| Feb 4, 2012
One of several casualties of the vitriolic name-calling between Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is what to do about Iran.
In interviews, Mr. Romney has spoken about tougher sanctions, but it's been difficult to consider...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:29 PM
It's called Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and it’s just days away. The literal meaning of Rosh Hashanah is "head of the year". It marks a new beginning and is celebrated in very unique and visual ways.
We spoke with Rabbi Fabian Werbin...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:54 PM
I am deep in prayer and preparation for the Jewish High Holidays that begin with the Jewish New Year celebration of Rosh Hashana this Sunday evening (all Jewish holidays begin the sundown before the day of the holiday. This is followed in 10 days by Yom...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:42 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Jews in the Southland and around the world gathered at synagogues, private homes and other places Sunday night for the start of Rosh Hashanah -- the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year.
Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the year...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Jews around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the new year, 5773, on the Hebrew calendar. It is Day One of the 10 High Holy Days that ends with Yom Kippur or the "Day Of Atonement."
Translated from the Hebrew, "Rosh Hashanah" means...
| Sep 19, 2012
Peace be with you, dear readers,
Today marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982.
Tomorrow, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful leaves, pumpkins,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The start time for Tuesday’s meeting of the mayor and Hagerstown City Council has been moved up by one hour, according to a city news release.
The regular session meeting will begin at 6 p.m., rather than 7 p.m., in observance of Yom Kippur,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
| Sep 29, 2012
— Proud to be known as the heart of the Illinois Bible Belt, the residents of Mattoon fill dozens of Christian churches.
There's also one Jewish congregation, which has the distinction of being the smallest Reform synagogue in North America. The...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:20 AM
One congregation had a rabbi to preach the message. Another had a cantor to lead prayers.
What better way to observe Yom Kippur than together?
So it was that members of two groups gathered in west Boca Raton Tuesday for the eve of Yom Kippur —...