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In Northern Ireland, a small Jewish community tries to avoid conflict

In Northern Ireland, a small Jewish community tries to avoid conflict

As it did decades ago, Northern Ireland’s Jewish community looks to weather the storm of violence on the streets of Belfast.Olivia Fletcher, JTA, Yesterday, 8:06 AM
US Jewish leaders: Today we commemorate a modern miracle

US Jewish leaders: Today we commemorate a modern miracle

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations congratulate Israel on its Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 6:18 AM
Israel celebrates independence as anti-Semitism skyrockets

Israel celebrates independence as anti-Semitism skyrockets

Dov Hikind: Continued anti-Semitism around the globe highlights just how vital Israel is to the Jewish people all over the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:39 AM
Rivlin: Still building our modern state in our ancient homeland

Rivlin: Still building our modern state in our ancient homeland

President Rivlin sends Independence Day greetings to Israeli citizens and Jewish communities around the world.President Reuven Rivlin, Wednesday, 8:21 PM
Live: Festive musical Independence Day prayers at Jerusalem First Station

Live: Festive musical Independence Day prayers at Jerusalem First Station

Festive prayers for 73rd Independence Day at Jerusalem First Station with Rabbi Shlomo Katz.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 7:39 PM
Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

First Sergeant Eli Titovsky and First Lieutenant Omri Tal joined Arutz Sheva to discuss the Independence Day soldiers honors event.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 6:53 PM
Meet Independence Day torchlighter Mexican Jewish volunteer Gabriella Strigler

Meet Independence Day torchlighter Mexican Jewish volunteer Gabriella Strigler

Gabriella Strigler spoke to Arutz Sheva about her volunteer work in Mexico and around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 6:51 PM
'Blessed to have the chance to live our history'

'Blessed to have the chance to live our history'

As an olah, although of over 50 years standing, this is a time when I recollect my own Zionist journey, from Baltimore to Yerushalayim.Rabbanat Malka Bina, Wednesday, 5:56 PM
Anti-Semitism: 'Most people have never met a Jew'

Anti-Semitism: 'Most people have never met a Jew'

An ADL spokesman says the US is still 'relatively safe' for Jews, while other parts of the world are not as much.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:58 PM
Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

For the first time, the Israel Remembrance Day is being acknowledged on United Arab Emirates soil.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:18 PM
UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba to speak at J Street conference

UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba to speak at J Street conference

The ambassador will discuss the recent normalization brought forward via the Abraham Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 1:38 PM
New York mayor candidate Eric Adams meets with Jewish community of Far Rockaway members

New York mayor candidate Eric Adams meets with Jewish community of Far Rockaway members

Adams visited the Yeshiva of Darchei Torah and the Weiss Vocational Center, received positive reactions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 12:04 PM
Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Mordechai Kedar weighs in

Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Mordechai Kedar weighs in

World renowned orientalist notes that the siege imposed by the British on the country's shores pushed Hitler to exterminate Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 11:35 AM
96-year-old Sarah Frankfurter Holocaust survivor passes away

96-year-old Sarah Frankfurter Holocaust survivor passes away

Chana suffered through the Holocaust before making her way to the United States after the war and marrying a fellow survivor.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 11:17 AM
Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

Watch: President Rivlin reads Psalms on Yom HaZikaron

President Rivlin participated in an initiative to read Psalms on Yom HaZikaron.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 10:41 AM
Why didn't the Holocaust reach Morocco?

Why didn't the Holocaust reach Morocco?

At a lecture in Manhattan, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto explains why the Holocaust did not reach Morocco.Ben Shaul, Wednesday, 8:56 AM
Association of Jewish Studies president resigns over meeting with Steven Cohen

Association of Jewish Studies president resigns over meeting with Steven Cohen

Noam Pianko, president of the Association of Jewish Studies, resigns over meeting with Jewish sociologist accused of sexual misconduct.Shira Hanau, JTA, Wednesday, 7:15 AM
Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Air France demands students present proof of medical insurance. Students permitted to board flight after intervention by Israeli embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 12:09 AM
“Yizkor” in 60 countries: Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

“Yizkor” in 60 countries: Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

Hundreds of thousands of Jews around the world, from Morocco to New Zealand, will take part tonight in Masa’s Virtual Yom HaZikaron Ceremony, Tuesday, 7:44 PM
Isi Liebler, activist for Soviet Jewry, dead at 86

Isi Liebler, activist for Soviet Jewry, dead at 86

Journalist and former leader of Australian Jewish community Isi Liebler passes away.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, Tuesday, 6:54 PM
European Jewish students take stand against anti-Semitism, anti-Israel demonization

