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Niagara Falls on Chol Hamoed: A Hot Chani haven

So I did something pretty frum yesterday: I took a Chol Hamoed day trip with some friends to Niagara Falls. It was a great trip. And for many reasons. 276 more words

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Modern Jewish Atonement Ritual

Modern Jewish Atonement Rituals

A week ago, I wrote a post about a Jewish prayer ceremony known as Slichot which focuses on communal repentance. Indeed, the whole high holiday period is focused heavily on ritual and symbolic acts of repentance. 424 more words

Have a happy and sweet new year!

For those who do not know much about the Jewish faith, this weekend is the celebration of the Jewish Spiritual New Year Rosh Hashanah ( Passover was the traditional start of the Jewish calendar/ political new year). 650 more words