10.25.2016 | 23 Tishri, 5777
‘Premature’ report that Israel will reopen Alexandria consulate sparks anger
Liberman: Israel doesn't want a Gaza war but would 'destroy' Hamas
Hamas operative killed in tunnel collapse for the second time this week
Red alert rocket siren sounds in southern Israel, IAF strikes in response
Beersheba moves top after Maccabi TA loses to Maccabi Haifa
Edelstein stunningly sacked by Maccabi TA
The fascinating path to ‘Finding Babel’
Woman killed in suspected West Bank robbery
Italy to push European countries to oppose UNESCO votes on Jerusalem
Putin reaffirms Israel-Russia ties
Coalition head aims to remove B’Tselem head's citizenship
Israel Allies Foundation brings together 23 MPs to condemn UNESCO decision
‘Israel is on every cake I present’
A Jew grows in Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv overcomes Hapoel Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem drops 1st game to Gilboa/Galil, Maccabi Tel Aviv triumphs
Finding biological data sets to stifle bacterial growth
Anxiety disorder can be an opportunity
A higher authority: The rabbinical answer to medical marijuana
Quick thinking saves infant from black widow spider
Israel, Turkey to open dialogue about natural gas export
Israel to boost solar energy production
Antiquities Authority building National Campus for the Archeology of Israel
Inspections show pollution violations at five Haifa Bay factories
A new year and a new cycle of world travel
October 25, 2016: Readers weigh in on Trump vs Clinton
‘No judgment and no judge’
Bitan and democracy
Jpost on the frontline: Inside the US-led coalition helping destroy ISIS in Mosul
Abbas ousts parliamentarian from Fatah
Hezbollah to vote for ally in Presidential election in Lebanon
Analysis: Which Iraq will triumph in Mosul?
Iran claims to have intel on Israeli-Saudi plot to stir unrest in country
Two American citizens sentenced by Iran to 10 years in jail
Just the facts: Iran's uranium enrichment and its nuclear potential
Report: Mobile phone service approved between Iran and US
JPost on the frontline: Iraqi army retakes Christian towns as Mosul battle rages
Sinai: 150 ISIS militants wounded, killed in Egyptian air strikes
Hundreds near Mosul sent to hospital after sulfur plant set alight
In time for choosing, Jewish GOP donors resolve to sit out White House race
Inscribing words with deeds
The unbelievable tales of smuggled Torah scrolls that survived incredible journeys
Brooklyn congregation dedicates sukkah to refugees
‘Tell us how you made Israel’
Mashav: Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation
innovation:africa, Israeli innovations saving lives in Africa
Trump's son says he will accept "fair" US election
Jewish Americans have a moral imperative to oppose Trump, Bill Clinton says
Iran's president says US election offers only bad or worse choice
American Israelis casting their ballots for Trump
US State Dept official 'pressured' FBI to declassify Clinton email -FBI documents
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Exclusive: Jerusalem Trump rally morphs into closed event aimed at US Christians
The UN, Israel's Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman: What do they have in common?
Grapevine: Thousands come to meet the president
Jerusalem Grapevine: Erev Yom Kippur bedlam
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?
Malaysia to ban 'hot dogs' for sounding unislamic
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Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A formula for nation building
Necessary Stories: Besieged
Status quo shenanigans
The Hula valley and lake
Recipes from the white villages of Andalusia
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Hot off the Arab press
Jerusalem of tourists?
Off the mat
This week in Jerusalem
They’re in it for the dream
City Notes: Bridge on the beach
Stepping down the Carmel
The royal kippa
Today’s newspaper, tomorrow’s art
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Tzova: A history of mighty warriors
The banker who used Nazis to help save Jews
The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
JNF USA 2016 National Conference in NY: ‘One of the Most Successful Ever’
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
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
Rob Nagus, director of the university’s Hillel, said his organization appreciated how quickly the university condemned the acts and removed the daubings.
The messages were sent in attempt to frame the mother's apparent maternal nemesis, who claimed to be the victim of a lengthy harassment campaign.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
When it comes to strengthening ties with world Jewry, Israeli MKs admit they have their work cut out for them.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Shabbat Project seeks to "move beyond labels."
"It feels really great to be around people who know what I’m going through."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A predominantly Muslim city, its residents are proud of their ability to coexist with their fellow Jews and Christians.
By SARAH LEVI
Jewish People Policy Institute says time ripe for diplomatic initiatives.
Police were called to the scene, and later the same day arrested a 45-year-old man suspected of possessing a weapon and committing a racially motivated public order crime.
The 550,000 Jews of South Florida joined their neighbors in hanging hurricane shutters to shield windows from flying objects as well staying home from work and school.
