09.28.2016 | 25 Elul, 5776
Report: Hezbollah patrol hit by mine in Lebanon, near Israeli border
Shimon Peres and Oslo: Addict or visionary?
Abbas lauds Peres's peace efforts in condolence letter to family
Palestinians left wondering as Saudi paper takes Netanyahu’s side
Israel to host first Japanese Film Festival in October
Oops, he did it again!
Peres funeral: Influx of world leaders and masses poses large security challenge
Soroka Medical Center's Top Doctors: Prof. Aviv Goldbart
Shimon Peres: A life in pictures
Son of Shimon Peres mourns his legendary father's passing
Editor's Notes: Peres pushed the nation forward
Netanyahu mourns loss of Peres as Israel bids farewell to a founding father
Gate shrine from First Temple period unearthed at Tel Lachish National Park
World-renowned David Bowie tribute show coming to Tel Aviv
Big league hopes for NY sports kosher caterer
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain, advances to World Baseball Classic
Agritech investor: Opportunities abound with Israeli entrepreneurs
Hospital officials: More funds needed for healthier food
Asian companies ‘accelerate’ to Israel at annual innovation fest
Tech Talk: Intel gets smart with ‘learning building’
'Israeli hospitals need increased funding to provide healthful meals'
Israeli researchers uncover unique evolutionary signature in autism genes
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Global agtech investors find 'rich pipeline of opportunities' in Israel
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Media comment: Trump-phobia
Creating Jewish meaning for the young at heart
The Temple Mount
Israel’s college advocates must begin training in high school
Iran atomic chief: Trump presidency wouldn't endanger nuclear deal
Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, Revolutionary Guards official says
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
US Jewish groups mourn Shimon Peres, laud his contribution to Israel
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Kim Kardashian calls for help for Jewish cancer patient from Israel
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
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?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
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
A Global Perspective on Dry Land Forestry and Restoration
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.