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Holocaust memorial in New York defaced on eve of Yom Kippur, holiest day for Jews

Holocaust memorial in New York defaced on eve of Yom Kippur, holiest day for Jews

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was "disgusted" by the act, disclosing that he directed the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to join the investigation. Read full article:: Holocaust memorial in New York defaced o...→

Holocaust memorial in New York defaced on eve of Yom Kippur, holiest day for Jews

Holocaust memorial in New York defaced on eve of Yom Kippur, holiest day for Jews

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was "disgusted" by the act, disclosing that he directed the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to join the investigation. Read full article:: Holocaust memorial in New York defaced o...→

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Synagogue shooting suspect Stephan Balliet, 27, had previously been a member of the German armed forces, according to his father. Read full article:: Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former ...→

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

After an anti-Semitic attack on a synagogue in Germany Wednesday left two people dead, officials are working to reassure the Jewish community, which is unsettled amid rising concerns about far-right extremism. Read full article:: German synagogue shooting that left 2 de...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack... Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball After a Blessed Yom Kippur - LA Weekly

Today is Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jews, observed with prayer and a 25-hour fast. Beginning 5 days later, Sukkot is a weeklong period (October 13-20) in which Jews all over the world mark the Fall harvest by building booths (sukkot in Hebrew). These huts symbolize the temporary … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball...→

School Closings in Observance of Yom Kippur

You may notice some of your coworkers and classmates missing today if they are active participants of the Jewish faith, and some public schools in the area may not even be open at all. Read full article:: School Closings in Observance of Yom Kip...→

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

I'm not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together. Read full article:: Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, ...→

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials say they will increase police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur in the wake of recent hate crimes. Read full article:: Officials plan to increase patrols aroun...→

Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 2019, Begins at Sundown Tuesday - Times of San Diego

The solemn Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur in 2019 begins at sundown on Oct. 8, with the traditional Kol Nidre service at San Diego-area congregations. Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 201...→

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Unlike many other holidays, wishing someone a "Happy Yom Kippur" is not the best message to send a friend. Read full article:: Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, th...→

University and College Union

University and College Union "deeply sorry" Holocaust Memorial Day email failed to mention Jewish victims

The union claimed the omission was the result of a "drafting error" and sent an updated email, which referenced the six million Jewish people who were murdered. Read full article:: University and College Union "deeply sor...→

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Federal prosecutors said Friday that the suspect arrested in connection with a waging a deadly shooting rampage near a German synagogue on Yom Kippur this week has admitted his involvement. Read full article:: Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom ...→

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police are searching for whoever set a backpack on fire on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center on a holy day. Read full article:: Police: Man lights backpack on fire in f...→

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Police warned residents to remain in their homes and later said they had apprehended one suspect in an attack on Yom Kippur Read full article:: Video showing deadly shooting near synag...→

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

The Westchester County police discovered two flyers containing anti-Semitic messages and graphics outside of the Holocaust Garden of Remembrance on Martine Avenue on Tuesday. Read full article:: White Plains Holocaust memorial found va...→

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

BERLIN — A gunman killed two people outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday, apparently filming his attack on a head-mounted camera in a method that had chilling echoes of a far-right attack on two... Read full article:: 2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Ger...→

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday on the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County...→

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

When you're abstaining from food or drink until sundown, you may want to know exactly when that moment is set to happen. Read full article:: Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–h...→

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of thousands of worshipers flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday night and Tuesday morning for Yom Kippur. Read full article:: Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wal...→

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

State police will coordinate with the NYPD, who will have patrol cars stationed at every synagogue until the holiday ends Wednesday night.  Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of Th...→

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

Gov. 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. Read full article:: State Police, NYPD To Work Together To K...→

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memori...→

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

A day before President Donald Trump was slated to hold a rally in downtown Minneapolis, some of his supporters protested at the office of Mayor Jacob Frey, who sparred with the president on Twitter this week over security costs of the... Read full article:: Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor'...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaust memorial on eve of holiest day in Judaism