European Jewish students take stand against anti-Semitism, anti-Israel demonization

Jewish teens attend 'bootcamp' in Madrid to learn how to fight anti-Semitism amid COVID-inspired surge in anti-Jewish hate.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:10 PM
Rabbinically-mandated shaming to force hand of Get-refuser

Rabbinically-mandated shaming to force hand of Get-refuser

Rabbinic court okays release of personal details of Aryeh Leib Kishon, with goal of shaming him into giving his wife a divorce.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:56 PM
Bnei Akiva students set to participate in candle lighting initiative on Yom HaZikaron

Bnei Akiva students set to participate in candle lighting initiative on Yom HaZikaron

The initiative began during Operation Peace for Galilee, when previous Secretary General of Bnei Akiva, Danny Hirshberg lost his brother.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:12 PM
Rabbi Haim Amsalem slams Chief Rabbinate conversion decision

Rabbi Haim Amsalem slams Chief Rabbinate conversion decision

Prominent advocate for converts to Judaism criticizes Chief Rabbinate decision to cancel list of courts whose conversions are recognized.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:40 AM
Yom Hazikaron: International joint study set to take place in Israel and around the world

Yom Hazikaron: International joint study set to take place in Israel and around the world

The initiative will function in many languages, including Hebrew, English, Spanish, Russian and French, allowing mass global participation.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:56 AM
Interest in immigrating to Israel from US soars despite pandemic-era challenges

Interest in immigrating to Israel from US soars despite pandemic-era challenges

Despite pandemic-era challenges, number of American Jews considering moving to Israel spikes.Renee Ghert-Zand, JTA, Friday, 7:57 AM
Watch: Jet Blue Flight attendant provides friendly reminder to count Sfirat HaOmer

Watch: Jet Blue Flight attendant provides friendly reminder to count Sfirat HaOmer

Video of Jet Blue flight attendant goes viral after she reminds Jewish passengers to count Sefirat HaOmer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 10:40 PM
Wave of violence against Jews of Djerba

Wave of violence against Jews of Djerba

Jewish community blames incitement by Tunisian President Kais Saied for strangling of Jewish woman, assault on Jewish child.Yehonatan Gottleib, 4/8/2021, 8:56 PM
International online chess event hosts participants from Israel and Arab countries

International online chess event hosts participants from Israel and Arab countries

The event was held in the presence of about 100 participants from Israel and various Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 7:33 PM
Live: Association of Gulf Jewish Communities Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Live: Association of Gulf Jewish Communities Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Jewish communities of the Arab Gulf nations commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day together., 4/8/2021, 7:24 PM
Every time she lights Shabbat candles, she relives the tragedy

Every time she lights Shabbat candles, she relives the tragedy

When Sarah and Leah helped their mother prepare for Shabbat, they had no idea it would be one of their last happy moments together.Vaad HaRabbanim, 4/8/2021, 5:37 PM
Live: The 2021 virtual March of the Living

Live: The 2021 virtual March of the Living

As Covid-19 continues plaguing the world, the March of the Living reflects on the courage of the medical community during the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 4/8/2021, 5:05 PM
Pastors call to cease Palestinian Authority efforts to destroy the Altar of Joshua

Pastors call to cease Palestinian Authority efforts to destroy the Altar of Joshua

US Pastor Council condemns the destruction of the site and views it as a crime against faith and history.Akiva Spiegelman, 4/8/2021, 4:26 PM
NY Holocaust memorial to pay tribute to Holocaust survivors who were COVID-19 victims

NY Holocaust memorial to pay tribute to Holocaust survivors who were COVID-19 victims

Living memorial to Holocaust marks Yom Hashoah by remembering survivors who lost their lives from 2020 to the present.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 3:07 PM
To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

In special piece for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli singer writes: 'Years after the horrors of the Holocaust, be proud to be Jewish.'Static, 4/8/2021, 2:33 PM
Holocaust survivor Sara Fishman: 'The note read that the smoke they saw was their parents'

Holocaust survivor Sara Fishman: 'The note read that the smoke they saw was their parents'

Watch: Sara Fishman, who lost most of her family in Auschwitz and is a torch lighter at the '21 Yom Hashoah ceremony, tells her story.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 2:25 PM
Virtual Yom Hashoah: how millions are able to take part in Holocaust Remembrance Day

Virtual Yom Hashoah: how millions are able to take part in Holocaust Remembrance Day

Technological developments and a flow of social initiatives have made it increasingly easier to attend Holocaust Remembrance day from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 1:04 PM
Live: Holocaust Remembrance Day opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Live: Holocaust Remembrance Day opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Live broadcast of the central state ceremony, marking the start of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 6:28 PM
Artist Yishai Jusidman presents for the first time in Israel

