Rosh Hashana Newswire (Page 2)

Rosh Hashana Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rosh Hashana. (Page 2)

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  1. A special edition Gemara was printed for the first cycle of Daf Yomi in 1925.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    ... wanted to participate, a special edition Gemara was printed for the first cycle of Daf Yomi in 1925. Tractate Rosh Hashana was the first tractate that was published in a special format for the Daf Yomi. It was a small paperback booklet to facilitate ...

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  2. Analysis: The holidays are over for the governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... because it is too hot. There is no work in the first half of September in order to enable MKs to prepare for Rosh Hashana, and the second half to allow them to recover from Yom Kippur. MKs stay home in the first half of October, because it takes ...

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  3. 'Pizza in the Hut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... meal - pizza - with the ancient traditions of the festival that isn't as well known as Jewish holidays like Rosh Hashana, Passover or Hanukkah. Sukkot, also known as the Feast of the Booths, gets its name from the huts or sukkahs that Moses and the ...

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  4. Read This Robert Wilonsky ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | D Magazine

    ... worth your time, if you haven't already read it. It's about a sermon his rabbi delivered on the first night of Rosh Hashana. It's also about one of the ugliest, darkest days in Dallas history, something that happened a hundred years ago, and how ...

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  5. Have we kept our new lenses?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    ... he never shut his eyes and the world continues to benefit from his vedere . Our eyes have been open since Elul. Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur & Succot were toothpicks holding them open. What will we do now? Will we keep our eyes wide open even when we ...

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  6. The UN continues its proxy war against the JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    n 2010, on the first day of Rosh Hashana, Rabbi Shlomo Lewis of Marietta, Ga., delivered a sermon titled "Ehr Kumt," which went viral on the Internet. It was based on a warning given by Zionist militant Ze'ev Jabotinsky as he traveled throughout ...

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  7. Psychology: Just do itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... work as hard as you can to make that happen. Here are tips to get started. September 2, 1998 19 days before Rosh Hashana. Swissair 111 crashed over Nova Scotia, killing all 229 people on board. Working with the families, rescue workers and the ...

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  8. Is Trump reversing the gains Republicans have made among American Jews?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Ocala, Florida, on October 12. DURING THE solemn days from Rosh Hashana to Yom Kippur when Jews are encouraged to take account of their lives, rabbis on their pulpits notably tiptoed into this year's presidential election quagmire. Although they cannot endorse a candidate in sermons because of the nonprofit tax status of their religious institutions, many rabbis fervently emphasized the need for more civil dialogue during the pre-election days.

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  9. It's in ugly times like these that we need to remember the ugliest parts of our historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A few seconds into my rabbi's sermon delivered on the first night of Rosh Hashana , the Jewish new year, I started taking notes. Used to be, as a kid attending Congregation Shearith Israel on Walnut Hill Lane, I would use the sermon part of the service to catch a nap.

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  10. On My Mind: EU confronts antisemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    FRANCE'S THEN interior minister Brice Hortefeux walks next to a tombstone desecrated by vandals with a Nazi swastika and the slogan 'Jews out' in the Jewish Cemetery of Cronenbourg near Strasbourg in 2010. In a survey released on the eve of Rosh Hashana, European rabbis and Jewish community leaders anticipated a substantial decrease in synagogue attendance during the High Holy Days.

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  11. Choose To Do Something New This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WorthyNews

    ... holy days of all the feasts of the Bible, Rosh ha Shana (Head of the Year). According to Jewish tradition, Rosh haShana is the Day of Judgment, the day when the righteous have their names inscribed in the Book of Life and the wicked are judged for ...

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  12. in Pictures: Worshippers flock to Western Wall on 7th day of SuccotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Hoshana Rabbah is regarded as the last of the Days of Judgment which began on Rosh Hashana. The Torah emphasizes the joy of this holiday, for after a harvest season of labor, we celebrate our prosperity. Meanwhile, ...

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  13. Bill Goldberg is back in WWE, and Brock Lesnar is nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... spokesman for animals rights, and respected his roots enough to decline to wrestle on the high holy day of Rosh Hashana or to change his name to a more convincing ring moniker. There will be no such problem in WWE, although going up against Lesnar ...

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  14. Right From Wrong: A passport for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... stay were found for my Israeli kids and their American cousins, dispersed across the US. During the week before Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, however, I received a call from my son and his wife who live on a moshav outside Jerusalem informing me that ...

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  15. Laughter for the soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... service is conducted inside, far from prying eyes, but what about those that aren't? In some communities on Rosh Hashana, large groups of people surround a local body of water for Tashlich, their noses in prayer books as they toss small pieces of ...

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  16. Losing their appeal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... Engelmayer said, he persuaded the congregation's leaders to try a silent appeal and to call constituents before Rosh Hashana to ask for donations. The response was "modest." Others have found success in eliminating the appeals. Four or five years ...

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  17. Jerusalem Grapevine: Erev Yom Kippur bedlamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ON THE eve of Rosh Hashana and of Yom Kippur, it is customary among both Sephardim and Ashkenazim to visit the graves of loved ones. In Jerusalem, no matter how early a start one makes, as soon as one gets to Givat Shaul, the neighborhood whose main road leads to Har Hamenuhot Cemetery, there is total bedlam, as the long trails of cars move at less than a snail's pace.

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  18. Grumpy Old Man: The Saunder B. Rifkin commemorative columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Connecticut, on April 15, 1973. (photo credit:Courtesy) The Jerusalem Post recently published a supplement for Rosh Hashana, 50 Most Influential Jews. (There were actually 64 people listed, but that's beside the point.) Of the top three, two were ...

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  19. Simhat Torah: What are we happy about?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Simhat Torah is the last holiday in the string of Tishrei festivals that begins with Rosh Hashana, continues to Yom Kippur and Succot, and ends with Shmini Atzeret following Succot. Outside Israel, Shmini Atzeret is followed by Simhat Torah, while in Israel they are on the same day.

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  20. Let the rivers flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WorthyNews

    ... In Hebrew, the word salvation and Yeshua (Jesus, in Hebrew), are the same.... One of the major themes of Rosh Hashana is called Akedat Yitzchak, which means the Binding of Isaac. According to Jewish tradition, God told Abraham that the ram's horn - ...

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