40,000 Jews flood Hevron

Massive crowd at annual 'Shabbat Hevron' highlighting the Jewish people's ties to the ancient city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2018, 7:49 PM

IDF soldier suspected of attacking civilians with ax

Soldier on leave allegedly shot at two Israelis, attacked others with an ax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2018, 6:58 PM

Massive Rabin memorial rally to take place in Tel Aviv

Tens of thousands of Israelis expected to throng Tel Aviv in a rally marking 23 years since former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin's death.Tzvi Lev, 11/3/2018, 6:13 PM

Leon says he doesn't need Jewish Home's support in Jerusalem

Responding to reports that Jewish Home will support rival Ofer Berkovich, Moshe Leon says his 'only deal is with Jerusalem residents'.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 2:44 PM

Moshe 'Chico' Edri named as Israel's next police chief

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan names Edri to replace Roni Alsheikh as Israel's top cop.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 2:14 PM

Tens of thousands expected to flood Hevron this Shabbat

Thousands of Israelis, lawmakers, and public figures will throng Hevron as part of annual 'Shabbat Hevron'.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 11:40 AM

Was there ballot-box stuffing in Tel Aviv?

Election commitee demands IDF soldiers vote again after alleged ballot box stuffing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2018, 10:39 AM

Attorney General dismisses police commisioner's claims

After disparaging letter by Police Commissioner Alshiekh regarding successors, Mandelblit says missive doesn't prevent upcoming nominations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2018, 8:39 AM

Will Jewish Home endorse Ofer Berkovitch?

Reports say J'lem's Jewish Home branch negotiating with mayoral candidate seen by many as left-wing regarding endorsement.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 7:47 AM

Netanyahu hails Brazil's embassy relocation

Netanyahu says Brazilian president-elect's plan to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is "historic".Elad Benari, 11/2/2018, 2:10 AM

Report: Right-wing activists drove on Shabbat to stop probe

After Arab woman allegedly killed by Jewish stone-throwers, right-wing activists drove to yeshiva in bid to head off Shin Bet investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 10:58 PM

Knesset speaker: We'll keep building in Hevron

MK Yuli Edelstein hails decision to expand Jewish community in Hevron. 'We will keep building in city of the Patriarchs.'Ezra Sanders, 11/1/2018, 10:44 PM

After six years, construction begins in Migron

Six years after Samaria town of Migron was demolished, work finally begins on replacement community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 7:42 PM

PA accuses Israel of plot 'to drown Hevron in settlers'

Spokesperson for the PA in Ramallah condemns Israeli announcement of the building of new housing units in Chevon's Old CityDalit Halevy, 11/1/2018, 6:36 PM

Infant dies of measles in Jerusalem

Baby with measles rushed to Sha'arei Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.Ezra Sanders, 11/1/2018, 5:54 PM

Watch: Snake removed from Western Wall

Snake emerges from in between stones of Western Wall, causing commotion in Jerusalem holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 5:08 PM

Who will Netanyahu support in Jerusalem mayoral race?

After Netanyahu-supported candidate Elkin loses first round, speculation grows over who the premier will endorse in upcoming runoff.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 5:04 PM

Watch: Israel's pistol-packing parliamentarian takes aim

First female former combat soldier to serve in the Knesset says she's always packing heat, practices yearly to maintain her marksmanship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 3:56 PM

Interior Ministry: System failure 'unrelated to vote count'

Interior Ministry promises open display system for vote counting in local elections will return to air in coming hours.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 3:30 PM

'PA taking control of areas in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley'

Report to be presented in Knesset finds PA consolidating control in areas of strategic importance via agricultural, infrastructure projects.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 2:27 PM

Watch: Train almost smashes car in central Israel

Disaster averted at last moment, after driver is apparently distracted by phone and fails to notice warnings of oncoming train.Tal Polon, 11/1/2018, 2:08 PM

Ayelet Shaked: 'A gift for Shabbat Chayei Sarah'

Justice Minister welcomes legal breakthrough allowing construction of residential building for Jews on Jewish-owned land in Hevron market.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 1:16 PM

Beit Shemesh: 'Waking up to a new reality'

Beit Shemesh resident shares feelings on morning of Aliza Bloch's mayoral victory.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2018, 12:18 PM

Regev supports Leon in second round

'Jerusalemites voted for Moshe Leon. I have no doubt he'll preserve Jerusalem's interests as the united capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 12:09 PM

Stop the 'Jerusalem governor' immediately

Recently, the name of the PA's 'Jerusalem governor' has come up repeatedly in connection to the kidnapping of a J'lem resident by the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 11:08 AM

Liberman advances construction of new building for Hevron Jews

New apartment building to be established above old wholesale market in Hevron, which sits on Jewish land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 10:03 AM

Report: Knife attack in northern town

Police say incident in town of Shlomi apparently not nationally-motivated, but rather over a dispute between neighbors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 5:00 AM

History in Beit Shemesh

Counting of soldiers' votes finds Dr. Aliza Bloch has defeated incumbent mayor Moshe Abutbul and will be the city's first female mayor.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2018, 3:27 AM

'He sought to bridge but did not refrain from struggling'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu eulogizes Minister David Azoulay at special Cabinet session in his memory.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2018, 12:07 AM

Netanyahu: There is no majority for the Surrogacy Law

In a special session of the Knesset Netanyahu explained to the Opposition that he supports the law but it lacks the majority needed to pass.Hezki Baruch- Ezra Sanders, 10/31/2018, 8:29 PM

