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 Commence 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 Due to 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

Hanukkah Message Prompts Speculations of '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

Matisyahu's 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