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  • Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, Begins

    Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, Begins
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Jews in the Southland and around the world gathered at synagogues, private homes and other places Sunday night for the start of Rosh Hashanah -- the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the year...
  • Jews Around The World Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, The Beginning Of The New Year 5773

    Jews Around The World Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, The Beginning Of The New Year 5773
    Jews around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the new year, 5773, on the Hebrew calendar. It is Day One of the 10 High Holy Days that ends with Yom Kippur or the "Day Of Atonement." Translated from the Hebrew, "Rosh Hashanah" means...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reisterstown:Tina's Antique & Jewelry Shop marks 38th anniversary

    Let's wish Tina's Antique & Jewelry Shop on Main Street a very happy 38th anniversary and congratulations on being the oldest shop still open and functioning in our town. Much has been written on Tina's over the years, and a number of the articles done...
  • Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships

    Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Jessica Spitalnick Brockman, associate rabbi at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Q: What's your particular area at the synagogue ? A: Social action, adult...
  • 'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel

    'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel
    People often come back from Israel and share their photos and anecdotes. Brooke Weinbaum came back and founded a magazine. "I wanted others to love Israel, too," says the publisher of Yalla Israel, which she started as a student at Florida Atlantic...
  • President Obama's statement on Rosh Hashanah

     
    Full text: The Democrat issues a special statement on the Jewish High Holy Days....
  • Quran burning: Fighting hate with hate

     
    There is so much perverse, offensive and just plain wrong about a Gainesville pastor???s plans to burn Qurans and the Talmud to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks I don???t know where to begin. I almost want to......
  • Crist to attend Rosh Hashanah services in Boca

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist and his wife, Carole Rome, will attend Rosh Hashanah services Wednesday evening at Congregation B???nai Israel in Boca Raton. Here's Crist's Rosh Hashanah statement: ???During this most sacred time of year, I offer heartfelt wishes to...
  • Theater review: ‘David: The Musical’ at the Hayworth Theatre

     
    If you’re looking for an act of atonement during High Holy Days, sitting through “David: The Musical” should score points with even the most wrathful God. Chronicling the life of King David, the Hebrew warrior-poet credited with penning the “Book....