Keyword: High Holy Days
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The folks at the Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry are asking the community to start the new year with a mitzvah: help provide food to the hungry. This is the second annual High Holiday Kosher Food Drive organized by Jewish Collaborative Services and the Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry. more
(My Jewish Learning via JTA) – There is a marked difference between the intended feeling of being uncomfortable with not eating or drinking for 25 hours and actually becoming ill as a result of … more
(JTA) – Rosh Hashanah won’t be usual this year. Like many of you, my family won’t be getting together, so we’ll be setting the table for two, not 11. It’s disappointing … more
(JTA) – In 2008, Heinz conducted a survey that identified Brussels sprouts as America’s most hated vegetable. Even people who never tasted them were naysayers, claiming Brussels sprouts … more
(My Jewish Learning via JTA) – Here are some important Hebrew words and terms you may encounter over the High Holy Day season, which starts with Rosh Hashanah on the evening of Sept. … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Sparkling stars and the light of the full harvest moon comfort a young boy and his older sister as they fall asleep in their family sukkah. That’s a scene in … more
Summer is winding down and we are gearing up for the High Holy Days. Our thoughts turn to the bright promise of the Jewish New Year! This will be a season like no other but that doesn’t mean we can’t answer the call of the shofar. Jewish Rhode Island does not list information regarding specific services and schedules. more
Jewish Rhode Island asked several R.I. synagogue leaders about their plans for the High Holy Days during the pandemic. It turns out that the plans are as varied as the congregations. A few will meet outside. Most are offering virtual services. Several congregations, including Temple Emanu-El, in Providence, are taking their shofars around the state to give Jews an opportunity to hear its blasts.   more
How is your congregation celebrating the High Holy Days this year? Jewish Rhode Island wants to know. Please send information, including contact email and phone number, to editor@jewishallianceri.org by Aug. 28, 2020. more
Whether you plan to pray online for the High Holy Days this year or to dip apples in honey and hear the blasts of the shofar in temple, the Jewish New Year will arrive at sunset on Friday, Sept. 18. Will you be present for services or will COVID-19 keep you at home? Will the holidays be filled with regrets for what they should have been? Will 5781 be a sweet year? While no one can see the future, we can find inspiration and hope right now from rabbis in our community. more
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