10.01.2016 | 28 Elul, 5776
PA security forces officer who criticized Abbas for attending Peres funeral arrested
Report: Shots fired at Abbas's home day after PA president attended Peres funeral
Jordanians protest multi-billion dollar gas deal with Israel
Report: Stabbing at Kalandia Crossing, IDF soldier injured
Analysis: Conflicting messages from the Peres funeral
Reporter's Notebook: A funeral that would have meant the world to Peres
Obama at Peres funeral: Abbas's presence reminds us of the unfinished business of peace
Clinton: Peres was a dreamer who never gave up
Peres hoped America would reject Trump's vision
Peres bombshell: I stopped an Israeli strike on Iran
This week on TV: Rebellious robots,return of SJP, and ‘Princess Shaw’
Movie Review: ‘My King’
Chef Nir Zook opens first kosher venture in Tel Aviv
The sound of (vocal) music
Beersheba satisfied with nil-nil outcome vs Southampton
Hapoel Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem both in need of wins
Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv in final
Peres had appreciation of power and impact of sports
TAU and Swiss scientists to crash spacecraft into comet today
Could Israel become a linchpin of China’s trade strategy?
Peres’s final contribution: His corneas
Apple reportedly developing iPhone 8 in Israel
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Column One: The New Middle East
Editor's Notes: How Peres's constant search for opportunities built a nation
My Word: Population density, people power and blessings
Grapevine: Shimon Peres: A personal memoir
Kerry's push to use military force in Syria falls flat with White House
Abbas: Fatah will hold major congress this year
In northern Iraqi Kurdistan, hundreds pay respects to Peres
Report: Iranian spy masters 'running covert war' in Syria
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
UK Labour party suspends activists twice in one year following Holocaust remarks
Landmark Jewish eatery Carnegie Deli to close by end of year
Israeli, US Jews close despite political, religious differences
Ukrainian President: No Ukrainian has the right to forget Babi Yar
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
Trump takes the offensive against former beauty queen
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of September 30, 2016
Grapevine Metro: Coming concerts
Aliya Stories: Being attuned to your body
This week in 60 seconds: Israel mourns a founding father
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Not so regal behavior: Saudi princess allegedly orders guard to kill French decorator
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Muzzling the media
A stark prognosis for the Middle East
The road past Mosul
An unprecedented deal?
Tour Israel: Rosh Hashana Special
Wine Talk: Go sweet
Cooking: Ancient grains for a healthy New Year
Recipes for a sweet Rosh Hashana
This week in Jerusalem
It’s time for millennials to migrate
Sounds of the synagogue
The joy of a Jerusalem playground
Israeli music for all
City Notes: Netanya hosts Israeli Special Olympics
New year for the golden-agers
עִבְרִייָה - שִירֵי רָחֵל
כְּתוֹבוֹת אֶבֶן, עֵץ וּנְחוֹשֶת בִּמְעָרַת הַמַכְפֵּלָה
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
For the more than 150 participants at the Muslim Jewish Conference 2016, Tisha Be’av 5776 came at the end of a long and intense week of dialogue, introspection, and in many ways tangible progress.
By ZACK PYZER
Differing perspectives on religion-state matters are already exacerbating tensions between the world’s two largest Jewish communities.
By LAWRENCE GROSSMAN
Jungreis was well known for founding New-York-based Jewish outreach organization Hineni.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“There is a place in Judaism for everyone, including transgender people, it just might not be the sect your were assigned at birth,” Hannah Simpson says.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
L’ancien Grand Rabbin de France Joseph Haïm Sitruk, guide spirituel de la première communauté juive d’Europe pendant plus de 20 ans, nous a quittés
By RAV MORDEKHAI BENSOUSSAN
Mon hommage au Grand Rabbin de France
By FELIX PEREZ
Une interview du François Truffaut israélien
By HANNAH BROWN
Une nouvelle aile de 7 500 m2 qui offre des outils interatifs au service de la culture, de l'histoire et des valeurs juives
By BARRY DAVIS
We lack the necessary budget, and it’s a pity to see these skilled youth prevented from taking the exam.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Since its founding, the foundation has completed over 4,000 projects, including a number of cultural, community and research-based institutions for Arabs and Jews.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Oren: Israel must be a nation state for all Jews • Lavie: Public wants ‘more inclusive Judaism’
By JEREMY SHARON
'Jerusalem Post’ poll finds younger Israelis less supportive, however.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Attempts have been made to try and bridge the divide between the two sides, but they have so far failed and the plan has in effect been frozen.
