Posts Tagged ‘ rosh hashanah ’

Not New Year’s for Jews!

December 31, 2013
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According to the Jewish calendar, nothing happens tonight at midnight. It is 5774 now, and it will be 5774 tomorrow. You probably think that’s because Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year. And it is—one of them. But did you know that according to Jewish law there are actually four new years? Every year? Rosh…

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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 on the evening of September 6th. The…

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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 press our lips to the curling ram’s…

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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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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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