Thursday, November 20, 2014 Heshvan 27, 5775
Seeking some answers on how best to modernize High Holiday services
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
All over North America, cantors are in rehearsal for the High Holiday services, which begin with the advent of Rosh Hashanah on the evening of Sept. 18. Meanwhile, there are fast-growing minyanim not affiliated with mainstream denominations whose leaders are also preparing. These minyanim attract a significantly younger cohort of congregants in their 20s and 30s than more establishment congregations...
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The heat is on -- in the ovens, that is. Everyone is out shopping or bustling in their kitchens in preparation for the holidays. If you haven't already completed your menu, take these tasty ideas into consideration. Turkey Tenderloins With Caramelized Onions (Meat) Fresh thyme and sweet onions add lots of flavor to a very simple sauté. 1 tsp. vegetable...
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... and hearty meals for the holidays
Food is a vital part of the holidays, even at Yom Kippur, which is preceded by a major meal and followed by a break-the-fast supper. Orthodox Union recipe expert Eileen Goltz offers the following recipes for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. Goltz was born and raised in the Chicago area, and graduated from Indiana University and the Cordon Bleu...
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The holiday of Tisha B'Av is not on every Jewish person's radar, but it should be. The one holiday that hits us in the heat of summer, Tisha B'Av -- which begins this year on the evening of July 29 -- is a fast day that commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem in 586 BCE...
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By:
David Ackerman
At the heart of the observance of Tisha B'Av -- the annual day of national mourning that marks the destruction of the ancient temples in Jerusalem -- lies the chanting of the biblical book of Lamentations. A collection of five distinct poems of lament, Lamentations -- or Eichah in Hebrew -- serves as the source for our tradition's language of...
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