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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Orthodox Toddler Drowns in Toilet During Rosh Hashanah Celebration

    Orthodox Toddler Drowns in Toilet During Rosh Hashanah Celebration
    A 14-month old boy visiting his aunt's house for Jewish New Year celebrations apparently drowned in a toilet, in a tragic holiday accident. The toddler--Mendi Altman of upstate Monsey--was pronounced dead on arrival at Maimonedes Medical Center. "I...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • Recipe Finder: traditional brisket

    Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...
  • Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles

    Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles
    As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
  • Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp

    Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sept. 28. Those feeling challenged about how to usher in the year 5772 in proper style can look for help from Laura Frankel, executive chef of the Spertus Institute. While she'll be offering Rosh...
  • Rosh Hashana traditions, with twists

    Rosh Hashana traditions, with twists
    It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
  • For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options

    For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options
    It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
  • Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat

    Celebrating the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat
    Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday. During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
  • Jewish converts: Learning about food is one of the pleasures of interfaith marriages

     
    Tablet has a story in which several converts to Judaism talk about one of the challenging, but extremely pleasurable, issues related to conversion: learning about food. An excerpt: Learning about food traditions is a major challenge in every mixed...
  • Rosh Hashanah: Happy New Year, it’s not

     
    Called the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown, Sept. 28. Biblical researcher Roger D. Isaacs contends that Rosh Hashana (head of the year) was never intended to signify the start of a new year. “Its original purpose was to be a day...
  • Rosh Hashanah recipes from the Test Kitchen

     
    Rosh Hashanah recipes from the Test Kitchen...