05.27.2016 | 19 Iyar, 5776
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
'World Health Organization condemnation of Israel is anti-Semitism,' says Lapid
Salafi group in Gaza claims overnight rocket launching at Israel
Knesset warns Arab MKs against Temple Mount visits during Ramadan
Bennett: Netanyahu's cabinet compromise 'meaningless spin'
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Netanyahu recants post over alleged rape of Jewish woman by Palestinians
Resigning minister: Liberman defense appointment ‘extraordinarily cynical’
Environment minister resigns in protest of Liberman's entry into coalition
In huge blow to Israel, Netherlands declares BDS ‘free speech’
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Palestine Literature Festival highlights local and international writers
Taking it all off
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
Jerusalem, Hap Tel Aviv resume captivating quarterfinal
My Word: Taiwan revisited
As I See It: Democracy in turmoil
The unlikely likelihood of a centrist bloc
Israel’s spectacular champions
Egyptian Muslims attack Christians, strip woman naked over rumored affair
Male doctor helps Saudi woman deliver baby - and is then shot by husband
Iran has limited, indirect access to US dollars, Treasury official says
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism
Forging links with the Diaspora through dialogue
Self-described anti-Semitic German pastor resigns from interfaith position
German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
Rx for Readers: Stresses over sleep lines
Litzman blasts Palestinian ‘political attack’ on Israel at WHO’s yearly assembly
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
VIDEO: Is this the most racist ad you have ever seen?
Grapevine: Born in Jerusalem
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
This week in 60 seconds: The Green Prince takes New York
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
Walking the food trail in Haifa
אַלְמָז פּוֹסַעַת בִּשְבִילֵי יַלְדוּתָה
סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Naming Sheba Medical Center, an Oasis of Healing, Hope and Peace
Living with Doubt
This Week in Israeli History: IAF Established, 14,500 Ethiopian Jews Airlifted to Israel and Latrun
Defense Minister says renewed negotiations “are not dealing with the evacuation of [West Bank] settlements.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
US gears up for possible strike on Syria; Ya'alon says enemies understand the price of attacking Israel.
According to Jewish Agency stats, some 4,200 Ukrainian immigrants have come so far this year.
By SAM SOKOL
As Rosh Hashana approaches, it's a good idea to get in touch with one's inner self
By YONATAN GORDON
Pontiff, World Jewish Congress delegates discuss global events, including situation in the Mideast.
New year, old jealousies - Beauty and fertility are the central criteria in the contest between women in a polygamous society, where the goal is to preserve male supremacy.
By ALIZA SHENHAR
PM "not impressed with greetings coming from a regime that only last week threatened to annihilate the State of Israel."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his foreign minister tweeted new year salutations to Iran's Jewish community.
Syria does not have the deterrence, strength or defense that Israel has at her disposal, President says.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Purement théorique pendant plus de 2000 ans d’exil, la chemita est redevenue effective avec le retour d’Israël sur sa terre. Conséquences pour les agriculteurs et pour le consommateur
The Arab world today feels threatened by Iran's efforts to create a Shi’ite axis from Iran, Iraq and Syria to Lebanon.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Jewish culture news worldwide: Macklemore blows the shofar; "Cups" goes Jewish; a Technion apple and honey experiment.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Tip for the week: The keyword this week is flexibility as you may have to readjust your plans for the sake of harmony.
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
Although there is an undeniable culinary aspect to the High Holy Days,
the main emphasis is deeper, more spiritual in nature.
By LES SAIDEL
On the morning of a holiday or Shabbat, pamper your family with fresh, home baked buttery cakes. A great start to a new year or a new week.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Using the same traditional recipes each year can become boring so spice things up with Moroccan-style fish patties or a different kind of salad.
Patient underwent rehabilitation at Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus after having a lung transplant 8 years ago.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
David Gal-Or’s ‘slihot’ tours are geared toward secular Jews who want to get a glimpse of what goes on during the run-up period to Rosh Hashana.
By BARRY DAVIS
The holidays are a busy time for home winemakers.
