04.25.2017 | 29 Nisan, 5777
WATCH: Palestinian video war against Israel?
Palestinians: UK refuses request for apology over 1917 Balfour Declaration
Austrian leader: EU not sufficiently playing ‘economic card' with Israel, Palestinians
Is Israel planning to strike more Lebanese sites in next Hezbollah war?
Arab-Jewish love triangle behind Jerusalem stabbing of pregnant woman
Netanyahu nixes meeting with German FM over NGO critical of IDF
IDF thwarts stabbing attack in West Bank; no injuries reported
German foreign minister calls Netanyahu ultimatum ‘regrettable’
Israeli Sharia court system appoints first-ever female judge
Death at 96 silences another witness to the Holocaust
Netanyahu to German FM: If you meet with Breaking the Silence, you won't meet me
First glimpse of Nesher's 'Past Life'
Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Miller dismissed from Mac TA camp for bringing girlfriend
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Private and public schooling in Israel – not what you thought
Saudis and women
Our World: The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting
April 25, 2017: A kowtowing ‘Post’
Mideast states to bear the brunt of Trump's draconian aid cuts
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump urged to press Iran on releasing jailed Americans accused of spying
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Jewish students protest outside accused Nazi war criminal's Queens home
Princeton campus plastered with antisemitic, racist fliers
Trump proclaims week of Holocaust remembrance
New Orthodox siddur with German translation published in Germany
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Ivanka Trump booed while speaking of father at Berlin summit
Trump: UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
The Israeli teen designer conquering the fashion world
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The new mental health center is the first of its kind in Israel and claims to “revolutionize” how the haredi and Orthodox communities are approaching the issue of mental health.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Haredim and Arabs must be integrated into society and
economy to take the start-up nation to the next level.
By GILAD MALACH,NASREEN HADAD HAJ-YAHYA
Like many socially motivated founders and entrepreneurs, he is focused on bringing his product to market and making the world a better place.
By MATT KRIEGER
New museum in Brooklyn focuses on role of faith and identity.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The father turned to family court to complain about what the mother allowed the daughter to do when they were together, the London-based Jewish News reported.
The advocacy group is unsatisfied with the New York City probe of yeshivot.
Not all in the community approved of the activities.
Les centres de santé mentale tentent de s’adapter aux besoins de la communauté orthodoxe, en demande croissante de soutien psychologique
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Haredi city council representatives still wield their influence to impose their views; representatives of the general non-haredi public tend to be too accommodating.
By PEGGY CIDOR
"Progressive education in the haredi world is very tricky. Any culture change is scary. Even the word progressive is threatening.”
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Yeru-Shalem focuses on urban planning to advance pluralism.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
Balancing the needs of the haredi sector with his pledge to the secular and general public can seem a mission impossible
According to the Central Bureau of Statistics’ 2015 Labor Force Survey, about 29% of Jewish households in Jerusalem are haredi.
By DAFNA SHEMER
At the start of every school year, a number of girls of Sephardi origin in the haredi sector remain at home because no haredi seminary will agree to accept them.
Men associated with group have been indicted for disturbing public order and attacking police.
By JEREMY SHARON
For three years, Jerusalem Faction leaders have called on the faithful to not cooperate with the state on matters of IDF enlistment.
Police are investigating a series of sexual assaults against minors within the haredi community.
Yeshiva University student Sam Kalnitz dreams of being a mainstream rapper, and won't let anything stand in his way.
By AMY SPIRO
Anyone failing to report for IDF preliminary processing is considered by law to be a deserter and liable to arrest by the military police.
Advertising campaign for film chooses to leave off female cartoon character – though nobody requested it.
Thousands of haredi men from the radical group The Jerusalem Faction took to the streets on Tuesday night to protest recent draft arrests.
During the arrests, haredi men attempted to prevent the police from carrying out their role.
Gafni pointed out that for a country that faces such big challenges and major problems, going to elections due to a dispute over the IBA and the IBC is outrageous and irresponsible.
By UDI SHAHAM
The Jerusalem District Police said they sought to ensure the proper functioning of the marathon by dealing with any threats and “intentions by various parties to try to disrupt the event.”
