Happy New Year 5770!(Vanessa Davis)


Happy New Year: A Manhattan bartender devises some Rosh Hashanah cocktails, by Marissa Brostoff

Brisket Business: Star chef Bill Telepan reinvents the holiday staple, by Liel Leibovitz

Sophisticated Palate: The cookbooks that reinvented kosher food, by Tova Mirvis

Oh, Honey! A look at Rosh Hashanah’s best sweetener, by Mimi Sheraton

Taste Test: The Tablet staff discovers the perfect apple-honey combo, by the Editors

Ritual and Observance:

Resolved: Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others, by Marc Tracy

Reflection 2.0: A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers, by Allison Hoffman

Bound for Glory: The Israel Museum unveils a restored mahzor from 1331, by Jeannie Rosenfeld

Wheel of Fortune: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle, by Daniel Gross

My Education: What I learned about myself and my family by leading High Holiday services at UCLA, by Mayim Bialik

Rosh Hashanah: A Guide for the Perplexed: Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday, by the Editors

Blow, Gabriel, Blow: Learning about the shofar, then trying to play one, by Vox Tablet


Holy Rollin’: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past, by Vanessa Davis


Service Charges: How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn, by Marissa Brostoff


Onward, Jewish Soldiers: Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas, by Alison Buckholtz

Sorry, Again: There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies, by Marjorie Ingall