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Yom Kippur

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  • 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,...
  • Danielson community celebrates Rosh Hashanah

    Norman Berman and Allan Turner wore their yarmulkes and prayer shawls as they began a Rosh Hashanah service at the Temple Beth Israel in Danielson on Sept. 25. The reverence with which Turner kissed the corners of his Tallis, or prayer shawl, touched it...
  • 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...
  • 'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' in Dead Heat at Weekend Box Office

    Summer popcorn season seems like a distant memory. After flooding multiplexes with cinematic confections pegged at teenagers, studios are finally offering up more substantive fare geared at adults. "Gone Girl" and "Annabelle," two R-rated films...
  • Quick dishes for Yom Kippur

    Quick dishes for Yom Kippur
    JTA — Fasting on Yom Kippur is one of my least favorite parts of being Jewish. I recognize the value of reflective fasting, and I know some people even enjoy the fast day, but for me it is a torturous 25 hours until I can break into the bagels and...
  • The dangerous, valuable work of U.N. peacekeepers

    In mid-August, two United Nations peacekeepers from Burkina Faso were killed and several wounded in a suicide attack in the Timbuktu region of northern Mali. In early September, also in Mali, four peacekeeping troops from Chad lost their lives and many...
  • God is one with us

    Parshat Netzavim, the first of the two portions we read this week, is replete with the message of teshuvah (repentance). In one place the Torah notes that even when we are dispersed God will return us to Him. The Torah continues, "then the Lord your...