In bill referred to as the 'Bibi Bill,' term limit proposed for PM
'Netanyahu says in closed-door meeting that Israel may sever ties with UNHRC'
Ya'alon: Israel sees Iran as main problem in region, US views it as part of solution
Netanyahu, MKs praise IDF for takeover of flotilla
Israeli films at the heart of the Jerusalem Film Fest
Roll over ELO and tell Jeff Lynne the news
Mariah Carey, boyfriend dine with Netanyahus during 'spiritual' Israel visit
German films are a highlight of children’s film fest in Tel Aviv
Basketball: Disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem snubbed by Euroleague
Tennis: Sela sent packing in first round of Wimbledon
Israel delegation to return from Baku to hero’s welcome
Jerusalem set to discover Euroleague fate
BDS in Ireland: Shops nix Israeli goods, but fine with N. Korean, Iranian products
Tel Aviv: Man attacks women in elevator, arrested after returning to scene to get cellphone
Education Minister to students: Summer is time for different kind of learning
Knesset extends exemption from filming terror suspects’ interrogations
Suspected terrorist shot at Ramallah checkpoint after charging officers shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’
Shin Bet chief says Palestinian terror attacks up 50% since 2012
Israeli man wounded in West Bank terror shooting dies in Jerusalem hospital
As tensions escalate, anti-Arab graffiti with swastikas found in Jerusalem neighborhood
WATCH: Israeli cartoon warns - 'Iran is like ISIS, just much bigger'
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
New, $11m. Jewish center to be built in Paris despite record emigration
Canadian couple aiming to help biblical Jacob Sheep 'make aliya'
Egypt’s Sisi calls for new measures against terrorism following assassination
Iranians arrive in Vienna to seal the deal; interim agreement extended 7 days
WATCH: Egyptian belly dancer's YouTube clip gets her jailed for 'inciting debauchery'
Hamas shuts offices of Gaza's sole cellular operator
Israeli official: Syria is dying, the funeral will be declared in due time
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
Hi-tech buzz: Technion computer students build a bartender robot
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
Israel Security Cabinet deems gas issue of ‘national security,’ allowing deal to advance
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Still got it: Seniors going online to discuss, learn about sex
Tech Talk: Innovation in the Negev
Wounded soldiers, Soroka medical staffers raise money to expand emergency, trauma department
Orange, Partner pave way for cutting ties following BDS controversy
Hidden Jewish heritage in the Dolomites
Borderline Views: Ensuring religious freedom in Israel
June 30, 2015: Ehud on ISIS
Israeli nonprofits and Diaspora funders and donors
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!’
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
A model for resolving clashes between Jewish and liberal values
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
Mourning the Mount of Olives
A different perspective
No apologies for fighting ‘sabotage’
The aliya premium
A call in the wilderness for morality
New York, Nu York: The Supreme Court has spoken...
Duqu and Destiny
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?
'Christian pilgrims reconsidering visits to Israel after suspected church arson'
Nine killed in shooting at historic Charleston church
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?
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
06.30.2015 | 13 Tammuz, 5775
Cheaper rents, better services draw middle-class Arab families to French Hill, Neveh Ya’acov and Pisgat Ze’ev.
The one-woman play ‘A Hunger Artist’ has been put together by more than one woman.
By BARRY DAVIS
In the weekly synagogue readings of the Bible, we are in the last book of the Pentateuch; known in the English-speaking world as Deuteronomy.
By DAVID NEKRUTMAN
The food that we eat nurtures us for a day. The food that we give to others remains with us forever.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
This is not love - According to Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel, “There were no better days for the people of Israel than the 15th of Av and Yom Kippur.
By ALIZA SHENHAR
Eliezer Ben Yehouda aurait-il pu se douter que l’hébreu moderne deviendrait cette langue vivace et dynamique qu’elle est aujourd’hui, alors qu’Israël fête son 66e anniversaire ?
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
« Afin que tu te rappelles du jour de ta sortie d’Egypte, tous les jours de ta vie » (Deutéronome XVI, 38)
By RAV CLAUDE DAVID ZAFFRAN
Cette visite guidée au cœur du judaïsme, organisme vivant et complexe, pour en tirer la substantifique moelle, nous offre un outil majeur
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Cette invitation au voyage dans une ronde de mots ouvre sur une aventure étymologique aux confins des racines du langage pour pénétrer l’Histoire de l’humanité
La victoire est à portée de main : vous allez gagner haut la main
By FABIENNE BERGMANN
Sigmund Freud, fondateur de la psychologie moderne et de la psychanalyse, était profondément athée.
Il a pourtant ouvert la voie à la guérison par la parole.
