Watch: Why do a million Israelis flock to Jerusalem's Old City?

Arutz Sheva joins a Selichot tour to take a look at an attraction that has seen skyrocketing popularity.Tzvi Lev, Tuesday, 4:51 PM

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Yom Kippur eve

Thousands of worshipers say 'selichot' at Western Wall complex ahead of Yom Kippur. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 9:18 AM

'I will always stand with you'

British Prime Minister reiterates support for both Israel and the Jewish community of Britain.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 1:13 AM

Watch: Yom Kippur eve prayers at the Kotel

Thousands at the Western Wall plaza for Selichot on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:42 AM

The Foundation Stone of the Temple set in the ocean's depths

Lesson on Book of Yonah by Rabbi Jonathan Simcha Blass.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 6:13 PM

'We will bring another 1,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel'

PM convenes Ministerial Committee on the Advancement and Integration of Israeli Citizens of Ethiopian Origin.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:57 PM

Watch: If Israel were a village of 100 persons

Central Bureau of Statistics presents latest population data - with a scaled-down model for easier visualization.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:32 PM

French chief rabbi: pray for terror victims on Yom Kippur

This year will be last that September 19 National Commemoration for Victims of Terrorism occurs during Jewish month of Tishrei.JTA, Monday, 5:07 PM

Italy: Chabad moves synagogue following legal challenges

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Chabad's Rabbi Wilschansky explains why Chabad would rather move than fight to stay at present location.Shimon Cohen, Monday, 8:52 AM

Leading cantor and conductor passes away

Dr. Mordechai Sobol passes away at 67 after suffering a stroke while in the US.Ido Ben Porat, Sunday, 9:35 AM

Photos: Selichot at the Kotel

Thousands of people attend Selichot prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 6:28 AM

Tunisian city to honor local Jews

Tunisian city of Sousse to name four streets for local prominent Jews.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Saturday, 12:39 AM

Israeli cantor Mordechai Sobol hospitalized in New York

Israeli cantor Mordechai Sobol hospitalized in a New York after suffering a severe stroke earlier this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 3:20 PM

Thousands attend selichot at Western Wall

Thousands of men and women from all over Israel attend central selichot prayers at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 9:15 AM

Orthodox teen wins ‘Chopped’ championship

Jewish teen from Staten Island becomes first kosher champion in 'Chopped' history, wins $10,000.JTA, 9/12/2018, 1:08 PM

Wanted to end his life near Rebbe Nachman

23-year-old American Jewish cancer patient fulfills dying wish to pass away near grave of famous Tzaddik in Uman. 2,700 sent to the hospitalUzi Baruch, 9/11/2018, 9:27 PM

Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a happy new year to all our readers. News updates end this evening for two days, restart Tuesday evening.Arutz Sheva, 9/10/2018, 1:29 AM

German Jewish leader warns of 'strongly rooted extremism'

Head of Germany's Central Council of Jews expresses concern following attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 11:57 PM

Erdogan wishes Jews a Happy New Year

Turkish President extends warm wishes to the Jewish community celebrating Rosh Hashanah in Turkey and around the world.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 10:45 PM

'Happy Rosh Hashanah', tweets Iranian Foreign Minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif takes to Twitter to wish the Jewish people a Happy New Year, includes photos from Iran synagogue.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 8:07 PM

Trump: Jews' strength and perseverance inspire us all

US President wishes the Jewish people a Happy New Year.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:20 PM

Putin meets Chief Rabbi of Russia

Russian President extends greetings to Russian Jews in honor of Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:01 PM

Watch: Thousands in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Stunning footage shows tens of thousands of Jews gather near grave of Rebbe Nachman ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 1:16 PM

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah eve

Thousands of worshipers came overnight and continue to arrive this morning at the Kotel for 'selichot' prayers ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 7:48 AM

How many Jews are there in the world?

Statistics show slight rise in number of Jews in Israel and around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 12:21 AM

Budapest synagogue re-opened after centuries of disuse

Synagogue on Táncsics Street, which used to be a Jewish museum, was opened especially in time for Rosh Hashanah.JTA, 9/7/2018, 4:41 PM

Online hate fueling surge in anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina

Number of anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina rose by 14% in 2017, fueled largely by online acts of hate.JTA, 9/7/2018, 7:45 AM

Likud MK to haredi lawmakers: Recognize non-Orthodox movements

Coalition MK calls on haredi leaders to recognize other 'streams' of Judaism. 'This is their state too.'Benny Toker, 9/6/2018, 10:59 PM

How we deliver care to Jewish elderly has to change

JDC CEO says elderly Jews from eastern Europe who are not Holocaust survivors will require more aid in the coming years.David Schizer, JTA, 9/6/2018, 7:22 PM

Beloved late Sefardic Chief Rabbi: 'It's not them - it's us'

At first Talmud completion of Yeshivat Mitzpe Yericho, rabbi explains prayer before learning, responsibility of learners for entire nation.Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 4:47 PM

