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UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Orthodox girl's family

UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Orthodox girl's family

The UK Supreme Court has rejected the family’s appeal to save Alta.Sponsored Content, 01/08/2021 18:28
Every night she cleaned the mikvahs. No one noticed her crying

Every night she cleaned the mikvahs. No one noticed her crying

Looking slightly guilty, Raizel Sara bowed her head.Sponsored Content, 01/08/2021 12:54
Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

Rafael Korka is one of eight semifinalists who will perform pieces at the prestigious Cleveland International Piano Contest.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/07/2021 19:25
Pro-Israel Florida businessman throws support behind Ben & Jerry's Israel

Pro-Israel Florida businessman throws support behind Ben & Jerry's Israel

Avi Solomon sponsors "ice cream extravaganza" in Mitzpeh Yericho in support of Ben & Jerry's Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 18:55
A first: Orthodox rabbi appointed to supreme court in Australia

A first: Orthodox rabbi appointed to supreme court in Australia

Rabbi Marcus Solomon appointed as justice on regional supreme court in Western Australia, becoming first Orthodox rabbi on such a court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 10:21
New JCC to open in Taiwan: 'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

New JCC to open in Taiwan: 'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

A gold mikveh, a Judaica museum and a ballroom: Taiwan to get its Jewish community center.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 29/07/2021 08:08
UK Jewish group slams Twitter for failing to combat anti-Semitism

UK Jewish group slams Twitter for failing to combat anti-Semitism

Campaign Against Antisemitism, a former Twitter partner, accuses social media giant of inaction on enforcing rules on hateful content.Dan Verbin, 28/07/2021 16:43
A Jewish library’s treasure surfaced at auction. How did it get there?

A Jewish library’s treasure surfaced at auction. How did it get there?

When an auction house unveiled a catalog of rare Jewish books, Rabbi Elli Fischer was among the many who rushed to examine the goods.Asaf Shalev, JTA, 28/07/2021 14:58
Rabbi Bent Melchior, former Chief Rabbi of Denmark, dead at 92

Rabbi Bent Melchior, former Chief Rabbi of Denmark, dead at 92

Former Chief Rabbi of Denmark and father of ex-MK Rabbi Michael Melchior passes away at age 92.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 11:26
Muslim author promotes Holocaust education in Islamic world

Muslim author promotes Holocaust education in Islamic world

Indian-British author Shaheen Chishti talks to Arutz Sheva about educating Muslims on the Holocaust and Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 27/07/2021 17:34
Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Offensive phrases and swastika discovered on wall of the club's Melbourne sports facility over the weekend.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 19:04
Oporto museum unveils new exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe

Oporto museum unveils new exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe

In initiative to bring young Jews closer to Israel, the Jewish Museum of Oporto opens permanent exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 13:21
At historic site, two Jewish communities kick off transatlantic partnership

At historic site, two Jewish communities kick off transatlantic partnership

Synagogue in Palm Beach, Florida, kicks off partnership with Israeli community of Shiloh, while boycotting Ben & Jerry's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2021 22:30
Religious Zionist rabbi: Let Reform have mixed services at the Western Wall

Religious Zionist rabbi: Let Reform have mixed services at the Western Wall

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, chief rabbi of Har Bracha and dean of local yeshiva, says Reform services at Western Wall should be accommodated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 18:53
Will students be able to travel to Israel easily?

Will students be able to travel to Israel easily?

Amudim CEO: Thanks to concerted efforts, a new system will allow thousands of students to travel to Israel seamlessly and swiftlyArutz Sheva, 22/07/2021 16:41
Last Jew killed in Surfside building collapse laid to rest

Last Jew killed in Surfside building collapse laid to rest

Surfside Jewish community buries last casualty in disaster.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 22:47
Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Kosher agency takes Ben & Jerry's off list of approved products, recommends a local alternative ice cream instead.Dan Verbin, 21/07/2021 19:10
'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

Yesha Council chairman asks owner of Kof-K kashrut certification organization to convey to Ben & Jerry's the consequences of their boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 18:50
Using technology to spread Torah - in memory of father, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

Using technology to spread Torah - in memory of father, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

Watch: "Real Talk" with Rabbi Meni Even Israel, son of the late Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz.Hadassah Chen, 21/07/2021 18:39
UK activist: Not sure what I'm protesting but I oppose Israel

UK activist: Not sure what I'm protesting but I oppose Israel

A woman holding a sign apparently handed out by organizers at an anti-Israel rally in the UK says she doesn't actually know what it means.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 08:23
Call for Human Rights Watch head to resign after tweet blaming Israel for anti-Semitism

Call for Human Rights Watch head to resign after tweet blaming Israel for anti-Semitism

ADL calls Kenneth Roth's statement blaming rise in UK anti-Semitism on Israel "plainly false and offensive."Dan Verbin, 19/07/2021 22:16
Watch: Heartfelt song unifying Jews after Tisha B'av fast ends

Watch: Heartfelt song unifying Jews after Tisha B'av fast ends

At the Western Wall, dozens of Jews of all stripes sing 'Acheinu kol beis Yisrael' following end of Tisha B'av fast.Yoni Kempinski, 19/07/2021 13:46
The Jewish civil war - could Exile have been avoided?

