Category Archives: Jewish

L’Shanah Tova! Happy New Year.

The New Year on the Hebrew calendar is coming up on the 1st of Tishrei, 5778, which on the Gregorian calendar begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. In Hebrew, I say: כתיבה וחתימה טובה with the transliteration of … Continue reading

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YWOTD: Schlep, schlepp, shlep, shlepp

The title of this Roland’s Ramblings contains several spellings for the same word. You may do a web search to learn about them.  For example, a search on Google came up with these results for schlep and these results for … Continue reading

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Pearl Lerman: Pearl Hansen (1921 – 1984) – Find A Grave Photos

Source: Pearl Hansen (1921 – 1984) – Find A Grave Photos It has been 32 years, now; and, there still is not one day that goes by that I do not think of and miss my mother. I have written about … Continue reading

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Passover 2016. Pesach. פֶּסַח

Passover starts on the 15th day of Nisan on the Jewish calendar every year. However, the date changes every year on the Gregorian calendar. This year of 2016, the first day of Passover begins at sunset on April 22 on the … Continue reading

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Danish Jewish Museum. Dansk Jødisk Museum. מוזיאון יהודי דני דאַניש אידישע מוזיי

The Danish Jewish Museum (or the Dansk Jødisk Museum as it is known in its native land) of Denmark (or Danmark as the country is named in its native language) is located in one of the oldest parts of Copenhagen inside the Danish … Continue reading

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Feast of Juul; Winter Solstice; Yuletide; Dansk Jul, A Danish Christmas.

This rambling on Roland’s Ramblings will take a little effort on your part, dear reader. I am going to quote an excerpt of an article, then follow the quoted excerpt with the title of the article with an embedded link to … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah – 2015 – Happy Chanukah

I have written about Chanukah before. You may wish to revisit this previous entry: Chanukah. Hanukkah. Posted on December 8, 2009 This year, on this sixth night of Chanukah, I offer the following for your pleasure.

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