British columnist fired over anti-Semitic column

Columnist for Sunday Times fired for column in which he made anti-Semitic references.Ben Ariel and JTA, 7/31/2017, 3:05 AM

An exciting conversation with Rabbi Steinsaltz

President Rivlin calls Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on prolific scholar's birthday, wishes him continued health and many more years of teaching,Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2017, 3:50 PM

Ariel Sharon's 'Final Will' to Rabbi Lau

"If youth know that 'Ma'ariv' is a daily but not that it is the name of a prayer Jews have been saying for millennia - we have a problem."Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/30/2017, 11:57 AM

Soon there will only be one Judaica store left in Manhattan

West Side Judaica closes after 83 years in business - because customers shop online.JTA, 7/29/2017, 8:49 PM

Headstones toppled at Boston-area Jewish cemetery

Vandals top six headstones at Netherlands Cemetery in Melrose.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/29/2017, 12:33 AM

New yeshiva - on the Temple Mount

New yeshiva brings Torah, shade, and light refreshments to the Temple Mount, provides a spiritually uplifting experience for all who visit.With 'Temple Mount Yeshiva', 7/27/2017, 2:07 PM

UK: 767 anti-Semitic incidents in first half of 2017

UK Jewish community reports a record number of anti-Semitic incidents in the first half of 2017.Ben Ariel and JTA, 7/27/2017, 5:13 AM

Billionaire unjustly jailed in Russia elected to WJC

Mikhael Mirilashvili, freed in 2009 after imprisonment on trumped-up charges, elected president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.JTA, 7/26/2017, 8:00 PM

Jewish athlete barred from 1936 Berlin Olympics dies at 103

Margaret Lambert, outstanding high jumper barred by Nazis from Olympic games over her Jerwish identity, passes away in New YorkJTA, 7/26/2017, 3:59 PM

'During the Holocaust, we played Robin Hood in the woods'

Three Italian brothers try to find the cave they lived in during the Holocaust.JTA, 7/24/2017, 10:33 AM

Shuttered Bronx synagogue becomes a dumping ground

After Bronx synagogue closes down, neighborhood residents dump trash on the property - then complain to municipality.JTA, 7/24/2017, 10:11 AM

US rabbis support Israeli government on adoption criteria

Coalition for Jewish Values quotes Torah, also points to longterm surveys showing negative impact on chldren raised by same-sex partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2017, 7:47 AM

US Christians assisting Ukraine Shoah survivors

The city of Bila Tserkva in talks to open first Western-style assisted living facility in Ukraine for Holocaust survivors and the elderly. Mark Langfan, 7/23/2017, 7:39 PM

Teens and mentors from Bangkok to Brazil at Poconos Retreat

A CTeen summer weekend retreat for leadership training united teens and Chabad emissaries from all over the world.Carin M. Smilk, 7/21/2017, 11:08 AM

U.S. rabbis demand answers on 'blacklist'

Two Jewish organizations demand clarification from Israel Chief Rabbinate on alleged “blacklist” of 160 rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2017, 1:06 AM

'Yes, there is religionization in Israeli schools!'

If we are as proud of our Torah and tradition as the secular are of their liberalism they might begin to respect us. Opinion.Itamar Segal, 7/20/2017, 8:08 PM

Warsaw's Great Jewish Cemetery damaged by storm

Thousands of graves covered by fallen trees in one of Europe's largest Jewish cemeteries after devastating storm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 5:32 PM

Netanyahu: The Jewish people were blessed with ingenuity

Netanyahu visits Budapest synagogue with Hungarian counterpart, calls to stand against anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism.Nitsan Keidar, 7/20/2017, 12:06 AM

Top UK Sephardi Rabbi will no longer serve as religious judge

Britain's top Sephardi Rabbi apologizes for 'inappropriate' remarks on homosexuality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 8:19 PM

ADL to Tillerson: Appoint anti-Semitism watchdog

The ADL called on US Secretary of State to fill the vacent position of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 8:09 PM

Chicago Cubs’ Wrigley Field going kosher

Kosher hot dogs are coming to Wrigley Field, home of the 2016 World Series champion.JTA, 7/19/2017, 1:01 AM

Photos of Jewish woman comforting autistic boy on plane go viral

8-year-old autistic boy screaming on flight from Belgium to US causes tension; Rebbetzin Rachel Groner stays beside him for two hours.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2017, 10:15 PM

First summer in Israel for 150 French Jews

French Jews land in Israel to begin new lives in the Jewish state in wake of anti-Semitism in France.Yoni Kempinski, 7/18/2017, 10:03 PM

Bringing the Rambam into the modern era

Festive event held at Steinsaltz Center marks another volume of prolific rabbi's work with publication of commentary on the Rambam.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2017, 5:34 PM

Wounded IDF vets given a trip to the Hamptons

Belev Echad group gives vets 9-day tour of NYC as expression of gratitude for putting their lives on the line to protect the Jewish State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2017, 1:10 PM

Rabbinate clarifies: There is no 'black list'

Chief Rabbinate says private list was never meant to be any sort of blacklist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 9:21 PM

Manischewitz to close Newark plant

129-year-old kosher food manufacturer to lay off more than 150 workers, move to more 'modern facilities.'JTA, 7/17/2017, 7:52 PM

Can Diaspora Jews connect to Israel without making Aliyah?

Torah MiTzion emissaries prepare for year-long 'shlichut' abroad, teaching Judaism and building bridges between Israeli and Diaspora Jews.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2017, 11:34 AM

'Terror victim and Zionist emissaries inspired my immigration'

Elie Schiff, who made aliyah after being inspired by terror victim Dafna Meir, shares her story.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2017, 5:06 AM

What is the real significance of the Temple in Jerusalem?

