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Juneau Jewish Community observes Yom Kippur

...Juneau Jewish Community celebrated Yom Kippur on Sunday and Monday in the Northern...Gamoran said two-thirds of the Yom Kippur services were in English, and the...disputes peacefully," Gamoran said. Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, falls...
State sports group rejects Yom Kippur exception

...track meet to the Sunday after the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Sound off on the important issues at The Anchorage...board didn't consider the fact that the date was also Yom Kippur, said Gary Matthews, the association's executive...
Cross-section of religious life to greet Pope

...than 13,000 people filled the South Lawn when Pope Benedict XVI visited in 2008.The ceremony for Francis falls on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and one of the most important days of the year for Jews, which means American Jewish leaders...
Nation and World
Days of awe

...Days of Awe) begin with Rosh Hashanah (literally the head of the year) and end, after 10 days of reflection, with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Though filled with family and food, it is a time of serious reflection. We must thoughtfully...
High Holy Days 5775

...the world, so we refer to this as the New Year. Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of a ten-day period that ends with Yom Kippur and in English is referred to as the High Holy Days. The High Holy Days are a period of reflection and the acceptance...
Day of Atonement services begin

...attend services this weekend for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. Services...of the Juneau Jewish Community. "Yom Kippur is the holiest of the holy and the...Street downtown. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are separated by the Days of Awe...
Around Town

...The Juneau Jewish Community hosting Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Hillel Gamoran...The Juneau Jewish Community hosting Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Hillel Gamoran...463-4755. The Juneau Jewish Community Yom Kippur "break-the-fast", 6 p.m...
Analysis: Israel, Palestinians face difficult decisions

...regional news website Al-Monitor. "This is as difficult (for him) as it is for ... an Orthodox Jew to eat pork on Yom Kippur. It goes against everything he believes in."Those favoring a partition deal say Netanyahu can move forward even without...
Yizkor service remembers the dead

...with Rosh Hashana and ending with Yom Kippur, they are a time of on the important issues at On Yom Kippur, as the High Holy days come close...who have died. This part of the Yom Kippur services is called the Yizkor service...
Around town

Today - Monday, Sept. 20 Yom Kippur services, 4 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Children's service at 4 p.m. Yizkor and Ne'ila services at 5 p.m...


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