Rosh Hashana

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Massachusetts synagogue vandalized with Nazi symbols

Massachusetts synagogue vandalized with Nazi symbols

Swastikas carved into sign of Temple Beth Sholom in Framingham, Massachusetts shortly after Rosh Hashanah.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 22:57
Missionary activity in Uman

Missionary activity in Uman

Hundreds of pamphlets containing Messianic Christian literature were distributed to congregants arriving in Uman for Rosh HashanahArutz Sheva Staff , 09/09/2021 17:05
'Incredible' to save a life right at beginning of new year, volunteer paramedic

'Incredible' to save a life right at beginning of new year, volunteer paramedic

Jerusalem woman saved after near-fatal allergic reaction to pomegranates and honey on Rosh Hashanah night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 13:26
Israel: 40,000+ Holocaust Survivors Can’t Afford Food for Rosh Hashanah

Israel: 40,000+ Holocaust Survivors Can’t Afford Food for Rosh Hashanah

Over 179,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel, with 25% of them living in poverty.Sponsored Content, 09/09/2021 12:50
133 babies born in Shaare Zedek Medical Center over Rosh Hashanah

133 babies born in Shaare Zedek Medical Center over Rosh Hashanah

First baby of new year is the daughter of Elisha & Shoshana Hagler.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 08:46
Arrow to the heart: The Rosh Hashanah miracle

Arrow to the heart: The Rosh Hashanah miracle

A man critically wounded by an arrow used for underwater hunting recuperating after narrow brush with death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 23:53
Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Shana Tova from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a happy New Year to all our readers. News coverage ends this evening for two days, resumes Sunday evening.Arutz Sheva, 07/09/2021 01:27
Abbas speaks to Herzog and Gantz ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Abbas speaks to Herzog and Gantz ahead of Rosh Hashanah

PA chairman wishes Israeli citizens a happy new year in conversations with President and Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 23:23
Watch: British PM wishes Jewish community a sweet new year

Watch: British PM wishes Jewish community a sweet new year

PM Johnson: The past year has been difficult for us all, and everyone has certainly earned the right to celebrate the arrival of a new one.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 22:25
Harris and Emhoff: May this year be filled with good health and happiness

Harris and Emhoff: May this year be filled with good health and happiness

US Vice President and Second Gentleman wish the Jewish community a Happy New Year.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 20:20
Biden wishes Jewish community a year of health and healing

Biden wishes Jewish community a year of health and healing

President Biden: Rosh Hashanah is a reminder of our infinite capacity to transform our lives and begin anew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 23:58
Who else is going to Uman? Israel's COVID Czar

Who else is going to Uman? Israel's COVID Czar

"It's my duty to be in problematic places," says Prof. Zarka as he flies out to supervise tens of thousands of Israelis over Rosh HashanahY Rabinovitz, 05/09/2021 20:46
700-year-old Rosh Hashanah prayerbook is going on auction for $4 million

700-year-old Rosh Hashanah prayerbook is going on auction for $4 million

The Luzzatto High Holiday Machzor is the oldest Hebrew prayerbook ever to be sold at auction, according to Sotheby’s.Ben Sales, JTA, 05/09/2021 13:53
The concealed holiday

The concealed holiday

In Rosh Hashanah, our Sages say, our main Mitzvah is: תמליכוני עליכם: Crown Me,  Hashem, over you’.Why should G-d want man to crown Him?Danny Ginsbourg, 05/09/2021 12:00
Stillness and Motion: Nitzavim, Rosh Hashanah and beyond

Stillness and Motion: Nitzavim, Rosh Hashanah and beyond

One must first be Nitzavim - standing in stillness and reflection - before he can be Vayelech.Steven Genack‏, 04/09/2021 21:46
Biden calls on Senate to confirm anti-Semitism monitor Deborah Lipstadt

Biden calls on Senate to confirm anti-Semitism monitor Deborah Lipstadt

In Rosh Hashanah call with rabbis, Biden calls for ‘swift confirmation’ of Deborah Lipstadt to be anti-Semitism monitor.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/09/2021 20:29
The last Shabbos of the Year!

The last Shabbos of the Year!

