RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Rosh Hashanah

A collection of news and information related to Rosh Hashanah published by this site and its partners.

Top Rosh Hashanah Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Pay to pray? Rosh Hashana means it's time to pay membership dues

    Pay to pray? Rosh Hashana means it's time to pay membership dues
    There is an admission fee to attend Rosh Hashana — the first of the Jewish High Holidays which begins at midnight Wednesday — that many members of the Jewish community hard hit by the recession cannot afford to pay. "We certainly have had...
  • Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days

    Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days
    In his office at Temple Sinai of Glendale, the paperwork and music sheets piled on Steve Hummel’s office desk indicates that he’s well settled in since taking over as cantor in July. So he was perfectly ready to celebrate Rosh Hashanah,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    THURSDAY Fall Florals The "Florals with Fall Fruits and Vegetables" event starts at 9 a.m. at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. To sign up for the class on fall floral arrangements, call (949) 673-2261. Registration is...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY R & B and Soul DJ Ron Sleezy & Bobby Soul will appear at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd. For more information, visit http://www.commonwealthlounge.com. Phil Shane Singer Phil Shane will perform cover songs...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rosh Hashana traditions, with twists

    Rosh Hashana traditions, with twists
    It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
  • Break bread

    Break bread
    No-knead techniques got many addicted to bread-making, but some are seeking more traditional methods, too. My mostly love sometimes-hate relationship with bread baking began at age 14 with a loaf of the best-tasting cheese bread I ever made, though...
  • Rodeo competitor bucks the Beverly Hills image

    The purr of a Mercedes, the whisper of a sprinkler on a mansion lawn, the whirring of a real estate man's lasso as he ropes a dummy steer on his tennis court: It's morning in Beverly Hills. In the cool hours after sunup, Steve Freed is sweating. It's not...
  • Preserving a cuisine

    Preserving a cuisine
    On Rosh Hashana, Ashkenazi Jews dip apple slices in honey for a "sweet New Year." The Aleppine Jews -- whose ancestors were prominent residents of Aleppo, Syria, for many centuries -- may eat scarlet candied quinces instead, or even translucent shreds...
  • Holiday menu of discovery

    Holiday menu of discovery
    You can't cook just anything for Rosh Hashana. There are rules to follow, traditions to uphold. And I wasn't familiar with any of them: I grew up in Tornado Alley, in a Quaker boarding school in northern Iowa. But here I was, in Southern California,...