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Yom Kippur

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  • Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays

    Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays
    According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life. As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
  • High Holy Days observances set

    Jewish communities in Newport Beach are preparing to celebrate the High Holy Days next week. Temple Isaiah, which shares facilities with Harbor Christian Church at 2401 Irvine Ave., invites anyone interested to attend Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur...
  • Sue Gunzburger, commissioner, Broward County

    Sue Gunzburger, commissioner, Broward County
    Last week: The 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy again focused the need for state-of-the-art communications, technology, and equipment for our emergency first responders. This past week, after over 20 years of “talking about it,” Broward is...
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Mayo: L'shanah Tovah Y'all

    It's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and start of the 10-day High Holy Day period, which culminates with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and most somber day on the Jewish calendar. Broward and Palm Beach county public schools are off today because...
  • How the Top 15 football teams fared

    How the Top 15 football teams fared
    The first week of public school football was a tough one for teams not in the Top 5 and even a couple of those had to come from behind – No. 2 River Hill against Glenelg and No. 4 Old Mill against Broadneck. Only one public school team outside the...
  • Heat cancels games in Baltimore City, County and Howard County

    Heat cancels games in Baltimore City, County and Howard County
    Baltimore City and Baltimore County public schools closed two hours early Wednesday because of the heat, so all games are postponed and all practices are canceled. Also, with Howard County experiencing a Code Red heat index, all outside athletic...
  • Orthodox Jewish chicken-killing ritual draws protests

    Orthodox Jewish chicken-killing ritual draws protests
    In a parking lot behind a Pico Boulevard building, inside a makeshift tent of metal poles and tarps, a man in a white coat and black skullcap grabs a white-feathered hen under the wings and performs an ancient ritual. He circles the chicken in the air...
  • Talk back: Should chickens be sacrificed for religious purposes?

    Talk back: Should chickens be sacrificed for religious purposes?
    For many years, some orthodox Jews have performed ritual chicken sacrifice in the days leading up to Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. The practice, known variously as kaparot, kapparot or kaparos, was originally meant to jolt practitioners...
  • All Anne Arundel County football games postponed to Friday

    The showdown between two of Anne Arundel County's top football teams — No. 11 Arundel and host No. 4 Old Mill — was postponed Thursday because of thunderstorms. All other games in the county were also postponed and will be made up at 4 p.m....
  • Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations

    Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations
    Manna House, an agency that supports Baltimore's poor and needy, supplies 50,000 meals to the homeless every year, and executive director Saleem Gauhar calls it a privilege to do so. It's also not easy, he says. It's something his organization could...