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Catching up with Cawthorn | News | themountaineer.com – The Mountaineer

| September 11, 2020

Its been a campaign of ups and downs for Madison Cawthorn.

Today’s D Brief: US Army chief, live; New Pacific bases?; Russia in Africa; Wildfire rescues; And a bit more. – Defense One

| September 11, 2020

The president of Palau has invited the U.S. military to build bases and ports and runways in the republic made up of hundreds of islands in the Philippine Sea

Synagogue awards for creative worship on the High Holy Days – Religion News Service

| September 11, 2020

Forget the Emmys, Tonys, and Grammys. This years new award is the Shuly my brother Arnes invented word -- in honor of synagogues and how they will be presenting High Holy Day services during the COVID crisis.

Rabbi Steve Blane and Sim Shalom Online Synagogue bring Jazz-inspired High Holiday services to the world – PR Web

| September 11, 2020

Rabbi Steve Blane began broadcasting services in 2009, a decade ahead of the times. He has perfected the model of providing services directly to viewers just in time for the current pandemic with the need to stay home and remain socially distanced. NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 11, 2020 Rosh Hashana is the head of the Jewish calendar and the Jewish New Year.

Mishkan Chicago puts an interactive spin on High Holiday rituals – Chicago Reader

| September 11, 2020

As a child, the High HolidaysRosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement)were marked with reluctant trips to our family synagogue where the tone was somber and reflective. The gloomy music was as uncomfortable as the blue blazer I reserved only for services and bar mitzvahs. When I was not trying to decipher the purpose of the holiday through incomprehensible liturgy, I was making faces at friends or wandering out to the hallway to meet other wayward Jews, usually the parents of my friends who volunteered as ushers to avoid sitting through services

JUF News | Rabbi Shoshanah Conover takes the helm of Temple Sholom – Jewish United Fund

| September 11, 2020

After taking the helm at Temple Sholom of Chicago in July, Rabbi Shoshanah Conover became the synagogue's first female senior rabbi. In fact, she is the first woman ever to hold that title in Chicago proper

COVID Isn’t the First Heroic Battle This Ukrainian Rabbi Has Fought – Rabbi Mendel Cohen has quietly devoted himself to people in trouble – Chabad.org

| September 11, 2020

Rabbi Mendel Cohen was not looking to be a hero when he and his wife, Ester, established Chabad-Lubavitch of Mariupol. But as he battles COVID-19 in an Israeli hospital bed, its clear to me that he is one and has been for many years now

Jews around the world to observe High Holy Days in new ways – The Jerusalem Post

| September 11, 2020

Jews across the globe are adapting their prayer services to limit the spread of COVID-19 during the High Holy Days, which begin with Rosh Hashanah, the start of the Jewish new year, at sundown on September 18. The second High Holy Days, Yom Kippur, is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and begins at sundown on September 27. Both holidays draw far larger crowds than other days

How risky are these High Holiday activities during Covid-19? – The Jewish News of Northern California

| September 11, 2020

When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families and friends would not be happening. Five months later, as Jews across the countryprepare for the High Holidays, calculating risk has become much harder. The pandemic seems under control in parts of the country but is still raging in others; some people are staying home as much as possible while others have practice going out safely; and the costs of disruption and isolation are beginning to feel more acute

Where to attend Selichot services in Northeast Ohio – Cleveland Jewish News

| September 11, 2020

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple will hold virtual Selichot programming beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12.


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