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Celebrating the Jewish new year

Celebrating the Jewish new year

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014

If you walk around Westport on Thursday Sept. 25, you might hear many people saying “l’shana tovah” during conversation, which is a way of wishing others "happy New Year" in Hebrew. This Thursday is the start of the Jewish New Year, otherwise known as Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is a day full of celebration, resolutions...

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

My whole high school career has culminated in this year: being a senior girl. I live for the pink boas, the whistles, the t-shirts and the chanting of “senior girls” through the hallway. Let me give you some background on myself: I have been going to sleepaway camp for the past nine summers, where...

Recipes to spice up this Rosh Hashanah

Recipes to spice up this Rosh Hashanah

Deanna Hartog, News Editor

September 15, 2014

As this Rosh Hashanah is quickly approaching, the stress of what food to serve is sure to accompany it. Whether your family plans to have only close relatives or invite the entire community to your home, these recipes are sure to be crowd pleasers! Good Ol’ Fashioned Tzimmes: One of the most tra...

Students choose between religious obligations and academic success

Students choose between religious obligations and academic success

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

The publishing of the Westport School Calendar lead to many students' concerns over the lack of recognition for several religious holy days. The most notable religious holy day not being recognized is the second day of Rosh Hashanah. “The second day of Rosh Hashanah is not a day off because t...

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