07.23.2016 | 17 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
B’Tselem: 63% of casualties in 2014 war were civilians
FM official visits Chad as Israel seeks to establish ties with majority Muslim states
Deadly Munich shooting perpetrated near 1972 massacre of Israeli Olympians
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 22
Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle
Life in the West Bank’s capital of ‘martyrs’
James Caan believes Trump makes the US an offer it can’t refuse
Lee Memphis King gets all shook up
Films and fanfare on the small screen
Fast-paced period piece
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israel Chemicals denies reports it plans to de-list from TASE
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
Two Knesset panels push to boost women’s roles in academia
Health groups blast gov’t plan to boost public medicine
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Editor's Notes: Stop alienating
COLUMN ONE: Turkey – Roger out
Erdogan’s false flag operation
Letters to the Editor: Feeling disgust
61 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Turkish academics ‘very scared’ as government imposes travel ban
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
Munich Jewish community leader: We will not be intimidated by terror
Lauder to Polish officials: Apologize for doubting role in pogroms
US rabbis raise $3.5m. in campaign to ‘save’ French olim from secular lifestyle
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Pence, Cruz, Gingrich cite Israel on contentious GOP convention night
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
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 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.
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
“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.
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.
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
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
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