Jerusalem

Israeli east Jerusalem plan gets cool Palestinian reception

JERUSALEM (AP) — A landmark half-billion-dollar Israeli plan to develop Palestinian areas of east Jerusalem and hoist residents out of poverty is getting a cool reception from the very people who are supposed to benefit.<p>Israel says it hopes the program will improve living conditions in impoverished …

Israel

Fire balloon lands in Jerusalem-area settlement

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A balloon carrying flammable material was launched from the Palestinian city of Beit Jala, in the southern occupied West Bank …

Israel

Tisha b’Av is just another day for over half of Israelis

Jews pray on Tisha b’Av at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, August 2015. (Shlomi Kakon/Wikimedia Commons)<p>JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Tisha b’Av fast marking …

Israel

The US embassy move will embolden Israel to colonise Jerusalem

In his recent visit to the UK the US President Mr. Donald Trump was received with a huge London protest organised by a number of organisations and …

Israel

ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After ‘Shooting Incident’

46 minutes ago<p>ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After ‘Shooting Incident’<p>Israeli Defense Forces unleashed an air-barrage against …

Israel

Gaza conflict: Israeli military carries out dozens of airstrikes after soldier killed by Palestinian militants

The Israeli military has carried out dozens of fresh airstrikes in Gaza after it said a soldier had been shot and killed by Palestinian militants.<p>The …

Israel

Hungarian Prime Minister Orban wraps up Israel visit

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has ended his two-day trip to Israel with a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the most religious site in the world for the Jewish people.<p>The Hungarian leader was joined by Jewish religious leaders and slipped a wish-note into the cracks of the Wall.<p>Orban …

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Glen Segell | The Jerusalem Post

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Extreme Sports

Hungary's Orban visits Jerusalem Jewish shrine

JERUSALEM (AFP) -<p>Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday ended a brief but controversial trip to Israel with a visit to a major Jewish shrine in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.<p>Wearing a dark hat in accordance with Jewish practice which says that men must not go bare-headed, Orban arrived at …

Israel

How lynchings in India are shaping new WhatsApp features

Patient Data Stolen • Major Singapore cyber attack affects 1.5 million people, including PM<p>Summer Press Conference • Merkel admits her government …

Trends

'One more racist law': reactions as Israel axes Arabic as official language

The passing of a law in Israel that affords exclusive rights to Jewish people and removes Arabic as an official language has rippled through the country’s Arab minority, who have decried the legislation as unabashedly racist.<p>“It’s one more law, one more racist law,” said Najib Hadad, 56, in …

Israel

Palestinians in Jerusalem demolish own homes rather than see Israelis move in

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades, saying they would rather destroy them than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in.<p>Fawzia stands on the ruins of her house, after her Palestinian ex-husband demolished …

Israel

Jerusalem Arabs demolish their own homes

Two Arab families on Thursday demolished their Jerusalem homes to prevent Israelis from moving in after they left, <i>Reuters</i> reported.<p>The demolish …

Israel

Two Palestinians get life for murdering Israeli employer

JERUSALEM (AFP) -<p>Israeli judges on Thursday sentenced two Palestinians to life in jail for murdering their Jewish employer, the court said, in an October attack authorities labelled as terror.<p>Yousef Kamil and Mohammed Abu Elrob, both of Qabatiya in the occupied West Bank, were in May found guilty …

Israel

WATCH: Senior Hamas Official Shows How Gaza ‘Return March’ Was A Smokescreen While Hamas Plans More Violence

Last week, Senior Hamas Official Fathi Hammad delivered speeches in which it was plain as day that Hamas will never make peace with Israel, and …

Israel

It's Not Just Weather, Jews Control Earthquakes, Too!

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 19, 2018 10:15 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>According to a …

Conservative View

Until Their Return to Israel, Ethiopian Jews Did Not Know the Temple Had Been Destroyed

This Sunday, Jews around the world will observe Tisha b’Av, the ancient day of mourning over the destruction of the two Temples. While Ethiopian Jews …

Israel

Barry Shaw | The Jerusalem Post

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Jerusalem

Hungarian Prime Minister visits Western Wall

He is following in the footsteps of other important leaders who visited Judaism's holiest site before.<p>><br>• ><p>Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban visits …

Israel

Orthodox Mob Harasses Teen Girl In Jerusalem Over ‘Immodest’ Clothing

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A haredi Orthodox mob chased a teenage girl down a main thoroughfare in the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh due to her “immodest” …

Jewish Culture

Israeli authorities demolish Palestinian home in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) --The Israeli authorities demolished a Palestinian home in the al-Tur neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday.<p>Local …

Israel

Report: Israel and Hamas reach understanding to refrain from war

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Israel

Israel Okays Law Limiting Palestinian Access to Courts

The Knesset (Israel’s parliament) on Tuesday approved the second and third readings of legislation that critics say will limit Palestinian access to …

Israel

In video - Dozens of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound under armed security by the Israeli police on Wednesday ahead of …

Israel

The Cost Of The US Embassy In Jerusalem Is Starting To Add Up

President Donald Trump said the renovations to the temporary U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem would cost less than half a million dollars.<p>The cost of the …

Donald Trump

Of Exile, Sovereignty And The ‘Long Road’: Reflections For Tisha B’Av

“The eternal people are not afraid of a long road.” That was the theme song of the protestors from the national Orthodox right, who opposed the …

Jewish Culture

Info trucks, free transport welcome tourists to Jerusalem

This summer, the Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) has launched a series of “iTravelJerusalem” services to make the city more accessible and …

Israel

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Trump first said the Jerusalem embassy will cost $250,000. It's actually $21 million.

Trump is a very expensive President; he loves to spend money—and he loves to spew lies, too. This is why the news of the true estimated cost of the …

Donald Trump

'Earthquakes are an attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa mosque'

Maal Zakarna, a columnist for Jordan's <i>Ad-Dustour</i> daily claimed several days ago that Israel caused the recent earthquakes by testing nuclear weapons …

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