Rosh Hashanah Welcome the New Year!

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the year. On that day Adam, the first man, and Eve were created. Although creation began six days before Adam and Eve were created, the 10th day is nonetheless considered the beginning of
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U.S. Envoy at OSCE on Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels

29 May 2014  United States Mission to the OSCE As delivery by Ambassador Daniel Baer to the Permanent Council, Vienna May 29, 2014 Statement of Condolences on Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States wishes to extend its condolences to the Jewish community of Brussels, the (more...)

Rosh Hashanah In Philadelphia: Apples Dipped In Honey & Much More

Rosh Hashanah occurs on the first and second days of Tishri and is commonly known as the Jewish New Year. The Bible refers to the holiday as Yom Ha-Zikkaron (the day of remembrance) or Yom Teruah (the day of the sounding of

Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays With the First Online Synagogue

Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with the first and largest contemporary online synagogue: is a global outreach initiative. Its liturgy for the Jewish holidays expresses a contemporary and modern Jewish experience. The liturgy gives voice to Judaism’s ever-unfolding religious experience and promotes the values of

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Two Men Arrested in ‘Synagogue Bomb Plot’ in New York

Two men were arrested in New York  and charged with planning a terror attack on a synagogue. Ahmed Ferhani, 26, and Mohamed Mamdouh, 20, are immigrants from Algeria and Morocco. They bought guns and a grenade from undercover detectives, police said. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the men had no known (more...)


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