03.29.2017 | 2 Nisan, 5777
Exclusive: US planning Israeli-Palestinian-Gulf peace summit, sources say
Officer who attacked Arab driver on video expected to be indicted
Britney Spears to perform in Israel, promoters say BDS influence waning
Israeli Minister: The Bible — not Google — gives Israel moral right to land
Israeli-made Spike missile to be used on Philippine helicopters
Netanyahu: Foreign relations expanding
A Smurf too sexy for Bnei Brak?
Haredim stage mass protest over draft arrests
Shaked vs Bennett poll adds to circus in Bayit Yehudi race
Glick files Supreme Court petition to allow MK visits to Temple Mount
West Bank and Trump: Two birds, one AIPAC protest
Just off the radar
Mazel tov! Bar Refaeli reveals baby #2 on the way
It's official: Britney Spears to take stage in Tel Aviv
Festival Review: Spring Festival
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
‘Think of Romania as an extension of your domestic market’
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
The relationship between Israel and Marine Le Pen
Trump’s Russian ‘reboot’ and the Cold War problem
A new drift in Syrian-Israeli conflict?
Letters to the Editor: The T-Word
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit
New PA ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
War in Donbass continues to drive Ukrainians to Israel
Bipartisan US bill would boost penalties for antisemitic bomb threats
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
JPost on Instagram
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Under the radar screen?
Terrorism in the
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Although you may not recognize his name, you will recognize his handsome, tough-guy look from such series as Weeds.
By HANNAH BROWN
Cyber research experts, fashion and design and more.
By MICHAL GALANTI
The issue surrounding a more egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall faces opposition by the ultra-Orthodox in Israel.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Livni tells Bennett not to issue regulations for Western Wall; Bennett: Livni’s comments damaged chance of compromise.
By JEREMY SHARON
La prière au Kotel est aujourd’hui au coeur des conflits. Et si tout cela découlait déjà d’une histoire ancienne ?
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Pour la première fois, les Femmes du Kotel ont pu prier en toute légalité, pour Rosh Hodesh.
By JEREMY SHARON ET DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Entre combat pour l’égalité des droits dans le service divin et féminisme atavique, les égalitaristes sontelles une menace à l’unité du peuple juif ?
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Binyamin Netanyahou durcit le ton lors d’un entretien télévisé.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The haredim understand that the struggle of Women of the Wall is not just about what a few women wear when they pray at the Kotel.
By BARRY LEFF SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Emotions ran high as thousands protested the first time the Women of the Wall were allowed to pray in tallitot and tefillin.
By IN JERUSALEM STAFF
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
For the Women of the Wall and those defending adherence to tradition, the fight for the Western Wall didn’t end in 1967
By MELANIE LIDMAN
Gunning for position, Ma’aleh Adumin mayor slams disruption of egalitarian prayer.
“We will not allow these heretical cults to get a foothold and make changes there,” Gafni said, referring to progressive Jewish movements and the Women of the Wall organization.
Azoulay says his party will bring bill criminalizing progressive prayer at Western Wall at earliest opportunity.
Court rules in interim injunction that Western Wall Rabbi and other state agencies must explain why women should not be allowed to pray in accordance with their custom at the traditional plaza.
The director of the Reform Movement in Israel said that removing the sign was part of the campaign of “haredi and nationalist elements” to prevent the implementation of the Western Wall resolution.
“The government of Israel is not implementing the Western Wall resolution and it’s left a vacuum for these groups to try and change the situation on the ground and take control of this site."
The emeritus Harvard law school professor speaks to The Jerusalem Post about a number of hot-button issues.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Proposed pluralist prayer area would be built above Herodian-era remains.
The resolution commits the government to creating a state-recognized pluralist prayer section at the southern end of the Western Wall and took almost three years to negotiate.
The meaning of the Western Wall deal stretches far further than the section at the southern end of the holy site that it addresses.
Mandelblit’s letter, made public Wednesday, washing his hands of the Kotel deal controversy, was about as awkward as it gets.
While the Cabinet Secretary has both legal and political hats, technically the attorney-general has only a legal hat.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON
'Jerusalem Post’ poll finds younger Israelis less supportive, however.
