Netanyahu: Israel, US discussing new security aid package unrelated to Iran deal
Time for tennis? Life is boring for Liberman in the opposition
Edelstein 'going crazy' over Knesset's inactivity
Shaked pushes bill to stiffen penalties against rock throwing
One Republic: Living the 'Good Life' in Tel Aviv
Leaving Tel Aviv behind
Crowd-funding his way to culinary cinema
Comedy: Talking to Todd
FIFA ban would be a 'tsunami' for Israeli soccer, former top official says
Campaign’s last weekend brings very little drama
Rishon to face J’lem in semis, Haifa levels series with Eilat
Sela outplayed by Tsonga at French Open
If Catholic Ireland said yes – could Israel ever do the same?
In pictures: Rape culture protested in Jerusalem's fourth-annual 'SlutWalk'
IDF to lift seizure order on yeshiva in Yitzhar settlement
Palestinians drop bid to suspend Israel from FIFA
Palestinians pan withdrawal of motion to suspend Israel from FIFA
Snakey move: Security forces find viper placed at scene of West Bank riot
Netanyahu: Moves like Palestinian 'provocation' at FIFA distance peace
Israel's Eini at FIFA: 'We can make soccer a bridge for peace'
Swiss police probe FIFA bomb threat; pro-Palestinian protesters ousted from soccer congress
Rapper Ice Cube scuffles with rabbi outside casino, hit with $2ml lawsuit
Prince William to address London Jewish fundraiser
Accused war criminal dies as Russia and Canada argue his fate
Belz Hassidim ban women from driving in UK
'The Godfather' drops out of play due to writer's Nazi sympathies
UN report finds continued non-compliance by Iran in nuclear probe
Agreement on punitive Iran sanctions remains elusive
Report: ISIS-linked terrorists in Sinai threaten to strike Eilat port
Chief of elite Tajik police unit defects to Islamic State, vows jihad against enemies
Over 470 bodies exhumed from mass grave in Tikrit believed to be the work of ISIS
Tuesday's rocket attack in South induced Ashdod woman to give birth
Whooping cough vaccine to be offered to Jerusalem infants in June due to a number of cases
World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday
Rambam Medical Center's AID seminar aims to save lives in Africa, create goodwill abroad
Environmentalists claim victory as sand mining to stop at Samar
Netanyahu on natural gas: We will not repeat mistakes of other countries
Kahlon recuses himself from gas sector
Experts call for urgent construction of wastewater treatment facilities in West Bank
From a school in Ashdod to Israel's leading high-tech company
Tech Talk: Israel is a Kickstarter superpower
Most influential Jewish innovators, entrepreneurs
Jimmy Wales wants Wikipedia to change the world, again
‘Brand psychology is effective for business and politics alike’
Israel gains ground in competitiveness ranking
Into the Fray: The depraved indifference of ‘two-statism’
My Word: Talking back to talking heads
Rabbi Riskin – until 120
As I See it: Israel’s Foreign Ministry moves to be right
Universities should be unsafe for political correctness
Books: Irascible Rothko
Satellites that tango
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Time for change
Aliya Veterans: Practical work first, big dreams second
Books: Tribal Lands — The Twelve Tribes of Israel in Their Ancestral Territories
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Books: Turning the income page
Grapevine: A long and active night
Don’t pass them by
Hi-tech, gastronomy and travel
Theater: Hello, Dolly, I’m ‘back where I belong’
Grapevine: Intermingled history
From ‘Backyard’ to front lawn
Pompeii in the Galilee
Netanyahu goes for gold in shoot-off with Obama
Netanyahu's target wasn’t Israeli Arabs, but foreign-funded NGOs
The Reshaping of the Middle East
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יִשְׂרָאֵל הַיָפָה בְּיָרוֹק
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תַחֲרוּת לְפִיתוּחַ אַפְּלִיקַצְיוֹת בּיְרוּשָלַיִם
Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
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Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
The pope pines for pizza, peace of mind and the soccer pitch
Thousands of Christians flock to Jerusalem for Pentecost
Christians in the Middle East rank high on Peoples Under Threat list
Christian Zionist in Israel filming anti-BDS movie
Debate simmers over whether pope called Abbas an ‘angel of peace’
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
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Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
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JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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05.30.2015 | 12 Sivan, 5775
Brig.-Gen. Rafi Peretz says: "Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Koran even once"; Representatives in his office say, "His words were taken out of context and do not reflect his stance on the matter."
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
When you want someone to take a specific action, the goal of copy-writing and marketing essentially is to get them to visualize being in a certain state.
By ISSAMAR GINZBERG
Ice Cube also allegedly unleashed a string of anti-Semitic epithets at the rabbi for wearing a yarmulke.
Rabbi Barry Freundel, 63, pleaded guilty in February to 52 misdemeanor counts of voyeurism.
