Israeli politicians and the sin of foolishness

Many politicians have what to apologize for, and there's no time to do so like the days after Yom Kippur.Martin Oliner, Sunday, 1:18 PM

Watch: Tens of thousands at Western Wall for Hoshana Rabbah

Kotel plaza packed for 7th day of Sukkot morning prayers including ancient custom of 'the beating of the willows.'Yoni Kempinski, Sunday, 8:56 AM

Pittsburgh synagogue to reopen as center for Jewish life

Tree of Life complex, where 11 people were murdered a year ago, will be rebuilt and renovated.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Saturday, 12:13 AM

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, Friday, 11:00 AM

Jewish music superstars raise $1 million for United Hatzalah

Jewish music stars Avraham Fried, Simcha Leiner, and Mordechai Shapiro raise over $1,000,000 for United Hatzalah at annual benefit concert.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 10:00 AM

'A very special and exceptional man'

Adv. Yehuda Raveh, a close friend of philanthropist Morton Mandel, who speaks about his friend who passed away at the age of 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:07 AM

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg pledges $2.5 million to ADL

Sandberg said the contribution is in honor of her parents’ 75th birthday and was inspired by the shooting in Germany on Yom Kippur.JTA, Thursday, 7:53 PM

'A leader, a doer, a lover of Israel and Jerusalem'

J'lem Mayor Moshe Lion mourns passing of “the great man, the lover of Jerusalem” Morton Mandel.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:22 PM

Jewish Agency for Israel mourns the passing of Morton Mandel

“He left a huge legacy as a lover of Israel, as a Jewish leader, as a philanthropist making change," Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:23 AM

'He left a huge legacy as a lover of Israel'

Jewish Agency for Israel expresses condolences over death of Jewish philanthropist Morton Mandel, who passed away at the age of 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 3:06 AM

Jewish philanthropist Morton Mandel dies at 98

Jewish philanthropist Morton Mandel, who was well-known in Israel as well, passed away at his home in Florida.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 11:40 PM

1 million Jews around the world to unite for Shabbat Project

A year after Pittsburgh shooting, Shabbat Project to bring together Jews worldwide in celebration of Jewish Day of Rest.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 12:09 PM

93-year-old Albanian who rescued Jews to be honored in Poland

Jewish commemoration group honors Muslim Albanian who rescued two Jewish families from the Italian occupation.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 9:52 AM

Watch: Sukkot prayers at the Western Wall

Prayers for intermediate days of Sukkot held at Kotel in J'lem Old City. Traditional priestly blessing to be held at the site on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 10:03 AM

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a joyous Sukkot holiday to all our readers. News coverage ends this evening, resumes Monday evening.Arutz Sheva, 10/14/2019, 12:29 AM

Watch: Sukkahs ready for the throng at Western Wall Plaza

Early morning on the eve of Sukkot is a good time to see the Sukkahs in the Kotel Plaza before the arrival of crowds for the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 8:08 AM

Jewish community raises over $4m for tuition for Jewish schools

Brazilian scholarship campaign for Jewish students collects $4.1 million in 3 days.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/12/2019, 9:11 PM

US Jewish leaders horrified by German synagogue attack

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on German law enforcement to be aggressive in fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2019, 10:41 PM

'We will not hide the synagogues in Germany'

Rabbi Eliezer Noy, CEO of Torah MiTzion in Germany, tells Arutz Sheva how the Jewish community deals with anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 10/11/2019, 3:03 AM

Poll: Israelis oppose US Jews interfering in religion and state

Survey by Ruderman Family Foundation finds that 57% of Israelis have little to no knowledge of American Jewish groups.Yoni Kempinski, 10/10/2019, 10:00 PM

New online halakhic resource for women launches

Shayla answers growing need of Jewish women, including students, for accessible go-to address to ask Halakhic questions and seek guidance.Yoni Kempinski, 10/10/2019, 1:58 PM

Responsum: Best to light electric candles in sukkah

Tzomet Institute says best to light electric candles in sukkah for fear of igniting sukkah due to winds, rain, or other factors.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019, 12:14 PM

Canadian Jewish organizations condemn attack in Germany

Canadian Jewish organizations call for heightened police security around Jewish institutions in Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 6:44 AM

OU: An attack on a Jew anywhere is an attack on every Jew

Orthodox Union sends sympathies to Jewish community of Halle, Germany, following attack during Yom Kippur prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 5:41 AM

EJC: Attack should send shock waves in Germany and beyond

European Jewish Congress condemns attack on Jewish worshipers in the eastern Germany city of Halle.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 4:12 AM

'Increase security in synagogues in Germany'

The Chief Rabbi of Berlin, Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, received news of the attack in Halle during Yom Kippur prayers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/10/2019, 3:15 AM

March of the Living Chair: Europe must wake up

Chairman of the March of the Living responds to attack near synagogue in Germany: Kristallnacht signs lift their heads without fear or shameYoni Kempinski, 10/9/2019, 9:00 PM

