Gazan responsible for murder of Italian activist killed fighting alongside ISIS
Fifteen thousand Israeli-Arabs gather to protest Israel's ban on Islamic Movement
Report: PM's brother-in-law says Netanyahu 'very clearly against Palestinian state'
Day after two terror attacks, IDF prepares suspects' West Bank homes for demolition
Six IDF soldiers wounded near Hebron in second vehicular attack of the day
Liberman: Israel is the largest financial backer of Palestinian terror
United Arab Emirates: Israel mission not sign of changed relations
What Obama did and didn’t say about Ezra Schwartz
Israel to establish formal presence in Abu Dhabi
Comedy for Koby takes spotlight from Seinfeld
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
Winner of Holocaust survivors' beauty contest: The Jew will never disappear from the world
8-year-old 'Indiana Jones' makes First Temple era archaeological find in Beit Shemesh
Hapoel Beersheba looks to stop the bleeding
Maccabi TA in Spain playing for Euroleague life
Group stage an eye-opening experience for Maccabi
Spotlight: Israel’s hoops lifer Henig reflects on 30 years of NBA connections
Palestinian, Israeli protesters: ‘The last day of the occupation is the first day of peace'
Father and son murdered in their Ramle home
The international Shabbat Project involved more than a million Jews in 84 countries
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
NYC to fund security guards for Jewish schools
Mastermind of Paris terror onslaught planned to hit Jewish targets
Remembering Holocaust eased Cuba imprisonment, US contractor Gross says
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Putin imposes sanctions, says country 'fully mobilized' to tackle threats from Turkey
Iranian linked terror plot foiled in Kenya, two arrested
Is political correctness over Islam and 'refugees' putting lives in danger?
Woman accused of unlicensed cosmetic injections
Lab-grown human liver cells can advance treatment
Majority of Israelis lack faith in the public health system
Cancer is No. 1 cause of death in Israel
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Your Taxes: Portfolio adjustments for year-end
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
This week in 60 seconds: Who woke up the Russian bear?
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Empty chairs
To be (Muslim) or not to be?
My word: Checks and balancing acts
Into the Fray: Immoral!
The eternal struggle and how it will end
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Food: Hanukka samosas
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Orthodoxy, Truth, and Half-Belief
A trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow
This Week in Israeli History: Operation Moses, Raful Eitan and the Patria Disaster
Fiesta Shalom – Shortening the Distance Between People
Jonathan Jay Pollard -- A Greek Tragedy
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.28.2015 | 16 Kislev, 5776
Jerusalem mayor says wave of violence is not unprecedented, and must be dealt with through collective vigilance.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Rubinstein: Marchers who call ‘death to Arabs’ should be arrested; police retain ban on using Lion’s Gate.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Jerusalem mayor launches fleet of 90 municipal patrol vehicles.
Police: Situation in capital is still tense, but less rioting reported after Netanyahu orders 1,000 police reinforcements.
After US censures Israel for plans to build 2,610 new units in Givat Hamatos, beyond the Green Line, Barkat says the construction is essential; Netanyahu: US should learn the facts first.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat calls on Deputy Health Minister MK Ya’acov Litzman to name urgently a permanent director-general for the Hadassah Medical Organization.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Netanyahu estimated to have net worth of $11 million, lagging far behind Barkat's $118 million.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Environmental Protection Minister Avi Gabbay inaugurated the Greennet recycling plant on Tuesday afternoon.
By SHARON UDASIN
Jerusalem mayor says capital's Arab population is coming to realization that they are better off in an undivided Jerusalem ruled by Israel.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman says going back to deal to release Palestinian terrorists is "not an option."
By HERB KEINON
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman will open the event, and he will be joined by US Senator Robert Menendez, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and Israeli envoy to the UN Ron Prosor, among others.
