Wave of violence sweeping Israel is 'terrorism,' US says
Netanyahu offered vague terms for West Bank withdrawal, former US peace negotiator says
Ex-justice: Oversight ‘czar’ should also critique attorney general
Report: Former IDF chief of staff Gantz can run for prime minister
Low-calorie bread Catch-22
Out and About : Top 10 Things To Do
Oo la la!
Maccabi Tel Aviv out to avenge recent flops as BSL season tips off
Israel on brink of securing spot in Euro 2016 playoff
Oman cancels Israeli windsurfers' visas
Appreciation: The loss of a renaissance man
Rocket from Gaza lands in southern Israel triggering sirens
Ya'alon urges licensed civilians to carry firearms; Riots reported in Arab towns
Joint List MKs rally in Tel Aviv, Umm al-Fahm
Defense sources fear clip of police shooting suspected terrorist could spark more violence
Abbas working to restore calm in West Bank, Israeli defense sources say
Edelstein: Romania strong ally in fight against anti-Semitism
Jewish MP in Iran decries ‘destruction of mosques in the Muslim World’
Hebrew education – in Harlem
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome
Khamenei bans Iran from negotiations with US
Sources: US enforcement of Iran arms embargo slipped during nuclear talks
US measure for Iran victims to get paid before sanctions waived inspired by Shurat Hadin
Analysis: The best reason for Iran deal? The West will learn where to drop bombs
ISIS vs. al-Qaida: Zawahiri says Baghdadi is not the leader of the Muslim world
'ISIS militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra'
WATCH: Russian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Syria
'Russia can't claim to fight ISIS terror, while supporting Assad's terror'
Two alleged Hezbollah associates face arms, money laundering charges in New York court
Israel, Iran trade barbs at UN nuclear disarmament panel meeting
Saudi Arabia protests Czech translation of Salman Rushdie's 'Satanic Verses'
Report: Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria accidentally land in Iran
How to cope with holiday’s excess calories and winter’s illnesses
Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
Global space community to reach for the stars
Still too soon to determine production potential of Golan Heights oil
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route
Israeli parking app, coming to a university near you
Tech talk: Battle Hacks are back
Facebook pegs Israeli satellite to provide African Internet
Israel to host first international 'Under 30' Forbes Summit
Moody’s keeps Israel rating stable
United Airlines to launch non-stop Tel Aviv-San Francisco route
Israel might be heading for the moon
Grapevine: Mission Accomplished
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits Israel
Grapevine: Labor of love
A faintly Jewish echo
Love, heartbreak, and a brooch – circa 1994
My Word: Succot and the ghosts of intifadas past
Into The Fray: What now?
Looking up to Heaven
Column One: Abbas must be stopped
Parting Shot: Crossing the threshold
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
The good doctor’s advice
Courage, rabbis, courage!
Fresh cooking tips from France
Meandering along the Rhine River, soaking up the rich Jewish heritage
Food does grow on trees
A treasure trove of historical posters
Is your dog Jewish?
Ironic Mother Earth
Neighborhood Watch: Regenerating Safed
Cancer Chronicles: Side effects
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Living in a shoebox
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Bereshit: The Subatomic and Atomic
America wants out and let the chips fall where they may!
Computer Generated Spirituality
The Tower and the Sword
Do Not Fear - Do Laundry!
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
Remembering the Victims of 9/11
600 Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Touring with KKL-JNF
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
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
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
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
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
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
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
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10.10.2015 | 27 Tishri, 5776
"We want peace and our hands will continue to be extended towards peace despite all our suffering at your hands," PA leader says.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Raw material could have been used to make 3 tons of TNT, authorities say.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
A sense of connection to a being larger than oneself was associated with better physical function and fewer, or less severe, symptoms of cancer or treatment, according to patient reports.
Leader of online Christian group says: "According to what the Bible is presenting it does appear that 7 October will be the day that God has spoken of: in which, the world will pass away."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Despite Finance Committee chairman's comments, missionary work and converting to Christianity is not illegal in Israel.
By JEREMY SHARON,LAHAV HARKOV
Gunman opens fire at the historic African-American church in downtown Charleston; is still at large, US police say.
"We are actively adjusting to the attack on our business and members’ privacy by criminals," company says.
As of Friday, the CYCI GoFundMe campaign has been shut down, but the project was still taking donations on its website.
