high holidays

The Many Traditions of Rosh Hashanah

Reflections from Keshet Staff About Celebrating the New Year

High Holidays for the Secular/Cultural/Spiritual but not Religious/ Jew-ish Jew

To say this year will be a different way to mark the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur ...

Fast Food for Break-The-Fast?

A rabbi shares how and why his family made different holiday culinary choices

Why I Spent The High Holidays At A Mega-Church

Things were a little different in Houston, Texas this year...

A New Year, A New Queer

How I came out on Rosh Hashanah...twice.

“Please Do Not Pass Me the Torah.”

If it means that you will never allow a women on the board, please do not pass me the Torah ...

Reflections on Liturgy of the High Holy Days

We spent the whole morning of prayers during the High Holidays on our pleas for forgiveness from God, and our ...

What are you going to do to make the whole world a safe zone?

We mark time, Jewishly, through the cycle of the Jewish calendar and holidays. Each month and holiday poses questions for ...

A Few Facts About Fasting in Jewish Tradition

This summer, two things happened at once, making me think about fasting in a whole new way—and as Yom Kippur ...

Spiritual Not Religious at Rosh Hashanah

Shabbat dinner with young university students can be an adventure. My husband and I warm them up with a few ...