Three Border Policemen injured in car-ramming attack near Ma'aleh Adumim
17-year-old Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing attempt in Hebron
Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
Lapid extends term as Yesh Atid head
Chief Rabbi, UTJ livid over Supreme Court ruling on non-Orthodox use of mikvas
Liberman: 'Netanyahu deserves Nobel Prize in political charlatanism'
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
Jerusalemites torn over Herzog's proposal to give up Arab neighborhoods
'Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements imperil two-state solution'
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
Poland to punish those who use the phrase "Polish death camp"
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli
Major escalation in Syria ahead of planned cease-fire
Saudi Arabia to send planes to Turkey for Islamic State fight
Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria
World leaders focus on Syria at annual Munich Security Conference
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
KNOW COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
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 Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
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
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.13.2016 | 4 Adar I, 5776
More than 40 prominent rabbis issued a declaration on Friday condemning hatred in general and giving their backing to the work of the Shin Bet and other security services.
By JEREMY SHARON
Four Israelis have been murdered in the last seven days, and at least three terrorist attacks were carried out by Palestinians on Wednesday alone.
Lila Kagedan, who received her ordination from New York’s Yeshivat Maharat in June, was the first to take on the moniker usually reserved for her male counterparts.
By SAM SOKOL
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.
Mohel given lifetime ban by religious court due to 2014 incident.
Berland’s travels took him to the Netherlands, Miami, Zurich, Morocco, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, all the while accompanied by the same small coterie.
Harshest punishment handed down in New York case so far was 48 months in prison.
Yosef Mendelevitch, faced with constant anti-Semitism and anti-Israel propaganda at work and on the street, became obsessed with learning about Israel.
By ASHER WEILL
Dozens of rabbis, yeshiva deans, and leaders from the haredi community travelled to Radun and prayed first at the building which formerly housed the yeshiva of the Hafetz Haim, and then by his grave.
The letter addresses the need to prevent and eradicate the epidemic of child abuse adversely affecting the Jewish community.
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
An international warrant had been issued for arrest of Rabbi Eliezer Berland, on the run since fleeing Israel in 2012.
The Dutch supreme court has ruled in favor of the extradition to Israel of Eliezer Berland.
Ambiguities in wording of resolution have elicited both support and adamant opposition from both the more liberal and conservative sides of the religious divide.
Only about a quarter of the city's Jewish community remains after more than 10 thousand left their homes in 2013.
Ice Cube also allegedly unleashed a string of anti-Semitic epithets at the rabbi for wearing a yarmulke.
Former UK chief rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speaks about Israel-Diaspora relations,
challenges to Israel’s liberal democracy, the prime minister’s election day comments.
Claims denounced by academic scholars.
“Reports have been written by jurists about similar incidents which the Shin Bet has created, so why shouldn’t I think this for what’s happened here. Someone has an interest here," says Eliyahu.
Rabbi Eliyahu Amar, the son of Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar, was appointed as a rabbinical judge in the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court for Property Claims of the Jerusalem Religious Council.
The conference at the Ganei Yerushalayim hotel will be attended by Chief Rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef, among others.
“No other station has permission to broadcast the lesson without my approval,” says Yitzhak Yosef.
"A girl who enlists to the IDF...is contributing to the destruction of the state," says rabbi.
A spokesman for Judea and Samaria police said that Rabbis for Human Rights head Arik Ascherman had gone to the olive grove along with other left wing activists to help the Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Severe questions have been raised about the integrity and reliability of the kashrut supervision provided by the Jerusalem rabbinate in recent months.
As halachic prenuptial agreements pick up speed in Israel – and Tzohar publishes its own version – many disagreements remain among activists.
By AMY SPIRO
“It’s not natural, it’s not normal and the Torah called this thing an abomination," Amar says of homosexuality.
Such rejections are being viewed in some quarters as a rejection of the legitimacy of Orthodox Jewish institutions in the US.
Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef appoints three new temporary appointments to Supreme Rabbinical Court likely to stave off need to make permanent appointments.
If a person chooses the right path, as far as he is concerned he wants to do good things. Therefore, it is as though he did them.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
There are currently three people who have been put on administrative detention, Meir Ettinger, Evyatar Slonim and Mordechai Meir.
A letter in support was signed by three rabbis from the Sanhedrin organization, including the head of the group’s rabbinical court, Rabbi Yisrael Ariel.
According to Grossman, a coterie of heavily armed police officers entered his home when he was not present, questioned his wife, and dragged her to their patrol car.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The rabbi is also charged with interfering with a criminal investigation against him, coercing testimony sexual harassment and fraud.
Shas MK Yoav Ben-Tzur's proposal would give the Chief Rabbinate an unprecedented say in legislation related to religion and state.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Rabbi Ezra Scheinberg is the rabbi from northern Israel accused of rape and other sexual offenses.
State Comptroller’s Office rep says some of the so-called kabbalists have accumulated wealth of hundreds of millions of shekels but for some reason had not been taxed until now.
A well known rabbi from the city of Safed suspected of sexual assault was arrested at Ben Gurion airport last night after trying to leave the country.
Judge: Aaron Ramati may not instruct female students for 70 days, pending imminent indictment.
The Sadigora Rebbe called on Israelis to observe Shabbat and stop desecration of the sabbath.
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews' list.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
“Israel is both a Jewish and democratic state, and these expressions do not contradict each other but combine together,” says chief rabbi.
