Danon pushes bill to stop Israel from returning bodies of terrorists
Pipe bomb thrown at police in capital injures east Jerusalem resident
PM may revoke east Jerusalem terrorists' families residency
Erdan weighs option of revoking residency status of terrorism supporters
Merkel against unilaterally recognizing Palestine as a state
Israeli official: Erdogan rhetoric befits Tehran or Damascus, not a NATO capital
Netanyahu proposes his own version of 'Jewish state bill'
Israel’s ambassador to return to Sweden on symbolic Nov. 29th date
Netanyahu: We have nothing against east Jerusalem residents, but we must protect our citizens
Pro-public health advocates battle against private-medicine lobbying and ad campaign
Doctors, nurses more than twice as likely to get flu shots than general population
Cheapen gluten-free food for celiac patients, panel says
Project to improve nutrition loses funds
'Leviathan gas reservoir to begin flowing by early 2018'
New kid's Israeli archaeology game launched for iPhone
Green Knesset advances as MKs replace paper with iPads
Zion Tech: Our Israeli start-up of the week aims to revolutionize therapy access
James Blunt is coming to get ‘high’ in Tel Aviv
Grapevine: Farewell to an articulate advocate for Israel
Theater Review: The Tempest
Yellow-and-blue survives scare to beat Limoges
Beersheba with an opportunity to go top
Back-on-track Maccabi Tel Aviv takes on Limoges in Euroleague
Hapoel Jerusalem facing early Eurocup exit
10% of US-Israelis in IDF become officers
Fitch lowers Israel's outlook from 'positive' to 'stable'
HRW: Israel's demolition of Palestinian terrorists' homes is 'war crime'
Jerusalem mayor: We cannot discriminate against Arabs
Turkish official rejects angry governor’s wish to turn synagogue into museum
English soccer club owner faces racism probe for saying Jews 'chase money'
Lawmaker in Antwerp calls on Belgian government to fund security for Jews
German survey: Spike in anti-Semitism after Gaza war
WATCH: How do American college students react to ISIS, Israeli flags?
Pro-ISIS graffiti found on monument to fallen Druse soldiers
More reconstruction materials slated to enter Gaza next week
Jordanian PM reportedly sends condolence letter to families of Jerusalem synagogue terrorists
Yemen minister dedicates award to country’s Jews
ISIS releases new video with Cantile
Into the Fray: The Arabs’ war against the Jews and what must be done
My Word: A personal response to terrorism
An open society
November 21, 2014: Expel ‘shahids’
No Holds Barred: The ferocious battle for Israel at New York University
Cinema of reconciliation
On the volcano’s edge
Knowledge, power and abuse
Q&A with a Colombian lone soldier
European Press: Dividing line
Veterans: Keeping an ear out for change
Book Review: Written from his heart
This Week in Jerusalem
Who is your God?
Grapevine: Amazing place
A voice from India
Happily Eva After: When the going gets tough...
Grapevine: Reclaiming our heritage
Upscale dining in Neveh Tzedek
A war for the soul of Israel’s Arab community
Iran and the West – how big a gap?
Iranian nukes and 'Palestine' - mutually reinforcing perils for Israel
Islamic State – APEC a fizzer - G20 promises no better
A song for Cheshvan: 'The Eucalyptus Grove'
הָאַרְכִיוֹן שֶל רוֹמַן וִישְנִיָאק
Har Nof in flames
Meet the Ambassador: No longer a conference diplomat
‘Post’ leads the way with new podcast
Grapevine: The highest accolade of all
The secret of Jewish survival
Frontlines Podcast: Jerusalem's 'lone wolves'
Tempête au sein de la coalition
Crise de confiance
Qui prendra la relève de Mahmoud Abbas ?
Arafat, Abbas, même combat ?
Daniel Oren, maestro d’Israël, d’Italie et d’ailleurs !
Nos plus belles années ?
