Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

UK retailers ban glitter from store brand products this holiday season

Image Credit: Dave Thompson Three major retailers in the United Kingdom announced they would eliminate glitter from their Christmas merchandise this season. As the movement against glitter brings awareness about microplastics and their impact on the environment and marine life, Morrisons, Waitrose and John Lewis’ store brand holiday products will be glitter-free for 2020. Glitter, […]

Grocery Stores Are Prepping for a Second Wave and Holiday Food Shortages

By Robert Wheeler Just a few days ago, I wrote an article (The Supply Chain Is Broken and Food Shortages Are HERE) detailing the disruptions to the US supply chain and explained how food shortages are coming to the United States. In fact, I pointed out how they are already here, but many Americans simply […]

The history of Sukkot, once the most important Jewish holiday of all

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Where can I go on holiday? Here’s the lowdown on European travel country by country

Planning your next vacation already? As it may be hard to get your bearings with all the restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic, Euronews has broken down everything you need to know before travelling to Europe, country by country. Austria You may enter the country: if you have only been residing in a country where the COVID-19 […]

Those looking for online High Holiday services in US have a plethora of options

The global pandemic has upended traditional High Holiday services this year, closing synagogues or severely limiting attendance for the most-attended services of the year on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It’s also given rise to countless online services, collaborations and innovations that will allow Jews around the world to have diverse, robust holiday experiences online. […]

When Israel’s holiday lockdown is over, coronavirus will continue its spread

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When Israel’s holiday lockdown is lifted, coronavirus will rage on

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Israel’s coronavirus lockdown rules don’t apply to many holiday worshippers

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How risky are these common High Holiday activities during COVID-19?

JTA — When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families and friends would not be happening. Five months later, as Jews across the country prepare for the High Holidays, calculating risk has become much harder. The pandemic seems under control in […]

Regardless of coronavirus lockdown, ultra-Orthodox plan for mass holiday prayers

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What synagogues streaming High Holiday services can learn from the political conventions

(JTA) — For months now, the rituals that mark our lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus. As the pandemic grinds on and the High Holidays approach, communities are grappling with how to organize Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services that are both meaningful and safe. For most of us, that almost certainly means streaming […]

What synagogues streaming High Holiday services can learn from the political conventions

(JTA) — For months now, the rituals that mark our lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus. As the pandemic grinds on and the High Holidays approach, communities are grappling with how to organize Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services that are both meaningful and safe. For most of us, that almost certainly means streaming […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Minister threatens to quit coalition if holiday lockdown imposed

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6 months into pandemic, Jews prepare for a High Holiday season of rupture and resilience

(JTA) — For many Jews, a high point of services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the Unetaneh Tokef prayer, which wonders who will live and who will die in the year ahead. This year, that question will take on added resonance, as the High Holidays fall six months into a global pandemic that has […]

How US Orthodox communities are preparing for a pandemic High Holiday season

JTA – Less than two miles away from the Center for Disease Control’s campus in Atlanta, where doctors and researchers prepare guidance for the nation’s coronavirus response, an Orthodox rabbi is preparing a different set of plans. Rabbi Adam Starr’s task: how to accommodate hundreds of people for in-person services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom […]

Europeans endure hellish holiday journeys out of the city

Europeans took to the continent’s motorways on Saturday, the first day of August, and for many the first day of their summer holiday. French traffic monitoring service Bison Futé urged drivers to take extra care on the roads due to the intense heat as those starting their holiday cross paths with those returning in what […]

For the 6th year, Yemenis never Know the Holiday أضحى سادس في ظلّ العدوان: العيد لا يعرف اليمنيين

By Rashid Haddad – Al-Akhbar Newspaper Translated by al-Ahed Staff The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, welcomed Eid Al-Adha this year, with a stagnation that dominated both the popular and modern markets. This comes as most of the streets are almost empty of cars and pedestrians due the lack of oil derivatives. The crisis has begun since […]

Taliban announces three-day ceasefire for Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha – but vows to retaliate if attacked

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The Afghan militants were “instructed” not to launch any attacks between July 31 and August 2, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Twitter. He added that the group wants its fighters to spend these days of Eid al-Adha “in confidence and happiness.” However, he also said that should any militant forces come under attack, they […]

Shootings, Stabbings & Acid Attack: London Rocked by Violence on Holiday Weekend

A spate of shootings and stabbings in London has prompted additional police patrols on the capital’s streets over the bank holiday weekend. Rhyhiem Ainsworth Barton, 17, was fatally shot on Warham Street, south London on Saturday. The attack took place in daylight, just after 6pm, and police are appealing for information. The following day, a […]

MLK Holiday is Proof the US is Closet Communist

  January 19, 2018 Below, Alan Stang (1932-2009) shows that King was literally a Communist agent, a philanderer, a pagan and a plagiarist. He even plagiarized the “I Have a Dream” speech. The national holiday in his name is more proof that the US is thoroughly subverted.  On December 3, 1989, Frank Johnson revealed in the British Sunday Telegraph, […]

10 Tips for Staying Healthy and Fabulous During the Holiday Season

December 27th, 2017 By Hilde Larsen Guest writer for Wake Up World Isn’t it natural and understandable to want to indulge during the Holiday season? Yes, of course it is. We are social beings, and our celebrations tend to revolve around food. Lots of food, AND drinks. The only problem is, bloating, low energy, headaches, extra weight, and even […]

COMMENTARY: Painting Of Crucified Santa Shocks New York Holiday Crowds

Amid the gifts are also fallen trees, as well as an old tire, which could be an effort on the part of the artist to portray the environmental damage that modern living entails. Cenedella’s controversial painting, removed from a Manhattan gallery following patrons’ objections, was put on public display in front of the famous St. […]

Trudeau Violated Multiple Conflict Laws When He Accepted a Family Holiday to Aga Khan’s Island

Editor’s note: please see my article published on 20 January 2017 for more on Trudeau’s Khanflict of interest adventure. Mundilfury. Justin Trudeau was haunted by the ghost of Christmas past Wednesday when a federal watchdog ruled that he violated ethics rules with a family trip to the Aga Khan’s private island in Bahamas. Conflict of […]

Add cinnamon to your treats this holiday season: Research confirms the spice protects against obesity

(Natural News) Cinnamon may be the spice you need this holiday season as a new study finds that it can potentially protect you from obesity. A team of researchers from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute (U-M LSI) wanted to better understand how cinnamaldehyde – an essential oil that gives cinnamon its flavor – […]

Thanksgiving Day Fake News Turkey Shoot: Boiler Room – Special Holiday Event

Tune in to the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) for another LIVE broadcast of ‘The Boiler Room’ tonight 6:00 PM PST | 8:00 PM CST | 9:00 PM EST for this special broadcast. Join us for uncensored, uninterruptible talk radio, custom-made for bar fly philosophers, misguided moralists, masochists, street corner evangelists, media-maniacs, savants, political animals […]

UPS Workers Claim Holiday Disaster Looms As They Threaten To Strike

Above Photo: UPS aircraft mechanics are threatening to strike amid the busy holiday shipping season. REUTERS/John Sommers II Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. UPS aircraft mechanics are threatening to strike during the busy holiday shipping season […]

10 tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

(Natural News) It’s that time of the year again. The festive season is upon us, which means a lot of eating and drinking are going to happen in different parties and get-togethers. To avoid the holiday weight gain, here are 10 ways you can prepare your body to shed some pounds before Christmas. Exercise regularly […]

Israel to seal off West Bank and Gaza for 11 days during Jewish holiday

Collective punishment / Closures Israel set to put West Bank, Gaza under 11-day closure for Sukkot Times of Israel 1 Oct by Judah Ari Gross —  In a rare move, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman approved a plan to shut off the West Bank and Gaza Strip for 11 days for the Sukkot holiday and the […]

‘Nyet’: Bibi Crashes Putin’s Summer Holiday

21st Century Wire says… Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is off his mind. This time, in full crisis mode over Iran’s influence in Syria… According to eyewitness accounts, “Bibi” was too emotional, almost to the point of panic, describing an apocalyptic scenario with Iran as he interrupted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s summer holiday in Sochi. […]

250,000 unemployed in Gaza did not celebrate Eid holiday

More than 250,000 unemployed Palestinian residents of Gaza Strip could not afford to help their children celebrate holiday of Eid al-Adha, which lasted from Friday to Monday. According to official statistics, the number of unemployed Palestinians in Gaza exceeds 250,000 and the poverty rate is higher than 70 per cent. Shehab News Agency said that […]

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