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ISRAEL PRESIDENT SENDS ROSH HASHANAH MESSAGE TO JEWS WORLDWIDE
President Rivlin said that Israel will always defend its citizens no matter where they are. “But we all have to fight terror together, we have to fight hatred and racism together,” he said. In the run-up to the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, President of Israel Reuven Rivlin recorded a video message to Jewish communities around the world wishing them a happy and healthy New Year.
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THE DAYS OF AWE
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This year Erev Rosh Hashanah will fall on the evening of Sept. 20 (29 Elul) and the first day of Rosh Hashana on Sept. 21 (1 Tishrei). A day observed by Jews as the most holiest day High Holiday on the Jewish calendar is Yom Kippur which begins on the evening of Sept. 29 (9 Tishrei) and first Day on Sept, 30 (10 Tishrei).
ASK THE RABBI
MEALS & MEMORIES
By RABBI DR RAYMOND APPLE
Q. On a spiritual day like Rosh HaShanah why do people focus on food?
A. Some foods are symbolic such as apple and honey, which represent the hope of a sweet year. Many people have a whole array of "simanim", symbolic foods. Apart from this, Nehemiah said, "Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet and send portions to those who have nothing, for this day is holy to the Lord" (Neh. 8:10)
WITNESSING HISTORY IN NEW YORK
NEW YORK -- The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot was prominently represented at events recently held in New York City in conjunction with Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann, the landmark exhibition created by Beit Hatfutsot with the Mossad and sponsored by Tamar and Milton Maltz
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