Yom Kippur Newswire

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  1. *A doctor on a mission*Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... hospital. BORN TO a secular family, Blondheim did her military service in Air Force operations. After the Yom Kippur War, she decided to become observant. At Jerusalem's Hebrew University Medical Faculty, she met and married the New York-born modern ...

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  2. Like Hunterdon school board, readers split on closing for Jewish holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    ... the regional board, after some community members spoke. The board voted 6-2 to hold classes on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, deciding that there weren't secular reasons - such as a high absenteeism rate on those days - to warrant closing on what are ...

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  3. Vernon BOE discusses religious holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    ... their children home. "If our community of Vernon had a very large Jewish population," she said, "we would have Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashana not in school, because parents would keep their children home to engage in religious services. It is not that ...

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  4. Revenge-the Unconscious Subtext of the Scroll of Purim by Michael Kagan, JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Tikkun Magazine

    ... Because Jews don't bow down - to anyone? Because we are a stiff-kneed people who do not like to kneel even on Yom Kippur? But the halacha is very clear: it is permissible, even obligatory, to kneel in front of a king, out of respect and out of ...

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  5. AG: Criminal probe into Netanyahu only after electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ynetnews

    ... as a subcontractor. The report further found that Fahima had submitted invoices for work done on Shabbat and on Yom Kippur, while suspicions persist that in practice he did not work at those times and received payment for previous work he had done ...

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  6. Absentee rate on Jewish holidays low at Hunterdon Central High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jersey Journal

    RARITAN TWP. -- Hunterdon Central High School started closing intermittently for Jewish holidays in the mid- to late-1980s, Superintendent Christine Steffner reports, and since then closed twice for both Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

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  7. Reparations: Insult Or Remedy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jewish Press

    ... death at the Hand of God, karet . Accordingly, a person who burns down his neighbor's house on the day of Yom Kippur, for which he incurs the punishment of kare t, is exempt from paying damages. When an illegal act incurs corporal punishment - that ...

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  8. torah | In the name of freedom, put on your golden bellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... be holy, but also beautiful. Indeed, that is just how he is described in the famous song "Mareh Cohen" from the Yom Kippur liturgy: So while it is rare for the Torah to spend much time worrying about clothing, in this case, for the figure who is ...

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  9. Ramsey schools to close on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur in new schools yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NorthJersey.com

    The Board of Education last week unanimously approved academic calendars for the next two school years that honor two Jewish holidays. At the board's meeting Jan. 20, several residents objected to drafts of the calendars that indicated schools would be closed on Yom Kippur but not Rosh Hashanah.

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  10. Weinstein could decide on criminal probe of Netanyahu scandal todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jerusalem Post

    ... a former Likud central committee member was employed as an electrician at his home in Caesarea on weekends and on Yom Kippur. Police received material evidence on these and other issues from Meni Natfali, the disgruntled former manager of the Prime ...

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  11. Despite pleas to close on Jewish holidays, Hunterdon Central High School will be openRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Jersey Journal

    The debate over closing school for two Jewish holidays that fall at the start of the academic year continued at Hunterdon Central High School on Feb. 23 and resulted in a split vote of the regional board. Board member Lori Blutfield of Readington Township asserted that there were a handful of secular reasons to justify closure on those days and disagreed with the board's decision to hold classes on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur in September.

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  12. Never before, never againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Jerusalem Post

    ... in Paris, Copenhagen and elsewhere. And Israel is facing external challenges unlike any since the 1973 Yom Kippur War, in addition to internal strife that threatens the very fabric of its society. For those of us in the Jewish community born in the ...

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  13. Early Release for Arab who Ran Over Girl on Yom KippurRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Judges shorten sentence of Arab who killed a Jewish girl outside a synagogue, claiming he seems reformed from a 'treatment group.'

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  14. Jon Stewart's 'Uncircumcised' SwansongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Forward

    ... educate yourself on the settlements. That's all I'm just saying - you're not EDUCATED. I noticed you worked on Yom Kippur. I mean, I didn't SAY anything, I don't know why you did it - it's just - you have children, I know your wife - god forbid - is ...

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  15. Hunterdon Central won't close on Rosh Hashanah or Yom KippurRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NJ.com

    Board member Lori Blutfield of Readington Township asserted that there were a handful of secular reasons to justify closure on those days.

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  16. A Bad Week for BibiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Instapundit

    ... and the employment of Likud Central Committee member Avi Pachima as a private electrician on weekends and even on Yom Kippur at the Caesarea home. The comptroller also noted an instance in which a staffer had to pay for eye drops for the prime ...

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  17. Why I buy Heter MechiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... poverty. One of the most emotive prayers that is exclusive to the 10 Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is

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  18. It can go either wayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... parties (Jewish Home and the ultra-Orthodox) have not made an issue of a Jew called to work on the Sabbath or Yom Kippur. That may be due to doubts about the accuracy of the report, as well as doubts about the role of the Prime Minister. Also among ...

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  19. Weinstein to decide on criminal investigation of PM this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... a former Likud central committee member was employed as an electrician at his home in Caesarea on weekends and on Yom Kippur. Police received material evidence on such issues from the disgruntled former manager of the Prime Minister's Residence in ...

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  20. Obama's Social Work Summit on "Violent Extremism" Misses the RootRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Switched

    ... But for American intervention in the form of massive military resupply, Israel would have been defeated in 1973's Yom Kippur War. The Arab oil embargo ensued immediately after, and blame for Israel's establishment in the middle of the Arab world a ...

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