Canadian synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

"Jews" crossed out within a circle and swastika discovered at entrance to Beth Jacob Synagogue in Hamilton, southwest of Toronto.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 9:09 PM

Trying to keep Yom Kippur - in the middle of an Arab village

Yom Kippur Monologue: After being rescued from an Arab village by Yad L'Achim, Jewish woman recalls struggle to observe Yom Kippur in secretYafit A., 10/8/2019, 1:11 PM

Here's when Yom Kippur begins and ends

Last flight into Tel Aviv lands in early afternoon, as Israelis and Jews around the world prepare for holiest day of the year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 12:48 PM

Photos: Kapparot in Crown Heights

Photographer Haim Twito captures the annual kapparot ritual in Crown Heights, New York.Haim Twito, Chabad Info, 10/8/2019, 10:52 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Western Wall

Thousands at the Western Wall for final Selichot prayer before Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 11:59 PM

'I came here and started living'

Meir Panim runs a special program for Holocaust survivors. "We want them to know we love them, we want to be here with them.”Meir Panim, 10/7/2019, 7:19 PM

'Most Israelis seek to connect to their heritage'

Tzohar to hold 350 free, public, Yom Kippur prayer services around Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 2:47 PM

Watch: Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs

Selichot services ahead of Yom Kippur attended by the Chief Rabbis of Israel and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 12:53 AM

Learning Torah on the eve of Yom Kippur

More than 2,000 people in attendance for marathon day of Shiurim organized by OU Israel on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 11:31 PM

Live: OU Israel's 'Torah Yerushalayim' day of study

One Torah, One people, One place. OU Israel presents a special of learning ahead of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.Arutz Sheva, 10/6/2019, 10:04 PM

Film executive and Holocaust refugee dies at 95

Eric Pleskow, Holocaust refugee and producer of Oscar-winning films, dies at 95.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/5/2019, 7:25 PM

OU condemns Swedish party's proposed circumcision ban

Leadership of Orthodox Union expresses deep concern over Swedish Centre Party’s vote to fight the non-medical circumcision of boys.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/4/2019, 9:42 PM

What's it like growing up Jewish in Iraq?

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Arab-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/4/2019, 11:56 AM

'Shabbat of Return' for women, kids rescued from Arab villages

Jewish women and children rescued from Arab villages by Yad L'Achim mark their return to the Jewish people with special weekend event.Yad L'Achim, 10/4/2019, 11:20 AM

Jewish leaders appalled by Swedish anti-circumcision legislation

Conference of Presidents condemns Swedish political party which voted in favor of banning circumcision.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2019, 6:52 AM

Long Island family donates record $5 million to NCSY

“Shevet Glaubach Fellowship” designed to train next generation of Jewish leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2019, 6:41 AM

Jewish Labour MP could be ousted on Yom Kippur

Veteran Jewish MP from Britain’s Labour party faces no-confidence vote which is scheduled for Erev Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 5:44 AM

Jewish woman attacked in Brooklyn on Rosh Hashanah

22-year-old Jewish woman says she was harassed by a female teen who pulled off her scarf and wig on Erev Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2019, 3:10 AM

Ukraine arrests officials seeking bribes from Jewish businesses

As tens of thousands of Jews converged upon Uman for Rosh Hashanah, anti-corruption enforcement took place on the ground.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 11:29 PM

Brooklyn synagogue vandalized during Rosh Hashanah

Windows of synagogue in Williamsburg broken during Rosh Hashanah services. Police searching for two suspects.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2019, 4:00 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Western Wall

Thousands participated in Selichot at the Western Wall, including Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, singer Ishay Ribo and others.Uzi Baruch, 10/3/2019, 1:04 AM

Budapest: 750 Jews at Rosh Hashana dinner

'Powerful and unifying' when community stood up to honor IDF soldiers, rabbi says.Ido Ben Porat, 10/2/2019, 5:22 PM

New center aims to preserve traditions of "Mountain Jews"

Russian Jewish billionaires God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev sponsor new community center to unite "Mountain Jew" diaspora.Sponsored Content, 10/2/2019, 12:22 PM

October in Holocaust History

"Yad Vashem" presents a view of the main events that took place during the month of October in Holocaust history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 11:03 AM

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Buenos Aires

Visitors to the cemetery shocked to discover that the surrounding wall was severely damaged, gravestones were smashed and some stolen.Michal Levy, 10/2/2019, 6:11 AM

1,600 treated in Uman over Rosh Hashanah

Tens of thousands of pilgrims visit Uman for Jewish new year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2019, 10:48 PM

Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a happy New Year to all our readers. News coverage ends this evening for two days, resumes Tuesday evening.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2019, 12:59 AM

Putin wishes Jews a happy New Year

Russian President on Rosh Hashanah: Important to promote the traditions and customs to the youth.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2019, 12:05 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Hate-filled graffiti found inside Westchester County high school for the second time in one month. Governor Cuomo orders probe.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 10:04 PM

Iran wishes Shana Tova - in Hebrew

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman tweets Rosh Hashanah greetings in Farsi, English and Hebrew.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 8:57 PM