Deadly Brooklyn fire may have been caused by Hanukkah menorah

Law enforcement investigating whether Hanukkah menorah sparked blaze that killed mother, 3 children from Israeli family in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 7:45 PM

Family killed in Brooklyn fire was Israeli

Father, surviving children in serious condition after fire kills mother, 3 children in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 5:43 PM

'Thirty years ago, this would have been impossible'

Event to bring 2,000 young Russian Jews together for workshops, lectures featuring Israel's chief rabbi, senior IDF officers, politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 2:56 PM

Police: Jewish billionaire and wife died of 'neck compression'

Toronto Police release the cause of death of Jewish billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 4:38 AM

Watch: Jerusalem has always been dear to the Jewish people

Middle East historian says US president's recognition changes nothing for Jews who have dreamed of Jerusalem for 3,000 years.Eliran Aharon, 12/17/2017, 10:21 PM

British Labour leader called a 'liar' at Hanukkah party

Jeremy Corbyn says there's "zero tolerance" of anti-Semitism within Labour during Jewish Labour Movement’s Hanukkah party.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2017, 6:41 AM

'Green' community center lets participants run the show

At a non-denominational Jewish center in Ferndale, Michigan, Chabad directors step back to allow residents a free hand in deciding programs.Chana Roberts, 12/15/2017, 2:02 PM

Parshat Miketz: Jewish survival

During Hanukkah, we read about how Yosef became viceroy of Egypt. The Maccabees learned from him, as well.Dr. Joseph Frager, 12/15/2017, 11:17 AM

New York synagogue to stop announcing same-sex weddings

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale says it will conform to Orthodox Union standards, stop announcing same-sex marriages.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 7:26 PM

Watch: US Ambassador lights Hanukkah menorah at Western Wall

Amb. Friedman participates in candle-lighting ceremony at Western Wall. 'A great honor to light the candles in J'lem - capital of Israel.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/13/2017, 7:43 PM

Jerusalem municipality blasted for interfaith Hanukkah parties

'Inability of Jerusalem municipality to withstand foreign influences that challenge Israel angers residents from left and right.'Mordechai Sones, 12/13/2017, 10:49 AM

'Hanukkah calls on us to defend our values'

British Prime Minister Theresa May wishes Jews a happy Hanukkah, calls to double the efforts to fight anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 6:38 AM

'Hanukkah candles remind us that light drowns out darkness'

Canadian Prime Minister wishes the Jewish people a happy Hanukkah.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2017, 3:39 AM

Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting at scene of terror attack

Residents of Arad, family and friends of soldier Ron Yitzhak Kukia light candles at the site where he was murdered.Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2017, 1:05 AM

'The Jewish people are a light to all nations'

U.S. President wishes the Jewish people a happy Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 11:40 PM

'Israel's soldiers are the modern day Maccabees'

PM on first night of Hanukkah: 'A great light of progress and humanity emanates from State of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 8:19 PM

Live: Hanukkah candle lighting on Mount of Olives

First night of Hanukkah commemorated at world's oldest cemetery still in use, 3,000 year old Jewish cemetery on Mt. of Olives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 7:21 PM

'A beacon of morality and spirituality'

PM eulogizes Rabbi Shteinman. 'All who knew him saw the light he radiated.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 4:41 PM

Victim of 2016 bus bombing hosts thanksgiving banquet

17-year-old severely injured in attack celebrates recovery. 'After attack, we learned first-hand about the unity of the Jewish nation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 1:35 PM

Watch: The universal message of Hanukkah

Rabbi Simon Jacobson explains the universal nature of Hanukkah. 'Light and darkness are not equals - light always dominates over darkness.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 11:14 AM

Vancouver school apologizes after banning Hanukkah

Vancouver School Board apologizes after local elementary school blocks Hanukkah decorations but allows Christmas trees.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2017, 5:36 AM

Watch: Giant Hanukkah menorah set up at Western Wall

On each day of Hanukkah, the giant menorah at the Western Wall will be lit in a festive ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 1:49 PM

Watch: Hanukkah, the recurring light

What is the purpose of the miracle of Hanukkah and why do we celebrate it year after year?Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 12:41 PM

Hasidut extravaganza in Israel's capital

Arutz Sheva visits massive Jerusalem hasidic celebration: 'The whole world knows about the 19th of Kislev.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/10/2017, 12:13 PM

Leading Religious Zionist rabbi hospitalized

Rabbi Elisha Vishlitzky recovering from medical procedure at Shaare Zedek Hospital. Public asked to pray for his health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 1:58 AM

Firebombs thrown at Sweden synagogue

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators throw firebombs at Gothenburg synagogue while protesting Trump's Jerusalem recognition.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2017, 1:05 AM

Understanding the connection between Aishet Potiphar and Tamar

Insights into this week's Parsha portion.Dr. Joseph Frager‏, 12/8/2017, 1:47 PM

'Trump will be remembered forever'

Chief Rabbi of Tzfat says that with Jerusalem recognition, President Trump following in the footsteps of Cyrus the Great.Benny Toker, 12/8/2017, 11:52 AM

Trump: We're proud to stand with the people of Israel

Trump hosts first Hanukkah party, says he's thinking all about Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2017, 5:10 AM

LA Jewish institutions close as Skirball fire approaches

Synagogues in path of massive wildfire tearing through southern California.JTA, 12/7/2017, 5:17 PM

