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Gaza flotilla to be countered with Israeli flags

Avi Farhan, who is organizing a counter-protest to women's flotilla, suggests that the flotilla should go to Syria.Benny Tocker, Today, 6:13 AM

'Peres played a role in the settlement enterprise'

Daniella Weiss points out Peres’s contribution to the settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria, but also can't forget Oslo.Benny Tocker, Today, 4:46 AM

New cancer center will serve northern Israel

Supporters of Emek Medical Center in Afula break ground on $25 million cancer center that will serve northern Israel.JTA, Today, 3:30 AM

Olmert loses Supreme Court appeal in Talansky affair

Supreme Court rejects former PM's appeal of his conviction for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman.JTA, Today, 1:55 AM

Rivlin returns to Israel ahead of Peres funeral

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, place a flower on Peres's statue at the Presidential Residence.Hezki Baruch, Today, 12:08 AM

White House confirms Obama will attend Peres's funeral

White House confirms that President Obama will lead the American delegation to take part in Shimon Peres's funeral.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 11:29 PM

Torah scroll donated in memory of Hallel Ariel

Torah scroll donated in memory of murdered child Hallel Ariel Hy'd presented to a local synagogue.Yoel Domb, Yesterday, 8:46 PM

Knesset flags lowered to half-mast

Speaker Edelstein: 'When I visited Peres last week, I was optimistic, sure that he'll be there at the open of the Knesset winter session.'Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 5:46 PM

'Sonya cooked, Shimon washed the dishes'

Former Chief Rabbi Lau remembers Peres the man: 'We can learn from his how to be stubborn, to stand up for our principles and not give up.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 5:05 PM

'Shimon Peres eliminated Israel's deadliest enemy'

Elyakim Haetzni of Kiryat Arba wonders 'how many of the Arabs whom Peres made into leaders will show up at his funeral?'Yoel Domb, Yesterday, 4:13 PM

First Temple-era discovery at Tel Lachish

Dig reveals ruins of a biblical city from the reign of King Hezekiah.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 3:53 PM

'Peres devoted his life to our nation and peace'

Netanyahu responds to passing of former President, recalls his first encounter with him 40 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 2:59 PM

Hamas celebrates Peres' death

'The Palestinian people are happy at the death of this criminal,' says Hamas spokesperson.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 2:52 PM

Unprecedented preparations for Peres funeral

World leaders to converge on Har Herzl this Friday for massive state funeral for Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 2:43 PM

'One of the founding fathers of Israel'

Israel’s ninth President and former Prime Minister Shimon Peres dies at 93 after suffering a major stroke.Yoni Kempinski, Yesterday, 12:58 PM

Yesha Council honors Peres' 'tireless work' for Israel

Despite differences over Oslo Accords and Palestinian statehood, Yesha Council remembers Peres' 'contributions to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:45 PM

Hemi Peres: My father built our future

Former president's family speaks out after his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:46 AM

Netanyahu: Peres a 'visionary' who championed defense of Israel

Prime Minister eulogizes former rival and 1996 election opponent as 'visionary' who 'strengthened Israel's defense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:29 AM

Obama, Clinton, world leaders to attend Peres funeral

Obama, Clinton among world leaders set to travel to Israel Friday for funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:17 AM

Bennett: Last of Israel's founding fathers has left us

'I'll miss Peres,' says Education Minister after former President dead at 93.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 8:02 AM

Is Herzog on the way to the coalition?

Likud source denies reports that Netanyahu asked heads of coalition parties to opine about the possibility of Zionist Union joining.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 4:46 AM

Israel presents: Rays of Hope

Israel Atomic Energy Commission highlights its work in nuclear applications at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 3:12 AM

Netanyahu sues to keep his dirty laundry private

Netanyahu files appeal to keep the details of the amount of money his official residence spent on laundry from being made public.JTA, Yesterday, 1:52 AM

Israel's population reaches 8.58 million

Israel will have a population of 8.585 million citizens this Rosh Hashanah, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.JTA, Yesterday, 1:39 AM

MDA presents statistics from the past year of terror attacks

Past year saw wave of terror attacks with the rise of 'lone-wolf' stabbings.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 10:53 PM

Appeal: send Azariya home for the holidays

MK Hazan asks Eizenkot to release Azariya for Rosh Hashanah so he can be with his ill father for the holidays and the rest of his familyArutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 9:34 PM

'Netanyahu continues to crusade against the media'

MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin attacked Prime Minister Netanyahu in light of the proposed bill to close the public radio broadcast.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 8:28 PM

Peres' family members called to hospital to say goodbye

Doctors for former Israeli President say his condition has declined significantly, they've called his family members to come part from him.Yoel Domb, Tuseday, 5:45 PM

'If Amona falls, Netanyahu won't be PM for long'

