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World Bnei Akiva mourns Rabbi Sacks passing

World Bnei Akiva mourns Rabbi Sacks passing

World Bnei Akiva: 'Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was one of the most important thinkers in the Jewish world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2020 20:44
Need help building a sukkah? Bnei Akiva is on its way

Need help building a sukkah? Bnei Akiva is on its way

Bnei Akiva will be expanding its "Building Team" program to provide assistance across the country.Orly Harari, 22/09/2020 11:06
Bnei Akiva emissaries leave for Italy, Sweden, Germany, Norway

Bnei Akiva emissaries leave for Italy, Sweden, Germany, Norway

Emissaries to work within communities, in schools, youth movement to strengthen connection to community, strengthen connection with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 19:43
Sderot: Youth rejoice in spite of rocket attack

Sderot: Youth rejoice in spite of rocket attack

Rockets interrupt Bnei Akiva youth event. Mayor: 'Sderot youth are stronger than everything, we will not be broken.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2019 21:58
Manchester's Zionist emissaries

Manchester's Zionist emissaries

Arutz Sheva speaks with Matan & Nini Milner, Bnei Akiva emissaries in the United Kingdom. 'The weather is cold but the people are warm.'Hezki Baruch, 23/11/2019 23:37
Thousands of Diaspora Jews overcome hurdles to celebrate Sukkot

Thousands of Diaspora Jews overcome hurdles to celebrate Sukkot

Israeli emissaries from Bnei Akiva working abroad help Diaspora Jews overcome hurdles to acquiring Four Species needed for Sukkot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2019 11:33
Mimouna celebrated worldwide

Mimouna celebrated worldwide

In some places, the Morocco-originated custom is introduced for the first time.Mordechai Sones, 29/04/2019 16:35
Students arrange wedding for new immigrant converts

Students arrange wedding for new immigrant converts

In short time, students from Bnei Akiva Neriah manage to raise money, band, and even ice cream: 'Most exciting wedding I ever saw.'Mordechai Sones, 21/03/2019 11:47
Songs in memory of Ori: Good will win

Songs in memory of Ori: Good will win

Hundreds of Bnei Akiva members take part in evening of song in memory of Ori Ansbacher.Hezki Baruch, 13/02/2019 03:10
Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

This year for first time tens of thousands of Bnei Akiva students will take Tu B'Shvat trips unplugged.Mordechai Sones, 20/01/2019 11:40
Bnei Akiva youth group to accept secular counselors

Bnei Akiva youth group to accept secular counselors

European branches of Bnei Akiva religious-Zionist youth group drop requirement that counselors be religiously observant.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/12/2018 14:44
97-year-old immigrant to Israel awarded 'Aliya Pin’

97-year-old immigrant to Israel awarded 'Aliya Pin’

Renowned activist and philanthropist Kurt Rothschild honored by Bnei Akiva youth movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2018 09:46
Bonds of Zionism and friendship

Bonds of Zionism and friendship

They first met in America - now childhood friends reunite in Israel decades later to renew bonds of friendship and Zionism.Rachel Levmore, 12/11/2018 12:08
15,000 children to attend Bnei Akiva summer camp in 16 countries

15,000 children to attend Bnei Akiva summer camp in 16 countries

'Next generation of Diaspora Jews still connected to Israel and Jewish values, happy to disconnect from smartphone for two months.'Mordechai Sones, 05/07/2018 11:08
Special broadcast: Supporting World Bnei Akiva

Special broadcast: Supporting World Bnei Akiva

Join Arutz Sheva's broadcast from Jerusalem with leaders and activists who act around the world to connect the Jewish diaspora to IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2018 20:57
'Threats and intimidation against Bnei Akiva'

'Threats and intimidation against Bnei Akiva'

National Union attacks Secular Forum demand for investigation following Bnei Akiva call to purchase only from Sabbath-observing businesses.Mordechai Sones, 23/04/2018 22:58
Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

Conference decides to work for Sabbath-keeping businesses, protected Internet legislation, settlements, and to connect with haredi public.Mordechai Sones, 04/04/2018 13:33
'Charismatic, caring, with a winning smile'

'Charismatic, caring, with a winning smile'

Arad has difficulty digesting death of Yitzchak Dvir Feina, son of town Ulpana head, killed in rappelling accident.Mordechai Sones, 22/11/2017 11:28
Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Brig. Gen. Yaakov Amidror says British forces found assistance from Jewish underground network invaluable in helping to oust Ottomans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017 18:16
12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

