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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Caregivers guide for Jewish elders

     
    The Jewish Pavilion has published a booklet to help nursing homes and assisted living facilities with the cultural and religious needs of their Jewish residents. The guide includes information on dietary requirements, observing Jewish holidays including ...
  • President Obama's statement on Rosh Hashanah

     
    Full text: The Democrat issues a special statement on the Jewish High Holy Days....
  • Budget hearings conflict with Jewish holidays

     
    It's unimaginable that any Florida governmental agency would schedule an important meeting for 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. In South Florida, where there's a sizable Jewish population, it should be just as unimaginable to hold big budget hearings at...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Carey Mulligan in Vogue. 'Hellcats' Ashley Tisdale, Aly Michalka on Old Hollywood glamour.

     
    Vogue.com has launched a redesigned website, and this fan of "The September Issue" could go back again and again to its behind-the-scenes video showing the October cover shoot. It features a fresh-faced Carey Mulligan in couture gowns in a rustic......