MK Nissan Slomiansky, in an interview with Arutz Sheva, warns of the detrimental effects of destroying the town of Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff , Tuseday, 4:57 PM

Enhancing Rosh Hashana

I would like to deal with a halachik question which applies to all of usEchad L'echad Foundation, Tuseday, 3:38 PM

'Azariya didn't shoot to kill'

Senior IDF officer testifies on behalf of Elor Azariya, says fears over possible bomb justified actions.Reut Hadar, Tuseday, 2:22 PM

Israel launches anti-cyberbullying program

Government approves program to protect Israeli youth from online bullying and other cyber-crimes.Yoel Domb, Tuseday, 2:05 PM

Shaked: We will not see police horses in Ofra

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said that she is committed to normalizing homes slated for demolition in the town of Ofra.Hezki Baruch, Eliran Aharon, Tuseday, 11:35 AM

Bus driver fired for anti-religious expletive

An Egged bus driver has been fired from his job two weeks after he used anti-religious expletives towards a haredi passenger.Haim Lev, Tuseday, 11:00 AM

Baby named after Elor Azariya

'To me, he's a hero and I admire him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 10:56 AM

Ofra residents protest near PM's office

Schools in Ofra launch strike over planned demolitions in community as residents protest in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, Tuseday, 10:34 AM

Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Former Defense Minister vows to retake Labor leadership, then triumph in elections.Yoel Domb, Tuseday, 9:30 AM

A-G doesn't rule out criminal probe of Netanyahu

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says he would approve a criminal probe of Netanyahu if "reasonable" grounds were found.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 6:45 AM

Hazan: I was hovering between life and death

Outspoken Likud MK discusses his recent hospitalization and plans for his political future.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 3:44 AM

'We'll remove all the illegal aliens from southern Tel Aviv'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks at Rosh Hashanah toast, promises to remove all the illegal aliens from south Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, Tuseday, 12:13 AM

Ex-Minister Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa'ar said that during the coming year he may return to the political arena.Chaim Lev, Monday, 10:28 PM

New poll: Yesh Atid with 25 seats, Likud 21

Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party would garner 25 seats if elections were held now, while the Likud would have just 21 seats.Hezki Baruch, Monday, 9:20 PM

Bennett gives Education Ministers tour of Hevron yeshiva

Naftali Bennet visits the Hevron yeshiva with ministers from OECD countries, telling them about Talmud study and analysis. Pictures inside.Chaim Lev, Monday, 8:39 PM

No criminal charges for tying elderly woman to a fence

The state has decided not to press criminal charges against a caregiver who tied an elderly woman to a fence.Shlomo Piotrokowski, Monday, 7:52 PM

Infant dies in Petah Tikva nursery

MDA teams performed resuscitation on a baby and evacuated her to Schneider hospital where doctors were forced to declare her dead.Yoel Domb, Monday, 6:56 PM

Woman falls on Ramat Gan bus, in serious condition

A woman in her sixties is in serious condition after falling this afternoon, Monday, in a Ramat Gan bus.Yoel Domb, Monday, 4:27 PM

Intel Israel to construct 'smartest building in the world'

Intel Israel begins construction on an office building that will host 2,500 employees and change the way we work.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 2:38 PM

213,913 new Israelis this year

Interior Ministry reports 186,923 babies born in Israel since last Rosh Hashanah, In addition, 26,990 immigrants made Aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 2:22 PM

'Leadership by bureaucrats endangers democracy, not Amona law'

Shuli Mualem of Jewish Home rips Attorney General over claim bill to normalize Amona would 'destroy Israeli democracy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:38 PM

'Invite me to holiday toast or I'll shut down city schools'

Upset at not being invited to mayor's holiday toast, union boss threatens to shut down public preschools and kindergartens.David Rosenberg, Monday, 1:30 PM

Arab worker allegedly beaten by Jewish gang

Police arrested a Jewish man in his 20s after he and several others allegedly beat Arab worker outside of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, Monday, 11:38 AM

Watch: Female store clerk overpowers thieves, defends shop

Two young thieves in Ramat Gan got more than they bargained for when a female clerk cut short their attempted robbery.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:27 AM

'I represent all of Israeli society'

Israel’s Consul General in New York, Dani Dayan, outlines four main goals in his new post.Yoni Kempinski, Monday, 6:12 AM

Smotrich: Radio host's remarks were pointless

Director of Reshet Bet national radio reprimands host for asking MK Bezalel Smotrich an offensive question.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:16 AM

Politicians on the left call for ban on men-only concert

Left wing MKs demand that the mayor of Tel Aviv cancel concert because it marginalizes women.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:44 AM

Conversion course is part of the national budget

Minister Liberman allocates 17 million shekels to the basic defense budget for the Nativ conversion course.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 2:14 AM

Berko: Balad represents foreign interests

Likud MK Dr. Anat Berko attacks the Balad Party in a post on her Facebook page.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:12 AM