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Yom Kippur is, in short, the holiest day of the year in Jewish religion and culture. It is also referred to as the “Day of Atonement,” and the tradition is to solemnly fast for repentance and atonement of sins. Yom Kippur marks the end of the annual High Holy Day period (Sept. 16 to Sept. 26 in 2012), which begins with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. On Sept. 25, observation will begin at sunset. Yom Kippur services will be held at Temple Shaare Tefilah in Norwood, and several other area temples. Yom Kippur falls annually on the 10th day of Tishrei, a month on the Hebrew calendar, which is nine days after the first day of Rosh Hashanah. To observe Yom Kippur, one should eat and drink festively the day before—once early in the day and …
Here is a look of High Holy Day services for Temple Beth David in Westwood, Temple Beth Abraham in Canton and Temple Beth David in Canton.
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- Robert Rosen
Friday, September 14, 2012
To all the Patch readers of the Jewish faith: L'Shana Tova and G'mar Hatimah Tovah. The following schedule of services for the High Holy Days has been provided by the Synagogues. Temple Israel (Sharon) Rosh Hashanah Sunday- Sept. 16 Monday- Sept. 17 Tuesday- Sept. 18 Tuesday- Sept. 25 Wednesday- Sept. 26 Temple Beth David (Westwood) Rosh Hashanah Services for Erev Rosh Hashanah (Sunday, September 16) will be at 8 p.m. On Monday, September 17, the early services will be at 8:30 a.m. and the late services will be at 11:30 a.m. There will be a Yeladim Service (Children's Service) in the afternoon at 3 p.m. On Tuesday, September 18, services will be at 10 a.m. The Tashlich Service will be at 12:15 p.m. Yom Kippur Kol Nidrei (Tuesday, September…