12 children burned by hot soup at summer camp

Pot of hot soup spills on children attending Bnei Akiva summer camp in the Galilee.Hezki Baruch, 15/08/2017 03:04
Girl born to Muslim father participates in Flag Dance

Girl born to Muslim father participates in Flag Dance

F's story interweaves with infinity which miraculously blends together into mosaic of her life.Mordechai Sones, 24/05/2017 13:54
'You are the leaders of the next generation'

'You are the leaders of the next generation'

Education Minister attends event celebrating 50 years of a united Jerusalem, tells participants to always try to help their country.Yoni Kempinski, 05/04/2017 07:31
3 injured when portable stove explodes

3 injured when portable stove explodes

Victims suffer burns; one remains in hospital for observation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2017 07:15
Bnei Akiva students embark on science and technology missions

Bnei Akiva students embark on science and technology missions

35 students from around the country to visit particle accelerator in Switzerland, see satellite launch in Florida.Yoni Kempinski, 15/03/2017 20:54
Bnei Akiva Head explains his opposition to women enlisting

Bnei Akiva Head explains his opposition to women enlisting

CEO of the Bnei Akiva high schools, Elhanan Glatt, is unmoved by criticism of his comments discouraging women from enlisting in the army.Arutz Sheva, 29/12/2016 19:27
WATCH: London student chooses new Bnei Akiva group's name

WATCH: London student chooses new Bnei Akiva group's name

London student delivers 'fascinating' speech, convinces assembly to choose new shevet's name.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2016 20:24
Bnei Akiva petition to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Bnei Akiva petition to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Bnei Akiva starts petition to remove the restrictive parole conditions on Jonathan Pollard 1 year after his release from prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2016 18:03
She hid her non-Jewishness until age 19

She hid her non-Jewishness until age 19

Student in religious high school "came out" as non-Jewish when National Service opened a conversion course.Hillel Fendel, 12/09/2016 22:45
Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insults

Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insults

Bnei Akiva leaders signed off on a statement which begs "for an appropriate discourse...between brothers."Rachel Kaplan, 21/07/2016 16:25
Watch: Next British PM gives pro-Israel speech

Watch: Next British PM gives pro-Israel speech

Watch Theresa May, who will be appointed UK Prime Minister in the coming days, give pro-Israel speech at Bnei Akiva event last year.Yoni Kempinski, 11/07/2016 17:43
Watch: Discussing Jewish life in Germany

Watch: Discussing Jewish life in Germany

Arutz Sheva speaks to two Bnei Akiva emissaries to Germany, who discuss Purim in the wake of terror and preparing for Pesach.Yoni Kempinski, 04/04/2016 02:13
Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in Ethiopia

Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in Ethiopia

Organization opens chapter to help Ethiopians awaiting immigration to Israel with absorption and learning of Jewish and Israeli customs.Ido Ben Porat, 14/02/2016 09:34
Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victim

Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victim

Bnei Akiva members deliver flowers to the family of Dafna Meir, who was murdered at her doorstep by an Arab terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2016 21:26
Watch: Bnei Akiva 'Do it for Juno'

Watch: Bnei Akiva 'Do it for Juno'

The emotional story of a World Bnei Akiva group after one of its participants was diagnosed with cancer.Shoshana Miskin, 10/01/2016 18:55
Thousands of students march towards Gush Katif

Thousands of students march towards Gush Katif

The communities in Gush Katif were closed a decade ago, but their heroism has not been forgotten.Reut Hadar, 05/01/2016 07:44
Call to name new Bnei Akiva shevet after Pollard?

Call to name new Bnei Akiva shevet after Pollard?

Bnei Akiva looks into calling new Shevet after Jonathan Pollard, who is to be released on same day as organization's ceremony.Shimon Cohen, 08/11/2015 16:18
French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 25/08/2015 20:17
Watch: Youth Movements Unite for Tisha B'Av

Watch: Youth Movements Unite for Tisha B'Av

They couldn't be more different, but last night members of Bnei Akiva and HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed proved it is possible to 'rise above' it.Yoni Kempinski, 26/07/2015 12:19
OU Youth Pitch In to Fix Vandalized Synagogue

OU Youth Pitch In to Fix Vandalized Synagogue

After Bnei Akiva branch in Nazareth Illit was ravaged, OU youth in the city decided to help out.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 02/06/2015 13:55
President Shocked by Arson at Bnei Akiva Synagogue

