Today's 5: Holiday Services Abound

Patch offers a list of area Rosh Hashanah services, including a video service for those who can't attend in person.

Rosh Hashanah began at sunset last night. There are many services around the area today and tomorrow, including a short video service for those who can't attend in person.

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1. The performed by Rabbi is must-see viewing for all Plainview residents. It is a moving tribute to G-d and a reminder of the power of faith through the millennia. Here Rabbi Senter also explains and demonstrates the sounding of the shofar.

2. See our complete, updated listed of Rosh Hashanah services here. This listing includes the services that open to the public and to young people and their families.

3. Plainview schools are closed for the holiday, both today and Friday. There's lots to do around the region, from the at the Nassau County Museum of Art to enjoying the early fall weather in our

4. The hosts the weekly meeting of the National Alliance on Mental Illness -- Long Island Regional Council, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Lecture Room A.

5. You can lay low and catch up on your reading using these links:Read about the search to replace Superintendent or Plainview's semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Check out the latest work of our bloggers, including political insider of Plainview. See the thoughtful cartoons of Pat Giles.


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