How to Play Dreidel
Learn how to play this Hanukkah game with our video and written instructions.
Recipes for Hanukkah
The ever-popular potato latke heads the list of traditional, oily Hanukkah treats.
Mayim Bialik Explains Rosh Hashanah
Confused about the Jewish New Year? Mayim breaks it down.
What is Elul?
The month prior to the Jewish new year is a time of introspection and personal stock-taking.
What Happens at a Yom Kippur Break Fast?
Transitioning out of the Day of Atonement — and back to food.
The Benefits of Fasting on Yom Kippur
Don't believe in God? Reward and punishment? The obligations of Jewish law? Here's why you might want to fast anyway.
The Art of Teshuvah
The Jewish practice of repentance involves not merely turning away from sin, but turning toward the dark parts of ourselves.
Text of Avinu Malkeinu
This series of petitions addressed to "Our Father, Our King," is recited on Yom Kippur and other fast days.
Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah
Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.
Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins
A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.