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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
  • Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays
    The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays. Most UC campuses will start fall...
  • NFL season opener in Baltimore now in limbo as Ravens and Orioles can't compromise

    NFL season opener in Baltimore now in limbo as Ravens and Orioles can't compromise
    A failure to resolvea scheduling conflict with the Orioles has jeopardized the Ravens’ chances of hosting the NFL’s 2013regular-season opener, an honor bestowed on the Super Bowl champions for the last decade. The NFL was expected to announce...
  • Ravens officials descend on Phoenix for potentially significant week

    Ravens officials descend on Phoenix for potentially significant week
    The league’s top decision makers will spend the next three days at the posh Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix for the NFL Annual Meetings. On the agenda is voting on several potential rule changes, along with an address by commissioner Roger...
  • Rosh Hashanah dishes are richer with pomegranate, date flavorings

    Rosh Hashanah dishes are richer with pomegranate, date flavorings
    Pomegranates and dates, signature Rosh Hashanah fruits in many households, have been associated with the culture of the Holy Land since biblical times. Both fruits made the Torah's list of the Seven Species; the honey in that list is believed to have...
  • Goodell 'hopeful' Ravens-Orioles scheduling conflict will get worked out, no resolution yet

    Goodell 'hopeful' Ravens-Orioles scheduling conflict will get worked out, no resolution yet
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that there's no resolution yet to the scheduling conflict between the Ravens and the Orioles regarding Sept. 5. Goodell did express optimism that an accommodation can be reached so the Super Bowl champion...
  • Don't penalize Orioles over scheduling snafu

    Don't penalize Orioles over scheduling snafu
    The Sept. 5 conflict that has the Super Bowl champion Ravens scheduled to open their season and the Orioles to host the Chicago White Sox the same night is getting a lot of buzz right now. But as I said this morning on 105.7 The Fan’s “The...
  • Orioles keep Sept. 5 home game, Ravens to open 2013 on road

    Orioles keep Sept. 5 home game, Ravens to open 2013 on road
    The Ravens and the NFL will open up their 2013 regular season on the road after failing to find compromise in a scheduling conflict with the Orioles and Major League Baseball. Both the Ravens and Orioles released statements Friday saying that...
  • Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress

    Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress
    Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
  • Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, regional director, Florida Anti-Defamation League

    Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, regional director, Florida Anti-Defamation League
    Looking ahead: For many Jews, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur signify new beginnings — time for reflection, apologies and forgiveness. The tradition of blowing the shofar (loud horn) serves as a wake-up call to examine our deeds, responsibilities,...
  • Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Brooksvale Park's 'Taste of Apples and Honey'

    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Brooksvale Park's 'Taste of Apples and Honey'
    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with an outdoor event sponsored by the JCC of Greater New Haven, the Cheshire Jewish community, Temple Beth David and Congregation KOL AMI. There will be hands-on activities for kids, and learning sessions for...