01.19.2017 | 21 Tevet, 5777
Britain again breaks ranks with Europe — this time over Israel
‘More than just our homes were destroyed’
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Sr.-St.-Sgt.-Maj. Erez Levy laid to rest in Yavne
Arab sector announces strike to protest violence in Beduin village
State still has no solution for Amona families
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
‘Mr. Gaga’ dances across the USA
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
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
‘Getting tough’ is not best approach to changing student behavior
A.B. Yehoshua and ‘the malady of the Jews’
Washington Watch: The peace gamble
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
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
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Report: Ivanka Trump gets pass to travel on Shabbat for inauguration
In second wave of bomb threats at least 30 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
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
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?
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
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
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
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
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
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