Analysis: Revenge and Israel's coalition crisis
Ya'alon: After Gaza war decisions, 'I can still look at myself in the mirror'
Coalition talks go down to the wire as Bayit Yehudi demands Justice Ministry
Likud-Shas deal to transfer rabbinical courts to Religious Services Ministry evokes criticism
Jerusalem to build film and television complex to attract international productions
Dionne Warwick knows the way to Tel Aviv
‘The Bank Hapoalim Affair’ Smuggled out of Afghanistan, Ido Michaeli’s carpet is now on exhibit
Fans lash out at Lauryn Hill: 'You succumbed to the Jew-haters'
Elliot remains in form to capture Ga’ash title
Sinai Says: Gilboa/Galil’s looming demotion spells end of an era in Israeli hoops
FIFA Congress to discuss Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel
Gilboa/Galil seals relegation fate with Holon loss; Herzliya upsets Jerusalem
Israel's sole fatality from Nepal quake to be laid to rest Wednesday
NGO for Druse warriors holds launch in capital
Sudanese military sources report 'foreign air raid' on Khartoum
Olmert: I knew one of the soldiers captured by Hezbollah in 2006 was killed
High Court ruling paves way for demolition of unauthorized Palestinian village
Case closed in police killing of Kafr Kana man
Security forces uncover weapons cache during Hebron security raid
Shabbat microphones catching on among orthodox despite taboos
Israeli-American chef brings hummus and shakshuka to the city of gumbo and crawfish
Sharansky calls for improvements in Ethiopians’ lives
Holocaust survivor advocate Menachem Rosensaft honored by Hebrew Union College
ISIS fighter tweets: Two of our brothers just opened fire at Texas art exhibition
Why are Germans so quick to remove Israeli flags?
Bipartisan Iran oversight bill heading to Senate floor
Iran, world powers struggle to overcome divisions in nuclear talks
Hezbollah says will attack Nusra Front inside Syria
Hezbollah clashes with al-Qaida-linked group on Lebanon-Syria border
Beauty and the beast: 'Satanic' hairstyle banned in Iran
State Comptroller unveils scathing report on the Health Ministry
Israeli researchers get grant to develop robots to help the elderly
Finalist to compete in Britain’s FameLab competition will be chosen on Thursday
Teva still targets Mylan despite rejection
State comptroller slams Environment Ministry’s air pollution monitoring deficiencies
Comptroller: Mission to provide food for all people has become major challenge of humanity
Giant watermelon among canned food sculptures on display in Park Ra'anana
SolarEdge to provide inverter technology for Tesla’s solar-powered Powerwall battery
Tech Talk: Discover the secret springs in the Judean Hills
Israeli company lends surveillance technology to US defense and security
Middle school, high school students take home prizes for innovations in food loss prevention
Your Taxes: Lawyers, accountants get ready for KYC
Business mogul arrested by Justice Ministry in police-attorney corruption case
Iran: A critical historical juncture, nothing less
Say it ain’t so, Bibi: A Zionist critique of the coalition cave-in
No such thing as ‘Jewish architecture’
The mystery of Etan Patz will never end
Where’s the fire? A pitch for Lag Ba’omer
The People and the Book: Conditional covenant
Book Review: 'God Laughed'
Book Review: The Yishuv’s unlikely guardian angel
Fireflies: An ode to Niot
Book Review: 'To the Gates of Jerusalem'
Book Review: 'The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath'
Hot off the Arab press
Grapevine: Focus on education
Loving Jerusalem to death
On the agenda at the Israel Festival
This week in Jerusalem
Grapevine: ESRA branches out to Yokne’am
Happily Eva After: We shall overcome…the fear
To the land that I will show you
Henna in Hadera
Using a straw man to attack Supreme Court reforms
Britain’s General Election and Israel-Palestine
Pakistan in the Middle East
Sharon’s ghost returns to haunt Obama
יִשְׂרָאֵל הַיָפָה בְּיָרוֹק
אֶת כָּל פִּלְאֵי הַקַיִץ
מֶחְקָר עַל אֲכִילָה וּתְזוּנָה בָּעוֹלָם
תַחֲרוּת לְפִיתוּחַ אַפְּלִיקַצְיוֹת בּיְרוּשָלַיִם
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
With new coalition, Israel has prominent place on Hispanic Evangelical agenda
ISIS Crucifies Three Brothers in Libya
Pope says everyone is a sinner; warns not to be hypocritical
Nepalese Church group provides relief after disaster
Pope Francis calls gender wage gap 'pure scandal!'
