Backpack set alight near Brooklyn Jewish center over Yom Kippur

Backpack set alight and left on the steps of Jewish center considered "non-bias incident," NYPD says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/10/2019, 1:55 PM

Itai Margi, 8, named boy killed in Tel Aviv Yom Kippur accident

Breathalyzer examination of suspect driver reveals he was not under influence of alcohol.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019, 10:57 AM

Watch: Yeshiva students dance with emotion after Yom Kippur

Rabbis and students at Sderot hesder yeshiva conclude Yom Kippur prayers with emotion-filled dancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 8:25 AM

'Increase security in synagogues in Germany'

The Chief Rabbi of Berlin, Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, received news of the attack in Halle during Yom Kippur prayers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/10/2019, 3:15 AM

Yom Kippur ends, preparations for Sukkot begin

Tens of thousands of Jews across Israel attended synagogues on Yom Kippur. Israeli Jews are now preparing for the holiday of Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 8:39 PM

MDA: 1,852 people evacuated to hospitals on Yom Kippur

The count includes two children who were killed in car accidents while riding their bikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 8:06 PM

2 shot dead outside German synagogue on Yom Kippur

Multiple gunmen attempt to enter synagogue in Halle, Germany on holiest day of Jewish calendar.AFP, 10/9/2019, 7:17 PM

Gmar Chatima Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Arutz Sheva wishes our readers a meaningful fast. News coverage ends this evening, resumes tomorrow evening.Arutz Sheva, 10/9/2019, 12:39 AM

Watch: IDF Chief Cantor sings ‘Kol Nidre’

IDF Cantor and Rabbinical Choir in rendition of Kol Nidre, which has been part of the Yom Kippur service for over 1000 years.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/9/2019, 12:14 AM

'May you be sealed in the Book of Life'

US President publishes special message in honor of Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 6:23 PM

Trying to keep Yom Kippur - in the middle of an Arab village

Yom Kippur Monologue: After being rescued from an Arab village by Yad L'Achim, Jewish woman recalls struggle to observe Yom Kippur in secretYafit A., 10/8/2019, 1:11 PM

Here's when Yom Kippur begins and ends

Last flight into Tel Aviv lands in early afternoon, as Israelis and Jews around the world prepare for holiest day of the year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 12:48 PM

Hot and dry weather for Yom Kippur

Temperatures to remain above seasonal average until Thursday, forecasters say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 11:27 AM

Police to block Arab traffic into west Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

112 makeshift barriers to block Arab traffic into Jewish neighborhoods - primarily in western Jerusalem - during Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 9:25 AM

What gives Kol Nidre its unique power?

Why do Jews from all walks of life come to the Yom Kippur eve Kol Nidre service in awe? Rabbi Sacks' whattsapp messages on the Yom Kippur service: Kol Nidre, Avinu Malkeinu (Our Father, our King), Vidui (Confession), Mussaf and Neila (endng prayer).Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 10/8/2019, 5:28 AM

Thoughts for Yom Kippur: Where do we go from here?

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 10/8/2019, 4:45 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Western Wall

Thousands at the Western Wall for final Selichot prayer before Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 11:59 PM

Forgiving others and forgiving ourselves

The Story of Jonah: This Yom Kippur, Don’t Forget to Pray for the Whole World.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 10/7/2019, 10:27 PM

'Most Israelis seek to connect to their heritage'

Tzohar to hold 350 free, public, Yom Kippur prayer services around Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 2:47 PM

Poll: 60% of Israelis will fast this Yom Kippur

Fewer Israelis plan to fast this Yom Kippur compared to previous years, less than half plan on praying in synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 10:13 AM

PA condemns closure of Cave of Patriarchs on Yom Kippur

PA official says Israeli decision to close the Cave of the Patriarchs on Yom Kippur is "a blatant attack on Muslims".Dalit Halevi, 10/7/2019, 4:11 AM

Watch: Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs

Selichot services ahead of Yom Kippur attended by the Chief Rabbis of Israel and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 12:53 AM

Learning Torah on the eve of Yom Kippur

More than 2,000 people in attendance for marathon day of Shiurim organized by OU Israel on the eve of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 11:31 PM

The biggest Selichot tour in Israel

The tour began on Mount Herzel and continued to Nachlaot, Mahane Yehuda, the Old City, Armon Hanatziv and Rachel's Tomb.Orly Harari, 10/6/2019, 10:59 PM

Live: OU Israel's 'Torah Yerushalayim' day of study

One Torah, One people, One place. OU Israel presents a special of learning ahead of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.Arutz Sheva, 10/6/2019, 10:04 PM

Jewish Labour MP could be ousted on Yom Kippur

Veteran Jewish MP from Britain’s Labour party faces no-confidence vote which is scheduled for Erev Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 5:44 AM

