Summer camp, Sarah McLachlan, and the sound of the shofar
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party
Video: Use a different ‘new fruit’ and try this Italian plum tart
Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
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
How an economics professor and an 18th-century rabbi helped me make better choices
After I left the Orthodox world—and my marriage—I found a new place to observe the Jewish New Year: on a different kind of path
The value of Jewish laws regulating sex is evident in the honeybees that produce the honey we use to sweeten our new year
Prayer shouldn’t be a spectator sport. So why do so many shuls insist that congregants sit in silence?
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.
Rosh Hashanah, a reminder of the cyclical nature of Jewish life, provides good lessons for parenting
A little-known parable from 1930 gives us a new way of hearing the shofar
What I learned leading High Holiday services at Rikers Island
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
I led Rosh Hashanah services while awaiting my mom’s diagnosis and was reborn before the congregation
What I learned about myself and my family by leading High Holiday services at UCLA
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past