"We are Jews. It's not enough to be the Start Up Nation, we must also be the Bible Nation."
By JEREMY SHARON,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Hillel Halkin’s ‘Reflecting on Death, Mourning and the Afterlife in Jewish Tradition’ is both instructive and thought-provoking.
By MATT NESVISKY
Amir Peretz: Former minister spoke with ‘neither courage nor respect.’
On Thursday, politicians from the haredi parties threatened to leave the coalition.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JEREMY SHARON
By LAHAV HARKOV
In the Defense Ministry’s statement on Monday, it said it “views the words of the head of the Eli academy Rabbi Yigal Levenstein with great severity and strongly deplores them.”
Without God’s visitation to Sarah, there would be no Jewish people.
By NAOMI GRAETZ
Alicia Jo Rabins puts poetry at the service of the big questions at the heart of living.
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
When a leader demonstrates the pursuit of justice, fairness and peace, the people will respond.
By RACHEL MONTAGU
Leading rabbis for millennia have stressed the importance of being in nature as part and parcel of spiritual practice.
By RABBI YONATAN NERIL
Experience the preparation for the High Holy Days in the ancient synagogues and alleyways of Jerusalem and Safed, Tiberias and Peki’in, and a modern version at the Tel Aviv Port.
By MEITAL SHARABI
A conversation with Chuck Davidson, a religious activist who fights to find a better way for conversions and marriages in Israel.
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
Hillel Halkin explores death, grief and the great beyond in Jewish tradition.
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
The uplifting power of the prayers and the liturgy, the melodic traditional tunes, the beauty of the Torah scrolls -- all are enhanced by the beauty and elegance of the synagogue itself.
By YOCHANAN ALTMAN
How Rabbi Nahman’s grave in Uman was saved from Soviet urban renewal.
By BEN BRESKY
Eco-Judaism reconnects the People of the Book to its ancient soil.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
A birthday vacation conundrum.
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Our role, on Rosh Hashana specifically as well as on every day of the year, is to connect, to sew the days of the year to Rosh Hashana
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
It is time to discard a cornerstone of theocratic oppression before it is not a stone, but the whole Temple.
By SUSAN SILVERMAN
Is the 'current plus 30' payment method acceptable in the eyes of the Torah?
For this decorated soldier, the Hebrew letters are now the tools of his trade.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
The truth is that the question of birthdays in Jewish tradition is an age-old discussion.
By LEVI COOPER
The more closely we examine the Torah’s instructions in this case, the more we discover the incredible significance of human life in its eyes.
A round up of news around Jerusalem
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
By placing Jeremiah into a real society of real people and into the geopolitical situation of the time, we are able to enter Jeremiah’s mind and share in his frustrations.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
We should remember when we observe the fast this Saturday night.
By REUVEN HAMMER
There is difficulty to find contemporary meaning in this period of time.
By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
As life becomes turbulent around us, we strive to go forward from one point to the next, and from one challenge to another.
Can we all really learn Torah? Is Torah study so quantitatively different from other intellectual pursuits?
Man’s obligation to stand by his oaths and vows – and in general, to keep what he says – contradicts the concept of free will.
While a strong halachic argument can be made to permit executing terrorists, Jewish law does not require it.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
Had Balaam cursed them, catastrophe would have ensued. However, God turned his curses into blessings that are described in great detail.
We are not all cut out to be leaders. We are not all born to be like Moses our Master and lead people around us powerfully and courageously.
From the moment an acquaintance, friend or colleague proves himself to be trustworthy, we must have complete faith in him; faith based on the acknowledgment of his integrity and honesty.
By STEWART WEISS
This year, let us be “a light unto nations” for the first time in modern history.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
We cannot put our heads in the sand and hope things get better.
By LAUREN FEIBELMAN
There is more than one way to express your Zionism.
By GUSTI YEHOSHUA-BRAVERMAN
To be sure, the Jewish community is not and never has been monolithic on any issue.
By KENNETH BANDLER
Rather than continuing to justify or condone allowing Reform and Conservative Jewry to exist under the radar, we want the state to publicly celebrate our people’s diversity.
