Foreign Ministry to create App to find the words 'knife' and 'Jew' on social media
Police officer wounded in stabbing attack at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate
Settler leader: Herzog would have more global backing than Netanyahu to fight terror
'She reminds me of my son,' Nasrallah tells bereaved father of Palestinian female terrorist
Gazan responsible for murder of Italian activist killed fighting alongside ISIS
Ariel tells Bennett to set red lines for staying in Netanyahu coalition
Municipality apologizes to Oren for misquoting him on Obama's 'radical Islamic values'
Liberman: Israel is the largest financial backer of Palestinian terror
United Arab Emirates: Israel mission not sign of changed relations
Comedy for Koby takes spotlight from Seinfeld
Fleeing BDS, Belgian stage director brings a taste of Sex and the City to TA
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
Winner of Holocaust survivors' beauty contest: The Jew will never disappear from the world
Basketball: Late run secures Jerusalem's dramatic win at Hapoel Tel Aviv
Soccer: Beersheba back on track with easy win
Hapoel Beersheba looks to stop the bleeding
Maccabi TA in Spain playing for Euroleague life
Thousands 'demonstrate for life’ at wedding of terrorism victim’s daughter
The international Shabbat Project involved more than a million Jews in 84 countries
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
NYC to fund security guards for Jewish schools
Mastermind of Paris terror onslaught planned to hit Jewish targets
Remembering Holocaust eased Cuba imprisonment, US contractor Gross says
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
Paris attacks ignite resurgence in nationalism not seen since WWII
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
Analysis: Preventing World War Three in Syria between Turkey and Russia
GOP hopeful Carson meets Syrian refugees in Jordan, but opposes them coming to US
Putin imposes sanctions, says country 'fully mobilized' to tackle threats from Turkey
Health Scan: When donor gets a good sleep, stem-cell transplant goes better
New Worlds: Information on dangers creates indifference
The ABCs of ENT
Woman accused of unlicensed cosmetic injections
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
This week in 60 seconds: Who woke up the Russian bear?
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Paper, rock, scissors
A non-egalitarian case for ‘rabbot’
Why religion makes some act better and enables others to wreak mayhem
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Empty chairs
To be (Muslim) or not to be?
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Will the USA Fall As Rome 700 Years Earlier?
Turkey-Russia Spat: What goes around....
If the region was not already unstable enough . . .
Orthodoxy, Truth, and Half-Belief
A trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.29.2015 | 17 Kislev, 5776
A team of 50 workers went to the holy site during the night to repair the damages caused by Palestinian rioters.
By JEREMY SHARON
Material success, even when we are spectacularly successful at it, is not our raison d’être.
By RABBI SHMUEL KAPLAN
Agriculture Ministry: Livestock imported from Canada could potentially cause diseases
By SHARON UDASIN
Désacralisation du Shabbat, effondrement du rabbinat… Rav David Lau, Grand Rabbin ashkénaze, répond aux questions du Jerusalem Post et lance un vibrant message au peuple juif
By MENASHE KOREN
Les habitants de Madagascar seraient-ils presque tous descendants d’israélites de l’Antiquité ? Et qui sont les quelques juifs qui vivent aujourd’hui sur l’île ?
By WILLIAM F.S. MILES
Le religieux nouveau est arrivé. Laïque convaincu, il adopte des éléments de pratique, sans pour autant opérer ce qu’on appelle un retour à la religion. Car le judaïsme est dans l’air du temps…
By GOL KALEV
"We share a common destiny – Jews in Israel and abroad – and if it is good for one Jew, it is good for us all."
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Rabbi Goren’s Six Day War Torah scroll returns to the Kotel.
By GIL ZOHAR
The Women of the Wall seek to abolish the discriminatory regulations that are preventing women from praying freely at the Western Wall.
By JENNA PERLMAN,SHANA MEDEL
Posters for the movie will only feature a "fiery crown" in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Temple Institute int'l director says crowdfunding campaign is opportunity for Jews and gentiles to help achieve the vision of the prophets of Israel of "a house of prayer and peace for all."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Burned remnant from 1,500-year-old Book of Leviticus made legible via hi-tech lab.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Our hope is that one day there can be peace, that all of humanity can be connected in a pool of love.
By HAVIVA NER-DAVID
A hero is one who channels his creative impulses.
By BETH KISSILEFF
What is the litmus test of true prophecy?
By SAMUEL LANDAU
What kind of leader do the Jewish people really want?
By BILL RUDOLPH
The ‘tent’ must be seen as idea, not abode.
By ESTHER ORENSTEIN LAPIAN
Rabbis and Jewish communities are exploring the idea of meat- and dairy-free diets that agree with religious law.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
This commentary is dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Dr. Emanuel Green, a beloved mentor and friend, a man of great compassion, wisdom and modesty who taught me the lessons of life.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
Twenty-five years after the establishment of Nishmat, a center for advanced Torah Study for women, its founder reflects on the challenges and inroads made by the organization.
the mysterious red heifer was an exemplar for all Torah laws.
By LEVI COOPER
"The photos reminded me that Adar was once a foreign baby and that we had been entirely unknown to him; Yet, here we were together."
By RABBI SUSAN SILVERMAN
While the Sages have told us that the events of all of Jewish history are “repeats,” they have taught us that the stories of the Patriarchs are precursors for what will happen to their descendants.