Police began investigating Freundel, who headed the synagogue for 25 years, when a woman found a camera in a clock radio in the bathing area and turned it over to officers.
Internally displaced refugees in Kiev have fewer options available – and many are turning to Israel.
By SAM SOKOL
Several senior officials quit amid decades-long suspicions of child sexual abuse.
Rabbi Barry Freundel was accused of installing video cameras to spy on women in the bathing area of his Orthodox synagogue.
Rabbi Yosef Feldman will no longer hold any administrative role at the Sydney Yeshiva Centre but will continue teaching there.
Brussels-based cleric has no authority to speak in name of country’s Jewry, chief rabbi says.
Group that represents Orthodox communities across Europe says body for the purposes of religious discourse on extremism must be established.
We were on a first-name basis without even knowing each other’s name.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
Yosef Mendelevitch returns to city where he was captured years prior after protesting Soviet refusal to permit Jewish emigration to Israel.
Some 5,200 of the hassidic sect’s rabbis from more than 80 countries gathered in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, over the weekend for the 31st annual event.
Motives still unknown behind knife attack that wounded rabbi in Antwerp; police have detained one suspect, according to local media reports.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Motives yet unknown behind attack in Belgian city, according to local news reports.
Demographer Sergio DellaPergola says assimilation is no longer about shedding one’s identity.
RCA’s move to appoint mixed gender conversion commission came as the orthodox community is taking flak for abuses of aspiring converts by DC Rabbi Barry Freundel.
IFCJ head says aliya initiative, list of conditions for continued support of agency aren’t egotistically motivated.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Voici le poignant récit de l’arrestation du Grand Rabbin de Strasbourg et de son épouse par la Gestapo
By ROBERT SPIRA
Face aux violences de ces dernières semaines, une véritable guerre d’opinions s’est déclenchée entre rabbins orthodoxes et sionistes-religieux autour de la question du mont du Temple
By JEREMY SHARON
Even though Jerusalem now has an Ashkenazi chief rabbi and a Sephardi chief rabbi, tradition dies hard.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
What does a rabbi do when he leaves the pulpit and America after 20-plus years?
By PHILIP GOLD
Rabbi Rimon, a prolific author of many halachic works, is the founder and chairman of the Halacha Education Center, located in Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
Rabbi Gilad Kariv is party’s only candidate with kippa.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
Judge: Aaron Ramati may not instruct female students for 70 days, pending imminent indictment.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
“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.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Last year, it was agreed to postpone non-Orthodox participation in event until 2015.
Faction steps back from responsibility for religion and state issues.
Pinto, a well-known rabbi both in Israel and the US, is a descendant of two Sephardi rabbinical dynasties, Pinto and Abuhatzeira.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Bonfires were lit throughout Israel in commemoration of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a disciple of Rabbi Akiva who wrote the Zohar.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Court rejects any submission of evidence by police commander Ephraim Bracha.
Rabbi Arye Stern hosts festive dinner with Supreme Court justices, professors, authors, Israel prize laureates, and other distinguished figures.
A tribute to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Drama before his hearing occurred when he was ruched to the hospital complaining of chest pains.
Chosen rabbi has decades of experience as a group facilitator and as a Jewish educator.
Israel Prize laureate and founder and director of the Migdal Ohr network of educational institutes, issued a call for greater unity among the Jewish people this Passover.
Over 100 people were injured during the overcrowded funeral procession for revered Rabbi Shmuel Halevi Wosner.
By BEN HARTMAN,JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Considered one of the most revered rabbinical sages of his time, Wosner passed away late Friday at the age of 101.
Seizure of the yeshiva evokes outrage in Yitzhar and among settler leaders.
Shlomo Riskin of Efrat says Obama disrespectful to Netanyahu, Israel, 'future of world.'
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JEREMY SHARON
There are still no disciplinary measures the ministry can take against a rabbi not fulfilling his duties or who violates ministry regulations and guidelines.
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, one of the most influential experts on Jewish law in Israel, advises parents of molested boy to report to police without prior recourse to a rabbi.
Accroding to a religious services group, during the last 10 years more than 200 women have been required to perform ceremony in order to enable them to remarry after losing a husband.
Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef is heard in the recording speaking about a severe difference of opinion he has on the requirements for Jewish conversion with the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem.
Stav responds to criticism directed at Tzohar and the 2013 law it supported that abolished marriage registration districts and allows couples to register for marriage in anywhere around the country.
Witnesses say professor from Ofra who ascends the Temple Mount monthly, was approached by a Muslim man associated with Marabtat, which encourages Arab convergence to disrupt Jewish visitors.
In exchange for Pinto’s testimony, the state would only seek a 12-month prison term, prompting the Movement for Quality Government to petition the High Court against the agreement.
