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Rosh Hashanah

RailCats' Adam Klein elects to play on Yom Kippur

RailCats' Adam Klein elects to play on Yom Kippur

GARY | Adam Klein was 18 years old when L.A. Dodgers outfielder Shawn Green opted not to play on Sept. 26, 2001.

September 12, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Casting away sins upon the water

Casting away sins upon the water

Rabbi Leonard Zukrow of Temple Beth-El in Munster leads Tashlich on Thursday along the shores of the pond at Hartsfield Village.

September 05, 2013 7:00 pm
Tashlich ceremony in Munster marks Rosh Hashanah, High Holy Days

Tashlich ceremony in Munster marks Rosh Hashanah, High Holy Days

MUNSTER | They stood on the banks of a sun-sparkled pond Thursday throwing pieces of bread upon the water, symbolically casting away their sins at the dawn of a new year.

September 05, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Casting away sins upon the water

Casting away sins upon the water

Munster Temple Beth-El congregation members gather on Thursday to participate in the ritual of Tashlich, in which bread — representing sin — is tossed into water.

September 05, 2013 6:30 pm

Rosh Hashanah begins Jewish High Holy Days at sundown Wednesday

The most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin at sundown Wednesday, echoing back through history more than 5,500 years and ahead to the future.

September 03, 2013 7:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Peace can become real, if we all will it

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Peace can become real, if we all will it

Peace is the state of mutual harmony between people or groups. Is this idea or concept really achievable, or is it a dream or fantasy? Theoretically, it is a word we all understand, but is it an idea that we want to bring to fruition? In the liturgy of world religions, peace is a core and pi…

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011

Our weekly round-up of new children's media.

October 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Rosh Hashana is time of introspection, growth

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Rosh Hashana is time of introspection, growth

For Jews around the world, preparations are being made as we approach one of the most solemn periods in the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year — is not a time when we revel and celebrate, like we all do Jan. 1. It is, however, a time of reflection, introspection and growth.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am

Rosh Hashanah a time of renewal

Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year and the start of the its High Holy Days, is considered a time of renewal.

September 29, 2011 12:00 am
Rosh Hashanah offers a time for rejuvenation

Rosh Hashanah offers a time for rejuvenation

Rosh Hashanah, often called the Jewish New Year, is a holiday steeped in family and historic tradition. While a typical New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31 focuses on revelry and having a great time, Rosh Hashanah is more about a sense of heritage and a chance for rejuvenation.

September 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Forgiveness starts year on right foot

It is hard to imagine we are in a new decade. We can only hope and pray the next 10 years will bring more joy and happiness to our world than the last.

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
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