By JILL WAGNER
More than 2,500 seats were available at Temple Emanu-El, with tickets prices starting for less financially endowed congregates at $875.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Many more Israeli Jews, 35%, say that observing Jewish law is essential to being Jewish, compared to 19% of US Jews.
By JEREMY SHARON
This was by far the largest commemoration of Babi Yar in Ukrainian history, and stood in sharp contrast with the country's years under Soviet rule.
Australian Jewry seeks to fight assimilation.
By STEVE LINDE
Representatives from the Board of Deputies of British Jews immediately called for an apology from the former MP.
President conducts Q&A in Hebrew and English on Twitter, video.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The fate of Raoul Wallenberg remains a mystery.
Obama's brief mention of the conflict in his UN address offered few hints of his plans.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Poll by EJA and RCE finds decrease in synagogue attendance and increase in security measures for Jewish communities.
“Everyone deserves the right to have their voice heard and be able to vote. Now Yiddish-speaking constituents can now register with ease.”
'Here we are 70 years later, proud to stand on the same ground as our ancestors.'
AJC says lack of religious pluralism could distance US Jews from Israel.
The kidnapping was intended to have the man issue a "get," a document that would grant his wife a religious divorce, prosecutors said.
“It is not a small matter that in divisive times, Jews, Christians and Muslims are coming together on 9/11 to say clearly and unequivocally that we are all part of one humanity."
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Students were encouraged to dress in costume for “book week.”
"In order to win, she's going to have to do at least about as well among Jewish voters as President Obama did."
Chatterjee will complete his third year of law school at New York University’s School of Law, an environment which he says has thus far been very welcoming.
Weekend event boosts Jewish identity in Tatarstan.
The teens were set to join another 493 youths participating in Na’aleh, a Hebrew acronym for “youth who immigrate before their parents.”
World Jewish Relief raises £944,000 for migrants in Turkey, Greece.
Under the banner of the IACT, Jewish organizations in the US are coming together to engage university students before, during and after their trip to Israel.
By DAVID BRINN
As human rights abuses are highlighted, trade between Tehran and Berlin jumps.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The three new Australian parliamentarians join three fellow Jewish incumbents, as the number of MPs who wear kippas in parliament will now number two.
By ARIEL WHITMAN
Best known for his role in 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' Wilder died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications of Alzheimer's disease.
Jungreis was well known for founding New-York-based Jewish outreach organization Hineni.
Diaspora Ministry poll explores Jewish Israeli sentiments toward Diaspora Jewry.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook promised the Jewish American singer that Siri would not be making the same mistake twice when the new update comes out later next month.
Among group of North American immigrants, 75 will join army.
Donald Trump is Presbyterian, and Ivanka Trump — who in the documentary “Born Rich” appears wearing a necklace with a silver cross — was not what Kushner’s parents had in mind.
Five winning organizations and companies to share $250,000 in recognition of their work.
The ancient tomb of the Prophet Nahum will crumble if preservation efforts are not made soon.
As part of a month-long tour of Israel, Mexico students visit their “sister community,” Gvulot.
Stars use their social media presence to rally support to find a donor match for Sharon Berger.
The session focused on Middle East affairs and issues vital to both US and Israeli security.
From the village of Mád, around 250 Jews were deported. Their properties and vineyards on a plain of volcanic soil near the Carpathian mountains were mostly confiscated.
Matthew Kuppe allegedly took photos of naked boys in the locker room of the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit in West Bloomfield, Michigan, and shared them on a Russian website.
The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah is widely believed to have carried out the attacks with Iranian backing.
By DANIA TANUR
Community leaders skeptical that Nice attack will lead to wave of immigration
Mayhem broke-out late Thursday evening in the Riviera city when a truck driven by a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian man rammed into a crowd gathered to celebrate the holiday.
T’ruah seeks to cultivate a new generation of clergy.
Move aims to heighten awareness of Jewish communities around world
Theft is thought to be the main motive, however some have urged Moroccan police to examine alternative motives for the crime due to the couple's religion and the uncommon use of mutilation.
By JTA,TAMARA ZIEVE
“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.
For the first time, a Sephardi Jew from North Africa has been elected to head Europe’s largest Jewish population.
By BERNARD EDINGER
“I can’t even describe to you how embarrassing and ridiculous this is."
The report presented to the Israali cabinet also focuses on the demographics of Israel’s capital, concluding that the government should consider new measures to ensure a Jewish majority in Jerusalem.
The Israel Experience is bringing thousands of young Jews to volunteer, intern and have
a firsthand insight into the Jewish State.
By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
Short videos to be screened in prime time shortly before news broadcasts.
