high holidays

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

Why Is Rosh Hashanah So Late This Year?

In 2016, Rosh Hashanah doesn't start until October. Here's why.

Rosh Hashanah 2016

When is Rosh Hashanah this year?

Ask the Expert: Why Blow the Shofar?

What's the point of using an ancient instrument?

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

Why many synagogues are "pay to pray" -- and options for those on a budget.

Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.

Jonah and Yom Kippur

4 reasons we read this text on the Day of Atonement.

Yom Kippur For Children

You don't have to fast in order to atone.

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.