US challenges Israel to sharpen alternative path on Iranian nuclear negotiations
Daily Show's Jon Stewart skewers everyone involved in 'Speech-gate'
Netanyahu responds to Obama: We did indeed present practical alternative to Iran deal
Netanyahu speech called 'political theater' by NY Times; Wash. Post demands serious Obama response
Shaking hands evolved as method to check out each other’s odors
Environment until age one, not only genes, play key role in babies’ eventual adult height
Doctors at Afula-area hospital develop test to predict fatal condition in pregnant women
Family of Haifa urologist killed in car accident donate organs for transplant
Hebrew University receives USAID grant to boost crop yields
Akron, Ohio to partner with Israeli wastewater treatment firms
Norwegian firm seeks Israeli partnership in wastewater treatment, desalination barges
Fitness and health in the world of tech
Recovering US veterans meet IDF counterparts
Egged Taavura bus driver strikes leave passengers stranded around the country
Men of the hour
Sarti strikes back
Israeli soccer’s coaching carousel continues to spin wildly
Yellow-and-blue can’t afford slip-up at last-place Belgrade
Mac TA routs K8, marches toward history
Sinai Says: Tabib’s terrible week just tip of the iceberg in Israeli soccer corruption
Look: Israelis get creative with costumes to celebrate Purim
Ya'alon: Likud hasn't ruled out coalition with Zionist Union
First polls after Netanyahu's Congress speech find slight gain for Likud
Liberman to 'Post': All options on the table to stop nuclear Iran
Deri turns against center-left as he backs Netanyahu for prime minister
Liberman to ‘Post’: Decisions on Iran must be made in Jerusalem
Two vehicles set fire to in village near Ramallah in suspected price tag attack
Israel helps relieve water crisis in Gaza Strip by doubling supply
Analysis: After the speech, life goes on
PLO to hold talks in Ramallah on possibly suspending security ties with Israel
PA slams Kerry for supporting Israel at UN
Watch: Israeli ambassador to Germany reads embassy hate mail
Students, staff at UK university vote to ban contact with Israeli institutions
US Jewish groups back Netanyahu, downplay rift between Washington and Jerusalem over Iran
Remembering Leonard Nimoy: Behind those pointy ears, a ‘nice, earnest Jewish boy’
Argentina seeks to revive deal with Iran to solve 1994 Jewish center attack
Speculation over successor after Iran's Khamenei reportedly hospitalized in serious condition
Kerry visits Riyadh to soothe fears of stronger Iran under nuclear deal
Despite Netanyahu claim, cheap oil not seen swaying Iran behavior
Deadline for a framework deal with Iran: March 24, or March 31?
Senior General: US considering possible Middle East missile defense
Washington watch: Boehner 2, Ayatollahs 2, Netanyahu 1, Israel 0
Encountering peace: For the sake of Israel, Netanyahu must be sent home
Media comment: Netanyahu’s speech and the media
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’מְלָגוֹת ‘צוּק אֵיתָן
כּוּלָם רוֹצִים לִחְיוֹת
יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמַבָּט פָּנוֹרָמִי
The mother of all festivals
FIELDWORK: Dashed hopes
Ready, set, go
First century house unearthed in Nazareth could be Jesus’ childhood home
Christians United for Israel calls Netanyahu's speech a 'Churchill moment'
Catholics and Jews pan film defending wartime Pope Pius XII
Former Hamas successor to AIPAC: Christ taught me to love your enemy
Vatican on alert for Islamic State attacks against Pope Francis
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The Tastes in the Valleys Festival
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Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
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Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
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The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
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Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
JNF KKL Scotland Musical Fundraising Event a Success
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
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
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
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The initiative was launched by a Muslim American, Bassel Riche.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Egypt's Coptic Christmas falls on Wednesday this year and security is typically tightened at churches ahead of the holiday.
According to distributed pamphlets it costs Rupees 2 lakh to convert a Christian and Rupees 5 lakh to convert a Muslim.
By ARIEL COHEN,REUTERS
Ugandan pastor Umar Mulinde, a Christian convert from Islam, said growing up, he constantly heard “Jews are the most hated people by God.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Traditionally, Britain's royal family does not voice political views in public, with the head of state merely a constitutional figurehead.
By ARIEL COHEN
Ninety percent of Evangelicals believe in the existence of heaven, but only 19% believe there are multiple paths to reach it.
Christians were in Iraq long before Muhammad was born
By LELA GILBERT
“It could potentially be something that was highly inappropriate. I did not know what a crime was. In Japan, I heard they allow child pornography,” Rabbi says.
