Finding Meaning in Apples and Honey
It seems like every year I get the same feeling. It’s a few days before Rosh Hashanah and suddenly I’m caught up in a frenzy of emotions. I want as much...
Sep 6, 2007
By Rabbi Leiby Burnham
Pan-Pals Share Favorite High Holiday Recipes Over the Miles
Summer is rapidly drawing to a close and the High Holidays are quickly approaching. The usual question on everyone’s mind is what to prepare for their holiday table and what can...
Aug 30, 2007
By Norene Gilletz
Reflections on the New Year
For some Jews, the merest whiff of a roasting brisket or simmering chicken can evoke a flood of High Holiday memories. For me, it’s not brisket or chicken, or even the...
Sep 14, 2006
By Debra B. Darvick
The Ancient Infant Within Us
You and I know what it’s like, because we’re both human: the sense of innocence, and of having been wronged. The keen desire to craft some put-down that will diminish the...
Oct 11, 2005
By By Sarah Shapiro
What if the shofar sounded last week, last month, last year? And what if we slept right through it? We all have moments when we feel something deep within our hearts...
Sep 30, 2005
By By Shimon Apisdorf
Shoftim: Confusing the Accuser – Part One
A theme which we encounter repeatedly in the mitzvah of Shofar is “confusing the accuser” (Satan). For instance: The Gemara tells us that we blow the shofar on Rosh Hashana both...
Jan 18, 2005
By Asher Meir
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