Watch: Terror attack in Jerusalem foiled

Attack targeting worshippers in Jerusalem foiled during Yom Kippur.David Rosenberg, 9/19/2018, 8:07 PM

President Trump's message for Yom Kippur

"Yom Kippur provides an opportunity to draw nearer to G-d through the practice of teshuva"US President Donald Trump, 9/18/2018, 5:07 PM

'A fighter in his life and a fighter in his death'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked eulogizes Ari Fuld: 'Led accurate informational discourse for Israel, we'll preserve his legacy.'Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2018, 4:46 PM

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Yom Kippur eve

Thousands of worshipers say 'selichot' at Western Wall complex ahead of Yom Kippur. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2018, 9:18 AM

Do you want to get a chance to fix the world?

How can we figure out our own place in creation, and accurately measure what the impact of our deeds (and misdeeds) have been?Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 9/18/2018, 4:12 AM

Watch: Yom Kippur eve prayers at the Kotel

Thousands at the Western Wall plaza for Selichot on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2018, 12:42 AM

Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

Yad L'Achim to hold series of prayer services at holy sites from Meron to Tomb of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in Ukraine., 9/18/2018, 9:01 AM

The Foundation Stone of the Temple set in the ocean's depths

Lesson on Book of Yonah by Rabbi Jonathan Simcha Blass.Mordechai Sones, 9/17/2018, 6:13 PM

French chief rabbi: pray for terror victims on Yom Kippur

This year will be last that September 19 National Commemoration for Victims of Terrorism occurs during Jewish month of Tishrei.JTA, 9/17/2018, 5:07 PM

Magen David Adom on high alert for Yom Kippur

MDA raises alert level, prepares helicopters, ambulances, and volunteers for expected spike in medical emergencies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 1:38 PM

It is not just fasting: The message of Yom Kippur

Something to keep in mind on Yom Kippur.Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 9/17/2018, 6:56 AM

Rabbi: Anorexics must eat on Yom Kippur

Doctor and rabbi at Schneider Hospital says anorexic patients need to eat on Yom Kippur, even if they are in advanced stages of treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 3:00 PM

Yom Kippur, sin, and repentance: The plea of temporary insanity

Spiritual goals of the High Holy Days.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 9/12/2018, 11:21 PM

Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Ministry launches campaign urging Israelis to use money instead of livestock in popular religious ritual.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 10:18 AM

Israeli equestrian forgoes world championships over Yom Kippur

Israeli equestrian withdraws from world championships since the competition will take place on Yom Kippur. 'I want to honor this day.'JTA, 8/28/2018, 10:48 AM

EU summit on Yom Kippur raises questions for Jewish leaders

Some see meeting’s date as intentional slight.JTA - Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 10:54 PM

First Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook

New Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook's California headquarters and offers both food and Torah classes.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 6:18 PM

IDF officer dismissed for allowing cooking on Yom Kippur

Commander in elite unit is dismissed for allowing soldiers to light a fire and cook in a 'poyke pot' on Yom Kippur.Orli Harari, 11/9/2017, 9:03 AM

Will Baltimore public schools remain open on Yom Kippur?

Baltimore County Public Schools consider holding classes on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/11/2017, 2:37 PM

Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Omri Casspi misses game between Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets because it coincided with holiest day in the Jewish calendar.JTA, 10/1/2017, 10:49 PM

Drunken man enters Yom Kippur prayers with pistol drawn

Worshipers at Netivot yeshiva flee the scene in fright, at first believing a terror attack to be taking place.Michal Levi, 10/1/2017, 11:22 AM

Zuckerberg Yom Kippur: Apologies for Facebook

Social network founder publishes post asking forgiveness for Yom Kippur.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2017, 10:28 AM

Pence to Jews: May you be inscribed in the Book of Life

US VP Pence, Ivanka Trump, tweet Yom Kippur wishes to Jews around the world.Ido Ben Porat, 9/30/2017, 9:39 PM

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 8:25 PM

Gmar Chatima Tova to all our readers

Arutz Sheva wishes our readers a meaningful fast. News coverage ends this evening in honor of Yom Kippur, resumes tomorrow evening.Arutz Sheva, 9/19/2018, 1:14 AM

Denmark deploys troops to guard Copenhagen synagogue

Danish military deploys troops in Copenhagen to guard city's synagogue and the Israeli embassy.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/29/2017, 11:16 PM

Israeli tennis player quits match because of Yom Kippur

Israeli tennis player Dudi Sela forfeits game at Shenzhen Open in order to observe the Yom Kippur fast.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2017, 8:30 PM

A healthy fast

Tips from a doctor for an easy, healthy Yom Kippur fast.Dr. Yitzhak Glick, 9/29/2017, 1:51 PM

Pre-Yom Kippur playlist from Beit El Yeshiva

Listen to a Yom Kippur medley sung by students of Beit El's yeshiva, led by their Rosh Yeshiva (dean), Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed shlita..Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2017, 10:53 AM

