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Day of Atonement services begin

...Jewish new year last weekend, in Rosh Hashanah, will fast and attend services this weekend for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. Services will start at 7:30 tonight with the Kol Nidre service. Sundown will mark the beginning of a 25-hour fast for...
Period drama a novel success

...and loss knot into brutal snares in "Atonement," a period romance that edges's wrenching final minutes. "Atonement" is a tale of imagination reworking...through his eyes. At moments like this, "Atonement" is something bigger than period drama...
Juneau-Douglas High School pranksters should be punished

...reading the article in the Empire, it is apparent that there will not be any charges. I feel that there should be some kind of atonement for what they did.What message is being sent to the younger generation? That doing something like this is all right and...
A good influence: Take a page from the Torah and start anew again

...recalibrate. Zimmerman Graf described the high holidays, Rosh Hashana (the Jewish new year) and Yom Kippur (the day of atonement), and the 10 days of awe that come between, as a time of introspection and spiritual accounting. If the timing seems strange...
A time for carnival, cleaning and conversion

...Lent is the time during which we contemplate the power of sin in our lives and in our society and world, to do penance in atonement for the harm we have done personally and corporately. If you seek personal growth and desire to do some spring cleaning of...
Rosh Hashanah - renewing life

...the second being Yom Kipur, "Day of Atonement," 10 days later. A solemn call to...designed Days of Awe to remind us that atonement is possible apart from that once offered...leaders. Where Leviticus spoke of national atonement through sin offerings by the high priest...
Outside editorial: Separating sheep from the goat

...Sound off on the important issues at The High Priest of the ancient Jews would confess the sins of the people on the Day of Atonement over the head of the goat. Then the animal would be released. It is depicted in art as a burdened animal wandering the desert...
What the new year is about

...year and ate apples and honey on our New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Then, ten days later, we observed Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, when we took time off to repent and ask forgiveness for sins we committed in the last year. Through this cycle of teshuva...
Student rabbi comes for High Holidays

...this year. She arrived last week, in time for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, the New Year; Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement; and Simchat Torah, celebrating the Jewish Scripture. ``For the congregation, what it means is we have a spiritual leader...
Jewish community fears vandals on holy day

...speaking for the entire Jewish community. Rosh Hashana is the beginning of the Jewish new year. Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of atonement. Police Capt. Tom Porter said there are no suspects and no leads in the vandalism case, but the investigation is still...


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