09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
'Doctors fear failure of Peres's vitals as his condition deteriorates to critical'
Theater faux pas: Netanyahu booed at Broadway show in New York
Ahead of Jewish New Year, Israel’s population stands at 8.585 million
From Israel via London, an online gambling scam traps thousands
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act requires countries to provide the IRS with information on American bank account holders with over $50,000 in their account.
By NIV ELIS
Yehuda Losky touted as oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization that helps the elderly, sick and lonely.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Though some Olim struggle to get high-level jobs because their Hebrew is not up to snuff some companies hire them specifically for their native language skills.
Two 'Freedom Flights' from France, Ukraine to arrive this week.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
"We want to live a calm and happy life and help Israeli society."
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Triguboff Institute helps immigrants through conversion process.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Prior to discovering his Jewish roots, Csanad Szegedi was known for his extremist positions and antisemitic statements as a member of the Jobbik party.
By ARIK BENDER
Nadine Franz shocked to find mother was baptized; she identifies as a Jew.
Randy Levine seeks to show appreciation to American youth headed to IDF.
The passengers on the Nefesh B’Nefesh flight include 75 young men and women who will become Israeli citizens and volunteer in the IDF.
The initiative, three years in the making, hopes to unite Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora.
Umbrella organization for French olim notes while many serve in army, the dropout rate is high.
Funds to go to haredi schools and yeshivot.
Community leaders skeptical that Nice attack will lead to wave of immigration
Jewish Agency official Ben-Haim: Despite terrorism and anti-Semitism, most not ready for Israel yet.
By STEVE LINDE
Increasing numbers of new immigrants arrive to Israel from all over the world, Central Bureau of Statistics finds.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
This summer, a power couple finally moved their home from Toronto to Jerusalem.
By MARION FISCHEL
Airport Official: We will not stop any Jew from leaving the country.
By ALI IBRAHIM AL-MOSHKI AND YASSER RAYES THE MEDIA LINE
Walter Benjamin plans to make aliyah when he recovers from the injury he sustained in the attack.
Earlier this week, a clandestine mission performed by the Jewish Agency culminated in the aliya of 19 Jews, fourteen from the town of Raydah and a family of five from the capital Sanaa.
NBN aims to bring 4,000 North American olim in ’16.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The last time a group of Kaifeng Jews made aliya was in 2009.
By CORAL BRAUN
Youth movement opens center in Gondar, Ethiopia, to cater to last-standing of historic Jewish community.
There are around 50,000 Jews in South Africa with annual aliya figures fluctuating around the 200 mark for the past several years.
By SAM SOKOL
Entrepreneur Aaron Frenkel recounts his role in flying Jews from the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to Israel.
As children integrate and parents struggle, one mother wonders, “whether Israel really wants us or only our children.”
More than 7,900 French Jews made aliya in 2015, up 10% from the previous year, when the western European nation became the leading source of immigrants here with 7,000 olim.
Les juifs du Venezuela optent de plus en plus pour l’aliya à mesure que la situation du pays se détériore
By RACHEL MYERSON
Les programmes de Gvahim, ou la meilleure façon de se connecter au monde israélien de l’entreprise
By JOSH HASTEN
La crise d’adolescence s’exacerbe avec l’aliya. Les ministères de l’Intégration et des Affaires sociales mobilisent donc leurs troupes. Objectif : prévenir la déscolarisation des adolescents issus de l’immigration française, en quête d’identité, afin de prévenir leur dérive
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
‘In Jerusalem’ explores what drives the man who changed the face of Israel’s foreign service and is transforming the new generation.
By BERNARD ELLOUK
While many Israelis celebrate our brave lone soldiers, most are significantly less aware of lone bnot sherut.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
"Israel makes me smile, I can get used to the sunshine."
By MIRANDA LEVINGSTON
“For a while now, I’ve thought living in Israel was a better, more wholesome life than living in any other country, especially in America."
Netanyahu to olim: This journey is not just of personal importance, but of national importance.
This summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh plans to bring 2,000 olim to Israel, and Sunday’s flight is the first of two charters set to help reach that goal.
By KATHERINE KEENAN
Thousands turn out for mega-event celebrating French aliya.
By AMY SPIRO
The Knesset passed in a final reading a law instituting the holiday on the seventh of the Hebrew month Cheshvan.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Among the attendees was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who spoke of his lifelong connection to American Jewry as well as the contributions US Jewry has made to Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV,LAURA SIGAL
The Jewish population in the country represents about 6.337 million residents -74.8 percent of the total population
52 survivors have made aliya in the last seven years, Nefesh B’Nefesh director says.
