05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Members of Hamas cell behind Jerusalem bus bombing arrested as it planned more attacks
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Arab League supportive of French peace initiative
First Israeli ‘reuse’ of kidney saves brother after transplanted sister dies of stroke
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
IDF tank used in 1982 battle in Lebanon, famous for MIAs, to be returned by Russia
Prominent corruption-fighting police commander joins Yesh Atid
Labour leader Corbyn slights Herzog after not responding to Israel invitation
Thousands march in Tel Aviv against Liberman defense portfolio appointment
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
‘Post’ investigation finds German city’s facilities used to wage BDS
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
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
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern 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
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
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
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
Syria : Simulations of Potential Realistic Situations by WikiStrats
MEMORIAL Day – USA: Remembering Our Fallen:
SAIPAN – 1944
Judeo-Christian moral principles vs. “Social justice” ideology
My Plea to College Students
Security forces have arrested members of a Hamas cell near Bethlehem who were involved in the planning of a bombing attack on a bus in Jerusalem in April.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The heatwave was weighing on people and many shops were closed because Sunday is a Christian day off.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Magen David Adom medics who treated the victim said that he sustained wounds to his upper body.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Terrorist’s absence of identification delayed investigation.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center spokeswoman Shoham Ruvio said the man, who lost both legs in the explosion, died at approximately 7 p.m. following multiple surgeries.
"What I fear the most is that they have further aspirations beyond just praying on Temple Mount and making the Passover sacrifice. I fear that their plans are more dangerous," Salah said.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The security establishment believes that the terror wave is ebbing despite Monday's blast, but such an attack could still potentially reignite the street.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The senior leader of the terrorist group that controls Gaza says the Palestinian people opt to continue the so-called current Jerusalem intifada.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
A day after returning from a 2-month suspension, Joint List's Zahalka says "the increase in Jews who ascend [the complex] will cause the third intifada."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Security forces seal east Jerusalem home of Abd Mahmoud Doiat, who confessed to throwing a large rock that killed Israeli motorist Alexander Levlovitz in September.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
"The right-wing wants to expel Palestinians from the Old City, and if they can’t expel them, then at least they will ignore them," says Margalit.
Discourse that prevails in propaganda video claims "danger" posed to al-Aksa stoked the recent wave of Palestinian violence against Israelis that erupted in October.
Since the wave of attacks began in October, Palestinians have killed 30 Israelis and two US citizens, while security forces have killed at least 187 Palestinian assailants.
The 15-year-old female assailant was subdued without gunfire at the scene in Isawiya and later arrested.
Speaking at a press conference, the Grand Mufti emphasized the importance of visiting al-Aksa these days, in light of "the Israeli measures against the pilgrims arriving to the mosque."
The Palestinian government declared it would ban the selling of products from Tnuva, Zoglowek, Strauss, Tara and Tapuzina, adding that the ban would come into force on Tuesday.
Terrorist shot and killed, victim evacuated to hospital.
The five, including four minors, were indicted under aggravated circumstances and causing physical harm in racist-motivated attack of municipal sanitation worker.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The move comes as part of Intel Corporation’s global restructuring plan, which will see 11,000 people lose their jobs worldwide.
By NIV ELIS
“The Hadassah teams do holy work for Jerusalemites and Israelis in general, and now we have been given the opportunity to be a partner for this work.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
More than 150 developers from 17 countries gather to improve infrastructure of Wikipedia platform.
Pilgrims from around the world joined fellow Christians following clergymen who entered the church waving palm fronds and branches.
Jerusalem's Herzl Brewery concocted craft beer from wheat that Tel Aviv University geneticists identified as the strain used for beer in the Holy Land two millennia ago.
The annual ritual, in the Old City of Jerusalem, attracts thousands of pilgrims from around the world.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By BARRY DAVIS
Via Australia and New York City, a welcome newcomer on the Holy City social scene.
By KEREN PREISKEL
Passover is traditionally a time when visitors flood Jerusalem – yet the streets and hotels this year are relatively empty.
One looks forward to other cultural institutions around the country following the Tower of David lead.
A holy city couple finds their Holy Grail – delicious vegan chocolate.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
Among the major cities with a population greater than 200,000, Jerusalem dedicates the highest percentage of its built-up areas to residential purposes (71% ).
By YOAD SHACHAR
Residents are told that they can return to homes in the northern neighborhoods of Ramot and Romema.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Energy-saving 'smart' lighting and 'smart' irrigation systems, which can be controlled remotely, may soon become a park staple, powered by solar light panels.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Glick, an activist for Jewish rights on the Temple Mount, was next on the Likud's list, after defense minister Moshe Ya'alon quit his post.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Legal adviser says segregation forbidden, municipality says event will go ahead regardless.
By JEREMY SHARON
Fires in Jerusalem and Zichron Yaakov area temporarily shut down sections of Highway 1 and Highway 2.
Rivlin, a seventh-generation Jerusalemite, is a staunch advocate for Israel’s capital.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Hallel Bareli, an 11th grader, will be the youngest torch lighter at this year’s traditional Independence Day ceremony on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The letter reminds Netanyahu that establishing the new entity outside the capital violates the law, which specifies that its premises must be in Jerusalem.
In the decision last month that failed to acknowledge Jewish ties to Jerusalem's holiest site, UNESCO condemned Israel for security restrictions and other measures at Temple Mount.
The IAA also denied Emek Shaveh’s claims that it also intended to transfer other historic relics to the new West Jerusalem facility.
Yosef Haim Ben David will spend the rest of his life behind bars following the decision by the Jerusalem District Court.
American slackliner Heather Larsen makes history as she walks a narrow web line stretched between Jerusalem's ancient towers.
"We are Jewish but not religious, so have a right to stay open during Shabbat," says merchant.
‘It’s an amusement park of technology, science and arts,’ says Israeli organizer
In previous years, busloads of Zionist youth were brought in with the assistance of the Zionist Federation of Australia. This year the youth came of their own volition.
Despite unrest, tourists bullish on visiting holy sites.
Security forces send away six adults and three youth from the compound for failing to heed to the guidelines of visitation on the contested holy site.
Large numbers of police forces are deployed in the capital in light of security estimates that Palestinian rioters will cause disturbances on the Temple Mount compound and in east Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Security forces are in a race against time to track down the cell behind the Jerusalem bus bombing, and figure out if the attackers are part of larger armed faction.
Gag order issued by police as joint investigation with Shin Bet continues; several of 21 victims remain hospitalized, 1 in critical condition.
Joinst List MK Odeh blames attack on Netanyahu causing Palestinian despair.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Rivlin, Odeh also condemn suspected attack.
Would it have been possible to quietly let Washington and Moscow know that in the current reality, and for the foreseeable future, there is no room to talk about relinquishing the Golan?
By HERB KEINON
Yellow-and-blue can leapfrog Beersheba and go top with victory over struggling Beitar at Teddy.
By ALLON SINAI
First modern maps of Jerusalem from Ottoman era composed by British Army contractor sold.
The activists sought to expel Barkat from the California university's campus, calling Israel a terrorist and apartheid state.
Comments come in reaction to UTJ rejection of common entrance to Orthodox, pluralist prayer areas at the site.
Despite the haredi opposition, several of the ultra-Orthodox council representatives absented themselves from the vote.
"In order to counter BDS most effectively, you have to reclaim the narrative of liberalism," says expert.
“As is know to all, to our great distress, these trains, especially in Haredi neighborhoods, cause the most terrible damage to the fences of modesty."
"The Muscles from Brussels" is in Israel on a five-day visit.
Victim in moderate condition after shot in back, terrorism ruled out.
Alongside the statuette in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox neighborhood hung a sign inciting against the inscription of haredi Jews into the army.
Ir David Foundation says Kedem Center would strengthen the capital by celebrating its shared history.
The three-day festival will include exhibits and interactive workshops about the latest advances in technology, science and art.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
Witness: Defendant Schlissel would have been killed if he had not been Haredi.
PM makes remarks in cabinet meeting a day after the suicide bombing in Istanbul that killed four people, including three Israelis.
Police say 19-year-old may have "Jerusalem Syndrome."
Israeli man, 25, hospitalized with broken facial bones, skull fractures amid search for suspect; police investigating if criminal or terror-related
Jerusalem through the Eyes of Her Photographers
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Ruth Corman’s short stories offer an uplifting insider’s peek at Israel and its people.
By STEVE LINDE
All elements must be perfect, to avoid any sin.
By LAURA KELLY
An iconic museum unleashes cutting-edge technologies to reinvent the visitor experience.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
The radical preacher wrote a post on Facebook Monday announcing that he renounces Jerusalem's affiliation with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.
In a recent auction at Sotheby's London, a fascinating collection of some of the earliest photographs taken of the Holy Land sold for an awe-inspiring £1,000,000.
By OLIVIA FINE
The exhibit entitled, "Point of View," was opened to the public in time for the rise in Jerusalem tourism in honor of the Passover holiday.
At very short notice the Foreign Ministry hosted a farewell luncheon for Croatian Ambassador Pjer Simunovic in the King David Hall of the Mount Zion Hotel in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
Some of the most significant signposts of my life have taken place at Jerusalem’s Western Wall.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
Rabbi Hirsch says: To teach us that the Torah’s ultimate purpose is to educate a person to be a person.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Moshe Dayan mistakenly believed that by giving religious sovereignty over the Mount to the Muslims he was defusing the site as a center of Palestinian nationalism.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Seth J. Frantzman rightly points out the many problems with moral “light to the nations,” “The dark side of ‘Or Lagoyim,’” Terra Incognita, April 25.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
On one day in history – or more accurately, one night – God appeared in the world and wiped man’s tears away.
By NACHMAN SHAI
Don’t let Ramon ruin Israel’s capital city with his reckless partition plan.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG