600 BCE inscriptions prove ancient Jewish literacyArad fort inscriptions reveal remarkable levels of Jewish literacy in Kingdom of Judah, shedding light on the Bible's ancient roots.
Report: Yemeni Jew arrested saving ancient TorahFears are high that Jew still in Yemen has been arrested, and may be suffering torture, after Torah was brought to Israel by immigrants.
Torah scroll donated in memory of Shira BankiA recently restored and mended 150-year-old Torah scroll will enter an Ethiopian synagogue in the Katmonim neighborhood of Jerusalem.
'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'Netanyahu writes last letters of Torah scroll dedicated in memory of fallen IDF soldiers; 'only the bereaved understand the power of life.'
How Many Israelis Read the Torah?No less than 95% of Jews in Israel have a Tanakh in their home, with 68% of the total population revering it as a holy book.
The Tanakh is Back in StyleThousands participated in the Tanakh conference in Gush Etzion. Former MK Shuli Muallem: "Bible study is part of our identity as Jews.”
Thousands Attend Tanakh Conference in Gush EtzionMore than 7,000 gather at the Herzog College for the annual Tanakh study conference, part of the revival of Tanakh study in Israel.
Torah Scroll Dedicated in Memory of Slain BoyTorah dedication ceremony held in honor of Eyal Yifrah, one of the three teens kidnapped and murdered by terrorists last year.
Knesset Dedicates Torah for Jewish WW2 VeteransIn rare and beautiful show of Jewish unity, MKs, leaders from across the spectrum dedicate Torah to Jews who fell fighting Nazism.
'Women of the Wall Smuggled Torah in Blankets'Witness reveals she saw WoW smuggle scroll in violation of regulations hidden in a bag, reports police threateningly indifferent.
Iranian Police Return Stolen Torah to Jews'Invaluable' Torah scroll was among several ancient manuscripts which 'disappeared' from a synagogue in Shiraz; Jewish MP thanks police.
From Holocaust in Romania to IDF Base in SamariaJoyous ceremony held as Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust paraded to its new home in a Beit El IDF base.
Continuing to Study Torah is 'Part of the Battle'23rd annual Bible seminars in Gush Etzion take on added meaning as part of 'spiritual battle' against Hamas.
Defense Minister Takes a Break for Spiritual BoostAmid the operation in Gaza, Defense Minister took time to write the first letter in a new Torah scroll dedicated to IDF soldiers.
US Jew Donates Torah in Merit of the Three TeensAnonymous donor sends representative to homes of murdered teens to let the fathers inscribe final letters in dedicated Torah scroll.
YU Website Leading in Online Torah StudyYUTorah features over 90,000 lectures (and counting) of Torah lectures from Yeshiva University's faculty.
Torah Scroll Waits for Pollard At HevronShaul Halfon dedicated a Torah scroll for Pollard's release three years ago, slams US administration's 'blind hate' of Israel.
Record Number of Rabbis Graduate from YUDean of US Modern Orthodoxy's flagship rabbinical seminary explains how his boys are bucking the trend of US assimilation rates.
Sabbath Retreat Brings Emissaries To MemphisTorah Mitzion holds unique event as part of its program to spread Jewish knowledge and identity worldwide.
Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome BaseYoung Israel dedicates scroll in partnership with Berger Fund to base established near Haifa two weeks ago.
Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'Nationalist Aryeh King distributes thousands of fliers to Muslim residents of the capital, explains Torah directives.
WoW Deny Attempt to 'Smuggle' Torah to the KotelGroup alleges WoW attempted to sneak Torah scroll in duffel bag into Kotel plaza against police regulations; WoW strenuously deny claims.
Women of the Wall Upset as Torah Scroll BannedControversial women’s prayer group allowed in to Kotel, but Torah scroll must remain outside.
Forming a People and Its LeaderShmot shows Moses' development as a leader.
Torah Survived Holocaust But Not 'Disengagement'Two wooden handles of 90 year old German Torah displayed at Katif Center, parchment suddenly blackened shortly after expulsion.
Bible Quiz Winner: It’s a Way of LifeBible quiz winner says he was born and raised on Tanakh studies.
Torah MiTzion Returning Shlichim at 18th Year FeteAnniversary event held for young, dedicated emissaries who spend several years in communities overseas strengthening Torah and Zionism.
Chief Rabbis Join PM for Torah Study SessionSara Netanyahu also joins the study session, marking the start of the fourth annual renewed "Tanakh Cycle."
Words of Torah for Rosh HashanaLakewood's Rabbi Yitzchak Elbaum shares his insights into the upcoming period of celebration, reflection and repentance.
Weekly Torah Portion: Defeating Evil InstinctRabbi Avraham Nissanian of New York, on Parshat Dvarim and our debt of gratitude to G-d.
Torah MiTzion Sends Off Emissaries With a BlessingTorah MiTzion holds sendoff for 40 new shlichim with a special blessing. Hesder graduates will enhance Religious Zionism the world over.
Netanyahu Filmed Scribing Torah at MasadaPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was filmed this week writing a letter in a Torah scroll atop the ancient Dead Sea fortress of Masada.
Thousands in Herzog Academy Bible Study DaysAcademics, rabbis offer five days of Tanach study, in annual event in Gush Etzion.
Man Drives Car into Torah Procession in LondonA London man broke into a Hachnasas Sefer Torah procession this Sunday, driving his car into the Jewish gathering.
'World's Oldest' Torah Scroll Found in ItalyThe world's oldest complete Torah scroll, which could be from 12th century, has been found in a university archive in Bologna.
Bennett: Hareidim Are Our Brothers, Not EnemiesJewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said that his party was committed to ensuring that all who wanted to would be able to learn Torah.
Jewish Home MK: I Learned More Than Any Shas MKJewish Home MKs begin speaking, criticizing Shas for its long-time dismissal of Religious Zionism as being "less religious".
Police Recover Stolen Torah Worth $30,000A Brooklyn Torah that was reported to be stolen and estimated to be worth around $30,000 was found, according to officials.
Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing TorahA hotel security guard was arrested in Tennessee for vandalizing a Torah scroll and other property belonging to a Hebrew academy.
Jewish Hawaii Senator Sworn in Holding TanakhFormer Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz was formally sworn into the United States Senate on Thursday while holding a Hebrew bible.
Thousands at Hevron Celebrate ‘Avraham’s Purchase’Approximately 15,000 Jews flooded Hevron on the Sabbath, when the Torah reading opens with Avraham’s purchase of the Patriarchs Cave.
Dirshu NY Grand Celebration of Torah LearningThe Dirshu organization is holding another blockbuster Torah event – this time, a 'Melave Malka' to end a Sabbath Olam HaTorah Convention.
Fire Sets Historic Connecticut Synagogue AblazeA fire seriously damaged a historic synagogue in Connecticut on Sunday morning.
15,000 Take Largest Talmud Test in HistoryLast Friday more than 15,000 Torah scholars joined together around the world for the largest Talmud test in history.
Rarely-Seen Video Shows Hareidi Rav’s Love for IDFA YouTube video that previously only had 1,000 views shows the love of hareidi Rabbi Grossman for the IDF in the war in Lebanon.
The True Source of All AuthoritySho-f'tim seems to be about authority. Several of our feature writers focused on the connection between the sedra and the beginning of Elul.
Man Imprisoned for Possessing Stolen Torah ScrollA New York court has sentenced a resident of Liberty to prison for possessing a Torah Scroll stolen from a synagogue in Monticello.
'Women of the Wall' Arrested for ProvocationPolice arrested three “women of the Wall’ after they violated High Court limitations and wore prayer shawls in a “Rosh Chodesh” protest.
Massive Siyum HaShas Celebration in AmericaA massive event in the USA celebrates the completion of Talmud learning cycle. Rabbi Lau and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva Head are honored guests.
Soldiers, Businessmen Complete the ShasIsraelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.
Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!The observant Jewish community was filled with excitement as Talmud study celebrations opened in Israel and around the world.
Dirshu Scholars in Israel for Talmud GatheringHundreds of Torah scholars and their families are streaming into Israel to attend the Dirshu convention completing a cycle of Talmud study.
Torah is Israel’s Defense, Says Rabbi OvadiaThe IDF defends Israel against enemies, but the Torah is the ultimate weapon against evil, says former Chief Sephardi Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Actor David Arquette, 41 Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah'American actor David Arquette, 41, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah – albeit slightly late – at the Western Wall this week.