Watch: President Rivlin Sends English Rosh Hashana Greeting

Israel's President offers Jews around the world a sweet new year, calling on them to work together to make Israel stronger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 3:00 PM

The Universal Rosh Hashana: Praying for all Humanity

Blood Moons & the End of the World: A Jewish Approach to the Apocalypse.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 9/8/2015, 10:52 PM

European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

Over 85% of European Jewry won't attend Rosh Hashana services for fear of anti-Semitism.Haim Lev, 9/8/2015, 8:08 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 5:22 PM

Help Israel's Poorest Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Dignity

Yad Ezra V’Shulamit restores dignity to Jewish families with a weekly distribution of 3,000 food baskets in cities throughout Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 2:48 PM

Netanyahu: 'Today We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-Semitism

Prime Minister expresses gratitude to Foreign Ministry officials for working hard to combat lies and slanders against Israel worldwide.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 2:50 PM

Give a New Year Gift of Hope to Impoverished Families

A staggering 1.6 million Israelis live under the poverty line - this Rosh Hashana they need your help more than ever.Daniela Berkowitz, 9/2/2015, 6:02 PM

2015 Rosh Hashanah Gift Guide: Israeli Artists Showcase

This Rosh Hashana, support Israel and discover some of the country's most talented judaica artists.Judaicai Web Store, 9/1/2015, 12:57 PM

The Other Side to Rosh Hashanah

Stories and questions about the holiday.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/31/2015, 2:19 PM

Judea-Samaria Mayors Snub Ya'alon's New Year's Toast

A ceremony planned last minute as well as anger at Moshe Ya'alon could be why so many mayors refused to attend Defense Ministry toast.Hezki Baruch, 8/26/2015, 3:49 PM

Watch: Thousands at the Kotel for First Night of Selichot

Sights and sounds: Worshipers flock to Western Wall for first night of penitential prayers leading up to High Holy Days.Eliran Aharon, 8/17/2015, 12:02 PM

Baby Boom: Record Number of Women Give Birth on Rosh Hashanah

Over four times as many women give birth at Bnei Brak's Maayanei Yeshua hospital during Jewish New Year than annual average.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2014, 6:31 PM

Rosh Hashanah Arab Arson on Towns North of Jerusalem

Molotov cocktails used to light blaze adjacent to Dolev, security barrier of Psagot lit; latest in string of Arab arson attacks on region.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 9/29/2014, 2:00 PM

Ben Gurion Airport Sees Highest-Ever Traffic Over Holidays

Holiday travel sky-high: 521 aircraft to depart, arrive at Israel's airport in 24 hours - a new record.Tova Dvorin, 9/28/2014, 1:00 PM

UK Soccer Club Pulls Rosh Hashanah Tweet Amid Racist Backlash

Liverpool FC deletes tweet wishing Jewish fans a happy new year after a hail of anti-Semitic abuse.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2014, 11:22 AM

Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva

Updates will end for a three-day period starting from Wednesday evening and will resume on Saturday night with the end of Shabbat, 9/25/2014, 12:56 AM

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.'Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 8:01 AM

Watch: Obama, Cameron Wish Jews Happy New Year

US and UK leaders extend felicitations for Rosh Hashana in video messages with a common theme against anti-Semitism.Ari Yashar, 9/23/2014, 11:08 PM

5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

How you can help give the more than 1.5 million Israelis in poverty a truly happy New Year.Harel Robinson, 9/22/2014, 2:05 PM

Huge Increase in Demand for IDF Holiday Prayer Services

To help satisfy the huge demand for holiday services, a group of Hesder graduates is sending volunteers to IDF bases.Moshe Cohen, 9/18/2014, 12:50 PM

Southern Residents Flee Amid Fears of Hamas Rosh Hashana Attack

Renewed mortar fire and renewed terror tunnel building means many Jews near Gaza will leave for holidays - and may never return.Ari Yashar, 9/17/2014, 11:24 AM

Rabbi Forbids Dieting Over Festive Period

Jewish weight-watchers beware...!Ari Soffer, 9/15/2014, 4:10 PM

Synagogue Attendance for Rosh Hashana Expected to Grow

Far more Israelis will be in synagogue than at national parks over the three-day Rosh Hashana holiday, says an expert.Yaakov Levi, 9/14/2014, 10:44 PM

Top Rosh Hashana Gifts for 2014

Promotional content: Stuck for ideas for the perfect New Year's Gift?Arik Barel, 8/28/2014, 8:56 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau Asks Rabbis: Don't Fight over Shemittah

Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi speaks at conference of 400 rabbis about upcoming shemittah sabbatical year, which raises controversial issues.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 8:27 PM

After Rosh Hashana, Countdown to Yom Kippur

No unusual events were registered during the long holiday weekend. Ten Days of Teshuva begin.Arutz Sheva, 9/7/2013, 8:27 PM

Iran's President Sends Jews a Rosh Hashanah Greeting

In a surprising move, Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani tweets a Rosh Hashanah greeting for Jews.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/5/2013, 1:20 AM

Video: President Barack Obama's Rosh Hashanah Greeting

"If we work together, we can make this moment one of hope for all our neighbors," says President Obama.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 11:06 PM

Video: Shana Tova from the IDF

In special video, IDF soldiers wish a Shana Tova and vow to continue to defend the State of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 8:42 PM

Shana Tova and a Sweet New Year from Arutz Sheva

Arutz Sheva wishes its readers a happy and sweet new year. 3-day festival means we'll be offline until Saturday night.Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 6:01 PM

