09.26.2016 | 23 Elul, 5776
Mashaal to step down as Hamas leader next year
US judge says Facebook has ‘moral obligation’ to contain terrorist rhetoric
Reservists group calls to cancel Physicians for Human Rights funding
Prisoner dies while exercising, sparking Palestinian hunger strike
Netanyahu: I didn’t compare Azaria’s parents to those of fallen soldiers
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Maccabi TA crushes Hapoel 5-0 in derby
Israeli-Arab mother shot dead in front of her children
Soldier at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist may have exploded at any moment
Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa
Ambassador from Down Under shows over-the-top enthusiasm
State appeals Parole Board's early release of Rabbi Pinto from jail
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Regev in eye of storm over Ophir Awards walkout
The women coaches leading Israel's male baseball team to victory
Newcomer shatters Israeli marathon record in Berlin
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Israeli drip irrigation giant says 'hola' to Costa Rica
Bee rhythms more affected by social interactions than sunlight
Fighting suicide with life
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Work progressing at Israeli horticulture center in Rwanda
Back to Africa
The long-overdue good-bye
'Iran and Russia in danger of becoming war crimes accomplices'
Christian writer who 'insulted Islam' murdered in Jordan
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
Yemen to protest Iranian weapon smuggling at UN Security Council
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
California governor signs anti-BDS bill into law
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for UK parliament
Former Chief Rabbi of France, Joseph Sitruk, passes away
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Netanyahu sits with Clinton after Trump meeting
‘Trump won’t jettison Judea and Samaria,’ advisor says
After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution
Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
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
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
When she approached the women’s section she was turned away by an Orthodox woman patrolling the site who said she is not a woman.
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.
A desolate expanse has been transformed into stunning parks and unique promenades.
Throughout Israel, there are so-called parliaments of prominent personalities who get together each week to coming up with solutions for Israel’s myriad problems.
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.
There was a lull in the storm on Thursday when residents of Jerusalem woke up to see their city covered in a thin layer of white.
By MARC ISRAEL SELLEM
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
Jerusalem’s Old City and its dwindling Christian and Armenian populations.
This historic wall, which is just south of the crowded Western Wall plaza, is the southwestern corner of the wall that surrounded the Temple.
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