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Posts Tagged ‘Jewish New Year’

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Rosh Hashanah – Holiday 101

Myjewishlearning.com Did you know these facts about the Jewish New Year? Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, starts at sundown on Sept. 9. It’s known for apples dipped in honey, record synagogue attendance and as the kickoff to the Days of Awe, which culminate on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. We’re guessing that even the most…

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Come Together. A family holds hands on a beach in front of a sunset.

High Holiday Greeting: Federation: Coming Together To Strengthen Community

Throughout our history, the Jewish people have proven to be extraordinarily resilient, often in the face of extraordinary challenges. We have persevered and succeeded because, as Rabbi Jonathan Sacks admonished, our capacity to support and care for one another has always far outweighed the impulse to challenge and disagree. Although spirited discussion and debate are…

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Reboot Creative Director Francine Hermelin Levite speaks with people at Detroit’s Jewish Food Festival.

Reboot!

Check out 10Q to stay reflective this holiday. When the sun sets on Rosh Hashanah, many of us will have spent one or two days in reflective prayer and contemplation of the year to come. Traditionally, Jews are expected to spend the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — the Ten Days of Awe…

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Rosh hashanah (jewish New Year holiday) concept. Traditional symbols.. Local rabbis share holiday message.

L’Shanah Tovah

The JN invited local rabbis to share a holiday message with the community. Turning & Returning This summer, for the first time in my life, I was arrested. I participated in the Poor People’s Campaign, six weeks of marches in Lansing and across America to bring attention to social and political issues. Thanks to the…

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yamulke to represent the Detroit Jewish News during the Days of Awe

Publisher’s Notebook: Staying Mission-Focused In Turbulent Times

As we enter the new year 5779 and the accompanying Days of Awe, we are compelled to reflect on our shortcomings, seek reconciliation with those we have wronged and commit to a path of self-improvement. This period of somber introspection is currently framed and besmirched by a loss of civil discourse, absence of empathy and…

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Tzafona Ice Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (MSRP $49.99), an authentic ice wine grown from grapes in Canada’s Niagara Peninsula, is a great pick for the holidays. Sweet wine from Royal Wine Corp.

A Sweet New Year Calls For Sweet New Wines

DISCOVER ROYAL WINE’S SWEET AND COMPLEX WINES FROM ALMOST EVERY WINE GROWING REGION With the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) right around the corner (SEPT 9-11, 2018), traditional sweet foods and wines will be on everyone’s mind — and shopping list. The wine, no doubt, will be just as important as the food it is…

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A dinner table set for the traditional Rosh Hashanah meal. Photo by Mendy Hachtman/Flash90. High Holiday meal

Rosh Hashanah Fuss-Free Festive Meal For The Modern Host

BY ETHEL G. HOFMAN at JNS While everyone wants a traditional High Holiday meal, no one wants to spend a week shopping, chopping, boiling, baking and freezing dish after dish. It started with a chance remark after a Shabbat dinner. “What a feast! You must have cooked for hours!” I didn’t answer immediately. Working in my…

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pomegranate to represent Rosh Hashanah and the Days of Awe Resource Guide and the month of Elul.

High Holiday Learning Resources

The Jewish month of Elul, which began this year on Saturday night, Aug. 11, is a special time on the Jewish calendar. These four weeks leading up to the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah begins this year at sundown on Sunday night, Sept. 9) are an opportunity for introspection, self-assessment, study and prayer, all geared…

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