04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
A new arrival to Calcutta gives its Jewish population a bump, to 9
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
“This is a very important message,” Tiefenbrun says. “You can be a [religious] man and still be successful in whatever you do.
"When I showed him the tefillin, he smiled," said Rabbi Dovid Goldstein. "And no one ever smiles on death row."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Dnepropetrovsk is home to the world’s largest Jewish center and has a vibrant Jewish community.
By SAM SOKOL
While most of the beneficiaries are secular organizations, the couple also is donating to the Sinai Temple of Los Angeles, which houses the Kirk and Anne Douglas Childhood Center.
The head of Chabad Bangkok says "the best way to send the darkness away is with light."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Organizers accused the Jewish artist of being a "Zionist" who supports the practice of "apartheid and ethnic cleansing."
Rabbi Estrin celebrates a new landmark a year-and-a-half after becoming the US Air Force's first bearded chaplain following the lifting of a ban on displays of religious belief.
Starting with one pilot group eight years ago, the organization now coordinates five such trips a year.
Movement hosts annual women’s emissary conference in New York over the weekend.
By MAYA SHWAYDER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Chabad cancels Hanukka candle lighting of giant menorah in largest Australian city's downtown, nearby where two victims were killed on Tuesday in a cafe attack.
Motivation for attack still unclear, but some claim it was a hate crime.
Suspect stabs 22-year-old yeshiva student Levi Yitzchok in the neck, before being shot and apprehended by police.
By SAM SOKOL,MAYA SHWAYDER
Some 5,200 of the hassidic sect’s rabbis from more than 80 countries gathered in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, over the weekend for the 31st annual event.
Krichevsky, 36, was told Tuesday that he and his family — a wife and six children — have 15 days to leave Russia.
The prime minister expected to focus as much on increasing economic cooperation, as on high-profile diplomatic issues.
By HERB KEINON
As Netanyahu tours museum with his wife Sara, his son steals into synagogue to pray.
Today is the actual 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s historic address, in which he shared his dream with the people of America.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Esteemed rabbi associated with chief Lubavitcher Rebbe attends grandson's Israel wedding to bride from Kiryat Gat.
Exploring the role of Yiddish in Israel to bring you a weekly dose of Yiddishkayt.
By CHAVI MOSKOWITZ
Israel’s fashion industry was shocked last week by the death of fashionista Nurit Bat- Yaar, who was widely regarded as the doyenne of Israeli fashion.
Crisis, a restoration of faith and a victory over the NII in a lawsuit for
compensation tell story of the daughter of a Mumbai terror victim.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
What Ahmadinejad and the ancient Haman have in common is the desire to exterminate the entire nation of Israel.
Chabad celebrated the anniversary of the liberation of its founder, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
By PEGGY CIDOR
News briefs from around the capital.
SOME OF the Cinema City store owners are complaining that business is very slow and that people go to the complex just to see movies and not to do shopping.
News briefs from around Jerusalem.
Described by his cousin and former longtime partner Yoram Globus as the backbone of Israel’s film industry, Menahem Golan was memorialized in Tel Aviv and was buried in Kfar Saba.
Archeological discoveries reveal the city’s layers
By JUDY LASH BALINT/JNS.ORG
One of the newer congregations in Jerusalem that have attracted a large, young English-speaking population is Chabad Rehavia
February 12 is the birthday of outgoing Defense Minister Ehud Barak.
Chabad of Talbiyeh and the management of the Alrov Mall in Mamilla will co-host a "light up Mamilla" week on Hanukka.
The Pre-Sepharad conference discusses haredi hegemony, coexistence and the exclusion of women from public spaces.
Ceremony goes ahead despite cancellation rumors.
With 150 unaccounted for, it remains unclear if Israelis were harmed in the deadly quake, those accounted for share their story.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Murder-suicide occurs during visitation at YWCA.
Community Center of Southern Oklahoma collecting supplies for those left homeless by tornado that tore through Oklahoma.
Agent who monitored Sofia Chabad Jewish center and synagogue arrested with Canadian passport weeks after Burgas bombing.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
The party’s efforts to attract votes from the Chabad community, after derogatory comments made by the party’s spiritual patron Rabbi Meir Mazuz against the hassidic group were aired earlier this week
By JEREMY SHARON
Rabbi Yoel Kahn wrote a letter in this week’s Chabad weekly newspaper Kfar Chabad, in which he states that members of the Chabad community should not vote for UTJ, as they are accustomed to doing.
Fear persists for families of Israelis still missing in earthquake-ravaged country.
By BEN HARTMAN
Five planes head to Nepal to join international relief effort; 50 Israelis still unaccounted for, as death toll approaches 4,000.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
A round up of news from around the country.
Piece Arena in Jerusalem
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
As Cambodia’s Jewish community grew, it unfortunately came to the realization that it needed a place of burial.
By JULIE MASIS
In Eastern Ukraine, 150 Jews are in a 21st-century refugee camp while their hometown is overtaken by violence.
Rabbi Arieh and Dvorah Lea Raichman provide kosher food and Shabbat services for Jewish visitors who have descended on Manaus.
By RABBI MENACHEM POSNER/ CHABAD.ORG
As a Japanese sports drink company is working to put a giant soda can on the moon, and Ilan Musk is proposing his 'space taxi', perhaps it is time to talk about getting a Chabad House up there too.
