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Rosh Hashanah

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  • 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...
  • Liumi to offer unique holiday experience

    When Rabbi Baruch Plotkin of Boca Raton and his wife, Shayndel, founded Liumi Israel — the Israel Center for Jewish Life last year, their goal was to help channel unaffiliated Jews into existing Israeli and local Jewish institutions. Baruch Plotkin...
  • Chabad celebrates 10th new year with outreach

    Chabad celebrates 10th new year with outreach
    — Presented with a braided and burnished golden-brown staple of Jewish celebration, Kate Friedman got out of bed at Regents Park of Boca Raton, a nursing home. "You brought me challah," she said, cradling the plastic-wrapped loaf as her eyes...
  • Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages

    Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages
    MorseLife, a nonprofit senior housing and health care provider, is seeking volunteers to deliver food and prayer items to the homebound on Sept. 22, right before the Jewish High Holy Days. Volunteers will deliver the packages, which will include kosher...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...