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  • Tithing: In the news (ask Mitt Romney) but also in Old Testament

     
    Mitt Romney's tithe: Politics and religion, sometimes antagonistic but oftimes entwined, share a common need. Whether from campaign contributions or tithing, both need to raise money....
  • Congregations consider women’s infertility on Rosh Hashanah

     
    As her conservative Jewish congregation at Anshe Emet in Lakeview joyfully ushered in Rosh Hashanah last year, Rebecca Gruenspan could only grieve. Shortly before the …...
  • Theater review: ‘David: The Musical’ at the Hayworth Theatre

     
    If you’re looking for an act of atonement during High Holy Days, sitting through “David: The Musical” should score points with even the most wrathful God. Chronicling the life of King David, the Hebrew warrior-poet credited with penning the “Book....
  • Quran burning: Fighting hate with hate

     
    There is so much perverse, offensive and just plain wrong about a Gainesville pastor???s plans to burn Qurans and the Talmud to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks I don???t know where to begin. I almost want to......
  • Crist to attend Rosh Hashanah services in Boca

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist and his wife, Carole Rome, will attend Rosh Hashanah services Wednesday evening at Congregation B???nai Israel in Boca Raton. Here's Crist's Rosh Hashanah statement: ???During this most sacred time of year, I offer heartfelt wishes to...
  • President Obama's statement on Rosh Hashanah

     
    Full text: The Democrat issues a special statement on the Jewish High Holy Days....
  • Censoring of 'South Park' episode underscores struggle to balance free speech and religious sensitivities

     
    In its run of 200 shows, the irreverent animated program “South Park” has mercilessly satirized Christianity, Buddhism, Scientology, the blind and disabled, gay people, Hollywood celebrities and politicians of all persuasions, weathering repeated...
  • Menorahs Light Up For Hanukkah

    Menorahs Light Up For Hanukkah
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) - Observant Jews in the Southland began lighting candles at sundown Tuesday to mark the first night of Hanukkah, the eight-day "Festival of Lights." Southland Hanukkah events include a menorah lighting nightly though next Tuesday on...
  • Talk less, listen more

    Talk less, listen more
    Rabbi David Spey Title: Spiritual leader, Temple Bat Yam, Fort Lauderdale, since July. Other job experience: Former construction assistant for a hospital; former medical research assistant at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx. Education:...
  • Early temple was on Windsor Road

    Early temple was on Windsor Road
    There were only a few Jewish families in Glendale in the 1920s. They were attracted to the growing city by the opportunity to open their own small businesses, according to Harold Singer, who came here at 13with his parents, Esreal and Eva Singer. "The...
  • Singing is spiritual

    Singing is spiritual
    Michelle Cohen Job experience: Cantorial soloist with Temple Beth Am, Margate; cantorial associate with Temple Beth El in Boca Raton; former soprano with Baltimore Opera Chorus, Cincinnati Opera, Sarasota Opera and other companies Other community...
  • Jewish High Holy Days end tonight with Yom Kippur

    Jewish High Holy Days end tonight with Yom Kippur
    The setting sun on Friday will usher in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews. Yom Kippur is the last of the High Holy Days, which began at sundown Sept. 8 with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Also called the "10 Days of Repentance," the holy days...