The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 13

Israel flying emissaries out of Gondar amid ethnic violence, Pharrell Williams cancels Israel concert, NGO used US tax dollars in anti-Netanyahu election campaign, and more.

July 13, 2016 19:34
1 minute read.
JPost top 5 logo

JPost top 5 logo. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


1. The Foreign Ministry and Jewish Agency moved a group of 23 Israeli youth volunteering in Gondar to the local airport on Wednesday, awaiting a decision whether the volatile ethnic tension there merited flying the group out of the region.
Read more:  Israel flying emissaries out of Gondar amid ethnic violence

2. Grammy award-winning American musician Pharrell Williams has bowed out of his July 21 at Live Park in Rishon Lezion.
 Read more:  Pharrell Williams cancels Israel concert

3. The Senate subcommittee on investigations published a report on Tuesday finding that OneVoice, an international non-profit organization once funded by the State Department, actively campaigned against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during Israel’s 2015 parliamentary elections.
Read more: NGO used US tax dollars in anti-Netanyahu election campaign, Senate finds

4. Following deadly terrorist attacks on international airports in Brussels and Istanbul, the world should be prepared for more attempts by ISIS and other jihadist organizations, warn experts..
Read more: Just how safe is Ben-Gurion Airport?

5. After a long talked about visit to Israel, American reality TV star Scott "the Lord" Disick arrived in Israel on Tuesday night for a short visit.
Read  more: US reality TV stars Scott Disick and Kylie Jenner in Tel Aviv


Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Franz Kafka
April 19, 2019
Kafka’s archive must be handed over to Israel, Swiss court rules