02.20.2017 | 24 Shevat, 5777
'Netanyahu’s political fears thwarted a regional peace deal’
Bennett: Palestinian state would lead to refugee crisis for Israel
Syrian official vows to back Hezbollah in potential war against Israel
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
Group calls for harassment against haredi soldiers to end
Modi’in family helps stop antiquities theft while on hike
Finance Ministry prompted to do more to prevent abuse at old age homes
Rabbinate kashrut monopoly criticized in Knesset ahead of court hearing
Analysis: Good ties with Trump give Israel added value in relations abroad
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
Decisions on bills held due Shaked-Bitan feud over education legislation
Eighties pop icons Tears for Fears ready to ‘Shout’ in Tel Aviv
Israeli students get a taste of the blues
Berlin Film Festival: Agnieszka Holland runs with the wolves
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
Beersheba’s road woes continue with deadlock at Hap Haifa
Maccabi TA rolls on, Jerusalem loses again
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Laundermat app shares more than just dirty laundry
Jerusalem’s International Convention Center named top 10 in world
Tax breaks for premarital marriage counseling?
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
Surgeon removes pen cap from boy’s lungs
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Terra Incognita: The Gambia’s defense of democracy is a lesson for us all
Nearing its 70th anniversary, Israel knows the best and worst of times
Right From Wrong: A bear hug for all the mullahs to see
February 20, 2017: Seeking a solution
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Egypt's top court upholds 10 death sentences over football violence
Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil
Singapore PM: Mideast is an emotional issue for Muslims in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Secret letters reveal Nazi death camp horrors
Technology connects Diaspora youth to their Israeli counterparts
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
Ambassador Dermer to liaison with White House on Pollard
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
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
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
A humorous Royal Jordanian Airlines ad caught the attention of Twitter users on Monday as it urged passengers from Muslim countries to fly to the US with their services "now that you're allowed to."
By JOY BERNARD
“Effectively, I have become a prisoner in my host country.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Today, vacationers are pouring in, but Cuba sorely lacks the basic tourist infrastructure.
By IRVING SPITZ
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
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.
“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
Gibraltarian Mark Randall makes a strenuous pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
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.
Israel for years has maintained Trumpian semi-bans on entry by citizens from several Arab countries and asylum seekers; The difference is that the law is often not enforced.
By ANDREW TOBIN/JTA
Sometimes this is harder than it sounds.
The winery offers music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, attracting large crowds who enjoy wine, music, and about 100 peacocks that roam the property.
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
There are so many unique sites, places and experiences that this place can offer visitors and so many diverse regions, all in such a tiny geographic area.
By MEITAL SHARABI
The farm, which overlooks the Golan Heights, was established in the 1960s by Yehuda Avni and his wife, Yona, whose dream it was to create a warm home for horses.
We are entering peak season for exploring and experiencing one of Israel’s most happening tourist spots.
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.
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
The highest Shabbat in the world.
By MICHEL KOGINSKY
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
Arab travelers in the Middle East and North Africa said the order was humiliating and discriminatory; Iran has vowed to retaliate.
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.
United and American are introducing “Basic Economy” fares this month – a new class of service most easily explained as “you get a seat and that’s it.”
A business-class trip to Zurich is a breeze – and a pleasure.
By ERICA SCHACHNE
"Two customers were removed from Delta Flight 1 departing London-Heathrow today after a disturbance in the cabin resulted in more than 20 customers expressing their discomfort," says airline.
A three-day Christmas and Hanukka Festival offers visitors a taste of the Western Galilee’s finest attractions
By SHARON AHARONI
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
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.