A founding father of the settlement movement was laid to rest in Hebron.
Last year, it was agreed to postpone non-Orthodox participation in event until 2015.
Spiritual amnesia on the path of spiritual renewal.
By DAVID EVAN MARKUS
The Ten Commandments contain two parts that are ultimately one.
By FRANCIS NATAF
The death of a string of luminaries in recent years has left the Orthodox world without any clear successors.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’s ‘Not in God’s Name’ tackles head on the phenomenon of religious violence.
By BETH KISSILEFF
Superstitions, unexplained phenomena, eerie energies – sometimes the desire to be scared is as much fun as it is freaky.
By PAUL SÁNCHEZ KEIGHLEY
The need for mass conversion.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
An illuminating look at the far-flung worlds of Chabad ‘shluhim.’
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Rabbi Sholom Gold tells the story of his very active, communally involved life as he swam in the historically exciting waters in which he lived.
By ARI Z. ZIVOTOFSKY
Rabbi Avi Weiss tells the story of the struggle for Soviet Jewry from an insider’s perspective.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In response to Jewish extremism, rabbis raise money to rebuild torched Tabgha church
By GIL ZOHAR
By looking a little more deeply and with a dose of creative contemplation, there is much to be learned from even the most technical and seemingly outdated passages of our Torah.
By RABBI TZVI HIRSH WEINREB
Let’s avoid the path of “trial and error” and instead take advantage of the opportunity to emulate David’s inward spiritual journey.
Chaim Fachler, 65
From Letchworth, ENGLAND
to Netanya, 1977
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Rabbi David Twersky, known as the Skverer Rebbe of New Square, arrived in Israel from Monsey, New York, for his first visit to Israel in 21 years.
Divine vengeance should not be confused with the rash, impulsive nature of human wrath which can be rooted in raw emotions, not rational judgment.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
‘Customs are not set in stone, and like the bonfires of yore, time will tell which practices
By CHANA HENKIN
A new biography of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein makes compelling reading.
By STEVE LINDE
How a new organization is helping English-speaking olim with their daily hardships.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
The Zomet Institute develops technology that aims to limit Sabbath desecration and create better lives for people with disabilities.
By SHANI SHAHMOON
A nation that does not know its own history is doomed to fall into oblivion.
"Behold, it is a nation that shall dwell in solitude, and among the nations shall not be reckoned" (Numbers 23:9).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
A round-up of news from around the Jerusalem.
The attempt to capriciously deploy a retirement law, for ideological reasons, against Rabbi Riskin is an outrage.
There’s something about the phrase 'rich rabbi' that doesn’t sit right.
By JUDY MONTAGU
Sadly, the direction of some in the rabbinate today is to identify sin as the cause of Jewish suffering.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
We must rid ourselves of unwarranted hatred and jealousy and cherish a Judaism that fosters brotherhood first and foremost.
By SHALOM HAMMER
I expect my rabbis to continue to act in order to strengthen the ties with the Jewish people in the Diaspora and to ignore the alarms of the vintage rabbis.
By TEHILA FRIEDMAN
The Torah describes it thus: “Now Joseph’s brothers saw that their father had died, and they said, ‘Perhaps Joseph will hate us and return to us all the evil that we did to him.’
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.
This week, for the first time in my life I encountered a form of censorship in the most unlikely of all places: when I spoke to the Jewish Society at King’s College, London.
The most effective stick for beating Israel over the head is often a Jewish stick.
By HANK SHEINKOPF AND GEORGE BIRNBAUM,RONN TOROSSIAN
Readers respond to the latest Jerusalem Post articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
For Hanna, this was a liberating moment that put an end to a period of suffering and uncertainty. Her husband was in a coma, and according to the doctors, were he to wake up and return to function as a husband it would be considered a “rare medical miracle.”
By BATYA KAHANA-DROR
How exciting to discover that after more than 3,000 years, after Am Yisrael went through such a long exile, returned to its land and settled in it, we can touch that same altar that was built then?
This past month as much of our attention was focused on watching the developing Iran deal, the situation in Israel has taken a deeply troubling turn.
By AARON PANKEN
How do we know who is walking whom?
As I recited kaddish for my father I wanted to also say it in the memory of the nine Emanuel martyrs.
By AVI WEISS
The interplay between a religious leader’s personal life and his public responsibilities is in no way simple.
The rabbi is often turned into an entertainer rather than an enlightener, seeing his role as one who must cheer his audience far more than challenge them.
By STEWART WEISS
My father was one of three Orthodox rabbis of the time who openly supported Jacobs as a colleague and a teacher, bringing much of the communal strife into the family home.
By DAVID NEWMAN
When I read the recent article in The New York Times detailing the accusations against Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt of the Riverdale Jewish Center, I was deeply saddened.
By DEBORAH ROSENBLOOM
By unleashing his clerics on one of Modern Orthodoxy’s icons, Arye Deri has picked a fight he cannot win, and the Chief Rabbinate might not endure.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
"I wish we could return to the freer and easier 1970s and 1980s, when mentors could comfort with a friendly touch as well as soothing words. But the cost of discomfort is too great."
By GIL TROY
Despite its impact, the "Shulchan Aruch" remains largely unknown to most contemporary Jews.
By MICHAEL FREUND
The breadth of his philanthropy and the diversity of those he helps are astounding.
By JOSH NASS