Jewish celebration marking the end of one Torah reading cycle and the beginning of a new one; begins at sundown
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Jewish New Year; two days; begins at sundown
Jewish commemoration of the destruction of the two Jerusalem Temples; begins at sundown
Jewish celebration of the exodus from slavery in Egypt; eight-day holiday; begins at sundown
Jewish remembrance of the Holocaust; begins at sundown
Jewish celebration of the giving of the Torah to Moses at Mount Sinai; begins at sundown
Jewish celebration of the story of Esther; begins at sundown
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) Brazilian-born Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn is catering to a growing number of Latinos who are choosing to convert to Judaism as they abandon the region’s dominant Roman Catholicism.
(RNS) From “Me So Holy” to “iSlam Muhammad,” Apple has banned at least five iPhone apps with religious themes deemed too controversial for download.