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Watch: Rabbi Moshe Taragin on the role of gardens in the Song of Songs

Watch: Rabbi Moshe Taragin on the role of gardens in the Song of Songs

Watch Live: Rabbi Moshe Taragin discusses the Song of Songs in the latest edition of Herzog College's Bible Studies series.Herzog College, 26/07/2020 20:09
Balak - Who and what is the real antidote to Bilaam?

Balak - Who and what is the real antidote to Bilaam?

Bilaam represented a poisoned personality with intellectual skills.Torah MiTzion, 04/07/2020 21:55
Shavuot: 7 tips for success in Torah Study

Shavuot: 7 tips for success in Torah Study

Israel's first Cheif Rabbi, Torah luminary and iconic leader of Religious Zionism, on the mitzva that is equal to all the others.Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Kook, 28/05/2020 16:00
Rabbi Akiva's legacy of love and respect

Rabbi Akiva's legacy of love and respect

“Love” and “respect” may not always overlap.Rabbi Ezer Diena, 02/05/2020 23:07
Netanyahu's letter in the 'Torah Scroll of the People of Israel'

Netanyahu's letter in the 'Torah Scroll of the People of Israel'

Prime Minister writes his name in Torah scroll project in which more than 100,000 Jews worldwide have taken part so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2019 23:42
Hoshana Rabbah around the globe

Hoshana Rabbah around the globe

Thousands of young Jews around the globe, affiliated with the World Bnei Akiva movement, participated in World Study Night.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 20/10/2019 20:41
Watch: Torah scroll in memory of the three boys

Watch: Torah scroll in memory of the three boys

Ceremony introducing Torah scroll in memory of Gilad Sha'ar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrah took place at yeshiva in which two studied.Eliran Aharon, 22/05/2019 02:12
Miami officer suspended after throwing away Tanakh

Miami officer suspended after throwing away Tanakh

Video surfaces of Miami police sergeant throwing Hebrew Bible in a truck while cursing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2018 05:57
Yemen: Houthis sentence Jewish man for rescuing Torah scroll

Yemen: Houthis sentence Jewish man for rescuing Torah scroll

Man accused of helping Jews fleeing to Israel from Yemen's civil war bring 500-year-old Torah scroll imprisoned by Houthi rebels.Gary Willig, 27/04/2018 11:31
Aharon Razel sings about love of Torah study

Aharon Razel sings about love of Torah study

Popular Jewish music star releases song for children about the joy of studying Torah.Tzvi Lev, 18/03/2018 10:11
Rabbis urge Netanyahu to promote 'Torah Study Law'

Rabbis urge Netanyahu to promote 'Torah Study Law'

Religious Zionist rabbis call on PM to push bill enshrining Torah study as 'basic value', protecting army deferments for yeshiva students.Mordechai Sones, 13/02/2018 18:17
Torah scroll finds a home at Iron Dome unit

Torah scroll finds a home at Iron Dome unit

Soldiers at the Southern Iron Dome unit celebrate a Torah scroll dedication together with the family of a deceased Holocaust survivor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2018 08:05
'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

Supreme Court judges discuss petitions of Reform and Women of Wall against cancellation of Wall plan in expanded panel of seven judges.Mordechai Sones, 14/01/2018 13:07
A Zionist paradigm shift

A Zionist paradigm shift

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Yair Spitz, former shaliach as Principal of Yeshivat Bnei Akiva Ohr Haim, TorontoTorah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 11/01/2018 07:42
Neve Tzuf: Great joy mixed with sadness

Neve Tzuf: Great joy mixed with sadness

New Torah scroll dedicated in memory of the Salomon family who were murdered in the attack in Neve Tzuf (Halamish).Yoni Kempinski, 08/01/2018 00:03
Torah scroll dedicated in memory of kidnapped, murdered teens

Torah scroll dedicated in memory of kidnapped, murdered teens

Speakers emphasize the importance of Jewish unity at ceremony dedicating Torah scroll in memory of the three murdered teens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2017 09:02
US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

Son and grandson of World War II army veteran donate Torah scroll to Navy aircraft carrier in his honor.JTA, 30/11/2017 07:54
700 year-old Tanach discovered

700 year-old Tanach discovered

Book with unique gold decorations written on deerskin discovered; four suspects planned to sell ancient book for total of $1.9 million.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 12:42
Stolen Torah scrolls recovered - with PA assistance

Stolen Torah scrolls recovered - with PA assistance

Five Torah scrolls stolen from Jaffa synagogue found in Hevron. Israeli police say PA authorities aided in recovery of holy items.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2017 16:35
A guide to living a life of emunah

A guide to living a life of emunah

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rav Avi Goldberg, former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2008-2011), currently teacher at Himelfarb religious boys' high school in Jerusalem.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 08/11/2017 16:28
Can Diaspora Jews connect to Israel without making Aliyah?

