05.30.2016 | 22 Iyar, 5776
Hebron shooter's lawyers: Bring terrorist's body back to Israel
Israeli flag stirs up controversy in Arab beach soccer tournament in Egypt
Security forces arrest Hamas cell for April bus bombing in Jerusalem
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Bill tries to improve food at afternoon childcare programs
Slovakia, Lithuania open pro- Israel parliamentary caucuses
Republicans join Democrats in anger at AIPAC
Hapoel TA forces Game 5 against Jerusalem
Deri asks court to revoke Israeli-Arab terrorist’s citizenship
Standing the test of time
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Israeli gymnast wins bronze medal at European championships
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
May 29: Free speech for BDS...
Tennis-playing part of a long Israeli tradition
Is an informed discourse still possible in Israel today?
Want to defeat BDS? You need an army
Iran; Pilgrims will not attend haj in Mecca blaming Saudi 'Sabotage'
WATCH: German MP gets pied in the face due to stance on Syrian refugees
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
'French Jews experiencing worst situation since 1945'
Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
McGill University professors sign letter condemning BDS
BGU researchers: Staring, not crowding, most bothers obese air travelers
Leviathan signs $3b. deal to power planned electric plant in Be’er Tuviya
Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council
As layoffs loom, Intel doubles down on Israeli fintech
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
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
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
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
Do Not Leave Our Fate To Others!.......
Two States for Me, None For You
The Gender Crisis
It ain't done till it's done
Proceeds from the production of Eve Ensler's play benefit the Jerusalem Rape Crisis Center in memory of Linda Feldman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Artist Noam Edry presents her view of Israeli reality in her provocative exhibition in Ein Harod.
By BARRY DAVIS
Maj.-Gen. Barbivai: “I'm proud to be the first woman to be major general and part of organization in which equality is a central principle.”
By YAAKOV KATZ
Israel comes in 53rd place in a World Economic Forum study; increase in female MKs helped Israel rise in ranking.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The time has come to stop using chauvinist language in the press. It's legitimate to criticize female politicians – but only on equal grounds with their male counterparts.
Feminist NGOs demand gov't uphold UN resolution on giving women a greater role in conflict resolution, peace negotiations.
Female lawmakers at International Women’s Day discussion call for inclusion of more women in defense decisions.
Sexual harassment victims cannot be forced to come forward, Labor leader tells primary panel, advocates equality in Labor.
Panel of feminist activists, journalists, artists, intellectuals rank the Knesset's 24 female members in new report.
Yacimovich calls feminism “one of the most just struggles in the history of humanity”; Party starts mass membership drive.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Kadima MK writes letter after Netanyahu appoints Amidror as NSC chief and Foreign Ministry appoints three male ambassadors.
By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
Le monde religieux est le théâtre d’une évolution significative : pour la première fois en Israël, une femme devient leader spirituel
By MAAYAN JAFFE
Partout dans le monde, les femmes travaillent, mais ne parviennent toujours pas au sommet. Doutes, enfants, construction sociale… Le point sur ce qui les empêche d’y arriver
By MYRIAM SHERMER
L’organisation Efrat-CRIB (Comité pour la sauvegarde des bébés d’Israël) œuvre depuis 1977 contre l’avortement en cas de grossesse non désirée. Rencontre avec ceux qui soutiennent sans réserve les mamans
By Sarah Lalou
L’ancienne adjointe de Stanley Fischer est nommée après 9 mois de tergiversations.
By NIV ELIS ET MYRIAM SHERMER-KALFON
Also this week: IDF Krav Maga video on YouTube goes viral; JPost readers pessimistic about Egypt.
By ELANA KIRSH
The last thing Israel needs is American-style feminism. But Israel does need a “civic feminism.”
By ERIN SOLARO
Young women are drafted as recruits, but higher up, it’s just about men only.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE
The 2nd annual women’s swim-a-thon across Kinneret will take place next month, raising funds for the mentally challenged.
By NICOLE BRODER
4 out 5 Egyptian women claim to have been sexually harassed; new film attracts criticism and lawsuits highlighting struggle on Cairo's streets.
