Episode 106: Our third-annual Yom Kippur apology show, with clemency advocate Mark Osler, apology blogger Ari Kohen, and a personal story from podcaster Vanessa Zoltan
Rokhl’s Golden City: The Jazz Singer, and a legendary klezmer drummer bubbe
As the High Holidays kick in, one formerly obese writer reflects on going kosher, long runs, and mastering his sins
To repent, you must first know yourself, which means taking a break from technology’s distractions
After my best friend died of complications from HIV, I avoided synagogue and found sanctuary in my mother’s house instead. And that’s where I found a space to atone, and a path to move forward.
The culinary (mis)adventures of three familiar archetypes, including the crazed, cooking mom who has no time to eat anything but wine
The yes or the no of it: What does it matter?
What does a rabbi do in late August when he no longer needs to prep for High Holidays?
Despite request, NFL schedules opener after start of the High Holiday
Australia’s oldest temple was built by Jewish penal colony prisoners in 1845
We ask the experts about the High Holiday season’s least-understood festival
For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?