As Zoom services shift synagogues’ ritual music from communal singalongs to performances, we can find inspiration in the cantorial superstars of a century ago
As the pandemic evolves, synagogues scramble to adjust their High Holiday services to accommodate shifting risks and expectations
The pandemic forced Reform and Conservative synagogues to shift to livestreaming, but for some Jews, the move proved more of a blessing than a curse
Synagogues around the country held virtual High Holiday services for the first time this year. How did it go?
Many synagogues will be ringing in 5781 with online programming for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
This year, my family is taking the holiday on the road
As the High Holidays approach in the midst of an ongoing pandemic, synagogues rethink their offerings
Reconnecting with nature on Rosh Hashanah
How interfaith couples navigate the Jewish holidays
It’s the time of year when Jews traditionally apologize … but what if you’re the wronged party?
Because sometimes ‘Shanah Tova’ just isn’t enough
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
The value of Jewish laws regulating sex is evident in the honeybees that produce the honey we use to sweeten our new year
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.
Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients
Dr. Ruth, Shmuley Boteach, Mayim Bialik, Shalom Auslander, and 23 more on ensuring a meaningful year
The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it
Prayer shouldn’t be a spectator sport. So why do so many shuls insist that congregants sit in silence?