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Their phones were turned off during the auction in observance of Yom Kippur, perhaps the most solemn Jewish holy day of the year. Some of the silver items they consigned sold well over the pre-sale estimates. Then, when it came to the "so-called" 19th-century painting, the opening bid was only $250.
“The trauma of the Yom Kippur War created the sense that with Israel in a state of military conflict, it cannot be a woman to pick up the phone at 3 a.m., certainly not in a nation dominated by generals and in which machismo is such a predominant trait. As a result of her crash after the Yom Kippur War, people ...

Our most sacred holiday is often considered to be Yom Kippur — a day on which we wear a plain white ceremonial robe known as a kittel — and which we prepare for by dunking in the mikvah, ritual bathing that requires us to peel away all outer layers (clothes, makeup, jewelry) so as to enter the waters as ...
A year later, in my Yom Kippur sermon, I spoke about the need for immediate protections for immigrants and declaimed then-President Barack Obama as the “Deporter-in-Chief.” Three months later, I was able to thank Obama in person for protecting the lives of nearly 1 million children and their families ...
The Crimean War, for example, kicked off in 1853 and eventually killed about 264,000 soldiers in battle. World War II killed more than 16.6 million. And the Yom Kippur War killed some 14,400 soldiers in 1973. Data on civil wars and nonstate actors, such as terrorist groups, were not included in this analysis.
The celebration of holidays on campus as opposed to at home will be inevitably different, and a few students have offered their thoughts on the differences and challenges of celebrating their respective holidays at Dartmouth. An important holiday that many Jewish people celebrate is Yom Kippur, the Day of ...

Mundelein Elementary School District 75 school board members Wells Frice, left, and Fred Goldman talk during a Feb. 5 school board meeting where a compromise on Jewish holidays was approved 5-1. (Rick Kambic / Pioneer Press). Rick KambicContact ReporterPioneer Press. Mundelein Elementary School District 75 ...
She cited a recent hate crime perpetrated against a lesbian couple in Fort Erie and a Nazi march at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls that happened late last year when the Jewish community was celebrating Yom Kippur. “There's been a rise in hate crimes across the country, a rise in Islamaphobia, ...
In Tammuz, the Jews sinned with the golden calf; on Rosh Chodesh Elul, Moses ascended to Mount Sinai for a third 40-day period until Yom Kippur, when he descended with the second tablets (luchot) and G‑d's word of joyful, wholehearted forgiveness. (The first time Moses ascended was to receive the first tablets; the ...
On September 23, 2004, a day before Yom Kippur, the Shin Bet and the Israel Police announced their capture of a 15-year-old suicide bomber and a 7 kg explosive belt in the village of Dir-Hana in the Western Galilee. The 15-year-old was part of joint terrorist cell of Tanzim and Palestinian Islamic Jihad ...
(CNN) When Jacob Kaufman first stumbled upon the art of muffin baking, he never imagined he'd turn into the "Muffin Man." "I was just looking for a easy breakfast for my mornings before work," Kaufman told CNN. It was sundown after Yom Kippur, and Kaufman was standing in his uncle's kitchen watching ...
She explains that her mother conceived her there, at the Hilton, after the Yom Kippur War in a room on the 16th floor. And ever since, the family has come back every year for summer vacations. So now we have both these characters, Epstein and the writer Nicole, separately embarking on a spiritual quest ...
These upgrades included explosive reactive armor, remotely-operated machine guns and a 120-millimeter cannon which is much improved over the M-60's original 105-millimeter gun. The Israelis themselves demonstrated in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War that American-built Sherman tanks left over ...
Many cultures and religion practice abstaining from all or some foods and drinks, and fasting is a form of detoxification. Ramadan fasting is part of the five pillars of the Islam creed. Yom Kippur fasting is the holiest of all Jewish holidays, and refraining from meat during Lent is a form of fasting in the Catholic ...
“He lives around here but has never stepped foot in the synagogue, not even on Yom Kippur. Oddly enough, he came to synagogue this morning and is actually sitting and praying right over there.” The caretaker gestured discreetly in the direction of a man with a pronounced hunchback. Looking at the stranger, Reb Yankel ...
The Landau brothers—Steve, Ned, and Roger—had sat at their grandparents' table for decades being stared at by an odd painting, depicting a woman, ill or perhaps unconscious, being offered smelling salts. After the grandparents died, it went to their mother; after her death, the brothers began the process ...
(JTA) — Massachusetts' secretary of state is wrestling with when to schedule the state's primary ahead of the November 2018 general election. The primary is usually held seven weeks before the general election. But for 2018 that would fall on September 18, or erev Yom Kippur. According to ...

