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2 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Elsewhere: Hollywood hate, endogamy blues, Silicon Wadi?

U.N. should respect Yom Kippur: While other faiths' holidays are days off for the United Nations, not one Jewish holiday is observed, forcing Jewish diplomats to make uncomfortable, unfair choices, Daniel Mariaschin and David Michaels write.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MassLive.com

Jane Kaufman: Elul requires Jews to prepare deeply for the High Holidays

A detail from stained glass windows in the sanctuary of Sons of Zion in Holyoke shows a shofar, the ram's horn, that is blown by Jews during the month of Elul in preparation for the High Holidays.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Jewish High Holiday services, religious school start soon in Geneva

Welcome the sweetness of the Jewish New Year , and observe the High Holidays -- Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur -- with Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors in Geneva.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Date changes for Albany's Komen

The 20th Albany Komen Race for the Cure date has been changed to Sept. 13 to avoid a conflict with Yom Kippur, organizers said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Inquirer & Mirror

Shirat HaYam welcomes new spiritual leader

Shirat HaYam, the island's Jewish congregation, this summer welcomed a new spiritual leader.

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The Jewish News Weekly

So, what's the Yiddish word for 'pimp'? Hassids help Hollywood get it right

When it comes to Hassidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.

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McKnightsonline.com

AALNA falters in conference dates

Many of you, like me, may be making plans for attending the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living conference in Washington, D.C. It starts Sunday, Oct. 5, and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 8. The American Assisted Living Nurses Association, in order to provide a lead-in to NCAL day, slated its conference on Friday, ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Congregation Beth Israel Announces Children's Programs During High Holidays

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it will offer programs for children of all ages during the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah, September 25 and 26, and Yom Kippur, October 4. "Children are always welcome at our regular High Holiday services, but we've also created age-appropriate programs to enhance the holiday experience for ... (more)

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Evanston Review

Or Chadash to welcome the new year with a sweet twist

Congregation Or Chadash will offer a High Holiday service free of charge this year.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Showbiz meets shtetl: Helping Hollywood get Hasidim right

When it comes to Hasidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

The Seven Species in the Parsha

Starting with the "Three Weeks" we pounded the Hamas wing of Amalek from the air, from the ground and from the sea.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Jewish Journal

After the fog of war: An early assessment of the Israel-Gaza conflict

It is far too early to assess the impact of the latest war in Gaza, but still some preliminary thoughts are in order: Judging by what I have been reading in the press blogs and emails, it seems as if many Jews are in a panic about the rise in anti-Semitism.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Despite what you heard, we are not alone

Two Jews are walking in a dangerous neighborhood late at night. Suddenly, they hear footsteps behind them.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Tu B'Av (15th of Av): Coming Full Circle

The Mishnah in Taanit states that there were no greater holidays,Yomim Tovim, than Yom Kippur and Tu B'Av.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Jerusalem Post

The love festival - Tu Be'av

Falling this year on August 11, Tu Be'av is known as the love festival, and is marked by celebrations at Shiloh.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

New York Post

Obama vindicates Nixon: On Isa

It's not true, as his critics like to say, that the president who went to Cairo to tell the world his election heralded great new things for the Middle East now has nothing to show for it.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Forward

Feeling at Home on the Range in Jewish Wyoming

The fences bordering ranches in Laramie, Wyoming are always dotted with tumbleweed, that pesky, thorny, seemingly dead bush that blows around the prairie, getting caught on anything in its way.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announces children's programs during High Holidays

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it will offer programs for children of all ages during the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Sept.

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The Jersey Journal

Temple Sholom in Scotch Plains makes high holiday day tickets available to public

Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, announced it is making available high holiday tickets for non-members for the inaugural services in its brand new building at 1925 Lake Ave., Scotch Plains.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue professor speaks on Middle East conflict

Purdue professor David Sanders has been to Israel 25 times, give or take, three times already this year.

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