12.10.2016 | 10 Kislev, 5777
Hamas cell planning to attack army base uncovered in Jerusalem
Hezbollah denies it promised Russia no attacks on Israel
Peace process should not be 'all or nothing,' says EU ambassador
Leading Arab journalist: Should Arab MKs even be in the Knesset?
Turkish court dismisses case brought by victims of Israeli raid
UN expected to vote for funding UNHRC blacklist of companies with ties to Israel
Israel 'interested' in accepting Guantanamo Bay detainee for prosecution
What challenges will the Israeli Air Force face in the coming years?
Israel, Cyprus and Greece ties forge ahead with trilateral rescue unit
‘Annexing Ma’aleh Adumim is the next step’ for Israel
Liberman: WMDs Israel thwarted from reaching Hezbollah were chemical arms
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Music: Flute of gold from the Emerald Isle
Top 10 things to do
Classical Music: The human aspect
Jazz: Leading from the back
Hapoel Tel Aviv looks to overcome financial woes
Maccabi Tel Aviv eliminated from Europe
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
High BMI in adolescence may harm cognitive function in middle age
The calming power of work
Blood donations to be accepted from foreign-born Ethiopians, gays and elderly
UK based NGO brings free and accessible tech training to Israeli Arabs in Nazareth
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Comment: Why is the Middle East so disappointed with Obama?
Column One: Israel’s first project with Trump
An urgent need for reform
Where do surprises come from?
Hezbollah says 'promised victory' imminent in Aleppo
Watch: Turkish air strikes hit ISIS targets in Syria
Hot off the Arab press
Iran's FM: It's in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Trump set to name top Jewish Goldman Sachs official to economic post
Berlin rabbi welcomes next German president Steinmeier as ‘proud friend of Jewish people’
Denmark's chief rabbi allays concerns about circumcision ban
Posters promoting white supremacist, neo-Nazi organization found at Emerson College
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
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
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of December 9, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Azrieli issues
Jerusalem Grapevine: Agnon jubilee
Parashat Vayetze: Big deceit, small deceit
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?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Bauing out with style
A city of many challenges
Rugby in the Holy Land
Rx For Readers: Slimmer isn’t always healthier
Waging war over Emek Refaim
Gallery or revolution?
This week in Jerusalem
At a crossroads
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: To work, to work, ‘l’haim’
Three new consumer laws
Speaking out in every generation
Israeli Southern comforts
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Shaked orders investigation into incitement against Christian IDF soldiers
French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
Aegean CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis wrote a letter dated Wednesday to PLO secretary general Saeb Erekat expressing regret.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Israeli passengers make a scene, refuse to take off, until Arab-Israeli passengers taken off board.
By MAARIV ONLINE
Helsinki is a city with 315 islands, a peninsula surrounded by sea.
By BEN G. FRANK
At a prime location in Tel Aviv, the Leonardo Beach Hotel may not be the biggest, but it may be one of the best.
By YAKIR FELDMAN
A two-day trip to Pieria, Greece only really allows one to skim the surface of what the lush region has to offer.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Just under 36% of El Al’s flights arrived on time last month. Roughly 64% of the month’s flights experienced delays of at least 15 minutes and the average delay was 48 minutes long.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Following these simple tips will solve most of the problems except the number one complaint of hotel guests - noise.
By MARK FELDMAN
In the first three months of 2016, hotels sold roughly 705,000 nights to tourists, which represents a meager 5% increase over the same period in 2015.
By NIV ELIS
El Al to add 15 new jetliners to its fleet.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Travel agents beware. Technology is revolutionizing the tourism industry in general and the hotel industry in particular.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Gulliver Group CEO Uri Alon announced a strategic change in the group’s structure.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
A new free smartphone application lists comprehensive vital information about the best health services around the world.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Transportation Minister Israel Katz this week approved the landmark NIS 28.3 billion, four-year budget for the project – the largest amount ever allocated to Israel Railways.
TravelersBox has placed 75 kiosk machines in airports around the world, which enable people to get rid of all their leftover coins and bills.
The fight against airlines that refuse Israeli passengers is not over.
August 26 is the next date for “Cinema on the Street,” the Promenade’s free movie night at 8 p.m.
By GEORGE MEDOVOY
The thriving French city is home to the fifth-largest Jewish community in Western Europe.
Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world and has been damaged by civil wars, corruption, poor access to education and the effects of HIV.
By BERNARD DICHEK
The revised module, titled, “The geopolitical reality in Israel and the Middle East,” will consist of a two-hour expert presentation and a two-hour field experience in a relevant site.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
“Hypothermia had set in, and every minute was precious,” says Chabad rabbi.
Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur les vélos électriques sans jamais oser
le demander : décryptage de la nouvelle tendance qui envahit les rues de la capitale
In the future, we can assume that people commuting to the capital from the central district will account for most of the passengers arriving on the new rail line.
By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
Most locals say that the best time to visit Thailand is between November and February when the northeast monsoon blows cool, dry air that serves as a respite from the heat.
By SHAWN RODGERS
There’s more to the picturesque state than the Big Apple.
Welcome to Lisbon, I thought to myself, uncorking the bottle of wine that was put out to welcome me together with a basket of fruit and a jar of delicious tomato jam.
By GIL ZOHAR
Visiting here last month, I felt I was in a time warp – this is how Tuscany or the French Riviera once must have been before being inundated with holidaymakers.
From Lodz to Warsaw to Krakow, the specter of the Holocaust is never far away.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Many tourists focus on Petra in Jordan, but the country’s north offers a rich array of historic sites.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Nyepi usually falls sometime in March, which is the rainy season and the quietest month for tourism.
By JANE MEDVED
Its recent warning to Americans of the risks of traveling to Europe through late June is exceedingly severe.
From river gorges and rice fields to resorts devoted to balance and healing, a trip to Bali feels like going home.
Nelson Mandela always managed to stay positive. Let’s hope he wasn’t wrong.
By MOTTI VERSES
A country of history and culture, Senegal boasts a beautiful coastline, unique art scene and a deep connection to the tragic saga of the slave trade.
Perhaps the grandest of St. Petersburg’s many palaces, its 18th-century baroque style reflects the glamour and glitz of czarist days.
DINING IN Pacific’s Edge Restaurant comes with majestic views of Point Lobos.
By GEORGE MEDOVOY SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Strict adherence to the tenets of Islamic law guide newly launched Asian airline.
By CORAL BRAUN
Touted as a ‘floating resort,’ the luxurious ‘Norwegian Star’ docks in Haifa port.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Group of Israeli travelers told to cancel reservation at lodging in Baden-Württemberg.
Ein Zivan on the Golan offers many diversions, comfortable accommodations, and a refuge from the busy life.
By TERRANCE MINTNER
When it comes to luxuries on board, the sky’s the limit for United’s new Polaris Business Class.
My main tip for those going the self-catering route is to make sure that cleaning is included in the price or can be added.
Overall, the Nahsholim Holiday Village Kibbutz Hotel is a hidden gem. Situated along a beautiful stretch of beach, it offers a relaxing and comfortable vacation for the whole family.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Spain branch of El Al for months had negotiated with tourist officials from the autonomous region of Galicia over opening the flight channel.
Zionist Union MKs accuse former attorney-general Weinstein covering up and sabotaging investigation of affair in which Netanyahu accused of double-billing trips abroad.
By LAHAV HARKOV,DANIEL CLINTON
Report on new security measures under consideration emerges after a senior Israeli intel official last week pointed to European hubs as potential targets for terrorist attacks.
The concrete threat level against Jewish sites is high, the bureau said, reiterating its standing advisory to “refrain from visiting” the area.
By HERB KEINON
The Ministry has not said what caused the accident.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
PMO's Counter-Terrorism Bureau raises level of alert following evaluation of current situation in Turkey.
Israel's former airport security chief offers advise for tightening security at travel hubs; says governments must take steps quickly before another attack.
PMO's Counter-terrorism Bureau ups travel advisory on Turkey, saying there is a continuing threat against Israel and Jewish targets there.
Scans of luggage revealed the arms, which included a grenade, firearm cartridges and dozens of assault riffle bullets.
By MAARIV ONLINE,JPOST.COM STAFF
When you sign up for a frequent flyer program, or even buy an airline ticket you’re giving the airline most of the power in any dispute that may arise down the road.
Winter wonderland, here I come.
By SIVAN AZULAY
The festival, which has already begun and will continue until November 19, offers a variety of activities connected with wine that will take place in wineries and vineyards.
By MEITAL SHARABI
A late summer trip to the Emerald Isle.
