Dramatic Shabbat rescue on Caribbean island

ZAKA volunteers worked desperately Shabbat to save Chabad emissary's family stranded during hurricane.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 1:12 PM

Here's what those in Hurricane Irma's path need to know

ZAKA chief officer outlines guidelines for community leaders who choose to remain in Irma's path.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 12:42 PM

Israel's ZAKA team helping with hurricane clean-up in Houston

Volunteers from Israeli search and rescue team in Houston to help with relief efforts following Hurricane HarveyJTA, 9/5/2017, 7:15 PM

'It's a shame Dad isn't with us'

For the first time since the terror attack which murdered their father, the Salomon children have some summer fun.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 3:18 PM

ZAKA establishes Kohanim unit for Temple Mount attacks

ZAKA organization establishes unit of Kohanim to respond in case of future terror attacks on Mount.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 8/1/2017, 2:35 PM

WATCH: Joy turns to tragedy at scene of attack

ZAKA Chairman shows deadly attack scene, where food prepared to celebrate new grandson's birth remains untouched.Chana Roberts, 7/23/2017, 1:49 AM

ZAKA New Chesed Service

When you mourn, they mourn too: Help ZAKA make THE CHESED CAR a reality.ZAKA, 3/23/2017, 3:44 PM

ZAKA, MDA sign cooperation between organizations

ZAKA and MDA broaden cooperation. ZAKA volunteers will be on call together with MDA personnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 6:17 PM

Skeletons of uniformed soldiers found in Jerusalem

2 skeletons unearthed at Jerusalem construction site. It is unclear whether the skeletons belonged to Jewish soldiers or not.JTA, 3/9/2017, 8:41 PM

Verdict for Israeli facing death sentence postponed

Family of imprisoned Israeli imprisoned in Islamic country conducting meetings with authorities to arrange compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 3:56 PM

ZAKA considers returning ransom money to donors

After $120,000 raised to free Israeli in Islamic country, rescue org. says it will return funds to donors if mediator not found in 2 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2017, 10:31 AM

ZAKA raises funds to save captive Israeli's life

The ZAKA organization raises $120,000 to save life of Ben Hasin, charged with murder in hostile Arab country and facing death penalty.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2017, 3:17 PM

Help ZAKA save lives

They're on duty 24/7 - now we have one day to give back: ZAKA's national fundraising day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2016, 9:26 PM

Watch: Kiddush and Havdala at the site of the tragedy

Zaka personnel endured a long Shabbat which included completing the work of extracting the bodies of the parking garage collapse victims.Yoni Kempinski, 9/10/2016, 11:36 PM

Last body extracted from parking garage rubble

The final body has been extracted from the rubble of the Tel Aviv parking garage, making the final toll from the tragedy six dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2016, 7:59 PM

Fifth body extracted in parking garage collapse

Body of fifth victim in collapse of Tel Aviv parking garage extracted. Rescue forces still searching for body of six and final victim.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2016, 10:23 PM

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 were 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 refuses to 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 Jewish Victims 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

'We'll Treat Terrorists First if They're More Severely Wounded'

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 Front of Their Children in Samaria 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

Watch: Hundreds Attend Funeral of Israeli Found Dead in Uman

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 in Uman: 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 in Uman: 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

Photos: 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: Ten 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 Transfers Paris Attack 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

Belgium 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's Night: Rescue Missions & 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 Members Train 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

Ukraine Victim Flown to Israel in Critical Condition

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 Terror Stricken 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