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,JPOST.COM STAFF
Haredi political leaders were swift to denounce the ruling.
The Knesset approved a budget increase for yeshivas, which Levi denounces as a "foolish decision."
The Attorney-General and Deputy Defense Minister stated that dealing with the coordinated campaign of incitement and harassment against haredi soldiers was of critical importance.
The comments evinced heavy criticism from President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and ultra-Orthodox political leaders.
A campaign of harassment and shaming has been waged by radical ultra-Orthodox groups against haredi IDF soldiers and their recruiters.
The absence of women from haredi newspapers, websites, and other forms of media has become a well known and now almost unremarkable phenomenon.
Passengers said the rowdy offenders repeatedly rang service buttons, angering both staff and passengers.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The newspaper published articles against haredi men enlisting into the IDF.
In Jerusalem, hundreds of protesters blocked the Bar Ilan and Shmuel Hanavi junction, a major traffic artery, causing significant traffic jams.
Liberman says working to abolish exemptions for extremist yeshivas, and defund them.
By JEREMY SHARON,ANNA AHRONHEIM
The Rabbi was hospitalized on Saturday and rumors spread throughout the community about his condition during Shabbat.
By YOEL MILLER,YITZHAK FELDMAN
The activist is suspected of being behind a new initiative in which a database of haredi soldiers has been created to publicize their names and pictures to “shame” them.
The Tel Aviv Municipal Council approved the bylaw allowing greater numbers grocery stores to open on Shabbat back in August 2014.
“It is our duty as a public to promote equality of service, mutual support and integration of ultra-Orthodox public in Israel,” said the Movement for Quality Government.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
NIS 100 discount for haredi headwear purchases.
Blessings and messages against higher education were read to the school pupils by Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.
According to the Gur community, protesters entered the synagogue during the Shabbat evening prayer service and started using their cell phones, taking pictures and making phone calls.
Haredim are right wing, believe Jewish law should take precedence in a conflict with civil law, and have barely any trust in the High Court of Justice or the media.
Dr. Michal Shaul researched the issues that haredi society faced at the end of World War II and their response during the first decade following Israel's establishment.
More than 40 protesters violated public order by shouting, rampaging and damaging property in front of Rabbi Moshe Havlin’s home.
He suggested that the continued removal of obstacles to their employment would result in integration in far greater numbers in all sectors of industry, thereby contributing to the economy.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Many of the defendants listed were previously indicted in a criminal case in 2012.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Deri said two new cities were being planned for the haredi community, one in the South and one in the North, claiming that the housing crisis was most severe in the haredi sector.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
An ongoing campaign of incitement against haredi soldiers has been conducted by haredi extremists in recent years.
Avratech-Ravtech platform could eventually train and employ thousands of haredi men, if the state and other institutions give it sufficient backing.
The petitioners are requesting that the High Court either order the haredi parties directly to abolish the clauses in their party regulations or to require the Election Commission to do so.
“There is tremendous potential in the haredi sector, since haredim bring a fresh set of minds, and a different way of thinking to the field."
In recent years, radical elements within the haredi community have published flyers, posters, public notices and booklets and placed them in public areas denouncing haredi soldiers.
Tens of thousands of men, educated in the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) system, are not taught English or math past the fourth-grade level.
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
Directive comes after incidents in which religious soldiers left when female singers appeared; soldiers will be able to ask for exemptions from leisure activities.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Religious Services Ministry taking steps to protect Rabbi Moshe Havlin.
The indictments were issued on Wednesday and charge the individuals with forming a conspiracy to influence the results of the elections through invalid votes.
Tensions have intensified between the haredi education sector and the Education ministry after haredi girls refused to schooling institutions.
Israeli Justices reprimand state for failure to implement plan for egalitarian prayer section at holy site.
Haredi enlistment activists have been critical of the state’s response to these attacks, arguing that the number of people arrested and convicted of such crimes is insufficient.
Increases continue elsewhere, Taub Center finds.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
17-year-old was reunited with father last month after eight years in which his mother had allegedly kept him hidden from authorities in haredi Orthodox circles in Israel.
