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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Rodgers Forge: Area takes Mother Nature's double punch

    We have certainly been "all shook up" recently. An earthquake and an hurricane swooped down in our community over the span of two weeks. For the most part, our neighborhood experienced nothing more than violent shaking and a few displaced objects after...
  • Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana

    Service at Oregon Ridge puts tailgating spin on Rosh Hashana
    For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question: "What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner. Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana...
  • Baltimore Messenger Calendar

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11

    New rabbi at Bet Aviv led spiritual care efforts in NYC following 9/11
    Rabbi Seth Bernstein provided solace and leadership in New York City following the Sept. 11 attacks. He has led congregations in New York and Massachusetts. He has provided comfort to people in hospices and hospitals. And now, Bernstein is rabbi at Bet...
  • Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer

    Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer
    Pending approval of the county school board, Havre de Grace High School Principal Patricia Walling is expected to become principal of John Archer School at the end of the school year and will be replaced by James Reynolds, an assistant principal at Bel...
  • Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time

    Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time
    When Rabbi Susan Grossman's son was much younger, he noticed that a movie theater had put up a large Christmas tree and a comparably little menorah. "He turned to me and said, 'How come the tree is so big, and how come the menorah is so small?' "...
  • La Shana Tova -- Happy New Year!

     
    I've been thinking about what to do for Rosh Hashanah on the blog. I'm not sure I could write something with any authority, being the great-granddaughter of an Episcopalian bishop of Tennessee although not much of a church-goer myself. But......
  • Beatles and bar mitzvahs

    Beatles and bar mitzvahs
    For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul. The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...
  • Paul Mazursky dies: A 2011 interview with the vivid raconteur

    Paul Mazursky dies: A 2011 interview with the vivid raconteur
    Paul Mazursky, who died Monday evening at the age of 84, was a great interview. I had the opportunity to sit down with the Oscar-nominated writer/director three years ago at his office in Beverly Hills just days before he received the Los Angeles Film...
  • Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays
    The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays. Most UC campuses will start fall...
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...