Mimouna celebrated worldwide

In some places, the Morocco-originated custom is introduced for the first time.Mordechai Sones, 4/29/2019, 4:35 PM

Students arrange wedding for new immigrant converts

In short time, students from Bnei Akiva Neriah manage to raise money, band, and even ice cream: 'Most exciting wedding I ever saw.'Mordechai Sones, 3/21/2019, 11:47 AM

Songs in memory of Ori: Good will win

Hundreds of Bnei Akiva members take part in evening of song in memory of Ori Ansbacher.Hezki Baruch, 2/13/2019, 3:10 AM

Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

This year for first time tens of thousands of Bnei Akiva students will take Tu B'Shvat trips unplugged.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2019, 11:40 AM

Bnei Akiva youth group to accept secular counselors

European branches of Bnei Akiva religious-Zionist youth group drop requirement that counselors be religiously observant.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/11/2018, 2:44 PM

97-year-old immigrant to Israel awarded 'Aliya Pin’

Renowned activist and philanthropist Kurt Rothschild honored by Bnei Akiva youth movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 9:46 AM

Bonds of Zionism and friendship

They first met in America - now childhood friends reunite in Israel decades later to renew bonds of friendship and Zionism.Rachel Levmore, 11/12/2018, 12:08 PM

15,000 children to attend Bnei Akiva summer camp in 16 countries

'Next generation of Diaspora Jews still connected to Israel and Jewish values, happy to disconnect from smartphone for two months.'Mordechai Sones, 7/5/2018, 11:08 AM

Special broadcast: Supporting World Bnei Akiva

Join Arutz Sheva's broadcast from Jerusalem with leaders and activists who act around the world to connect the Jewish diaspora to IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2018, 8:57 PM

'Threats and intimidation against Bnei Akiva'

National Union attacks Secular Forum demand for investigation following Bnei Akiva call to purchase only from Sabbath-observing businesses.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2018, 10:58 PM

Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

Conference decides to work for Sabbath-keeping businesses, protected Internet legislation, settlements, and to connect with haredi public.Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2018, 1:33 PM

'Charismatic, caring, with a winning smile'

Arad has difficulty digesting death of Yitzchak Dvir Feina, son of town Ulpana head, killed in rappelling accident.Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 11:28 AM

Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Brig. Gen. Yaakov Amidror says British forces found assistance from Jewish underground network invaluable in helping to oust Ottomans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 6:16 PM

12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

Pot of hot soup spills on children attending Bnei Akiva summer camp in the Galilee.Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2017, 3:04 AM

Girl born to Muslim father participates in Flag Dance

F's story interweaves with infinity which miraculously blends together into mosaic of her life.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2017, 1:54 PM

'You are the leaders of the next generation'

Education Minister attends event celebrating 50 years of a united Jerusalem, tells participants to always try to help their country.Yoni Kempinski, 4/5/2017, 7:31 AM

3 injured when portable stove explodes

Victims suffer burns; one remains in hospital for observation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 7:15 AM

Bnei Akiva students embark on science and technology missions

35 students from around the country to visit particle accelerator in Switzerland, see satellite launch in Florida.Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2017, 8:54 PM

Bnei Akiva Head explains his opposition to women enlisting

CEO of the Bnei Akiva high schools, Elhanan Glatt, is unmoved by criticism of his comments discouraging women from enlisting in the army.Arutz Sheva, 12/29/2016, 7:27 PM

WATCH: London student chooses new Bnei Akiva group's name

London student delivers 'fascinating' speech, convinces assembly to choose new shevet's name.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2016, 8:24 PM

Bnei Akiva petition to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Bnei Akiva starts petition to remove the restrictive parole conditions on Jonathan Pollard 1 year after his release from prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 6:03 PM

She hid her non-Jewishness from Bnei Akiva friends until age 19

Student in religious high school "came out" as non-Jewish when National Service opened a conversion course.Hillel Fendel, 9/12/2016, 10:45 PM

Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insults

Bnei Akiva leaders signed off on a statement which begs "for an appropriate discourse...between brothers."Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 4:25 PM

Watch: Next British PM's pro-Israel speech at Bnei Akiva

Watch Theresa May, who will be appointed UK Prime Minister in the coming days, give pro-Israel speech at Bnei Akiva event last year.Yoni Kempinski, 7/11/2016, 5:43 PM

Watch: Discussing Jewish life in Germany

Arutz Sheva speaks to two Bnei Akiva emissaries to Germany, who discuss Purim in the wake of terror and preparing for Pesach.Yoni Kempinski, 4/4/2016, 2:13 AM

Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in Ethiopia

Organization opens chapter to help Ethiopians awaiting immigration to Israel with absorption and learning of Jewish and Israeli customs.Ido Ben Porat, 2/14/2016, 9:34 AM

Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victim

Bnei Akiva members deliver flowers to the family of Dafna Meir, who was murdered at her doorstep by an Arab terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 9:26 PM

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.Shoshana Miskin, 1/10/2016, 6:55 PM

Thousands of students join 'march of longing' towards Gush Katif

The communities in Gush Katif were closed a decade ago, but their heroism has not been forgotten.Reut Hadar, 1/5/2016, 7:44 AM

