After sundown on Sunday, at the end of the day-long Tisha b’Av fast that commemorates the destruction of the Holy Temples in ancient Jerusalem, the more than 200 people who gathered at one Seattle-area synagogue faced east for their evening prayers.
Half of them turned toward Mecca.
THE JEWISH WEEK
1501 BROADWAY, SUITE 505
NEW YORK, NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 921-7822
Fax: (212) 921-8420
N.Y. Festival of Song program looks at relationship between Jewish composers and holiday classics.
Joshua Safran’s coming-of-age memoir suggests a dark side to the ’60s-era vision of utopia.
The top 18 kosher white, red and Israeli wines; the American kosher wine scene and much more.