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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Netanyahu rival shocks Israel with sudden plan to quit cabinet

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's interior minister, seen as a rival and potential successor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced on Wednesday he was quitting the government, in a move that stunned the political right. Gideon Sa'ar, 47, widely...
  • 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...
  • Atlantic City's Revel casino goes to auction after heated hearing

    (Reuters) - The bankrupt Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City will go to auction on Sept. 24, a judge ruled on Monday, after the only bidder clashed with creditors who wanted to slow the rushed sale. Judge Gloria Burns in Camden, New Jersey also set Sept....
  • 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...
  • Jamie Geller's cooking tips

    Jamie Geller's cooking tips
    Jamie Geller arrives in South Florida on Thursday, two weeks before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It's one of the big food holidays where families traditionally make a point to gather and eat. It can be stressful, but Geller said she has some tips...
  • Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year

    Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year
    Rosh Hashana menus are ripe with foods symbolizing hopes for a sweet, successful year ahead, from rounds of challah bread to apples dipped in honey to pomegranates, whose arils are said to equal the number of commandments in the Torah. Fish, too, can be a...
  • 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...