Syrian media claims Israeli jets struck army base, Hezbollah base
Police commissioner: Crime rates in Arab sector unacceptable
Palestinian assailant wounds Israeli jogger in Gush Etzion stabbing
Netanyahu: Israel needs fences on all borders to keep out ‘predators’ in region
Foreign Press Association head denies Israel bias
Dazzling divas from Down Under
Justice Minister Shaked: I hope new A-G will block fewer gov't decisions
IDF names new head of Intel Research Division after sudden resignation
NGO to High Court: The country cries out against Deri as interior minister
MKs call to remove ex-diplomat who calls to isolate Israel from school board
Coalition rebel Oren: NGO bill downgrades Israeli democracy in world’s eyes
Balad MKs banned from Knesset debates for meeting terrorists' families
Jason Derulo to light up Rishon Lezion
Looking for clues
Whisper down the lane
PREVIEW: State Cup quarterfinals set to kick off
Shechter inspires Beitar to win over Ra’anana
Basketball: Maccabi Tel Aviv lost for answers after Haifa mauling
Soccer: Tel Aviv derby stalemate costly for Maccabi
Turkey's Erdogan meets American Jewish delegation in Ankara
Dutch deputy PM: Anti-Semitic abuse keeps me off social media
Pro-Israel group to show movie boycotted by Norwegian festival
Vancouver Jews outraged over Ahinoam Nini invite to Independence Day event
Report: Iran hacked former IDF chief's computer
Fatah, Hamas reportedly make progress in reconciliation; PA nods toward unity gov't
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
Russia rejects Merkel's criticism: No evidence of civilian deaths in our Syria bombings
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
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
Report: EgyptAir mechanic with ISIS ties planted bomb in Sinai plane crash
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Israeli, American researchers find blood marker that could lead to early Alzheimer’s diagnosis
Local authorities may strike Wednesday
Haifa has several disease ‘hot spots,’ says researcher
US, Israeli experts meet to advance disability services
MDA staffers study at sign language workshop
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
Israel Railways is going electric
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'
Sanders flirts with history in quest to be first Jewish victor in US primary
Ahead of New Hampshire vote, focus on the role of commander-in-chief
Kasich tests the efficacy of a positive campaign
Does pro-Israel crowd ‘feel the Bern’? Sanders cites J Street, Zogby as advisers
Jordanian restaurant puts camel burgers on menu
Comment: Denver Broncos and the meaning of life
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
#CancelTelAviv: Twitter users call on Jennifer Lopez to cancel reported Israel show
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?
Should we stand by knowing that Hamas intends to attack us?
Saving face in Brazil
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Package of Nostalgia, History and Re-dedication
The Way to Defeat Anti-Zionism on University Campuses
Denominationalism is okay, suppressing it is not
Mutual Judeo-Christian spiritual foundation of Judaism and Christianity
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
02.09.2016 | 30 Shevat, 5776
Vandals attempted to torch Givat Sorek synagogue dedicated to murdered Israeli youth Eyal Ifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Fraenkel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
US victim who made aliya last month intends to join IDF.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Badir explains that city, with 22,000 residents, only received municipality property taxes from around 50% of them; today, that number is at 83%.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
At the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu promised to update ministers on the progress toward authorization of the two Hebron homes.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
Two new English-language books on eminent physicians inspired by the Torah from the ninth
and 12th centuries will interest contemporary readers.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Zionist group condemns attacks on Dormition Abbey.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
One of Gergi’s latest projects was opening up a club in Kiryat Shmona for extracurricular activities for schoolchildren.
Quake killed at least 9 people and injured more than 90, none of whom were from Bnei Menashe.
Netanyahu, meanwhile, says Israel-Turkey normalization is a "two-way street."
By HERB KEINON
Ukrainian gov't is facing allegations that it's engaging in historical revisionism following announcement of plans to revamp massacre site to generic symbol rather than emblem of Holocaust.
By SAM SOKOL
This year marks the first time that the event’s ads will also run simultaneously in online streams of the game.
According to local media, statement - which caused a firestorm on news websites and social media for failing to mention Jews in reference to Nazi genocide - was an incorrect draft issued in error.
The weekend marked the inaugural convention on the West Coast for Limmud FSU, an organization dedicated to sparking a cultural renaissance among Jews who trace their roots back to the USSR.
By EITAN AROM/JNS.ORG
Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, convicted 7 times in France for inciting racial hatred against Jews, has two stand up shows scheduled for Hong Kong cancelled.
Limmud FSU West Coast will feature an array of prominent speakers, including Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.
