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Rosh Hashanah

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rosh Hashanah And Yom Kipper To Be Celebrated

    All are invited to join in welcoming the Jewish New Year by participating in high holiday services at United Brethren of Hebron Synagogue located at 10 Church Street (Route 85) in Hebron. The tradition has been in existence for almost 75 years at this...
  • Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table

    Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table
    For the Jewish New Year, which begins on Wednesday at sundown, fish will be on the menu in many households. According to tradition, having fish on the table is an omen for blessings in the year to come. When the fish is served, observant Jews recite a...
  • 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...