Crown the King or Corona the King?

Crown the King or Corona the King?

We need to address some real issues and dangers but we also need to separate between the fact and the fiction. Opinion.Shmuel Sackett, Friday, 2:00 PM
Rosh Hashannah: Personal Judgment

Rosh Hashannah: Personal Judgment

Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi on the Day of Judgment: Musaf on Rosh Hashannah, the longest prayer of the year.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, Friday, 1:21 PM
Rosh Hashannah in lockdown – an opportunity for Tikun

Rosh Hashannah in lockdown – an opportunity for Tikun

The lack of mass prayers and family meals are liable to cause sadness, but we must make an effort and use the time for tikun.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Friday, 1:14 PM
Masters of our own Destiny

Masters of our own Destiny

As we prepare to stand before the King, we must look inside ourselves because we have the capacity for greatness. It depends only on us.Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, Friday, 9:00 AM
On God’s mountain “It” shall be seen

On God’s mountain “It” shall be seen

Torah thoughts from students in Religious Zionist yeahivas: Abraham called the mountain on which he bound Isaac "G-d shall see" - why?Eretz Yisrael Yomi, Thursday, 11:21 PM
Rosh Hashanah 5781: Only together

Rosh Hashanah 5781: Only together

Fellow Israelis, this lockdown is a second chance and we must take it because we will not, I fear, get a third one.President Reuven Rivlin, Thursday, 12:50 PM
Laws for Rosh Hashannah 5781 - Note: Zoom forbidden on holiday

Laws for Rosh Hashannah 5781 - Note: Zoom forbidden on holiday

A primer of halakhot for Rosh Hashannah 5781- when the first day falls on Shabbat - and when corona rules must be followed.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, Wednesday, 10:42 AM
Soldiers or sheep?

Soldiers or sheep?

We pass before the heavenly court as soldiers in the army of King David. but also are like the sheep that exist around Mount MeronRabbi Berel Wein, Tuesday, 3:15 PM
How tikkun olam has changed and other Rosh Hashanah features

How tikkun olam has changed and other Rosh Hashanah features

"Tikkun Olam" historically was preparation, not purpose,Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, Tuesday, 8:00 AM
Full lockdown to be imposed for High Holidays

Full lockdown to be imposed for High Holidays

Israel to enter lockdown for 2 weeks beginning on or before Rosh Hashannah, the Coronavirus Cabinet decides.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2020, 10:36 PM
How the Coronavirus made this year's Rosh Hashannah more meaningful for me

How the Coronavirus made this year's Rosh Hashannah more meaningful for me

One microscopic virus. One call to action. One shofar.Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann, 9/10/2020, 1:02 PM
Tomorrow: Decision on Rosh Hashanah lockdown

Tomorrow: Decision on Rosh Hashanah lockdown

Coronavirus Cabinet to decide on whether to institute full or partial lockdown on Rosh Hashanah, limits on size of prayer gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2020, 10:59 PM
Watch: The Maccabeats New Year song

Watch: The Maccabeats New Year song

Music video for "Bashana Haba'a," a song of hope for the year to come, based on popular classic Israeli song.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2020, 7:14 PM
Is the world coming to an end?

Is the world coming to an end?

All of a sudden everybody has come under threat, no ifs, no buts, no exceptions.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 9/8/2020, 6:29 PM
First of three Elul drashas: Faith and Insecurity

First of three Elul drashas: Faith and Insecurity

Hear some of the key themes of Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur as they relate to the ongoing challenge of the coronavirus pandemic.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 9/8/2020, 2:40 PM
Initiative: Blow the shofar at the same time across the country on Rosh Hashannah

Initiative: Blow the shofar at the same time across the country on Rosh Hashannah

B'Noam rabbinical organization launches project have all shofar blowers in Israel go outside to blow the shofar at the same time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2020, 7:53 AM
How are we going to handle shofar blowing in the US this year?

How are we going to handle shofar blowing in the US this year?