As a child, she survived the 1903 Kishinev pogrom, in what is now Moldova, in which 49 Jews died and 500 were injured over two days.
Netanyahu: I am committed to strengthening the unity of the Jewish people, and I will continue to reject any attempt to divide the Jewish people and to de-legitimize any Jewish community.
By HERB KEINON
Person appearing to be a man has religious experience denied to women in Orthodox Judaism
Ritual slaughter has come under attack in a number of European nations, with the practice banned in several.
By SAM SOKOL
Galloway's pledge comes amid election loss and claims that he illegally tweeted results of exit polls prior to polls closing.
By JERRY LEWIS
Le religieux nouveau est arrivé. Laïque convaincu, il adopte des éléments de pratique, sans pour autant opérer ce qu’on appelle un retour à la religion. Car le judaïsme est dans l’air du temps…
By GOL KALEV
Religious Jews have traditionally not kept dogs as pets, despite the many benefits of doing so. What is the place of pooches in Judaism?
By RUTH JUDAH
Jerusalem’s alternative rabbinic programs usher in ‘post-modern Orthodoxy’
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
As Judaism becomes increasingly fashionable and old templates are abandoned, more secular Israelis are incorporating religious elements into their lives.
Even though people fast during the day, on Ramadan it is traditional to be festive at night and pack in all manner of delectable foods, particularly sweets.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The 6th annual Temech conference takes Jerusalem.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The murder triggered clashes between Hindus and Muslims in town north of New Delhi.
Ahmad al-Faqi is the first individual to face charges of damaging mankind's cultural heritage at the court.
The ICEJ is a well established, Evangelical, Christian Zionist organization.
By JEREMY SHARON
“We will fast, pray, sanctify and respect the day, and we will respect each other,” Abraham Fund video states.
Yosef, Lau call on Jews to stay away from International Christian Embassy’s annual Feast of Tabernacles gathering .
“There is clearly a growing, solid, overwhelming majority of Israelis who are unhappy about the way religion and state are linked and impacting the lives of individuals and the state."
United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni offers words of praise at Bnei Brak parade for
farmers who kept ‘shmita’ year.
There is no reason to believe that the haredi rabbinic and political leadership is any more inclined now to stop preaching the gospel of segregation between haredi and non-haredi society.
The move comes against a background of several high profile struggles against the chief rabbinate by different groups who have sought to establish alternatives to the chief rabbinate's services.
Soon after first Sabbath on which owner did not open the cafe, he received various warnings, including a letter from the lawyers of complex owners, for not complying with contract.
Deri hopes plan will discourage shops from opening on Shabbat; restaurant-owners in new Tel Aviv shopping center complain landlords fined them for opening on Shabbat.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Chaplaincy Corps provides religious guidance to soldiers in every unit and base
Hapoel Katamon is expecting some 1,500 fans for the first game of the season.
The Spirit Over Soul Festival takes place in Caesarea on August 27.
By BARRY DAVIS
“This video represents a call to violence and incitement against an entire community in the country," Zionist Union legislator writes to AG and to the police.
The custom of kapparot has become increasingly controversial as animal rights groups have argued that the ritual entails significant suffering to the birds.
Sharansky and Bennett back new conversion network, chief rabbinate remains silent.
Herzog calls for “actions not words” in response to the rabbi’s comments about burning churches in Israel.
Gopstein is known for his extremist positions on issues on the conflict with the Palestinians, Jewish intermarriage and homosexuality.
Masorti, the Israeli branch of the Conservative movement, called the incident one of “baseless hatred."
Orthodox, Conservative, Reform leaders meet in bid to heal rift ahead of Tisha Be’av
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Third suspect still standing trial for crime.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Numerous incidents and complaints have been reported about ritual bath attendants.
Rachel Cohen Yeshurun was handcuffed and taken into police custody.
By JENNA PERLMAN,SHANA MEDEL
Shaked defends Bayit Yehudi’s actions, critics accuse party of thwarting legislative efforts on issue.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Sharansky: Unacceptable that vital issue for Jewish people subject to coalition politics and election cycles
On matters of religion and state, this coalition is just as divided as its predecessors.
By GIL HOFFMAN
President Reuven Rivlin and the Conservative movement have been at odds since negotiations to hold a Bar Mitzvah ceremony for disabled schoolchildren at his residence fell through earlier this month.
Police expecting thousands of Muslims to come in from different areas such as Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron.