Rosh Hashanah: The world is in our hands

Why do we celebrate New Year on the day man was created rather than on the first day of creation? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton on man's purpose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 2:02 PM

The secret of happiness

When we understand every fragment is microcosm of whole, and each and every person is a world in miniature, than how truly powerful is man!Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 1:47 PM

Children of bereaved families celebrate transition to adulthood

FIDF co-organizes 'Legacy' bar and bat mitzvah trips to the US for children of bereaved families. 'The purpose is to make them smile again.'Tomi Shtokman, IDF website, 9/6/2018, 12:26 PM

Keeping soldiers connected to Torah

The 'Tzalash' organization has taken upon itself the mission of accompanying religious soldiers in the army via a multitude of activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 7:49 PM

You don't need to go all the way to Uman

Rabbi says spiritual healing on Rosh Hashanah at Rabbi Nachman's Tomb can be achieved at King David's Tomb; 'They say it's just like Uman.'Benny Toker, 9/5/2018, 9:34 AM

Rahm Emanuel won't seek a third term in office

Obama's former chief of staff unexpectedly announces he will not seek a third term as mayor of Chicago.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2018, 3:37 AM

89% of Israelis satisfied with their lives

Central Bureau of Statistics publishes population details ahead of Rosh Hashanah, finding that average life expectancy continues to rise.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2018, 2:16 PM

Over 10,000 expected at Western Wall for 'Day of Jewish Unity'

US Ambassador David Friedman expected to join thousands in mass prayer event at Western Wall ahead of Rosh Hashanna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 12:38 PM

Roseanne Barr coming to Israel

Fresh off racism controversy, the comedian says she will move to Israel for a few months in order to study with a Rabbi.Tzvi Lev, JTA, 9/3/2018, 9:51 AM

Watch: Connecting Jewish children to Jerusalem

The Olam Shalem project aims to strengthen the connection between Jewish children all over the world and Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 1:15 AM

Watch: Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh's monthly class in English

Hour-long class in English followed by fascinating question-and-answer session; viewers may participate.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 6:55 PM

Rosh Hashanah: Sweetening the judgement with love

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the seemingly contradictory aspects of joy and judgement are both experienced in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 2:46 PM

Israelis in NY tell of life at Gaza border amid 'rain of fire'

Jewish National Fund brings 3 residents of Gaza periphery to Park East Synagogue to share personal stories of living under Hamas attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 9:31 PM

Labour dismisses former Chief Rabbi's 'absurd' criticism

Britain’s Labour Party criticizes former British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks after he condemned Jeremy Corbyn as an anti-Semite.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2018, 5:42 AM

Who were the Jews of the Titanic?

Watch of Jew who died on the Titanic sold at auction. Dozens of other Jews were on the ship. Who were they and what were they doing there?Shimon Cohen, 8/29/2018, 7:27 PM

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to discuss morality on BBC Radio

Former British Chief Rabbi to hold 5-part series on morality for the BBC.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 4:23 PM

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks calls Corbyn an anti-Semite

Former British Chief Rabbi says British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gave "most offensive" speech since Enoch Powell.Gary Willig, 8/28/2018, 8:35 PM

Jewish French MP gets white powder in the mail

Policemen converge on Meyer Habib's office in Paris after he receives envelope filled with white powder. 'Jewish pig, you will die.'Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 6:46 PM

Jewish woman brutally mugged in Crown Heights

Assailants punched and kicked her before fleeing with her purse.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 6:30 PM

Jewish diplomat who helped plan Operation Moses, dies at 82

American Jewish diplomat behind stunning 1984 airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel passes away at age 82.JTA, 8/27/2018, 3:49 PM

ESJF, Chabad unveil preservation project at Lubavitch cemetery

New project launched to preserve Jewish cemetery in village where Chabad movement was based for over 100 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 11:26 AM

Netanyahu meets Lithuanian Jewish leaders at Choral Synagogue

Jews still threatened with annihilation, Netanyahu tells Vilnius congregation, but Jews 'are no longer helpless'.JTA, 8/27/2018, 8:37 AM

Online petition calls on UK Labour leader to resign

Thousands sign petition demanding that Jeremy Corbyn resign due to continued anti-Semitism in the party.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 6:16 AM

Rabbi denounces Whatsapp: 'Destroying the world'

Yeshivat Kisei Rahamim head harshly criticizes Whatsapp users, says app 'destroys the world'.Michal Levy, 8/26/2018, 2:56 PM

Chabad’s got a house on Zanzibar — Cote d’Ivoire, too

Chabad emissaries aim to reach tourists, businessmen, and aid workers in two African countries.JTA, 8/25/2018, 8:27 PM

PM in Vilnius: My grandfather was beaten and almost killed here

Netanyahu takes part in memorial ceremony at Ponar, where 70,000 Jews were murdered and shares little known family story.Guy Cohen, 8/24/2018, 6:45 PM

'Mountain Jews' museum is part of dying community's rescue plan

Jewish community in northern Azerbaijan looks to save legacy as immigration depletes once vibrant community.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/23/2018, 5:54 PM