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Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is the day when God handed to Moses the second set of the Ten Commandments. This occurred after the completion of the second 40 days of guidance from God.
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Yom Kippur war hero Avigdor Ben-Gal laid to rest
Ben-Gal fled the Nazis as a young boy and later found his purpose in the IDF, rising up the ranks to head the Seventh Armored Brigade during one of "the most difficult battles of the Yom Kippur war. Funeral of Yom Kippur war hero Avigdor Ben-Gal .
From debutantes to Yom Kippur queens — early Jewish club life
In 1939, Rose began an annual tradition that would get him noticed in the Los Angeles Times — a crowning of a “Yom Kippur Queen” at a Yom Kippur Ball held once the Day of Repentance had ended. “Contestants for queen were nominated by local ...
100 years ago, Brandeis faced longest confirmation
But this year, there will be only three days on which the justices hear cases because the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur occur during the first two weeks of the month. Instead of the usual load of 10 cases, only six will be argued.
How to become smarter, better and faster in eight easy steps
This book's chapters describe the correct way to set goals— by embracing both big ambitions and small- bore objectives— and why Israel's leaders became so obsessed with the wrong aspirations in the run- up to the Yom Kippur War. They explore the ...
Cardinal Dolan asks: Have Catholics lost it?
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If pitching legend Sandy Koufax could skip a World Series game for Yom Kippur, wonders Cardinal Timothy Dolan, why can't Catholics today skip Starbucks for Mass?

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