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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Departing Jewish Museum director leaves behind career of historic proportions

    Departing Jewish Museum director leaves behind career of historic proportions
    For Marcia Jo Zerivitz's retirement dinner, her board wanted a big event at a hotel. She said no. She wanted to be with her "babies" -- all 100,000 of them. That's the books, clothes, photos, posters, furniture and other items she and her staff have...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TUESDAY The Memorial Highway Indie rock band The Memorial Highway performs Tuesdays in September at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/...
  • Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana

    Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana
    For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question: "What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner. Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana...
  • 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...
  • 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,...