02.24.2017 | 28 Shevat, 5777
UNRWA casts doubt on allegation that one of its employees was elected to Hamas leadership
Bennett orders closure of Hamas-run east Jerusalem school
Who are the creators of mysterious Ramallah signs in favor of one-state solution?
Pro-Palestinian protesters depict Netanyahu as Hitler in Sydney rally
Israelis seek their next adventure – in North Korea
Netanyahu: Hebron shooter should be pardoned
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Editor's notes: Netanyahu’s real opposition
Decision-making at times of war and peace
A Bulgarian love affair with Israel
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra invites audiences to ‘Bach’s Journey’
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Beersheba up against the wall in Turkey
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Middle Israel:Under new management
Palestinian authorities block lawmaker critical of Abbas from travel abroad
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
NY Governor unveils new plan to fight antisemitism and hate crimes
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
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
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
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Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
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City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
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מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Turning dancing into Mourning on Rosh Hodesh Adar
Bibi And The Iranian Bomb
Why Trump didn't get it so wrong about Swedenistan
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Heightened security remains in effect throughout capital, with emphasis on the Western Wall for remainder of Succot and Birkat Kohanim ceremony.
Hadar Cohen, a 19-year-old Border Police officer was killed in a shooting and stabbing attack at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
UNESCO resolution attacks Israeli practices in the Old City, including its actions on the Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Thousands of Muslims to converge on Old City to enter Islam’s third holiest site * No incidents of violence reported since month-long holiday began.
Using non-lethal crowd dispersal methods, police were able to disband the group without incurring any injuries.
Emergency services said that they received a distress call at 6:32 p.m. local time reporting a stabbing near Hashalshelet Street in the Old City of Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Abu Zied helped to carry out the attack at the Damscus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City in which Border Police Cpl. Hadar Cohen was killed at the beginning of February.
The police commander in charge of the post said that "the alertness and operational skills of the officers prevented an attack on security forces and innocent bystanders."
In a separate incident, a Palestinian girl with a knife is stopped approaching West Bank settlement of Carmei Tsur.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Second female officer critically wounded; All assailants shot dead
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,BEN HARTMAN
The minor was arrested and taken in for interrogation and the knife was seized.
The victims were Rabbi Nehemia Lavie, 41, of Jerusalem, and Aharon Benita from Beitar Illit.
A soldier was run over and wounded near Nablus and the homes of Jerusalem stabbers were mapped out ahead of demolition.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Rabbi Reuven Birmacher, 45, and Ofer Ben Ari, 46, remembered as exemplary, courageous men and Jews.
“If she pulled the knife out, she could have stabbed a number of people in the Old City within minutes."
East Jerusalem resident charged with aggravated assault in apparent hate crime.
In the last few weeks Palestinians have executed or attempted to execute 11 knife attacks against security forces in Hebron.
Police detained student, who allegedly bought terrorist's knife, two days after incident.
By BEN HARTMAN
Jabel Mukaber, home to three terrorists who carried out Tuesday’s attacks, first to be sealed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Yesh Atid faction members visit the Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City
Video captures east Jerusalem man attacking Special Patrol officers when they come to ask him for identification.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Three yeshivot face challenge of life in mostly Arab neighborhood.
By JEREMY SHARON
The majority of respondent instead said that Israel Beytenu party head Avigdor Liberman was best suited to handle the current wave of terror.
By LAHAV HARKOV
A suspected terrorist stabbed two Border Police officers, with a third being seriously wounded by friendly fire.
Jews in Old City remain defiant amid spate of attacks.
Police restrict access to Jerusalem's Old City in response to terrorist attacks.
"If we continued to hide our heads, we would be like the Jews in exile who are afraid of non Jews," says the 20-year-old who has received death threats.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Officer in serious-to-critical condition; Jerusalem Mayor praises officer’s quick thinking.
It will be the second such tour and focus on “Jerusalem in the last 150 years.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Selfie sticks and go-pros filled the Church of the Holy Sephulchre this morning as pilgrims attempted to catch Easter celebrations on film.
By ARIEL COHEN
The Russians made appearances at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem and the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem.
By SAM SOKOL
Participants experience what Jewish sovereignty means – that redemption of sorts is forthcoming.
By DAVID BRUMMER
Advertising watchdog says ad misleads consumers into thinking Old City a part of Israel.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett says the recent Palestinian violence should be seen as not only a crisis, but also an opportunity.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Shmouel Matza était membre de l’Irgoun. Son nom est gravé dans l’histoire de la lutte pour Jérusalem. Et sur les murs de la prison du Kishle
By DAVID STROMBERG
The Old City of Jerusalem is regarded as the primary attraction for tourists from abroad.
By OMER YANIV
Spearheading alternative initiatives for this pivotal day in an effort to show ‘Jerusalem knows how to be tolerant.’
By LAURA KELLY
Sometimes called the Way of the Cross or the Way of Sorrow, the Via Dolorosa represents the route that Jesus followed, according to tradition, from condemnation to crucifixion.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Even though people fast during the day, on Ramadan it is traditional to be festive at night and pack in all manner of delectable foods, particularly sweets.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A round up of news briefs from around the nation's capital.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A few events will try to restore the meaning of Jerusalem Day to a less politically sensitive tenor and to offer the public different ways to celebrate the occasion.
From an Ottoman hub to a genteel district in the British Mandate, the neighborhood has more recently undergone transformed from an immigrant slum to a cultural, commercial and residential center.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Just outside the Old City lies a tale of destruction, division, unification and renewal.
Two institutions, the unusual French baron who built them, and the extraordinary people running them.
In addition to music and food, Jerusalem in general and the Old City in particular have undergone significant renovations over the past year.
By MEITAL SHARABI
Both the government and the municipality have allocated funds for rehabilitating the neighborhood of Sur Bahir, but its needs are many.
Regev: UN resolution is ridiculous, cannot undo thousands of years of Jewish history.
When trying to expand the 12 meter shop in 1991, Imad Abu Khadijeh stumbled upon an ancient hall hidden behind one of the walls.
Outside a church in the Armenian Quarter, an Armenian historian in his 60s said he would not comment on the issue for fear of being perceived as partial to either side.
US lawmakers to UNESCO: "This proposed resolution is yet another attempt to rewrite history by denying Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem."
According to Kids4Peace Jerusalem, the tour was meant to provide Jerusalem youths with a multi-narrative educational tour and to guide participants “toward overcoming collective fears."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Heightened security continues in Old City as thousands make pilgrimage to Jerusalem Holy site for Jewish day of mourning.
“If all that stuff is built on the notion that none of this ever happened, and then you pull a seal out of the ground with the names of the ministers straight out of the Bible one after the next."
By KATHERINE KEENAN
The observation and intelligence center continues to be instrumental in both preventing crime and rapidly responding to terror attacks.
Old City beautification project initiated to celebrate 50-year anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.
Municipality to hold hearings on project to repair 600 meters of pavement between Jewish and Armenian quarters.
Nearly 80% of tourists visit Jerusalem, 70% go to Tel Aviv, 50% visit Dead Sea
Repaving road to Kotel will block emergency personnel, locals say
For one week in September, a small structure of four walls and a bit of balcony, called the Alpert Youth Music Center will become AMEN.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Ir David Foundation says Kedem Center would strengthen the capital by celebrating its shared history.
Mobile command center donated to municipality to help manage crisis.
Age restriction on entrance to Old City lifted
Unusual stepped structure exposed on street ascending from Siloam Pool to Temple Mount raises questions among researchers.
Police expecting thousands of Muslims to come in from different areas such as Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron.
By REUTERS,ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
The Elad foundation contends that the compound would be instrumental in drawing tourists while the opposing NGOs denounced the center as destructive.
The 17-year-olds were evacuated in moderate condition to a hospital in the city.
A look back at 66 years of celebrations.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The mass Priestly Blessing (Birkat Kohanim) ceremony, takes place each year during the intermediate days of both Passover and Succot.
Security services prohibit non-Muslims from praying or engaging in other forms of worship on the site, claiming such activity triggers Palestinian violence.
‘This is a sporting event and a spiritual event like no other,’ says Mayor Nir Barkat.
Consider taking a family excursion to experience special holiday activities at local sites.
Jerusalem’s Asa’el Street has a rich history to tell and a myriad stories to reveal.
By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
A look into a beautiful home in Jerusalem's Old City.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
It is most unfortunate that the Temple Mount controversy has become the property of extremists – not to say fanatics – on both sides.
By REUVEN HAMMER
What the mayor hopes the city will look like in five years
By JOANNA SHEBSON
Want to know what life was like in the Old City during the time of the Romans?
The annual Sounds of the Old City festival opens this week.
By BARRY DAVIS
Fortunately for Israel, resolution 2334, with its proclamation that the definitive boundary is that of June 4, ’67, is simply an exercise in futility.
By SHLOMO SLONIM
For Israelis, the traumas of Hebron and Jerusalem epitomize the perceived Palestinian objective of ridding the land, which Jews know as the Land of Israel, of all its Jewish inhabitants.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
The legacy he left through his exploits, activism, creativity, deeds, wisdom and Shomrei Ha’am is a gift to all who care about the Jewish present and future.
By RABBI AVI SCHWARTZ
Whoever continues reading the story will be surprised.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Even reasonable leaders like King Abdullah of Jordan seem to believe that Israel intends to divide the mosque.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Jerusalem must become the capital of both countries, but the physical division of Jerusalem cannot be accepted or tolerated.
It stands there silently, contemplatively, like a sentry guarding its post, projecting strength and a dramatic sense of history even as it invokes our deepest longings regarding Jewish destiny.
By MICHAEL FREUND