Analysis: Religious choice at threat as haredi parties reassert control over Jewish life
Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run at Wimbledon
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Al-Quds Brigade builds watch tower directly across IDF structure on Gaza border
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb
Report: Jordan arrests Iranian backed terrorist who was planning attack
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
Kerry, Zarif meet on divisive issues as Iran nuclear deadline approaches
Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
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
Greece Analysis: When No doesn't mean No (and Yes doesn't mean Yes)
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
The zero hour of Greece: Turning minus to plus
Taking on BDS
Boycott takes center stage
Preempting ‘Goldstone II’
Israel, doctor’s orders
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Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together
Cochavit Netzach Dolev takes a stand
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Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
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The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
Spain has asked both the Palestinians and Israel to avoid unilateral measures, and requested the Palestinians refrain from going further on issue of unilateral recognition of statehood.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
"The Spanish parliament's declaration only pushes away further the chances of reaching an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians."
By HERB KEINON,EITAN AROM
Parliaments in Great Britain and Ireland already approved similar nonbinding votes.
By EITAN AROM
The vote initiative is being spearheaded by the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel: “We are horrified by the possibility, almost a reality, of a single state."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dr. Alon Liel and Peace Now founder Professor Amiram Goldblum are among those behind the initiative.
By ARIK BENDER, MAARIV HASHAVUA
Flamenco, jazz and classical guitarist Paco de Lucia was a legend in his own time.
By MARION FISCHEL
Despite limited arms trade, Spanish make political statement by blocking weapons contracts.
Zapata, who was sworn in on Saturday, tweeted in 2011 “How do you fit five million Jews in a SEAT 600 [a Spanish automobile]? In the ashtray.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The new law, which allows for the repatriation of Sephardi Jews, has been touted by politicians in Madrid as a grand gesture aimed at reconciliation and the righting of a historic wrong.
By SAM SOKOL
Guillermo Zapata apologizes, says he has always liked "black, cruel humor."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,SAM SOKOL
Ambassador Fernando Carderera explains newly-enacted law of return for Sephardic Jews.
Move allows descendant of Jews expelled from Iberian country in 1492 to seek dual Spanish nationality.
According to the bill, similar to one passed by the Portuguese parliament earlier this year, Sephardic Jews descended from those exiled from Spain in 1492 would be eligible to obtain citizenship.
Other potential targets of the group included synagogues and public buildings in the Catalonia region, the magistrate said in a report after receiving information from prosecutors.
Prof. Jesus Jambrina receives award for his achievements in the recognition, signposting and preservation of the Medieval Jewish quarters of the city of Zamora, Spain.
The law would potentially allow 3.5 million Sephardic Jews around the world to apply for Spanish nationality.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Confirming Cervantes’s Leonese origins would also confirm his crypto- Jewish life.
Speeches identify anti-Semitism as clear and present danger.
Here you can observe bears, otters, white and gray wolves, lynxes and mountain deer. Free trails help you experience the intimacy of wild animals within their ecosystem.
By MOSHE ARENSTEIN
Council of Sephardi and Oriental Communities of Jerusalem recognizes Jesús Jambrina's achievements in the preservation of the Medieval Jewish quarters of the city.
Spanish retailer discontinues sale of striped shirt with yellow star after it causes social media uproar.
Spain and Italy joined EU countries warning citizens against investment in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
European Union ambassador's warns of more business advisories with settlements after Spain, Italy issue such warnings.
Carnets de voyage d’une région d’Espagne qui cultive jalousement son patrimoine juif
By HÉLÈNE SCHOUMANN
Une ville du nord de l’Espagne célèbre la première Journée internationale du ladino. Récit à la première personne
Le gouvernement espagnol est en passe d’adopter une loi permettant aux Séfarades de revenir sur leur terre ancestrale. Décryptage d’une annonce pour le moins surprenante
By Nathan Cahn
L'An prochain à Grenade raconte avec une précision historique incroyable, un travail de documentation de huit mois, et un romantisme échevelé, mille ans d'Histoire juive
L'An prochain à Grenade raconte avec une précision historique incroyable, un travail de documentation de huit mois, et un romantisme échevelé, mille ans d'histoire juive
The project has focused on improving technical and administrative skills in select Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian and Spanish towns since 2011.
By SHARON UDASIN
Montaigne’s Jewish ancestry is not widely known, but is critical in understanding his idiosyncratic view of life and how influential it was in the future development of European Humanism.
By DAVID SHASHA
Once again, only Ashkenazi Jews count as Jews – even in Spain!
Tip for the week: Super-sensitive this week, you may feel a bit more fragile than usual.
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
Various beauty products sold by Royal Cosmetics Ltd. were found by the Health Ministry to have been produced and marketed illegally.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Jerusalemite Yossi Bendor writes about returning to his ancestral home town in Spain.
By YOSSI BENDOR
Spanish court says the case in which Netanyahu, several Israeli ministers were accused of crimes against humanity.
8-year-old hidden for hours, discovered when suitcase put through scanner.
Officials say a search of the desolate area of the French mountainside could take at least a week following a deadly plane crash.
Former Spanish police officer - previously arrested for Nazi-themed protest - scaled the walls of the enclose where 3 lions mauled him, according to local media.
Barcelona High Court judge downplays doubts over possible "risk" to believe Israel would back a country seeking independence, given the Palestinian issue.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
The Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain wrote to the municipality, to the council member and to the party’s regional representatives “to ask that they issue a public apology."
Report comes following vote by British lawmakers in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state alongside Israel.
Alan Gross has served five years of a 15-year sentence on his conviction for attempting to establish Internet communications for Cuban Jews.
