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Yom Kippur

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  • Mardi Gras kicks off another Comedy Challenge

    Mardi Gras kicks off another Comedy Challenge
     If your luck at the casino makes you cry, at least Mardi Gras Casino has a way to make your laugh. The fourth annual Mardi Gras Comedy Challenge has kicked off, offering eight weekends of comedy, climaxing with John Heffron on Nov. 8. (I know that...
  • 'Jews, Jews, Jews' [Editorial]

    In Yiddish you might call the perpetrator a paskudnik. In the street parlance of Baltimore, the term "dirt bag" comes to mind — as do some descriptions less appropriate for polite conversation. In any case, the driver who shot at several pedestrians...
  • Week 5 bits: H-F struggling to cling to leads

    Week 5 bits: H-F struggling to cling to leads
    Homewood-Flossmoor finds itself outside the Tribune's Top 20 for the first time this season following its 43-40 loss Friday to Lincoln-Way East. Homewood-Flossmoor was ranked third before facing No. 1 Stevenson in Week 2, but the Vikings lost 33-24....
  • How the Top 15 football teams fared in Week 4

    How the Top 15 football teams fared in Week 4
    In a big week for the Top 10 teams, only No. 1 McDonogh fell, but that was 31-20 to 14-time Philadelphia Catholic League champ LaSalle on the road. Only three other teams in the Top 15 lost -- all to higher-ranked teams. Most teams have quick...
  • Bacon Bash to coincide with Erev Yom Kippur

    Bacon Bash to coincide with Erev Yom Kippur
    Rabbi David Spey of Temple Bat Yam of East Fort Lauderdale, a Reform congregation, is not personally offended that Fort Lauderdale's first-ever "Bacon Bash" is being held Friday evening, Oct. 3 on Erev Yom Kippur. "That was probably just an oversight,"...
  • Football: Busy Thursday this week thanks to Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur, the holiest day for the Jewish faith, is on Friday, and lots of high school football teams have switched their games to Thursday night. Players who are Jewish will appreciate the scheduling change. One of the biggest changes was made by...
  • Kids ride High Holidays 'express'

    Kids ride High Holidays 'express'
    The High Holidays got off to a lively start at Palm Beach Synagogue on Sunday when the Orthodox shul hosted "The High Holiday Express" for children ranging in age from toddlers to teens. The morning event had the synagogue social hall decked out with...
  • Stories for the Holidays

    Stories for the Holidays
    When I opened Lesli Koppelman Ross's book "The Lifetime Guide to the Jewish Holidays" (full disclosure: she is a dear friend), I found to my delight that in her treatment of each holiday's observance, she includes a section on stories for the occasion....
  • Local synagogues offering High Holiday services

    Local synagogues offering High Holiday services
    The High Holidays are coming and synagogues throughout Miami-Dade County will offer services to the local community. At the Ocean Pavillion Synagogue in Miami Beach, Rabbi Samuel Intrator will provide free meals after every service, a joyous and...
  • Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews

    Partnership provides holiday services to unaffiliated Jews
    Local unaffiliated Jews have a place to worship this holiday season with services free of charge through the High Holiday Welcome Program — a partnership of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...