'I saw Dad running back into the fire to save them'

Teen survivor of tragic Brooklyn house fire recalls father's attempts to save family. 'I tried to go inside, but everything was burning.'David Rosenberg, 12/22/2017, 9:34 AM

Watch: Family and supporters celebrate Rubashkin's release

Family and supporters dance as Sholom Rubashkin's release announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2017, 1:01 AM

Haredi scholars ascend Temple Mount in honor of Rabbi Shteinman

50 haredim led by rabbinical scholars ascend Temple Mount and complete Talmud tractate to mark week following passing of Rabbi Shteinman.Shimon Cohen, 12/20/2017, 10:50 PM

Fire Department confirms Hanukkah menorah behind Brooklyn fire

Investigators confirm suspicions that Hanukkah menorah, left unattended overnight, was cause of tragic fire that killed 4 in Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2017, 10:36 AM

Thousands mourn at Brooklyn house fire victims' funeral

Remains of the four members of the Azan family killed Monday to be flown for burial in Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2017, 9:41 AM

Rabbi Shteinman's family won't visit his grave on Hanukkah

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein tells family to recite Psalms, learn Torah, instead of visiting grave on Hanukkah, as is the custom.Ben Shaul, 12/18/2017, 1:01 PM

Deri blasts preferences for haredi soldiers

'We argued for over an hour'. Interior Minister opposes preferences for haredim who served in the IDF when hiring for public sector jobs.Michal Levi, 12/18/2017, 12:46 PM

7% of public service jobs to be reserved for haredim

Cabinet approves affirmative action for haredim, setting aside set number of public sector jobs for haredi sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2017, 4:42 PM

Attempted kidnapping of Jewish child in Borough Park

Police arrest man who allegedly tried to lure a young boy into his car in New York haredi enclave.Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 7:41 AM

Haredi former MK: Secular Israel should also miss Rav Shteinman

Haredi former MK Dov Lipman says 'all of Israel' owes Rabbi Shteinman a debt of gratitude for his contribution to the IDF.Dov Lipman, 12/15/2017, 1:49 PM

Rabbi Shteinman credited with enlistment of 15,000 soldiers

Founder of the haredi Netzah Yehuda Battalion says Rabbi Shteinman blessed the initiative, valued unity above all else.Benny Toker, 12/15/2017, 12:08 PM

Court orders eviction of world's largest Chabad yeshiva

Chabad Yeshiva in Tzfat to be forcibly evacuated after court rules against the institution in custody battle.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 7:36 PM

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Shas head denies swirling rumors that it will run with former leader Eli Yishai's Yahad party. 'We don't need reinforcements.'Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 5:46 PM

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Radical Yerushalmi Faction hangs up posters celebrating the death of Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, slam him as a 'hater of Israel'.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 4:19 PM

Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

For the second time in a week, Beit Shemesh's municipality removes 'modesty' signs, only to find them immediately replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 11:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands gather for Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Mourners gather in Bnei Brak to pay their final respects to the late Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2017, 12:05 PM

Hundreds of thousands expected at Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Funeral procession to depart at 12 pm from the rabbi's home in Bnei Brak.Michal Levy, 12/12/2017, 10:28 AM

'Rabbi Shteinman carried entire Jewish people on his shoulders'

President eulogizes Rabbi Shteinman: 'He gave thousands of people direction in their lives. His wisdom was second only to his humility.'David Rosenberg, 12/12/2017, 8:35 AM

Rabbi Shteinman passes away at age 104

Leading haredi rabbinic figure passes away Tuesday morning following sudden deterioration of his condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 8:07 AM

Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh municipality removes 'modesty' signs, extremists immediately work to replace them.Michal Levi, 12/11/2017, 3:21 PM

Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Rabbi Aharon Teitelboim of Satmar slams Trump's declaration. 'The Zionist state is not a Jewish state and is not recognized by Jews.'Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 5:49 PM

Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Despite ugly in-fighting, former Shas head Eli Yishai says he would run with party in order to help Shas cross electoral threshold.Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 10:30 AM

Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Faction

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, leader of the Yerushalmi Faction responsible for mass demonstrations, confronted by haredi man who served in the IDF.David Rosenberg, 12/8/2017, 12:55 PM

Will Neturei Karta leave Israel?

Extreme anti-Zionist haredi group angry over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 12/7/2017, 8:12 PM

IDF opens new haredi draft center

New center to help religious soldiers integrate into the IDF. 'We want haredi soldiers to remain haredi by the time they are discharged.'Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 4:55 PM

Shas MK who resigned after attending gay wedding gets new job

Former Shas MK Yigal Guetta is embarking on a new career, will host TV and radio show.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 4:25 PM

Rabbi Shteinman readmitted to intensive care unit

Rabbi Shteinman's condition deteriorates slightly, hospital moves him to intensive care unit.Chana Roberts, 12/7/2017, 12:00 PM

Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court orders Beit Shemesh to remove signs demanding women dress modestly.JTA, 12/6/2017, 8:29 AM

Beitar building collapse traps workers

Ceiling collapse injures at least six in Beitar Illit, firefighters work to rescue workers trapped in building.Chana Roberts, 12/4/2017, 4:08 PM

