Controversial conditional marriage nixed by rabbinical court

Judges ruled couple detoured Halakhic marriage laws, then asked for retroactive approval. Women's group threatens Supreme Court appeal.Hillel Fendel, Monday, 1:51 PM

Passerby finds one-year-old walking alone at night

Passerby finds 18-month-old walking barefoot in Jerusalem, mom says babysitter was negligent.Reut Hadar, 3/19/2017, 7:07 AM

'If you don't approve rabbis' demand, we won't support budget'

Haredi party to prevent Jerusalem city budget from passing unless restaurants that open on Shabbat are banned from placing tables outside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 1:28 PM

'Shabbat desecration is funded by the municipality'

Haredi and Religious Zionist rabbis call on Jerusalem municipality not to fund Shabbat-desecrating activities.Uzi Baruch, 3/15/2017, 11:06 AM

'No freedom of religion without Jewish sovereignty'

Deputy Foreign Minister takes foreign ambassadors to Ammunition Hill for 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.Eliran Baruch, 3/14/2017, 3:49 PM

4 arrested following Jerusalem terror attack

Police raid home of terrorist responsible for stabbing attack, prevent supporters from erecting tent in honor of terrorist.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 12:28 PM

Arab arrested for attempting to blow up Jerusalem pub

Suspect tampered with gas tanks, gas lines in attempt to set off explosion after he was unable to enter packed Jerusalem bar.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 3/13/2017, 11:48 AM

Stabbing attack in Jerusalem

Two police officers wounded in stabbing attack at the Lions' Gate. Terrorist shot dead.Elad Benari, 3/13/2017, 5:12 AM

Arab League against moving embassies to Jerusalem

Arab League foreign ministers adopt resolution against attempts to move diplomatic missions to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/8/2017, 6:12 AM

Jerusalem mother held captive by teenage son

15-year old resident of the capital arrested on suspicion he attacked his mother and kept her locked up for months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2017, 9:33 AM

Jerusalem Arabs arrested after string of violent robberies

Arab residents of capital allegedly targeted Jews walking alone, forcing them to the ground and beating them before robbing them.Reut Hadar, 3/7/2017, 9:19 AM

'In America cemeteries are desecrated, in Israel we clean them'

Christian visitors in Jerusalem help repair desecrated Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2017, 8:57 PM

United Jerusalem: Excitement ahead of 50th anniversary

Cabinet minister Miri Regev presents logo for the commemorations, alluding to King David, the 6 Day War, and even songwriter Naomi Shemer.Hillel Fendel, 3/5/2017, 7:48 PM

'Trump will keep his promise to move embassy to Jerusalem'

Delegation from US Congress visits Israel to examine issue of relocating embassy to Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, 3/5/2017, 7:13 PM

'Past governments erred on Jerusalem'

Minister Gilad Erdan: The government must provide the same services in eastern Jerusalem as it does in western Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, 3/3/2017, 4:42 AM

Haredim to Barkat: No Shabbat, no budget

Jerusalem city council members demand mayor end Shabbat desecration by municipality, threaten to block budget.Michal Levy, 2/27/2017, 10:52 AM

A fashion show - also in the haredi world

Haredi models on fashion runways? Haredi fashion show in Jerusalem makes it possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 6:22 AM

Waze puts morning drivers to Jerusalem in a (traffic) jam

Error by Waze causes major headache for Israeli drivers heading to Jerusalem.JTA, 2/23/2017, 5:07 AM

Jerusalem tears down celebration tent for freed terrorist

City clamps down on celebrations for eastern Jerusalem terrorist's release.Uzi Baruch, 2/21/2017, 2:01 PM

'Choke the haredim out of our neighborhood'

Community Administrator for Jerusalem neighborhood calls for campaign to 'strangle' haredi community, drive them out of Kiryat Yovel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 11:35 AM

Trump win tied to Jerusalem home demolitions?

Jerusalem official says city given freer hand to enforce law against illegal Arab buildings after election of Donald Trump.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2017, 9:44 AM

Haredi couple wins millions in lottery

Jerusalem couple desperate to pay electric bill turns to lottery - and wins millions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 10:19 PM

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem yeshiva

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem yeshiva on Friday, investigation shows fabric on hot plate caused the blaze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 10:39 AM

Israeli art school helps students with disabilities succeed

Jerusalem art school fosters design talent among students with disabilities.JTA, 2/18/2017, 6:29 PM

'Why ask for recognition of Golan Heights but not Jerusalem?'

Former MK Yehuda Harel asks why PM requested Trump recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights without recognizing Jerusalem first.Benny Toker, 2/16/2017, 8:11 PM

Former ambassador: "why did it take so long"

Danny Ayalon explains the truth about Jerusalem, 2/16/2017, 9:02 AM

Lebanese President blasts Israel's 'Judaization'

Lebanese President urges Arab nations to come together to “protect” Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2017, 2:07 AM

'Trump was ready to move the embassy at 12:01 on January 20'

Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee suggests that Israeli ambivalence prevented immediate move of US embassy to J'lem.Tal Polon, 2/14/2017, 10:20 AM

'We're here, from the Mediterranean to the Jordan, forever'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked addresses newspaper 'Besheva' Jerusalem conference on geopolitical changes in world and region.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 7:13 PM

