06.24.2016 | 18 Sivan, 5776
Democratic platform drafters align on Israeli-Palestinian stance
Netanyahu slams Abbas ‘blood libel’ as he flies to Rome in new diplomatic push
Police heighten security in Jerusalem for third Friday prayer of Ramadan
'Abbas’s refusal to meet me in Brussels is strange,' Rivlin says
Palestinian woman shot after suspected car ramming near Kiryat Arba
More than 22 million click on Netanyahu social media response to Orlando massacre
Why did the IDF release 61-year-old secret documents only now?
Rwanda looks to Israel as model of how to persevere after genocide
Security cabinet set to finalize agreement normalizing ties with Turkey next week
Netanyahu will fly to Rome to battle criticism over settlements
WATCH: World-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman awarded 2016 Genesis Prize
Review: Ezra Furman and the Boyfriends Barby Club, Tel Aviv June 21
The sweet smell of success
Italy's Seppi subdues Israel's Sela in Wimbledon tuneup
Israeli track and field athletes still looking for Rio push
Sinai Says: Blatt’s NBA legacy takes a hit with Cavaliers’ championship after his ouster
Even in Jerusalem, Game 7 awakens strong emotions
Uber harnessing popular support for ride-sharing against Katz
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Motti Zisser, international business wunderkind and generous philanthropist succumbs to cancer
Hackers and companies alike finding clever new ways to circumvent privacy
Sperm with fragile DNA can be sorted out to improve chances of pregnancy
Emotions give clues to behavior in baseball
Health scan: Lend me your ear
Israeli Crohn’s disease group becomes full member of European federation
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
New Israeli cannabis farmers continue to fight for growing license
MIT magazine names Mobileye 6th most innovative company
Gov't to open savings accounts for every child in 2017
Parting shot: An uncomfortable feeling
Still feeling the pinch
My Word: Blood libels thicker than water
Syrian opposition accuses Russia of using incendiary bombs
Iranian oppositionist provokes regime: 'Would you allow us to protest like in Bahrain?'
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
ISIS suspects held in Turkey over transgender attack plot
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Israeli NGO threatens to sue Boeing over deal with Iran
Analysis: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi is living on borrowed time
ISIS destroys Syrian satellite dishes in bid to ban 'un-Islamic' TV during Ramadan
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Seeing it as it really is
Rabbi who converted Ivanka Trump slams Israeli rabbinate's 'cruel' rejection of US convert
From Jewish schools to churches, Brits vote on EU referendum
Led Zeppelin didn't steal ‘Stairway’ riff from Jewish rocker, jury rules
La révolution harédite
Riyad vs Téhéran
La bataille pour la droite s'annonce serrée
L'idéologie de " la monarchie de Judée "
Giuliani to 'Post': US is ready to vote for Trump if he doesn’t blow it
Poll: Israelis even on Clinton vs. Trump
Former NYC mayor to young people: Don’t let Donald Trump mislead you
Republican Jews targeting Democrats over Sanders' platform picks
Grapevine: With strings attached
This week in 60 seconds: The defense minister gets a new vehicle
Israeli sixth graders accidentally given porn DVD instead of graduation video
Nazi underpants among items at auction in Germany
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
The killers of Yatta
Looking toward the Likud
Adventures in the valley
Anarchy in the Jewish State
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Arrivals: Flying high
Books: A consummate diplomat
Books: A polemic against Israel
Hot off the Arab press
‘The Last Witnesses’
Home is where the hearth is
What’s your pleasure?
Talking about transitioning
When is a chair not a chair?
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian Birthright educates millennials as voices for Israel
Presbyterians to hear anti-Israel onslaught at General Assembly
Up Close: The first renovation of the Church of the Nativity in modern times
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Picking Cherries in the Desert at the Yatir Forest Cherry Festival
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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!
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
Outing a Charismatic Sexual Predator
Tze'enah U-Re'enah / צְאֶינָה וּרְאֶינָה
They Are Bought!........
YoungDiplomats.com : The New Generation of Israeli Diplomats
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.
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
24 young American pastors came to Israel on a trip designed to educate them and, through them, their congregations about the Jewish state and the challenges it faces.
By JEREMY SHARON
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
As Mayor Nir Barkat sets his sights on the national political arena, Jerusalem is waiting and wondering: Is he still focused on the city’s needs? And who might replace him?
Numbers providing a glimpse into the realities of our city.
The plan to run a new light rail line along Emek Refaim Street is not sitting well with many residents and shop owners.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Mayor Nir Barkat’s new focus of interest, one that goes far beyond this city, has become completely official.
The problem is by no means a new one in the capital, having been in existence since Ehud Olmert’s reign as mayor, if not before.
By KEREN PREISKEL
With NIS 400,000 needed to balance the budget, Barkat’s decision is to fire hundreds of city employees – mostly cleaners and guards at education institutions.
"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.
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
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.
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
Oscar-winning British actress honored with inaugural ‘Jerusalem of Gold’ award
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Palestinian was videoed stabbing a 30-year-old haredi man at IDF Square in Jerusalem on February 22, before being subdued by Barkat.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
High Court to deliberate petition to bar controversial "Flag Parade" from Old City's Muslim Quarter.
Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, a member of Yerushalmim’s management board, is the new councilwoman to watch for in Jerusalem.
By MARION FISCHEL
Barkat and Knesset lobby want the new network to be established in Jerusalem.
Barkat: "The Knesset doesn't interest me."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
The activists sought to expel Barkat from the California university's campus, calling Israel a terrorist and apartheid state.
In the meantime, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel will continue to manage park.
The Jerusalem Unity Prize, now in its second year, was launched by Barkat together with GESHER.
Israel’s two senior mayors – Tel Aviv’s Ron Huldai and Jerusalem’s Nir Barkat – are eyeing the premiership, much the way former Iranian president Mahmud Ahmadinejad started off as mayor of Tehran.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
‘As in London, the idea that a resident would be denied the right to live in a certain neighborhood based on their religion is preposterous,” says mayor.
Some agreed that fencing off problematic Arab neighborhoods would improve security, while others said more fences would be counterproductive.
Agreement to include immediate NIS 205 million infusion, fiscal coordination between ministry and City Hall.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
"All sides must remember that we are talking about the State of Israel’s capital," says Histadrut chairman.
“There is no explaining how they’ve wasted the money allocated to them in recent years,” said Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon of the Municipality.
Jerusalem mayor to complete his term – three more years – and consider run for a national position.
By LAHAV HARKOV
NIS 100 million government aid package for strapped Jerusalem businesses to be allocated via mayor’s rival.
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 Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Barkat's office responded that he had not made any decision to run in the next election in Likud.
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 Stern Stern 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.
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.
Application Development Contest in Jerusalem
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
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.
There is though another side to Liberman to worry about – and I’ve a story about that too.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Willenberg was described as a Polish patriot as well as a valuable contributor to the Polish-Jewish dialogue.
The bottom line is that little is known about Barkat’s policy preferences on national issues.
By DAN ILLOUZ
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