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Tiv Taam Gets Fined for Shabbat Work

Tiv Taam was once again fined for violating laws against doing business on Shabbat. Soon, it may be sued for human rights violations, too.Yosef Berger, 5/13/2014, 1:02 AM

Will Every Jew in the World Keep One Shabbat?

Organizers of unprecedented 'Shabbos Project' aim to spread Jewish unity worldwide through an ancient medium.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2014, 11:58 AM

New Guinness World Record: Largest Shabbat Dinner?

Non-profit aims to host record-setting meal in Tel Aviv this June, in an attempt to inspire world Jewry to connect to Shabbat.Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2014, 6:29 PM

Hareidi Man Suing Police for Forced Shabbat Ride

A hareidi resident of Petach Tikvah is suing police for NIS 2.5 million, after police forced him to ride to a police station on Shabbat.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 11:52 AM

Violinist's Heartstrings Come to Life in New Album

Oleh speaks to Arutz Sheva about how he brings his passion about Israel, Jewish music to life in soulful rendition of Shabbat tunes.Tova Dvorin, 2/28/2014, 7:47 AM

French Oleh Seeks 'Shabbat Restos' for Jerusalem

Immigrant oleh French businessman Laurent Levy wants Jerusalem restaurants to open on Shabbat - and remain kosher.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 7:57 PM

'Shabbos Project' Aims To Unite World Jews

Chief Rabbi of South Africa's project is set to translate remarkable local success onto world scale, encourage Shabbat observance together.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 9:08 AM

Rabbinate: New Rules Against Shabbat Desecration

Chief Rabbinate issues letters to kashrut departments, supervisors to check businesses close doors 2 hours before Shabbat.Ari Yashar, 12/10/2013, 7:55 PM

New Step in Finding a Parking Spot

Introducing Anagog, a revolutionary parking technology, which helps you find open parking spots — in real timeKochava Rozenbaum , 10/8/2013, 1:52 PM

Ex-IDF Rabbi: Interview Not 'Shabbat Emergency'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Rabbi Avihai Ronsky criticizes IDF Spokesperson over a video filmed on ShabbatDavid Lev, 9/22/2013, 6:01 PM

NYPD Busts 'Not on Shabbat' Drug Ring

Suspected Jewish drug ring sold oxycodone, heroin, cocaine and more – but not on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva, 9/15/2013, 10:31 PM

Looking for a Shabbat Host in Queens? Read This!

Zvi Vilor of Queens, New York, is the Shabbat host "par excellence" - hosting dozens of people each week, and paying for it tooDavid Lev, 7/11/2013, 3:25 PM

Study: Israeli Papers Thrive Because of Shabbat

Sabbath-observing Israelis are keeping Israeli newspapers alive, a study by several researchers at Ariel University saidDavid Lev, 6/30/2013, 10:21 PM

IEC to Go 'Shomer Shabbos,' Sabbath Observant

The Electric Company has long declared that it wanted to avoid workers having to work on Shabbat. That may happen within a yearDavid Lev, 6/30/2013, 8:16 PM

‘If One Jew Will Observe, That’s a Great Thing’

Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Yosef Gerlitzky spoke with Arutz Sheva about stores in Tel Aviv that received a court order to close on Shabbat.Chana Ya'ar, Yoni Kempinsky, 6/30/2013, 2:45 PM

Court: Tel Aviv Illegally Encouraged Shabbat Work

The High Court ordered the Tel Aviv municipality to ensure that stores that have been opening on Shabbat close their doors on the holy dayDavid Lev, 6/25/2013, 10:20 PM

Rabbi Neuwirth was ‘Accepted by Everyone’

Halakha expert Rabbi Neuwirth remembered as modest, always willing to help.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 6/12/2013, 1:12 AM

Rabbi Neuwirth has Passed Away

Author of Shemirath Shabbath Kehilchathah was 85. Funeral is at 11:30.Arutz Sheva, 6/11/2013, 8:51 AM

Orthodox Woman Sues '24-Hour' Shabbat Makeup

An Orthodox Jewish woman is suing makeup giant Lancome, claiming that its “24-hour” foundation, does not last through the Sabbath.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/3/2013, 1:32 PM

'Key' Challot to Make Their Appearance On Shabbat

This Shabbat is known among Jewish communities around the world as “the Key Shabbat"David Lev, 4/4/2013, 11:04 AM

11 Year-Old Ping Pong Champ Won't Play on Shabbat

An 11 year-old Jewish girl from Long Island opted out of competing in US Table Tennis Championships because it fell out on Shabbat.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 11:35 PM

Critics: PM Interview Caused Sabbath Desecration

Binyamin Netanyahu kicked off his campaign for reelection, as well as a mass desecration of the Sabbath, critics said.David Lev, 12/23/2012, 5:40 PM

Rabbi on Jewish Law, Sabbath and War

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu reveals the Jewish law pertaining to the Sabbath in a time of war.Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 3:14 PM

Schools Open Doors to Families from South

Religious public schools open their doors to families from southern Israel seeking to spend the Sabbath away from rocket fire. Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 1:33 PM

Shabbat under Siege: Quiet Channel, Special Prayer

Israel prepares for Sabbath attacks with a quiet radio channel and extra prayer. Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 11:19 AM

Sabbath in the Sky in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv bathers will see the Sabbath in the sky as Chabad activists’ special glider takes to the air.Maayana Miskin, 8/10/2012, 11:21 AM

