September 19: Jewish flexibility
Years ago I asked a non-Orthodox Jewish American friend of mine: “So, what is Judaism to you?” Her answer: “Anything I want it to be.”
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
It would be a travesty of Israel’s definition as a Jewish and democratic state if the state stepped in to prevent parents, educators from teaching the way they believe is the most Jewishly authentic.
By JPost Editorial
No holds barred: In Seoul, talking about Israel and peace
The world has watched with horror over the last days as innocent men have been beheaded for no reason other than their citizenship.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
As I see it: If the West denies what it’s up against, it will lose
Obama and Cameron deny that Islamic State has anything to do with Islam at all.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Remembering Yitzhak Hofi
As eventful as Hofi’s military career had been, his life took an even more adventurous turn in 1974 when he doffed his uniform and was appointed head of the Mossad.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
A personal covenant with G-d
Anyone who stops for a moment and examines the meaning of this covenant would be elated about the power it could bring the individual and the nation.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Parting Shot: Jerusalem, United or divided?
Anyone taking a ride on the light rail or walking around downtown Jerusalem will witness a mix of Jews and Arabs in the most striking display of coexistence.
By DAVID BRINN
Column One: Why Rouhani loves NY
Ahead of US trip, media continues to present Iranian president as a moderate, and natural ally for the US.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Tutu ties up South African Jews in knots
Anglican Archbishop (retired) Desmond Tutu with that trademark grin led a massive rally while Israel and Gaza were slugging it out in round three this summer.
By Steve Apfel
Reflections: A true Jewish state
Until we eliminate the Chief Rabbinate’s monopolistic status as the determiner of personal status issues in Israel, our democracy will be flawed and incomplete.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Think Again: Who are you?
I realized that I had received a tremendous wake-up call less than two weeks prior to Rosh Hashana.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Here and There: Seeing is believing
Young people must have the opportunity of experiencing Israel, meeting their Israeli peers and understanding, above all else, the full meaning of having a Jewish state.
By BRENDA KATTEN
The Human Spirit: ‘Where are you from?’
Most Italians we met who wanted to get beyond the clichés and knee-jerk condemnation of Big Bad Israel.
By BARBARA SOFER
In Plain Language: Happy New ‘Years’
May the New Years – the plural is not a typo – bring blessing, joy and peace to the Jewish people, and the entire world.
By STEWART WEISS
This Normal Life: Ireland, identity and avoiding anti-Semitism
‘Enough of this,’ our 20-year-old daughter declared a few days into the trip; ‘I don’t see why we can’t say we’re Israeli.
By BRIAN BLUM
Helping those in need
At the end of the moving evening, I thought to myself that it was my duty to make the holy work of this organization known to anyone and everyone who might be able to help.
By YORAM DORI
The emperor never had any clothes
Europe is a place that has always been adept at overstating its worth; it is a mere abutment of the Asian landmass, but granted itself the status of a continent.
By TZVI ZUCKER
Rae Kushner: A story of Jewish resistance
It was in those forests, and in those moments of pain and hunger, and when those men and women were digging for their lives, that it became evident that it was either Israel, or nothing.
By MILAD DOROUDIAN
Shmita – bringing balance to your year of rest
For those farming in the land of Israel, shmita may present a very specific set of challenges, though of course the rabbis also provided for plenty of ways around this.
By DEBBIE YOUNG-SOMERS
Media Comment: The ‘new’ Public Broadcasting Authority?
Are we getting a new broadcasting authority or is it only an exterior change of clothes?
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Jordan, Islamic State’s next playground?
Having the longest borders with Israel and housing 12,000 US soldiers, Jordan is a likely target for IS.
By MUDAR ZAHRAN
Letters to the Editor: September 18, 2014
Readers respond to The Jerusalem Post's latest articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Encountering Peace: The land we love and trash
Israelis love to barbecue outdoors – and then leave the burnt remains on the ground next to where they fed themselves.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Approaching Rosh Hashana
Prayer takes on special meaning in Elul as we move toward Rosh Hashana, which celebrates the birthday of the world.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Qatar and Turkey as supporters of terrorism
An interview with Jonathan Schanzer, vice-president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an expert on terrorist financing.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
The only ones fighting Islamic State inside Turkey seem to be the Kurds.
By JPost Editorial
Be careful what you wish for
As Scotland looks to leave the United Kingdom, the Jewish population residing there may have to do the same.
By ELLIS SIMPSON
The National Lawyers Guild seeks to indict Obama for helping Israel build Iron Dome
The brief submitted by the National Lawyers Guild and several other radical organizations is premised on the fact that there is one law for Israel and a different law for the rest of the world.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Center field: Don’t just dismiss the protesting military intelligence reservists
These protesters are our kids, who served honorably in a hellish mess – leaving them conscience-stricken because they have consciences.
By GIL TROY
Arab Knesset members’ anti-Israel rhetoric
“Please give us apartheid!” – Arab Member of Knesset speaking in Finland.
By SANNA HAIKALA-REYES