By SHASHANK BENGALI / MCT
Prof. Tamar Ross works to bring together feminism and the Orthodox world.
By NAAMA BARAK
Tova Hartman says her father wasn’t a feminist, but the late founder of the Shalom Hartman Institute taught her to embrace tradition even when she was at odds with it, and to find the answers within it
By PEGGY CIDOR
The works of Agi Mishol and Dorit Weisman will be put to music and read aloud – very loudly – at an unconventional female-oriented production.
Crowds of Jews flocked to Hebron last week to pay homage to Sarah, the matriarch of the Jewish people.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The publication of a new book is the hook for an evening of discussion at Tmol Shilshom about the status of women in this country.
Male imams traditionally lead prayers and Quran teachings but the Women's Mosque of America aims to present an alternative by creating an alternative by creating an all-female space for prayer.
Volume presented to Knesset compiles all laws on women and their legal status.
Hall was supposed to accept the $330,000 award by the Dan David Foundation at Tel Aviv University on Sunday.
Aminata Toure, a former prime minister, is adamant that women should be playing a leading role in politics.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Bonna Devora Haberman, an initiator of the Women of the Wall movement and a well-known professor at Harvard, Brandeis and Hebrew University, died on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with cancer.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
"D.) this is true only for women."
By SHARON UDASIN
Alice Shalvi has been a role model and inspiration for countless Israeli women.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
A new book presents evidence that Israeli women’s liberty is being threatened by deepening religious extremism.
By JANICE WEIZMAN
What an interesting experience it would be if we looked upon Judaism every day as if it was brand new.
By ELYSE GOLDSTEIN
Lihi Lapid writes of the slow, painful relinquishing of the dream of perfection.
There are signs that in the current campaign, parties are recognizing feminine clout.
By JUDITH CANTOR
Xenophobia and the objectification of women have come together in a vile combination in Israel.
By BATYA KAHANA-DROR
The most subversive thing a woman can do is talk about her life as if it really mattered.
By MONA ELTAHAWY
By the numbers: When a woman accuses a man for sexual harassment, who is more likely to be hurt as a result?
By DAHLIA SCHEINDLIN
Find out: 'Why is another culture’s conservatism always so much more attractive?'
A new book explores how the Sabbath fits into the modern world.
By HAVIVA NER-DAVID
The latest exhibit at the Jewish Museum in New York explores feminist themes.
By SUZANNE SELENGUT
Rachel Morpurgo, of the famous Italian-Jewish David family, was arguably the first woman to engage in modern Hebrew poetry.
By RENEE LEVINE
Israel Bar Association fails to select a woman to serve on the Appointments Committee for Rabbinical Judges.
By JEREMY SHARON
"As depressed as she was over her infertility, Hannah refused to let her spirit die. Hannah chooses to live."
By DAVID GEFFEN
Emmy Award-winning comedian to host women’s spirituality weekend; "Judaism as a philosophy extremely goddess-centered," she says.
Rabbi organizes rally supporting women holding Torah scrolls.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
Body image, Torah reading and mediation are just a few of the invitations at Shalom Hartman Institute Midrashiya Girl's High School, which is developing an Orthodox feminist curriculum for the Education Ministry.
By GAIL LICHTMAN
‘Gangly Sister’ presents educated heroines for young girls
By SARAH CHIN
Looking back fifty years, Phyllis Chesler recalls her life in an Afghan harem at the age of 20.
Too many women experience fear, anxiety, dread, resentment and even anger. Why?
By MATI WAGNER
Feminists offer guidance to a movement of Christian women trying to gain access to Mount Athos
By MELANIE LIDMAN AND SASA MILOSEVIC
‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’ author Tracy Chevalier talks to ‘The Jerusalem Post’ about social mobility, feminism – and writing about the past, of course.
By AKIN AJAYI
BatSheva Sherman-Shani hopes for a country that is less polarized and more diverse in terms of thought.
In ‘The Men’s Section,’ Elana Maryles Sztokman discusses life on the male side of the divider in ‘partnership’ or ‘Ortho-egal’ synagogues.
