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San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo teen's death ruled an accident, Officials try to make Carmageddon II less noisy and Sherman Oaks residents try to stop synagogue constructionGood morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, September 26. Opponents of a Sherman Oaks synagogue had no problem filing a second lawsuit days before Yom Kippur. The L.A. City Council previously approved the project, but on Monday, neighbors sought to...
Tags: Judaism, NoHo, Accidental Death, Google+, Religion and Belief
PIX11.com | @hilarywhittierIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to come to the United Nations today and speak to the general assembly. Shocking to many as today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. There is strong negative reaction surrounding this,...
The Baltimore SunIt can be emotional whiplash living with a 4-year-old. And not just because he's learning so much so fast that his brain gets overwhelmed fairly often. Take this morning, for example. We're cuddling on the couch, and he says to me, "Why is your tummy...
Tags: Judaism, Religion and Belief
One congregation had a rabbi to preach the message. Another had a cantor to lead prayers. What better way to observe Yom Kippur than together? So it was that members of two groups gathered in west Boca Raton Tuesday for the eve of Yom Kippur —...
As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
As historical figures go, Sally Priesand is one of the unassuming ones. Forty years ago, she made her mark as the first woman in the world ordained as a rabbi by a seminary, and as the first female rabbi in America. But talk of these accomplishments is...
The start time for Tuesday’s meeting of the mayor and Hagerstown City Council has been moved up by one hour, according to a city news release. The regular session meeting will begin at 6 p.m., rather than 7 p.m., in observance of Yom Kippur,...
Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
Tags: Burma, Philosophy, Judaism, Malaria, Aung San Suu Kyi
Peace be with you, dear readers, Today marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982. Tomorrow, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful leaves, pumpkins,...
pix11.comJews around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the new year, 5773, on the Hebrew calendar. It is Day One of the 10 High Holy Days that ends with Yom Kippur or the "Day Of Atonement." Translated from the Hebrew, "Rosh Hashanah" means...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Jews in the Southland and around the world gathered at synagogues, private homes and other places Sunday night for the start of Rosh Hashanah -- the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the year...
ReporterIt's called Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and it’s just days away. The literal meaning of Rosh Hashanah is "head of the year". It marks a new beginning and is celebrated in very unique and visual ways. We spoke with Rabbi Fabian Werbin...
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