Rosh Hashana, (“Head of the Year”,) which begins at sundown this evening – September 4, 2013. It ushers in ten days of Jewish soul-searching, known as the “Days of Awe.” It ends with the “closing of the gates” on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Consider giving. IT’S THE JEWISH NEW YEAR.
This two-day holiday begins on 1 Tishrei, the first day of the Jewish year, and commemorates the creation of the world — which this year reached the age of 5774, according to the Jewish calendar.
According to the Jewish Bible, this is the start of mankind’s role in G‑d’s world. Let us be active, regardless of having a religion or not, to make this world a better place for all people. paula.
Just an opportunity to wish these Jewish lesbians a productive Rosh Hashana and to let gentiles know of their names (if they do not know already).
- Denise Eger, first female and the first gay President of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California
- Sherwin Wine, rabbi and founding figure in Humanistic Judaism.
- Debbie Friedman, singer, songwriter and composer; professor at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music.[
- Chantal Akerman, film director
- Sandra Bernhard, actress and comedian
- Ilene Chaiken, creator of The L Word
- Judy Gold, stand-up comedian and actress
- Julie Goldman, stand-up comedian.
- Musicians, Composers, Lyricists, Vocalists[
- Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink), American songwriter, singer, musician,
- Laura Nyro,
- Stephen Sondheim, musical theatre composer and lyricist[
- Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, composer, and pianist[7
- Dana International, Israeli singer, winner of Eurovision Song Contest 1998
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas
Susan Sontage and Annie Leibovitz