'She was so clearly a rising star'

Communities remember Jewish victims of Costa Rica crash for their passionate social justice work.JTA, 1/3/2018, 7:33 AM

'We're following in the footsteps of the greats'

Education Minister says vote on Jerusalem bill shows Jewish Home is following the path set by the greats of the previous generation.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2018, 3:43 AM

The North Korean crisis: A Jewish perspective

'The longer good people who are truly peace-loving and seekers of the good wait to act, the more tragic and disastrous will the results be.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2018, 10:53 PM

Watch: Megyn Kelly welcomes 'Hasidic Superwoman'

Last fall, Rachel Freier, a 52-year-old grandmother, became the first hasidic woman elected to public office in America., 1/2/2018, 10:30 PM

Watch: Hundreds gather to 'inspire Jewish greatness'

184 delegates from Nefesh Yehudi in Israel join 1,300 young delegates from all over the world at the Olami Global Summit 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2018, 5:40 PM

WZO: Anti-Semitism on the rise in the US

World Zionist Organization survey shows spike in anti-Semitism in the US over past year.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 10:36 PM

Groups pledge $2 million to strengthen Jewish identity

Groups pledge $2 million toward strengthening young adults’ Jewish identity.JTA, 1/1/2018, 8:18 AM

Five Jewish Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

Five members of Jewish family killed in plane crash while vacationing in Costa Rica.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2018, 2:32 AM

Jewish heroism: An award in Russia for Yosef Mendelevitch

Ex Prisoner of Zion granted 'Heroism Award' - in Russia. 'Why should it make news here? It adds nothing to the struggle against Netanyahu.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 12/31/2017, 11:58 AM

German Jewish leader warns against rising anti-Semitism

Former president of Germany's Central Council of Jews says Jewish life is only possible with police protection, calls on government to act.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2017, 5:03 AM

Separation of the brothers led to unity

Separated many miles, Yosef and Yehuda each played a role in allowing the tribes to thrive. Religious and secular Jews do the same today.Dr. Joseph Frager‏, 12/29/2017, 10:29 AM

Private investigators to probe death of Canadian Jewish couple

Family of Barry and Honey Sherman hires former homicide detectives to investigate their deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 5:38 AM

Over $550,000 raised for survivors of Brooklyn fire

GoFundMe campaign raises over $550,000 in eight days for surviving members of the Azan family.Ben Ariel and JTA, 12/27/2017, 11:14 PM

Nefesh B’Nefesh closes year with 196 Olim in 1 day

Total number of Olim from North America in 2017 is 3,633.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 9:22 PM

'They threw prayer books in the toilet, they ripped everything'

Jews in Iranian city of Shiraz shocked over the vandalism in the city’s Hadash Synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 6:05 AM

U.S. Jewish leaders commend Guatemala

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents commend Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for announcing embassy move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 4:15 AM

Nazi-Zionist cooperation medal offered at auction

Items from Holocaust period to be sold at special auction on eve of Tenth of Tevet fast.Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2017, 7:34 PM

Report: Vandals attack Iran synagogue, destroy Torah scrolls

Vandals break into the Hadash Synagogue in the Iranian city of Shiraz, destroy Torah scrolls and deface prayer books. Police investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 12:06 AM

Iraqi Jews’ expulsion highlighted at UK Limmud learning festival

2,500 people attend British cultural event, where 1 of the most popular events was a screening of film about Iraqi Jewish community.JTA, 12/25/2017, 10:09 PM

Brooklyn fire victim's condition takes a turn for the worse

Condition of teenager badly injured in fire that claimed lives of her mother and 3 siblings worsens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 8:44 PM

Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

New film celebrates thousands of years of Iraqi Jewish history including the story of the first Baghdad beauty queen - a young Jewish woman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/24/2017, 3:40 PM

Hatzalah treats 20 cold-related emergencies in Uman in past days

'Strongly recommend anyone coming to Uman bring warm clothing and outerwear due to intensely cold weather region is experiencing.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 1:06 PM

Over 1,300 young Jews from across world expected at Olami Summit

'Caliber of speakers exceptional, Olami Summit produces most successful Jewish programs across globe and this year will be even better.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 10:59 AM

Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

Documents dating back to 18th century allow readers to 'reconstruct Jewish life before the Holocaust,' Jewish History professor says.AFP, 12/23/2017, 10:17 PM

Parshat Vayigash: Follow One's Dreams

Dr. Joseph Frager, 12/22/2017, 10:28 AM

‘I dedicate the award to the Jews who gave their lives’

Former Prisoner of Zion Rabbi Yosef Mendelevitch receives “Jewish Heroism Award” from the Kremlin.Eliran Aharon, 12/22/2017, 2:05 AM

'Vote shows that Israel is not isolated'

European Coalition for Israel slams UN vote on Jerusalem, but notes that Israel is not alone after 65 members didn't vote in favor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2017, 12:14 AM

First Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook

New Kosher restaurant opens at Facebook's California headquarters and offers both food and Torah classes.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 6:18 PM

Father of children killed in Brooklyn house fire told of tragedy

The father of the family killed in Brooklyn house fire has been informed of the disaster.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 2:48 PM

