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'Only Chief Rabbis should decide if Jews ascend Temple Mount'

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner says only Chief Rabbis, not the government or politicians, should decide if Jews can ascend the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 9:48 PM

Mexican synagogue vandalized

For the second time in days, a Mexican synagogue was vandalized. The walls were sprayed, windows shattered and furniture broken.Yoel Domb, Yesterday, 5:23 PM

New find is earliest known mention of Jerusalem outside of Bible

The Israeli Antiquities Authority revealed today a papyrus document that contains the earliest known extra-biblical reference to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 2:53 PM

Holocaust survivors, IDF soldiers celebrate second Hakafot

Holocaust survivors, IDF soldiers, and students dance together with Torah scrolls for Simchat Torah in Galilee village.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 6:50 PM

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva wishes all its readers a joyous Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah! Regular news updates resume Monday night.Arutz Sheva, Monday, 12:15 AM


The Small Group Whose Names Will Be in Rav Chaim Kanievsky Tefilos On Hoshana RabaArutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 4:16 PM

First time in 1,000 years: Yom Kippur service on Temple Mount

Now it can be told: Shortly after the Six Day War, Moshe Dayan allowed Priests to perform sacred service on the Temple Mount.Hillel Fendel, Sunday, 1:49 PM

Your Enemies Will Lie

Parshat Vezot Habracha-Your Enemies Will Lie by Joseph Frager, MD‏Dr. Joseph Frager‏, Friday, 3:47 PM

Jewish Chamber of Commerce Aims to Beat BDS

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce works to fight BDS on several levels.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:35 PM

Beit El responds to UNESCO with new Torah scroll

US couple donates Torah scroll to Beit El institutions.Yoni Kempinski, Friday, 10:27 AM

WATCH: Thousands celeberate Sukkot in Merkaz Harav

Thousands attend traditional Sukkot celebration in Merkaz Harav yeshiva.Hezki Baruch, Friday, 9:23 AM

WATCH: Jerusalem parade

Tourists, soldiers, artists, and musicians participate in annual festive chol hamoed parade.Hezki Baruch, Friday, 8:04 AM

Italian man arrested for anti-Semitic slurs against Jewish man

Italian passenger arrested after yelling anti-Semitic slurs to a kippah-wearing Brazilian Jewish man at an airport in Rio de Janeiro.JTA, Friday, 6:24 AM

Protesters decry bookstore banner comparing Trump to Nazis

Upstate New York bookstore display contains the name "Trump" superimposed over a Nazi flag.JTA, Friday, 5:41 AM

Kahlon: we don't need UNESCO's approval

Finance Minster says Bible proves Israel does not need approval of UNESCO, praises Jewish tradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:12 PM

Temple Mount activists simulate biblical water-drawing ritual

Temple Mount activists simulated a traditional water-drawing ritual - in preparation for the real thing.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:23 PM

Staten Island synagogue feuds with Kars4Kids entity

Orthodox congregation on Staten Island feuding in court with a Jewish group associated with Kars4Kids.JTA, Thursday, 3:00 AM

ADL pegs spike in harassment of reporters to Trump followers

ADL task force tracking online harassment of journalists credits supporters of Trump with the lion’s share of anti-Semitic tweets.JTA, Thursday, 2:44 AM

Le Pen wants to ban the kippah and force Jews to eat pork

Vice President of organization for French olim says far right French politician 'discriminates against everyone in the name of equality.'Shimon Cohen, Thursday, 1:14 AM

Jews will leave France before they remove their kippahs

After far-right French politician calls to ban the kippah, French MP Meyer Habib says such a move would mean Jews have no place in France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 10:39 PM

US flag with anti-Semitic writing left outside shul

A US flag with an anti-Semitic message was left outside a Synagogue in Tampa, Florida.Gary Willig, 10/18/2016, 7:47 PM

Bob Dylan won't pick up the phone

The Nobel Committee is having some trouble getting in touch with Bob Dylan to notify him of his prize.Shimon Cohen, 10/18/2016, 5:58 PM

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva wishes all its readers a joyous Sukkot holiday. Regular news updates resume Monday night.Arutz Sheva, 10/17/2016, 12:30 AM

Pepe the Frog creator teams with ADL to ‘save’ the image

The creator of a cartoon that has been used by anti-Semites is teaming with the ADL to reclaim the image as a “force for good.”JTA, 10/16/2016, 7:21 AM

Living in the Land of Israel atones for one's sins

The parsha of Haazinu shows it to be true.Dr. Joseph Frager‏, 10/14/2016, 2:46 PM

Synagogue that survived Kristallnacht gets new Torah scroll

Hundreds celebrate completion of Torah scroll begun during Holocaust. 'It's the marriage of G-d and the Jewish people.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/14/2016, 10:40 AM

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:36 AM

Attorney who defended Martin Luther King Jr. dies at 91

Jack Greenberg, a prominent lawyer who once defended Martin Luther King Jr., has died.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:57 AM

Spain, Portugal naturalize nearly 5,000 Sephardic Jews

Nearly 5,000 people have become citizens of Spain or Portugal thanks to laws on the naturalization of descendants of Sephardic Jews.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:27 AM

