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Yom Kippur

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • The fourth outfielder

    The fourth outfielder
    Yup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
  • Rarely heard Yom Kippur music by Schoenberg set for new release

    Rarely heard Yom Kippur music by Schoenberg set for new release
  • Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman

    Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land A Novel David Grossman Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95 From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
  • Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman

    Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman
    When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry Gal Beckerman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30 If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...
  • Ronni Chasen: Hollywood's ultimate old-school publicist

     
    If Hollywood had ever wanted to hire its own publicist to keep its public image untarnished and well-scrubbed, it would've been Ronni Chasen. The circumstances of her death early Tuesday -- she was found in her Mercedes in Beverly Hills,......