Reform Movement slams, then praises Trump's recognition of J'lem

Reform leaders express opposition to President Trump's 'ill-timed' announcement, only to backtrack a day later.David Rosenberg, 12/7/2017, 4:11 PM

'We must change the attitude to Torah learning'

Echad l'Echad Chairman explains the importance of project aiming to foster a new generation of Torah leaders.Together with 'Echad L'echad', 12/7/2017, 3:58 PM

One of Brazil's oldest synagogues to be rededicated

Sao Paulo congregation rededicates centennial synagogue 100 years after it first opened.JTA, 12/7/2017, 2:37 PM

'Providing support so students can continue to learn Torah'

Promotional. Echad l’Echad Director tells how a student's life was changed by project encouraging learning in religious Zionist sector..Yoni Kempinski, 12/7/2017, 7:04 AM

Jewish organizations hail Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish organizations in the United States welcome recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy move there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 4:15 AM

On Hanukkah, NGO urges focus on hungry Israeli schoolchildren

New campaign launches to capitalize on growing Hanukkah charity tradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 3:43 AM

'Reform leaders organized 'lynch' against Hotovely'

NY rabbi says Deputy Foreign Minister is correct in saying US Jews don't serve in army as Israelis do.Eliran Aharon:NY, 12/5/2017, 10:52 PM

Holocaust survivor visits Western Wall for first time

Avraham Takacz, who immigrated to Israel from Ukraine, fulfills dream and visits Kotel.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2017, 5:30 PM

European rabbis: Reform movement is today's great challenge

European rabbis gather in Finland, place emphasis on Reform movement which they say is "one of the main challenges of our time."Yoni Kempinski, 12/5/2017, 2:09 AM

Record number gather for largest Jewish event in St. Petersburg

750 Jews gather for three-day Limmud FSU festival held in Russia's cultural capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2017, 3:50 PM

Watch: Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh's monthly class in English

Hour-long class in English followed by fascinating question-and-answer session.Mordechai Sones, 12/3/2017, 6:27 PM

Parshat Vayishlach: What made Eisav embrace Yaakov?

Dr. Joseph Frager says Eisav's fight against Yaakov began before they met, Yaakov's angels acted as an 'early warning system.'Dr. Joseph Frager, 12/1/2017, 12:52 PM

Torah scroll dedicated in memory of kidnapped, murdered teens

Speakers emphasize the importance of Jewish unity at ceremony dedicating Torah scroll in memory of the three murdered teens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2017, 9:02 AM

'An anti-Semitism panel led by anti-Semites'

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind unloads on Linda Sarsour after she participated in panel discussion on anti-Semitism.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 5:40 PM

Jewish activists hold events supporting Kurdistan's independence

Jewish activists for independent Kurdistan promote cause in NY, Jerusalem.JTA, 11/30/2017, 5:37 PM

Binyanei Ha'uma readies for tens of thousands of Hasidim

An estimated 400 tons of books arrive this morning in 40 large trucks for Binyanei Ha'uma in Jerusalem ahead of next week's Book Fair.Mordechai Sones, 11/30/2017, 2:47 PM

Field menorahs: Flashlights instead of candles

Military rabbis discuss lighting Hanukkah candles during field operations, say flashlights may be used instead of candles if need be.Uzi Baruch, 11/30/2017, 12:25 PM

Jewish future to be discussed in Hungary summit

Politicians, Jewish leaders and security experts to gather in Hungary and discuss the question: Is there a future for Jews in Europe?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 2:06 AM

Reform Movement dumped from Birthright Israel

As number of participants falls, Reform Movement removed from list of trip providers for popular Birthright Israel's free 10-day tours.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2017, 10:51 PM

French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

Survivor donates $1 million for US veterans to thank American troops for saving his life during World War II. 'Not too late to give back.'JTA, 11/28/2017, 2:25 PM

500 new immigrants gather to learn about housing opportunities

Israel Communities Fair, a first of its kind, brings representatives from over 40 communities to help Olim find their dream neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 12:20 PM

'Israel’s legitimacy will never be up for question'

Ronald Lauder ahead of 70th anniversary of UN vote on Israel: We must continue to defend Israel’s right to exist in peace and security.Nitsan Keidar, New York, 11/28/2017, 3:37 AM

Australian rabbi denies report he does not feel safe there

Rabbi says report on rising anti-Semitism in Australia worrying, and more needs to be done, but he still is 'grateful' to live there.JTA, 11/27/2017, 8:57 PM

'The Jewish people experienced a quiet disaster'

Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett announces that he will add NIS 50 million for a program aiming to strengthen Diaspora Jewry.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 4:24 PM

Conservative Movement attacks Netanyahu

Non-Orthodox US Jewish movement accuses Israeli PM of lying about Kotel deal. 'Shame on you, Mr. Prime Minister.'Gary Willig, 11/27/2017, 4:07 PM

Chief Rabbi of Israel visits California

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef speaks at Los Angeles yeshiva during visit to Jewish communities in Southern California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2017, 9:25 PM

Hazorfim’s Cyber Monday Sale – 50% Off Selected Items!

Hazorfim is currently running their annual Black Friday sale, offering 50% off every item on their official website.Hazorfim, 11/26/2017, 12:08 PM