73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

A high percentage of Jews in Israel light the Menorah candles every night on Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 1:13 AM

Second hakafot around country

Throughout country, second hakafot held this evening with start of second Yom Tov in Diaspora.Yoni Kempinski, 10/1/2018, 7:34 PM

Sukkot: The story of our faith

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the Sukkah is emblematic of the essence of life and man's relationship with Hashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 8:10 AM

Halakhic controversy on social networks fuels discussion

Debate on social networks regarding shutting gas stove on holidays by indirect causation; Some rabbis permit, others forbid.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2017, 8:21 PM

Sundays off in Israel?

Minister of Finance supports new bill seeking to create an "extended weekend" once a month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 9:53 AM

10 injured in aquatics accidents

2 drowned, 8 rescued in beaches across Israel.Shoshana Miskin, 4/28/2016, 4:05 PM

Hanukkah Begins Tonight; Celebrations Worldwide

The Jewish people celebrate the Festival of Lights, in memory of the Maccabees' victory over the Greeks; first candle is lit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 7:11 PM

Musician Reschedules UK Tour For Jewish Holidays

Musician Leonard Cohen has rescheduled two dates on his UK tour after realizing they fell out on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 9:19 PM

Reused Hanukkah Message Dubbed 'Obamannukah'

President Barack Obama released his yearly message Friday, wishing Jewish people around the world a happy Hanukkah. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/10/2012, 5:11 PM

New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy Victims

Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a new song titled “Happy Hanukkah” to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/25/2012, 2:24 PM