We are faced with many issues relating to the pandemic and High Holydays this year, but the depth of our prayers has not changed. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 8/30/2020, 4:00 AM
Health officials: High Holidays celebrations - only with your immediate family

Health officials: High Holidays celebrations - only with your immediate family

Senior Health Ministry officials say Israelis will likely be required to observe High Holidays only with their immediate family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 8:40 AM
New Jersey teen says boss sent him anti-Semitic messages after he took off Rosh Hashanah

New Jersey teen says boss sent him anti-Semitic messages after he took off Rosh Hashanah

Jewish teen working at New Jersey pizzeria sues his boss who made anti-Semitic comments after teen asked to take off Jewish holiday.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/10/2020, 8:13 AM
Al Sharpton's Rosh Hashanah appearance sparks outrage

Al Sharpton's Rosh Hashanah appearance sparks outrage

Controversial activist-turned TV host Al Sharpton honored during Manhattan synagogue's Rosh Hashanah services, sparking outcry.David Rosenberg, 10/4/2019, 4:50 PM
Israel's ultimate wake-up call

Israel's ultimate wake-up call

What are the personal, national and universal meanings of Rosh Hashanah?The Land Of Israel Network, 9/9/2018, 2:58 PM
Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah eve

Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah eve

Thousands of worshipers came overnight and continue to arrive this morning at the Kotel for 'selichot' prayers ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 7:48 AM
What did Ambassador Friedman lose during the embassy move?

What did Ambassador Friedman lose during the embassy move?

Ambassador David Friedman visits Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem to wish Israelis a happy Rosh Hashannah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2018, 2:00 PM
What did President Trump tell American Jewish leaders?

What did President Trump tell American Jewish leaders?

The full transcript of President Trump's pre-holiday conference call with Jewish leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 10:42 PM
Netanyahu: We face terror attacks every single day

Netanyahu: We face terror attacks every single day

PM attends Rosh Hashannah toasts with various security organizations, including IDF General Staff and Shin Bet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 8:21 PM
PM: Israel making friends around the world

PM: Israel making friends around the world

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu attends toast in honor of Rosh Hashannah, says Israel's standing in Middle East, world improving.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 3:58 PM
89% of Israelis satisfied with their lives

89% of Israelis satisfied with their lives

Central Bureau of Statistics publishes population details ahead of Rosh Hashanah, finding that average life expectancy continues to rise.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2018, 2:16 PM
Confusing Satan / Understanding Prayer

Confusing Satan / Understanding Prayer

The new year is upon us. Take the time to see the short videos on prayer found below and the shiur on the shofar, Confusing Satan.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 9/19/2017, 8:12 AM
Rabbi Berland permitted to visit Uman - for a price

Rabbi Berland permitted to visit Uman - for a price

Breslov rabbi serving sentence for sexual assault permitted to fly to Uman for Rosh Hashanah - after putting up $210,000 bond.David Rosenberg, 9/18/2017, 10:27 AM
Trump invites Orthodox leaders to holiday call - snubs Reform

Trump invites Orthodox leaders to holiday call - snubs Reform

President to hold annual pre-Rosh Hashanah conference call with Orthodox leaders, snubs Reform movement reps who pledged to refuse invite.Ron Kampeas and Arutz Sheva, 9/15/2017, 8:07 AM
Rosh Hashana in Jerusalem? Take it easy! Here’s how...

Rosh Hashana in Jerusalem? Take it easy! Here’s how...

Ease your holiday eve burdens with food, attractions, shopping, and cherry picking all in Jerusalem's historic 'First Station' promenade!Infomercial, 9/14/2017, 4:02 PM
'Why fly to Uman for Rosh Hashannah? Israel is much holier'

'Why fly to Uman for Rosh Hashannah? Israel is much holier'

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem slams annual pilgrimages to Breslov Rebbe's tomb in Uman. 'It's only worthwhile for those already outside Israel.'Michal Levy, 8/20/2017, 6:14 PM
Charity leases 'Pokemon Hunters' for needy

