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Tag: Rosh Hashanah
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September 12, 2013 | 9:58 pmWhen the Jewish High Holidays approach, I always look around for inspiration. Three years ago, I found some in a magazine article that feels particularly present this high holiday season.In an August 2010 issue, The New Yorker ran an article by Dana Goodyear entitled the “...
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September 9, 2013 | 11:55 am
Venice Jewish community president Riccardo Calimani abruptly announced his resignation during Rosh Hashanah services.
Calimani, an author and historian who had been elected four months ago, did not offer a reason for his resignation on the evening of Sept. 4 during services at...
September 6, 2013 | 11:54 am
A Twitter account believed to operate with the authorization of Iranian President Hassan Rohani wished Jews worldwide a Shanah Tovah.
“As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah,” the tweet posted Wednesday said....
September 4, 2013 | 4:06 pm
Honey adds special touch to Jewish New Year
The use of honey for Rosh Hashanah symbolizes a sweet year and dates back to biblical times, when refined sugar was unknown. Its sweetness adds a...
September 4, 2013 | 1:15 pm
From wars and elections to scandals and triumphs, here’s a look back at the highlights of the Jewish year 5773.
Sept. 19: Islamists throw a homemade grenade into a Jewish supermarket near Paris, injuring one. The incident is part of a major increase in attacks...
September 4, 2013 | 9:00 am
President Obama reflected on the High Holidays and offered New Year’s greetings in a conference call with nearly 1,000 rabbis.
Obama in the call on Friday afternoon extended the greetings on behalf of himself and the first lady for a sweet, happy and healthy New Year. He noted...
September 4, 2013 | 8:08 am
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his Rosh Hashanah message pointed to Jewish unity with Israel and his country’s democracy amid ”unprecedented turmoil, violence, extremism” in the Middle East.
In his message on YouTube to Diaspora Jewry released Wednesday, the eve of the...
September 3, 2013 | 12:50 pm
September 3, 2013 | 11:28 am
I have a calling. I am living my best life. I am fulfilling my life’s mission. I am living with purpose. While these pronouncements are a mainstay of popular American and Christian spirituality, they do not sound very “Jewish.” Yet, as we approach Rosh Hashanah and the celebration...
September 3, 2013 | 11:17 am
“But what are you chanting for?” the woman cutting my hair wanted to know. She didn’t mean the glory of God or even my own spiritual well-being. It turned out she had once belonged to a 1970s church that chanted for things like shoes and better jobs. But when I am standing on the...
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Several Chasidim heading to Ukraine to spend Rosh Hashanah at the burial site of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov were arrested at Ben Gurion Airport for rioting after their flight was delayed.
The flight was on the tarmac early Tuesday morning in Israel when airport operations were...
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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
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Please join me for a friendly, joyous, participatory, and mindful celebration of the High Holidays with meaning, melody, and humor. It's more than just "services" but a way to connect. Get the most out of these powerful days of introspection and join a community of welcoming folks...
August 14, 2013 | 2:26 pm
On Aug. 5, the Birthright Israel alumni organization NEXT launched its 2013 High Holy Days initiative. It features an interactive, nationwide map of services and events — including learning opportunities, dinners and...
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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...
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