High Holy Days

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...

“Rosh Hashanah Only Happens In Greenwood, Mississippi”

Okay, maybe it's celebrated elsewhere - but there's something special about our Delta holidays, and we draw quite a crowd...

Exhaling After the Holidays

If we made High Holy Day promises, will we keep them?

God Does Not Discriminate; People Do

What does it mean to envision a truly inclusive and holy community?

Don’t Confuse Ideology with Identity

Should rabbis talk about politics, or should they strive to make the High Holidays a sanctuary from bad news?

Finding Yourself – Wherever You Are

As the High Holy Days remind us, getting to know ourselves takes time.

Coming to Believe in Collective Prayers of Repentance

How a former Catholic became a believer and leader of collective Jewish prayers of repentance.

Spiritual Hangover: Coming Down From the Mountain

Here’s a one-question pop quiz, and everyone gets an “A.” Now that this year’s Jewish High Holy Days are done, which of ...

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 ...