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Israeli artist launches campaign to shame 'Holocaust selfies'

One man declares war on disrespectful behavior at Holocaust memorial, finds unique way to publicly shame selfie-snapping guests.Deborah Cole/AFP, Thursday, 6:06 PM

Personal rabbinical documents reveal their thoughts & queries

Treasure trove of documents from rabbinical figures from the Chasam Sofer to Lubavitcher Rebbe going up for auction.Shlomo Ben-Yissachar, Thursday, 4:27 PM

FBI to probe bomb threats against JCCs

FBI opens probe following second wave of false telephone bomb threats against JCCs across the United States.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 2:07 AM

1,500 rabbis call on Trump administration to support refugees

More than 1,500 U.S. rabbis sign a letter calling on the incoming administration to maintain the federal refugee resettlement program.JTA, Thursday, 1:31 AM

Mexican Jews launch hotline for life-threatening situations

Mexican Jews launch 24-hour hotline for callers seeking support in cases of attempted suicide, domestic violence and other emergencies.JTA, Wednesday, 5:58 AM

Jewish Democrat resigns from golf club over Obama membership

Democratic activist resigns from mostly Jewish golf club in Maryland following a contentious debate over whether to admit Obama.JTA, Wednesday, 4:26 AM

Jewish human services agencies merge to create umbrella group

Associations of Jewish human services agencies merge to create a new umbrella organization.JTA, Wednesday, 3:28 AM

'Obama was the biggest liar in the world'

Head of Holocaust education institute says today's youth is just as ready to learn about the Shoah as ever, blasts Obama's Israel policies.Eliran Aharon, Tuesday, 10:42 PM

Rabbinate committee to recommend Kashrut improvements

Rabbinate Kashrut system must have national standard, Chief Rabbinate Director says, adding that current system is confusing and wasteful.Hillel Fendel, Tuesday, 1:00 PM

US rabbi rewrites prayer - to avoid blessing Trump

Open Orthodox rabbi and founder of religious 'social justice' movement says he can't recite prayer for success of president after Trump win.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 9:11 AM

True tale of Father of Israelis in US prisons

I wrote this article 6 years ago, but Natan instructed me to hold on publication. With Natan's passing, I can no longer remain silent...Baruch Gordon, Monday, 10:17 PM

Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry synagogue holds traditional ceremony welcoming Torah scroll from Bucharest.Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 1:05 PM

Parshat Vayechi: The Messianic Age

Dr. Joseph Frager‏, 1/13/2017, 11:42 AM

Bomb threat at Staten Island JCC investigated as hate crime

A swastika and the word "bomb" were found drawn inside the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island.JTA, 1/13/2017, 4:00 AM

Bader Ginsburg picture bio takes top honor in book awards

Picture book biography about U.S. Supreme Court Justice among the top three winners of awards for Jewish children's books.JTA, 1/12/2017, 4:01 AM

Israeli tourist drowns in Guatemala

A 60-year-old Israeli tourist was killed when her raft capsized on the Cahabon river in Guatemala.Yoel Domb, 1/10/2017, 1:06 PM

Polish-Jewish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman dies at 91

Zygmunt Bauman, a Polish-Jewish sociologist and philosopher who authored more than 50 books, has died.JTA, 1/10/2017, 5:57 AM

Journalist Nat Hentoff dies at 91

Nat Hentoff, who wrote about civil liberties and jazz dies at 91.JTA, 1/10/2017, 4:57 AM

JCCs lauded for their actions following bomb threats

JCC Association of North America applauds community centers around the country for their responses to bomb threats.Ben Ariel and JTA, 1/10/2017, 4:34 AM

Palermo, Sicily, to get first synagogue in 500 years

Roman Catholic Church cedes to Jewish ownership part of a church and monastery complex built atop the ruins of a medieval synagogue.JTA, 1/10/2017, 3:28 AM

'La La Land' composer, Jewish actors take Golden Globes

Several actors and filmmakers with Jewish ancestry victorious at the Golden Globes. Meryl Streep insults president-elect.JTA, 1/10/2017, 2:27 AM

Anti-Semitic note left on car of Maryland couple

Maryland couple find an anti-Semitic note on their car with a drawing of a Nazi yellow Star of David and the word "Jude" written on it.JTA, 1/10/2017, 2:00 AM

Holocaust Jews: Murdered precisely because they were sinless

What Yediot Acharonot's first editor Ezriel Carlebach wrote about the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in 1942.Hillel Fendel, 1/8/2017, 7:01 PM

Today: The Fast of the Tenth of Tevet

The fast mourning the siege of Jerusalem in Temple times is also the day kaddish is said for Holocaust victims whose yahrzeit is unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 9:22 AM

Parshat Vayigash: Follow One's Dreams

Dr. Joseph Frager, 1/6/2017, 10:27 AM

Swastika, ‘die Jew’ left on rock at door of Canadian couple

Package with an anti-Semitic epithet left on the doorstep of a Jewish couple in Winnipeg.Ben Ariel and JTA, 1/6/2017, 5:06 AM

Harvard initiator of Jewish and Israeli program to step down

After seven years as dean of Harvard Law School, Martha Minow, a leader in Jewish causes, will step down at the end of the academic year.JTA, 1/6/2017, 4:24 AM

Italian Jews, IsraAID help homeless earthquake victims

Italian Jews join IsraAID in bringing help to people in central Italy who remain homeless after earthquakes last summer and fall.JTA, 1/6/2017, 4:10 AM

