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City council member dismissed for opposing heterophobic values

City council member dismissed for opposing heterophobic values

Elad Zadikov dismissed from coalition and Torah culture portfolio for opposition to anti-family value dissemination ​​in kindergartens.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2017 21:04
Beauty Queen returns to Torah observance

Beauty Queen returns to Torah observance

'Smile, you are children of the King of Kings, the Holy One. Blessed is He Who made me a woman, Happy Woman's Day.'Mordechai Sones, 09/03/2017 23:45
'These demonstrators are desecrating God's name'

'These demonstrators are desecrating God's name'

Deputy Defense Minister says haredi demonstrations against enlistment are the antithesis of Torah values, show lack of gratitude.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2017 11:03
Israeli police chief dances with Torah in Tel Aviv

Israeli police chief dances with Torah in Tel Aviv

During 'second hakafot' in nightclub, Israeli police chief dances with Torah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2016 15:08
WATCH: Torah celebration - in Tel Aviv night club

WATCH: Torah celebration - in Tel Aviv night club

Tel Aviv nightclub celebrates 'second hakafot' after holiday with music and dancing.Chana Roberts, 25/10/2016 13:19
A new yeshiva - in southern Tel Aviv

A new yeshiva - in southern Tel Aviv

"Everyone who joins the neighborhood, changes the situation" - Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger works to bring fellowship back to southern Tel AvivRachel Kaplan, 19/08/2016 09:03
She won $18,000, and still prefers Bible study

She won $18,000, and still prefers Bible study

Gitta Neufeld, $18,000 winner of game show "Jeopardy," tells Arutz Sheva why she attends the Gush Etzion Bible Conference year after year.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2016 13:29
The Bible-study revolution

The Bible-study revolution

More than 7,000 people gathered this week to study Torah together at the world's largest Bible conference in Gush Etzion.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2016 08:36
"Doctors' strike - illegitimate"

"Doctors' strike - illegitimate"

Rabbi Ido Rachnitz questions the religious legitimacy of the ongoing doctors' strike.Hezki Baruch, 11/08/2016 23:16
Berland indictment tomorrow

Berland indictment tomorrow

Authorities announce that Rabbi Berland will be indicted tomorrow, after a whirlwind of extended arrests and threats of violence.Michal Levi, 28/07/2016 23:08
Teacher, leader, guide

Teacher, leader, guide

Rabbi Mordechai Krauss, who headed Yeshiva Oros Chaim for over 30 years, has passed away.Rachel Kaplan, 29/06/2016 09:21
The Torah scroll invalidated by the Disengagement

The Torah scroll invalidated by the Disengagement

After Gush Katif expulsion Torah was found to be invalid - even though it had been completely valid in its decades of use in Gaza.Eliran Aharon, 13/03/2016 19:54
A Tu B'shvat Torah for the IDF

A Tu B'shvat Torah for the IDF

Daniel Marks celebrates his dream Bar Mitzvah in moving Torah dedication ceremony at the Shomron Regional Brigade base.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2016 16:28
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
Ancient Scroll Discovered in 1970 Deciphered

Ancient Scroll Discovered in 1970 Deciphered

A Hebrew bible scroll dating to 500 CE, found in Ein Gedi in 1970, has been deciphered for the first time thanks to cutting-edge technology.Eliran Aharon, 20/07/2015 20:27
Revolutionary Ruling Protects Torah Readers

Revolutionary Ruling Protects Torah Readers

Ma'ale Adumim rabbi rules that not embarrassing a Torah reader takes precedent over correcting his mistakes.Orly Harari, 17/07/2015 10:14
Most Secular, Traditional Jews Want to Study Torah

Most Secular, Traditional Jews Want to Study Torah

Poll reveals that a majority of Israeli Jews who do not define themselves as 'observant' want to learn more about their roots.Yishai Karov, 03/02/2015 12:33
Ridley Scott’s 'Exodus': Big Story, Small Picture

Ridley Scott’s 'Exodus': Big Story, Small Picture

The Biblical Balaam knew what has escaped Ridley Scott. Jack Engelhard, 15/12/2014 08:33
Outrage as Orthodox Service Calls Women to Torah

Outrage as Orthodox Service Calls Women to Torah

Community in Shoham starts having female congregants read from Torah, as rabbis and locals note 'this opposes Jewish law.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 31/10/2014 10:06
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
Bringing 'Torah from Sinai' in Time for Shavuot

Bringing 'Torah from Sinai' in Time for Shavuot

Naftali Kalfa releases new single weaving words from the Jewish texts with a moving soulful melody.Ari Yashar, 09/06/2014 10:13
Preparation Underway for Landing Torah on the Moon

Preparation Underway for Landing Torah on the Moon

European Space Agency confirms it was commissioned to test a capsule meant to carry a Torah scroll to the moon.Gil Ronen, 28/05/2014 09:45
'The Torah Was Given to Us to Live in this World'

'The Torah Was Given to Us to Live in this World'

YU President Richard Joel explains why a Torah lifestyle is a balanced and meaningful lifestyle - without giving up on the world at large.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 14/04/2014 13:36
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
Case Closed Against Authors of 'The King's Torah'

Case Closed Against Authors of 'The King's Torah'

Case against authors of "The King's Torah," the book which had msm calling for authors' indictment, has been closed by Att'y General.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/05/2012 00:06
NY Jewish Girl Wins National Torah Competition

NY Jewish Girl Wins National Torah Competition

A 14-year-old Jewish high school girl won her division of the national Torah competition, held last Sunday at Yeshiva University.Rachel Hirshfeld, 14/05/2012 11:12
Six Torah Scrolls Stolen from Tzfat Synagogue

Six Torah Scrolls Stolen from Tzfat Synagogue

Chabad rabbis burst into tears on the Sabbath after thieves stole six Torah scrolls from their 160-year-old Tzfat synagogue.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/05/2012 15:23
PocketTorah App Makes Learning Possible Anywhere

PocketTorah App Makes Learning Possible Anywhere

The PocketTorah app provides users with the ability to learn weekly Torah and Haftarah portions anywhere, at any time.Rachel Hirshfeld, 17/04/2012 22:47
Chabad Gives Children 'The Joy of Torah'

Chabad Gives Children 'The Joy of Torah'

Chabad Youth is running its annual Chumash Celebrations - a program for second graders who are beginning to study the Torah at school.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 16/11/2011 04:13
Holocaust Torah Scroll in Memory of Fogels

Holocaust Torah Scroll in Memory of Fogels

A Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust is being donated in memory of five members of the Fogel family murdered by Arab terrorists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 13/11/2011 12:55
Video: A Return to the Jewish Index of the Bible

Video: A Return to the Jewish Index of the Bible

Creative Israeli project reprints the five books of the Torah using the original, ancient Jewish division of the chapters.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 28/10/2011 13:53
Thousands of Children Help Write Torah Scroll

Thousands of Children Help Write Torah Scroll

More than 5,000 children in Rehovot, south of Tel Aviv, wrote letters on a new Torah scroll. Many had never seen a Torah scroll.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 26/09/2011 13:50
Torah Scroll from Ashes of Holocaust to IDF

Torah Scroll from Ashes of Holocaust to IDF

Young Israel donates 200th Torah scroll to IDF Thursday. Scroll, saved from the ashes of the Holocaust, goes to IDF base near Tel Aviv. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/09/2011 08:17