New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Shock survey shows progressive secular candidate Ofer Berkowitz leading Zeev Elkin and Yossi Deitch.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 9:29 PM

Disgruntled employee indicted for torching Jerusalem hotel

Mahmoud Jabari decided to burn hotel to the ground after his following. His fellow employees decided to help him.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 5:15 PM

Rare, ancient gold earring found in the City of David

Rare gold earring from Hellenistic era found near Jerusalem's Old City. 'Whoever wore it belonged to Jerusalem‘s upper class.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 10:07 AM

Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

The head of the Jewish Home's Jerusalem branch expressed her disapproval of a campaign photo showing 3 mayoral candidates in haredi garb.Jonathan Benedek, 8/6/2018, 3:15 PM

Police: Suspect torched Jerusalem hotel over sudden firing

Authorities rule out terror motive, say disgruntled worker torched Jerusalem hotel due to recent firing.Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 11:49 AM

'Jewish Home campaign could have come from Der Stürmer'

Expose that Jerusalem's Jewish Home party ran anti-haredi campaign continues to make waves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 11:48 AM

Six injured in accident south of Jerusalem

Three injured seriously, three others suffer moderate to light injuries. Children among the injured. Route 60 closed off.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2018, 3:37 PM

'Surrogacy Law violates Torah's gravest prohibitions'

Senior Religious Zionist Rabbi explains why he opposes Jerusalem's LGBT parade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 10:08 PM

Police and demonstrators face off at Jerusalem Pride Parade

Police detain Lahava activists as Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade kicks off under heavy security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 5:28 PM

Live: Launch of conservation project for old Yemenite village

Ateret Cohanim holds special ceremony inaugurating the project to preserve and uphold the ancient synagogue of Jerusalem Yemenite village., 8/1/2018, 5:50 PM

LGBTQ flags flown in front of Jerusalem synagogues

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern demands mayor Barkat remove LGBTQ flags in front of historic Great Synagogue and Yeshurun ​​Synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 4:46 PM

Police: J'lem motel arson not terror

Police tell court that arson at 'Jaffa 60' motel in capital, in which 4 family members seriously injured, was not a terror attack.Orly Harari, 8/1/2018, 2:55 PM

Online travel service defines Jerusalem as 'Israeli settlement'

Booking.com amends definition of Jerusalem following a critical query from a Belgian Jewish newspaper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 5:14 AM

'No city can be happy if there's a wall going through it'

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Rachel Azaria says municipality must have better planning, work to help Arab residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 10:20 PM

Aryeh King presents 'Jerusalem 5800 plan'

Jerusalem City Councilman presents plan to expand borders of Jerusalem, build 'Trump Airport,' at Arutz Sheva Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 7:27 PM

Suspect recounts J'lem arson to investigators

Arab suspected of setting fire to J'lem motel recounts the arson to police investigators. 4 members of family were seriously injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 10:45 AM

Commissioner investigates security for Jerusalem Pride Parade

Security preparations for the Jerusalem Pride Parade "pose a real challenge to the police forces," says Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 2:24 PM

Diaspora Jews buying Shabbat-violating businesses?

Jerusalem's Chief Rabbi says Jews from overseas buying Shabbat-violating bussiness in order to force shutdown on Jewish day of rest.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 1:27 PM

'Religious Zionists now have one address in Jerusalem'

Jewish Home, National Union parties agree to run on joint list in Jerusalem municipal elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 7:29 PM

Police recommend trying Jerusalem's deputy mayor for bribery

Authorties say Deputy Jerusalem Mayor Meir Turjeman advanced the interests of local business at city hall in exchange for bribes.Tzvi Lev, 7/29/2018, 9:01 PM

'I took my tefillin and went outside'

Teen who escaped Jerusalem fire helps police locate arson suspect, then tells the story of his escape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:54 PM

Victims of Jerusalem fire improving

Hospital reports improvement in condition of family seriously injured in Jerusalem fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:34 PM

Report: Arab set Jerusalem building on fire

Investigations show Jerusalem fire caused by arson, police arrest Arab suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 10:33 AM

Four seriously injured in fire in Jerusalem

Eight people, including parents and their two children, injured in fire in Jerusalem. Four of the victims are in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 5:02 AM

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

Frontrunners for Jerusalem's top job Moshe Lion and Zeev Elkin in an arms race for endorsements from top Religious Zionist rabbis.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 11:00 PM

Haredi man arrested for defacing Rachel Azaria's campaign signs

The female candidate for mayor of Jerusalem has had campaign billboards repeatedly vandalized.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 8:44 PM

Two injured in fire in Jerusalem

Woman in her 80s and man in his 30s suffer serious to critical injuries in fire in Beit Yisrael neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 5:57 AM

Netanyahu officially supports Elkin for Jerusalem mayor

PM finally announces support for Jerusalem Affairs Minister's candidacy for mayor of Israel's capital. 'Jerusalem is close to his heart.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 5:53 PM

Report: Moldava embassy to open in Jerusalem

Eastern European nation reportedly pledges to open embassy in Israeli capital in return for Israeli embassy in Moldava capital of Kishinev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 8:53 PM

'We're too afraid to take down an illegal bagel stand?'

