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  • President Obama's statement on Rosh Hashanah

     
    Full text: The Democrat issues a special statement on the Jewish High Holy Days....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Using music to unite

    Using music to unite
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jerry Berkowitz, cantor at Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors. Q: How do you work out your official positions at one synagogue while serving as cantor at...
  • Music is mystical

    Music is mystical
    Cantor David Presler Title: Cantor, Temple Emeth, Delray Beach. Other job experience: Served as cantor at synagogues in New York for 28 years; former music teacher at New York City public schools. Other community posts: Private voice teacher....
  • High Holy Days Quiz

    High Holy Days Quiz