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Orban sends New Year's wishes to Jewish community

Prime Minister Viktor Orban greeted leaders of Hungary’s Jewish communities on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah, in a letter on Wednesday. 77 more words

Wishing you happiness and good health - Une année de joie, santé

Que ce soit pour vous tous une année de joie, santé et réussite dans tout ce que vous entreprendrez. De Cote Saint-Luc à vous et à tout le monde, Shana Tova. 28 more words

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Blowing the Shofar on Rosh Hashana

Why Do We Blow the Shofar on Rosh Hashana?

For every five Jews there are ten reasons for blowing the Shofar on Erev Rosh Hashana. The Orthodox have their reasons, the Conservatives have their reasons, the Reformed have their reasons, the Reconstructionists have their reasons. 759 more words


Beth El Synagogue and the Canterbury Hebrew Congregation

A decision had been made.

It was time for Hyam Edward Nathan to give up his seat.

The members of Christchurch’s Jewish community, who arrived at the New Year service on 13 September 1882, knew to expect trouble when they saw that Nathan was already sitting in his self-appointed seat, B29. 1,049 more words


Stolen Jewish Archives to be returned to Iraq and not to the Jewish People

The Trump administration has decided to “honor” the  agreement with Iraq to return Jewish items stolen by Saddam Hussein to Iraq and not to the ethnically cleansed Iraqi-Jewish community. 754 more words


High Holiday Observances at Am HaHar

Erev Rosh Hashana – Blow the Shofar & Potluck Supper
Wednesday, September 20th
6:00 PM – Gathering
6:30 PM – Blow the Shofar, and Dinner… 69 more words