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Yom Kippur

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  • Delray Beach eruv created in time for holy days

    Delray Beach eruv created in time for holy days
    Just in time for the High Holy Days, three Delray Beach synagogues have collaborated to create a new eruv, allowing observant Jews to carry essential objects as they walk to services. An eruv symbolically extends the boundaries of a home, where carrying...
  • Stories for the Holidays

    Stories for the Holidays
    When I opened Lesli Koppelman Ross's book "The Lifetime Guide to the Jewish Holidays" (full disclosure: she is a dear friend), I found to my delight that in her treatment of each holiday's observance, she includes a section on stories for the occasion....
  • Local synagogues offering High Holiday services

    Local synagogues offering High Holiday services
    The High Holidays are coming and synagogues throughout Miami-Dade County will offer services to the local community. At the Ocean Pavillion Synagogue in Miami Beach, Rabbi Samuel Intrator will provide free meals after every service, a joyous and...
  • Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews

    Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews
    Local unaffiliated Jews have a place to worship this holiday season with services free of charge through the High Holiday Welcome Program — a partnership of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
  • Year 5775 begins with High Holy Days

    Year 5775 begins with High Holy Days
    Yes, it's a new year in September. And yes, it's the year 5775 — in the Hebrew calendar. That's because Jewish people around the world are observing the biggest and most important religious holidays of Judaism — beginning with the new year,...
  • Temple offers innovative holiday services

    This year, along with the traditional Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Temple Israel in West Palm Beach, congregants will be offered a new choice of innovative service for the first time. Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein, the first woman rabbi of an...
  • Remembering Steven Sotloff

    Remembering Steven Sotloff
    "I am Shirley Sotloff. My son, Steven, is in your hands." So began Shirley Sotloff's emotional appeal to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the terror group ISIS, on Aug. 27. The terror group had just released a video of a British-accented fighter...
  • Bacon Bash to coincide with Erev Yom Kippur

    Bacon Bash to coincide with Erev Yom Kippur
    Rabbi David Spey of Temple Bat Yam of East Fort Lauderdale, a Reform congregation, is not personally offended that Fort Lauderdale's first-ever "Bacon Bash" is being held Friday evening, Oct. 3 on Erev Yom Kippur. "That was probably just an oversight,"...
  • Community mourns slain journalist

    Community mourns slain journalist
    Close to one thousand people gathered on Sept. 5 at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest to grieve with Steven Sotloff's family and friends in an emotional and somber memorial service at the same synagogue his family attended, and where he went to day school as...
  • Kids ride High Holidays 'express'

    Kids ride High Holidays 'express'
    The High Holidays got off to a lively start at Palm Beach Synagogue on Sunday when the Orthodox shul hosted "The High Holiday Express" for children ranging in age from toddlers to teens. The morning event had the synagogue social hall decked out with...