Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva!Wishing a happy new year to all our readers; news updates end this evening for two days, restart Tuesday evening.
Watch: Shana Tova from President ObamaPresident Obama reflects on his work with the Jewish community during his time in office, as he wishes the Jewish people a happy new year.
The power of light: New art and light video for Rosh HashanahWatch a new moving art and music video of Judaica symbolism.
Israel's population reaches 8.58 millionIsrael will have a population of 8.585 million citizens this Rosh Hashanah, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Security officials urge business-as-usual for Jewish holidaysUS security officials and Jewish community leaders prepare for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in the face of rising terror threat.
Ben Gurion airport prepares for mass flights to Uman.Airport authorities are preparing for the yearly mass flights to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav in the Ukrainian town of Uman.
Watch: Givati soldiers wake up early for Slichot servicesReserve soldier films his friends making sure to wake up at dawn for Slichot ahead of grueling training exercises.
Top 10 Gift Picks for Rosh Hashanah 5777Rosh Hashanah is just a few weeks away, so by our count it’s time to get ready. This is our list of seasonal favorites for last year
5 feel-good stories that will echo into the Jewish New YearBefore the shofar blowing begins, here are five Israeli stories that should echo into 5777 and beyond.
'Ni hao' - President welcomes Israeli player for Chinese teamPeres: Football is an international language, it does not matter if you speak Hebrew, Arabic or Chinese, everyone has a place on the field.
IDF prepares to demolish home of Rosh Hashana terroristIDF forces prepare to demolish home of Arab rock-thrower responsible for the death of Alexander Levlovich on Rosh Hasahana eve.
Terror Victim's Killers Charged with Manslaughter, Not MurderFive Arab teens behind rock attack which killed Alexander Levlovich on Rosh Hasahana eve indicted in Jerusalem.
Four Arabs Arrested over Murder of Israeli GrandfatherFour Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem confess to rock-throwing attack which killed Alexander Levlovich on Rosh Hashanah.
Four Arabs Indicted for Rosh Hashanah Rock ThrowingJerusalem prosecutors filed four indictments against individuals arrested for throwing rocks in Jerusalem over the Rosh Hashanah holiday.
Missing Israeli in Uman: Danger Rising by the MinuteZAKA official describes desperate search 'leaving no stone unturned,' details dangers in forest as fears for life of epileptic Israeli grow.
Searches Intensify for Missing Israeli in UmanForeign Ministry and ZAKA join searches for Amir Ohana, the missing Israeli in Ukraine as wife asks public to help pray for his return.
A Starting Point For Yom KippurRosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur force us to get real with what we truly want.
Israeli Man Missing in UmanUkrainian authorities focusing on search for a body as Israeli man goes missing among 45,000 Rosh Hashanah visitors.
Furious Jerusalemites Protest Lethal Rock AttackOver 100 residents take to streets at site of lethal Arab attack that murdered local. Bereaved son: 'that rock changed the path of my life.'
Watch: Preparing for the Holidays with Musician Shlomo KatzMusician Shlomo Katz talks about this special holiday period, his new album, and what it's like to write in Hebrew for the first time.
'Shana Tova', Tweets Iranian PresidentIranian President Hassan Rouhani takes to Twitter to wish Jews a Happy New Year.
Thousands Delayed On Their Way to UmanTens of thousands of Israelis, as well as Jews from around the world, were in Uman Sunday to celebrate Rosh Hashanah
Netanyahu Urges Jewish Unity on Rosh HashanahPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu encourages Jews to unite around the 'one and only Jewish state' amidst 'slander' against Israel.
Vladimir Putin Wishes Russian Jews a 'Shana Tova'Russian President waxes philosophical about Judaism in New Year greeting, praises Jewish values for 'aspiring to transcendence.'
British PM Slams Anti-Semitism in Rosh Hashanah GreetingBritish PM David Cameron sends 'very best wishes' to Jewish community in Britain and around the world in honor of new year.
Traffic Police Deployed En Masse for Rosh HashanahIsrael will see three major waves of traffic on Rosh Hashanah eve, police say: between 10:30 and 1; 4 and 8; and 10:30 to midnight.
5775: How Many Were Born and What Are the Most Common Names?As a new Jewish Year is about to begin, the Population and Immigration Authority summarizes the outgoing one.
Dust Storm to Disappear Before Rosh HashanahWeather forecasters says Rosh Hashanah to be clear and comfortable, with slight drop in temperature.
Watch: Shana Tova from President ObamaPresident Obama extends his warm wishes to Jews around the world for Rosh Hashanah.
