'The IDF operates and the residents live their lives'

IDF Spokesperson: Can the residents feel safer on the eve of the holiday? The answer is clear.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/9/2018, 9:16 PM

'Happy Rosh Hashanah', tweets Iranian Foreign Minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif takes to Twitter to wish the Jewish people a Happy New Year, includes photos from Iran synagogue.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 8:07 PM

Trump: Jews' strength and perseverance inspire us all

US President wishes the Jewish people a Happy New Year.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:20 PM

Putin meets Chief Rabbi of Russia

Russian President extends greetings to Russian Jews in honor of Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:01 PM

Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Minister Liberman visits soldiers stationed near Bethlehem, thanking soldiers ahead of the holiday. 'We can celebrate thanks to them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 2:16 PM

Putin: Jewish organizations are active in Russian life

Russian president releases message to Russian Jews ahead of new year, noting 'contribution of Jewish communities in enhancing dialogue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 12:38 PM

'We continue to maintain the status of the Knesset'

Knesset speaker sums up the past year and blesses citizens for the coming year. 'The Knesset is succeeding - Israelis are succeeding!'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2018, 12:15 PM

Happy New Year, my dear Jewish People

The Jewish People's existence reminds every human being of the inhumanity of the culture of death. The Jews, killed and persecuted, chose life. Giulio Meotti, 9/9/2018, 11:51 AM

'Residents of the south can be calm'

Southern IDF Commander addresses security threats in north and south, clarifies 'IDF will know how to deal with both arenas.'Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 10:38 AM

US Secretary of State wishes Jews a 'Shana Tova'

'I wish the American Jewish community and our Jewish friends around the world a Happy and Sweet New Year,' Secretary Pompeo tweets.Ido Ben Porat, 9/9/2018, 9:15 AM

Watch: President Rivlin wishes Jews a happy New Year

In Rosh Hashanah greetings, Israel's Pres. Rivlin stresses importance of remembering what the Jewish People have in common with each other.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2018, 9:54 PM

Tashlich at the United Nations

UN Secretary-General and dozens of ambassadors from around the world participate in Tashlich event at the UN headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2018, 8:21 PM

Netanyahu: We will lead Israel for many more years

Netanyahu toasts the Jewish New Year with Likud activists, criticizes media for failing to cover report which found Israelis are happy.Yoni Kempinski, 9/7/2018, 1:06 AM

Rosh Hashanah: The world is in our hands

Why do we celebrate New Year on the day man was created rather than on the first day of creation? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton on man's purpose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 2:02 PM

Macron attends pre-Rosh Hashanah ceremony in Paris synagogue

French president visits Great Synagogue, as community leaders lament: 'France, the land of asylum, is becoming a land of exile for Jews.'JTA, 9/5/2018, 5:07 PM

Feminist fury: Humorous video arouses wrath

Video released by Defense Minister ahead of Rosh Hashanah provokes anger by women's organizations who claim he humiliated women.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 1:12 AM

Ambassador David Friedman toasts Jewish New Year

'Pressure on Iran will continue to mount, and I'm confident this enemy, great challenge of our generation, will enter dustbin of history.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/4/2018, 11:45 PM

Wine from Negohot, honey from Halamish‏‏‏‎

Packages sent to Israel supporters in various regions including New Zealand, China, Papua New Guinea, Europe, North America, and Africa.Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2018, 1:12 AM

Honey for the President - straight from Gaza area communities

For Rosh Hashana, President and wife host beekeepers from Gaza vicinity bearing hyssop, citrus, thyme, cardamom, clover, and avocado honeys.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 7:04 PM

Rosh Hashanah: Sweetening the judgement with love

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the seemingly contradictory aspects of joy and judgement are both experienced in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 2:46 PM

Watch: A new version of famous Rosh Hashana song

'Ruach Haniggun' performs High Holidays classic 'Ochila La'el.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 8:52 PM

Bringing Rosh Hashana to the public

Initiative will enable wider Israeli public to hear the Shofar blasts by holding Rosh Hashana activities in public parks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 8:03 PM

'Rosh Hashanah on the Temple Mount - let no one be absent'

At night, student Temple Mount activists hang notices calling to ascend Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah. By morning, they were destroyed.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2018, 1:05 PM

'Stop causing people to hate Shabbat'

MK Eitan Cabel says bridge crisis example of policies causing secular Israelis to dislike Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 10:07 PM

Postcards from freedom

Ten stories of 'bound women' morphed into ten illustrations gracing Rosh Hashana greeting cards, part of an initiative by Yad La'isha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 11:40 AM

Watchdog to probe sudden price hikes on Uman flights

The Israel Antitrust Authority to examine why prices on Uman-bound flights skyrocket preceding the Rosh Hashana holiday.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 11:34 AM

Watch: Shuli Rand's new music video

Hassidic actor and folk artist pens thoughtful new melody about the upcoming Rosh Hashana holiday.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 9:30 AM

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM

Antwerp Jews get city to refill dried up pond for Rosh Hashanah

Antwerp agrees to fill city pond, aims to reduce risk of anti-Semitic incidents on Jewish New Year.JTA, 8/11/2018, 10:02 PM

New York to hold statewide primary on Rosh Hashanah?

