Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775
Why limit yourself to the traditional whitefish and cured salmon for breaking the Yom Kippur fast? Here's a whole range of finny friends to help you close out the High Holidays.
Top Stories
Two recent incidents involving haredi Orthodox men refusing to sit next to women have some calling on Israel’s national airline to address the issue of gender and seating on its flights.
Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon says Israel wiped out most of Hamas' rockets and mortars during Operation Protective Edge.
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Between Netanyahu’s show and tell and Abbas’ genocide tirade, there was some drama at the U.N. General Assembly — but few real surprises.
Raffi Wineburg, JTA
A “Simpsons” episode features more than enough Jewish characters to make a minyan.

The Calendar

Tue. Sep 30
Junior Jewish Basketball League
6:30 PM-8:30 PM



A columnist describes his bid to fit in at his LA shul, and not to stand out on a day when God takes note of us. http://t.co/guZJDV5pXy
8 min 11 sec ago
The prohibition against leather shoes means that we are allowed to wear our most comfortable sneakers to synagogue. http://t.co/D3vrbUtLyR
1 hour 8 min ago
Read the full speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the United Nations General Assembly. http://t.co/SMFrS4ipUH
2 hours 8 min ago
Abbas said the “racist occupying state” had waged a “war of genocide” against the Palestinians. http://t.co/yMABhkVR1C
2 hours 38 min ago
Obama, Netanyahu, Abbas and Rouhani all speak at the UN. http://t.co/yMABhkVR1C
3 hours 8 min ago
My 1st attempt at cooking brisket for Rosh Hashanah. Aiming to create a recipe that will bind to my sons' memories. http://t.co/O3oCGyW0uE
3 hours 52 min ago
Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon: "Israel wiped out most of Hamas' rockets & mortars during Operation Protective Edge." http://t.co/y7IAAkUGoe
4 hours 56 min ago
The Simpsons' Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, father of Krusty the Clown passed away on this Sunday’s season premiere. http://t.co/WtAjJsRvEd
6 hours 5 sec ago
Editorial from last week - If ever there was a year in recent memory that we couldn’t wait to end, 5774 was it. http://t.co/2QUtY2Z9iI
8 hours 28 min ago
My quest for the perfect bagel is never-ending. It takes on added importance when planning for end of Yom Kippur. http://t.co/OJvicdEsFd
1 day 8 min ago
Netanyahu: “Saying Iran doesn’t practice terrorism is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the Yankees” http://t.co/papPkodpSj
1 day 1 hour ago
Netanyahu said militant Islam seeks to dominate the world like the Nazis did & fingered Iran as the vanguard of it. http://t.co/papPkodpSj
1 day 1 hour ago
A break-the-fast host wonders if she should say something to the one cousin who hasn't offered to bring anything? http://t.co/Xi7yahnyrr
1 day 2 hours ago
In 2nd of series introducing new rabbis, Rabbi Aaron Gaber takes over at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Newtown. http://t.co/iJdow8Eul6
1 day 3 hours ago
Lacey Schwartzs new documentary explores the lasting effects of her mom’s hidden extramarital affair with a black man http://t.co/ERNFFYEoDh
1 day 4 hours ago
A top Obama official said that a nuclear deal with Iran could pave the way for a possible resumption of ties. http://t.co/uiztrlxLGs
1 day 5 hours ago
Lowering the age for Birthright Israel may help prepare Jewish teens for Israel advocacy & adversity on campus. http://t.co/9w9RU0G2y4
1 day 6 hours ago
Chelsea Clinton and her Jewish husband, Marc Mezvinsky, became parents of a baby girl. Will she be raised Jewish? http://t.co/A9BcGD9xGW
1 day 7 hours ago
Now that we're in 5775, here is a sampling of the events that shaped the year for Philly's Jewish community in 5774. http://t.co/ZaYXGsxLMj
1 day 8 hours ago
The Jewish Exponent wishes everyone a Happy and a Healthy New Year! L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu! http://t.co/w3jfvAOgrA
5 days 23 hours ago
The essential mitzvah of Rosh Hashanah is to listen, hear the calls of the shofar & awaken us to the truths of life. http://t.co/2FTyaqjgwV
6 days 38 min ago
President Obama in Jewish New Year greetings spoke of a challenging past year and new hope. http://t.co/y4Out6z9Oo
6 days 2 hours ago
1000s of demonstrators protested the Met's decision to produce the opera The Death of Klinghoffer. http://t.co/6wSzl11TLg
6 days 3 hours ago
Shanah Tovah! A Year in Review and More - http://t.co/wgC54cMnlR
6 days 4 hours ago
What was to have revived Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, allowing negotiations to develop organically, killed them! http://t.co/b9LpxoW52h
6 days 4 hours ago