Little known but important facts to know before visiting Israel

Despite how much many people think they know about the country, there are vital facts that are often missed out., 9/11/2019, 5:04 PM

Coming soon: New route for Israel Trail in the Judean Desert

Epic hiking trail across Israel expanded to include unique sites in the Judean Desert. Change adds another 50 km of hiking to the trail.Orli Harari, 9/10/2019, 10:17 AM

IDF carries out operation on Lebanese border

The IDF confirms that the fires in the Mount Dov region were caused by an IDF operation in the area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 3:49 PM

Jordanian parliament calls to reconsider peace treaty

Jordanian Parliament recommends mutual removal of Israeli, Jordanian, ambassadors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 3:27 PM

'Israeli dates are sought even by Arab countries'

Date harvest in Israel begins. Dates have replaced citrus fruits and peppers as one of Israel's top agricultural exports.Sara Rubenstein, 8/18/2019, 10:47 PM

What are the leading causes of death in Israel?

The leading cause of death in Israel for both men and women is cancer, as it is around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 5:53 PM

Israel's richest - and poorest neighborhoods

Four of the seven richest neighborhoods in the state of Israel are located in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 4:32 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

Israel condemns Belgian paper’s defense of 'ugly noses' op-ed

In unusual move, Israeli embassy condemns local daily for printing, defending op-ed portraying Jews as land thieves with ugly noses.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/7/2019, 5:18 PM

How do you make Israel and Torah relevant to US Jewish kids?

From kosher food to synagogue security to summer programs in Israel - inside OU's efforts to strengthen Jewish identity & fight assimilationYoni Kempinski, 7/29/2019, 10:05 AM

Netanyahu to make history as longest serving PM

Netanyahu will become the longest-serving PM in Israeli history on Saturday, July 20, beating Israel's first PM, David Ben Gurion.Sara Rubenstein, 7/14/2019, 4:58 PM

'Everyone has something to contribute'

Naftali Stubin, a participant of the unique educational program in Israel for students with special needs wins Outstanding Soldier award.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 7:17 PM

What makes Israel so special - and controversial?

The root of the problem: Talking about the Land of Israel.Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 6/21/2019, 5:35 PM

'World’s first’ fully-electric plane unveiled by Israeli company

'The 'Alice' will redefine how people travel and usher in a new era of flying,' says Eviation CEO Omar Bar-Yohay.Sara Rubenstein, 6/21/2019, 11:16 AM

NY Times surveys 21 Democratic presidential candidates on Israel

Candidates respond to question, 'Do you think Israel meets international standards of human rights?'Gabe Friedman, JTA, 6/20/2019, 9:52 AM

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to visit Israel

Sheryl Sandberg, one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, will be visiting Israel on a family trip.Sara Rubenstein, 6/2/2019, 4:17 PM

Is the tension between the US and Iran dangerous for Israel?

Iran continues to provoke the US, which is threatening the regime in Tehran. Will Iranian missiles land in Israel soon?Israel News Talk Radio, 5/16/2019, 6:46 AM

Hollywood looking through a window screen into Israel

American movie producer supporting Jews living in Israel.David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 4/25/2019, 5:12 PM

Israel issues strong warning against travel to Sri Lanka

National Security Council calls on Israelis already in Sri Lanka to leave ASAP and on those planning trips there to cancel or delay them.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/25/2019, 2:18 PM

PM's son: Which 'Palestine' were they looking to liberate?

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israel's PM, offers a free summary of Israel's history to his Facebook followers. Read the full text, as is.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 2:00 PM

From next month: American investors to be able to work in Israel

New visa grants temporary residency to US investors, their family members, and employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 11:55 AM

Condition of El Al flight attendant with measles worsens

43-year-old otherwise healthy woman in a coma with encephalitis, a swelling of the brain, as a result of measlesSara Rubenstein, 4/19/2019, 1:12 AM

Report: Senior Israeli, Lebanese officials meet in Moscow

Lebanese source says meeting mediated by Russia included discussion on maritime border, Assad regime, Hezbollah and Iran.Nitzan Keidar, 4/18/2019, 11:32 AM

Israel defense sales topped $7.5 billion in 2018

Defense Ministry: Sales to Asia, Pacific region accounted for 46% of defense exports. 26% went to Europe, 20% to North America.AFP, 4/17/2019, 5:16 PM

Security analyst to speak at Capitol Hill policy seminar

This Thursday, the EMET's Capitol Hill Policy Seminar Series will host security analyst Mark Langfan.Sharona Cohen, 4/16/2019, 10:49 PM

SpaceIL's president: Beresheet was success, Israeli flag on moon

'The message for those watching is we tried and didn't complete. I think that Israel has to continue and I'm sure they will,' Khan says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 12:19 PM

Which parties are running - and who is likely to get in?