By RICK JACOBS
At our one and only Western Wall, there must not be battles of opinions and traditions, disputes or conflicts.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
The course UC Berkeley intended to offer is only the beginning of the next wave of anti-Semitism that has spread throughout US campuses.
What were the outcomes of 9/11? America unified in a manner not seen in decades, perhaps since Pearl Harbor.
By LOU BALCHER
Strangely, in the midst of all the Israel-teaching that we do, we hardly ever discuss why – and whether – the State of Israel really matters.
By DANIEL GORDIS
If we disperse, as Soros and his lot would like, the world will not know how to achieve peace, and human society will collapse into complete mayhem.
Too much American Jewish life entails ritualized repetition, running in place, not moving forward, or juvenile Judaism, watered down to make it potable.
By GIL TROY
No other country must defend against its own people’s passion to destroy it. The world hates us because we hate each other. Let’s simply stop.
If Israel wants to send people to America to strengthen the ties between Israel and American Jewry that is fine, but it should be done by those who truly represent Israel and Zionism.
If I sometimes sound as though I am against Islam, or against this or that political stance, you should know that I am not. I am against any radicalization, as it separates us from each other.
Tisha B’av should cause us to examine our national decision making, leadership, our tolerance of others and other’s opinions.
By MICHAEL EISENBERG
Only the deepest soul searching and bold action will stave off today’s threat of growing erosion from within.
By URI REGEV
Sometimes, the simple man has more faith in the Jewish future than the greatest talmudic scholar.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
Tisha Be’av in Jerusalem The fact that all of these events took place less than two kilometers from where I live in Jerusalem adds a different dimension to my experience of this somber day.
By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
Let’s move from hate to love, from mitzvot as exercises in our own practice to mitzvot as exercises of our muscle for social change.
Since the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av falls out this year on Shabbat, the observance of the fast day is deferred until the evening.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Each year come Tisha B'Av, we mourn the ruin of the Temple due to our baseless hatred. And yet, each year we make our mutual hatred more entrenched. So what good are our tears?
Israeli reality is not painted black or white. There are many more examples showing Israel as a liberal and democratic society, which do not contradict its Jewish character.
By GUR ALROEY
According to the rules set up for me long ago, I can appear on the scene only when things are as bad as they can possibly get, or as good as they can be.
We keep wondering why the world hates us; we should know that it hates us only because we hate each other.
Today’s Judaism is fractured and fragmented into more pieces than probably anyone can count.
Before we point the finger at France, let’s take a step back and look at the bigger picture, and what the real cause may be.
By CASEY BABB
We may think that a war between Christians and Muslims has nothing to do with us, but as we all know, when there is trouble in the world, the Jews are held responsible.
After eight years of no appointments of rabbinic judges and the amendment of the law, the committee was tasked with appointing 24 regional judges and the entire complement of seven High Court judges.
By RACHEL LEVMORE
The campaign is far from over so there is still time for both Clinton and Trump to admit their fallibility and to ask the public to forgive their imperfections.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
You praised the rabbinate for “connecting the Jewish state with Judaism.” Sadly, you are wrong, for the monopolistic and coercive rabbinate is alienating Israeli Jews from Judaism.
In my teenage years, I came into contact with a charismatic, powerful rabbi who regularly blurred the lines between religious leadership and his own need for physical and psychological gratification.
By JUDY KLITSNER
‘...we no longer aim to produce a community of pious persons. Rather, we are striving to engineer a community where men simply never see women’ – Dr. Nachum Klafter
By SEYMOUR HOFFMAN
It is time for the religious community to put this matter back on its agenda.
Is it not time for a social Marshall Plan to heal the American society?
Introducing more “God-speak” into our daily conversation and culture – especially when talking about the miraculous establishment and success of Israel – can help remind us on what we must focus.
By DOV LIPMAN
There are 70 faces to the Torah. This Shabbat they will be the faces of women.
By YAEL ROCKMAN
For millennia, Judaism’s purpose has been to uplift the soul to perform its heavenly duties here on earth and bring about positive change to a world occupied with conflict, exploitation and woe.
By ARI HART JONAH WINER AND SHMULY YANKLOWITZ
Sanders also tweeted that: “Lots of hate is being generated against Muslims in America. If we stand for anything we have to stand together and end all forms of racism."