'Immediate death' facing Palestinian hunger-striker on 74th day
Jewish woman stabbed in suspected terror attack in Rahat
Thousands of Palestinians turn out for terrorists' funerals in West Bank
Hotovely: IDF, Shin Bet wrong to say Palestinian terror caused by despair
The travel adviser: Flying with privilege
Ban Ki-Moon speaks at NY Holocaust remembrance ceremony after Israel row
Concert Review: ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO
Skin cream, laser treatment and hummus in Tel Aviv
Netanyahu instructs A-G to look into Balad MKs’ meeting with terrorists’ families
'Netanyahu inciting against us,' Arab MKs say after visiting terrorists' kin
Israel threatens to revoke press credentials from 'negligent' journalists
While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy
Veteran Israeli actor Ya’ackov (Yankele) Ben Sira dies at 88
Elegant and opulent
Fed Cup Tennis: Israel storms back, sweeps Estonia to stay in contention
Soccer: Flailing Maccabi Netanya hopes shake-up helps
Tennis: Israel slips to open Eilat Fed Cup event
Jerusalem’s embarrassing Eurocup campaign continues
Anti-Semitic video shown at New York high school discontinued
For Kiev’s Jewish refugees, little thought about tomorrow
Brazil Hillel feigns closure in bizarre marketing stunt
Jewish group urges dismissal of Croatian minister over World War 2 views
Steinitz: 'Egypt floods Hamas tunnels, in part due to Israel's request'
Fearing a full government siege of Aleppo, Syrian refugees wait and worry on Turkish border
Iran's crude oil sales to Europe surpass 300,000 barrels post-sanctions
Thousands of Syrians mass on Turkish border as Russian jets pound Aleppo
Trudeau: Canada must move 'carefully' in lifting Iran sanctions
Israel's air force still keeps eye on Iran despite nuclear deal
Iran army chief: Missile program a threat to our enemies, Israel should know what that means
Report: Palestinian Authority arrests 5 pro-Iran operatives in West Bank
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
Report: EgyptAir mechanic with ISIS ties planted bomb in Sinai plane crash
ISIS media claims fighters killed in Israeli airstrike in Sinai
Netanyahu: Extremist Islamists, ISIS and Iran using technology to take the world backward
New Worlds" Haifa researchers carry out sensitive detection of DNA sequences
When gender makes a difference
When Web keeps our knowledge and robots work for us
Israel’s brain accelerator graduates first class
6 infants in Israel die from crib death within 4 days
Israelis should avoid travel to Zika-affected areas
Israel Railways is going electric
On the streets of Haifa, anger and fear mar a sunny exterior
Health, Environment ministers try to calm Haifa pollution fears
Israeli start-up aims to revolutionize mobile-based charitable giving
Zcash saves the world, Geek PicNic goes to Jerusalem and AOL innovates
'Israel to invest to track potential terrorists on social media'
Flug: Allowing foreign workers in keeps construction methods 'ancient'
The race to the White House: The Mideast view
Poll: Sanders and Clinton in dead heat
Bernie Sanders to appear on 'Saturday Night Live' with Larry David, Times reports
Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on dating app
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 5, 2016
Grapevine: A Jewish melting pot
Grapevine: The King David, popular as ever
This Week in 60 Seconds: Terror at the gates of Jerusalem
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
What’s a podcast and how do I get it?
Taxicab Diplomacy: Obama vs. Trump
An intractable conflict with no solution?
Letters to the Editor: The terror goes on
Artist confronts France’s embrace of Iran’s genocidal regime
The real story in Iowa: Elections are more exciting than snow
On securing Jerusalem
Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
‘I don’t call them works of art, I call them stories’
Arrivals: Go with the flow
Hassidism: Democratizing the mystical experience
Wrestling with humanity
Monday mingling in Jerusalem – at Shaon Horef
This week in Jerusalem
Speaking with Yeshiva University's Richard Joel
Yeshiva University tackles the modern questions
In Beit Shemesh, more than just a children’s library
Made in Israel: The little sensor that could
Technology: Opening doors for seniors
A groovy cut in time
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: לֹא פַּעַם, בַּקַיִץ
F-35 מְטוֹס הַקְרָב
חָדָש בִּנְמַל הַתְעוּפָה בֶּן-גוּרְיוֹן
Today in History: James Michener’s visit to the Holy Land
Nazareth to host central 'World Day of the Sick' event
Today in History: Abba Eban, Israel's ‘one-man PR machine’
‘So I went to Prat’
Walk on the wild side
The Truth About Israel's National Security
How Dan met Claudia
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Planting Trees for Ezra Schwartz
KKL-JNF Christmas Tree Distribution in Full Swing
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
Arava Open Day 2016
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.07.2016 | 28 Shevat, 5776
Haredi women are carving out a piece of Israel’s entrepreneurial space.
By EITAN AROM
The biggest factor explaining the difference in the groups was the number of wage earners in the household.
By NIV ELIS
An Economy Ministry study released Monday found that 37% of employees preferred not to hire haredi workers.
Economy Ministry poll: Both employers and employees show some reluctance to work alongside Arab men (46%), ultra-Orthodox men (30%).
Although starting out with ten employees, the company wants to expand to 50 members of staff in the Jerusalem office within the year.
By JEREMY SHARON
IDF officials state lack of incentive to enlist on behalf of haredi yeshiva students and bureaucratic problems stand in the way of law's goals.
Fifty-three percent of haredim reported having few, if any, conversations with Jews from segments of society outside their own.
By MATTHEW AXEL
Parents affected by the ban have responded by defending the Belz rabbinical decree saying it was part of their choice when deciding to live in the Belz community.
By JERRY LEWIS
A BBC spokesman said the profiles aimed to portray constituencies in a few sentences.
Finance Minister stresses haredi community must contribute to national security, receive professional training and go into the job market.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Un étudiant en aide un autre. A priori, rien de bien étonnant. A moins que le premier soit laïque et le second, un ancien yéshiviste qui connaît à peine l’alphabet latin. Retour sur une initiative militante
By PEGGY CIDOR
Si l’Etat opte pour le compromis plutôt que la coercition, la communauté ultraorthodoxe pourrait s’avérer être le prochain moteur de croissance du pays
Conscription des harédim, réforme de l’establishment religieux, Israël vient de faire un grand pas en arrière
Après deux ans dans l’opposition, les partis ultraorthodoxes sont prêts à retourner dans les couloirs du pouvoir. Mais à quel prix ?
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the prime minister, is reputed to have enormous influence on her husband.
Critics say if changes aren’t made to the bill now, they will have to be made at a later date and impossible to implement.
Beliba Homa helps Haredi men overcome challenges as a lack of basic knowledge of math and English while pursuing a university education and maintaining their lifestyle by pairing them with students.
Kiryat Hayovel has long been considered the battleground between the capital’s haredi and in-haredi populations, but pockets of cooperation are emerging.
By JONNY PAUL
Head of United Torah Judaism, MK Yaakov Litzman, hopes to revoke the clause requiring haredi men to serve in the IDF.
"We've worked very hard for this day, everything's in place and we hope this effort will bring the results."
Party says it will insist on preservation of status quo in coalition agreement.
“I am fiercely opposed to sitting with Yesh Atid in the next government,” Litzman told the Post.
Speaking to The Jerusalem Post, Kolian, who is 33 and married with four children, outlined the reasons why she was starting a new political party to represent haredi women.
The rabbis said he new party would bring together “rabbis who love Torah and the Land of Israel, who will raise up the banner of Torah in our lives, in the Land of Israel and in the State of Israel."
Enlistment to the civilian service was a critical component of the 2014 law, and was expected to make up 40 percent of recruitment from the haredi sector.
Liberman: Likud gave in to haredim; Kisch: Bill will increase haredi enlistment; Zionist Union, Bayit Yehudi spar over WZO Settlement Dept.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Goal of Lapid’s law was to increase haredi participation in the IDF and national service by 2017 by several thousand participants per year.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The phenomenon has also come to the town of Beit Shemesh, where, in addition to many haredim and traditional Israelis, there lives a vibrant, Zionistic immigrant population.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Minister of the Economy and Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says he hopes the study will encourage employers to hire haredi employees and help overcome prejudices.
Residents debate responsibility of ultra-orthodox in standing up to extremism.
By SAM SOKOL
There are some 2,900 current files open in front of the court, many involving difficult and complex issues.
Israeli photographer Yonatan Sindel puts haredi life in focus
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
The party also gained the chairmanship of the important Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee which MK Nissan Slomiansky is poised to receive.
The large majority of haredi boys are taught extremely basic Maths and English in elementary school and virtually none in high school.
Suspects who ran scheme are said to be well-known haredi politicians living in Jerusalem, their identities have not been disclosed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JEREMY SHARON
Most of those arrested were loyal to a faction known as 'the terrorists.'
Protestors are picketing in support of four yeshiva students arrested for refusing to report to IDF draft offices.
Judge: Behavior of municipality and mayor created sections of the city which were not subject to the rule of law.
New Economy Ministry-led program draws men from haredi sector into construction work.