Settlement Reached in NY Shabbat Dispute

NY State Attorney General announced a settlement with a company accused of discriminating against Shabbat-observant employees.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/8/2012, 9:15 AM

Meretz Gives Free Rides in Challenge to Status Quo

The left-wing Meretz party offers free busing on the Sabbath as it takes on the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, 6/10/2012, 12:26 PM

Tel Aviv Closing City Center to Shabbat Traffic

Tel Aviv is trying to bring 'a little calm and quiet in the downtown area during the Sabbath'Gabe Kahn, 5/14/2012, 10:24 PM

Consumer Power to Keep Sabbath, Say Researchers

Consumers are replacing politicians in the campaign to retain the sanctity of the Sabbath, say two Ben Gurion University researchers.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/18/2012, 10:45 AM

Introducing: A 'Kosher Phone' Permitted on Shabbat

The Zomet Institute has released a kosher telephone that can be used on Shabbat without breaking the Jewish laws of the day of rest. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/26/2012, 4:49 PM

National Day of Unplugging Promotes Day of Rest

The Sabbath Manifesto's National Day of Unplugging advocates avoiding the internet, cell phones and electronic devices as a day of rest.Ben Bresky, 3/23/2012, 3:50 PM

Shabbat Divisions Cross Social Divides

Opinion on public transportation on Saturdays is not clearly divided along sectarian lines; many secular Israelis also say 'no.'Gabe Kahn., 2/27/2012, 10:43 PM

Tel Aviv Rabbis Launch Shabbat Campaign

Over 50 rabbis in Tel Aviv have signed onto a Shabbat education campaign after officials call for public transport on the day of rest.Gabe Kahn., 2/21/2012, 9:41 PM

Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat

Ignoring tradition, Tel Aviv City Council approves proposal for public transportation on Shabbat, Transportation Min. nixes it.Elad Benari, 2/21/2012, 3:13 AM

TA Officials Really, Really Want Shabbat Buses

The Tel Aviv City Council is set to meet Monday night to discuss plans to enact public transportation in the city on Shabbat.David Lev, 2/20/2012, 6:43 PM

A Sabbath in the Making

, 1/6/2012, 8:01 AM

The Day Shabbat Started on Thursday Night

How can the Jewish Sabbath start Thursday night and last 49 hours? Visit Samoa, where it jump-started the International Date Line. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/1/2012, 9:30 AM

Shabbat Forecast: Thunderstorms and Floods

The rain and cold that has marked Israel's weather trends this week is expected to intensify over the weekend - bundle up for Shabbat.Gabe Kahn., 11/18/2011, 10:25 AM

Secular Labor Head: Close Businesses on Shabbat

Shelly Yechimovich, the newly-chosen head of that bastion of Israeli secularism, the Labor Party, opposes businesses operating on ShabbatDavid Lev, 9/22/2011, 3:34 PM

Petition for One Sabbath, Together

A grassroots group is hoping to see all Jews keep at least one Sabbath together, in order to create unity, merit a good year, and...Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2011, 11:41 AM

Sabbath Parking Protests Return

Hareidi religious protesters returned to the parking lot near Jaffa Gate on the Sabbath to rally against use of the facility on the Sabbath.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/17/2011, 12:25 PM

Secular MK Fears Religious State

Knesset Member Daniel Ben-Simon said at a Sabbath “cultural event” that “a quiet religious revolution” is taking place in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/17/2011, 10:33 AM

Givat Olam Drilling for Oil

The Givot Olam company has found a way to drill and pump oil, even on Shabbat, without breaking any Jewish laws.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2011, 5:14 AM

Brighten Summer Shabbat Meals

This fast, easy vegetarian recipe will bring color and life to your Shabbat meals this summer with pink and purple quinoa!Sima Herzfeld, 6/17/2011, 3:15 AM

Plan to Bring the Messiah

Rabbanit Tzivya Eliyahu reveals a plan to bring the Messiah closer through Sabbath observance in the next two weeks.Maayana Miskin, 12/23/2010, 5:11 AM

Unique Shabbat – at the Airport

The flight arrives late but Shabbat starts on time: Dozens of Jews spent an unforgettable Shabbat at the airport after their plane lands late.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/19/2010, 9:29 AM

Fischer Forgets Sabbath

Bank of Israel Governor receives high honors abroad but forgets to honor the Sabbath, prompting ire in Israel.Gil Ronen, 10/11/2010, 2:20 PM

Stranded Jews Hosted in Adam

Israel the Beautiful: Over 20 families stranded in a traffic jam as Shabbat arrived, were hosted in Adam, a town northeast of Jerusalem.Eli Stutz, 8/28/2010, 11:16 PM

Kosher Ruling Seems Unkosher

A ruling by a New York judge allowing kosher food to be sold in Mets stadium on Shabbat has been denied by the Mets.Elad Benari, 8/17/2010, 3:20 AM

The Gift of Peace

, 1/29/2010, 12:00 AM

Candles

, 1/10/2010, 12:00 AM

‘War against Slavery on Sabbath’

The hareidi religious struggle against Intel and other companies who employ workers on the Sabbath has drawn backing from a secular legislator. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/17/2009, 10:55 AM

Post from Friday - YES!

, 11/2/2009, 12:00 AM

Barkat's Sabbath Parking Plan

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat's plan to close the Safra parking lot on Sabbath but open the Carta lot may face more riots by hareidi religious Jews.Maayana Miskin, 6/24/2009, 9:19 AM