Analysis: Religious choice at threat as haredi parties reassert control over Jewish life
Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Al-Quds Brigade builds watch tower directly across IDF structure on Gaza border
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
Kerry, Zarif meet on divisive issues as Iran nuclear deadline approaches
Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Greece Analysis: When No doesn't mean No (and Yes doesn't mean Yes)
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
The zero hour of Greece: Turning minus to plus
Taking on BDS
Boycott takes center stage
Preempting ‘Goldstone II’
Israel, doctor’s orders
A historian, writing in first person
A lover of life
Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together
Cochavit Netzach Dolev takes a stand
Food for thought
Taking back control for the good of our kids
This week in Jerusalem
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Extreme family fun
Opening the women’s wrestling floodgates
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
An obsession with Israel that even trumps national self-interest
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
Israel's core challenge - staying alive in an age of enemy 'martyrdom'
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
The path to aliya- Indian style
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A historic win, but no slam dunk
Israel stands in the way and is an obstacle to full Muslim domination of the Middle East
Balance and Growth, Growth and Balance
Shifting the Blame
Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia?
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference will focus on US-Israel relations, the emerging Iran nuclear agreement and the rise of anti-Semitism.
By STEVE LINDE
According to Tzohar Executive Vice President Yakov Gaon, up to a quarter of a million Israelis from the former Soviet Union are Jewish according to halacha but lack the documentation to prove it.
By SAM SOKOL
According to local media reports, local police named an Israeli embassy security worker as the main suspect in planting a fake bomb on June 17 in Montevideo.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
Suspect has worked for mission for the past 8years; police say fake explosive found last month may have been planted to test police response time.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Graffiti reading “Fuck the Jews” was discovered June 29 at the Simon Marks primary school in the east London.
"Many people in Germany have not had a chance to meet Jews in
Germany," said board member Eva Haller.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
A look at some of the individuals embedded in the history of freeing Soviet Jewry.
By MORDECHAI HAIMOVITCH
The grant will go for surveillance cameras, alarms, secure windows and armored doors.
The poll also found that concern about violence against Jews increased in France by 20 percent and in Belgium by 30 percent.
Agriculture Ministry: Livestock imported from Canada could potentially cause diseases
By SHARON UDASIN
Prosecutors had earlier excused former MP and chair of Board of Deputies from standing trial over 22 allegations of sexual offenses from ’60s to ’80s.
By JERRY LEWIS
Francis has maintained close ties with the Jewish community of Argentina during his time as a Cardinal there and was widely feted by Jewish organizations when he ascended to the papacy in 2013.
The area remained heavily Jewish until the middle of the 20th century, when the majority of Morocco’s Jews left for Israel.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s journey has never wandered far from Jews.
“I think for the first time in my adult life, I truly understood what it means to stare racism straight in the face,” says Florida student.
By CORAL BRAUN
After a lengthy restoration period, and a little bit of controversy, the historic Edirne Synagogue was re-opened on March 26.
Netanyahu: I am committed to strengthening the unity of the Jewish people, and I will continue to reject any attempt to divide the Jewish people and to de-legitimize any Jewish community.
By HERB KEINON
When the question about religion was first asked in 1937, less than half of Americans said they would vote for a Jewish candidate.
Ukraine’s Jews are responsible for the Euromaidan revolution that ousted their country’s pro-Russian president last year, a senior rebel leader told an audience at a Russian university last week.
In a racist manifesto posted online before the shooting, Dylann Roof blames Jews for "agitation of the black race."
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The American Association of University Professors released a report in April that found that the University of Illinois violated the principles of academic freedom.
Matthew Bronfman, chairman of Limmud FSU International, lives his family’s legacy by empowering former Soviet Union Jewry and Israel.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
1,627 anti-Semitic incidents were reported in 2014, a 28 percent increase over the year before.
Bloomingburg must face claims it violated federal civil rights and fair housing laws.
Over 40 film-makers and artist want cinemas to drop screenings of Israeli films due to Israeli governmental policy in the West Bank.
Interfaith group of 20 Muslims and Jews gathered in Los Angeles for a day of co-joined prayer throughout the city seeking to plant "seed of hope and possibility."
