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Yom Kippur

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  • Doing what you love is a blessing and a curse

    The Jewish people are now in between the New Year, Rosh Hashana, and the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. As I wish my Christian readers Merry Christmas and Happy Easter each year, and wish my Muslim readers a blessed Ramadan, today I'd like to send out to all my Jewish readers my blessings for a good New Year.
  • In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point

    In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point
    The stones tell the story. They litter alleyways and doorsteps, line roadways stained black by scorch marks from burning tires and firebombs, sit loose and at the ready atop crumbling rock walls. Hardly a day goes by without a stone-throwing clash...

    Mayo: Christmas is here??! Bah humbug!

    Mayo: Christmas is here??!  Bah humbug!
    I went into my local wholesale club the other day, and I couldn't believe what I saw. Christmas merchandise. Rows upon rows of fake trees, lights, ornaments, inflatable lawn decorations. I did a double take, then checked the calendar. It was still...

    'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' in Dead Heat at Weekend Box Office

    Summer popcorn season seems like a distant memory. After flooding multiplexes with cinematic confections pegged at teenagers, studios are finally offering up more substantive fare geared at adults. "Gone Girl" and "Annabelle," two R-rated films...

    Seth Wise: Some people have no choice but to fast

    Seth Wise: Some people have no choice but to fast
    On Oct. 4, Jews across the world will fast for 24 hours. This tradition that takes place during Yom Kippur — the Day of Atonement — is symbolic. While there are various interpretations of why the fast is important, it is generally accepted...