By BARBARA SOFER
A nude blogger's protest highlights the challenges that face Egypt’s fledgling democracy.
By TIMOTHY SPANGLER
In February of 2008, an entire conference was held in Jerusalem that dealt with Bertha Pappenheim.
By RENEE LEVINE MELAMMED
The Jew who helped Chinese women confront modernity.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
Ruth Halperin-Kaddari is one of the country’s leading experts, activists and lobbyists for improving gender equality.
By RUTH EGLASH
Mula Eshet; feminism; Red Sea Jazz Festival.
As well as assisting the weakest members of Israel's refugee community earn more, the Women's Empowerment Project is boosting their self esteem and alleviating loneliness.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
A provocative article by Mona Eltahawy was censored by a Pakistani newspaper.
The activist staged a mock execution next to a banner that hung from the Debilly Footbridge above her, reading "Welcome Rouhani, executioner of freedom."
One draft law, outlaws voluntary sterilization and restricts access to information about contraception.
As Islamist parties discourage women from taking public roles, Egyptian women fear step backward in their rights.
By JOSEPH MAYTON / THE MEDIA LINE
In a country where no laws protect children from marriage, efforts to make wedlock more female-friendly raises conservatives’ ire.
By DAVID E. MILLER / THE MEDIA LINE
As Arab women's rights movement grows, most reject Western ideas but seek formula that blends with Islamic faith.
By ROB L. WAGNER / THE MEDIA LINE
Feminism is the new buzz word in Egypt's political campaign just days before the parliamentary elections.
New agency is meant to promote equality; Iran recently sentenced a woman to death for adultery; Saudi Arabia also a candidate.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
WePower launches campaign to increase number of female mayors from five to 30.
Women’s rights activists prepare to challenge legislation seeking to replace law that grants custody of all children under age six to the mother.
Police commanders reject attempts to portray exclusion of women as problem law enforcement can fully solve.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Analysis: Police commanders reject attempts to portray exclusion of women as problem law enforcement can fully solve.
A trend is developing in the National Religious community of excluding women from the public domain in the name of “modesty."
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
First safe-house for Gaza women has Hamas protection; "Keep it in the family" code keeps many victims silent.
Livni, other Kadima MKs slam Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich, who said sexual harassment is a sham, Jews are a shady people.
When the infant’s mother stood up to leave the room, Dr. Sydney Engelberg took it into his arms, calmed it down, and continued with the lecture.
Rabbi Stewart Weiss profiles the equestrian career of Gabi Hirschsprung.
By RABBI STEWART WEISS
Israel director of public relations for American Women's Zionist Organization Hadassah Barbara Sofer shares her insight into Mother's Day and International Women's Day.
Judaism has a concept of religion which actually takes the traditional roles of women into consideration.
By ELIANA M. AARON
Length of service, which is indicative of the extent of our moral and civic duties as individuals, should not be determined by gender. That would be unfair.
By SHLOMIT HARROSH
It seems if you talk to anyone for more than 10 minutes in this country, the conversation inevitably turns toward politics.
By AMY SPIRO
This is why people organize themselves into small groups, such as family, tribe or community, rather than into a greater “humanity.”
By DAPHNE NETANYAHU
An Israeli woman can be president of the Supreme Court, but not a rabbinical court judge.
By RACHEL AZARIA
Let “authentic practitioners” of Torah Judaism represent the various streams that are the beauty of our people.
By BATSHEVA A. NEUER
In the first modern Olympics in 1896, women did not participate, just as in ancient Greece.
By URI SAVIR
Nobel Prizes for three African women is certainly a sign of progress, but here in Israel two-thirds of all companies have no women managers at all.
By SUSAN FISHER
Whereas many feminists obscure the plight of women and girls in the Islamic world, a haredi group is rescuing Jewish women and children.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
In this day and age, women are still talking about the same problems – and possible solutions – raised decades ago.
By GALIA GOLAN
Nowhere is fraud at heart of feminist movement more apparent than in silence of inhumane treatment of women who live under Islamic law.
As deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Gila Gamliel is tasked with addressing the needs of students, youth and women.