Rivlin refuses meeting in Israel with former US president Jimmy Carter
Coalition partners air out anger to Netanyahu as deadline to form new government nears
Study finds 28% decided how to vote just ahead of election
High Court to state: Own up to how many Haredim are joining IDF
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
First aid services being prepared for Remembrance Day ceremonies
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Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat lauds haredi startups
This Week on TV: 'Mad Men,' 'Bloodline' and more
Movie Review: 'Self Made'
Revered TV hosts Stewart and Letterman start saying their goodbyes
Dance review: Vertigo
UEFA boss Platini comes out in support of Israel over Palestinians
Jockeying for playoff positions continues across BSL
Maccabi swept out of Euroleague playoffs
Shatilov finishes fifth in Euro high bar final
Palestinian teen torched to death by nationalist Jews to be honored at Memorial Day ceremony
Mourners bid tearful goodbye to beloved rabbi Lichtenstein
'I sought to kill Jews,' said terrorist who rammed car into Israelis at Jerusalem bus stop
Country bows its head to honor 23,320 fallen
They called him the ‘national smiley’
IAF: Hermes 900 drone ‘disrupts any enemy’
Security tensions affect workplace relations, study finds
French, Danish Jews killed in terror attacks to be honored in special Memorial Day ceremony
Auschwitz bookkeeper - and one of last remaining Nazis - set to stand trial in Germany
Claims Conference denies Germany is demanding money back
Polish Jewish leaders weigh in on FBI Holocaust spat
Pope meets European chief rabbis to discuss rising anti-Semitism
African migrants deported from Israel among Christians killed in latest ISIS video
Ex-President Morsi beats death penalty, sentenced by Egypt court to 20 years in prison
Daughter of American-Islamic relations leader flees family to join Islamic State
Houthis carry out suicide operations on Saudi border, Saudis to target pro-rebel tribes
Egypt's ousted president Morsi, awaits trial, faces death penalty
Islamic State – it’s time for the international community to act
With love from the other side
Borderline views: A picture frozen in time
Letters to the editor: Height of hypocrisy
Listening for Tamar’s scream
The Begin phenomenon
Hot off the Arab press
New flavors for Yom Ha’atzmaut favorites
After divorce: Things to consider to succeed in a second marriage
GRAPEVINE: HU High School’s high achievers
Civics 101 for Israel
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Independent thinking
The book of Esther
Grapevine: Role models for women
Theater: War of words
Egypt’s fight against terror
Saving Democracy from Itself
The sorry state of Yemen
The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
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Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Following the green line
Jerusalemites of note
Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
After second incident of ISIS murdering Christians in Libya, foreign minister 'appalled'
Millions expected to view Turin Shroud in rare display
Muslims throw 12 Christians overboard on migrant boat heading to Italy
Life of a Pope in Retirement: Benedict turns 88
Michelle Bachmann: Obama's poor relationship with Israel will bring the return of Jesus
Sar-el Volunteers Tour the Negev Desert with KKL-JNF
Green Leadership Conference in Hamalachim-Shahariya Forest
Scenic Lookout in Memory of Lt-Gen. Amnon Lipkin Shahak
Following in the Footsteps of Meir Har-Zion
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
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
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
The Burstein Brothers: 3 Oleh Siblings in the IDF
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv
04.21.2015 | 2 Iyar, 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
Taking the time to review your investment ‘sins’ of the past year and atone for them is a surefire way to get yourself back on the path to financial stability.
By AARON KATSMAN
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
Gil Steinlauf, senior rabbi at Adas Israel congregation in DC, makes public announcement following High Holy Days.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
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
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
Jerusalem to fill chief rabbi positions after over a decade of vacancy.
"Meeting [between Yitzhak Yosef and Shlomo Amar] has no political significance," says analyst.
The recently opened Biblical Museum of Natural History represents years of work by a controversial thinker known popularly as the “Zoo Rabbi.”
Chief Rabbi David Lau recuses himself from any involvement in electoral procedures as brother enters race as well.
The ministry is currently controlled by Bayit Yehudi and run by Deputy Minister Eli Ben-Dahan.
Among those sentenced were Rabbi Meir Rosenthal, who served as former chief rabbi Yona Metzger’s chief of staff.
Elections are scheduled for October 21, although several petitions have been filed by haredi political parties against the process since the date was announced last month.
Arrest ends two year saga that saw rabbi and international fugitive Eliezer Berland, 77, hop across continents in attempt to avoid capture, extradition to Israel.
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
Rav Yehuda considers the annual return of the rains as significant as the giving of the Torah.
By JULIA WATTS BELSER
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.
In collective memory, he is remembered for his willingness to confront the Almighty and charge God with mistreatment of the Jewish people.
By LEVI COOPER
‘So that your generations will know that I caused the children of Israel to dwell in booths when I took them from the land of Egypt’ (Leviticus 23:43).
Rosh Hashana always portends new beginnings and fresh opportunities: “This day the world was born,” or at least the world beckons with possibilities of rebirth and renewal.
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
The Belzer Rebbe taught that a Jew in a foreign land will remain faithful until he begins to feel at home.
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.
Though she is not addressed by the title, Pelech’s Hana Godinger (Dreyfuss) is the first woman to be appointed ‘rabbi’ of a state-religious school.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The graduate of both an Ashkenazi haredi yeshiva and the Zionist Mercaz Harav Yeshiva, Rabbi Menahem is best known as a performer of Sephardi liturgical songs and for his interfaith work with Muslims
In this week’s Torah portion, we read about the last moments in the great drama of the Book of Genesis.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
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
There is grave concern that instead of the necessary attributes for those fit to serve as Jerusalem’s chief rabbis, the selection will instead be based upon political deals and ulterior motives.
By URI REGEV
Australian Jewry is the ninth largest Jewish community in the world, about 130,000 people.
By RAYMOND APPLE
The ultra-Orthodox Jewish community must confront the reality that its own leaders challenged basic assumptions still ruling and guiding the haredi world.
By ELI KAVON
When God takes from us, comfort can only be found in believing the loss was for a higher purpose. This is the story of what happens when one man comes face to face with that purpose.
By STEWART WEISS