05.02.2016 | 24 Nisan, 5776
Ayelet Shaked: Apply Israeli law to West Bank within 1 year
Analysis: Whither the US lawsuits against Saudi Arabia for 9/11?
Agreement signed between Israelis and Palestinians to help journalists in the field
Justice Ministry report reveals private contractors, not police, shot Palestinian would-be stabbers
Israel gathering intelligence on Paris peace summit, Danon says
WATCH: American tightrope walker takes on Jerusalem's ancient towers
David Blatt being considered for Sacramento Kings head coaching position
IDF launches new campaign targeting rumors of casualties on social media
Hadash party gives flowers to Palestinians at checkpoint for May Day
Labor to decide date for key convention today
Deri ditches Mimouna
This month’s Docaviv Film Festival to focus on the ‘New World Disorder’
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Jerusalem makes it 10 straight thanks to Rowland’s dramatic triple
Mac TA, Beersheba clash with title on the line
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
Letters to the Editor: Simone Zimmerman
Think about it: McDonald’s is not the problem
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Corbyn’s challenge
Raising responsible children: The relationship between allowances and chores
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
Report: Sons of Hezbollah commanders sent to Europe to evade Syria fighting
Analysis: Syria - a war waiting to spill over
Kerry rushes to Geneva for crisis Syria talks
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
US authorities say one arrested in foiled bomb plot on Florida synagogue
Israel’s envoy to London: Redline crossed
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Bank Hapoalim to distribute Israeli flags for Independence Day
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Those on the Right will argue that dividing the capital is futile because no matter what is offered to Palestinian terrorists, it will never be enough. They are absolutely right.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Abbas stressed the need to "combat terrorism in all its forms."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The Israel Institute for Occupational Safety and Hygiene, and Beterem – The Israel Center for Child Safety and Health, warned that costumes and accessories may pose serious dangers.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
This Passover, let us pass over from alienation to brotherhood, from indifference to mutual responsibility.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
Recognition means the Ugandan Jews are allowed to immigrate to Israel under the Law of Return.
The new group will represent those “who adhere to a more traditional Kaplanian reading of Reconstructionist Judaism.”
A Tegernsee road named for Hitler was changed to Main Street in 1947.
“Pillar is probably the best of them all now. He’s got a good glove, a good bat and speed.”
By HILLEL KUTTLER/ JTA
Ilana Wernick was honored at the Orthodox Jewish All Stars Premiere Party by Jew in the City – an organization aiming to break down stereotypes about religiously observant Jews through social media.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Perry: This Hagada is "representative of a massive awakening and self-sufficiency among Anousim who are keen to return to the traditions of their ancestors.”
By SAM SOKOL
Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism in 2009.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
In a strangely perverted way, Eisenberg recognizes Luthor has some very Jewish traits.
By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
Jewish Defense League lodges complaints with federal authorities in Canada.
Garland made reference to his family history during his nomination speech. But what else do we know about him?
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson, US members of Congress Ted Lieu, Ed Royce, and Tony Cardenas attended event
Israel is the sole country in which a higher percentage of men than women reported engagement in daily worship, public or private.
By CAROLINE KAHLENBERG
To legislate the mikve is to profane it.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Yehuda Meshi Zahav, who a short while ago was the operations officer of the anti-Zionist Eda Haredit extremist group, abandoned this ideology and now works on the front lines of saving Israeli lives.
By STELLA KORIN-LIEBER/GLOBES
This month’s UNESCO vote on ignoring Judaism’s ties to Jerusalem provides a peek at the nuanced nature of Israel’s ties with a number of the world’s countries.
By HERB KEINON
Integral to the choice of coming to Israel is the eagerness to give back to its people. Masa hopes to inculcate a sense of shared responsibility.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
Prolific scholar speaks about the chief rabbinate, Reform Judaism, and Jewish extremism ahead of Pesach.
By JEREMY SHARON
Unclear who will benefit from polemical decision.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Deri's brother questioned under caution for second day.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Couple said to have secretly exchanged vows at Judaism’s holiest site for first time since destruction of Second Temple.
People can sign up for the service or volunteer to host people on the party's website.
Despite the haredi opposition, several of the ultra-Orthodox council representatives absented themselves from the vote.
A Foreign Ministry seminar takes a look at diplomacy through the lens of traditional Jewish texts.
“We won’t sit in a government that recognizes the Reform, not over the Western Wall, not for marriage and not for divorce.”
Last month, the Supreme Court ruled that a policy by some local religious councils of preventing the non-Orthodox Jewish denominations from using mikvas was discriminatory and illegal.
Senior UTJ MK Mosh Gafni drafted the legislation immediately after the court ruling last month.
“This is about character of the IDF, not just about the IDF rabbinate and the Jewish Identity department."
The myth of Exodus presents the hardship of being a refugee, and the journey to Redemption.
By ROCHELLE FURSTENBERG
The Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary insists his movement can be revitalized – that it is distinct and fills a religious-communal void.
By ELLIOT JAGER
For better or worse, gossip is an eternal feature of human society.