By GIL HOFFMAN
It is time to liberate the Kotel for all Jewish people.
By GILAD KARIV
Shmuel Rabinowitz must tread a delicate path while under pressure from all sides
By ROBERT SLATER
I cried out, gasping for air as a 12-stone policewoman with a Meg Ryan coiffure sat herself on my chest and lit a cigarette.
By HAIM WATZMAN
Women of the Wall’s quest for freedom of religion cuts only one way. Theirs.
By LEAH AHARONI
When Jerusalem was under siege, our ancestors turned on one another because they disagreed on how to save the city. Is that to be our fate?
By IZZY GREENBERG
Group meets again with MKs Naftali Bennett and Eli Ben Dahan to calm tensions.
Thirteen years after discovering Jewish roots, 64-year-old Mariusz Robert Aoflko of Poland celebrates bar mitzva in J'lem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"They are engaging in political provocation at a holy site," rival group Women for the Wall founder Ronit Peskin says.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jewish Agency chairman Sharansky says construction of new Kotel section could start within a month of approval.
After being asked to intercede by both sides, president urges Kotel rabbi to resolve problem in amicable manner.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Jewish Agency chairman Sharansky says he feels “encouraged” by reception to his proposal for an egalitarian prayer area at Wall.
By SAM SOKOL
Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz says police will not arrest Women of the Wall saying Kaddish.
By JEREMY SHARON, DANIEL K. EISENBUD
New police directives prohibits women from reciting the 'kadish' prayer, unleashing a backlash from women's rights group.
The women in the new Israeli parliament should raise their voices in protest, so that their sisters at the Western Wall can raise theirs in prayer.
By NADIA ELLIS
Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar leads thousands in "slihot" prayers for the safety of IDF and Israeli citizens.
By DEBORAH S. DANAN
Recent controversies shed light on an interesting background of conflicts over prayer at Judaism’s holy site.
That the Women of the Wall’s (WoW) monthly visits to the Western Wall provoke insults, spitting and sometimes worse from a group of haredim at the Western Wall is old news.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
My house is a decayed house, / And the jew squats on the window sill, the owner. (From “Gerontion”) On the Rialto once. / The rats are underneath the piles. / The Jew is underneath the lot. From “Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar”).
By RABBI STEWART WEISS
They came to the Kotel to make a political statement: We reject any gender distinctions in Judaism.
A first-person account of ascension to the Mount demonstrates the sad reality that as a Jew, one is an outsider there.
By YITZHAK BRONSTEIN
Court transcript says guard's lawyer argues he should not be detained, as guard had been recognized with distinction in IDF.
Police say guard suspected the man was a Palestinian terrorist because he shouted "God is greatest" in Arabic.
Police: There were no problems at Western Wall this time because we separated Women of Wall from haredi protesters with barriers.
Rabinowitz accuses Women of the Wall of "forcing their opinions on others," begs them to stop.
By HADAS PARUSH
UTJ MK: Are there not enough arguments, do you want to send everything up in flames?
Jerusalem court holds that women praying out loud in prayer shawls do not disturb the public order.
Netanyahu tells Jewish Agency chairman to continue pursuing proposal of egalitarian section at the Western Wall.
Finance minister publicly backs Women of the Wall; Ben-Dahan: Bayit Yehudi will veto changes to religious status quo.
Five women detained for wearing prayer shawls; Jewish Agency chair: Incident flags urgent need for egalitarian section.
Haredi man arrested for allegedly lighting woman's prayer book on fire; Women of the Wall Director Lesley Sachs among those detained for wearing prayer shawls; Kotel Rabbi Rabinowitz slams "provocation."
Mughrabi Bridge to remain in place in Jewish Agency head’s plan; women's group hopeful of "major advancement of pluralism."
Lawmakers join Women of the Wall struggle; Labor MK Shaffir to introduce legislation to address women's prayer at site.
By MELANIE LIDMAN, JEREMY SHARON
Lawmakers join Women of the Wall struggle; Shaffir to introduce legislation to address women's prayer at site.
