Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
By:
Sybil Kaplan, JTA
Breaking the fast has its own set of traditions. Egg and cheese dishes — dairy products in general — are popular among the Ashkenazim for the first foods after Yom Kippur. But traditions vary from country to country.
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Planning the Pre-Fast Meal When Yom Kippur Falls on Shabbat
By:
Linda Morel
The last meal consumed before the 24-hour Yom Kippur fast is always an act of logistical ingenuity. It must be nourishing and sustaining, efficiently served but not slapdash.
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By:
JTA
From wars and elections to scandals and triumphs, JTA takes a look back at the highlights of the Jewish year 5773.
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By:
MyJewishLearning.com and Chabad.org
Click here for a detailed background on the history, customs and observances of the Jewish New Year.
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By:
David Hartman | Shalom Hartman Institute
The existential themes of the High Holidays are meant to create a sensitivity and appreciation of the precious significance of everyday existence.
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