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
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
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
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
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
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
05.06.2015 | 17 Iyar, 5775
IDF strikes 20 targets overnight, spokesperson says; Palestinians report multiple deaths, injuries as conflict continues.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jewish learning among secular Israelis is the inspiration for an art exhibition in Tel Aviv.
By ARI MARRACHE
The election of Israel's chief rabbis would benefit greatly if it heeded the lessons from the papacy.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
Samuel Berger says at Herzliya Conference as long as Hamas remains an armed terrorist organization it should not be allowed to run.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Two attorneys for former PM Olmert angrily leave legal conferenceafter verbally sparring with former Mazuz.
By GIL HOFFMAN AND JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Asher Dan Grunis succeeds her; Arab justice slammed for not singing ‘Hatikva’ at ceremony.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN AND JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Left, Center MKs quick to praise outgoing Supreme Court president's accomplishments, while Right MKs criticize her bias.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Sous la plume de sa femme, le « tournement » de Benny Lévy vers le Dieu d’Israël, au cœur de son chemin de vie, trouve ici son éclairage sous forme de célébration
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Pour éviter le problème du chantage au get, une association milite pour un contrat prénuptial halachique
By JEREMY SHARON
The 50-day Operation Protective Edge has left a sour taste in the mouths of those who believe Israel can do whatever it wants through the strength of its will – be it cause war, or bring peace. Reality however is much more complicated.
By HERB KEINON
1950 Law of Return legally enshrined Jewish immigration as a legal right, recognizing that “Every Jew has the right to come to [Israel] as an oleh.”
By MICHAEL OMER-MAN
Nishmat features a halachic consultant program, which provides free information on sensitive issues online, over the phone.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Meet Hanna Klebansky, the first woman in Israel to write an entire Sefer Torah.
By BARRY DAVIS
According to a motto of the Am Shalem movement, which was created by MK Rabbi Haim Amsalem, “it’s time for Israel to be a state with no religious extremism or coercion.”
By ATARA BECK
In national-religious society, segregation and fixation on modesty are becoming more prevalent.
By PEGGY CIDOR
An increasing numbers of women have complained about intense scrutiny and investigation by female mikva attendants regarding their observance of family purity.
In new decision, the organization's rabbis state that it is permitted for women to give instruction on halacha and to issue halachic decisions.
Writer Bonna Haberman explores what it means for the Jewish people to be in its own home.
By MORDECHAI BECK
Novelist Kaniuk’s success in getting a court to declare him ‘without religion' sparked new interest in separating synagogue and state.
By SHULA KOPF
It is important to have mezuzot on our doorways, not to protect our homes but so that we will constantly remember the words and the teachings of the Torah
By REUVEN HAMMER
In the kohen's desire to rescue fellow Jews from spiritual death, he must willingly sacrifice some of his own comforts and even some of his spirituality.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
First ever book of responsa on questions of Orthodox Jewish law written by women ordained to serve as halachic decisors was published this week.
Live, Love and Learn: For Gital.
By MARGAUX CHETRIT
Observant Jews tend to have in mind a specific view of what law is and how it operates
By JOSHUA BERMAN/MOSAIC
Analyzing Rashaz and the halachic customs surrounding matza that has come in contact with water or has been crumbled.
By LEVI COOPER
This year I want to clean the corners of my living room, while focusing on clearing the dark corners of my soul.
By RUTH GAN KAGAN
Rabbis permit Sabbath invites even if guests will break Jewish law for the purpose of positively impacting Jewish identities.
