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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 is the day of atonement on the Jewish calendar. Every Jewish individual is supposed to abstain...

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 sundown, Yom Kippur, which begins before sundown Tuesday ,comes to an end, and so does fasting (not...

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 community observing Yom Kippur will be waging a war against cravings. The rules for fasting on...

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