Three Border Policemen injured in car-ramming attack near Ma'aleh Adumim
17-year-old Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing attempt in Hebron
Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
Peace Now: PM legalized 20 West Bank settler outposts since 2009
Peace Now: PM okayed 20 outposts since 2009
Hazan named interim coach for Croatia friendly
Beersheba continues to increase gap over Mac TA
Lapid extends term as party head
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Clooney, Coen brothers hailed at Berlinale int’l film festival opening
Looking for love
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Educator who saved Holocaust youth commemorated in his native Aachen
Poland to punish those who use the phrase "Polish death camp"
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Analysis: Israel unfazed, for now, by Iran’s Emad missile
Major escalation in Syria ahead of planned cease-fire
Saudi Arabia to send planes to Turkey for Islamic State fight
Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
Health scan: Always-accessible medical information for Israeli travelers
Think in advance what could happen
On Valentine’s Day, Israeli flowers are smelling better than ever
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Tunisian film 'Hedi' brings Arabic-language sex scenes to Berlin
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
For Zion's Sake: Israeli politicians – don’t pick horses in 2016
So where are the progressives?
Death on the roads
KNOW COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
The Kotel,the state and Jewish peoplehood
Israel's First Ever Boyband Hi Five Reunites after 20 Years; Lead Singer Amir Fryszer Guttman: "Being in the closet during the band's years was the biggest mistake of my life."
Metaphors in the Torah: "The Circumcism of Abraham"
Who Will Succeed Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations? by YoungDiplomats
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.14.2016 | 5 Adar I, 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
It’s best to limit yourself to only one or two mini-doughnuts or -- even better -- to share them with a partner.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Bonhoeffer’s martyrdom and his book “The Cost of Discipleship” became a classic of Christian thought and explained the meaning of what it truly means to be a believer.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Controversy began last year when professor wrote on Facebook that she would don the hijab head scarf during the period of advent before Christmas as a sign of solidarity with Muslims.
One of Gergi’s latest projects was opening up a club in Kiryat Shmona for extracurricular activities for schoolchildren.
Executive director of organization accuses the Vatican of pandering to Jewish leaders.
“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
Berland’s son described his father’s new citizenship as a “victory over the Israeli legal authorities.”
By SAM SOKOL
“The rabbis of the Talmud were way more comfortable identifying and talking about a spectrum of gender identity than rabbis are today.”
By AVISHAY ARTSY
Six of the top 10 most-Jewish public colleges are part of the Big Ten Conference, the oldest athletic conference in the United States.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, prevented the anti-Israel majority at the UN from blocking the resolution, Israeli envoy to the UN says.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Sometimes referred to as the first secular Jew, Spinoza asserted that God does not exist, the Jews are not a chosen people and the Hebrew Bible has no divine provenance.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
"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
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
Last year, head of temple said he would consider allowing women to enter if there was a machine to check if they were menstruating.
By SUCHITRA MOHANTY/REUTERS
Destiny Velez's impugned tweets directed at filmmaker Michael Moore's "We are all Muslim" social media campaign.
Resolution on Iran, drafted by Canada, criticized Tehran for cracking down on activists, journalists and dissidents and for its increased use of death penalty.
Two Dutch journalists decided to conduct an experiment in which they disguised a Christian Bible as the Koran while reading passages of it to unsuspecting passersby.
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.
Until now, the local religious councils, which operate the public mikvaot within their regional jurisdictions, would not allow non-Orthodox converts to use them.
“This decision is connected to a long campaign of intimidation despite the fact that the activities of the rabbinate on the issue of reaped widespread praise,” claimed Smotrich.
Official expresses hope that move will "connect more and more people from the Jewish world to Jerusalem.”
By HERB KEINON
Israel Democracy Institute says govt should focus on increasing quality of haredi employment as well as rate of employment to increase haredi productivity for Israeli economy.
Rivlin: We will respond with zero tolerance against anyone attempting to harm the democratic foundations of the State of Israel and its religious freedom.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Politically appointed chairmen control large budgets without checks or restrictions on decision making process.
Rontzki calls it ‘vote of no confidence’ in military rabbinate, says army’s chief rabbi should resign.
Beit Jamal has been targeted in "Price tag" attacks in the past.
“The greatest danger in your eyes is displaying a rounded character of an Arab, not terrorists, but of multi-ambitions and weaknesses, in short a man, a human,” books editor tells education c'tee.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
“If we do not prevent this current disaster and accept this situation, we are likely to fund ourselves lighting the hannukia together with a Christmas tree."
The woman is one of a small number of women in Jerusalem who does not wish to be naked in the presence of another woman when immersing.
Joining Latin superstar Enrique Iglesias onstage tonight at his second Tel Aviv concert is Jerusalem-raised guitarist Sean Hurwitz.
By DAVID BRINN
By LAHAV HARKOV
In Israel's third-largest city, streets have been decorated with decorations and bright lights to proudly demonstrate a harmonious relationship between monolithic religions of the area.
haredi enlistment law passed by the government will have a positive impact on efforts to increase the numbers of ultra-Orthodox men enlisting in the IDF.
The debate over faith has been particularly robust in the West following a chain of major events over the course of the past two decades - except for Israel.
By ARIEL ZILBER
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.
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.
A reader asks: Is religion the cause of much of the world's ills?
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Questioning the divider between women and men during prayer.
By PAMELA PELED
The paradigm of the State, religion and violence in the Middle East
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
The tiny sliver of a country joins the ranks of other Islamic Republics such as Iran and Afghanistan.
The only way to defeat an enemy is by building a friendship according to the Dalai Lama.
First Coptic papal visit since 1832 expected to boost Egyptian pilgrimages
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
For the Torah to be inherited by succeeding generations, it would have to be treasured and understood by previous ones.
By RABBI AHARON E. WEXLER
We have reason to be optimistic - Ultimately, God will redeem us, with a redemption greater even than the Exodus.
By GIDEON D. SYLVESTER
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
Fifteen years on, the muddling of religions remains.
By URIEL HEILMAN
In Hartman's eminently readable, constructively controversial and profoundly spiritual new book, Putting God Second, he promises in the subtitle to show “How to Save Religion from Itself.”
By GIL TROY
It is time to stop thinking simply about keeping the details of the status quo, and to start thinking about a framework that will define the relationship between religion and state.
By DAN ILLOUZ
The accusation of Islamophobia confuses prejudice with legitimate criticism of Islam and concerns about Islamic extremism.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
Ever wonder if Bernie Sanders is good for the Jews? How about Andy Warhol?
By MIK MOORE
Finding meaning in an ISIS-filled world.
By BRIAN BLUM
Democrats and Republicans who have been rushing to attack Trump’s comments about Muslims who visit America would be wise to condemn religion-based discrimination in all parts of the world.
By DAVID BENKOF
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.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Is US president crafting a new concert of global powers, or midwifing resurgence of Muslim influence?
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
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?
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