“The Lord descended on Mount Sinai...and Moses went up... And the Lord said to Moses, ‘Go down...’” (Exodus 19:21)
Considerable effort has been made to relieve the modern problem of Agunot.
By SHLOMO BRODY
Mavoi Satum women's group claims successes in ensuring the acceptance by the state of Halacha-compliant pre-nups.
A silent revolution is occurring on the streets of Israel’s insular ultra-Orthodox enclaves.
By SAM SOKOL
Ask the Rabbi: No definitive precedent to issue blanket exemptions for anyone desires to exclusively study Torah.
By SHLOMO M. BRODY
'The Jerusalem Post' ventures into haredi neighborhood of Mea She’arim after the 'Tal Law' passes into the annals of history.
Arusi, municipal rabbi of Kiryat Ono, proposes radical new approach to issue of organ donation.
At conference in Jerusalem, Ugandan yeshiva student receives warm welcome, despite halachic questions.
By GIL SHEFLER
Committee that sets halachic policy for the Conservative movement votes unanimously on gay marriage guidelines.
Ask the Rabbi: Controversies over appropriate standards for conversion to Judaism have abounded since the Enlightenment period.
Ask the rabbi: Jewish law forbids not only illicit sexual relations, but also actions which might lead to such behavior.
Hardline Rabbi Dov Lior tells students not take up positions in IDF where they would have to command women to protect modesty.
Follower of Baba Elazar talks of the slain rabbi, says “Nobody who had so much in body and spirit had such discipline in serving God."
By JONAH MANDEL
Justice Minister says bill "stands in contrast to norm upheld since establishment of Israel" under which marriage and divorce follow halacha.
Practice promoted as solution for the abundance of single women, Arab demographic threat and the predicament of seeking extramarital relations.
Any attempt within a just society to manipulate Halacha to avoid one’s civic obligations constitutes a massive desecration of Judaism’s reputation.
It is my hope and prayer that the election this summer of new chief rabbis will be used as a opportunity to clean house.
By AHARON WEXLER
The final search for hametz is meant to spur us to a more internal search as well.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Each Jewish self exists in a kind of “dialectical freedom” lived in Covenant with God and mediated by the wisdom and needs of the Jewish people, past, present and future.
By RACHEL SABATH BEIT-HALACHMI
The Barkai organization’s new program trains a select group of rabbis in issues they face on a daily basis.
By JOSH HASTEN
The real threat to Zionism is the growing extremism of segments of the population.
By CAMERON S. BROWN
The issue of women receiving rabbinic ordination has recently roiled the Orthodox community, particularly in America.
Halachic terrorists harm three different groups: Their victims, the haredi community, and the Jewish People and the Jewish state in general.
By STEWART WEISS
Is it even legal to discriminate against any group in employment on the basis of race or religion?
Does Halacha ever permit non-marital sexual relations?
The book asserts that under certain circumstances Jewish law permits the killing of non-Jews, including civilians and young children.
We have to market Judaism in an appealing fashion so that young people will embrace tradition with a thirst for knowledge rather then reject standards of common practice in frustration.
By SHALOM HAMMER
Susie Newday shares her family’s experience with intermarriage and offers advice on how to avoid mistakes they made in dealing with it.
By SUSIE NEWDAY
A lofty spiritual plane on Shabbat can only be attained through spiritual striving throughout the week.
Since Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip in 2007, at least 19 prisoners have been executed, 10 of them as alleged spies.
NII representatives, Justice Ministry support bill in current version, which includes article saying freed terrorists will not be denied a basic subsistence allotment.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Beit Hillel, a centrist organization, says refusal to grant divorce is used as means of 'extortion, revenge.'
Possible Yesh Atid candidate for education minister says advice was halachic answer, and it doesn't represent his views.
Possible Yesh Atid candidate for education minister says advice was halachik answer, and it doesn't represent his views.
Amar addressed the issue of financial management after being approached by the Movement for Quality Government in Israel.
