Posts Tagged ‘ yom kippur ’

When the Hearthrob of the Yiddish Cinema Led Kol Nidre

October 3, 2014
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When the Hearthrob of the Yiddish Cinema Sang Kol Nidre

If Kol Nidre has never made you shiver with emotion, then you must see the 1940 acclaimed Yiddish film Overture to Glory. Made in New York, the film offers a glimpse at a world—and an art form—that peaked just before its own destruction. With music written by the great Yiddish theater conductor Alexander Olshanetsky and starring Moishe…

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A Yom Kippur Buzz From…Another Direction

September 13, 2013
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coffee-1

With Yom Kippur only hours away, you may already be dreading the caffeine headache that will soon…

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The Yom Kippur Debut of the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West

September 12, 2013
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ray-frank

Yom Kippur 1890 was a typical day for Jewish repentance but an extraordinary day for Jewish women: It was…

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Atone! With The Yom Kippur eScapegoat.

September 10, 2013
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atone

With the High Holidays upon us, the good folks who…

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Purim and Yom Kippur

September 25, 2012
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Purim

In the World to Come, says the Zohar, the Jewish…

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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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Swinging Chickens

October 7, 2011
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Beautiful Yetta

Yetta is a snow-white chicken who has fallen…

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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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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
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Mogwai+18

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

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Yom Kippur and Free Will

September 17, 2010
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yom kippur and free will

Decisions, decisions. Who really makes the big choices…

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