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  • The Temple Beth Hillel invites public to High Holy Days

    The High Holy Days are steadily approaching at the Temple Beth Hillel, and members are inviting the entire community to come celebrate with them. The High Holy Days are a major celebration in the Jewish faith, which begins Sept. 24 with the first day of...
  • New heights for High Holidays

    New heights for High Holidays
    Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick. And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
  • Peninsula residents to mark Jewish High Holy Days, beginning at sundown Wednesday

    The Jewish High Holy Days begin Wednesday at sundown with Rosh Hashana, followed by Yom Kippur in early October. Rosh Hashana will mark the beginning of the year 5775 in the Jewish calendar, and during the holiday, many people try to start with a fresh...
  • Time for Rosh Hashana

    Time for Rosh Hashana
    Congregation Beth Sholom was just a humble congregation of a dozen or so Jewish families when it observed its first Rosh Hashana services in Leesburg in September 1954. The congregation had finished construction on Lake County's first temple on 13th and...
  • Stories for the Holidays

    Stories for the Holidays
    When I opened Lesli Koppelman Ross's book "The Lifetime Guide to the Jewish Holidays" (full disclosure: she is a dear friend), I found to my delight that in her treatment of each holiday's observance, she includes a section on stories for the occasion....
  • Shofar Factory readies students for New Year

    Shofar Factory readies students for New Year
    Every year, right before the Jewish High Holy Days, Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick, of Chabad Youth Network of Florida, goes all around South Florida teaching thousands of children how to make their own shofars (rams' horns). Gutnick explained that the shofar...
  • Temple offers innovative holiday services

    This year, along with the traditional Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Temple Israel in West Palm Beach, congregants will be offered a new choice of innovative service for the first time. Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein, the first woman rabbi of an...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jewish War Veteran Shares Personal Reflections On Liberation Of Dachau

    A Greater Hartford synagogue invites the public to hear personal reflections about liberating Dachau Concentration Camp from Jewish War Veteran and West Hartford resident Ben Cooper. Cooper's presentation will be part of a special Selichot evening on...
  • Preparing for the Jewish New Year

    Instead of enjoying a last afternoon off before school starts, children of Temple Beth Tikvah gathered at the Greenacres synagogue on Sunday to polish the silver religious items to be used during the upcoming High Holidays. The upcoming Jewish Holiday of...
  • Chabad going forward with building plans

    Despite receiving an anonymous threatening letter saying development on the project would be impeded, the Chabad of East Boca is moving ahead with its Boca Beach Jewish Center and My Israel project — a high-tech learning center and synagogue that is...