The last Shabbos of the year is also as the beginning of the entire year. So what’s our job on this Shabbos?Rabbi Dovid Katz, 03/09/2021 15:14
Rosh Hashanah’s universal message unites Jews and gentiles

Rosh Hashanah’s universal message unites Jews and gentiles

On standing before Hashem at the renewal of creation.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 03/09/2021 13:17
NY rabbi to congregants: 'If 99% of doctors say to get the COVID vaccine, you get it

NY rabbi to congregants: 'If 99% of doctors say to get the COVID vaccine, you get it

Orthodox rabbis encourage their communities to take the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Shira Hanau, JTA, 03/09/2021 07:50
Bennett: My vision for Israel is for it to be strong and do good

Bennett: My vision for Israel is for it to be strong and do good

Bennett attends toasts in honor of the New Year at the IDF General Staff Forum, at Shin Bet headquarters and at Mossad headquarters.Hezki Baruch, 03/09/2021 04:04
Biden to Jewish leaders: Bennett is a gentleman, more conservative than me

Biden to Jewish leaders: Bennett is a gentleman, more conservative than me

President Joe Biden, speaking to Jewish leaders during the White House High Holy Days call, wishes the Jewish community a Shana Tova.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 23:30
Tel Aviv municipality to desecrate Rosh Hashanah

Tel Aviv municipality to desecrate Rosh Hashanah

Tel Aviv announces Shabbat-desecrating weekend bus system will operate on - and desecrate - the Rosh Hashanah holiday.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 02/09/2021 16:32
Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

Govt expects around 30,000 Israelis to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 15:30
Poll: Majority of Israelis oppose holiday meal with unvaccinated

Poll: Majority of Israelis oppose holiday meal with unvaccinated

New poll finds 52% of respondents will not agree to attend a holiday meal if unvaccinated people are in attendance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 03:11
MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA anticipates administering 10,000 Covid tests to ensure people returning from Uman do not spread Delta variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 18:47
The Jewish Agency to distribute 1000s of care packages ahead of Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish Agency to distribute 1000s of care packages ahead of Rosh Hashanah

On eve of Jewish New Year, Jewish Agency to provide $233,000 worth of food care packages to, elderly, Holocaust survivors, around Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 12:35
The Jewish Agency for Israel offers Rosh Hashanah e-cards

The Jewish Agency for Israel offers Rosh Hashanah e-cards

Ahead of Jewish New Year, Jewish Agency for Israel offers unlimited, free, personalized e-cards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 14:09
Rosh Hashanah in the IDF

Rosh Hashanah in the IDF

"We're preparing 24/7 to make sure soldiers have an experience that is as close as possible to being at home."Vered Talala, 29/08/2021 18:07
Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked promises: 'No lockdown over Rosh Hashanah'

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked promises: 'No lockdown over Rosh Hashanah'

Interior Min. Ayelet Shaked promises there won't be a lockdown for Rosh Hashanah. 'We will all celebrate with our families.'Hezki Baruch, 28/08/2021 22:09
Outline for Rosh Hashanah flights to Uman approved

Outline for Rosh Hashanah flights to Uman approved

Passengers to Ukraine will be required to present a COVID-19 test result performed up to 72 hours before the flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 01:20
Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

Ukraine health official approves arrival of hasidim, including Israelis, ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/08/2021 21:13
MK Moshe Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss annual Uman pilgrimage

MK Moshe Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss annual Uman pilgrimage

MK Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador, expresses concern over 'current government's policies, behavior towards thousands of believing Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 18:51
Breslov yeshivas to fly to Uman one month early?

Breslov yeshivas to fly to Uman one month early?

Breslov hasidim aim to prevent coronavirus restrictions from disrupting annual pilgrimage to Uman - by sending yeshiva students early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 09:18
Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

Religious Affairs Minister to meet with senior rabbinical figures in coming days.Hezki Baruch, 19/07/2021 02:07
U of Wisconsin criticized for sticking with first day of classes on Rosh Hashanah

U of Wisconsin criticized for sticking with first day of classes on Rosh Hashanah

For months Jews have been asking UW to change the first day of class from Rosh Hashanah, now they are faced with having to not attend.Dan Verbin, 06/07/2021 16:16
Marriage partner by next Rosh Hashanah

Marriage partner by next Rosh Hashanah

Today: The prayer at Amuka which could bring you your marriage partner by this upcoming Rosh Hashanah.Sponsored Content, 06/06/2021 18:45
Jewish groups ask U of Wisconsin to move Rosh Hashanah start date

Jewish groups ask U of Wisconsin to move Rosh Hashanah start date

State Jewish groups called the scheduling conflict "particularly problematic" after U of Wisconsin refuses to move first day of classes.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 01:51
In some areas of the US, Jewish students may miss the first day of school

In some areas of the US, Jewish students may miss the first day of school

What happens when Rosh Hashanah falls on the first day of school? These districts are trying to figure it out.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 09/03/2021 07:53
Watch: How to prepare the 'Common Challah'?

