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Many Staples students celebrated Yom Kippur with a break fast, serving bagels and desserts.

Yom Kippur festivities persist in face of COVID

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web News Editor September 21, 2021

The holiest Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur, means “day of atonement.” Observers of the holiday strive for purification by the practice of forgiveness and by repentance for one's own wrongdoings. It takes...

Fasting is no piece of cake

Fasting is no piece of cake

Becca Rawiszer, Opinion web editor September 25, 2015

The majority of people who hear about Jews fasting on Yom Kippur shrug it off or don’t seem to think much about what goes into depriving yourself from food and water for 24 interminable hours. Yom Kippur...

Curb your cravings

Curb your cravings

Amelia Brown, Sports Editor September 22, 2015

While many high school students skip breakfast most days, on Wednesday the 23rd break-fast will be the highlight of many Staples students’ day. While not in the morning, but on Wednesday night after...

Succeed from sundown to sundown

Succeed from sundown to sundown

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

With countless pizza, sushi, and frozen yogurt restaurants scattered all over town, it seems to be Westport’s job to prevent fasting.  So from sundown to sundown, on October 3 to October 4, the Jewish...

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