What do students learn when teachers express their opinions in class?

There is no one conclusion regarding the merits or otherwise of teachers telling students where they stand on political or controversial issues. It is a debate we in Israel must have openly. Sheri Oz, 2/10/2020, 8:10 AM

DM calls for worldwide hackathon to benefit Iranian ctiizens

Defense Minister Bennett urges software experts to allow Iranians access to social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 9:43 PM

Former IDF Spokesman: 'There's a new weapon in war: Likes'

'We diminished Hezbollah's credibility through social media campaigns.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 11:20 AM

ADL: Trolls exploiting social media platforms to spread hate

Attackers take advantage of the fact that platforms are not equipped to quickly remove content, finds new ADL report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2019, 4:01 AM

Middle school students accused of anti-Semitic activity online

Suburban Boston students accused of ‘anti-Semitic social media activity.’Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/16/2019, 8:22 AM

Russian social network removes 'Ms. Hitler 2019' after appeal

'Miss Hitler' beauty pageant page promoted hate speech including dozens of posts praising Hitler and Nazi symbols and gestures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 8:54 PM

Who's behind the censorship on social media?

Josh Hasten talks to a conservative Jewish journalist suspended by social networks, while Hamas accounts continue to be active.The Land Of Israel Network, 5/29/2019, 1:20 AM

Blue and White petition against Likud rejected

Central Elections Committee Chairman determines there is no proof that the Likud was behind fake profiles on social media.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/5/2019, 11:42 PM

Who is really behind anti-Likud 'bots' report?

Amid push back against report of alleged Likud online smear campaign, some have cited report's ties to left-wing US group. Is it fake news?David Rosenberg, 4/1/2019, 2:47 PM

Why is European Antisemitism rising?

After all these years of major hatred of Jews, the EU has not even made an effort to create comparable statistics on antisemitism. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/1/2019, 8:37 AM

Does the first amendment protect threats to Jews through social media?

When does Free Speech end and Hate Speech begin on social media?   Cindy Grosz, 12/9/2018, 7:00 AM

'Service' allowing bills to be paid via social media was a scam

Police uncover money laundering cell with members in Israel, Gaza, and the Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 8:59 AM

Sisi ratifies law to monitor social media

Egypt's President ratifies law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 6:39 AM

Map hack renames New York 'Jewtropolis'

Snapchat apologizes after hack affixes city with the anti-Semitic monicker.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 8:34 PM

Police arrest female terrorist

Police arrest woman suspected of publicizing information, materials, supporting terror organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 1:48 PM

Hamas's new espionage system exposed

Hamas plot to upload applications to official Google store to make soldiers download spyware uncovered by alert soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 5:31 PM

Social media companies ignoring Israel's warnings 'unacceptable'

Arutz Sheva speaks to Wiesenthal Center Director Abraham Cooper who is monitoring improvements and failures in combating anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 4/1/2018, 1:58 PM

Shaked: A tweet could end in a terror attack

Justice Minister meets Facebook official, says terrorist organizations have moved to Twitter instead of Facebook.Hezki Baruch, 3/20/2018, 5:14 AM

Anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial rise 30%

Online Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism increased 30% since 2016, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 2:26 PM

Social media and our lives

What a “simple” Yud and Hei teach us about the influence of environment.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 11/28/2017, 3:45 PM

'They're lynching people in the town square'

Attorney Tamar Ullmann expresses concern that the MeToo campaign will seriously harm innocent people.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/23/2017, 1:56 PM

Twitter to allow 280-character tweets

Twitter to double the number of characters allowed in a tweet.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 5:06 AM

Can anything be done against terrorists on social media?

Current laws protect social media networks even if they allow terrorists to incite violence on their platforms.Yoni Kempinski, 11/6/2017, 5:22 PM

Students mock Holocaust exhibit on social media

Pennsylvania students on senior class trip mock exhibits at US Holocaust Museum on social media.JTA, 11/6/2017, 3:02 PM

Undercover police foil terror plot near Beit El

Suspect arrested after he posted material on social media about intentions to carry out a terror attack.Tal Polon, 10/17/2017, 8:45 AM

Arab college student arrested for inciting terror

Authorities arrest Arab college student for supporting terror organizations, inciting others to terror on Facebook, Instagram.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 10/16/2017, 10:37 AM

Watch: Pop your social media bubble

The KIND Foundation wants you to speak to people you don't always agree with.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 4:36 PM

Abbas cracks down on social media and news sites

PA chairman issues decree allowing his government to jail anyone on charges of harming "national unity".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/12/2017, 1:53 AM

Naftali Bennett second most popular politician on social media

New survey shows Naftali Bennett is second most popular Israeli politician on social media after Netanyahu, and ahead of Lapid.Tzvi Lev, 8/3/2017, 2:42 PM

'Facebook gives a voice to the muted masses'

Rivlin addresses Herzliya Conference, discusses the changes in the perception of democracy.Yoni Kempinski, 6/23/2017, 12:06 AM

How many haredim are on social media?