Why do Jews mourn loss of Temple nowadays and pray for its restoration?Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2017, 11:17 AM

Philanthropist who was Levi Strauss heir killed in plane crash

Bill Sachs Goldman, scion of a prominent family of Jewish philanthropists in San Francisco, died in a crash of his private plane.JTA, 7/16/2017, 10:33 AM

Rabbis condemn Reform, Conservative for dividing World Jewry

Coalition for Jewish Values urges Reform and Conservative movements to 'stop dividing Jewish People'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 5:53 AM

As consumption rises, more companies produce kosher cheese

Here’s why some of America’s top cheese brands are now going kosher.JTA, 7/15/2017, 9:12 PM

How a 650-year-old synagogue survived centuries of anti-Semitism

French synagogue is Europe's oldest functioning synagogue, surviving centuries persecution, genocide, and the recent wave of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/13/2017, 8:06 PM

Cuban Jewish leaders call on US Jews to strengthen ties

Cuban Jewish community pen letter calling for strengthening of ties with US coreligionists amid concerns over US reversal on Cuba policy.JTA, 7/13/2017, 5:41 PM

'The Chief Rabbinate cannot serve only a tiny minority'

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow says Chief Rabbinate cannot adopt only the most extreme interpretations of Jewish law, serve only a small group.Eliran Baruch, 7/13/2017, 4:59 PM

Survivors of Romanian death trains to get compensation

For first time, survivors of 'death trains,' pogrom and open ghettos in Iasi, Romania, will be eligible to receive compensation pensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 9:03 PM

Jewish Moscow presents 'tefillin bank'

After 'mezuzah bank' succeeds, Moscow's Chabad presents 'tefillin banks.'Michal Levy, 7/12/2017, 8:07 AM

Chief Rabbi regrets Rabbi Yehoshua Fass blacklist inclusion

'The Chief Rabbi very much values all your endeavors, and has instructed all those involved in this matter to act accordingly.'Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2017, 9:29 PM

Jews fast, mourn on 17th Day of Tammuz

The 'Three Weeks' of gradually-increasing mourning for the Temples' destruction and Israel's exile begins today, with the fast of Tammuz 17.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 8:17 AM

Watch: 200 Olim arrive from France

Broadcast live from Ben Gurion Airport - watch as 200 new Olim arrive in Israel from France to joyous reception.Mordechai Sones, 7/10/2017, 5:18 PM

Chief Rabbinate’s ‘blacklist’ of American rabbis released

JTA obtains so-called 'blacklist' of 160 rabbis from around the world whose conversions are not recognized.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2017, 6:59 PM

MK Glick: I respect the Chief Rabbinate

Likud MK says his remarks critical of position of rabbinate on Western Wall deal misrepresented as attack on Chief Rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 4:02 PM

France marks 70 years since historic 'Exodus' voyage to Israel

Attempt to bring Holocaust survivors to Israel in 1947 built pressure for founding of Jewish state, was memorialized by 1960 'Exodus' film.AFP, 7/9/2017, 3:42 PM

'Rift with US Jewry? Fake news!'

Chief Rabbi of Israel slams accusations that Rabbinate is responsible for break in ties with US Jewry.Yoni Kempinski, 7/9/2017, 1:52 PM

Jewish Federations leader dies of cancer

Jonathan Woocher, leading Jewish educational theorist, dies at 70.JTA, 7/8/2017, 9:11 PM

Conference of Presidents condemns UNESCO

Leaders of Conference of Presidents blast UNESCO for showing their disdain for Jewish heritage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2017, 2:13 AM

Egypt approves plan to restore ancient Alexandria synagogue

Reports say the Egyptian government has approved a $22 million plan to restore 160-year-old Alexandria synagogue.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2017, 1:37 AM

Parshat Balak: Bilaam Exposed

When did Bilaam turn wicked? And what were the differences between Pharaoh's three advisers?Dr. Joseph Frager‏, 7/7/2017, 10:17 AM

Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

Netanyahu to visit Paris for the 75th anniversary of the Vel d'Hiv roundup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 3:14 AM

Rabbi Riskin, they are brothers, not partners

Reform and Conservative leaders do not share Orthodox rabbis' goals. And even if you believe they do, the end does not justifuy the means.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 7/7/2017, 12:18 AM

Dutch plan to limit Kosher slaughter shelved

Dutch Jewish community, local government reach agreement to protect kosher slaughter.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2017, 12:07 AM

'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

Be'er Hagolah in New York gives children of immigrant Jews affordable Jewish education.Eliran Aharon, 7/6/2017, 10:24 PM

Reform and Us - cooperation or conflict?

Rabbi Riskin's remarks calling Reform movement 'partners' draws call for liberal religious Zionist soul-searching on Halakha, Reform.Mordechai Sones, 7/6/2017, 9:40 PM

200 to immigrate to Israel from France next week

This is to be the largest Aliyah flight from France and anywhere in Europe set to land in Israel this summer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 11:34 AM

WATCH: Russia's chief rabbi plays the drums

Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar's son weds Berlin Chabad emissary's daughter - and Rabbi Lazar hops on stage, surprising the young couple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 10:40 AM

'PA's morally bankrupt policy of paying terrorists must stop'

Conference of Presidents blasts PA chairman who said he has no intention of stopping PA's payments to jailed terrorists.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2017, 5:14 AM