Jerusalem City Councilman Aryeh King responds to criticism of his instruction to Jerusalem city inspectors to remove illegal Arab stand.Eliran Aharon, 7/23/2018, 6:21 PM

Controversy after J'lem council member shutters Arab vendor

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King causes uproar after boasting on Facebook that he shuttered Arab bagel vendor in Old City.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 10:42 AM

Watch: Extremists vandalize Rachel Azaria's campaign signs

Extremists vandalize Jerusalem mayoral candidate's bus ads a few hours after they go up.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 9:03 AM

PA Mufti warns of religious war over Jerusalem

Grand Mufti of "Palestine" claims "settlers" are breaking into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 7/23/2018, 4:34 AM

Jordan condemns Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

Jordan issues official condemnation against mass Jewish visit to Jerusalem holy site.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 6:39 PM

Jerusalem Arabs demolish their own homes

Arab family turns down offer of cash, preferring to shell out money for demolition rather than allow Israelis to use structure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 10:48 AM

Jerusalem to name street after former Jewish Home minister

City of Jerusalem approves naming of a street after Uri Orbach, who passed away in 2015.Ido Ben Porat, 7/20/2018, 6:38 AM

Abbas: 'Right of Return' is sacred

PA chairman blasts Nationality Law as "racist", says the Palestinians will continue the struggle to realize the "sacred" right of return.Dalit Halevi, 7/20/2018, 6:15 AM

Rioter shot during clashes on Israeli-Gaza border dies

Gaza rioter shot by IDF forces securing the border dies in Jerusalem hospital.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 2:45 PM

'Lifeguard was on her cell phone while girl drowned'

27-year-old woman who worked as lifeguard at Jerusalem hotel pool charged with negligence after 6-year-old drowned.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2018, 10:44 AM

US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $21.5 million for upgrades

Upgrades to complete full relocation of embassy staff from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to cost $21.5 million, compared to estimate of $250,000.JTA, 7/17/2018, 8:03 AM

Turkish terror suspect deported from Israel

Israel expels 27-year-old Turkish woman accused of working on behalf of Hamas terror organization during trip to Israel.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2018, 1:43 PM

PA Mufti: Visit Al-Aqsa

Head of Supreme Muslim Council accuses Israel of trying to remove the Arab presence from Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/16/2018, 4:15 AM

'Near-disaster' as tractor hits gas pipe near J'lem school

Tractor strikes gas pipe at Jerusalem school for special education. Municipality allows classes to resume while leak continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 10:46 PM

Orphaned high schoolers given scholarships for academic success

Colel Chabad in Jerusalem grants more than 100 scholarships to high schoolers who have lost at least one parent.JTA, 7/15/2018, 3:05 PM

Minister Zeev Elkin leads J'lem mayoral race

Poll: Likud minister leads rivals in upcoming Jerusalem mayoral election, including in possible run-off election.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2018, 1:52 PM

Supreme Court grants reprieve to illegal Bedouin town near J'lem

Court freezes demolition of illegal Bedouin encampment built on Israeli land, grants town month-long reprieve.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2018, 12:52 PM

Thousands of worshippers crowd out 'Women of the Wall' activists

Worshippers pack Western Wall plaza Friday for monthly Rosh Hodesh prayers. Small group of left-wing activists hold mixed-gender service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 11:08 AM

NASA could send another Israeli astronaut into space, says chief

New NASA chief visits Jerusalem, says agency could send another Israeli into space, 15 years after Ilan Ramon died on space shuttle mission.JTA, 7/12/2018, 10:26 PM

'Arab residents flouting the law and the municipality'

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King says efforts to promote legal building among Arab sector in capital do nothing to stop illegal workArutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 6:42 PM

Female terrorist who mistakenly stabbed Arab sentenced

31-year-old Jerusalem Arab woman attacked haredi man near Old City, then stabbed Arab man she mistook for a Jew.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2018, 12:03 PM

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in central J'lem

Police called to scene detain truck driver for interrogation and close off scene, around which there is heavy traffic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 1:41 PM

Number of terrorist attacks in Jerusalem drops to 3-year low

Shabak reports 220 attacks in June, with just six occurring within Jerusalem's borders.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 3:14 PM

MK Azaria: No reason not to hold gay pride parade in Jerusalem

Kulanu candidate for mayor of Jerusalem says capital must hold gay pride parade. praises outgoing Mayor Nir BarkatArutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 11:39 AM

'One of the most prominent female Jewish judges in the world'

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg meets with members of Israel's Supreme Court after winning Genesis lifetime achievement award.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/5/2018, 5:50 PM

'Keeping Jews in the House of Seven'

Jerusalem Mayoral candidate visits Jewish home in largely Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina, vows to help residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2018, 5:35 PM

New Jewish neighborhood in the City of David?

MK Yoav Kisch promotes bill to allow construction of Jewish neighborhood at site whee David and Solomon ruled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2018, 3:29 PM

J'lem woman hospitalized after giving birth dies

33-year-old woman who suffered embolism caused by complications during labor dies in Jerusalem hospital.David Rosenberg, 7/4/2018, 12:41 PM