Rivlin to soldiers: Do not hesitate when facing danger

President Rivlin visits an IDF Military Police post to hand out Purim gifts.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:43 PM

Iran against the world? The Jews will win

Islamist Iran is not a Purim Shpiel.Israel News Talk Radio, Thursday, 12:33 PM

Watch: Thousands celebrate Purim in Hevron

Thousands gather in Hevron for Purim celebrations and annual 'adeloyada' march.Eliran Aharon, Hevron, Thursday, 11:59 AM

Rabbi Ari Waxman - Purim - Revealing your inner meaning

Rabbi Ari Waxman, administrator for overseas students at Shaalvim Yeshiva shares insights on the Purim festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 11:35 AM

Megillah reading at Joshua's Tomb inside PA village

Dozens of Israeli Jews enter Arab village of Kifl Haris, location of tomb of biblical leader Joshua Bin-Nun, for special Purim prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:26 AM

What does Purim want from us?

Why has charity become one of the main commandments of this day? And what does it teach us as human beings?Rabbi Pinchas Winston, Thursday, 5:48 AM

Watch: Connecting the world through dance

DJ Raphi goes out to the streets of Jerusalem to get people dancing and smiling in honor of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:27 AM

Watch: Megillah reading at murdered rabbi's yeshiva

Minister Shaked at Yeshivat Oz V'emunah, reads from a megillah that survived the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 9:17 PM

Jewish soldier serving overseas pulls Purim prank on family

Soldier serving in Afghanistan surprises family by showing up at Jewish day school Purim party.Marcy Oster/JTA, Wednesday, 8:21 PM

The Jewish people celebrate Purim in Israel!

Purim is the last of the holidays written in the Tanach and is considered a holiday of salvation and redemption for generations.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 8:01 PM

History is repeating itself: Jews are still threatened

What lessons do we need to learn in order to turn the tables on our enemies once again?Israel News Talk Radio, Wednesday, 2:37 PM

Terror in Israel and lessons from the Purim story

The Holy Temple: World headquarters for truth, justice and the refinement of the human spirit.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, Wednesday, 4:48 AM

Watch: Purim at the US Embassy in Jerusalem

US Embassy staff get into the Purim spirit, but do the Hamantashen meet the ambassador's standards?, Tuesday, 9:03 PM

General closure in Judea and Samaria

Crossings from Palestinian Authority-controlled areas to close for Purim.Kobi Finkler, Tuesday, 1:34 PM

How to avoid the post-Purim hangover

Following a few simple guidelines will help you drink responsibly and avoid embarrassment and headaches.Matanel Roth, Tuesday, 12:39 PM

Transportation Ministry to run 90 night-time bus lines on Purim

Special night lines allow Israelis to return home safely after Purim parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:29 AM

Over 90,000 expected to join national Megillah campaign on Purim

Tzohar, Ohr Torah Stone organize mass national Megillah reading with 500 locations for Purim, with 90,000 participants expected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 2:42 PM

Why is Purim the only holiday we will celebrate forever?

Rabbi Yitzchak Bottom explains what makes Purim the greatest Jewish celebration. 'The only time G-d saved every single one of us from harm.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2019, 10:14 PM

Purim: Taking a second look

Why do we read Megillat Esther twice on Purim? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton provides insight into G-d's running of the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2019, 4:52 PM

On Spanish island, Purim was biggest holiday for persecuted Jews

Why did Jewish community on island south of Barcelona treat Purim as the holiest day of the year, comparable to Yom Kippur?Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/13/2019, 7:58 AM

Haredi rabbis: Don't get drunk on Purim

Leading haredi rabbis call on the public not to drink excessively, say drunkenness leads to 'murder' and 'tragedies.'Ben Shaul, 3/6/2019, 12:55 PM

Purim, Elections, & Rabbi Benny Lau

'Purim and elections bring out people's true views.' Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 12:18 AM

Former Hamas official says Jews make Hamentashen out of blood

Former senior Hamas official echoes classic anti-Semitic canard, claims that Jews bake non-Jewish blood into popular Purim pastry.Tzvi Lev, 3/4/2018, 9:48 AM

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates Purim

'Haman was the villain of Purim and he famously had a three-cornered hat. These symbolize the victory over him.'Tzvi Lev, 3/4/2018, 8:26 AM

Watch: Police commissioner attends megilla reading

Hundreds of Border Police officers celebrate Purim in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2018, 10:05 AM

How can you change your Purim experience forever?