De Berlin à New York, 1920-1975
Le pogrome de Constantine
Le pot de chocolat liégeois par qui le scandale arrive
Le dernier kibboutz
La course aux étoiles
Les mordus du français
On n’invite pas un pyromane à éteindre un incendie
Tuer l’EI dans l’œuf
Le mont du Temple et la guerre sainte de l’islam
Les attentats du lundi 10 novembre vus par la presse française
L’Europe, nouvelle alliée d’Abbas ?
Pope Francis condemns Palestinian violence
Last Christian shop-owners in Old City: 'Tourists afraid of the politics'
Kurdish refugees struggle to survive as they outrun Assad's army and ISIS
Discover Ramla from a Christian persepective
Pastor who died in crash mourned in Israel
KKL Belgium Donates Portable Bomb Shelter to Kiryat Gat
KKL-JNF Awards 2014 Blumberg Prize
Exploring the Ilanot Botanical Garden and the Vickar Observation Point
Cornerstone Laid for Sports Rehab Park at Meir Hospital
Mexican Politician and Business Leader Miguel Aleman Velasco Visits KKL-JNF in Jerusalem
International Conference in Sde Boker: Combating Desertification Together
Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan: Bringing the River Back to Life
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
KKL-JNF's Eyes in the Forest - The Horshim Forest Green Patrol
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
Start-up Israel: KKL Italy November Mission Learns about Israel's Past and Future
KKL-JNF and Desert Agriculture Latin American Diplomats visit the Negev
A Successful Annual Fundraising Event for KKL Milan
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
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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 is important for Israel to keep shining a light on persecution in the region and remain a haven for Christians in these difficult times.
By JPost Editorial
Christians who identify with the ancient people can decide to register as Arameans instead of Arabs.
Soldiers say religious speeches were given in communal areas, though soldiers were not required to attend.
By JEREMY SHARON
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.
By SAM SOKOL
Rabbi Barry Freundel, who leads a congregation in Washington D.C., allegedly installed a video camera in ritual bath or mikvah.
Gil Steinlauf, senior rabbi at Adas Israel congregation in DC, makes public announcement following High Holy Days.
Jewish community says will not affect Jewish slaughter, which is performed at licensed and permanent abattoirs.
With just over six weeks to go, the project is starting to take shape, as team Toronto heads into the final stretch.
By SIMON APFEL, SPECIAL TO THE JERUSALEM POST
Sarit Hadad offered to perform for Givati troops for free, but the commander refused.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
After all, why would Israel need to defend Hamas from its own misfires and if West Bank areas can be tossed in with Hamas because of the national unity deal, one might think the same logic could apply.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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
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
A présent, il ne lui reste plus qu’à mettre plus son projet à exécution. Partie 2/3
Il y a 45 ans, un tondeur de moutons australien malade mental mettait le feu à la mosquée al-Aqsa, troisième lieu saint de l’islam.1/3
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
Jewish and Arab teens spend a week in the US learning about music and each other.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
The Elijah Interfaith Institute has brought together Christians, Muslims and Jews to explore the power of supplication in the holy city.
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
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.
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.
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.
Ben-Dahan says his ministry had fought the cuts, decision will be changed.
Leaders call for tolerance and respectful celebrations ahead of this weekend’s concurring holidays.
Jewish law stipulates that a man must willingly grant a bill of divorce, or get, to his wife, and that she must willingly accept it, in order for the marriage to be dissolved.
Notes published on social networks; Rabbi of site describes the act as “the desecration of a holy place.”
Students of Beit Shemesh institution that was ordered closed demonstrate outside building
Woman performed ‘halitza’ rite to release her from husband’s brother, but was denied to wed new partner, with whom she had four children.
Ministry says much of infrastructure providing religious services to general public is unprotected from rocket and mortar shell fire.
In a speech spoken thousands of years ago, Moshe answers the most important question that a believer can ask: Who is God?
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Choreographer Rachel Erdos explores the connection between text and religious observance.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
Comfort from calvin
By HAIM WATZMAN
Malka Leifer, an ultra-orthodox woman living in Emmanuel, was principal of the Adas school in Melbourne between 2001 and 2008.
