Rosh Hashanah

Happy New Year!

On this Rosh Hashanah, we pray for renewal of spirit. May this New Year refresh our commitment to the values ...

“What is Rosh Hashanah?”

As the only Jewish kid in his middle school in suburban Mississippi, my youngest son Eric will be telling his ...

A Southern Twist on Apples & Honey

The “Apples & Honey (Bourbon)” Challah Bread Pudding recipe I devised a few years ago has become my Rosh Hashanah ...

Four Ways to Make your Jewish Institution Inclusive for LGBTQ Interfaith Families

The High Holidays – Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – can be the most synagogue-centric of the Jewish calendar year. ...

Igniting the Spark of Love

During the Hebrew month of Elul, leading up to Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, a number of bloggers are ...

Sweet and Sour

In my grandparents’ homes, as in the shtetlach from whence they came, the food was sweet and sour – just ...

Twenty First Century Shofar

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The Adventures of Todd and God

Episode 2: How to Eat a New Fruit on Rosh Hashanah

How Many Jewish New Years?

In ancient times there were four new years on the Jewish calendar.