Paramedics treat more than 1500 Israelis over Yom Kippur - The Times of Israel

A skateboarder rides down in empty street in Haifa during Yom Kippur on September 30, 2017. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90). Paramedics from the Magen David Adom ambulance service treated over 1,500 Israelis over Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of ...

Pence to Jews: May you be inscribed in the Book of Life - Arutz Sheva

US Vice President Mike Pence blessed the Jewish people in honor of Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). "On this holiest of Jewish days, may our Jewish friends be granted a Yom Kippur of atonement, forgiveness and inscription in the Book of Life," Pence ...

Yom Kippur History: Why Is Yom Kippur Celebrated? - Investorplace.com

If you don't know, Yom Kippur is a Jewish holiday that starts later today. The holiday lasts for roughly one day, which will have it ending tomorrow evening. During this time, members of the Jewish faith fast and take part in prayer. There's also a bit ...

From the Editor: With holidays coming, try to support local business - Highland Park Landmark

It's the time of year when everything moves invariably quickly. Now that the fall solstice has come and passed, we might as well press fast forward to 2018, because that's probably what it will feel like by the time we get there. Rosh Hashanah, Yom ...

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1659 people - Arutz Sheva

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people. Contact Editor. Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/17 20:25. Share. IDF soldier blows shofar. IDF spokesperson. Tens of thousands of Israelis ...

Lessons of Yom Kippur - Hyperallergic

I am nonreligious and I don't practice Yom Kippur's rituals, but I appreciate its teachings. Dov Talpaz1 minutes ago · Share · Tweet · Email. Dov Talpaz, “The Music of the Sea” (2017), ink on paper, 8 x 5.5 inches. One of the beautiful aspects of Yom ...

Rosh Hashanah: For Bengaluru's Israeli Jewish community New Year celebrations hold special meaning - Firstpost

Rabbi David blows the shofar, a beautifully carved ram's horn, to herald the beginning of Rosh Hashanah. The sound is considered pious, like the sound from the conch blown by temple pujaris. The sound itself is not dissimilar to that of the conch but ...

I won't be fasting this year because I have an eating disorder - Jweekly.com

Throughout college, I struggled with an eating disorder. In many ways, it first manifested itself during Yom Kippur freshman year. From there, it was a downward spiral into self-hatred, an obsession with calories, and compensatory cardio. Four Yom ...