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'A nation without a past is a nation without a future'

The Rabbi of Tel Aviv explains the significance of Tisha B'Av, Israel's 'national day of mourning,' taking place today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 5:57 PM

Watch: Together as one

Caught on camera: Israel unites at the Western Wall, societal differences forgotten on the national day of mourning.Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 2:55 PM

What is the Third Temple worth?

Rabbi Uriel Genzel spoke with Arutz Sheva of the future Temple as a function of peace. 'It's not just a physical redemption.'Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 2:24 PM

Watch: Arabs riot on Temple Mount during Tisha B'Av

Temple Mount closed to Jews as Arabs riot, hurl stones at security forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 11:44 AM

Watch live: Tisha B'Av learning marathon in Ohr Sameah

Hidabrut's special Tisha B'Av Torah marathon on the destruction of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 11:03 AM

If King Zedekiah would have listened to Jeremiah...

The prophet was the realistic one.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/14/2016, 10:29 AM

Tisha B'Av: Mourning the destruction of Jerusalem's Holy Temples

The solemn fast of the 9th of Av is the day of mourning for the loss of the Temples, but also a day of anticipating Redemption.Rochel Sylvetsky, 8/14/2016, 10:15 AM

Watch: Minister Bennett marks 11 years since Gush Katif

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Minister Naftali Bennett shares his feelings over the Disengagement, which changed Israel's history, 11 years ago.Eliran Aharon, 8/12/2016, 11:49 AM

Watch: A survivor's forgiveness

How a Holocaust survivor reacted when he met his best friend - who was responsible for the deaths of his wife and child.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 8:59 AM

President marks Tisha B'Av with a Torah study session

In the run-up the Jews' most tragic day of mourning, President Reuven Rivlin finds solace and unity in Torah study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 5:31 PM

Hidabrut outreach organization to host Tisha B'av marathon

Lecture marathon on Hidabrut website to include talks from Chief Rabbis of Israel & other popular speakers, in English, Hebrew, and French.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 10:38 AM

Watch: New film connects us to the Holy Temple

As we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple on Tisha B'Av, Silver Linings testifies that we remain firmly connected to it even today., 8/8/2016, 11:13 PM

'Right-wing march around Jerusalem walls is immodest'

Prominent Rabbi blasts Tisha B'av march around Jerusalem old city walls, citing lack of separation between men and women.Haim Lev, 8/8/2016, 10:21 PM

'Preparation for Temple no longer a dream'

In a new video, Temple Institute raises the question: how much longer until the Jewish Temple will be rebuilt?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 11:34 AM

Arabs Provoke on Tisha B'Av, Activist Baruch Marzel Arrested

Judge releases Marzel after police arrested him when he responded to Arab provocation.Yedidya Ben-Or, 7/30/2015, 3:39 PM

Homesh Hosts Hundreds on Tisha B'Av Night

On Saturday night, the eve of Tisha B'Av, dozens gathered to read the book of Eicha in the northern Samaria community of Homesh.Moshe Cohen, 7/26/2015, 8:29 PM

Poignant: Jew Whisked Off for Praying on Temple Mount

A few seconds into the Shema Yisrael prayer, a youth is taken away by police and arrested, on Tisha B'Av.Gil Ronen, 7/26/2015, 7:33 PM

Raw Footage: Jews Pray, Muslims Riot on Temple Mount

Police footage captures Tisha B'Av violence by Islamist gangs on Temple Mount, while Jews pray peacefully at Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2015, 5:51 PM

Watch: Clashes in Hevron as Muslims Disrupt Jewish Prayers

Jewish youths, police clash after muezzin repeatedly disrupts Jewish prayers, triggering angry response.Ari Soffer, 7/26/2015, 4:35 PM

16 Years of Dialogue on Tisha B'Av Night - But Still Work To Do

Unity event celebrates 16 years of bringing Israelis together - but organizer says there's a long way to go to true unity.Yoni Kempinski, 7/26/2015, 3:43 PM

Thousands 'March for Sovereignty' in Jerusalem

Yearly march around the walls of Jerusalem's Old City takes place - this year without restrictions; calls for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount.Eliran Aharon, 7/26/2015, 1:31 PM

Watch: Architectural Plans for Third Temple Have Begun

While most Jews mourn and pray, one organization has been busily preparing plans to rebuild.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2015, 12:40 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

Live: The Temple Mount - On Tisha B'Av

What happens when Jews try to visit Judaism's holiest site on the day of the Mount's destruction?Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2015, 8:26 AM

Netanyahu: We'll Continue to Build in All of Jerusalem

Bibi in Tisha B'Av message: We will continue to build, defend, and ensure Jerusalem's prosperityMatt Wanderman, 7/25/2015, 9:59 PM

Tisha B'Av - Destruction of the Temple

Tonight and tomorrow the Jewish people commemorate the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2015, 9:04 PM

In Honor of Tisha B'Av: Palestinians Say Holy Temple Was Roman

PA calls on Muslims 'all over the world' to stop 'Judaization' of the Temple Mount on day mourning its destruction - by 'all means.'Dalit Halevy, 7/24/2015, 1:40 PM

Earliest Lamentations Scrolls on Display Before Tisha B'av

Bible Lands Museum runs special exhibit on the Babylonian exile during the days leading up to the day of national mourning.Reut Hadar, 7/24/2015, 9:51 AM

Kina 23: The Children of the Kohen Gadol

Why is this story singled out?Rabbi Jesse Horn, 7/24/2015, 8:05 AM

Activists Call to Rebuild Third Temple on Tisha B'Av

Temple Faithful Movement plans march to demand government 'remove enemies from Temple Mount and rebuild third Temple.'Ari Yashar, 7/23/2015, 9:15 PM