‘Comfort ye, Comfort ye, My people…’ (Isaiah 40:1).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
The principle has taken on increased significance at present due to the ongoing hostilities between the Israel and Hamas.
By JEREMY SHARON,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Congressmen Grace Meng (D-NY) pressed American lawmakers to engage the int'l community and “fight for a Europe and world of lesser anti-Semitism.”
UK organization: Figures show near-record level of anti-Jewish attacks since IDF operation started.
By SAM SOKOL,REUTERS
No matter the circumstances, murder isn’t forgivable and the murderer isn’t condoned.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
There is no Jewish future anywhere outside of the Land of Israel.
By DAVID MARGOLESE
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
The most conspicuous hassidic garment is the fur hats sported by the men.
By LEVI COOPER
‘If a person makes a vow… or takes an oath…’ (Numbers 30:3)
“I look up to the heavens and I read with you ‘Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one,” Col. Ofer Winter wrote.
Ben-Dahan: Jewish people will continue its traditions in the Land of Israel, despite the threats from its enemies
How will land be divided among the various tribes which make up the nation?
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
The meeting was called in light of the outbreak of hostilities between Israel and the Hamas regime in Gaza, as well as the severe tensions and communal violence that has occurred in recent days.
President Reuven Rivlin: "Manifestations of racism emerge when it comes to mixed marriages
between Jews and Arabs."
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The story of the Hagars is an interesting case study of some of the challenges participants faced from friends and family.
By Laura Kelly
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.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Haim Tor left the religious world to pursue an unlikely career path.
By ARIEL ZILBER
Resident of Netivot came from Gaza to visit his children staying with grandparents; ‘Hands raised against soldiers must be cut off. ’
Meretz’s Meir Margalit, who holds portfolio for eastern part of city: If we don’t stop extremists we will all collapse together.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
President hosts ‘summer camp’ for kids from South.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The legacy of Abraham demands military prowess alongside ethical integrity.
Hawking has previously given the impression that he is neither a strong believer nor disbeliever in a higher power.
Official announcement by umbrella hassidic movement calls on ultra-religious Jews to remain in yeshivas during semester break, study Torah.
Haredi community concerned for the well-being of soldiers; “When the country needs to be defended then it is not appropriate for yeshiva students to go on holiday,” spokesman for Gur sect says.
“We wanted to live here because it was important - a place where we could contribute to Israel - and this is the place that we found.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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
In the rush to report salacious abuse stories, the media often fail to report positive developments in the religious world’s fight to address child sexual abuse.
By ELIYAHU FEDERMAN
Harris said Islam is the mother load of bad ideas and Ben Affleck retorted it is an ugly thing to say, it is racist.
By ALI SINA
We have bigger challenges in Israel. We need to pull together and focus on them.
By LEAH AHARONI
Lessons from the Wright Brothers and Apple Mac.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
Anne Graham-Lotz filmed a video in Jerusalem calling on Christians around the world to pray for the Jewish people.
By DAVID NEKRUTMAN
Elul, the month of forgiveness and reconciliation, is just around the corner, and I have a confession to make.
By BARRY SCHLESINGER
Zionism is a noble idea, and I would like us to be active, effective advocates for its causes – not just individuals who rise up to defend the country when it is under attack.
By SETH KAUFMAN
In the shadow of Operation Protective Edge, Tisha Be’av’s message is more relevant than ever.
If we understand the power hidden in one single positive act, it will cause us not to abandon that positive path we were on when we committed that positive deed.
A response to Nachman Shai's June 10 op-ed.
By BERYL RATZER
The struggle against violence needs to be led by spiritual and social leaders.
By RONEN NEUWIRTH
No matter what excuses are made, the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir was not even a life taken for a cause. His, like those of Gil-Ad, Eyal and Naftali, was a life taken for hate.
By BARRY SHAW
“Few are guilty but all are responsible” –Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO