Words of Torah for Rosh HashanaLakewood's Rabbi Yitzchak Elbaum shares his insights into the upcoming period of celebration, reflection and repentance.
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.
PM: No One Had Better Violate Our Rosh Hashana PeacePrime Minister Netanyahu urged Israelis to relax during the coming three day holiday, warning Israel's neighbors not to violate the calmness
In Pictures: Prayer and Repentance at the Western WallSaturday night marked the start of the recital of "selichot" prayers for Ashkenazic Jews throughout the world.
Meir Panim Makes the Holiday Possible for Needy IsraelisPre-paid food cards aim to grant families in need "the dignity to make their celebrations special and joyful.”
‘Women of the Wall’ to Get Separate Prayer AreaMinister Bennett hopes to solve Kotel clashes with a separate prayer space for non-traditional worship.
Aish Hatorah in New Rosh Hashanah Music VideoJerusalem yeshiva releases new music video with holiday meaning, breakdancing.
Ministry: Pomegranates Not Just for Rosh HashanaIsrael has become a "pomegranate power," exporting thousands of tons of fruit annually
‘Celebrity Rabbi’ Nixes Uman Trips: It’s ForbiddenRabbi Avi Zarki slams annual pilgrimage to Ukraine. ‘The spiritual boost is not real.’
Plenty of Apples, But Honey Weak as Rosh Hashana ApproachesThis year, there are more and better quality apples on trees in the Galilee and Golan this year than last, apple industry insiders said
Disappearing Bees Means Less Rosh Hashana HoneyWith 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 around
Gov't Refuses to Clarify Position on Temple Mount DiscriminationIn Knesset session, Temple groups demanded to know if Jews would be allowed onto the Mount during the high holidays.
Musician Reschedules UK Tour Due to Jewish HolidaysMusician Leonard Cohen has rescheduled two dates on his UK tour after realizing they fell out on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Netanyahu: Israel is an Island of StabilityPrime Minister toasts New Year with Likud members, is optimistic that government will last.
E-Mail 'Nagger' Helps You Keep Rosh Hashannah VowsA group of rabbis have devised a new e-mail alert service aimed at reminding people to keep their Rosh Hashannah resolutions.
Putin Greets Russian Jews for Rosh HashannahIn a Rosh Hashannah greeting to Russian Jews, President Vladimir Putin praised the holiday and the values of Judaism.
Synagogues, Holy Places Full on Rosh HashannahHundreds of thousands of Jews worshiped at synagogues all throughout the country in honor of Rosh Hashannah
Photos: Israeli Couple Weds in Uman, UkraineIsraeli couple weds in Uman, Ukraine, the first time that a wedding takes place at the tomb of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
Abbas Calls Peres to Wish a Happy New YearPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas calls President Shimon Peres, wishes Israelis a Happy New Year.
Obama: Let's Renew the Bond with IsraelPresident Obama says the Jewish New Year is a time to "renew the unbreakable bond we share with our friends and allies."
Jerusalem: IDF has 'Attainable' Option against IranIsrael has a military option that it can implement "independently, without American assistance," say sources.
EU Rosh Hashanah Greetings Warn of Rise of Anti-SemitismIn Rosh Hashana greetings, President of the European Commission warned of rise of anti-Semitism due to the economic problems in Europe.
A Rosh Hashannah Message From the PresidentThe following is a satirical take on the President’s Foreign Policy.
Peres Extends New Years Wishes to Jews WorldwidePresident Shimon Peres has extended his New Year’s greetings to the Jewish communities in the Diaspora.
Video: Slichot - Carlebach Style, and at the KotelAs Ashkenazi Jews began reciting "Slichot", a musical service was held in Jerusalem and thousands prayed at the Western Wall..
400 Rams Horns to Awaken IDF RepentanceThe IDF rabbinate has purchased 400 rams horns, used to arouse Jews to repent during the months of Elul and Tishrei.
Video Song for Rosh HaShanah: Set Your Soul FreeAish HaTorah Yeshiva has posted a new video song by English-speaking students, around the theme, “Your life can be so beautiful.”
ADL: 'Think Security' During High HolidaysADL is reaching out to synagogues and Jewish communities across the country, providing them with security information prior to High Holidays
Rav Ovadia’s New Year’s Prayer: Destroy Enemy IranFormer Chief Rabbi Yosef asks Jews to pray on Rosh HaShanah for G-d to destroy Israel’s enemies, especially Iran and Hizbullah.
IDF Bases Receive 'Special Forces’ for Holiday PrayersIDF bases are being beefed up with “Special Forces” of yeshiva students who will blow the shofar and help lead High Holiday prayers.
Israelis Consume 2,000 Tons of Honey in TishreiIsraelis this year will consume 2,000 tons of honey during the Hebrew month of Tishrei.
PM Netanyahu's Greetings for Rosh Hashana 5772Prime Minister Netanyahu wished the world Shana Tova saying the true place under the sun for Jews is the Land of Israel.
Rabbi: This Year, We Need Special PrayersThe Jewish people is particularly in need of divine mercy this year, says former chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron.
Peres: Danger Afoot in New Year, But Also OpportunitiesIn his New Year's message released Thursday, President Shimon Peres exuded optimism and hope for a better 5772, despite risks.
US Shortage of Kosher Meat Looms for Rosh HashanahSome US distributors of kosher meat already are stocking up supplies for Rosh Hashanah because of fears there will not be enough meat.
Feeding Israel's Children for the HolidaysA central pillar of the Israeli Jewish world made sure last week that 2,500 families were able to celebrate the Rosh HaShanah holiday with joy.
Rosh HaShanah: Sound of the Shofar Heralds Month of HolidaysThe sonorous call of the ram's horn will herald the start of Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year Wednesday evening and nearly a month of holidays.
Obama: We Should Encourage Those Who Work Towards PeacePresident Barack Obama greets the Jewish people in honor of Rosh Hashanah
'Free Prayer' Across America for Rosh HaShanahAs Jews around the world prepare for the Rosh HaShana New Year's holiday, North American families have more low-cost synagogue options than ever.
Farmers Extend New Year's Help to Yeshiva StudentsAgriculturalists and a food chain are assisting the cash-strapped Zionist High Yeshivas for Rosh HaShana.
President Peres Blesses Jews for a Good and Sweet YearPresident Peres sends a Rosh HaShanah New Year’s greeting to all of the People of Israel for a year of peace, prosperity and security.
Letter-Writing Campaigns Gain SteamIn honor of the Jewish New Year, letters and cards are sought for lone soldiers, Gilad Shalit and Jonathan Pollard.
Asking G-d for ForgivenessAshkenazi Jews began reciting the Selichot prayers on Saturday night, asking G-d for forgiveness. Sephardic Jews began nearly a month ago.
Reaching Out to the Needy on Rosh HashanahIsraeli organizations strive to give everyone a festive Rosh Hashanah with food packages for needy families.
'Hitler Youth' Synagogue Restored to Jews in PolandAfter decades of remaining empty, a synagogue in Poland formerly used by the “Hitler Youth” (Hitlerjugend) reopened for the Jewish New Year.
High Holidays on a Low BudgetAn American-born, Israeli-trained financial coordinator has some advice for getting through the expensive High Holiday stretch on a tight budget.
The Laws of RepentanceElul is the month of repentance. With the end of the year fast approaching, the time to make a personal accounting has arrived.