05.06.2016 | 28 Nisan, 5776
Shin Bet gleans vast tunnel data from Hamas member
IAF strikes Hamas targets after mortar fire from Gaza
IDF uncovers new Hamas attack tunnel
Write this down: I am an Israeli-Arab
Allegations of ‘cronyism’ in Bayit Yehudi over rabbinical appointment process
Erdan: ‘We have a broad government program to fight boycotts’
Antiquities Authority refutes NGO’s Rockefeller Museum transfer accusations
Grapevine: Coincidence and memory
Anti-Semitism goes unchallenged by some on 'pro-Palestine left', UK editor says
Germany has no plans to change Israel policy, Merkel reassures Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby gears up for spring tour
Jane’s Jerusalem jaunt
Return to rowing gives Israel newcomer Lyat Olympic hopes
Jewish-Argentine takes first ATP title in Turkey
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
Beersheba escapes Bloomfield still in first
The POSTman Knocks Twice: National unity? Holocaust Day thoughts
Bar and the new Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem
Israeliness is the answer
The political algorithms of the Arab-Israeli conflict
Israel denies it detained Turkish right-wing leadership
Report: Saudi Arabia busts ISIS cell on the outskirts of Mecca
Hamas claims to foil plot by Abbas rival Dahlan to stage coup in Gaza Strip
Group slams Europe-Iran economic confab in Zurich
Gulf Shi'ites paying religious tax to Iran are funding terror, Sunni campaign says
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Jordanian security forces capture homing pigeon delivered by ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS child jihadists sing in French - 'Your blood will flow'
Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean
German mayor embroiled in row over anti-Semitic bank account
Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Courage was my only option, Holocaust survivor says
Against orders, some diplomats saved Jews during Holocaust
Israeli Carpool app Via raises $100m
April deficit ticks up, though target still in sight
Manufacturers: Obama aid package will be ‘mortal blow’ to Israeli industry
BGU researchers present guidelines for treating postnatal depression
Expert says three dairy servings daily is 'vital for bones’
Country’s asthma rates ‘relatively low’
Cambridge researchers map all genes that can cause breast cancer
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
Republican Jewish Coalition withholds praise for Trump
Donald Trump disavows anti-Jewish rhetoric from ex-KKK leader David Duke
Poll: Sanders voters more sympathetic to Palestinians than to Israel
Trump proves Jewish supremacy diminishing in GOP, says David Duke
Understanding UK anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day
This week in 60 seconds: Tightrope walking in Jerusalem
Just a Thought: On Holocaust education
Parshat Kedoshim: Respect your elders
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
Spot the Jew: The annual Met Gala
What can you see in this red circle?
Books: Hunting monsters
The journey home
In Jesus’s last footsteps
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Arrivals: Connecting Israel and the world
Books: Drone mom
Books: Disintegration and demise
To your holistic well-being
This week in Jerusalem
Child sexual abuse in a medical context
Old City’s Khalidi Library reopens after nearly a half century
One step at a time
Choosing the right treatment for our youth
Wisdom - via Wisdo
Home is where the tent is
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A WWII vacation that saved two Jewish brothers' lives
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day 2016
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
How Maayan met Gil
Obama Seeking Legacy at the Expense of Israel
The History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah
Hoppe Hoppe Reiter
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.
Jacoob Ben Nistell, aka Yaakav — he used different forms of the name — admitted two weeks ago during an interview that he is not a rabbi.
Rabbi Menachem Hadad tells Israel Radio that Belgium lacks the counterterrorism capabilities of other Western European countries grappling with home-grown jihadism of the kind on display on Tuesday.
European rabbis given self defense course at Berlin conference.
By DANA SOMBERG
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
Rabbi Daniel Beller’s daughter reflects on ‘a truly outstanding human being’
By HADASSAH BELLER COHEN
The British-born Beller is survived by his wife, Arny, six children, and his father.
By STEVE LINDE
Rabbis from the nonprofit Beit Hillel present a document urging greater acceptance of LGBT members within the Orthodox realm.
By CARMIT SAPIR VITZ,JPOST.COM STAFF
"Lithuanian" party pushes for bigger share of UTJ’s MKs.
Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef condemned the ruling as “outrageous,” and said that “pirate conversions” have no state inspection.
Tel Aviv judges conclude wealthy parents are "active figures" in disabled wife’s "captivity."
In November last year, Melamed, during a lecture to IDF officers, said that if there was a contradiction between a military order and Jewish law “Jewish law overrides.”
“This decision may overshadow the good relations with the growing Jewish community,” CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt wrote.
Yosef, the son of the late Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, was indicted in the Tel Aviv District Court in December on two counts of breach of trust.
Thousands of mourners gather for funeral at Har Menuchot cemetery.
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.
The joy of planting for future generations.
By RABBI JASON MILLER
For better or worse, gossip is an eternal feature of human society.
By MICHAEL J. HARRIS
Spiritual amnesia on the path of spiritual renewal.
By DAVID EVAN MARKUS
Israel Prize recipient Eli Sadan’s quiet revolution has had a major impact on our society and its youth.
By ALAN JOTKOWITZ
An evening with Telem Center founder Benayahu Dvir spotlights the plight of haredi girls out on the streets.
By ASAF FINKELSTEIN
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
In response to Jewish extremism, rabbis raise money to rebuild torched Tabgha church
By GIL ZOHAR
King Al Khalifa meets with New York-based rabbi in the royal palace in Manama in order to discuss regional concerns in the Middle East.
The moment waits for you.
By RABBI SUSAN SILVERMAN
This week, in the final words of the last of the prophets, we are taught that Elijah, who doubted his people’s faithfulness, will restore their relationship with God.
By RABBI GIDEON SYLVESTER
Our responses can raise deep ethical questions.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
Is prayer boring? Surprisingly, no. People who look at the words they said yesterday and the day before, and last week, and last year... find new flavor in these ancient words – every day.
Many of us, either because of our inborn pessimism, or because of the difficulties of life which seem to overshadow our blessings, find it difficult to acknowledge the positives of our life.
By RABBI TZVI HIRSH WEINREB
The Torah’s determination to create a law-abiding society is reflected in its repeated warnings of the death penalty.
This is but one explanation of the motivation for what is one of the greatest recorded sins of our people.
Let us remember that we are a strong nation with frightened and vulnerable strangers among us.
By SUSAN SILVERMAN
It’s a time for ensuring that we have healthy relationships in our communities, conduct disagreements with grace, refine relationships with rabbis and ensure that we treat each other with respect.
By GIDEON D. SYLVESTER
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.
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.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Divine vengeance should not be confused with the rash, impulsive nature of human wrath which can be rooted in raw emotions, not rational judgment.
‘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.
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.
The beloved British-born spiritual leader of the Anglo-Israeli Shivtei Yisrael congregation, who died after a battle with cancer on Passover eve at the age of 53, was an exceptional man.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Battling evil is necessary in order to bring the sacred into our lives.
What one must ask is, how would Israel have been treated if it had adopted the policies toward migrants that Europe has? Let’s look at some facts.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
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.
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?
Seeking to secure her delegate lead over Sanders, the Democratic presidential front-runner is stepping up her campaign in New York state ahead of its April 19 primary.