By BARRY DAVIS
What to do on a visit to the Menashe Regional Council, just east of Hadera.
Many popular sites around the country are busily preparing for the New Year and will be extremely crowded, so I'd like to suggest taking a different route this holiday season.
What to do on your next trip to the beautiful Jezreel Valley.
The capital city is effortlessly cool, the mountains are awe-inspiring and the countryside is charmingly pastoral.
By LAURA KELLY
A surprising retreat in the country known as the capital of the Balkans.
Dutch design is clean, well planned and perfectly executed, like so much else Dutch. The message is clear and it just makes you feel good.
By DEBI LERNER-RUBIN
Yossi Ghinsberg retells his incredible, true-life story of survival in the Amazon.
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN
Sit and relax watching the view through the large windows, or on a nice day it is highly recommended to climb up onto the upper deck and into the fresh air.
By ITSIK MAROM
As a Jew from Israel, I felt comfortable traveling in Morocco.
By GRAEME STONE
Sigal Samuel’s debut novel traces a dysfunctional Jewish family and their relationship to mysticism.
By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
A guide to the Spanish city of food, fun and fashion.
By ORIT ARFA
Every city in Cyprus has its specialty – in addition to the beaches, of course.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Venturing over to the Upper Galilee’s new tourism complex.
By RHONA BURNS
Rav-Kav smartcards to be used as the card holder pleases throughout the country, on all bus companies and Israel Railways, regardless of where the card was loaded.
By SYBIL EHRLICH
In spite of much-ballyhooed security concerns, the ‘Magazine’ tours the land of the pharaohs,
eyeballs Ramses II and begins to relax with present-day Egyptians.
By BEN FISHER
US State Department updates travel warning for American citizens in Turkey.
After a meeting between airline management and unions, the French carrier says it will offer female staff the choice of opting out of the flights.
A new bill requires travelers who hold citizenship from, or have recently traveled to, Syria, Iraq, or any country listed as a state sponsor of terrorism, to acquire a visa to enter the US.
People stared at me and asked with gestures or words, "Where are you from?" When I said, "America," they grinned, smiled, said, "Welcome," or drew a heart sign in the air.
By JUDITH FEIN
Police declined comment on incident; cause of explosion unknown.
Listed by the State Department as a state sponsor of terrorism, Iran's citizens — primarily those living in Europe — will now face additional travel hurdles.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Often, visa requirements are wrapped up in a Catch-22, where up is down and down is up and logic is totally lacking from the process.
‘Lori,’ a 100-year-old wooden sailboat, was home for three weeks.
The White House is in a 1920s Bauhaus building that was a youth hostel in its previous incarnation. Its interior design, with clean geometric lines, pays homage to the Bauhaus style that gave the White City its name.
By ILAN CHAIM,ILAN EVYATAR
The summer temperatures in the picturesque country are a welcome treat for visitors from the Middle East.
By STEWART WEISS
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.”
Silence is golden in St. Martin.
By SARAH LEVIN
The airfares are low, the tourism infrastructure first rate and the options for a memorable vacation, limitless.
Switzerland offers a wonderland of snow, cheese, hiking and wild train rides in the mountains.
More often than not, the flying experience will run the gamut from pure bliss to heightened tension.
I recall Florida’s reputation as the 'Sunshine State' and so far, nature has not let it down.
Make no mistake – when you hear locals say akwaaba (welcome), they mean it.
By LINDA EPSTEIN
Despite November’s terrorist attacks and renewed reports of anti-Semitism, an Israeli couple sets out to experience the Riviera - and gets a little more experience than they bargained for.
By STEPHANIE GRANOT
Next time we’re offered a raft on the Jordan River, we’ll take it!
By BRIAN BLUM
The experience of being reviewed as a guest is new, at least to me.
By BARBARA SOFER
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
According to the rules set up for me long ago, I can appear on the scene only when things are as bad as they can possibly get, or as good as they can be.
Go to the four corners of the Earth, plumb its secret places, discover its many wonders. Seek God’s presence wherever it may be found, and you will hopefully become a fuller, richer person.
Pride in its democracy and Taiwan’s desire to be liked and internationally accepted was evident throughout our weeklong stay.
By LIAT COLLINS
Getting away from it all makes you realize that you can never really get away from it all. Then again, it’s all relative.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
It’s no secret to readers that we love to travel.
By RUTH CORMAN