Syrian media claims Israeli jets struck army base, Hezbollah base
Police commissioner: Crime rates in Arab sector unacceptable
Palestinian assailant wounds Israeli jogger in Gush Etzion stabbing
Netanyahu: Israel needs fences on all borders to keep out ‘predators’ in region
IDF names new head of Intel Research Division after sudden resignation
Pupils marking Internet Safety Week throughout education system
NGO to High Court: The country cries out against Deri as interior minister
Hassidic leaders step up battle against smartphones and WhatsApp
Coalition rebel Oren: NGO bill downgrades Israeli democracy in world’s eyes
Balad MKs banned from Knesset debates for meeting terrorists' families
Herzog, Lapid flirt with the Right
Jason Derulo to light up Rishon Lezion
Looking for clues
Whisper down the lane
Israeli pop icon Gabi Shoshan found dead at 66
PREVIEW: State Cup quarterfinals set to kick off
Shechter inspires Beitar to win over Ra’anana
Basketball: Maccabi Tel Aviv lost for answers after Haifa mauling
Soccer: Tel Aviv derby stalemate costly for Maccabi
Turkey's Erdogan meets American Jewish delegation in Ankara
Dutch deputy PM: Anti-Semitic abuse keeps me off social media
Pro-Israel group to show movie boycotted by Norwegian festival
Vancouver Jews outraged over Ahinoam Nini invite to Independence Day event
Fatah, Hamas reportedly make progress in reconciliation; PA nods toward unity gov't
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
Russia rejects Merkel's criticism: No evidence of civilian deaths in our Syria bombings
Analysis: Russia, US compete to ally with Kurds in ISIS fight
Trudeau: Canada must move 'carefully' in lifting Iran sanctions
Israel's air force still keeps eye on Iran despite nuclear deal
Iran army chief: Missile program a threat to our enemies, Israel should know what that means
Report: Palestinian Authority arrests 5 pro-Iran operatives in West Bank
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
Report: EgyptAir mechanic with ISIS ties planted bomb in Sinai plane crash
Israeli, American researchers find blood marker that could lead to early Alzheimer’s diagnosis
Local authorities may strike Wednesday
Haifa has several disease ‘hot spots,’ says researcher
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
US, Israeli experts meet to advance disability services
MDA staffers study at sign language workshop
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
Israel Railways is going electric
Israeli start-up aims to revolutionize mobile-based charitable giving
Zcash saves the world, Geek PicNic goes to Jerusalem and AOL innovates
'Israel to invest to track potential terrorists on social media'
Flug: Allowing foreign workers in keeps construction methods 'ancient'
Sanders flirts with history in quest to be first Jewish victor in US primary
Ahead of New Hampshire vote, focus on the role of commander-in-chief
Kasich tests the efficacy of a positive campaign
Does pro-Israel crowd ‘feel the Bern’? Sanders cites J Street, Zogby as advisers
Jordanian restaurant puts camel burgers on menu
Comment: Denver Broncos and the meaning of life
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
#CancelTelAviv: Twitter users call on Jennifer Lopez to cancel reported Israel show
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
What’s a podcast and how do I get it?
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Difficult freedoms
Our World: Syria and the real demographic threat
The Syrian refugees begging for safety at the Turkish border
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Not democracy
On securing Jerusalem
Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
‘I don’t call them works of art, I call them stories’
Arrivals: Go with the flow
Hassidism: Democratizing the mystical experience
Wrestling with humanity
Monday mingling in Jerusalem – at Shaon Horef
This week in Jerusalem
Speaking with Yeshiva University's Richard Joel
Yeshiva University tackles the modern questions
In Beit Shemesh, more than just a children’s library
Made in Israel: The little sensor that could
Technology: Opening doors for seniors
A groovy cut in time
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: לֹא פַּעַם, בַּקַיִץ
F-35 מְטוֹס הַקְרָב
חָדָש בִּנְמַל הַתְעוּפָה בֶּן-גוּרְיוֹן
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Package of Nostalgia, History and Re-dedication
The Way to Defeat Anti-Zionism on University Campuses
Denominationalism is okay, suppressing it is not
Mutual Judeo-Christian spiritual foundation of Judaism and Christianity
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Planting Trees for Ezra Schwartz
KKL-JNF Christmas Tree Distribution in Full Swing
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
Arava Open Day 2016
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.09.2016 | 30 Shevat, 5776
Jerusalem mayor says wave of violence is not unprecedented, and must be dealt with through collective vigilance.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Rubinstein: Marchers who call ‘death to Arabs’ should be arrested; police retain ban on using Lion’s Gate.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Jerusalem mayor launches fleet of 90 municipal patrol vehicles.