Herzog: 'Settlements' endanger Israel

Opposition Leader says Jewish settlement endangers Israel's identity as Jewish state, calls on government to advance two-state solution.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 2:11 PM

Erdan: Tell the world that Israel is ours

Likud minister wishes Netanyahu good luck at Trump meeting, says he's working to deal with 'lone wolf' terror attacks.Ido Ben Porat, 2/13/2017, 1:13 PM

Jerusalem finally gets direct bus to Ben Gurion Airport

New Jerusalem-Ben Gurion Airport bus route to start Monday.Orly Harari, 2/12/2017, 2:09 PM

'Securing Jerusalem - by annexing Maaleh Adumim'

Deputy FM says key to securing united Jerusalem is annexing metropolitan area, extending sovereignty from Jerusalem to surrounding towns.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2017, 4:13 PM

Netanyahu: We'll work with other countries to fight Iran

Israeli PM says he'll work to strengthen relationship with UK, fight Iran, promises to help Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 2/5/2017, 10:56 AM

Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem now!

Op-ed: The Palestinian wish to detach Jerusalem from Israel is an impediment to peace and so was the US position on Jerusalem - until now.Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel, 2/1/2017, 2:13 AM

Jerusalem strike suspended

PM speaks with Jerusalem mayor requesting he end strike. Barkat agrees to request, orders cessation of sanctions in city.Uzi Baruch, 1/31/2017, 7:36 PM

'Jerusalem residents are captives in a childish battle'

Yesh Atid MK calls on J'lem Mayor and Finance Minister to settle disagreements as municipal strike continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 2:38 PM

'Find a solution and end the Jerusalem strike now'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri intervenes in effort to end ongoing Jerusalem strike that has shut down garbage removal, closed kindergartens.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2017, 9:56 AM

Jerusalem kindergartens shut down as strike expands

The Jerusalem Municipality has announced that kindergartens will not function today, as battle against Finance Ministry continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 8:20 AM

Is Trump backing down from the embassy move?

Trump says moving the embassy to Jerusalem "won't be easy" and "there are two sides" involved, but promises to make a decision soon.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2017, 6:15 AM

Arab thief apologizes to elderly victim

Arab resident of Jerusalem stole 5,000 shekels from elderly resident of capital. After capture he insisted on apologizing personally.Reut Hadar, 1/30/2017, 1:42 PM

Watch: Anti-Trump protests hit Israel

Demonstrators protesting President Trump's temporary ban on refugees gather outside of Prime Minister's residence, US Embassy in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva, 1/29/2017, 10:15 PM

'Greater Paris in France, and Greater Jerusalem in Israel'

Transportation Minister calls for annexation of towns surrounding Jerusalem to form greater metropolitan area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 7:06 PM

Jerusalem Mayor: It's a sad day for Jerusalem

Jerusalem municipal workers protest Finance Ministry refusal to transfer budget.Hezki Baruch, 1/29/2017, 10:33 AM

Putting Jerusalem First

The world has to be brought to understand that Jerusalem is our capital city, historically and forever.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 1/27/2017, 12:36 PM

Police shut down construction site over illegal workers

Seven-day order issued at Jerusalem construction site where illegal workers worked and resided.Ido Ben Porat, 1/26/2017, 10:57 PM

153 housing permits in Jerusalem - with 11,000 more planned

Jerusalem municipality issues final permits for 153 new units, Deputy Mayor says 11,000 more planned.David Rosenberg, 1/26/2017, 6:14 PM

Shaked presents 5 point plan for national strength

Justice Minister presents 5 point plan for national strength, covering foreign relations and building in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 9:53 PM

Indictment: 'He took 100 NIS on his way to terror attack.'

Jerusalem Prosecutor submits indictment for terrorist who bought knife to perform terror attack at Damascus gate.Yoel Domb, 1/24/2017, 3:21 PM

'Moving embassy would be declaration of war on Islam'

Muslim cleric warns relocating US embassy to Jerusalem would constitute 'explicit declaration of war on Islam'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 2:34 PM

Sexual assault of Jewish woman recognized as terror attack

Student sexually assaulted by Arab youths finally recognized as terror victim.Ido Ben Porat, 1/24/2017, 1:08 PM

Violent home invasion in Jerusalem

Resident of haredi neighborhood in the capital held captive as thieves rob his home.David Rosenberg, 1/24/2017, 9:50 AM

France blasts Israel's approval of Jerusalem homes

French Foreign Ministry condemns approval of 566 new housing units in Jerusalem, says "settlements" threaten the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2017, 6:06 AM

'Trump has already sent embassy architects to Jerusalem'

Following reports of progress on possible move of US embassy to Jerusalem, official says embassy architects already at work.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2017, 10:18 PM

Abbas threatens steps against US over embassy move

PA Chairman threatens steps against US if President Trump moves embassy to Jerusalem as reports say announcement on move coming tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 8:50 PM

Israeli government approves 671 new homes in Jerusalem

Israeli government approves new homes in Jerusalem, mayor says he hopes pressure from US has ended.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/22/2017, 1:16 PM

Fire in Jerusalem apartment injures two

Fire in Jerusalem apartment injures 60-year-old woman and 30-year-old man.Reut Hadar, 1/22/2017, 10:03 AM