Posts Tagged ‘ rosh hashanah ’

How Christians Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

September 10, 2015
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This Rosh Hashanah, if you find yourself celebrating the Feast of Trumpets, you may be in the wrong building. Certain Christian sects—Assemblies of Yahweh, Messianic Judaism, and others—like to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, too, but for their own, decidedly non-Jewish, reasons. For these Christians, the sound of the trumpet (i.e. the…

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Ukraine’s Massive Hasidic Rosh Hashanah Party

September 7, 2015
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Picture this: thousands and thousands of Hasidim, dressed in flowing white, singing and dancing through…

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Celebrating Hanukkah, USPS-Style

September 30, 2014
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The First Jewish Postage Stamp

You’ve recited selichot. You’ve blown the shofar. You’re doing your teshuvah. All that’s left is to get your…

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Not New Year’s for Jews!

December 31, 2013
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According to the Jewish calendar, nothing happens tonight…

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Happy Rosh Hashanah–See You Monday

September 4, 2013
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Happy Rosh Hashanah–See You Monday

Rosh Hashanah 2013 begins tonight at sunset and ends…

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The Shofar’s Explosive Brethren

September 4, 2013
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shofar

With the season of shofar-blowing upon us, it’s once again time to…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
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Until recently, Bram Presser was known as the…

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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…

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Question Everything

September 28, 2011
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shofar

Do you remember what you were thinking about…

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Nursing Home Rosh Hashanah

September 26, 2011
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Last Rosh Hashanah, MyJewishLearning.com hosted a New Year’s Poetry…

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The Finger of Blame

September 14, 2011
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In 2007, artists Geoffrey Cunningham and Carla Repice took…

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Repentance Can Be Loud

March 31, 2011
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Mogwai+18

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

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