Yom Kippur

Jewish Calendar

The Jewish calendar is both solar and lunar, consisting of 12 months of either 29 or 30 days. The Jewish year (5777, 5778 etc.) begins on Rosh …

Israel

Elul Week Two: Working on Our Brokenness

<i>This is the second of six weekly columns by Rabbi Zimmerman leading up to Yom Kippur.</i><b>Last week, we talked about how</b> essential it is for each of us to …

Jewish Culture

West Hartford School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School

When's the first day of school in West Hartford? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>WEST HARTFORD, CT — The first day of …

Education

How Israel Used Old World War II Tanks To Win War After War

On the Jordanian front, the Sherman-equipped units had a harder time against Jordan’s M47 and M48 Pattons. In one engagement, the Jordanians claimed …

Military

The Month of Elul

The month of Elul is one of the most important in the Jewish calendar. The last month of the Jewish year, it is the preamble to the coming High Holy …

Judaism

Board of Deputies mourns Ariel Sharon

The president of the Board of Deputies, Vivian Wineman, paid tribute to former Israeli president Ariel Sharon, who died earlier today.<p>"He was a …

Israel

Police say Swedish neo-Nazi planned to kill journalists

(JTA) — Swedish police have arrested a member of the far-right Nordic Resistance Movement for allegedly plotting to kill two local journalists.<p>The …

Jewish Culture

5 Dates To Know On The Burke School Calendar

The new school year will be here soon. Here are five dates you should be aware of on the Burke school calendar.<p>BURKE, VA—The 2018-2019 school year is …

Education

Breaking Down the Trailer for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 2

Attention: <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i> season two teaser trailer just dropped. And it’s amazing.We recently wrote about everything you need to know …

Jewish Culture

Mrs. Maisel is Marvelous-er in Her Season 2 Trailer

Aug 10, 2018<p>"In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel's life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But …

Manhattan

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: trailer

It’s a colourful trailer for Season 2 of <b>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</b> “coming soon” to Amazon.Season 2 sees Zachary Levi (<b>Chuck</b>, <i>Shazam</i>!) join the …

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Warming Up for the High Holy Days

<i>This is the first of six weekly columns by Rabbi Zimmerman leading up to Yom Kippur.</i><b>In these waning days of summer,</b> when we want to hang on to every …

Jewish Culture

High Holy Days with Chevrei Tzedek Congregation - Pikesville, MD Patch

Chevrei Tzedek Congregation invites you to greet 5779 with us!<p>We are an intimate, innovative, community-led, Conservative congregation.<p>Adult and …

Breakfast

West Warwick woman's Missy Elliott rap goes viral

Mary Halsey of West Warwick is getting a ton of attention after putting herself out there on Facebook with a karaoke performance of Missy Elliott's …

Music

A Day for the Cats and Cat Lovers

Every dog has its day but today boys and girls, lovers and fighters, learners and seekers, is a very special day.Happy International Cat Day! Here at …

Pets

Russia and Israel reach understanding on Golan border line

Israel's ambassador to Russia said Israel insisted on the full withdrawal of Iranian troops from Syria.<p>><br>• ><p>An old IDF tank barrel from the Yom Kippur …

Middle East

The Shofar Blasts

A shofar is a ram’s horn that is blown in synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and every day during Elul, the Hebrew month that precedes Rosh Hashanah. It is …

Jewish Culture

New York Fashion Week Vs. Rosh Hashanah: The Shows Must Go On

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sept. 9 and is observed through Sept. 11.<p>New York Fashion Week may pose an attendance problem for Jewish showgoers …

Fashion Week

At the Site of One of the Yom Kippur War's Bloodiest Battles, a Bunker is Turned Into an Escape Room

The battle of Tel Saki was one of the fiercest and most dramatic in the course of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. As the war broke out by surprise, a few …

Water

Defence dollars would be a positive development | Financial Times

In his response to Peter Navarro’s Comment (July 24), Paul Hallwood ( Letters, July 27) conflates the recycling of “petrodollars” and the foreign …

Crude Oil Prices

Huntington School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School And More

When's the first day of school in Huntington? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>HUNTINGTON, NY — The first day of school …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Newton School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

When's the first day of school in Newton? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>NEWTON, MA — The first day of school in …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bernardsville-Bedminster School Calendar 2018-19

When's the first day of school in Bernardsville-Bedminster? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>BERNARDSVILLE-BEDMINSTER, …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Northport School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

When's the first day of school in Northport? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>NORTHPORT, NY — The first day of school …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Plainview School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

When's the first day of school in Plainview? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>PLAINVIEW, NY — The first day of school …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Israel Might Have as Many as 300 Nuclear Weapons. And Some Are in the 'Ocean.'

Thanks to Germany.Israel has never officially admitted to possessing nuclear weapons. Unofficially, Tel Aviv wants everyone to know it has them, and …

Middle East

Today’s The Jewish Holiday Where You’re Meant To Get Wine-Drunk For Feminism

And if you’re not stomping grapes, chugging rosé, falling in love, dressing all in white, frolicking under the full moon, and celebrating the right …

Jewish Culture

The Israeli Merkava Chariot Main Battle Tank: The Best in the World?

Could it take out an Army M1 Abrams? <i>The Merkava can fire anti-tank missiles from its main gun tube, while the M1 cannot. The Merkava’s LAHAT</i> …

Military

Recycling of US dollars has been done before | Financial Times

The op-ed by Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump’s main trade protectionist, made me laugh (“ Trump’s plans for defence exports will help …

Peter Navarro

New Hope-Lambertville School Calendar 2018-19

When's the first day of school in New Hope and Lambertville? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>NEW HOPE-LAMBERTVILLE, PA …

Martin Luther King, Jr.