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Yom Kippur

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  • Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations

    Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations
    Manna House, an agency that supports Baltimore's poor and needy, supplies 50,000 meals to the homeless every year, and executive director Saleem Gauhar calls it a privilege to do so. It's also not easy, he says. It's something his organization could...
  • Mayo on WLRN 91.3 FM radio show Friday

    Shameless plug alert: I'll be appearing as a guest on The Florida Roundup radio show today on the local NPR affiliate, WLRN-FM (91.3). The show airs from noon-1 p.m. Topics: Rick Scott's anti-tax 'listening tour,' budget season for local government...
  • Jewish chicken-slaughtering operations ordered to shut down

    Jewish chicken-slaughtering operations ordered to shut down
    The California Department of Food and Agriculture said Friday that it has ordered the shutdown of two Pico-Robertson operations that were participating in a traditional Orthodox Jewish ritual that involves the slaughtering of chickens. "I told them what...
  • 2 Jewish groups get state violation notices for slaughtering chickens

    2 Jewish groups get state violation notices for slaughtering chickens
    The California Department of Food and Agriculture on Friday issued notices of violation to two Orthodox Jewish groups that were slaughtering chickens in the Pico-Robertson area as part of an ancient atonement ritual. The action was taken after animal...
  • No Hoover football comeback this time against South Pasadena

    No Hoover football comeback this time against South Pasadena
    SOUTH PASADENA — In its final nonleague football game of the season, Hoover High had a chance to go into a bye week leading into Pacific League play with a winning record. Standing in its way was South Pasadena, which the Tornadoes beat in the...
  • 'The Jewish Hunger Games: Kvetching Fire' trailer debuts for Yom Kippur - Watch the hilarious parody

     
    Saturday (Sept. 14) is the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, where Jews fast for 24 hours to atone for their sins. In order to take your minds off of your grumbling tummies, we present to you "The Jewish Hunger Games: Kvetching Fire" trailer....
  • Killing chickens to cleanse one's sins: Yea or nay?

    Killing chickens to cleanse one's sins: Yea or nay?
    The Orthodox Jewish ritual of kaparot -- in which chickens are ritualistically twirled in the air and slaughtered as a way of transferring a person's sins onto the dead animal -- is still practiced in some corners of Los Angeles. Readers have noticed --...
  • Broadway Box Office: September Doldrums Dog Sales

    It was the same old song of September at the Broadway box office last week -- pretty much the same verse as the prior frame, as Rialto sales held generally steady with minor upticks at several individual titles. The weeks immediately following Labor...
  • Thursday's football games to be made up Friday or Monday

    Thursday's football games to be made up Friday or Monday
    Thursday afternoon's thunderstorms postponed a lot of high school football games around the area, and those games are scheduled to be made up Friday and Monday. Some are in progress. Others never got started. Anne Aundel County's entire slate of games...
  • Around Town: Break the fast, head to the gym

    Ever since Lisa Dupuy reviewed the “new” Café Solé we've been eager to check it out. The new owners are Salvatore and Alessandra Attanasio. We stopped by the La Cañada restaurant last Saturday evening. Café Solé was the perfect place after a...
  • Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit

     Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit
    Rabbi Michael Sternfield had just started pushing buttons at an Indiana casino on a June day in 2011 when he watched the icons flash across the screen: ace, king, queen, jack and 10, all of the same suit. Bells rang, lights flashed and casino staff...