Sept. 4, 2013Communal Tallits are laid in the lobby for visitors to the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. The … Continued
Sept. 3, 2013A worker removes notes from the cracks of the Western Wall. Workers cleaned out the cracks Sunday and … Continued
I commemorate this time of year partly due to my Jewish tradition, but also because I want to help change that tradition into a more godless one.
Oded Balilty AP An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds a chicken during the Kaparot ritual, in which it is believed that … Continued
REUTERS Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City Sept. 16, 2012, ahead … Continued
As a child, one of my favorite pleasures each week was going to synagogue with my parents. At the end … Continued
AP Todd Akin speaks in Jefferson City, Mo., on Aug. 10. Missouri Rep. Todd Akin has vowed to stay in … Continued
One of four new years, Rosh Hashanah is the biggie — when we ask for forgiveness and start the next year with a clean slate.
Congress closes. Some schools close. Jewish friends are nicer than usual. What’s going on here?
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Woody Allen, was a bit uncomfortable when wished a happy Jewish New Year by his interviewer, Dave Itzkoff, responding “That’s … Continued
By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Who are we if not the product of our past? And sometimes we realize that the … Continued
“You inscribe, seal, record, recount and recall all forgotten things” High Holiday Prayerbook We’re all familiar with magazine and newspaper … Continued
By Jeremy Burton This September 8th at sundown Jewish communities around the world will begin our celebration of Rosh Hashanah, … Continued
By Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali As American Muslims observe the last days of Ramadan and American Jews … Continued
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, is also known as the day you can’t get a seat … Continued
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