Face à la situation sécuritaire, le maire de la capitale se bat pour renforcer sa ville, et pave la voie à son avenir politique
By PEGGY CIDOR
Le nouveau ministre des Affaires de Jérusalem Zeev Elkin aspire à laisser de côté le conflit suscité par sa nomination, pour se mettre au travail
Gouvernement et municipalité de Jérusalem ont alloué un budget pour la réhabilitation du quartier arabe de Sour Bahir. Les besoins sont nombreux, mais le président du conseil local est confiant
Liberman noted that today the speaker of the Knesset, the chairman of the Jewish Agency and the foreign minister are all native Russian speakers and that two of those people are former Prisoners of Zion.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"The city council is about to approve Jerusalem’s budget for next year, and all parties involved agree that the situation is sensitive."
The holy city, always a powder keg, has been heating up even more of late; ‘In Jerusalem’ sits down with Mayor Nir Barkat to discuss what’s brewing in the capital – and what’s next for him.
A project to build a new city that would hold up to 100,000 residents on the southwestern edge of the capital is met with sharp criticism from the municipality.
Peggy Cidor interviews Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman.
Pepe Alalu, a city council member for the past 18 years is resigning.
For residents, Ya’acov (Kobi) Kahlon’s resignation from the city council might be a sad loss; but for the longtime property contractor and entrepreneur, it will be business as usual.
How Mayor Nir Barkat lost the ministry he never had to Likud MK Ze’ev Elkin.
MK Ze’ev Elkin says he is ready to set aside the conflict his appointment as Jerusalem affairs minister has created, and get down to the business of working for the city.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
The relationship between the mayor and the far-right city councillor is deteriorating.
Over the past year and a half, Jerusalem received more than $60 million for projects throughout the capital.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
With a NIS 770 million increase from last year, Mayor Nir Barkat has great plans for the city; The good news is that he says he will clean it up.
Time waits for no man, and before we turn around, having just celebrated Hanukka, it will be Purim.
An innovative staging of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro will be presented at the Gerard Behar Center on December 29.
Nearly a year into his second term, Mayor Nir Barkat is confident he can deal with violence in Jerusalem, and satisfied he is bolstering the capital’s economy and promoting coexistence.
Most haredim don’t use the services of the ‘Zionist’ Chief Rabbinate, but their leaders are nonetheless trying to control the outcome of the first election in the city in 15 years.
The dismissal of a city councillor for taking the municipality to court is not unprecedented, but is it justified?
Mayor Nir Barkat and his adviser for the Arab population have done away with the small talk and decided to take action to improve conditions in east Jerusalem, but trust between the sides is difficult to build.
Barkat says he supports Netanyahu, but doesn't plan to join his party as PM praises Jerusalem mayor for helping apprehend terrorist on Sunday.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Surrounded by city merchants, residents, council members and municipal workers, Barkat demands that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon meet with him immediately.
Costs for the project, to be carried out by a private contractor, will be defrayed by the resulting insurance claims from the January 2014 blast.
"Continuing to ignore Jerusalem’s needs will be a victory for terror," says mayor.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,GIL HOFFMAN
Barkat's office responded that he had not made any decision to run in the next election in Likud.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The mayor came to the capital to participate in the Annual Conference of Mayors, despite the rising violence.
Herzog: Huldai doesn't understand leadership
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Huldai, Barkat are already getting ready behind the scenes to run on national level.
"I decided to join the coalition of Mayor Nir Barkat to lead the advancement of Jerusalem," says Lion.
Jerusalem mayor Barkat: It is time to fix social injustice.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Downtown ‘The Pyramid’ to feature 26 floors, high-end shops, rooftop restaurant in effort to revitalize city center
Nir Barkat restores peace in capital once more, breaks up street fight.
‘Our mission is to ensure that highly-skilled immigrants remain in Israel,’ says Gvahim’s executive director.
Proposed Kedem Center receives widespread support from mayor Barkat and international luminaries, is condemned by left-wing NGO as ‘Judiaizing’ east Jerusalem.
“Why do we need a Jerusalem Affairs Ministry here?” Barkat said during a phone interview. “They have no accountability and no responsibility.”
The remark came in response to a request from Jerusalem journalist Haim Shibi that Barkat use his influence to stop police from impeding photojournalists.
Noting major film projects by Natalie Portman and Richard Gere in capital, Barkat says it’s time to make city a global production destination.
Mayor Barkat lets word slip out, but declines to say more.
