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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 ...
rosh hashanah 2014

Across Wisconsin, Recent Rises In Hate, Bias Incidents Spark Concern

Wisconsin Public Radio News - 13 Nov 2017
The reports came in at an alarming pace. A student at a middle school near Milwaukee drew a stick figure with a swastika on its face. The image held a gun pointed at another stick figure, which had the name of the student's Jewish teacher on it. A ...
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Crystal Lake synagogue readies for Jewish High Holy Days

Northwest Herald - 20 Sep 2017
For example, on Rosh Hashanah, apples are dipped into honey as a symbol of a sweet new year; challah, the special braided egg bread eaten each sabbath and on many holidays, is baked in a special round shape just for High Holy Days; the shofar, ...
rosh hashanah 2014

Rosh Hashanah 2014: The Jewish New Year Begins

Huffington Post - 24 Sep 2014
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated in 2014 from sundown on September 24 to nightfall on September 26. The Hebrew date for Rosh Hashanah is 1 Tishrei 5775. Though Rosh Hashanah literally means “head of the year,” the holiday ...
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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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Swastikas Painted in Dorm Restroom During Rosh Hashanah

Georgetown University The Hoya - 21 Sep 2017
Multiple swastikas were found painted inside an LXR Hall women's restroom, alongside language threatening violence against women, in two separate incidents Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The swastika with misogynistic threats was first found ...
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Rosh Hashanah #TorahForTheResistance

Jewschool - 14 Sep 2017
In the Jewish calendar, we are deep in the period between the devastation of Tisha B'av and the time for new beginnings offered to us on Rosh Hashana. Traditionally, the seven weeks between Tisha B'av and Rosh Hashanah are known as the sheva ...
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Rosh Hashanah hype: How to kick off the new year

Daily Californian - 21 Sep 2017
L'chaim, Bears and happy Rosh Hashanah. According to the Jews, the universe is officially one year older and we capitalist Americans know what that means — time to party! But really, Rosh Hashanah is actually a time to pray and set intentions for a ...
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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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