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'We Will Return to Northern Samaria'

Three hundred people return to Homesh over Simchat Torah and bring joy back to the ruins of a once-thriving community.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/6/2015, 9:18 AM

Thousands Celebrate With the Torah at Terror Sites

Education Minister Naftali Bennett joins thousands in Hakafot dancing celebrations over the Simchat Torah holiday at 'trouble spots.'Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2015, 8:21 PM

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva wishes all its readers a joyous Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah! Regular news updates resume Monday night.Arutz Sheva, 10/5/2015, 12:27 AM

IDF's New Mission: Teaching Immigrants Hebrew

Soldiers in uniform gear up for the next operation - in the classroom, where they are helping children integrate into Israel.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 7:18 PM

Kfar Yonah Reeling from Reformist 'Torah Pogrom'

Photos from Simchat Torah showing Torah scroll completely unwound and 'hugged' by men and women shock Orthodox.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 10/19/2014, 7:43 PM

Group Brings Simchat Torah Joy to South Tel Aviv

A group of about 150 members of the Young Leadership of the Jewish Home party celebrated Simchat Torah in South Tel Aviv.Moshe Cohen, 10/19/2014, 4:47 PM

Shavua Tov! Some Stories You Might Have Missed...

After three-day chag, here are some important news highlights since Wednesday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2014, 7:58 PM

Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Starts Tonight

Arutz Sheva wishes you a festive end of holiday season, with Shmini Atzeret prayers and lots of Simchat Torah dancing.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/15/2014, 5:45 PM

Rabbi Ronski: 'Spirit of Zionism Helped Us'

Rabbi Ronski reminisces about Yom Kippur War: 'We did not dance on Simchat Torah but kept mitzvah of keeping Jews in their land.'Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 10/15/2014, 5:03 PM

Rabbis Allow Women's Participation in Simhat Torah

National-religious org. of rabbis and women's leaders encourages synagogues to include women - within the lines of Orthodox norms.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 4:57 PM

To Dance Again: Second Hakafot Around Israel

To dance in celebration of the Torah, and then to dance again: the People of Israel were out in force Monday night for Second Hakafot.Hana Levi Julian, 10/8/2012, 8:10 PM

Rocket Barrage Strikes Southern Israel on Holiday

Holiday greetings were fired from Gaza as terrorists launched a barrage of rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/8/2012, 7:33 PM

Call to Separate Jews, Arabs on Temple Mount

A movement of Temple Mount organizations is calling to completely separate Jews and Arabs on the site.Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2012, 11:32 AM

Youth Bring Simchat Torah Joy to North

Youth from the Jerusalem area leave home to strengthen struggling northern communities with joy, dancing on the holiday.Maayana Miskin, 10/21/2011, 2:42 PM

Exhibit Features Simchat Torah Flags

The Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv is featuring an exciting exhibit which centers around the Simchat Torah flag.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/19/2011, 3:29 PM

Hakafot at Homesh

Activists celebrate Simchat Torah and Hakafot Shniyot at Homesh, which was destroyed by the Sharon government in 2005 to appease Israel's foes. Gil Ronen, 9/30/2010, 9:53 PM

'Second Hakafot' Dances

Tens of thousands of Jews in the Land of Israel dancing the 'Second Hakafot' as Simchat Torah begins abroad. Gil Ronen, 9/30/2010, 7:54 PM

Dancing with Torah Scrolls

Jews around the world will clasp Torah scrolls in their arms, starting with Wednesday evening, rejoicing in the holiday of Simchat Torah.Hana Levi Julian, 9/29/2010, 1:20 PM