12.08.2016 | 8 Kislev, 5777
Report: Stabbing attempt at Tapuach Junction, terrorist neutralized
US to retry Palestinian convicted of Jerusalem bombing
Netanyahu accepts Paris invite to meet Abbas, if France drops conference
Analysis: Liberman breaks Israel's secrecy over Syria policy
Liberman: WMDs Israel deterred from Hezbollah were chemical weapons
US suspected Israeli-South African nuclear test behind mysterious 'flash'
Israeli media love antisemitism
Police detain ex-MK for alleged bribery and fraud
Germany slams settlement bill that legalizes outposts
Knesset approves settlement bill in first reading
Public Security Minister proposes blacklist of companies that support boycotting Israel
An avalanche of art
7th annual Hullegeb Festival celebrates Ethiopian culture
Classical review: Ashdod Andalusian Orchestra
A tasty look at coexistence in Haifa
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Beersheba both face continental moment of truth
Hapoel Jerusalem makes things trickier for itself with loss
Yellow-and-blue humbled in home clunker
Sinai says: Hapoel Tel Aviv debacle a harsh lesson for all of Israeli soccer
Are budgets for the health funds rising or falling?
Screening saves eight potential ‘bubble babies’
Chamber of Commerce head praises standards reform
AGT International and Cellcom partner to make Israel’s cities ‘smart’
Join the army – study shows it could lengthen your life
BGU dean says computerized medical systems vulnerable to hacking attacks
Tech Talk: Medical equipment giant Edwards acquires Valtech Cardio for $990m.
Officials from 10 West African countries arrive for unprecedented visit
Farmers block roads in protest of government policies
After long dry spell, rains pour over Israel
Hundreds of thousands of reasons to appreciate Christian support for fire victims
The demise of foresight in an instant
Media in military conflicts: The Syrian case
Will the Obama administration attempt an eleventh-hour peace push?
UK Foreign Minister: Saudi, Iran stoking proxy wars in Mideast
Rouhani says Iran won't let Trump rip up nuclear deal
Saudi court sentences 15 to death on charges of spying for Iran
Top Republican senator pushing to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority, Egypt
Iran's supreme court upholds death sentence for billionaire tycoon
Netanyahu will work with Trump against 'bad deal' with Iran
ISIS retaliations attempt to slow Iraqi advance in Mosul
Report: Islamic State leaders called to choose successor to Baghdadi
Hezbollah vs ISIS vs Israel
Shin Bet nabs Arab-Israeli teen planning to join ISIS
The billion-dollar mission for Israel
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month on table at Senate
German Chancellor Merkel's party labels BDS antisemitic
UK Labour leader Corbyn visits former death camp for Czech Jews
Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial
JNF-USA water expedition exposes global professionals to Israeli expertise, innovation
Israeli experts heading to Japan to provide much needed cybersecurity
A reckoning for Ellison on Zionism – and a test for its lobbyists
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!
The Tisch: Breaking barriers
Aliya Stories: A safe haven
Mazel tov: Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri
The Travel Adviser: Drawing a line in the sand at El Al
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?
Petitioners suggest Trump name US-Lebanese ex-porn star as Saudi envoy
Why ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a bar mitzvah
Was CNN right to apologize over caption on 'alt-right' antisemitism?
How Trump's top aide Stephen Bannon made money from 'Seinfeld'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Judge Trump on his results
Trump’s challenge to American Jews
Middle of nowhere
Waiting for the new US administration
Top of the hill
Cooking: Back to Tangier
Pascale's Kitchen: Yeast Cakes
Rising to the challenge
This week in Jerusalem
From the ashes
Open for all, open for Shabbat
Israel’s food waste and how to prevent it
Nature fests and acid trips
Art therapist Mindy Edelman: Cut out for vision boards
The gift that keeps on giving
שְלוֹשָה אַחִים וּמְעָרָה
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French peasant widow saved life of a Jewish child against all odds
The Dutch electronics company exec who helped save more than 300 Jews in WWII
T.E. Lawrence wanted to see Jewish colonies – 'bright spots in a desert' – in the Holy Land
Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture tours the Negev
Christmas Trees from KKL-JNF Forests, 2016
Help Make Israel's Forests Green Again
Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”
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
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.
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.
You know, continents where women are still yammering about glass ceilings at corporations and harassment by drunken boys on campus trying to cop a feel.
By RUTHIE BLUM
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.