New birthright-like initiative hopes to foster Jewish identity in participants as they settle down and have kids.
State law bars public entities from contracting with companies that boycott "based on race, color, religion, gender or national origin."
By MICHAEL WILNER
Pew’s findings came only two months after the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry released its report finding a 40 percent surge in attacks against Jews worldwide.
UK chief rabbi calls hassidic sect’s ban on female drivers ‘at odds with Jewish values.’
“Murderers could not kill our memory. We are back because our memory is stronger than their bullets."
The organization provides health information and support services for Jewish women living with breast cancer or ovarian cancer, or who are at increased risk for those diseases.
MKs Avraham Naguise (Likud), Yoav Ben-Tzur (Shas), Revital Swid (Zionist Union), Ksenia Svetlova (Zionist Union) and Ofir Akunis marched up Manhattan's Fifth Avenue in the parade.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Parents affected by the ban have responded by defending the Belz rabbinical decree saying it was part of their choice when deciding to live in the Belz community.
In a letter sent out to the community the rabbis claim that mothers driving children to school increases resentment in the community.
An Israeli diplomat was accosted and subjected to anti-Semitic invective in Hungary on Monday.
Ünal Kaymakci from the Islamic Religious Community accused Israel on Facebook of “state terrorism.”
During his address to deputies, Jonathan Arkush said he would work for unification with what is now widely considered the senior body in Anglo Jewry.
The man was given a residency permit for a year in light of his heroic actions.
“This is a crisis, and we need a crisis mechanism for the 21st century,” Hoenlein told The Jerusalem Post
Acclaimed character actor and activist Edward James Olmos speaks about his Jewish roots and what has compelled him to speak out against anti-Semitism at this year’s Global Forum.
By NOA AMOUYAL
The report shows a 6.7 percent increase in the amount of Americans who do not affiliate with any religion.
Play depicting 39-day stand-off between IDF, terrorists, to be granted £15,000 for 10-city UK tour.
Relatives of victims to receive about $170,000, “extremely grievous” injured to receive 70% of that amount.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
A man with an Arab appearance, whom the victim estimated is 25 years old, followed him into an alley, yelled “dirty Jew” at him and hit him in the face.
The victims were members of an Orthodox Jewish enclave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and were on the way to the hospital.
Jewish officials raise concerns about deal with Obama administration officials.
Pew Research Center report finds more American Jews are leaving Judaism than non-Jews are joining the Jewish people.
Despite the year-to-year rise in anti-Semitism, last year's number of attacks is still one of the lowest in 36 years.
Quel sera le sort de la dernière synagogue de Namibie ? Un indéfectible optimiste se bat pour sa survie
By ORI GOLAN
Monday marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
President urges participants in prestigious Birthright program to return home, spread message that the "Jewish people have returned to their homeland to define themselves."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"I’m appreciative to everyone that was part of this," said Blatt.
By ALLON SINAI
In April, Rehovot mayor Rahamim Malul called off the Bar Mitzva ceremony for four autistic boys at a special-needs school in Rehovot.
By JEREMY SHARON
Some commentators in France tried to belittle the significance of Orange’s declarations.
By RINA BASSIST
Exhibit also tells story of worldwide campaigns, protests and demonstrations in the US, Israel and elsewhere in order to secure the release of the Jews from the former Soviet Union.
$50 million raised to build massive three-story catacomb under Har Hamenuhot Cemetery.
Netanyahu replied this week in writing to questions from the Post on the occasion of being selected to lead its annual list of the world’s most influential Jews.
Sixty-seven years into the statehood of modern Israel, the idea of convening a conference on the Hebrew culture that exists in the Diaspora remains anathema to many.
By BETH KISSILEFF
Slepack, realizing there was no future for Jews in the communist Soviet Union, spent years planning his exit, aliya.
By LAURA BIALIS
Three Israeli women from three generations who have moved to Los Angeles reflect on how they honor Remembrance Day and Independence Day far from home.
By RACHEL MARDER
As Cambodia’s Jewish community grew, it unfortunately came to the realization that it needed a place of burial.