Chief Rabbi: They talk as if haredim don't serve in the army

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says haredim do serve in the army, slams IDF for forcing men to listen to women singing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2017, 1:07 PM

'I can relate to what Gabbay is saying'

Haredi MK Moshe Gafni praises Zionist Union head Avi Gabbay, doesn't rule out 'future cooperation.'Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 9:59 AM

Soccer players to haredim: Allow us to keep Shabbat

Group of Israeli soccer players meets with haredi sage Rabbi Meir Mazuz, implores him to help stop Shabbat games.Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 7:53 AM

Haredi MK won't sit in Yesh Atid-led coalition

UTJ's Moshe Gafni says he won't sit with Yesh Atid, won't make peace with construction work on Shabbat.Michal Levi, 12/2/2017, 10:35 PM

Vizhnitz Rebbe released from hospital

95-year-old hasidic leader returns home just before Shabbat.Haim Lev, 12/2/2017, 8:06 PM

'Cancel extra pay for work done on Shabbat'

Two days after resignation from ministerial position over Shabbat work, MK submits proposal to cancel extra pay for work done on Shabbat.Michal Levi, 11/30/2017, 10:41 AM

Arrested anti-draft protesters refuse to wear prison clothes

Jerusalem Faction haredim whose protests land them in prison rebel, refusing to wear prison clothes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2017, 9:27 AM

Rabbi Shteinman's condition improves slightly

Leading haredi rabbi's condition improves slightly, hospital moves him to internal medicine ward for continued observation.Chana Roberts, 11/29/2017, 10:03 AM

Anti-draft protesters gather outside J'lem enlistment offices

Protests continue, as dozens gather in front of enlistment offices, blocking road. Two reportedly arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 11:44 AM

Shas pushes national day of remembrance for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Bill would establish state memorial day dedicated to the memory of the late Chief Rabbi, Shas leader Ovadia Yosef.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2017, 1:43 PM

'Fill the Knesset with the stench'

Yerushalmi Faction members hit with foul-smelling 'Skunk' bomb urged to disrupt popular sites with the smell.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 10:03 AM

'Litzman's resignation is utter nonsense and complete hypocrisy'

Former MK asks why Litzman suddenly woke up to the fact that work is being done on Shabbat.Benny Tucker, 11/27/2017, 8:21 AM

35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light rail

Watch: Anti-draft demonstrators shut down major intersections in Jerusalem, block light rail train.David Rosenberg, 11/26/2017, 6:40 PM

'Yerushalmi Faction' to resume protests

On leader's instruction, group to protest in J'lem streets today over arrest of 12 who failed to show up at enlistment offices.Michal Levi, 11/26/2017, 11:55 AM

Health Minister resigns from post due to Shabbat desecration

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman resigns from his post, but his UTJ party remains in coalition.Hezki Baruch, 11/24/2017, 12:14 PM

'Rabbi Shteinman had a difficult day, but he's improving'

Rabbi's spokesperson to Arutz Sheva: 'Yesterday was very difficult for him, but today there are definite signs of improvement.'Benny Toker, 11/23/2017, 5:38 PM

Haredi minister: I will fight to the end

Health Minister Litzman says he doesn't want Shabbat desecration, but doesn't want new elections either.Ben Shaul, 11/23/2017, 12:43 PM

'Rabbi Shteinman's life in no immediate danger'

Hospital officials say senior haredi rabbi's condition serious but stable. 'There is no immediate danger to his life.'David Rosenberg, 11/22/2017, 6:07 PM

Watch: Knesset members pray for Rabbi Shteinman

MKs pray, recite Psalms after leading haredi rabbi's condition deteriorates.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2017, 4:12 PM

Rabbi Shteinman's condition deteriorates significantly

Leading haredi rabbi's condition deteriorates significantly late Wednesday morning, following his daughter's funeral.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2017, 1:03 PM

Watch: Rioters try to set IDF office on fire

Extremist anti-draft protesters try to set recruitment office in Jerusalem on fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 11:51 AM

33 arrested as thousands of haredi protesters block traffic

'Severe violence' as thousands of anti-draft demonstrators block traffic in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem. 12 protesters injured, 33 arrested.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2017, 7:59 PM

Watch: Haredi paratroopers train on 'Eichmann Tower'

All-haredi paratrooper company conducts simulated drops from IDF's 'Eichmann Tower', prepares for their first set of real jumps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 4:08 PM

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 8:51 PM

Haredi minister issues ultimatum to Netanyahu

'Enforce ban on rail work over Shabbat - or we'll quit,' warns Health Ministry Yaakov Litzman.David Rosenberg, 11/17/2017, 2:36 PM

Photos: Chabad shluchim conference underway

About 4,000 Chabad emissaries from around the world arrive in New York to attend annual conference.Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2017, 11:55 PM

Aryeh Deri apologizes

Shas chairman apologizes to Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Amar after leak of recording in which he spoke insultingly of the rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2017, 10:18 PM

12 officers suspected of police brutality against haredi rioters

Police department conducting internal investigations against 12 officers accused of using excessive force against haredi protesters.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2017, 9:24 AM