The spiritual mentor of the Degel Hatorah party rejects PM's invitation into the coalition until "anti-haredi legislation" is reversed.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Naturally, only 10% of respondents who said they voted for haredi parties said they were in favor of excluding the haredi parties from government.
Law provides an exemption from the study of the core curriculum to ultra-Orthodox high schools grades nine through 12.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Lapid has issued threats over the past two weeks to quit the coalition if taxes are raised, if he does not get his way on the 2015 state budget, or if his 0% VAT housing plan does not pass into law.
Judge Arnon Darel finds that the Safot VeTarbuyot school in the city has large premises which is not fully utilized.
Lawmakers were aghast at the lack of appropriate premises for two kindergartens in the capital’s Ramot neighborhood.
Report on developed countries finds mothers have average of three kids, 1 in 3 children living in sub-standard conditions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A haredi high-school in Jerusalem currently has no premises at which to teach for the coming academic year.
Protests took place in Jerusalem, as well as on major traffic arteries close to Bnei Brak, Modiin Illit, Beit Shemesh, Ashdod, and several other locations.
Rabbis will attend ceremony marking anniversary of the release of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Grand Rabbi of the Chabad hasidic sect, from Soviet prison.
Drafting students at a young age would bolster the army’s ranks and distribute the security burden evenly across the nation.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
How Alei Siach has led a sea change in public attitudes toward autism.
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN,YOAV SCHWARTZ
Until now, there has been little government support to aid the integration of citizens leaving the haredi fold for a secular life.
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ
The bitter atmosphere in the haredi street towards the current government, may have contributed to the decrease in enlistment figures.
The subsidies were part of a gov't policy to get around a previous court ruling invalidating the stipends as unfair discrimination and favoritism.
The Haredi Hi-Tech Forum was founded to provide assistance for people in the haredi sector in developing their own business initiatives.
March of 400 from Ramat Gan to Bnei Brak was organized by several groups including Gesher, an NGO dedicated to greater cohesion in society.
It is widely suspected that large numbers of full-time yeshiva students who receive stipends do not fulfill their requisite number of study hours.
State schools will offer programs for some 230,000 pupils during the first three weeks of summer break.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Daughter of Ovadia Yosef and founder of Haredi College awarded for her work.
MK Rabbi Dov Lipman, who is leading the initiative, calls the new site a "one-stop shop" for the needs of a haredi job-seeker.
‘They all should serve in the army or do national service and stop being parasites.’
The sector of Israeli society that says the ultra-Orthodox must enlist in the army, sees general conscription as a just sharing in societal obligations; the haredim see the demand as an attack on their identity, way of life.
Prayer rally to protest legislation to draft haredi men into national service shuts down streets in capital.
Prayer rally set to prevent drafting ultra-Orthodox men into national service; the last haredi protest of a similar size and nature was in 1999.
By JEREMY SHARON,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Mass disobedience of haredim regarding the enlistment bill now growing more probable and should give those drafting the law pause for thought.
Channel 2: Shaked committee members strike deal on criminal sanctions, age of enlistment.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Political sources claim Netanyahu intervened in Knesset c'tee over concerns coalition was in danger.
Demonstrators angered over arrest of draft dodging yeshiva student; 35 arrested in total.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Of the haredim who could be drafted, who number as many as 50,000, only around 3,000 are impacted, and only by a reduction of around $70 a month.
By Yonah Jeremy Bob
Mesila, an NGO inspired by the Sages, applies ancient solutions to modern problems.
By RACHEL MYERSON
Official announcement by umbrella hassidic movement calls on ultra-religious Jews to remain in yeshivas during semester break, study Torah.
Haredi community concerned for the well-being of soldiers; “When the country needs to be defended then it is not appropriate for yeshiva students to go on holiday,” spokesman for Gur sect says.
Journalist Amnon Levy's new show attempts to give light to personal stories.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Like the possible coming of the Messiah, religious tolerance in Israel and particularly its capital is still awaited, but not necessarily patiently.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Two years ago, just after I took office as a Jerusalem city councilor, I met Y. for the first time.
By HANAN RUBIN
Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new 61-seat coalition government.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Parshat Bechukotai opens with a detailed list of promises slated to be fulfilled.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Haredim – get trained and go sustain your families with dignity. Secular Israel – hire haredim and forget the old stereotypes.
By DOV LIPMAN
What is at stake is an historical clash between two fundamentally different views of Judaism.
By DANIEL STATMAN
Ultra-Orthodox politicians are impudently, hypocritically and vengefully stoking negative stories about the hesder program.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Draft dodgers go to jail because they are draft dodgers, not because they want to study Torah.
By Jerusalem Post Readers