Anti-Semitic materials were found at a Holocaust memorial in White Plains, New York, on Tuesday on the eve of Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day of the year. Read full article:: Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaus...→

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

CORAL GABLES, FLA. (WSVN) - Jews across South Florida gathered at a synagogue in Coral Gables for Yom Kippur, the holiest time on the Jewish... Read full article:: South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gable...→

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

On the 2020 campaign trail, the senator from New Jersey relies on some help from his rabbinical friends, and his decades of Jewish learning. Read full article:: The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s L...→

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

Following on the heels of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur is a somber holiday dedicated to atoning for a person's sins from the past year. Read full article:: A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and ho...→

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

On the heels of two recent anti-Semitic crimes, Jewish leaders across the five boroughs are demanding more cops patrol their communities as Yom Kippur approaches. “Enough is enough,” said city Coun… Read full article:: City Jewish leaders demand more cops for...→

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Officials in upstate New York on Thursday said vandals had spray-painted over a memorial honoring  9/11 first responders, according to a report. Read full article:: Memorial to 9/11 first responders deface...→

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Synagogue shooting suspect Stephan Balliet, 27, had previously been a member of the German armed forces, according to his father. Read full article:: Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former ...→

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police are searching for whoever set a backpack on fire on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center on a holy day. Read full article:: Police: Man lights backpack on fire in f...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack... Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

A day before President Donald Trump was slated to hold a rally in downtown Minneapolis, some of his supporters protested at the office of Mayor Jacob Frey, who sparred with the president on Twitter this week over security costs of the... Read full article:: Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor'...→

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

The Westchester County police discovered two flyers containing anti-Semitic messages and graphics outside of the Holocaust Garden of Remembrance on Martine Avenue on Tuesday. Read full article:: White Plains Holocaust memorial found va...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball After a Blessed Yom Kippur - LA Weekly

Today is Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jews, observed with prayer and a 25-hour fast. Beginning 5 days later, Sukkot is a weeklong period (October 13-20) in which Jews all over the world mark the Fall harvest by building booths (sukkot in Hebrew). These huts symbolize the temporary … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball...→

Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaust memorial on eve of holiest day in Judaism

Anti-Semitic materials were found at a Holocaust memorial in White Plains, New York, on Tuesday on the eve of Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day of the year. Read full article:: Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaus...→

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday on the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County...→

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

I'm not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together. Read full article:: Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, ...→

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

CORAL GABLES, FLA. (WSVN) - Jews across South Florida gathered at a synagogue in Coral Gables for Yom Kippur, the holiest time on the Jewish... Read full article:: South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gable...→

Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 2019, Begins at Sundown Tuesday - Times of San Diego

The solemn Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur in 2019 begins at sundown on Oct. 8, with the traditional Kol Nidre service at San Diego-area congregations. Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 201...→

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

On the 2020 campaign trail, the senator from New Jersey relies on some help from his rabbinical friends, and his decades of Jewish learning. Read full article:: The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s L...→

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

State police will coordinate with the NYPD, who will have patrol cars stationed at every synagogue until the holiday ends Wednesday night.  Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of Th...→

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Unlike many other holidays, wishing someone a "Happy Yom Kippur" is not the best message to send a friend. Read full article:: Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, th...→

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

On the heels of two recent anti-Semitic crimes, Jewish leaders across the five boroughs are demanding more cops patrol their communities as Yom Kippur approaches. “Enough is enough,” said city Coun… Read full article:: City Jewish leaders demand more cops for...→

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Federal prosecutors said Friday that the suspect arrested in connection with a waging a deadly shooting rampage near a German synagogue on Yom Kippur this week has admitted his involvement. Read full article:: Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom ...→

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

After an anti-Semitic attack on a synagogue in Germany Wednesday left two people dead, officials are working to reassure the Jewish community, which is unsettled amid rising concerns about far-right extremism. Read full article:: German synagogue shooting that left 2 de...→