Police: Situation in capital is still tense, but less rioting reported after Netanyahu orders 1,000 police reinforcements.
After US censures Israel for plans to build 2,610 new units in Givat Hamatos, beyond the Green Line, Barkat says the construction is essential; Netanyahu: US should learn the facts first.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat calls on Deputy Health Minister MK Ya’acov Litzman to name urgently a permanent director-general for the Hadassah Medical Organization.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Netanyahu estimated to have net worth of $11 million, lagging far behind Barkat's $118 million.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Environmental Protection Minister Avi Gabbay inaugurated the Greennet recycling plant on Tuesday afternoon.
By SHARON UDASIN
Jerusalem mayor says capital's Arab population is coming to realization that they are better off in an undivided Jerusalem ruled by Israel.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman says going back to deal to release Palestinian terrorists is "not an option."
By HERB KEINON
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman will open the event, and he will be joined by US Senator Robert Menendez, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and Israeli envoy to the UN Ron Prosor, among others.
Face à la situation sécuritaire, le maire de la capitale se bat pour renforcer sa ville, et pave la voie à son avenir politique
By PEGGY CIDOR
Le nouveau ministre des Affaires de Jérusalem Zeev Elkin aspire à laisser de côté le conflit suscité par sa nomination, pour se mettre au travail
Gouvernement et municipalité de Jérusalem ont alloué un budget pour la réhabilitation du quartier arabe de Sour Bahir. Les besoins sont nombreux, mais le président du conseil local est confiant
Liberman noted that today the speaker of the Knesset, the chairman of the Jewish Agency and the foreign minister are all native Russian speakers and that two of those people are former Prisoners of Zion.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The problem is by no means a new one in the capital, having been in existence since Ehud Olmert’s reign as mayor, if not before.
By KEREN PREISKEL
With NIS 400,000 needed to balance the budget, Barkat’s decision is to fire hundreds of city employees – mostly cleaners and guards at education institutions.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
"The city council is about to approve Jerusalem’s budget for next year, and all parties involved agree that the situation is sensitive."
The holy city, always a powder keg, has been heating up even more of late; ‘In Jerusalem’ sits down with Mayor Nir Barkat to discuss what’s brewing in the capital – and what’s next for him.
A project to build a new city that would hold up to 100,000 residents on the southwestern edge of the capital is met with sharp criticism from the municipality.
Peggy Cidor interviews Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman.
Pepe Alalu, a city council member for the past 18 years is resigning.
For residents, Ya’acov (Kobi) Kahlon’s resignation from the city council might be a sad loss; but for the longtime property contractor and entrepreneur, it will be business as usual.
How Mayor Nir Barkat lost the ministry he never had to Likud MK Ze’ev Elkin.
MK Ze’ev Elkin says he is ready to set aside the conflict his appointment as Jerusalem affairs minister has created, and get down to the business of working for the city.
The relationship between the mayor and the far-right city councillor is deteriorating.
Over the past year and a half, Jerusalem received more than $60 million for projects throughout the capital.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
With a NIS 770 million increase from last year, Mayor Nir Barkat has great plans for the city; The good news is that he says he will clean it up.
Time waits for no man, and before we turn around, having just celebrated Hanukka, it will be Purim.
An innovative staging of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro will be presented at the Gerard Behar Center on December 29.
Nearly a year into his second term, Mayor Nir Barkat is confident he can deal with violence in Jerusalem, and satisfied he is bolstering the capital’s economy and promoting coexistence.
Most haredim don’t use the services of the ‘Zionist’ Chief Rabbinate, but their leaders are nonetheless trying to control the outcome of the first election in the city in 15 years.
The dismissal of a city councillor for taking the municipality to court is not unprecedented, but is it justified?
Mayor Nir Barkat and his adviser for the Arab population have done away with the small talk and decided to take action to improve conditions in east Jerusalem, but trust between the sides is difficult to build.
Barkat says he supports Netanyahu, but doesn't plan to join his party as PM praises Jerusalem mayor for helping apprehend terrorist on Sunday.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Agreement to include immediate NIS 205 million infusion, fiscal coordination between ministry and City Hall.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
"All sides must remember that we are talking about the State of Israel’s capital," says Histadrut chairman.
“There is no explaining how they’ve wasted the money allocated to them in recent years,” said Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon of the Municipality.
Jerusalem mayor to complete his term – three more years – and consider run for a national position.
By LAHAV HARKOV
NIS 100 million government aid package for strapped Jerusalem businesses to be allocated via mayor’s rival.
Surrounded by city merchants, residents, council members and municipal workers, Barkat demands that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon meet with him immediately.
Costs for the project, to be carried out by a private contractor, will be defrayed by the resulting insurance claims from the January 2014 blast.
