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How To Make Gefilte Fish That Your Guests Will Actually Want To Eat

Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.

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You Can Have Your Brisket and Eat It, Too: Staying Healthy for the Holidays

How to enjoy the traditional meals you love on the High Holidays without sacrificing good nutrition—or splitting your pants

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Make a Better Brisket

With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah

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How To Bake the Ultimate Challah—for Rosh Hashanah or Anytime

Video: A round loaf of bread is a traditional part of a menu for the Jewish New Year, but you should still braid the dough

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Sweet and Sour

From crispy rice to chickpea dumplings, Persian Jewish cuisine offers new and different ways to celebrate the New Year

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The Best Wine to Pair With Apples and Honey

Wine Spectator offers their top picks for kosher Rosh Hashanah wine

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Learning About the Birds and the Bees—and the Jews—on Rosh Hashanah

The value of Jewish laws regulating sex is evident in the honeybees that produce the honey we use to sweeten our new year

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Make Some Noise in Synagogue

Prayer shouldn’t be a spectator sport. So why do so many shuls insist that congregants sit in silence?

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Teaching Kids To Apologize

The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it

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Doctor’s Orders: Sing This Song

Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients

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Recycling Time

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

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God and Uman

Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

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Sneaking a Peek at Poetry on the High Holidays

Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book

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Overtime

The second day of some Jewish holidays is mandated by rabbinic tradition, not Torah law. In today’s world, they’re increasingly hard to observe.

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Finding My Spiritual Safety Net in Synagogue

I led Rosh Hashanah services while awaiting my mom’s diagnosis and was reborn before the congregation

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My Education

What I learned about myself and my family by leading High Holiday services at UCLA

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Holy Rollin’

From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past

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A Jew by Rosh Hashanah

For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever