Eichah: The Spiritual Rehabilitation of Bat Zion

Rabbi Prof. Joshua Berman on the Book of Lamentations (Eichah). Part of Herzog College's special Tanach days of learning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 6:26 PM

1729 Jews visit Temple Mount during Tisha B'Av

20% rise in number of Jews visiting holy site during fast marking destruction of Temple. Minister vows to strengthen sovereignty over Mount.Hezki Baruch, 8/11/2019, 5:58 PM

Tisha B'Av: From Destruction to Construction

Bet El students both mourn on Tisha B'Av and watch massive construction take place in the Land of Israel.Sharona Cohen, 8/11/2019, 4:39 PM

"Don’t let anyone say Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem"

White House envoy Jason Greenblatt sends out special Tisha B'Av message, alludes to PA claims Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2019, 4:26 PM

Police commander: Muslims changed the status quo, not the Jews

Jerusalem District Police Commander Doron Yedid says time of Muslim prayers on Temple Mount was pushed back to prevent Jews from entering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 2:11 PM

Tisha B'Av: Day of Mourning or Introspection?

Jews continue to mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple, but do they acknowledge the miracles around them?Yochanan Visser, 8/11/2019, 1:27 PM

Public continues to flock to the Western Wall

Amid clashes on Temple Mount and protest at its entrance, visits continue in the Western Wall plaza, where many arrive to pray and mourn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 11:34 AM

Jew attacked and injured in Old City

18 year old Jew walking through Old City lightly-to-moderately injured after Arab hits him with glass bottle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 10:39 AM

Police clash with Muslim rioters on Temple Mount

Hundreds of Muslims riot on Temple Mount as Jews prevented from visiting holy site on anniversary of destruction of the Holy Temple.Gary Willig, 8/11/2019, 10:17 AM

United Right on Temple Mount closure: National disgrace

Party responds to PM's decision to close Temple Mount to Jewish visitors on Tisha B'Av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 10:15 AM

Netanyahu prohibits Jews from ascending Temple Mount

Amid Tisha B'Av and Muslim holiday, police decide to close Temple Mount to Jewish visitors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 9:34 AM

Hundreds of Jews wait to ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Jewish visitors wait to find out if they will be allowed to ascend Temple Mount on anniversary of the Temple's destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 9:32 AM

Watch: Mourning the destruction of the Temple

Western Wall plaza filled with worshipers who came to recite morning prayers and lamentations near the remains of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 8:08 AM

Get inspired by TorahAnytime’s Tisha B’av world-wide webcast

TorahAnytime hosts mega-live-stream event from around world to inspire Jews everywhere on Tisha B’av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 7:14 AM

Galon: Jews must not be permitted on Temple Mount

Former Meretz chairwoman says she supports Jews' right to pray on the Temple Mount but adds that unnecessary flare-up should be avoided.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 6:23 AM

Jewish activists answer Arab protesters

Watch: Women in Green's Nadia Matar tells Arab residents of Jerusalem: 'We know you love Israel, and if you don't, you can move to Syria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2019, 12:37 AM

Whose pain are you feeling?

Rabbi Shlomo Katz talks about what Tisha B'Av really is - and the pain we should be feeling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2019, 11:35 PM

Watch live: Tisha B'av prayers at the Western Wall

Jews from around Israel and visitors from abroad attend prayers at the remaining wall of Judaism's holiest siteArutz Sheva, 8/10/2019, 10:25 PM

Watch: Tisha B'Av in the heart of Jerusalem

Police, volunteers, work to secure Western Wall and protect worshipers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2019, 10:16 PM

Preparations underway at Western Wall for Tisha B'Av

At the end of the day, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation will distribute drinks and snacks to break the fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2019, 1:47 PM

What’s really missing from the world?

The destruction of the Holy Temple: What’s really missing from the world?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 8/8/2019, 11:51 PM

'Why mourn the Temple - we've had the Temple Mount for 52 years'

Temple Institute calls on world Jewry to 'wake up and begin making the dream of the Third Holy Temple a reality.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 2:08 PM

Laws for the Nine Days

Our Sages assure us that whoever properly observes the customs of mourning over Yerushalayim will merit witnessing the joy of its reconstruction. Halakha Hotline, 8/1/2019, 2:40 PM

PA warns: 'The most dangerous season of Judaization' has begun

PA cautions that three-week period culminating in "anniversary of what is called 'the destruction of the alleged Temple'" has commenced.Palestinian Media Watch , 7/24/2019, 6:17 PM

'Jews have right to pray at gates of Temple Mount'

Jewish students praying at gates of Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av forcefully removed by police despite not breaking any rules.Uzi Baruch, 7/26/2018, 3:37 PM

Tisha B’Av on the Temple Mount: Moshe Rabbeinu would be proud

Let it be, and live each moment for Hashem.Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Chaim Richman, 7/25/2018, 3:16 AM

Glick: Mega LGBT rally was 'insensitive'

Likud MK infuriated after LGBT community holds massive protest on Tisha B'Av fast, says it would never happen on Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 1:14 PM

Watch: Inspiring singing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

NCSY Kollel sing at the Kotel two hours before sundown on Tisha B'Av.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2018, 11:09 PM

Likud MK vows to boycott eateries that opened on Tisha B'Av

MK Sharren Haskel vows to boycott restaurants that were open for business on Jewish day of mourning.Tzvi Lev, 7/22/2018, 9:22 PM

3 arrested for 'attempting to rebuild Third Temple'

Police arrest 3 who performed a skit near Temple Mount in which they pantomimed constructing the Third Temple.Tzvi Lev, 7/22/2018, 9:01 PM

Over 1,000 Jews ascend Temple Mount

Hundreds of Jews arrive this morning to Temple Mount for Tisha B'Av fast. 9 detained by police. Clashes between Jews and Arabs in Old City.Hezki Baruch, 7/22/2018, 1:53 PM

'Why fast over the Temple if I don't even believe in it?'

