Tag archive for ‘Yom Kippur’
Amnon Abramovich On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Almost 40 Years of Right-Wing Likud Rule: What Else Has to Happen?

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The political upheaval of 1977 took place 40 years ago this week: The right-wing Likud party beat the Ma’arach (the Left-wing Labor Party in its previous configuration). More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, October 10th, 2016

‘Praying Together’ on Yom Kippur

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Celebrating its 17th year of the Yom Kippur ‘Praying Together’ program, Tzohar, the religious Zionist Rabbis organization in Israel will be hosting More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

The 10 Days of Repentance: A Time for Forgiveness

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email – So now is the time of year when we are supposed to ask people to forgive us if we did anything to harm them in any way in the past year. People post to More...

JNS On Monday, September 21st, 2015

1, 000-Year-Old Yom Kippur Prayer Book Fragment to Be Put Online

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   A unique fragment of a Yom Kippur prayer book from the Cairo Geniza, one of the most important resources for understanding Jewish culture, religion, More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Jewish Chicken-Slaughter Ritual Gets OK From Judge

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   State Supreme Court Justice Debra James on Monday refused to block Orthodox Jewish congregations in Brooklyn from carrying out the Kaporos, chicken-slaughter More...

Michael Laitman On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

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

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email 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 More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Kapparot – Jewish Chicken Slaughter Sidewalk Ritual Is Debated in Court; Lives of 50, 000 Birds at Stake

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Opponents of “makeshift slaughterhouses” on Brooklyn sidewalks duked it out in court Tuesday with Jewish leaders over an upcoming religious More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Pro-Chicken Activists Face Court Slog Against Kapporot Ritual Ban

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email “Dead chickens, half-dead chickens, chicken blood, chicken feathers, chicken urine, chicken faeces, other toxins and garbage consume the public More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Galant’s Gallant Act

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email THERE USED to be a joke about a sadist and a masochist. “Hit me! Beat me! Kick me!” the masochist pleads with the sadist. The sadist smiles a cruel More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell Survive Brush With Death in Harrod’s Helicopter

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Sir Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell, who attended Yom Kippur services prior to their wedding in deference to Shevell’s Jewish faith, might well More...

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