World Organization of Orthodox Synagogues outlines plan for winter prayers

World Organization of Orthodox Synagogues outlines plan for winter prayers

Even after synagogues reopen, it remains preferable to pray outdoors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2020, 11:08 AM
Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Psalm 95: Bowing Before Our Maker

Israel's first Chief Rabbi and the iconic leader of Religious Zionism on controlling the soul's emotions.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 10/24/2020, 9:02 PM
Not alone in Elul: Singles walk through history

Not alone in Elul: Singles walk through history

As a single, you have prayed deeply for years. A trip to Shilo, where Chana prayed alone and was answered, has special meaning.Op-edJuliette Lawrence, 9/17/2020, 11:59 PM
For Elul: Psalm 27- Tenacious prayer

For Elul: Psalm 27- Tenacious prayer

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi: The essence of prayer is incremental.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 9/6/2020, 11:26 AM
Rejoicing before G-d

Rejoicing before G-d

Rejoicing before God is done intellectually and existentially – through prayer and Torah study.Torah MiTzion, 9/6/2020, 11:00 AM
Be silent and listen

Be silent and listen

The lockdown meant that we could listen to the poetry and passion of the prayers. And prayer is about listening, not just speaking.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 9/3/2020, 9:00 AM
Ki Tavo: How good is our portion

Ki Tavo: How good is our portion

Philosopher Franz Rosenzweig describing the joyous praying in a hasidic synagogue in Warsaw: “I have never heard such praying.”Larry Domnitch, 9/3/2020, 8:15 AM
Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Ths may be the most important prayer you say in your life.Tzvi Fishman, 7/29/2020, 11:50 AM
Does The New York Times boycott God?

Does The New York Times boycott God?

God has been around a lot longer than all the other things columnists write about, so why did the NYT ignore my article about Him? Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/15/2020, 10:24 PM
Prayer between the walls

Prayer between the walls

On the prayers born out of our seclusion in our homes, and the act of praying against the wall.Dr. Yair Lipshitz, 7/1/2020, 7:16 PM
The Jewish Response to the tragic death of George Floyd

The Jewish Response to the tragic death of George Floyd

It doesn’t matter how angry you are there is nothing that can justify crime. And it is the government's job to protect us, not stand aside.Rabbi Ben Tzion Krasnianski, 6/15/2020, 4:07 PM
Watch: Yehuda Glick holds global prayer from Temple Mount with Christian leaders

Watch: Yehuda Glick holds global prayer from Temple Mount with Christian leaders

Glick: 'USA was always Israel's greatest ally! Now, while our closest friend is going through time of crisis - we will stand by their side!'Mordechai Sones, 6/4/2020, 4:18 PM
Every day a Day of Judgment: Humbled in our moment of Covid-19

Every day a Day of Judgment: Humbled in our moment of Covid-19

During the past “Covid weeks” a phrase from the Tachanun sums up our current state: 'We do not know what we can do.'Rabbi Eliyahu Safran, 5/4/2020, 10:14 AM
Video: First ever joint global prayer from Jerusalem

Video: First ever joint global prayer from Jerusalem

Chief Rabbis of Israel and leaders from other religions gather in joint prayer – composed specially in light of coronavirus crisis.Yoni Kempinski, 4/22/2020, 2:59 PM
Eli Schwebel - Nodeh Lecha coronavirus recovery gratitude prayer

Eli Schwebel - Nodeh Lecha coronavirus recovery gratitude prayer

Schwebel was hospitalized with coronavirus. After he recovered he recorded a song which was "upgraded" with the help of his musician friendsArutz Sheva, 4/9/2020, 10:37 PM
Now more than ever, 'prayer is the highest form of existence'

Now more than ever, 'prayer is the highest form of existence'

"Prepare my Prayer" is a spiritual, emotive and also practical how-to guide for ascending in one's level of prayer and making each word count, reassuring comfort that G-d is with us and we must search for Him always, even if He seems far away. Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/27/2020, 1:01 PM
Live: World Bnei Akiva Musical Hallel prayer

Live: World Bnei Akiva Musical Hallel prayer

World Bnei Akiva holds special prayer event as world grapples with coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva, 3/26/2020, 4:08 PM
Yeshiva students organize global online prayer against Covid-19

Yeshiva students organize global online prayer against Covid-19

"We decided we could try and unite like the people of Israel have never united before.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 10:02 AM
Mass online prayer against coronavirus

Mass online prayer against coronavirus

Mass prayer vigil with Former Chief Rabbi of Israel and IDF Chief Cantor streamed live.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 9:18 PM
Chief Rabbi composes special prayer to halt plague

