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Rosh Hashanah

September 13, 1988
The great shofar is sounded. A still small voice is heard. Even the angels are frightened ... the day of judgment is here. Who shall live and who shall die ... ? --Rosh Hashanah prayer On Sunday evening, nearly 80,000 Orange County Jews began the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with services punctuated by the blasts of a shofar, a wind instrument made from a ram's horn.
September 15, 1993
At sundown today, Jews will gather at synagogues throughout Los Angeles to wish each other L'Shanah Tova, marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year 5754. These gatherings will be followed by services Thursday at Reform temples and on Thursday and Friday at Conservative and Orthodox synagogues. Rosh Hashanah is a celebratory time, when new year greetings are exchanged and holiday fruits apples dipped in honey are served.
September 17, 2012 | By Jenn Harris
It's the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and during the last couple of weeks the Times Test Kitchen has been busy testing recipes for the story " Rosh Hashanah Feasts Center on Sweet Harvest . " Recipes include an apple date honey cake, sauteed apples and black-eyed peas with leeks and chard.  During our Monday morning #Weekendeats chat, some participants shared the dishes they made for the holiday. Here are the highlights: Shulie Madnick of the blog Food Wanderings shared a recipe for her apple bourbon bundt cake.
September 23, 2000 | GENA PASILLAS
Congregation Shir Ha-Ma'alot, a Reform Jewish synagogue in Irvine, will offer a number of special services for the High Holy Days, which begin at sundown Friday and usher in the Hebrew calendar year of 5761. To prepare for the Days of Awe during the Hebrew month of Elul, penitential prayers will be offered during the outdoor Selichot Service at 11 p.m. today. The 10-day period of self-examination begins with Rosh Hashanah service at 8 p.m. Friday.
Proclaiming a time for awakening and remembrance, Ventura County's growing Jewish community marked the start of High Holy Days on Monday night with the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. Nearly 1,000 Jews filled Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks for Rosh Hashanah services that spilled over into the neighboring United Methodist Church.
September 4, 1994 | JOHN DART
What do the Pantages Theater, Airtel Plaza Hotel and Warner Center Marriott Hotel, Shepherd of the Hills Church and three Mormon churches have in common? They will all resound to the call of the shofar, or ram's horn, blown at Rosh Hashanah services on Monday evening and Tuesday morning to signal the beginning of the Jewish year 5755 and the start of the High Holy Days.
October 5, 1999 | MAL FLORENCE
Before the New York Jets played the Denver Broncos on Sunday, a survival game between teams with 0-3 records, Shaun Powell of Newsday had this observation on Jet Coach Bill Parcells: "If the Jets lose to a winless, desperate Bronco team and go on through the middle of October without a victory, then it'll be a poor reflection of a Hall of Fame-bound coach. "Maybe you'll then wonder if Parcells has lost it, and it wouldn't be an unfair suspicion.
September 14, 1996 | JOHN DART
Tens of thousands of Jewish worshipers will attend Rosh Hashanah services today, greeting one another on the Jewish New Year with the Hebrew words L'shana tova teekatayvu, or "May you be inscribed for a good year." Starting with Rosh Hashanah eve services Friday night, Jews began marking the annual days of self-examination when, by tradition, God decides one's fate for the coming year.
September 27, 1995
Vandals who broke into a Highland Park preschool classroom destroyed most of the children's instructional toys and furniture, and spray-painted swastikas on walls, doors and curtains. The classroom's teacher discovered the damage Monday morning when she came to work--on a day the elementary school was closed because of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
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