Documenting the afterlife of the Venetian Ghetto 500 years after its establishment, the photographs reveal the special character of this historic place.
By JENNA ROMANO
US President Barack Obama urged people not to be complacent and to heed safety instructions.
Efforts by Diaspora leaders are afoot however to have a vote on the bill blocked.
Sharansky says move "demonstrates why Israel is in danger of being delegitimized as a center of religious authority in the eyes of world Jewry."
Rise in Europe is directly linked to incitement we hear throughout the world, says NGO head.
The initiative came after the candidate tweeted an image depicting Hillary Clinton against a backdrop of cash and a Star of David calling her the “most corrupt candidate ever.”
’From her wooden sleep’ is on display in Tel Aviv.
By BARRY DAVIS
As Venice marks 500 years since the founding of its Jewish ghetto, the commemorations are bringing new life to its Jewish community.
By ERIC J. LYMAN
Francine Prose’s keen eye for character and detail paint a revealing picture of art collector extraordinaire, Peggy Guggenheim.
By JUDY BOLTON-FASMAN
Educator Elan Margulies says the environmental movement can create healthier and more sustainable Jewish organizations and communities.
By DAVID STROMBERG
Armed with an ignorance of all things Sephardi, Matt Nesvisky scours Spain in search of Jews, traces of Jews and memorials to Jews.
By MATT NESVISKY
Elissa Altman’s memoir shines light on an unorthodox upbringing.
By AARON LEIBEL
Jonathan Safran Foer’s powerful third novel depicts the American- Jewish experience – and its troubled relationship with Israel.
By AMY SPIRO
Delve right in to the trials and tribulations of one loosely connected Jewish family.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
David Cesarani’s posthumous work on Benjamin Disraeli calls into question the influence of the leader’s Jewish roots.
By DAVID GEFFEN
Experiencing an epiphany overseas, a computer programmer returns home and begins changing lives.
By JOSH HASTEN
"People always tell me, if you’re doing what you love then you’ll never work a day in your life."
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
"I am very happy to be coming to a country with a sense of humor!"
Author and journalist Katharina Hoeftmann opens up about leaving Germany and raising her Jewish family in Tel Aviv.
By ORIT ARFA
Prior to Israel’s establishment, Morocco’s Jewish community numbered about 250,000. Now the community stands at some 3,000 with the vast majority living in Casablanca.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
He was thrilled to discover from a Dutch rabbi that his great grandparents were very religious Jews and known for their community work.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Never before in history and likely never again will such a small group of people create such influence as did Jews in the 20th century.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
By ELI KAVON
Once a year, most Jews realize that they are Marranos, that they still want to remain Jews after all.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
SPENDING TIME on Rosh Hashana outdoors in discussion is a worthwhile alternative to the synagogue, says the writer.
By BRIAN BLUM
Being a “yored” should not be a source of embarrassment.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
We have the capacity to get young people to embrace Israel or to walk away in anger at occupation, the rabbinate’s rejection of non- Orthodox Judaism and more.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Threatening to emigrate, usually to Canada, if the Republican candidate wins is a quadrennial phenomenon among liberals.
By DAVID BENKOF
This month’s conference marks just how far the Israeli-Americans have come: we are not on the fringes of the Jewish American community, but a core pillar of its strength.
By ADAM MILSTEIN
What is unique to Judaism is the concept of mutual responsibility even when the Jews no longer lived in their own land but were scattered across the world.
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.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Those who had survived the 25 years of forced conscription in the tsar’s army were brought to be reintegrated into Jewish life. Most knew nothing about their heritage or religion.
By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
The well-meaning voices who fight against Israeli actions in the West Bank tend to embrace discriminatory structures and elites within the Green Line that perpetuate racism.
Trump’s handling of the “Stargate” controversy is not the only example of how the GOP presidential nominee has failed to speak out unequivocally against anti-Semitism and those who promulgate it.
It’s been a month since the shooting at Sarona, and I walk by Sarona everyday—if you ask me, the shooting is the last thing that comes to mind.
Many American Jewish critics of Israel define themselves as avowedly pro-Israel, seeking to save the country from itself by pushing for a Palestinian state.
By PAUL GROSS
The Jewish people had risen from the most catastrophic of experiences to establish an autonomous state that guarantees shelter and a home for all Jews.
By REBECCA BARDACH
In a community that comprises of 5% of Florida's total voting population, three out of four voters have "serious concerns" that Trump is fostering anti-Semitism and other forces threatening to Jews.
Jonathan Sarna, historian and author of American Judaism: A History, said that "America First" is a term remembered "for its use of anti-Semitism to advance the cause of isolationism."