By JULIE MASIS
Eastern Ukrainian Jews escape war and return to their roots with Israel’s Shorashim organization.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Freund’s goal is to find all those who descended from generations that suffered under the Inquisition and forced conversions, to bring them back into the fold and welcome them to Israel.
By LAURA KELLY
Staunchly secular, Saul Bellow was nonetheless unapologetically Jewish, eschewing writers he saw as anti-Semitic and peppering his work with Yiddishisms.
By ELAINE MARGOLIN
New Vessel Press and the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature have done the English-speaking public a service by bringing this 36-yearold book to our attention.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Idan Raviv, 24, of Holon, finished first in the $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Six-Handed tournament, a three-day competition at the Rio casino in Las Vegas
The 81-year-old Jewish casino magnate played a heavy role in the last presidential election, donating over $100 million.
The Petrenko case exposed the nasty dark underside that belies the spic-and span German façade.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In present-day Kurdistan, the Jewish heritage and its stories are almost forgotten.
By JUDIT NEURINK
While the hiding of one’s Jewish identity may be the main indicator of this reborn galut mentality, there are many others.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
There are those in Wales who believe that they are one of the Lost Tribes of Israel.
By RUTH CORMAN
The best thing that Jews abroad can do for Israel and for their own family’s spiritual and Jewish future is to either move to Israel, or at the very least, raise their children to do so.
By DOV LIPMAN
The growing rift between Israel and non-Orthodox American Jews widened last week.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
"We can report that there are definite traces of Jewish heritage in the Non Valley" in Italy, the writers say.
By MARIAPIA BIGARAN,FRANCO BONETTI
"One of the issues that plague the relationship between Israel nonprofits and their funders, donors, supporters and contributors is developing a real sense of partnership."
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
My father was one of three Orthodox rabbis of the time who openly supported Jacobs as a colleague and a teacher, bringing much of the communal strife into the family home.
By DAVID NEWMAN
So astounding was Rober Wistrich's productivity, in so many different areas, it’s hard to believe he was only 70.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
A small minority of Muslims seem to be turning away from the path of integration and this poses a threat to community cohesion.
By JONATHAN ARKUSH
Sixty-four years ago, prime minister David Ben-Gurion made a historic visit to New York City.
By IDO AHARONI
Statistics clearly show that most Ethiopian Israelis still live in poor conditions in development-town enclaves and distressed areas.
By SHARON SHALOM
Israeli leadership surnames have been through a series of metamorphoses. Few, like Netanyahu and Rivlin, come from families that have had Hebraic names for generations.
By RAYMOND APPLE
With regard to US Sen. Dianne Feinstein, there is evidence of the senator’s feminist and liberal credentials.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
When I suggested to Governor Christie that he should meet Professor Wiesel he agreed immediately.
By RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH
For Jews and for Israelis there were a number of truly moving messages relayed by US President Barack Obama via The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg in a wide-ranging interview last week.
The exclusion of the environmental protection minister from this cabinet is indeed a cause for concern.
The scapegoating of Jews has been a widespread phenomenon for over two thousand years.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD,JAMIE BERK
Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks, is unique among Jewish holidays in that there is no special mitzva that must be fulfilled.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Of all the many refuseniks who came to our attention, Volodya was one of the most memorable and probably the most famous
By CHAIM CHESLER
It stands there silently, contemplatively, like a sentry guarding its post, projecting strength and a dramatic sense of history even as it invokes our deepest longings regarding Jewish destiny.
By MICHAEL FREUND
"If religious parties place demands on the governing coalition to adopt policies that de-legitimize the non-Orthodox Jewish denominations, they affront the very identities of numerous American Jews."
By JAY RUDERMAN
It was a calm October morning as the congregants of the Great Synagogue of Rome, clustered by families and groups of friends.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
In his youth, President Reuven Rivlin was among those who demonstrated against Israel entering into diplomatic relations with Germany.
Everything worthwhile in this world has a price, and living in Israel is no exception.
By DAVID MARGOLESE
The bottom line is that roughly 25% of Israelis would prefer a binational state in which Palestinians lack basic rights.
By ADAM EISLER
A vote for ZOA is a vote against BDS.
By BOBBY BROWN