'Israel sees no sign that terror wave subsiding, IDF prepared for escalation'
Clashes break out in east Jerusalem, West Bank; Palestinians report teen shot
Swedish-Lebanese Hezbollah spy gets 18 month sentence for involvement in espionage against Israel
Nepalese woman stabbed in Jerusalem attack: 'Nobody was around to help me'
Palestinians stab two in separate Jerusalem attacks
MK Yinon Magal resigns from Knesset in light of sexual harassment allegations
Netanyahu to meet world leaders in Paris Monday
Shimon Peres honored with ‘Diplomacy Award’
NGOs lodge appeal over policy for migrants denied refugee status
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Comedy for Koby paves way for Seinfeld
Fleeing BDS, Belgian stage director brings a taste of Sex and the City to TA
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
Maccabi Tel Aviv steamrolls back into first
Basketball: Late run secures Jerusalem's dramatic win at Hapoel Tel Aviv
Soccer: Beersheba back on track with easy win
Arab lawmaker on Abu Khdeir verdict: Israeli legal system protects Jewish murderers
Abu Khdeir murder ringleader verdict delayed by 11th hour insanity plea; 2 minors convicted
'We constantly think about Mohammad, how he burned'
South African mohel banned for life for botching bris
Fugitive Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland may have surfaced once again in South Africa
The ‘Kate Middleton effect’ reaches synagogue fashion
The international Shabbat Project involved more than a million Jews in 84 countries
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
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
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Paris attacks ignite resurgence in nationalism not seen since WWII
EU to begin accession talks with Turkey, offers cash to ease flow of migrants to Europe
'Russians in Syria don’t prevent Israel attacks,' expert says
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Health Scan: When donor gets a good sleep, stem-cell transplant goes better
New Worlds: Information on dangers creates indifference
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
'Gas deal maintains regional stability and peace with Jordan and Egypt'
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
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
Government approves NIS 100m. economic boost for Jerusalem
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
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?
British Jewish students attempt to silence my mention of Israel
Religious pluralism, Jewish peoplehood and the Chief Rabbinate
New winds from the south
November 30: Black Friday
Polling for power
How to stop ISIS
Hints of Unilateralism
Viewpoint: NGOs and the economic war
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
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
Nu York, New York: A Road Trip With Meaning, Part One
Dance to the Magic of Your Life’s Dream
Camus, Sisyphus and Jewish Destiny
Where Future Leaders Learn
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
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
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.30.2015 | 18 Kislev, 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.
“Such a change would be important both for giving clarity and consistency to Catholic teaching and for helping to progress Catholic-Jewish dialogue,” cleric says.
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
"I believe the resolution they made wasn't halachic as much as it was political," the rabbi said.
By JEREMY SHARON
Poll shows moderate declines in religious beliefs and behavior among Americans generally, but growth among Jews in some key religious categories.
By JTA,SAM SOKOL
"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.
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
"The lavishly shot film ambitiously endeavors to summarize the complex layers of political and religious meaning at the Temple Mount."
By GIL ZOHAR
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.
ITIM says that its suit is designed to force local religious councils to act in accordance with the law when providing vital services to the public.
According to agency, it currently distributes approximately $1.09 million to Reform institutions and programs, and the same sum to the Masorati (Conservative) Movement.
Morgan Freeman came to Jerusalem with questions about religion still unsettled.
The ICEJ is a well established, Evangelical, Christian Zionist organization.
“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
The Ten Commandments contain two parts that are ultimately one.
By FRANCIS NATAF
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
Questioning the divider between women and men during prayer.
By PAMELA PELED
First Coptic papal visit since 1832 expected to boost Egyptian pilgrimages
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Witchcraft is considered polytheism in Islam and adherents can face death for its practice.
The challenges posed by an unraveling region demand fresh thinking and a new set of policy tools.
By UZI RABI
An uniquely human behavior comes under spiritual examination.
By TZVI HERSH WEINREB
We must allow God to show us the vault of the firmament, where the petty revenge cycle will fall away and the purpose of our people will shine before us.
By RABBI SUSAN SILVERMAN
What right do we have to throw children into this turbulent world, a jungle, causing them great anxiety and uncertainty, without giving them any clue as to its higher purpose?
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
The story of Noah and his ark is really a tale of darkness and tragedy beyond any other in human history. It is the worst ecological disaster to ever befall humanity.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Hillel’s teaching may be 2,000 years old, but it has not lost its meaning and its importance.
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.
Ministries similar to ours operate in every nook of the United States and, I imagine, in countless nooks and crannies all over the planet.
By PAUL PRATHER
Amid religious fanaticism in all corners of the globe, I’m reminded that some of the most ancient religious fanatics are still among us: those who seek to learn and spread more love.
By AVRAM MLOTEK
Ultra-Orthodoxy and Reform started at the same place, damning Theodor Herzl as an apostate and his gospel as heresy.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
God, where are you? – an open letter
"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