07.28.2016 | 22 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu deflects criticism over Hamas terror tunnels unpreparedness
Analysis: How Israel undermined the tunnel threat
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Gold: Palestinian Authority Balfour lawsuit 'contradiction of peace process’
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Haredi parents initiate petition demanding schools with general education studies
MKs protest Defense Ministry’s refusal to make injured soldier’s settlement home accessible
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
US angry over new Israeli settlement activity
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Beersheba earns first-leg draw in Greece
Amar'e Stoudemire to join Hapoel Jerusalem?
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Pope Francis: Insist the Birkenau church be moved
This is not how you build a wall
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish leaders hold unprecedented meeting with foreign relations experts
Former PM Barak: Netanyahu comparing Iran with Nazis 'cheapens the Holocaust'
Second generation Holocaust survivor in legal battle with Polish church
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Five Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight
Trump's call to Russia on Clinton's emails signals strategic shift
Trump says was being 'sarcastic' in Russia hack comments
Democrats scramble for a unique message that appeals to Jewish millennials
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
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
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.
KOSHWHERE connects those seeking kosher cuisine with more than 100 food suppliers across the globe.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
The thriving French city is home to the fifth-largest Jewish community in Western Europe.
By BEN G. FRANK
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.
The measure would require visitors from the visa waiver countries to obtain a visa to travel to the United States if they had been to Syria, Iraq, Iran or Sudan in the past five years.
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
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
Assuring the American people as they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, US president declares he had seen no specific, credible threats against the country.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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 US State Department said that Israeli and PA security measures at popular tourist sites "are not 100 percent effective."
Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, sounds too good to be true
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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.
By MEITAL SHARABI
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
"I am dedicating this week’s column to the latter group of people, who tend to stay far away from long, arduous hikes, and instead prefer to be pampered."
"You will notice an abundance of charming coves, archeological finds, secluded romantic niches and stone quarries."
"All the stories we had heard about simple farming folk getting around with horse-drawn carts turned out to be absolutely spot on."
By BARRY DAVIS
"Latvia is like the Daugava River running through the capital, Riga: indifferent, serene and crisp."
An innovative program spearheaded by the JCC connects Mexican, Israeli and US communities while exploring their family trees.
By JOSH HASTEN
This is a great time of year to visit this region, since it’s no longer too hot, but it’s still dry and there’s usually a nice breeze.
A memorable cruise that nearly wasn’t.
By IRVING SPITZ
To escape Israel’s heat, a European cruise takes the guesswork out of travel and never falters on activities or sights to see.
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 an attempt to lower the cost of hotel rooms, two government agencies last week announced a joint plan to tender state land to build a chain of five budget hotels with 850 rooms.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
The high region that ascends from the eastern side of the lake is the southern part of the Golan Heights, but what most people usually miss is exploring the treasures on this lovely plateau.
Aiming the lens at next week’s annual Photography Convention – and Jimmy Nelson’s portraits of indigenous tribes all over the world.
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.
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
Whether you’re across the country or residing on a different continent, the ability to make rational travel decisions under extreme duress is never easy.
Let’s begin this nomadic tale with Manan, who had traversed the globe visiting dozens of countries along the way.
In reality, St. Petersburg was built for tourists and travelers who come to this part of Florida to escape the harsh winters up north.
Luxury hotel in Israel receives score of 97.5 out of 100 from rankings generated from 128,000 global travelers in the 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards.
By ILAN COHEN
Following the dissolution of the USSR, the carrier was transformed from a state-run enterprise into a semi-privatized company.
During Hol Hamoed Succot, the streets of Acre come alive with a week-long fringe theater and music festival, which are highly recommended.
Paper tickets were particularly useful if your flight was canceled or you missed the flight or had any airline-related problem.
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.
By STEWART WEISS
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
This is how we know there are no Jews on the moon – there’s no Chabad house there!