'Just stop, and remember one day in the year that once, we were together.  Really, really together.  And today?'Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 1:07 PM

Bennett concerned: We will lose millions of Jews in the Diaspora

Education Minister and Jewish Agency chairman participate in evening of dialogue in Shoham.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2018, 5:37 AM

Watch: Women in Green lead Tisha B'Av Eve march

For the 24th year in a row, Women in Green lead the traditional march around the walls of Jerusalem's Old City on Tisha B'Av night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 12:11 AM

Tisha B'Av: How do Israelis grieve?

Survey shows four percent of Israelis visit Western Wall, over a third of Israelis - not all of them religious - observe the fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2018, 10:30 PM

The 24th annual walk of Tisha B’Av Eve

Jews from around the country participate in Women in Green's march in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 2:30 PM

'Minister Ariel can blame only himself'

Security official rejects Minister Ariel’s claim that Netanyahu prevented him from ascending the Temple Mount.Nitsan Keidar, 7/20/2018, 4:42 AM

Out of mourning the future grows

Realizing why we mourn can help us to grow in our faith. A compelling message of hope and inspiration.Rod Bryant, 7/20/2018, 1:42 AM

Netanyahu bars Jewish Home minister from visiting Temple Mount

PM bans Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel from ascending Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av at request of Jordanian government.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2018, 6:51 PM

Watch: This Tisha B'Av - the people are ready

Temple Institute: It is time to transform the mourning over the past into preparation for the future - the rebuilding of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 3:53 PM

What are you doing the night of Tisha B'Av?

'The 24th Tisha B'Av night walk around the walls of Jerusalem to reinforce our sovereignty over Jerusalem and the Land of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2018, 2:43 PM

'Require restaurants to close on Tisha B'Av'

Former judge views Tisha B'Av fast as testimony to Jewish continuity in exile, 'Authorities shouldn't permit opening leisure establishments'Shimon Cohen, 7/18/2018, 11:02 AM

PA protests Tisha B'Av event in Jerusalem

PA calls on international community to prevent march on eve of Tisha B'Av fast, which it says 'prevents a viable Palestinian state.'Shimon Cohen, 7/17/2018, 10:16 AM

PA Foreign Affairs condemns Women in Green annual Tisha bAv walk

Calls march 'extension of extremism dominating political arena in Israel and settlers, since Trump’s ominous declaration on Jerusalem.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 8:29 PM

Provocation in Tel Aviv

Secular party up for municipal elections tells stores to advertise themselves as being 'Open for business on Tisha B'Av'.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 4:11 PM

Tel Aviv: Demand to close restaurants on Tisha B'Av

Jewish Home Tel Aviv chief, local chef spar over whether law on closure of restaurants and entertainment venues on fast of Tisha B'av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 5:17 PM

One hundred thousand pray at Western Wall on Tisha B'Av

Some 100,000 visited the Western Wall during Tisha B'Av, during which Jews mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2017, 4:55 PM

Jared Kushner laments Temple destruction

Arabs react to photo of US President's son-in-law observing Ninth of Av.Mordechai Sones, 8/2/2017, 11:27 AM

MDA treats 168 people over Tisha B'Av fast

Over 150 require medical assistance during 25 hour fast in midsummer heat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 8:04 PM

Watch live: Tisha B'av learning in Florida

Watch: "The 788 Who Sacrificed Their Lives To Prevent Genocide Of Our Nation" live from the Boca Raton Synagogue with Rabbi Steven WeilArutz Sheva, 8/1/2017, 6:16 PM

Jordan: Jewish extremists storming Al Aqsa Mosque

Jordanian Foreign Minister says Jews visiting their holiest site could cause more violence and riots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 6:02 PM

Record 1,263 Jews visit Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Deputy mayor of Jerusalem calls on police to leave Temple Mount open to Jews for an additional hour to accommodate high number of visitors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 4:01 PM

Lessons from the Temple's destruction

We must identify the values ​​that feed the eternal fire of the Jewish people and the Israeli ethos. Opinion.MK Avi Dichter, 8/1/2017, 2:18 PM

Watch: Distraught over the destruction of the Temple

Emotional reading of the Book of Lamentations during Tisha B'Av by Gush Katif expellee, Rabbi Shmuel Tal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 1:51 PM

Are we still in exile?

1985 interview with spiritual leader of French Jewry, Rabbi Yehuda Leon Ashkenazi, sheds light on the significance of the Tisha B'Av fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 11:24 AM

1,000 Jews ascend Temple Mount during Tisha B'Av fast

As Jews mourn destruction of Temple, over 1,000 visit Temple Mount - but many more kept waiting at entrance to holy site.Uzi Baruch, 8/1/2017, 10:54 AM

'Everyone here tonight proved that they want a Third Temple'

Despite Arab threats, thousands march around Old City walls, marking beginning of Tisha B'Av.Eliran Aharon, Tzvi Lev, 8/1/2017, 10:00 AM