Chief Rabbis Join PM for Torah Study Session

Chief Rabbis Join PM for Torah Study Session

Sara Netanyahu also joins the study session, marking the start of the fourth annual renewed "Tanakh Cycle."Ari Soffer, 9/18/2013, 12:21 PM
Words of Torah for Rosh Hashana

Words of Torah for Rosh Hashana

Lakewood's Rabbi Yitzchak Elbaum shares his insights into the upcoming period of celebration, reflection and repentance.Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 12:20 PM
Weekly Torah Portion: Defeating Evil Instinct

Weekly Torah Portion: Defeating Evil Instinct

Rabbi Avraham Nissanian of New York, on Parshat Dvarim and our debt of gratitude to G-d.Eliran Aharon, New York, 7/12/2013, 11:15 AM
Torah MiTzion Sends Off Emissaries With a Blessing

Torah MiTzion Sends Off Emissaries With a Blessing

Torah MiTzion holds sendoff for 40 new shlichim with a special blessing. Hesder graduates will enhance Religious Zionism the world over.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2013, 6:15 AM
Netanyahu Filmed Scribing Torah at Masada

Netanyahu Filmed Scribing Torah at Masada

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was filmed this week writing a letter in a Torah scroll atop the ancient Dead Sea fortress of Masada.Hana Julian, 7/11/2013, 11:49 AM
Thousands in Herzog Academy Bible Study Days

Thousands in Herzog Academy Bible Study Days

Academics, rabbis offer five days of Tanach study, in annual event in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2013, 3:55 AM
Man Drives Car into Torah Procession in London

Man Drives Car into Torah Procession in London

A London man broke into a Hachnasas Sefer Torah procession this Sunday, driving his car into the Jewish gathering.Rina Tzvi , 6/20/2013, 9:32 AM
'World's Oldest' Torah Scroll Found in Italy

'World's Oldest' Torah Scroll Found in Italy

The world's oldest complete Torah scroll, which could be from 12th century, has been found in a university archive in Bologna.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 7:17 PM
Bennett: Hareidim Are Our Brothers, Not Enemies

Bennett: Hareidim Are Our Brothers, Not Enemies

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said that his party was committed to ensuring that all who wanted to would be able to learn Torah.David Lev, 2/4/2013, 10:02 PM
Jewish Home MK: I Learned More Than Any Shas MK

Jewish Home MK: I Learned More Than Any Shas MK

Jewish Home MKs begin speaking, criticizing Shas for its long-time dismissal of Religious Zionism as being "less religious".David Lev, 2/4/2013, 9:15 PM
Police Recover Stolen Torah Worth $30,000

Police Recover Stolen Torah Worth $30,000

A Brooklyn Torah that was reported to be stolen and estimated to be worth around $30,000 was found, according to officials. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/22/2013, 5:41 PM
Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Torah

Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Torah

A hotel security guard was arrested in Tennessee for vandalizing a Torah scroll and other property belonging to a Hebrew academy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/16/2013, 1:43 AM
Jewish Hawaii Senator Sworn in Holding Tanakh

Jewish Hawaii Senator Sworn in Holding Tanakh

Former Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz was formally sworn into the United States Senate on Thursday while holding a Hebrew bible.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/30/2012, 11:44 PM
Thousands at Hevron Celebrate ‘Avraham’s Purchase’

Thousands at Hevron Celebrate ‘Avraham’s Purchase’

Approximately 15,000 Jews flooded Hevron on the Sabbath, when the Torah reading opens with Avraham’s purchase of the Patriarchs Cave. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/11/2012, 1:13 PM
Dirshu NY Grand Celebration of Torah Learning

Dirshu NY Grand Celebration of Torah Learning

The Dirshu organization is holding another blockbuster Torah event – this time, a 'Melave Malka' to end a Sabbath Olam HaTorah Convention.Chana Ya'ar and Chaim Gold, 11/8/2012, 11:31 AM
Fire Sets Historic Connecticut Synagogue Ablaze

Fire Sets Historic Connecticut Synagogue Ablaze

A fire seriously damaged a historic synagogue in Connecticut on Sunday morning. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/16/2012, 12:01 PM
15,000 Take Largest Talmud Test in History

