Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Elul 25, 5776
By:
Orli Santo, JTA
A Brooklyn animal rights activist believes the tide is finally turning in her fight against an ancient ritual that involves swinging a chicken overhead before slaughtering it in a symbolic transference of a person's sins.
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An interfaith brew project is the latest joint venture for a local rabbi and priest who have found common ground in their love of beer, religion — and drinking beer while conversing about religion.
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By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
Hashem has forgiven us on Yom Kippur. Then why, right after the holiest day of the Jewish year, must we seek Hashem's forgiveness almost immediately?
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JTA
From wars and elections to scandals and triumphs, JTA takes a look back at the highlights of the Jewish year 5773.
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Planning the Pre-Fast Meal When Yom Kippur Falls on Shabbat
By:
Linda Morel
The last meal consumed before the 24-hour Yom Kippur fast is always an act of logistical ingenuity. It must be nourishing and sustaining, efficiently served but not slapdash.
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