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2013-09-17 10:58:14

[ Watch the Video: Sky Watchers Can Catch The Harvest Moon Tonight? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There’s a reason why the character Linus from the cartoon Peanuts has never been able to catch a glimpse of the Great Pumpkin for all these years – he’s probably been a month too late all along. Expert skywatchers know the Harvest Moon, which happens every September near the autumnal equinox, is the most likely full moon to provide a large pumpkin-like moon...

2013-09-10 23:03:39

One of few Reform synagogues to offer live broadcasting of worship services, The Temple is thrilled to bring live content to its vibrant congregation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 To further the mission of expanding its digital footprint, The Temple launched live streaming during Rosh Hashanah 5774 services. As well, The Temple will be live broadcasting Friday and Saturday Shabbat worship services throughout the year. With broadcast-quality live video, congregational members who...

2013-09-05 23:03:29

Miami Security company, Bryant Security Corporation, prepares for an increase in security procedures, protocols, and trainings for the High Holy Days Festivities. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most important of all Jewish High Holy Days, and the only holidays that are purely religious and not related to any historical or natural event. This week, Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, is observed for two days and marks the...

2013-09-03 23:22:59

Augment the celebrations this year with sweet and vibrant Rosh Hashanah ecards for religious blessings, festive meals and warms wishes for family and friends from 123Greetings.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 123Greetings.com has added new expressions for Rosh Hashanah 2013 that are deliciously topped with cheerful music, warm messages and attractive animations. This festival, also known as the Jewish New Year, is celebrated by Jews across the world. Various traditions and...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'