She hid her non-Jewishness from Bnei Akiva friends until age 19Student in religious high school "came out" as non-Jewish when National Service opened a conversion course.
Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insultsBnei Akiva leaders signed off on a statement which begs "for an appropriate discourse...between brothers."
Watch: Next British PM's pro-Israel speech at Bnei AkivaWatch Theresa May, who will be appointed UK Prime Minister in the coming days, give pro-Israel speech at Bnei Akiva event last year.
Watch: Discussing Jewish life in GermanyArutz Sheva speaks to two Bnei Akiva emissaries to Germany, who discuss Purim in the wake of terror and preparing for Pesach.
Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in EthiopiaOrganization opens chapter to help Ethiopians awaiting immigration to Israel with absorption and learning of Jewish and Israeli customs.
Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victimBnei Akiva members deliver flowers to the family of Dafna Meir, who was murdered at her doorstep by an Arab terrorist.
Watch: Bnei Akiva 'Do it for Juno'The emotional story of a World Bnei Akiva group after one of its participants was diagnosed with cancer.
Thousands of students join 'march of longing' towards Gush KatifThe communities in Gush Katif were closed a decade ago, but their heroism has not been forgotten.
Call to name new Bnei Akiva shevet after Jonathan Pollard?Bnei Akiva looks into calling new Shevet after Jonathan Pollard, who is to be released on same day as organization's ceremony.
French Kids Get a Warm Welcome to Israel in Summer CampsBnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.
Watch: Youth Movements Unite for Tisha B'AvThey couldn't be more different, but last night members of Bnei Akiva and HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed proved it is possible to 'rise above' it.
OU Youth Pitch In to Fix Vandalized SynagogueAfter Bnei Akiva branch in Nazareth Illit was ravaged, OU youth in the city decided to help out.
President 'Shocked' by Arson at Bnei Akiva SynagogueInformed of the sacrilege by Arutz Sheva, President Rivlin immediately called Bnei Akiva secretary general.
Synagogue, Bnei Akiva Branch Ransacked in Nazareth IllitPrayer books were burned in a suspected act of nationalistic vandalism by local Muslims. No reaction yet from President.
From World Bnei Akiva to Israeli PoliticsArutz Sheva meets Jewish Home candidate Zeev Schwartz who is focusing on the immigrant and Anglo voters.
Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah TogetherYeshiva students visit elderly residence for holiday, and learn their stories of Torah study, Holocaust survival and war for Israel.
Watch: How German Jews View Calls for Israelis to Move to BerlinCampaign to urge Israelis to move to Germany may have bungled the facts, according to a local Bnei Akiva leader.
Activists Thank British Airways for Continuing Flights to IsraelBnei Akiva activists in Israel show British Airways crew members their appreciation for flying to Israel when others cancelled.
B'nei Akiva to Fete Airline StaffTo show Israel's appreciation for their 'bravery under fire,' B'nei Akiva members will welcome airline staff arriving at Ben Gurion Airport.
Bnei Akiva Leader Defends Rabbi Behind 'Revenge' CommentsRabbi Haim Druckman, Chairman of Bnei Akiva yeshivas, insists that controversial statement of Rabbi Perel simply expressed emotion.
World Bnei Akiva to Hold Hearing on 'Revenge' RemarksRabbi Noam Perel's controversial post over abducted teens may cause his dismissal, despite apology earlier this week.
Bnei Akiva Rabbi Apologizes for Revenge PostRabbi Perel says he is 'strongly opposed to any notion of revenge, and to any violent reaction by citizens against any person on earth.'
Members of Youth Movements Take to the StreetsThousands of Israeli youths took to the streets in an attempt to raise the morale of the public.
'Free Murderers So Enemies Will Agree to Talk to Us?'Chairman of Bnei Akiva notes that deal to free more terrorists, enact building freeze, 'would hurt our people the most.'
Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi AliyahYouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.
MK Lavie: a Sad, Meaningful Day for Religious Zionism'It is now clear that the phenomoenon of sexual harassment exists in the religious sector, just like anywhere else.'
Bnei Akiva Branch Opens in Hong KongZionist youth group seeks to deepen Jewish identity in distant community; Hong Kong Jews eagerly await emissary's arrival.
Knesset Joins Youth in Thanking Injured SoldiersBnei Akiva, MKs hope to make thanking injured soldiers an annual event.
Rabbi Zuckerman ‘Raised Generations’Rabbi Zuckerman praised for his ‘tremendous contribution’ to Israel.
Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for SyriaIsraeli youth in the Bnei Akiva program pray for an end to the killing of innocent Syrian civilians.
