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The Liebermans’ Tasty New Year

The senator's family enjoys peacefulness on the Shabbat of Rosh Hashana.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/celebrations_simchas/article/the_liebermans_tasty_new_year_20020823

This year, 5763, Rosh Hashana falls on Shabbat, the weekly observance that Sen. Joseph Lieberman calls "a sanctuary to put the outside world on hold and concentrate on what's really important -- your faith and your family." And although Lieberman, who was the Democratic candidate for vice president in 2000, will experience the same joy he feels every Friday night as he takes off his watch and prepares to get into the Sabbath mood, during Rosh Hashana all activities are heightened -- the prayers are longer, the conversation more intense, the urgency to evaluate the past year and make resolutions for a sweet New Year more palpable.

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