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ZAKA to help in aftermath of Turkey attack

ZAKA delegation flying to Turkey to care for bodies of Israeli victims.Yoni Kempinski, 3/19/2016, 9:05 PM

Tragedy in Terminal 3

Haredi family from England was about to board a plane back home ending their trip to Israel, when the father suffered a fatal heart attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 10:13 PM

'Innocents take precedence over terrorists'

Shaare Tzedek trauma director Dr. Merin speaks out for the first time about who should be treated first in terror attacks.Eliran Aharon, 2/18/2016, 3:30 PM

'The moralists are wrong - we won't apologize'

ZAKA head Yehuda Meshi Zahav criticizes Israeli Medical Ethics Council and doctors who call to treat terrorists before victims.Eliran Aharon, 2/17/2016, 10:31 PM

ZAKA volunteers in the field - even under fire

On call 24/7, risking their lives to save others, ZAKA volunteers carry out their unique and sacred mission with dedication.Avi Shimshi, 2/16/2016, 10:50 PM

'Some flew from the bus, some crushed to death'

ZAKA spokesperson tells Arutz Sheva that lethal crash scene 'looked like a battlefield,' recalls being met by 'a deathly silence.'Hezki Baruch, 2/14/2016, 9:10 PM

'ZAKA wants to share its knowledge with the world'

Matti Goldstein of ZAKA International speaks of his organization being internationally recognized by the UN.Yoni Kempinski, 2/11/2016, 1:16 AM

ZAKA continues to gain international prominence

ZAKA participates in international conference of INSARAG to discuss protocols for future emergency situations.Yoni Kempinsky, 2/3/2016, 11:15 AM

UN officially grants ZAKA consultative status

Israeli Ambassador to UN Danny Danon praises 'diplomatic win' for Israel as emergency response org. receives status it deserves.Uzi Baruch, 1/27/2016, 5:42 PM

Report of shooting east of Jerusalem ruled out

Driver at Mishor Adumim Junction reports being shot at, but nothing found at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2016, 7:33 PM

Adamant ZAKA won't treat terrorists before Jews

ZAKA director Yehuda Meshi Zahav charges 'no one will teach use what morality is,' least of all Israeli Medical Association.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 1:26 PM

Zaka Clarifies: We Treat Jews Before Terrorists

After outcry over MDA director's claim severely wounded terrorists to be treated before victims, ZAKA says Jewish victims come first.Ido Ben Porat, 10/15/2015, 11:28 AM

'Treat Terrorists First if They're Wounded More'

MDA director says 'I don't have the privilege to come and sort out the wounded, we treat those wounded worst first.'Ido Ben-Porat, 10/14/2015, 11:13 AM

Couple Murdered in Terror Road Shooting

Arab shooting attack between Itamar and Elon Moreh in Samaria leaves parents dead, 4 children physically unhurt. Situation may be ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2015, 9:09 PM

Missing Israeli's Body to Be Flown Back Home

Hundreds of people were participating Sunday in the funeral of Amir Ohana, the Israeli who went missing in Uman and was found Saturday.Moshe Cohen, 9/20/2015, 5:30 PM

Body of Missing Israeli Found in Uman

Amir Ohana, who went missing over Rosh Hashanah, found in a lake; he apparently fell in due to an epileptic fit.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:42 PM

Missing Israeli: Important Testimony Received

As ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.Reut Hadar, 9/18/2015, 1:20 PM

Missing Israeli: Danger Rising by the Minute

ZAKA official describes desperate search 'leaving no stone unturned,' details dangers in forest as fears for life of epileptic Israeli grow.Benny Toker, 9/17/2015, 6:26 PM

ZAKA Takes Part in Drill with American Military

Members of ZAKA participate in a multi-nation drill with the United States Military in the state of Indiana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 4:42 AM

Search Party: Or Assraf Died In Fall from Cliff

Friends of Or Assraf who had been with him on his trek in Nepal said that it appeared that he fell from a cliff when the earthquake struck.Moshe Cohen, 5/3/2015, 7:17 PM

Watch: 10 Israelis Rescued from Nepalese Monastery

Netanyahu orders efforts to concentrate on Everest and frozen lakes area, as Israeli team digs Israelis and locals alike from the rubble.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 6:36 PM

Watch: ZAKA Teams at Germanwings Crash Site

Teams arrive to help French, German search-and-rescue teams find bodies.Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2015, 9:39 PM

Jewish Community 'in Shock' Over Brooklyn Tragedy

ZAKA officials describe gruesome scene; seven children to be buried in Jerusalem Monday.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 11:09 AM

Watch: ZAKA Transfer Victims from France to Israel

ZAKA volunteers in Paris prepare bodies of four victims in Friday's shootout for burial; funerals to be held Tuesday.Yoni Kempinski, 1/12/2015, 3:49 PM

Har Nof Attack Scene 'Looked Like the Holocaust'

ZAKA founder describes the gruesome sight of synagogue massacre, which made other attack scenes pale by comparison.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/18/2014, 5:16 PM

ZAKA’s Efforts Bring Body ‘Stuck’ in Turkey Home

ZAKA helps bring back the body of a Jew who died in India and was delayed in Turkey due to the recent cancellation of flights.Sarah Leah Lawent, 7/25/2014, 5:12 AM

Shooting Victims En Route to Israel for Burial

Tel Aviv natives Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, hy"d, to be buried Tuesday evening.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 4:25 PM

The Mission: Bring the Victims Home

Yoni Kempinski interviews the head of ZAKA's international department, Mati Goldstein, after the Brussels terror attack.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen, 5/25/2014, 8:55 PM

