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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp

    Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sept. 28. Those feeling challenged about how to usher in the year 5772 in proper style can look for help from Laura Frankel, executive chef of the Spertus Institute. While she'll be offering Rosh...
  • Class takes students to church

    Rabbi Richard Flom stood on the bema — the raised platform at the front of the synagogue and proceeded with a crash course in conservative Judaism. Addressing 115 John Muir Middle School students, he explained the 12 tribes of Israel, the ark, the...
  • April 22: Lunchbreak Passover Dish with Wendy Pashman

    April 22: Lunchbreak Passover Dish with Wendy Pashman
    Modern Jewish Celebrations, Presented by Entertaining Company is a special catering service that celebrates the rites and rituals of the Jewish lifecycle . We celebrate the "story of life" with a specific understanding of Jewish culture and ceremony --...
  • The God Squad: Parents shouldn't deny 'old-fashioned' moral code

    Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...
  • Q & A: The eloquent conservative

    Q & A: The eloquent conservative
    Author and syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager is one of the better conversationalists you'd ever meet, but he pulls no punches for political correctness' sake. "Ask me anything," he invites during an afternoon meal at Ichiban Japanese...
  • The God Squad: Rabbi meditates on his love for Christmas

    I love Christmas and I'm a rabbi, so my love for Christmas is the love of a happy and respectful stranger. However, because of all that my dearest friend, Fr. Tom Hartman, taught me, I may, in fact, be a perfect stranger for Christmas. In full...
  • Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat

    Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat
    Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday. During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
  • On Faith: Fasting in modern world has value

    Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
  • Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites

    Doctor Found Alive in Woods, Recovering from a 'Million' Bug Bites
    The elderly doctor who survived more than three days and nights in the woods--through heat, thunderstorms, insect bites, and close encounters with animals--smiled from his hospital bed Friday, as the Suffolk County cops who found Dr. Jerome Nadler paid...
  • HdG community yard sale is Saturday

    Shop, dear readers, The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale Saturday, Sept. 15, for bargains galore (rain date Sept. 16) 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additions, check the HdG tourism website, hdgtourism.com, and download a list. Lots of good buys at: 226 N....
  • Rosh Hashanah feasts center on sweet harvest

    Rosh Hashanah feasts center on sweet harvest
    It seems like Rosh Hashanah customs were created by lovers of fruits and vegetables. Most families will begin Sunday night's holiday dinner with apple wedges dipped in honey to symbolize the hope for a sweet New Year, and many serve sweet vegetables,...