15,000 Take Largest Talmud Test in History

Last Friday more than 15,000 Torah scholars joined together around the world for the largest Talmud test in history.Hana Levi Julian, 9/13/2012, 7:16 AM
Rarely-Seen Video Shows Hareidi Rav’s Love for IDF

Rarely-Seen Video Shows Hareidi Rav’s Love for IDF

A YouTube video that previously only had 1,000 views shows the love of hareidi Rabbi Grossman for the IDF in the war in Lebanon.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 11:14 AM
The True Source of All Authority

The True Source of All Authority

Sho-f'tim seems to be about authority. Several of our feature writers focused on the connection between the sedra and the beginning of Elul.Phil Chernofsky, 8/24/2012, 4:01 PM
Man Imprisoned for Possessing Stolen Torah Scroll

Man Imprisoned for Possessing Stolen Torah Scroll

A New York court has sentenced a resident of Liberty to prison for possessing a Torah Scroll stolen from a synagogue in Monticello.Elad Benari, 8/21/2012, 4:14 AM
'Women of the Wall' Arrested for Provocation

'Women of the Wall' Arrested for Provocation

Police arrested three “women of the Wall’ after they violated High Court limitations and wore prayer shawls in a “Rosh Chodesh” protest. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/19/2012, 10:26 AM
Massive Siyum HaShas Celebration in America

Massive Siyum HaShas Celebration in America

A massive event in the USA celebrates the completion of Talmud learning cycle. Rabbi Lau and Merkaz Harav Yeshiva Head are honored guests.Maayana Miskin, 8/3/2012, 12:20 PM
Soldiers, Businessmen Complete the Shas

Soldiers, Businessmen Complete the Shas

Israelis from all walks of life celebrate the completion of another round of Talmud studies.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 2:33 PM
Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!

Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!

The observant Jewish community was filled with excitement as Talmud study celebrations opened in Israel and around the world.Hana Levi Julian, 7/31/2012, 12:47 AM
Dirshu Scholars in Israel for Talmud Gathering

Dirshu Scholars in Israel for Talmud Gathering

Hundreds of Torah scholars and their families are streaming into Israel to attend the Dirshu convention completing a cycle of Talmud study.Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2012, 11:01 AM
Torah is Israel’s Defense, Says Rabbi Ovadia

Torah is Israel’s Defense, Says Rabbi Ovadia

The IDF defends Israel against enemies, but the Torah is the ultimate weapon against evil, says former Chief Sephardi Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/15/2012, 9:09 AM
Actor David Arquette, 41 Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah'

Actor David Arquette, 41 Celebrates 'Bar Mitzvah'

American actor David Arquette, 41, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah – albeit slightly late – at the Western Wall this week.Chana Ya'ar, 6/11/2012, 6:24 PM
Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ Program

Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ Program

The Bible Lands Museum is launching on Wednesday a new tour created for Birthright that shows the Bible as Israel’s true birthright.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2012, 9:39 AM
IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah Scroll

IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah Scroll

International Young Israel Movement, National Council of Young Israel facilitate the dedication of a Torah scroll to the Iron Dome unit.Elad Benari, 5/16/2012, 4:45 AM
Ashkelon Children Write a Torah Scroll

Ashkelon Children Write a Torah Scroll

Children in the Ashkelon coastal district have begun a new project: they are writing a Torah scroll for their area.Chana Ya'ar, 2/2/2012, 1:46 PM
200th Torah Scroll Dedicated to the Jewish Army

200th Torah Scroll Dedicated to the Jewish Army

A restored Torah scroll from the Holocaust was donated to an IDF base near Tel Aviv. It is the 200th scroll donated to the IDF.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/9/2011, 6:16 AM
Video: Making Aliyah with a Torah Scroll

Video: Making Aliyah with a Torah Scroll

Not just people made aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh on Tuesday, but also a Torah scroll came to the Holy Land.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/17/2011, 2:59 AM
Torah Scroll Placed in Cave of Patriarchs

Torah Scroll Placed in Cave of Patriarchs

Yisrael Bareli donated a Torah scroll to be placed in the Cave of Patriarchs in Hevron. Watch a video from the special ceremony.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 4:15 AM
Bible Summer Study in Gush Etzion

Bible Summer Study in Gush Etzion

4300 attend the Herzog College in Gush Etzion's annual Tanakh study days, even Education Min. Saar. Want to study in English? You can.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/3/2011, 5:12 AM
Ancient Torah Found in Taibe

