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Rosh HaShanah

The High Holiday of Rosh HaShanah has just passed. Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year. It started at sunset and continued for two days. On Rosh Hashanah, Jews attend religious services and celebrator­y meals. Rosh Hashanah also marks the beginning of the Ten Days of Repentance, which conclude on Yom Kippur. The biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah, literally “day of shouting or blasting.” It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, that occur in the late summer/ early autumn of the Northern Hemisphere.

Observance­s include praying in synagogue, personal reflection and hearing or blowing the shofar.

This year Rosh HaShanah occurred on Sunday, Sept. 25 to Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Inflation Relief Coming

If eligible, inflation relief dollars will soon arrive to you and your family. The first round of inflation relief direct deposit payments will be issued between Oct. 7 to 25, and the second round will be issued between Oct. 28 to Nov. 14.

If your banking informatio­n is with the California Franchise Tax Board, you should receive your payment via direct deposit. If you do not have that, you will likely receive inflation relief through a debit card.

Details: See if you meet the eligibilit­y requiremen­ts: 800-542-9332; https://tinyurl.com/inflation-relief

Community Services Block Grant Serving LA County

The Department of Public Social Services provides funding to community-based organizati­ons that can provide residents in need with services, such as shelter, domestic violence support, child and family services, senior services, and more. Find a community services block grant funded agency near you.

Details: https://tinyurl.com/yc2sekb2

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