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Yom Kippur

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  • Sunrise Pita and Grill - Go ahead and stuff your falafel

    Sunrise Pita and Grill - Go ahead and stuff your falafel
    Sunrise Pita and Grill was the perfect spot to discover on the week of Yom Kippur. At this restaurant, you can get a bellyful of kosher food that will leave you satisfied while leaving your wallet similarly stuffed. Open since 1988, Sunrise Pita sits...
  • Around Town: Postcard from Annapolis

    This post has been updated. See note below. Right after Yom Kippur, we headed to our country's Naval Academy on a red-eye flight, or, as Virgin America puts it, “a midnight journey.” The stars were bright as we crossed the country. The...
  • Required reading for Baltimore Orioles playoffs

    Required reading for Baltimore Orioles playoffs
    With the Baltimore Orioles in the playoffs for the first time since 1997, it's a good time to review great books on the sport, and the best I've read in years is "The Art of Fielding." Chad Harbach's first novel is about much, much more than baseball....
  • Israel should keep the Golan Heights until Syria makes peace

    Israel should keep the Golan Heights until Syria makes peace
    Regarding Ramzi and Noura Hemady's recent commentary on Syria's Golan Heights, the authors ignore three critical facts when it comes to the ultimate possession of that disputed territory ("Let people of the Golan decide their fate," Feb. 8). First,...
  • 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...
  • Different congregations join for Yom Kippur

    Different congregations join for Yom Kippur
    One congregation had a rabbi to preach the message. Another had a cantor to lead prayers. What better way to observe Yom Kippur than together? So it was that members of two groups gathered in west Boca Raton Tuesday for the eve of Yom Kippur —...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo teen's death ruled an accident, Officials try to make Carmageddon II less noisy and Sherman Oaks residents try to stop synagogue construction

    San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo teen's death ruled an accident, Officials try to make Carmageddon II less noisy and Sherman Oaks residents try to stop synagogue construction
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, September 26. Opponents of a Sherman Oaks synagogue had no problem filing a second lawsuit days before Yom Kippur.  The L.A. City Council previously approved the project, but on Monday, neighbors sought to...
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad To Take UN Podium On Yom Kippur

    Iran's Ahmadinejad To Take UN Podium On Yom Kippur
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to come to the United Nations today and speak to the general assembly. Shocking to many as today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. There is strong negative reaction surrounding this,...
  • The whiplash of living with a 4-year-old

    The whiplash of living with a 4-year-old
    It can be emotional whiplash living with a 4-year-old. And not just because he's learning so much so fast that his brain gets overwhelmed fairly often. Take this morning, for example. We're cuddling on the couch, and he says to me, "Why is your tummy...
  • The God Squad: Faith far transcends claims that Jesus had a wife

    Q: I'm sure you've been following the story about a papyrus claiming that Jesus had a wife. What's your opinion about this? — M., Long Island. N.Y. A: In the midst of my intense Jewish immersion in the High Holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom...