04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
Bikini blunder?: Bar Refaeli swimsuit collection accused of copying $11 eBay design
Analysis: Are US, Israel winning or losing newest cyber battles
Police suspect Ma'aleh Adumim man shot and killed terminally ill wife, before killing self
WATCH: Huge brawl breaks out in Israeli Arab town ahead of local elections
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Jews ascending Temple Mount are instigating war, ultra-Orthodox MK says
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Five years on, Jordan grapples with Syrian refugee crisis
Explosion in Turkey's Bursa caused by female suicide bomber
Abbas surprisingly dismisses governor of Nablus after alleged criticism on Facebook
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
South African president in Iran to develop ties
US to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program in $8.6m deal
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
ISIS ruins part of the ancient Assyrian city wall near Mosul
UK Jewish backers of Muslim NUS head slam 'Islamophobic witch hunt'
Vandals deface Orthodox New York neighborhood with swastikas
UK's Labor suspends ex-London mayor after 'Hitler supported Zionism' remarks
Sanders campaign to lay off ‘hundreds’ of staffers
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
Trump slams 'B-actor' with 'no mojo'
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Seventh Day of Passover: Our commitment
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
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 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.
WIZO has run campaign for second year in a row.
By RUTH EGLASH
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.
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
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.