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Do Slichot tours need to ask for forgiveness?:

Residents of the Old City of Jerusalem can't sleep for an entire month. They find it unforgivable.Benny Toker, 9/15/2016, 10:26 PM

Radio host loves Bennett

'The Bible is the cultural and religious DNA of most of humanity, at least until the Chinese and the Indians eat us all.'Irit Linur, 9/15/2016, 5:11 PM

Syrian refugees participate in Jewish parade in Berlin

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community, called for unity ahead of the upcoming elections in the city.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/15/2016, 11:05 AM

Guatemalan authorities raid fringe 'Lev Tahor' sect

Police in Guatemala raid compound of extreme sect 'Lev Tahor' after suspicions of child abuse; sect had left Canada for similar reasons.JTA, 9/15/2016, 7:14 AM

Anti-Semitism in France down 64%

Anti-Semitic incidents in France have decreased by 64 percent in the first half of 2016, says local official.Ben Ariel and JTA, 9/15/2016, 6:30 AM

World's oldest man to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years late

The world's oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, will celebrate his bar mitzvah.JTA, 9/15/2016, 4:37 AM

Susie Fishbein says goodbye to iconic ‘Kosher By Design’ series

After nine “Kosher by Design” books, Susie Fishbein is calling it quits.Lisa Cohen Blatter, 9/15/2016, 2:01 AM

Rare findings from ancient Jewish community of Afghanistan

The Israeli National Library acquires massive and unique collection of ancient Jewish documents from Afganistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 1:35 PM

Baby Was Born Without An Upper Lip

Letter from a father: 'My baby was born without an upper lip - please help us get the surgery he needs.'Moshe Dov Hacohen Rosenfeld, 9/14/2016, 11:44 AM

Poll: Clinton leads over Trump among Jews

Hillary Clinton has a 42-point advantage over Donald Trump among Jewish voters, according to new poll.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 5:15 AM

RJC goes door to door for senators in swing states

Republican Jewish Coalition reaches 25,000 people on a day of campaigning in Jewish neighborhoods in swing states.JTA, 9/14/2016, 3:28 AM

UC Berkeley suspends student's anti-Israel course

University of California, Berkeley, suspends course entitled "Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis".JTA, 9/14/2016, 3:00 AM

Israel's baseball team feels at home playing in Brooklyn

Team Israel aims to reach the next round of the World Baseball Classic.Hillel Kuttler, 9/14/2016, 1:48 AM

Why Uzbekistan's Jews miss the iron fist of their late ruler

Jews of Uzbekistan insist that late President Islam Karimov's ruthless and often brutal policies were necessary to keep out radical Islam.Cnaan Liphshiz, 9/13/2016, 9:54 PM

'A compass and a map, a giant of giants'

At an assembly held today in the Knesset building, Naftali Bennett described Rav Kook's teachings as a guide to complex current problems.Hezki Baruch, 9/13/2016, 5:21 PM

New initiative for Jewish disabled honors Itzhak Perlman

$3 million grant program funds an initiative to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Jewish life.JTA, 9/13/2016, 4:36 AM

NBA's Bulls owner inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Jerry Reinsdorf, owner of the Chicago Bulls who has won six NBA championships, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.JTA, 9/13/2016, 3:51 AM

YU search committee to propose Ari Berman for its next president

Rabbi Ari Berman has emerged as the search committee's top candidate for the next president of Yeshiva University according to YU sources.Yoel Domb, 9/12/2016, 10:17 PM

After 40 years: World's 3rd-largest synagogue returns to Jews

Ten years of efforts bear fruit on behalf of Czech synagogue-turned-museum in city of Pilsen.Hillel Fendel, 9/12/2016, 9:39 PM

Recalcitrant husband takes Rabbis to court over shaming

Rabbinical Court ordered shaming of Oded Gez who refused to give his wife a divorce.Hillel Fendel, 9/12/2016, 6:41 PM

Jewish cemetery desecrated in Poland

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly face at a Jewish cemetery in Novominsk, Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 11:31 AM

"In One Second, This Frum Family's Life Was Shattered"

After a tragic car accident, Rabbi Ominer needs help covering the medical expenses his insurance doesn't cover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2016, 9:22 PM

The Beauty and Power of Tshuva

Tshuva - "repentance" - has the power to change the world.Dr. Joseph Frager, 9/9/2016, 9:28 AM

Samarian Council takes fight against BDS to Washington

This week, the Samarian Regional Council successfully held a conference with American congressmen in Washington against BDS.Ido ben Porat, 9/9/2016, 8:24 AM

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz endorses Hillary Clinton

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says Hillary Clinton has the experience to be president.JTA, 9/9/2016, 5:04 AM

Jews seek explanations over Iranian minister's visit to Berlin

An alleged visit to Berlin by Iran's intelligence minister raises the eyebrows and ire of Jewish leaders in Germany.JTA, 9/9/2016, 4:51 AM

New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers

“Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War” takes a look at American Christian couple who smuggled hundreds of Jews to safety.Ben Sales, 9/9/2016, 2:54 AM

5776: The year in review

A timeline of the Jewish year's major events.Ben Harris, 9/9/2016, 12:57 AM

Polish artist finds 19th-century Jewish scripture in garbage

Artist from southern Poland finds a cache of priceless Jewish scripture books in a pile of garbage.JTA, 9/8/2016, 5:36 AM

Chabad rabbis encounter crime and spirituality in Africa

Rabbi Shmuel Notik had an eye opening experience when he was intercepted by six men armed with knives in Nairobi.Cnaan Liphshiz, 9/8/2016, 3:04 AM

