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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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Community Magazine - 29 Dec 2017
A minimum of three rabbanim are on call at all times; this number can jump to seven rabbanim prior to the holidays, especially before Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Pesach. About 60% of these rabbanim volunteer their time; those on salary work late ...
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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 actually ...
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Crystal Lake synagogue readies for Jewish High Holy Days

Northwest Herald - 20 Sep 2017
“The day also includes a special memorial service (Yizkor) to remember deceased loved ones.” The holiday is filled with tradition, including special food, songs and prayers. For example, on Rosh Hashanah, apples are dipped into honey as a symbol of a ...
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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 d'nachmata ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg surprise speaker at Rosh Hashanah service

The Times of Israel - 21 Sep 2017
Ginsburg spoke at services for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, which began Wednesday evening and which Jews continue observing Thursday. The service she attended was organized by Sixth & I, a historic synagogue that hosts a range of Jewish and ...
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Penn Academic Calendar

UPENN Almanac - 20 Nov 2017
Graduate and professional programs follow their own calendars with different registration/drop deadlines, which are typically available on the website of the school or program. The College of Liberal and Professional Studies may have different ...
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Rosh Hashana with a Latin twist

The Journal News / - 17 Sep 2014
During Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, food is as central to the celebration as prayer. But the kosher meal on the table of one Yonkers family will have a unique flavor: Latin. Sephardic Rabbi Rigoberto Emmanuel "Manny" Viñas and his wife, Sandra ...
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Valerie Plame's new, anti-Semitic game

New York Post - 24 Sep 2017
But as the controversy grew, she finally backed down — now ironically claiming that she hadn't read the entire article and so had missed its “gross undercurrents.” Undercurrents? As actor Seth Rogen tweeted, “That was the whole current.” The headline ...
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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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