Justice Minister: I hope US will intervene for Naama Issachar

"I suppose the US has an interest that Naama not sit in Russian prison," Minister Ohana says, noting her dual US-Israel citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 10:36 AM

'Naama Issachar fell victim to something unrelated'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz comments on imprisonment of Naama Issachar in Russia.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 6:09 AM

Elkin criticizes Russia: Outrageous conduct

Minister Ze'ev Elkin criticizes Russia's conduct in the case of Naama Issachar.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 3:15 AM

This is what Naama Issachar said just before her arrest

New recording reveals Israeli woman's phone conversation just prior to her arrest by Moscow police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 9:57 PM

Naama Issachar's mother: 'I pleaded with Netanyahu to help us'

Mother of Israeli caught with marijuana in Moscow says she 'doesn't know' how the family will get over prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 7:37 PM

'A disproportionate punishment for a young Israeli woman'

Court in Russia sentences Israeli citizen Naama Issachar to 7.5 years in prison.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2019, 8:00 PM

Naama - held hostage by the Russians

Israeli source confirms Israel's refusal to swap Russian hacker for Israeli arrested for marijuana possession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 3:12 PM

Iran releases detained Russian journalist

Iranian authorities release Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik, which some reports said was arrested for spying for Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 6:03 AM

Russian journalist held in Iran for visa issues, not spying

Contrary to previous report, Iran’s government spokesman says Russian journalist was not detained for spying for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 4:14 AM

Netanyahu, Putin, exchange good wishes via telephone

PM Netanyahu speaks by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 3:36 PM

Iran arrests Russian journalist for spying for Israel

Iran says it will release Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik, who was arrested in Tehran on espionage charges earlier this week.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/5/2019, 12:28 AM

Fighting Russian disinformation

What are the roots of Moscow’s political interference, and how can countries can fight back?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2019, 5:40 PM

Putin wishes Jews a happy New Year

Russian President on Rosh Hashanah: Important to promote the traditions and customs to the youth.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2019, 12:05 AM

Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw from Syria

Israeli FM Yisrael Katz meets Russian FM Sergey Lavrov at UN, discuss how to restore stability to Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 5:31 PM

Russia: US refused to grant visas to members of UN delegation

Russia complains US Embassy after officials fail to receive visas in time to participate in UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 2:56 PM

Historic home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan gets a mikvah

Chabad emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Deborah Melamed came to revive community that had suffered decades of Soviet oppression.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2019, 5:41 PM

Sarah Sanders slams CNN for Russia report

Former WH press secretary weighs in on Fox News about CNN’s report claiming Trump mishandled classified info, calls Dem debate 'terrifying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 8:57 AM

‘We sat with maps, the goal was reached’

PM summarizes his meetings with Russian President Putin and Defense Minister Shoigu.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/13/2019, 7:00 AM

"It's important to us who gets elected to the Knesset"

'We in Russia know the term terrorism and in Israel as well of course,' Putin tells Netanyahu during meeting in Sochi.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/12/2019, 8:57 PM

'Iran stepping up attempts to attack Israel from Syria'

PM Netanyahu meets Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, explains Israeli responses to Iranian buildup in Syria.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/12/2019, 6:50 PM

Watch: Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Russian Defense Minister

Netanyahu remarks to Russian Defense Minister that it's the first time that they are meeting as fellow defense ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 6:16 PM

Netanyahu lands in Sochi ahead of meeting with Putin

PM to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin twice Thursday afternoon and evening to strengthen coordination in Syria.Ido Ben Porat - Russia, 9/12/2019, 3:32 PM

Russia concerned over sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Ahead of Netanyahu's visit, Russia warns that plan to annex Jordan Valley could escalate tensions.Ido Ben Porat, 9/12/2019, 3:06 AM

PM to make pre-election trip to Russia

Netanyahu to visit Sochi Thursday, meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin days before Israeli election.AFP, 9/10/2019, 5:03 PM

US teen arrested in Russia for medical marijuana

Film student traveling with mother arrested, charged with possession of marijuana.AFP, 9/4/2019, 2:57 PM

Maimonides’ ‘Mishneh Torah’ translated into Russian

Rambam's 14-volume compendious of Jewish law translated into Russian for the first time.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 9/2/2019, 6:01 PM

Israeli woman has 'no idea' how marijuana got into her bag

Israeli woman has been held in Russian jail for months on marijuana charge.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 8/30/2019, 9:58 AM

Blue & White denies claim Russians hacked its phones, computers

Russian embassy and Blue & White party push back on report that Russian hackers had gained access to senior members' cell phones.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/29/2019, 3:12 PM

Russia to resume S-400 delivery to Turkey

Turkish Defense Minister says Russia will resume the delivery of its S-400 missile defense system to Turkey this week.Elad Benari, 8/27/2019, 6:37 AM

'Not all of Baumel's remains were returned to Israel'

Terror leader Ahmed Jibril says Israel received 'half a body,' any transfer of remains contingent on release of living terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 12:25 PM

