Netanyahu asks Denmark to stop funding BDS

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Danish Foreign Minister following news that Denmark will assist organization supporting BDS.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 12:04 AM

Will Netanyahu offer gestures to the Palestinians?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 11:12 PM

'We have returned to the synagogue of the Yemenites'

The new community in the Shiloach village opposite the City of David are renovating the synagogue of Yemenite immigrants from 130 years ago.Yoel Domb, 5/17/2017, 10:58 PM

President Rivlin meets with Jordanian sheikhs visiting Israel

President Rivlin hosts a group of Jordanian Sheikhs who came to meet with different parts of Israeli society and deepen understanding of it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 6:41 PM

3 arrested for burning Israeli flag on Lag Ba'Omer

Adult and 2 teenagers arrested for burning Israeli flag on Lag Ba'Omer. Police seek suspects in burning of effigies of soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 5:21 PM

'We need to be realistic about Trump visit'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin discussed with Arutz Sheva the impending visit of President Trump and its ramifications for tourism.Shimon Cohen, 5/17/2017, 4:30 PM

Infant electrocuted to death in the Negev

1-year old girl found electrocuted in car on Negev highway. Attempts at resuscitation fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 4:04 PM

Knesset grants preliminary approval to new Tender Years Clause

Knesset grants preliminary approval to bill shortening Tender Years Clause to two years instead of six.Hezki Baruch, 5/17/2017, 3:48 PM

Jerusalem is Israel's largest city

Jerusalem's population grows by 16,000 residents, 8,200 of whom are Jewish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 3:00 PM

Grandson's circumcision held at grandfather's murder scene

Grandson born on grandfather Avraham Hasno's birthday, who was brutally murdered, was brought this morning in the covenant of Abraham.Mordechai Sones, 5/17/2017, 10:34 AM

US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

New US Ambassador to Israel says Trump is coming to Israel with no 'pre-prepared plan or road map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 9:13 AM

Arabs burn tires in Samaria town

Arab mob approaches Beit El, burns tires, yells "Allahu akbar!"Chana Roberts, Mordechai Sones, 5/17/2017, 8:58 AM

PA chairman cheers prisoners, praises terrorists

During India visit, Mahmoud Abbas praises terrorists, martyrs - but says he wants peace with Israel.Shimon Cohen, 5/17/2017, 8:20 AM

Ya'alon threatens: I'll tell what I know

Former Defense Minister explicitly states in interview, 'Money could have been involved.' Prime Minister's Office: 'Nonsense'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2017, 9:35 PM

'Comptroller report highlights need for kashrut privatization'

Head of Tzohar rabbinic organization says Comptroller report showing problems in kashrut industry shows need for urgent reform.Gary Willig, 5/16/2017, 8:49 PM

Seven olim receive Bonei Zion Prize for contributions to Israel

NGO Monitor head among 7 English-speaking olim awarded Silvan Adams Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize for contributions to IsraelJTA, 5/16/2017, 4:33 PM

Watch: 'We've been waiting for this day to come'

Celebration for David Friedman's inauguration as Ambassador to Israel. 'Trump promised and delivered.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:55 PM

Youth under house arrest can pray with minyan 'on Shabbat only'

Jewish youth indicted for lighting church on fire allowed by court to pray with minyan, but only on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:31 PM

Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded

Fake travel agency selling tickets purchased with stolen credit cards exposed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:09 PM

Rivlin to Friedman: Time to recognize Jerusalem as our capital

Watch: US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman presents credentials to Israeli president, formally begins service in Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2017, 12:48 PM

Drugs smuggled in children's puzzle sets

500,000 shekels worth of marijuana found concealed in children's puzzle sets.Reut Hadar, 5/16/2017, 11:32 AM

'The driver learned his lesson, don't fire him'

Haredi yeshiva student who filmed bus driver cursing at passengers turns to company, requests that driver not be fired.Ben Shaul, 5/16/2017, 11:00 AM

Massive police raid on suspected Arab crime center in Jaffa

Large numbers of police units raid Abu Sayef compound in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, where gun and drug trafficking and illegal construction suspected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 10:34 AM

Man distanced from home for hosting 'Hilltop Youth'

Samaria resident distanced from family home for four months, must appear before police every week. Honenu: 'A harsh and unusual blow.'Ido ben Porat, 5/16/2017, 10:07 AM

2 dead in Arad fire, father and son arrested

Father and son arrested after explosives discovered in burnt home following fire that killed two.Reut Hadar, 5/16/2017, 8:55 AM

Arab man held captive for desire to convert to Judaism, join IDF

Israeli-Arab teen locked away by family after saying he wishes to become Jewish, join Israeli army.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2017, 7:58 AM

'They're trying to distort reality'

Former National Security Adviser stresses that there has never been a doubt about Israel's position regarding the U.S. Embassy move.Nitsan Keidar, 5/16/2017, 12:05 AM

Israel swears in first female Sharia court judge

Israeli President and Justice Minister attend swearing-in ceremony of first female judge to a religious court in Israel.AFP, 5/15/2017, 9:39 PM

Former Chief Rabbi convicted of fraud

Former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron convicted of giving out fake rabbinic ordination certificates.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 5/15/2017, 8:34 PM

'I haven't noticed that you assassinated Haniyeh today...'