Project initiated by Triguboff Institute gets students started in former Soviet Union before aliya.
By JEREMY SHARON
Moshe Arens to be recognized for lifetime achievement.
Tour will include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the northern part of the country.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Rabbi in group brings centuries old torah scroll.
Around 9,000 people have been waiting in Addis Ababa and Gondar transit camps for the past several years in the hopes of making their way to the Jewish state.
Legislation to mark a day in honor aliya and immigrants, that was nearly a consensus among Zionist parties, became unexpectedly controversial.
Many came from war-torn zones bordering Russia, where violence between Russians and Ukrainians has caused thousands of Jews to flee.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri presented Klarsfeld, who is not Jewish, with the citizenship earlier this week at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
Bill sponsor Robert Ilatov says it is important because it salutes immigrants and thanks them for their contributions to Israel.
Panel calls on Israel to provide funding to increase the number of languages in which mental health services are provided.
Dentists who have been working for at least 5 years would be exempt from taking a test; Certified occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and dietitians will be able to practice.
Foreign lawyers blindsided by new exam may leave country.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The benefit of having a word that can mean 'hello,' 'goodbye' and 'peace.'
By LAURA KELLY
Robert John Hickinbotham, 61, from Birmingham, via Cologne, to Ramat Gan, 2014.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Sheldon (Shmuel) Gellar, 78, from Michigan to Jerusalem, 1988.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Saphira Tessler-Greenberg, 25, from Potomac, Maryland, to Ra'anana 2010.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
Nina Brenner-Buckstein, 32, from Hollywood, Florida, to Ramat Beit Shemesh, 2009.
Jeremy Lustman, 42, From Silver Spring, Maryland, to Hashmonaim, 2009.
Dov Izikowitz, 47, from Johannesburg to Givat Olga, 2009.
Aliya from Brazil has risen sharply in recent years, with 2015 seeing the arrival of 500 olim.
Although making aliya was hardly a foregone conclusion, Israel was always part of Weisz’s life.
The former mayor of Wellington, New Zealand, is a now a Jerusalem resident.
By DAVID GEFFEN
A sense of family and inspiration at the site of Jacob's biblical dream.
‘Israel makes me smile, I can get used to the sunshine.’
Noble has built an extremely successful career as a dispensing optician by day and is a very versatile musician by night.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
In the summer of 2013, David Moshe and his wife, Orah, and two young children made aliya from Boca Raton, Florida.
Through his Jewish Covenant Alliance, a veteran ‘oleh’ advances the principle that Israel is the herald at the gate, warning the whole world against totalitarian threats.
For this decorated soldier, the Hebrew letters are now the tools of his trade.
Sarah Weil, 32, moved from California to Jerusalem in 2005.
A profile of 27-year-old Meir Fox, who made aliya from Teaneck, New Jersey to Kibbutz Me'erot Yitzhak in 2012.
Singer’s commitment to Israel and to the success of new immigrants drives his passion to build Kfar Olim.
He was thrilled to discover from a Dutch rabbi that his great grandparents were very religious Jews and known for their community work.
"The Gifted Experience" seeks to "strengthen the positive and honest approach to life experiences" through "networking with the online community."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“I feel the need to be very blunt with you: I don’t understand how aliya is not part of the standard education in our day schools."
By DOV LIPMAN
Must aliya always mean a career decline?
By BRIAN BLUM
How much more does it really cost to live in Israel?
I’m a member of the family. And I have the cards to prove it.
By ZIONA GREENWALD
These past months have been fraught with vociferous attempts and actions to exclude our fellow Jews and those who might wish to join us.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Marking Land Day this year in Umm al-Hiran.
By ARIK ASCHERMAN
The end of the Jewish community in Yemen can be placed in the context of a larger trend, the increasing intolerance within the Arab-Muslim world for minorities.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
From the outset, it might seem that Israel is but a branch of America, since American influence is apparent just about everywhere in Israel. But this is not the case.
By TEHILLA MARKOVITZ
My challenge to Orthodox American Jews is blunt: Stop pretending to be so halachically scrupulous when you’re picking and choosing what to observe.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
It is thus puzzling that those of us who long ago made the decision to move to and remain in Israel for life should be hesitant to cancel our bureaucratic affiliation with the country we left.
By RUTHIE BLUM
After 20 years, we'd changed so much. Everyone and everything does, of course. Why would I expect that we’d be exactly the same as when we first got together?