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Rosh Hashanah

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Top Rosh Hashanah Articles

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  • Shofar Factory readies students for New Year

    Shofar Factory readies students for New Year
    Every year, right before the Jewish High Holy Days, Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick, of Chabad Youth Network of Florida, goes all around South Florida teaching thousands of children how to make their own shofars (rams' horns). Gutnick explained that the shofar...
  • Local synagogues offering High Holiday services

    Local synagogues offering High Holiday services
    The High Holidays are coming and synagogues throughout Miami-Dade County will offer services to the local community. At the Ocean Pavillion Synagogue in Miami Beach, Rabbi Samuel Intrator will provide free meals after every service, a joyous and...
  • Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews

    Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews
    Local unaffiliated Jews have a place to worship this holiday season with services free of charge through the High Holiday Welcome Program — a partnership of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
  • 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....
  • What is happening to our world?

    What is happening to our world?
    The lights dimmed in Britain and various other European counties at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the War to End All Wars. At 11 p.m., Aug. 4, 1914 England declared war on Germany. Trench...
  • Winn-Dixie, Chabad host pre-holiday event

    Winn-Dixie, Chabad host pre-holiday event
    The Chabad of Tamarac teamed up with the Tamarac Winn-Dixie store on Sunday, Sept. 14 to host a "Challahpalooza Family Fest" at the store in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. About two-hundred people came out to sample foods from the store's kosher deli,...
  • Kosher food celebrity Geller appears at Winn-Dixie

    Kosher food celebrity Geller appears at Winn-Dixie
    About 250 people came to the Tamarac Winn-Dixie on Thursday, Sept. 11 to see world-renowned kosher food celebrity Jamie Geller lead a cooking demonstration of several of her favorite kosher Rosh Hashanah recipes and to familiarize themselves with how...
  • 'Queen of Kosher' coming to town

    'Queen of Kosher' coming to town
    Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...
  • JFS volunteer makes holiday deliveries to homebound seniors

    JFS volunteer makes holiday deliveries to homebound seniors
    When Norma Emrick, of Boca Raton, retired as a registered nurse about two years ago she knew she wanted to keep active doing some sort of volunteer work. Emrick saw an announcement in the newspaper looking for volunteers for the Boca Raton-based Ruth...
  • An easy and pleasing Rosh Hashanah menu

    An easy and pleasing Rosh Hashanah menu
    JTA — When the Jewish New Year comes around, many people stress for weeks leading up to the holiday and break out their most complicated recipes to impress guests. But when I entertain around the holidays, I prefer to rely on a few go-to dishes that...