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Netanyahu apologizes for ministers missing Yom Kippur War memorial - The Jerusalem Post

Not a single member of Netanyahu's government saw it fit to honor a memorial service to the fallen soldiers of the Yom Kippur War. By Greer Fay Cashman, Gil Hoffman. October 1, 2017 18:17. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Netanyahu ...and more »

Israeli tennis star retires mid-match in China due to Yom Kippur - The Jerusalem Post

The 32-year-old Israeli, ranked No. 77 in the world, was playing in his first ATP Tour quarterfinal since reaching the semifinals of the Chennai Open in India in the first week of January. By Allon Sinai. October 1, 2017 00:42. 2 minute read. > Dudi ...and more »

US Jewish groups to join March for Racial Justice - The Jerusalem Post

Protesters with the March for Racial Justice calling for racial equity and justice pass by the US Capitol in Washington.. (photo credit: REUTERS). American Jewish students and groups were set to join the March for Racial Justice in New York and New ...and more »

The Complacency That Can Bring Israel Another Yom Kippur War - Haaretz

Yom Kippur War. Israeli troops taking cover from Syrian planes strafing the road on the Golan heights, 1973.Ze'ev Spector, GPO. The Israeli tank troops who destroyed an Egyptian brigade in the Yom Kippur War · Israel simulates war with Hezbollah, but ...and more »

Whole Foods is selling a cake for a Jewish holiday that is observed by not eating anything - Business Insider Nordic

The Jewish holiday is a time for repentance and is observed by fasting - making a Yom Kippur cake a strange concept. The Forward, a publication focused on American Jews, posted a photo of the cake, spotted at a Whole Foods in Rockville, Maryland. PSA ...and more »

Lessons of Yom Kippur - Hyperallergic

I am nonreligious and I don't practice Yom Kippur's rituals, but I appreciate its teachings. Dov TalpazSeptember 30, 2017 · 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 ...and more »

Thousands of Israelis treated for injuries on Yom Kippur - The Jerusalem Post

Israel's emergency medical services were kept busy on the day of fast, as thousands of Israelis were involved in road incidents or suffered from health issues due to the fast. By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich. September 30, 2017 21:39. 2 minute read. > The air ...and more »

Netanyahu Apologizes for 'Regrettable Mistake' at Yom Kippur War Memorial Ceremony - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his “wholehearted” apologies Sunday night to the families of the fallen from the Yom Kippur War, after not one government minister appeared at the memorial ceremony at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl military cemetery ...and more »

Why an Israeli athlete's decision not to play on Yom Kippur matters - The Jerusalem Post mobile website

DESPITE WINNING the first set in a tie-break against American Josh Donaldson, Israel's Dudi Sela was knocked out of the Citi Open in the opening round late Monday night. (photo credit: REUTERS). Conjuring up memories of Sandy Koufax, our top-ranked ...and more »

Brain game: how fasting can make us brighter - The Guardian

Food for thought: Jewish men at the end of the Yom Kippur fast. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian. Many Jewish readers will be looking forward to a healthy breakfast this morning after the 25-hour fast of Yom Kippur which ended just ...and more »