Traditions Usher In Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New YearNassau County authorities are urging people to be extra vigilant over the next 10 days.
Syria Debate Makes For Safety Anxiety As High Holidays ApproachThe Jewish High Holidays were approaching this week with the debate on a strike on Syria in high gear, and some communities have been left worried.
State, Local Officials On The Ready In Event Of Syria StrikeState and local officials in the Tri-State Area have been preparing for possible threats or attacks, as tensions over a possible U.S. strike against Syria.
NYPD Keeping Eye On Situation In Syria As Jewish High Holidays NearPolice Commissioner Ray Kelly said the NYPD continues to be alert and vigilant and added there are no specific threats against the city as a result of the situation in Syria.
Rosh Hashanah Begins At Sunset, Marking Start Of Jewish High HolidaysThe holy time begins with Rosh Hashanah, which marks the new year. The holiday is traditionally celebrated by blowing the shofar, eating apples and honey and spending time with family and friends.