A ‘sweet’ New Year – University of South Florida

Rosh Hashana, a religious holiday that occurs before Yom Kippur, may sound vaguely familiar to some, but for Jewish communities it is an important spiritual celebration of the New Year. The holiday ends Sunday. Beginning Friday, the Chabad Jewish Student Center will host Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services at the Clarion Hotel & Conference […]

Purim – Reading of the Megillah

On every Purim, Jews gather to hear the reading of the Megillat Esther, the biblical Book of Esther. For us it is a joyous holiday full of sharing good food, acts of charity, fun, and song. This film shows a few short sections of Rabbi Uriel Rivkin’s reading (which really means singing in the traditional […]

Ancient Sound Announces New Year

Ancient Sound Announces New Year Jewish Children Learn to Make, Appreciate Shofars By Cary McMullen Lakeland Ledger Religion Editor The basement of Temple Emanuel is a three-ring circus of noise. There is the noise of excited chatter from small children, teenagers and adults. There is the noise of tools at work — saws, drills, a […]

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