• The attack thwarted earlier today from Egypt did not come without Israeli casualties as first reported by some. Twenty-year-old Corporal Netanel Yahalomi was killed and another IDF soldier was moderately wounded in the attack. [Times of Israel]

• Following a failed membership bid at the United Nations last year, the Palestinian delegation will pursue “nonmember state” status when the United Nations convenes next week. The move is seen as an attempt to draw attention back to Palestinian cause, shelved largely because of the Arab Spring. [NYT]

• Movie producer Scott Rudin threw a high-profile party for Michael Chabon celebrating the release of Chabon’s new book Telegraph Avenue. Rudin has already optioned the book for a movie. [NYP]

• Lansky’s Deli on the Upper West Side of New York was robbed, vandalized, and tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti on the second night of Rosh Hashanah. The damage reportedly totaled over $100,000. [NYP]

• Looking for highbrow for 5773? Joe Winkler has your High Holiday reading list, and it’s great. [Jewcy]