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Shabbat Shalom from Israel! Updates continue from North America

Shabbat Shalom from Israel! Updates continue from North America

Shabbat about to begin in Israel. Arutz Sheva's North America desk will continue to update the site until Shabbat begins in New York.Arutz Sheva, 07/05/2021 19:10
After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

Hashtag #JusticeForEfraim is now trending on Twitter, but American Jewish activists worry that the story will get lost in the news cycle.Dan Verbin, 07/05/2021 18:52
When God instructs 'follow me', there is no room for doubt

When God instructs 'follow me', there is no room for doubt

Our challenge, as has been the challenge of every generation since Nationhood, is to improve as individual Jews and as part of Klal Yisrael.Phil Chernofsky, 07/05/2021 18:39
Yom Yerushalayim Marks the End of Zionism

Yom Yerushalayim Marks the End of Zionism

A discussion on Yom Yerushalayim, various Israeli political camps & the next stage of Jewish liberationRabbi Yehuda HaKohen, 07/05/2021 17:53
Week-old settlement under siege

Week-old settlement under siege

Residents of Evyatar in the Samaria found themselves facing hostile crowds less than a week after founding their town., 07/05/2021 17:07
Holocaust “hate speech” remains on Portland apartment after one week

Holocaust “hate speech” remains on Portland apartment after one week

Jewish resident of apartment building's complaint is answered but she is told that graffiti can't be removed without a court injunction.Dan Verbin, 07/05/2021 17:04
Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Bennett had pledged he would not sit in any government with Lapid. It is now clear that he was negotiating rotation terms all the time.Op-edAlex Traiman, 07/05/2021 16:30
Terror attack thwarted - "This could have been a disaster"

Terror attack thwarted - "This could have been a disaster"

The border guards who stopped a shooting earlier today say they believe the terrorists to have been headed for central Israel., 07/05/2021 16:25
UK’s oldest Jewish school launching its own cadet force

UK’s oldest Jewish school launching its own cadet force

198-year old Jewish educational institution joining 400 other UK schools in the Combined Cadet Force program.Dan Verbin, 07/05/2021 16:02
AJC: Rashida Tlaib, take down "ugly claim" about Israelis setting fires in Samaria

AJC: Rashida Tlaib, take down "ugly claim" about Israelis setting fires in Samaria

American Jewish Committee denounces Rashida Tlaib for tweeting false claim that Jews set fire to Palestinian Arab fields in Samaria.Dan Verbin, 07/05/2021 15:32
Ehud Olmert: The Netanyahu family is 'disturbed'

Ehud Olmert: The Netanyahu family is 'disturbed'

'Our country is being run by a crook and a swindler'. Ex-PM responds to lawsuit filed by Netanyahus for calling them 'mentally ill'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 14:55
You know Philip Roth. But do you know Blake Bailey?

You know Philip Roth. But do you know Blake Bailey?

Cancelling Bailey's book is a hanging without a trial, and with that, all our heads are in the same noose. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 07/05/2021 14:30
Aliyah and elections: Liberals and conservatives

Aliyah and elections: Liberals and conservatives

Who would most Olim vote for? How might this affect the rate of Aliyah?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 07/05/2021 14:19
'Social Justice ideology is pernicious, antithetical to Judaism'

'Social Justice ideology is pernicious, antithetical to Judaism'

50 prominent American Jewish figures, including Stephen Pinker and Bret Stephens, denounce 'social justice' ideology as 'pernicious'.Asaf Shalev, JTA, 07/05/2021 13:47
Secular Israeli couple donate NIS 1 million to victims of Meron disaster

Secular Israeli couple donate NIS 1 million to victims of Meron disaster

Upon learning that many of the families affected already struggled financially, Marius & Inbar Nacht decided to give NIS 18,000 to each one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 13:12
Senator Chuck Schumer makes shivah call to family of Meron disaster victim

Senator Chuck Schumer makes shivah call to family of Meron disaster victim

Schumer made unannounced visit to family of Pinchos Menachem Knoblowitz, who was 22 years old.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 12:53
Im Tirtzu: Let Jews ascend to Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

Im Tirtzu: Let Jews ascend to Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

NGO urges police to let Jews visit Temple Mount on anniversary marking Old City's liberation.Y. Rabinovitz, 07/05/2021 12:25
Settlement leader hosts Muslim leaders for Iftar meal

Settlement leader hosts Muslim leaders for Iftar meal

Samaria Regional Council chief Yossi Dagan hosts group of Arab business leaders in breaking Ramadan fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 11:55
Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Number of attacks on Asians in New York City skyrockets, fueling surge in hate crime.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 07/05/2021 11:23
A complex relationship made in heaven

A complex relationship made in heaven

If Jews feel threatened by some Christians through conversion or assimilation, Christianity itself feels threatened by Judaism. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 07/05/2021 11:00
3 terrorists killed in attack on Israeli base in Samaria

3 terrorists killed in attack on Israeli base in Samaria

Terrorists eliminated after opening fire on IDF base in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 10:53
'Unity government negotiations are making progress'

'Unity government negotiations are making progress'

Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett meet as work continues to form unity government. Likud working to undermine formation of coalition.Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2021 10:06
"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

"A song of ascents" - Shir Hama'alot - and the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael

We walk in tears, but “our mouths will fill with laughter”- at the time of redemption, the joy hidden within Am Yisrael will burst forth.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 07/05/2021 10:04
Arab protests against the Balfour Declaration and Jewish immigration, May 1921

Arab protests against the Balfour Declaration and Jewish immigration, May 1921

The British response to the pogroms encouraged the oppressors, rewarded violence, and penalized the victims - just like in Russia. Op-ed.Dr. Alex Grobman, 07/05/2021 09:22
Arab Riots in Jerusalem: 'We were in mortal danger'

Arab Riots in Jerusalem: 'We were in mortal danger'

Jewish man whose car was torched by Arab rioters recalls harrowing moments during attack. 'I called the police commander, he didn't answer.'David Rosenberg, 07/05/2021 08:59
NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 07/05/2021 08:18
How valuable are you?

How valuable are you?

Parshat Behar Bechukotai: Why does Sefer Vayikra end with technical chapter about how donations are evaluated?Tuvia and Yitzi, 07/05/2021 07:55
Agency working with US military posts sermon advising Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

Agency working with US military posts sermon advising Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

'Say sorry.' Agency working with US military posts Easter sermon by Navy chaplain calling on 'men of Israel' to apologize for killing Jesus.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 07/05/2021 07:23
IDF maps home of Tapuah junction terrorist

IDF maps home of Tapuah junction terrorist

Mapping done ahead of a future demolition of the home.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 06:58
How can you financially prepare for a divorce?

How can you financially prepare for a divorce?

How to take some of the dread out of financial planning.Douglas Goldstein, 07/05/2021 06:56
IRGC commander: 'Zionist entity' exposed its vulnerability

IRGC commander: 'Zionist entity' exposed its vulnerability

IRGC Commander-in-Chief Hossein Salami once again threatens Israel and the US.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 06:38
Joint List chairman: Bennett is more right-wing, but Netanyahu is stronger

Joint List chairman: Bennett is more right-wing, but Netanyahu is stronger

MK Ayman Odeh explains why he is not against a government led by Lapid and Bennett.Ido Ben Porat, 07/05/2021 06:20
Canada confirms it will not take part in Durban IV

Canada confirms it will not take part in Durban IV

Canadian lawmaker says the federal government will not be taking part in Durban IV.Ben Ariel, 07/05/2021 05:59
$10 million from Qatar enter Gaza

$10 million from Qatar enter Gaza

The money will be distributed to 10,000 needy families starting on Friday.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 05:34
Yamina MK: I prefer Mansour Abbas over Meretz

Yamina MK: I prefer Mansour Abbas over Meretz

MK Amichai Chikli explains why he is against being part of a government with left-wing parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 05:13
Knesset to ease coronavirus restrictions

Knesset to ease coronavirus restrictions

Knesset members to resume meetings in the building in full next week, as was the case before the pandemic.Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2021 04:41
Facing tragedy: A lesson in unity