Words of Torah for Rosh Hashana

Lakewood's Rabbi Yitzchak Elbaum shares his insights into the upcoming period of celebration, reflection and repentance.Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 12:20 PM

Netanyahu's New Year Message: 'We've Defied the Laws of History'

PM Netanyahu wishes Jews all over the world a happy new year, says Israel "remains an oasis" in the Middle East.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/4/2013, 10:10 AM

PM: No One Had Better Violate Our Rosh Hashana Peace

Prime Minister Netanyahu urged Israelis to relax during the coming three day holiday, warning Israel's neighbors not to violate the calmnessDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 1:50 PM

In Pictures: Prayer and Repentance at the Western Wall

Saturday night marked the start of the recital of "selichot" prayers for Ashkenazic Jews throughout the world.Ari Soffer and Yoni Kempinsky, 9/1/2013, 12:21 PM

Meir Panim Makes the Holiday Possible for Needy Israelis

Pre-paid food cards aim to grant families in need "the dignity to make their celebrations special and joyful.”Daniela Feldman, 8/27/2013, 1:41 PM

‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer Area

Minister Bennett hopes to solve Kotel clashes with a separate prayer space for non-traditional worship.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 2:42 PM

Aish Hatorah in New Rosh Hashanah Music Video

Jerusalem yeshiva releases new music video with holiday meaning, breakdancing., 8/25/2013, 1:27 PM

Ministry: Pomegranates Not Just for Rosh Hashana

Israel has become a "pomegranate power," exporting thousands of tons of fruit annuallyDavid Lev, 8/18/2013, 10:48 PM

‘Celebrity Rabbi’ Nixes Uman Trips: It’s Forbidden

Rabbi Avi Zarki slams annual pilgrimage to Ukraine. ‘The spiritual boost is not real.’Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 9:46 AM

Plenty of Apples, But Honey Weak as Rosh Hashana Approaches

This year, there are more and better quality apples on trees in the Galilee and Golan this year than last, apple industry insiders saidDavid Lev, 8/12/2013, 10:19 PM

Disappearing Bees Means Less Rosh Hashana Honey

With Rosh Hashana coming up, honey sales are taking their annual upward tick - but due to a lack of bees, there is less honey to go aroundDavid Lev, 8/11/2013, 8:26 PM

Gov't Refuses to Clarify Position on Temple Mount Discrimination

In Knesset session, Temple groups demanded to know if Jews would be allowed onto the Mount during the high holidays.Gil Ronen, 8/11/2013, 5:01 PM

Musician Reschedules UK Tour Due to Jewish Holidays

Musician Leonard Cohen has rescheduled two dates on his UK tour after realizing they fell out on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 9:19 PM

Netanyahu: Israel is an Island of Stability

Prime Minister toasts New Year with Likud members, is optimistic that government will last.Gil Ronen, 9/20/2012, 11:02 PM

E-Mail 'Nagger' Helps You Keep Rosh Hashannah Vows

A group of rabbis have devised a new e-mail alert service aimed at reminding people to keep their Rosh Hashannah resolutions. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/19/2012, 1:25 PM

Putin Greets Russian Jews for Rosh Hashannah

In a Rosh Hashannah greeting to Russian Jews, President Vladimir Putin praised the holiday and the values of Judaism.David Lev, 9/18/2012, 11:12 PM

Synagogues, Holy Places Full on Rosh Hashannah

Hundreds of thousands of Jews worshiped at synagogues all throughout the country in honor of Rosh HashannahDavid Lev, 9/18/2012, 8:26 PM

Photos: Israeli Couple Weds in Uman, Ukraine

Israeli couple weds in Uman, Ukraine, the first time that a wedding takes place at the tomb of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/17/2012, 12:13 AM

Abbas Calls Peres to Wish a Happy New Year

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas calls President Shimon Peres, wishes Israelis a Happy New Year.Elad Benari, 9/14/2012, 5:16 AM

Obama: Let's Renew the Bond with Israel

President Obama says the Jewish New Year is a time to "renew the unbreakable bond we share with our friends and allies."Elad Benari, 9/14/2012, 1:43 AM

Jerusalem: IDF has 'Attainable' Option against Iran

Israel has a military option that it can implement "independently, without American assistance," say sources.Gil Ronen, 9/13/2012, 8:48 PM

EU Rosh Hashanah Greetings Warn of Rise of Anti-Semitism

In Rosh Hashana greetings, President of the European Commission warned of rise of anti-Semitism due to the economic problems in Europe.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/13/2012, 12:02 PM

A Rosh Hashannah Message From the President

The following is a satirical take on the President’s Foreign Policy. Larry Domnitch, 9/12/2012, 9:12 AM

Peres Extends New Years Wishes to Jews Worldwide

President Shimon Peres has extended his New Year’s greetings to the Jewish communities in the Diaspora. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/9/2012, 4:05 PM

Video: Slichot - Carlebach Style, and at the Kotel

As Ashkenazi Jews began reciting "Slichot", a musical service was held in Jerusalem and thousands prayed at the Western Wall..Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2012, 9:22 AM

400 Rams Horns to Awaken IDF Repentance

The IDF rabbinate has purchased 400 rams horns, used to arouse Jews to repent during the months of Elul and Tishrei. Maayana Miskin, 9/7/2012, 1:37 PM

Video Song for Rosh HaShanah: Set Your Soul Free

Aish HaTorah Yeshiva has posted a new video song by English-speaking students, around the theme, “Your life can be so beautiful.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 1:55 PM