* Watch: Thousands at Western Wall on Rosh Hashanah eve Thousands of worshipers came overnight and continue to arrive this morning at the Kotel for 'selichot' prayers ahead of Rosh Hashanah.
* Russia launches biggest war games since Cold War Russia has launched its biggest military exercise since the Cold War, involving about 300,000 service personnel, in eastern Siberia.
* In Israel threat, Iran nuke chief warns of 'harsh' result if scientists attacked Israel is frequently blamed for a string of bombings which targeted a number of Iranian scientists beginning in 2010.
* Are We Remembering 9/11 or Forgetting It? Instead of being angry at the perpetrators of 9/11, some people are angry at those who waterboarded three (only three) terrorists, including one of the chief planners of 9/11, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
* Memorial for Heroes Past and Present "As I look at the memorial today, I think of John McCain, who aspired to a morality in government," Blank told The Jerusalem Post.
* The Anti-Israel Effort Intensifies in Politics and On Campus Anti-Semitism continues to be aggressively promoted in the guise of anti-Israelism in two highly influential arenas.
* Netanyahu praises 'correct decision' by US to shut PLO mission in Washington As US says PLO office to close because Palestinians not supporting talks with Israel, Abbas envoy claims 'We lost the US administration but we gained our national rights'.
* How the EU will vote and why it matters An annual address to the European Parliament on Wednesday by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker puts a spotlight on EU elections next year.
* US forces in Syria are preparing for a Russian assault: Is war a likely outcome? Last week, a company sized element of U.S. Marines operating out of the Tanf garrison in Syria kicked off a series of "show of force" drills intended to demonstrate in no uncertain terms the extent to which the U.S. military can respond if challenged in the region.
* Rosh Hashanah needs a little preparation - we have a digital solution Too often, Rosh Hashanah resembles Kramer from "Seinfeld."