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Oldest American dies at 113 -- a month away from birthday

The oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.JTA, 7/11/2016, 3:03 AM

Jewish couple murdered in Morocco

Moroccan couple murdered and dismembered in Casablanca. Incident appears unrelated to anti-Semitism.Chaim Lev, 7/10/2016, 5:52 AM

Parshat Korach -The Rebellion

Dr. Joseph Frager, 7/8/2016, 10:22 AM

Anti-Israel Labour lawmaker gains senior posts

British Labour lawmaker Paul Flynn who accused a Jewish ambassador to Israel of dual loyalty will serve as a senior opposition leader.JTA, 7/8/2016, 5:40 AM

San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, San Francisco's only Orthodox Jewish high school, to close after 47 years.JTA, 7/8/2016, 3:58 AM

Jewish groups condemn racism, anti-Semitism in 2016 campaign

ADL, 27 other Jewish organizations pen letter imploring political candidates to put an end to the racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia.JTA, 7/8/2016, 1:46 AM

Meet a Namibian cyclist pedaling for a diverse Israeli team

Namibia-born Dan Craven has quickly become a leader for Israel's Cycling Academy team.Hillel Kuttler, 7/8/2016, 12:53 AM

Hundreds pay tribute in Elie Wiesel's native Romania

Nobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 8:01 PM

7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influence

World-renowned Holocaust survivor, human rights activist best known for his memoirs - but his memory lives on in dozens of other works too.Gabe Friedman, 7/7/2016, 7:17 PM

Kippah-clad beatboxers wow the judges on 'America's Got Talent'

Religious Jewish duo wow crowds on America's Got Talent.JTA, 7/7/2016, 1:47 PM

More than one in four UK Jews now intermarried

New report offers good and bad effects, but notes strong drop in Jewish ties accompanies non-Jewish partners.Matt Wanderman, 7/7/2016, 8:25 AM

ISIS logo on threatening note to Jewish club in Argentina

Plastic bottle thrown through a window of a Jewish Community Center in Santa Fe City has a note with ISIS logo on it.JTA, 7/7/2016, 5:36 AM

5 Jewish lawmakers elected to Australian Parliament

Five Jewish candidates in Australia, including the first Jewish Liberal from New South Wales, assured seats in the next Parliament.JTA, 7/7/2016, 5:21 AM

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

New York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn., 7/7/2016, 4:58 AM

Trump's son-in-law: He's not anti-Semitic

Jared Kushner responds to Star of David tweet, insists his father-in-law is not racist or anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 7/7/2016, 4:15 AM

Israel's Trump conversion row raises concerns among US Jews

Leading American Jewish organization expresses concern over Israel's religious court system following rejection of rabbi's conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 9:47 PM

Israel’s Start-Up Movie

Former Hollywood screenwriter Tzvi Fishman comes out with DVD of his new movie: Stories of Rebbe Nachman.Baruch Gordon, 7/6/2016, 9:12 PM

Jews arrested in Yemen released from custody

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara meets with recent immigrants from Yemen, says Israel working to free Israeli citizen still held in the country.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2016, 2:33 PM

Israeli Rabbinate accused of 'slapping converts in the face'

Harsh words at demonstration over rabbinate's refusal to accept prominent American Rabbi Haskel Lookstein's conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 11:56 AM

Holocaust survivors to receive increased aid from Germany

After long negotiations with German government, Claims Conference secures large increase in aid to elderly Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 11:34 AM

Prominent Rabbi meets Rabbi Lookstein, pledges full support

President and Founder of the influential Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, Rabbi David Stav, meets with R' Lookstein to pledge support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 10:20 AM

In post-Brexit Scotland, Jews warm up to leaving UK

Scotland and its Jews are preparing for Britain's exit from the EU.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/6/2016, 2:09 AM

Thessaloniki’s mayor wants city to remember its Jewish past

Yiannis Boutaris, mayor of Greece's second largest city, is committed to his city’s Jewish meaning.Ron Kampeas, 7/6/2016, 12:57 AM

Rabbis call for Ivanka Trump conversion to be recognized

Beit Hillel, group of modern Orthodox rabbis, criticizes rejection of Ivanka Trump conversion, warns of potential consequences.Shai Landesman, 7/5/2016, 10:14 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau: Ivanka Trump conversion legitimate

In letter, Chief Rabbi Lau expresses opinion that conversion of Ivanka Trump by Rabbi Haskel Lookstein should be recognized in Israel.Shai Landesman, 7/5/2016, 4:42 PM

Brexit poll: Jews voted 2-1 to remain in EU

Twice as many British Jews voted to remain in the European Union than those who backed the Brexit, according to a new survey.JTA, 7/5/2016, 6:07 AM

Dutch Jewish woman evicted after anti-Semitic abuse

Dutch court orders the eviction of a Jewish woman whose neighbor reportedly threatened to kill her and used anti-Semitic insults.JTA, 7/5/2016, 3:27 AM

How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

Elie Wiesel was best-known for his work preserving the memory of the Holocaust - but his impact extended far beyond the past.Glenn Richter, 7/4/2016, 7:39 PM

Elie Wiesel gave the Holocaust a face and the world a conscience

The quest to challenge 'indifference' was a driving force in Wiesel’s writing, advocacy and public presence.Sarah Wildman, 7/4/2016, 6:52 PM

Rabbi Lau: Eli Weisel was a man of tremendous faith

'For forty days he was able to risk his life and put on tefillin in Auschwitz.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 2:33 PM

'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people and humanity'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the death of renowned author Elie Wiesel.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2016, 3:15 AM

Jewish hero, literary giant: Elie Wiesel's key literary works

Holocaust survivor, activist - and above all educator and scholar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2016, 12:50 PM

A giant passes: Memorable quotes from Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was - and will always remain - known for his eloquent, powerful work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2016, 12:38 PM

UK Jews overwhelmingly favored 'remain' in Brexit vote

Poll shows only 31% of British Jews supported Brexit.JTA, 7/3/2016, 9:49 AM

Obama: Wiesel was 'the conscience of the world'

President Barack Obama expresses condolences over the passing of his close friend Elie Wiesel.Ben Ariel, 7/3/2016, 6:35 AM

Renowned Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel passes away

World-renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust educator and human rights activist passes away aged 87.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2016, 10:18 PM

The Spies Have Not Left Us

Dr. Joseph Frager, 7/1/2016, 12:29 PM

Professional poker speaks out on anti-Semitism in game

Professional player Jaclynn Moskow describes harassment, insults received for being Jewish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 10:53 AM

Jewish ex-major leaguer trying to get back to big show

First baseman Nate Freiman, who played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic, hoping to return to the majors.Hillel Kuttler, 7/1/2016, 3:35 AM

Chabad part of interfaith effort helping Moroccans at Ramadan

Chabad of Morocco joins Christian-Jewish fellowship and a local Muslim group in effort to provide food for needy Muslim families on Ramadan.JTA, 6/30/2016, 5:31 AM

British Jewish groups condemn hate crimes in wake of Brexit vote

Jewish groups in Britain condemn uptick in racist harassment and other hate crimes following referendum.JTA, 6/30/2016, 3:02 AM

Chief rabbis warn Netanyahu: No deals with Reform movement

Rabbis Yosef and Lau say Reform movement must not gain influence in Israel, especially at the Western Wall.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2016, 9:46 PM

Watch: I am not Orthodox...I'm just a Jew

Nachman Weiss, a 7th grader in Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, created this inspiring viral video to encourage Jewish unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 3:43 PM

Rare 1701 Bible for sale

Amsterdam Bible used for 'Goral Ha-Gra' up for auction.Reut Hadar, 6/29/2016, 3:30 PM

Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

President Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 12:21 PM

X-ray technology discovers holocaust escape tunnel

New technology allows researchers to discover tunnel dug by prisoners in an attempt to escape the Nazis.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/29/2016, 10:49 AM

Man posed as Auschwitz survivor; lectured in schools for years

Joseph Hirt, 91, has been doing the lecture circuit telling of his memories from the Holocaust; the problem is, he was never there.Nissan Tzur , 6/29/2016, 9:30 AM

Sharansky: No future for Jews in France

Rising Arab immigration and spiraling anti-Semitism spells the end for Europe's largest Jewish community, Jewish Agency chief says.JTA, 6/28/2016, 7:00 PM

'Ninja Rabbi' makes impressive run on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Orthodox rabbinical student Akiva Neuman set out to prove that 'rabbi doesn't necessarily mean pot-belly.' Well, he certainly proved that.Lucy Cohen Blatter, 6/28/2016, 6:56 PM

Head of Poland’s largest party honors synagogue burning victims

Jaroslaw Kaczynski stresses dangers of anti-Semitism, important of Poland-Israel ties, at Great Synagogue of Bialystok speech.JTA, 6/28/2016, 6:45 PM

Poll: 62% support right of non-Orthodox to use public mikvehs

Poll shows majority of Israelis opposed to 'Mikveh Law' which would bar non-Orthodox conversions in public mikvehs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 11:37 AM

Jewish lawmaker resigns from British shadow cabinet

Luciana Berger joins more than 20 Labour Party members in resigning from opposition's shadow cabinet.JTA, 6/28/2016, 4:08 AM

Lviv Ghetto memorial vandalized in anti-Semitic attack

Vandals throw green paint on monument to the victims of the Holocaust-era ghetto of Lviv in western Ukraine.JTA, 6/28/2016, 3:02 AM

Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team in Copa tournament

Colombia's national soccer team finishes third in Copa America Centenario tournament led by its Jewish coach, Jose Pekerman.JTA, 6/28/2016, 1:59 AM

Memories and reflections at Entebbe 40-year anniversary event

At emotional event organized by Peres, Defense Minister during historic operation, Entebbe hostages recount their experiences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2016, 7:39 PM

Chabad rabbis oppose modern Orthodox eruv in Crown Heights

Rabbis in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn issued an edict to void the New York neighborhood’s new modern Orthodox eruv.JTA, 6/27/2016, 7:20 PM

UK university compensates student for anti-Semitic abuse

Zachary Confino, law student at University of York, suffered slander and abuse from fellow students.“They seem to think Jews are fair game.”Rachel Kaplan, 6/27/2016, 3:18 PM