Charity leases 'Pokemon Hunters' for needy

Israeli charity organization Hasdei Naomi has a new idea to raise funds for the needy this Rosh Hashannah: Hiring out "Pokemon Hunters."Tal Polon, 8/23/2016, 2:30 PM
Aish Hatorah in New Rosh Hashanah Music Video

Aish Hatorah in New Rosh Hashanah Music Video

Jerusalem yeshiva releases new music video with holiday meaning, breakdancing., 8/25/2013, 1:27 PM
IDF High Holiday Video Prayer of Tears and Hope

IDF High Holiday Video Prayer of Tears and Hope

The military releases a gripping video of an IDF Cantor’s recital of the “U-Netaneh Tokef” prayer with background of soldiers in battle. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 3:30 PM
Divine Partnership for the New Year

Divine Partnership for the New Year

The ability to get past previous troubles and failures and move on in life is one of the essential ingredients of a Jewish life that is directed towards holiness and eternity. Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/23/2012, 11:14 AM
Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

A Rosh Hashannah greeting card from the Meir Panim foundations carries a double meaning – a greeting plus a shopping debit card. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/19/2012, 1:54 PM
Arutz Sheva Podcast Specials for Rosh Hashannah

Arutz Sheva Podcast Specials for Rosh Hashannah

Arutz Sheva - Israel National Radio is featuring special Rosh Hashannah podcasts on spirituality, music, and High Holiday audio goodness.Ben Bresky, 9/16/2012, 5:08 PM
Video: What Really Happened 5773 Years Ago?

Video: What Really Happened 5773 Years Ago?

Rosh Hashannah often is mistakenly considered the birthday of the Creation of the world, which actually started six days earlier.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/16/2012, 12:33 PM
Days of Awe Begin Sunday Evening

Days of Awe Begin Sunday Evening

"Repentance, prayer and charity will avert evil decrees" and bring each of us closer to what G-d intended for man to be. Shana Tova to all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2012, 12:32 PM
Video: Romney’s New Year Message Focuses on Faith

Video: Romney’s New Year Message Focuses on Faith

Mitt Romney’s Rosh Hashannah video message to the Jewish People focuses on faith and family – and reminds people he visited Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/16/2012, 11:30 AM
1200 Rabbis to Obama: Have Mercy on Pollard!

1200 Rabbis to Obama: Have Mercy on Pollard!

On Friday, 1,200 rabbis appealed to US President Barack Obama to release long-imprisoned Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/15/2012, 10:01 PM
Preparing to Stand Before G-d

Preparing to Stand Before G-d

As we prepare to stand before G-d on Rosh Hashannah, we read how the Israelites stood before G-d - all of them on that day. Moshe Kempinski, 9/13/2012, 11:44 PM
Soldiers Equipped with Apples, Honey for New Year

Soldiers Equipped with Apples, Honey for New Year

The IDF prepares for the new year with 2.4 metric tons of honey and 30 tons of apples. Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2012, 9:08 PM
Slichot Services Held at Jerusalem Dance Club

Slichot Services Held at Jerusalem Dance Club

Club HaOman 17 in Jerusalem hosted slichot services. Renowned kabbalist Rabbi David Batzri spoke about repentance on the dance floor.Ben Bresky, 9/13/2012, 3:18 PM
Marking Time in the New Year

Marking Time in the New Year

Who controls our calendar, the moments in our lives?Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 9/12/2012, 12:43 PM
Prayers at the Kotel: Blot Out Wicked Enemy Iran

Prayers at the Kotel: Blot Out Wicked Enemy Iran

Thousands of Jews prayed at the Kotel for G-d to “blot out the thoughts of those who hate us and of the wicked enemy Iran.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/11/2012, 11:26 AM
Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir

Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir

The Tovei Ha'ir Senior Citizen Residence in Jerusalem connects to the holidays with songs and stories of the Hassidut of Modz'itz. Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2012, 8:06 AM
Apples and Honey Sweeten Cabinet Meeting

Apples and Honey Sweeten Cabinet Meeting

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Cabinet dipped apples in honey as a sign for a sweet New Year for Israel at their meeting on Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/10/2012, 12:26 PM