'Israel's AG vetoed my plan to banish Palestinian terrorists' kin to Gaza'
High Court suspends administrative detention for 72-day hunger striker
Palestinian Authority rejects criticism of Abbas meetings with families of terrorists
Severe failures in preparedness for tunnel threat, State Comptroller finds
Israel threatens to revoke press credentials from 'negligent' journalists
Deri cancels Israeli residency for father of terrorist
Treat your job 'with a sense of mission,' 22 new judges told
While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy
Kara, Ariel tour Druse villages in Golan, seek solution for loss of exports to Syria
Minister refuses to walk back comments about Reform Jews
Veteran Israeli actor Ya’ackov (Yankele) Ben Sira dies at 88
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Fed Cup Tennis: Israel storms back, sweeps Estonia to stay in contention
Soccer: Flailing Maccabi Netanya hopes shake-up helps
Tennis: Israel slips to open Eilat Fed Cup event
Jerusalem’s embarrassing Eurocup campaign continues
Australian Labor party branch seeks to ban members from visiting Israel
Analysis: Kurds taking baby steps toward independence
2015 third-worst year on record for UK anti-Semitic incidents, new figures show
Poll: Majority of French Muslims on board with daughter marrying a Jew
Israel's air force still keeps eye on Iran despite nuclear deal
Russia says it suspects Turkey of preparing military incursion in Syria
Iran army chief: Missile program a threat to our enemies, Israel should know what that means
Saudi Starbucks serves up a steaming hot cup of NO to female patrons
Report: Palestinian Authority arrests 5 pro-Iran operatives in West Bank
German FM urges Iran's President Rouhani: Please visit Germany
Report: EgyptAir mechanic with ISIS ties planted bomb in Sinai plane crash
ISIS media claims fighters killed in Israeli airstrike in Sinai
Netanyahu: Extremist Islamists, ISIS and Iran using technology to take the world backward
Europol: ISIS planning large scale attacks in Europe
Israel Railways is going electric
Global Agenda: What isn't clear?
Nestle seeks to buy Osem, delist it from TASE
Israeli start-up aims to revolutionize mobile-based charitable giving
6 infants in Israel die from crib death within 4 days
Israelis should avoid travel to Zika-affected areas
Israel to become official member of UN Committee on Space Affairs
First US Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex
On the streets of Haifa, anger and fear mar a sunny exterior
Health, Environment ministers try to calm Haifa pollution fears
Zcash saves the world, Geek PicNic goes to Jerusalem and AOL innovates
'Israel to invest to track potential terrorists on social media'
Flug: Allowing foreign workers in keeps construction methods 'ancient'
Clinton goes on attack against Sanders in combative presidential debate
How a US rabbi opened Hillary Clinton’s heart – in his own words
Donald Trump on list of possible nominees for Nobel Peace Prize
Democratic race still Clinton’s to lose
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Grapevine: A Jewish melting pot
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This Week in 60 Seconds: Terror at the gates of Jerusalem
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
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Taxicab Diplomacy: Obama vs. Trump
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Fire Deputy Minister Porush
Column One: A (much) better year
Jerusalem Post Editorial:
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Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
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‘I don’t call them works of art, I call them stories’
Arrivals: Go with the flow
Hassidism: Democratizing the mystical experience
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Made in Israel: The little sensor that could
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F-35 מְטוֹס הַקְרָב
חָדָש בִּנְמַל הַתְעוּפָה בֶּן-גוּרְיוֹן
Today in History: James Michener’s visit to the Holy Land
Nazareth to host central 'World Day of the Sick' event
Today in History: Abba Eban, Israel's ‘one-man PR machine’
‘So I went to Prat’
The Looming Crisis of Our Time
The McCarthy Paradox
A Peaceful if not Ideal Resolution at the Wall
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Planting Trees for Ezra Schwartz
KKL-JNF Christmas Tree Distribution in Full Swing
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
Arava Open Day 2016
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.05.2016 | 26 Shevat, 5776
Shooting suspect's family has called on him to turn himself into authorities as large-scale manhunt continues for gunman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA,YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
“Put babies to sleep on their backs, not on their sides or on their stomachs. Do not heat their rooms to more than 24 degrees Celsius," MDA medical branch director says.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
When Theodor Herzl saw the prophetic vision of the Jewish People returning to the Land of Israel, he saw the revival of Hebrew as not only impossible, but impractical.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Executive director of organization accuses the Vatican of pandering to Jewish leaders.