President Shocked by Arson at Bnei Akiva Synagogue

Informed of the sacrilege by Arutz Sheva, President Rivlin immediately called Bnei Akiva secretary general.Gil Ronen, 21/05/2015 17:45
Synagogue, Bnei Akiva Branch Ransacked in Galilee

Synagogue, Bnei Akiva Branch Ransacked in Galilee

Prayer books were burned in a suspected act of nationalistic vandalism by local Muslims. No reaction yet from President.Gil Ronen, 21/05/2015 15:56
From World Bnei Akiva to Israeli Politics

From World Bnei Akiva to Israeli Politics

Arutz Sheva meets Jewish Home candidate Zeev Schwartz who is focusing on the immigrant and Anglo voters.Yoni Kempinski, 04/01/2015 23:32
Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Yeshiva students visit elderly residence for holiday, and learn their stories of Torah study, Holocaust survival and war for Israel.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 22/12/2014 14:50
Watch: The 'Berlin Campaign' as Seen from Berlin

Watch: The 'Berlin Campaign' as Seen from Berlin

Campaign to urge Israelis to move to Germany may have bungled the facts, according to a local Bnei Akiva leader.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 26/10/2014 11:37
Thanking British Airways for Flying to Israel

Thanking British Airways for Flying to Israel

Bnei Akiva activists in Israel show British Airways crew members their appreciation for flying to Israel when others cancelled.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 30/07/2014 13:00
B'nei Akiva to Fete Airline Staff

B'nei Akiva to Fete Airline Staff

To show Israel's appreciation for their 'bravery under fire,' B'nei Akiva members will welcome airline staff arriving at Ben Gurion Airport.Yaakov Levi, 28/07/2014 11:55
Bnei Akiva Leader Defends 'Revenge' Comments

Bnei Akiva Leader Defends 'Revenge' Comments

Rabbi Haim Druckman, Chairman of Bnei Akiva yeshivas, insists that controversial statement of Rabbi Perel simply expressed emotion.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 08/07/2014 14:31
World Bnei Akiva to Hold Hearing on 'Revenge' Post

World Bnei Akiva to Hold Hearing on 'Revenge' Post

Rabbi Noam Perel's controversial post over abducted teens may cause his dismissal, despite apology earlier this week.Tova Dvorin, 07/07/2014 19:28
Bnei Akiva Rabbi Apologizes for Revenge Post

Bnei Akiva Rabbi Apologizes for Revenge Post

Rabbi Perel says he is 'strongly opposed to any notion of revenge, and to any violent reaction by citizens against any person on earth.'Arutz Sheva staff, 06/07/2014 22:42
Members of Youth Movements Take to the Streets

Members of Youth Movements Take to the Streets

Thousands of Israeli youths took to the streets in an attempt to raise the morale of the public.Yoni Kempinski, 18/06/2014 04:42
'Free Murderers So Enemies Will Talk To Us?'

'Free Murderers So Enemies Will Talk To Us?'

Chairman of Bnei Akiva notes that deal to free more terrorists, enact building freeze, 'would hurt our people the most.'Hezki Baruch, 11/04/2014 11:48
Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

YouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.Ari Yashar, 21/01/2014 21:55
MK Lavie: a Sad, Meaningful Day

MK Lavie: a Sad, Meaningful Day

'It is now clear that the phenomoenon of sexual harassment exists in the religious sector, just like anywhere else.'Gil Ronen, 18/12/2013 11:50
Bnei Akiva Branch Opens in Hong Kong

Bnei Akiva Branch Opens in Hong Kong

Zionist youth group seeks to deepen Jewish identity in distant community; Hong Kong Jews eagerly await emissary's arrival.Tova Dvorin, 20/11/2013 20:55
Knesset Joins Youth in Thanking Injured Soldiers

Knesset Joins Youth in Thanking Injured Soldiers

Bnei Akiva, MKs hope to make thanking injured soldiers an annual event.Maayana Miskin, 20/11/2013 01:43
Rabbi Zuckerman ‘Raised Generations’

Rabbi Zuckerman ‘Raised Generations’

Rabbi Zuckerman praised for his ‘tremendous contribution’ to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 20/10/2013 09:46
Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for Syria

Orthodox Jewish Youth Pray for Syria

Israeli youth in the Bnei Akiva program pray for an end to the killing of innocent Syrian civilians.Maayana Miskin, 28/08/2013 22:08