By REUTERS,ARIEL BARBIERI-AGHIB
The Ten Commandments contain two parts that are ultimately one.
By FRANCIS NATAF
The challenges posed by an unraveling region demand fresh thinking and a new set of policy tools.
By UZI RABI
The need for mass conversion.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein discusses the threat facing Christians in the Middle East and the world.
Mike Gondelman took a lot of hits but he turned his angst into a powerful and inspiring story of rehabilitation and healing.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Three Gush Katif evacuees open up about the loss of their home, their faith, and their return to the roots that were never uprooted
By ORIT ARFA
Holy City residents partake in joint Iftar meals following the Ramadan fast.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
The people who are stepping out of the shtetl.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
Maureen Nehedar, the first female performer of liturgical music, is running a workshop in Tel Aviv.
A letter writer asks if suffering part of God's plan?
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Witchcraft is considered polytheism in Islam and adherents can face death for its practice.
The move is seen by residents as a ploy to blur the lines between militants and civilians in the event of an offensive by government forces.
Report raises disturbing questions about Iranian compliance with any nuclear agreement in light of failure to respect its citizens’ basic human rights.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Hillel’s teaching may be 2,000 years old, but it has not lost its meaning and its importance.
By REUVEN HAMMER
The matter of the existence of God is not up for discussion. It is a presupposed fact. Israel’s God simply exists.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
‘True tikkun olam doesn’t just shout empty slogans coated in ideology, it looks at the world
around us deeply and inquisitively.’
By NIR BRAUDO
It is a truth given over to human interpretation which admits the possibility of multiple truths emanating from different ways of expounding the same verse with different applications.
By SHLOMO RISKIN
As women continue to take on their roles as doctors, lawyers, CEOs and heads of state, there cannot be a dissonance between the roles women play as human beings and as Jews.
"As I write this piece, on the heels of Simhat Torah, meant to be among the happiest days of the year, mourning observances are beginning for a number of pure souls."
By STEWART WEISS
That will be twice as much fun.
By BARBARA SOFER
Must every deviation, large or small, away from what’s perceived as traditional Judaism result in a handwringing, Pew-cringing assimilationist nightmare in waiting?
By BRIAN BLUM
What’s religiosity? Not just ritual but symbols, melody and mood. Not just davening, but loving people (even those who seem unlovable) and upholding their dignity.
By RAYMOND APPLE
Other than the beloved traditions of Rosh Hashana, such as eating sweet foods in hopes of a good and sweet year, the central commandment of the holiday is the blowing of the shofar.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
How could this be a part of Jewish tradition? This was no better than reading tea leaves or palmistry.
At the start of the slihot liturgy, we say the following words: “We do not come before You with grace or [good] deeds, [in Your great mercy we have come before You], as poor and indigent people we knocked at Your door.”
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Muslims are a minority in the West, and no one likes to point out that a minority can be as hateful and racist as a majority.
By BENJAMIN KERSTEIN
My goal here is to make it clear why an Orthodox rabbi would and should use such unconventional means to change Israeli policy.
By SETH FARBER
How do we know who is walking whom?
A new breed of separationists is coming of age.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israel is a Jewish state and it should remain that way; but the means of Jewish expression are many and varied.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Marriage should be an exclusively religious institution and secular states should be in the business of only civil unions.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Can we imagine a day when the Orthodox synagogue will accept a rabba to lead the congregation?
By BRENDA KATTEN
While religion is an important factor in the Middle East, it’s not the whole story.
By HAKIM KHATIB
We take solace in the knowledge that Rabbis for Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel share a commitment to religious freedom and diversity with the overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews.
By MARK LEVIN, PAMELA FRYDMAN AND URI REGEV
Mr. President – it is your duty to speak out... and to advocate in favor of religious pluralism. It is not too late to... prove yourself the president of all.
The tradition teaches that we should love God and other people, rejoice on the holidays, hate evil and empathize with the poor and those in pain
By DOVID GOTTLIEB
There are 185,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel. One in four lives in poverty.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
The interplay between a religious leader’s personal life and his public responsibilities is in no way simple.
When it comes to the observance of Jewish tradition, we are all pick-and-choosers about what we do or don’t do.
The formerly religious may help an increasingly fractured Jewish community find common ground.
His work has impacted on so many lives, not least of which my own family.
By AVIGDOR LIBERMAN