Championship Game on Rosh Hashana is 'Spit in Our Face'Minister Ariel slams FIBA decision to have Israeli national team play Italy in finals on Jewish New Year, notes 'whiff of anti-Semitism.'
Watch: President Rivlin Sends English Rosh Hashana GreetingIsrael's President offers Jews around the world a sweet new year, calling on them to work together to make Israel stronger.
The Universal Rosh Hashana: Praying for all HumanityBlood Moons & the End of the World: A Jewish Approach to the Apocalypse.
European Jews Afraid to Reveal JewishnessOver 85% of European Jewry won't attend Rosh Hashana services for fear of anti-Semitism.
What Will IDF Soldiers be Eating on Rosh Hashana?Hundreds of tons of meat, as well as traditional apples and honey will be delivered to dozens of IDF bases across Israel for the new year.
Help Israel's Poorest Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with DignityYad Ezra V’Shulamit restores dignity to Jewish families with a weekly distribution of 3,000 food baskets in cities throughout Israel.
Netanyahu: 'Today We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-SemitismPrime Minister expresses gratitude to Foreign Ministry officials for working hard to combat lies and slanders against Israel worldwide.
Give a New Year Gift of Hope to Impoverished FamiliesA staggering 1.6 million Israelis live under the poverty line - this Rosh Hashana they need your help more than ever.
2015 Rosh Hashanah Gift Guide: Israeli Artists ShowcaseThis Rosh Hashana, support Israel and discover some of the country's most talented judaica artists.
The Other Side to Rosh HashanahStories and questions about the holiday.
Judea-Samaria Mayors Snub Ya'alon's New Year's ToastA ceremony planned last minute as well as anger at Moshe Ya'alon could be why so many mayors refused to attend Defense Ministry toast.
Watch: Thousands at the Kotel for First Night of SelichotSights and sounds: Worshipers flock to Western Wall for first night of penitential prayers leading up to High Holy Days.
Baby Boom: Record Number of Women Give Birth on Rosh HashanahOver four times as many women give birth at Bnei Brak's Maayanei Yeshua hospital during Jewish New Year than annual average.
Rosh Hashanah Arab Arson on Towns North of JerusalemMolotov cocktails used to light blaze adjacent to Dolev, security barrier of Psagot lit; latest in string of Arab arson attacks on region.
Ben Gurion Airport Sees Highest-Ever Traffic Over HolidaysHoliday travel sky-high: 521 aircraft to depart, arrive at Israel's airport in 24 hours - a new record.
UK Soccer Club Pulls Rosh Hashanah Tweet Amid Racist BacklashLiverpool FC deletes tweet wishing Jewish fans a happy new year after a hail of anti-Semitic abuse.
Shana Tova from Arutz ShevaUpdates will end for a three-day period starting from Wednesday evening and will resume on Saturday night with the end of Shabbat
Southern Residents Fear Hamas Rosh Hashana 'Surprise'Kfar Aza resident tells Arutz Sheva he will be one of the few staying home for holidays, hopes for no surprise 'like Yom Kippur War.'
Watch: Obama, Cameron Wish Jews Happy New YearUS and UK leaders extend felicitations for Rosh Hashana in video messages with a common theme against anti-Semitism.
5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s NeedyHow you can help give the more than 1.5 million Israelis in poverty a truly happy New Year.
Huge Increase in Demand for IDF Holiday Prayer ServicesTo help satisfy the huge demand for holiday services, a group of Hesder graduates is sending volunteers to IDF bases.
Southern Residents Flee Amid Fears of Hamas Rosh Hashana AttackRenewed mortar fire and renewed terror tunnel building means many Jews near Gaza will leave for holidays - and may never return.
Rabbi Forbids Dieting Over Festive PeriodJewish weight-watchers beware...!
Synagogue Attendance for Rosh Hashana Expected to GrowFar more Israelis will be in synagogue than at national parks over the three-day Rosh Hashana holiday, says an expert.
Top Rosh Hashana Gifts for 2014Promotional content: Stuck for ideas for the perfect New Year's Gift?
Chief Rabbi Lau Asks Rabbis: Don't Fight over ShemittahChief Ashkenazi Rabbi speaks at conference of 400 rabbis about upcoming shemittah sabbatical year, which raises controversial issues.
After Rosh Hashana, Countdown to Yom KippurNo unusual events were registered during the long holiday weekend. Ten Days of Teshuva begin.
Iran's President Sends Jews a Rosh Hashanah GreetingIn a surprising move, Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani tweets a Rosh Hashanah greeting for Jews.