Rabbi Shlomo Katz explains that Purim is the time to ask for everything.The Land Of Israel Network, 3/1/2018, 9:56 PM

Largest Purim celebration ever held in the IDF

Thousands of IDF soldiers celebrate Purim holiday at Ir HaBahadim complex near YeruhamArutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 8:01 PM

Rivlin to Border Police: 'We can celebrate because of you'

President Reuven Rivlin pays holiday visit to troops guarding major checkpoint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 4:07 PM

Purim in Hevron

Thousands of Jews gearing up for the traditional march in Hevron. Arutz Sheva brings you the first pictures from the city of the Patriarchs.Eliran Aharon, 3/1/2018, 12:07 PM

'When the month of Adar enters, we enlist with joy'

Defense Minister releases special message promoting haredi enlistment on the occasion of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 12:02 PM

Purim Spiel: Gal Gadot slated to play Queen Esther

Exclusive to Israel National News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 11:26 AM

Obama ambassador mocks Trump's son-in-law

Dan Shapiro, former US ambassador to Israel, responds to Kushner's security clearance downgrade: 'Can leave you foggy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/1/2018, 10:20 AM

Hundreds pray at the tomb of Joshua for Purim

Hundreds of Jews visit tomb in PA village Kifl Haris in Samaria for morning prayers and megillah reading. 'Nothing more fitting on Purim.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 10:00 AM

Philanthropist hands out hundreds in 'Purim money'

Jewish philanthropist Leonardo Farkas hands out Purim gelt to Bnei Brak children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 9:01 AM

Who tried to make a new version to the Scroll of Esther?

Dr. Yoel Finkelman talks about the uniqueness of the scroll’s illustrations in its versions across the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2018, 10:37 PM

Israel celebrates Purim

This evening, festivities commence for Purim, marking national salvation in days of the ancient Persian empire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2018, 8:52 PM

Wine in, secrets out

On Purim there is a mitzvah to drink - but does drinking correspond to the view of the Torah?Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 2/28/2018, 7:02 PM

Beit El rabbi: Don't give more than 2-3 mishloach manot packages

Rabbi Zalman Melamed says those who receive mishloach manot packages should not return the gift.Refael Levi, 2/28/2018, 4:34 PM

Rabbi urges young women to remain at home Purim night

Leading Bnei Brak rabbi calls on parents, educators, not to allow girls to roam the streets on Purim night.Ben Shaul, 2/28/2018, 1:43 PM

Purim & the Holy Temple: To build or not to build?

The true secret of Purim joy: The hidden presence of G-d.Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Chaim Richman, 2/27/2018, 11:16 PM

In time for Purim: The wine drinker's guide

Enjoy Purim drinking without the unpleasant side-effects wine can sometimes cause.Mordechai Sones, 2/27/2018, 9:11 PM

Watch: Purim delivery from superheroes

Window cleaners at Tel Aviv's Dana Dwek children's hospital dress as superheroes, surprise hospitalized children with Purim treats - midair.Rafael Levi, 2/27/2018, 2:55 PM

General closure on Judea and Samaria on Purim

Israel to impose general closure on Judea and Samaria during Purim holiday, Crossings to Gaza will be closed as well.Kobi Finkler, 2/26/2018, 12:12 AM

Radical left-wing group attempts to scuttle Hevron Purim parade

Far-left group asks IDF to torpedo annual Purim event in Hevron over alleged Islamaphobic costumes.Tzvi Lev, 2/4/2018, 7:37 PM

'Those who put up the dolls are suspected of inciting violence'

State attorney approves police investigation on suspicions that dolls put up on Purim incite violence against haredi soldiers.Haim Lev, 3/17/2017, 8:31 AM

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to speak in Psagot?

Purim ad claiming that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will speak in Binyamin town this Shabbat causes uproar on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2017, 10:43 PM

Israeli man hospitalized in firecracker accident

20-year old Israeli man in moderate condition after firecracker blows up near his face during Purim holiday.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 2:09 PM

Fresh wave of bomb threats target Jewish centers during Purim

Jewish community centers across US, Canada evacuated during Purim holiday amid fresh spate of bomb threats.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 9:06 AM

Iranian Speaker: Netanyahu doesn't know history

Iranian Parliament Speaker rejects Netanyahu comparison between contemporary Iran and ancient Persians.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2017, 5:45 AM

Photos: Purim celebration in Australia

Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges in Melbourne held festive Purim celebrations which begun at the start of Adar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 12:08 AM

Iranian Foreign Minister: Netanyahu distorting the Torah

Netanyahu said before a reading of the Book of Esther that the Islamic Republic, as ancient Persia, is trying to destroy the Jewish people.Ernie Singer, 3/12/2017, 10:51 PM

Arutz Sheva costume competition

See what A7 readers are dressing up as this Purim! Have a photo-worthy costume of your own? Send us the pictures and join the A7 raffle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 10:42 PM

Watch: Trump float stars at Israeli Purim parade

A giant float of US President Donald Trump featured at the Purim parade in Holon, near Tel Aviv., 3/12/2017, 10:00 PM

He read Megilla, got drunk, and started attacking people

Police arrest Beit Shemesh man after he gets drunk, starts attacking people.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2017, 6:14 PM

Watch: Amsterdam Purim celebration in 1946

Footage of Post-War Purim celebration in Children's Home of Yehoshua and Hennie Birnbaum in Amsterdam, Holland., 3/12/2017, 5:39 PM

Rivlin: Go and protect Israel

President gives IDF soldiers Mishloach Manot, says female soldiers integral to defense of nation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 5:27 PM

Watch: Purim celebrations in Hevron and throughout the country

Thousands of Israelis participate in traditional Purim celebrations and festivities across country. Megillah reading in Jerusalem tonight,Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 4:15 PM