10.01.2016 | 28 Elul, 5776
PA security forces officer who criticized Abbas for attending Peres funeral arrested
Report: Shots fired at Abbas's home day after PA president attended Peres funeral
Jordanians protest multi-billion dollar gas deal with Israel
Stabbing at Kalandia Crossing, IDF soldier injured
Israel’s leading charities ensure a sweet Jewish New Year for the needy
Iranian Revolutionary Guard unveils new attack drones
Analysis: Conflicting messages from the Peres funeral
Reporter's Notebook: A funeral that would have meant the world to Peres
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
This week on TV: Rebellious robots,return of SJP, and ‘Princess Shaw’
Movie Review: ‘My King’
Chef Nir Zook opens first kosher venture in Tel Aviv
The sound of (vocal) music
Beersheba satisfied with nil-nil outcome vs Southampton
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem both in need of wins
Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv in final
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
TAU and Swiss scientists to crash spacecraft into comet today
Could Israel become a linchpin of China’s trade strategy?
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
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
Column One: The New Middle East
Editor's Notes: How Peres's constant search for opportunities built a nation
My Word: Population density, people power and blessings
Grapevine: Shimon Peres: A personal memoir
Kerry's push to use military force in Syria falls flat with White House
Abbas: Fatah will hold major congress this year
In northern Iraqi Kurdistan, hundreds pay respects to Peres
Report: Iranian spy masters 'running covert war' in Syria
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
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
Report: Armed man attacks Synagogue in Moscow
UK Labour party suspends activists twice in one year following Holocaust remarks
Landmark Jewish eatery Carnegie Deli to close by end of year
Israeli, US Jews close despite political, religious differences
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Trump takes the offensive against former beauty queen
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
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
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'
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of September 30, 2016
Grapevine Metro: Coming concerts
Aliya Stories: Being attuned to your body
This week in 60 seconds: Israel mourns a founding father
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?
Not so regal behavior: Saudi princess allegedly orders guard to kill French decorator
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Muzzling the media
A stark prognosis for the Middle East
The road past Mosul
An unprecedented deal?
Tour Israel: Rosh Hashana Special
Wine Talk: Go sweet
Cooking: Ancient grains for a healthy New Year
Recipes for a sweet Rosh Hashana
This week in Jerusalem
It’s time for millennials to migrate
Sounds of the synagogue
The joy of a Jerusalem playground
Israeli music for all
City Notes: Netanya hosts Israeli Special Olympics
New year for the golden-agers
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כְּתוֹבוֹת אֶבֶן, עֵץ וּנְחוֹשֶת בִּמְעָרַת הַמַכְפֵּלָה
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
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
“This is a very important message,” Tiefenbrun says. “You can be a [religious] man and still be successful in whatever you do.
The government contributed $22m., to be shared among Chabad on Campus International, Hillel International and Olami for its first project of the Diaspora Ministry initiative.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The initiative, three years in the making, hopes to unite Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora.
The RT report referred to recent reports in Arab and Muslim media which claimed that a West Bank rabbi issued an “advisory opinion” allowing Jewish settlers to poison Palestinian water.
"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.
“So at the age of 16, I came to Israel...I came not knowing any Hebrew and learned fluent Hebrew. That set my path toward wanting to make my life here and help contribute in whatever ways I could.”
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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.
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
For the past few months, I’ve been privileged to be part of a group of Fellows at the Shaharit Institute who have been investigating the challenges, successes and failures of “shared cities” in Israel and across the world.
By ALEX SINCLAIR
Historically American Jews identified with three classical denominational concentrations: Reform, Conservative and Orthodox.These groupings are undergoing major change.
By DAVID ELIEZRIE
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
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