01.19.2017 | 21 Tevet, 5777
‘More than just our homes were destroyed’
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Sr.-St.-Sgt.-Maj. Erez Levy laid to rest in Yavne
Liberman tells Gazans to ‘kick Hamas out’
State still has no solution for Amona families
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Israeli, Turkish generals meet for first time in years
Coalition refuses to vote on deportation bill
‘Mr. Gaga’ dances across the USA
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
‘Getting tough’ is not best approach to changing student behavior
A.B. Yehoshua and ‘the malady of the Jews’
Washington Watch: The peace gamble
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
In second wave of bomb threats at least 18 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
'German research institute trivializes Holocaust to attack Israel'
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
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.
An account of a merry trip to one of Rosh Hashana’s most famous destinations.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
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
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
As we look back over the past Jewish year, Israel has room for much optimism and hope – and a dark cloud or two.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
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
Let’s face it, the saxophone or the tuba just cannot do the job right.
By RALPH AMELAN
Without God’s visitation to Sarah, there would be no Jewish people.
By NAOMI GRAETZ
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
Many popular sites around the country are busily preparing for the New Year and will be extremely crowded, so I'd like to suggest taking a different route this holiday season.
By MEITAL SHARABI
You can choose whether you anticipate the coming holidays with anxiety and dread or a sense of warmth, desire and excitement.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Experience the preparation for the High Holy Days in the ancient synagogues and alleyways of Jerusalem and Safed, Tiberias and Peki’in, and a modern version at the Tel Aviv Port.
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.
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.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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.
News briefs from around Jerusalem.
The shofar could be thought of as a warning, but it is also associated with celebrations.
Our role, on Rosh Hashana specifically as well as on every day of the year, is to connect, to sew the days of the year to Rosh Hashana
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
A round up of news around Jerusalem
The month of Elul begins this Sunday, and with it the time to prepare for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
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
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
MKs and ministers make an attempt at humor in YouTube videos for the New Year.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
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.
A person begins the holidays when he is fed up with life, when he feels his life is going nowhere.
By MICHAEL LAITMAN
On holiday gifts: “Let it be chocolate, even honey. Anything but dry wine. No more dry wine. I hate dry wine. Why do people always bring dry wine?”
By STEWART WEISS
SPENDING TIME on Rosh Hashana outdoors in discussion is a worthwhile alternative to the synagogue, says the writer.
By BRIAN BLUM
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.
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.
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 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