Facing tragedy: A lesson in unity

The admonition of Parashat Bechukotei and the divine promise of consolation.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Jim Long, 07/05/2021 04:31
New details about Bennett-Lapid government

New details about Bennett-Lapid government

Finance Committee will be headed by a representative from the right-wing bloc.Ben Ariel, 07/05/2021 04:10
Rabbanit Malke Bina awarded 'Yakir Yerushalayim' decoration

Rabbanit Malke Bina awarded 'Yakir Yerushalayim' decoration

Rabbanit Bina founded the Matan Women's Institute for Torah Studies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 03:35
UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

The UK has sent two Royal Navy ships to patrol the self-governing Channel island of Jersey located between the UK and France,i24NEWS, 07/05/2021 03:26
Tragedy at Meron and why no one is taking responsibilty

Tragedy at Meron and why no one is taking responsibilty

The answer to all our questions is taking responsibility for all the G-d has entrusted us with.Yitzchak Reuven, 07/05/2021 02:37
Biden weighing unfreezing $1 billion for Iran

Biden weighing unfreezing $1 billion for Iran

Sources say Biden administration is weighing unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds that the country could use for humanitarian relief.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 02:14
The Parsha in Chesed – Behar -  Put Them in Their Place

The Parsha in Chesed – Behar - Put Them in Their Place

The time has come to put the needy in their proper place.Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, 07/05/2021 01:43
Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

YU has felt the pain of loss from the pandemic and the recent Meron disaster.Yoni Kempinski, 07/05/2021 01:38
Jewish vehicle set on fire in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood

Jewish vehicle set on fire in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood

Dozens of Arabs attack Jews with rocks and other objects near MK Ben Gvir's office in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2021 01:07
Something to worry about…

Something to worry about…

The deadlock in which Israel’s political system is mired is in large measure the result of judicial disregard—or distortion—of the law.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 07/05/2021 00:28
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
Sheldon Silver ordered back to prison

Sheldon Silver ordered back to prison

Two days after being released to home confinement, former New York politician ordered to return to prison.Gary Willig, 06/05/2021 22:55
The Video Hezbollah Doesn't Want You to See

The Video Hezbollah Doesn't Want You to See

i24NEWS goes into terror tunnel dug by Hezbollah terrorist organization from Lebanon into Israel.i24NEWS, 06/05/2021 22:44
The Old City was painted blue and white

The Old City was painted blue and white

Preparing for Jerusalem Day, New Israeli flags hanging in the Jewish settlement complexes in the Old City and in the Jewish neighborhoods inAteret Cohanim, 06/05/2021 22:23
Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

"Nothing can take away the pain of the survivors of the concentration camps," Merkel says.Dan Verbin, 06/05/2021 22:04
Association aims to support and rebuild Jewish life in the Gulf

Association aims to support and rebuild Jewish life in the Gulf

In the Abraham Accords era, Muslims in Bahrain are "joining together" with the local Jewish community, says group's president.Yoni Kempinski, 06/05/2021 21:53
Capture of Yehuda Guetta's killer: Terrorist raised his hands and confessed

Capture of Yehuda Guetta's killer: Terrorist raised his hands and confessed

Givati Brigade commander describes how IDF tracked, captured terrorist who committed deadly shooting earlier this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 21:19
Swiss far right figure fined for speech blaming Jews for both World Wars

Swiss far right figure fined for speech blaming Jews for both World Wars

Former leader of far right Swiss PNOS party fined by public prosecutor for antisemitic remarks made during 2018 speech.Dan Verbin, 06/05/2021 21:16
A matter of Arithmetic

A matter of Arithmetic

Within the blessings that G-d blesses the people of Israel in this week's Torah portion, there seems to be a mistake in the calculation.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 06/05/2021 20:48
Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

Aryeh Deri, Moshe Gafni slam Yamina leader for seeking to form unity government with Yair Lapid, Avigdor Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 20:31
Antisemitic threat emailed to U of Wyoming staffer

Antisemitic threat emailed to U of Wyoming staffer

Offensive email to be investigated as a "violence in the workplace" hate crime against manager of academic advising.Dan Verbin, 06/05/2021 20:29