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.Shimon Cohen, 11/8/2015, 4:18 PM

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome to Israel in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 8/25/2015, 8:17 PM

Watch: Youth Movements Unite for Tisha B'Av

They couldn't be more different, but last night members of Bnei Akiva and HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed proved it is possible to 'rise above' it.Yoni Kempinski, 7/26/2015, 12:19 PM

OU Youth Pitch In to Fix Vandalized Synagogue

After Bnei Akiva branch in Nazareth Illit was ravaged, OU youth in the city decided to help out.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 6/2/2015, 1:55 PM

President 'Shocked' by Arson at Bnei Akiva Synagogue

Informed of the sacrilege by Arutz Sheva, President Rivlin immediately called Bnei Akiva secretary general.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2015, 5:45 PM

Synagogue, Bnei Akiva Branch Ransacked in Nazareth Illit

Prayer books were burned in a suspected act of nationalistic vandalism by local Muslims. No reaction yet from President.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2015, 3:56 PM

From World Bnei Akiva to Israeli Politics

Arutz Sheva meets Jewish Home candidate Zeev Schwartz who is focusing on the immigrant and Anglo voters.Yoni Kempinski, 1/4/2015, 11:32 PM

Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Yeshiva students visit elderly residence for holiday, and learn their stories of Torah study, Holocaust survival and war for Israel.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 2:50 PM

Watch: How German Jews View Calls for Israelis to Move to Berlin

Campaign to urge Israelis to move to Germany may have bungled the facts, according to a local Bnei Akiva leader.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 11:37 AM

Activists Thank British Airways for Continuing Flights to Israel

Bnei Akiva activists in Israel show British Airways crew members their appreciation for flying to Israel when others cancelled.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 7/30/2014, 1:00 PM

B'nei Akiva to Fete Airline Staff

To show Israel's appreciation for their 'bravery under fire,' B'nei Akiva members will welcome airline staff arriving at Ben Gurion Airport.Yaakov Levi, 7/28/2014, 11:55 AM

Bnei Akiva Leader Defends Rabbi Behind 'Revenge' Comments

Rabbi Haim Druckman, Chairman of Bnei Akiva yeshivas, insists that controversial statement of Rabbi Perel simply expressed emotion.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/8/2014, 2:31 PM

World Bnei Akiva to Hold Hearing on 'Revenge' Remarks

Rabbi Noam Perel's controversial post over abducted teens may cause his dismissal, despite apology earlier this week.Tova Dvorin, 7/7/2014, 7:28 PM

Bnei Akiva Rabbi Apologizes for Revenge Post

Rabbi Perel says he is 'strongly opposed to any notion of revenge, and to any violent reaction by citizens against any person on earth.'Arutz Sheva staff, 7/6/2014, 10:42 PM

Members of Youth Movements Take to the Streets

Thousands of Israeli youths took to the streets in an attempt to raise the morale of the public.Yoni Kempinski, 6/18/2014, 4:42 AM

'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.'Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2014, 11:48 AM

Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

YouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 9:55 PM

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.'Gil Ronen, 12/18/2013, 11:50 AM

Bnei Akiva Branch Opens in Hong Kong

Zionist youth group seeks to deepen Jewish identity in distant community; Hong Kong Jews eagerly await emissary's arrival.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 8:55 PM

Knesset Joins Youth in Thanking Injured Soldiers

Bnei Akiva, MKs hope to make thanking injured soldiers an annual event.Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2013, 1:43 AM

Rabbi Zuckerman ‘Raised Generations’

Rabbi Zuckerman praised for his ‘tremendous contribution’ to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 10/20/2013, 9:46 AM

Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for Syria

Israeli youth in the Bnei Akiva program pray for an end to the killing of innocent Syrian civilians.Maayana Miskin, 8/28/2013, 10:08 PM

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem

Bnei Akiva counselors horrified to find crude graffiti, mistreated Torah scroll in chapter's synagogue.Maayana Miskin, 8/23/2013, 11:44 AM

Rio's Jews 'Fleeing Carnival'

Many Jewish families find the carnival's immodesty problematic and prefer to stay away for the duration.Rochel Sylvetsky & Gil Ronen, 2/11/2013, 11:05 AM

MK: Let Chabad, Bnei Akiva Shlichim Vote

MK David Azulai (Shas) has requested that Israelis who are abroad on non-governmental “shlichut” missions be allowed to vote.David Lev, 12/31/2012, 12:43 AM

National Religious Pioneer Rabbanit Rachel Neriya Passes Away

Rabbanit Rachel Neriya z"tl, the widow of Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriya z”tl, passed away Thursday. David Lev, 12/6/2012, 7:53 PM

Memories of Rabbi Neriya Help Unite Jews

Hundreds of Jews paid tribute to Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriya, 17 years after the passing of the founder of Bnei Akiva religious high schools. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/4/2012, 9:19 AM

Bnei Akiva's Ethiopian Youth Celebrate Sigd in Jerusalem

Youth from Bnei Akiva’s HaShachar Project visit the pedestrian mall in Jerusalem and celebrate the Sigd holiday.Elad Benari, 11/14/2012, 5:15 AM