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

President Trump visits Gush Etzion?

'Donald Trump' arrives for Megilla reading in Gush Etzion town of Oz Vegaon, says he supports sovereignty, will move embassy to Oz Vegaon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 10:49 AM

Happy Purim! Send us your Purim costume pictures!

Join Arutz Sheva readers from Israel and abroad and share your colourful celebration of this special holidayArutz Sheva, 3/12/2017, 2:34 AM

Netanyahu: Persia is trying to eliminate us today, too

Netanyahu participates in Megilla reading, says Persia's heirs will fall as their forefathers did.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2017, 10:44 PM

Trudeau wishes Jews a happy Purim

In pre-Purim statement, Trudeau denounces recent anti-Semitism and intolerance and wishes Jews a happy Purim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2017, 7:20 PM

Purim - a time for charity for those in need

Letter From Rav Chaim Kanievsky Regarding Matanot L'Evyonim Must Be Seen To Be BelievedKupat Ha'Ir, 3/10/2017, 4:08 PM

Yeshiva students ordered to report for draft - on Purim

Haredi yeshiva students say Defense Ministry has ordered them to show up at induction centers during the Purim holiday.David Rosenberg, 3/10/2017, 10:01 AM

Finished eating? You may be feeding the needy

Ever ask 'Where does all the food from events go? What a waste!'? Leket Israel asked, and decided to act.Yoni Kempinski, 3/9/2017, 8:14 PM

'Russia and Israel are partners in war on Islamic terror'

Putin wishes Israel a happy Purim during meeting with Netanyahu, Israeli PM calls Russia a 'partner' in fighting radical Islam.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2017, 4:07 PM

Purim readings aim to bridge Israel’s religious-secular divide

Over 400 'neutral' locations across Israel to have Megillah readings on Purim for both religious and secular Israelis.JTA, 3/9/2017, 3:41 PM

Purim: A time to reflect on hidden Jews

Esther and the Jews of both past and present hide their Jewish identity. Why?JWG, 3/9/2017, 3:26 PM

Watch: When the coach brings a Purim surprise

Paamonim believes that poor families need guidance and coaching more than grants of money. Purim, however, is the time to make an exception.Yoni Kempinski, 3/9/2017, 1:24 PM

Today: Fast of Esther

The Fast commemorates the one held by our forefathers in the times of Mordechai and Esther.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 11:05 AM

Multiple sclerosis patients pack 1450 'mishloach manot'

1450 'mishloach manot' packages will be delivered to children in schools in Migdal Haemek in northern Israel for the Purim holiday.Uzi Baruch, 3/9/2017, 10:33 AM

US Jews send Mishloach Manot to IDF soldiers

Zionist Organization of America Brooklyn Region, Emunah, Mizrachi and Young Israel to distribute 9,000 Purim baskets to Israeli soldiers.Arutz Sheva, 3/7/2017, 10:49 PM

Bnei Brak rabbis: No toy explosives this Purim

In rare move, haredi rabbis tell followers to report other haredim to police.Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 8:44 PM

Stringent haredi group: No soldier or police costumes on Purim

Eida Haharedit group says IDF costumes caused 'wicked draft decree.'Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 7:42 PM

Over 12,600 explosives found in Beitar Illit

Authorities confiscate explosives stash in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 9:39 AM

Hamas: Jews execute Palestinians as part of 'religious rituals'

Hamas newspaper claims Purim rituals involve murdering Palestinians, complete with rabbinic blessing.Dalit Halevi, 3/29/2016, 7:46 AM

In the spirit of Purim: French Jew dresses up as a jihadist

Jewish man walks into Paris synagogue dressed as a jihadist for Purim. Congregants took it with a smile - but not the police.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/25/2016, 11:45 PM

Purim celebrations to cause road closures Friday

Road closures and traffic jams expected in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Friday for Purim celebrationsShoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 11:05 PM

Don't forget to change your clocks tonight

Spring forward: Israel changes over to Daylight Savings Time, with clocks moving ahead one hour from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 10:18 PM

IDF orphans and widows celebrate Purim together

The IDF Widows and Orphans Organization holds festive celebration in Tel Aviv for families living with a major loss.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 10:08 PM

40 people saved in 'mitzvah tank miracle'

Chabad 'tank' goes up in flames during public reading of Megillat Esther for Purim, but miraculously all those inside escape unharmed.Hezki Baruch, 3/24/2016, 9:53 PM

Canadian PM on Purim: Stand against anti-Semitism

Justin Trudeau reiterates responsibility to fight anti-Semitism, expressions of hatred and discrimination, both in Canada and worldwide.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 5:59 PM

Purim gifts from the First Couple

President Reuven Rivlin and First Lady Nechama make surprise visit to their neighbors to deliver mishlochei manot.Uzi Baruch, 3/24/2016, 12:21 PM