Secular musician laments desecration of Yom KippurPerformer Liraz Russo complains about the ignorance expressed by parts of Israeli society in regards to fasting on Yom Kippur.
Arab riots abound over Yom KippurOne rioter from Silwan, the home of the terrorist who murdered 2 last week, was killed.
Gmar Chatima Tova to all our readersArutz Sheva wishes our readers a meaningful fast. News coverage ends this evening in honor of Yom Kippur, resumes tomorrow evening.
Israel prepares for Yom KippurPublic transportation around country to shut down for Day of Atonement, while security forces implement closure of Judea and Samaria.
Sanctifying the fastKiddush Hayom and Yom HaKippurim
Dustin Hoffman's inadvertent Yom Kippur message to the world"I am a Jew. Wear that on your sleeve."
The laws of Yom Kippur 5777A primer for the laws of the holiest day of the year.
Israelis pray for well-being of Syrian civiliansShivi Froman spearheads campaign for Israeli Jews to pray for the well-being of Syrian civilians on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.
Southern California Chabad sued over kapparotFederal lawsuit filed in Southern California calls for the halting of the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kapparot.
'Is Minister an authority on Jewish law?'Haredi MK criticizes Ministry of Agriculture for its campaign to get people to use money instead of chickens for kaparot ritual.
Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"Director of human rights organization Betzalmo says that the campaign against kaparot is a perversion of values.
70 secular kibbutzim want Yom Kippur prayers70 secular kibbutzim and moshavim (cooperative villages) have requested organized communal prayers on Yom Kippur.
Officials urge business-as-usual for holidaysUS security officials and Jewish community leaders prepare for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in the face of rising terror threat.
Dont' worry! Be happy!Rabbi Kook's perspective on penitence is astounding.
Georgia students riled by Yom Kippur homecomingJewish students at University of Georgia object to a homecoming concert because it was scheduled for Yom Kippur.
UN recognizes Yom Kippur as an official holidayLong Israeli diplomatic effort results in UN decision to recognize Day of Atonement as an official holiday.
Michael Douglas Campaigns Against AssimilationHollywood star gives Yom Kippur sermon advocating for 'inclusion' to prevent assimilation of the Jewish community.
Chicago Station Greets Yom Kippur with Nazi SymbolIn sloppy mistake, Chicago's WGN News uses stock photo of Nazi-era yellow Star of David during segment on Jewish High Holidays.
Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom KippurEnvironmental protection ministry notes strong drop in air pollution around Israel over holiday, primarily due to reduced traffic.
Yom Kippur: 2,019 People Needed Medical AssistanceMDA first responders treat 2,019 people over Yom Kippur, 1,909 of them taken to hospitals.
Numerous Attacks in North During Yom KippurArabs throw stones at a passing car during Yom Kippur. No injuries or damage to vehicle. Police open investigation.
IDF, Rioters Clash at Hevron Terrorist's FuneralFuneral held for Palestinian woman shot dead as she tried to stab an Israeli soldier.
Millions Pack Synagogues over Yom KippurHoliest day in the Jewish calendar marked by Jews throughout the world; Israel gears up for Sukkot festivities.
Watch: IDF Kantor Sings 'Unetaneh Tokef'Something special for eve of Yom Kippur, 42 years since Yom Kippur War.
Suspected Pre-Yom Kippur Arson Evacuates IDF PostFire threatens town of Beit Haggai where failed terrorist blew himself up last night; 2 arson attacks against town last month.
Rabbi Lau: If We Take First Step, God Will do RestHours before holiest day of the year, Arutz Sheva speaks with Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau on celebrating Yom Kippur to fullest.
Ban Ki-Moon Takes Part in Tashlich CeremonyUN ambassadors from over 10 countries also participated in the ceremony for casting off sins.
Nationwide Security Boost Ahead of HolidaysPolice prepare for clashes ahead of Eid Al-Adha, Yom Kippur falling out on same day - in both Jerusalem and integrated areas nationwide.
100,000 Attend Selichot at the KotelJews from across the religious and demographic spectrum gathered in Jerusalem for last penitentiary prayers before Yom Kippur.
Muslim Entry to Temple Mount RestrictedPolice on high alert in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and Gaza ahead of Yom Kippur and the Muslim Eid al-Adha which follows.
