Amid pandemic, Chabad’s Hanukkah campaign to reach 8 million

Amid pandemic, Chabad’s Hanukkah campaign to reach 8 million

From Vienna to Birobidzhan, menorah’s glow to shine worldwide in private homes and public squaresDovid Margolin, Wednesday, 4:02 PM
Chabad warns emissaries around the world

Chabad warns emissaries around the world

Chabad Lubavitch Security Commission tells followers to be extra vigilant for fear of retaliation for killing of Iranian nuclear scientist.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:49 PM
Lakewood: Dead pig dumped on rabbi’s doorstep

Lakewood: Dead pig dumped on rabbi’s doorstep

Apparent anti-Semitic hate crime in heavily Orthodox Jewish New Jersey township during Shabbat.Ben Sales, JTA, Tuesday, 7:50 AM
WATCH: 1st official Jewish wedding in the Emirates

WATCH: 1st official Jewish wedding in the Emirates

The Belaaz Jewish Media Outlet posted footage of a traditional Jewish wedding - the 1st of its kind in the UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 4:44 PM
France: Synagogues to open this Shabbat

France: Synagogues to open this Shabbat

After being shuttered for months, French synagogues to reopen this Saturday for morning prayers - but number of worshipers capped at 30.Yoni Kempinski, Friday, 2:59 PM
Israel launches Op. Zur Israel to bring 2,000 olim from Ethiopia

Israel launches Op. Zur Israel to bring 2,000 olim from Ethiopia

As civil war rages in Ethiopia, Israel begins operation to bring thousands of immigrants, with first group set to arrive next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 1:40 PM
Conference of Presidents: Pollard decision - long overdue

Conference of Presidents: Pollard decision - long overdue

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations issues statement following the termination of Jonathan Pollard's paroleArutz Sheva, 11/26/2020, 7:49 PM
Czech Republic launches 46th Parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus

Czech Republic launches 46th Parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus

46th Israel Allies Caucus formed in Czech Republic - 'Convinced that our relationship towards Israel has deep spiritual roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2020, 7:19 PM
US Jewish leaders laud Rabbi Melamed for dialog with Reform Jews

US Jewish leaders laud Rabbi Melamed for dialog with Reform Jews

Jewish Federations of North America offers support for Samaria rabbis efforts to create Orthodox-Reform dialog.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2020, 12:54 PM
New York synagogue fined over pandemic wedding

New York synagogue fined over pandemic wedding

Orthodox Jewish synagogue fined after thousands gathered at secret indoor wedding that violated coronavirus restrictions.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2020, 5:36 AM
How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

Israeli rabbinical courts can now impose sanctions on get refusers from abroad, if they visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2020, 11:48 AM
Dershowitz on Pollard debacle: The fault lies with American Jews

Dershowitz on Pollard debacle: The fault lies with American Jews

'He didn't do it for money.' Former Harvard Law School professor blasts lies, exaggerations on Pollard's spying activities in the 1980s.i24NEWS, 11/24/2020, 3:28 AM
Pollard: We will return home to Israel very soon

Pollard: We will return home to Israel very soon

After parole terminated, Jonathan Pollard and his wife remove the electronic tracking device from his leg - and plan move to Israel.Jonathan and Esther Pollard, 11/22/2020, 8:03 PM
Pollard's attorney: They expect to make Aliyah

Pollard's attorney: They expect to make Aliyah

Pollard's attorney tells Arutz Sheva: Jonathan is very thankful for all that was done for him over the years. It helped him survive.Yoni Kempinski, 11/22/2020, 3:16 PM
Rabbi Eliyahu: Israelis sold Pollard out

Rabbi Eliyahu: Israelis sold Pollard out

Tzfat Chief Rabbi laments disregard shown to plight of Jonathan Pollard within Israeli government and American Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2020, 2:43 PM
Halakhic ruling: Economic health ahead of individual health

Halakhic ruling: Economic health ahead of individual health

Controversial ruling in new book on halakhic ramifications of coronavirus says states should value economy during coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2020, 10:47 AM
Rabbis around the world pray for Ukrainian president

Rabbis around the world pray for Ukrainian president

Prominent rabbis from Israel and the Diaspora pray for the speedy recovery of Ukraine's coronavirus-stricken president, Volodymyr Zelensky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2020, 10:25 AM
Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

National Council of Young Israel praises Secretary of State after his visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2020, 5:11 AM
Why did MKs send blessings to 'Messianic' Chabad gathering?

Why did MKs send blessings to 'Messianic' Chabad gathering?

Two parallel events were held by Chabad hassidim. Blessings by senior MKs were featured at the event of the 'Messianic' branch.Yoni Kempinski, 11/18/2020, 12:31 PM
New online learning platform aims to link US Jews and Israel

New online learning platform aims to link US Jews and Israel

Israeli American Council launches Ofek Hub, offering small virtual classrooms to keep US Jews connected with life in Israel amid pandemic.Michele Chabin, JTA, 11/18/2020, 7:04 AM
Dear Abba: Six Months Later in Hanover

Dear Abba: Six Months Later in Hanover

Watch the emotional segment of Kinus Hashluchim in memory of Rabbi Benny Wolff who passed away from Covid-19Arutz Sheva, 11/17/2020, 10:51 PM
Africa's largest city gets its first rabbi

Africa's largest city gets its first rabbi

Rabbi Mendy and Mazal Sternbach to establish a Chabad center in Lagos, Nigeria, a city with a population of 17.5 millionYehuda Mayteles, 11/17/2020, 3:49 PM
How did Jewish Americans vote? It depends on who you ask

How did Jewish Americans vote? It depends on who you ask

With national exit poll no longer showing data on Jewish voters, other polls fill the void - but offer very different results.Ron Kampeas, Gabe Friedman, 11/17/2020, 2:57 PM
From every corner of the globe, highlighting Jewish resilience

From every corner of the globe, highlighting Jewish resilience

Chabad ‘Grand Event’ caps virtual international conference during pandemicAharon Loschak, 11/16/2020, 6:49 PM
Chabad was using media way before Zoom and Facebook

Chabad was using media way before Zoom and Facebook

After annual Kinus was held online this year, Arutz Sheva speaks with Rabbi Motti Seligson, media director of Chabad.Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2020, 4:18 PM
Jewish Agency launches Jewish emergency network

Jewish Agency launches Jewish emergency network

New 'JReady' Jewish emergency network launched to provide a safety net for Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 11:27 AM
Watch: Holocaust hero celebrates 101st birthday

Watch: Holocaust hero celebrates 101st birthday

One of the last remaining 'Righteous Among the Nations' who saved over 50 Jews from the Nazis greeted by people from 49 nations worldwide.ILTV, 11/15/2020, 10:29 PM
Dozens of Chabad emissaries spent Shabbat in Lubavitch, Russia

Dozens of Chabad emissaries spent Shabbat in Lubavitch, Russia

Due to the pandemic, annual Conference of Emissaries at 770 was held via Zoom, with smaller gatherings all over the world joining together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2020, 4:47 PM
Chabad Shluchim Conference taking place - online

Chabad Shluchim Conference taking place - online

The Chabad Shluchim Conference will take place online this year - celebrating communities and memorializing victimsArutz Sheva, 11/14/2020, 11:54 PM
Rabbi Sacks' Torah series to continue - even after his passing

Rabbi Sacks' Torah series to continue - even after his passing

Office of the late UK Chief Rabbi says a full year's-worth of essays prepared before Rabbi Sacks passed away from cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2020, 12:09 PM
Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich describes increasing disconnect of Diaspora Jews, despite "amazing people" trying to reverse the trend.Omer Yankelevich, 11/13/2020, 11:42 AM
Diaspora Jews to get a say in determining Israel's policies?

Diaspora Jews to get a say in determining Israel's policies?

Israeli lawmakers propose bill giving Diaspora Jewish leaders a formal role in determining Israeli policy.Larry Luxner, JTA, 11/13/2020, 7:13 AM
Jewish leaders dismayed by newest IAEA report on Iran

Jewish leaders dismayed by newest IAEA report on Iran

Conference of Presidents: Before entering into new negotiations with Iran, US and world leaders must consider whether it can be trusted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2020, 6:47 AM
Live: Seeach Sod Torah dedication ceremony

Live: Seeach Sod Torah dedication ceremony

Join vehicle parade in honor of the Seeach Sod organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 3:12 PM
From future as priest in France to bar mitzvah in Israel

From future as priest in France to bar mitzvah in Israel

"Finally, I feel that I am part of the Jewish people."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 9:32 AM
Frankfurt Mayor: Standing together - Hatikvah 2020

Frankfurt Mayor: Standing together - Hatikvah 2020

"Corona teaches us, that we cannot take our regular life for granted", explains Uwe Becker, "So it is even more important to stand together"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 7:51 AM
Watch: Hikind spoofs Cuomo's handling of pandemic in new 'book'

Watch: Hikind spoofs Cuomo's handling of pandemic in new 'book'