Defendant is also indicted for separate counts of throwing Molotov cocktails, firecrackers and stones at IDF soldiers near a West Bank checkpoint during the summer Gaza War.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Suspect confesses to throwing firebombs and rocks at security forces.
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat urges citizens to continue celebrating despite car ramming attack that injured 5.
“We were able to translate the love of Jerusalem worldwide into contributions of hundreds of millions of shekels for the city.”
“The Jerusalem marathon is breathtaking, and in this case breathtaking has a dual meaning because it’s a fabulous, beautiful race, and also challenging physically,” he said.
Day after tackling terrorist, mayor endorses Likud, denies he’s joining party
Dramatic amateur video footage shows Jerusalem mayor instructing his security detail to lift suspect onto sidewalk.
Barkat finalizes capital’s NIS 6.7 billion annual municipal budget.
Additional infusion of NIS 770 m. from Finance Ministry to go toward 13% increase in annual spending
Municipality urges residents to refrain from nonessential driving or traveling, barring a medical emergency.
Barkat to launch series of free winter cultural events in capital coupled with special packages from area businesses.
Jerusalem will receive $850,000 and Tel Aviv $650,000 in order to innovate the cities through government programs.
By NIV ELIS
Jerusalem mayor says at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference that capital must remain a untied city and never be divided.
In exclusive interview, Jerusalem mayor discusses terrorism, security, the Temple Mount and deporting terrorists’ families.
Festival to serve as inaugural event for annual weekly series in capital celebrating cultures throughout the globe.
Aharonovitch responds to scathing letter Jerusalem mayor sent to PM accusing him of abdicating responsibility for protecting capital’s residents.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
Urban renewal project will transform capital’s entrance into world-class business district.
Project to also feature two 20-plus-story towers, shopping center, synagogue, kindergarten and park in the capital's Kiryat Yovel neighborhood.
Former Jerusalem municipality coalition member Arieh King calls mayor a ‘leftist,’ files petition against decision.
‘Mr. Malkha is a first-class professional with great knowledge and expertise in management and legal counsel,’ says Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat.
Application Development Contest in Jerusalem
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Consider the unfortunate readers of The Jerusalem Report who live in constant dread of the next installment of Necessary Stories.
By HAIM WATZMAN
‘Our state’s trade relationship with Israel has been proven to be successful for both sides,’ says Governor Nathan Deal.
Nir Barkat is reported to be backing Shmuel Eliyahu to serve as one of the capital's two chief rabbis.
By SAM SOKOL
Some 25,000 participants take part in fourth annual marathon in the capital.
If Jerusalem Mayor Niv Meerkat's last plan comes to fruition, tourists and Israeli's alike will soon be able to glide around the holy land.
By LOA ANOUYAL
Mayor Barkat meets with Natalie Portman; City Hall says branding and advertisement of Jerusalem, Israel in world to increase revenue.
With government aid to city, development budget in 2014 to increase 34% from 2013 to NIS 1.6 billion.
Urban Renewal Housing Ministry chairman says Jerusalem will be one of the first cities to carry out project, welcome innovative reform.
Netanyahu, Peres, KKL-JNF chairman and Jerusalem Mayor Barkat roll up their sleeves to celebrate nature's day.
Nir Barkat says move is another breakthrough to aid the haredi sector in joining the labor market.
The low-down on Jerusalem.
The website superimposed a photo of the restaurant bill to cover Kardashian's image.
These days, Warsaw is among Jerusalem’s best friends in Europe.
‘This war is a just war in the eyes of our soldiers, and that is the most important thing,’ says Rivlin.
Nir Barkat addresses terrorist attacks on city as 6 rockets land near capital; "We’re all in the exact same danger here," he says.
It isn’t only the Palestinians who do not recognize united Jerusalem. The world at large does not recognize the lingering fiction.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The last pristine hilltop in Jerusalem is about to be bulldozed, and the mayor is the only one in a position of power who seems to care.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Nir Barkat, instead of blaming others, must convene an emergency meeting to respond to these very basic demands of the residents of east Jerusalem.
By BASSEM EID
2,600 runners drawn to capital from more than 50 countries to participate in race on Friday.
By STEVE LINDE