'Hottest Yom Kippur In a Decade' ExpectedTemperatures will soar Wednesday - testing the mettle of the millions of Israelis who will be fasting on Yom Kippur,
A Starting Point For Yom KippurRosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.
NY Judge Allows Kapparot Ritual Despite LawsuitAnimal rights group claim 2,000 year-old ritual, in which chickens are given to the poor, is a 'public nuisance' and 'animal cruelty.'
MDA on High Alert Ahead of Yom KippurSynagogues now being equipped with defibrillators and other equipment ahead of 25-hour fast; average of 2,000 people treated every year.
Thousands at the Kotel for First Night of SelichotSights and sounds: Worshipers flock to Western Wall for first night of penitential prayers leading up to High Holy Days.
NY Assemblyman: Shame on Chicken-Waving CriticsHikind slams Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit against controversial Kaparot custom as a 'disgusting misrepresentation.'
Top Comedian Mourns Loss of 'My Saintly Rabbi'One of Israel's top comedians spoke about his special connection to the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Early Release for Killer of Girl on Yom KippurJudges shorten sentence of Arab who killed a Jewish girl outside a synagogue, claiming he seems reformed from a 'treatment group.'
Corsica Synagogue Suffers Anti-Jewish VandalismOn Yom Kippur eve, vandals spray-painted swastikas on the walls of the Beit Meir synagogue in Corsica, home to several hundred Jews.
Sweden 'Tried to Help' With Palestine RecognitionSweden wants 'good relations' with Israel and end to Gaza 'tragedy' after recognizing 'Palestine' on Yom Kippur.
Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins, and Clean AirOnce again this year, Israelis were able to breathe easier on Yom Kippur, with pollution falling as much as 99% in many areas.
Sanz Rebbe Faints During Yom Kippur PrayerThe rebbe lost consciousness and was taken on foot to the hospital. He was back on his feet by morning.
Boy, 12, Seriously Hurt in Fall from BridgeThe boy fell from a 7-meter high bridge in Haifa as he was cycling on Yom Kippur.
Envoys Ask UN to Recognize Yom Kippur as HolidayUnited Nations ambassadors from 32 countries asked that Yom Kippur be recognized as an official UN holiday.
Sweden Recognizes 'Palestine' as a StateLeft-wing Social Democrat party announces its recognition of a 'Palestinian state' on Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur Ends; Preparations for Sukkot BeginHundreds of thousands of Jews attended prayer services in synagogues and fasted on the Day of Atonement.
Shabbat Shalom and Gmar Chatima Tova!As Shabbat and Yom Kippur begin, Arutz Sheva wishes you a meaningful fast and happy new year
Man Confesses to Robbery - Because of Yom KippurSchizophrenic man confesses to robbing gas station - six months after proceedings began - due to a need for 'closure.'
How Do the Sick and Pregnant Observe Yom Kippur?Chief Rabbi Lau explains the ins and outs of the Day of Atonement fast, regarding who can eat and how.
Police, MDA on High Alert over Yom KippurMedic, police patrols to increase throughout Israel ahead of joint Jewish and Muslim holidays.
'Two People, Two Holidays, One Day'Chief Rabbis, Chief Qadis, and Jewish and Arab MKs meet to discuss Yom Kippur and Eid el-Adha.
Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs - PicturesThousands of Jewish worshippers flock to one of Judaism's holiest sites for pre-Yom Kippur prayers of penitence.
Tel Aviv City Bikes to Rest on Yom KippurTel Aviv residents who want to ride bikes on Yom Kippur won't be able to rent them from the city's Tel-Ofen bike racks.
Shaarei Tzedek to Help Diabetics Fast SafelyFor diabetics, several days before the Yom Kippur fast is the time to get no cost advice from Shaarei Tzedek specialists.
Group: Keep Kaparot Ritual Kosher and Cruelty-FreeAgudath Israel of America has reissued a notice calling for greater vigilance when conducting the High Holiday ritual.
Israel Seeks UN Recognition for Yom KippurUN recognizes Christian and Muslim holidays, but no Jewish holidays. Israel's UN mission trying to change that.
40,000 Secular Jews in Tzohar Yom Kippur Minyans250 prayer minyans were held by 750 Tzohar volunteers throughout Israel on the High Holiday.