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Rosh Hashanah

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  • The Never-Ending School Year

    Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
  • One marriage — two religions

    When I think of what being Jewish means to me, one word always comes to mind: family. There is the family I was born into and the one I now share with my wife. Twenty years ago when I married Sue, a Christian, we both agreed to honor our individual...

    Voices of Faith: Abraham had two sons. Then what happened?

    VOICES OF FAITH: ABRAHAM HAD TWO SONS. THEN WHAT HAPPENED? Mohamed Kohia, Rockhurst University professor: In Islam, Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) is labeled as the father of prophets. Among his children was the first born Ishmael (Ismael) and second born...

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays
    The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays. Most UC campuses will start fall...

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...