Three nights ago as I sat in Kol Nidre services to usher in Yom Kippur, I listened to the Rabbi’s sermon with tears in my eyes. My fiancé and I attended the Chabad Young Professionals service in New York where Rabbi Levi told the story of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who...
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
How to destroy your Thanksgiving dinner
How the Chabad rebbe helped create food stamps, and other Jewish Medal of Freedom stories
Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing
Jonathan Pollard’s job offer stands
Tag: Kol Nidre
October 6, 2015 | 3:20 pm
October 2, 2015 | 2:57 pm
September 30, 2015 | 8:57 am
Kol Nidre on the Net
Thanks to the Jewish Journal for co-sponsoring the live-streaming on the Internet of Kol Nidre services Sept. 22 from the Church of Religious Science in Koreatown.
I found it fascinating to experience Judaism online for the first time. It was a...
September 25, 2015 | 1:28 pm
September 25, 2015 | 1:14 pm
September 22, 2015 | 9:20 am
September 16, 2015 | 2:03 pm
September 8, 2015 | 5:07 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sept. 13
Rosh Hashanah, first day: Sept. 14
Rosh Hashanah, second day: Sept. 15
Kol Nidre: Sept. 22
Yom Kippur: Sept. 23
Los Angeles-area Chabads offering free services to the public during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur include Chabad of...
August 26, 2015 | 2:54 pm
October 2, 2014 | 5:10 pm
November 6, 2013 | 2:10 pm
SUN | NOV 10
AN UNCOMMON JOURNEY
Siblings Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs, survivors of Kristallnacht, will share their experience and discuss their memoir, “An Uncommon Journey,” during the Museum of Tolerance’s Kristallnacht commemoration. A book signing will follow. Advanced...
September 13, 2013 | 4:23 pm
September 13, 2013 | 11:30 am
Worried about how to get through the 24-hour fast?
Katniss Eversteen, the protagonist of “The Jewish Hunger Games,” a clever parody by Andrew Zenn and Jon Rudnitsky, can help you out.
“This is crunch time,” announces a helpful voiceover. “There will be temptation.”
August 27, 2013 | 11:56 am
FREE HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES
Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sept. 4
Rosh Hashanah first and second day: Sept. 5-Sept. 6
Kol Nidre: Sept. 13
Yom Kippur: Sept. 14
SAN FERNANDO AND CONEJO VALLEYS
ADAT ARI EL
May 15, 2013 | 2:33 pm
May 9, 2013 | 11:13 am
February 13, 2013 | 7:00 am
Last fall, I wrote here about the Visioning process our synagogue is undertaking. Now that the first part of the process, namely the house meetings, is over, our community is reflecting on what has happened so far.
I attended one of the house meetings as a participant, and two...
October 3, 2012 | 4:20 pm
Lips and face blue, Temple Akiba congregant Duke Molner lay unconscious, without a pulse, outside the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City, during Kol Nidre services on Sept. 25.
Molder, who is in his 60s, had had a heart attack. A congregant found him lying on the ground...
September 20, 2012 | 2:43 pm
On Kol Nidre, we sing for our lives. At the minyan where I pray, as a lay "shaliach tzibur," or service leader, I was asked to lead the singing this year, and I was starting to wonder if I was up to it.
I wasn’t asked to lead the actual Kol Nidre prayer at my Movable Minyan --...
September 19, 2012 | 3:54 pm
With its lively beaches, all-night clubs and restaurants serving ham and shrimp, Tel Aviv is a city known more for its Speedos than its spirituality.
And while observant Jews may spend Yom Kippur praying in synagogues, secular Israelis are more likely to spend the Day of...
August 24, 2012 | 4:00 pm
August 24, 2012 | 3:46 pm
August 24, 2012 | 3:32 pm
October 12, 2011 | 3:47 pm
October 12, 2011 | 3:40 pm
The Rich Still Get Richer
Marty Kaplan really tells it like it is in his “Occupy K Street” column (Oct. 7). The corporations and bankers pay lobbyists to buy members of Congress and also pour money into the media to get their conservative message across, which will result in...
October 12, 2011 | 11:24 am
October 9, 2011 | 2:45 am
October 5, 2011 | 6:45 pm
September 27, 2011 | 6:17 pm
May 1, 2009 | 6:13 pm
Move over Bocelli. Adam Lambert’s rendition of “The Prayer,” which he sang on the holiest evening of the Jewish calendar (Kol Nidre) may send Italian tenors back to training. Listen to his duet with Temple of the Arts’ cantor, Illysia Pierce here.