Rome synagogue security help deliver a baby on Yom Kippur eve

Two anti-terrorism military police helped a woman give birth to a baby girl on the street outside a Rome synagogue on Yom Kippur eve.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:18 AM

Muslim who killed Uruguayan Jew to avoid jail

Court rules that Muslim man who murdered a Jewish merchant in Uruguay cannot be held responsible for his crime by reason of insanity.JTA, 10/14/2016, 2:24 AM

YU hackathon to feature Israeli startups

Yeshiva University students will host their third annual hackathon on October 29 and 30., 10/14/2016, 1:54 AM

NY Hebrew charter school network awarded $4.9M federal grant

U.S. Department of Education gives a $4.9 million grant to a New York-based network of Hebrew-language charter schools.JTA, 10/14/2016, 1:50 AM

Watch: Avraham Fried releases new single 'Atah Bechartanu'

Avraham Fried performs "Atah Bechartanu" in a new single arranged by Eli Klein and Itzi Berry.Yoel Domb, 10/13/2016, 6:58 PM

Study:anti-Semitic attacks in London underreported

New study finds that anti-Semitic targeting of Haredim in London is grossly underreported.Gary Willig, 10/13/2016, 5:10 PM

Israeli filmmaker shows genocide through the eyes of its victims

Yolanda Papini-Pollock releases documentary that shows genocide through survivor testimony.Emily Rose , 10/13/2016, 8:00 AM

New York Jewish newspaper endorses Clinton

For the first time in its history, The Jewish Week of New York endorses a presidential candidate - the Democratic one.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/11/2016, 11:15 PM

Axe-wielding man threatens British Jews

A man carrying an axe made anti-Semitic threats to Jews near Manchester on Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/11/2016, 9:42 PM

Independent presidential candidate names Jewish running mate

Independent U.S. presidential candidate Evan McMullin names Mindy Finn as running mate.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2016, 7:34 PM

Thousands of children in Samaria voluntarily learn to pray

Between 2,000 and 3,000 children in Samaria participated in project to learn to pray the afternoon and evening prayers this past summer.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 12:37 PM


The Gedolei Yisroel’s Promise for Yom Kippur – Donate & They Will Personally Daven For You.Kupat Ha'Ir, 10/11/2016, 9:39 AM

No Jewish mother left behind

'Birthright for Mothers' organization begins new campaign to bring women from countries with high levels of anti-Semitism to Israel.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 7:51 AM

Central Asia's Bukharian Jews thrive in Diaspora

The Bukharian Jews are a tight-knit community whose members have excelled both in making money and preserving their traditions.Cnaan Liphshiz, 10/11/2016, 1:58 AM

Romania opens first state-run Holocaust Museum

Romania, which denied its role in the Holocaust for years, is to open the first state-run museum dedicated to the Jewish community.AFP, 10/10/2016, 9:01 PM

Jewish economist Hart wins Nobel for business breakthroughs

Oliver Hart, a Jewish-American professor of economics at Harvard University, shares the Nobel Prize in economics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2016, 6:52 PM

New York Jewish cemetery vandalized with Nazi graffiti

A Jewish cemetery in New York State’s Orange County was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.JTA, 10/10/2016, 3:38 PM

Judge issues restraining order on kapparot ritual in Irvine, CA

Pre-Yom Kippur ritual temporarily banned by federal judge in southern California city.JTA, 10/9/2016, 10:39 PM

Israelis pray for well-being of Syria's civilians

Shivi Froman spearheads campaign for Israeli Jews to pray for the well-being of Syrian civilians on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 6:31 PM

Shorter Birthright trip for young professionals

The seven-day trip will allow young professionals to visit Israel for the first time without taking too much time off work.Emily Rose, 10/9/2016, 1:53 PM

Synagogue in Zhitomir, Ukraine, reopens for the holidays

The building is the only remaining synagogue of the 54 that were there before the holocaust.Haim Lev, 10/9/2016, 9:42 AM

Who can compare with the late Rabbi Hanan Porat?

Pinchas Wallerstein speaks about the greatness of Rabbi Hanan Porat on the fifth anniversary of his deathHezki Baruch, 10/7/2016, 12:18 PM

The hidden face of G-d

In a Dvar Torah, Dr. Frager explains the purpose of G-d 'hiding His face,' encourages tshuva.Dr. Joseph Frager, 10/7/2016, 11:50 AM

Czech Jews slam volleyball team named for poison used by Nazis

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:48 AM

Southern California Chabad sued over kapparot

Federal lawsuit filed in Southern California calls for the halting of the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kapparot.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:38 AM

Jewish Homeland Security official stepping down

Alejandro Mayorkas, deputy Homeland Security secretary who works closely with the Jewish community, is stepping down.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:34 AM

'Limiting religion in public space is dangerous'

Jewish leader in Geneva warns of “dangers” that would come from legislation that limits the role of religion in public space.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:29 AM

London man found guilty of anti-Semitic abuse

Man who threatened to “kill all the Jews” at Stamford Hill found guilty of anti-Semitic abuse.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2016, 6:45 AM