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Rosh Hashanah - renewing life

Rosh Hashanah, "Head of the Year" or "New Year...rabbinic ideas) lists four separate Rosh Hashanah occasions in the year. Our fall holiday...Blowing of the Horn with no reference to Rosh Hashanah or any particular spiritual content...
High Holy Days 5775

In Jewish life the world, over the New Year, Rosh Hashanah (5775), begins on the first day of Tishrei in the...created the world, so we refer to this as the New Year. Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of a ten-day period that ends with...
A new year: Is there hope for the Darfuri people? For us?

...questions in their eyes: Why are you going to spend Rosh Hashanah in Darfuri refugee camps in Eastern Chad? Why would...Still, the situation on the ground remains dismal. Rosh Hashanah is a holiday that celebrates renewal and creation...
Sanders courts Christian conservative students

...Buddhism. The senator was raised in a Jewish family and is non-observant, but his campaign said he stopped at a Rosh Hashanah gathering Monday at the home of Michael Gillette, Lynchburg's mayor.Pointing to Scripture, Sanders cited the...
Nation and World
Around town

Friday, Sept. 10 Rosh Hashanah evening services, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church...annual meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Dzantik'i Heeni common area. Rosh Hashanah morning services, 10 a.m., Northern Light United Church...
Living and Growing

...period between the first day (Rosh Hashanah) and the tenth day (Yom Kippur...month of the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most important...will end at sundown on Oct. 9. Rosh Hashanah is about life and is the time...
Day of Atonement services begin

...who celebrated the Jewish new year last weekend, in Rosh Hashanah, will fast and attend services this weekend for Yom...Northern Light United Church on 11th Street downtown. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are separated by the Days of Awe, during...
Around Town

...Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074. Rosh Hashanah morning service, 10 a.m., 211 Cordova St. Sponsored by Congregation Sukkat Shalom. Details: 586-1840. Sewing...
Photo: Casting the bread

Chava Lee performs the ritual of Casting the Bread Upon the Waters on Tuesday at Cope Park as part of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year observances. The casting of bread into water symbolizes sins being cast away. About 25 members of Juneau's...
Photo: Jewish New Year

Steve Wolf, right, throws bread into Gold Creek at Cope Park on Thursday evening as the Jewish community starts the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. The tradition of Tashlich is a symbolic casting away of unworthy thoughts and transgressions from the passed year.


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