I Dread the Summer: One Orphan's Story

Make a difference this summer in the life of a lonely orphan.Sponsored content, 7/22/2018, 10:25 PM

'Why fast over the Temple if I don't even believe in it?'

'Just stop, and remember one day in the year that once, we were together.  Really, really together.  And today?'Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 1:07 PM

To feel the pain of the destruction

Ethiopian Jewish leader describes the influence of growing up with the belief that the Temple was still standing in Jerusalem.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/22/2018, 12:57 PM

Support and friendship for families dealing with special needs

For families of Jews with disabilities, Shabbaton retreats provide respite and support.JTA, 7/21/2018, 9:55 PM

A spiritual first response squad

Ohr Torah Stone bids bon voyage to 45 new emissaries at Knesset Ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 10:04 AM

The Conservatives are threatening

American Conservative leader outraged over interrogation of Haifa rabbi. "There will be a strong response."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 12:07 AM

CA group looks to preserve legacy of Mideast Jewish communities

Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa launches joint effort to preserve histories, traditions of Mideast Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 9:52 PM

Zuckerberg clarifies on not deleting Holocaust-denial FB posts

While Facebook would not remove post denying Holocaust, it would push that post down News Feed to assure it doesn’t go viral.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2018, 3:37 PM

Young Israel calls on Facebook to ban Holocaust deniers

Holocaust denial is not a 'freedom of speech' issue but blatant anti-Semitism and a revision of history, Jewish organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 10:33 AM

Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 6:02 PM

US: Jews are a race, are covered by Civil Rights Act

Man barred from job over 'Jewish blood' protected by anti-discrimination law, court rules Jews are considered a race under Civil Rights Act.JTA, 7/18/2018, 3:55 PM

Watch: This Tisha B'Av - the people are ready

Temple Institute: It is time to transform the mourning over the past into preparation for the future - the rebuilding of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 3:53 PM

A rare letter, an unusual protection

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky pens special letter ahead of 'bein hazmanim' period.Sponsored Content, 7/18/2018, 3:47 PM

Rabbi who fought against the Alliance dies at 91

Rabbi Moshe Lasry, native of Casablanca, founded Otzar Hatorah institutions in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Iran to fight 'Alliance' schools.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2018, 10:53 PM

Senior rabbis: Don't disqualify conversion plan

Religious Zionist rabbis warn disqualifying conversion law formulated by former Minister Moshe Nissim would strengthen Reform conversions.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2018, 8:45 PM

British teen leader sparks new controversy with Israel tour job

Reform Movement youth leader who participated in 'Kaddish for Gaza' joins Israel tour sponsored by Liberal Judaism.JTA, 7/17/2018, 7:22 PM

Turning the army into a place of 'Yiddishkeit'

'Tzalash' group aims to foster religious observance in the army. 'When you break it down, the army is the easiest place to be religious.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/17/2018, 12:43 PM

Rabbi Ezrachi: Help orphan children feel equal during summer

When tragedy hits children, they don’t want others to feel sorry for them.Sponsored Content, 7/16/2018, 5:51 PM

US Jewish students visit Samaria

Students on ZOA trip visit Binyamin, learn about life of Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria and how to combat BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 5:34 PM

'Earthquakes are a wake-up call from God'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar says recent earthquakes show Jewish people need to 'wake up' and return to God.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 10:08 PM

Australian PM visits yeshiva with grandson, prepares challah

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull takes grandson to visit Sydney yeshiva, prepare Shabbat challah bread.JTA, 7/15/2018, 9:52 PM

Bringing Bible study into the digital age

Herzog College in Gush Etzion develops interactive app to teach Bible to youth on their smartphones.Eliran Aharon, 7/15/2018, 6:51 PM

Inside the Reform movement's efforts to co-opt Nationality Law

Movement will reportedly use bill defining Israel as a Jewish State to fight haredi parties and legislation favoring Orthodox Judaism.Tzvi Lev, 7/15/2018, 6:19 PM

The July 1938 Conference that sealed the fate of European Jewry

The Evian Conference on Jewish refugees from Nazism gave Hitler the green light to implement the Final Solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 10:19 AM

French Jewish woman’s killer found unfit to stand trial

Second psychiatric evaluation finds suspect in alleged murder of Sarah Halimi in Paris was not responsible for his actions.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2018, 4:15 AM

Riding on the subway: Too close for halakhic comfort?

Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-HayimMordechai Sones, 7/11/2018, 8:16 PM

Father of 8 disappears, community up in arms

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi joins other rabbanim in calling for support for poor family of 8 children whose father left.Sponsored Content, 7/11/2018, 7:40 PM

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Chief Rabbis demand regulations for the preservation of holy sites be changed so that the authority is exclusive to the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 4:51 PM

Indian state grants minority status to its Jewish community

Home to about 170 Jews, Gujarat third state in India to recognize Jews as minority community.JTA and Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2018, 2:42 AM

'I was saved from kidnapping in Mexico'

Israeli woman describes attempt by Mexican cartel to kidnap her and her friend while staying at hotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 8:50 AM

Watch: Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh's monthly class in English

Hour-long class in English followed by fascinating question-and-answer session; viewers may participate.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 6:20 PM

World Likud rep. shot in South Africa

Staunch Israel advocate shot, killed, in South Africa brought to Israel for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, JTA, 7/6/2018, 1:47 PM

Anne Frank’s family was never denied US visas, study states

New study shows Frank family's documents, visa applications, were lost, not rejected.JTA, 7/6/2018, 12:59 PM

Reform leader slams 'hate attack' by MK

Reform President Rick Jacobs blasts MK Yinon Azoulay for blaming Reform Jews for recent earthquakes, says will work to change status quo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 10:22 AM

Soldier who played cantor during WWII 'tried his best'

Max Fuchs, US soldier who led historic Jewish service in Germany during WWII, dies at 96.JTA, 7/6/2018, 8:14 AM

'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

High school in Israel coalition blames its demise on apathy and Birthright.JTA, 7/6/2018, 7:44 AM

Director Claude Lanzmann dies at age 92

Esteemed film director, creator of film 'Shoah', dies in Paris. For decades he documented Jews, Israel, and especially Holocaust survivors.Mordechai Sones, 7/5/2018, 2:25 PM

15,000 children to attend Bnei Akiva summer camp in 16 countries

'Next generation of Diaspora Jews still connected to Israel and Jewish values, happy to disconnect from smartphone for two months.'Mordechai Sones, 7/5/2018, 11:08 AM

Chabad emissary to Haifa Rabbi Boaz Keli passes at 68

After eight years of coping with disease, Chabad emissary to city of Haifa passed away this morning.Mordechai Sones, 7/5/2018, 10:26 AM

New Reform liturgy to expunge traditional 'Aleinu' prayer

Reform movement's new updated Hebrew-language prayer book expunges classic prayer over concerns that it is offensive to non-Jews.Tzvi Lev, 7/4/2018, 5:06 PM

Meet the Uber of tefillin

Wrapp is a mobile app that links people who own tefillin with those wishing to put on tefillin; 'High technology removes all barriers.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 12:15 PM

British youth leader fired from tour over ‘Kaddish for Gaza’

Reform movement youth leader removed as leader of youth group summer tour in Israel over participation in memorial for Gaza terrorists.JTA, 7/3/2018, 6:42 PM

One young man’s tragic struggle with foster homes

For Yanky and his bride, it is truly a time of desperate need.Sponsored Content, 7/3/2018, 8:48 AM

Jewish woman to become first ever female mayor of Mexico City

Exit polls find that Jewish scientist and environmentalist Claudia Sheinbaum has won the election to lead the Mexican capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:08 AM

'Canceling Western Wall compromise deal was a mistake'

Energy Minister says Israel must carry out an agreement with non-Orthodox movements and expand Kotel's mixed-gender prayer pavilion.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 8:29 PM

Fast of Tammuz - what is it about?

Today marks fast of 17th of Tammuz, 1 of 4 fasts instituted over the destruction of the Temple, when the Romans breached the walls of J'lem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2018, 8:40 AM

This Jewish man survived World War II -- in Axis-era Japan

Son of Russian-Jewish immigrants says his best friend was a member of Hitler Youth, but he 'didn't feel he was living among the enemy.'JTA, 6/30/2018, 11:02 PM

South African Jews lay criminal charges over anti-Semitism

South African Jewish Board of Deputies lays criminal charges against three individuals over threatening and anti-Semitic comments.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/30/2018, 1:02 AM

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

New Jewish Agency head says comment comparing intermarriage to a plague was misunderstood.JTA, 6/28/2018, 9:51 PM

'Birthright Israel is a life-changing experience for so many'

PM Netanyahu sends recorded greeting for Birthright Israel's mega event, thanks participants and supporters around the globe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 2:10 PM

WATCH: What is more important than our Shuls?

D’var Torah for Parashat Balak from the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 6/27/2018, 8:00 PM

Israel allocates $2.48 million to Jewish Agency school program

Jewish Agency's Global School Twinning Network pairs Israeli schools with Jewish schools in the Diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 6:33 PM

Biller family gets up from Shiva to face crisis

Family of renowned teacher Reb Reuven Chaim Biller faces hardship after he Reb Biller is killed in car crash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 5:40 PM

Watch: Meeting the Jewish young women who educate in Tunis

Zionist Organization Deputy Chairman meets Jewish teachers in Tunis, talks with them about Zionism, immigration, family, yearning for IsraelHezki Baruch, 6/27/2018, 4:30 PM

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Yeshivat Akko is launching a new track within the yeshiva for students with special needs.In cooperation with Yeshivat Akko, 6/27/2018, 9:28 AM

Einstein letters on the auction block

Letters written by Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa, including one written during and about the Holocaust, are up for auction.JTA, 6/27/2018, 8:17 AM

Einstein letters being auctioned

Letter written by famed physician on the day he renounced his German citizenship one of five being sold at auction in LA.Ben Ariel, 6/27/2018, 5:38 AM