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Posts Tagged: Yom Kippur 2020

September 27, 2020 5:16 am
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Guide for the Perplexed — Yom Kippur

1. Yom Kippur is observed on the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei (September 28, 2020), whose astrological sign is Libra, which symbolizes...

September 25, 2020 8:52 am
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Reflections on Yom Kippur — Connecting to Our Inner Jew

Exactly a year ago, I traveled to Israel for a meeting with more than 30 Jewish leaders and activists, at the invitation of Israel’s president,...

September 23, 2020 5:54 am
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Like a Blind Person Groping in the Darkness: A Lesson for the New Year

The Jewish year, and thus the annual cycle of the Torah reading, is coming to an end. As we reach the latter half of the...

September 17, 2020 6:05 am
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Bringing Israeli Food and Culture Into the Jewish New Year

JNS.org - For many American Jews, Israel has become a political issue, and some Jews have become distanced from the country due to political issues. To...

September 17, 2020 5:55 am
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Synagogues Grapple With Changes for High Holiday Services

JNS.org - As fall arrives and the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, prayers are very much needed, say rabbis across the...

September 15, 2020 5:12 am
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Rabbis and Politics

Rabbis should stay out of politics. This may sound strange coming from me. I have consistently deplored religious politics -- and the negative, destructive influence...

September 14, 2020 5:25 am
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Rosh Hashanah 2020 — A Guide for the Perplexed

The evening of September 18, 2020 will begin the 5781st Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah). Here are nine things to remember: 1. Annual reminder. The Hebrew...

September 10, 2020 5:18 am
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How Coronavirus Makes This Rosh Hashanah More Meaningful

Louis Pasteur reportedly read a French translation of a tractate of Talmud Yoma, saying that a person bitten by a mad dog should be fed...

September 9, 2020 6:37 am
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Shofar: A Love Song

JNS.org - As first-chair trumpet in the Orville Wright Junior High School band in Los Angeles in 1966, Robbie Weinger didn’t know it, but he...

August 28, 2020 9:38 am
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Do Good for Its Own Sake

Paul Cowan has a very unique job -- he is the head of Transport for London’s (TfL) “Lost Property” division. Until September of last year,...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

US Senate Confirms Biden Nominee Blinken as Secretary of State

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee, veteran diplomat Antony Blinken, to serve as secretary of state. The 100-member Senate backed Blinken 78-22, meaning he could be sworn...

Israel

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Erdan Warns UN of Iran Th...

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan addressed the UN Security Council on Tuesday, warning member states...

Middle East

Lebanese Herders, Israeli Military Row Over Cows Grazing Near Border

The Israeli military said on Tuesday cows which crossed from Lebanon would be returned, after cattle herders from a Lebanese border village accused Israeli soldiers of taking the animals which...

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