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Rosh Hashanah is a time for change

As we look to the start of the Jewish New year 5780, we always ask ourselves "How can we change for the better?" It's not a coincidence that in Hebrew, the word for the holiday-Rosh Hashanah-shares...

 

JAO will 'unplug' with millions on Character Day 2019

Character Day, the global phenomenon that brings together millions of individuals and groups in schools, congregations, homes, and companies to engage in character development, this year tackles one of the most universal, urgent questions: how...

 

Obituary - DR. MARK S. COOPERSTEIN

Mark Steven Cooperstein, 73, of Orlando, passed away on Sunday morning, Sept. 8, 2019, at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. Dr. Cooperstein was born on Sept. 1, 1946, in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Beatrice Rosen Cooperstein. He was raised in...

 

Jewish Academy students write and produce newscast

Each morning, Jewish Academy of Orlando students produce a daily 15-minute kid-friendly news program. The students share fun news stories, as well as highlight students and events happening in the...

 

5779 Community Year In Review

September 2018 Kehilat Yonatan, a Reform congregation in Hod HaSharon, Israel, finally won the right to build their shul. Land was allocated to the congregation in 2013 and they raised the necessary funds to build, just had to wait for the OK....

 

Hillel paved the way to my calling

I never planned to be a disability advocate. I just wanted to get through the day. Now it’s my calling. I have been chronically ill since day one. At 18 months of age, I underwent major surgery for a life-threatening abnormality in my renal...

 

Synagogue Service Schedule

The following synagogues provided information about their High Holiday services to the Heritage by press time. For information about services at other local synagogues, contact the individual congregations. Most synagogues require tickets for...

 

No water, no electricity, and whole families living in cars

(ISRAEL21c)-Michal Bar, head of emergency operations for Israeli humanitarian NGOIsraAID,  doesn't mince her words. "The level of destruction is shocking," she says. "Since we arrived in the Bahamas...

 

Netanyahu's push to annex the Jordan Valley, explained

By Ben Sales (JTA)—Benjamin Netanyahu just said that if he is re-elected, he’ll immediately annex a big part of the West Bank: the Jordan Valley. That’s kind of a big deal. On the other hand, it’s not really—yet. That specific eastern...

 

5 hacks for the best Rosh Hashanah ever

By Beata Abraham (JTA via Kveller)-I can't help but wonder why Hallmark and the retail world at large haven't co-opted the Jewish New Year. True, while there may "only" be some 5 million to 7 million...

 

Match-It: Jewish Edition

Match-It is a game that is pretty self-explanatory. There are a set number of tiles that each have a picture on them with each tile having a match. You flip them over, scramble them, set them into...

 

Persian Upside-Down Cake with Dates and Cardamom: A sweet tribute to a Rosh Hashanah tradition

This recipe appeared originally on The Nosher. As a kid in Hebrew school, I learned that my classmates would have apples and honey and round challah at Rosh Hashanah to bring in the Jewish New Year,...

 

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