Agreement signed to reduce milk prices

Historical agreement between milk producers and Ministries of Agriculture and Treasury aims to gradually reduce milk prices through imports.Ezra Sanders, 10/31/2018, 7:44 PM

Haifa elects first woman mayor

Einat Kalisch-Rotem defeats incumbent mayor Yona Yahav to become the first woman mayor of Haifa, with 55 percent of the vote.JTA, 10/31/2018, 6:20 PM

Atar family laid to rest

Hundreds attend funerals of the 8 members of the Atar family, killed in car accident near Dead Sea.Yoni Kempinski, Eliran Aharon, 10/31/2018, 4:01 PM

Driver arrested in fatal crash suspected of drug use

Remand extended for driver of jeep that hit Atar family vehicle, resulting in death of eight family members. Police suspect drug use.Eliran Aharon, 10/31/2018, 2:27 PM

The winners and losers in the Jerusalem council election

Haredim just one seat away from majority in Jerusalem city council as candidates gear up for run-off election in mayoral race.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2018, 1:43 PM

'Court may end all terrorist home demolitions, don't go too far'

Attorney General hints mass terrorist home demolitions without sticking to Court limitations liable to bring about halt to all demolitions.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2018, 1:15 PM

IDC Herzliya reaches next level in world of education

Former army base transformed into campus to educate future Israel and world leaders today becomes Israel's first private university.Jonathan Davis, 10/31/2018, 12:55 PM

Ousted Nahariya Mayor slams voters as 'ingrates'

Jackie Sabag defeated by huge margin in Nahariya mayoral contest: 'Thirty years later, I've realized most Nahariya residents are ingrates.'Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2018, 12:09 PM

Beit Shemesh mayoral race close as soldiers' votes counted

Haredi Mayor Moshe Abutbul leads by only 251 votes to Dr. Aliza Bloch; soldiers' votes not yet counted.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2018, 11:49 AM

Berkovitch plans alliance with haredi faction

Hitorerut Jerusalem candidate who vowed to end 'haredi extortion' of city hall plans alliance with haredi candidate to win run-off election.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2018, 11:07 AM

Yisrael Gantz wins Binyamin Regional Council race

Deputy head of Benjamin Regional Council will take over from Avi Roeh after defeating Shilo Adler; Gush Etzion to vote in second round.Yoni Kempinski, 10/31/2018, 10:51 AM

Cars torched, businesses hit in Arab sector after elections

Police report multiple incidents in Israeli Arab towns following local elections, including rioting, torching of cars.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2018, 10:15 AM

Efrat's incumbent Revivi maintains leadership

Initial count indicates Ravivi win with challenging lists represented; final results after soldier vote count.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2018, 9:57 AM

Samaria Council elections: Overwhelming majority for Yossi Dagan

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan reelected by overwhelming majority of 81 percent: 'Goal - one million Samaria residents.'Uzi Baruch, 10/31/2018, 9:12 AM

Jerusalem mayoral election headed for runoff

After 80% of the votes in Jerusalem counted, Moshe Lion and Ofer Berkovitch each receive 30%.Elad Benari, 10/31/2018, 8:45 AM

Elkin: A fascinating journey, I have no regrets

Likud Minister responds after his loss in the elections for mayor of Jerusalem.Ido Ben Porat, 10/31/2018, 4:07 AM

Huldai wins in Tel Aviv: I'm going back to work

Incumbent Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai wins 45% of the vote in the city. His deputy Asaf Zamir won 35%.Yoni Kempinski, 10/31/2018, 3:05 AM

'I will lead Jerusalem to a new era'

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch celebrates his advancing to a runoff against Moshe Lion.Hezki Baruch, 10/31/2018, 2:38 AM

Minister David Azoulay laid to rest

Hundreds attend funeral of Religious Services Minister who passed away at the age of 64.Hezki Baruch, 10/31/2018, 12:07 AM

Ballot boxes closed, counting in full swing

11 thousand ballot boxes in 251 municipalities throughout Israel closed. Voter participation stands at 55%, a 10% increase from the 2013 eleEzra Sanders, 10/30/2018, 10:32 PM

Shoshi, Yariv and six children perish in accident

Atar family from Psagot killed in severe road accident near Dead Sea. Yariv, Shoshi and their children were on their way to family trip.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2018, 10:06 PM

Suspicion of forgery at Jerusalem polling station

National supervisor of local elections approaches election director in Jerusalem on suspicion of falsifying votes at city polling station.Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 8:58 PM

Arab shot in Samaria, serious condition

Arab driving near Funduk on Route 55 shot by unknown persons and seriously injured; Police investigating estimate background is criminal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2018, 8:42 PM

'I'm screaming: We must deal with Route 90'

Brother of victim of fatal car crash on Route 90 where today's tragedy occurred makes heartfelt call to action.Ezra Sanders, 10/30/2018, 7:59 PM

Minister Azoulay 'made sure to serve public as far as he could'

Religious Affairs Minister 'faithfully dealt with needs of public his whole life, along with endless devotion to his wonderful family.'Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 7:08 PM

PA passes motion suspending Israel cooperation

PA body passes motion suspending all agreements with Israel until it recognizes Palestinian state built on 1967 borders.Mordechai Sones - JTA, 10/30/2018, 6:56 PM

ZAKA Chairman: 'Enough, I have no more strength'

'I've seen all kinds of disasters for 30 years, but every time you come back to a disaster where children are killed - you can't stand it.'Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 6:33 PM