Tag archive for ‘Rosh Hashanah’
Amir Alon On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

No Help From the Government: Needy Families in Israel Have No Food for the Holidays

    Just like every year, hundreds of thousands of Israeli families who live in poverty will receive food packages from aid organizations so they could celebrate Rosh Hashanah properly. “I explained More...

Shai Genish On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Happy Jewish New Year With 186, 923 New Babies Born in Israel in the Last Year

  As for this Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), data finds 186, 923 babies born in Israel since last Rosh Hashanah, while roughly 42, 000 people died, according to figures published by the Israeli Interior More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Israeli Aid Workers Rescue Drowning Refugees

  Volunteers from IsraAID: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid spent the Jewish New Year in dramatic rescue and aid operations on behalf of refugees pouring into Europe from war-torn countries More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 14th, 2015

#FunFacts: Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashana

  Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year 5776 – is already here. This year, it begins at nightfall September 13. The two-day holiday is marked by dozens of varying customs that include a hodgepodge of foods, More...

News Brief On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Iran’s President Wishes Jews a Happy Rosh Hashana

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani tweeted out best wishes to Jews all over the world for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that begins at sunset on Sunday. Rouhani, seen as a “moderate” compared to his More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Muhammed for Boys, Tamar for Girls, Are Top Baby Names of the Year in Israel

  The most popular baby names of the year in Israel were Muhammed and Tamar, the Population and Immigration Authority announced,  according to Channel 2. The annual round-up released by the government More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

WATCH: Obama Sends Rosh Hashana Greetings to Jews Around the World

US President Barack Obama released a video Friday wishing the Jewish community a happy new year in honor of the Rosh Hashanah, and restrength the relationship between the US and Israel.    More...

Michael Laitman On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Michael Laitman: Some Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish festivals are more than food and family gatherings. They are both spiritually profound, and far more relevant for us today than most people realize. The Jewish festivals are a trajectory of the nation’s More...

JNS On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

The Rosh Hashanah Wakeup Call

  Close your eyes and imagine yourself in the synagogue listening to the blasting of the shofar, something many of us will be doing just a couple weeks from now. Feel the power of the sound—the staccato More...

Jewlicious On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Rosh haRecipes RoundUp – Part 1

  Here we are. Elul is zipping along so quickly, Selichot is upon us. Time for all the latest High Holiday recipes that have been posted around the net. We begin with the Queen: Joan Nathan. In The New York More...

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