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Never Give Up on Humanity

Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of humankind -- and an annual opportunity to start again.

In Praise of Uncertainty

The unpredictability of life is scary and even anxiety-inducing. But it’s also a blessing -- and one of the great themes of Rosh Hashanah.

How to Celebrate the High Holidays At Home

Many of us might be grieving what can’t be this year, but the High Holidays are also a time to consider what's possible.

Yom Hashoah Online Ceremonies and Resources

Holocaust Remembrance Day begins the evening of April 20, 2020.

Wisdom For Unwelcome Experiences

The founder of Hasidism, the Baal Shem Tov, offered a three-pronged approach to dealing with difficulty.

On Passover Night, Let’s Relinquish Our Fear

The talmudic sage Rabbi Eliezer teaches that the eve of Passover is a night when we are guarded by God and protected from all evil.

How to Host a Virtual Seder

A guide to running a Passover seder over the internet.

How to Find an Online Passover Seder

In this time of social distancing, many Jewish institutions are offering online options for the Passover seder. Here's a guide.

Celebrating the Festival of Freedom at a Time of Suffering

Passover is a symbol of hope that the redemption from slavery in Egypt prefigures the full redemption still to come.

How to Visit the Sick When You Can’t Visit the Sick

The biblical source of the commandment of bikkur cholim offers a clue.