Holiday

Watch: Sukkahs ready for the throng at Western Wall Plaza

Watch: Sukkahs ready for the throng at Western Wall Plaza

Early morning on the eve of Sukkot is a good time to see the Sukkahs in the Kotel Plaza before the arrival of crowds for the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 8:08 AM
Netanyahu, Rivlin wish Druze community well for Nebi Shu'eib

Netanyahu, Rivlin wish Druze community well for Nebi Shu'eib

Rivlin speaks with Druze spiritual leader Sheikh Muwaffak Tarif ahead of Druze holiday. 'The links between us are a bond of life.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 8:44 AM
73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

73% of Israeli Jews light Hanukkah candles

A high percentage of Jews in Israel light the Menorah candles every night on Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 1:13 AM
Second hakafot around country

Second hakafot around country

Throughout country, second hakafot held this evening with start of second Yom Tov in Diaspora.Yoni Kempinski, 10/1/2018, 7:34 PM
Sukkot: The story of our faith

Sukkot: The story of our faith

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the Sukkah is emblematic of the essence of life and man's relationship with Hashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 8:10 AM
Halakhic controversy on social networks fuels discussion

Halakhic controversy on social networks fuels discussion

Debate on social networks regarding shutting gas stove on holidays by indirect causation; Some rabbis permit, others forbid.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2017, 8:21 PM
Sundays off in Israel?

Sundays off in Israel?

Minister of Finance supports new bill seeking to create an "extended weekend" once a month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 9:53 AM
10 injured in aquatics accidents

10 injured in aquatics accidents

2 drowned, 8 rescued in beaches across Israel.Shoshana Miskin, 4/28/2016, 4:05 PM
Hanukkah Begins Tonight; Celebrations Worldwide

Hanukkah Begins Tonight; Celebrations Worldwide

The Jewish people celebrate the Festival of Lights, in memory of the Maccabees' victory over the Greeks; first candle is lit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 7:11 PM
Musician Reschedules UK Tour For Jewish Holidays

Musician Reschedules UK Tour For Jewish Holidays

Musician Leonard Cohen has rescheduled two dates on his UK tour after realizing they fell out on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 9:19 PM
Reused Hanukkah Message Dubbed 'Obamannukah'

Reused Hanukkah Message Dubbed 'Obamannukah'

President Barack Obama released his yearly message Friday, wishing Jewish people around the world a happy Hanukkah. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/10/2012, 5:11 PM
New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy Victims

New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy Victims

Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a new song titled “Happy Hanukkah” to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/25/2012, 2:24 PM