State legislator pushes to delay vote by two days so it doesn't conflict with Jewish holiday.JTA, 1/26/2018, 9:36 AM

Rock-throwers given prison terms for Israeli man's death

Jerusalem Arabs convicted of manslaughter in Alexander Levlovich's death in 2015 get sentences ranging from 8 to 15 years.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 5:02 PM

Will Baltimore public schools remain open on Yom Kippur?

Baltimore County Public Schools consider holding classes on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/11/2017, 2:37 PM

Watch: Dancing during 'Unetaneh Tokef' in Uman

Video captured by a non-Jew shows the spirited and energetic dancing that occurred during Rosh Hashana prayers in Uman.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 3:50 PM

Watch: Tashlich in Uman on Rosh Hashanah

Rare footage of Jews in Uman saying the traditional Rosh Hashanah prayer.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 9:03 AM

Expectant mother, baby saved on eve of Rosh Hashana

Woman rushed to hospital with preeclampsia. Baby delivered 1 and a half months early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2017, 6:13 PM

Watch: IDF soldiers blow Shofar, make Kiddush in Mexico

IDF delegation to Mexico greeted with applause, make Kiddush, and blow Shofar during Rosh Hashanah holiday while searching for survivors.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 9:44 AM

'When we're unified, we're unstoppable'

Watch: Martin Oliner stresses unity in interview for Rosh Hashanah.Eliran Aharon, 9/24/2017, 9:01 AM

Rosh Hashanah: Remembrance and optimism

Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflecting on our national and personal past, but also a time to look ahead.Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/20/2017, 3:44 PM

PM Netanyahu wishes Jews around the world 'shana tova'

PM Netanyahu speaks of his visit to the Americas, wishes Jews all over the world a happy New Year and 'the best of years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 3:29 PM

How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

Congregations band together, improvise, as Jewish New Year approaches.JTA, 9/20/2017, 2:25 PM

Russian rabbi: Providing aid does more for us than for others

International organizations provide food and clothes for the holiday to needy families in Israel, Russia, Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 8:04 AM

UN ambassadors wish Israel, Jews, a happy New Year

UN ambassadors create video honoring Jewish New Year, wishing Jews around the world a good year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 7:38 AM

'We'll protect Israeli airspace on Rosh Hashanah'

Commander of the unit that intercepted UAV from Syria: My soldiers and I are prepared for the holiday.Ido Ben Porat, 9/20/2017, 3:36 AM

The most significant mission of all

I hardly make It to synagogue on the High Holydays anymore, I am more like a "visitor to the sanctuary." I have a more important mission. Rabbanit Yehudit Efrati, 9/20/2017, 1:59 AM

Watch: Rivlin urges world Jewry to fight terror, racism together

Israeli President wishes all Jews a happy and healthy new year, says Jewish communities will overcome hurricanes and anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 7:07 PM

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 6:46 PM

Outreach services for High Holidays to reach 70,000 Israelis

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization and Yachad Ohr Torah Stone to provide shofar blowing, holiday services in hundreds of towns and cities.JTA, 9/19/2017, 5:32 PM

Watch: The kitchen preparing food for 30,000 in Uman

Take a tour of the basketball-court-sized kitchen in Uman's Scheiner Hachnosas Orchim.Tzvi Lev, 9/19/2017, 11:10 AM

Watch: Happy New Year from President Trump

Watch President Trump's special greeting to the Jewish people ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 11:31 PM

Caribbean ambassador: Israel an economic, scientific powerhouse

President Rivlin hosts Rosh Hashanah reception for foreign ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps serving in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 5:04 PM

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

Muhammad most popular baby name in Israel

Population and Immigration Authority releases most popular names chosen for babies born in Israel.Tzvi Lev, 9/17/2017, 1:51 PM

Watch: 'Get yourself on a plane' to Uman

Beinoni's new single honors 'the greatest Jewish gathering since days of old - Uman Rosh Hashanah.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 11:54 AM

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...

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

British PM hosts Rosh Hashana celebration

Theresa May hosts reception honoring Jewish New Year, promises to support Israel, 'two-state solution' and 'lasting peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2017, 1:24 PM

How does the IDF prepare for Rosh Hashanah?

IDF preparations for the Jewish New Year includes buying 14 tons of apples and 2 tons of honey.Tzvi Lev, 9/13/2017, 8:26 PM