Yisrael Beytenu party attacks Jewish Home in Knesset plenum. Bennett: 'Turn your militancy on Hamas in Gaza, not religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 7:27 PM

Bennett: No personal argument with Prime Minister

Jewish Home Chairman responds to attack after calling on Prime Minister to abandon idea of 'two states'.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 6:46 PM

Fugitive neo-Nazi arrested after escaping jail sentence

Famous neo-Nazi and Holocaust denier who foundeded radical leftist terror group arrested in Hungary after fleeing jail sentence in Germany.AFP, 5/15/2017, 6:02 PM

'How many discussions can be held? Enough!'

Committee on Child's Rights holds heated debate following death of child forgotten in car last weekend.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 5:18 PM

'End the plots and the incitement'

Defense Minister calls reports of closing of pre-military yeshiva 'incitement' and an attempt to score political points at IDF's expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 3:52 PM

Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

District psychiatrist says man who murdered ex-wife was not in charge of his faculties at the time of the murder.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/15/2017, 3:18 PM

Adelsons to answer questions in corruption case against PM

American Jewish billionaire and GOP donor to testify in Israel in corruption case against Prime Minister Netanyahu.JTA, 5/15/2017, 2:52 PM

Justice Minister: They will not silence us

Likud Minister says Jewish Home party head has a 'political issue,' Justice Minister Shaked says her party will uphold its obligations.Ido Ben Porat, 5/15/2017, 2:20 PM

Jewish Home MK retracts support for naming streets after gays

MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli says she didn't completely understand the bill's implications, would not have signed bill as it is now.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2017, 1:14 PM

'Like being victim of chemical weapons attack'

Two-year old girl from northern Israel in critical condition after coming in contact with pesticide.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2017, 1:12 PM

Reserve soldier killed in car accident

Combat reserve soldier suffers fatal concussion, collapses and dies following car accident on route 35.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2017, 12:50 PM

'PM isn't going to commit political suicide for embassy move'

Coalition chairman says US is seriously considering moving embassy, but PM Netanyahu not ready to pay the political price the US may demand.Nitsan Keidar, 5/15/2017, 10:39 AM

Finance Minister told the Supreme Court 'No!'

Finance Minister Kahlon refuses to follow Supreme Court's demand to re-pass law on third apartment tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 8:23 AM

Arab MK: Government harming the Arab struggle

Joint List MK defends members of radical Islamist group, accuses government of concerted effort against Israeli-Arab activists.Dalit Halevy, 5/15/2017, 8:23 AM

'Erdogan's comments are unnecessary incitement'

Minister Ayoob Kara responds to Turkish President who urged Muslims to "protect Jerusalem from Judaization".Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2017, 4:03 AM

Reporter calls Bennett a 'blithering idiot'

Yediot Ahronot reporter attacks Education Minister for demanding PM make Israel's position on embassy location clear to US administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 10:03 PM

'Moving the embassy will finally shatter the Arab fantasy'

Prime Minister's Office calls for transferring US embassy to Jerusalem, says it would end Arab claim that Israel is not sovereign in city.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2017, 9:30 PM

'Want service in Judea and Samaria? It will cost you NIS 3000'

Efrat resident told to pay over $800 for 'security escort' for an internet technician to come to his house.Shimon Cohen, 5/14/2017, 5:02 PM

Netanyahu: Let's get Nationality Law passed quickly

PM calls on coalition members to help get law enshrining Hebrew as the sole official language of Israel passed as quickly as possible.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2017, 4:13 PM

19-mile long sewage pool from Ramallah reaches Modiin Illit

Massive sewage overflows from Ramallah threaten Jewish town.Tal Polon, 5/14/2017, 3:31 PM

'Regev's demands are illegal'

Civil Rights activist says Culture and Sport Minister Regev's demands to examine cultural events are 'illegal.'Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/14/2017, 2:32 PM

Leah Goldin to become radio host

Mother of soldier Hadar Goldin, whose body is being held by Hamas, is to become a regular presenter on Israeli radio's 103FM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 2:01 PM

Teenager to be returned to his parents

Investigation shows no abuse, authorities agree to return teen to his parents - as long as they clean their house.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 1:33 PM

Rivlin: No gap between Israel as a Jewish and democratic state

President Rivlin speaks to Montreal Jewish Federation delegation at Jerusalem event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 1:23 PM

Netanyahu: Hanging effigies of soldiers is abominable

Israeli PM speaks about haredi extremists burning effigy of IDF soldier, asks public to take precautions against global cyber attack.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2017, 12:49 PM

A lifesaver on the trip home from Meron

Travelers returning from Meron find refreshments, road safety instruction, and a friendly staff of policemen and volunteers.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/14/2017, 12:24 PM

'Israeli academia giving a platform to the far-left'

Watchdog group claims leftist group held anti-IDF seminar at Ben Gurion University; BGU denies claims.Benny Tocker, 5/14/2017, 12:03 PM

'There's no value in preventing divorce'

Conservatives and liberals debate in the Knesset: does co-parenting strengthen the family unit, or increase the number of divorces?Gil Ronen, 5/14/2017, 11:14 AM