By MIRIAM KRESH
How I wish I just knew in the deepest part of my being that everyone dies for a reason and that someone on high is looking out for us all.
By PAMELA PELED
President Reuven Rivlin hosts Rosh Hashana toast for visiting Diplomats.
Unprovoked assault occurred as groups walked to Western Wall after observing tashlich.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
As the airline industry gets more devious in charging such fees, each of its flagrant activities can be compared to a sin.
By MARK FELDMAN
Seven meals on two days of the holiday and Shabbat can be a caloric explosion unless one sets limits.
The population in Israel is considered a young population compared to other Western countries.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Population increases by 173,811; the number of new Olim to Israel the past year stands at 24,801; most popular boys' names are Joseph, Daniel and Ori; Tamar, Noa and Shira most popular for girls.
Sounding a bit like he is in election campaign mode, PM sums up the passing year saying it was "especially challenging" for Israel.
By HERB KEINON
Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar stunned the political world when he announced his "retirement."
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Jews today should not be choosy about those offering assistance against the new fascism.
By AMIEL UNGAR
With Yom Kippur approaching, dating guru advises on how to forgive, be forgiven and forgive yourself for mistakes made in past relationships.
By MARGAUX CHETRIT
Celebrity Rosh Hashana roundup: Here’s how some of the more famous and attractive among us celebrated Rosh Hashana.
Even though some reports say threats to New York synagogues during the Jewish High Holy Days may be decreasing, the situation in Syria and the wider Middle East has kept concerns, and security levels, heightened.
By MAYA SHWAYDER JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
Iranian leader sends greeting on Twitter while Obama pays a visit to a synagogue in Sweden.
By JTA AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Rethinking Jewish life.
By RACHEL SABATH BEIT-HALACHMI
Rosh Hashana carries a message of religious signiﬁcance that is second to none – one that can enhance human life and add meaning to our days and years.
By REUVEN HAMMER
‘SEE NOW that I, even I, am He, and there is no god with Me; I kill,
and I make alive; I have wounded, and I heal; and there is none that
can deliver out of My hand’(Ha’azinu; Deuteronomy 32:39).
By SHLOMO RISKIN
Born in 1993 to a Jewish family in South Africa, Dean Goodson went to Jewish day school and was brought up with a “very Zionist education.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
While the average Israeli consumes only about 11 kilos of fish per year, during the month of Tishrei Israelis will each consume about 1.8 kg. – twice the monthly average during the rest of the year.
By SHARON UDASIN
US president also notes the important role played by American Jews in the civil rights movement on 50th anniversary of March on Washington.
In honor of Rosh Hashana, photographer Yehoshua Halevi presents some unusual shofars found around the world.
By YEHOSHUA HALEVI
Perhaps the most meaningful change that Jews should consider this year is a shift away from diets that have devastating effects on our increasingly imperiled planet.
By RICHARD H. SCHWARTZ
London Sainsbury's store wishes Jewish shoppers a Happy New Year, with a picture of a bottle of grape juice - and a packet of matza!
Rosh Hashana always portends new beginnings and fresh opportunities: “This day the world was born,” or at least the world beckons with possibilities of rebirth and renewal.
In a wide-ranging interview for Rosh Hashana, Natan Sharansky tells the ‘Post’ that Operation ῾ ᾽Protective Edge has united the Jewish people.
By STEVE LINDE
If you’ve never been on a nighttime ‘Slihot’ tour in Jerusalem, you’re not really prepared for Yom Kippur.
By MEITAL SHARABI
The House of Bees and Honey at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai is home to more than 5,000 beehives, making it the largest apiary in all of Israel.
Recalling the Rosh Hashana 1943 Holocaust escape of Danish Jews.
By RAFAEL MEDOFF/JNS.ORG
A Rosh Hashana wish to a family.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
EVA ruminates on dating in the 21st century.
Volunteer organizations arrange meals for singles on the High Holy Days, the festivals and Shabbat.
Eva ruminates on dating in the 21st century
Due to the significant drop in Lake Kinneret’s water levels by two meters in the summer months, tamarisk bushes and the roots of sharp reeds surfaced along 150 meters of the beach.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner, and with it comes the thought of honey cake, one of the mainstays of every Rosh Hashana meal.
The holidays are a busy time for home winemakers
In Twitter exchange, Iran's new FM Javad Zarif suggests Ahmadinejad, not Iran, was behind Holocaust denials.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Israel’s population density has reached an average of 353 people per square kilometer in 2012, compared to 288 in the year 2000.
Move made in effort to significantly reduce the time it takes to transport injured drivers to the hospital.
Dozens of cops entered compound to disperse Palestinian worshipers who threw rocks after prayers at al-Aqsa Mosque.
Since last year, the population has grown by 142,000 or by 1.8%.
Report reveals that religious and ultra-Orthodox participants are more likely to make cuts than their secular counterparts.
Like a moral barometer or a canary uniquely sensitive to the proverbial coal mine’s ethical atmosphere, the status of Jews serves as a critical register of the general health of society.
By Mati WAGNER
Though everyone was together, each was in a separate world on Yom Kippur.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
When we recognize that life is more about what we are needed for than what we need, we have found life’s purpose.
The Fountainheads of Ein Prat Academy have released yet another video, this time celebrating the Jewish New Year.
By ARIEL COHEN
MKs and ministers make an attempt at humor in YouTube videos for the New Year.
In order to make the most of Rosh Hashana, we must prepare to make improvements in the new year.
Two tons of honey and 15 tons of apples, the signature holiday food, will be given to soldiers throughout Rosh Hashana.
Cook one type four different ways.
By NERIA BARR
Plan your week carefully and you should be able to get everything done on time.
From rock climbing, to bicycling to surfing to kayaking, there is not a pastime that cannot include a moment for some Jewish tradition!
Chef Yochanan shows you the secret to cooking a simple, flavor-filled colorful salsa.
By YOCHANAN LAMBIASE
Gossip always hurts someone and sometimes that someone is us.
Perhaps the first thing to do is to replace the current Israeli ambassador, who is so closely aligned to the Republican Party and to the current conflict.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch says that encoded in this simple pattern of sounds is the key to understanding the message of the shofar.
By WARREN GOLDSTEIN
Gideon Sa’ar’s moment of truth
By URI PEREDNIK
I take as a starting point that my Jewish tribe, the one I was born into, with its rich history, culture and wisdom, is worth preserving.
By BRIAN BLUM
Our community has begun making strides toward being fully inclusive, but much work remains to be done.
By JAY RUDERMAN
We know this will not be an easy path, but Rosh Hashana is a time to reflect on possibility and renewal.
By AMBASSADOR DANIEL SHAPIRO
Unlike what Israel’s many detractors claim, there is nothing fanatical about Jewish heritage.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The shofar blower can’t blame the reader of the notes, or even the rabbi. He can blame the shofar, but who’s going to believe that?
Although many non-religious Israelis are trailblazing creative new Jewish paths, many others still opt out.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
One of the nice things about the custom of reciting Selichot is that it is a folk tradition.
By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
I realized that I had received a tremendous wake-up call less than two weeks prior to Rosh Hashana.
May the New Years – the plural is not a typo – bring blessing, joy and peace to the Jewish people, and the entire world.
By STEWART WEISS
Prayer takes on special meaning in Elul as we move toward Rosh Hashana, which celebrates the birthday of the world.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
Few are the things Jews like to complain about more than their synagogues; I speak here from experience, because I am one of the complainers.
Accomplishments and recognition, real and imagined, are pushed to the background, while we are forced to realize our limitations as individuals, communities and nations.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
In our careers and relationships, we must balance between being too consumed by ambition and too suffocated by complacency.
The choice between fear and love.
The sounds of the shofar, produced by vigorous exhalation, recall that ﬁrst Divine breath.
The High Holy Days are a warning to ensure that we live vertically and not horizontally.
By NATHAN LOPES CARDOZO
Ezra the Scribe, speaking of renewal and return, changed my life forever.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
His story/her story: Between 1590 and 1594, the converso Juan del Campo was on trial for judaizing.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED