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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Orthodox Jews star in incredibly choreographed 'Get Lucky' Rosh Hashanah remix

     
    There's really nothing that can help people "get clarity" in time for Rosh Hashanah quite like Aish.com's epic new "Get Lucky" remix....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CBS shows dinosaurs still scary. '50 Shades' casting backlash!

    CBS shows dinosaurs still scary. '50 Shades' casting backlash!
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for New Year's Eve. The Skinny: Boy did 5773 just fly by or what? Yes, I had to look that one up. Summer may be ending but much of the industry seems to still be on vacation. It is a pretty light edition Wednesday....
  • Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia

    Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
  • Anthony Weiner's bakery meltdown: He was provoked, but still...

    It’s possible that New York Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was simply suffering from low blood sugar when he verbally attacked a man who tried to shame him Wednesday as Weiner campaigned in an Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn....
  • Two Jewish groups, a new year, and a single and singular home

    Two Jewish groups, a new year, and a single and singular home
    Thursday’s front page story about a new Skokie synagogue that combines two cultural groups in a single congregation began with an invitation last month to visit the grand opening. Since Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, began at sundown on...
  • Mayo: L'shanah Tovah Y'all

    It's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and start of the 10-day High Holy Day period, which culminates with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and most somber day on the Jewish calendar. Broward and Palm Beach county public schools are off today because...
  • Around Town: Unafraid thoughts for the new year

    Despite the virtually unlivable traffic conditions on the west side of Los Angeles, most Westside Angelenos posit that their neighborhoods are the best in the county. This regional chauvinism cuts across all demographics and ethnicities. I once heard a...