05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Members of Hamas cell behind Jerusalem bus bombing arrested as it planned more attacks
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Arab League supportive of French peace initiative
Sara Netanyahu faces criminal allegations in PM residence affair
'Rape of mentally-disabled woman probably not terrorism'
Labour leader Corbyn slights Herzog after not responding to Israel invitation
Bennett vows to 'go all the way' in showdown with Netanyahu over cabinet, Liberman vote
Thousands march in Tel Aviv against Liberman defense portfolio appointment
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
‘Post’ investigation finds German city’s facilities used to wage BDS
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
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
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
Using non-lethal crowd dispersal methods, police were able to disband the group without incurring any injuries.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
The boy, 17, was found to have a concealed knife near the Old City.
In the night's latest incident, Arab rioters threw firecrackers, Molotov cocktails and rocks at Jewish homes in the Old City.
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
“There is Jewish and there is Muslim, and they are interested in politics. But we are neutral here."
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
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.
Solomon Balas doesn’t fit the mold of the average Jewish pensioner who moves from a major Western city to spend his old age near Jerusalem’s holy sites.
A resident of David’s Village has brought to light a host of alleged building violations.
After decades of excavations, the Kishle and moat are now accessible to the public.
By CARL HOFFMAN
It’s still too early to tell where Jerusalem is headed.
We won’t be seeing an end to the violence anytime soon, experts say.
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
The opening of new excavations in the Tower of David go hand in hand with the installation of photo geometry devices.
The lightly injured officers were evacuated to a local hospital.
One victim in serious-to-moderate condition after being stabbed, second victim hospitalized for light wounds; Palestinian man arrested for incitement via Facebook.
Capital's Old City passes a relatively quiet morning as security forces in Jerusalem had braced for potential clashes.
Neighbors who witnessed the fight allege that the argument was over the hot-button issue of selling homes to Jews in the predominantly-Arab neighborhood.
World-class race cars and drivers from Porsche, Ferrari and Audi to traverse streets outside Old City for second year.
More immigrants came from France than any other country this year.
Egged bus attacked outside Old City; 2 more Palestinian youths arrested for French Hill petrol station riot.
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
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