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Yom Kippur

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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Football: Busy Thursday this week thanks to Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur, the holiest day for the Jewish faith, is on Friday, and lots of high school football teams have switched their games to Thursday night. Players who are Jewish will appreciate the scheduling change. One of the biggest changes was made by...
  • Week 5 bits: H-F struggling to cling to leads

    Week 5 bits: H-F struggling to cling to leads
    Homewood-Flossmoor finds itself outside the Tribune's Top 20 for the first time this season following its 43-40 loss Friday to Lincoln-Way East. Homewood-Flossmoor was ranked third before facing No. 1 Stevenson in Week 2, but the Vikings lost 33-24....
  • How the Top 15 football teams fared in Week 4

    How the Top 15 football teams fared in Week 4
    In a big week for the Top 10 teams, only No. 1 McDonogh fell, but that was 31-20 to 14-time Philadelphia Catholic League champ LaSalle on the road. Only three other teams in the Top 15 lost -- all to higher-ranked teams. Most teams have quick...
  • 'Jews, Jews, Jews' [Editorial]

    In Yiddish you might call the perpetrator a paskudnik. In the street parlance of Baltimore, the term "dirt bag" comes to mind — as do some descriptions less appropriate for polite conversation. In any case, the driver who shot at several pedestrians...
  • Time for Rosh Hashana

    Time for Rosh Hashana
    Congregation Beth Sholom was just a humble congregation of a dozen or so Jewish families when it observed its first Rosh Hashana services in Leesburg in September 1954. The congregation had finished construction on Lake County's first temple on 13th and...
  • Hayes Makes Mockery of Judaism

    I was aghast reading The Courant article about convicted Petit family killer Steven Hayes proclaiming he's an Orthodox Jew needing to eat kosher food in prison [Sept. 13, Connecticut, "Killer Sues Over Kosher Meals"]. When did he become an Orthodox Jew?...
  • Peninsula residents to mark Jewish High Holy Days, beginning at sundown Wednesday

    The Jewish High Holy Days begin Wednesday at sundown with Rosh Hashana, followed by Yom Kippur in early October. Rosh Hashana will mark the beginning of the year 5775 in the Jewish calendar, and during the holiday, many people try to start with a fresh...
  • New heights for High Holidays

    New heights for High Holidays
    Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick. And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
  • The Temple Beth Hillel invites public to High Holy Days

    The High Holy Days are steadily approaching at the Temple Beth Hillel, and members are inviting the entire community to come celebrate with them. The High Holy Days are a major celebration in the Jewish faith, which begins Sept. 24 with the first day of...