President Peres says "an outstanding and distinguished leader" and "who has left his mark" has gone to "his final resting place."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
“We’re aiming for social integration and social change, we’re not trying to change halacha," says 'Havruta' chairman Eyal Liebermann.
Sales of controversial book zoom as some politicians condemn riots that followed rabbi’s questioning, while others denounce treatment by police.
By RON FRIEDMAN AND JONAH MANDEL
Avivit Moskovitch is a family law lawyer and entrepreneur of the first international center that aims to liberate agunot.
By EFRAT L. COHEN
There is total pandemonium when only the ideal reigns, while the realistic and the workable are ignored.
Many mistakenly believe that ancient Judaism endorses polygamy. Nothing could be further from the truth.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Until we eliminate the Chief Rabbinate’s monopolistic status as the determiner of personal status issues in Israel, our democracy will be flawed and incomplete.
Moshe Rabbeinu notes two choices: one being Am Yisrael choosing loyalty to G-d and the second being G-d’s choice of Am Yisrael as a “chosen people.”
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
We need truly Zionist, nationally responsible, and halachically uplifting solutions to the shmita crisis – for the benefit of religious and non-religious Israelis alike.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
His eyes were red with tears, and his face was pale with fear. “Zusia, what’s the matter? You look frightened!”
By HERWIN POMERANTZ
If the medical community determines the drug is an effective treatment for pain, Jewish law raises no barriers to its use for palliative purposes.
By MARK WASHOFSKY
The future of religious Zionism, Israeli society will be shaped by whether the Red Heifer is viewed as a Sacred Cow or an exception.
By DONNIEL HARTMAN
"I hope it is forgivable to say that Stephen Gabriel Rosenberg has a dirty mind in slandering Ruth, Boaz and their greatgrandson David".
By JPOST READERS
Celebrating complexity: Rabbi Lichtenstein has taught the highest-level Talmud, Halacha and philosophy to his tens of thousands of students.
Jewish, moral and enjoyable lives can be lead by keeping our desires in check, setting moral boundaries for ourselves.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Problem is not hatred of haredim, but unwillingness of Yair Lapid to continue to let them make a mockery of some of the basic obligations of citizens.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Understanding the imperfections of the human condition is an important key to success in life.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
Think About It: The legalization of our lives has reached monstrous proportions, and complex, contorted legal arguments and provisions have taken precedence over norms, moral principles and common sense.
Orthodoxy’s success in fostering Jewish continuity in the Diaspora is undeniable.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Military service is a cooperative endeavor of cardinal importance; succeeding at this endeavor entails mutual compromise and sensitivity.
Despite alienation from religious extremism, there has been a remarkable revival in observing Jewish traditions.
By ISI LEIBLER
Significant component of the Jewish concept of 'tzniut' is maintaining the inherent sanctity and privacy of our bodies.
By YOSEF LANDA
Israel Rabbinate's decision not to approve OU-certified Haagen Dazs kosher comes from halachic ban on milk not produced in presence of a Jew.
By ELLI FISCHER
When presented with an opportunity, religious and secular Jews have the ability to talk – and to listen to one another.
By ROBIN GARBOSE
I've always believed that the religious Zionist platform is one which purports to embrace Halacha... to facilitate one’s ability to venture into society.
By RABBI SHALOM HAMMER
Government, people of Israel supported the release of Schalit instinctively, emotionally because these Torah values are so deeply ingrained in our national psyche.
By CHIEF RABBI WARREN GOLDSTEIN
Individual liberty must be carefully weighed against the importance of maintaining the Jewishness of the State of Israel.
Any non-Jew can become a Jew through conversion. Many, including myself, have.
By TZIPORA PINNER
"Refutation of Torat Hamelech cannot be via police investigations, but rather by bringing to light true Halacha after in-depth research."
By JERUSLAM POST EDITORIAL
Yishai should indeed reinstate the clause that specifies nationality as “Jewish” – but he should do so for Orthodox and non-Orthodox converts alike.
By JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL