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, Bereaved Parents 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 Torah Scholars Arrive in Israel for Talmud ConventionHundreds 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 against Evil, 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 Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah' at KotelAmerican actor David Arquette, 41, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah – albeit slightly late – at the Western Wall this week.
Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ ProgramThe Bible Lands Museum is launching on Wednesday a new tour created for Birthright that shows the Bible as Israel’s true birthright.
IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah ScrollInternational Young Israel Movement, National Council of Young Israel facilitate the dedication of a Torah scroll to the Iron Dome unit.
Children Write a Torah Scroll on the Ashkelon CoastChildren in the Ashkelon coastal district have begun a new project: they are writing a Torah scroll for their area.
200th Torah Scroll Dedicated to the Jewish People's ArmyA restored Torah scroll from the Holocaust was donated to an IDF base near Tel Aviv. It is the 200th scroll donated to the IDF.
Video: Making Aliyah with a Torah ScrollNot just people made aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh on Tuesday, but also a Torah scroll came to the Holy Land.
New Torah Scroll Placed in Cave of PatriarchsYisrael Bareli donated a Torah scroll to be placed in the Cave of Patriarchs in Hevron. Watch a video from the special ceremony.
Learning and Loving the Bible - Summer Study Days in Gush Etzion4300 attend the Herzog College in Gush Etzion's annual Tanakh study days, even Education Min. Saar. Want to study in English? You can.
Ancient Torah Stolen, Found in TaibeAn ancient Torah scroll has been found in the Arab city of Taibe. Police are seeking the owner.
Dead Sea Secular Kibbutz Welcomes its First Torah ScrollKibbutz Kalia, 37 years old, welcomed its first very own Torah scroll this week, celebrated together by Hassidim, bare-headed Jews and others.
Noahide Dedicates Torah Scroll: "Torah is Relevant to Everyone"The completion of the writing of Roger Grattan's Torah scroll took place in Jerusalem. Grattan is the Noahide Sanhedrin Emissary to North America.
How Girls' School Creates Bible ChampionsGirls from the 'Amana' school lead the country in their knowledge of Tanach. Teachers explain how.
250 Thousand Students Study Torah for Pollard and ShalitThousands of students conclude a special Torah study project for Jonathan Pollard and Gilad Shalit. 700 of them gather for an exciting ceremony.
Police Apprehend Judaica ThievesThree residents of Tiberias arrested for stealing many Judaic objects from a synagogue in Tzfat. Tip-off from a merchant helped catch them.
IDF Dedicates Torah Scroll to Missing SoldiersTorah scroll at IDF Tel Aviv base dedicated to kidnapped and missing soldiers. Ashkenazi: IDF will always take care of missing soldiers.
Torah Dedicated to the Late Peretz BrothersA Torah scroll was placed in a Givat Ze’ev school in memory of the late Uriel and Eliraz Peretz who died during their IDF service.
Religious Prof Unfazed By Teeth Said To Be 400,000 Years OldProfessor Natan Aviezer is unfazed by the discovery in a cave in Israel of teeth said to be 400,000 years old and supposedly of a homo sapiens man.
Torah Scroll for the 'Strictly' Non-Observant KibbutzTorah scroll placed in Kibbutz Geva in northern Israel on the occasion of its 89th anniversary.
Two Men Who Stole 30 Torah Scrolls Caught, Say PoliceThe thieves are suspected of breaking into synagogues 17 times. They joined prayers in order to check security arrangements.
IDF Gets New Torah on ChanukahYoung Jews from around the world donate 188th Torah scroll to the IDF on Chanukah.
Torah MiTzion Spreads 'Torat Eretz Yisrael' Around the World"Our job is to enrich Jewish communities worldwide with the Torah of Eretz Yisrael" says Torah MiTzion's Rabbi Boaz Genut of the Zionist Kollels.
Hi-Tech Holy Letters in TzfatA mega-million dollar center has opened a window to the ancient past in Tzfat to help people understand the ancient art of the Jewish scribe.
Torah Stolen, Women's Entrance Smashed in Arizona SynagogueA Torah scroll and several other ritual items were stolen this week from an Arizona synagogue, and the women's entrance was smashed.
Torah Welcomed at Yemenite Synagogue in SamariaHundreds welcome an ornate Torah scroll into the Edot Yisrael synagogue in Shavei Shomron.
We Are One: IDF Receives Torah Scroll from US Jewish YouthYoung Israel and NCSY donate 187th Torah Scroll to Israeli Defense Forces.
Bible Scrolls Burn in Bnei Brak Synagogue Fire; No Foul PlayThree people were lightly hurt in Vizhnitz Synagogue on Torat Yisrael street.. Electrical malfunction suspected as the cause of the fire.
Taking Torah Scrolls to the U.S. BattlefieldThe United States is reporting a shortage of Torah scrolls in the U.S. military, particularly in war zones, where they are needed most.
Despite (Because of?) Rabbis’ Rally, Another Rabbi is ArrestedHundreds of rabbis gathered in Jerusalem last night to protest police intervention in Torah study; a few hours later, another rabbi was arrested.
Rabbis Protest Police Summons over Controversial Torah WorkLeading rabbis convene to protest summons for rabbis who approved book on Torah law. Not all like the book, but defend right to support it.
Elul Project Reveals Thirst for TorahThe Elul project teaches Torah to religious, secular students: 'Not just studying Maimonides, but learning like Maimonides.'
Rabbis to Assert Torah's Independence Before Police“Torah independence” rally-gathering will be held Wednesday, after police summoned two rabbis for questioning for having endorsed a Halakhic work.
Rabbi Refuses to Be QuestionedThe Chief rabbi of Kiryat Arba and Hevron and the son of Shas leader summoned for questioning about The Torah of the King book.
Rabbi Lazer Brody Beams Vitamins for the SoulBreslev teacher Rabbi Lazer Brody begins soulful and inspiring show on Israel National Radio: Lazer Beams.
New Torah Scroll in ShomronA joyous dedication celebration of a new Torah scroll was held in Kiryat Netafim in central Samaria on Sunday, in memory of Izzy Kaplan.
Torah Scroll Welcomed at Outpost Near HevronFreeze, you say? New synagogue is dedicated at Mitzpeh Avichai near Kiryat Arba.
Supreme Court: No More Gov’t Stipends for Kollel StudentsSupreme Court rules that as of the fiscal year 2011, the government may no longer pay the minimal stipends it gives Kollel students.
Can Torah and Science Coexist?The annual Torah and Science Conference dealt with Shabbat and technology, chemistry and kashrut, Rabbinic literature and scientific knowledge
Torah and University Research: Tax-ExemptThe Knesset has passed a law exempting research grants from income tax – including those given for Torah scholarship.
Torah Dedicated at Outpost where IDF Destroyed BuildingA new Torah scroll was dedicated Sunday at the same outpost in Samaria where the IDF used Arab workers to destroy a sophisticated sheep barn.
Eye on Torah MiTzion Core Groups: St. Louis, Mo.Among the nearly 40 religious-Zionist Torah MiTzion religious core groups around the world, the one in St. Louis is notable in several respects.
Solving Problems in Central Israel CityA ray of light amidst the Arab-Jewish tensions, slums, and poverty in Lod is the 14-year-old Gar’in Torani (Torah core group).
Secular Panic over Ne’eman’s Call for Return to TorahSecular media and MKs panicked over the Justice Minister’s call to follow Torah law.
Justice Minister: Restore Jewish Law to Israel“Let us, step by step, bequeath Torah law to the citizens of Israel; let us turn Halakhah into the State’s compulsory law,” says Yaakov Ne’eman.
Knesset Members to Get Bible LessonsJewish studies experts from Hebrew Univesity will give courses to Israeli parliamentarians on the Jewish Bible.
New Synagogue for IDF Officers SchoolThe IDF Officers School 'Bahad 1' now hosts a new synagogue. Top military brass bring Torah scrolls to their new home.
Video: Hope for Expulsion Victims: Torah Scroll DedicatedA Torah scroll for the first permanent synagogue to be built for Gush Katif expulsion victims was completed and dedicated in the Negev Desert.
‘Holocaust Survivor’ Torah Comes to Life in MiamiA 19th century Torah scroll that was stolen by the Nazis will come to life this Sabbath in a Miami, Florida synagogue. Happy New Year.
Yeshiva to Honor Kidnapped Soldiers with Torah ScrollThe hesder yeshiva of Nahariya has decided to honor kidnapped and slain soldiers Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser with a Torah scroll.