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Yom Kippur

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  • 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...
  • Liumi to offer unique holiday experience

    When Rabbi Baruch Plotkin of Boca Raton and his wife, Shayndel, founded Liumi Israel — the Israel Center for Jewish Life last year, their goal was to help channel unaffiliated Jews into existing Israeli and local Jewish institutions. Baruch Plotkin...
  • Lauderdale's first Bacon Bash being held on Yom Kippur

    Lauderdale's first Bacon Bash being held on Yom Kippur
    — It might seem like a strange time to hold a Bacon Bash festival — Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of fasting and repentance. But sponsors say they have nothing to atone for about the timing, which had to fit into an already busy October schedule...
  • Friends, supporters worked to keep Steven Sotloff's Israel ties secret

    Danielle Berrin was watching the video of journalist James Foley's brutal killing at the hands of Islamic militants when a familiar face flashed across the screen. "I paused the video in panic," the Los Angeles-based reporter would later write in the...
  • 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...
  • Daniel Gordis: Netanyahu the only clear loser of the Gaza war

    Daniel Gordis: Netanyahu the only clear loser of the Gaza war
    Back in 2009, Israel was festooned with election campaign banners that read, "A Strong Leader for a Strong Nation." They were Benjamin Netanyahu's banners, which, even if he had them in stock today, he would not dare use. We have reached the Morning...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rosh Hashanah And Yom Kipper To Be Celebrated

    All are invited to join in welcoming the Jewish New Year by participating in high holiday services at United Brethren of Hebron Synagogue located at 10 Church Street (Route 85) in Hebron. The tradition has been in existence for almost 75 years at this...
  • 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...