Artist Yishai Jusidman presents for the first time in Israel

The color is linked to the pesticide employed in the Nazi gas chambers, visible to this day in the gas chambers used by the Nazi's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 2:26 PM
Tribute broadcast to Holocaust survivors by the Massuah Institute

Tribute broadcast to Holocaust survivors by the Massuah Institute

Massuah CEO: "We are at an historic crossroads where we are saying goodbye to the last survivors".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 11:50 AM
New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

New Yom Hashoah ritual aims to bridge Holocaust remembrance to a post-survivor world.Shira Hanau, JTA, 4/7/2021, 10:23 AM
14,264‬ Holocaust survivors died over the past year

14,264‬ Holocaust survivors died over the past year

More than 174,500 Holocaust survivors and victims of anti-Semitism during Holocaust currently living in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 9:06 AM
JRoots event set to host over 50 organizations during Holocaust Remembrance Day

JRoots event set to host over 50 organizations during Holocaust Remembrance Day

The event will include a full program of survivor testimonies, movies, educator sessions and more.Akiva Spiegelman, 4/6/2021, 1:43 PM
'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

Joe Gellert, former vice president of the Likud-Herut UK and Zionist activist, passes away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 1:17 PM
Together, Against Forgetting: Our 6 Million to light a candle for every name

Together, Against Forgetting: Our 6 Million to light a candle for every name

Our 6 Million and Adopt-A-Safta non-profits set to commemorate the memory of those lost during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/6/2021, 11:24 AM
Mazel Tov: Duolingo introduces Yiddish course

Mazel Tov: Duolingo introduces Yiddish course

Your Bobbe will be proud: Yiddish will be the 40th language offered on the app.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/6/2021, 10:44 AM
This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

'A Holocaust survivor who’s 90 years old, who’s taking care of them?' asks chef David Tefy. 'I have to do something.'Shira Hanau, JTA, 4/6/2021, 7:23 AM
Australian Jews outraged over textbook blaming Jews for death of Jesus

Australian Jews outraged over textbook blaming Jews for death of Jesus

Australian Jewish community leaders have denounced textbook featuring “the mother of all anti-Semitic blood libels.”Dan Verbin, 4/6/2021, 2:53 AM
The Jewish Federations of North America plans celebrity packed global celebration

The Jewish Federations of North America plans celebrity packed global celebration

"We are thrilled to join together to support this celebration of Israel," JFNA spokeswoman tells Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/6/2021, 1:39 AM
In historic first, Jewish communities commemorate Yom Hashoah in the Gulf

In historic first, Jewish communities commemorate Yom Hashoah in the Gulf

Young Muslims to participate in programming, visit Yad Vashem, and share their experiences learning about the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 2:53 PM
U.S: One Dead and Several Injured After a Hatzolah Ambulance Collided with Another Vehicle

U.S: One Dead and Several Injured After a Hatzolah Ambulance Collided with Another Vehicle

One dead and several injured after a another vehicle collided with Hatzolah ambulanceAkiva Spiegelman, 4/5/2021, 1:45 PM
The last known Jew in Afghanistan is leaving

The last known Jew in Afghanistan is leaving

The last known Jew in Afghanistan is moving to Israel, marking the end of the 2,000-year-old Jewish community.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 4/4/2021, 9:55 PM
Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva will be offline until Saturday night in honor of the Seventh Day of Passover.Arutz Sheva , 4/3/2021, 1:33 AM
'Generations Light the Way':​ Remembering the six million

'Generations Light the Way':​ Remembering the six million

A​ family-oriented​ commemorative​ project​ for Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2021, 11:26 AM
Morris Dickstein, literary critic and public intellectual, dies at 81

Morris Dickstein, literary critic and public intellectual, dies at 81

Mor­ris Dick­stein, literary critic best known for studies of American culture in the 1960s and in the Great Depression, has died. He was 81Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 3/31/2021, 8:04 AM
First book about Jewish festivals for emerging Jewish communities released for Passover

First book about Jewish festivals for emerging Jewish communities released for Passover

'Hands-On Jewish Holidays,' a book for communities discovering Jewish ancestry and wishing to reconnect to the traditions of their ancestorsArutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 5:49 PM
Eldest 'Righteous Among Nations' passes away

Eldest 'Righteous Among Nations' passes away

Anna Kozminska, the oldest Righteous Among the Nations passed away last week at the age of 101.Nissan Tzur, 3/30/2021, 4:34 PM