(JTA) — Massachusetts' secretary of state is wrestling with when to schedule the state's primary so it doesn't conflict with Yom Kippur. The primary is usually held seven weeks before the general election. That means the primary ahead of the November 2018 general election would fall on September 18, ...
Each day, Benzinga will take a look back at a notable market-related moment that happened on this date. What Happened? On this day 44 years ago, OPEC announced it would be unilaterally raising the price of crude oil from $5.12 per barrel to $7 per barrel. Where Was The Market? The S&P 500.
The second of the two Jewish high holidays is right around the corner: At sunset this Friday, September 29, Yom Kippur will begin and continue until sundown the following day. Also known as the Day of Atonement, this holiday is considered the most solemn day on the Jewish calendar — but it isn't ...
Rosh Hashana has just passed, and Yom Kippur is fast approaching. Here is a brief guide to the High Holidays in 2017—from what these holidays are and how they are celebrated to why the leaders of most major Jewish movements decided not to participate in a traditional call with the president ahead of ...
Sexual promiscuity and Hanukkah seldom go hand-in-hand. Yet, Maimonides, in his prologue to the laws of Hanukkah, states as one of the reasons for the revolt of the Jews against the Syrian-Greeks that, “they outstretched their hands against our women.” The Jews of the time were not only waging a war ...
In early modern Amsterdam, a special collection box was placed by the synagogue door to fund the large and numerous wax candles used for Yom Kippur. To this very day, the Shabbat liturgy used in Conservative and Orthodox services single out “those who give candles for illumination.” It was against ...
I am Jewish. It's an identity and a status that's immeasurably important to me, and it's the source of my strong ties to Israel. In Jewish custom, twice each year, at the conclusion of the Passover Seder and at the conclusion of Yom Kippur Ne'ilah services, we say as a group, “le-shanah ha-ba'ah ...
... in 1994 after they were broken in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War. ... synagogue and its school with assault rifles on Yom Kippur and was ...
Workers at Ben Gurion Airport will go on strike this Shabbos, the union representing airport workers said Tuesday. The strike comes after ...
The services during Yom Kippur are held continuously through the day and include readings from the Torah and the reciting of penitential ...
A Florida man was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for plotting to blow up a synagogue in the state on Yom Kippur last year.
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An IDF commander has been removed from his position and transferred from the Maglan unit he commanded after the IDF discovered that he ...
Frederick County's public schools will be open next year on Yom Kippur and teachers will work on Election Day, according to a school calendar ...
On Yom Kippur, last month, I was in Berlin. I am not a religious Jew, but on the High Holy Days I like to be in a synagogue, listen to the ancient ...
In their 2017 Yom Kippur sermons, rabbis of varying denominations touched on such current events as the recent wave of devastating ...
On Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, we spend the day reflecting on how we have chosen to live our lives over the past year. A rabbi once ...
(JTA) — Baltimore students and teachers may have to attend school on the High Holidays next year for the first time since the 1990s.
Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains conducted a food drive for hunger relief during the holiday of Yom Kippur. Congregants brought ...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the state memorial ceremony at Mount Herzl for fallen soldiers during the Yom Kippur War, October 1, 2017.
Today marks the first day of Sukkot, the weeklong Jewish festival that not only signals the end of the high holidays but holds both historical and ...
Yom Kippur is the “day of atonement” for Jews, and Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the holiday by asking forgiveness ...
One of the beautiful aspects of Yom Kippur (which is today) is that it is about asking forgiveness for specific actions committed during the past ...
In many ways, Yom Kippur — the Jewish day of atonement that begins Friday evening — is a time to start anew. So it was an apt backdrop for ...
Rabbi Susan Leider, right,shares Congregation Kol Shofar's torah scroll during a pre-Yom Kippur event for preschoolers and their parents on ...
On Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Jews read a poem known by its first two words in Hebrew, “Unetaneh Tokef,” which translates to “let us ...
The most important holiday in the Jewish faith is Yom Kippur, which begins Friday evening. For those who are unfamiliar with it, perhaps ...
Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement that falls on Friday this year, is one of the holiest days on the Jewish religious calendar. It's meant to ...
The second of the two Jewish high holidays is right around the corner: At sunset this Friday, September 29, Yom Kippur will begin and continue ...
It's the holiest time of the year for followers of the Jewish faith. Rosh Hashana has just passed, and Yom Kippur is fast approaching. Here is a ...
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Want to come to an Unorthodox taping IRL? (Of course you do!) Our next live show will be recorded on October 25 at Manhattan JCC. Tickets ...
(JTA) — Nashville-area synagogues will increase security for Yom Kippur services in the wake of a shooting at a local church that killed one ...


 

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