Two IDF soldiers hurt in West Bank vehicular-ramming attack
Abbas once again rails against Israel after diplomatic meeting
11-year-old Palestinian boy says he stabbed light rail guard ‘to die a martyr’
Militant snacks on snake in new Fatah promotional video
Analysis: The gap between the gov't and military on Palestinian issue has never been bigger
Israel to establish formal presence in Abu Dhabi
Greek PM stresses importance of global cooperation in fighting violence, extremism
Analysis: Israel can't get rid of its 'bad boy' MKs
Ya'alon: We must let West Bank Arabs live as normal lives as possible
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
Winner of Holocaust survivors' beauty contest: The Jew will never disappear from the world
8-year-old 'Indiana Jones' makes First Temple era archaeological find in Beit Shemesh
White will light up Ashdod
Hapoel Beersheba looks to stop the bleeding
Maccabi TA in Spain playing for Euroleague life
Group stage an eye-opening experience for Maccabi
Spotlight: Israel’s hoops lifer Henig reflects on 30 years of NBA connections
Beduin man arrested under suspicion of aiding Palestinian terrorist in Kiryat Gat stabbings
IDF chief visited Brussels to establish unprecedented security ties
WATCH: Orthodox Jew subdues belligerent assailant outside Melbourne synagogue
'Terror will not deter us,’ says Ezra Schwartz’s Rosh Yeshiva
New Argentinian pres. says ties with Israel will improve, appoints rabbi to cabinet
On the social media battlefield, Israel is not necessarily losing, says NGO
Diaspora Jews raise money to attend terrorism orphan’s wedding
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Putin: Turkish downing of Russian plane 'a betrayal by a friend'
Coptic Pope Tawadros’s Jerusalem visit ‘will create huge firestorm in Egypt’
'Israel won't down a Russian warplane if it enters its air space'
Woman accused of unlicensed cosmetic injections
Lab-grown human liver cells can advance treatment
Majority of Israelis lack faith in the public health system
Cancer is No. 1 cause of death in Israel
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Your Taxes: Portfolio adjustments for year-end
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
This week in 60 seconds: Who woke up the Russian bear?
Just Tora: Our personal stories, and layers
My word: Checks and balancing acts
Into the Fray: Immoral!
The eternal struggle and how it will end
Yael's Corner: The Western World’s War for Survival
Middle Israel: Israeli thoughts on Thanksgiving
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Food: Hanukka samosas
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Orthodoxy, Truth, and Half-Belief
A trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow
This Week in Israeli History: Operation Moses, Raful Eitan and the Patria Disaster
Fiesta Shalom – Shortening the Distance Between People
Jonathan Jay Pollard -- A Greek Tragedy
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.27.2015 | 15 Kislev, 5776
Four Israelis have been murdered in the last seven days, and at least three terrorist attacks were carried out by Palestinians on Wednesday alone.
By JEREMY SHARON
Harshest punishment handed down in New York case so far was 48 months in prison.
By SAM SOKOL
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.
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.
Voici le poignant récit de l’arrestation du Grand Rabbin de Strasbourg et de son épouse par la Gestapo
By ROBERT SPIRA
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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
In response to Jewish extremism, rabbis raise money to rebuild torched Tabgha church
By GIL ZOHAR
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.
"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).
The Belzer Rebbe taught that a Jew in a foreign land will remain faithful until he begins to feel at home.
By LEVI COOPER
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.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
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
The author says that religion is first a spiritual awakening that is respected through traditional observance.
Sfirat Haomer comes and creates continuity between initial freedom and complete freedom.
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