Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
How the arc of my father’s life led me to study the story of Isaac
With a sugary, crunchy topping, this noodle kugel could be a dessert as well as a side dish
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
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
Ep. 197: Starting the new year with stories of apology, forgiveness, and reckoning, featuring Rabbi Angela Warnick Buchdahl, Neshama Carlebach, Marjorie Ingall, Lauren Mechling, Emily Stone, and our listeners
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
How an economics professor and an 18th-century rabbi helped me make better choices
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.
The Jewish New Year is cleanup time—even at the Kotel
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