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Rosh Hashanah

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  • In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point

    In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point
    The stones tell the story. They litter alleyways and doorsteps, line roadways stained black by scorch marks from burning tires and firebombs, sit loose and at the ready atop crumbling rock walls. Hardly a day goes by without a stone-throwing clash...
  • Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets

    Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets
    Over the years, I've shared through this column, and also personally with my friends, many main-course recipes for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Most of these have featured meats like beef brisket or short ribs, in preparations reflecting the...
  • Shavit stresses campus concerns regarding Israel

    Shavit stresses campus concerns regarding Israel
    When Ari Shavit — noted Israeli journalist, broadcaster and best-selling author — spoke at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton on Saturday evening, Sept. 20, he told the crowd of about 500 people that the best thing South Floridians could do for...
  • Trader Joe's Boca opening falls on Jewish New Year

    Friday's much-anticipated opening of Trader Joe's in Boca Raton might not have the mobs you'd expect, considering the thirst for the specialty grocer's brand of inexpensive wine. It's falling on the Jewish new year — Rosh Hashana — and so far...
  • Hate-filled hoax forces evacuation at Flanagan

    A surveillance video captured the act in the predawn darkness Wednesday: Three individuals wearing hoodies leaving a small wooden dresser in the courtyard of Charles W. Flanagan High School. It contained racially derogatory message and threats. At 6:...
  • How 'bout them apples?

    How 'bout them apples?
    The traditional foods we eat during Jewish holidays have been reflecting and celebrating each season since long before "seasonal produce" was even a thought, let alone a "trend." (Let's not forget that once upon a time, "seasonal" was all there was.) From...
  • Gloria Titen: Charity was the focus of her life

    Gloria Titen: Charity was the focus of her life
    Gloria Titen was often the first person to welcome newcomers to Orlando's Jewish community. She was a loyal friend, there for people celebrating a marriage or a newborn and for those grieving the death of a loved one. And she was forever running to...
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...
  • Children are busy bees before New Year

    Children are busy bees before New Year
    Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick, co-founder and co-director of the Chabad Youth Network of Florida, brought his "Honey Bee Workshop" to kindergarten students at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton on Monday, Sept. 15. The "Honey Bee Workshop" is one of...
  • Kids ride High Holidays 'express'

    Kids ride High Holidays 'express'
    The High Holidays got off to a lively start at Palm Beach Synagogue on Sunday when the Orthodox shul hosted "The High Holiday Express" for children ranging in age from toddlers to teens. The morning event had the synagogue social hall decked out with...
  • Stories for the Holidays

    Stories for the Holidays
    When I opened Lesli Koppelman Ross's book "The Lifetime Guide to the Jewish Holidays" (full disclosure: she is a dear friend), I found to my delight that in her treatment of each holiday's observance, she includes a section on stories for the occasion....