01.19.2017 | 21 Tevet, 5777
Report: Hezbollah claims IDF breached Lebanon border to install spy gear
Britain again breaks ranks with Europe — this time over Israel
‘More than just our homes were destroyed’
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Western Wall orderlies ‘in contempt of High Court’ over women's body searches
Hundreds attend funeral of IDF soldier who died in Golan accident
Liberman: ‘The US could agree to settlement bloc annexation, but not now’
Likud minister, ex-Yediot editor questioned in Netanyahu probe
State still has no solution for Amona families
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
Wine Talk: Farewell
‘Mr. Gaga’ dances across the USA
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Will the Trump administration be a game-changer for the Muslim world?
The Owl: Netanyahu’s rhetoric vs action — The case of Israeli Arabs
In Plain Language: Out with the old, in with the bold
A personal tribute
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Australian mayor declines synagogue invitation, cites Israel’s ‘gross and illegal occupation’
Report: Ivanka Trump gets pass to travel on Shabbat for inauguration
In second wave of bomb threats at least 30 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Watch: Invoking Netanyahu and Putin, Indian right-wing group hails Trump
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to 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
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
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
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?
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
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
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.
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
Gibraltarian Mark Randall makes a strenuous pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
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
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
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.
By MEITAL SHARABI
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
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
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
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.
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
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