Yossi Dagan wins election to head Samaria Regional Counci
Erdan: Slamming political rivals won’t bring change
Deri deal clears path for budget
Deputy Minister calls to abolish Ethics Committee
Grapevine: A grim reminder
Jews and Arabs making music together
Putting on a show
The Yes Men are still fixing the world
Reichert’s trivial Tel Aviv flip-flop much ado about not much
Mac TA’s European survival on last breath
Israel national baseball team takes 3rd in Vienna
Ashdod's preseason soccer match in Bulgaria turns ugly
Kahane's grandson claims abuse while in Shin Bet custody
Gaza soccer team to host West Bank for first time in 15 years
South African BDS activists set sites on US pop superstar Pharrell
Christian French tourist beaten on Temple Mount for raising Israeli flag
Palestinian 'special committees' to defend villages against 'settler gangs'
Fatah official: Netanyahu is founding father of Jewish underground terrorists in W. Bank
Birthright Excel gives students a taste of Israeli hi-tech
London police commissioner criticizes Jewish volunteer security organization
Satmar hasidic school bans mothers from owning cellphones
Chabad rabbi becomes first bearded officer in US Air Force
Hundreds attend Limmud South Africa conference in Johannesburg
Iran stifling dissent over nuke deal, says
snap-back of sanctions not possible
Growing New York opposition to Iran deal pressures Schumer
White House accusing Iran deal critics of warmongering 'outrageous,' Netanyahu says
Steinitz fires back at US energy minister: If I were American, I would oppose the Iran deal
Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: 'US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now'
Nusra Front abducts US-backed rebel leader, blunts efforts against ISIS
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
Saudi king blamed Mossad for 9/11
Litzman: State will subsidize supplementary health insurance for poor
TAU research offers new hope for breakthrough in melanoma care
Hebron teen saved by Rambam’s ECMO machine after suffering crush injury
Proportion of contract workers in Israel similar to other developed countries, study shows
Environmental officials: Beach building proposal could endanger coast
Park and Ride lots approved to accompany Tel Aviv area light rail construction
Haifa to expand air quality monitoring program
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Tech talk: Haredim join the hi-tech world
Global hi-tech firm opens new office in Jerusalem with haredi staff
Mark Zuckerberg: Virtual reality is Facebook's next frontier
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Your taxes: Budget proposals target olim
Air France wipes Israel off of the map...literally
IN PHOTOS: The colors of the Holocaust
Mazel Tov! Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting first child
Just a thought: On the emergence of Judaism
Parshat Va’Et’Hanan:Righteous living is the remedy
Hypocrisy and the ‘C’ word
Fundamentally Freund: Praying towards the wrong home plate
Center field: The Gaza ‘Withdrawalaversary’ - Peacemakers, peace saboteurs, peace smashers
August 5: Writing on the wall
IN MY OWN WRITE: What’s deemed obscene
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
The light makes his life
An American-Jewish idiom
The story of the Sabena pilot hijacked en route to Israel
‘We were the only ones left alive’
The Tower of David– Full speed ahead
This Week in Jerusalem
Get on the shabus
Remembering three lone soldiers
No worst, there is none
Walking the line:the Animix festival
Wandering through fascinating Florentin
Who Cares? Israel does
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: אֶל אַרְצִי
שִירַת רַבִּים 3
The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Art is for everyone, everywhere
From the front Ro: Aliyah- when winning means accepting you have lost
Hot July, oil on fire
Jihadists in America: The Media's Narrative
Danny ‘Boy’ Barenboim strikes again: music is “social engineering”
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
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
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
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
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
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
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
08.05.2015 | 20 Av, 5775
At speech in Santiago, Palestinian representative to Chile denies existence of the Jewish people.
By SAM SOKOL
95-year-old Briton finances project as a way of repaying his debt to those who rescued him on the Kindertransport.
By JERRY LEWIS
Rabbi Estrin celebrates a new landmark a year-and-a-half after becoming the US Air Force's first bearded chaplain following the lifting of a ban on displays of religious belief.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
While some Jews seek out Jewish eggs to ensure that their babies are “kosher” with rabbinic authorities, most just want their offspring to be like them, officials at “egg banks” agreed.
Suspect arrested this February after a nearly year-long manhunt.
The Rosh Hashana meeting, which is meant to brief schools on a new inspection framework, has angered and bewildered Jewish educational heads.
'LA Jewish Journal' poll shows that 49 percent of American Jews support the deal and 31 percent oppose it.
Faigy Mayer, 30, wrote letter shortly before her death blasting restrictive ultra-Orthodox life
Proceeds from the Los Angeles event will go towards Alzheimer's disease charity.
