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Housing Minister pledges construction in Gush Etzion

'We must build up Gush Etzion', says Kulanu's Yoav Galant.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 4:48 PM

German bank funds 'Arabs only' water purification plant

KfW Bank funding waste treatment plant, on condition it only serve Arab population. Experts warn facility could harm archaeological sites.Raphael Levi, 8/16/2016, 2:50 PM

Salmonella saga: 'The public demands answers'

In special Knesset debate regarding recent Salmonella food infections, MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli blasts Health Ministry officials.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 2:45 PM

Court believes prosecution witness - but acquits defendant

Jerusalem Magistrates Court clears youth of charge of assaulting IDF officer, citing reasonable doubt of mistaken identification by witness.Ido Ben Porat, 8/16/2016, 2:29 PM

'Childcare professionals give so much and get so little'

Knesset holds meeting addressing poor conditions of childcare professionals. Delays in approval of budget threaten the opening of daycares.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 1:31 PM

European governments funding the defense of terrorists

Im Tirtzu CEO Matan Peleg: 'This is harmful to Israeli democracy and sovereignty. European chutzpah knows no bounds.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2016, 11:27 AM

Beware Electric Company impersonators!

The Israeli Electric Corporation issued a warning after an impersonator knocked at a private home, claiming to be from the Authority.Tal Polon, 8/16/2016, 9:41 AM

'If the State doesn't defend me, I must defend myself'

Dr. Jodi Broder of the Ono Academic Institute relates to the ethics of self-defense in the wake of the Beit Elazri shooting incident.Shimon Cohen, 8/16/2016, 9:03 AM

'We can't allow my son's murderer to keep smiling'

Devora Gonen, who's son Danny was murdered in a terror attack, laments state of terrorist prosecution and punishment in Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 8/16/2016, 8:58 AM

Plane pulls off emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport

A "Israir" plane that departed from Sochi, Russia forced to pull off emergency landing after a problem was reported in one of its engines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2016, 7:42 AM

Rio pays tribute to 11 Israeli victims of Munich massacre

Brazilian senior officials join sports activists from Israel and elsewhere at commemoration of 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 massacre.JTA, 8/16/2016, 4:10 AM

'Will the left defend the rights of Samarian children, too?'

The Rabbi of Ofra points out the hypocrisy of the left in refusing to also defend the welfare of children living in Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 8/16/2016, 2:13 AM

Hundreds welcome Israeli medalists at the airport

More than 500 enthusiastic fans gather at the Ben Gurion Airport to welcome back Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson.Nitsan Keidar, 8/16/2016, 1:16 AM

'Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria will promote peace'

In visit to Gush Etzion, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein expresses support for initiatives to apply sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 8/15/2016, 9:28 PM

Donald Trump campaign opens in Israel

For the first time ever, a US party is running a ground-campaign in Israel, with the Republicans hoping to mobilize the vote for Trump.Yoni Kempinski, 8/15/2016, 9:22 PM

Eighteenth-century Ottoman settlement unearthed in Beitar Illit

The archeological unit of the Civil Administration unearthed an old Ottoman settlement during development work in the modern town of Beitar.Reut Hadar, 8/15/2016, 8:53 PM

Netanyahu given clean bill of health

Prime Minister undergoes annual medical checkup, his physician Dr. Berkovich says his 'health is excellent'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 8:21 PM

'I'm here to tell the world the truth'

Fox News journalists visit Israel in effort to get to the 'ground truth' of the reality as it really is, not as presented in the media.Eliran Aharon, 8/15/2016, 8:11 PM

MK Hotovely: 'Israel is waiting for all of French Jewry'

Speaking from the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the Deputy Foreign Minister told French immigrants: 'the State needs you here, the Jewish home.'Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2016, 7:17 PM

Goverment presents: The digital religious council

Religious Services Ministry launches digital service for marriage registration, as part of a promised 'digital revolution' in the Ministry.Shai Landesman, 8/15/2016, 6:43 PM

New rabbinical law limits exorbitant prenuptial agreements

In the wake of divorce complications, the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court issued a new ruling today: no exorbitant prenuptial agreements.Tal Polon, 8/15/2016, 4:28 PM

MK Glick: The media distorts the facts

MK Yehuda Glick attacks the media coverage of events at the Temple Mount yesterday and has a few words for Abdullah, King of Jordan.Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2016, 3:25 PM

Palestinian Arab nabbed in Netanya forging Israeli ID

Claiming stolen Israeli ID card as his own, Palestinian Authority resident attempted to forge new ID.Uzi Baruch, 8/15/2016, 1:48 PM

Hatzalah marks 30 years of saving lives

Hatzalah thanks thousands of volunteers with 30th anniversary event featuring Jerusalem Mayor, performances by Avraham Fried and Ishay Ribo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 12:53 PM

Mayor justifies shooting: Every thief should know he might die

Jewish farmer killed one of three men trying to steal his truck on Sunday. Beit Aryeh mayor says shooting was ‘most justified.’Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2016, 12:43 PM

Trump campaign looks to voters in Israel for swing-state boost

Republican activists head to Israeli malls and shopping centers seeking out Americans living abroad.David Rosenberg, 8/15/2016, 12:34 PM

King of Jordan: Jews taking over Al Aqsa mosque

After 400 Jews visited their holiest site yesterday and were targeted by violent Muslim mob, King Abdullah plays the aggrieved party.Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2016, 11:26 AM

PA to kids: Don't be afraid to die martyr's death

Palestinian Authority press report tells children that the way youths can reach ‘excellence and greatness’ is to die as martyrs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 10:30 AM

Man steals his own files from Israel Tax Authority

A Ramat Gan resident made off with 22 boxes of information, after the Israel Tax Authority opened an investigation into him.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 10:03 AM

Parents of lone soldier mark his 10th yahrzeit in Jerusalem

Fallen soldier who inspired 'Lone Soldier Centers' remembered at 10th anniversary of his death in Lebanon War.JTA, 8/15/2016, 9:04 AM

Watch: The expelees brought Torah and prayer to the Kibbutz

The expelled residents of Elei Sinai in Gush Katif eventually found residence in Kibbutz Palmachim. Now they are building a synagogue.Yoni Kempinski, 8/15/2016, 2:07 AM

Israeli windsurfer misses out on Olympic medal

Maayan Davidovich unable to win a medal at the Rio Olympics, coming in ninth place in the final competition. Her sister: We're proud of her.Nitsan Keidar, 8/14/2016, 11:51 PM

'Removing Israel's flag is surrendering to terror'

MK Yoel Razvozov talks about his letter to the Olympic Committee demanding Israel be treated like all other countries at sporting events.Shimon Cohen, 8/14/2016, 10:59 PM

'Kahlon is striking investors on the head with a hammer'

Pending heavy taxation, real estate investors say they won't stop buying new apartments - but they won't be intent on selling them, either.Haim Lev, 8/14/2016, 10:43 PM

Tehina company shut down over Salmonella infection

'Hansich' tehina company shut down until further notice by Health Ministry; 'Irresponsible, negligent, and unprofessional conduct.'Shai Landesman, 8/14/2016, 10:17 PM

Cameraman attacked by illegal infiltrators in South Tel Aviv

During filming, a Channel 20 cameraman was attacked by illegal infiltrators in South Tel Aviv. One of them kicked the reporter's stomach.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2016, 10:03 PM

A solution for the carnage on the roads?

