Opposition joins Netanyahu in lobbying against anti-Israel resolution in UNHRC
AG to issue tough indictment against former chief rabbi Metzger
Israel mum on State Department clarification on settlement policy
Bayit Yehudi threatens coalition crisis over terror attack
Assi Dayan to the end
2,000-year-old ritual bath found under family’s Jerusalem living room floor
Franz Kafka’s manuscripts belong in National Library, Tel Aviv court says
The Dire Straits experience
Under-19's warmup with MK's knockout
Mekel needs to make a decision one way or another
Basketball: Disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem snubbed by Euroleague
Tennis: Sela sent packing in first round of Wimbledon
Workplace abuse law passes provisional reading
Family home of Har Nof synagogue massacre terrorist sealed
Lapid urges ambassadors to reject UNHRC Gaza report
New restrictions on Palestinian security prisoners passed by Knesset committee
Netanyahu: We are partners with Egypt in the fight against ISIS that has reached our borders
Netanyahu and Ya'alon visit terror victims in Jerusalem
Shin Bet: Hamas attempt to build terror network in West Bank thwarted
Jewish groups brief MEPs on Hamas’s anti-Semitism
Nicholas Winton, the 'British Schindler,' dies at age 106
Obama administration will ignore ‘Israel-controlled territories’ in anti-BDS law
Belgium to provide $4 million in security funding to Jewish institutions
Rabbi accused of molestation to be extradited to Israel
Report: IDF to okay bolstered Egyptian forces in Sinai after deadly attacks
Abbas outs top PLO official on suspicion of 'conspiracy' to undermine PA
Brinksmanship ahead of new Iran nuclear deadline
Israel closes crossings with Egypt, Gaza, following ISIS Sinai terror attacks
Year into Sisi's power, Egyptians lament persistent hardships
Netanyahu comes to hail mental health reform
Unions demand collective agreement to ensure vocational conditions
Israeli scientists develop 'smell fingerprint' that could identify every human on Earth
Israel joins Interpol Operation Pangea 8 to seize illegal and counterfeit drugs
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Southern Israel feels effects of 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Sinai
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Still got it: Seniors going online to discuss, learn about sex
Letters to the Editor: Appalling comment
Jurisprudence and defending Israel
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Spreading pride
The problem with productivity
Change the status quo on conversions
An enemy of individual expression
Puzzles of reminiscence
A soul in Sheol
Ten ideas for Naftali Bennett
Turning a rekindled passion into a lucrative business
Book Review: Catch the truth
Book Review: An exceptional relationship, tested?
Hot off the Arab press
A nation of enablers
Come to the Kretshme
Ramadan ‘kareem’ in the Old City
Remembering the Rebbe
Grapevine: A couple of ‘Odd Couples’
EVA ruminates on dating in the 21st century: Repeat mistakes
‘I’m innocent – really!’
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
Israel's core challenge - staying alive in an age of enemy 'martyrdom'
The European Union risks 'Jew-hater' label
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
Mourning the Mount of Olives
A different perspective
No apologies for fighting ‘sabotage’
The aliya premium
Why the Jews support anti-Jewish social movements?
The writing’s on the wall, and it says “F*** the Jews”
It does not add up
A bridge too far
How is it to hang out with Israelis
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
ISIS purportedly threatens to 'slaughter' Christian Arabs living in Jerusalem
Lutheran pastor says Jews to blame for destroying Christian values after US approves gay marriage
Pope: Why didn't the allies bomb the railway lines to Auschwitz?
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
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
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
$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
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
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
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07.01.2015 | 14 Tammuz, 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
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
The forgiveness of God is the last act that allows us to overcome feelings of guilt, which can make life unbearable.
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.