Former New York Assemblyman publishes new book spoofing Gov. Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic...but what's in it?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 12:05 AM
Purchase the Land or Take by Force? (Chayei Sarah 2020)

Purchase the Land or Take by Force? (Chayei Sarah 2020)

Baruch Gordon looks at Avraham's purchase of the Cave of the Patriarchs. "Why purchase what G-d already promised to Avraham?"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020, 3:24 PM
First impressions inside Hasidic Jewish Community

First impressions inside Hasidic Jewish Community

'Join me as we dive into a serious cultural awakening inside of one of New York's Hasidic Jewish communities.'Mordechai Sones, 11/11/2020, 9:48 AM
Despite pandemic, Argentina to double kosher meat output in 2021

Despite pandemic, Argentina to double kosher meat output in 2021

Israeli rabbis arrive in Argentina to boost kosher meat production - despite ongoing coronavirus pandemic.JTA, 11/11/2020, 7:05 AM
'The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus'

'The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus'

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event marking 82 years since Kristallnacht.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2020, 4:09 AM
Let There Be Light: World Leaders and Houses of Worship unite

Let There Be Light: World Leaders and Houses of Worship unite

Thousands take part in #LetThereBeLight interfaith initiative from dozens of countries and hundreds of Houses of Worship from diverse faithsYoni Kempinski, 11/9/2020, 10:52 PM
Daughter of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: He loved us so

Daughter of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: He loved us so

Gila Sacks eulogizes her father. 'Today came too soon and I'm not ready.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 4:27 PM
Watch: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks laid to rest in London

Watch: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks laid to rest in London

Rabbis and relatives pay their final respects at funeral service for former chief rabbi of Britain, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 2:56 PM
Shabbat Project teams up with Partners in Torah

Shabbat Project teams up with Partners in Torah

The matching platform 'Partners in Torah' is connecting thousands of Jews worldwide to learn more about Shabbat - together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 11:26 AM
Rabbi Sacks: Why bad things happen to good people

Rabbi Sacks: Why bad things happen to good people

In a heartbreaking video circulating the web, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks presents a touching answer to a timeless questionYoni Kempinski, 11/9/2020, 10:27 AM
Rabbi Sacks to EU: Mutating Virus of Antisemitism

Rabbi Sacks to EU: Mutating Virus of Antisemitism

On September 2016, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address to the EU and said that "The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 7:54 AM
US Jewish leaders congratulate Biden

US Jewish leaders congratulate Biden

Conference of Presidents also thanks Trump for his historic efforts to strengthen the US-Israel relationship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 5:01 AM
Joe Biden's Jewish family

Joe Biden's Jewish family

The son of the president-elect, Hunter Biden, is married to Melissa Cohen. His daughter Ashley is married to Jewish physician Howard Krein.Nissan Tzur, 11/8/2020, 11:33 PM
Fmr. Ambassador to UN Danny Danon elected to lead World Likud

Fmr. Ambassador to UN Danny Danon elected to lead World Likud

Danny Danon defeats coalition chairman MK Miki Zohar in a landslide for control of the World Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 8:35 PM
Jewish world mourns two Torah 'giants' of our generation

Jewish world mourns two Torah 'giants' of our generation

Chief Rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Halachic authority Rabbi Dovid Feinstein pass away over the weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 7:44 PM
Former MK fulfills 'promise to Almighty' following Biden win

Former MK fulfills 'promise to Almighty' following Biden win

Former MK and current radio host Shelly Yechimovich vowed to light Shabbat candles if Trump lost. She kept her word.Eitan Divinsky, 11/8/2020, 6:39 PM
Watch: Former Islamist radical befriends Holocaust survivor

Watch: Former Islamist radical befriends Holocaust survivor

Former Islamist on Holocaust survivor friend: 'He's seen first-hand what happens when the Jewish people are weak and don't have a home.'i24NEWS, 11/8/2020, 4:53 PM
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be laid to rest today

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be laid to rest today

Former Chief Rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, to be laid to rest Sunday, as Britain's second coronavirus lockdown continuesArutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 3:20 PM
Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks passes away

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks passes away

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Henry Sacks, British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, and author has passed away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 1:29 PM
UJA-Federation of NY mourns passing of former UK Chief Rabbi

UJA-Federation of NY mourns passing of former UK Chief Rabbi

"The world has lost one of the great Jewish leaders of our time."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 4:55 AM
Rabbi Dovid Feinstein passes away

Rabbi Dovid Feinstein passes away

Rabbi Feinstein, head of Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim in NY, member of Council of Torah Scholars in US, was 91 years old at his passing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2020, 6:13 PM