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U.S.: 42 security ex-bigwigs against aircraft sales to Iran

Treasury might approve the deal in November, but Congress could stop it – depending on the outcome of the American elections.Hillel Fendel, 8/5/2016, 2:13 AM

Women of the Wall director detained by police

Police investigate Lesley Sachs for smuggling Torah scroll into Kotel women's section, violating regulations and agreements with state.Orli Baruch, 6/7/2016, 11:47 AM

18 Torah scrolls for souls of fallen soldiers, terror victims

In moving ceremony at Western Wall yeshiva, final letters are written in to new scrolls dedicated to the fallen.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/22/2016, 8:45 AM

Record: World’s oldest Torah scroll still in use

A Torah scroll written 8 centuries ago is still in use by a Jewish community in northern Italy.Shoshana Miskin, 3/3/2016, 8:03 PM

Police nab Torah scroll theft gang

Two Tiberias residents accused of selling 'wholesale' Torah scrolls to Jerusalem business owner for distribution worldwide.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 10/29/2015, 11:15 AM

Synagogue Burns in Jerusalem Suburb, Electrical Short Suspected

A synagogue in the town of Mevasseret Tziyon, west of Jerusalem, burned down Sunday night.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2015, 10:44 PM

Watch: New Torah Scrolls for 90-Year-Old Tel Aviv Synagogue

Tel Aviv's Great Synagogue celebrates its 90th birthday with the introduction of four new Torah scrolls.Yoni Kempinski, 8/25/2015, 1:15 AM

Tel Aviv's Great Synagogue Adds Four Torahs for 90th Anniversary

Four Torah scrolls - two of which survived the Holocaust - will be introduced to the Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv in a special ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2015, 5:21 PM

Watch: Torah Dedicated in Memory of Infant Terror Victim

Town of Yakir gathers to dedicate a Torah scroll in memory of Adelle Biton, who passed away two years after being wounded in rock attack.Yoni Kempinski, 6/29/2015, 3:12 AM

Donated Torah Scroll Disappears from Knesset

Arutz Sheva reporter shocked to find Knesset has banned scroll dedicated to partisan fighters for being a 'donation.'Eliran Aharon, 6/10/2015, 6:47 PM

Netanyahu Completes Torah Scroll for Jewish Paris Victims

Four scrolls will be written in memory of the four Jews murdered at Paris kosher market; two in Israel, two in Paris.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2015, 5:44 PM

Torah Donated by Bereaved Mother for her Children Stolen

Five of Malka Yeshurun's children died of ALS, and the tragedy continues as Torah scroll she donated in their memory is stolen.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2014, 6:46 PM

A Sefer Torah in Gratitude to the IDF - Pictures

A Sefer Torah was presented to the Nahal Brigade by the Leo V. Berger Fund and IYIM in a lively ceremony at the base.Cynthia Blank, 10/2/2014, 2:06 PM

Torah Scroll Dedicated in Memory of Murdered Teens

Migdal Insurance company funds, dedicates, Torah scroll; also names synagogue for one of the murdered boys.Uzi Baruch, 9/17/2014, 4:17 PM

Hungarian Jews Seek Return of Scrolls Looted During WWII

Hungarian Jewish leaders talking with Russia over the return of a collection of religious items looted by the Red Army.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 6:13 AM

WoW Deny They Tried to 'Smuggle' Torah Scroll to the Kotel

Group alleges WoW attempted to sneak Torah scroll in duffel bag into Kotel plaza against police regulations; WoW strenuously deny claims.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 10:08 PM

The USS Eisenhower and a Torah Scroll from pre-War Europe

Photojournalist Yissachar Ruas recounts his unique discovery during a tour of US Navy aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower.Yissachar Ruas, 9/10/2013, 10:44 AM

Redeeming Torah Scrolls, Uniting a Nation

Unique project connects IDF units in need of a Torah scroll with Jews overseas and scrolls in need of repair.Arutz Sheva, 9/1/2013, 5:46 PM

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem

Bnei Akiva counselors horrified to find crude graffiti, mistreated Torah scroll in chapter's synagogue.Maayana Miskin, 8/23/2013, 11:44 AM

Police Suspect Arson in Synagogue Fire

Several Torah scrolls were destroyed as Netanya synagogue burned.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 12:05 PM

El Al Torah Scroll Read in Synagogue for the First Time

El Al CEO Shkedy took part in the reading of the scroll, written over a period of three years by thousands worldwide.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2013, 7:58 PM

Anger at Government Silence on Yeshiva Desecration

‘Where is Peres?’ residents ask as Torah scroll desecration is widely ignored. Deputy minister: this brings back dark times.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 10:58 AM

New Torah Scroll Written by More Than 200 Thousand Jews

A new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 3/14/2013, 6:12 AM

Torah and Hanukkah Unite Reps. Cantor and Shultz

Torah and Hanukkah combined their strength to bring together rival Reps. Cantor and Schultz for completion of a “unity” Torah scroll. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/17/2012, 2:55 PM

22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

In a single seaside community, volunteers from New York's Jewish Shomrim organization have discovered 22 damaged Torah scrolls.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 8:32 PM

New Torah Scroll at Nuclear Reactor ‘Protects Us from Iran’

The first Torah scroll for the Dimona nuclear reactor is being dedicated Tuesday, along with a new synagogue, replacing a bomb shelter. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 10:53 AM

Four Torah Scrolls Retrieved from Arab Thieves for $20,000

After six months and $20,000, Jerusalem’s Gilo residents retrieved four Torahs scrolls stolen by Palestinian Authority Arab thieves.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2012, 7:56 AM

Miracle in Tzfat: Boys Find Stolen Torah Scrolls

Three grade school boys accidentally found six stolen Torah scrolls in an abandoned building where they wanted to establish a clubhouse.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/14/2012, 1:29 PM

Torah and Humanity: As We Begin the Reading Cycle

Culture? Humanism? Ethics? Great literature? Go to the Torah, both written and oral and see what humanity is about. Yonatan Silverman, 10/7/2012, 9:12 AM