By MICHAEL J. HARRIS
Sometimes God disappoints us and we may respond with a silence that alternately expresses anger, grief and even awe.
By JUDY BOLTON-FASMAN
As we celebrate our Seder and eat our matza this Passover, let us remember that the main lesson the Torah teaches concerning the Exodus is how we treat strangers in our midst.
By REUVEN HAMMER
On display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem is some of the stunning Judaica in the Jewish Art and Life wing.
By RHONA LEWIS
As the festival approaches, “we inquire into and expound the laws of Passover”
By LEVI COOPER
Maybe it is for the opportunity to honor the stranger now that we, ourselves, are no longer refugees and live as a free people in our own land.
By SUSAN SILVERMAN
Let’s put things in proportion.
A restoration project uncovers the island’s hidden graves.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
The blue thread that runs through Jewish history.
By MIRIAM KRESH
As you scan the Haggadot of 400 years ago, the theme of Jerusalem is focused on the Temple and its courtyards, as artists imagined them.
By STUART GELLER
Watch the results of this Jewish-Muslim 'social experiment' on the streets of New York.
On the seventh day of Passover, as we cross the Red Sea, with its attendant difficulties, we reaffirm our commitment that however desperate the situation, we do not surrender our ideals.
By RABBI GIDEON SYLVESTER
Imagination and empathy are not words that one often hears in rabbinic sermons.
By RABBI TZVI HIRSH WEINREB
Belz institutions are flourishing, as are the numbers of the rebbe’s disciples.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A Shabbat of freedom and the Festival of Redemption.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
This week, in the final words of the last of the prophets, we are taught that Elijah, who doubted his people’s faithfulness, will restore their relationship with God.
Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner's iconic film, The Ten Commandments, received a slight revamp with some new cast members by Aish.com.
By OLIVIA FINE
It’s not so much that God chose Abraham, but, rather, it’s Abraham that chose God.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
May we embrace the new and run, headlong and happy, down a different and better course.
Our responses can raise deep ethical questions.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
So at this time of year, we are to focus on Temple purity, but how does this fit in with our reality?
Is prayer boring? Surprisingly, no. People who look at the words they said yesterday and the day before, and last week, and last year... find new flavor in these ancient words – every day.
Many of us, either because of our inborn pessimism, or because of the difficulties of life which seem to overshadow our blessings, find it difficult to acknowledge the positives of our life.
Each person will create their own relationship with God, the scholar with the intellectual depth that comes from sustained study, the simple Jew with his poignant cry to the heavens.
Let us indeed be strong and strengthened by spirituality that is not only consistent with religion but is its very essence.
Use this seven-week period to get on track financially so that you can have a secure financial future.
By AARON KATSMAN
Let us take these last days of Passover and use this weekend to cultivate brotherhood and friendship.
Least known is the kingdom of Mar Zutra, that rose to brief prominence in the period after the redaction and editing of the Talmud.
By ELI KAVON
What’s at stake with the Supreme Court decision to recognize all Orthodox conversions.
By ALAN YUTER
The Hebrew Bible actually accommodates homosexuals by not addressing them!
By ROBIN H. KOHEN
We live in an era in which science posits that a spiritual foundation is essential for the survival of the individual. So, too, it seems, spirituality is vital for the endurance of the collective.
By MICHAL COTLER-WUNSH
The rabbis say that before the Messiah comes, Elijah will come on earth to answer all the open-ended questions that have piled up over the ages.
By RAYMOND APPLE
As individuals, and as a society, we are far from perfect. We have to conquer the many ills that still afflict our nation, from disunity to improper discourse to the unequal distribution of wealth.
By STEWART WEISS
So let’s use the Haggada as a framework to deliberate not pseudohistory but contemporary personal, political and professional concerns.
By BRIAN BLUM
The Seder is not merely a formality or an excuse to hobnob with the family, it is about education through communication.
By SHALOM HAMMER
Rather than giving in to prejudice and fear we should spread hope and tolerance.
By DANIEL GOLDMAN
We recommend that the present government maintain that policy of keeping the question of “Who is a Jew” out of the hands of a bunch of ultra-conservative, politically connected rabbis.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz’s book takes a new look at the age-old wisdom of the Torah portions.
By STEVE LINDE
In this torah portion we read in great detail about the cattle, the animals, the fowl, the fish and the reptiles that are forbidden and those that are permissible to eat.
"We will take on the anti-Semites. And we will win," World Jewish Congress head says at BDS confab in Jerusalem.
By RONALD S. LAUDER
As with all of our heroes and holidays, Purim is a complex combination of grief and glory, tragedy and triumph.
Kaplan’s genius in broadening our understanding of Judaism suffers from two major flaws.
The plan calls for the new portion of the Wall to be managed by a board including non-Orthodox Jews, but should also include representatives from the Diaspora.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Battling evil is necessary in order to bring the sacred into our lives.
In gathering with Jewish journalists, there were some issues on which Trump offered a glimpse into what kind of presidency he’d run.
“We’re not making a political stance here. It was really more that this is something Ilana’s character would do," star Jacobson says of upcoming cameo.