Forgiveness, written by Aaron Samuels and produced by Reboot in partnership with Hillel International, explores the transitional spiritual space that we enter on Kol Nidre when we move from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur as part of a larger transition...
By ALAN SMASON, Exclusive to the CCJN
New Orleans area synagogues are bracing for in-person gatherings again this Yom Kippur, following virtual gatherings of Reform and Conservative congregations and limited Orthodox in-person services for Rosh Hashanah due to the passage...
Six-time Emmy and Tony Award-nominated actress Tovah Feldshuh will reprise her role as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as part of a celebration of the first yarhzeit (anniversary) of her passing “orchestrated” by the Friends of the...Continue Reading
By JONATHAN S. TOBIN
(JNS.org) – It comes in a part of the Yom Kippur service that even many of those who are more than three-day-a-year synagogue-goers often skip in the late afternoon as the daylong fast heads towards its...
By PHILISSA CRAMER
(JTA) — Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom easily survived a recall election Tuesday, putting to end the possibility that a right-wing Republican could take over as the state’s top executive. But one effect of the bruising political...Continue Reading ⇒
By RON KAMPEAS
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A congressional letter backed by Muslim and Jewish groups is urging the federal government to make kosher and halal meat available to observant Jews and Muslims through an emergency food program.
Rep. Grace Meng,...Continue Reading ⇒
By BEN SALES
(JTA) — More than one in five Jewish adults who play online multiplayer games faced anti-Semitism while playing, according to a new survey from the Anti-Defamation League.
The survey, published Wednesday, found that harassment and bigotry are...Continue Reading ⇒