Russian firm stops ‘goodbye rent’ billboard with haredi Jew

Amid criticism, asset management firm removes billboard depicting haredi Jew extending one hand and the words: “Goodbye rent!”Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/15/2019, 1:00 PM

Watch: Plane carries out emergency landing in Russian cornfield

Russia hails miracle, after no one killed in emergency landing of flight carrying 233 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 11:25 AM

Russia: Man brutally killed by bear

66-year-old had reportedly gone out to pick mushrooms, joking to his wife, "If I don't call by 10am, it means I've been eaten by a bear."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 6:27 PM

Russia: Radiation levels rose by up to 16 times after accident

Radiation levels spiked during half-hour following nuclear explosion, despite initial reports as being 'normal,' reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 7:38 PM

Report: Netanyahu will try to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

Netanyahu scheduled to visit Ukraine in what some in Russian media say is a US-led push for peace between the two Slavic nations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/13/2019, 12:25 PM

Protecting babies or undermining the right to protest?

Parents fight to retain custody after bringing baby to demonstration.Ben Shaul, Chana Roberts, 8/7/2019, 1:46 PM

Girl goes out to buy chocolate and is attacked by bear

14-year-old Russian girl nearly decapitated by wild bear on way to grocery store.Nitzan Keidar, 8/6/2019, 4:22 PM

Mysterious GPS disruption in Israeli airspace ends

Russian military denies it was responsible for disruption in GPS signals in Israeli airspace.AFP, 8/6/2019, 1:18 PM

Report: Hezbollah forces on the move

Hezbollah forces set up camp on Syria-Lebanon border, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2019, 8:48 AM

Subbotnik Jew granted Israeli citizenship after 3-year battle

After nearly three years of battling Israeli bureaucracy with the help of Shavei Israel, Anna Bocharnikova granted Israeli citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 2:02 AM

Turkey receives Russian S-400 missile system

Turkey receives first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defense system, risking deepening tensions with the United States.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2019, 1:42 AM

'When Baumel's identity was confirmed, officers cried'

The Washington Post speaks with Israel's forensic center about the moving moment when MIA soldier Zachary Baumel's bones were identified.Sara Rubenstein, 7/12/2019, 11:19 AM

Over 500 civilians killed in Russian offensive in Syria

Syrian human rights group accuses Russian, Syrian forces of deliberately targeting civilians in attacks on rebel-held Idlib.Gary Willig, 7/7/2019, 11:59 AM

Report: Russia behind disruptions in Ben Gurion GPS systems

Russia is responsible for disrupting the Global Positioning Satellite systems at Ben Gurion Airport, according to report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 8:14 AM

'We will not allow Iran to entrench on our border'

PM Netanyahu meets Secretary of the Russian National Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, in Jerusalem.Nitsan Keidar, 6/25/2019, 2:34 AM

Syria searching for additional missing Israelis

According to reports, the searches are carried out with the encouragement and support of Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 1:08 AM

Russia: We will present Iranian interests to US, Israel

Russian National Security Adviser discusses planned summit with his US, Israeli counterparts, hinting at disagreements with US over Iran.Nitzan Keidar, 6/20/2019, 4:56 PM

Erdogan: S-400 systems will start arriving in July

Turkish President says he expects Russian missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July.Elad Benari, 6/17/2019, 5:31 AM

Rivlin thanks Russia for securing return of missing soldier

President Rivlin a guest of honor at reception to celebrate Russia Day hosted by the Russian Embassy in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 12:07 AM

Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

Turkish President says his country has already bought the Russian S-400 missile defense systems and they will be delivered shortly.Elad Benari, 6/13/2019, 4:06 AM

Russian man sent to jail for anti-Semitic graffiti

Russian court hands two-and-a-half-year prison sentence to man for writing anti-Semitic graffiti on a residential building.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/7/2019, 11:12 PM

Russia to provide Turkey with S-400 in two months

Russian state conglomerate announces that delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey will take place in two months.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2019, 9:04 PM

Russian fighter jet intercepts American plane over Mediterranean

Su-35 fighter harasses US Navy aircraft over Mediterranean Sea, repeatedly intercepting it in 'unsafe' manner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 10:13 AM

US to press Russia on Iranian presence in Syria

US plans to stress to Russia at Jerusalem summit that Iranian forces and their proxies have to leave Syria.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2019, 1:37 AM

Tens of thousands mark Day of Liberation and Rescue

Throughout world were rallies of prayer and thanksgiving to commemorate surrender of Nazis and rescue of remnant Jews of Europe.Yoni Kempinski, 6/4/2019, 8:23 PM

Putin attends unveiling of monument to Jewish resistance in WW2

Russian President attends ceremony at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow for monument to 'heroes of resistance' of camps, ghettos.Gary Willig, 6/4/2019, 7:16 PM

Cold War deja vu? US says Russia is testing nuclear weapons

Head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) says that Russia will build up its nuclear weapons 'significantly' in the next decade.Sara Rubenstein, 5/31/2019, 8:28 AM