By TZVI HERSH WEINREB
"In this deep pain, Rachel erred in her words to Jacob and said a sentence that was both mistaken and perhaps even dangerous."
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
An uniquely human behavior comes under spiritual examination.
What did God mean by telling Abraham that he was to go “lecha”?
“When Esau heard his father’s words, he cried out a great and bitter cry, and he said to his father, ‘Bless me too, O my father!’"
By REUVEN HAMMER
Do women interpret Torah differently than men?
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
“...and Isaac brought her to the tent of his mother Sarah, and he wedded Rebekah and she became his wife, and he loved her. And Isaac was comforted after losing his mother...” (Genesis 24:67)
By AHARON WEXLER
Insights into this week's Torah portion.
We must allow God to show us the vault of the firmament, where the petty revenge cycle will fall away and the purpose of our people will shine before us.
The story of Noah and his ark is really a tale of darkness and tragedy beyond any other in human history. It is the worst ecological disaster to ever befall humanity.
‘True tikkun olam doesn’t just shout empty slogans coated in ideology, it looks at the world
around us deeply and inquisitively.’
By NIR BRAUDO
‘Customs are not set in stone, and like the bonfires of yore, time will tell which practices
By CHANA HENKIN
Simhat Torah presents us with a rare paradox.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
The mitzva of “afflicting one’s soul” does not undermine the principle that Shabbat and Yom Kippur are not intended by God to cause physical or emotional damage.
By NOAM ZION
The greatest miracle in the history of the Jewish people is that we survived so many centuries living in exile, despite often dire circumstances.
By RABBI AVRAHAM BLAS
"We can only hope and pray that Congress will be wiser and will prevent this Alice-in-Wonderland deal-debacle before it destroys the entire free world."
"As humanity continues to evolve towards true repentance, during the period of the Third Temple, there will only be meal and grain sacrifices"
Parshat EKEV: ‘You shall teach them to your children, to discuss with them while you sit in your home, while you walk on the way, when you retire and when you arise…’ (Deut. 11:19)
‘Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one’ (Deuteronomy 6:4)
I was not there on Rosh Hodesh Av when Rachel Cohen Yeshurun was arrested for smuggling a Torah into the Kotel. I was there, however, the month before, on Rosh Hodesh Tamuz.
‘How so can I bear alone your contentiousness and your quarrels?’ (Deut. 1:12)
Things that were true 3,700 years ago are still true today. The way to deal with enemies is by building, holding on to the land and developing it.
Ten years later and the promise had still not been fulfilled.
People like this are good, ideological people, but they fail where Lot failed: with an upside-down value system.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Whoever continues reading the story will be surprised.
It is a short story that has had many commentaries written about it and we will focus on one of them. But first let us turn to the story as it appears in the Torah.
"The Land of Israel is a place where man is constantly aware of the dependence on and connection to God."
I remember, as a child, being lifted up on the shoulders of the men in the synagogue, rising to “new heights” in a raucous celebration that lasted for hours and hours.
By STEWART WEISS
In the age of Big Torah, all of the arguments are on the table, and there are legitimate leaders who can chart the course to wherever we want to go.
By AVRAHAM BRONSTEIN
Death, the threatening end, is scary. “This is my decree and it is the same for every person.” Nobody lives forever.
In this week’s Torah portion, we read about the last days of Moshe Rabbeinu as he turns to the nation.
The state has imposed upon the nation a Chief Rabbinate that is now dominated by the most extreme and obscurantist elements.
By ISI LEIBLER
The hackers who are having a jolly time bringing down the Ashley Madison website exposed many men who were trying to cheat on their wives.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Miraculously, You opened up an opportunity to come home; to no longer be strangers in a strange land.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
One of the commandments Moses mentions in this week's Torah portion is the prohibition against “meat in milk.”
The leader of the Tzohar rabbinical organization, Rabbi David Stav, and his colleagues threw a shock grenade into the volatile religion/state arena this week.
By URI REGEV
He is a towering authority in Orthodox Halacha, a great authority on Maimonides, a yeshiva head in Israel, a former principal of Jews’ College....
By EFRAIM HALEVY
Our sages set blessings to be said before and after everything we eat, and also during other times when a person is amazed by the beauty of creation.
Maimonides, in his introduction to Perek Chelek, describes the incredible manner in which the Almighty gave the Torah to Moses.
By KENNETH COHEN
In this week’s Torah portion, we finish listening to Moshe Rabbeinu’s first speech prior to his departure from the nation, and begin to listen to his second speech.
What is the purpose of the Temple? And following that, what are we supposed to be mourning on Tisha Be’av?
Several weeks ago I was in Tel Aviv and I witnessed the community redevelopment effort in the southern part of the city – all while searching for a minyan in which to say Kaddish.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
Is making a vow a positive deed?
“Women’s strength is better than men’s strength. Men say ‘Give us a leader and we will return to Egypt,’ and women say ‘Give us a portion along with our father’s brothers.’”
The State of Israel’s government cannot afford to continue with archaic ideologies of us and them.
By AMBER CAREY-GITTER
By anticipating redemption, we develop a tremendous drive to advance the process. This drive is what pushes humanity forward.