By LAURA KELLY
Participants in the program, typically high school students, walk the 3-kilometer path from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Holocaust Remembrance Day before touring the Nazi death factory.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
In taped message marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, PM says that anti-Semitism – “the oldest and most enduring hatred” – has not died.
Jews across Germany are hiding their identity when volunteering at refugee shelters for fear of reprisals.
The "Art from the Holocaust" show features 100 works from Yad Vashem; of the 50 artists featured in the exhibition, 24 were killed by the Nazis.
"I'm not afraid, but I'm on guard," German paper quotes Israeli Yonatan Shai as saying before visiting former Nazi airport-cum-refugee center.
Bennett presents statistics on continental Jewish life in 2015; WZO: 67% of Israelis concerned for the lives of Jews abroad.
French Jews condemn prominent Jewish pro-Palestinian activist who made remarks.
Retired US Army officer Jennifer Pritzker makes gift to establish what is believed to be the first chair of transgender studies at a university.
The woman was last seen Thursday night when she was stopped by police for driving without headlights. She reportedly suffered from a form of epilepsy.
In a new lecture series launched this month, MJE focuses on the similarities, differences, and way members of the three faiths can better understand each other.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The JDC helps Jews in distress around the world and is perhaps best known for its Hesed social service centers throughout the former Soviet Union.
Shlomo Rechnitz, a health care magnate who owns 80 assisted living facilities throughout California, purchased nearly 18,000 lottery tickets for all of his employees.
Lt. Gen. Jacob-Farj-Rafael “JFR” Jacob died Wednesday in New Delhi following a short illness.
Jews fear a recent spate of stabbings mark the end of the coexistence that has set their port city apart from the Paris region.
The Swedish clothing chain seems to have taken its latest look from straight out of the synagogue.
Six individuals who appeared to be inebriated began shouting “dirty Jews” at the victims, as well of accusing them of “killing Jesus.”
Upwards of 20,000 Jews live in the Islamic Republic of Iran today.
The website 'The Algemeiner,' which originally reported the attack, quoted the victim, who wished to stay anonymous.
British network of Islamic schools to recommend its members include Judaic studies classes to reciprocate UK chief rabbi's call for Jewish schools to teach about Islam.
Former businessman and oil tycoon has accused Putin of leading Russia into a 1970s Soviet-style period of stagnation that could eventually trigger its collapse.
The meetings were organized by the World Jewish Congress, in coordination with the Knesset and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Former Labour lawmaker served in the British army investigating Nazi war crimes before entering politics and taking a role in several different Jewish community organizations.
American Jewish groups are up in arms after a retired dentist from Brooklyn was denied clearance because his mother and siblings live in Israel
'The Hollywood Reporter' is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust with a feature on 11 survivors who went on to careers in American entertainment.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
Rabbi Mirvis’s peers across Europe are divided in their reactions.
Ruling handed down Tuesday by Durban Equality Court Magistrate Aletta Moolman in favor of he South African Jewish Board of Deputies and against Snowy Smith.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In 1942, Fluminense raised funds from its members to buy a single-engine airplane to be donated to the Brazilian Air Force.
Hard-right wing rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu criticizes Education Minister Bennett for visiting non-Orthodox school in NY; Jewish Federations head adds to criticism of Chief Rabbi Lau.
By JEREMY SHARON
According to British media reports, refugees who have taken up residence in Cardiff are entitled to three meals a day from a government contractor, Clearsprings Ready Homes.
Meyer Habib, French MP representing dual citizens in Israel and other countries, calls on his government to enforce anti-boycott laws.
By LAHAV HARKOV
For food to be marked as kosher, it must be certified as such by the Chief Rabbinate.
The nuclear family composed of a married couple and their children still accounts for the majority of Israeli families.
Grand rabbi of anti-Zionist, hassidic dynasty instructs youth not to present at IDF recruiting office for recruitment.
Proposals seek to increase competition within kashrut licensing sector in order to reduce costs to consumers of kashrut supervision.
Official expresses hope that move will "connect more and more people from the Jewish world to Jerusalem.”
Even in comity, profound differences are evident in how each administration views the world.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Chabad rabbi Sterne believes that he has been frozen out by the facility’s management.
Provost of International Institute for Humanistic Secular Judaism found biblical verses and a Star of David spray-painted in Hebrew on the walls and door of his private home.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
PMO's Counter-Terrorism Bureau says that after security assessment, new warnings were placed against travel to Niger, northern Cameroon, and Chad.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Although the fire did not cause serious damage, the crime rattled the church and drew swift condemnation from Israeli politicians and religious leaders from around the world.
Aliya has been on the rise in recent years, driven largely by the flow of immigrants from France and Ukraine; IFCJ to double size of its aliya program.
"Denying the historic connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem is false," says Chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on the Middle East & North Africa.
In Israel's third-largest city, streets have been decorated with decorations and bright lights to proudly demonstrate a harmonious relationship between monolithic religions of the area.
“We are fighting against hundreds of people who wake up in the morning and think: what can we do to bash Israel at the UN?” says Israel's ambassador to the UN.
Justice minister: The "justice system does not discriminate between blood and blood. The story of house demolitions is different because it's not a punishment, it's a step toward deterrence.”
Jewish organizations take care of thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing the battles in east Ukraine
By PAUL ALSTER
An exquisite new look at Jewish diversity takes the reader on a journey around the globe to document extraordinary communities in exotic locales.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Tewfik Boulenouar describes his awakening to the sacred in a place of evil, with the discovery of startling Jewish artifacts.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Speaking in Rome, Iranian president places onus on Washington to better relations with Tehran.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Prominent Muslims scholars, jurists, religious leaders and government officials will also attend.
Iranian media cites organizers as saying competition scheduled for June 2016 is expected to draw in participants from 50 countries.
With a tinge of guilt I convinced my youngest son to take leave of the yeshiva where he is studying and come home Sunday for a long night to watch the Super Bowl.
"To see such a thorny issue resolved, through discussion and compromise, underlines the huge importance of building bridges and connections across the Jewish world."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
THE PROSPECTS of the Jewish state employing torture undoubtedly jolt any student of Jewish history who lacks knowledge of the tactics used by gentiles throughout two millennia of exile.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
A look at some interesting Jewish connections the late rock legend racked up.
Thoughts from the weekly Torah portion.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Lessons from a special teacher.
By RABBI TZVI HIRSH WEINREB
For the RCA, this is a defining moment.
By BARUCH STEIN
More than five centuries after the forced conversion to Catholicism of large numbers of Sicilian Jews, followed by the expulsion of the rest.
By MICHAEL FREUND
There can be no question that stopping the murder of Jews living in Israel is the Jewish people’s highest priority and the goal to which we must dedicate our foremost efforts.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The truth is Ohana’s sexual orientation is immaterial in the face of his outstanding service to Israel and the security of the Jewish people.
So the question remains: Does the Chief Rabbinate’s constituency comprise all of Israel’s Jews or is it limited to those pulling the strings to get the chief rabbis elected?
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
When it comes to the State of Israel, the Israel Defense Forces must be a holy entity for our people.
By GEORGE BIRNBAUM,HANK SHEINKOPF,RONN TOROSSIAN
The accusation of Islamophobia confuses prejudice with legitimate criticism of Islam and concerns about Islamic extremism.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
The Knesset should break the rabbinate’s toxic monopoly on Israeli Judaism; that most of these rabbis are anti-Zionist is even more galling.
By GIL TROY
Those who oppose the national identity of the Jewish people in Eretz Yisrael, Jewish sovereignty, Zionism, oppose the “life equation” that defines Israel’s mission and its existence.
By MOSHE DANN
Recalling the 850,000 Jewish refugees who were forced out of the Arab world and Iran with the founding of the State of Israel.
By GILA GAMLIEL
Ever wonder if Bernie Sanders is good for the Jews? How about Andy Warhol?
By MIK MOORE
Jay Michaelson takes readers on an intensely personal and emotional journey exploring sadness.
By YAEL UNTERMAN
Over the years, there is no doubt that Zionism and Israel have become unacceptable words especially on campuses worldwide.
By BRENDA KATTEN
Ross’s proposed solutions to our problems should be neither criticized nor praised; they should simply be ignored.
Democrats and Republicans who have been rushing to attack Trump’s comments about Muslims who visit America would be wise to condemn religion-based discrimination in all parts of the world.
By DAVID BENKOF
Debates on Israel are important, predicated as they are on the belief that Israel can and will win its arguments in the marketplace of ideas.
We need to stop testing each other’s degree of patriotism and Zionism, and using such terms as “fascists,” “Nazis,” “traitors” and “self-hating Jews” for people with whose views we strongly disagree.
By DAVID NEWMAN
This Shabbat we will rejoin the story of Joseph's life in Egypt and discover that it has a “happy ending.”
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett, 49, described what led him to his now famous question about balancing humility and ego, and why Clinton was grateful to him for it.
Adelman told the Post that there is “a balance” in the issues Jews in Iowa consider when it comes to the issue of Israel.