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Yom Kippur: The basics
What you need to know about the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.
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
#MLBRank: Koufax mythology looms large over modern lefties
It has been 50 years since Sandy Koufax last pitched in the major leagues, but his legacy still looms large, as vast as the sun that shines over Dodger Stadium on a cloudless Southern California afternoon. Indeed, in our #MLBRank of the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time, this was the order
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
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...
'All hell broke loose'
A version of this story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 3 Music issue. Subscribe today! THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN settles into his chair in a Washington, D.C., hotel dining room, eyes his breakfast companion the way he did middle linebackers 40 years ago and says with a slight smile, "This
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: The World Reacts
The death of Ariel Sharon, the tough and divisive leader who dedicated his life to the protection of Israel, has brought outpourings of respect and sympathy, along with harsh condemnation from his detractors. Below find reactions from notable leaders and groups who today remembered the...
Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana
Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call
Read an Excerpt of Mark Leibovich's 'This Town'
Excerpted from THIS TOWN: TWO PARTIES AND A FUNERAL-PLUS, PLENTY OF VALET PARKING!-IN AMERICA’S GILDED CAPITAL by Mark Leibovich by arrangement with Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copyright © Mark Leibovich 2013. June 2008 Tim Russert is dead. But the room was...
Roundtable I: This Week in Politics
Rep. Xavier Becerra, Newt Gingrich, George Will, Donna Brazile, and Jonathan Karl.