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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Rabbi Menachem Genack Endorses Josh Gottheimer With all the uncertainty in the Middle East, from the rise of ISIS to an emboldened Iran, we must not allow Israel to become a part

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COMMENTARY On My Secular Campus, Appreciating the Gift of Rosh Hashanah By Sara Linder any Americans, Im told, have two chances per year to start freshonce with the calendar, on January 1, and once w

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ROSH HASHANAH SEPHARDIC CORNER Shofar Blowing at Shaarei OrahThe Shechina Experienced By Rabbi Haim Jachter t is the moment we come closest to Hashem of the entire year, the rabbi reminds the kehilla

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FOOD WINE LINK How Sweet It Is By Gabriel Geller hen we think of the Rosh Hashanah meal, perhaps one of the first symbolic foods we indulge in is the apple dipped in honey. It symbolizes our anticipa

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