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A Honey Like No Other

Try Greek thyme honey—dip your apples in it, or make a special baklava—for a truly sweet new year

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Only Adolescents Question God’s Existence

The yes or the no of it: What does it matter?

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How To Make a Rosh Hashanah Dessert That’s Not Just Apples and Honey

Video: Use a different ‘new fruit’ and try this Italian plum tart

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Pennsylvania State Senator Protests Legislature’s Plan to Meet on Rosh Hashanah

Progressive lawmaker Daylin Leach asks whether body would meet on Christmas

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Giants’ Geoff Schwartz to Play on Rosh Hashanah

Despite request, NFL schedules opener after start of the High Holiday

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What Is Shemini Atzeret, Anyway?

We ask the experts about the High Holiday season’s least-understood festival

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The Study of Law as a Spiritual Act: Finding Truth and Meaning in the Talmud

Two years and 100 columns in to the Daf Yomi cycle, our critic pauses to reflect on its intellectual challenges and delights

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How Many Rabbis Does It Take To Write a High Holiday Sermon?

For one rabbinic family, the answer is nearly 100

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Is There a Biblical Sperm Donor in the Rosh Hashanah Haftorah?

Hannah visited the high priest before conceiving Samuel. What happened?

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President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah Message

‘We’ve been reminded many times that our world still needs repair’

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Why I Stopped Saying the Unetaneh Tokef, and Why I’m Ready To Say It Again

After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words

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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

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Ring in the New Year With a Manischewitz Fizz

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a clever—and kosher—holiday cocktail

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Letter-Writing Program Helps Jewish Prisoners Find Hope Behind Bars

My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays

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Despite Unrest, Hasidim Head to Ukraine

Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman

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Jack’s Wife Freda’s Rosh Hashanah Specialty

The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs

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High Holiday Reading from Tablet

A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks

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A Rosh Hashanah Meal With Meaning

Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year

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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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The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

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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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A Halva-Inspired Recipe for Rosh Hashanah

Ringing in the Jewish New Year with an artisanal tahini and honey spread

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Jeter’s Last Home Game Is on Rosh Hashanah

Will Jewish fans head to Yankee Stadium on Sept. 25?

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Drew Barrymore Loves Rosh Hashanah

The actress also enjoys challah, french fries, and gardens

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Never-Fail Honey Cake For the High Holidays

Break the Yom Kippur fast with this easy recipe

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On Behalf of the Jews, Please Accept These Yom Kippur Apologies. Please.

We gave the world Anthony Weiner and Michael Bloomberg, and even our holidays screwed up everyone’s summer

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Cairo’s Jews Show God They Are Still There

On Rosh Hashanah, a fresh leader rallies a dying community in Egypt

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Bibi Netanyahu’s Rosh Hashanah Gag Greeting

Because even prime ministers are addicted to Candy Crush

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Shanah Tova From the White House

Watch President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah message

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Sticky Date Pudding For Rosh Hashanah

Try this easy-to-make Australian classic for the High Holidays

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