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  • Chabad celebrates 10th new year with outreach

    Chabad celebrates 10th new year with outreach
    — Presented with a braided and burnished golden-brown staple of Jewish celebration, Kate Friedman got out of bed at Regents Park of Boca Raton, a nursing home. "You brought me challah," she said, cradling the plastic-wrapped loaf as her eyes...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Torah Covers Created By Congregant

    The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford will dedicate new High Holy Day Torah covers to welcome the Jewish New Year 5775 on Sept. 24. For the "High Holidays," most synagogues change the year-round covers for their holy Torah scrolls to...
  • Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages

    Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages
    MorseLife, a nonprofit senior housing and health care provider, is seeking volunteers to deliver food and prayer items to the homebound on Sept. 22, right before the Jewish High Holy Days. Volunteers will deliver the packages, which will include kosher...
  • Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home

    Traditional rituals of Passover — the stories, the questions, the food — get a modern spin when Rabbi Geoff Basik presides over Kol HaLev's community seder. The second night observance, held this year on April 15, has become a tradition for...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The balancing act of choosing days off

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The balancing act of choosing days off
    For the first time in Glendale Unified School District’s history, April 24 is no longer a school day. Previously, school remained open on the day that commemorates the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians who were killed by the Ottoman Empire in...
  • Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down

    Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down
    Without personally saying goodbye, the longtime leader of one of Chicago’s most prominent Reform Jewish synagogues has stepped down, abruptly announcing his retirement in a letter to the congregation that was mailed the day after he quit. Rabbi...
  • Israel's wine on the rise

    In 1988, for 10 days, I visited Israel and its wineries. An intifada was going on; it was scary. But the enthusiasm of Israel's winemakers and grape farmers briefly washed away the worry. For decades, Israel had produced red seas of mediocre wine 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....
  • Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays

    Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays
    According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life. As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
  • 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...