The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it
On Yom Kippur, a day of remembrance, offering a blessing for the life and death of books
My father would chant Torah on Rosh Hashanah’s second day—the binding of Isaac. The holiday reminds me of him and his beloved Mahler symphonies.
After the Arab Spring, a summer of Israeli protests, and the Palestinian bid for statehood, what will rabbis say in their High Holiday sermons?
A visit to New York’s Mount Carmel Cemetery highlights how far American Jews have drifted from their immigrant ancestors, geographically and ritually