Chief Rabbi composes special prayer to halt plague

Prayer should be said when Holy Ark is opened on Shabbat, Mondays, and Thursdays when the Torah is read publicly.Mordechai Sones, 3/5/2020, 2:19 PM
Italian rabbis publish prayer for well-being of coronavirus patients

Italian rabbis publish prayer for well-being of coronavirus patients

Rabbis in Italy, home to Europe's largest outbreak of coronavirus, compose prayer for victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/29/2020, 11:43 PM
Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Jewish representative from Tennessee explains importance of famous Jewish prayer at event attended by President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 4:08 PM
Praying for rain at the tomb of the Prophet Samuel

Praying for rain at the tomb of the Prophet Samuel

1500 elementary school students come to Samuel's Tomb for a day of prayer for rain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 6:55 PM
Praying for rain starts on Monday night

Praying for rain starts on Monday night

Monday night, as the 7th of Marcheshvan begins, we pray for the first time this year: “Bless this year and all its produce for the good for us, O Hashem our G-d, and grant dew and rain as a blessing on the face of the earth…” Daniel Pinner, 11/5/2019, 8:01 AM
Watch: Jews arrested on Temple Mount

Watch: Jews arrested on Temple Mount

Five worshipers arrested for praying on Temple Mount. Atty Nati Rom: 'Inconceivable that in our capital Jews cannot pray to their Creator.'Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2019, 9:51 AM
What gives Kol Nidre its unique power?

What gives Kol Nidre its unique power?

Why do Jews from all walks of life come to the Yom Kippur eve Kol Nidre service in awe? Rabbi Sacks' whattsapp messages on the Yom Kippur service: Kol Nidre, Avinu Malkeinu (Our Father, our King), Vidui (Confession), Mussaf and Neila (endng prayer).Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 10/8/2019, 5:28 AM
How does 'Modeh Ani' sound in Yiddish?

How does 'Modeh Ani' sound in Yiddish?

Singer Duvid Schwarcz creates Hasidic version of singer Omer Adam's popular song.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 8:17 AM
Listen: Mitzpe Yericho yeshiva's new pre-High Holiday single

Listen: Mitzpe Yericho yeshiva's new pre-High Holiday single

In honor of month of Elul, yeshiva releases song: "Hear our voice." Words taken from Shmona Esrei prayer, music by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 9:17 AM
Listen to King David's Psalms in the very place he composed them

Listen to King David's Psalms in the very place he composed them

Jeremy Gimpel composes and sings songs based on the Psalms in the very Judean mountains where King David wrote them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 5:26 PM
Modeh Ani: Don't wait to say thank you

Modeh Ani: Don't wait to say thank you

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton delves into the first words said in the morning and the importance of gratitude for every little thing in our lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 10:43 AM
Shlach: A Talit Meditation

Shlach: A Talit Meditation

Two meditations fill our minds as we don the Talit in the morning.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 6/23/2019, 11:05 AM
Prayer for Jerusalem in communities worldwide

Prayer for Jerusalem in communities worldwide

This upcoming Shabbat, communities around the world will mark 'Jerusalem Day' by reciting a special prayer written by leading rabbis.Yoni Kempinski, 5/30/2019, 4:44 AM
Yad L'Achim accepting names: Reb Shayala of Kerestir's Yahrtzeit

Yad L'Achim accepting names: Reb Shayala of Kerestir's Yahrtzeit

Talmidei Chachamim, messengers of Yad L'Achim will be in Kerestir to daven for all names submitted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2019, 9:56 PM
Women's prayer on Mount of Olives

Women's prayer on Mount of Olives

Thursday, April 4th women and girls will gather to pray on Mount of Olives with leaders and rabbis to beseech Creator for redemption.Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2019, 12:12 AM
Politician prays for Israel before Muslim lawmaker sworn in

Politician prays for Israel before Muslim lawmaker sworn in

'This is how I pray every day. I don't apologize ever for praying,' Pennsylvania State Rep. Borowicz says.Sara Rubenstein, 3/30/2019, 11:18 PM
Why does G-d have so many names?

Why does G-d have so many names?