Seventy-six permanent apartments and 20 hotel-style rooms for transients will comprise the complex, says American volunteering on the project.
Jewish lobbying groups diverge on reactions to nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and P5+1 powers.
Writer Jessica Grose, formerly an editor at Jezebel and Slate, will be the newsletter’s editor-in-chief.
Prosecutors argued that by sorting the bank notes from trainloads of arriving Jews, Oskar Groening helped support the regime responsible for mass murder.
'Big Bang Theory' star tells 'Post' how she deals with social media backlash upon return to LA after recent trip to Israel.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Exhibition, which runs through October, focuses on three Jewish pioneers of the American gay rights movement.
By HILLEL KUTTLER/ JTA
President of European Jewish Congress receives France's highest decoration, for fighting anti-Semitism and promoting interfaith relations.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
‘Game of Tag’ was initially removed amid protests by Jewish groups.
Centenarian saved hundreds of mostly Jewish Czech children from Nazi persecution in the run-up to WWII.
Joshua Bonehill-Paine is a 22-year-old publicity-seeking white supremacist.
Francis has maintained close ties with the Jewish community of Argentina during his time as a Cardinal there and was widely feted by Jewish organizations when he ascended to the papacy in 2013.
The preeminence of Jewish groups among those backing the litigants was not a surprise.
Ambiguities in wording of resolution have elicited both support and adamant opposition from both the more liberal and conservative sides of the religious divide.
“Pupils connect Israel with a warmongering society,” says expert.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
When the question about religion was first asked in 1937, less than half of Americans said they would vote for a Jewish candidate.
Organized US Jewry embarked on an extraordinary effort 25 years ago to welcome their Soviet brethren. How is the next generation adapting to American life?
By MICHAEL WILNER
Limmud FSU has helped Russian-speaking Jews develop Jewish awareness and identity following the dark Soviet era in which they were cut off from their roots.
By CHAIM CHESLER,SANDRA CAHN
The 30,000 Russian-speaking Jews who have participated in Limmud FSU worldwide are evidence of the success of our mission to redress the consequences of 70 years of Communist repression.
By AARON FRENKEL,DIANE WOHL,MATTHEW BRONFMAN
The Reform Movement urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to publicly repudiate comments attributed to Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay.
"We urge all parties involved to abide by the law and by current regulations at the Temple Mount to reduce tensions at this volatile holy site," says Peace Now.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,SAM SOKOL
The 50-image exhibit will be displayed in California, Washington, DC, Florida, Canada, Jerusalem and in other cities throughout the world.
The new law, which allows for the repatriation of Sephardi Jews, has been touted by politicians in Madrid as a grand gesture aimed at reconciliation and the righting of a historic wrong.
Ambassador Fernando Carderera explains newly-enacted law of return for Sephardic Jews.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The narrative of Obama’s ill intent has appeared to help shape perceptions among Jewish-Americans.
Move allows descendant of Jews expelled from Iberian country in 1492 to seek dual Spanish nationality.
Bernie Sanders, a senator from Vermont, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
Morality aside, anti-Arab rhetoric is counterproductive at a time when the Arab public is moving away from its radical leaders.
By EVELYN GORDON
Some books we read give us an adrenaline rush; other books make us giggle.
Who should tell us how to get married?
By PAMELA PELED
Schumer is the screenwriter and star of 'Trainwreck,' a film that was screened in a theater in Louisiana where a gunman killed two women.
Despite growing challenge of Islamic terrorism, the Republic is refusing to tackle the problem head on, and PM Manuel Valls is a lone voice willing to talk about a clash of civilization.
By ZVI MAZEL
Giffords was the first Jewish woman elected to statewide office in Arizona.
Interior Minister: I intend to bring all 7,000 Ethiopian Jews waiting to come to Israel.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Thousands gather at Judaism's most holy site for the solemn day of fasting that commemorate the destruction of Jerusalem's First and Second Temples.
Coalition fails in vote for rabbinical courts
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,ARIEL ZILBER,DANIEL CLINTON,GIL HOFFMAN
Although 95 percent of Jewish Israelis have a Bible at home, six percent of those are not sure where it is.
By JEREMY SHARON
Police arrest two activist from extremist group Lehava for disturbing public order.
The event was held as part of the ‘Football for All’ campaign which strives to promote women’s sport and joint living.
By ALLON SINAI
Foreign Ministry directors says: UN body's "adoption of utterly false allegations about Israeli archaeological practices is misplaced and hypocritical, at best."
By HERB KEINON
The winner of the competition, entitled, IMAGINE: The Genesis Prize Design Competition, will be chosen by a committee of experts in the world of fine arts.
Rock-cut catacombs dating back to 2nd Century becomes 9th revered cultural site in Israel recognized by United Nations agency.
By SHARON UDASIN
Sharansky: Unacceptable that vital issue for Jewish people subject to coalition politics and election cycles
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
Ami Horowitz, an American Jewish satirist, released a video on Tuesday of a report from Ireland, "ground zero" of the BDS movement.
Never before, or since, have so many been absorbed by so few with such rapidity and relative success.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
At an exclusive event at Jerusalem’s Cinematheque, two-time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas reflects on his storied career and why playing the bad guy can feel so good.
By NOA AMOUYAL
The legislation was passed in October 2013 and abolished marriage registration districts to allow couples to register wherever they wish regardless of where they live.
Genealogy has grown into a huge online business that generates billions of dollars, and Jews are not immune.
By SHULA KOPF
Korah aimed at smothering individuals in the power of the group.
By JOSEPH DWECK
The burden of his father’s murky legacy has apparently left Nobel Prize-winning novelist Patrick Modiano uneasy about his own partial Jewishness.
By YAËLLE AZAGURY
The death of a string of luminaries in recent years has left the Orthodox world without any clear successors.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
The absence of a strong, balanced and moderate US Jewish voice on Israel advocacy issues is impoverishing the discourse.
By MARTIN J. RAFFEL
An interfaith and interracial love story raises questions about Jewish identity in New York in the 1980s.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
“You go. You go to Israel. You’ll be a good Jew. Not like me.”
the mysterious red heifer was an exemplar for all Torah laws.
By LEVI COOPER
In Steve Stern’s new novel ‘The Pinch,’ his version of Memphis is starting to catch on.
By BETH KISSILEFF
Bnei Brak-reared Tuvia Tenenbom returns to Israel as ‘Toby the German journalist,’ attempting to reveal the true story behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
Beit Hatfutsot celebrates 20 years of a project that has had hundreds of thousands of youngsters researching their family trees.
By BARRY DAVIS
Deputy minister Ayoub Kara speaks to Syrian Jewish leader.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The intricacies of animal husbandry and care are not something one would immediately suspect rabbis and scholars of Jewish law to be particularly engaged with.
Almost four years after being released from Hamas captivity in Gaza, will we be hearing wedding bells in the future for Schalit and his girlfriend Adi Sigler?
By MAARIV ONLINE
Sister of Paris Hilton weds James Rothschild at London's Kensington Palace.
By DINA BERLINER
This society had very strict rules and procedures.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
The winner of a Tel Aviv University short-story contest is based on the writer’s experiences as an Arab psychologist in Israel.
No one knows exactly how many Jews there are in Poland today; estimates vary from 5,000 to 40,000.
Those Jews who have never visited Israel support the agreement by a margin of 58% to 30%.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF
Executives also love takeovers because they get to run a bigger business (which generally means more remuneration).
By ADAM SCHWAB
While Obama’s actions demonstrate the political powerlessness of America’s Jewish community, we can still appeal to the sense of righteousness, justice that should motivate all our elected leaders.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
My goal here is to make it clear why an Orthodox rabbi would and should use such unconventional means to change Israeli policy.
By SETH FARBER
Labor and Likud leaders were considering changing the wording of the Law of Return to say not “converts” but “converts according to Jewish Law.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
The crowds that came to demonstrate in Times Square were totally Jewish, and mostly Orthodox.
By BEN CASPIT
The groups that are most loyal to the administration have remained faithful. But the major middle-of-the-road groups have not.
The Reform movement created havoc in Europe and the US. Now, the victims are clamoring to enter the ranks of Judaism.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Sen. Chuck Schumer has been careful not to tip his hand, insisting he wants to see the details of the agreement before making any commitment.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Israel is a Jewish state and it should remain that way; but the means of Jewish expression are many and varied.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
We can't expect majority of Jews from around world to “feel more connected spiritually and Jewishly” in a country that demonstrates contempt for the sensibilities of Reform and Conservative Jews.
By DAVID BREAKSTONE
What is missing here is the Big Picture, the wide-screen perspective of Jewish history.
By STEWART WEISS
“Doing this for the people of Israel?” One shudders to think what Feiler might do against the people of Israel.
In popular European culture, such as drawings and cartoons, one finds anti-Semitic motifs.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
It was nearly 15 years ago, in October 2000, that Joseph’s Tomb captured headlines around the world.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The tradition teaches that we should love God and other people, rejoice on the holidays, hate evil and empathize with the poor and those in pain
By DOVID GOTTLIEB
For most, Diaspora Zionism involves self-defense, combating anti-Semitism and advocating for Israel passionately.
By GIL TROY