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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Video released of Flanagan burglary suspects

    Video released of Flanagan burglary suspects
    Pembroke Pines police on Friday released a video of three burglary suspects in hooded jackets who left furniture scrawled with hateful inscriptions at Charles W. Flanagan High last week. The discovery of a small dresser, defaced with a swastika and...
  • 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...
  • High Holidays finances [Letter]

    Reporter Jonathan Pitts' article "New heights for High Holidays" (Sept. 24), lacked something quite basic, which is that synagogues require funding to operate. We can't all have the luxury of a large endowment, as in the case of Chabad, to operate...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Time for Rosh Hashana

    Time for Rosh Hashana
    Congregation Beth Sholom was just a humble congregation of a dozen or so Jewish families when it observed its first Rosh Hashana services in Leesburg in September 1954. The congregation had finished construction on Lake County's first temple on 13th and...
  • Synagogue to open Jewish outreach center

    With almost 90 percent of Broward County's Jewish community not affiliated with a synagogue, Ramat Shalom in Plantation will open The Sam and Laura Hoffman Center for Jewish Life in September to provide spiritual direction and perform Jewish life cycle...
  • 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...
  • Preparing for the Jewish New Year

    Instead of enjoying a last afternoon off before school starts, children of Temple Beth Tikvah gathered at the Greenacres synagogue on Sunday to polish the silver religious items to be used during the upcoming High Holidays. The upcoming Jewish Holiday of...
  • 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...