Mass prayer to be held for leading Religious Zionist rabbi

Students of hospitalized Rabbi Elisha Vishlitzky call mass prayer session, beg public to pray for their teacher's recovery. 'We need him.'Ido Ben Porat, 12/21/2017, 1:51 PM

New Austrian Chancellor vows to fight anti-Semitism

New Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says his government will fight anti-Semitism in all its forms.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2017, 5:16 AM

Poland’s government to restore Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Poland’s government pledges $28 million to restoring the Warsaw Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2017, 4:43 AM

Trump commutes Sholom Rubashkin's sentence

Trump commutes prison sentence of Iowa kosher slaughterhouse executive Sholom Rubashkin, who was sentenced to 27 years over bank fraud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2017, 12:34 AM

Where being different is normal

Children who survived past terror attacks and lost loved ones help light Hanukkah candles with Salomon family after Halamish massacre.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 5:51 PM

Watch: Remembering the victims of the Brooklyn fire disaster

Israeli and American Jews remember mother, 3 children killed in Hanukkah fire, recall unbelievable kindness of family.Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2017, 4:49 PM

Jewish 'media magnets' visit Israel

Jewish TV star, mommy bloggers, best-selling authors, visit Israel on groundbreaking media trip for women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 1:04 PM

Victims of Flatbush fire laid to rest in Israel

Watch live: Funeral for Aliza Azan and her three children begins in central city of Holon.Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2017, 10:06 AM

Jewish youth light at sites of terrorist attacks

World Bnei Akiva youth movement lights menorahs around the world at sites of terror attacks, natural disasters in Europe, the US, and IsraelJTA, 12/19/2017, 9:06 PM

Mother, 3 children killed in fire flown to Israel for burial

Israeli-American family killed in house fire started by Hanukkah menorah on their way to be laid to rest in Israel.JTA, 12/19/2017, 8:18 PM

Jewish leaders criticize 'ill-conceived' UN resolution

Conference of Presidents commends U.S. for vetoing Security Council resolution on Jerusalem. American Jewish Congress welcomes veto as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2017, 4:38 AM

OU applauds American veto at Security Council

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America welcomes veto of resolution calling for withdrawal of Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2017, 2:07 AM

Young Israeli elected to Brazilian Academy of Sciences

Former Kiryat Arba resident Alexander Birbrair is a neuroscientist researching roles of specific cell populations in various tissues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 11:45 PM

AIPAC lauds U.S. veto of Jerusalem resolution

AIPAC welcomes United States’ veto of resolution seeking to overrule Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2017, 11:30 PM

New synagogue inaugurated in Western Wall tunnels

Synagogue will be open to all wishing to study, pray, and connect to the Creator.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2017, 10:37 PM

FDNY chief says father a hero in Brooklyn fire

Father risked his life to save 2 of the children in deadly fire that killed his wife, 3 children.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 9:54 PM

Deadly Brooklyn fire may have been caused by Hanukkah menorah

Law enforcement investigating whether Hanukkah menorah sparked blaze that killed mother, 3 children from Israeli family in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 7:45 PM

Family killed in Brooklyn fire was Israeli

Father, surviving children in serious condition after fire kills mother, 3 children in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 5:43 PM

'Thirty years ago, this would have been impossible'

Event to bring 2,000 young Russian Jews together for workshops, lectures featuring Israel's chief rabbi, senior IDF officers, politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 2:56 PM

Police: Jewish billionaire and wife died of 'neck compression'

Toronto Police release the cause of death of Jewish billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 4:38 AM

Watch: Jerusalem has always been dear to the Jewish people

Middle East historian says US president's recognition changes nothing for Jews who have dreamed of Jerusalem for 3,000 years.Eliran Aharon, 12/17/2017, 10:21 PM

British Labour leader called a 'liar' at Hanukkah party

Jeremy Corbyn says there's "zero tolerance" of anti-Semitism within Labour during Jewish Labour Movement’s Hanukkah party.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2017, 6:41 AM

'Green' community center lets participants run the show

At a non-denominational Jewish center in Ferndale, Michigan, Chabad directors step back to allow residents a free hand in deciding programs.Chana Roberts, 12/15/2017, 2:02 PM

Parshat Miketz: Jewish survival

During Hanukkah, we read about how Yosef became viceroy of Egypt. The Maccabees learned from him, as well.Dr. Joseph Frager, 12/15/2017, 11:17 AM

New York synagogue to stop announcing same-sex weddings

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale says it will conform to Orthodox Union standards, stop announcing same-sex marriages.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 7:26 PM

Watch: US Ambassador lights Hanukkah menorah at Western Wall

Amb. Friedman participates in candle-lighting ceremony at Western Wall. 'A great honor to light the candles in J'lem - capital of Israel.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/13/2017, 7:43 PM

Jerusalem municipality blasted for interfaith Hanukkah parties

'Inability of Jerusalem municipality to withstand foreign influences that challenge Israel angers residents from left and right.'Mordechai Sones, 12/13/2017, 10:49 AM

'Hanukkah calls on us to defend our values'

British Prime Minister Theresa May wishes Jews a happy Hanukkah, calls to double the efforts to fight anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 6:38 AM