By SAM SOKOL
Sydney’s Rabbi Pinchus Feldman spoke before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
According to Manny Waks, the halachic concepts of mesira and Loshon hora serve to deter victims from reporting their experiences.
Legal victory highlights communities’ tensions with European Jewish Association.
With the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, thousands of mothers worldwide flock to Holy Land to discover Jewish roots and identities.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Thirty-five percent of American Jews identify as Reform.
By SAM SOKOL,LAHAV HARKOV
Group's founder decries the lack of media coverage of a recent mikve rape victim and the victim’s advocate drug overdose.
Depuis quand, historiquement, existe-t-il des synagogues et quelles en sont les premières fonctions ? Eléments de réponses
By FELIX PEREZ
Alors que les actes racistes se multiplient dans le pays, la Torah nous rappelle que tous les hommes sont égaux et dignes de considération aux yeux de Dieu
By REUVEN HAMMER
Malgré les obstacles et les tentations, Yossef a su rester le digne fils de son père Yaacov
By RAV CLAUDE DAVID ZAFFRAN
Le tour du monde de cinq garçons pour une coexistence des religions passe par une étape incontournable : Jérusalem
By HELOISE FAYET
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
Jérusalem, à feu et à sang, semble devenue le nouvel épicentre du conflit israélo-palestinien. Intifada ou guerre de religion ?
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Jérusalem, 1969. Denis Michael Rohan a tenté d’incendier la mosquée al-Aqsa. Animé par le sentiment d’une mission prophétique, il n’opposera aucune résistance aux forces de police venues le saisir.
By ABRAHAM RABINOVICH
The coffee klatch of friends continues to offer advice on life’s dilemmas – this time, counseling a modern Orthodox olah who has fallen head-over-heels for a secular Sabra.
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
French Hill is a quiet, clean neighborhood with bicycle trails, parks and a new community center.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Those celebrating Christmas in Jerusalem can take a tour through the Old City’s Christian Quarter.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
The time for Muslim religious leaders to step up and condemn the bloodshed is now, writes Rabbi David Menahem.
By RABBI DAVID MENAHEM
The Hallelujah Dialogue at the YMCA, the latest IPCRI coexistence initiative, allows participants to choose from a diverse program.
By BARRY DAVIS
"Whole new sub-communities are arising that I call the new secular and the new religious," says Dr. Micah Goodman, and these are the sectors that buy his best-selling books.
By TAL BASHAN
As Women of the Wall launches a campaign promoting bat mitzva ceremonies at the Western Wall and violence erupts in the capital, the issue of women’s prayer at the holy site is raised again.
By NAAMA BARAK
Lawmaker's anti-Islam views have made him the target of death threats.
After pushing through a reform in the conversion law, Hatnua MK Elazar Stern wants to take on
kashrut licensing and the issue of Shabbat in the public sphere.
Maher recently made headlines after he engaged actor Ben Affleck in a heated debate about Muslims.
Shas chairman says political reality would likely rule out a coalition involving Shas and Yesh Atid.
Elazar Stern said it was his decision to leave Tzipi Livni's Hatnua party, not hers.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Otzma Yehudit is looking for a political partner to run with in the elections since it will most likely not pass electoral threshold by itself.
Israeli election law prohibits anyone from promising spiritual reward, blessings, health, or wealth if a voter chooses a particular political party.
Connecting people to activities taking place in Anglo communities is a crucial part of helping immigrants find a sense of belonging in Israel, founder says.
Ofer Gamliel was sentenced in 2002 to 15 years for a bomb plot at an east Jerusalem girls’ school.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
On Friday, the Secretary-General of Bnei Akiva in Israel Danny Hirschberg sent out an SMS in which he invited the movement’s youth to participate in building the illegal settlement of Evyatar.
The concert is titled “Songs from Berlin to Jerusalem.”
By JORDYN SCHWERSKY
In new decision, the organization's rabbis state that it is permitted for women to give instruction on halacha and to issue halachic decisions.
Head of the Conversion Authority Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz told the Post that he had received the draft of the regulations on Thursday and had passed them to Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef for his review.
The last verse scheduled to be read on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Declaration of Independence.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
15-year-old allegedly punched his teacher in the stomach, knocking him to the ground.
By BEN HARTMAN
Deri activists force press conference to be cut short, calling Yishai "traitor"
Rabbi of holy site says established ceremony in the men’s section brings people closer to Judaism and unites the Jewish people in Israel.
In November 2013, the Knesset approved legislation that abolished marriage registration districts, meaning that a couple could register for marriage wherever they wanted.
The issue of discrimination against Sephardi children in the haredi sector is an extremely sensitive issue and has led to severe societal unrest following state intervention.