By YONATAN GORDON
When you look directly into my eyes, you ought to see a reflection of yourself.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
Local emissary of hassidic sect says flames made structure for university Chabad activities "unlivable".
Matzot donated baked in Kfar Chabad, and sent in packages of three to soldiers; IDF Rabbinate provides shmura matzot to any soldier who requests them.
Twelve members of Chabad staff have flown in to Mexico to help out with Passover preparations for Cozumel's Jewish community, guests and travelers.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The world’s largest Seder, is organized by Chabad in conjunction with the Foreign Ministry.
The major-general in the reserves spoke during a meeting of Special Committee for the Equal Sharing of the Burden Bill.
David Samuel Cyprys sentenced to a minimum 5-and-a-half year non-parole period or raping one boy and sexually abusing eight others.
Orthodox man, a former employee of Yeshivah College in Melbourne, to be sentenced for sexually abusing nine victims.
“Isaac,” a 5.5 foot robot will light a 22-foot-high “Mama Menorah” in San Francisco's Union Square on Tuesday.
Movement that started in the mid-90s attempts to give its internet presence a modern feel.
30th annual International Conference of Chabad Rabbis culminates Sunday with largest gathering of hassidic movement’s emissaries in history.
Ovadia Isakov, seriously hurt in shooting by suspected Muslim extremists, joins 5,000 Chabad emissaries from around world.
Yousef Mohamid Al-Khattab, formerly known as Joseph Cohen, made incendiary calls, including one to leave Chabad headquarters in New York “a message from Islam.”
Jewish groups rally to help victims; Chabad-run community kitchen in Bondi stages cook-a-thon, preparing food for victims and firefighters.
Police say they are considering “religious motivations” for shooting of Rabbi Ovadia Isakov, but are exploring all leads.
“This is a museum about Alaska’s contribution to Jewish life and about the contribution of Jews to Alaska.”
Rabbinical Council of Victoria says comments by former Sydney Chabad leader were appalling.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND JTA
Over 20 Jews came to cemetery in Australian town of Goulbourn for funeral of Wayne Robinson thanks to Twitter campaign.
With their headquarters a few blocks from the Marathon bombing site, one Chabad Rabbi found himself in the middle of things.
By MATT RAND
For those who grew up in a hasidic home but are no longer religious, living in Crown Heights helps them keep in touch.
Meteor interrupts prayers in Russian synagogue; worshipers resumed service, despite lack of windows and subfreezing weather.
Suddenly, a miracle. The flags appeared.
By DAVID GEFFEN
Rabbi Menachem Traxler, 34, from Houston, Texas, to Jerusalem, 2001.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
An illuminating look at the far-flung worlds of Chabad ‘shluhim.’
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Two biographies of the Lubavitcher Rebbe written by authors outside the fold attempt to give a fuller picture of his life.
By ALAN JOTKOWITZ
As far as is known, the first Jews arrived in Singapore toward the end of the 18th century
1,700 women global emissaries of the Chabad movement congregate at the
Crown Heights Lubavitch World Headquarters for the once-a-year Shluchos
conference where they share stories of struggle and success
By BARBARA SOFER
Edible creativity to enhance the Rosh Hashana season.
By RUTH JUDAH
A Chabad Hassid from Safed helps yeshiva boys express themselves
By YEHUDA SUGAR
A hassidic woman's tale of service in the IDF.
In Tel Aviv, the fashionable synagogue in which not to pray is no longer Orthodox.
Reverend Páraic Réamonn, a member of the Church of Scotland, will take over the Jerusalem congregation in September.
A hundred and twenty- eight years after her death, she is still an inspiration.
By BEN BRESKY
This is how we know there are no Jews on the moon – there’s no Chabad house there!
By STEWART WEISS
“Those very same ‘leaders’ and their disciples...are now continuing down the same path, using the same argument, that we may not incite the nations.”
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Having studied the Rebbe’s life in detail for many years, I think I have arrived at at least one possible answer to why the Lubavitcher Rebbe was so influential.
By CHAIM MILLER
Twenty years ago this week, this leading light of the Jewish people ascended to Heaven and left extraordinary instructions to the Jewish people on how to nurture the next generation of Jews.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
The twentieth anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing is being accompanied by the portrayal of the Rebbe as the founder of “Judaism with a smile.”
As Passover approaches, Levi Cooper shares the Lubavitch views on theft and crime.
By LEVI COOPER
The haredi issue could morph into violent societal confrontation and cause immense damage, just at a time as Israelis are seeking out their Jewish roots and becoming increasingly more traditional.
By ISI LEIBLER
We need grass-roots activists to build mikvahs and synagogues, and to look after special-needs children, like Friendship Circle.
I have no problem with Rabbi Yoffie criticizing Chabad, Sheldon Adelson’s comments about a nuclear detonation in an empty Iranian desert, or me, for that matter.
No holds barred: The reported next candidate as Israel's ambassador to the US is gifted in his ability to make Israel’s case.
Imagine how dynamic Jewish life could be in Israel if the Chief Rabbinate were reduced to a bare minimum and the vast majority of religious services.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
During my lifetime I have visited hundreds of Jewish sites throughout the world, but I have never seen such an extraordinary complex of buildings and I doubt if I will ever do so again.
By CHAIM CHESLER
Kosher food, including gefilte fish, available for order online, and extra rabbis on call for visiting Jews, athletes.
Packing facility allows visitors to the country to make a meaningful contribution towards alleviating hunger in Israel.
By HADAS PARUSH