Ancient Torah Found in Taibe

An ancient Torah scroll has been found in the Arab city of Taibe. Police are seeking the owner.Maayana Miskin, 7/22/2011, 1:12 PM
Secular Kibbutz Welcomes Torah

Secular Kibbutz Welcomes Torah

Kibbutz Kalia, 37 years old, welcomed its first very own Torah scroll this week, celebrated together by Hassidim, bare-headed Jews and others.Hillel Fendel, 6/16/2011, 12:52 PM
Video: Noahide's Torah Scroll

Video: Noahide's Torah Scroll

The completion of the writing of Roger Grattan's Torah scroll took place in Jerusalem. Grattan is the Noahide Sanhedrin Emissary to North America.Yoni Kempinski, 6/6/2011, 11:42 PM
How School Creates Champions

How School Creates Champions

Girls from the 'Amana' school lead the country in their knowledge of Tanach. Teachers explain how.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2011, 11:16 AM
Torah Study for Captives

Torah Study for Captives

Thousands of students conclude a special Torah study project for Jonathan Pollard and Gilad Shalit. 700 of them gather for an exciting ceremony. Elad Benari, 3/29/2011, 5:04 PM
Police Apprehend Judaica Thieves

Police Apprehend Judaica Thieves

Three residents of Tiberias arrested for stealing many Judaic objects from a synagogue in Tzfat. Tip-off from a merchant helped catch them.Elad Benari, 2/8/2011, 5:10 AM
Torah for Missing Soldiers

Torah for Missing Soldiers

Torah scroll at IDF Tel Aviv base dedicated to kidnapped and missing soldiers. Ashkenazi: IDF will always take care of missing soldiers.Elad Benari, 1/26/2011, 7:48 AM
Torah Dedicated to Peretz Bros.

Torah Dedicated to Peretz Bros.

A Torah scroll was placed in a Givat Ze’ev school in memory of the late Uriel and Eliraz Peretz who died during their IDF service.Elad Benari, 1/7/2011, 5:43 AM
The Oldest 'Human' Teeth?

The Oldest 'Human' Teeth?

Professor Natan Aviezer is unfazed by the discovery in a cave in Israel of teeth said to be 400,000 years old and supposedly of a homo sapiens man.David Lev, 1/6/2011, 9:52 PM
Torah Scroll Placed in Kibbutz

Torah Scroll Placed in Kibbutz

Torah scroll placed in Kibbutz Geva in northern Israel on the occasion of its 89th anniversary. Elad Benari, 12/29/2010, 1:13 AM
Police Nab Torah Thieves

Police Nab Torah Thieves

The thieves are suspected of breaking into synagogues 17 times. They joined prayers in order to check security arrangements.Gil Ronen, 12/23/2010, 7:45 PM
IDF Gets New Torah on Chanukah

IDF Gets New Torah on Chanukah

Young Jews from around the world donate 188th Torah scroll to the IDF on Chanukah.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2010, 5:44 PM
Torah Mitzion's 'Torah of Zion'

Torah Mitzion's 'Torah of Zion'

"Our job is to enrich Jewish communities worldwide with the Torah of Eretz Yisrael" says Torah MiTzion's Rabbi Boaz Genut of the Zionist Kollels.David Lev, 11/26/2010, 8:27 AM
Hi-Tech Holy Letters in Tzfat

Hi-Tech Holy Letters in Tzfat

A mega-million dollar center has opened a window to the ancient past in Tzfat to help people understand the ancient art of the Jewish scribe.Chana Ya'ar, 11/3/2010, 3:48 PM
Torah Theft in Arizona Synagogue

Torah Theft in Arizona Synagogue

A Torah scroll and several other ritual items were stolen this week from an Arizona synagogue, and the women's entrance was smashed.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2010, 3:57 PM
Torah Welcomed in Samaria

Torah Welcomed in Samaria

Hundreds welcome an ornate Torah scroll into the Edot Yisrael synagogue in Shavei Shomron.Gil Ronen, 10/21/2010, 10:05 PM
Torah Scroll Donated to IDF

Torah Scroll Donated to IDF

Young Israel and NCSY donate 187th Torah Scroll to Israeli Defense Forces.Elad Benari, 10/21/2010, 1:13 AM