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memori...→

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Police warned residents to remain in their homes and later said they had apprehended one suspect in an attack on Yom Kippur Read full article:: Video showing deadly shooting near synag...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

BERLIN — A gunman killed two people outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday, apparently filming his attack on a head-mounted camera in a method that had chilling echoes of a far-right attack on two... Read full article:: 2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Ger...→

School Closings in Observance of Yom Kippur

You may notice some of your coworkers and classmates missing today if they are active participants of the Jewish faith, and some public schools in the area may not even be open at all. Read full article:: School Closings in Observance of Yom Kip...→

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

When you're abstaining from food or drink until sundown, you may want to know exactly when that moment is set to happen. Read full article:: Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–h...→

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials say they will increase police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur in the wake of recent hate crimes. Read full article:: Officials plan to increase patrols aroun...→

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of thousands of worshipers flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday night and Tuesday morning for Yom Kippur. Read full article:: Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wal...→

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

Following on the heels of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur is a somber holiday dedicated to atoning for a person's sins from the past year. Read full article:: A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and ho...→

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

Gov. 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. Read full article:: State Police, NYPD To Work Together To K...→

University and College Union

University and College Union "deeply sorry" Holocaust Memorial Day email failed to mention Jewish victims

The union claimed the omission was the result of a "drafting error" and sent an updated email, which referenced the six million Jewish people who were murdered. Read full article:: University and College Union "deeply sor...→

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Officials in upstate New York on Thursday said vandals had spray-painted over a memorial honoring  9/11 first responders, according to a report. Read full article:: Memorial to 9/11 first responders deface...→

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former Army Member

Synagogue shooting suspect Stephan Balliet, 27, had previously been a member of the German armed forces, according to his father. Read full article:: Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooter Was Former ...→

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom Kippur attack: German media

Federal prosecutors said Friday that the suspect arrested in connection with a waging a deadly shooting rampage near a German synagogue on Yom Kippur this week has admitted his involvement. Read full article:: Halle shooting suspect confesses to Yom ...→

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

German synagogue shooting that left 2 dead on Yom Kippur unsettles Jewish community

After an anti-Semitic attack on a synagogue in Germany Wednesday left two people dead, officials are working to reassure the Jewish community, which is unsettled amid rising concerns about far-right extremism. Read full article:: German synagogue shooting that left 2 de...→

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police: Man lights backpack on fire in front of Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur

Police are searching for whoever set a backpack on fire on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center on a holy day. Read full article:: Police: Man lights backpack on fire in f...→

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memorial That Was Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Prayer Vigil Planned At Holocaust Memori...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack... Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Video showing deadly shooting near synagogue on Yom Kippur was livestreamed

Police warned residents to remain in their homes and later said they had apprehended one suspect in an attack on Yom Kippur Read full article:: Video showing deadly shooting near synag...→

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor's OfficeMayor Jacob Frey was away, celebrating Yom Kippur with his family.

A day before President Donald Trump was slated to hold a rally in downtown Minneapolis, some of his supporters protested at the office of Mayor Jacob Frey, who sparred with the president on Twitter this week over security costs of the... Read full article:: Trump Supporters Protest At Mpls. Mayor'...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

White Plains Holocaust memorial found vandalized on eve of Yom Kippur

The Westchester County police discovered two flyers containing anti-Semitic messages and graphics outside of the Holocaust Garden of Remembrance on Martine Avenue on Tuesday. Read full article:: White Plains Holocaust memorial found va...→

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death… Read full article:: 2 dead in attack targeting German synago...→

Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball After a Blessed Yom Kippur - LA Weekly

Today is Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jews, observed with prayer and a 25-hour fast. Beginning 5 days later, Sukkot is a weeklong period (October 13-20) in which Jews all over the world mark the Fall harvest by building booths (sukkot in Hebrew). These huts symbolize the temporary … Read full article:: Event Pick: Celebrate Sukkot at Skirball...→

