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  • The meaning of Shana Tova

    By Shmuel Rosner

    6 days ago

    Wishing people Shana Tova, and meaning it, is trickier than you think. Exactly a week from today, we will all do just that – we will all wish everybody a happy new year, using the traditional Jewish greeting Shana Tova – a good year.

    But before we do, it is worth remembering that...

  • Rohani Twitter account wishes Jews a Shanah Tovah

    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.

  • The best holiday of them all

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 19, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Rosh Hashana is my favorite holiday. But more than the food and the family-time, what makes this holiday my favorite is the atmosphere. It's this something I feel inside of me, in my house, in my town and nationwide. It is a one of a kind holiday spirit. As I said before, a Jewish...

  • September 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 16, 2012 | 3:02 am

    Netanyahu: Clear lines must be set on Iran

    The prime minister of Israel gives a Rosh Hashanah interview to Herb Keinon of the Jerusalem Post.

    We’ve been able to have strong security for the last four years, and the number of Israelis killed has gone down precipitously, even...

  • Opinion: Echo chambers 5771

    October 5, 2011 | 6:35 pm

    On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I went to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The coincidence was not intended to be commemorative or symbolic. I had houseguests from the Old Country, good friends who had never been to Israel before, and this is how they chose to spend...

  • Rosh Hashanah remix to the Muppets’ ‘Mahna Mahna’

    September 19, 2011 | 3:17 pm