Surfing according to Jewish law

Surfing according to Jewish law

Former IDF officer opens 'Surfing with a Kippah,' a surfing club for the religious public. 'Everything is done according to halakha.'Benny Tocker, 6/19/2018, 9:11 AM
France to forbid religious dress in schools?

France to forbid religious dress in schools?

French Education Ministry reportedly to forbid students from wearing religious articles - such as kippot and long skirts - to school.Haim Lev, 5/30/2018, 10:56 PM
'Go to jail rather than cooperate'

'Go to jail rather than cooperate'

Leading Religious Zionist rabbi calls on religious girls not to show up for 'religion interviews' at army recruitment offices.Ido Ben Porat, 5/9/2018, 11:00 AM
'More religious police, less violence'

'More religious police, less violence'

Nachi Eyal, founder of 'Believers in the Police' program, talks about rise in number of religious recruits and positive results.Benny Toker, 4/23/2018, 9:02 PM
'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

Channel 2 military commentator is convinced that kippot will soon be seen in top IDF positions.Eliran Aharon, 11/30/2017, 2:14 AM
Watch: British Airways' observant Jewish pilot

Watch: British Airways' observant Jewish pilot

At British Airways celebrations for 85 years of UK-Israel flights, Arutz Sheva hears from a religious pilot who addresses flights in Hebrew.Kobi Selah, 11/12/2017, 1:47 PM
Study: Most people assume serial murderers are atheists

Study: Most people assume serial murderers are atheists

Across the world, atheists are assumed to be more immoral than religious people - even if the person judging is an atheist himself.Chana Roberts, 8/10/2017, 12:43 PM
Study: Religious people more tolerant than atheists

Study: Religious people more tolerant than atheists

Atheists and agnostics believe themselves to be more tolerant and open-minded than religious people - but in fact are less so.Chana Roberts, 7/15/2017, 11:03 PM
Legal hotline helps religious girls harassed at draft office

Legal hotline helps religious girls harassed at draft office

Organization opens hotline for religious girls illegally called to aggressive examination to 'prove' religiosity for draft exemption.Orli Harari, 4/6/2017, 11:29 AM
Watch: Together as one

Watch: Together as one

Caught on camera: Israel unites at the Western Wall, societal differences forgotten on the national day of mourning.Rachel Kaplan, 8/14/2016, 2:55 PM
Israel Least Religious Country in Middle East

Israel Least Religious Country in Middle East

57% of Israelis claim they are 'not religious' and 8% are 'atheist,' according to Gallup poll.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2015, 5:24 PM
Chief Rabbi Lau Pushes Secular-Religious Unity

Chief Rabbi Lau Pushes Secular-Religious Unity

Rabbi Lau in largest education conference questions the concept 'secular,' says all people should be learned from.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 8/25/2014, 3:59 PM
Hareidi Parties, Bayit Yehudi Unite in Tel Aviv

Hareidi Parties, Bayit Yehudi Unite in Tel Aviv

Religious parties manage rare cross-spectrum unity in Tel Aviv as hareidi-religious, Zionists join for city council race.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 9:06 AM
Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

The first Jewish cultural and religious center in Portugal was inaugurated last week following expulsion of Jews 500 years ago.Rina Tzvi , 7/31/2013, 9:48 PM
Bayit Yehudi: Not Only for Religious

Bayit Yehudi: Not Only for Religious

Bayit Hayehudi launched the opening of its secular branch Thursday evening; party is "for all of Am Yisrael," says MK Bennett. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/19/2013, 1:49 PM
For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 11:20 AM
Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungary annuls part of a controversial law that ended official recognition and state funding for scores of religious communities. Arutz Sheva. , 2/26/2013, 9:51 PM
German Court Drops Charges Against Mohel

German Court Drops Charges Against Mohel

A German court on Thursday dismissed all charges against a rabbi for his role in the circumcision of a Jewish infant. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/25/2013, 9:37 AM
Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

The Polish parliament is reportedly set to amend the law on the protection of animals to allow kosher slaughter without stunning.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 5:03 PM
European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban

European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban

"Kosher butchering is essential for sustenance of Jewish life" assert European Jewish leaders, urging reversal of Polish shechita ban.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/28/2012, 9:29 PM
Religious Travelers Spend Sabbath in Airport

Religious Travelers Spend Sabbath in Airport

Flight delays left a group of visitors from Pennsylvania stuck in Ben Gurion airport for the Sabbath. Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 9:46 PM
Shechita Ban 'Empowers Anti-Semitism in Europe'

Shechita Ban 'Empowers Anti-Semitism in Europe'

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has urged Geert Wilders, leader of Dutch conservative Freedom Party, to drop the party's call to ban Shechita.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 7:52 PM
US Sues Florida for Halting Kosher Meals

US Sues Florida for Halting Kosher Meals

The federal government is suing Florida's Department of Corrections for not offering kosher meals to prison inmates.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/20/2012, 12:41 PM
Two Manhattan Shuls Receive 'Sacred Sites' Grants

Two Manhattan Shuls Receive 'Sacred Sites' Grants

Two synagogues in Manhattan are among the “Sacred Sites” in New York State that have received grants for physical repairs.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 2:20 PM
Jewish Brooklyn Store Owner Murdered

Jewish Brooklyn Store Owner Murdered

New York police are hunting a suspect in Thursday’s murder of Brooklyn store owner Isaac Kadare. Rewards have been posted for information Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 10:33 AM
NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

On the way to Manhattan, Ultra-Orthodox Jews warn: “Dear Jew: You are entering a dangerous place. Shield your eyes.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/18/2012, 5:44 AM
New Program Merges Ultra-Orthodox into Workforce

New Program Merges Ultra-Orthodox into Workforce

The Technion has launched a new program, aimed at integrating the ultra-Orthodox community into Israeli workforce.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/13/2012, 6:35 PM
Hebrew Charter School to Strengthen D.C. Community

Hebrew Charter School to Strengthen D.C. Community

Sela Public Charter School, a Hebrew language public charter school, has been granted a conditional charter to open in District of Columbia.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/25/2012, 9:15 AM
11th Plague: No California Kosher for Pesach Coke

11th Plague: No California Kosher for Pesach Coke

California Jews will have to get through Passover without kosher Coke, while different Pepsi kosher symbols are confusing Illinois Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2012, 6:50 PM
Leaders: Synagogues Should be More Accessible

Leaders: Synagogues Should be More Accessible

Jewish leaders from Israel and around the world meet in Jerusalem, call to open the gates of the synagogue to all Jews.Elad Benari, 2/27/2012, 7:15 AM
Study: Belief in G-d, Religious Observance Rising

Study: Belief in G-d, Religious Observance Rising

A wide-ranging study shows that more Israelis believe in G-d than did a decade ago.David Lev, 1/26/2012, 12:30 PM
Rabbi: Ministry Rule Will Cause Secular Marriage

Rabbi: Ministry Rule Will Cause Secular Marriage

Enforcement of a residency rule will cause thousands of Israelis to get married in non-Jewish ceremonies in Cyprus, says Rabbi David Stav.David Lev, 11/8/2011, 4:01 PM