Watch: How to prepare the 'Common Challah'?

The 'Our Common Destiny' project presents a special video for Rosh Hashanah - baking a Challah as a metaphor for Jewish people worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2020 11:42
UAE Foreign Minister greets Jews in Hebrew

UAE Foreign Minister greets Jews in Hebrew

Days after signing of normalization deals, UAE Foreign Minister tweets “Shana Tova” in Hebrew.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/09/2020 20:35
Trump: A sense of optimism for the people of Israel

Trump: A sense of optimism for the people of Israel

President Trump publishes Presidential Message on Rosh Hashanah.US President Donald Trump, 18/09/2020 16:20
Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Pilgrims begin to turn back after being barred from Uman ahead of Rosh Hashanah.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 12:11
Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion on the eve of Rosh Hashanah

Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion on the eve of Rosh Hashanah

"This year won't be like other years, but every synagogue has a solution in place."Uzi Baruch, 18/09/2020 10:06
Rosh Hashanah on the Danube? This year in Hungary

Rosh Hashanah on the Danube? This year in Hungary

After the Hungarian government banned all worship in traditional houses of prayer, Hungary's Jews came up with alternative arrangements.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/09/2020 08:28
German FM: Anti-Semitism, hatred are a threat to society

German FM: Anti-Semitism, hatred are a threat to society

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas published a greeting ahead of the holiday of Rosh HashanahArutz Sheva, 18/09/2020 08:27
Bidens appeal to Jewish voters

Bidens appeal to Jewish voters

Joe and Jill Biden tell Jewish supporters the new Jewish year will be happier if Trump is voted out of office.Elad Benari, 18/09/2020 03:08
Watch: Shanah Tova from around the world

Watch: Shanah Tova from around the world

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich releases video with Rosh Hashanah grettings from children in a myriad of languages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 20:37
Trump holds Rosh Hashanah call with US Jewish leaders

Trump holds Rosh Hashanah call with US Jewish leaders

US President makes case for Jewish vote in pre-Rosh Hashanah call with US Jewish leaders, cites pro-Israel record.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 16/09/2020 23:00
Young Widow and Orphans Ask The Jewish Community for Help Before Rosh Hashanah

Young Widow and Orphans Ask The Jewish Community for Help Before Rosh Hashanah

With Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, this is an auspicious time to give tzedakah to those in need.Sponsored Content, 15/09/2020 23:57
Bnei Akiva emissaries leave for Italy, Sweden, Germany, Norway

Bnei Akiva emissaries leave for Italy, Sweden, Germany, Norway

Emissaries to work within communities, in schools, youth movement to strengthen connection to community, strengthen connection with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 19:43
Channeling our inner Rabbi Amnon

Channeling our inner Rabbi Amnon

While we uttered 'who by plague' our entire lives on Rosh Hashana, we can say almost none of us truly understood the meaning of those words.Zvi Gluck, 15/09/2020 17:16
New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

Israeli government sources say the delegation is flying out at the request of Ukrainian authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2020 08:23
Last year brought harsh decrees. What will the New Year bring?

Last year brought harsh decrees. What will the New Year bring?

That is why a rare promise by leading Rabbis, who are careful with their words, is making headlines.Sponsored Content, 08/09/2020 14:54
Bring Rosh Hashanah simanim to the table

Bring Rosh Hashanah simanim to the table

No need to go over the top with making Simanim part of your Rosh Hashanah meal. These 4 tasty additions make Simanim a natural fit!Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 13:02
The Annual Great Tefilla Conference Moves Online

The Annual Great Tefilla Conference Moves Online

“The Jewish People Just Won’t Pass Up the Opportunity to Spiritually Prepare for the New Year”Sponsored Content, 02/09/2020 11:52
Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin says team will do maximum to allow pilgrimage to Uman, but warns Ukraine has 'already made their decision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 11:43
New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

PM Netanyahu taps Min. Ze'ev Elkin to head team of ministers charged with reaching agreement on travel to Uman, Ukraine.Hezki Baruch, 30/08/2020 00:27