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Rosh Hashanah 2014: The Jewish New Year Begins

Huffington Post - 22 Sep 2014
Though Rosh Hashanah literally means "head of the year," the holiday actually takes place on the first two days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, which is the seventh month on the Hebrew calendar. This is because Rosh Hashanah, one of four new years in ...
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A handful of fine wines for the holidays

Cleveland Jewish News - 15 Sep 2017
Rosh Hashanah is a time when Jewish people reflect on the past and look toward a brighter future, so it's only fitting to consider these themes when sharing special holiday meals with family and friends. Wine expert and blogger Gabriel Geller, director ...
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Black, Jewish And Avoiding The Synagogue On The High Holy Days

NPR - 20 Sep 2017
It's a different level of sadness when it comes from other Jews. I think back to that last time I was in a synagogue, in September 2014. It was a Shabbat service for prospective members at a reform temple in Philadelphia, two weeks before Rosh Hashanah.
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Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame knew exactly what she was tweeting

Fox News - 22 Sep 2017
Valerie Plame had to know what she was doing. The unmasked former CIA officer retweeted a virulently anti-Semitic article by a well-known bigot on the Jewish High Holy Day of Rosh Hashanah, which she characterized as “thoughtful.” Now she's trying to ...
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Rosh Hashanah #TorahForTheResistance: Disruption and Teshuva

Jewschool - 18 Sep 2017
Since 2014 Black Lives Matter has been helping us do this teshuva in ways that are underappreciated by the vast majority of society. Of all the tactics employed by Black Lives Matter and the Movement for Black Lives, the disruption of daily life of ...
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Four synagogues open in former Soviet Union ahead of Rosh Hashanah

The Times of Israel - 15 Sep 2017
Ahead of the Jewish New Year, four Jewish communities in the former Soviet Union celebrated the opening of synagogues in an effort to boost cultural and spiritual activities for congregants who commemorate their Jewish heritage. Of the synagogues that ...
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Seven Top Rosh Hashanah Song Parodies

Interfaith Family (blog) - 25 Aug 2017
If you like cute videos parodying pop songs for the Jewish holidays like I do, then you'll be happy to learn that they've been made not just for Hanukkah and Passover (see my favorites here and here), but for Rosh Hashanah too. So, as we approach the ...
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Confederate Statue Debate Rages on in Virginia Gubernatorial

National Review - 20 Sep 2017
Happy Rosh Hashanah, y'all. Today, making the click-through worthwhile: Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam debate in Virginia, FEMA goes door-to-door to help out Texans recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Florida learns its own lessons ...
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Anti-Semitic crime rose 44 percent in Britain since 2014

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 16 Jul 2017
The CAA only began keeping statistics in 2014, though other outlets such as the Community Security Trust have been releasing figures for much longer. In February, the CST reported a record 1,309 incidents in 2016, constituting a 36 percent increase ...
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Russia Might Ban Cigarettes for Everyone Born After 2014

TIME - 11 Jan 2017
The Russian Health Ministry this week proposed a ban on selling cigarettes to people born after 2014, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, even after they are 18, which is currently the legal smoking age in the country. That means a full ...
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Teens and Older Women Are Delaying Motherhood

TIME - 30 May 2017
The teen birth rate dropped 9% from 2013 to 2014, reveals the annual report published in the journal Pediatrics. This continues a historic decline and marks a 61% decrease since 1991, bringing the birth rate for women ages 15 to 19 down to 24.2 births ...
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A Pilgrimage of Self Discovery in Africa

TIME - 20 Jun 2017
Ambiguity hovers over the work of Mimi Cherono Ng'ok like a hazy fog. The more one tries to make sense of the narrative, the more elusive it becomes. Like the infuriating feeling of trying to remember a dream as it rapidly evaporates or the strain of ...

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