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Rosh Hashanah History

How the Jewish New Year became a major holiday.

Converting to Judaism: How to Get Started

How to find an introductory Judaism class.

The Evolution of Israeli Cuisine

Increasingly trendy worldwide, Israeli food mixes the flavors of the Middle East and the Jewish Diaspora.

The Binding of Isaac

The dramatic story, known in Hebrew as the Akedah, has perplexed many generations of commentators.

Unetanah Tokef

A religious poem that is meant to strike fear in us.

Avinu Malkeinu

The prayer for "our father, our king," said on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

What is Sin?

A modern interpretation of sin and repentance.

The Torah

Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Quiz

How much do you know about these final holidays of the High Holiday season?

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

Traditionally read during Sukkot, the Book of Ecclesiastes grapples with the meaning of life.

How to Have Someone Buried in Israel

What to do if you or a loved one wants a final resting place in an Israeli cemetery.

How to Find Jewish Resources Near You

Directories for locating synagogues and other Jewish institutions in your area.