Pre-Tisha B'Av Unity in Jerusalem

Ahead of day of national mourning, acts of kindness celebrated by Friendship Circle that pairs special needs children with teen volunteers.Hillel Fendel, 7/22/2015, 2:05 PM

'Gush Katif Disengagement Joins 5 Tragedies of Tisha B'Av'

Ex-head of National Security Council says it is fitting that 2005 Disengagement is timed with fast day of national tragedies.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/21/2015, 6:01 PM

Watch: Temple Institute Tours Temple Mount on Tisha B'av

Rabbi Chaim Richman leads tour of the Temple Mount as it is opened for Jews on 9 Av for the first time since 2011.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2014, 3:26 PM

Watch: Tisha B'Av Takes Special Significance Amid Gaza Operation

Religious and political figures explain the country's observance of the 9th of Av, and its connection to Operation Protective Edge.Talia Blatman, Yoni Kempinski, 8/5/2014, 6:33 PM

Money Hoard from Great Revolt Era Uncovered

Money box held 114 bronze coins dating to the Year Four of the Great Revolt against the Romans, which preceded Temple's destruction.Arutz Sheva, 8/5/2014, 11:18 AM

Thousands Mark Tisha B'Av at Kotel

Jews remember the destruction of the apple of the nation's eye – the Temple in Jerusalem – and yearn for its rebuilding.Gil Ronen, 8/5/2014, 10:03 AM

The Jewish United Nation

What can the 'Nine Days' and 9th of Av teach us about Jewish unity as Israel fights for its survival?Nechemia Skurow, 8/4/2014, 11:25 AM

Prayers on Tisha B'Av on the Temple Mount?

Sovereignty organization launches legal battle over planned event at Judaism's holiest site after facing constant red tape.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2014, 11:22 AM

Gafni Tells MK to 'Shut Up' in post-Tisha B'av 'Battle Royale'

MKs Moshe Gafni (United Torah Jewry) and Ruth Calderon (Yesh Atid) accused each other of hatred, slander, and worse in a Knesset meetingDavid Lev, 7/18/2013, 2:27 PM

Photo Essay: Tisha B'Av in Jerusalem

Thousands of Jews of many different backgrounds were in Jerusalem for Tisha B'Av to mourn the loss of the Holy TemplesBen Bresky, 7/16/2013, 5:32 PM

Visit the Temple Mount - Online

New website offers a fascinating virtual tour of the holiest, and most politically-charged, site in IsraelUzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 7/16/2013, 3:09 PM

MK Ben Dahan Vows to Enable Temple Mount Prayer

Deputy Religions Minister: How can it be that Jews are forbidden to pray on Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av?Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 2:58 PM

Mayor Barkat: 50 Ways to Love Jerusalem

Mayor Nir Barkat: more and more sectors should connect to Jerusalem, each in its own way.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 12:33 PM

Tisha B'Av: Jews Banned from Temple Mount

Jews banned from ascending one day after a Muslim mob attacked a previous group. Activist: decision "a reward to Islamic terror"Ari Soffer, 7/16/2013, 9:54 AM

"We Will Correct This Disgrace"

Activists promise to step-up Temple Mount campaign after annual Tisha B'Av March delayed due to RamadanAri Soffer, 7/16/2013, 9:47 AM

Live from Jeruslem - Tisha B'Av Kinot Presentation

Tune in for the OU Tisha B'Av Kinot Presentation with Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb from the OU Israel Center. Begins at 9 AM Israel Time.Arutz Sheva, 7/16/2013, 8:59 AM

Thousands Stream to Kotel for Tisha B'av

Thousands of people came to the Kotel Monday night to mark Tisha B'av, commemorating the destruction of the Holy Temples.David Lev, 7/15/2013, 9:27 PM

Repeat Performance: Hareidi Extremists Attack IDF Soldier

After a series of similar attacks, and less than a day after leading hareidi rabbi accused of incitement, extremists target soldiers againAri Soffer, 7/14/2013, 4:26 PM

Anger over Continued Temple Mount Discrimination

Activists furious at police attempts to delay traditional Jewish march in deference to Muslim worshippers. "Why can't they pray later?"Ari Soffer, 7/8/2013, 6:27 PM

Tisha B'Av: "When will the Mourning Stop?"

Temple Institute video seeks to reframe the traditional Jewish day of mourning over the loss of the Two Temples in Jerusalem.Ari Soffer, 7/8/2013, 2:16 AM

OU Kinnot Webcasts Enrich Tisha B'Av from Jerusalem to Florida

The Orthodox Union has developed an innovative approach to help Jews worldwide interpret kinnot, the elegies recited on Tisha B’Av.Rina Tzvi , 7/8/2013, 1:14 AM

Rabbi Gold Strengthens Participants of Tisha B'Av March

Educator and author Rabbi Shalom Gold encourages participants in Tisha B'Av march to fight for the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 7/30/2012, 1:16 AM

Hamas TV Issues Video Response to Temple Video

Hamas TV and another anti-Israel group make their own versions of the successful Temple Institute video.Gil Ronen, 7/29/2012, 6:23 PM

Destruction of Temples, Expulsion from Gush Katif

In the year 2005, Israel's government tore apart the lives of nearly 10,000 of its own people in pursuit of peace – but peace did not come.Hana Levi Julian, 7/29/2012, 4:05 PM

Singing, Yearning in Lamentations at the Western Wall

A night of grieving, a night of unity as the people of Israel came together to yearn for what was, and what is yet to be.Hana Levi Julian, 7/29/2012, 3:26 PM

Arab League: Don’t Touch Muslim Temple Mount

As Jews fast and mourn the Temple, Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt will be protesting about their “holiest site” on Temple Mount.Maayana Miskin, 7/27/2012, 9:15 AM