Bolton, Shaked to highlight Six Day War jubilee in New York

50th anniversary of the Six Day War, as well as the 25th yahrzeit of former PM Menachem Begin, to be marked in Queens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 11:19 PM

Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 7:56 PM

Rechnitz buys Israeli judoka's charity name patch

Shlomo Rechnitz identified as the person who bought the Olympic name patch of Israeli bronze medalist judoka Yarden Gerbi.JTA, 9/7/2016, 6:02 AM

Oberlin president to step down after year of controversy

President of Oberlin College, which has been at the center of free speech controversies, announces his resignation as of June 30.JTA, 9/7/2016, 5:48 AM

Jewish students threatened in San Francisco

Police arrest at least one suspect after threats to Jewish students at a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area posted on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/7/2016, 4:16 AM

Minnesota Vikings owner thinks big with Holocaust philanthropy

Minnesota Vikings owner Mark Wilf's philanthropic energy goes toward assisting Holocaust survivors.Hillel Kuttler, 9/7/2016, 2:58 AM

Second Temple floor looked like this

Tiles from the courtyard of the Herodian Second Temple have been revealed and reconstructed in the Temple Mount Sifting project.Kobi Finkler, 9/6/2016, 9:26 PM

The Unger family murder: A Tzfat saga

Yaakov Shenkman tells the story of the murdered Unger family 80 years after they were slaughtered by an Arab gang.Shimon Cohen, 9/6/2016, 11:46 AM

German Jews: Far-right party's showing in election a 'nightmare'

Jewish leaders in Germany concerned after AfD party finishes second in voting in Merkel's home state.JTA, 9/6/2016, 5:38 AM

Yerushalayim is hidden for a reason

Yerushalayim is the most precious jewel of the Jewish people.Joseph Frager, MD, 9/2/2016, 10:10 AM

Obama accused of 'misleading the public' over Iran deal

AIPAC, Republican Jewish Coalition criticize report which revealed that Iran was secretly allowed to evade restrictions.Ben Ariel, 9/2/2016, 5:44 AM

‘Great Schlep’ creators write anti-Trump musical

Group that created a Jewish initiative that promoted Obama’s presidential run in 2008, writes an anti-Donald Trump musical.JTA, 9/2/2016, 3:49 AM

Two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL

From matzo balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL.Victor Wishna, 9/2/2016, 2:56 AM

Religious Zionist and Haredi yeshiva heads unite at Keren Re'em

Love of Torah unites Religious Zionist and Haredi rabbis, thanks to efforts of philanthropist Elio Moti Sonnenfeld.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2016, 8:52 AM

The 'holy city' of Tel Aviv dons tefillin, may break records

Rabbi Eli Naiditch, Chabad representative in Tel Aviv, was upset that polls said it was 'not a holy city'. He decided to prove it was.Yoel Domb, 9/1/2016, 1:13 AM

6000 new immigrants in Israel this summer

6,000 new immigrants arrived in Israel this summer, with more than 150 Naaleh students and 30 olim to arrive tomorrow from Ukraine.Yoel Domb, 8/31/2016, 5:13 PM

Algeria: Jewish graves to be desecrated, bones moved to ossuary

Algeria plans to move Jewish graves in 31 Jewish cemeteries around the country, dumping the unclaimed remains in a mass ossuary.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 1:35 PM

Brains of Jewish Holocaust victims found in Munich institute

"Whoever thought this chapter was closed - is completely mistaken."Ido ben Porat, 8/31/2016, 10:20 AM

Kupat Ha'ir: The charity of the leaders of Judaism

Kupat Ha'ir is the largest volunteer-based charity fund supported by Jews worldwide, with offices in Israel, the U.S., Canada and throughout, 8/31/2016, 9:19 AM

Theft of equipment leaves Romania's Jewish theater in jeopardy

Romania's main Jewish theater may not be able to open its 2017 season due to theft of key pieces of equipment.JTA, 8/31/2016, 6:19 AM

2 stolen Torahs valued at $30,000 returned to NJ synagogue

Two Torahs valued at $30,000 that had been stolen with silver religious pieces returned to a New Jersey synagogue.JTA, 8/31/2016, 5:27 AM

Republican giver says Jewish ire forced him to drop Trump

Prominent Jewish Republican donor no longer backing Donald Trump, saying his support made him unpopular in Seattle’s Jewish community.JTA, 8/31/2016, 5:04 AM

Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump because they fear Clinton

Orthodox voters are pulling for Trump not necessarily because they like him but because they disdain Clinton.Ben Sales, 8/31/2016, 2:51 AM

When a Jewish Holocaust survivor abused Hitler’s henchman

A Holocaust survivor was assigned to interrogate notorious Nazi Julius Streicher at the end of WWII. He claimed he abused him for three daysJTA, 8/30/2016, 3:51 PM

Honenu: IDF serves another distancing order - without cause

Commander of Central Command Roni Numa continues to issue distancing orders without evidence, according to the legal organization Honenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 2:43 AM

Brussels Airlines caves to pressure - and cancels BDS

In a victory in the fight against BDS, the Belgian airline caved to pressure and reinstated Samarian food items on flights.Nitsan Keidar, 8/29/2016, 9:06 PM

300 Orthodox rabbis urge reporting of child sex abuse

Letter acknowledges shortcomings in dealing with sex abuse in the past, calls for greater efforts to punish offenders.JTA, 8/29/2016, 12:41 PM