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

BERLIN — A gunman killed two people outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday, apparently filming his attack on a head-mounted camera in a method that had chilling echoes of a far-right attack on two... Read full article:: 2 dead in shooting near synagogue in Ger...→

Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaust memorial on eve of holiest day in Judaism

Anti-Semitic materials were found at a Holocaust memorial in White Plains, New York, on Tuesday on the eve of Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day of the year. Read full article:: Anti-Semitic materials found at Holocaus...→

School Closings in Observance of Yom Kippur

You may notice some of your coworkers and classmates missing today if they are active participants of the Jewish faith, and some public schools in the area may not even be open at all. Read full article:: School Closings in Observance of Yom Kip...→

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County Vandalized On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said anti-Semitic stickers and posters were discovered Tuesday on the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains. Read full article:: Holocaust Memorial In Westchester County...→

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist on Yom Kippur

I'm not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together. Read full article:: Opinion | The best thing about Judaism, ...→

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–here's what time that should happen

When you're abstaining from food or drink until sundown, you may want to know exactly when that moment is set to happen. Read full article:: Yom Kippur fasting will end at sundown–h...→

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gables synagogue to observe Yom Kippur

CORAL GABLES, FLA. (WSVN) - Jews across South Florida gathered at a synagogue in Coral Gables for Yom Kippur, the holiest time on the Jewish... Read full article:: South Florida Jews gather at Coral Gable...→

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials plan to increase patrols around synagogues during Yom Kippur

Officials say they will increase police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur in the wake of recent hate crimes. Read full article:: Officials plan to increase patrols aroun...→

Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 2019, Begins at Sundown Tuesday - Times of San Diego

The solemn Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur in 2019 begins at sundown on Oct. 8, with the traditional Kol Nidre service at San Diego-area congregations. Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Judaism’s Holiest Day of 201...→

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wall Ahead of Yom Kippur

Tens of thousands of worshipers flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday night and Tuesday morning for Yom Kippur. Read full article:: Tens of Thousands Worship at Western Wal...→

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s Lips

On the 2020 campaign trail, the senator from New Jersey relies on some help from his rabbinical friends, and his decades of Jewish learning. Read full article:: The Yom Kippur Prayer on Cory Booker’s L...→

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of The Year, Begins At Sundown Amid Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents

State police will coordinate with the NYPD, who will have patrol cars stationed at every synagogue until the holiday ends Wednesday night.  Read full article:: Yom Kippur, Holiest Jewish Holiday Of Th...→

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and how people observe the Day of Atonement

Following on the heels of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur is a somber holiday dedicated to atoning for a person's sins from the past year. Read full article:: A brief explanation of Yom Kippur and ho...→

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement

Unlike many other holidays, wishing someone a "Happy Yom Kippur" is not the best message to send a friend. Read full article:: Prayers and greetings for Yom Kippur, th...→

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

State Police, NYPD To Work Together To Keep Jewish Neighborhoods Safe During Yom Kippur

Gov. 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. Read full article:: State Police, NYPD To Work Together To K...→

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes

On the heels of two recent anti-Semitic crimes, Jewish leaders across the five boroughs are demanding more cops patrol their communities as Yom Kippur approaches. “Enough is enough,” said city Coun… Read full article:: City Jewish leaders demand more cops for...→

University and College Union

University and College Union "deeply sorry" Holocaust Memorial Day email failed to mention Jewish victims

The union claimed the omission was the result of a "drafting error" and sent an updated email, which referenced the six million Jewish people who were murdered. Read full article:: University and College Union "deeply sor...→

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Memorial to 9/11 first responders defaced in upstate New York; suspect being sought

Officials in upstate New York on Thursday said vandals had spray-painted over a memorial honoring  9/11 first responders, according to a report. Read full article:: Memorial to 9/11 first responders deface...→