06.30.2016 | 24 Sivan, 5776
'I want to die,' Kiryat Arba terrorist wrote on Facebook prior to attack
After West Bank attack, Netanyahu implores world to pressure Palestinians to condemn terror
MKs blame Zoabi for terrorist attack that killed 13-year-old girl
Kiryat Arba attack: Palestinian terrorist stabs teen girl to death in bedroom
Party 'til the break of dawn: Tel Aviv to celebrate 'White Night'
Coming and going on the small screen
A fishy tale
Twice as nice
Netanyahu called for term limits – 19 years ago
Turkey deal ‘cornerstone’ of stability in the region
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Living With History
Israelis shrug off fears of hi-tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by Islamic State
Violent clashes erupt in Nablus, Hamas calls on parties to unite against Israel
WATCH: 250 ISIS fighters killed in deadliest ever US airstrikes against the group
Former Iranian official: 'Turkey now swallows the poison it cooked'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord?
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
UK Labour leader Corbyn appears to compare Israel to ISIS
Belgian court upholds kosher ritual slaughter rights
New French immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Astrology for the week of June 1, 2016
Grapevine: Worthy cause
British Jews denounce neo-Nazi 'Miss Hitler' pageant
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
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
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
F.I.G., the permaculture center
Better late than never
A rose is a rose is a rose
Klezmer all around
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
אוֹנִיוֹת מַשָׂא עֲנָקִיוֹת
מֵהֶזְנֵק טֶכְנוֹלוֹגִי לְזִינוּק כַּלְכָּלִי
הַתָנָ"ך שֶל אִימָא
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
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
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
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
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.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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
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
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.
When people think of Zichron, they usually picture the quaint pedestrian walkway that was built in the town’s heyday in the 1990s. Luckily, the area is once again picking up speed.
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.
With the heat breaking, there are short, accessible hikes available in areas both pristine and historical.
By ALLAN RABINOWITZ
The Jezreel Valley has so much to offer the visitor to enrich and deepen the knowledge of this historic, rich area – all in a single but full day.
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.
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.
We were sailing along the Croatian coast toward Albania earlier in the summer.
My husband and I took our three kids to Alba di Canazei in the Italian Dolomites to escape the summer heat and enjoy some downtime in nature with our kids.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
British Airways operates 20 flights from London to Tel Aviv per week, sending plenty of flight crew to the sunny city for anywhere from two to seven hours at a time – or up to 24 by special request.
By AMY SPIRO
The ‘Post’ goes behind the scenes at bustling Heathrow Airport to see how the giant operation works.
"When I received this email my assumption was it was an April Fools joke or a Purim spiel."
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!