05.28.2016 | 20 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Israeli-Arab named first-ever 'Miss Trans Israel'
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
Arab World: ISIS shifting tactics as it loses territory, recruits
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Grapevine: Language legislation
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Beauty amid the horror
The Blue Line – and the blues
A day to connect
Sweep the supermarket with Ezrat Achim
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
“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