Posts Tagged ‘ high holidays ’

The U.S. Army’s Very Goat-y High Holiday Affair

September 16, 2013
By
chaplain

The ram that appeared just in time to interrupt the binding of Isaac was certainly cause for celebration—if millennia of hand-wringing. But some other historical Jewish encounters with animals have been notably less biblical in proportion. Just ask U.S. Military Chaplain Rabbi Martin Perley. Perley was among the handful of rabbis who led prayers for an estimated 213,000…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
By
bram-presser-420x0

Until recently, Bram Presser was known as the lead singer of YidCore, a Jewish punk band that…

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After Tishrei, Now What?

October 27, 2011
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after tishrei

The month of Tishrei, during which Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot all take place, might be the most well-known month…

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Swinging Chickens

October 7, 2011
By
Beautiful Yetta

Yetta is a snow-white chicken who has fallen…

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Question Everything

September 28, 2011
By
shofar

Do you remember what you were thinking about…

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Nursing Home Rosh Hashanah

September 26, 2011
By
caring_for_elderly

Last Rosh Hashanah, MyJewishLearning.com hosted a New Year’s Poetry…

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The Finger of Blame

September 14, 2011
By
blame

In 2007, artists Geoffrey Cunningham and Carla Repice took…

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Shofar Flash Mob

September 12, 2011
By
shofarmob

A flash mob is a weird American cultural…

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Sound the Alarm

August 30, 2011
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Sound the Alarm

Tonight, the Jewish month of Elul begins. It’s the last…

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Arthur’s Yom Kippur

May 21, 2011
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Arthur’s Yom Kippur

Do aardvarks repent on Yom Kippur? At least…

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Repentance Can Be Loud

March 31, 2011
By
Mogwai+18

Jews recite the devotional prayer Avinu Malkeinu (Our Father, Our…

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A New Year Every Day

December 31, 2010
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A new year every day

Many Jews try not to make a big…

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