New York synagogues prepare for attack

After increase in anti-Semitic incidents, Shaarei Tova Synagogue in Queens trains with Krav Maga instructor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 12:38 AM

Scammers steal $437k from Hungarian synagogue project.

Government money intended for Hungarian Jews’ synagogue renovation project disappears, police investigate.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/22/2019, 1:51 PM

Man shot by air rifle outside Paris-area synagogue

2 teens arrested for firing air rifle at synagogue from nearby balcony. Jewish community says attack not anti-Semitic.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 2/19/2019, 7:48 PM

The eternal light

There are two forms of eternity in human affairs and history.Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/17/2019, 7:53 AM

Three Arabs arrested in connection with synagogue vandalism

Police believe desecration of Torah scrolls at Jerusalem synagogue is criminally related, not nationalistic act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2019, 3:19 AM

Graffiti sprayed, books burned at Netanya synagogue

Police summoned after reports of graffiti sprayed on synagogue walls in central Israeli city. A number of holy books also burned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 9:11 AM

A new neighborhood deserves a new synagogue

Over 8 million NIS invested into a magnificent new synagogue in Ramat Givat ZeevChish Nofei Israel, 1/23/2019, 12:46 PM

Synagogue attacked in Bulgarian capital

Vandal throws stones, breaks windows of Sofia Central Synagogue on Shabbat, days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Gary Willig, 1/20/2019, 4:30 PM

ArtScroll's dominance coming to an end?

After having revolutionized the user-friendly English prayer book, ArtScroll now faces stiff competition.Ben Sales, JTA, 1/16/2019, 11:52 AM

DC’s oldest synagogue moved for the third time in 50 years

Adas Israel building, inaugurated by inaugurated by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1876, relocated again.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 1/10/2019, 6:52 PM

Watch: Truck moves historic Washington DC synagogue

Adas Israel, city's oldest synagogue, moved by truck one block down, where it will be part of the Capital Jewish Museum to open in 2021.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 10:41 AM

Michigan synagogue vandalized for second time in 2 months

Vandals again target menorah carving in Battle Creek, Michigan synagogue, after hammer taken to carving in November.JTA, 1/7/2019, 5:08 PM

Swastika painted on Irish synagogue

Unidentified individuals paint a swastika on the fence of Ireland’s oldest active synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/5/2019, 7:02 PM

Watch: Orthodox synagogue vandalized in New York

Man filmed smashing glass on message board at Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2018, 7:54 AM

First synagogue in Dubai

The small Jewish community in Dubai founds first synagogue in city amid thawing relations with Israel.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2018, 3:21 PM

Watch: South African synagogue goes up in flames

Seven Torah scrolls destroyed as fire devastates Orthodox synagogue in Cape Town, South Africa.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2018, 8:50 AM

Synagogue in Basel, Switzerland vandalized

Rabbi says community will not be intimidated into cancelling Hanukkah lighting after window smashed during Shabbat services.JTA, 12/3/2018, 5:04 PM

Mezuzah compartments found in ancient synagogue near Old City

Preservation work on an ancient synagogue in Shiloah reveals mezuzah compartments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 1:38 PM

MK Moses: Pig's head an incitement

MK Moses speaks strongly against anti-semitic act on a synagogue in Ramat Hasharon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2018, 2:14 AM

N Carolina judge's son arrested allegedly threatening synagogue

Son of North Carolina Court of Appeals judge arrested after allegedly threatening synagogue.JTA, 11/6/2018, 6:48 PM

Obama campaign worker arrested for synagogue vandalism

Suspect arrested for writing 'Kill all Jews' on Brooklyn synagogue, setting fires in yeshivas identified as Obama campaign worker.David Rosenberg, 11/4/2018, 10:31 PM

What Chief Rabbi David Lau really said about the Pittsburgh shooting

We didn't read the original interview in Hebrew and relied on a translation by Haaretz quoted in the Washington Post. The truth is exactly the opposite of what they claimed. Andrew Silow-Carroll, 11/1/2018, 12:01 PM

Listening devices found at Kiev synagogue, chief rabbi says

Chief rabbi of Ukraine says secret recording devices and other surveillance activities were discovered at one of Kiev’s main synagogues.JTA, 10/31/2018, 4:33 PM

Man sets fire and draws devil outside California synagogue

Suspect says 'God told him' to fire set outside of Northern California synagogue, devil scrawled nearby.JTA, 10/11/2018, 9:29 PM

Raleigh synagogue cancels activities over threatening letters

Synagogue in Raleigh, North Carolina, cancels some weekend activities after synagogue workers, board members receive threatening letters.JTA, 9/30/2018, 2:56 PM

Who is blocking synagogue construction at Holyland?

Why don't worshipers in prestigious J'lem neighborhood get a synagogue like every other neighborhood? Worshipers have had enough.Eliran Aharon, 9/17/2018, 3:19 PM

Italy: Chabad moves synagogue following legal challenges

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Chabad's Rabbi Wilschansky explains why Chabad would rather move than fight to stay at present location.Shimon Cohen, 9/17/2018, 8:52 AM

First time: Synagogue in Kibbutz Kinneret

After 105 years, first prayer structure in kibbutz to be dedicated. 'Exciting day of closing circle.'Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 2:50 PM

Petition filed against Milan synagogue

Locals file petition against Milan synagogue, hoping to use anti-Islam law in their favor.Ben Shaul, 9/12/2018, 2:00 PM

Budapest synagogue re-opened after centuries of disuse

Synagogue on Táncsics Street, which used to be a Jewish museum, was opened especially in time for Rosh Hashanah.JTA, 9/7/2018, 4:41 PM