By Sarah Lalou
Sigmund Freud, fondateur de la psychologie moderne et de la psychanalyse,était profondément athée. Il a pourtant ouvert la voie à la guérison par la parole, un concept très juif
Les rabbins d’aujourd’hui sont consultés sur des sujets auxquels ils n’ont pas été nécessairement formés
By RAV ADIN EVEN-ISRAËL STEINSALTZ
Qu’elle soit mue par choix ou par nécessité, chaque vague d’aliya contribue au développement de l’Etat hébreu et façonne le peuple d’Israël.
By NAOMI RAGEN
The tale of a bottle’s nautical voyage around the globe, and the message inside.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN
Iris Halperin-Peleg, principal of country’s first Hebrew-speaking elementary school, says her parents instilled in her a love for education.
By RACHEL MARDER
Academic achievements strained by geo-political situation improve with student-counselor initiative program.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The final chapter of a Holocaust story still waits to be written.
By NAHUM SCHNITZER
THE FIRST Hebrew words uttered by Chinese Ambassador Gao Yanping were “shana tova,” according to Hebrew University President Prof. Menachem Ben- Sasson.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Medics provide lessons in Hebrew, French due to high frequency of downing cases this summer.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Last year, police arrested staff from Neveh Ya’acov for allegedly abusing inmates over several years.
Pilot will link doctors, nurses, social workers and patients who speak Arabic, Russian and Amharic.
A selection of Hebrew slang that is unique to the Holy City, from ‘abu yo-yo’ to ‘ziggy.’
By GAVRIEL FISKE
‘This Is Not An Ulpan’ teaches Hebrew and Arabic using the vocabulary of conflict.
By Laura Kelly
On different days in restaurants around Jerusalem Talk Café offers get-togethers in a variety of languages.
By VICTORIA KEZRA
With a grant from Mifal Hapayis, the Minerva Publishing House is documenting a collection of Jewish-Kurdish folktales in Aramaic.
By BARBARA BAMBERGER
The Jerusalem Language Exchange allows people from different countries to engage in casual conversation for a couple of hours a week.
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
Apparently, referencing episodes of ‘Hatufim’ and making the occasional Bar Refaeli joke is not enough to blend in as a new immigrant.
The Bar-Yosef Map, New York, and the Schwarz Map, Italy: Which is the forgery?
By DAVID GEFFEN
Ahron Horovitz has written a children’s book that kids can really dig
Sixty-seven years into the statehood of modern Israel, the idea of convening a conference on the Hebrew culture that exists in the Diaspora remains anathema to many.
By BETH KISSILEFF
The Reut Institute is a nonprofit organization focusing on societal innovation, both within Israel and throughout the Jewish world.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI
Gail Hareven discusses her latest novel ‘Lies, First Person’ and the emotional cost of confronting evil.
By DAVID STROMBERG
Among Israeli Arabs and Palestinians few are willing to speak out against terrorism, but some are outspoken.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
The spiritual longing for a more just and beautiful world
has always been the soul of Judaism
By MICHA ODENHEIMER
It may not be what Eliezer Ben-Yehuda imagined, but modern Hebrew has emerged as a vibrant, flexible language.
Daniel Clevenger ,the mayor of the suspect's hometown of Marionville, "kind of agrees with him on some things," he tells local news outlet.
Council's inaugural conference was held this week in New Jersey; aimed at increasing fluency in Hebrew.
By SAM SOKOL
PARASHAT NOAH: Noah may have been righteous and wholehearted as an individual, but he lacked the strength and the boldness to confront God’s decision and to oppose the wicked ways of the world.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
MK Gafni calls MKs Calerdon, Kariv "evil" for bill conditioning haredi school funding on teaching of Math, Hebrew, English.
By JEREMY SHARON
Having endured her fair share of discrimination, racism and prejudice, former Reshet Alef director Tsega Melaku dispels some of the myths surrounding Ethiopian aliya.
Yosef Haim Brenner wrote in the Jewish language even before there was a demand for it
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
‘I found the place I wanted to live and the Zionistic way I wanted to live my life,’ Morrison says of her first trip to Israel.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Abraham and Sarah pray and hope separately
By RACHEL SABATH BEIT-HALACHMI
The extraordinarily ordinary missives of Hanna Szenes, courageous paratrooper but first, a newly minted kibbutznik.
By YAAKOV BAR-ON
A photo anthology in Hebrew and English highlights the city’s unique characters.
Ruth Almagor-Ramon has the final say on the Hebrew language at the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
More of those Hebrew-language gaffes that tourists and immigrants just don’t seem to be able to avoid.
By LIAT COLLINS
ARRIVALS / Yonit Bat-Haim endured a hard landing in Israel before she managed to pursue her dream
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Linda Mosek has no regrets about the fateful step she took 29 years ago, coming alone to Israel.
