Yom Kippur, Holiest Day Of Jewish Year, BeginsYom Kippur, also known as Day of Atonement, began at sundown Tuesday, ending 10 days of reflection and repentance that began with Rosh Hashanah.
Yom Kippur, Holiest Day On Jewish Calendar, BeginsTen days of reflection and repentance that began with Rosh Hashanah were ending Friday with the arrival of Yom Kippur at sundown.
Traditions Usher In Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New YearNassau County authorities are urging people to be extra vigilant over the next 10 days.
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.
Jews Wonder: Of All Days For Ahmadinejad To Speak, Why Yom Kippur?Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Ahmadinejad on Sunday and warned him not to use any incendiary rhetoric. The Iranian president ignored the advice.
Rosh Hashanah A Time Of Celebration And Reflection For Jewish Families Jews around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah -- the start of a brand new year on the Jewish calendar. The holiday began at sundown on Sunday night.
A Guide To Celebrating Rosh Hashanah In New York CityHappy New Year! Or should we say, L’Shana Tova? Rosh Hashanah, the Hebrew new year and one of the High Holidays in Judaism, began at sundown Sunday night.
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.
NYPD Gears Up For Jewish High HolidaysIt's getting to be that time - when the Jewish people celebrate the new year on Rosh Hashanah and observe the day of atonement on Yom Kippur. It is known as the High Holidays.
Groups Protest Use Of Chickens In Hasidic Jewish Ritual Called KaporosThe ritual called Kaporos is a ceremony practiced by some Hasidic communities prior to Yom Kippur in which a rabbi swings a live chicken over his head to transfer the sins of that community to the chicken.
Yom Kippur, Jewish Fast Day Of Repentance, Begins At SundownIt's a time when worshipers fast and atone for the sins of the past year and take a spiritual inventory of their lives.
Yom Kippur Observances UnderwayJews across the globe were observing Yom Kippur Saturday, the holiest day on the Jewish Calendar.