Ruling could re-open the wounds of the conversion crisis in 2008.
Rabbi David Saperstein appointed as US ambassador for international religious freedom.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The chief rabbinate in conjunction with the Ministry of Religious Services oversees some 10,000 exams every year for men seeking to gain ordination as a rabbi.
Movement for Quality Gov’t wants more than 12-month sentence.
The 21-year-old capped an excellent championships for himself and the Israeli team after also finishing the 100m backstroke in 11th place.
By ALLON SINAI
Clause on jail time never discussed in Knesset panel.
Rabbi David Yosef makes remarks in light of the heightened security threat experienced in Jerusalem and other parts of Israel.
Grunis: It’s illegal and harms the values of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state
Propaganda against selling of land for sabbatical year leniency due to interests of kashrut-licensing businesses, says Yosef’s grandson.
Yosef said on Friday at the funeral of terror victim Shalom Aharon Badani that such rabbis were “fourth rate.”
Yosef was speaking at the funeral of Shalom Aharon Ba’adani, who died of injuries sustained in the terror attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
MK Yoel Razvozov of Yesh Atid condemned the chief rabbis’ comments and said they would need to adhere to the rulings of the government.
Stern’s bill would allow chief municipal rabbis to established their own conversion courts in conjunction with another two rabbinical judges.
Natan Ophir attempts to address the perplexing questions that surround the life of the controversial hippy rabbi.
By MORDECHAI BECK
Andrew Friedman tracks a groundbreaking female spiritual leader.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Our goal is to eradicate evil in order to bring holiness into the world.
By SHERRI MANDEL
We can and should seek to minimize hostility in our lives.
By SHELDON LEWIS
In his collection of scholarly, yet accessible, essays on modern halachic issues, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin suggests innovative solutions but clings religiously to the traditional framework.
By SHLOMO BRODY
From our readers.
Celebrating 40 years, a Netanya synagogue offers social activities, Torah classes, a charity program – and, of course, prayer services.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Earlier this week, an Egyptian court permanently banned a Jewish celebration that has taken place since the 1979 peace deal with Israel.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"Being part of the Jewish people means that as long as there are Jews who still identify as such, I will never truly die."
By AHARON E. WEXLER
“And from the community of the Children of Israel, he shall take two he-goats as a sin offering, and one ram as a burnt offering” (Vayikra/Leviticus 16:5).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
The Belzer Rebbe taught that a Jew in a foreign land will remain faithful until he begins to feel at home.
By LEVI COOPER
At the apex you transcend all, but you fit nowhere. You command everything, but you have nothing.
When you are not naturally inclined to the spiritual, you need to work that much harder to withstand temptation.
The writer explores the idea of being able to grasp the holiness of the Land of Israel without being there.
“Jacob called for his sons and said, ‘Gather and I will tell you what will happen to you at the end of days. Gather and listen, sons of Jacob, and listen to Israel, your father.’” Genesis 49: 1-2.
At the 24th World Conference on Jewish Law, President Rivlin made it clear that corruption is pervasive, and that it doesn’t apply to any specific sector of society.
Behind the scenes with ‘Ask the Rabbi’ columnist Shlomo Brody.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Why does this story – replete with sex, intrigue and moral outrage against the wrong party – find its place in the midst of the Joseph story?
It is an honor to honor an honorable person - do you agree?
The Talmud greatly praises those who are unjustly insulted or reproached but remain silent and suppress the temptation for revenge.
The breadth of his philanthropy and the diversity of those he helps are astounding.
By JOSH NASS
The author says that religion is first a spiritual awakening that is respected through traditional observance.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
Sfirat Haomer comes and creates continuity between initial freedom and complete freedom.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
It is high time that our media understands that our society exists, reinvigorates itself and withstands world pressure only due to people like the recently-passed Rabbi Lichtenstein and Dr. Rosenne.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
In this week’s Torah portion, we read about the last moments in the great drama of the Book of Genesis.
The findings of the NGO Latet are either the result of naiveté or an effort at self-aggrandizement.
The story of the sale of Joseph begins this week and continues over the next few weeks.
Life will always be challenging, will always demand great effort.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
We need to adopt the “The Torah’s Doctrine for Peace and Security,” and write chapter 329 of the Shulchan Aruch into the defense policy of the country.
By RABBI JOSEPH GERLITZKY
In Israel peace may seem a long way off and tensions run high, but this is precisely why
dialogue is so urgent.
By GIDEON D. SYLVESTER
There are some places and situations where males, including rabbis, should never be present. One of them is a women’s mikveh. Period.
By JENNIE ROSENFELD
It is horrifying to understand the added dimension of the violation of the sacrosanct by the use of electronic voyeurism in a case of filming women preparing for the ritual bath.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR