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19th Annual Grand Event, Oct. 7th
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Art Show Opening Reception in the Sara D. November GalleryUpcoming Events
Regular Board meeting at Brown Religious SchoolUpcoming Events
Since I have a September birthday, I have often shared my birthday with a more solemn occasion. This year my birthday, again, falls on Yom Kippur. So, I will have an introspective birthday and will have to wait to have a birthday dinner on the weekend.
But what is evident is we don’t have a fixed date for our holidays like – Christmas that is always on December 25. Why is this?
In some years the High Holidays arrive in early September and in others they can begin as late as the first week of October. Then of course, we begin these holidays on the evening preceding the first full day of the holiday that often confounds those not familiar with our customs, rituals, and celebrations...