Synagogue Vandalized in JerusalemBnei Akiva counselors horrified to find crude graffiti, mistreated Torah scroll in chapter's synagogue.
Rio's Jews 'Fleeing Carnival'Many Jewish families find the carnival's immodesty problematic and prefer to stay away for the duration.
MK: Let Chabad, Bnei Akiva Shlichim VoteMK David Azulai (Shas) has requested that Israelis who are abroad on non-governmental “shlichut” missions be allowed to vote.
National Religious Pioneer Rabbanit Rachel Neriya Passes AwayRabbanit Rachel Neriya z"tl, the widow of Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriya z”tl, passed away Thursday.
Memories of Rabbi Neriya Help Unite JewsHundreds of Jews paid tribute to Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriya, 17 years after the passing of the founder of Bnei Akiva religious high schools.
Bnei Akiva's Ethiopian Youth Celebrate Sigd in JerusalemYouth from Bnei Akiva’s HaShachar Project visit the pedestrian mall in Jerusalem and celebrate the Sigd holiday.
Determined Runner Does 2012 NYC 'Mattathon' in JerusalemMatt Krieger of Jerusalem made a commitment to run the NY Marathon to raise money for ALEH. No marathon? He ran anyway.
Youth Movements - the Real Social NetworksThe Education Ministry's “youth movement week” highlights getting students together as a replacement for social networks such as Facebook.
Bnei Akiva Controversy: 'Rabin Opposed Our Values'Bnei Akiva head’s decision to speak at Rabin memorial pleases the left, but causes consternation within the movement.
Bnei Akiva Controversy: Left Supports SpeechBnei Akiva head’s decision to speak at Rabin memorial pleases the left, but causes consternation within the movement.
Bnei Akiva Head to Speak at Rabin MemorialAn end to Rabin recriminations? Organizers invite Bnei Akiva head to commemorate slain prime minister.
High School Students Complete Talmud Study Cycle on VacationYeshiva High School students fulfilled a special task during summer vacation - completing a cycle of Daf Yomi Talmud study.
Gang Beats Jewish Youth in Jerusalem, No ArrestsPolice are still investigating a sudden gang attack on Bnei Akiva youth group that left two with broken bones.
Photo Essay: 'Historic' Youth Rally for Temple Mount AccessA rally was organized by the Bnei Akiva youth group to support equal rights on the Temple Mount and to decry desecration on the site.
Bnei Akiva USA Connects Students to Israel and to Each OtherRabbi Shaul Feldman, National Director of Bnei Akiva USA, spoke to Arutz Sheva about Bnei Akiva’s programs in the U.S.
Pre-Holocaust Dead ‘Not Forgotten’Jewish youth pay tribute to pre-Holocaust community with cemetery repair project in Poland.
Bnei Akiva Presents: The Jerusalem Tent of Unity and DialogueThe Bnei Akiva youth movement set up a tent in Jerusalem for the purpose of meeting and talking with members of other movements.
Car Crash Killed Half of Local Bnei Akiva LeadersBar Yochai, the home of the survivor of the crash that killed the rest of her family, lost half of its Bnei Akiva leaders in the accident.
Bnei Akiva Yuval Grads Have a 'Sweet' TimeA special gathering was held this week for 18 graduates of Bnei Akiva's Shevet Yuval, a special youth group for special needs teens
Bnei Akiva Celebrates 'Green' and Safe Lag Ba'Omer in IsraelThe Bnei Akiva youth movement has issued safety instructions for a happy bonfire experience on Lag Ba'Omer.
Itamar's Bnei Akiva Youth Strengthen Toulouse ChildrenStudents from Bnei Akiva’s branch in Itamar have written support letters to the students of the Otzar Hatorah school in Toulouse.
The Land of Our Fathers: Bnei Akiva Youth Plant Trees in ShomronThe Bnei Akiva youth movement held tree planting events across the country. Arutz Sheva visited the tree planting in Samaria.
The Most "Special" Tree Planters on Tu B'ShvatBnei Akiva took out Shevet Yuval, a group of disabled students, to join the movement's tree planting activity for Tu B'Shvat.
Israelis Travel Abroad, Strengthen Jewish ValuesBnei Akiva Program in eighth year of success; continues promoting love of Israel in Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora.
Bnei Akiva: Doing "The Amazing Race" Jewish StyleWorld Bnei Akiva is holding a special competition of "The Amazing Race" for its training groups currently visiting Israel.
Bnei Akiva Youth: No More Living in SheltersBnei Akiva youth, frustrated over constant rocket attacks on Israel’s south, decide to make their voice heard.
Video: Students Pray and Sing for Gilad ShalitA week before the signing of the Shalit deal, students in NYC were praying and singing for Gilad's safe return.