Reconstructionist synagogue becomes haven for refugees

Olympia, Washington synagogue announces it has become a 'sanctuary congregation' willing to house migrants.JTA, 8/30/2018, 6:32 PM

Ohio man who threatened to rape, kill Jews gets 6 months in jail

Abdulrahman Abukhalil harassed Cleveland synagogues, threatening to murder Jews, rape Jewish women.David Rosenberg, 8/24/2018, 2:41 PM

Sale of Azerbaijan Jewish community center a painful blow

The Jewish center in Baku is being sold - and dozens of elderly Jews are afraid to lose their connection to their culture.JTA, 8/15/2018, 10:44 PM

Change in tax law 'significant and worrisome'

Requiring synagogues to pay tax on employee benefits ‘overly burdensome,’ Jewish groups say.JTA, 8/12/2018, 1:19 PM

Excavations unearth walls, bimah, of Lithuanian synagogue

Bimah, mikvah, and walls of Vilna's Great Synagogue 'show further potential' for excavation at the site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 11:34 AM

Billboards erected in support of vandalized Indiana synagogue

Community rallies to support synagogue vandalized with swastika, other Nazi imagery.JTA, 8/2/2018, 7:12 PM

Anti-Israel graffiti, PA flags on French synagogue.

'Anti-Zionist rhetoric targeting Israel that is placed on a synagogue confirms that anti-Zionists are notorious anti-Semites.'JTA, 7/31/2018, 3:13 PM

Restaurant owner evicts Dutch Jewish community from synagogue

New owner asks Jewish community to leave building after municipality blocks move to turn the synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 7/30/2018, 6:43 PM

Pence condemns vandalism of Indiana synagogue

US Vice President 'appalled' by anti-Semiitc vandalism of synagogue near Indianapolis. 'These vile acts of anti-Semitism must end.'Gary Willig, 7/29/2018, 8:39 PM

Suburban Indianapolis synagogue vandalized

Swastika, other Nazi symbols painted on Indiana synagogue on Shabbat morningJTA, 7/29/2018, 6:45 PM

Remains of 400-year-old Lithuanian synagogue found

Archaeologists find remains of Great Synagogue of Vilnius. built in 17th century and destroyed during Nazi, Soviet periods.AFP, 7/26/2018, 4:40 PM

Man charged in arson attempt on 250-year-old British synagogue

Indictment in attempt to destroy Exeter Synagogue, built in 1764.JTA, 7/25/2018, 4:12 PM

Dutch city blocks plan to turn historic synagogue into eatery

Jewish community relieved as Deventer city council rejects plan by Turkish developer to transform 125-year-old synagogue into a restaurant.JTA, 7/23/2018, 10:56 PM

Why are Gaza Arabs paying for a settlement synagogue?

PA Arabs, including Gaza residents, donating money for construction of new synagogue in memory of murdered Samaria man.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2018, 12:20 PM

Broke into the synagogue where he prayed and stole charity money

Police arrest 40-year-old resident of Bat Yam suspected of breaking into the synagogue where he prayed and emptying tzedakah boxes.Chaim Lev, 7/13/2018, 2:05 AM

Boston grants $500,000 for synagogue's preservation

City of Boston to pay half a million dollars for historic preservation of 'Vilna Shul'.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 6/26/2018, 7:44 AM

Sweden: Court sentences 3 men for synagogue arson

Swedish court sentences three Muslim men arrested for firebombing synagogue in 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 2:48 PM

Dutch Jews protest plan to turn synagogue into eatery

Dutch-Turkish developer dashes hopes 200-year-old synagogue ransacked by Nazis will be preserved as house of worship.JTA, 4/16/2018, 6:22 PM

Serbian, Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored synagogue

Historic Serbian synagogue rededicated in multinational effort.JTA, 3/27/2018, 8:11 PM

Syria accuses Israel of stealing artifacts from synagogue

Syrian government says Israel and 'terrorists' stole Jewish artifacts from 2,000-year-old synagogue destroyed during Syrian civil war.JTA, 3/25/2018, 8:17 PM

Ukraine to commemorate synagogue destroyed by Nazis in Lviv

Local authorities in Lviv, Ukraine, design monument commemorating synagogue demolished by Nazis.JTA, 3/21/2018, 2:37 PM

Pre-Holocaust synagogue restored as educational center

After the Holocaust decimated its Jewish community, one Hungarian resort town opens restored synagogue as educational center.JTA, 3/21/2018, 7:49 AM

Extremist booted from Bnei Brak synagoge for harassing soldier

Haredi worshipers eject extremist harassing haredi soldier during evening prayers at Bnei Brak synagogue.Michal Levi, 2/7/2018, 11:50 AM

Synagogue hit by Harvey to demolish sanctuary

Houston synagogue flooded during Hurricane Harvey votes to demolish its damaged sanctuary.JTA, 2/1/2018, 8:44 AM

Siberian synagogue returned to Jewish community

Siberian synagogue built by former child soldiers is returned to Jewish community.JTA, 2/1/2018, 8:44 AM

Synagogue attacked in Tunisia

Muslims throw firebombs at Jewish school, syangogue, during protests against Tunisian government.Ido Ben Porat, 1/10/2018, 12:26 PM

Druze firefighter risks his life to save Torah scroll

Druze firefigher Wiam Nevoani jumps into flames to save a Torah scroll from a burning Nahariya synagogue.Chana Roberts, 1/5/2018, 11:19 AM