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Yom Kippur News

News on Yom Kippur continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Saturday | The Winnipeg Free Press

Passover provocation

Alexander Zemlianichenko / The Associated Press Jewish men and boys prepare to read prayers in a synagogue in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Religious holidays

I am surprised that state Rep. Jonathan Stickland is surprised and confused by state law .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Rosh Hashana

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Jo Page: Two days teach lessons of human kindness

My religious observances run the usual Judeo-Christian gamut, with the occasional Hindu celebration involving Ganesha, remover of obstacles, lord of beginnings, thrown in.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Golda Meir, vitally revealed in a Golda's Balconya

Whenever Tovah Feldshuh takes a pensive puff on a cigarette, pounds a frustrated fist on a table or confides a profound anxiety, out of all that smoke, noise and intimation of private terror emerges yet another searing trace of Golda - as in Golda Meir, the storied Israeli prime minister, whom, over the course of "Golda's Balcony," Feldshuh so ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Local Jewish community alarmed but not shaken by events in Kansas

Leaders of the Jewish community on the Shore have called the shootings in Kansas that left three dead on Sunday -- the day before Passover -- troubling, but it hasn't struck fear into their lives.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Freehold, NJ, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Theater J's Golda's Balcony Explores Idealism with the Nuclear Option

When most regional theaters decide to revive a play, it's a fair assumption that their revival will bear some similarity to the original Broadway production.

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Jerusalem Post

Diaspora Diaries: A guide to surviving Passover

In every generation, so I am told, there are Jews who claim that Passover is their favorite festival; that they relish the taste of matza and that they enjoy a lengthy evening of exposition and bitter herbs so much that they choose to remain in the Diaspora in order for there to be a repeat performance the very next night.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Religion, Judaism

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Jewish Chronicle

Acharei Mot

Acharei Mot, literally "after the deaths", introduces the laws of Yom Kippur against the backdrop of the deaths of the son's of Aaron.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

HaRav KookThe Ceremony of Azazel

Perhaps the most unusual of all the Temple services was the Yom Kippur ceremony of Azazel, sending off a goat into the wilderness, symbolically carrying away the sins of Israel.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

the column | My own private Jerusalem

The worst idea I've ever had for Passover was spending it in Mexico - with a rabbi.

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The Jewish News Weekly

torah | Despite hardships,faith sustains us - we still believe

It was during those dark years for the millions of Jews living behind the Iron Curtain, cut off from Jewish life and tradition, that a small group of courageous Jews went "underground" to organize Jewish schools, build mikvahs and bake matzot for Passover.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rabbi R. AppleParshat Achrei Mot: All on Your Own

ALL ON YOUR OWN When the high priest entered the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur, no-one else could be there with him .

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TheBlaze.com

Pro-Palestinian Campus Group Plans Passover Meeting to Push...

A pro-Palestinian campus group at Cornell University is apparently trying to push through a resolution urging the school to cut ties with Israel, slipping it onto the books on the eve of the Passover holiday.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Acknowledging responsibility

In the Torah, the focus of Yom Kippur is to cleanse the sanctuary of the impurity generated by the people's sins.

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Dissident Voice

Tim in Camden

I was born on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Christmas, And my last name, Matusheski , means "God Is with you," something like that.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rabbi R. AppleRitual on Passover

THE ROLE OF RITUAL Many people try to squeeze all the rituals out of Judaism. By abandoning Shabbat candles, Yom Kippur fasting, tallit and tefillin, shofar, Megillah, Menorah, sukkah, the Seder and so much else, they proudly announce how emancipated they are, and how they can now focus on the pure ideas and ethics of the Jewish tradition.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion, Judaism, Fasting, Health

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Lazer Beams

Overcoming Fear

Just imagine how frightening history's first Passover was for the Jewish People.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Townhall

Israel's Time's Running Out, Mr. President, or Yours?

Henry Kissinger made Mideast "shuttle diplomacy" famous in the 1970s. The peripatetic Sec. of State then jetted back and forth between Israel and Egypt and fashioned an uneasy cease-fire in the Yom Kippur War of 1973.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

James Schlesinger, defense secretary during 73 war, dies

James Schlesinger, the Jewish-born U.S. defense secretary who played a role in the emergency shipment of arms to Israel during the 1973 Yom Kippur war, has died.

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Jerusalem Post

Did you remember to set your clocks forwrds for Daylight Saving Time?

For years, Israel turned back the extended summer clock the weekend before Yom Kippur in order to ease fasting and accommodate prayer times for the autumn.

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