As we recite the ‘Unetaneh Tokef’ prayer on Yom Kippur, we remember that life is finite. For me, that realization came with a jolt of electricity.
As Sukkot approaches, applying the lessons of home improvement to our own bodies
Getting lost at summer camp made me rethink what psalms mean to me
When we recite Unetaneh Tokef at High Holiday services, we take a lesson from the ancient Greeks about what to do when life gives us lemons
When my dachshund Ginger died, I went to services to mourn—and it gave me a new appreciation for Judaism
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
The poem ‘Unetaneh Tokef’ reminds us that we can change our own character, even if we cannot completely control our future
The High Holidays make you focus on life’s vicissitudes