Louisiana Film Prize moved back a week
Out of respect for the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, the Louisiana Film Prize has moved the date of its annual Film Prize Festival Weekend to Oct. 10-12, festival director Gregory Kallenberg said.The festival was initially slated for Oct. 3-5.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Paramus Post
Celebrate the Sweetness of the Jewish New Year with Unique and Beautiful Desserts from The ...
Paula Shoyer is THE source for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur break-fast recipes The Jewish High Holidays are all about family and friends sharing meals and nothing enhances the celebration like a decadent dessert.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Seeing Both Sides
Recurring Revenue is Magic
In 1998, Yom Kippur fell on September 30th. For most of the Jewish community, the date of the most important holiday of the year was no different than in other years.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Retired brigadier general raises $4m. for IDF
Yom Kippur war hero Avigdor Kahalani: "There is a moment when a nation must protect itself, and that moment is now."
Fri Jul 18, 2014
THON Changes Canning, 5k Dates
THON has changed some dates around on its calendar for the upcoming year, after mistakenly scheduling the first canning weekend over Yom Kippur.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
R.Steven Wernick: Update #2 from Israel
The below email contains information I hadn't heard or seen before. Without agreeing or disagreeing on the views expressed, or independent verification of whether the information is accurate, I'm quoting extensively in the hope that readers with further information will bring links/citations to help clarify facts of what is actually happening and ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
War Is Not "Hell" It's "Sin": Jews and Muslims Hunger Strike Against Violence
Five things happened to our ancestors of the 17th of Tammuz and five things happened on the 9th day of Av.
The Baltimore Sun
Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar.
The Times of Israel
'Social media ceasefire' for 17th of Tammuz sparks debate
As observant Jews fast today in commemoration of the Temple's breached walls, some tech-savvy Jewish leaders are debating the merits of taking an occasional "fast" from the intensity of Israel-related social media.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Peering Into the Abyss and Finding G-d
Roy Neuberger is a Jew who grew up in material comfort, with excellent education, who lacked nothing, except knowledge of his own heritage.
A Dose of Nuance: God on trial
Even Moses, after witnessing what was perhaps the first Holocaust in Jewish history, the Egyptian bondage, sought clarity for the suffering he had seen.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
How Liturgy Can Co-Exist With Backstreet Boys and The Wu-Tang Clan
I doubt many of the attendees at Kehilat Hadar's Upper West Side Yom Kippur services, at which the "Lamedvavnik Niggun" made its debut liturgical appearance last fall, knew the story behind the tune.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Analysis: There Had Been Previous Attempts to Kidnap Members of Abu Khdeir’s Family
Israeli media are all over the place in guessing who is responsible for the kidnap and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
World Jewry denounces Satmar Rebbe
The leader of the Satmar hassidic sect declared on Wednesday that the parents of the three Israeli yeshiva boys whose bodies were discovered outside of Hebron on Monday caused their children's deaths.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Jewish World Review
Famous actor KIRK DOUGLAS , who became very religious in the early 1990s, recalls that for most of his life he was not observant, but he always went to synagogue on Yom Kippur.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Jewish Media Views on Israel and Jewish World
This week I spent a lot of time off the streets and behind closed doors inside the Ramada Hotel Jerusalem.
Rabbis call for special Yom Kippur Katan prayers for kidnapped boys
Several senior rabbis from across the religious spectrum have called for the kabbalistic Yom Kippur Katan prayer service to be conducted Thursday afternoon as a special plea to God that the three abducted boys return home safely.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
- Mini Yom Kippur' On Behalf of Captured Boys
Rabbis affiliated with religious Zionism have joined together in a call to hold a "mini Yom Kippur" today , saying that "All of our hearts are beating together with those of the families," .