Controversial comic arouses critics' ire on social media.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
774 UK Jews moved to Israel over the course of 2015.
By SAM SOKOL
The Swedish clothing chain seems to have taken its latest look from straight out of the synagogue.
Neil Gandler, active in the San Francisco Jewish community, was in Las Vegas for the CES trade show; spoke proudly about his modest lifestyle.
Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Israel office said Mizrahi’s claims amounted to “a classic example of the abysmal ignorance about the Holocaust in sectors of the haredi world."
By JEREMY SHARON
“The rabbis of the Talmud were way more comfortable identifying and talking about a spectrum of gender identity than rabbis are today.”
By AVISHAY ARTSY
Half of funds to go to Save the Children, half to International Rescue Committee.
Sometimes referred to as the first secular Jew, Spinoza asserted that God does not exist, the Jews are not a chosen people and the Hebrew Bible has no divine provenance.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
New Taiwan Forest Grove Dedicated in the Negev
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“Most Jews are not walking away from their Jewishness; they’ve never encountered it. They don’t think there’s something valuable [in it],” he said.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
Christian and Jewish scholars from across the globe gather in Jerusalem to talk about the Almighty.
By ORIT ARFA
Chabad celebrated the anniversary of the liberation of its founder, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The Chesed Menachem Mendel program is open to Israelis of all religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
By BEN HARTMAN
WOW, Reform, Masorti movements say compromises were necessary, haredim vote against decision but did not fight to defeat it.
Organization says it will not be bound by emerging deal between Women of the Wall and non-Orthodox denominations to create pluralistic prayer space at Robinson’s Arch along the Western Wall.
Among the creators of the five winning films are novelist Eshkol Nevo and producer/actor/writer Naftali Alter.
By HANNAH BROWN
"This is the dog that existed for thousands of years, exactly as he is now," breeder says.
By SHARON UDASIN
“His affect is very Jewish, but I don’t hear a lot of people talking about it,” says Steven Edelman-Blank, the rabbi at a Conservative synagogue in Des Moines.
By JOSH TAPPER/JTA
Provost of International Institute for Humanistic Secular Judaism found biblical verses and a Star of David spray-painted in Hebrew on the walls and door of his private home.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
Rivlin: We will respond with zero tolerance against anyone attempting to harm the democratic foundations of the State of Israel and its religious freedom.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
The proposal is a response to the EU’s directive for member states to label products from the West Bank, Golan Heights and east Jerusalem.
By LAHAV HARKOV
"We will continue to believe that people are first human beings, before the religion or nationality that was either chosen by them or their ancestors," TimeOut editors write.
“The greatest danger in your eyes is displaying a rounded character of an Arab, not terrorists, but of multi-ambitions and weaknesses, in short a man, a human,” books editor tells education c'tee.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Police say all leads in investigation are being pursued.
The shooter then allegedly continued on foot down Gordon toward Rabin Square, vanishing before police arrived at the scene.
In light of ministerial approval of Shaked's bill demanding NGO's reveal funding sources, professor accuses Justice Minister of receiving funds from arms dealer to African conflict zones.
Well-established population sectors still primarily benefit.
Demonstrators demand due process, legal representation amid allegations of torture over deadly West Bank arson attack.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
As part of the deal Zoabi sent a letter of apology to police officers that she called traitors.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV
Pollard was discussed as a potential diplomatic bargaining chip during Obama’s first term, as part of efforts to renew peace talks with the Palestinians, source says.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Lau said that it was “forbidden” to deliberately speak to the Conservative community in such a manner, and that education in Conservative schools “distances Jews” from their tradition.
There are many ways to honor God – spiritual and communal, introspection and activism.
By BRADLEY SHAVIT ARTSON
The Almighty is always with them and close by, in the shape of the laws
By RALPH AMELAN
What does new and completely different mean if not that which cannot be imagined?
By HAIM O. RECHNITZER
Perhaps it’s not a formula at all, but rather words of support we give each other
By SIDNEY SLIVKO
While the flames of the dispute between the hassidim and the mitnagdim may have died down, the issue of democratization of Jewish mysticism continues to animate contemporary discourse.
