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Medieval Hebrew prayer book expected to fetch up to $6m at auction – The Guardian

| September 6, 2021

A 700-year-old illustrated and annotated Hebrew prayer book that provides a window into the lives and rituals of Jewish communities in medieval Europe is expected to fetch up to $6m when it is sold at auction next month.

Herzog College and YU Press Publish First Hebrew-English Edition of Megadim Yeshiva University News – Yu News

| September 6, 2021

By Sam GelmanCommunications Manager The renowned journalMegadim, which offers original analyses of the Hebrew Bible from top Israeli scholars, published its first Hebrew-English edition in August 2021 in partnership with Yeshiva University Press.

What is Rosh Hashana? What is the Jewish New Year? – Deseret News

| September 6, 2021

For the first time in their young lives, Im taking my two children my 5-year-old daughter and my son, who just turned 4 to Rosh Hashana services this year. Even though Im certain its going to be impossible for them to sit still that long in the synagogue.

12 new letters: Revamped aleph bet aims to recognize women and non-binary people – Forward

| September 6, 2021

As part of her capstone project at her Tel Aviv-area college, graphic artist Michal Shomer revamped the Hebrew alphabet adding a dozen new letters to make the 3,000-year-old language more inclusive of both women and non-binary people. She made what she calls multi-gender Hebrew free to anyone in the past year, and 10,000 have downloaded it from her website so far.

What are the Jewish High Holy Days, and why are they celebrated? – Sumter Item

| September 6, 2021

By Samuel L. Boyd University of Colorado Boulder THE CONVERSATION - Over the next few weeks, members of the Jewish faith will observe the High Holy Days in the month of Tishrei in the Jewish calendar, usually in September and October

For Rosh Hashana, Baltimore-area rabbis faced with delivering sermons at transitional moment in COVID pandemic – msnNOW

| September 6, 2021

Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun Im thinking a lot about hope and moving forward in really difficult times, in uncertain times, Rabbi Elissa Sachs-Kohen said. Im also thinking about what are the opportunities, and how do we find those opportunities? Rabbi Elissa Sachs-Kohen knows her words will carry a little extra weight this year during Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year

Retiring Humanitarian Aid Worker Reflects On 40 Years Working In Conflict Zones : Goats and Soda – NPR

| September 6, 2021

Joel Charny, who's been a humanitarian aid worker for 40 years, talks to students at a camp for internally displaced people in northern Sri Lanka in 2005. It's one of his favorite photos, he says, "because this is what I did hundreds of times: interview people about what they were going through and what they needed for their lives to improve." Courtesy of Joel Charny hide caption Joel Charny, who's been a humanitarian aid worker for 40 years, talks to students at a camp for internally displaced people in northern Sri Lanka in 2005.

This youngster from Kochi who teaches Hebrew wishes to open his own language learning academy. Read to find more – EdexLive

| September 2, 2021

It is not always that you come across a person who knows 12 languages. But then again,Thapan Santhoshis not your everyday person either

What are the Jewish High Holy Days? A look at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – ABC10.com KXTV

| September 2, 2021

The Jewish holy month of Tishrei, and Rosh Hashana, begin on Sept. 7 this year

Welcome back, Five Towns schools reopen | Herald Community Newspapers – liherald

| September 2, 2021

The confusion, utter joy and comfort with the familiar were all on display at the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach in Woodmere on Sept.


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