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  • 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....
  • Congregations consider women’s infertility on Rosh Hashanah

     
    As her conservative Jewish congregation at Anshe Emet in Lakeview joyfully ushered in Rosh Hashanah last year, Rebecca Gruenspan could only grieve. Shortly before the …...
  • Early temple was on Windsor Road

    Early temple was on Windsor Road
    There were only a few Jewish families in Glendale in the 1920s. They were attracted to the growing city by the opportunity to open their own small businesses, according to Harold Singer, who came here at 13with his parents, Esreal and Eva Singer. "The...
  • Jewish High Holy Days end tonight with Yom Kippur

    Jewish High Holy Days end tonight with Yom Kippur
    The setting sun on Friday will usher in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews. Yom Kippur is the last of the High Holy Days, which began at sundown Sept. 8 with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Also called the "10 Days of Repentance," the holy days...
  • Music is mystical

    Music is mystical
    Cantor David Presler Title: Cantor, Temple Emeth, Delray Beach. Other job experience: Served as cantor at synagogues in New York for 28 years; former music teacher at New York City public schools. Other community posts: Private voice teacher....
  • High Holy Days Quiz

    High Holy Days Quiz
  • Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana

    Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana
    For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question: "What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner. Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana...
  • Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days

    Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days
    In his office at Temple Sinai of Glendale, the paperwork and music sheets piled on Steve Hummel’s office desk indicates that he’s well settled in since taking over as cantor in July. So he was perfectly ready to celebrate Rosh Hashanah,...
  • Dead Sea Scrolls now available online

    Dead Sea Scrolls now available online
    This may be the High Holy Days, but it's also Christmas for everyone who loves history, archaeology and the Bible. The gift is online: The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls. Stocked by the Israel Museum and powered by Google, the site has five high-resolution...