By LEVI COOPER
Among my family’s many legends is one that ends in a cemetery in the heart of Africa.
By BEN DANSKER
Of the many ways to bring about redemption, two of them come to play in the Exodus narrative: Grand displays of power on the one hand and subtle, brave acts of rebellion on the other.
By RABBI SUSAN SILVERMAN
A reader asks: Is religion the cause of much of the world's ills?
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
“The Jews are today’s plague, a malignant disease,” Sheikh Muhammad Al-Munajid said last month in interview.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The international community has abandoned my people, says Vian Dakhil.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Hamas source denies that Turkish authorities have imposed restrictions on Hamas activities and officials living in country.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
For the Torah to be inherited by succeeding generations, it would have to be treasured and understood by previous ones.
By RABBI AHARON E. WEXLER
Let’s avoid the path of “trial and error” and instead take advantage of the opportunity to emulate David’s inward spiritual journey.
By RABBI TZVI HIRSH WEINREB
"Honoring nature and trees and central column energies was around long before monotheistic religions," Madonna responded to one fan's critical comment.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,MAARIV ONLINE
No religion has closer ties to agriculture and ecology than Judaism.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
At the end of last week’s parasha, we read of the Torah’s ideal: the Jewish people secure in its homeland, faithfully celebrating the Festival of Freedom.
By GIDEON D. SYLVESTER
In this week’s Torah portion we encounter an individual who arguably was the most stubborn person in the history of mankind.
By TZVI HERSH WEINREB
Are we barbarians or are we decent human beings and good Jews?
By REUVEN HAMMER
We have reason to be optimistic - Ultimately, God will redeem us, with a redemption greater even than the Exodus.
Thoughts from the weekly Torah portion.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Lessons from a special teacher.
Hanukka is called a minor holiday, but its inclusion in the Jewish calendar should make us sit up, pause and take a deeper look.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
We feel the pathos of Jacob – “you will send my white head down to Sheol in grief.”
Israel seems to be a place where conservatism flourishes.
By DAN ILLOUZ
To paraphrase Churchill, this is not the beginning of the end but it may be the end of the beginning.
Halacha is no more than temporal mores, customs and ethics. For it to actually mean something more than a platonic truth, it must be relevant and accessible.
Normally the needs of nature are those of man, but if the two clashed, human need must prevail
By RAYMOND APPLE
It is time to stop thinking simply about keeping the details of the status quo, and to start thinking about a framework that will define the relationship between religion and state.
We will build ourselves, fix ourselves, perfect our Jewish state, knowing that, ultimately, it will benefit us all, as it has for decades.
By GIL TROY
For the RCA, this is a defining moment.
By BARUCH STEIN
The Jewish nation went through periods when man needed deep faith and tremendous optimism to sense the possibility of redemption.
Sadly, the direction of some in the rabbinate today is to identify sin as the cause of Jewish suffering.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Baruch Spinoza was banned for his unorthodox and blasphemous interpretation of Judaism. Today, it’s necessary to reevaluate how his theories can help Jewish culture, not hinder it.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
The Torah describes it thus: “Now Joseph’s brothers saw that their father had died, and they said, ‘Perhaps Joseph will hate us and return to us all the evil that we did to him.’
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
"I view Conservative rabbis in America as my partners, not as my enemies; My enemy is assimilation, the tragic loss of American Jewry to assimilation and intermarriage."
By SHLOMO RISKIN
Jay Michaelson takes readers on an intensely personal and emotional journey exploring sadness.
By YAEL UNTERMAN
If you remember something or someone, it or he/she still has life; they still count for something. When they are completely gone from our memory, they are lost forever.
By STEWART WEISS
Finding meaning in an ISIS-filled world.
By BRIAN BLUM
Chief Rabbi David Lau condemned Bennett for visiting Schechter Manhattan and in so doing he denigrated us and the critical role we play in sustaining Judaism and the Jewish people.
By BENJAMIN MANN
Readers respond to the latest Jerusalem Post articles.
Readers respond to the latest Jeruslaem Post articles.
Israel’s discrimination against non-Orthodox streams of Judaism remains a major concern of US Jewry.
By JPOST EDITORIAL