“The idea is to continue with the standard procedure in which the rabbis are in the room while maintaining the woman's modesty,” said Lipman.
Sources close to Netanyahu say this is the last chance to determine whether there is enough common ground to keep the government together.
A new bill seeks to free 'agunot' from being chained to a marriage by toughening prison conditions for recalcitrant husbands.
Har nof residents hold no grudge: “We are not a vengeful people, we are not a culture of blood for blood, we are faithful...our answer...is to strengthen our faith and our religious practice.”
The course will also help such families clarify their debt situation and make financial plans for the repayment of such debts.
Jewish law stipulates that non-Jews must be buried in a separate plot from Jews so the burial of such citizens has to be in a civilian plot or cemetery.
Propaganda against selling of land for sabbatical year leniency due to interests of kashrut-licensing businesses, says Yosef’s grandson.
Stated purpose of the law is to increase haredi participation in the IDF and national service by 2017 by several thousand participants per year.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The court not only refused, but it also nullified Sa'ar's prior decision, appearing to remove any further moves against the stores, barring an appeal to a higher court.
Yosef said on Friday at the funeral of terror victim Shalom Aharon Badani that such rabbis were “fourth rate.”
Woman prevented from remarrying due to obscure aspect of Jewish law.
Shas MK fails to explicitly guarantee he will remain in the party.
Because the national-religious rabbinic leadership has been unable to impose its will on the fate of Judaism in Israel for so long, a backlash has developed.
Deputy Religious Services Minister Eli Ben-Dahan denies claims despite complaints by several heads of local authorities that Bayut Yehudi delegates were being forced upon them.
Tzohar chairman says Shas leader Deri is running the chief rabbinate, playing politics with issue of crucial national importance.
Kahlon declared last week that he would start a new party to tackle the cost of living crisis in the country.
The two rabbis fill posts which have been empty for over ten years, following a protracted legal battle over the electoral process for the coveted positions.
When parties are weak both democracy and governance suffer; Israel must reform its nationwide proportional representation system
By GIDEON RAHAT
Why the ultra-Orthodox sects have flourished while other Jewish communities have struggled.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Madrid’s Hanukka has become part of the city’s traditions.
By MARION FISCHEL
'On the first night of Hanukka in the year 5732 by the Jewish calendar, in our cell there was a candle burning on the table, just as there was for Jews around the world’
By YOSEF BEGUN
While isolated in its traditions and history, the Druse community prides itself on its contributions to Israeli society – but says as a minority group it faces many challenges.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
We often dismiss the effect our words and behaviors have on our children’s self-esteem.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
A day trip in the city includes a boat ride, a delightful market, an ancient tower, a stunning church and the largest British cemetery in the country.
A video of the execution which appeared on YouTube was removed as a violation of the site's policy on "shocking and disgusting content."
"Mockers of the prophets of Allah were punished for their mockery," says religious leader in video.
Melancholy, frustration, outrage, deep pessimism, shock and exasperation seem to be the dominant themes when experts discuss the plight of Christians in the Middle East.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which is behind many attacks, swore allegiance to Islamic State last month.
The writer points out that while humans have unique privileges, their responsibilities are greater and include stewardship over the Earth.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
‘Bulgarian Rhapsody’ is charming but tinged with dread.
By HANNAH BROWN
‘A certain man of the House of Levi went and married a Levite woman’ (Exodus 2:1)
By SHLOMO RISKIN
When you step away from anger and find inter-connectivity, you have... found G-d.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
Behind the scenes with ‘Ask the Rabbi’ columnist Shlomo Brody.
Temech, established in 2005, aims to enable, empower and train Orthodox women in Israel to maximize their employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Holiday of Holidays festival fills December with a dynamic roster of events and activities.
By LEVI COOPER
The legacy of Abraham demands military prowess alongside ethical integrity.
This Shabbat, as we listen to the Torah portion, we will hear about the sons standing around Yaakov Avinu’s bed.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
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
The Tikvah Fund is eager to penetrate every demographic where bright and open-minded Jews, with leadership potential, are found.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
The claim that a Jewish presence on Har Habayit ‘inflames’ Muslim sensitivities and invites disaster is disingenuous
By STEWART WEISS
We are left with the burden and the blessing of free choice, and with the choices that we make.
By JUDY MONTAGU
Noah is a tragic figure. Noah is a hero. Noah, ultimately, is human.
By ELI KAVON
I accept the divinity of the Bible, yet do not feel that the intention of its Author was to whitewash the faults of its characters.
By ABBA ENGELBERG