"Continuing to ignore Jerusalem’s needs will be a victory for terror," says mayor.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,GIL HOFFMAN
Barkat's office responded that he had not made any decision to run in the next election in Likud.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The mayor came to the capital to participate in the Annual Conference of Mayors, despite the rising violence.
Herzog: Huldai doesn't understand leadership
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Huldai, Barkat are already getting ready behind the scenes to run on national level.
"I decided to join the coalition of Mayor Nir Barkat to lead the advancement of Jerusalem," says Lion.
Jerusalem mayor Barkat: It is time to fix social injustice.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Downtown ‘The Pyramid’ to feature 26 floors, high-end shops, rooftop restaurant in effort to revitalize city center
Nir Barkat restores peace in capital once more, breaks up street fight.
‘Our mission is to ensure that highly-skilled immigrants remain in Israel,’ says Gvahim’s executive director.
Proposed Kedem Center receives widespread support from mayor Barkat and international luminaries, is condemned by left-wing NGO as ‘Judiaizing’ east Jerusalem.
“Why do we need a Jerusalem Affairs Ministry here?” Barkat said during a phone interview. “They have no accountability and no responsibility.”
The remark came in response to a request from Jerusalem journalist Haim Shibi that Barkat use his influence to stop police from impeding photojournalists.
Noting major film projects by Natalie Portman and Richard Gere in capital, Barkat says it’s time to make city a global production destination.
Mayor Barkat lets word slip out, but declines to say more.
Defendant is also indicted for separate counts of throwing Molotov cocktails, firecrackers and stones at IDF soldiers near a West Bank checkpoint during the summer Gaza War.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Suspect confesses to throwing firebombs and rocks at security forces.
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat urges citizens to continue celebrating despite car ramming attack that injured 5.
“We were able to translate the love of Jerusalem worldwide into contributions of hundreds of millions of shekels for the city.”
“The Jerusalem marathon is breathtaking, and in this case breathtaking has a dual meaning because it’s a fabulous, beautiful race, and also challenging physically,” he said.
Day after tackling terrorist, mayor endorses Likud, denies he’s joining party
Dramatic amateur video footage shows Jerusalem mayor instructing his security detail to lift suspect onto sidewalk.
Barkat finalizes capital’s NIS 6.7 billion annual municipal budget.
Additional infusion of NIS 770 m. from Finance Ministry to go toward 13% increase in annual spending
Municipality urges residents to refrain from nonessential driving or traveling, barring a medical emergency.
Barkat to launch series of free winter cultural events in capital coupled with special packages from area businesses.
Jerusalem will receive $850,000 and Tel Aviv $650,000 in order to innovate the cities through government programs.
By NIV ELIS
Jerusalem mayor says at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference that capital must remain a untied city and never be divided.
In exclusive interview, Jerusalem mayor discusses terrorism, security, the Temple Mount and deporting terrorists’ families.
Festival to serve as inaugural event for annual weekly series in capital celebrating cultures throughout the globe.
Aharonovitch responds to scathing letter Jerusalem mayor sent to PM accusing him of abdicating responsibility for protecting capital’s residents.
Urban renewal project will transform capital’s entrance into world-class business district.
Project to also feature two 20-plus-story towers, shopping center, synagogue, kindergarten and park in the capital's Kiryat Yovel neighborhood.
Former Jerusalem municipality coalition member Arieh King calls mayor a ‘leftist,’ files petition against decision.
‘Mr. Malkha is a first-class professional with great knowledge and expertise in management and legal counsel,’ says Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat.
Application Development Contest in Jerusalem
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Consider the unfortunate readers of The Jerusalem Report who live in constant dread of the next installment of Necessary Stories.
By HAIM WATZMAN
‘Our state’s trade relationship with Israel has been proven to be successful for both sides,’ says Governor Nathan Deal.
The low-down on Jerusalem.
The website superimposed a photo of the restaurant bill to cover Kardashian's image.
These days, Warsaw is among Jerusalem’s best friends in Europe.
‘This war is a just war in the eyes of our soldiers, and that is the most important thing,’ says Rivlin.
Nir Barkat addresses terrorist attacks on city as 6 rockets land near capital; "We’re all in the exact same danger here," he says.
The bottom line is that little is known about Barkat’s policy preferences on national issues.
By DAN ILLOUZ
It isn’t only the Palestinians who do not recognize united Jerusalem. The world at large does not recognize the lingering fiction.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The last pristine hilltop in Jerusalem is about to be bulldozed, and the mayor is the only one in a position of power who seems to care.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Nir Barkat, instead of blaming others, must convene an emergency meeting to respond to these very basic demands of the residents of east Jerusalem.
By BASSEM EID