This trend is particularly evident in Jerusalem, where new schools have opened in recent years, both for elementary and high school aged children.
Sources say haredi leaders to demand PM sacks Katz; Gafni "Katz a liar, no agreement for Shabbat work."
By LAHAV HARKOV,JEREMY SHARON
The prime minister said the agreement proposed by Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit after three years of negotiations was a reasonable agreement and that it should be implemented.
PMO says new chief of staff, Yoav Horowitz, will handle matter
Deputy defense minister: This paper is encouraging incitement.
“It is common to go between parties in Israel, unlike the US, where Democrats and Republicans have clearer ideology.”
By GIL HOFFMAN
Despite ongoing incitement against haredi men who enlist to the army, haredi enlistment to the IDF appears to be meeting government set targets.
The “2016 Statistical Report on Ultra-Orthodox Society in Israel" reviews populations, education, economic, social and political trends in the haredi community.
Deputy Defense Minister, Ben-Dahan, has expressed concerns with incitement against haredi soldiers by ultra-Orthodox extremists and is pushing for a counter campaign.
Israel's life expectancy, it noted, is higher than the OECD average. Without increses in the retirement age, the report argued, people will be spending in retirement will increase 1.5 times by 2055.
By NIV ELIS
His letter comes in the wake of several indictments in recent months against members of the haredi community for sexual assault against children.
“It is clear that bringing this institution to the neighborhood will lead to storms and disputes and will breach the tranquility of our neighborhood,” say rabbis.
According to one estimate, approximately 1,300 people are leaving the community each year.
Reality on the ground proves that while recent legislation has rolled back laws aimed at integrating Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community, the haredi street will continue on its path toward integration.
By DOV LIPMAN
Technology and economic realities are having a profound impact on the
haredi community. Will the resulting changes make it weaker or stronger?
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
Why is it so important for a therapist to be mindful of a patient’s culture?
Leshomra teaches ultra-Orthodox communities to connect with nature
By MIRIAM KRESH
Expanding educational opportunities for ultra-Orthodox children.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
Meet Pamela Peled, Tzippi Shaked and Danit Shemesh, the authors behind 'Three Ladies, Three Lattes.'
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman was recently quoted as saying: ‘Haredi academics?! That is [like] a pig with a shtreimel.’
By LEVI COOPER
A round up of news from around the capital.
Each time the High Court is dragged into a controversial political battle because politicians are too timid to make decisions or pass laws, the judiciary is weakened.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Most Israelis look upon these demonstrations as political chicanery, the haredi crowd flexing its muscles.
By DAVID GEFFEN
The attention devoted to Rabbi Levinstein’s remarks removed the spotlight from a more serious issue concerning religion and state.
By JEFF BARAK
"Israel's receding from the freedoms associated with the Western world is not only the province of religious law or haredi authorities.
By DANIEL GORDIS
On Friday, a man who had been threatening Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan for promoting haredi enlistment was arrested.
"Our children can’t (or won’t) marry each other, we don’t eat in each other’s homes and we fight repeatedly to preserve a long irrelevant status quo."
By BRIAN BLUM
Seeking psychological treatment from therapists whose views and values do not contradict the Torah is sanctioned, and is even considered a mitzva.
By SEYMOUR HOFFMAN
Utmost efforts must be made to minimize coercion and engage in dialogue in which all parties compromise.
By ISI LEIBLER
Everyone knows that Ben-Gurion, in a moment of socialist hubris about religion, granted exemption from army service to what he expected to remain a small number of yeshiva students.
By SHULAMIT S. MAGNUS
Regarding the claim of difficulties integrating into regular workplace environments, it seems that the number of employees at leading companies such as Intel, where many of our haredi graduates work today, entirely disproves this claim.
By STUART HERSHKOWITZ
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
While excessive judicial activism is not ideal, it is the lesser of evils as long as Israel’s political system allows small political parties to have excessive influence over government decisions.
Though the image is distorted, the photo is still significant since it does not publish pictures of women.
The picture was published in an Ultra-Orthodox New York newspaper.