Watch: Saudi blogger sings 'Avinu Malkeinu'

Mohammed Saud wishes Jews a happy Yom Kippur., 10/1/2019, 11:50 PM

Site playing synagogue matchmaker tops 1,100 synagogues

Over 1,100 synagogues offer young Jewish people free High Holidays seats.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/24/2019, 2:29 PM

LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

Animal rights group launches lawsuit against Hills Hebrew Discovery Center to prevent pre-Yom Kippur ritual involving chickens.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/29/2019, 5:34 PM

Texas school demands mother prove daughter is Jewish for absence

North Texas school district requests mother furnish proof that daughter is Jewish in order to excuse Yom Kippur absence.JTA, 10/21/2018, 10:53 PM

Man arrested in Yom Kippur rock attack on Polish synagogue

Man accused of hurling a rock through the window of a synagogue in the Polish city of Gdansk on Yom Kippur arrested.JTA, 9/23/2018, 2:01 PM

Emergency medics treat 1,728 people over Yom Kippur

Magen David Adom teams had a busy Yom Kippur, treating 1,728 people - including 228 who felt ill from the fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2018, 8:39 PM

Watch: Terror attack in Jerusalem foiled

Attack targeting worshippers in Jerusalem foiled during Yom Kippur.David Rosenberg, 9/19/2018, 8:07 PM

President Trump's message for Yom Kippur

"Yom Kippur provides an opportunity to draw nearer to G-d through the practice of teshuva"US President Donald Trump, 9/18/2018, 5:07 PM

'A fighter in his life and a fighter in his death'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked eulogizes Ari Fuld: 'Led accurate informational discourse for Israel, we'll preserve his legacy.'Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2018, 4:46 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, 9/18/2018, 9:18 AM

Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

Yad L'Achim to hold series of prayer services at holy sites from Meron to Tomb of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in Ukraine., 9/18/2018, 9:01 AM

Do you want to get a chance to fix the world?

How can we figure out our own place in creation, and accurately measure what the impact of our deeds (and misdeeds) have been?Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 9/18/2018, 4:12 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, 9/18/2018, 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, 9/17/2018, 6:13 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, 9/17/2018, 5:07 PM

Magen David Adom on high alert for Yom Kippur

MDA raises alert level, prepares helicopters, ambulances, and volunteers for expected spike in medical emergencies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 1:38 PM

It is not just fasting: The message of Yom Kippur

Something to keep in mind on Yom Kippur.Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 9/17/2018, 6:56 AM

Rabbi: Anorexics must eat on Yom Kippur

Doctor and rabbi at Schneider Hospital says anorexic patients need to eat on Yom Kippur, even if they are in advanced stages of treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 3:00 PM

Yom Kippur, sin, and repentance: The plea of temporary insanity

Spiritual goals of the High Holy Days.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 9/12/2018, 11:21 PM

Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Ministry launches campaign urging Israelis to use money instead of livestock in popular religious ritual.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 10:18 AM

Israeli equestrian forgoes world championships over Yom Kippur

Israeli equestrian withdraws from world championships since the competition will take place on Yom Kippur. 'I want to honor this day.'JTA, 8/28/2018, 10:48 AM

EU summit on Yom Kippur raises questions for Jewish leaders

Some see meeting’s date as intentional slight.JTA - Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 10:54 PM

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

IDF officer dismissed for allowing cooking on Yom Kippur

Commander in elite unit is dismissed for allowing soldiers to light a fire and cook in a 'poyke pot' on Yom Kippur.Orli Harari, 11/9/2017, 9:03 AM

Will Baltimore public schools remain open on Yom Kippur?

Baltimore County Public Schools consider holding classes on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/11/2017, 2:37 PM

Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Omri Casspi misses game between Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets because it coincided with holiest day in the Jewish calendar.JTA, 10/1/2017, 10:49 PM

Drunken man enters Yom Kippur prayers with pistol drawn

Worshipers at Netivot yeshiva flee the scene in fright, at first believing a terror attack to be taking place.Michal Levi, 10/1/2017, 11:22 AM

Zuckerberg Yom Kippur: Apologies for Facebook

Social network founder publishes post asking forgiveness for Yom Kippur.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2017, 10:28 AM

Pence to Jews: May you be inscribed in the Book of Life

US VP Pence, Ivanka Trump, tweet Yom Kippur wishes to Jews around the world.Ido Ben Porat, 9/30/2017, 9:39 PM

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 8:25 PM

Denmark deploys troops to guard Copenhagen synagogue

Danish military deploys troops in Copenhagen to guard city's synagogue and the Israeli embassy.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/29/2017, 11:16 PM