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Rosh Hashanah

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  • The God Squad: No belly buttons for Adam and Eve

    Q: What, in your opinion, was the reason the early church allowed religious art to show Adam and Eve with belly buttons? — D., Buffalo, N.Y. via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: Good point. Adam should have a "rib button" and Eve should have had no...
  • We Remember Them

     
    I received some nice responses to my Thanksgiving column about my mother's death, the inside joke she and my father shared involving the Battle of Hastings, and the importance of seeking and remembering these family stories. The response I wanted......
  • 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...
  • Rosh Hashanah observations slated in Glendale, Pasadena

    Local synagogues and centers will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, next week. The celebration, from Sept. 4 through 6, marks the beginning of the High Holy Days. Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, begins on the evening of Friday, Sept....
  • High Holy Days observances set

    Jewish communities in Newport Beach are preparing to celebrate the High Holy Days next week. Temple Isaiah, which shares facilities with Harbor Christian Church at 2401 Irvine Ave., invites anyone interested to attend Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur...
  • Deerfield Beach vs. Ely football caps second week of action in Broward

    Danarious Graham’s 35-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Powell in Deerfield Beach’s 37-0 season-opening win against Northeast was Graham’s first TD toss in three years. After starting as a freshman at Blanche Ely, Graham did not play...
  • 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...
  • CBS shows dinosaurs still scary. '50 Shades' casting backlash!

    CBS shows dinosaurs still scary. '50 Shades' casting backlash!
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for New Year's Eve. The Skinny: Boy did 5773 just fly by or what? Yes, I had to look that one up. Summer may be ending but much of the industry seems to still be on vacation. It is a pretty light edition Wednesday....
  • Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia

    Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
  • Anthony Weiner's bakery meltdown: He was provoked, but still...

    It’s possible that New York Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was simply suffering from low blood sugar when he verbally attacked a man who tried to shame him Wednesday as Weiner campaigned in an Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn....
  • Two Jewish groups, a new year, and a single and singular home

    Two Jewish groups, a new year, and a single and singular home
    Thursday’s front page story about a new Skokie synagogue that combines two cultural groups in a single congregation began with an invitation last month to visit the grand opening. Since Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, began at sundown on...