MK Magal bill seeks to end businesses' discrimination against West Bank residents
Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East
Bennett tours Gaza settler museum to mark 10 years since disengagement
Netanyahu's clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession
2,000-year-old ritual bath found under family’s Jerusalem living room floor
Franz Kafka’s manuscripts belong in National Library, Tel Aviv court says
THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE
Israel Festival Review: ENSEMBLE MODERN- Jerusalem Theater, June 21
Under-19's warmup with MK's knockout
Mekel needs to make a decision one way or another
Basketball: Disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem snubbed by Euroleague
Tennis: Sela sent packing in first round of Wimbledon
Rivlin to Birthright Excel participants: We have no other homeland.
WATCH: Security cameras capture shocking daylight kidnapping in Lod
Education Minister: Ultimatums are childish, issue of overcrowding is being addressed
Shin Bet: Hamas attempt to build terror network in West Bank thwarted
Haniyeh: Hamas more prepared to protect Gaza than ever before
Watch: ISIS threatens to 'uproot the Jewish state'
Suspected terrorist shot at Ramallah checkpoint after charging officers shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’
Shin Bet chief says Palestinian terror attacks up 50% since 2012
Belgium to provide $4 million in security funding to Jewish institutions
Rabbi accused of molestation to be extradited to Israel
Community welcomes police decision to move 'anti-Jew' protest to central London
Anti-Semitic hostilities down in France, Germany and Belgium, ADL poll finds
White supremacist behind July 4 ‘anti-Jewification’ protest arrested
Israel closes crossings with Egypt, Gaza, following ISIS Sinai terror attacks
Year into Sisi's power, Egyptians lament persistent hardships
Egyptian security sources: Dozens killed in Sinai terror attacks
US: Iran blocked website educating on Holocaust, criticized FM for calling it 'tragedy'
Obama warns Iran in eleventh hour nuclear negotiations
Unions demand collective agreement to ensure vocational conditions
Israeli scientists develop 'smell fingerprint' that could identify every human on Earth
Israel joins Interpol Operation Pangea 8 to seize illegal and counterfeit drugs
Health Ministry says it has not encountered widespread homophobia in health system
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Southern Israel feels effects of 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Sinai
Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Still got it: Seniors going online to discuss, learn about sex
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Greek tragedy?
The Iran deal and democracy
Candidly Speaking: Explosive new Claims Conference scandals revealed by ombudsman
Letters to the Editor: Same-sex marriage
Reforms – prospects and impediments
An enemy of individual expression
Puzzles of reminiscence
A soul in Sheol
Ten ideas for Naftali Bennett
Turning a rekindled passion into a lucrative business
Book Review: Catch the truth
Book Review: An exceptional relationship, tested?
Hot off the Arab press
A nation of enablers
Come to the Kretshme
Ramadan ‘kareem’ in the Old City
Remembering the Rebbe
Grapevine: A couple of ‘Odd Couples’
EVA ruminates on dating in the 21st century: Repeat mistakes
‘I’m innocent – really!’
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
Israel's core challenge - staying alive in an age of enemy 'martyrdom'
The European Union risks 'Jew-hater' label
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
Mourning the Mount of Olives
A different perspective
No apologies for fighting ‘sabotage’
The aliya premium
It does not add up
A bridge too far
How is it to hang out with Israelis
Worry about some other place
Russian Moon Program
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
ISIS purportedly threatens to 'slaughter' Christian Arabs living in Jerusalem
Lutheran pastor says Jews to blame for destroying Christian values after US approves gay marriage
Pope: Why didn't the allies bomb the railway lines to Auschwitz?
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
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
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
$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
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
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?
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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07.01.2015 | 14 Tammuz, 5775
Haredi women are carving out a piece of Israel’s entrepreneurial space.
By EITAN AROM
“To me this is the ultimate solution. It combines Torah life with work and family perfectly,” says one of the stock traders.
By NIV ELIS
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.
By SAM SOKOL
Yaffed, an organization with a mission to change the state of Orthodox Jewish chinuch, runs in ultra-orthodox weekly, stirring controversy.
That, it turns out, is exactly what the new, higher electoral threshold has done.
By EVELYN GORDON
For a Shas politico to consider teaming up with religious Zionists would have been inconceivable not long ago.
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.
Yishai denies connection to controversial Yosef video
By GIL HOFFMAN
Rabbi Shalom Cohen: "Eli Yishai left us and went to the toilet."
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.
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
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
Ultra-Orthodox party chairman's move comes day after footage exposed of late Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef criticizing Deri.
According to the humanitarian aid organization Latet, an estimated 2.54 million people are living in poverty.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
New Economy Ministry-led program draws men from haredi sector into construction work.
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