Phone survey finds only 2% of haredim are on Facebook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 12:20 PM

Anti-Semitic politician taken off En Marche ticket

Macron’s party boots journalist-turned-politician over anti-Israel tweets deemed anti-Semitic.JTA, 5/14/2017, 10:36 AM

Every 83 seconds: Anti-Semitic post uploaded to social media

World Jewish Congress surveyed Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and more.Hillel Fendel, 3/26/2017, 12:58 PM

Hamas hacks soldiers' phones by posing as women

Hamas terrorists hacked into dozens of Israeli combat soldiers’ cellphones by posing as attractive Israeli women on Facebook.JTA, 1/12/2017, 1:31 PM

Anti-incitement 'Facebook' law advances

The Cabinet is set to vote on a bill which would empower the courts to order social media sites to remove content inciting to terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 4:53 PM

Arab world celebrates fires in Israel

“Israel is burning” becomes a popular hashtag on Twitter as Arabs rejoice in Israel's fires.Elad Benari, 11/25/2016, 6:45 AM

'Internet blessing to humanity, but also a curse'

At opening of cabinet meeting, PM Netanyahu speaks about 9/11, incitement on social media, social services reform, and the Paralympics.Shai Landesman, 9/11/2016, 2:50 PM

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

Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for terror

Twitter, known for its easy-access policies, defends itself against accusations that the company is a mouthpiece for terror.Rachel Kaplan, 8/18/2016, 8:57 PM

Combating terror on Facebook and Twitter

MK accuses social media giants of tolerating incitement; former Mossad official: Social media the most important sphere for fighting terror.Shai Landesman, 6/21/2016, 9:12 PM

Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Facebook founder's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hijacked by hacker group called 'OurMine,' using breach in LinkedIn database.JTA, 6/7/2016, 4:18 PM

Iran cracks down on phone messaging

Tehran demands foreign messaging apps, i.e. Telegram, move all messages from Iranians to local servers by 2017.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2016, 2:04 PM

IDF bars soldiers from protesting on social media

Special committee makes social media protest tantamount to real-life political protest, and punishable by military law.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2016, 8:57 AM

Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkish court bans access to Facebook and Twitter after images from Ankara attack were shared on them.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 12:14 AM

Twitter returns after two-hour crash

Popular social media site crashes Tuesday morning, leaving users across the world locked out of accounts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 11:39 AM

'Zuckerberg don't kill us!'

Israeli rights group to rent billboards outside Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's home to force him to stop ignoring rampant incitement.Ari Soffer, 1/17/2016, 7:49 PM

Peres's office: He's alive and well

An explosion on Shimon Peres Street? An obituary for a man of the same name? What caused false report of former president's death?Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 4:46 AM

Gazans take anger over man's death to social media

Palestinians on social media outraged over the death of a naked man who was shot as he crossed from Gaza into Egypt.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 2:14 AM

Changing the perception of Hasbara

It isn't about fighting BDS. It's about giving people a positive reason to talk about Israel can help them in their everyday lives.Raphael Poch, 12/14/2015, 4:46 AM

'Whatsapp law' would ban rumor-mongering

Using social media to spread rumors about terror attacks, true or false, would be banned by a new law proposed by MK Nissan Slomiansky.Yaakov Levi, 12/6/2015, 10:43 PM

Rabbinic leader - Use social media with boundaries

Rabbi's need to use the tools at hand in order to properly diagnose and help those who come to them seeking adviceRaphael Poch, 12/3/2015, 3:26 PM

Displaying French flag is 'hypocrisy,' some say

Not everyone in Israel thinks superimposing the French flag on their social media profile is the right thing to do.Yaakov Levi, 11/15/2015, 9:26 PM

Expert: Terrorists younger because of Facebook

Dr. Amira Halperin says Israel can do little against terror incitement on the internet.Shimon Cohen, 11/2/2015, 10:15 AM

Watch: 'Social media killed my father'

Son of terror victim explains how the brutal murder of his peacemaker father is spurring him to take on social media giants over incitement.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 10/27/2015, 9:38 PM

Why is Social Media so Potent in Inciting Terror?

Expert explains how an endless mass of incitement on social media has reached such a lethal potency in Israel.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 5:05 PM

Palestinians Share Photos of Dead Terror Victims

New way to 'celebrate' terror: sharing pictures of the dead bodies of Israeli victims alongside smiling Palestinian faces.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 3:22 PM

Chechen Girls Con ISIS Recruits in Online Scam

Three Russian girls swindled the terror group using its best and most well-known recruiting tool: social media.Tova Dvorin, 8/4/2015, 3:56 PM