Days of Awwww

A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet

Kafka’s Yom Kippur Appeal

A century ago this High Holiday, Franz Kafka composed two masterworks, both informed by his Jewish heritage

Sundown: Assad Defines ‘Axis of Resistance’

Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back

What To Do in 5773

Dr. Ruth, Shmuley Boteach, Mayim Bialik, Shalom Auslander, and 23 more on ensuring a meaningful year

Not a Sermon, Just Some Thoughts

Today on Tablet

Talking Points

After the Arab Spring, a summer of Israeli protests, and the Palestinian bid for statehood, what will rabbis say in their High Holiday sermons?

Holiday in the Hinterland

Once home to Jewish immigrants, a South African city today hosts a very different sort of Jewish practice

Confessional Notes

An Israeli designer crafts an unorthodox ritual object for Yom Kippur

Recycling Time

Rosh Hashanah, a reminder of the cyclical nature of Jewish life, provides good lessons for parenting

Parts of the Whole

In the reflective period of the High Holidays, Tablet Magazine—together with rabbis and writers—considers the debate over Jewish identity and makes an argument for inclusiveness

L’Chaim!

Six kosher wines to spruce up your holiday meals

Kitchen Conversions

Intermarried couples must learn new holiday recipes and traditions

High Holidays 5771

Collected Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur coverage

Atonement

Fasting, reflecting, and a series of sorries—all our Yom Kippur coverage

Sorry Songs

Musical selections to put you in the mood for atonement

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