hip'
Netanyahu says he remains concerned for settlements ahead of Trump call
A feast for the senses
The call of the wild
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Blank and Kraft mark first pair of Jewish Super Bowl owners since 2012
Yellow-and-blue closes in on Beersheba
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Government funding rolling into medical cannabis industry
Microsoft kicks off BlueHat cyber security event in Tel Aviv this week
Gigawatt Global breaks ground on its second East African solar field
Government approves NIS 250m. plan to promote smart transportation
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Letters to the Editor: Trump in triumph
‘Imprisoned in marriage against her will’
The right approach
Israel and China – bridging the two ends of Asia
Taliban tells new US President Trump to quit Afghanistan
British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to jail for 'cooperation with BBC'
Trump in the Arab media: Jerusalem, Putin ties and strategic cooperation
Syria's warring sides gather for new attempt to break deadlock
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman reacts to attack on 'alt-right' leader
'Last letters from the Holocaust' displayed in Yad Vashem project
Antisemitic attacks across London designed to 'instill fear'
Global public figures say 'we remember' ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Trump secretary of state pick Tillerson secures support for confirmation
Ralph Nader pans Keith Ellison for 'toning down' Israel stance
Joshua Kushner, brother of Trump son-in-law, spotted at Women’s March
Abbas, foreign leaders respond to Trump taking office
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
'SNL' writer called out for Barron Trump tweet
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
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Catholic Italy's 'Promised Land'
Raising arrows: Encouraging compassion
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
“US Latinos are and will be important decision makers. It is important that the Jewish community is an ally and accompanies them in this process,” said Dina Siegel Vann.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Move makes it easier for settlers to further develop the site.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
IAA statistics show more Israelis travel abroad, but fewer tourists are coming.
By MICHAEL ZEFF
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
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
Explore alleyways and stalls of some of the best markets in Israel.
By AMY SPIRO
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
A walk through the historic Marais neighborhood of Paris.
By BEN G. FRANK
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
One of the newest Tel Aviv hotels is the 65 Hotel, named for its address, smack dab in the middle of the upscale Rothschild Boulevard.
By DAVID BRINN
There is a wide range of Succot events on offer around the country.
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
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
Tourists in Israel
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
We are entering peak season for exploring and experiencing one of Israel’s most happening tourist spots.
By MEITAL SHARABI
While you’re walking, take a look at the flora surrounding the path – there are terebinth, oak and large olive trees all around.
The festival, which has already begun and will continue until November 19, offers a variety of activities connected with wine that will take place in wineries and vineyards.
The city has really grown, and there are now wonderful museums, restaurants, attractions and even a man-made lake where visitors can ride around in pedal boats, and then hang out at a chic café
A taste of Acre and the Western Galilee region.
What to do on a visit to the Menashe Regional Council, just east of Hadera.
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.
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 visit to the Bnei Shimon region in the northern Negev is a surprisingly fine choice for a couple of days.
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.
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 experience of being reviewed as a guest is new, at least to me.
By BARBARA SOFER
Passengers cry wolf, large numbers of compensation are doled out to them and El Al’s sterling safety reputation is severely tarnished.
To make the world a better place, we must first attend to our individual sphere.
By ANDREA SIMANTOV
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