Deri deal clears path for budget
Deputy Minister calls to abolish Ethics Committee
US official: Israel's Dermer not only ambassador in DC pushing policy against administration
Netanyahu: I'm waiting for world to condemn terror against Jews
Grapevine: A grim reminder
Jews and Arabs making music together
Putting on a show
The Yes Men are still fixing the world
Ashdod's preseason soccer match in Bulgaria turns ugly
Israeli swimmer Toumarkin shows promising form in Kazan
WATCH: Violent Bulgarian fans chase Israeli soccer team off the field
Israelis grab 61 medals at Special Olympics in LA
Gaza soccer team to host West Bank for first time in 15 years
South African BDS activists set sites on US pop superstar Pharrell
Christian French tourist beaten on Temple Mount for raising Israeli flag
Palestinian 'special committees' to defend villages against 'settler gangs'
Fatah official: Netanyahu is founding father of Jewish underground terrorists in W. Bank
Satmar hasidic school bans mothers from owning cellphones
Chabad rabbi becomes first bearded officer in US Air Force
Hundreds attend Limmud South Africa conference in Johannesburg
Wiesenthal Center calls on Germany to condemn 'Jew baiting' at Maccabi games
Study names three 'most Jewish' cities in America
White House accusing Iran deal critics of warmongering 'outrageous,' Netanyahu says
Steinitz fires back at US energy minister: If I were American, I would oppose the Iran deal
German banks to open Iranian branches, official says
Moniz to Israeli reporters: Iran deal does not change ‘one iota’ who America’s friends are
Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: 'US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now'
Nusra Front abducts US-backed rebel leader, blunts efforts against ISIS
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Canadian-Israeli anti-ISIS fighter: If we don't fight them there, they'll come here
Saudi king blamed Mossad for 9/11
'Beat up an Arab' game appears on Iranian website
Litzman: State will subsidize supplementary health insurance for poor
TAU research offers new hope for breakthrough in melanoma care
Hebron teen saved by Rambam’s ECMO machine after suffering crush injury
Proportion of contract workers in Israel similar to other developed countries, study shows
Environmental officials: Beach building proposal could endanger coast
Park and Ride lots approved to accompany Tel Aviv area light rail construction
Haifa to expand air quality monitoring program
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Tech talk: Haredim join the hi-tech world
Global hi-tech firm opens new office in Jerusalem with haredi staff
Mark Zuckerberg: Virtual reality is Facebook's next frontier
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
Your taxes: Budget proposals target olim
Air France wipes Israel off of the map...literally
IN PHOTOS: The colors of the Holocaust
Mazel Tov! Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting first child
Just a thought: On the emergence of Judaism
Parshat Va’Et’Hanan:Righteous living is the remedy
Hypocrisy and the ‘C’ word
Fundamentally Freund: Praying towards the wrong home plate
Center field: The Gaza ‘Withdrawalaversary’ - Peacemakers, peace saboteurs, peace smashers
August 5: Writing on the wall
IN MY OWN WRITE: What’s deemed obscene
Take two tablets!~
Lincoln and the Jews
Portrait of an assassin's wife
The light makes his life
An American-Jewish idiom
The story of the Sabena pilot hijacked en route to Israel
‘We were the only ones left alive’
The Tower of David– Full speed ahead
This Week in Jerusalem
Get on the shabus
Remembering three lone soldiers
No worst, there is none
Walking the line:the Animix festival
Wandering through fascinating Florentin
Who Cares? Israel does
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: אֶל אַרְצִי
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The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Art is for everyone, everywhere
From the front Ro: Aliyah- when winning means accepting you have lost
Hot July, oil on fire
Jihadists in America: The Media's Narrative
Danny ‘Boy’ Barenboim strikes again: music is “social engineering”
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
New Hadid Single Dedicated in Ben Shemen Forest
Eucalyptus Park in Beit Shean Inaugurated
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
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08.05.2015 | 20 Av, 5775
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.
By SAM SOKOL
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.
Internally displaced refugees in Kiev have fewer options available – and many are turning to Israel.
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
Voici le poignant récit de l’arrestation du Grand Rabbin de Strasbourg et de son épouse par la Gestapo
By ROBERT SPIRA
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
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rabbi Gilad Kariv is party’s only candidate with kippa.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
"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.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
"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
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
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?
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
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.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
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
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.