Wall notices in Jerusalem haredi neighborhoods call for ultra-Orthodox to "save the Kotel" from the Women of the Wall.
Police arrest 10 women praying at Western Wall, including Women of the Wall founder Anat Hoffman and Sarah Silverman's sister.
Secular Pam, modern Orthodox Tzippi and haredi Danit answer your questions on percolating issues in Israel’s complicated social and religious fabric.
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
A year ago, Sharansky formulated an agreement to create a pluralistic prayer section at the southern end of the Western Wall.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Palestinians are trying to rip the roots out of Zionism, Israel and Jerusalem; If there was no Temple, there is no Jewish claim to Jerusalem and Israel.
By MICAH HALPERN
A combat battalion that integrates females is a testament to the vitality of the Jewish people.
We’re willing to approach the same Jewish communities and ask them for help with one hand, while at the same time the other hand is conniving to hurt these same people.
By ELAZAR STERN
Netanyahu’s call for patience was too little, too late for Israel’s Reform and Conservative Jews, who are backed by the great majority of American Jews.
The struggle of the Women of the Wall is not for the Kotel, but for the place of women in every synagogue in the world.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Should formal, non-Halachic forms of Jewish worship be permitted in the same space and in the presence of Orthodox worshipers?
At our one and only Western Wall, there must not be battles of opinions and traditions, disputes or conflicts.
Time and again, governments have placated the haredi community by sacrificing religious freedom for all Jews in exchange for haredi electoral support.
By JULIE SCHONFELD
A Jerusalem couple in their 50s see the fruits of their faith materialize after their trying, extensive attempt to have a child.
By BARBARA SOFER
Candidly Speaking: The pivotal breakthrough which now seems likely to oblige haredim to share the burden in terms of conscription.
By ISI LEIBLER
The country’s growing financial problems also continue to make headlines. Here, the writing on the wall should read: Mind the growing gap.
By LIAT COLLINS
The Women of The Wall are not imposing on anyone’s right to worship. They are expressing their religion in a public forum.
By ELIYAHU FEDERMAN
Will the new space be used regularly? Will I be able to find a minyan, even if only at prescribed times? Will it be possible to hold holiday services, including for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?
By RICHARD S. MOLINE
Tolerance works both ways, and so does respect. Doesn’t matter whether you understand why some Jews are devastated when they see you praying.
By DEENA NATAF
Natan Sharansky is to be applauded for his effort to make the Western Wall area known as Robinson’s Arch available for mixed minyanim, on a 24-hour basis.
By REUVEN HAMMER
The time has come to state the truth, simple and unadorned: The Western Wall doesn’t belong to the Women of the Wall.
Why can’t women congregate there monthly, don tallitot (prayer shawls), sing the Hallel prayer and chant from the Torah?
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
In an attempt to appease one group of religious fanatics (the ultra-Orthodox) we might end up angering another group (Muslims).
WoW is one of the most controversial “women’s rights” groups; its members have been arrested for taking on men's traditional clothing and customs.
By KEREN SPER-HIRSCHHORN
A positive PR suggestion: The speaker of the Knesset should start each daily session with the number of days Pollard has been in prison.
On Purim at the Kotel, I will refuse pompous demands - in this case that
women keep quiet.
By HALLEL ABRAMOWITZ-SILVERMAN
There is one worldwide Jewish people, that people has one eternal national homeland in the State of Israel, and there is one Kotel. We wish to stand before it and be counted.
The prime minister’s statement this week that the Western Wall has to be a site that expresses the unity of the Jewish people and will be seriously dealt with must be seen as a message to the growing numbers of non-Jews who are losing their support for the country in general.
By LAURA KAM
Sharansky should have the power to recommend changes to the status quo that will insure the Kotel remains a site of transcendence and unity instead of controversy and division.
I would like to know is why the Prime Minister never tells the world that settlements are legal.
The Kotel should not be home to religious fanaticism. There should not come a day when only the “right” kind of Orthodox women can go to the holy site.
Loren Minsky speaks to David Amichai, 40, PR and Marketing Manager of Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem.
By LOREN MINSKY/ ITRAVELJERUSALEM.COM