Post Tagged with: "Rosh Hashanah"

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Anti-Semitic graffiti was found near the Makóm Jewish gathering space in Leavey Center.

Jewish Community Looks to 272

As members of Georgetown’s Jewish community gathered for Rosh Hashanah services Oct. 3 and Oct. 4, Andrew Meshnick (COL ’17) delivered a sermon on a seemingly unrelated topic: the community’s connection to the sale of 272 slaves in 1838, the profits of which provided financial support for Georgetown. Director for[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A Fresh Start for a New Year

A Fresh Start for a New Year

Last Wednesday, we celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the start of year 5774 in the Jewish calendar, and tomorrow will mark Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. As a kid, I always associated Rosh Hashanah with the New Year more than the “normal” New Year’s celebration of December 31. Nothing ever felt[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Opinion