Traffic expert praises Minister Gilad Erdan's plan to place cameras in every intersection with a traffic light to raise deterrence.Shimon Cohen, 8/14/2016, 8:32 PM

MKs denied entry to Temple Mount on Jewish day of mourning

MKs requesting to enter Temple Mount premises were rejected today, the commemoration of the Temple's destruction.Yedidya ben Or, 8/14/2016, 8:02 PM

Taxi fined 10,000 shekels for turning away a blind woman

Jerusalem courts have ruled in favor of Ora Darsha, who was left standing in the rain when a taxi refused to let her ride with her dog.Ido Ben Porat, 8/14/2016, 7:26 PM

2 killed, 2 seriously injured in road accidents

Carnage on the roads continues: 2 separate collisions result in total of 1 dead, 7 injured.Shlomo Pyutrokovsky, 8/14/2016, 6:58 PM

Will Ofra be destroyed?

One of the largest cities in Binyamin, Ofra, recently lost its zoning permit for large swaths of the city. Arutz Sheva went to find out why.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 6:22 PM

Bnei Dekalim - Commemoration, construction, and Unity

Evacuees from Gush Katif in Bnei Dekalim remember what they have lost while working tirelessly to build their new community.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2016, 4:45 PM

Left rages as Liberman stops IDF volunteering with infiltrators

MK Michal Rozin (Meretz): "Liberman is taking advantage of his position to enforce his worldview."Hezki Baruch, 8/14/2016, 4:16 PM

Israeli Olympians pay taxes when they win

Sports Minister Miri Regev: "Unacceptable" to take from Olympic athletes after all "they have already given."Hezki Baruch, 8/14/2016, 3:40 PM

Watch: Together as one

Caught on camera: Israel unites at the Western Wall, societal differences forgotten on the national day of mourning.Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 2:55 PM

Girls vandalize synagogue in Petah Tikva - out of boredom

Worshippers stunned to find synagogue in Petah Tikva defaced with graffiti of Christian symbol. The suspects - two teenage Jewish girls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 2:18 PM

Drugged truck driver indicted for murder

Prosecutors have indicted Kamal Diab, who killed two women and a baby while driving under the influence. The charge: murder.Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 1:31 PM

Congressman who called Yesha Jews 'termites' toured Israel

Hank Johnson, who recently compared Jewish communities over the Green Line to 'termites' toured Israel, including Judea and Samaria in May.JTA, 8/14/2016, 12:25 PM

Watch live: Tisha B'Av learning marathon in Ohr Sameah

Hidabrut's special Tisha B'Av Torah marathon on the destruction of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 11:03 AM

'We're not embarrassed to say it: We want to rebuild the Temple'

Thousands march around Old City walls, marking beginning of Tisha B'Av.Eliran Aharon, 8/14/2016, 10:53 AM

'IDF should help Holocaust survivors, not illegal immigrants'

Following protest in south Tel Aviv, Defense Minister orders end to volunteer programs for IDF soldiers in illegal immigrant communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 9:19 AM

US 'deeply concerned' by Israel's plans to relocate Amona

US rips possible Israeli plan to relocate Samarian town to nearby site.David Rosenberg, 8/14/2016, 8:22 AM

Second medal for Israel: Or Sasson wins bronze in judo

Hours after his Egyptian rival refused to shake his hand, Israeli judoka Or Sasson wins bronze medal in a consolation round.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/12/2016, 11:36 PM

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli rival's hand

Israeli judoka Or Sasson makes semifinals at Rio Olympics, but not before his Egyptian rival is booed for refusing to shake Sasson's hand.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/12/2016, 8:06 PM

Father afraid for missing toddler's fate, police turn him away

A toddler and his divorced mother disappeared 40 days ago. Police told Ariel, the child's father, that they cannot legally help him.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 2:01 PM

Watch: She won $18,000, but prefers Bible study

Gitta Neufeld, $18,000 winner of game show "Jeopardy," tells Arutz Sheva why she attends the Gush Etzion Bible Conference year after year.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2016, 1:29 PM

Bus driver rushes passenger to hospital - in his bus

A Haifa bus driver exhibited outstanding resourcefulness yesterday, when he turned his bus into an ambulance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2016, 12:34 PM