A journey through the Yom Kippur prayers

Sivan Rahav Meir brings a real-life perspective to Yom Kippur's confessions and supplications.Sivan Rahav Meir, 9/29/2017, 9:08 AM

IDF imposes full closure on Judea and Samaria

IDF shuts border crossings ahead of Yom Kippur holiday, will not allow entry of Palestinian Arab laborers.Tzvi Lev, 9/28/2017, 8:58 PM

Bnei Brak threatens to cancel rail project over Yom Kippur work

Bnei Brak threatens to cancel the light-rail project if work takes place on Yom Kippur as planned.Tzvi Lev, 9/28/2017, 7:33 PM

First rains to fall on Yom Kippur

Temperatures to remain lower than average throughout the week, rain expected to fall in northern Israel and along the coast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 12:11 PM

MDA’s Safety Guidelines for the Yom Kippur Fast

How to treat dehydration? How to check if an elderly man is feeling well during the fast? What to eat before and after the fast?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2017, 7:27 PM

Magen David Adom prepares for Yom Kippur

MDA warns many injuries are caused by a lack of supervision, road accidents, and dehydration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2017, 1:21 PM

Listen: Yonatan Razel sings 'Ya'ale Tachnunenu'

The Israeli music star covers the melody sang by Chabad Jews on Yom Kippur.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 9:59 AM

The most significant mission of all

I hardly make It to synagogue on the High Holydays anymore, I am more like a "visitor to the sanctuary." I have a more important mission. Rabbanit Yehudit Efrati, 9/20/2017, 1:59 AM

Outreach services for High Holidays to reach 70,000 Israelis

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization and Yachad Ohr Torah Stone to provide shofar blowing, holiday services in hundreds of towns and cities.JTA, 9/19/2017, 5:32 PM

An Amsterdam Yom Kippur tradition since the first light bulb

Worshipers at Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam pray by candlelight each Yom KippurCnaan Liphshiz, 9/14/2017, 9:57 PM

Neo-Nazis plan to march near Swedish synagogue on Yom Kippur

Swedish police change route of neo-Nazi march to pass close to synagogue on holiest day of the Jewish calendar.JTA, 9/12/2017, 9:24 PM

Petah Tikva looks to end 'Kaparot' ritual

Petah Tikva warns against performing ritual with chickens without permit, reiterates ban on slaughtering chickens in the street.Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2017, 9:35 AM

Newest blood libel: Jews steal chickens for Yom Kippur

French cops 'warn' farmers of theft of sacrificial animals ahead of Yom Kippur.JTA, 8/28/2017, 2:56 PM

North Carolina Pride parade rescheduled to avoid Yom Kippur

March organizers apologize to Jewish participants for scheduling parade on Yom Kippur.JTA, 8/8/2017, 4:59 PM

LA judge throws out lawsuit against kapparot Yom Kippur ritual

LA federal judge dismisses lawsuit against syangogue for holding kapparot ceremony with live chicken before Yom Kippur.JTA, 5/17/2017, 10:36 PM

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:36 AM

Rome synagogue security help deliver a baby on Yom Kippur eve

Two anti-terrorism military police helped a woman give birth to a baby girl on the street outside a Rome synagogue on Yom Kippur eve.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:18 AM

Yom Kippur holiday an environmental blessing, says EPA

Pollution levels plummet by 90% across Israeli cities as Jews refrain from driving or working on holiest day in Jewish calendar.AFP, 10/13/2016, 12:53 PM

Secular musician laments public desecration of Yom Kippur

Performer Liraz Russo complains about the ignorance expressed by parts of Israeli society in regards to fasting on Yom Kippur.Haim Lev , 10/13/2016, 11:32 AM

Arab riots abound over Yom Kippur

One rioter from Silwan, the home of the terrorist who murdered 2 last week, was killed.Uzi Baruch, 10/12/2016, 8:23 PM

Israel prepares for Yom Kippur

Public transportation around country to shut down for Day of Atonement, while security forces implement closure of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2016, 1:27 PM

Sanctifying the fast

Kiddush Hayom and Yom HaKippurimRabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, 10/11/2016, 12:59 PM

Dustin Hoffman's inadvertent Yom Kippur message to the world

"I am a Jew. Wear that on your sleeve."Rabbi Aryeh Kaltmann, 10/11/2016, 12:13 PM

The laws of Yom Kippur 5777

A primer for the laws of the holiest day of the year.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 10/10/2016, 12:39 PM

Israelis pray for well-being of Syria's civilians

Shivi Froman spearheads campaign for Israeli Jews to pray for the well-being of Syrian civilians on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 6:31 PM

Southern California Chabad sued over kapparot

Federal lawsuit filed in Southern California calls for the halting of the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kapparot.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:38 AM

'Is Minister of Agriculture 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.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 9:56 PM

Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"

Director of human rights organization Betzalmo says that the campaign against kaparot is a perversion of values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2016, 10:01 PM