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At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual - Arutz Sheva;

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaAt 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritualArutz ShevaA Los Angeles federal court judge lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot, a Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered, shortly before the holiday. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Andre ...and more »

Federal Court in California Dismisses Anti-Kapparos Injunction - http://hamodia.com

Federal Court in California Dismisses Anti-Kapparos Injunctionhttp://hamodia.comNEW YORK - Just hours before Yom Kippur, a federal judge lifted an order preventing the performance of kapparos in Irvine, California. The ruling was the latest development in what has become a yearly ritual of its own, as animal rights activists wage ...and more »

Brandeis community comes together to

Brandeis community comes together to "Break the Fast" - Brandeis University

Brandeis UniversityBrandeis community comes together to "Break the Fast"Brandeis UniversityHundreds of Brandeisians flocked to the Great Lawn at sundown on Yom Kippur to be with one another. View Slideshow. Photos/Mike Lovett. View the slideshow for photos from the event and to find out what what Break the Fast means to members of the ...and more »

Oops: Rick Scott commits a Yom Kippur gaffe on Facebook - Miami Herald;

Oops: Rick Scott commits a Yom Kippur gaffe on Facebook - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldOops: Rick Scott commits a Yom Kippur gaffe on FacebookMiami HeraldFlorida's Republican governor made a notable misstep Wednesday evening while trying to mark the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur. In a Facebook post published after 5 p.m., Rick Scott — on behalf of himself and First Lady Ann Scott — wished Jewish ...and more »

Why I Spent Yom Kippur Serving Up Pork Chops in Brooklyn - Forward;

Why I Spent Yom Kippur Serving Up Pork Chops in Brooklyn - Forward

ForwardWhy I Spent Yom Kippur Serving Up Pork Chops in BrooklynForwardI spent Yom Kippur this year dipping pork chops in olive oil, preparing lunch for the clients of St. John's Bread and Life, an amazing anti-poverty organization in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. It marked a significant transformation from my upbringing ...and more »

Yom Kippur Is Important. The Day After Is Even More So. - My Jewish Learning

Yom Kippur Is Important. The Day After Is Even More So.My Jewish LearningWe sat in synagogue most, if not all, of the day. We didn't eat. We thought about the ways we missed the mark. We were steeped in the messages and ideas of. Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur. Your browser does not support the audio element. Pronounced: yohm ...and more »

Tragedy in Georgia on my mind - The Times of Israel;

Tragedy in Georgia on my mind - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelTragedy in Georgia on my mindThe Times of IsraelA few words on the deaths of two children in a jeep accident in the Caucasus show the precariousness of life better than any Yom Kippur prayer could, but must writers describe the region as 'breathtaking'? By Joshua Davidovich October 13, 2016, 2:12 pm ...and more »

Yom Kippur holiday an environmental blessing, says EPA - Arutz Sheva;

Yom Kippur holiday an environmental blessing, says EPA - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaYom Kippur holiday an environmental blessing, says EPAArutz ShevaPollution levels plummet by 90% across Israeli cities as Jews refrain from driving or working on holiest day in Jewish calendar. Contact Editor. AFP, 13/10/16 12:53. Share. Worshipper walks through Jerusalem during Yom Kippur 2016. Flash90. Air ...and more »

Palestinians Riot in Eastern Jerusalem On Yom Kippur - Breitbart News;

Palestinians Riot in Eastern Jerusalem On Yom Kippur - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsPalestinians Riot in Eastern Jerusalem On Yom KippurBreitbart NewsThe Jerusalem Post reports: A 20-year-old Arab man who threw firebombs at border police during a riot in southeast Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood was shot dead shortly after Yom Kippur commenced on Tuesday night, as police responded to two other ...and more »

Photo Blog: Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv - i24news;

Photo Blog: Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv - i24news

i24newsPhoto Blog: Yom Kippur in Tel Avivi24newsNine days after Jews around the world rang in the New Year on Rosh Hashana, sundown Tuesday marked the beginning of Yom Kippur—the Jewish day of atonement. Nearly everything in Israel comes to standstill for this day, considered the holiest of the ...and more »

Chickens and prayer: How some observant Jews prepare for the Day of Atonement - Michigan Radio;

Chickens and prayer: How some observant Jews prepare for the Day of Atonement - Michigan Radio

Michigan RadioChickens and prayer: How some observant Jews prepare for the Day of AtonementMichigan RadioStateside's Menachem Kaiser and Lindsey Scullen went to a synagogue in Farmington Hills to watch kapparot performed. Today is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It's the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Many Jews spend the day praying and fasting, ...and more »

Iranians Caught With Fake Israeli Passports - The Jewish Press

Iranians Caught With Fake Israeli PassportsThe Jewish PressIsraeli intelligence agencies were updated during Yom Kippur that three Iranian citizens were caught in Italy with fake Israeli passports. They were deported via Serbia to Turkey, according to a report Wednesday night broadcast on Israel's Channel 2 ...and more »

The “ - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

The “ - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsThe “Jerusalem Post Israel NewsThe “Al Het” confession of sins is recited 10 times in the course of the Yom Kippur services. Many people who say the words and piously pound their chest have no idea what sins they are confessing to. Many have learned to read the Hebrew with ...and more »

For 2016's Jewish High Holidays, Consider Checking Your Privilege-Checking - The Federalist

For 2016's Jewish High Holidays, Consider Checking Your Privilege-CheckingThe FederalistIf the Jewish High Holidays are important to you, consider taking a break from clickbait that plays pin the tail on the donkey with all the buzzwords of the day. By Menachem Wecker. Menachem Wecker. By Menachem Wecker. October 12, 2016. Trying to make ...and more »

Israeli Cops Shoot Dead a Palestinian Man in East Jerusalem - Haaretz;

Israeli Cops Shoot Dead a Palestinian Man in East Jerusalem - Haaretz

HaaretzIsraeli Cops Shoot Dead a Palestinian Man in East JerusalemHaaretzMasked men threw rocks and firebombs at police forces in Silwan, leading officers to fire back, police say; Clashes also erupted in Jabel Mukaber and Isawiya over Yom Kippur. Nir Hasson. ,. Jack Khoury. and. Gili Cohen. Oct 12, 2016 9:23 PM. 0comments ...and more »

Riots erupt in east Jerusalem on Yom Kippur, Silwan man killed in clash with police - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Riots erupt in east Jerusalem on Yom Kippur, Silwan man killed in clash with police - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsRiots erupt in east Jerusalem on Yom Kippur, Silwan man killed in clash with policeJerusalem Post Israel NewsThousands pray at Western Wall without incident; Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for cancellation of all Arab construction in capital, deportation of terrorists' families. BORDER POLICEMEN fire tear gas at rock-throwers in the Shuafat refugee camp in ...and more »

Arab riots abound over Yom Kippur - Arutz Sheva;

Arab riots abound over Yom Kippur - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaArab riots abound over Yom KippurArutz ShevaOne rioter from Silwan, the home of the terrorist who murdered 2 last week, was killed. Contact Editor. Uzi Baruch, 12/10/16 20:23. Share. rock throwers. Flash 90. During the eve of Yom Kippur, Arabs threw rocks and Molotov Cocktails at border ...and more »

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur - Daily Mail;

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur - Daily Mail

Daily MailIsrael shuts down for Yom KippurDaily MailIsrael shut down Wednesday for the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, with roads, shops, airports and even radio and TV stations all closed, while Israeli authorities sealed off mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem. The solemn holiday of Yom Kippur, or Day of ...and more »

Yom Kippur reminds Israel of the need to repent past sins - Middle East Eye;

Yom Kippur reminds Israel of the need to repent past sins - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeYom Kippur reminds Israel of the need to repent past sinsMiddle East EyeWednesday is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement - the holiest Jewish holiday. It is a day of prayers for the believers but not only for them. Many secular Israelis and Jews also observe and respect the day, whose true meaning is that the individual and ...and more »

On Yom Kippur Eve, US Judge Rules Religious Rites Trump Animal Rights - for Now - Haaretz;

On Yom Kippur Eve, US Judge Rules Religious Rites Trump Animal Rights - for Now - Haaretz

HaaretzOn Yom Kippur Eve, US Judge Rules Religious Rites Trump Animal Rights - for NowHaaretzA federal judge lifts a temporary restraining order against a California synagogue performing a ritual where chickens are twirled in the air before they're slaughtered. The Associated Press. Oct 13, 2016 1:52 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now.and more »