A who's who guide to Tuesday's Israeli Knesset election. Who are the parties and candidates vying for all of the Knesset's 120 seats?David Rosenberg, 4/9/2019, 1:42 PM

Arab nations must assure Israel we don't pose existential threat

Arab countries should take into consideration Israel's fear for survival is part of reason it receives support from international community,Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 8:15 PM

TODAY: Free Live Online Elections Info Session

On April 7, Bet El Institutions will host a free live election info session, explaining the multiparty system, party platforms, and analysisSharona Cohen, 4/7/2019, 8:00 AM

Brazilian president: I love Israel

Netanyahu welcomes Brazilian President Bolsonaro on his first visit to the state of Israel. Bolsonaro: 'Excited to be here.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2019, 9:54 AM

$1 million prize for Israeli Beresheet's touchdown on moon

Beresheet touchdown set to make history as the first privately-funded craft to land on the moon.Sara Rubenstein, 3/29/2019, 9:01 AM

'No honest person can deny dangers Jews face all over world'

Bill de Blasio tells AIPAC 'Jewish People cannot be safe without State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2019, 1:09 AM

Where does Israel rank in the World Happiness Report?

Finland was number one on the list for the second year in a row, followed closely by two other Nordic countries, Denmark and Norway.Sara Rubenstein, 3/21/2019, 5:12 PM

Connecting the world through dance with DJ Raphi

DJ Raphi's Team went to the streets of Jerusalem to help people dance and smile in honor of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 4:47 PM

Israel rejects UN probe on Gaza riots

"No institution can negate Israel's right to self-defense and its duty to defend its residents and borders from violent attacks."AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 12:39 PM

'This was an Israeli win'

Israeli Director Guy Nattiv wins an Oscar for Short Film for SKIN at Oscars 2019, a film on teaching kids about racism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 11:39 AM

Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week

Israel set to be fourth country to land spacecraft on moon with launch from Cape Canaveral on Friday. "We are entering history."AFP, 2/19/2019, 11:20 AM

Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

Iceland’s former representative to Eurovision calls on Iceland to pull out of the event since it is being held in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/7/2019, 7:40 AM

Turkey-Iran-Qatar entente to replace US-Israel-Saudi Arabia?

Pro-Putin think-tank publishes editorial stating new axis represented by Iran, Turkey, and Qatar, has been formed.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2019, 4:10 PM

How will new House Dems influence Israel relations?

House of Representatives will be changing hands from the Republicans to Democrats. How will this this affect relations with Israel?i24News, 12/18/2018, 4:30 PM

Is the Trump government really pro-Israel?

Jay Shapiro wonders whether President Trump's unreserved support for Israel is part of real friendship or a combination of interests.Jay Shapiro, 12/13/2018, 11:39 AM

Israel has a bobsled team, and it wants to compete in Olympics

In days, Chaim Raice went from never having been on a bobsled to being an Olympic contender for Israel. It all started with a Facebook post.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 12/12/2018, 6:32 PM

Israel calls on Germany to end funding of Jewish museum

Citing anti-Israel display, Israel calls on Germany to nix funding of Jewish museum, along with anti-Israel groups.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 12/10/2018, 2:22 PM

'Violence against women is terrorism'

'Abusive men need a punch in the face', says Prime Minister Netanyahu at first meeting of committee to combat violence against women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 2:09 PM

Netanyahu: Anyone who tries to harm Israel will pay heavy price

Israeli premier says IDF 'determined' locate and neutralize all cross-border terror tunnels from Lebanon leading into Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2018, 1:48 PM

Israelis now see left-right divide as most significant conflict

For first time ever, Israelis see differences between right and left as being greater conflict in society than division between Arabs, Jews.JTA, 12/4/2018, 7:44 AM

Compass of the Jewish leadership in the Diaspora

The mystery of where Diaspora Jewish leaders are leading Jews.David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/29/2018, 1:43 AM

Netherlands encouraging Diaspora Jews to criticize Israel

Official Dutch foreign ministry document says one of government's goals is to 'encourage Diaspora Jews to voice opposition to occupation.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/28/2018, 3:00 PM

IDF probes operation in which Lt. Col. M. was killed

IDF conducting operational debriefing to learn lessons from incident in which soldier Lt. Col. M. was killed.Kobi Finkler, 11/27/2018, 11:14 AM

President of Chad to arrive for historic visit in Israel

After over 45 years of severed diplomatic relations, Chad's president to arrive in Israel as significant step toward renewing relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2018, 1:06 PM

US refuses to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Israel made official request that former spy Jonathan Pollard be allowed to move to Israel, but the US Department of Justice refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 8:53 PM

'Bible promises that God will take care of the Jewish people'

Watch: Prominent Evangelical Zionist Dr. Charlotte Phillips tells Arutz Sheva why she loves Israel.Eliran Aharon, 11/17/2018, 7:53 PM

Iranian American Jewish Federation Saluted by ILAI Fund

'Technology has given us the ability to provide a way for these special children to express their feelings.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 8:36 PM

Initiative prepares 'ethnically tasteful' packages for needy

Colel Chabad provides home-delivered meals that respond to individual cultural and ethnic preferences.Pantry Packers , 11/14/2018, 7:11 PM

Jewish Home ultimatum: Bennett as Defense Minister - or we bolt

Party officials tell Arutz Sheva Jewish Home will remain in coalition only if Bennett tapped to replace Liberman as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 1:52 PM

Israeli Defense Minister announces resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chief tells faction members he will resign as Defense Minister, call for early elections.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 12:55 PM

'Hamas was begging for a ceasefire'

Prime Minister pushes back on criticism of ceasefire agreement with Hamas, as Defense Minister apparently plans resignation.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 12:27 PM