Can Diaspora Jews connect to Israel without making Aliyah?

Torah MiTzion emissaries prepare for year-long 'shlichut' abroad, teaching Judaism and building bridges between Israeli and Diaspora Jews.Hezki Baruch, 17/07/2017 11:34
'Terror victim and Zionist emissaries inspired my immigration'

'Terror victim and Zionist emissaries inspired my immigration'

Elie Schiff, who made aliyah after being inspired by terror victim Dafna Meir, shares her story.Hezki Baruch, 17/07/2017 05:06
Brooklyn yeshiva worker saves life by jumping into safe

Brooklyn yeshiva worker saves life by jumping into safe

Quick-thinking worker jumps into giant safe as it falls so it doesn't crush him.Gary Willig, 10/07/2017 22:55
Torah scroll dedicated in memory of slain soldier

Torah scroll dedicated in memory of slain soldier

American family donates new Torah scroll to base of Border Police officer who was murdered in terror attack by Old City of JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2017 17:08
Bennett with Torah scroll saved from Holocaust

Bennett with Torah scroll saved from Holocaust

Education Minister Bennett holds Torah scroll that survived Holocaust, says Holocaust survival testimony to Israel's greatness.Yoni Kempinski, Poland, 24/04/2017 13:19
Samaria yeshiva gets new Torah scroll

Samaria yeshiva gets new Torah scroll

Russian Jews donate new Torah scroll to Chabad yeshiva in Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 06/02/2017 15:39
Torah scroll stolen from Lakewood school

Torah scroll stolen from Lakewood school

Burglars break into Cheder Torah Zev in Lakewood, New Jersey; steal Torah scroll.JTA, 31/01/2017 14:41
Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry synagogue holds traditional ceremony welcoming Torah scroll from Bucharest.Hezki Baruch, 15/01/2017 13:05
Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut in honor of boy's Bar Mitzvah.Yoni Kempinski, 23/12/2016 11:12
Torah scroll stolen from Georgia synagogue found destroyed

Torah scroll stolen from Georgia synagogue found destroyed

A Torah scroll taken from a synagogue in the Caucasus republic of Georgia was destroyed.JTA, 06/12/2016 04:26
Joy as Torah dedicated at Samuel's tomb

Joy as Torah dedicated at Samuel's tomb

Bereaved family dedicates Torah scroll to tomb of Prophet Samuel in memory of holocaust survivor and baby - both named Samuel.Hezki Baruch, 07/11/2016 01:14
Beit El responds to UNESCO with new Torah scroll

Beit El responds to UNESCO with new Torah scroll

US couple donates Torah scroll to Beit El institutions.Yoni Kempinski, 21/10/2016 10:27
Torah scroll donated in memory of Hallel Ariel

Torah scroll donated in memory of Hallel Ariel

Torah scroll donated in memory of murdered child Hallel Ariel Hy'd presented to a local synagogue.Yoel Domb, 28/09/2016 20:46
Sending off emissaries of religious Zionism

Sending off emissaries of religious Zionism

Torah MiTzion emissaries seen off by Israeli leaders, rabbis; 'They're bringing the best of Israel... role models of Israeli society.'Eliran Aharon, 17/07/2016 22:55
6 million Mishnayot in memory of Holocaust victims

6 million Mishnayot in memory of Holocaust victims

6,250,000 Mishnah books were used as part of a special school learning in memory of Holocaust victims and Allied army fighters.Yoni Kempinski, 13/06/2016 11:41
From Antwerp to Israel: 100-year-old Torah scroll

From Antwerp to Israel: 100-year-old Torah scroll

A Torah that survived the Holocaust was donated to the Shavei Shomron yeshiva in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2016 19:15
600 BCE inscriptions prove ancient Jewish literacy

600 BCE inscriptions prove ancient Jewish literacy

Arad fort inscriptions reveal remarkable levels of Jewish literacy in Kingdom of Judah, shedding light on the Bible's ancient roots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2016 22:00
Report: Yemeni Jew arrested saving ancient Torah

Report: Yemeni Jew arrested saving ancient Torah

Fears are high that Jew still in Yemen has been arrested, and may be suffering torture, after Torah was brought to Israel by immigrants.Ari Yashar, 24/03/2016 20:45
Torah scroll donated in memory of Shira Banki

Torah scroll donated in memory of Shira Banki

A recently restored and mended 150-year-old Torah scroll will enter an Ethiopian synagogue in the Katmonim neighborhood of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2016 20:38
'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'

'In past they slaughtered, now we strike enemies'

Netanyahu writes last letters of Torah scroll dedicated in memory of fallen IDF soldiers; 'only the bereaved understand the power of life.'Hezki Baruch, 14/01/2016 19:37
How Many Israelis Read the Torah?

