05.05.2016 | 27 Nisan, 5776
Shin Bet gleans vast tunnel data from Hamas member
IAF strikes Hamas targets after mortar fire from Gaza
IDF uncovers new Hamas attack tunnel
Write this down: I am an Israeli-Arab
Allegations of ‘cronyism’ in Bayit Yehudi over rabbinical appointment process
Erdan: ‘We have a broad government program to fight boycotts’
Antiquities Authority refutes NGO’s Rockefeller Museum transfer accusations
Grapevine: Coincidence and memory
Anti-Semitism goes unchallenged by some on 'pro-Palestine left', UK editor says
Germany has no plans to change Israel policy, Merkel reassures Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Return to rowing gives Israel newcomer Lyat Olympic hopes
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
The POSTman Knocks Twice: National unity? Holocaust Day thoughts
Bar and the new Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem
Israeliness is the answer
The political algorithms of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Israel denies it detained Turkish right-wing leadership
Report: Saudi Arabia busts ISIS cell on the outskirts of Mecca
Hamas claims to foil plot by Abbas rival Dahlan to stage coup in Gaza Strip
Group slams Europe-Iran economic confab in Zurich
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Courage was my only option, Holocaust survivor says
Against orders, some diplomats saved Jews during Holocaust
WATCH: Thousands walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau in March of the Living
Israeli Carpool app Via raises $100m
April deficit ticks up, though target still in sight
Manufacturers: Obama aid package will be ‘mortal blow’ to Israeli industry
BGU researchers present guidelines for treating postnatal depression
Expert says three dairy servings daily is 'vital for bones’
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Poll: Sanders voters more sympathetic to Palestinians than to Israel
Trump proves Jewish supremacy diminishing in GOP, says David Duke
Analysis: US set for ‘celebrity’ presidential election
Trump triumphs: Republican Kasich to suspend presidential campaign
Understanding UK anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day
This week in 60 seconds: Tightrope walking in Jerusalem
Just a Thought: On Holocaust education
Parshat Kedoshim: Respect your elders
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
What can you see in this red circle?
Books: Hunting monsters
The journey home
In Jesus’s last footsteps
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Arrivals: Connecting Israel and the world
Books: Drone mom
Books: Disintegration and demise
To your holistic well-being
This week in Jerusalem
Child sexual abuse in a medical context
Old City’s Khalidi Library reopens after nearly a half century
One step at a time
Choosing the right treatment for our youth
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
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A WWII vacation that saved two Jewish brothers' lives
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
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
How Maayan met Gil
Obama Seeking Legacy at the Expense of Israel
The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah
Hoppe Hoppe Reiter
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
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.
By MARK FELDMAN
KOSHWHERE connects those seeking kosher cuisine with more than 100 food suppliers across the globe.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
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
Take a gander down memory lane, as longtime Jerusalem resident Greer Fay Cashman revisits its
old-time landmarks and meeting places.
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.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Perhaps the grandest of St. Petersburg’s many palaces, its 18th-century baroque style reflects the glamour and glitz of czarist days.
By BEN G. FRANK
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
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.
By HERB KEINON
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 new TLV Balloon is taking off in Tel Aviv.
By LIAT COLLINS
A good time was had by all at Kibbutz Kfar Giladi.
By ILAN EVYATAR
The hotels on the shores of the Hashemite Kingdom offer a perfectly pampering getaway
In the Israeli culture, when someone has an idea, execution is immediate. Of course, some ideas don’t work, but the pace of innovation is so swift that genuine breakthroughs are made all the time.
By ALEXANDRA LEVIT
A lone Israeli seeks to help in one of the poorest countries in the world.
By BERNARD DICHEK
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."
By MEITAL SHARABI
"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.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
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.
"I found myself at the Nahsholim boutique hotel on Dor Beach, and discovered that it’s still possible in 2015 to be pleasantly surprised in Israel."
Before leaving North Korea, Lior Dayan visits the border with the South, dances at a surreal karaoke party and discovers what’s hiding on the 44th floor of his hotel.
By LIOR DAYAN
Founded in 1948 by Palmah members, Kibbutz Tzova still functions as a cooperative community.
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 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.
The historical southern city is rapidly growing and tourist friendly.
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."
Mark Feldman invites you to imagine how El Al could look five years.
Are the scales balanced on the matter of passenger vs luggage weight?
You have to pass extensive and arduous tests and you have to show them an infinite number of documents, which prove two things: that you are not a journalist and that you are mentally healthy.
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 STEWART WEISS
By RUTH CORMAN
This is how we know there are no Jews on the moon – there’s no Chabad house there!
The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project’s “MOMentum,” has allowed more than 6,000 Jewish mothers – mostly in their 40s and 50s – from around the world to take part in a sightseeing program.
By BARBARA SOFER