Victims of sexual assault to receive free legal aid to keep attackers away
Conservative Friends of Israel confirm abiding friendship
Ivory Coast to learn from Israel how to combat terrorism
Ethics committee censures MK who said Arab MKs should give back Israeli IDs
Putter around with art in Bat Yam
Joining in the fun of the Irish
More than 200 French Jews arrive in Israel as new immigrants
Grapevine: Music to his ears
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
French Jews travel to Berlin for momentous Maccabi Games
Police examining irregularities in Jerusalem kashrut department and religious council
Sara Netanyahu: We invest in protecting our children, our enemy invests in terrorism
'Amnesty report is fundamentally flawed, shows its compulsive obsessiveness towards Israel'
Report: IAF strike in Syria targeted Hezbollah members and fighters under Lebanese terrorist Kuntar
Report: Israeli Air Force strikes target in Syria, killing at least 2 people
Amnesty says has evidence of IDF war crimes committed in Gaza
World Jewry remembers Samuel Pisar, ‘moral voice of a generation’
New York to investigate haredi schools for lack of secular studies
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says
John Kerry: Pollard's release not related to Iran deal
Top US general distances himself from choice of Iran deal or war
Strategy emerges to reimpose US nuclear sanctions on Iran under a different name
France's Fabius visits Tehran, extends Paris invite to Rouhani
Can a video campaign sway US support for the Iran nuclear deal?
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
Second reported IAF strike: Damascus says Israel strikes pro-Syrian Palestinian militia
Knesset drops requirement for doctor’s authorization for adults who want to work out in gyms
Israeli researchers: Type II diabetics should never forgo breakfast
Illegal anabolic steroids smuggled in by fitness instructor seized
Israeli, US researchers develop PTSD treatment for soldiers using computer program
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Report: Committee members recommending stricter price supervision in gas outline
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Tech talk: Cybereason takes on Operation Kofer
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
Electronics prices expected to drop following historic World Trade Organization deal
Nuclear deal with Iran: Time to restart EU-Tehran relations?
July 30: Pollard’s release
Jewish tourists in Arab towns: It’s no dream
Washington watch: Netanyahu’s Iranian excuse
Is Obama’s foreign policy similar to Cold War diplomacy?
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
Red, white and baseball
Spending seven surreal years with Etgar Keret
Ulpan in Danger
This week in Jerusalem
A New Home for special brides
Eyes on the prize
Reining in an out-of-control teen
Taking a silver jubilee bow
Tel Aviv Light Rail tows a hefty load
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: אֶל אַרְצִי
שִירַת רַבִּים 3
The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Art is for everyone, everywhere
This Week in Israeli History: Roi Klein, Sergeant’s Affair and the Founding of Rishon LeZion
New York, Nu York: It Began with a Mitzvah
Giving Iran the Bomb Is Insane
Superman Goes to Kenya
Huckabee is ‘ridiculous’ – and right
Israeli Church leaders blame anti-Christian attacks on government inaction
Poll: Pope Francis' approval rating dips in US ahead of September visit
Oren: Jesus today would be a settler
Israeli Christian group challenges BDS with new guide
ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Tranquil Weekend in Nes Harim for Gaza Border Families
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
07.29.2015 | 13 Av, 5775
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.
Haredi women are carving out a piece of Israel’s entrepreneurial space.
By EITAN AROM
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.
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 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.
By PEGGY CIDOR
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 project reveals the depth of the abyss that divides the haredi sector from the rest of the Jewish residents represented on the council.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
An incredible amount of hotel construction is going on in Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The 29-year-old Ibenboim and her husband are members of the Ger Hassidic sect, the largest hassidic group in the country.
After withdrawing her candidacy in the 2013 elections due to threats from her sector, haredi activist Racheli Ibenboim is leading the struggle to bring ultra-Orthodox women into politics.
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.
Faction chairman and senior haredi MK Moshe Gafni disparaged the radical Jerusalem Faction's violent protest against haredi conscription.
Yesh Atid said in response that it would continue to fight for haredi conscription to the IDF in the coming Knesset term.
Former Shas leader Eli Yishai speaks about his new hard-line Yahad party, and why he is against territorial concessions to Palestinians, the haredi draft and attempts to liberalize religion.
Senior haredi MK says his party has not ruled out backing Labor party leader Isaac Herzog and will only a make a final decision after elections.
Yahad party leader says his faction would not be party of any government that thinks about evacuating settlements in Judea and Samaria.
According to various estimates, Bnei Torah supporters number as many 20,000 people.
“I am fiercely opposed to sitting with Yesh Atid in the next government,” Litzman told the Post.
Both parties are struggling in polls, with Yachad frequently coming close or even passing the electoral threshold, and Otzma remaining under it with approximately 2 Knesset seats.
Ultra-Orthodox women launched campaign in December, urging haredi women to demand a female be given a spot on the electoral lists of UTJ, Shas and Yachad Ha’am Itanu.
Hager is firmly anchored in the conservative, Torah oriented wing of the national-religious sector, but is also a scion of the Viznitz hassidic dynasty.
Speaking to The Jerusalem Post, Kolian, who is 33 and married with four children, outlined the reasons why she was starting a new political party to represent haredi women.
Otzma Yehudit is looking for a political partner to run with in the elections since it will most likely not pass electoral threshold by itself.
Concerned about voter defection to national religious party, haredi leaders mull fighting against Bayit Yehudi's political encroachment.
Shas spokesman denies there is a blanket ban on Shas officials interviewing on the Kol Barama station but refuses to explain the comments of Cohen’s spokesman.
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.
By GIL HOFFMAN
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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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 boys, associated with the Jerusalem Faction, a hardline minority group in the non-hassidic haredi community, were arrested for refusing to present themselves for preliminary IDF procedures.
Most of those arrested were loyal to a faction known as 'the terrorists.'
Protestors are picketing in support of four yeshiva students arrested for refusing to report to IDF draft offices.
Authorities detain 30 yeshiva students during the raid at the famous Ponovezh Yeshiva amid reported feud between rival groups.
By BEN HARTMAN
Funding for facility nearly derailed by haredi opposition to secular management company
In new decision, the organization's rabbis state that it is permitted for women to give instruction on halacha and to issue halachic decisions.
Intel Israel has several policies to boost women in it ranks.
Money will go to 16 hotels who employ Arab, Beduin, Druze, ultra-Orthodox, people with disabilities, and single parents.
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
British newspaper The Guardian is not particularly well-disposed toward Israel, and certainly not toward its right-wing politicians.
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.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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
I consider myself among those who were equally offended by the signs in Beit Shemesh making demands from female residents.
Not so long ago, you could pretty well know how Israelis would vote by an identifying feature or features, what knowledgeable English-speakers call stereotyping.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI