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March 21, 2013
I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19). As I understand it, both teams are scheduled to play on the same day in pretty much the same time slot. The obvious question is why can't the Orioles just move up the time of their game to maybe 1 p.m. or even 12:30 p.m.? The NFL says that scheduling the Ravens' game on Sept.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2013
According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life. As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle East, local rabbis say they've been praying that God might bestow similar good fortune on Israel. The topic of the Jewish homeland has long been an integral part of the religious observations for Rosh Hashana, which starts at sundown Wednesday, to Yom Kippur on Sept.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2011
For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question: "What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner. Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana service marking the Jewish New Year, white, red and rose all had their adherents.(For the record, Weiner, the lawyer famous for defending former Mayor Sheila Dixon in her corruption trial, went with a crisp pinot grigio.) Started five years ago by Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Rosh Hashana Under the Stars has become a tradition for thousands, who flock to the rolling grounds of the Baltimore County park for an event that has brought a tailgating spin to the ages-old service marking the start of the High Holy Days.
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March 21, 2013
I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19). As I understand it, both teams are scheduled to play on the same day in pretty much the same time slot. The obvious question is why can't the Orioles just move up the time of their game to maybe 1 p.m. or even 12:30 p.m.? The NFL says that scheduling the Ravens' game on Sept.
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By Marcy Abramson | September 6, 1999
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sept. 10. "Rosh Hashana" means "head of the year" in Hebrew. It's a celebration of both the creation of the world and the beginning of a new year: 5760 on the Jewish calendar. Families traditionally gather for a special dinner. Apples and honey are served to express hopes for a sweet year ahead. For Rosh Hashana, challah -- braided egg bread -- is made in the shape of a circle, to symbolize the way the year has come full circle, from the old to the new. Honey or raisins may be added to make the bread sweet.
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September 8, 1991
All Howard County public schools and offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 9, in observance of Rosh Hashana. They will reopen Tuesday.
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September 4, 1991
A braised beef brisket makes a delicious dinner for Rosh Hashana, the upcoming celebration of the Jewish new year. Long, slow cooking in liquid tenderizes the boneless brisket to melt-in-the-mouth perfection.K? This recipe is from the National Live Stock and Meat Board.Beef Brisket with Savory Onion Sauce3 to 3 1/2 pound boneless beef brisket, flat half2 medium onions, thinly sliced2 large garlic cloves, minced1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper1 cup beer1/2 cup chili sauce2 pounds, about 10, small red potatoesTrim excess fat from beef brisket.
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September 23, 1992
UNIONTOWN -- In observance of the Jewish celebration of Rosh Hashana, a "Joyful Sound" program on "Rosh Hashana and the Rapture" will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Friday, and noon and 7 p.m. Monday on cable channel 55."Joyful Sound -- Witness of God's Grace" is a television ministry of Uniontown Bible Church. Regular broadcast times are noon Saturdays and noon and 7 p.m. Tuesdays.This week's program is the message, "Agape is Joyful over Truth."Sunday worship at the church is at 10 a.m. with the sermon "Agape is Steadfast," which will be aired Saturday and Tuesday.
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By Karol V. Menzie and Karol V. Menzie,SUN STAFF | September 9, 1998
The latest cookbooks celebrating Jewish culture and cuisine emphasize the global nature of the foods enjoyed. Among the holidays, Rosh Hashana, which this year begins at sundown on Sept. 20, marks the beginning of the new year with prayer and reflection. Some of the foods traditionally served represent plenty, or fertility, and honey and apples are served to symbolize hopes for a sweet year ahead. Here's an eclectic selection of recipes appropriate for Rosh Hashana.The first recipe, the Chicken With Almonds and Prunes, is a tagine, or stew, and is traditionally served over couscous or rice.
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By Patrick Ercolano and Patrick Ercolano,Evening Sun Staff | September 19, 1990
A Rosh Hashana sermon is different.For a regular Sabbath, Rabbi Daniel Lehmann will spend a week preparing a sermon. But for Rosh Hashana -- which ushers in the Jewish New Year at sundown tonight and continues through the Ten Days of Penitence to Yom Kippur -- the rabbi will take a month to find the proper theme.He will write, rewrite, polish every phrase until the words are just right."It's different because this is the start of the Jewish high holy days, and because of the big crowds we expect," says Lehmann, the assistant rabbi at the Orthodox Beth Tfiloh Congregation at 3300 Old Court Road.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2012
It's an unlikely setting for a religious ritual, behind a busy grocery store parking lot and nearly underneath a rumbling expressway. But this stretch of the Jones Falls — the stream rather than the highway that takes its name — provided the necessary running water on Monday for the first day of Rosh Hashana, when Jews celebrate their faith's new year by symbolically casting off the sins of the last one. "This year, I don't have much to...
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2011
For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question: "What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner. Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana service marking the Jewish New Year, white, red and rose all had their adherents.(For the record, Weiner, the lawyer famous for defending former Mayor Sheila Dixon in her corruption trial, went with a crisp pinot grigio.) Started five years ago by Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Rosh Hashana Under the Stars has become a tradition for thousands, who flock to the rolling grounds of the Baltimore County park for an event that has brought a tailgating spin to the ages-old service marking the start of the High Holy Days.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,andrea.siegel@baltsun.com | September 24, 2008
One of the many traditions of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is to ask God's blessing for a sweet year. From that comes another tradition: consuming honey. It's not part of Jewish law, but "it is a cultural blessing," says Rabbi Alan Yuter of B'nai Israel Congregation of Baltimore. "It associates sweetness with ingesting sweetness. It's not part of the religion; it is part of popular folklore."
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By Arthur J. Magida | September 19, 2007
I have met my guru. His name is Henry. He has four legs. I met him in temple. On Rosh Hashana. Henry is a seeing-eye dog. During services, he sniffed me, stood up and pressed his head down on my knee, and sighed softly as I rubbed him firmly behind the ears, a spot irresistible to any canine. Most of the time, Henry lay on the floor in front of the seat next to me, absolutely content with his condition in the world; a bodhisattva, a Buddhist might say - an enlightened being dedicated to delivering others from their sorrows; or a lamed-vav tsaddik, a Kabbalist might say - one of the 36 righteous individuals in every generation who live anonymously and whose very existence in the world prevents its destruction.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,Special to The Sun | September 5, 2007
Every year as the Jewish High Holy Days approach, Amy Pollokoff goes shopping. She buys five dozen eggs, 30 pounds of sugar, 30 pounds of flour, 16 pounds of butter and two 4-pound bags of chocolate chips, among other things. Then, three weeks before her annual cookie party, the Owings Mills mother of two starts baking. She makes strudel and candy-bar cookies, Austrian nut-butter cookies and cream-cheese cookies. In all, she makes 21 kinds of cookies, doubling and tripling most recipes.
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By Kate Shatzkin and Kate Shatzkin,SUN REPORTER | September 20, 2006
The pomegranate may be super-trendy, but it has long had a place at the Rosh Hashana table. Its 613 seeds match the number of mitzvahs, or good deeds, that Jewish people as a society are expected to perform, according to the Jewish Outreach Institute's Web site. The pomegranate also is a symbol of fertility and possibility for the Jewish New Year, which begins at sundown Friday. Sometimes the pomegranate serves as the "new fruit" traditionally eaten on the second day of the holiday. Chef Diane Bukatman, owner of For the Love of Food in Reisterstown, often coats pomegranate seeds in a boiled-down honey sauce for the "new fruit," which she says makes them taste like candy.
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By Marcy Goldman | September 1, 1991
As the sun sets next Sunday night, those celebrating the Jewish New Year 5752, Rosh Hashana, turn their thoughts to the year that has passed and the new one that awaits.Early autumn brings the Jewish Days of Awe, commencing with Rosh Hashana and culminating with the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. It is a time of reflection and assessment, filled with joy and solemnity. It is a time to review one's merits and one's pitfalls and to re-commit to a positive life course. For many, Rosh Hashana memories include the squeaky feel of black patent shoes or a rustling new holiday dress, the timeless New Year's services and songs, Hebrew school snacks of honey and apple slices, and theheady scent of Indian summer that pervades the warm, familial gatherings.
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By Frank Langfitt and Frank Langfitt,SUN STAFF | September 26, 2003
Phyllis Shocket is serving dinner tonight for 25 friends and family members to celebrate the beginning of Rosh Hashana. Now, if only she can remember where she put all that food. Last week, when Tropical Storm Isabel knocked out power in her Pikesville home, Shocket began a culinary odyssey, stuffing packages of food she had already cooked into the freezers of nearly a dozen friends and relatives. During the past two nights, using a handwritten inventory to guide them, she and her husband, Bob, began retrieving the delicacies from homes stretching from White Marsh to Catonsville.
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By Rona S. Hirsch and Rona S. Hirsch,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 26, 2003
Drawing on some of the most troubling events around the world of recent months -- war, terrorist attacks, scandals and a hurricane -- several Columbia rabbis will urge congregants to better themselves and the world around them as they embark on the Jewish new year. "Rosh Hashana is a time of introspection, of reconnecting," said Rabbi Susan Grossman of Beth Shalom Synagogue. "The questions I will ask are, `What is our role and responsibilities as Jews and our role in reaching out to others?"
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