If G-d is one, why does he have so many different names? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains in his book 'The Power of a Whisper.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 8:28 PM
Watch: Christians pray for return of slain IDF soldiers

Watch: Christians pray for return of slain IDF soldiers

Churches and Christian organizations around world join international initiative ahead of UN General Assembly opening session.Yoni Kempinski, 9/24/2018, 10:28 PM
Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

Yad L'Achim to hold series of prayer services at holy sites from Meron to Tomb of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in Ukraine., 9/18/2018, 9:01 AM
Happy New Year, my dear Jewish People

Happy New Year, my dear Jewish People

The Jewish People's existence reminds every human being of the inhumanity of the culture of death. The Jews, killed and persecuted, chose life. Giulio Meotti, 9/9/2018, 11:51 AM
PA J-lem governor: Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount

PA J-lem governor: Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount

PA governor of Jerusalem condemns policy of 'Judaizing' city, states Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevy, 8/27/2018, 7:41 PM
Hundreds pray at tomb of Prophet Joshua

Hundreds pray at tomb of Prophet Joshua

Jews pray under heavy security at tomb of biblical prophet who conquered the Land of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2018, 9:54 AM
Tehillim Unity Day for matchmaking ‘challenge’ goes global

Tehillim Unity Day for matchmaking ‘challenge’ goes global

Volunteer matchmakers are organizing a worldwide unity event on July 1, 2018 to arouse Divine mercy for the shidduch crisis.Sharona Cohen, 6/22/2018, 6:08 PM
The prayer of the haredi soldiers

The prayer of the haredi soldiers

Soldiers of 'Netzah Yehuda' battalion finish brigade-wide march with special prayer. 'May every drop of sweat be elevated to G-d's will.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 7:58 PM
Prayer expedition to help childless couples

Prayer expedition to help childless couples

Prayer expedition with rabbis' participation held at graves of righteous in Ukraine for barren couples.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2018, 12:43 PM
Pray late? Pay up, says rabbi

Pray late? Pay up, says rabbi

Rabbi Mutzafi asked about person who prays after 'time of prayer' and before midday, Rabbi replies he should fine himself 250 shekels.Mordechai Sones, 6/3/2018, 7:26 PM
The Ba'al Shem Tov's Mt-Sinai-Stone leap of faith

The Ba'al Shem Tov's Mt-Sinai-Stone leap of faith

The Ba’al Shem Tov did not serve G-d with his spiritual acquisitions. Instead, he relied on his simple faith.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 5/18/2018, 3:44 PM
Thousands participate in 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' rallies

Thousands participate in 'Day of Liberation and Rescue' rallies

Thousands around the world join rallies of prayer and thanksgiving to mark 73 years since liberation of European Jewry from the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2018, 10:25 AM
Israeli President offers 'Shehecheyanu' thanksgiving prayer

Israeli President offers 'Shehecheyanu' thanksgiving prayer

'For three-thousand years we prayed for Jerusalem, and since establishment of State 70 years ago, Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2018, 7:38 PM
Vocals: Prayer for the State of Israel

Vocals: Prayer for the State of Israel

In honor of Independence Day, 'Vocals' group releases video, a vocal version of the prayer for the state, in duet with cantor Dov Heller.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 11:35 AM
Court allows prayer at Temple Mount gates

Court allows prayer at Temple Mount gates

Court rules that right of young Jewish women to pray at Temple Mount gates is no less than that of Arabs to do so.Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2018, 1:00 PM
Why do we have a blessing for forgiveness in the Silent Prayer?

Why do we have a blessing for forgiveness in the Silent Prayer?

Why include one Bracha for repentance and one for forgiveness?Rabbi Jesse Horn, 2/26/2018, 7:00 AM
Haaretz: 'Anyone who prays for rain is an idiot'

Haaretz: 'Anyone who prays for rain is an idiot'

Haaretz article slams praying for rain as 'primitive.' Public Security Minister:'Haaretz believes Barghouti will bring peace.'Tal Polon, 1/7/2018, 12:33 PM
Mass prayer for rain - in the middle of the Kinneret

Mass prayer for rain - in the middle of the Kinneret

Chief Rabbi leads group of rabbis, farmers and students in special prayer for rain held on island in Kinneret created by drought.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2018, 5:40 PM
Watch: Thousands pray for rain at Western Wall

Watch: Thousands pray for rain at Western Wall

Minister Uri Ariel calls for mass prayer held at Western Wall for end to severe multi-year drought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 5:28 PM
Praying on the Lebanese border, under the eyes of Hezbollah

Praying on the Lebanese border, under the eyes of Hezbollah

200 Jews prayed at the site of the covenant between the parts near Israel's border with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 1:04 AM
'Our father, deal kindly with us'

'Our father, deal kindly with us'

R’ Pinchas Wolf and Shlomo Simcha release 'Tate Oy Tatenyu,' new rendition of High Holiday prayer 'Avinu Malkeinu.', 9/12/2017, 10:58 PM
New prayer for Israeli security forces

New prayer for Israeli security forces

Israel Police rabbi receives approval to add mention of Israel Police into 'Prayer for IDF.'Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2017, 3:28 PM