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 12-22
  • Reflections on the shofar

    Autumn Approaches. Before we even realize, the weather begins to turn, the colors deepen. We prepare for a new season. Our activities include adding layers of covering to provide protection against the cold weather soon to follow. Or so we think…For...
  • Skokie Wal-Mart banking big on kosher items

     Skokie Wal-Mart banking big on kosher items
    It looks like a typical supercenter, but Wal-Mart Stores is stocking some extras at its new Skokie location: foods ranging from Paskez brand candy to Shor Harbor glatt kosher meat. Aiming to appeal to observant Orthodox Jews who live nearby, Wal-Mart is...
  • Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim

     Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim
    On Monday afternoon, Lori Lippitz and her little band of well-wishers pulled into the parking lot of the school they once thought of as theirs. They came bearing gift baskets — fruit, flowers, nuts, pencils, rulers — and a card that said,...
  • New heights for High Holidays

    New heights for High Holidays
    Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick. And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
  • The Temple Beth Hillel invites public to High Holy Days

    The High Holy Days are steadily approaching at the Temple Beth Hillel, and members are inviting the entire community to come celebrate with them. The High Holy Days are a major celebration in the Jewish faith, which begins Sept. 24 with the first day of...
  • Some lessons from the New Year texts

    Some lessons from the New Year texts
    For the past several years, and again this year, I have been honored to be chosen to read the Torah in my synagogue on the first day of Rosh Hashanah — and each year I struggle with the troubling text and try to figure out what it is saying to me....
  • Mega challah bake draws mega crowd

    The women came from all over South Florida, ready to create their own special loaf of challah bread for the Jewish High Holidays that begin at sunset on Sept 24. But even after reaching a participant maximum of 370 confirmed reservations, the women...
  • Temple offers innovative holiday services

    This year, along with the traditional Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Temple Israel in West Palm Beach, congregants will be offered a new choice of innovative service for the first time. Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein, the first woman rabbi of an...
  • Danielson community celebrates Rosh Hashanah

    Norman Berman and Allan Turner wore their yarmulkes and prayer shawls as they began a Rosh Hashanah service at the Temple Beth Israel in Danielson on Sept. 25. The reverence with which Turner kissed the corners of his Tallis, or prayer shawl, touched it...
  • Brightening seniors' High Holidays

    The High Holidays, the most important period of prayer, reflection and celebration for Jews around the world, begin with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, on the evening of Sept. 24, and end with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the most solemn day of...
  • Liumi to offer unique holiday experience

    When Rabbi Baruch Plotkin of Boca Raton and his wife, Shayndel, founded Liumi Israel — the Israel Center for Jewish Life last year, their goal was to help channel unaffiliated Jews into existing Israeli and local Jewish institutions. Baruch Plotkin...