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Yom Kippur

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  • Required reading for Baltimore Orioles playoffs

    Required reading for Baltimore Orioles playoffs
    With the Baltimore Orioles in the playoffs for the first time since 1997, it's a good time to review great books on the sport, and the best I've read in years is "The Art of Fielding." Chad Harbach's first novel is about much, much more than baseball....
  • Israel should keep the Golan Heights until Syria makes peace

    Israel should keep the Golan Heights until Syria makes peace
    Regarding Ramzi and Noura Hemady's recent commentary on Syria's Golan Heights, the authors ignore three critical facts when it comes to the ultimate possession of that disputed territory ("Let people of the Golan decide their fate," Feb. 8). First,...
  • PSC to address FPL settlement with big power users

    Working around Yom Kippur, Florida's Public Service Commission on Thursday scheduled Sept. 27 and 28 to consider a proposed settlement Florida Power & Light reached with big power users. FPL had reached a settlement with the Florida Industrial Power...
  • Around Town: Pondering 'a liminal moment'

    The Jewish High Holidays begin next week with the sound of the Shofar, or ram's horn. Rosh Hashana begins on the evening of Sept. 16. There will be dinners and celebrations. Family gatherings. The holiday concludes 10 days later on Yom Kippur, a day of...
  • The God Squad: As High Holidays approach, may we all forgive each other

    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...
  • Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, Begins

    Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, Begins
    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...
  • Jews Around The World Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, The Beginning Of The New Year 5773

    Jews Around The World Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, The Beginning Of The New Year 5773
    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...
  • Start autumn off at the HdG farmers market

    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,...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    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. In the...
  • Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles

    Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles
    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...
  • Different congregations join for Yom Kippur

    Different congregations join for Yom Kippur
    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 —...