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Yom Kippur

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  • 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...
  • Preparing for the Jewish New Year

    Instead of enjoying a last afternoon off before school starts, children of Temple Beth Tikvah gathered at the Greenacres synagogue on Sunday to polish the silver religious items to be used during the upcoming High Holidays. The upcoming Jewish Holiday of...
  • Brightening seniors' High Holidays

    The High Holidays, the most important period of prayer, reflection and celebration for Jews around the world, begin with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, on the evening of Sept. 24, and end with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the most solemn day of...
  • 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...
  • There's new trouble in Nixonville

    There's new trouble in Nixonville
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums and for how public access is granted to...
  • Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state

     Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state
    The war against Israel has passed through three phases. The first was the attempt to annihilate Israel by conventional means. It began with Israel's birth in 1948, when Arab armies nearly captured Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and ended in the 1973 Yom Kippur...
  • The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]
    A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
  • Beatles and bar mitzvahs

    Beatles and bar mitzvahs
    For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul. The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...
  • 54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong

    54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong
    54.5 miles per gallon. That is the target fuel efficiency for all light-duty vehicles by model year 2025. Yet if you’ve gone car shopping lately, you’ve noticed that the combined mpg is nowhere near that target. The average fuel economy of all...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...