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Deputy Commander hospitalized with stab wounds in latest incident of anti-Semitic violence.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 8:32 AM

Jewish Woman Saved From Muslim Burial

Arab who had relationship and daughter with Jewish woman asked to bury her in Muslim cemetery after her death, ZAKA intervened.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 1:42 AM

Volunteer Delivers Baby in Snowy Traffic Jam

ZAKA volunteer medic delivers baby on highway 443 traffic jam leading into Jerusalem, mother and baby safe and heatlhy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2013, 1:45 PM

ZAKA Sends Rescue Force to the Philippines

ZAKA spokesman reports that they have sent a delegation to help victims of typhoon Heiyan.Tova Dvorin, 11/18/2013, 8:10 PM

Massive Earthquake Drill Brings Int'l ZAKA

Homefront Command holds massive earthquake drill following warnings of major quake, brings in int'l ZAKA among other delegations.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/13/2013, 1:43 AM

Chabad Emissary Shot in Russia Lands in Israel

Jewish groups work quickly to bring seriously wounded Chabad rabbi to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 8:31 AM

ZAKA: Rescue Mission & Suspected Soldier Abduction

Arutz Sheva TV joined the ZAKA crews as they dealt with the results of the weather and an emergency situation which was eventually cancelledYoni Kempinski, 1/9/2013, 1:51 PM

Video: ZAKA Trains to Deal With Tsunami Aftermath

Hundreds of ZAKA members participated in a drill in which they trained to deal with the aftermath of a tsunami.David Lev, 10/24/2012, 1:45 AM

Israeli Survivor’s Thankful Prayer

An Israeli man’s prayer of thanks upon returning home after surviving the terrorist attack in Bulgaria has made the news worldwide. Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2012, 10:19 PM

Airport Drill Simulates Aviation Disaster

1,200 people take part in exercise simulating a serious aviation disaster at the Ben Gurion International Airport.Elad Benari, 6/11/2012, 4:42 AM

Private Plane Flies Ukraine Victim to Israel

A ZAKA rescue services volunteer who was brutally attacked in Kiev Saturday underwent an emergency operation in Israel Wednesday morning.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/11/2012, 1:15 PM

Israeli Diver Drowns in Nigeria

An Israeli diver has drowned in Nigeria. ZAKA is fighting to prevent an autopsy.Chana Ya'ar, 3/23/2012, 11:47 AM

Terror Drill at Yeshiva in Jerusalem

4 years after terror attack, students of the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva participate in a drill which simulates rockets falling on the yeshiva.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 3/23/2012, 3:14 AM

8-Year-Old Miriam's Mother: She Was My Sacrifice

ZAKA Chairman Yehuda Meshi Zahav recalls the final hug that 8-year-old Miriam's mother gave her daughter who was killed in Toulouse.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/22/2012, 9:20 AM

Rescued Girl's Condition 'Unstable'

A little girl rescued from the surging Modi'in Creek was resuscitated, but remains in unstable condition; prayers are requested.Gabe Kahn., 3/2/2012, 2:11 PM

ZAKA, Tzohar Bring Jews Together on Purim

On the holiday of Purim, ZAKA and Tzohar join together to bring Israel's hareidim and secular close together through food packages.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2012, 3:16 AM

Baby Dies in House Fire, Father Seriously Burned

A two-year-old baby girl died in a house fire and her father suffered serious burns in a valiant attempt to save her life Tuesday night. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/15/2012, 8:41 AM

Hareidi Religious Jews, Arabs Unite for Safety

The hareidi religious Jewish ZAKA group has united with the "Kulanana" organization to teach Israeli Arab women about home safety.Chana Ya'ar, 12/16/2011, 1:11 AM

Body of Israeli Killed in Uman Flown to Israel

The body of Eli Eliyah, who died in Uman, was flown from Kiev to Israel. Hundreds accompanied the coffin to the airport in Kiev.Elad Benari, 10/3/2011, 4:14 AM

The End of Autopsies in Israel?

A new MRI system could bring an end to autopsies in Israel, resolving a divisive rift between religious Jews and the secular state. David Lev, 8/30/2011, 8:25 PM

Exercise: 100s of Fatalities

ZAKA volunteers took part in an exercise which simulated a disaster which would result in 500 casualties.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2011, 4:14 AM

Israel, Iran Meet in Japan

ZAKA volunteers in Japan work side by side with Iranian rescue crews.Yosef Zalmanson, 4/4/2011, 4:58 PM

Britain Gift to ZAKA

Britain awarded a new life-saving device to the rescue group ZAKA for ZAKA's efforts to save a British citizen's life in Jerusalem terrror attack.Maayana Miskin, 3/27/2011, 7:16 PM

Inspiring Sabbath in BG Airport

One “casualty” of Europe's snow was a Swissair flight that landed in Israel just before the Sabbath began – leaving some 30 passengers stranded. Hillel Fendel, 12/20/2010, 2:51 PM

ZAKA Finds Missing Jew's Body

The body of missing Jewish businessman Shmuel Alexander Biton is located by ZAKA in Haiti.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2010, 8:29 PM

Rabbi Lau Honors ZAKA

ZAKA widely known for its work in identifying and collecting human remains, was honored in Tel Aviv Sunday 20 years after it was founded.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2010, 11:42 AM

One Israeli Missing in Haiti

Seven of the eight Israelis first reported missing in Haiti have been located following Tuesday’s mammoth earthquake. Israel sends field hospital.Hana Levi Julian, 1/14/2010, 2:08 PM