* Israel and U.S. to Hold Military Exercises When Iran Deal Ends Despite the interim deal between the U.S. and Iran, Israel will still beat the drum of protest until the six-month agreement expires, when a joint military exercise with the U.S. will help it ram a message home to the Iranians, says a high-ranking Israeli official.
* Estimate: Iran Could Produce a Nuclear Weapon Within 36 Days Israeli experts: even after deal, Tehran capable of producing weapon within just over a month. US also OKs Iran to keep building Arak plant.
* Israeli MKs Demand Jewish Access to Temple Mount on Hanukkah Jerusalem's Temple Mount is a focal point of the upcoming holiday of Hannukah, as it is for many aspects of the Jewish faith. As such, Israeli lawmakers are insisting that Jews have freer access to the Temple Mount over the week-long festival.
* PA Arafat Event Song Vows Unending Violence At memorial event for Yasser Arafat on PA TV performers sing a song glorifying martyrdom and vowing violence 'no force can stop' on Israel.
* Assad to Rouhani: Iran nuclear deal boosts Tehran's position in region, world Syrian president says Rouhani has succeeded in enshrining rights of developing countries to pursue nuclear energy.
* IN PICTURES: The first night of Hanukka in the Holy Land In light of the first candle, JPost's photographer catches a glimpse of Jerusalem as it is lit up, one candle at a time.
* Ison: Critical time for 'comet of the century' Astronomers are anxiously waiting to see if a comet survives its encounter with the Sun.
* Report: Pope Francis to make maiden visit to Israel in May CNN cites Israeli official as saying leader of Catholic Church will come to Holy Land on May 25-26.
* UN rings in 'The Year Of Palestine' by passing six resolutions condemning Israel Friday marks one-year anniversary of the vote to upgrade the Palestinian Mission to the UN's status to 'non-member observer state.'
* New breed of radical Islamists in West Bank worries Israel, PA Extremist Salafi jihadists threaten to exploit a power vacuum in the territories.