The Jewish civil war - could Exile have been avoided?

The story of how civil war broke out between the Sages and the Zealots, leading to the final destruction of the Second Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 20:44
Great Revolt - Struggle for freedom or gamble on the future?

Great Revolt - Struggle for freedom or gamble on the future?

This powerful production reveals the inner struggle facing Jews during oppressive Roman rule - and the difficult choices they faced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 17:11
Watch: Nebuchadnezzer's brutal destruction of the 1st Temple

Watch: Nebuchadnezzer's brutal destruction of the 1st Temple

The numbing story of the Babylonians' siege of Jerusalem, destruction of the First Temple, and 70-year exile of the Jewish People.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 15:00
'Back to freedom' - How Jews returned triumphant to Titus' Arch

'Back to freedom' - How Jews returned triumphant to Titus' Arch

A chilling animation of the triumphant procession of Jewish captives and Gold Menorah beneath Titus' Arch in Rome 2,000 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 13:55
Watch: The 2nd Temple in flames - final battle for Jerusalem

Watch: The 2nd Temple in flames - final battle for Jerusalem

Witness the Romans' brutal tactics and the desperate battle for survival waged by Jewish warriors in defense of their beloved city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 10:11
'We'll do everything we can for our brothers and sisters in Israel'

'We'll do everything we can for our brothers and sisters in Israel'

Religious Zionists of America's first post-pandemic delegation of North American Jewish leaders returns from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2021 22:56
Appeal of editor of anti-Semitic Toronto newspaper denied

Appeal of editor of anti-Semitic Toronto newspaper denied

James Sears, editor of Toronto newspaper Your Ward News, was found guilty of promoting hatred against Jews and women.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2021 01:44
Tisha B'av times around the world

Tisha B'av times around the world

Pertinent times for Tisha B'av in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, New York, LA, London, Paris and BerlinArutz Sheva Staff , 16/07/2021 15:52
Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among young American Jews

Jewish orgs struggle to curb anti-Israel extremism among young American Jews

With growing numbers of young American Jews believing Israel is 'genocidal' and an 'apartheid state', Jewish groups work to curb radicalism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/07/2021 14:36
Emergency meeting of Hesder Rabbis

Emergency meeting of Hesder Rabbis

Budget cuts force rabbis to ask Prime Minister for emergency assistance to keep yeshivas open next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 13:19
Singer Eyal Cohen puts a new tune to an ancient dirge

Singer Eyal Cohen puts a new tune to an ancient dirge

Five years ago, singer Eyal Cohen thought of a new tune for the ancient dirge 'The Mourners of Zion," and has finished recording it at last.Arutz Sheva Staff , 16/07/2021 12:22
Insights on Tisha B'Av, and the laws of the Fast when it falls out on Saturday night

Insights on Tisha B'Av, and the laws of the Fast when it falls out on Saturday night

When Tisha B'Av is on Motzei Shabbat, Seuda Shlishit is eaten as usual, but one must be careful to stop before sunset. Tikkun on the fast.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 16/07/2021 08:15
'Israel is new excuse for the old anti-Semitism'

'Israel is new excuse for the old anti-Semitism'

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder calls for global fight against anti-Semitism threatening Israel and the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 17:52
What's stopping the Messiah Party from starting?

What's stopping the Messiah Party from starting?

Ahead of Tisha B'Av, Rabbi Yitzchak Botton how we can prepare for the 'Messiah Party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 11:53
Israeli filmmakers arrested in Nigeria while filming documentary on local Jewish community

Israeli filmmakers arrested in Nigeria while filming documentary on local Jewish community

Film crew being detained includes well known pro-Israel social media influencer Rudy Rochman.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 20:41
Miami building collapse victim has granddaughter named after her

Miami building collapse victim has granddaughter named after her

Col. Golan Vach reads from the Torah at naming ceremony for granddaughter of woman he identified at site of Surfside building collapse.Menachem Shlomo/Chabad.org, 14/07/2021 15:51
Survey: A quarter of US Jews agree that Israel ‘is an apartheid state’

Survey: A quarter of US Jews agree that Israel ‘is an apartheid state’

Growing number of American Jews, especially younger Jews, say Israel is committing 'genocide' and doesn't deserve to exist.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 14/07/2021 15:00
In Tzfat, thousands mark anniversary of Arizal's passing

In Tzfat, thousands mark anniversary of Arizal's passing

Thousands arrive at gravesite of the Arizal to mark anniversary of his passing with Tzfat's Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and other leading rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 14:29
Watch: Neturei Karta, Israel activists clash at D.C. rally

Watch: Neturei Karta, Israel activists clash at D.C. rally

Hundreds of Jewish activists gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest rising anti-Semitism and government inaction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 12:34
'Israel must acknowledge how its actions affect world Jewry'

'Israel must acknowledge how its actions affect world Jewry'

Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai says Israel stands in solidarity with world Jewry, must educate nations on anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 22:12
Rabbinical Alliance of America hosts former Shas MK Nissim Ze’ev

Rabbinical Alliance of America hosts former Shas MK Nissim Ze’ev

Rabbinical Alliance of America's monthly Rosh Chodesh conference hosts Nissim Ze’ev, a founder of Shas and a 17-year veteran of the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 01:24
David Mermelstein, Holocaust survivor and longtime advocate for restitution, dies at 92

David Mermelstein, Holocaust survivor and longtime advocate for restitution, dies at 92

David Mermelstein, a survivor of the Holocaust and a staunch advocate of restitution, has died at the age of 92.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 11/07/2021 22:11
'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Dr. Irwin Leibowitz, the co-chair of the Am Echad organization.Yoni Kempinski, 09/07/2021 19:19
Report: UK court will rule Jewish girl must be disconnected from life support

Report: UK court will rule Jewish girl must be disconnected from life support

The case of two-year old Alta Fixler is expected to reach Britain's high court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 18:27
Study: US Jews are getting younger

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The median age of American Jews has dropped from 52 to 48 since 2013.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 08/07/2021 22:07
Kabbalah of making money: How to climb the ladder of success

Kabbalah of making money: How to climb the ladder of success

Why did G-d put money in the world? Does money have a deeper spiritual purpose or Is it the root of all evil?Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 22:49
38 rabbis complete training for Europe's 'rabbinical reserve'

38 rabbis complete training for Europe's 'rabbinical reserve'

First two-year cycle of training completed for Rabbinical Reserve of Europe, prepping rabbis to handle challenges facing Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 13:08
How Fleischmann’s yeast built the Jewish Catskills

How Fleischmann’s yeast built the Jewish Catskills

Two Hungarian brothers brought compressed yeast to the US - and propelled their company to the forefront of the industry.Joel Haber, JTA, 07/07/2021 12:14
UK man making aliyah gets 'Welcome to Palestine' message from British cell carrier

UK man making aliyah gets 'Welcome to Palestine' message from British cell carrier

British mobile network EE apologized and said it was investigating why he received the text upon landing at Ben Gurion Airport.Dan Verbin, 06/07/2021 18:24
All vaccinated yeshiva students to be allowed into Israel

All vaccinated yeshiva students to be allowed into Israel

Students with proof of vaccination or recovery can return to Israel to study this fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 17:32
'Incredibly meaningful': After 18 months of COVID, RZA finally returns to Israel

'Incredibly meaningful': After 18 months of COVID, RZA finally returns to Israel

'Finally being here is incredibly meaningful.' After 18 months of COVID restrictions, a war with Hamas and Arab riots, RZA arrives in IsraelYoni Kempinski, 05/07/2021 14:37
Another Jewish victim of Miami building collapse identified

Another Jewish victim of Miami building collapse identified

Authorities in Surfside identify David Epstein, 58, as another victim of building collapse. His wife, Bonnie, was identified on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 01:40
Sen. Chuck Schumer obtains US visa for Alta Fixsler

Sen. Chuck Schumer obtains US visa for Alta Fixsler

UK hospital remains determined to remove two-year-old girl from life support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 17:59
These are the Jewish victims of the Surfside building collapse

These are the Jewish victims of the Surfside building collapse

Nearly 20 people confirmed dead and over 140 still missing at Surfside building collapse.Ben Harris, Shira Hanau, JTA, 02/07/2021 09:35
Biden meets Chabad Rabbi whose sister and brother in-law were in the building in Surfside

Biden meets Chabad Rabbi whose sister and brother in-law were in the building in Surfside

President Biden meets Rabbi Yankie Fellig, whose sister and brother-in-law were in the building that collapsed near Miami.Yoni Kempinski, 01/07/2021 23:55