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What to know about Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar
Yom Kippur , or the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. Here’s what you need to know. What is Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur marks the last day that God will inscribe names in The Book of Life. The holiday is the last opportunity to ask God for forgiveness before the Book of Life
Rabbis cancel annual call with president over Trump's Charlottesville response
A coalition of major rabbinical groups has said it will not hold an annual conference call with the president because of how Donald Trump responded to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month. “We have concluded that President Trump’s statements during and after the tragic
Video Shows 9-Year-Old Saving Baby Brother as He Falls Off Changing Table
Dramatic video shows the moment a 9-year-old boy saved his baby brother after he fell off a changing table. The video was taken on Sept. 29, but Bal Harbour, Florida, resident Tila Levi, 35, didn't post it to her Facebook until last week because she was "embarrassed" about the incident at first,
In Church, Hillary Clinton Learns to be 'Nicer to the Press'
Hillary Clinton is looking to scripture to change her tune with the press. During remarks this morning at the Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C ., where Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton were celebrating the church’s 200th anniversary, the Democratic presidential candidate said she
Congress Is Back to Work: Everything You Need To Know
Congress is back to work today and is rushing headfirst into a series of critical votes and treacherous deadlines, including the Iran agreement, another possible government shutdown and a bill to keep highway projects from stalling. Here’s a look at what’s ahead: IRAN DEAL: WILL OBAMA HAVE TO USE
Day in Pictures: 9/25/14
Images from across the globe: U.S. Strikes ISIS Targets, UN General Assembly Gathers, Rosh Hashanah Prayer In Israel, Jeter's Final Home Game
The Social Climber: Derek Jeter's Last Home Game; Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose Separate
quicklist: 1 title: Derek Jeter's Last Home Game May Be a Washout text: Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. After a 22-year career with the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter is scheduled to play his final home game tonight. However, a forecast that calls for rain is threatening to ruin the
Day in Pictures: 9/24/14
Images from across the globe: Obama Vows To Defeat ISIS, 69th UN General Assembly, Rosh Hashanah Begins, Nature Smiles.
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
SEE THOMAS FRIEDMAN SUNDAY ON ‘THIS WEEK’ “Prelude: From Minneapolis to Beirut” from FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM by Thomas L. Friedman. Copyright © 1989, 1990, 2012 by Thomas L. Friedman. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Picador. All Rights Reserved. www.fsgbooks.com...
Iranian Leader Tweets Christmas Greeting to Pope
Iran’s top leaders sent Christmas greetings on social media today, reaching out via unprecedented tweets from the Islamic republic — including one message directed at Pope Francis. “Felicitations to @Pontifex on birthday of Christ, Prophet of love, mercy & friendship,” Iranian President Hassan ...