How Many Israelis Read the Torah?

No less than 95% of Jews in Israel have a Tanakh in their home, with 68% of the total population revering it as a holy book.Ari Yashar, 22/07/2015 11:57
The Tanakh is Back in Style

The Tanakh is Back in Style

Thousands participated in the Tanakh conference in Gush Etzion. Former MK Shuli Muallem: "Bible study is part of our identity as Jews.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2015 23:20
Thousands Attend Tanakh Conference in Gush Etzion

Thousands Attend Tanakh Conference in Gush Etzion

More than 7,000 gather at the Herzog College for the annual Tanakh study conference, part of the revival of Tanakh study in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 20/07/2015 05:44
Torah Scroll Dedicated in Memory of Slain Boy

Torah Scroll Dedicated in Memory of Slain Boy

Torah dedication ceremony held in honor of Eyal Yifrah, one of the three teens kidnapped and murdered by terrorists last year.Arutz Sheva Staff , 11/06/2015 10:36
Knesset Dedicates Torah for Jewish WW2 Veterans

Knesset Dedicates Torah for Jewish WW2 Veterans

In rare and beautiful show of Jewish unity, MKs, leaders from across the spectrum dedicate Torah to Jews who fell fighting Nazism.Ari Soffer, 09/06/2015 22:33
'Women of the Wall Smuggled Torah in Blankets'

'Women of the Wall Smuggled Torah in Blankets'

Witness reveals she saw WoW smuggle scroll in violation of regulations hidden in a bag, reports police threateningly indifferent.Shimon Cohen, Benny Toker, 08/06/2015 22:55
Iranian Police Return Stolen Torah to Jews

Iranian Police Return Stolen Torah to Jews

'Invaluable' Torah scroll was among several ancient manuscripts which 'disappeared' from a synagogue in Shiraz; Jewish MP thanks police.Hillel Fendel, 22/02/2015 22:23
From Holocaust in Romania to IDF Base in Samaria

From Holocaust in Romania to IDF Base in Samaria

Joyous ceremony held as Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust paraded to its new home in a Beit El IDF base.Ari Yashar, 13/10/2014 10:46
Continuing to Study Torah is 'Part of the Battle'

Continuing to Study Torah is 'Part of the Battle'

23rd annual Bible seminars in Gush Etzion take on added meaning as part of 'spiritual battle' against Hamas.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 29/07/2014 19:20
Defense Minister Takes a Break for Spiritual Boost

Defense Minister Takes a Break for Spiritual Boost

Amid the operation in Gaza, Defense Minister took time to write the first letter in a new Torah scroll dedicated to IDF soldiers.Yoni Kempinski, 28/07/2014 03:15
US Jew Donates Torah in Merit of the Three Teens

US Jew Donates Torah in Merit of the Three Teens

Anonymous donor sends representative to homes of murdered teens to let the fathers inscribe final letters in dedicated Torah scroll.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 04/07/2014 10:37
YU Website Leading in Online Torah Study

YU Website Leading in Online Torah Study

YUTorah features over 90,000 lectures (and counting) of Torah lectures from Yeshiva University's faculty., 29/05/2014 05:43
Torah Scroll Waits for Pollard At Hevron

Torah Scroll Waits for Pollard At Hevron

Shaul Halfon dedicated a Torah scroll for Pollard's release three years ago, slams US administration's 'blind hate' of Israel.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 25/04/2014 07:52
Record Number of Rabbis Graduate from YU

Record Number of Rabbis Graduate from YU

Dean of US Modern Orthodoxy's flagship rabbinical seminary explains how his boys are bucking the trend of US assimilation rates.Ari Soffer, 19/03/2014 14:56
Sabbath Retreat Brings Emissaries To Memphis

Sabbath Retreat Brings Emissaries To Memphis

Torah Mitzion holds unique event as part of its program to spread Jewish knowledge and identity worldwide.Ari Yashar, 27/02/2014 19:05
Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Young Israel dedicates scroll in partnership with Berger Fund to base established near Haifa two weeks ago.Ari Yashar, 30/01/2014 18:31
Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'

Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'

Nationalist Aryeh King distributes thousands of fliers to Muslim residents of the capital, explains Torah directives.Ari Yashar, 15/01/2014 11:23