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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Around Town: Proximity helps make life in LCF sweet

    Here it is, another year. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, arrived with sundown Wednesday, when the year 5775 began. There are customs, traditions and stories, both religious and secular. It can be a time of reflection and a time of renewal. Jewish...
  • Inside the party in the Dodgers' clubhouse

    I’m wet and I’m sticky and I’m cold in this press box, wishing for one night I covered a good losing team. Or a very quotable one. It’s well after 1 a.m. The Dodgers clinched their division title hours ago, sprinted around the...
  • New York terror threat boosts commuter security

    NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the metropolitan area remains under threat of terrorist attack, and that commuters will see an increased security presence in the city and at transit points as a result. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov....
  • Oakland Park manager gets his day - in Fort Lauderdale

    Oakland Park manager gets his day - in Fort Lauderdale
    Thursday is not only Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It’s also John Stunson Day in the city of Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler presented the retiring Oakland Park city manager with the proclamation at Wednesday night’s...
  • 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:...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • God is one with us

    Parshat Netzavim, the first of the two portions we read this week, is replete with the message of teshuvah (repentance). In one place the Torah notes that even when we are dispersed God will return us to Him. The Torah continues, "then the Lord your...
  • 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...