Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

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

Rosh Hashanah Gift Guide

Must-have items your High Holidays hosts will appreciate.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Jewish New Year.

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

Our how-to video will help you conquer the art of braiding challah for any occasion.

The Final Hours Before Rosh Hashanah

Customs for the day and evening before the Jewish New Year.

Beet Chips with Spicy Honey Mayo

Sprinkled with a little salt, these crunchy chips are delicious on their own, and even better when paired with a sweet and spicy pareve mayonnaise

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

What is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

This ritual for the Jewish New Year goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

During the month of Elul, prayers to say and vows to renounce.

Counting the Jewish Years

How the Jewish year is numbered.

Bring Your Own Books

Seven things to read in shul on the High Holidays.