Visiting US Republican senator deems Iran deal not legally binding, can be overturned
Budget to go to first vote in Knesset, final vote set for Nov. 20
Prosor: Efforts to fly Palestinian flag at UN not the way to peace, statehood
Turkel committee proceedings on Gal Hirsch police appointment opens
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Matisyahu set to join closing events at J’lem Sacred Music Festival
Jerusalem if I forget you: Matisyahu set to perform at festival in Israel's capital
Everything’s coming up roses for ‘Bumblefoot’
Sinai Says: Blue-and-white have played themselves into nowhere-but-up status
Deri given ultimatum regarding Saturday soccer
Israel’s Sela sent packing in first round
Analysis: The return of the legionnaires and the impact on Israeli soccer landscape
US forced to disclose more details of targeted killings, will Israel be next?
B’Tselem claims IDF demolished 25 illegal Beduin structures in West Bank
IDF: Hamas seizing Gazan construction imports for attack tunnel building
Israel not excited by Abbas threat to quit: 'Been there, done that'
Fatah leaders urge Abbas not to resign from PLO leadership
Norwegian bank issues anti-Semitic credit card, says sorry
Labor's Corbyn under fire for supporting Palestinians who bombed Jewish charity
A rare glimpse into the education of Jewish children during the Holocaust
Area surrounding legendary Nazi treasure train goes up in flames
Genesis Foundation launches fund to boost outreach to interfaith families
Democrats to secure passage of Iran deal through Congress, may prevent vote
White House fight to preserve Iran deal is won, Cardin says
America remains Iran's 'number one enemy' despite nuclear deal, top cleric says
WATCH: Terrorists seek funds to bomb Golden Gate Bridge in anti-Iran bill campaign
Brokers for group liberating kidnap victims 'worse than ISIS,' says one-time supporter
Satellite images show ISIS destruction of major temple at Palmyra
US should use al-Qaida forces to defeat ISIS, former CIA chief reportedly says
Is ISIS planning attack for 9/11?
Kuwait charges 26 suspected Hezbollah operatives over arms cache, alleges Iran link
Lawmakers call on Blair to face inquiry over alleged attempt to save Gaddafi
Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli tech students to develop solutions for elderly citizens
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
Your Taxes: Israel and the OECD good amnesty guide
Is Netflix expanding to Israel?
'Local honey production insufficient to meet national needs'
Oldest Koran in the world may predate Muhammad, Oxford University researchers say
Ex porn star and supermodel fight over kosher food on Big Brother
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
The Jenin model
Our World: Losing the war of ideas
Letters to the Editor
In my own write: Soul Food
We must honor the victims of the Holocaust by saving Christians today
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Lost in the woods: cognitive defusion on vacation
How Samantha met Ben
American Presidential Wannabes, Israel Next Stop?
The confounding case of the Kastner trains and Kolozsvar ghetto
Tiny Ant-Man's Bigger Brand Lesson
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
09.02.2015 | 18 Elul, 5775
Our annual cake survey for Rosh Hashana includes the best offerings from some of the top bakeries in the country.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Where wine is concerned, the very word ‘sweet’ has many Israelis recoiling, associating sweet wine with bad and cheap. But surprisingly, some of the world’s most sought-after and expensive wines are sweet.
By ADAM MONTEFIORE
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.
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 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
Enhancing side dishes for a special occasion - to express the wish for a sweet Rosh Hashana.
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
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.
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 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.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
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
Rather than escaping to find a better, safer life, olim often leave behind material comforts; theirs is an aliya of choice, not necessity.
By NAOMI RAGEN
The problems with competition in the honey market start with a rule requiring anyone who wants to own hives get a permit from the Honey Council.
By DAN ILLOUZ
For the religious Jew, the focus of Elul is – or at least ought to be – the discovery of all that is blocking an intense and intimate relationship with the Creator.