Israeli seriously wounded in terror attack in South Hebron Hills
Suspected Palestinian sniper shoots at car near Cave of the Patriarchs
‘With a knife in his heart, my son shot the terrorist’
Netanyahu to Kerry: Green light for Palestinian building projects dependent on end to terror
Syrian opposition: IAF struck Hezbollah, regime targets near Syria-Lebanon border
Hazan apologizes, but denies mocking disabled MK - #sorrynotsorry
Joint List holds Knesset event slamming ban on Islamic Movement
Obama, Kerry call Schwartz family with ‘profound’ condolences
Israel denies South Africa approved arrest warrants against former IDF generals
8-year-old 'Indiana Jones' makes First Temple era archaeological find in Beit Shemesh
White will light up Ashdod
Men of the hour
Almost oil-free latkes
Sinai says: Israel’s swimming scene set for wave of attention with Euros
Chelsea spanks Maccabi Tel Aviv in Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem on brink of Eurocup ouster after tight loss in Lithuania
Israel Golf: Ladies light up the local links in Ga’ash golf’s annual tourney
Obama gets 'verklempt' awarding Medal of Freedom to Streisand, Spielberg
US officials advise Jewish groups to review security after Paris attacks
Turkish-funded group in Germany posts anti-Semitic quotes online
Despite broad support of migrants among Jews, divisions remain
WATCH: New England Patriots hold moment of silence for terror victim Ezra Schwartz
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Nurse discovers man he tried to save in Paris attack was bomber
Putin: Turkish leadership's policy of encouraging 'Islamization' is a problem
Russian envoy: Second pilot from downed plane alive, in hands of Syrian army
ISIS kills its Austrian 'poster girl' after she attempts to flee Syria
Report: US officials blame Turkey for overreacting to minor violation of airspace
93-year-old woman recovers from stroke after brain catheterization
Shortage of nurses in neonatal units leads to infant fatalities
NIS 1 million of home rehab equipment stolen by Palestinians
Texas event raises $300,000 for Israeli hospital, orchestra
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
US envoy Dan Shapiro visits Leket Israel’s rebuilt facility
AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Israel’s place in the space race
Your Taxes: Budget enacted
Star catcher: Astrology for the week of November 27, 2015
Grapevine: Keter and Karmiel
Amazon removing Nazi-symbol ads on NY subways for new TV show
Remembering the UN’s hypocrisy, 40 years on
Amazon promotion covers NY subway in Nazi symbology
How not to achieve coexistence
Using technology to reduce social gaps
November 25, 2015: It’s in the words
Center field: Wave Israeli flags in Ezra Schwartz’s memory
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Checking out the flip side
Promise and pain
Blunders and bargains
Artist, writer, woman
Dining: Branching out
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The ghosts of 1929
Friends with benefits or frenemies?
Finding her strength
Remembering Yitzhak Rabin, 20 years since his murder
Foreigners are not fools !
Israel and Argentina: An Opportunity for Rapprochement
Sephardic Conversion in 1492: Myth and Reality
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.25.2015 | 13 Kislev, 5776
Second arrest of ultra-Orthodox Jews from Mea Shearim in two days.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
One Arab woman was lightly wounded during the Saturday attack and an Arab man was arrested.
Although starting out with ten employees, the company wants to expand to 50 members of staff in the Jerusalem office within the year.
By JEREMY SHARON
This gift doesn’t differentiate between religion, race or nationality, says Kahlon
By NIV ELIS
“To me this is the ultimate solution. It combines Torah life with work and family perfectly,” says one of the stock traders.
The people supposed to be dressed as haredi Jews (but more like Abraham Lincoln) are shown smashing an al-Aksa mosque model before being pretend-stabbed and shot.
Department of Education responds following letter writing campaign of the YAFFED organization that complained about the the poor quality and scant amount of secular education at the yeshivas.
By SAM SOKOL
Fifty-three percent of haredim reported having few, if any, conversations with Jews from segments of society outside their own.
By MATTHEW AXEL
Parents affected by the ban have responded by defending the Belz rabbinical decree saying it was part of their choice when deciding to live in the Belz community.
By JERRY LEWIS
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, the founder of Project YES, speaks about the improvements made in reporting abuse in the haredi community and the challenges that remain.
That, it turns out, is exactly what the new, higher electoral threshold has done.
By EVELYN GORDON
A decidedly unconventional hassidic woman lets Jerusalemites in on a slice of her life, and what has made her an icon in her Belz community and the world of haredi cinema
By PEGGY CIDOR
A tavern turns to crowdfunding to reopen as an alternative haredi community space and micro-pub.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
The ultra-Orthodox city councillors are opposing the new Sportek in Ramot on modesty grounds, and in response, the mayor has delayed a decision on building new haredi kindergartens.
Readers respond to the latest 'In Jerusalem' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
A gallery in the haredi neighborhood of Mekor Baruch is experiencing a revival.
Beliba Homa helps Haredi men overcome challenges as a lack of basic knowledge of math and English while pursuing a university education and maintaining their lifestyle by pairing them with students.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s son Moshe and his wife, Yehudit, are encountering many obstacles in their plan to turn a historic building in Beit Hakerem into their new home.
Naomi Perl created a music school for ultra-Orthodox girls and launched a program that gives haredi men and women the tools to improve their leadership skills.
The ultra-Orthodox community could be Israel’s next big growth engine, if only the state
would embark on a path of compromise, not coercion, argues Prof. Yedidia Stern.
The haredim are expected to be in the coalition and Arabs have increased their electoral strength, but will these successes help or hinder their integration?
By Mati WAGNER
Head of United Torah Judaism, MK Yaakov Litzman, hopes to revoke the clause requiring haredi men to serve in the IDF.
Demise of consensus on rabbinic leadership in haredi world hints at political division for the sector in the future.
"We've worked very hard for this day, everything's in place and we hope this effort will bring the results."
Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach and his Jerusalem Faction command as many as 30,000 votes.
There is a note of urgency and distress among the haredi leadership that was present in the previous election in 2013.
Party says it will insist on preservation of status quo in coalition agreement.
A Yesh Atid triumvirate of national-religious MKs seeks to attract moderate voters from the community to its brand of Orthodox Judaism.
The 10,000-strong turnout will likely be the largest political rally to be staged during this election campaign.
Elections Law prohibits anyone from promising spiritual reward, blessings, health, or wealth if a voter chooses a particular political party.
PM reiterates that he didn't support the imposition of a legal obligation on haredi men to serve in the IDF that was approved during the last gov't; says he would change the law in the coming gov't.
The new law was voted in by a count of 49 in favor and 36 opposed.
By ARIK BENDER,JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
Rabbinic leader of Jerusalem Faction says amendment would 'restrict and limit the fulfillment of the Torah, God forbid, through targets and similar things and with various blandishments."
Should enlistment quotas after 2020 not be met, then some economic sanctions would apply to yeshivas, but will be determined by the prime minister, defense minister, and finance minister.
High Court of Justice has struck down such payments twice in recent years
Opposition MKs say shooting rock-throwers will only spark further escalation; Herzog calls for negotiations with Palestinians.
By LAHAV HARKOV
United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni offers words of praise at Bnei Brak parade for
farmers who kept ‘shmita’ year.
Man charged with one count of attacking a public official, one count of insulting a public official, and one count of interfering with a police officer while carrying out his duties.
The school, run by principal Avi Lipman, is now in its sixth year and is intended for pupils who have not flourished in mainstream educational frameworks as well as those with mild learning difficulties, such as dyslexia and attention deficit disorder.
One Haredi figure said, "We expected the prime minister of Israel, who represents the Jewish State, to behave with more statesmanship and not to eat publicly in such a restaurant"
By JPOST.COM STAFF
There is no reason to believe that the haredi rabbinic and political leadership is any more inclined now to stop preaching the gospel of segregation between haredi and non-haredi society.
"Yesh Atid has not accomplished anything on the economy or on security," Litzman said. "Their only victory is the High Court decision about me."
By GIL HOFFMAN
Yishai Schlissel also indicted on six counts of attempted murder for July rampage.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
For the last two decades it has been claimed by the hassidic sector that the ratio was 60:40 in its favor and this claim has underpinned the division of the political spoils in Knesset.
The Education Ministry intervened following legal objections by the Noar K’halacha anti-discrimination NGO and forced the school to annul the registrations and re-open the application process.
“This video represents a call to violence and incitement against an entire community in the country," Zionist Union legislator writes to AG and to the police.
One haredi school disinvited the president to speak after his support of the LGBTQ community.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Demonstrators throw rocks at police during simultaneous protests in separate ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods
The phenomenon has also come to the town of Beit Shemesh, where, in addition to many haredim and traditional Israelis, there lives a vibrant, Zionistic immigrant population.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Rivlin was scheduled to join a class on Sunday on unconditional love at the Talmud Torah Kehilat Yaakov but was disinvited following his recent outspoken support of the gay and lesbian community.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Yes Planet has built the new complex on the major Hebron Road thoroughfare outside the Abu Tor neighborhood in south Jerusalem, and is facing backlash by Haredi organizations.
Minister of the Economy and Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says he hopes the study will encourage employers to hire haredi employees and help overcome prejudices.
Booklet also contains names, photos and contact details of senior figures in the haredi community who promote enlistment.
Under the current terms of the law restaurants with objections to aspects of the rabbinate’s kashrut supervision may join the Hashgacha Pratit association, which provides independent Orthodox kashrut supervision.
Ein Hemed Campus and Darkei Torah Yeshiva have started small enterprise maintaining websites for small businesses.
Yahad party leader attributes failure to cross threshold in March election to behavior of his nemesis and successor as Shas leader.
Israeli households have trouble covering expenditures, Taub Center study reveals.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Demographic processes restructuring the shape of Israeli society, president says at Herzliya Conference.
Israel’s ambassador to Washington calls haredi integration "a huge opportunity", "an untapped potential."
Government set targets for the interim years before full implementation is set to take effect for the military enlistment year of June 2014 to June 2015.
New report outlines policy measures to improve Israeli society.
MK's Ayelet Shaked, Gila Gamliel, and Miri Regev cropped out of Haredi paper front-page due to modesty concerns.
Chief rabbinate declares young woman not eligible to marry since she was considered to be non-Jewish.
Survey conducted by Smith Polling Institute finds that 52% of respondents say deal with UTJ included too many concessions.
As minority Arab and haredi communities continue to grow, President Reuven Rivlin believes these two sectors will constitute Israel's future majority population.
Deal explicitly restores to UTJ the total legislative veto on all matters of religion and state that it has enjoyed during previous governments that it has been partner to.
Yair Lapid accuses Likud of ‘moral bankruptcy’ over coalition deal with haredi United Torah Judaism party.
Yated Neeman denounces haredi participation in Remembrance Day events.
Aside from an imported view toward working, the very fact that many haredi Olim speak English helps them in the high-tech world.
The order was given after the NGO, the Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel, told the High Court that the state was delaying, fudging numbers and interpreting selective statistics.
Over 100 people were injured during the overcrowded funeral procession for revered Rabbi Shmuel Halevi Wosner.
By BEN HARTMAN,JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Considered one of the most revered rabbinical sages of his time, Wosner passed away late Friday at the age of 101.
The Hapeles daily has a 11.9 percent market share in the haredi sector.
Kahlon vows not to fall into Likud’s trap.
Suspects who ran scheme are said to be well-known haredi politicians living in Jerusalem, their identities have not been disclosed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JEREMY SHARON
Haredi political leaders have railed against what they describe as the "wicked decrees" of the outgoing government.
Circumcision and ritual immersion are two of the major requirements for a male convert according to Jewish law, along with an acceptance of the commandments laid out in the Torah.
Students sought for several weeks to get MKs from the two mainstream haredi parties, UTJ and Shas, to participate in the debate, making numerous requests of the MKs various aides.
The rationale behind religious extremism
By SHLOMO FISCHER
How Alei Siach has led a sea change in public attitudes toward autism.
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN,YOAV SCHWARTZ
Are the traditional symbols of patriotic sentiment too goyish?
By MATI WAGNER
What should you do when your haredi son won’t celebrate Yom Ha’atzma’ut?
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Diplomatic correspondent Herb Keinon tells us what to expect with the recently-formed new government.
By FRONTLINES PODCAST
The JPost Frontlines Podcast speaks to IsraAid founder and director Shachar Zahavi about what Israel is doing to help the impoverished country recover from this disaster.
As Israeli transitions from Remembrance Day to Independence Day, Editorial Page Editor Mati Wagner reflects on issues raised by these two days in a fractured society.
The author says the Torah organizes our lives to allow us to best appreciate the human condition and enjoy the pleasures of this world.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
The good news for Israel and its future is that during this past week, 12 haredi boys, students of the Derech Chaim yeshiva, began their service in the Israel Defense Forces.
By DOV LIPMAN
It is clear that the Israeli economy is and has been performing commendably. However, when the focus shifts to poverty statistics, a different, more troubling picture emerges.
By ALEX BENEDYK,ROBERT M. SAUER
Like the possible coming of the Messiah, religious tolerance in Israel and particularly its capital is still awaited, but not necessarily patiently.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Academics have branded the haredim as abusers of social norms and accuse them of entering a state of “voluntary poverty”.
By JULIE KROUB
Rather than demand integration, the state should adapt.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Rabbi Riskin has been an innovator and inspirational leader.
Thousands of couples are presently unable to divorce due to an unhealthy marriage of politics and religion.
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.
After his election victory, Netanyahu outraged most of the country, including his own colleagues, by initially singling out the haredim and capitulating to all their demands.
By ISI LEIBLER
By JEFF BARAK