Suspects arrested in vandalism of Jewish gravestone in Indiana

Three people arrested in connection with the vandalism of the headstone of a Jewish couple buried in the cemetery of a small Indiana town.JTA, 1/6/2017, 2:37 AM

Marvin Hier 'proud' to be Trump's inauguration rabbi

Simon Wiesenthal rabbi unfazed by calls on him to boycott Donald Trump's inauguration.Gabrielle Birkner, 1/6/2017, 1:55 AM

A Suffering Widow's Plea: We Must Reach Our Goal

"My Husband is Gone. My 7 Children Are Now Orphans. What Now?", 1/5/2017, 7:50 PM

Jewish Museum poster defaced in New York subway station

Swastikas drawn on a poster in a Manhattan subway station advertising an exhibit at New York's Jewish Museum.JTA, 1/5/2017, 6:22 AM

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French left-wing presidential candidate compares Nazi persecution of Jews to the situation of French Muslims today.JTA, 1/5/2017, 4:26 AM

Montana neo-Nazi march still on

An armed neo-Nazi march to harass a Montana Jewish community will go forward.JTA, 1/5/2017, 3:05 AM

Sheldon Adelson's flight sets record

Casino mogul flies nonstop in his private plane from Israel to Honolulu, Hawaii, the longest flight ever leaving from Ben Gurion Airport.JTA, 1/5/2017, 1:33 AM

Percentage of Jews in Congress sees slight rise to 5.6 in 2017

The number of Jewish lawmakers increased in the newly elected Congress.JTA, 1/4/2017, 6:21 AM

Ivanka Trump moving into house near 2 Orthodox synagogues

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are moving into a house near two of Washington, D.C.’s most popular Orthodox synagogues.JTA, 1/4/2017, 4:54 AM

American wins International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem

Yair Shahak of New York City was one of two winners of the International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem.JTA, 1/4/2017, 2:31 AM

'They can burn our houses, but they cannot burn our spirit'

Delegation of rabbis from around the world visit town in Binyamin which suffered an arson attack. 'Terrorists cannot destroy Jewish spirit'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 6:24 PM

Facebook post draws hundreds to Judea-Samaria solidarity mission

A Facebook post by a prominent Miami fashion designer drew hundreds of American Jews on a solidarity mission to Judea and Samaria.Yoel Domb, 1/3/2017, 10:35 AM

Arutz Sheva readers share their Hannukah videos

Arutz Sheva readers from around the world answered our challenge and sent their Hanukkah videos. Here are our favorites., 1/2/2017, 10:02 PM

'Security Council a catalyst for more Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Foreign Minister says more Jews live in Judea and Samaria after UN resolutions, BDS movement failing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 7:15 PM

Hanukkah retreat offers escape for bereaved families

Colel Chabad organizes Hanukkah retreat for bereaved families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 10:03 AM

New Zealand Jews: UN resolution distances peace

Jews in New Zealand condemned their government's support of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 against “Israeli settlements”.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 4:04 AM

Last candle call: Send Happy Hanukkah video clips

Send your Happy Hanukkah video clips to Arutz Sheva for our special worldwide montage Hanukkah video!Yoni Kempinski, 1/1/2017, 12:40 AM

Parshat Miketz: The Power of the Jew

Dr. Joseph Frager, 12/30/2016, 11:28 AM

2 menorahs vandalized in Brooklyn

Two menorahs vandalized on Brooklyn playgrounds during Hanukkah.JTA, 12/30/2016, 5:56 AM

Hungarian rabbi rejects Hanukkah greeting from anti-Semites

Rabbi from Budapest rejects Hanukkah greeting from the far-right Jobbik party.Ben Ariel and JTA, 12/30/2016, 4:32 AM

Philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy revisits Jewish roots in new book

Bernard-Henri Levy pens one of his most Jewish books ever.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/30/2016, 2:31 AM

Bnei Menashe gather in India to celebrate Hanukkah

Thousand of Bnei Menashe in India gather to celebrate HanukkahJTA, 12/29/2016, 10:55 PM

Uman: “A significant development in the investigation”

The Attorney General’s comments indicate that the police may have information leading to the vandals who desecrated Rabbi Nachman’s tomb.Haim Lev, 12/29/2016, 9:43 PM

Aliyah dips 13% overall despite reaching 10 year high in Russia

Aliyah from Russia reaches 10 year high as aliyah numbers from rest of world decrease in 2016.JTA, 12/29/2016, 3:25 PM

French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel

CRIF blasts Liberman for calling on Jews to leave France, drawing parallels between the Dreyfus Affair and attempts to push for peace talks.JTA, 12/29/2016, 3:30 AM

This 15-year-old Orthodox girl is a pingpong champion

Estee Ackerman, just 15 years old, has beaten a table tennis Hall of Famer and tennis champion Rafael Nadal.Ben Sales, 12/29/2016, 2:24 AM

Russia's chief rabbi meets head of Austria's Freedom Party

Rabbis in Vienna condemn the chief rabbi of Russia for meeting the head of Austria's far-right Freedom Party.JTA, 12/28/2016, 4:26 AM

Jewish astronomer Vera Rubin dies at 88

Vera Rubin, an astronomer whose research helped find evidence of the existence of dark matter, has died.JTA, 12/28/2016, 3:59 AM

Major Polish Jewish groups denied government funding

For the first time in years, Poland did not grant money to two major Jewish community groups.JTA, 12/28/2016, 2:54 AM