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Yom Kippur 5773 – Gmar Hatima Tova

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again, beginning in a few hours time here in Israel, when we will be entering a 25-hour fast with day-long prayer services being held in shuls and community centers throughout … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5773

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will … Continue reading

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