An 11th century Yemenite mother corresponds with her mostly unresponsive sons.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
Nigerian Ambassador to Israel David Oladipo Obasa says the state of relations between our countries is good, ‘but we are striving to take it higher’
By MICHAEL FREUND
The question I posed to them was basically what can Israel offer to induce you to come here?
By AHARON E. WEXLER
Another selection of mistakes made in the holy tongue.
Tuvia Tenenbom wows the crowd at the Begin Center at the launch of his book ‘Catch the Jew!’
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease transmitted due to these cute critters, necessitates cautious behavior – and a nix on the twilight walks where hyraxes live.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Through the Mandel Foundation, Mandel, together with his brothers Jack and Joseph and his wife, Barbara, has donated many millions of dollars to projects in Israel.
A Safed couple teaches kindergarteners sustainable living
Despite the war with Hamas, the South is expanding services, with plans for new rehabilitation facilities to enliven the neglected region.
By MAAYAN JAFFE
A collection of Jewish-Kurdish folktales in Aramaic showcases the lost art of storytelling.
The Hebrew language has received a small makeover with the addition of about one hundred new words to keep the evolving lingo up to par.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM
Menusi, 85, spent the last seven years of his life confined to a wheelchair after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The settlement, initiated by the Jerusalem Labor Court, will continue the employment of 15 junior faculty members.
Originally from UK, Jonathan Javor, aide to former MK Otniel Schneller hopes to cement Western immigrants’ place in politics.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website is ending its weekly web-based satirical newscast, The Tribal Update, after 200 episodes.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Wieseltier to 'Post': If you live as a Jew in Hebrew, you are in a sense participating in Israeli life.
Absorption Ministry representatives, immigrant groups oppose new
requirement, claim it will make it difficult for new olim to earn a living.
‘My great-grandfather was an unbearable man, but he was a true Zionist 20 years before Herzl,’ says Gil Hovav.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
This entire world is a veneer for a truth much vaster and deeper.
And Sarah died in Kiryat Arba which is Hebron in the Land of Canaan; and Abraham came to eulogize Sarah and to weep over her...’ Genesis 23:2
The Hebrew word for life, hayyim, is a plural noun; the “soul of life” is the God who resides within each of us, the essence of our personalities to whom we must return.
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
Mr. Baskin has the audacity to say it is about time that Israel try and speak to its neighbors - Isaac (Buji) Herzog is the one to do it!
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
One person’s menschlichkeit was a family’s miracle.
It is a scene that plays out countless times every day, particularly on Fridays, throughout Israel.
By WILLIAM F.S. MILES
On Thursday, Haaretz published a political cartoon that caused a backlash the likes of which make the “chickenshit” story pale in comparison.
By RUTHIE BLUM
‘Without saying anything, coloring in embarrassment, Saranchuluun Otgon rolled up her pant leg. Beneath the cloth were the metal wires of a prosthetic foot. Until then, no one
on the staff knew.’
By BARBARA SOFER
Choosing an unprofessional translator without the appropriate credentials is the equivalent of having an appendectomy performed by someone who studied medicine by watching the medical drama ‘House.’
By REUVEN BEN-SHALOM
Opening an English-speaking law program would encourage immigration to Israel and help the job market, opponents call it a threat to the Hebrew language.
By MOSHE COHEN-ELIYA
It is 29 years since Operation Moses brought the ﬁrst mass aliya from Ethiopia. Have we addressed the challenging reality of what it is to come from a country that is so very different from Israel?
By BRENDA KATTEN
It’s time to change course. That requires a strong commitment to adult Hebrew literacy at the communal level.
By PAULA JACOBS
The two recent deadly tragedies we have experienced are incidents one would expect in a Third World country and not in a developed economy such as Israel’s.
By Jerusalem Post Readers
When one views the situation in hospital nurseries, with a small staff attending a large number of babies, it is obvious that the infants cannot be checked and watched constantly.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Ben-Yehuda used the Bible as the basis for his imaginative extensions of the Hebrew language, bringing it up to date with the contemporary needs of his time.
By ELI POLLAK
Everyone in the Orthodox community knows some woman who has suffered without a get, the victim of a husband’s shakedown or abuse.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
In Jerusalem in August 1963 Professor Howard Morley Sachar, head of the Brandeis program in Jerusalem, gave a few talks about MLK – the March and what it meant.
The only antidote to the big lie is remembrance; each of us who remembers 1967 is a bridge today, just as Fania Bergstein was in her day.
By SARAH HONIG
Schools and the ministry blame each other for the current state of affairs; I have only experienced a similar level of chaos in third world countries limping along on non-existent economies.
By SARAH B. HEINE
Israeli Arabs currently account for only 12 percent of students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Israel.
By KENNETH BANDLER