Maccabi fell to a 20-point defeat to Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL on Sunday after dropping to a surprise home loss to Cedevita Zagreb in the Euroleague.
By ALLON SINAI
The West-Tec driver ended the season in fifth place overall in the standings and continues to believe that he will one day become the first Israeli in Formula 1.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
A short story describing the challenge a royal Jew faces on the eve of the Spanish Inquisition.
By HAIM WATZMAN
The Spanish government approved draft law allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews to seek Spanish nationality.
Abraham Righetto was a converso from Iberia who had to figure out where it was safe for a descendent of converted Jews to go.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
A company in Tel Aviv aims for cultural preservation by rocketing Torah scrolls to the moon for posterity.
Village may have descended from a Jewish community before the Spanish inquisition in 1492.
Jewish associations in Spain's Catalonia region to file legal complaint over social media messages that refer to Holocaust, Hitler.
Theories relating to Cervantes Saavedra’s birth in Sanabria, Zamora, and to his Jewish origins are growing in number.
Northern Spanish village of Castrillo Matajudios to convene town hall meeting to vote on reverting Inquisition-era named village to original "Jews' Hill".
First Spanish president following death of Franco dies at 81.
To this day, no one knows whether de Paz was representing his converso brethren in the papal court, was deferring the establishment of the Inquisition with bribes and flattery, or whether he was double-crossing everyone throughout his checkered career.
Groups accuse Spain of double standard, name Muslim families in North Africa as candidates for receiving Spanish citizenship.
WATCH: Members of Israel's Sephardic community weigh in on Spain's recent bill to grant citizenship to Sephardic Jews.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Spain's Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon says Spain owes Sephardic community a debt for spreading the Spanish language and culture.
By SAM SOKOL,MARION FISCHEL
Madrid’s Hanukka has become part of the city’s traditions.
‘In Spain food is always served with wine because food without wine is boring’ – wine educator Steven Olson.
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
Uncovering the history behind Israel’s growing wave of Latin American immigrants.
By LEIGH CUEN
US professor gets Jerusalem medal for Jewish historical research in Zamora.
A historical novel tells the story of 15th-century Spain through the eyes of women.
By Miriam Kates Lock
A guide for novice genealogists interested in finding their connections to Judaism.
I joined Genie Milgrom in Portugal to celebrate Passover with a group of bnei anusim (descendants of forced converts) who were returning to Judaism.
A journey from the past to the present.
By GENIE MILGROM
Coverage of the escalation of rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip caused a frenzy among news outlets on the continent.
By ANDREAS BERGGREN
In ‘Traveling Heavy,’ Prof. Ruth Behar examines the meaning of life.
Montague is a Jewish name, and Verona was under the control of Venice, a place to which many Sephardi Jews ﬂed during the Spanish Inquisition and after the expulsion.
Tyrese Rice and David Blatt’s moment of glory transcends sports.
The town’s mystical shuls were built following the 1492 expulsion from Spain.
By MIRIAM KRESH
How do these people know about their Jewish origin? After all, so many years have passed, and there is no documentation.
Tarbut Sefarad members from the city of Tarragona organized an
event during which they presented Yossi Bendor with the key to the city.
The president of Tarbut Sefarad-Jerusalem writes about returning to his ancestral home town in Spain.
In the meantime, the draft bill, the text of which was supplied to the Post by a spokesperson for the Federation, and may be slightly altered in the process of its becoming law, includes the following information.
One woman’s search for lost Sephardim leads to a groundbreaking conference at Netanya Academic College.
Just as Ladino is recognized in Spain as “a sister language,” he said, the “Jewish footprint is beginning to be reevaluated.”
Just after he arrived, Spain and England declared war on each other.
By GLORIA MOUND
Jose Maria Aznar shares his thoughts on the boycott movement and his vision for Israel to be an integral part of the West.
By HAIM ISSEROVITZ
UNIFIL says working with all parties, urging "maximum restraint" to prevent further escalation.
The 12-person network was made up of three Egyptians and the rest were foreigners who entered the country as tourists, sources say.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
This society had very strict rules and procedures.
While the majority of the Cairo Geniza relate to Jews residing in Fustat, they are not limited to this locale or its inhabitants.
The Lavo Ensemble from Spain tours the country
By MAXIM REIDER
Spanish star dancer and choreographer Jose Porcel and revered Israeli dance teacher Silvia Duran are taking the stage in their first official collaboration.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
The Armenian Genocide was more than just the attempted extermination of a people; it was the destruction of an ancient homeland.
By JANO BOGHOSSIAN
Spain has never occupied Catalonia. You only need to stroll by any Catalonian city to judge by yourself the nonsense of that idea.
By FERNANDO CARDERERA
My uncle asked me if I had noticed anti-Jewish sentiments in Madrid; I’m aware that political correctness isn’t a priority in Spain..
By DANIEL CATALAN
After almost six years of institutionalized distortion, most markets have ceased to function in the way they were intended, namely as a method of pricing financial instruments on the basis of supply and demand.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Coming at a time of rising anti-Semitism across Europe, it is refreshing to see European states making an effort to welcome Jews so openly.
By MICHAEL FREUND
Even if it’s been more than 500 years since the Jews were expelled by the royal order, the signs of righting a historical wrong are welcome indeed.
By LIAT COLLINS
Julia Glushko’s unlikely run at Roland Garros came to a grinding halt in the third round on Saturday following a 6-0, 6-1 loss at the hands of world No. 11 Sara Errani.
Maccabi releases statement expressing “its shock and disappointment at the hurtful discriminatory comments made on social media networks."
After gritty Game 3 triumph, yellow-and-blue eyes eliminating Milano to advance to Euroleague Final Four.