NYC Jews Prepare For Yom Kippur, A Time For ReflectionWednesday is one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, also known as "the day of atonement." Starting at sunset, Jews begin a full day of fasting.
Jewish Community Gathers For Outdoor Yom Kippur ObservancesYom Kippur is a period of self-reflection and fasting that began Sunday at sundown and concludes Monday at sundown, when many families will gather to break the fast.
Yom Kippur Services Will Look Different This Year Due To COVID PandemicYom Kippur, which begins sundown Sunday and lasts through Monday evening, involves a period of self-reflection, fasting, and in non-pandemic times there would also be crowded formal services in synagogues.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring The Connection Between Latin Americans And JudaismOne out of every four Latin Americans has at least 5 percent Jewish DNA. The first synagogue in New York was founded by a Jewish Brazilian refugee of the Spanish Inquisition.
Synagogue Prepares To Live Stream Services For Rosh Hashanah As Families Plan Smaller Gatherings Due To CoronavirusThe high holidays on the Jewish calendar are approaching with Rosh Hashanah beginning Friday, but the coronavirus pandemic means services will look very different.
Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom KippurWestchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday on the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains.
Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic IncidentsState police will coordinate with the NYPD, who will have patrol cars stationed at every synagogue until the holiday ends Wednesday night.
State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom KippurGov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for increased police presence in Jewish neighborhoods during Yom Kippur. This comes as hate crimes against those of Jewish faith have risen in recent months.
NYPD Outlines Security Measures For Jewish High Holy Days Amid Rise In Anti-Semitic AttacksThe NYPD is updating city residents on their increased presence in Jewish neighborhoods ahead of the High Holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
Jews Prepare For Yom Kippur, The Day Of AtonementThe holiest day of the year begins at sunset for Jews around the world. Many will spend the day fasting in reflection and prayer, asking God for forgiveness.
Yom Kippur, Holiest Day Of The Jewish Year, Begins At SundownYom Kippur is the day of atonement. It marks the end of a 10-day period of reflection and repentance beginning after Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.
NY Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur Guide: Celebrating The High Holy DaysThe Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur fall within the last 2 weeks of September 2017. As New York City holds one of the largest Jewish population worldwide, there are numerous ways to celebrate for the very religious or not.
Yom Kippur Message To Address 2016 Turmoil At Home, AbroadTemple Israel Rabbi David Gelfand said this year's Yom Kippur message cannot fail to address turmoil at home and abroad, while not making any specific political endorsements.
‘Rides Very Smoothly, A Great Cannon’ Columbia Professor Gets Back Inside Tank From Yom Kippur WarThursday was the anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when Israel suffered a surprise attack from its neighbors.
Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur In NYC: Services And SchedulesRosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is one of the High Holidays on the Jewish calendar, and also one of the most festive