Posts Tagged ‘ rosh hashanah ’

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 final Jewish New Year card into the mail before you have to repent for missing the season. But which stamps should you use? The history of the United States postage stamp is surprisingly short, and the history of the…

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Not New Year’s for Jews!

December 31, 2013
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newyears-eve

According to the Jewish calendar, nothing happens tonight at midnight. It is 5774 now, and it will…

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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…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
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bram-presser-420x0

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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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
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blame

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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